Everybody knows, Kdramas are filled with romance. There are a lot of romantic dramas you will get to see in Korea. But wait, are there any Korean romantic movies? Yes.
The Korean movie industry has come a long way. Giving some of the best movies such as Parasite, Train To Busan that are worldwide popular, there are some good romance films too. Many of them deal with family, love, and identity, and they do so in a sensitive and nuanced way.
If you are into romance & are looking for some movies to watch, take a look at some of the best romantic films from South Korea. You will find a lot of movies filled with emotions.
Best Korean Romantic Movies
In the past few years, Korean romantic movies have become very popular, thanks to their unique stories, stunning visuals, and memorable performances. From touching love stories to heartbreaking tragedies, these movies can make a big impression on people.
Here are 21 good & recommended Korean Romantic Movies to watch that will make you happy, sad, cry & much more. These films are filled with a lot of emotions that will keep you hooked to the end.
1. Be With You
A very interesting & fantasy movie in which Soo Ah makes a promise to her husband Woo Jin to return a year later on a rainy day. Unbelievably, she returns to her husband and son but all her memories are disappeared. The end of this movie hits differently.
2. A Moment To Remember
Soo Jin, a fashion designer bumps into a carpenter, Chul Soo. While at a construction site, Soo Jin sees the same man and soon falls in love with him. But, Soo Jin gets diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease. Will their love survive?
Chul Min, a former boxer starts a new job as a parking attendant. One night, a visually impaired woman, Jung Hwa who is a telemarketer walks into his tollbooth. They fall in love with each other. But will their love & happiness be short-lived?
4. The Beauty Inside
Woo Jin, a furniture designer wakes up every day as a different person. He falls in love with Yi Soo & they both start dating. But will Yi Soo be okay loving a man who changes every day? Both of them will have to figure it out.
5. The Classic
Ji Hye cleans up around her house when she comes across a box full of old letters and a diary that detail the first love story of her mother. Ji Hye is also in love with a boy. The movie tells the story of both relationships.
6. Love 911
When a doctor, not an open-minded person, gets sued for misdiagnosing a patient, she reaches out to a firefighter, who lost his wife to be a witness for her. They start to fall in love with each other & slowly open their minds.
7. 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.
8. On Your Wedding Day
Woo Yeon falls in love with his best friend Seung Hee in high school. But after a while, she leaves the town with her family, leaving him heartbroken. After 10 years, he receives the wedding invitation from Seung Hee.
9. My Sassy Girl
Gyun Woo, a college student saves a drunken girl from falling over into the subway train tracks. After meeting each other many times, they develop a relationship. But, they break up write letters to each other and stick them in a time capsule, to be read after two years.
When a cassette tape & letter from 23 years ago show up at a radio station, the radio DJ and his old friends begin to remind their bittersweet summer spent together as kids. This summer is filled with fun, romance, and tragedy.
11. Christmas in August
Jung Won, who suffers a fatal disease, runs a photo studio. One day, he meets Da Rim who comes daily to his studio to develop snapshots. He falls in love with Da Rim. But, will their love survive due to Jung Won’s bad health?
12. My Tutor Friend
Ji Hoon is still finishing his high school studies. His family hires a tutor named Su Wan for him who is a sophomore in college. She is determined to teach Ji Hoon. Things start happening between them.
Jo Goo, who is a street magician meets Yeo Ri in one of his shows. She can see ghosts since she survived an accident earlier. Her ghost friend keeps chasing people away. Jo Goo tries to help Yeo Ri but falls in love with her.
14. A Werewolf Boy
Soon Yi is a girl with a chronic lung disease, who moves to the countryside. There, she meets Chul Soo, a mysterious wild boy who lives in a barn. She teaches him how to act like a human being & eventually starts falling in love with him.
15. One Day
Kang Soo, who witnessed his wife’s suicide now an insurance investigator handles the case of a woman in a coma after a car accident. When he visits the hospital one day, he meets her spirit and realizes that he is the only person who can see her.
16. More Than Blue
K, a radio producer who loves Cream, gets to know that he has only a few months left to live. He knows that Cream’s biggest fear is to be left alone, he urges her to marry Ju Hwan, a healthy man, while hiding his secret from her.
17. Will You Be There?
Soo Hyun comes across magic pills that allow him to time travel. Young Soo Hyun (30 years earlier) comes to know that his girlfriend dies because of him, they both try to save her. But a new past is formed that leads to a new future.
18. Maundy Thursday
Yu Jung has now attempted to commit suicide three times. Her aunt Sister Monica meets a new murderer who asks if he could meet her niece. Yu Jung agrees. Then, she starts to visit a convicted murderer awaiting execution every Thursday.
19. Wonderful Nightmare
Due to a mistake from heaven, Yeon Woo, a female attorney, dies. Before she can return to her normal self, she must live as an ordinary housewife for a month. And while playing the role of wife and mother, she finds that something’s changed within her.
20. In Between Seasons
Soo Hyun brings home his friend Yong Joon to stay. A few years later, Soo Hyun gets into an accident and is hospitalized in critical condition. Later, his mother discovers a secret her son and Yong Joon have been keeping from her.
21. 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.
There were some of the recommended Korean movies which include romance. If you are into romantic movies, get ready to watch all of these. These films will make your heart flutter.
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