Top Korean Drama List

by kfeng | created - 29 Jan 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

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1. Yong Pal (2015)

60 min | Drama, Romance

Kim Tae-hyun is a talented surgeon. Desperate for money to pay for his sister's medical bills, he adopts the code name Yong-pal and offers his medical skills to those in need of medical ... See full summary »

Stars: Joo Won, Tae-hee Kim, Hyeon-jae Jo, Jeong-an Chae

Votes: 510

2. Goodbye Mr. Black (2016)

Drama, Thriller

When a skilled Navy SEAL demolitions officer is framed as a traitor, he uses a fake marriage to assume a new identity and seek revenge.

Stars: Jin-wook Lee, Chae-won Moon, Kang-woo Kim, In-yeong Yu

Votes: 147

3. The K2 (2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Kim Je Ha is former solider for hire. He is also called K2. He is hired as a bodyguard by Choi Yoo Jin. Choi Yoo Jin is the wife of Jang Se Joon, who is running for president. Meanwhile, Go... See full summary »

Stars: Chang-Wook Ji, Yun-ah Song, Yoon-ah Im, Sung-ha Jo

Votes: 2,214

4. Descendants of the Sun (2016–2017)

60 min | Fantasy, Romance

A love story develops between Captain Yoo Shi Jin, from South Korean Special Forces and Doctor Kang Mo Yeon, who works as a Surgeon at Haesung Hospital in Seoul. They will find themselves ... See full summary »

Stars: Joong-Ki Song, Hye-Kyo Song, Goo Jin, Ji-won Kim

Votes: 6,323

5. Signal (2016– )

80 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Detectives from the present and a detective from the past communicate via walkie-talkie to solve a long-time unsolved case.

Stars: Lee Jehoon, Hye-su Kim, Jin-woong Cho, Hyun-Sung Jang

Votes: 2,415

6. Healer (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

An old murder incident involving a group who ran an illegal broadcasting station brings together different people - a mysterious errand guy "Healer" who possesses disguise and fighting ... See full summary »

Stars: Chang-Wook Ji, Min-Young Park, Tae-mi, Ji-won Do

Votes: 4,267

7. The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012)

TV-Y | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mi-seon Jeon, Mi-kyeong Yang, Eung-soo Kim, Eun-pyo Jeong

Votes: 1,442

8. City Hunter (2011– )

TV-Y | 60 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

Lee Yun-seong was trained by his father's best friend in order to get revenge on the government for killing everyone in his father's unit.

Stars: Min-Ho Lee, Min-Young Park, Sang-Jung Kim, Ho-jin Chun

Votes: 4,212

9. Liar Game (2014)

Mystery

Kind Nam Da Jung gets selected to participate in 'Liar Game', a reality show that gives its contestants money they have to cheat each other out of. To succeed, she seeks help from Cha Woo Jin, a convicted swindler and living lie detector.

Stars: Su-yeon Cha, Jin-ho Choi, Hyo-Seob Eom, Jae-yoon Jo

Votes: 381

10. You're All Surrounded (2014– )

58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

P4: are the new recruits in the violent crimes unit at Gangnam Police Station. The journey of four young cops as they fumble, learn, fall in love and find their way to becoming people the citizens can trust.

Stars: Jae-Hyun Ahn, Seung-Won Cha, Ara Go, Seung-gi Lee

Votes: 704

11. Doctor Stranger (2014– )

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Romance

As a child, Park Hoon (Lee Jong-suk) and his father were kidnapped by North Korea. In North Korea, Park Hoon was trained to become a doctor by his father who was already a famous doctor. ... See full summary »

Stars: Jong-Suk Lee, Se-Yeon Jin, Ho-jin Chun, In-gi Jeong

Votes: 1,324

12. The Great Jang-Geum (2003–2004)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

A series based on a real person in Korean history, Suh, Jang-geum.

Stars: Yeong-ae Lee, Hyeon-shik Lim, Jin-hee Ji, So-yi Kim

Votes: 2,776

13. Goblin (2016–2017)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Dokkaebi (Gong Yoo) needs a human bride to end his immortal life. Meanwhile, the Angel of Death has amnesia. Somehow these two meet and live together. They see off those who have passed away and are now leaving this world.

Stars: Yoo Gong, Go-eun Kim, Dong-Wook Lee, In-Na Yoo

Votes: 7,552

14. Defendant (2017)

70 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Park Jeong Woo is a prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office. One day, he wakes up and finds himself a convict on death row. Suffering from temporary amnesia, Jeong Woo has ... See full summary »

Stars: Seong Ji, Ki-joon Uhm, Jae-yoon Jo, Seung-hun Kim

Votes: 701

15. Monster (2016)

TV-14 | Drama

The story of a man who fights against greed, and experiences every hardship and adversity known to man in order to make something of himself and find love.

