Movies and TV shows set in korea

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in korea ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, romantic, captivating, exciting, light and realistic films and TV shows about / with romance, friendship, love and romance, love, fall in love, love triangle, danger, youth, family relations and destiny plots mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres shot in South Korea, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as korea: Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017), Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (2016), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Boys Over Flowers (2009), You're Beautiful (2009), Goblin (2016), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), My Love From Another Star (2013), Cinderella and Four Knights (2016), The Heirs (2013).

List of movies set in korea

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 67 min.
TV show
Story: She is no ordinary woman. Do Bong Soon is a woman who possesses Herculean strength. She can crush objects in her bare hands when she holds them too tightly. Although Bong Soon longs to be a dainty, elegant woman that men fall in love with, she ...
Style: sweet, exciting, touching, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, superhuman powers, heroes, hidden identity, couple relations, friendship, destiny, investigation, crimes, police, female bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo is the remake of Chinese drama Bu Bu Jing Xin that stars IU as a woman who gets time-warped back to the Goryeo dynasty, and becomes involved with a very large family of princes, some of whom are vying for the throne, or her ...
Style: romantic, captivating, touching, sweet, harsh ...
Plot: love triangle, broken heart, royal family, romantic triangle, time travel, rivalry, sweetheart, time traveler, love, king, throne, palace ...
Time: 10th century
Place: korea
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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, soldier, medical, military officer, army, doctor, military, romance, surgeon, hospital, playing footsie ...
Place: korea
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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, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: opposites attract, cinderella story, high school, rich man poor woman, korean, high school hunk, teen romance, love triangle, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, class differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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You're Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: You're Beautiful is a 2009 South Korean romantic comedy television drama series, starring Park Shin-hye, Jang Keun-suk, Lee Hong-ki of F.T. Island and Jung Yong-hwa of CN Blue. It is about a fictional boy band A.N.Jell and the relationship ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fall in love, gender bending, love and romance, music band, friendship, friends, rising to stardom, hidden identity, romance, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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 8.6
 19K
Goblin (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Shin is an immortal “goblin,” and has the rather honorable title of being the Protector of Souls. His roommate Wang Yeo also happens to have the equally lofty, if thoroughly opposing, title of Angel of Death, and he acts as the storied grim ...
Style: mysterious, romantic, emotional, humorous
Plot: immortal, destiny, past life, supernatural power, reincarnation, ghost, demon, grim reaper, supernatural, punishment, fiancee, orphan ...
Place: korea
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The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son ...
Style: humorous, captivating, visually appealing, light, romantic ...
Plot: mermaid, past life, star crossed lovers, erased memory, sea, rebirth, reincarnation, destiny, con artists, embezzler, love, supernatural ...
Place: korea
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My Love From Another Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Do Min Joon is an otherworldly beauty, literally. After crash landing on Earth 400 years ago, Min Joon has diligently observed humans for centuries, ultimately coming to cynical conclusions. On top of being a super babe, Min Joon's got enhanced ...
Style: exciting, captivating, romantic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, love affair, alien, love and romance, destiny, heroes, fall in love, romance, hopes, supernatural ability, singleness, immortal ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: korea
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Cinderella and Four Knights (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eun Ha-Won is a college student. She is a bright girl who wants to be a veterinarian, but at home she is lonely. She is isolated from her family members. Eun Ha-Won lives with father, step-mother and step-sister after her mother died in a car ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, music, ambition, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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 7.6
 10K
The Heirs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Heirs follows a group of privileged, elite high school students as they are groomed to take over their families' business empires. These wealthy students seem to have everything under control–except their love lives. Kim Tan is heir to the ...
Style: semi serious, social, uplifting, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, rich and poor, love and romance, rich man poor woman, teenage love, heir, family business, social differences, high school life, romance, society, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Suspicious Partner (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Noh Ji Wook is a prosecutor in the Central District Prosecutors’ Office who ends up switching professions to a private attorney. He harbors a trauma stemming from an event in his childhood involving his parents and his first love. Eun Bong Hee, a ...
Style: sweet, exciting, thought provoking, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: chase, crimes, love, friendship, romance, investigation, family relations, murder, justice, death, couple relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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 7.8
 6K
The K2 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A patriotic bodyguard who was abandoned by his country and colleagues, a hidden daughter of leading Presidential candidate who regards love as a tool for revenge, and the First Lady contender who hides her ambition and charisma behind a kind and ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: bodyguard, politician, corruption, protector, political intrigue, first lady, rivalry, investigation, crimes, government corruption, political candidate, political campaign ...
Place: korea
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A Brand New Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Jinhee is taken by her father to an orphanage near Seoul. He leaves her there never to return, and she struggles to come to grips with her fate. Jinhee desperately believes her father will come back for her and take her on a trip. The film is ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, family relations, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, nun, family problems, youth, orphanage, father daughter relationship, child abandonment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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 8.0
 16K
Silenced (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: child abuse, rape, sex crime, disability, mute or deaf, deaf mute, teacher student sex, sexual abuse, punishment, life is a bitch, sign language, social activist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Do Hyun is a rich heir to a family company with one major problem. Due to suppressed childhood trauma, he suffers from dissociative identity disorder manifested in 7 unique personalities who are out of his control. In order to overcome this ...
Style: captivating, romantic, twists and turns, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, doctor patient relationship, mental illness, psychiatrist, love, childhood memory, doctor, family relations, friendship, hospital, brother sister relationship ...
Place: korea, south korea
