We all love Korean movies. You know movies always considered to be enjoyable as well as an excellent time to pass. There's nothing more solid than a happy ending movie. We never want stories that end in grief. But not every movie that we see has a happy ending. The few most tragic Korean movies are painful enough to make us curl up in a ball and cry for a few hours. We know that the characters on the big screen are made up. But the emotions and heartbreaks after watching these movies are real. Let's check out ten tragic Korean movies that will make you cry at least once.
1. Miracle In Cell No. 7
"Miracle in Cell No. 7" is a movie that will make you sob all day. It is a story about the affection between a mentally ill father and his lovely precious daughter. Lee Young-go, the mentally defective father falsely put into jail for rape and murder. With the help of his criminal friends in jail, he meets his daughter, by smuggling her into the prison.
2. A Moment To Remember
What happens when Alzheimer's disease forces you to forget all your memories. "A Moment To Remember" is a movie with a heart-pounding story. A wealthy woman falls in love with an average guy and eventually gets married to him. But all happy moments start to fade when the guy is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. It changes the life of the loving couple forever.
3. A Werewolf Boy
"A Werewolf Boy" is a movie of an emotional love story that will make you laugh and cry at the same time. Kim Sun-Yi used to stay in the countryside in her teenage days due to her lung illness. There she meets a werewolf boy Cheol-su who thinks that he is just an orphan who acts like a wild beast. The growing affection and happiness between them got a break last forever when the townspeople find Cheol-su dangerous and force them to apart.
"Hope" movie directed by Lee Joon-Ik was based on a true story. It is based on the case of an eight-year-old girl who got beaten and raped in a public toilet by a drunk man. Later the rapist got also arrested the issue becomes the press prominently. Her family hides her from the media. After the young girl gets back to strength will give you hope. The film also reveals the stupidity of the legal system.
5. Salut D'Amour
"Salut D' Amour" is a movie with the perfect combination of romance, drama, and plot twists. Kim Sung-chil and Im Geum Nim, who are in their old age, grow interested in each other. Their neighbors and loved ones are fully supportive of their relationship. But don't get tricked by the sweet beginning of the movie. In the end, they will show the harsh reality of old age health problems and how they affect the whole family.
6. Hearty Paws
"Hearty Paws" is a heartwarming movie released in 2006. It's a story of an 11-year-old brother and his younger sister, abandoned by their mother. On the 6th birthday of the sister he, gifts a puppy as a birthday gift. The little happiness turns into heartbreak when his sister dies, he blames his sister’s death on their dog. Later he finds out his dog is the one true family who will never leave his side.
7. Train To Busan
What happens when a zombie virus breaks out in the country? 2016 released "Train to Busan" got appreciation and acknowledgment from worldwide. Sok-woo is a father who is always busy and has no time for his daughter Soo-Ahn. Both travel from Seoul to Busan on KTX, a fast train, while an apocalypse begins and the passenger’s fights for their lives and their families.
8. Hello Ghost
Don’t be confused with the title of the drama, this is a heart-touching emotional movie, not a scary horror movie. It will make you laugh and sad at a similar time. Sang-man tries to kill himself, but each time he fails. One day when he tries to commit suicide, he can see ghosts. He then decides to help the spirits, realizing that only then can he live in peace.
Women are the world's most potent existence. Do you know how hard to be a woman and a mother? Mun-ok, a previous music professor assigned to be the conductor of the women's choir team in prison. The women's team wins the National Women's Choir contest and spends time with their families. But all happiness turns to sorrow when Mun-okis sentenced to death.
10. Be With You
Be With You" is a remake of a Japanese movie directed by Lee Jang Hoon. The story of the filmi s taken from the novel by Takuji Ichikawa. At the beginning of the rainy season, Soo-ah returns from her posthumous life, because of the word she gave to her husband before dying. Even though she doesn't remember her promise, she comes back. When the rainy season is over, she has to leave her family and go back, ending her happiness.