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Best Korean Movies On Netflix That You Need To See

By Anubha Das

Updated - Dec. 18, 2018 bookmark icon 6 min read

If you have a Netflix subscription, here's our list of the  Best Korean Movies on Netflix. From thriller movies to romantic movies they are the best Korean Movies You should put on your bucket list.

*Disclaimer: The movies listed in the blog are available on Netflix on a temporary basis.


1. The Wailing 

Director: Hong-jin Na

Star Casts:  Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang, Do-won Kwak 


One of the darkest, intriguing and superb Korean horror films is The Wailing. We highly recommend this best thing to watch on Netflix to anyone who wants to watch the best Korean horror movies on Netflix. The Wailing has a deep narrative that would keep you on your toes. It is mind-blowing from start to finish, the best part about it is that it starts really slow but after a couple minutes the story eventually opens and all of build up and excitement of what is going on and who's the killer and what's going to happen next would run to your minds watching this horror Korean

IMDb Ranking: 7.4/10


2. Train to Busan 

Director: Sang-ho Yeon

Star Casts: Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jung, Dong-seok Ma

Train to Busan is one of the best Korean movies on Netflix which has the perfect pacing. The pacing of this Zombie movie isn't slow now is it fast, it is just right and appropriate to make a movie intriguing. The moments of suspense and danger will appeal to fans of zombie movies, though these elements do not overshadow nor are they overshadowed by the touchy moments that is the sub-plot; the jerk of a dad who must now be the shield for his daughter on and off the train. Watch this internationally recognized Korean movie on Netflix right away. best-korean-movies-netflix-india-train-to-busan-image

IMDb Ranking: 7.5/10


3. Forgotten

Director: Hang-jun Zhang

Star Casts:  Ha-Neul Kang, Mu-Yeol Kim, Seong-kun Mun

Spare some time and enjoy this best Korean movie on Netflix that would make you sit at the edge of your seat. Compelling performances as usual from Kang Ha Neul and Kim Moo Yeul. If this Korean movie doesn't make you bawl your eyes out from the complex emotions of familial love and revenge, nothing else will. Watch it right away and be ready to be thrilled by the end of the

IMDb Ranking: 7.3/10


4. Oldboy

Director:  Chan-wook Park

Star Casts: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang 

This best Korean movie on Netflix is the perfect example of a neo-noir mystery suspense thriller movies. The best part of Oldboy is the ending where the viewer's perception defines the protagonist's mental state at that moment. You would have to watch this best thing on Netlfix twice to get ongrip of how good it is. best-korean-movies-netflix-india-oldboy-image

IMDb Ranking: 8.4/10


5. Sea Fog 

Director: Sung-bo Shim

Star Casts:  Yoon-Seok Kim, Yoo-chun Park, Ye-ri Han 

Sea Fog revolves around the plot where a crew of fishers is hired to illegally transfer people from China to Korea. The story changes for better when the crew faces fog on their return trip and everything turns into a nightmare. With brilliant acting and amazing cinematography this is surely one of the best Korean movies on Netflix that would flip your mind with the amazing thrilling

IMDb Ranking: 6.9/10


6. Inside Men

Director:  Min-ho Woo

Star Casts:  Byung-Hun Lee, Seung-woo Cho, Yun-shik Baek

This twisty Korean movie is basically a revenge story. With a lot of double crosses and plot twists, this best Korean movie in Netflix features unconventional leads of a newspaperman becoming a political leader. The plot always stays one step ahead of its audience keeping them on the edge of the seat. best-korean-movies-netflix-india-inside-man-image

IMDb Ranking: 7.0/20


7. The Age Of Shadows

Director:  Jee-woon Kim

Star Casts:  Byung-Hun Lee, Kang-ho Song, Yoo Gong

Dealing with true characterization, The Age of Shadows (Best Korean Movie On Netflix) is an ultra stylish Korean action movie. One of the most stunning pieces of this movie is the action done by Kim Jan-ok in the opening scenes of the movie. The Age of shadows is inspired by true events and the movies take place in 1920 Korea. best-korean-movies-netflix-india-the-age-of-shadows-image

IMDb Ranking: 7.1/10


8. Lucid Dream

Director: Kim Joon-Sung

Star Casts: Kyung-gu Sol, Soo Go, Hye-jeong Kang 

Not just having a limited appeal to the audiences Lucid Dream is one of the best Sci-fi Korean movies on Netflix that has been a hit when it came out. You'll see that a lot of things will be going on in the movie and you'll be left amazed by that. The lucid dream plays out in the behavior of the characters, their dialogue, the cinematography, and sound design, the special effects and the narrative arc of the plot where a father tried to find this son through Lucid

IMDb Ranking: 6.1/10


9. Pandora

Director: Jong-woo Park

Star Casts: Do-bin Baek, Seung-Hoon Choi, Bae Gang-Yoo 

The movie in which a plant starts melting down after an earthquake is the perfect depiction of evacuation, struggle, and panic. Watch this best Korean movie on Netflix this weekend and get ready to see to what depth can a person to go save his family from a nuclear

IMDb Ranking: 6.6/10


10. The Beauty Inside 

Director:  Jong-Yeol Baek

Star Casts:  Hyo-Joo Han, Seo-Joon Park, Juri Ueno

A unique love story with a deeper meaning, The Beauty Inside is definitely one of the best Korean movies on Netflix. This movie is a great and wonderful effort of showing love in different ways.  The cinematography is really amazing and you'll love this romantic flick in which a woman falls in love with the man whose body changes

IMDb Ranking: 7.


So, gear up for these best Korean movies on Netflix India and have an amazing binge-watching time with these amazing movies. Tell us about your favourite one in the comments below.


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Q: What are some good Indian movies on Netflix?

A: There are many movies on Netflix which are good cinema like Masaan, Manorama Six feet under, Pink, Shahid, Special 26 and so on. To know more read Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix You Can't Afford To Miss Out.


Q: Which are the best Rom-Coms on Netflix?

A: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Sleeping With Other People, To All the Boys I've Loved Before & 17 Again.


Q: What is Netflix and how does it work?

A: Netflix is an online platform/website which screens the top-notch series of movies, documentaries and tv shows based on monthly subscription packs.