17 Romantic Korean Movies That’ll Make You Fall In Love
1. Two Faces Of My Girlfriend (2007)
This movie tells the story of a kind-hearted man and his girlfriend. She suffers from a rare condition that results in split personalities.
2. My Sassy Girl (2001)
My Sassy Girl is perhaps the most famous Korean rom-com of all time; viewers are as in love with it now as they were seventeen years ago! Cha Tae Hyun plays a college student who gets entangled with a wild and impulsive woman, Jun Ji-hyun, whose only mission in life seems to be to humiliate him!
3. My Little Bride (2004)
This adorable movie turned Moon Geun Young one of Korea’s most treasured little sisters. It tells the story of a young high school girl who is forced to get married, due to a pact her grandfather made with her betrothed’s grandfather during the Korean War. Things become even more complicated when her high school crush gets involved!
4. Windstruck (2004)
This romantic comedy, starring Jun Ji-hyun, tells the story of a female police officer who arrests a man she mistakes for a purse snatcher. The two fall in love, the kind of love that even death cannot part. Windfall is considered an unofficial prequel to My Sassy Girl since it features the same lead actress and setting as My Sassy Girl and is loosely connected to its plot.
5. More Than Blue (2009)
The Korean title for this movie literally translates to “A Sad Story Than Sadness”, which is fitting because it’s one of the saddest, most beautiful love stories ever told in Korean film. The main character, K, falls in love with a girl, Cream, but keeps his love a secret since he is dying from cancer. Before he dies, he decides to try to find Cream’s soulmate for her, so that she will not be alone.
6. Cyrano Agency (2010)
Like the great Cyrano de Bergerac, this movie is a modern twist on the French romantic play. The romantic comedy tells the story of an agency of people who help others achieve love!
7. The Classic (2003)
The film, like its name suggests, is an all-time classic. It is about a college student (Son Ye-jin) who finds a diary detailing a long-ago love triangle involving her mother, her future father, and her father’s best friend (Jo Seung-woo).
8. Architecture 101 (2012)
This romantic film stars Uhm Tae Woong, Han Ga In, Lee Je Hoon, and Bae Suzy and will make you remember what it felt like to first fall in love. In this film, two students meet in an introductory architecture class, fall in love, then meet again fifteen years later. Han Ga In’s character tracks Uhm Tae Woong’s down to ask him to help her build her dream home.
9. A Moment To Remember (2004)
Considered one of the best Korean romantic films of all time, the story deals with a lead female character who suffers from a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease. Get ready to cry!
10. The Beauty Inside (2015)
This romantic film shows that love knows no age, gender, or nationality. Han Hyo Joo plays a furniture saleswoman who falls for a man, played by Kim Dae Myung, who wakes up in a different body every day. It’s a remake of the American 2012 film of the same name.
11. Werewolf Boy (2012)
Paranormal romance lovers will fall in love with this bitter-sweet romance between a girl, played by Park Bo Young, and a feral boy, played by Song Joong Ki.
12. Mood of the Day (2015)
If you’re a sucker for playboys, chance encounters, and opposites-attract romances, this is the movie for you! Moon Chae Won and Yoo Yeon Seok co-star in this romantic movie about two strangers who meet on a train. Yoo Yeon Seok’s character is a total womanizer, who makes it his mission to woo Moon Chae Won’s much more conservative character.
13. Always (2011)
This mushy Han Hyo Joo movie will definitely tug at your heartstrings! She plays a blind woman who falls in love with So Ji Sub‘s character, a former boxer who is haunted by his own issues.
14. Love Forecast (2015)
Lee Seung Gi and Moon Chae Won team up in this warm and funny rom-com about a hopelessly romantic man who always gets dumped and a tough-as-nails weather forecaster. Their love story is as unpredictable as the weather!
15. My Girlfriend Is An Agent (2009)
If you love romantic partner-in-crime comedies like Mr. & Mrs. Smith, you’ll fall for My Girlfriend Is An Agent. Kim Ha Neul plays a veteran secret agent who is dating a rookie international agent, played by Kang Ji Hwan. Like the leads from Mr & Mrs. Smith, the couple fell in love without knowing each other’s secret identity. Things get crazy when all the lies and secrets between them start to build up during their high-stakes mission.
16. Life Risking Romance (2016)
This 2016 Korean-Chinese film stars Ha Ji Won, Chun Jung Myung, and Chen Bolin and is perfect for the couple who loves a good murder mystery. In it, a mystery writer pursues a serial killer with the help of a detective who also happens to be an old friend. Things get complicated when the two come across Jason, a sexy and mysterious man with powerful deductive skills.
17. On Your Wedding Day (2018)
Starring Park Bo Young and Kim Young Kwang, the movie tells the story of a 10 year love and friendship between two people, starting as teenagers as they move towards becoming adults. Things get interesting when Kim Young Kwang receives a wedding invitation from Park Bo Young, as they reminisce about their time together in the past.