Korean movies about love

List of the best Korean movies about love, selected by visitors to our site: On Your Wedding Day, Sweet & Sour, Slow Video, Beautiful Mind, Bring It On, Ghost, Time Renegades, Tune in for Love, Mood of the Day, Goodbye, Someday, Jackpot.

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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On Your Wedding Day (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:20

A man receives a wedding invitation from his first love who he met in high school.

Sweet & Sour (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

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

Slow Video (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea, USA

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…

Beautiful Mind (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:32

Lee Young-O is an excellent neurosurgeon with zero sympathy. One day, he becomes involved in bizarre patient deaths. He also falls in love and recovers his humanity.

Bring It On, Ghost (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:30

Hyun-Ji studied for her 19 years before she died in an accident. She is now a ghost and has wandered around the world for several years. Hyun-Ji then meets exorcist Park Bong-Pal. Hyun-Ji and Bong-Pal listens to various stories from ghosts and sends them to the otherworld.

Time Renegades (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:08

In 1983, high school teacher Ji-hwan is attacked by a pickpocket. In 2015, homicide detective Gun-woo is shot during a chase and loses consciousness. Both men are taken to the same hospital in different time periods, and both their hearts stop and miraculously start again at the same time. A mysterious force binds them together, allowing them to see through each other’s lives in their dreams. Soon realizing that the women they love strikingly resembles each other and that they are in fatal danger, the two men must team up to trace the past and change her destiny.

Tune in for Love (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea

In 1994, on the first day that Yoo Yeul went on air as the new DJ of the popular radio show ‘Music Album,' a college girl Mi-su meets Hyun-woo who happens to drop by the bakery she works at. Like the music streaming from the radio, their frequencies slowly come in sync; even when they're apart, the show brings them together through ebbs and flows of events arising from both pure coincidence and inevitability, until the bitter reality sets in and drives them apart...

Mood of the Day (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

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

Goodbye, Someday (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan, South Korea
Duration02:13

Higashigaito Yutaka is transferred to the Bangkok branch of Eastern Airlines. In three months, he will marry Michiko, a relative of the airline's founder, and though he doesn't love her, he knows he could be CEO one day if they wed. In Thailand, Yutaka meets Touko at a bar and is instantly drawn to her. His relationship with her only intensifies as the wedding date approaches. Eventually, he decides to break up with her and calls Michiko in front of her. Touko is disappointed, and the next day she leaves for New York. Yutaka and Michiko reunite in Thailand and proceed with their wedding. Twenty-five years later, Yutaka and Michiko are married with two sons. But Yutaka still harbors memories of Touko in his heart. Yutaka visits Bangkok on business and goes to the Oriental Hotel where he had stayed with Touko-and finds she is now in charge of VIP guests there. They realize their love for each other remains, but reality pulls them apart once again.

Jackpot (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
CountrySouth Korea

Dae-Gil and King Yeongjo enter a match. Dae-Gil bets his life and King Yeongjo bets the entire Kingdom of Joseon on the outcome. Dae-Gil is the best gambler in the Joseon era. He holds deep resentment inside, but is also cool on the exterior. King Yeongjo is a man who never lower his head without a convincing reason. Meanwhile, Dam-Seo exists solely to take revenge upon king.

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Hindsight (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea

A young assassin is sent to kill a retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him.

Unforgettable (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:07

On a live music radio show, a letter arrives from the 23 years in the past. Through the letter, the first love and friendships of five friends are revealed.

Like for Likes (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10

A notoriously shrewish TV drama writer and a Korean wave star who fight like cats and dogs every time they meet; a spinster flight attendant landlady and a nosy chef tenant who build a sense of camaraderie; a genius relationship-virgin composer who harbors a secret admiration for a scatterbrained producer. As they crash-land into each other's lives, will there be love?

The Handmaiden (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01

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.

Naked Fireman (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:37

Kang Chul Soo (Lee Joon Hyuk) is an enthusiastic fireman. He poses as a nude model to make money for his sick friend. He is then targeted as the criminal of an arson-murder case that took place 10 years. Kang Chul Soo and mysterious heiress Han Jin Ah (Jung In Sun) try to find the real culprit.

