Based on manhwa movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant based on manhwa movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, psychological and humorous films and TV shows about / with love and romance, friendship, romance, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, society, revenge, escapades and youth plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in South Korea, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as based on manhwa: Strangers From Hell (2019), Clean with Passion for Now (2017), Last (2015), My First Love (2018), Avengers Social Club (2017), Orange Marmalade (2015), The God of High School (2020), Itaewon Class (2020), Extraordinary You (2019), Affection (2021).

List of based on manhwa movies

Strangers From Hell (2019)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yoon Jong-Woo is a man in his 20's. He has lived in a small town for all of his life, but he gets a job at a small office in Seoul. Yoon Jong-Woo moves out to Seoul and stays at a cheap apartment which shares its kitchen and bathroom with other ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: murderer, crimes, psychopath, murder, victim, graphic violence, death, murder investigation, society, uncover truth, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul
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Clean with Passion for Now (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Gil Oh-so, an employee at a cleaning company, meets Jang Seon-gyul, the boss of the company. The two are diametric opposite when it comes to cleanliness. With the help of Oh-sol, Seon-gyul faces his mysophobia and falls in love with her.
Style: dorama, touching, light, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: boss, true love, sexual relations, love affair, coworker relationship, romantic relationship, new love, employer employee relationship, couple relations, young love, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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 7.4
 201
Last (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: This drama is based on the webcomic Kang Hyung Kyu. The story centers on Jang Tae Ho, who was once successful, but becomes homeless after failing at a stock operation involving an exorbitant amount in Korea’s stock market. This leads him to face a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: escapades, crime family, pride and honor, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, heroes, mercilessness, revenge, betrayal, godfather, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
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 6.9
 251
My First Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Kang Shin-Woo is a math teacher with a good looking appearance. He has not forgotten his first love Han Ji-Soo for the past 10 years. By an accident, he travels to the past when he was a high school student. There, he meets his younger self. Kang ...
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, romance, teacher, high school, romantic friendship, crush, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen romance, teacher student relationship, supernatural, young love, teenage girl ...
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Avengers Social Club (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Features three women from different walks of life coming together for revenge: a fish store ajumma who envisioned a better life for herself, a housewife who grew up an orphan, and a chaebol’s daughter who was raised like a delicate greenhouse ...
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, humorous, contemplative
Plot: women, friendship, revenge, escapades, vengeance, love, female protagonist, violence, love and romance, group of friends, strong female presence, healing ...
Place: korea
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Orange Marmalade (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Despite a 200-year-old treaty between humans and vampires, both races still don't get along. Amidst the looming tension, Jung Jae Min, a posh yet kindhearted high school student, quickly falls for the mysterious new girl Baek Ma Ri. But can Ma ...
Style: dorama, sentimental, touching, light, disturbing
Plot: female vampire, vampire human love, high school romance, vampire, high school student, school, deja vu, love triangle, star crossed lovers, love and romance, high school, supernatural ...
Place: korea
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The God of High School (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When an island half-disappears from the face of the earth, a mysterious organization sends out invitations for a tournament to every skilled fighter in the world. "If you win you can have ANYTHING you want," they claim. They’re ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, whimsical
Plot: martial arts, fight, friends, secret organization, martial arts tournament, worship, contests and competitions, rivalry, rivals, competition, battles, multiple contestants ...
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 8.2
 14K
Itaewon Class (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: In a colorful Seoul neighborhood, an ex-con and his friends fight a mighty foe to make their ambitious dreams for their street bar a reality.
Style: uplifting, touching, romantic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: revenge, love, rags to riches, restaurant, romance, faithfulness, lgbtq, vendetta, criminal's revenge, professional, business, family business ...
Place: seoul, south korea
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Extraordinary You (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do if you found out that you were, in fact, a character in a comic? And an extra character on top of that? Change the course of the story, obviously! Eun Dan Oh is a 17-year-old high-school student from a wealthy family who suffers ...
Style: brutal, sentimental, heartbreaking, tear jerker, poignant
Plot: love triangle, high school, terminal illness, heart disease, unrequited love, crush, marriage for money, destiny, tragic love, teenage love, schoolgirl, love ...