Stars: Ji-Hwan Kang, Yu-ri Sung, Gi-woong Park, Claudia Kim

Votes: 59

16. Black (2017)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A man possessed by death. A woman who can see death. The earthly and the afterworld collide dangerously.

Stars: Seung-heon Song, Ara Go, El Lee, Jae-yoon Jo

Votes: 2,055

17. Vampire Detective (2016– )

Crime, Fantasy

Yoon San (Lee Joon) a private detective suddenly becomes a vampire. He tries to solve various cases while also trying to uncover the mystery surrounding himself.

Stars: Joon Lee, Jeong-se Oh, Se-yeong Lee, Bok-rae Jo

Votes: 146

18. Moorim School (2016)

Action, Drama

Moorim School isn't focused on high academic scores. The school teaches students virtues including honesty, faith, sacrifice and communication. The teachers and students at the school come from different countries with their own stories.

Stars: Eu-Gene Jeong, Beom-su Lee, Hong-bin Lee, Hyun-Woo Lee

Votes: 398

19. Something About 1% (2016)

Comedy, Romance

A kind school teacher suddenly becomes heir to a large company on the condition she marries the owner's grandson. As she is interested in neither, they make a deal that if they manage to date for a full six months, he will inherit instead.

Stars: Seok-jin Ha, So-min Jeon, Hae-In Lee, Do-Yoon Im

Votes: 578

20. You Who Came from the Stars (2013–2014)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Do Min-Joon, an alien that came to our planet 400 years ago, will be able to return to his planet in 3 months, but when he meets famous actress Chun Song-Yi, all the centuries he spent distancing himself from humans come to an end.

Stars: Ji-Hyun Jun, Soo-hyun Kim, Hae-Jin Park, In-Na Yoo

Votes: 6,659

21. Stranger (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A prosecutor without empathy and a bold female police are taking a murder case involving unrestrained political corruption.

Stars: Seung-woo Cho, Doona Bae, Jae-woong Choi, Joon-hyuk Lee

Votes: 3,038

22. Dalui Yeonin - Bobogyungsim Ryeo (2016)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

Korean melodramatic adaptation of Chinese drama Startling by Each Step (2011)

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Ji-eun Lee, Ha-Neul Kang, Jong-Hyun Hong

Votes: 3,574

23. Faith (2012)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

When the queen-to-be of medieval Korea is badly wounded, Captain Choi Young uses a wormhole to "heaven," which is actually 21st-century South Korea, to bring back the spoiled Dr. Yoo Eun-Soo who becomes a pawn in a game of human chess.

Stars: Hee-seon Kim, Min-Ho Lee, Se-young Park, Deok-Hwan Ryu

Votes: 1,762

24. Bridal Mask (2012)

60 min | Action, History, Romance

Based on the hit manhwa series of the same name, Bridal Mask brings viewers to 1930s Korea during the height of Japanese imperialism. Lee Kang To (Joo Won of Baker King Kim Tak Goo) is an ... See full summary »

Stars: Joo Won, Gi-woong Park, Se-Yeon Jin, Gook-hwan Jeon

Votes: 502

25. Tunnel (2017– )

60 min | Fantasy, Thriller

The story of a detective who traverses past and present in the hopes of saving his daughter. He goes from walking along the ridges of rice paddies for clues in 1986, straight into 2016. Wherever he goes, he causes trouble.

Stars: Choi Jin-Hyuk, Hie-bong Jo, Hyun-min Yoon, Ki-Young Kang

Votes: 893

26. Running Man (2010– )

TV-14 | 80 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

A variety show in which cast members will go to a South Korean landmark and play games there. There are several games to be played within the landmark and at least one of them has to do ... See full summary »

Stars: Jae-Suk Yoo, Jong-Kook Kim, Haha, Kwang-Soo Lee

Votes: 2,358

27. Circle (2017)

60 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

A Sci-Fi-Mystery drama - episodes contain two shorter stories, the first half is set in 2017 called "Beta Project," and the second half in 2037 called "Grand New World." Aliens arrive on ... See full summary »

Stars: In-sun Jung, Kang-woo Kim, Sang-jin Han, Yooyoung

Votes: 290

28. A Korean Odyssey (2017– )

75 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

In 2017, Son Oh Gong and Ma Wang are in conflict with each other and they look for a true light in a dark world where evils exists everywhere.

Stars: Seung-gi Lee, Seung-Won Cha, Yeon-Seo Oh, Hong-ki Lee

Votes: 2,346

29. Bad Guys (2014– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime

A group of criminals are brought together by the law to assist in stopping crime.

Stars: Sang-Jung Kim, Dong-seok Ma, Hae-Jin Park, Dong-Hyuk Cho

Votes: 953

30. Man to Man (2017)

80 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A secret agent works under cover as a bodyguard and is forced to deal with both national security missions as well as a temperamental superstar.

