Korean films about the apocalypse

List of the best Korean films about the apocalypse and the end of the world according to visitors: Doomsday Book, Train to Busan, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, The Gene Generation, Natural City, 2012, Knowing, 28 Days Later, Tank Girl, The Wailing.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Robots, Mutant, Cyborgs
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceAsia, Korea
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Fancy, Makes me think, Disturbing

In 'A Brave New World', a virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. In 'The Heavenly Creature', a robot reaches enlightenment while working at a temple, but its creators deem this phenomenon a threat to mankind. In the final segment, 'Happy Birthday', a young girl logs onto a strange website and places an order for a new billiard ball for her father. Soon afterwards a meteor heads toward Earth and people flee to underground bomb shelters.

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
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:36
CharactersSuperhero, Pirates, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotApocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Friendship, Saving the World
PlaceSea, Islands, Ocean
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Sandy, and Plankton need to go on a quest that takes them to the surface. In order to get back the recipe and save their city, the gang must retrieve the book and transform themselves into superheroes.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, South Korea, Singapore
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes, Brothers
PlotApocalypse
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Cyberpunk, Depressive, Serious, For men

In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved in a petty crime of robbery, he propels himself into the world of DNA Hackers, Shylocks (Loan Sharks) and Gangs

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Soldier
PlotApocalypse, Martial Arts, Saving the World, Rivalry
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to transfer a cyborg's artificial intelligence into human host. This drives R to find a suitable host for his expiring cyborg Ria.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersInvestigators
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami
StyleSpectacular

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, China
Duration02:01
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Mystery, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Tense, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Numbers in the title, Disturbing

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersSuperhero, Tankman, Heroes
PlotSaving the World
PlaceDeserts, Australia
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fancy, For men

Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Demons, Police, Shamans
PlotMotorcycles, Investigation, Obsession, Death, Supernatural
PlaceVillage, Mountains, Korea, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric

A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryDenmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses, Family, Friends, Sisters, Parents
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Wedding, Depression
PlaceParty, Hospitals, Mansions, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Makes me think

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg, France
Duration01:22
CharactersActors, Artists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Friendship, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleExplicit scenes, Serious

A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Parents, Defenders
PlotSurvival, Disasters, End of the world, Apocalypse, The escape
PlaceBunker, USA
StyleTense, Dynamic, Disturbing

John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting levelled, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersLosers, Presidential, Astronauts
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Chase
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:17
CharactersZombie, Princesses, Warriors
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Supernatural, Viruses, Conspiracies
PlaceChina
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Ancient Korea, 17th century. While the paranoid King Lee Jo of Joseon, vassal of the Qing dynasty, feels surrounded by conspirators and rebels, a dark evil emerges from the bowels of a merchant ship and the exiled Prince Lee Cheung returns to the royal court, ignoring that he will have to lead the few capable of defeating the ambitious humans and the bloody monsters who threaten to destroy the kingdom.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersZombie, Family, Scientists, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Monsters, Doctors, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Disturbing

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountrySouth Korea

When a pharmaceutical company's illegal experiments inadvertently create a zombie, the strange Park family finds it and tries to profit from it.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersChildrens, Thieves, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Travel, Death
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy, Depressive

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Spiders, Friends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleLight, By books, Smart

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, crime
CountrySouth Korea
PlotDeath

A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their luck gets worse, the bodies start piling up, and the family becomes frantic to rectify the situation.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Immortals
PlotRevolution, Death, Uprising
TimeFuture
StyleFancy, Serious

In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Streamers
PlotSurvival
PlaceKorea
StyleSerious, Disturbing

As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Supernatural, Fate
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

Investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy in the zombie infested quarantine zone of East Mission City.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:07
CharactersZombie, Cats
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Loneliness, Death, Viruses
PlaceParis, France, Ghost towns
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to barricade himself inside the building and organize his survival. But is he really the sole survivor?

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMutant, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Tsunami
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Serious

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. But the trio soon becomes the target of a menacing pirate who covets the map to 'Dryland' – which is tattooed on Enola's back.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSpy, Special Forces, Heroes, Friends
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

North Korea's 8th Special Forces hijacks a shipment of CTX, a potent new liquid explosive, and threatens South Korea as part of a plot to re-unify the two countries.Ryu and Lee, special agents of O.P., South Korea's secret intelligence service, attempt to track down the terrorists and find the CTX. Meanwhile Hee, the 8th's ultra-bad female sniper, resurfaces to wreak havoc and haunt Ryu.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Losers, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Pursuit, Weapon
PlaceHelicopters
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After 30 years of searching, Harry has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!





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