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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese manga, "Kanna-San, Daiseikou Desu," this story revolves around Kang Han-na (Kim Ah-jung), an overweight phone sex employee and secret vocalist for Ammy, a famous Korean pop singer who actually lip syncs as she cannot ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, humorous, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: plastic surgery, physical appearance, overweight woman, love and romance, self discovery, music, hidden identity, pop star, self fulfillment, changing lives, starting over, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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The Moon Embracing the Sun (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Moon Embracing the Sun is a 2012 South Korean historical television drama series, starring Kim Soo-hyun, Han Ga-in, Jung Il-woo and Kim Min-seo. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from January 4 to March 15, 2012 on Wednesdays and Thursdays ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, emotional, epic
Plot: joseon dynasty, royal court, loveless marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, love affair, memory loss, political conspiracy, royal family, husband wife relationship, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A spunky female weightlifter and free-spirited male swimmer meet on campus, only to find out their pasts may be intertwined.
Style: humorous, dorama, sweet, touching, romantic ...
Plot: friendship, weightlifting, teen romance, childhood friend, romance, college, sport, teenager, love, friends, father daughter relationship, college student ...
Place: korea
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I Am Not a Robot (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Inevitably, everybody gets hurt at some point in their lives. There are different remedies for different types of wounds, and as time elapses, these remedies start to become less effective. This is a story about a man who created a shield for his ...
Style: light, exciting, feel good, captivating, funny
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich man poor woman, happy ending, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, humanoid robot, escapades, illness, company, youth, hopes, robot ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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Gu Family Book (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Gu Family Book is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Lee Seung-gi and Suzy. The fusion martial arts action historical drama is about a half man-half monster who is searching for a centuries-old book that according to gumiho legend, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: betrayal, supernatural, immortality, transformation, love and romance, couples, rivalry, healing power, interspecies romance, love, werewolf, half breed ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea
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W: Two Worlds Apart (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Han Hyo-joo plays a surgeon whose father is a famous comic book creator. One day Dad goes missing and she rushes to his workshop to look for him, and instead finds a strange man bathed in blood. She gets kidnapped by the bloody man, which is where ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, twists and turns, exciting, tense
Plot: parallel world, romance, doctor, surgeon, fall in love, happy ending, father daughter relationship, heroes, destiny, fantasy world, adventure, investigation ...
Place: korea
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A Werewolf Boy (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back to her.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, romantic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, teenage love, love and romance, beast, romance, love triangle, bittersweet, orphan, single parent, feral child, transformation, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia
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 6.4
 11K
The Housemaid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to a dark consequences. Eun-yi is hired as an au pair for Hae-ra (pregnant with twins) and her rich husband Hoon. Eun-yi's primary task is watching the couple's young daughter, ...
Style: erotic, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: maid, strong sexual content, master and servant, eroticism, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, infidelity, high society, destructive relationship, seduction, unwanted pregnancy, servant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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 7.1
 3K
Playful Kiss (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
TV show
Story: Playful Kiss is a 2010 South Korean romantic-comedy television series, starring Jung So-min and Kim Hyun-joong. It aired on MBC from September 1 to October 21, 2010 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes. It is based on the Japanese ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage love, first love, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, teenage life, arrogance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Princess Hours (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Princess Hours is a 2006 South Korean romantic comedy television series, starring Yoon Eun-hye, Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Jeong-hoon and Song Ji-hyo. It is based on Korean manhwa Goong by Park So-hee. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from January ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: royal family, fall in love, family relations, youth, initially antagonists, friendship, princess, social differences, family life, couple relations, society, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul
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She Was Pretty (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Sung Joon has a crush on the most beautiful girl in town, Kim Hye Jin - the only problem is, he's unattractive and lacks self-esteem. As fate would have it, years later Sung Joon grows up to be not only successful, but extremely attractive. ...
Style: light, humorous, romantic, sweet, inspirational ...
Plot: love and romance, childhood friend, romantic triangle, opposites attract, fashion, fashion magazine, romantic relationship, love story, love affair, relationships, romance, friendship ...
Place: korea
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The Bride of the Water God (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Yoon So Ah is a pragmatic neuropsychiatrist who carries a tremendous financial burden to run her own practice. Her family has been tasked with serving Ha Baek, a reincarnated water god, for many generations, and So Ah is forced to do the same. Ha ...
Style: romantic, exciting, twists and turns, enigmatic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: romance, couple relations, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fantasy world, fall in love, love, psychiatrist, male female relationship, good versus evil, love and romance, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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A Korean Odyssey (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A self-serving mythical creature's bid for invincibility backfires when he finds himself at the mercy of a woman who can see otherworldly beings.
Style: exciting, captivating, funny, light, urban fantasy
Plot: deity, romance, ghost, supernatural, friendship, ruse, escapades, adaptation, performance, unsuccessful, unlikely friendships, octopus ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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While You Were Sleeping (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural romance about a woman who can see the future in her dreams, and a prosecutor who fights to stop these future events from happening. The heroine has dreams about unfortunate events that will happen to other people, and the hero is a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, sincere
Plot: seeing the future, romance, prosecutor, friendship, precognition, legal, supernatural, love triangle, lawyer, justice, police, investigation ...
Place: korea
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 8.5
 3K
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, palace intrigue, love, chinese emperor, empress, love triangle, historical figure, betrayal, crown prince, sword fight, culture clash, battles ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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