Stars: Hae-Jin Park, Sung-woong Park, Min-Jung Kim, Jason Nelson

Votes: 737

31. Last (2015)

Not Rated | Crime, Thriller

Jang Taeho, a finance genius, fails in a financial scheme, leaving him with nothing. Pursued by those who lost millions in the failed scheme, Taeho is forced to hide in the underworld. At ... See full summary »

Stars: Yoon Kyesang, Beom-su Lee, Dong Ha, Ye-ji Seo

Votes: 154

32. The Great Seducer (2018– )

Drama

Kwon Shi Hyun, Choi Soo Ji and Lee Se Joo are a collection of messy ties, all from backgrounds of privilege and wealth. Kwon Shi Hyun and Choi Soo Ji are best friends and she is the current... See full summary »

Stars: Do-Hwan Woo, Ga-young Moon, Min-Jae Kim, Kim Ara

Votes: 558

33. While You Were Sleeping (2017)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

The drama is about a woman, Nam Hong Joo, who can see accidents that take place in the future through her dreams. And a prosecutor, Jung Jae Chan, who struggles to stop the woman's dreams from coming true.

Stars: Suzy Bae, Jong-Suk Lee, Hae-In Jung, Sang-Yeob Lee

Votes: 2,495

35. W: Two Worlds (2016)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

A love story between a couple in their early thirties. It's the story of two people who live in the same era but in different worlds.

Stars: Hyo-joo Han, Jong-Suk Lee, Eu-Gene Jeong, Eui-sung Kim

Votes: 4,601

36. Bad Thief, Good Thief (2017)

75 min | Crime, Drama

The story centers on thieves who strike against people in high power who try to control Korea.

Stars: Shin Eun Jung, Ji Yoo, Kil-kang Ahn, Jong-hwan Choi

Votes: 59

37. Lawless Lawyer (2018– )

60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A "gangster lawyer" who doesn't trust the law and feels free to use his fists. He takes advantage of loopholes in the law and boasts an excellent win rate. Other lawyers may consider the ... See full summary »

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Ye-ji Seo, Hye-yeong Lee, Min-su Choi

Votes: 460

38. Are You Human Too? (2018– )

35 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Nam Shin is a son from a family who runs a large company. After an unexpected accident, he falls into a coma. His mother Oh Ro Ra is an authority on brain science and artificial ... See full summary »

Stars: Kang-Joon Seo, Seung-Yeon Gong, Sung-Ryung Kim, Joon-hyuk Lee

Votes: 1,031

39. What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

A romance between perfect but narcissistic second generation heir and his capable assistant.

Stars: Min-Young Park, Seo-joon Park, Tae-Hwan Lee, Byeong-ok Kim

Votes: 3,029

40. Oh My Ghost (2015)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Timid Na Bong Sun gets possessed by the ghost of a confident young woman who seeks to solve her one unfinished business by hooking up with Bong Sun's boss, famous chef Kang Sun Woo.

Stars: Bo-Young Park, Jung-suk Jo, Ju-hwan Lim, Seul-gi Kim

Votes: 2,557

41. My Secret Terrius (2018– )

35 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Go Ae Rin suddenly loses her husband. A mysterious man, Kim Bon, lives next door. Kim Bon is a legendary NIS agent. He helps Ae Rin uncover a conspiracy, which husband became involved with.

Stars: Jasper Cho, Ji-Hyun Park, Ji-seob So, In-sun Jung

Votes: 525

42. Suspicious Partner (2017)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Eun Bong Hee is a prosecutor trainee who unfortunately becomes a murder suspect. Noh Ji Wook who is a prosecutor tries to help Eun Bong Hee but loses his job in the process. After the ... See full summary »

Stars: Chang-Wook Ji, Ji-Hyun Nam, Tae-Joon Choi, Nara

Votes: 1,854

43. Kill It (2019– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Will a killer-turned-veterinarian and a detective find a common ground? Kim Soo Hyun is a veterinarian who was once a professional killer. Nobody in the public knows anything about him as a... See full summary »

Stars: No Jeong-ee, Jae-won Lee, Hae-Kyun Jung, Il-Joo Ji

Votes: 284

44. Dr. Prisoner (2019– )

35 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Doctor Prisoner centers around an ace doctor in a university hospital's emergency care center, a skilled professional who treats his patients with full devotion and without discrimination. ... See full summary »

Stars: Byeong-cheol Kim, Min Namkoong, Nara, Choi Wonyoung

Votes: 135

45. Remember: War of the Son (2015–2016)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

A son's innocent father accused of a crime he didn't commit.

Stars: Seung-ho Yoo, Min-Young Park, Si-eon Lee, Min Namkoong

Votes: 598

46. Luck-Key (2016)

112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A hapless loser assumes the identity of an amnesia victim without knowing that he is an assassin.

Director: Kae-Byeok Lee | Stars: Hae-Jin Yoo, Joon Lee, Yun-hie Jo, Ji-yeon Lim

Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $0.46M

47. Hotel Del Luna (2019– )

80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror