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, realistic, romantic, captivating, exciting and semi serious films and TV shows about / with romance, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, love, danger, love triangle, society and rivalry plots mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres shot in South Korea, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as korea: Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017), Cinderella and Four Knights (2016), The Heirs (2013), Boys Over Flowers (2009), Goblin (2016), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), My Love From Another Star (2013), You Are Beautiful (2009), Suspicious Partner (2017), 200 Pounds Beauty (2006).

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, romantic, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, superhuman powers, love triangle, fall in love, heroes, couple relations, friendship, destiny, hidden identity, crimes, danger, female bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary
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, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, kiss, friendship, love and romance, rivalry, lifestyle, fall in love, family problems, family relations, adventure, parents and children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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 7.5
 8K
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, humorous, intense, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, rich man poor woman, love and romance, rich and poor, teenage love, family business, romance, teenage life, youth, social differences, love triangle, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, romantic, sentimental, twists and turns, social realism ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, cinderella story, high school hunk, rich man poor woman, teen romance, love triangle, teenage love, high school, friendship, teenage life, class differences, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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 8.6
 12K
Goblin (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 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, ghost, demon, reincarnation, punishment, god, fiancee, supernatural power, 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: visually appealing, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic
Plot: mermaid, past life, erased memory, sea, star crossed lovers, rebirth, con artists, reincarnation, destiny, underwater, crimes, challenge ...
Place: korea
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Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016)
Genre: 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, romanticism, sweet ...
Plot: love triangle, broken heart, rivalry, time travel, time traveler, royal family, sweetheart, prince, king, palace, romantic triangle, love ...
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: romantic, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love affair, danger, adventure, love and romance, destiny, heroes, alien, fall in love, romance, hopes, immortal, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 1600s
Place: korea
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You Are 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, disorder, artists and showbiz, singing, love triangle ...
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: thought provoking, sweet, exciting, romantic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: chase, crimes, friendship, romance, investigation, family relations, crime, justice, murder, death, love, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: 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, love and romance, overweight woman, self discovery, music, hidden identity, self fulfillment, looking for love, telephone call, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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 7.8
 4K
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: bodyguard, corruption, politician, protector, political intrigue, danger, first lady, crimes, rivalry, investigation, government corruption
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: friendship, soldier, medical, korean, romance, military, army, military officer, doctor, hospital, doctors, surgeon ...
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, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, dysfunctional family, family relations, hopes, parents and children, nun, youth, family problems, father daughter relationship, girl, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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The Moon That Embraces 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: serious, captivating, stylized, emotional, epic
Plot: royal court, loveless marriage, royal family, true love, romance, love and romance, political conspiracy, love affair, memory loss, joseon dynasty, shaman, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea, asia, south 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, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: transformation, betrayal, immortality, supernatural, healing power, love and romance, rivalry, couples, love, danger, werewolf, friendship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea
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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: erotic thriller, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, maid, master and servant, eroticism, sexual relations, infidelity, high society, destructive relationship, seduction, unwanted pregnancy ...
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: light, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage love, first love, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, arrogance, love and romance, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, 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: captivating, exciting, funny, light
Plot: deity, romance, supernatural, ghosts, ghost, friendship, anti hero, danger, ruse, performance, unlikely friendships, unsuccessful ...
Time: contemporary
Place: 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: romantic, twists and turns, captivating, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, dissociative identity disorder, psychiatrist, love, childhood memory, mental illness, doctor patient relationship, doctor, friendship, hospital, brother sister relationship, child abuse ...
Place: korea, south korea
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In Another Country (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.
Style: semi serious, contemplative, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: interracial romance, beach, human nature, infidelity, jealous spouse, couples, destiny, lifeguard, adultery, french, cheating wife, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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 8.1
 12K
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: child abuse, rape, sex crime, mute or deaf, disability, teacher student sex, sexual abuse, deaf mute, punishment, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south 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: semi serious, feel good, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: royal family, family relations, youth, initially antagonists, friendship, fall in love, princess, lifestyle change, intrigue, family life, society, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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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: romantic, suspenseful, harsh, multicultural, semi serious
Plot: female warrior, love, empress, crown prince, love triangle, palace intrigue, betrayal, battles, throne, culture clash, historical figure, female protagonist ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: “Six Flying Dragons” is a Period drama depicts the ambitions and success stories of 6 people around Prince Lee Bang Won. This drama also depicts the ideological and political conflict between Prince Lee Bang Won and Jung Do Jeon who is the man ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, martial arts, tragedy, betrayal, ambition, palace intrigue, political conspiracy, treason, political corruption, political prisoner, husband wife relationship, political unrest ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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 7.6
 168K
Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, tense, emotional, touching, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, pandemic, apocalypse, zombie attack, survival horror, train, survival, quarantine, living dead, violence, self sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
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Fight For My Way (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Drama tells the story of Ko Dong-Man and Choi Ae-Ra. In their school days, Ko Dong-Man took part in taekwondo. Now, he makes a living by working as a contract employee and also goes after the UFC title. Choi Ae-Ra hoped to become an announcer, but ...
Style: light, captivating, uplifting, sincere, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, workplace, friends, ambition, youth, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, adaptation, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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 7.3
 19K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, illegal immigrant, murder, gangsters, on the run, survival, stabbing, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
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 6.9
 2K
No Regret (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving jobs. They meet again the next day: it is during a round of ...
Style: sentimental, twists and turns, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, strong sexual content, male prostitute, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, workplace situations, proposal, prostitute, life is a bitch, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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2009: Lost Memories (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: There are breakpoints in the history, the result of a single event may change the whole course. In 1909, an assassination attempt of a Japanese governor fails. Now, in 2009, Korea is just another state of Japan's Empire & Seoul has become a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, friendship, assassination, state affairs, obsessive quest, future dystopia, political unrest, political intrigue, gays and lesbians, politics, deadly ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: japan, korea, asia
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