Article: Top 10 Korean Movies And Series With Double Roles

For an actor to act, dual character requires a different level of acting skills and sometimes the actor playing twin roles fails to impact the audience while sometimes the actor ace the role of twins. There are several Korean movies and series which have the characters of twins or dual characters played by a single actor. In this list, we have included ten such South Korean films and television series which have twin roles or maybe dual characters played by the same actor. Keep on reading to know how many films or television series you have already seen mentioned in this list.

1. Masquerade

Masquerade is a South Korean periodical film that got released in 2012. Actor Lee Byung-hun plays the dual character of the King and his look-alike with a contrasting personality. This film was a huge success upon its release and Lee Byung-hun's portrayal of two different characters was widely appreciated.


2. Train

Train is a South Korean drama that aired in 2020. Train involves the plotline of a parallel Universe. Here the lead actor, Yoon Shi-yoon who plays a dual character who exists in both parallel universes. In this drama, the Korean actor Yoon Shi-yoon was praised for his brilliant acting and was able to create a difference in both the character he played.


3. Arthdal Chronicles

Arthdal Chronicles is an ancient period fantasy drama, the era is set during the bronze age in a mythical land. Arthdal Chronicles stars some of the biggest South Korean actors such as Kim Ok-vin, Song Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun, and Kim Ji-won in the lead roles. In this drama, Song Joong-ki plays twin roles namely Eun-seom and Saya.


4. Are You Human?

Are You Human? is a Korean science fiction television series that aired in  2018. This Korean drama has Seo Kang-joon playing dual roles, one of a robot named, Nam Shin III and the other of a heir who is in a coma named, Nam Shin. This series is also available on Netflix for the international audience to enjoy.


5. Who Are You: School 2015

Who Are You: School 2015 is of a high school teen mystery genre. This drama is the 6th instalment of the School series. In this drama, Kim So-hyun plays the role of twin sisters. This teen drama had Kim So-hyun's act in a twin role character named, Go Eun-byul and Lee Eun-bi, her acting was widely appreciated.


6. The Penthouse: War In Life

The Penthouse: War in Life is a suspense thriller drama that became quite popular in South Korea and across the globe while it aired. This drama has three seasons. In this drama one of the lead actors, Lee Ji-ah played two characters, Shim Su-ryeon and Na Ae-kyo.


7. The Crowned Clown

The Crowned Clown is the remake of the South Korean film, Masquerade. This Korean drama had the former child actor and now leading actor, Yeo Jin-goo Play the dual role of both the King and his look-alike clown. The Crowned Clown got released in 2019.


8. The King: Eternal Monarch

The King: Eternal Monarch is a fantasy romantic action drama, the plot revolves around the multiverse. In this drama, various actors played dual characters because of the genre of the multiverse, but for now, we will just mention one name. Woo Do Hwan played the dual character of a bodyguard of the king in one universe and a civil servant in the other. His acting was too good and the difference in character was beautifully portrayed.


9. Your Honor

Your Honor is a South Korean television series that aired in 2018. In this legal drama, Yoon Shi-yoon plays the dual character of Han Kang-ho and Han Soo-ho. Yoon Shi-yoon played the dual character in his career for the first time in this drama, Your Honor. Later Yoon Shi-yoon played a dual role in another of his drama which we have already mentioned in this article.


10. Defendant

Defendant is a legal thriller South Korean drama that aired in 2017. In this drama Um Ki-joon plays the twin brothers character, Cha Sun-ho and Cha Min-ho. The difference of personality in both the characters was very wide and Um Ki-joon successfully showed the different characters.