Drama Movies

Drama Movies
List of the best drama movies selected by visitors to our site: Midnight, Hello Mr. Billionaire, Call Boy, Parasite, So Long, My Son, Train to Busan, Tokyo Tower, Snowpiercer, Wife of a Spy, Oldboy.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers
PlotLove, Pursuit
StyleDorama, Womens in main roles

Kyung-mi, a girl with hearing impairment lives with her mother. Working at the customer call center, one day she storms out of an unpleasant dinner with the client and drives home after she picks up her mother. Meanwhile, the murderer Do-sik spots Kyung-mi's mother waiting for her daughter who went to park her car but changes his target when another girl So-jung passes him by talking on the phone. So-jung gets stabbed by Do-sik in the back alley and is found by Kyung-mi, who ends up becoming Do-sik’s new prey.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryChina
CharactersBillionaires
PlotMoney, Soccer
PlaceChina
StyleDorama

A pathetic minor league Soccer Goalkeeper was given a task - to spend 1 Billion in thirty days, if successful he will get 30 Billion. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the task and he must not own any valuables by end of it.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryJapan
CharactersStudents
StylePsychological problems, Light, Dorama, Makes me think

Ryo Morinaka is a university student and works part-time at a bar. He is bored with his daily life and exists in a state of torpor. One day, his friend Shinya Tajima brings the owner of a host bar over to the place where Ryo Morinaka works. Shizuka Mido is the owner of the host bar. Soon, Ryo Morinaka begins to work for Shizuka Mido at the members only host bar. He feels embarrassment initially, but he fulfills the desires of women and develops a sense of purpose.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:07
CharactersFamily, Scammers, Rich, Businessmen, Maids
PlotRobbery, Mystery
StyleExciting, Oscars, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryChina
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotDancing, Friendship, Death, Flooding, Birthday
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Party, China, Hospitals
TimeNew Year

The changes in Chinese society from the 1980s to the present day, as experienced by two families.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, drama, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Family, Military, Soldier, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Cars, Death, Baseball
PlaceTrains, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Touching, Depressive

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…

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan
PlotLove, Love triangle
StyleRomantic, By books, Touching, Serious

Toru Kojima and his friend Koji are young student boys with one thing in common - they both love to date older women. Koji is a playboy with several women, young and older, whereas Toru is a romantic with his heart set on on certain lady.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:06
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Snow, Uprising
PlaceTrains
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse, Winter
StyleDystopian, By comics, Heavy, Smart, Makes me think

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryJapan

It’s 1940, and the population of Japan is divided over its entry into World War II. Satoko, the wife of a fabric merchant, is devoted to her husband but is beginning to suspect he’s up to something. Soon she allows herself to be drawn into a game in which she enigmatically conceals her intentions.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Loneliness, Mystery
PlaceKorea
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01
CharactersLesbians, Scammers, Friends, Maids, Orphans
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Betrayal, Jealousy
PlaceJapan, Mansions, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Disturbing

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Mafia, Serial killers, Gangsters
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Motorcycles, Chase, Funeral
PlaceHospitals, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense

In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked by a suspicious man, and Tae-suk realizes that this man is the serial killer, K. Now, Dong-soo becomes the only witness and a survived victim from K.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersRich guys and poor girls
PlotSuperpowers, Lost memory
PlaceKorea
StyleDorama, Womens in main roles

Soo Jin, a woman suffering from post-traumatic memory loss, returns to her daily life with her husband after an accident. But her recovery takes an unexpected turn when she starts experiencing eerie visions: One day, she sees a vision of a child living in the same building being hit by a car. Shortly after almost risking her life to save the child, she has yet another chilling vision about a girl living on the 7th floor being harassed by a man, and does what she can to help the girl. She runs into her former boss at an art school, and learns that learns that her husband may not be telling the truth about everything. Meanwhile, detective Ki-sang finds Soo Jin’s husband on the surveillance footage of a crime scene and starts to investigate him. Soo Jin’s suspicion grows as she sees a vision of her husband killing a neighbor. While searching for the truth about her husband, she stumbles upon a wedding photo of her with a strange man other than her husband…

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:29
CharactersStudents, Businessmen
PlotHappiness
PlaceJapan

In a DVD-themed sex hotel, a young employee has hidden drugs in room #7 for criminals in exchange for wiping off his debt. But then his boss hides a dead body in the same room and locks the door. And a dangerous battle of wits ensues between a man who must lock away the secret behind the door, and another, who must go inside.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersHeroes
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

Tae-yeul, a swordsman in his thirties goes out to find his only daughter after losing one of his eyes. Min Seung-ho, the Joseon dynasty's best swordsman chooses an ordinary simple life after perceiving the transient nature of power. Gurutai, the best swordsman in Qing dynasty aspires to become the best even in the Joseon dynasty.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Money, Friendship, Revolution
PlaceChina, Hospitals, Korea
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:59
PlotInvestigation, Justice
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A kidnapper disappeared 15 years ago without a trace. Five days before the case's statute of limitations expires, someone anonymously leaves a flower at the crime scene. A few days later, another kidnapping takes place using the same method on a similar target.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama
CountryTaiwan
Duration01:59
CharactersAngels
PlotFriendship, Supernatural
StyleLight, Fascinating

