South Korea (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Squid Game (2021)
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits with deadly high stakes. A survival game that has a whopping 40-million-dollar prize at stake.
Kingdom (2019– )
Kingdom: Ashin of the North
TV-MA | 92 min | Action, Drama, History
Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman's vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of "Kingdom."
3. Parasite (2019)
R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.
Votes: 660,111 | Gross: $53.37M
4. Oldboy (2003)
R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.
Votes: 540,704 | Gross: $0.71M
6. Snowpiercer (2013)
R | 126 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.
Votes: 339,995 | Gross: $4.56M
8. Memories of Murder (2003)
Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a small Korean province in 1986, two detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.
Votes: 158,551 | Gross: $0.01M
11. Crash Landing on You (2019–2020)
TV-14 | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The absolute top secret love story of a chaebol heiress who made an emergency landing in North Korea because of a paragliding accident and a North Korean special officer who falls in love with her and who is hiding and protecting her.
15. The Wailing (2016)
TV-MA | 156 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Soon after a stranger arrives in a little village, a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman, drawn into the incident, is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
18. Burning (2018)
Not Rated | 148 min | Drama, Mystery
Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood, who asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.
Votes: 56,550 | Gross: $0.72M
19. The Host (2006)
R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Horror
A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and begins attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.
Votes: 114,002 | Gross: $2.20M
20. Okja (2017)
TV-MA | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.
21. It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
TV-MA | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An extraordinary road to emotional healing opens up for an selfish antisocial children's book writer and a selfless psych ward caretaker when they cross paths.
22. The Penthouse: War in Life (2020–2021)
70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The story of a woman who strives to achieve her goal of entering high society by becoming the "queen" in the 100th floor penthouse in Gangnam, the pinnacle of success in her eyes.
23. Sweet Home (2020– )
TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Hyun, a loner high school student who lost his entire family in a terrible accident, is forced to leave his home and has to face a new reality where monsters are trying to wipe out all of humanity. Now he must fight against all odds to try and race against the clock to save what is left of the human race before it's too late.
25. The Call (2020)
TV-MA | 112 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Two people live in different times. Seo-Yeon lives in the present and Young-Sook lives in the past. One phone call connects the two, and their lives are changed irrevocably.
26. Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula (2020)
Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A zombie virus has in the last 4 years spread to all South Korea. 4 Koreans in Hong Kong sail through the blockade to Incheon for USD20,000,000 on a truck.
27. Forgotten (2017)
TV-MA | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller
When his abducted brother returns seemingly a different man with no memory of the past 19 days, Jin-seok chases after the truth behind the kidnapping.
28. #Alive (2020)
TV-MA | 98 min | Action, Drama, Horror
The rapid spread of an unknown infection has left an entire city in ungovernable chaos, but one survivor remains alive in isolation. It is his story.
29. Space Sweepers (2021)
TV-MA | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Set in the year 2092 and follows the crew of a space junk collector ship called The Victory. When they discover a humanoid robot named Dorothy that's known to be a weapon of mass destruction, they get involved in a risky business deal.
32. Lovers of the Red Sky (2021– )
70 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
Set during the Joseon era, Hong Chun Gi is a female painter with genius like painting talent. She is picked as the first female painter of the Dohwaseo. For her, painting is everything. One day, she meets Ha Ram.
33. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In his quest for a bride to break his immortal curse, Dokkaebi, a 939-year-old guardian of souls, meets a grim reaper and a sprightly student with a tragic past.
34. True Beauty (2020–2021)
TV-Y | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being bullied and discriminated because of her ugly looks, a high school girl transforms herself into a gorgeous "goddess" and quickly rises to fame after mastering the art of makeup via online tutorial videos.
37. Escape from Mogadishu (2021)
TV-14 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In 1991 war-torn Somalia the personnel and the families of both the South Korean and the North Korean embassies have the same goal: to escape from Mogadishu.
39. Lady Vengeance (2005)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After being wrongfully imprisoned for thirteen years and having her child taken away from her, a woman seeks revenge through increasingly brutal means.
Votes: 75,288 | Gross: $0.21M
40. A Taxi Driver (2017)
Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Drama, History
A widowed father and taxi driver who drives a German reporter from Seoul to Gwangju to cover the 1980 uprising, soon finds himself regretting his decision after being caught in the violence around him.
Votes: 19,877 | Gross: $1.53M
47. Arthdal Chronicles (2019– )
80 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Arthdal Chronicles depicts the birth of civilization and nations in ancient times. It is a story of mythical heroes, their struggle, unity and love of people living in a virtual land called Arth.