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 7.9
 3K
Affection (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: When the crown prince is killed, his twin sister assumes the throne while trying to keep her identity and affection for her first love a royal secret.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cross dressing, hidden identity, twins, teacher, romance, royalty, prince, palace, secret, princess, heiress, secret identity ...
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 7.1
 6K
Steel Rain (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former agent from the North Korean intelligence and a senior member of the South Korean security services conduct a secret mission to prevent the breakout of a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula.
Style: suspense, political, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: spy, sting operation, society, crimes, rivalry, politics, coup d'etat, world war two, geopolitics, inter-korean relations, us military, nuclear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, north korea, east asia, korea, seoul
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My Beautiful Girl, Mari (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kim Nam-woo struggles through life as people around him constantly leave him; his best friend, Jun-ho, is going to study in Seoul and in some ways his widowed mother is "leaving" him too by paying more attention to her new boyfriend. To ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, touching, serious
Plot: brother, parallel world, friendship, friends, imaginary kingdom, youth, change of luck, village life, family relations, village, single parent, coming of age ...
Place: asia, korea
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Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big appetite for gambling. Convinced he's on a hot streak one ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Plot: gambling, ambition, prodigy, obsessive quest, vengeance, gambler, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic love, cons and scams, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A wingless fairy awaits the reincarnation of her former husband to try to locate her lost wings and return to heaven. Sun Ok Nam is a fairy who came down to Earth to take a bath during the Joseon Dynasty. A woodcutter steals her clothes, and she is ...
Style: romantic, semi serious, disturbing, captivating
Plot: romance, fairy, romantic relationship, love and romance, mystery, relationships, reincarnation, magical creature, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, magic, police officer
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 7.2
 100
Dr. Frost (2014)
Genre: Crime
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Baek Nam Bong (Song Chang Ui) is known as Dr. Frost. He became a professor in psychology at early age. He is extremely bright, but he has difficulties sympathizing with others due to an injury to his frontal lobe as a child. During the day, he now ...
Style: clever, psychological, captivating, witty, odd
Plot: resourceful, crimes, antisocial behavior, twists and turns, sociopath, investigation, eccentricity, genius, mastermind, prodigy, verbal byplay, mysterious character ...
Place: korea
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Hello, Schoolgirl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Kwon Yeon-woo is a thirty year old low-level civil servant who works in a district office; quite innocent for his age, he has been on numerous blind dates in an unsuccessful bid to find a wife. After moving into a new place, he begins to encounter a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: fall in love, teen romance, love and romance, teenage love, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, teenage life, love affair, couple relations, romantic friendship, romantic relationship ...
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 6.1
 1K
Secret Zoo (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer is given the mission of revitalising a bankrupt zoo that has no animals. When he and a group of zookeepers come up with the idea to dress like animals and his fake polar bear goes viral, the zoo becomes a hit, before his law firm’s real ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, satirical ...
Plot: zoo, animals, satire, money problems, escapades, social problems, humour, pretense, pretending to be someone else
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Mary Stayed Out All Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Wi is a wanna-be eco-friendly designer, but she did not major in design, is not qualified and has no social connection in that field. She is cute looking, just like her late mother, but she is short-tempered like her dad. Mary's dad ...
Style: dorama, light, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fake marriage, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unlikely friendships, musician, parents and children, childhood friend, pretend relationship, friendship, female protagonist, music
Place: korea
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 7.7
 6K
Tower of God (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: There is a tower that summons chosen people called "Regulars" with the promise of granting their deepest desires. Whether it be wealth, fame, authority, or something that surpasses them all—everything awaits those who reach the ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, captivating, exciting, romantic ...
Plot: friendship, tower, creature, love and romance, making a wish, rivalry, mythical creature, survival, wish come true
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 6.1
 702
Beauty Water (2020)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beauty Water looks like a common skin cosmetic. But unlike other cosmetics, people can sculpt their skin with it like molding clay and change their appearance. An ordinary girl, Yaeji, comes across the 'Beauty Water' by chance, and her ...
Style: melancholic, allegory, whimsical
Plot: vanity, psychology, obsession, dishonesty, life philosophy, cruelty, materialism, greed, culture clash, fashion, lifestyle, high maintenance ...
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 5.3
 360
Fashion King (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A teenaged boy transforms from a ‘fashion terrorist’ to a ‘fashion king’ in order to win the heart of the prettiest girl in school. The story is about high school boy Ki-myung, who has a crush on the prettiest girl in his class and opens his ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: fashion, fashion industry, changing lives, competitor, high school life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, schoolboy, empire fashion, teenage life, teenager, haute couture, lifestyle change ...
Place: seoul
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 6.3
 1K
26 Years (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 26 years ago, state troops were ordered to open fire on civilians in the city of Gwangju who were demonstrating as apart of a democratic movement. Thousands of civilians were killed. Now, a shooter from the national team, a gang member, a policeman, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: revenge, price of justice, vengeance, murderer, police, murder, assassination, civil rights movement, convict, law and order, fighting crime, bandit
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 4.8
 925
0.0 Mhz (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The members of a supernatural exploration club called 0.0MHz explores a haunted house to prove the existence of frequencies that attract ghosts.
Style: suspense, bleak, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: club, ghost, evil, violence, death, fear, killings, paranormal investigation, friendship, heroes, demon, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
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The Girl Who Sees Smells (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three years ago, Choi Moo Gak was mysteriously entangled in the "Barcode" murder case, resulting in not only the death of his sister, but also in the loss of most of his senses. While unearthing the cold case, Moo Gak crosses paths with Oh ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, humorous
Plot: murder, witness, brother sister relationship, police officer, supernatural ability, murder mystery, partners against crime, homicide detective, police investigation, crime investigation, unsolved crime, sleuth ...
Place: korea
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 6.5
 963
Start-Up (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Taek-il recklessly leaves home, defying his mother who asks him to go to college. In the unfamiliar neighborhood, he happens to get a job as a delivery man for a Chinese restaurant. And he mingles with new people such as Geo-seok, a chef, and ...
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teen drama
Plot: loan shark, chinese restaurant, brutality, teenage protagonist, rebellious teenager, crimes, friendship, teenage boy, teenager, happy ending, teenage girl, delivery man ...
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 7.1
 2K
Noblesse (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Raizel awakens from his 820-year slumber. He holds the special title of Noblesse which is a pure-blooded Noble and protector of all other Nobles. In an attempt to protect Raizel, his servant Frankenstein enrolls him at Ye-Ran High School, where ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, school, mystery, noble, supernatural ability, drastic change of life, super strength, vampire, friendship, young heroes, secret organization, society ...
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Steel Rain 2: Summit (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A futuristic film about a crisis near the brink of war after three leaders are kidnapped by a North Korean nuclear submarine in a coup d’état during a summit between the two Koreas and the United States.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, political thriller
Plot: submarine, coup d'etat, politics, inter-korean relations, peace, society, rules and policies, rivalry, political intrigue, crimes, spy, terrorism ...
Place: south korea, north korea
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Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, martial arts, tv show, cage fighting, ambition, fight, competition, mixed martial arts, graphic violence, friend, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Secretly, Greatly (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: As a North Korean sleeper cell agent, Ryu-han infiltrates the South and assumes the role of a village idiot in a rural town. He observes the townsfolk and waits patiently for his mission. One day, after 2 years of playing the role of the village ...
Style: feel good, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, undercover, social relations, mission gone awry, inter-korean relations, politics, communism, fellow agent, gain trust, hidden identity, spy mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, north korea, south korea, seoul
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 7.0
 663
Lucky Romance (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A romantic comedy about superstitious woman who tries to change her foretold fate by seducing a virgin and nerd guy. Bo Nui is a superstitious woman who relies too much in fortune-telling. One day she gets to know that if she doesn't sleep with ...
Style: light, entertaining, sincere, feel good, humorous
Plot: superstition, happy ending, love and romance, disorder, society, friendship, hopes, family relations, escapades, love triangle, rich man poor woman, weirdo ...
Place: south korea, korea
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