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The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time 

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February 19, 2020 652 votes 89 voters 3.9k views 63 items

Feel the love with the best Korean romantic movies ever made, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring famous classics, like My Sassy Girl, and new and recent hits, like The Beauty Inside, this list of popular romance films from South Korea include sad dramas, romantic comedies, and fantasy love stories. 

Vote up the top Korean romantic films, and add other good movies if they deserve a spot on this list. 

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My Sassy Girl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

My Sassy Girl is a 2001 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. A college student becomes involved with a self-centered young woman who humiliates him at every turn.
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A Moment to Remember is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

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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Always is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
Always is a 2011 South Korean romance drama film directed by Song Il-gon. A former boxer turned parking lot attendant finds hope in the love of the blind telemarketer who walks into his booth
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Il Mare is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

Il Mare is a 2000 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Lee Hyun-seung. A man and a woman realize they are separated by two years of time when they exchange letters from different years ...more
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The Classic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

The Classic is a 2003 South Korean romance melodrama film directed by Kwak Jae-yong.
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Windstruck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
Windstruck is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy. It stars Jun Ji-hyun, Jang Hyuk, and was directed by Kwak Jae-yong. The film held its premiere in Hong Kong, attended by Jang and Jun, on 28 ...more
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3-Iron is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

3-Iron is a 2004 South Korean romantic drama film directed by Kim Ki-duk. A transient young man breaks into empty homes to partake of the vacationing residents' lives for a few days.
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A Millionaire's First Lo... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
A Millionaire's First Love
A Millionaire's First Love is a 2006 South Korean romance film directed by Kim Tae-kyun. When an arrogant rich kid is forced to transfer to a school in the countryside in order to inherit his ...more
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The Beauty Inside is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

The Beauty Inside is a 2015 South Korean high-concept romantic comedy film directed by Baik. Furniture designer Woo-jin wakes up in a different body every day, regardless of age, gender, and ...more
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My Little Bride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
My Little Bride
My Little Bride is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kim Ho-jun. A teenage girl tries to continue her normal social and school life after her grandfather forces her into an ...more
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...ing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

...ing is a 2003 South Korean film starring Im Soo-jung, Kim Rae-won and Lee Mi-sook. The unusual title of this introspective and well-executed film refers to the present continuous tense in ...more
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Castaway on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

"Accomplished and original, Castaway on the Moon is a fascinating love story by one of South Korea's most promising young filmmakers. Lee Hey-jun made his debut in 2006 as co-director of ...more
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Oasis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

Oasis is a 2002 South Korean film directed by Lee Chang-dong. This is Lee's third feature film, and the last one he directed before his stint as South Korea's Minister of Culture. The film's ...more
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I'm a Cyborg, But That's... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK is a 2006 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Park Chan-wook.
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Architecture 101 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
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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Maundy Thursday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
Maundy Thursday is a 2006 South Korean film directed by Song Hae-sung based on a bestselling novel by Gong Ji-young. Starring Kang Dong-won and Lee Na-young, the film is about a convicted ...more
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More than Blue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
More Than Blue is a 2009 South Korean film. The directorial debut of poet Won Tae-yeon, it stars Kwon Sang-woo, Lee Bo-young and Lee Beom-soo in the lead roles. The film's Korean title ...more
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Tune in for Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
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 ...more
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Be With You is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
Be With You
Be with You is a 2018 South Korean romance film directed by Lee Jang-hoon, and a remake of the 2004 Japanese film, which is based on a novel by Takuji Ichikawa. Before passing away, Soo-ah makes ...more
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A Werewolf Boy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
A Werewolf Boy

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

A Werewolf Boy is a 2012 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Jo Sung-hee. A beautiful teenage girl is sent to a country house for her health where she befriends and attempts to ...more
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200 Pounds Beauty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 79%

200 Pounds Beauty is a 2006 South Korean musical romantic comedy film directed by Kim Yong-hwa, based on the 1997 Japanese manga Kanna's Big Success! by Yumiko Suzuki. A talented girl who ...more
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Failan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

Failan is a 2001 South Korean film written and directed by Song Hae-sung. The film was adapted from the Japanese novel Love Letter by JirĊ Asada. It stars Choi Min-sik and Hong Kong actress ...more
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Once In a Summer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
Once In a Summer
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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Lovers' Concerto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

Lovers' Concerto is a 2002 South Korean film directed by Lee Han. It is a romantic melodrama dealing with friendship, jealousy and the ties that bind.
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Christmas in August is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time
Christmas in August

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

Christmas in August is a 1998 South Korean romance drama film. It was director Hur Jin-ho's debut and stars Han Suk-kyu and Shim Eun-ha.