40th Blue Dragon Film Awards

The 40th Blue Dragon Film Awards (Korean제40회 청룡영화상) ceremony was held on November 21, 2019 at Paradise City, Incheon. Organized by Sports Chosun (a sister brand of Chosun Ilbo), the annual award show honored the best in Korean language films that were released from October 12, 2018 to October 10, 2019. It was broadcast live on SBS.[1][2]

40th Blue Dragon Film Awards
DateNovember 21, 2019
SiteParadise City, Incheon
Hosted by
Best Film Parasite
Most awards Parasite (5)
Most nominations Parasite (11)
Television coverage
Duration120 minutes

Nominations and winnersEdit

Bong Joon-ho, Best Film co-winner, Best Director winner
Jung Woo-sung, Best Actor winner
Cho Yeo-jeong, Best Actress winner
Jo Woo-jin, Best Supporting Actor winner
Lee Jung-eun, Best Supporting Actress winner
Park Hae-soo, Best New Actor winner
Kim Hye-jun, Best New Actress winner
Kim Bora, Best Screenplay winner

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger ( ).[3][4][5]

Main awardsEdit

Best Film
Best Director
Best Leading Actor
Best Leading Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best New Actor
Best New Actress
Best New Director
Best Screenplay
Best Cinematography-Lighting
Best Editing
Best Art Direction
Technical Award
Best Music

Other awardsEdit

  • Best Short Film:
    • Milk (Director Jang Yoo-jin) 
  • Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film:

Films with multiple winsEdit

The following films received multiple wins:

Wins Films
5 Parasite
2 Exit
Swing Kids

Films with multiple nominationsEdit

The following films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Films
11 Parasite
8 Exit
Extreme Job
Swing Kids
7 Svaha: The Sixth Finger
5 House of Hummingbird
The Battle: Roar to Victory
3 Birthday
Tune in for Love

Special performancesEdit

Artist Performance Ref.
Seventeen "Hit", "Very Nice" [6][7]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "제40회 청룡영화상 11월 21일 인천 파라다이스시티에서 개최" (in Korean). October 2, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Ha, Soo-jung (November 21, 2019). "청룡영화상, '기생충' 11개 부문 최다 후보 싹쓸이하나..25관왕 '벌새' 복병 [종합]". Osen (in Korean). Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "제40회 청룡영화상, 韓영화 후보 공개..'기생충' 11개 부문 최다 노미". Blue Dragon Awards (in Korean). October 31, 2019. Retrieved June 18, 2020.
  4. ^ MacDonald, Joan (November 21, 2019). "2019 Blue Dragon Awards Honor Veteran Actors And Newcomers". Forbes. Archived from the original on November 22, 2019. Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  5. ^ "'Parasite' sweeps Blue Dragon Awards with five trophies". Yonhap News. November 21, 2019. Retrieved June 18, 2020.
  6. ^ 그룹 세븐틴, 박력감 넘치는 파격 무대 선사 @제40회 청룡영화상 20191121. SBS via YouTube (in Korean). November 21, 2019. Retrieved June 18, 2020.
  7. ^ Yoon, Ki-baek (November 22, 2019). "'청룡영화상' 무대 뜨겁게 달군 세븐틴". Edaily (in Korean). Retrieved June 18, 2020.