It is said that South Korean Cinema has a balance between contemporary mainstream commercial films and the art films shaping world cinema. Where there are movies like Parasite, Handmaiden, Minari, etc that are a masterpiece, there are beautiful movies like Be With You, Alway that'll make you swoon for the romantic couple on screen. Romance is a genre that can be mixed with any genre and make a new entertaining blend out of it. That's why we bring you some of the best Korean romance films across OTT platforms that you can enjoy watching from your couch.
Always is a 2011 movie Starring So Ji Sub and Han Hyo Joo. The story, though very popular, has had remakes in many films across Japan and India. Chul Min is a former boxer who is working as a parking lot attendant. The boxer falls in love with a woman who is blind but always warms everyone's heart with her sweet smile and kind attitude.
2. Be With You
Starring Son Ye Jin & So Ji Sub, the movie revolves around a woman who promises her family to return on a rainy day after one year before her death. The woman, though by a miracle, reappears but has no memory of her past. The movie is available on Netflix and Viu.
3. A Werewolf Boy
A Werewolf Boy is a fantasy romance film starring Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young. The movie is one of the highest-grossing movies in South Korea of all time. Song Joong Ki plays the role of a werewolf boy who was adopted by the Kim family. Park Bo Young, the daughter of Kim, makes the boy learn how to act like a normal human. The film is available on Viu and iQiYi.
Spellbound is a story of a magician played by Lee Min-Ki who's afraid of ghosts and falls for a weird woman who starts working with him, the woman can see ghosts and the character is played by Son Ye Jin. The man then tries to fight his long-term fear for the love of his life. The movie is available on Viki Rakuten.
5. My New Sassy Girl
My New Sassy Girl is a 2016 movie starring Choi Tae Hyun and Victoria Song. The movie is available on Netflix to watch. A girl that the lead character Gyun Woo loves becomes a Buddhist nun and disappears. But suddenly his childhood love from elementary school days returns from China just to marry him.
6. The Princess And The Matchmaker
The Princess And The Matchmaker is a 2018 movie starring Lee Seung Gi and Shim Eun Kyung. The romantic comedy revolves around the story of a Princess Song for whom a Fortune Teller is commissioned to find a correct match. The Princess runs away from the palace to find her best match herself. Lee Seung Gi helps her through the difficulties she faces in her journey. The movie is available on multiple OTT platforms.
7. Tune In For Love
Tune In For Love is a 2019 Movie starring Jung Hae In and Kim Go Eun. The movie is based in the 1990s when Mi Soo and Hyun Woo met at a bakery and fell for each other while exchanging stories over a radio broadcast. The couple gets separated over time but life gives them a second chance. The movie is available on Netflix.
8. Once In A Summer
Once In A Summer is a movie starring Park Soo Ae and Lee Byung Hun. The story of an assistant PD who convinces her professor to appear on a television show. The professor finds an important person from his past on the show. The story travels back to fifty years before when the professor had met his first love in a difficult time.
9. II Mare
II Mare is a 2000 movie starring Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Jung Jae. The movie is based on a story of a girl who is settled in the year 1999 and receives mail from a guy living in the year 1997. The love story runs parallel in time separated by a span of 2 years. The movie is available on Viu, iQiYi.
10. The Servant
The Servant is a 2010 historical drama starring Kim Joo Hyuk, Ryu Seung Bum, and Cho Yeo Jeong. A low-grade servant falls in love with a woman who is also liked by his master. The love triangle is based on a Korean tale of Chunhyang. The woman longs to improve her station in life. The movie is available on Netflix.