New to Korean movies? Here’s a ZEE5 Guide Into The World of K-Drama

Korean films have been catching up quickly amongst the international audience. Here is a list of K drama films to watch if you are a beginner.

Sania Kader

October 28, 2020

Entertainment

7 min

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Korean dramas and films have been gaining attention slowly and steadily amongst audiences around the world. The industry is popular for gripping plotlines which are presented to the audiences in an engaging style. With Parasite’s phenomenal 2020 Oscar win, a huge pack of the audience turned to Korean films, looking for promising content-based films. ZEE5 now offers you a variety of Korean movies that must be watched for its impressive presentation. If you are new to the concept of Korean drama, here is a list of films that will give you befitting kick start.

Here is a look at some of the best Korean films to watch on ZEE5:

  1. A Man and A Woman

A Man and A Woman is a romantic drama film which hit theatres in 2016. The plot of this film revolves around two strangers who meet at a camp in Finland and eventually fall in love in the most authentic manner. The film has been directed by Yoon-ki Lee and is loved by the audience for the raw representation of love and its beauty. A Man and A Woman stars Yoo Gong, Do-yeon Jeon, Mi-so Lee in lead roles. Watch A Man and A Woman on ZEE5 here.

A Man and a Woman
Image source: Stills from A Man and a Woman
  1. A Hard Day

A Hard Day is a thriller film released in 2014. The story of this film revolves around a homicide detective who gets involved in a car accident, killing a man instantly. The film has been directed by Seon-hun Kim and has a huge fan following for its thrilling writing. It stars actors like Sun-kyun Lee, Jin-woong Cho, and Man-sik Jeong in key roles. Watch here.

A Hard Day poster
Image source: A Hard Day poster
  1. Kundo: Age of the Rampant

Kundo: Age of the Rampant is an action film which hit theatres in 2014. It narrates the story of a militia group who oppose nobility. Kundo has been directed by Jong-bin Yoon and stars Jung-woo Ha, Dong-Won Gang, Sung-min Lee in pivotal roles. Kundo: Age of the Rampant is loved by the fans for commendable acting and action sequences. Check it out.

Kundo: Age of the Rampant
Image source: Stills from Kundo: Age of the Rampant
  1. The Face Reader

The Face Reader or Gwansang is a historical drama which came out in 2013. This story is about Nae-kyung, who is a face reader who eventually gets into trouble for his abilities. The film has been directed by Jae-rim Han and stars celebrated artists like Kang-ho Song, Jung-jae Lee, and Yun-shik Baek. Watch The Face Reader on ZEE5.

The Face Reader poster
Image source: The Face Reader poster
  1. Confession of Murder

Confession of Murder was released in 2012 and falls under the thriller genre. The film revolves around character Lee Du-seok’s autobiography where he confesses about his notorious murders. The film has been directed by Byung-gil Jung and stars Jae-yeong Jeong in the lead role. Watch the thrilling film, Confession of Murder, on ZEE5 here.

Stills from Confession of Murder
Image source: Stills from Confession of Murder
  1. Rough Cut

Rough Cut is another action movie that must be watched for its exceptional execution. The film has been directed by Hun Jang and tells the story of a gangster to aspires to become an actor. It stars Ji-seob So, Soo-Hyun Hong, and Hie-jin Jang in significant roles, making it a power-packed film. Watch Rough Cut on ZEE5 here.

Rough Cut poster
Image source: Rough Cut poster
  1. For Horowitz

For Horowitz is the story of a 31-year-olds single mother who had huge dreams and goals for herself. This film puts forth the struggle between life and dreams in the most beautiful way possible. It has been directed by Hyeong-jin Kwon and features Hyeon-jeong Ahn, Ah-reum Cha, and Seon-ja Choi in key roles. Watch For Horowitz on ZEE5.

 Still from For Horowitz
Image source: Still from For Horowitz
  1. A Company Man

A Company Man is a 2012 film with an intriguing plot. The story revolves around a hitman who takes heavy decisions in life. The film has been written and directed by Sang-yoon Lim and stars Ji-seob So, Mi-yeon Lee, and Do-won Kwak in lead roles. Watch A Company Man on ZEE5.

A Company Man poster
Image source: A Company Man poster
  1. Possessed

Possessed is a 2009 horror film which has a huge fan-following across the globe. This terrifying flick will surely leave you sleepless with the story of So-jin, who is possessed by a dangerous spirit. It has been directed by Yong-Joo Lee and Lee Yong-ju, while the cast includes Young-nam Jang, Bo-yeon Kim, and Yoo-Jeong Kim. Watch on ZEE5.

Possessed poster
Image source: Possessed poster
  1. Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead

Jo-seon-myeong-tamjeong: Heupyeolgoemaui bimil or Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead is a comedy flick released in 2018. The plot revolves around Detective K and his partner who have unique methods of solving cases. This film is based on a novel by Tak-Hwan Kim and stars Bum Kim, Ji-Won Kim, and Min-ki Lee.

 Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead
Image source: Still from Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead

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