College freshman Si-ying gets a part-time job at “Cafe. Waiting. Love” coffee shop, where she befriends Abusi, a tomboyish barista who can make any coffee the customers request, the beautiful and mysterious cafe owner, and Zeyu, the boy who always sits in the same spot in the cafe who seems to be very popular with girls and on whom Si-ying develops an instant crush.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea, USA
PlotLove, Superpowers, Friendship
PlaceKorea
StyleRomantic, Dorama, Touching

Jang-bu was an ordinary boy except his special talent; To see every moving thing like a slow motion video. As friends teased him by calling ‘monster eyes’, he decided to stick at home and not to go out. Television has been his only friend. Time passes by, and now grown-up Jang-bu works at the CCTV control center which is the best job for him. When he sees people’s life through camera, he feels he’s sharing their ordinary life that he’s never had. This new job opens his heart to the world and Jang-bu starts to make some friends out of the control center. With his dear friends he receives sense of himself and finally decides to propose a girl that he loved for long from CCTV…

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersNurses
PlotLove
PlaceHospitals
StyleDorama

Faced with real-world opportunities and challenges, a couple endures the highs and lows of trying to make a long-distance relationship survive.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
CharactersWriters
PlotPassion
PlaceForest, Japan
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Dorama, Fascinating

One afternoon, Shiori, a very sexually active young woman working in a café, is riding her bicycle and cuts off Kosuke, who is pulling a two-wheeled cart. Once a recognized playwright, Kosuke now lives a quiet life in a mountain hut, far away from the city, in the hope of escaping his past. But after their first encounter, he will soon be caught in Shiori’s web of sexual desires…

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove, Relationship, Wedding, Friendship, First love
PlaceTrains, Korea
StyleLight, Dorama, Fascinating, Touching

By chance, a man and a woman meet on the KTX train and spend 24 hours in the unfamiliar city of Busan, South Korea.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryChina
PlotLove, Earthquake, First love
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleRomantic, Dorama, Cute, Touching, By manga

After an earthquake destroys Xiang Qin's house, she and her father move in with the family of her father's college buddy. To her surprise, her new kind and amicable aunt and uncle are the parents of her cold and distant schoolmate, Jiang Zhi Shu, a genius with an IQ of 200 whom not too long ago rejected her when she confessed her feelings for him. Will the close proximity give her a second chance to win Zhi Shu's heart? Or will her love for him end under his cold words?

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama
CountryJapan
Duration01:58
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Love triangle, Love with age difference, Shopping
PlaceJapan
StyleDorama, Fascinating, Depressive

A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:56
PlotLove, Death, Love triangle
PlaceJapan
StyleRomantic, Dorama, Soulful, By books, Touching

The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other people, but she succeeds in getting him to open up to her naturally. All Shizuru wants is to be with Makoto, so she takes up a camera too. The two spend their days together taking photos in the forest behind the campus. However, Makoto has feelings for another student named Miyuki. Shizuru decides that if Makoto likes Miyuki, she wants to like her too. She wants to like everything that he does. One day, she tells Makoto that she wants to take a photo of them kissing in the forest as a present for 'her birthday'. He obliges for her sake, and they kiss in the forest.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, comedy
CountrySouth Korea
PlotSurvival, Fog, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Dorama

When an unknown toxic gas strikes Seoul in an unprecedented act of terror, Yong-nam has just met Eui-ju from college by chance at his mother's birthday banquet. The city falls under sudden noxious gas attack and together, they must escape the panic-stricken city.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:02
PlotLove, First love
PlaceSchool, Japan, Asia
StyleRomantic, Dorama, Soulful, Tense, Touching

As a child Takuma is diagnosed with a heart condition that requires care from a cardiologist. He soon becomes friends with his doctors young daughter Mayu while being treated at the hospital. One day Mayu overhears her father saying that Takumas condition is serious enough that he most likely wont live beyond the age of 20. Takuma isn't aware of this himself, however, so at 8-years-old he makes a promise to marry Mayu when they turn 20. Later in life, Takuma becomes aware that he wont be able to keep this promise and he begins distancing himself from Mayu in hopes of protecting her.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotComputer games, Friendship
PlaceSchool
StyleDorama, Touching, Serious

Being bullied at school and suffering violence at home, Mi-rae, a middle school loner, lives on the border between reality and fantasy. The only places she feels restful are the computer game world, and the would in the novel she writes in her notebook. As her classmates Baek-hap and Tae-yang come close to Mi-rae, she gradually opens up her mind to them. In the meantime, the computer game service is terminated, and the world in her novel also disappears, leading Mi-rae to face a tough reality again.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:56
PlotFirst love, Inheritance
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleDorama, Touching

"A Millionaire's First Love" focuses on Kang Jae-Kyung's struggle with a clause in his grandfather's will that says he will only get his inheritance if he graduates from a high school in the country. Relocated into the mountains, he finds puppy love with a naive country girl. Can love change the spoiled urbanite and awaken his gentler side?

Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA
CharactersVikings, Warriors

In this sequel to "Vikings," a hundred years have passed and a new generation of legendary heroes arises to forge its own destiny — and make history.





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