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25+ Best Korean Dramas and Movies with Highest iMDB Scores

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> 25+ Best Korean Dramas and Movies with Highest iMDB Scores

With the Hallyu, that is, the Korean wave, which has spread rapidly throughout the world, Korean dramas are watched with great interest. Many people wonder why these TV series are so popular in our country and around the world. So what makes these series so interesting?

28. The Lady in Dignity

28. The Lady in Dignity

IMDb: 7.6

Woo Ah Jin, an elegant woman, constantly faces bad situations in life. Marrying the son of a wealthy family, Woo Ah Jin learns that her husband is cheating on her with another woman. Meanwhile, her wealthy father-in-law's business breaks down, causing great confusion in the family's life. However, the problems are not limited to these. Coming home as her father-in-law's caregiver, the woman affects not only Woo Ah Jin's life but the entire family's life. The mysterious woman slowly tries to take control of the family.

27. 100 Days My Prince

27. 100 Days My Prince

IMDb: 7.6

Lee Yul, a crown prince suffering from amnesia, is taken care of by the intelligent woman Hong Shim and her father. Yul, who forgets that he is a prince and thinks he is a commoner, marries Hong Shim to protect him from his own law as a prince.

26. Memories of the Alhambra (2018)

26. Memories of the Alhambra (2018)

IMDb: 7.8

Yoo Jin Woo, a brilliant game developer and the strong-spirited CEO of an investment company, is betrayed by his best friend. After that, our hero, who hears a groundbreaking game, goes to Granada, Spain, and starts to stay in a hostel. Unwittingly, the owner of the hostel gets Jung Hee-Joo into strange events.

25. Reply 1994 (2013)

25. Reply 1994 (2013)

IMDb: 7.8

Living in a neighborhood of Ssangmundong, five childhood friends trust each other during their turbulent teenage years.

24. Another Oh Hae-young (2016)

24. Another Oh Hae-young (2016)

IMDb: 7.9

With the alternate title Another Miss Oh, this 16-episode romantic comedy is about a misunderstanding caused by a name similarity. Two women named Oh Hae Young somehow interfere in each other's lives due to misunderstandings and this confuses everyone.

23. Graceful Family (2019)

23. Graceful Family (2019)

IMDb: 7.9

Mo Seok Hee, the sole heir to her family's business empire, returns to South Korea from the United States to investigate the death of her mother, who died mysteriously 15 years ago. When she returns, she meets Heo Yoon Do, a man hired by the family business to cover up misdemeanors committed by her family.

22. The World of the Married (2020)

22. The World of the Married (2020)

IMDb: 8.0

The perfect life of a respected doctor is turned upside down when she finds out that her husband is cheating on her. They try to take revenge on each other with her husband who cheated on her.

21. The Light in Your Eyes (2019)

21. The Light in Your Eyes (2019)

IMDb: 8.1

Nooni Booshige focuses on the life of a woman who travels through time. Kim Hye-Ja is a woman who wants to be a newscaster. Her life takes a completely different turn when she finds a watch that allows her to travel through time. Unaware of what will happen to her, Kim Hye-Ja travels in time by using the clock as she pleases. However, after a while, she realizes that she is getting older as she uses the watch. Finding herself suddenly 70 years old, Kim Hye-Ja decides not to use the watch anymore. Having to leave her dreams behind because she looks old now, Kim Hye-Ja's path crosses with Lee Joon Ha, who wants to be a reporter and has difficulty in actualizing his dream.

20. What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018)

20. What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018)

IMDb: 8.1

When the devoted secretary of a company's narcissistic vice president unexpectedly decides to quit his job, misunderstandings take root between the two beyond work.

19. Misty (2018)

19. Misty (2018)

IMDb: 8.2

An ambitious announcer suddenly finds herself the prime suspect in her ex's murder case. Despite their failed marriage, the only person defending her is her husband, who has agreed to become her legal counsel.

18. Hotel del Luna

18. Hotel del Luna

IMDb: 8.2

Hotel Del Luna is about what happens in a hotel with private customers. Guests at Hotel del Luna in downtown Seoul are ghosts. Jang Man Wol, the CEO of the hotel, is imprisoned in the hotel after being punished for a big mistake he made years ago. Goo Chan-Sung, a perfectionist man, takes a job at the Hotel del Luna after an unexpected event causes things to go wrong.

17. Itaewon Class

17. Itaewon Class

IMDb: 8.2

Former con man Park Saeroyi and his employees do their best to turn the bar they opened into the number one bar in Itaewon, trying to take revenge on the ruthless CEO of Jangga Co., who put Saeroyi in jail.

16. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)

16. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)

IMDb: 8.2

The CEO of a gaming company recruits supernaturally-born Bong Soon as his bodyguard and falls in love with him at first sight. However, Bong Soon's eyes only see his childhood friend, who works as a police officer.

15. The Uncanny Counter

15. The Uncanny Counter

IMDb: 8.2

Disguised as workers at a noodle restaurant, four demon hunters try to prevent evil spirits from reaching eternal life.

14. Arthdal Chronicles

14. Arthdal Chronicles

IMDb: 8.4

Arthdal ​​Chronicles focuses on the power struggles in the ancient city of Arthdal. Eun Som is born with a fate that will bring disaster to Arthdal. Her mother struggles to protect her from what may happen to her as she grows up. Ta Gon is a war hero of Arthandal. Ta Gon, who does his best to make Arthandal a prosperous city, dreams of becoming Arthandal's first king. Tan Ya was born with the same fate as Eun Son. Tan Ya, the successor of the Wahan tribe, plans to become a politician. These three find themselves in a power struggle in the city of Arthdal.

13. Prison Playbook (2017)

13. Prison Playbook (2017)

IMDb: 8.4

A celebrity protects his baseball player sister from sexual assault and is sentenced to one year in prison. Having difficulty adapting to life behind bars, our hero encounters his childhood friend who is a guard.

12. Signal

12. Signal

IMDb: 8.6

When crime profiler Lieutenant Park Hae-Yeong finds a special radio that can communicate with people from the past, he joins forces with a detective from 1989 to solve 30 years of murder cases.

11. Vincenzo

11. Vincenzo

IMDb: 8.6

Vincenzo Cassano, a South Korean-born mafia lawyer in Italy, flees to his homeland when he finds himself between two warring factions. Back in Seoul, he begins working with a brave female lawyer to bring criminals to justice.

10. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God

10. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God

IMDb: 8.6

A romantic fantasy drama, the series tells the story of a 939-year-old Goblin, also known as the Keeper of Souls. The series is about meeting the girl who will end her immortal life and what happened after that.

9. Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014)

9. Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014)

IMDb: 8.6

A man with only a high school diploma is forced to give up on his dreams before facing the harsh realities of a corporate world as an intern.

8. Hospital Playlist

8. Hospital Playlist

IMDb: 8.7

Hospital Playlist focuses on the lives of five doctors who have been together since they graduated from medical school. Twenty years after they started working as doctors, five friends work in the same hospital. Although their days may seem ordinary, they witness many extraordinary moments between birth and death.

7. SKY Castle

7. SKY Castle

IMDb: 8.7

This satirical drama, Sky Castle, revolves around four housewives living in an elite residential area. Ambitious women are giving up everything for their kids to get into Seoul National University.

6. Crash Landing on You

6. Crash Landing on You

IMDb: 8.7

The lives of a South Korean girl, heir to a great legacy, and a North Korean soldier intersect when she is involved in a paragliding accident and enters North Korean territory.

5. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

5. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

IMDb: 8.8

It's Okay not to Be Okay follows Moon Gang-tae, a community health worker in the psych ward. When Moon, who enjoys being alone, crosses paths with Ko Moon-yeong, a writer who knows nothing about love and has an antisocial personality disorder, the two try to heal each other's emotional wounds.

4. Mr. Sunshine

4. Mr. Sunshine

IMDb: 8.8

A servant's son travels to America during the Shinmiyangyo incident of 1871 and becomes an American officer. Returning to Korea, he falls in love with an aristocrat's daughter and uncovers the foreign nationals' plan to colonize Korea.

3. Mr. Queen

3. Mr. Queen

IMDb: 8.9

In modern-day Seoul, Jang Bong-hwan, a prestigious chef, falls from a building and wakes up to realize he's back in the Joseon era. Realizing that her soul has entered Queen Kim So-yong's body, she sets out to learn more about the queen's life but eventually gets caught up in the kingdom's political drama.

2. My Mister (2018)

2. My Mister (2018)

IMDb: 9.1

My Mister is about three middle-aged brothers. The drama mostly focuses on the life of engineer Park Dong-hoon, who learns about his wife's infidelity. Eventually, Park's path crosses with Lee Ji Eun, a young woman in her 20s, and they fall in love.

1. Reply 1988

1. Reply 1988

IMDb: 9.1

Also like Reply 1994, five childhood friends living in a neighborhood of Ssangmundong stand against each other at the height of their turbulent teenage years.

Korean TV series have been very popular in recent years, with the source of many TV series adapted in Turkey being South Korean TV series and the spread of Korean culture. Which series is your favorite? You can specify in the comments!

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