foreign films The Best Korean Romance Movies  

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This list of the best Korean romance movies proves that love can be found anywhere: in a mental hospital (I’m A Cyborg), an English class (Please Teach Me English), or, believe it or not, on the Internet (My Sassy Girl). For those looking for a good Korean love story movie, this list is a great starting point whether you're new or experienced with the genre.  

Whether you’re looking for a love triangle, Lover’s Concerto, the ultimate makeover, 200 Pounds Beauty, or a romantic dance film, Innocent Steps you’ll find it on this list of Korean romance movies. And don’t miss the rich boy poor girl romantic comedy My Tutor Friend, which spawned a sequel My Tutor Friend 2

Which of the films on this Korean romance movies list did you fall for? Join our other romantic readers and give the most passionate movies on this list a thumbs up. 

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My Sassy Girl Jun Ji-hyun, Cha Tae-hyun, Song Ok-sook My Sassy Girl is a 2001 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. The film was extremely successful in South Korea and was the highest grossing Korean comedy of all time. When ...more

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A Moment To Remember Son Ye-jin, Jung Woo-sung, David Lee McInnis A Moment to Remember is a 2004 South Korean film based on the 2001 Japanese television drama Pure Soul. It stars Son Ye-jin and Jung Woo-sung and follows the theme of discovery in a relationship ...more

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The Classic

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My Little Bride Moon Geun-young, Shin Se-kyung, Kim Rae-won My Little Bride is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film about an arranged marriage between a female high school student and a male college student. With 3,149,500 tickets sold, it was the ...more

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200 Pounds Beauty Kim A-joong, Joo Jin-mo, Lee Beom-soo 200 Pounds Beauty is a 2006 South Korean comedy film based on a Japanese manga, Kanna-san, Daiseikou Desu by Yumiko Suzuki. The story is about an overweight girl who undergoes extreme plastic ...more

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A Millionaire's First Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean Romance Movies
A Millionaire's First Love Lee Yeon-hee, Hyun Bin, Kim Byeong-Se A Millionaire's First Love is a 2006 South Korean romance film directed by Kim Tae-kyun, starring Hyun Bin and Lee Yeon-hee. The theme of the film is "Nothing is more important than the ...more

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Finding Mr Destiny

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My Tutor Friend Kim Ha-neul, Gong Yoo, Kwon Sang-woo My Tutor Friend is a 2003 South Korean romantic comedy film starring Kim Ha-neul and Kwon Sang-woo. Unglamorous Su-wan is a sophomore in college who gets hired to tutor rich troublemaker ...more

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Love So Divine

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Innocent Steps Moon Geun-young, Song Ha-yoon, Kim Ji Young Innocent Steps is a 2005 South Korean film directed by Park Young-hoon.

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Architecture 101 Bae Suzy, Han Ga-in, Uhm Tae-woong Architecture 101 is a 2012 South Korean romance film written and directed by Lee Yong-joo. The film tells the story of two students who meet in an introductory architecture class and fall in ...more

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I'm a Cyborg, But That'... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean Romance Movies
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK

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My Mighty Princess Shin Min-a, Cha Tae-hyun, Choi Jae-sung My Mighty Princess is a 2008 South Korean film directed by Kwak Jae-yong.

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Il Mare

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Please Teach Me English Jang Hyuk, Lee Na-young, Lee Beom-soo Please Teach Me English is a 2003 South Korean comedy about a young woman who begins English lessons after she is unable to help a foreigner at her government office.

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Sad Movie

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My Girlfriend Is an Agent Kim Ha-neul, Kang Ji-hwan, Yu Seung Ryoung My Girlfriend Is An Agent is a 2009 South Korean romantic action comedy film directed by Shin Tae-ra and starring Kim Ha-neul and Kang Ji-hwan. The film had 4,078,293 admissions nationwide and ...more

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Hello, Schoolgirl Choi Soo-young, Kangin, Lee Yeon-hee Hello, Schoolgirl is a 2008 South Korean film. Adapted from Love Story, a popular webcomic by Kang Full, it is the second film directed by Ryoo Jang-ha. It stars Yoo Ji-tae, Lee Yeon-hee, Chae ...more

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Lover's Concerto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean Romance Movies
Lover's Concerto

