Korean movies are the best when it comes to plot, storytelling, acting & plot twists. Whatever be the genre – thriller, romance, comedy, mystery, life & more, Korean films are good in all the genres.
The South Korean film industry is already popular for its oscar-winning Parasite movie. One of the best platforms to watch Korean movies is Netflix. It has a huge library of Korean movies & dramas.
If you are looking for some great movies to watch on Netflix streaming platform, read on.
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Korean Movies On Netflix
If you have a Netflix subscription & are confused about which movies to watch as there are many of them, here is a list of some of the best Korean movies that you can watch on Netflix.
These movies have received good responses from the audience, great ratings & reviews, awards & more. You will never regret watching them. Get ready with your popcorn & start watching them.
1. Train To Busan
Seok Woo is a fund manager who heads to Busan from Seoul with his daughter by a KTX train. However, they get stuck with other passengers on the train due to a virus breakout people who get bitten turns into zombies & the survival game begins.
2. The Host
An unidentified monster appears from the Han River in Seoul, begins attacking people, kills hundreds of them, and also carries off Hyun Seo. When her family finds that she is being held captive, they resolve to save her. The movie is directed by Bong Joon Ho.
3. 20th Century Girl
Bo Ra is best friends with Yeon Du. Yeon Du has a crush on Hyun Jin. She asks Bo Ra to find out everything about Hyun Jin and goes to the U.S. After that, Bo Ra begins to observe Hyun Jin closely and she falls in love with him.
4. Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds
A firefighter who dies realizes he is now in the afterlife and is greeted by three godly guardians. The trio believes him to be a rare paragon of virtue, a man who has lived a truly virtuous life. If proved correct, they can get reincarnated.
Gang In Ho uncovers sexual and physical abuse at a school for hearing impaired children. With the help of a human rights activist, Gang fights against the community to expose the abuse and put a stop to it. This movie is not for light-hearted people.
6. Space Sweepers
After snatching a crashed space shuttle in the latest debris chase, Spaceship Victory’s crew members find a 7-year-old girl inside. They realize that she’s the humanlike robot wanted by UTS Space Guards and get involved in a risky business deal.
7. Seoul Vibe
During the middle of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, a car chase takes place on the streets of Seoul as a talented crew of drivers, chasing speed, dreams, and money, initiates to unravel the corruption behind the slush funds.
For 10 years, Mija has been caretaker to Okja – a massive animal. But that changes when a conglomerate takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where they have big plans. With no particular plan, Mija sets out on a rescue mission.
9. The Call
Seo Yeon comes back home after a long time. She connects an old phone that was in the house and speaks to a stranger who lives in the same house but is 20 years apart. A serial killer puts another woman’s past and life on the line to change her fate.
A man wakes up without any memory of anything about himself or even his name. At that time, he receives a message and the other person tells him “Your name is Carter.” He is then enlisted in an operation without knowing the reason.
Jin Seok moves into a new house with his family & his elder brother gets abducted in front of him. His brother comes back after 19 days with no memory of what happened. Jin Seok tries to reveal what had happened to his brother.
12. Tune In For Love
In 1994 during the IMF crisis, Mi-soo, a part-time worker at a bakery, begins exchanging stories with college student Hyun-woo through a radio program. They fall in love, but can’t quite seem to get the timing right.
13. Time To Hunt
Jun Seok wants to leave the city & start new life. For that, he sets up a reckless crime plan. He enlists the help of three friends. However, a mysterious man appears and begins to chase them, seeking their lives.
A security guard gains supernatural power after drinking polluted water. He then finds a company that is set on destroying his daughter’s restaurant. He then gets involved in the fight to protect the neighborhood.
Jong Su bumps into Hae Mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. She asks him to look after her cat while she’s on a trip. After returning, she introduces Ben, a guy she met on her trip. One day, Ben visits Jong Su and tells him his secret hobby.
Jun Woo wakes up to find that a virus outbreak has spread, trapping survivors inside their apartments without access to cellular data or calls. He and Yu Bin struggle to survive in an isolated apartment from those infected with the virus.
17. The Drug King
Lee Doo Sam, an ordinary small-time narcotics dealer becomes an infamous drug lord in Busan, Korea during the 1970s. Kim In Goo, a public prosecutor from Seoul attempts on taking Lee Doo Sam down.
A nuclear power plant in a small town explodes due to an unexpected earthquake & hydrogen gas gets released. To stop the spreading of gas & exposing the people to radiation, Jae Hyuk goes into the nuclear power plant to save the people.
19. The Chase
A detective tried to catch a serial killer, but he failed. 30 years later, a new series of murders takes place. Duk Soo owns property in the neighborhood and knows pretty much everything about the area. The detective now asks for his help in catching the killer.
20. Steel Rain
A military coup takes place in North Korea. The leader of North Korea and Chul Woo escape to South Korea. The two countries now face a crisis. Chul Woo and a South Korean government official carry out a secret operation to prevent a Korean war.
21. Love and Leashes
Ji Hoo is a popular employee at work. One day a fellow co-worker, Ji Woo, mistakenly receives a package belonging to him to find a large dog-collar and its leash. What follows is a light-hearted introduction to a BDSM relationship.
22. The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion
When she was young, Ja Yoon escaped from a government facility but lost all her memory. 10 years later, when she appears on a nationally televised competition to win money for her family, her life is turned upside down by faces from her past.
So, these were some top Korean movies to watch on Netflix. Most of them are thrillers & action movies. Some of them are great to watch with your family & friends.
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