If you’ve ever watched a Korean drama, be it a series or a film, you know what it’s like to experience a dozen different kinds of emotions in just a few hours. Things begin slow, then after the climax tears your spirit apart, then, at that point, the ending leaves you sobbing from satisfaction or deep in despair over a lack of sequel. Regardless of the genre, Korean entertainment just keeps you glued to your screen. Have a look at the best Korean romantic movies to stream now.
1. More Than Blue
This 2009 South Korean film is about two orphans, Kang Chul-gyu (“K”) and Eun-won (“Cream”), who meet in high school. The two quickly form a bond, but since Kang Chul-gyu has terminal cancer, which he keeps a secret from Cream, he encourages her to wed somebody kind and healthy. In the end, Cream falls in love with another man, yet simply because she wants to appease K…and viewers find that she has had known about his cancer from the start.
2. My Sassy Girl
This 2001 film is one of South Korea’s highest-grossing comedies of all time; its success and global reception has been compared to that of Titanic. The story explores the bond between Gyeon-charm and a girl who is never named. Gyeon- first encounter with “the girl” is the point at which he rescues her from falling off the edge of a train platform. The two fall in love for one another, in any case separate — so they write love letters to one another and stick them in a time capsule, to read two years down the line.
3. The Classic
This 2003 melodrama was helmed by Kwak Jae-yong of My Sassy Girl and stars Crash Landing on You’s Son Ye-jin. The movie begins with present-day Ji-hye (Son Ye-jin) finding a box of old letters and a journal that detail the narrative of her mom’s life. As she reads the letters, we’re brought into her mom’s life through flashbacks, which are intertwined with Ji-hye’s own love story. This film explores the relationships of the two ladies (Son Ye-jin plays the girl and mother) pair.
4. The Beauty Inside
Just after he turns 18, Woo-jin, fires starts waking up every day as a different person. One day he’s an elderly person, the next he’s a lady, a child, even a foreigner. A couple of individuals know about Woo-jin’s strange condition, and he’s able to hide it from the world since he works behind the scenes as a furniture maker. Then, obviously, enters Yi-soo, who works at a furniture store. The two leaves have a relationship that is loaded up with twists and turns.
A street magician, Jo-goo, falls in love with a girl, Yeo-ri, who can see ghosts because she survived a car accident in high school. Yeo-ri in addition to the fact that can see dead people, however, can is haunted by one of her best friends, Joo-hee, from the accident. His presence makes her to live a very lonely life. After finding her secret, Jo-goo sets to assist her to find love and happiness, not realizing that the two will eventually fall for each other.