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The Guy Was Cool

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Two Faces of My Girlfriend Jung Ryeo-won, Lee Hae-eun, Bong Tae-gyu Two Faces of My Girlfriend is a 2007 South Korean romantic comedy film starring Bong Tae-gyu and Jung Ryeo-won. This was Jung's first big-screen leading role, for which she won Best New Actress ...more

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Cyrano Agency Park Shin-hye, Lee Min-jung, Uhm Tae-woong Cyrano Agency is a 2010 South Korean romantic comedy starring Uhm Tae-woong, Lee Min-jung, Choi Daniel, and Park Shin-hye. As the title suggests, it is a modern take on Edmond Rostand's 1897 ...more

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Once in a Summer Lee Byung-hun, Soo Ae, Oh Dal-su Once in a Summer is a 2006 South Korean melodrama/romance film directed by Jo Keun-shik. The film stars Lee Byung-hun and Soo Ae. It won Best Film and Best Director at the 15th Chunsa Film Art ...more

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Sex is Zero Ha Ji-won, Yoo Chae-yeong, Lee Si-yeon Sex Is Zero is a 2002 South Korean film written and directed by Yoon Je-kyoon, starring Im Chang-jung and Ha Ji-won. In the style of American gross-out comedies like American Pie, it follows the ...more

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My Wife Got Married Son Ye-jin, Kim Joo-hyuk, Oh Jung-se My Wife Got Married is a 2008 South Korean film. Directed by Jeong Yoon-soo and starring Kim Joo-hyuk and Son Ye-jin in the lead roles, the film is adapted from a bestselling novel of the same ...more

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The Beast and the Beauty Shin Min-a, Hahm Eun-jung, Ryoo Seung-bum The Beast and the Beauty is a 2005 South Korean romantic-comedy film.

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My Dear Enemy Han Hyo-joo, Ha Jung-woo, Jeon Do-yeon My Dear Enemy is a road movie starring Jeon Do-yeon and Ha Jung-woo as two ex-lovers who reacquaint themselves while driving around Seoul. The film takes place over one rather uneventful day, ...more

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Woman Is the Future of Man Yoo Ji-tae, Oh Dal-su, Hyeon-a Seong Woman Is the Future of Man is a 2004 South Korean film directed by Hong Sang-soo. The film wasn't a box-office hit, but was entered in the competition category of the 2004 Cannes Film Festival ...more

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Mr. Robin kkosigi

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Rules of Dating Kang Hye-jung, Park Hae-il, Grina Park Rules of Dating is a 2005 South Korean film starring Park Hae-il and Kang Hye-jung, and is the directorial debut of filmmaker Han Jae-rim.

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Romantic Island Eugene, Lee Min-ki, Lee Moon-sik Romantic Island is a 2008 South Korean romantic comedy film set in Boracay, Philippines.

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Too Beautiful To Lie Kim Ha-neul, Nam Sang-mi, Kang Dong-won Too Beautiful to Lie is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film about a beautiful ex-con and a naive village pharmacist.

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My Wife Is a Gangster Yeon Jung-hoon, Kim In-mun, Gye-nam Myeong My Wife Is a Gangster is a 2001 South Korean film directed by Jo Jin-kyu. A female gang boss tries to get married to fulfill her dying sister's wishes.

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Almost Love Kim Ha-neul, Kwon Sang-woo, Lee Sang-woo Almost Love is a 2006 South Korean film. It was directed by Lee Han, starring Kwon Sang-woo and Kim Ha-neul. Distributed by Showbox, it was released on March 23, 2006, and ran at 116 minutes.

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Lost and Found

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My Tutor Friend 2 Park Ki-woong, Jang Youngran, Lee Chung-ah My Tutor Friend 2 is a 2007 South Korean romantic comedy film released on April 19, 2007. It was promoted as a sequel to the 2003 movie My Tutor Friend, but the films' characters and plots are ...more

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Love Now Uhm Jung-hwa, Han Chae-young, Lee Dong-gun

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My Love

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Someone Special

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White Valentine Jun Ji-hyun, Park Shin-yang, Mu-song Jeon White Valentine is a 1999 Korean romantic film directed by Yang Yun-ho. It stars Park Shin-yang with Jun Ji-hyun in her movie debut. It is the story of a young woman who re-discovers her ...more

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Over The Rainbow

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Virgin Snow Aoi Miyazaki, Lee Joon-gi, Kimiko Yo Virgin Snow is a 2007 South Korean film directed by Han Sang-hye and starring Korean actor, Lee Joon-gi and Japanese actress, Aoi Miyazaki.