Spirits' Homecoming (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as 'Comfort Women'. Decades later, an elderly lady attempts to reunite with the spirit of her lost friend. Inspired by the testimony of Kang Il-chul.

Doctor Stranger (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

As a child, Park Hoon and his dad were kidnapped and taken to North Korea. He grew up there, learning to be a doctor just like his father. When Park Hoon escapes back to South Korea and begins work at a prestigious hospital, he makes it his goal to earn enough money to go back to North Korea to rescue his true love. He'll do anything to find her, but then he meets and falls for a mysterious woman who looks exactly like her.

Jealousy Incarnate (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:36

Depicts the fierce competition at a broadcasting station and the love between anchor Lee Hwa-Shin and weather caster Pyo Na-Ri.

The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:51

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 of a nobleman from the Joseon Dynasty. But in the present time, Joon Jae works with Jo Nam Doo, a skilled conman who guides Joon Jae to become a genius scammer. But Joon Jae’s friend, Cha Shi Ah, who works as a researcher at KAIST, may be Chung’s only hope for surviving in her strange new world.

My Sassy Girl (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea

Set in the Joseon Dynasty period, a romance takes place between cold-hearted Gyun-Woo and Princess Hyemyung who causes troubles.

Night in Paradise (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea

An assassin named Tae-goo is offered a chance to switch sides with his rival Bukseong gang, headed by Chairman Doh. Tae-goo rejects the offer that results in the murder of his sister and niece. In revenge, Tae-goo brutally kills Chairman Doh and his men and flees to Jeju Island where he meets Jae-yeon, a terminally ill woman. Though, the henchman of the Bukseong gang, Executive Ma is mercilessly hunting Tae-goo to take revenge.

Claire's Camera (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea, France
Duration01:38

On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Through taking photos, Claire has acquired the ability to look slowly at things and to transform objects.

A Man and a Woman (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:57

Sang-min comes to Finland to send her autistic son to a special camp. She feels so alienated in snow covered-white Helsinki. Ki-hong is an architect working in Finland on dispatched duty. His family is not so perfect either with a daughter having child depression and mentally unease wife. The two meet for the first time at the gathering point of this special camp. They get to have a short trip to the camp together in silence but start to feel comfortable and connected to each other. On their way back to Helsinki, with the road blocked from heavy snow, Sang-min and Ki-hong are isolated in a cabin by the forest and lake. Carried away by irresistible passion, they spend a night together. But the next day, they go separate ways without asking each other’s name...

Midnight (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea

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.

Romance is a Bonus Book (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:30

Cha Eun Ho is a genius writer and the youngest chief editor ever at his publishing company. He is smart and handsome. He is also even tempered at work, but he has a warm heart and a reasonable personality. Kang Da Ni used to be a popular copywriter, but she is not anymore. She is now broke and unemployed. Even though she tries to find a job, due to her impressive career and excellent educational background, she is unable to find a new job. Finally, Kang Da Ni gets a job at a publishing company by lying about her background. Cha Eun Ho is the chief editor at that publishing company. They begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.

Goodbye Mr. Black (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea

Cha Ji-Won is a UDT officer of the Navy Special Operations Force. He is positive and has personal charm, but he falls into a desperate situation due to a friend's betrayal. He goes through numerous life or death situations. Cha Ji-Won then enters into a fake marriage with Swan to hide his identity. Through the bright persona of Swan, Cha Ji-Won falls in love and regains his trust of others.

Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:44

In 2029, the elite police squad Illang combats a terrorist group opposing reunification of the two Koreas. But another enemy may be lurking nearby.

Endings, Beginnings (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA, South Korea

An artist dumps her longtime boyfriend, but her attempt to take a break from dating ends when she quickly finds herself in two passionate romances.

Cheese in the Trap (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22

Hong Seol and Yoo Jung attend the same college, but they couldn't be more different. Hong Seol is a poor, unpopular student with no money, while Yoo Jung is rich, well-liked, extremely smart, and popular. Hong Seol just wants to get through her college career quietly, but finds herself getting caught up in whatever Yoo Jung drags her into. Can Hong Seol break away, or will she continue to be the only person who sees Yoo Jung's true self?

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea
Duration02:32

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.




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