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The Best Korean Movies On Netflix

Updated July 2, 2021 5.4k votes 3.0k voters 216.0k views27 items

Break out the soju and settle in because here are the best Korean movies streaming on Netflix. Good Korean films on Netflix have been getting a lot of attention in the twenty-first century. Netflix can be hard to navigate, so use this list of Korean language movies on Netflix to find recommendations from your fellow movie lovers.

This list contains Korean films with English subtitles currently streaming on Netflix. Remember to vote up your favorite films!

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    Lucid Dream

    Go Soo, Sol Kyung-gu

    Released2017

    Directed byKim Joon-sung

    Lucid Dream is a 2017 South Korean science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Kim Joon-sung. With the help of a detective and a psychiatrist friend, an investigative journalist uses lucid...  more
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    #Alive

    Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-hye

    Released2020

    Directed byCho Il-hyung

    #Alive is a 2020 South Korean zombie film directed by Cho Il-hyung. The rapid spread of an unknown infection has left an entire city in ungovernable chaos, but one survivor remains alive in isolation....  more
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    The Call

    Park Shin-hye, Jeon Jong-seo

    Released2020

    Directed byLee Chung-hyun

    The Call, also known as Call, is a 2020 South Korean thriller film directed by Lee Chung-hyun, based on the 2011 British and Puerto Rican film The Caller by Matthew Parkhill. Connected by phone in...  more
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    26 Years

    Han Hye-jin, Bae Soo-bin

    Released2012

    Directed byGeun-hyeon Jo

    26 Years is a 2012 South Korean film based on the popular 2006 manhwa serialized online by Kang Full. It is the fictional story of five ordinary people (a sports shooter, a gangster, a policeman, a...  more
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    Released2018

    Directed byPark Hoon-jung

    The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion is a 2018 South Korean mystery action film directed by Park Hoon-jung. The life of a seemingly ordinary high school student with a mysterious past is turned upside...  more
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    Sweet & Sour

    Krystal Jung, Jang Ki-Yong

    Released2021

    Directed byKae-Byeok Lee

    Sweet & Sour is a 2021 South Korean romantic drama film directed by Lee Gye-byeok, based on the novel Initiation Love by Kurumi Inui. Faced with real-world opportunities and challenges, a couple...  more
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    Tune in for Love

    Kim Go-eun, Jung Hae-in

    Released2019

    Directed byJung Ji-woo

    Tune in for Love, also known as Yoo Yeol's Music Album & Joyful Album, is a 2019 South Korean romance film directed by Jung Ji-woo. In 1997 during the IMF crisis, two people meet and fall in love...  more
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    Time to Hunt

    Lee Je-hoon, Ahn Jae-hong

    Released2020

    Directed byYoon Sung-hyun

    Time to Hunt is a 2020 South Korean crime thriller film directed by Yoon Sung-hyun. While planning a heist to escape a dystopian world, a group of young people attracts the attention of a vicious...  more
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    Night in Paradise

    Tae-goo Eom, Yeo-bin Jeon

    Released2021

    Directed byPark Hoon-jung

    Night in Paradise is a 2021 South Korean drama film directed by Park Hoon-jung, starring Uhm Tae-goo, Jeon Yeo-been and Cha Seung-won. After his sister and nephew are murdered because he tried to...  more

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    Forgotten

    Kang Ha-neul, Kim Mu-yeol

    Released2017

    Directed byHang-Jun Jang

    Forgotten is a 2017 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Jang Hang-jun. A man loses his memory after being kidnapped for 19 days, and his younger brother is determined to seek the truth...  more
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    What Happened to Mr. Cha?

