Korean movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant korean movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspense, suspenseful, romantic, disturbing and tense films and TV shows about / with korean, friendship, romance, love and romance, death, revenge, danger, love, friends and high school plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as korean: Descendants of the Sun (2016), It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020), Vincenzo (2021), Boys Over Flowers (2009), Hotel Del Luna (2019), Cheer Up! (2015), Where Your Eyes Linger (2020), Doctor Stranger (2014), Psychokinesis (2018), Hi Bye, Mama! (2020).

List of korean movies

Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the love of people who get closer as they learn to be considerate of each other in desperate times and sacrifices made by people who throw themselves into natural disasters.
Style: romantic, light, scenic, humorous, multicultural
Plot: korean, friendship, medical, military officer, doctor, soldier, army, romance, military, surgeon, hospital, playing footsie ...
Place: korea
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It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate to escape from his emotional baggage and the heavy responsibility he’s had all his life, a psychiatric ward worker begins to heal with help from the unexpected—a woman who writes fairy tales but doesn’t believe in them.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, romantic, unusual plot structure, fairy tale
Plot: korean, mental health, anti social, mental institution, childhood trauma, caregiver, healing, mental patient, post traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric ward, psychological trauma, hospital ...
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 8.5
 8K
Vincenzo (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Vincenzo Cassano is an Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere who moves back to Korea due to a conflict within his organization. He ends up crossing paths with a sharp-tongued lawyer named Cha-young, and the two join forces in using villainous methods ...
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: korean, mafia, lawyer, gang, italian mafia, mafioso, romancing a criminal, crime boss, pulp fiction, gang war, homecoming, crimes ...
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Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A working class girl winds up at an exclusive prep school. Unassuming high school girl Jan Di stands up to -- and eventually falls for -- a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school's most powerfu clique.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, high school hunk, cinderella story, rich man poor woman, love triangle, teen romance, teenage love, korean, high school, friendship, teenage life, class differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Hotel Del Luna (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: The Hotel Del Luna, located in Seoul, is not like any other hotel: its client are all ghosts. Jang Man-Wol, stuck in the hotel for the past millennium, meets Koo Chan-Sung, the new manager.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, semi serious, entertaining
Plot: ghost, hotel, korean, past life, man-woman relation, destiny, help, supernatural ability, immortal, ghosts, evil spirit, justice ...
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 7.4
 790
Cheer Up! (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Despite their harsh educational environment, the cheerleading club has to keep it together for the students' sakes, and their own.
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rivalry, high school, dancing, cheerleading, school, korean, boarding school, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, confidence, dream ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
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Where Your Eyes Linger (2020)
Genre: Short, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Friendship evolves into something more between two high school students: a playful chaebol heir and the diligent bodyguard who's always by his side.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: korean, best friends in love, first love, homoerotic friendship, lgbt, high school, gay, youth, friendship, coming of age, teen romance, lgbtq ...
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Doctor Stranger (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a child, Park Hoon and his dad were kidnapped and taken to North Korea. He grew up there, learning to be a doctor just like his father. When Park Hoon escapes back to South Korea and begins work at a prestigious hospital, he makes it his goal to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: korean, medical, doctor, medical profession, medicine, patient, nurse, romance, danger, dishonesty, family relations, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
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Psychokinesis (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ordinary guy suddenly finds he has superpowers he can use to help his spirited daughter and the people around them, but he also runs into trouble in the process.
Style: tense, entertaining, feel good, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: telekinesis, korean, father daughter relationship, superhero, supernatural power, restaurant, security guard, origin of hero, transformation, adventure, fighting crime, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, south korea
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Hi Bye, Mama! (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: When the ghost of a woman gains a second chance at life for 49 days, she reappears in front of her remarried husband and young daughter.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, touching, psychological
Plot: mother daughter relationship, korean, second chance, family, car accident, mother daughter reunion, father daughter relationship, friendship, afterlife, married couple, remarry, supernatural ...
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 7.7
 1K
Voice (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 3 minutes for hearers, but a life for the callers. A crime thriller chasing even the slightest sounds to rescue people's lives calling for urgent help.
Style: psychological, exciting, disturbing, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: korean, murder investigation, police, serial killer, murder, investigation, mental health, kidnapping, victim, serial murder, secret identity, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
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 8.4
 487
Stove League (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Se Young is the youngest head of the management team of Dreams, a cellar-dwelling baseball team. She's highly recognized for her perseverance and intense passion for the team. One day, Seung Su is appointed as a general manager. Although ...
Style: intellectual, feel good, witty, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: sport team, baseball, korean, backstage, manager, teamwork, target, sport, passion, rise to the top, determination, success ...
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 6.3
 4K
Time to Hunt (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Wanting to leave their dystopian world behind for a faraway paradise, three outlaws plot a money heist — and draw the attention of a vicious killer.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: manhunt, violence, casino, korean, friendship between men, male male relationship, armed robbery, future dystopia, attempted murder, teenager, crime boss, gunfight ...
Time: near future
Place: south korea
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Extracurricular (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Determined to escape a dead-end life, a gifted high school student turns to a world of serious crime to ensure he can pay for college.
Style: serious, suspense, controversial, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: school, korean, criminal, high school life, teenager, secret life, high school, school life, crimes, mystery, undercover, danger ...
