Article: Top Ten Korean Directors Of Romantic Movies

K-Dramas are famous worldwide for their superbly adorable romantic love stories. Korean directors know the nerves of the audiences. They always come up with unique love stories that make your heart flutter.  Let’s get familiar with some of these genius directors.

1. John H. Lee

Lee Jae-Han, cum John H. Lee is a South Korea-based director and screenwriter. In 1971, he was born in Seoul, South Korea. He went to New York University and studied filmmaking. He is a versatile director who makes films in different genres. But, his romantic movies are beyond anyone’s imagination, like A Moment to Remember, Saying good-bye, one day, etc.

2. Kwak Jae-Yong

Kwak Jae-Yong is a South Korea-based director. He is considered one of the legendary directors who is an expert in depicting the best romantic stories in films. He directed some super hit South Korean films like My Sassy Girl, Windstruck, The Classic, Colors of Wind, Meet Miss Anxiety, etc.

3. Kim Do-Young

Kim Do Young is a South Korea-based actress and director. She is known for directing the romantic film Kim Ji-Young: Born 1982, the film got released in 2019. She wrote the storyline along with Jo Nam-Joo and Young Ah Yoo. The film starred Lee Bong-Ryun, Lee Eol, Min-Jung Gong, and Yu-Mi Jung. She even worked as an actress in movies, like The Righteous Thief and The Naked Kitchen (2009).

4. Jung Ji-Woo

Jung Ji-Woo is a South Korea-based director. On 7th May 1968, he was born in Seoul, South Korea. He is famously known for his films Happy End, A Muse, Tune In For Love, etc.

5. Lee Jang Hoon

Lee Jang-Hoon is a South Korea-based director. On December 13th, 1973, he was born in Seoul, South Korea. He is famously known for directing movies like The Miracle in 2021, and Be With You in 2018.  The Miracle is a story of a guy named Joon-Kyung who aspires to build a railway station for his sister and villagers. He send countless letters to the president but didn’t receive a reply to any of them. Meanwhile, Ra-hee, who has a crush on Joon-Kyung, tries her best to make him meet the president.

6. Lee Yoon Ki

Lee Yoon-Ki is a South-Korean based director. On 1st July 1965, he was born in Daejeon, South Korea. He is known for his heartwarming love stories in the films. He has directed films like This Charming Girl, One Day, A Man and A Woman, etc.

7. Song II-Gon

Song II-Gon is a South Korea-based director and screenwriter. On 1st January 1971, he was born in Seoul, South Korea. He has won many international awards for his short films and documentaries. He has even directed some evergreen love stories like Always, Feathers in the Wind, etc.

8. Bae Hyeong-Jun

Bae Hyeong-Jun is a South Korea-based director. In 1967, he was born in Seoul, South Korea. He has made several superhit love-based movies like Too Beautiful to Lie in 2004, Code Name: Jackal in 2012, etc.

9. Lee Han

Lee Han is a South-Korea based director and screenwriter. He is famously known for his film Punch, the movie got released in 2011. The film was a major hit in South Korea. In 1970, he was born in Seoul, South Korea. He directed some extraordinary films like Innocent Witness, Lover’s Concerto, Almost Love, etc.

10. Hur Jin-Ho

Hur Jin-Ho is a South Korea-based director and screenwriter. On 8th August 1963, he was born in Jeonju-si, South Korea. He has directed many romantic dramas and films that will surely give you stomach butterflies. Some movies are Christmas in August, One Fine Spring Day, April Snow, etc.