Most Popular "Korean History" Titles
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1. The Great Battle (2018)
Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Drama, History
A historical film about the siege of Ansi Fortress and the epic eighty-eight day battle that Yang Man-chun and his Goguryeo troops fought against 500,000 invading Tang dynasty men to defend it.
Votes: 1,548 | Gross: $0.47M
2. Memories of Murder (2003)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.
Votes: 99,243 | Gross: $0.01M
3. 1987: When the Day Comes (2017)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
In 1987 Korea under an oppressive military regime, the unlawful interrogation and death of a college student ignite ordinary citizens to fight for the truth and bring about justice.
4. A Taxi Driver (2017)
Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Drama, History
A widowed father and taxi driver who drives a German reporter from Seoul to Gwangju to cover the 1980 uprising, soon finds himself regretting his decision after being caught in the violence around him.
Votes: 8,997 | Gross: $1.53M
5. Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite (2016)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Drama, History
A team of spies is sent into Incheon to gain intelligence on North Korean positions ahead of the invasion by UN forces.
Votes: 3,772 | Gross: $1.02M
8. The Admiral (2014)
Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Drama, History
Admiral Yi Sun-sin faces a tough challenge when he is forced to defend his nation with just 13 battleships against 300 Japanese enemy ships in the Battle of Myeongryang.
Votes: 8,766 | Gross: $2.59M
11. The King and the Clown (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, History
Two clowns living in Korea's Chosun Dynasty get arrested for staging a play that satirizes the king. They are dragged to the palace and threatened with execution but are given a chance to save their lives if they can make the king laugh.
14. Empire of Lust (2015)
113 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Set in 1398. Kim Min-Jae (Shin Ha-Kyun) is the supreme commander of the Joseon Dynasty. He falls in love for the first time and for that woman he takes risks. Yi Bang-Won (Jang Hyuk) is the... See full summary »
Votes: 271 | Gross: $0.01M
16. 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.
17. The Face Reader (2013)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History
About Nae-kyung who is able to assess the personality, mental state and habits of a person by looking at his face. Because of his abilities, he gets involved in a power struggle between Prince Sooyang and Kim Jong-Seo.
Votes: 1,733 | Gross: $0.52M
18. Painted Fire (2002)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.
Votes: 2,391 | Gross: $0.06M
19. May 18 (2007)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
The story of events leading up to the 1980 Gwangju massacre in South Korea when thousands of students and protesters were killed by armed troops during an anti-government demonstration.
20. The Great Seer (2012–2013)
Action, History, Romance
The story set in the late Goryeo Dynasty in which a group of Feng Shui advisers to the government authorities help the hero Lee Sung Gye become the first king of the Joseon Dynasty.
22. Jang Yeong-Sil (2016)
Drama series follows the life Jang Yeong Shil: a scientist, technician and inventor during the Joseon period. Jang Yeong Shil was born in the lower class nobi. King Sejong notices his ... See full summary »
23. Immortal Yi Soon-shin (2004– )
60 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Historical drama centered on the famous Korean Admiral Yi Soon-Shin (1545-1598), who saved Korea and China from conquest by Japan in a string of brilliant naval victories. Yi used iron-clad... See full summary »
24. Shadows in the Palace (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Crime, Drama, History
During the Chosun period, a court lady is found dead, hanging by the rafters of the palace. After examining the dead body, place physician Chun-ryung discovers that the dead maid was ... See full summary »
25. Jeong Do-jeon (2014– )
Set between late Goryeo Dynasty and early Joseon Dynasty period. Jung Do-Jeon plans for the new country of "Joseon" and new culture as an influential advisor to King Taejo. Jung Do-Jeon resistance among those that want to keep Goryeo.
26. Hero of the Age
Animation, Short, History
It is the year 645 AD. Carrying the Mandate of Heaven, the Chinese emperor Taizong leads his grand legions to conquer the Korean kingdom of Goguryeo. As the Chinese armies cut a blazing ... See full summary »
27. Wang-Gun the Great (1970)
Biography, Drama, History
General Wang-gun marches on the capitol and overthrows the usurper Ku-jin who had slain the last king of the Shilla Dynasty. Wang-gun becomes king and begins a new era in Korean History--the Koryo Dynasty.