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 8.5
 2K
Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, ...
Style: suspenseful, romantic, harsh, multicultural, semi serious ...
Plot: female warrior, empress, love, palace intrigue, chinese emperor, love triangle, historical figure, crown prince, betrayal, culture clash, sword fight, battles ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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Sweet Munchies (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: To get his own TV show, a chef known for delectable late-night eats tells a major lie that complicates his relationships with those around him.
Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, chef, food, restaurant, lie, bisexual man, korean, love, romance, love and romance, youth, rivalry
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Something in the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the relationship of two people as they go from being “just acquaintances” to “a genuine couple” — Yoon Jin Ah, a coffee shop supervisor in her 30s, and Seo Joon Hee, a designer at a video game company who has just returned from ...
Style: dorama, romantic, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: asian, romance, caress, relationships, love, love and romance, love story, older woman younger man relationship, parents, parents and children, couple relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
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Royal Secret Agent (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: During the Joseon Dynasty, the Secret Royal Inspectors are the eyes and ears of the king. They travel the provinces undercover and listen to the plight of the common people, investigating abuses and corruption of government officials.
Style: dorama, disturbing, captivating, visually appealing
Plot: inspector, secret agents, korean, officer, friendship, unlikely friendships, king, royal palace, korean history, romance, joseon dynasty, secret agent ...
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I Have a Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A woman who lost her memory falls in love with the husband she despised.
Style: light, touching, captivating, tense, visually appealing
Plot: mistress, romance, love affair, infidelity, revenge, lawyer, amnesia, female lawyer, second chance, korean, twin sister
Place: korea
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 6.7
 791
Cart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In response to a sudden dismissal of staff, workers at a big retail store begin a protest against their employer's oppressive labor policies.
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, female protagonist, mother son conflict, labor strike, working class, protestor, teenage boy, little girl, employer employee relationship, korean, strike ...
Place: south korea, korea
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Nineteen: Shh! No Imagining! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A smart finger movie about adult rated romance between young men and women who have total control over SNS.
Style: dorama, captivating, sweet, romantic, anthology
Plot: korean, asian, romantic relationship, teenager in love, sexual fantasy, love and romance, first love, erotic fantasy, first sexual experience, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, sexy woman ...
Place: south korea
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 4.7
 124
Doctor (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon performs strange body experiments on his victims. A woman then goes to the plastic surgeon to seek out the perfect body. Through the surgery the women does receive the perfect body but also must now live out two separate lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak, suspense
Plot: medical, surgeon, asian, korean, plastic surgeon, body transformation, murder, woman in danger, society, pretty girl, death, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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The Concubine (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the early Joseon Dynasty, the film begins with the queen mother and former concubine (Park Ji-young) in a precarious position of having no blood ties to the childless king (Jung Chan). She schemes to replace him on the throne with his ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, sexy, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: oral sex, palace, female full frontal nudity, fatal attraction, royalty, mistress, love, revenge, eunuch, sexual attraction, korean, erotica ...
Time: 15th century
Place: korea
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The Ghost Detective (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In this horror thriller drama, a detective who catches ghosts and his passionate assistant run into a mysterious woman and get involved in a bizarre incident.
Style: suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: job, private detective, crimes, murder investigation, friends, chase, victim, graphic violence, evidence, rivalry, murder mystery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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 6.3
 2K
The Target (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the same time as murder suspect Yeo-hoon is brought unconscious to the emergency room following a shooting incident, an assailant breaks into the house of Tae-jun, the emergency room's doctor in charge, and kidnaps his wife. The kidnapper ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, intense
Plot: danger, life turned upside down, chase, on the run, runaway, korean, hospital, saving a life, disorder, group of criminals, chases and races, hitman ...
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 7.1
 1K
Bleak Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: There were three friends. Someone became the assailant and someone became the victim. Another swings his fists in anger at their broken friendship. Through the director’s creation of young actors and looking into the life of high school boys, the ...
Style: non-linear, rough, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: friendship, high school, death, high school student, violence, student, father, loss of son, brutality, teen suicide, apology, korean ...
Place: korea
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 7.4
 3K
The Net (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: human rights, politics, poverty, money, murder, corruption, torture, capitalism, husband wife relationship, prostitute, video surveillance, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: east asia, seoul, south korea, korea, north korea
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The Battleship Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: escape, japanese soldier, mine, freedom, rescue, beating, betrayal, torture, soldier, father daughter relationship, island, colony ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: japan, east asia, asia
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Birth of a Beauty (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the heir to a large company, Han Tae Hee has everything he could possibly want - except for his long lost love. But instead of nursing his heartache like a sensible person, Tae Hee enlists Sa Geum Ran, whom he transforms from an overweight ugly ...
Style: dorama, romantic, realistic, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: personality change, fat girl, physical appearance, impersonation, adulterous husband, tv show, lifestyle change, romance, change, long distance relationship, revenge, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
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Coffee Prince (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Han-gyeol is a smart young man who hates to be tied down to one career in his life. Abhorring the idea of joining the family business, he is ordered by his grandmother to manage a cafe. Unable to disobey his grandmother, he reluctantly takes over ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender disguise, tomboy, friendship, coffee shop, love triangle, love and romance, class differences, sister sister relationship, romantic relationship, romantic friendship, friends ...
Place: korea
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