Korean movies about epidemics and viruses

List of the best Korean movies about epidemics and virus infection, selected by visitors to our site.: Rampant, Train to Busan, Seoul Station, The Age of Shadows, The Flu, Doomsday Book.

In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Rampant (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Princesses
PlotConspiracies, Viruses, Supernatural

    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.

    Train to Busan (2016)
    Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.6)
    Genrehorror, action, thriller
    CountrySouth Korea
    CharactersZombie, Family, Soldier, Military, Sisters
    PlotViruses, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Cars
    PlaceTrains, Korea
    StyleAction, Touching, Depressive, Tense

      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…

      Seoul Station (2016)
      Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.2)
      Genrehorror, drama, cartoon
      CountrySouth Korea

        Suk-gyu is desperately looking for his runaway daughter. He spares neither money nor effort and after a while his search leads to results. One of his contacts claims to have found the girl. But joy is replaced by shock when he finds out that she works as a prostitute in the center of Seoul. Suk-gyu decides to pose as a client to get close to his daughter. But just before the long awaited and dreaded reunion, panic breaks out at nearby Seoul Station. The place is very popular with the homeless of the Korean capital. And one of them, who had died during the day, comes alive again and start attacking and eating another misfortunate. The undead cannibal epidemic spreads like wildfire. The authorities hermetically close off the city center and decide to wait out the end of the outbreak, until there’s no one left…

        The Age of Shadows (2016)
        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
        CountrySouth Korea
        CharactersPolice, CIA, Spy
        PlaceKorea, Trains, Japan, England

          Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop them.

          The Flu (2013)
          Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
          CountrySouth Korea
          PlotViruses, Survival
          PlaceKorea, Asia
          StyleDisturbing, Action, Depressive, Tense

            A case of the flu quickly morphs into a pandemic. As the death toll mounts and the living panic, the government plans extreme measures to contain it.

            Doomsday Book (2012)
            Markimdb: 5.9
            Genrefantastic, drama
            CountrySouth Korea
            CharactersRobots, Zombie, Mutant
            PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Supernatural
            PlaceKorea, Asia
            StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense, Makes me think, Fancy

              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.