    In-Pyo Cha, Jae-Ryong Song

    Released2021

    Directed byDong-kyu Kim

    What Happened to Mr. Cha? is a 2021 South Korean comedy film directed by Dong-kyu Kim. Past his prime, a superstar struggles to restore the glory of his heyday as an actor, until he receives a sudden...  more
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    Svaha: The Sixth Finger

    Lee Jung-jae, Park Jung-min

    Released2019

    Directed byJang Jae-hyun

    Svaha: The Sixth Finger is a 2019 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Jang Jae-hyun. A pastor (Lee Jung-jae) who works to expose suspicious religious groups looks into a cult whose member...  more
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    Space Sweepers

    Song Joong-Ki, Kim Tae-ri

    Released2021

    Directed byJo Sung-hee

    Space Sweepers is a 2021 South Korean space opera film directed by Jo Sung-hee. In the year 2092, the crew of a space junk collector ship called The Victory discovers a humanoid robot that's known to...  more
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    The 8th Night

    Lee Sung-min, Park Hae-joon

    Released2021

    Directed byKim Tae-hyung

    The 8th Night (aka 제8일의 밤) is a 2021 South Korean mystery-thriller film directed by Kim Tae-hyung. With prayer beads in one hand and an ax in the other, a monk hunts down a millennia-old spirit...  more

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    #62 of 91 The Best Korean Horror Films#94 of 152 The Best New Thriller Movies Of The Last Few Years

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    Pandora

    Kim Nam-gil, Kim Young-ae

    Released2016

    Directed byJung-woo Park

    Pandora is a 2016 South Korean disaster film directed by Park Jung-woo. The explosion of a nuclear power plant caused by an earthquake leads to a disaster which no one other than its workers can stop...  more

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    #317 of 319 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time#4 of 23 The Best Disaster Movies Streaming On Netflix

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    The Chase

    Baek Yoon-sik, Sung Dong-il

    Released2017

    Directed byKim Hong-seon

    The Chase is a 2017 South Korean crime thriller film directed by Kim Hong-seon. A landowner running a run-down apartment complex teams up with a retired ex-detective to chase after the suspect of a...  more
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    Okja

    Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton

    Released2017

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    Okja is a 2017 South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and co-written by Bong and Jon Ronson. A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful,...  more

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    #45 of 66 The Best Action Movies of 2017#73 of 139 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time

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    Steel Rain

    Jung Woo-sung, Kwak Do-won

    Released2017

    Directed byYang Woo-suk

    Steel Rain is a 2017 South Korean action thriller film directed by Yang Woo-suk, based on his 2011 webtoon. A former agent from the North Korean intelligence (Jung Woo-sung) and a senior member of...  more
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    High Society

    Park Hae-il, Soo Ae

    Released2018

    Directed byByun Hyuk

    High Society is a 2018 South Korean drama film directed by Byun Hyuk. A deputy curator of a chaebol-funded art gallery and her husband, a politically ambitious economics professor, will do anything...  more
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    The Drug King

    Song Kang-ho, Jo Jung-suk

    Released2018

    Directed byWoo Min-ho

    The Drug King is a 2018 South Korean crime drama film directed by Woo Min-ho. Set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970s, Lee Doo-sam builds an empire as a drug smuggler in the Busan underworld,...  more
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    The Bros

    Ma Dong-seok, Lee Dong-hwi

    Released2017

    Directed byChang You-jeong

    The Bros is a 2017 South Korean comedy film directed by Chang You-jeong. On the way to their hometown for their father's funeral, two brothers hit a mysterious woman with a car, leading them to...  more
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    Psychokinesis

    Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung

    Released2018

    Directed byYeon Sang-ho

    Psychokinesis is a 2018 South Korean superhero film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man (Ryu Seung-ryong) inadvertently acquires superpowers and uses them to help his daughter and others, but runs into...  more
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    Illang: The Wolf Brigade

    Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo

    Released2018

    Directed byKim Jee-woon

    Illang: The Wolf Brigade, also known as Inrang, is a 2018 South Korean science fiction action film directed by Kim Jee-woon. Set in 2029 where South and North Korea get ready for a unified government...  more
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    Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage

    Lee Sun-kyun, Jeon So-nee

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Jeong-beom

    Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage is a 2019 South Korean action film directed by Lee Jeong-beom. On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to...  more
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    Revenger

    Bruce Khan, Park Hee-soon

    Released2018

    Directed byLee Seung-won

    Revenger is a 2018 South Korean action film directed by Lee Seung-won. Set in the near future, a man purposely sends himself to a prison island that houses the most dangerous criminals in order to...  more