Most of us now know the famous south Korean movie Parasite. If you haven’t watched it, it is available on Amazon Prime. This movie has opened the gates for many Korean movies in India. People are watching a lot of Korean movies these days. Korean movies have become a trend all over the world and especially among Indian youngsters. So, to make your search shorter, we have made a list of 7 Best Korean Movies on Netflix for you.
7 Best Korean Movies on Netflix
The Drug King is one of the Best Korean Movies on Netflix. It is a crime drama film starring Song Kang-ho, one of the leading actors of “Parasite”. The true-life story of a famous South Korean drug trafficker who in the 1970s gradually went from being a small smuggler of diamonds, jewelry, and other products from South Korea to Japan to being a drug smuggler, who grows to become the biggest drug trafficker of South Korea. The film portrays Lee Doo-sam’s rise from his difficult life as a family guy in a very poor neighborhood in the city of Busan to the pinnacle of power and wealth, associating with the Japanese mafia, the Yakuza, and as with his fortune is able to buy the support of important politicians from the authoritarian South Korean government of that time. His fall and his descent into hell are also portrayed in a good crime drama with certain elements of black comedy.
2. Flu (2013)
Flu (2013) is one of the best Korean movies on Netflix. A disaster movie starring Jang Hyuk and Soo Ae. When a group of migrant smugglers group of illegal immigrants from China into South Korea, they unknowingly introduce an infected person with a deadly and unknown virus and this causes a terrible and rapid epidemic that begins to cause many deaths in a few hours, and that forces the government to quarantine a major district of a large city with a population of just under half a million. The military forcibly quarantines civilians in a kind of makeshift concentration camp where the district’s population is relocated. Kang Ji-goo is an Emergency Response Teamrescuer who casually meets Dr. Kim In-hae by rescuing her in a car accident before the epidemic begins, and later also meets her little daughter. The doctor is one of the main medical experts who identify the virus and design the plan to combat it, but when her own daughter is infected, she remains by her side in the quarantine camp. Together the three will have to fight to survive, facing the epidemic and the violence of soldiers and civilians in an increasingly chaotic and apocalyptic situation, and in a race against time to prevent the epidemic from becoming a global pandemic, in a story that it was partially prophetic.
The Negotiation is one of the best Korean movies on Netflix. An action crime thriller film starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin (they who recently starred in the series “Crash Landing on You”). Ha, Chae-Yoon is a crisis negotiator for the Seoul Metropolitan Police. At the beginning of the story, while she negotiates with the kidnappers in a hostage-taking, the untimely intervention of a police assault team ends with the death of the two hostages, including a young woman. Traumatized, she decides to resign from the police but is then summoned urgently by senior officials to collaborate with the South Korean intelligence agency in a case of abduction of South Korean citizens abroad, in Thailand. The leader of the gang responsible for the kidnapping is Min Tae-gu, a South Korean who is a mercenary, and international arms dealer, whose motives are very dark. Ha, Chae-Yoon establishes a very intense, contradictory, and increasingly close communication with him, as the case progressively complicated and she discovers that behind it all there is personal revenge against powerful people, revenge connected with her in a surprising way.
Svaha: The Sixth Finger is one of the best Korean movies on Netflix. A mystery thriller film with supernatural components starring Lee Jung-Jae. Pastor Mark is a Protestant Christian pastor and respected scholar who is dedicated to investigating and exposing suspected cults or religious groups led by tricksters and swindlers who take advantage of the faith of their followers. For this, it has a group of collaborators and good connections with the official leaders of the respected religions. When he started an investigation into a mysterious and disturbing Buddhist cult with strange ideas he will be drawn into the supernatural esoteric world in the darkest way. The cult is also being investigated by police for the connection of some of its members to a series of murders of very young ladies. Meanwhile, on a remote farm, a family has a terrifying creature captive and hidden, who has its blood and Pastor Park discovers through his investigation the connection of the cult with a powerful Buddhist leader who disappeared several years ago and it was said that he had ceased to be a human to become an immortal god. A story that perfectly combines a suspense and crime plot with a dense and thoughtful supernatural story with a certain dreamy atmosphere.
The Villainess is one of the best Korean movies on Netflix. An action film starring Kim Ok-Vin. It is a story inspired by the French movie”La Femme Nikita”. A dangerous female criminal with a tragic past named Sook-hee is arrested by the police after murdering several gang members in a bloody massacre. Later she is drugged and they keep her unconscious while they perform plastic surgery on her. When she wakes up after several days, she discovers that she is in some strange installations and tries to escape, but she is recaptured. Then they tell her that she is in the hands of a secret government organization, an intelligence service, which, and that like they do with other women with criminal talent who are in those installations they intend to train her to make her a murderer in the service of the government, like a sleeper agent hiding in apparently normal life. In order to convince her, they inform her that she is pregnant and that in order to keep her daughter, she must obey the orders they give her. Over time, she becomes the best assassin of the organization while living in society as a theatre actress next to her little daughter, using the false name of Chae Yeon-soo. Eventually, she falls in love with her neighbor, Jung Hyun-soo, without suspecting that he is a secret agent assigned to monitor and control her, who works for the same organization as her, although he also falls in love with her. They both marry and form a family with their daughter, but the woman’s past returns after a failed mission, and what she loves most will be in danger, without knowing who she can trust.
Rampant is one of the best Korean movies on Netflix. A period action zombie film also starring Hyun Bin. Set in the 17th century, the story begins when a conspiracy to start a rebellion is discovered in the Kingdom of Joseon. The crown prince confesses that he is the leader of the conspiracy, which is not directed against his father, the elderly King, but against his ministers, especially against A story that is quite similar to the popular Korean series “Kingdom”.
A disaster thriller film starring Kim Sang-Kyung and Son Ye-jin. Lee Dae-ho is a single father who works as a manager in a 120 story luxurious landmark building complex called Tower Sky while trying to balance his work with raising his little daughter. He is secretly in love with a restaurant female manager located in the building complex, named Seo Yoon-hee. When the owner of the building complex throws a spectacular Christmas party for tenants and VIP guests, it all turns into a disaster when two helicopters participating in a performance for the party guests crash into the complex due to strong winds, and a catastrophic fire begins. The catastrophe is compounded by the building has faulty water sprinklers due to frozen pipes. Lee Dae-ho, his daughter, the woman he is in love with, and a large group of tenants, party guests, and firefighters who came to their aid must fight during a terrible night to survive the terrifying fire, but not all of them they get to see the sunrise. While the authorities outside the building make difficult decisions to control the emergency situation.