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The 16 Best Korean Romance Movies

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The best Korean romance movies—streaming links included.

The 11 Best Korean Action Movies

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Discover the top action movies from South Korea—streaming links included.

10 Movies About South Korea’s Democratization

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These ten movies are a great way to learn about how South Korea became the democracy it is today.

Review: “Psychokinesis” is South Korea’s First Superhero Movie

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"Train to Busan’s" director returns with another hard-hitting blockbuster.

Why Don’t Korean Dramas and Movies Like Americans?

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Americans are almost always the bad guys in Korean media. Why?

10 South Korean Dramas That Feature North Korea

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The news isn't the only place where you can see North-South Korea relations—these K-dramas will both entertain and inform you!

The 11 Best Korean Movies of 2017

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The 11 best Korean movies from 2017 including action, drama, comedy, and historical films!

Review: The Mayor (South Korea, 2017)

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Available for easy international viewing on Netflix, "The Mayor" is yet another film that dramatizes electoral corruption from a South Korean perspective.

Trailer: Battleship Island (South Korea, 2017)

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Remember that abandoned island in Skyfall? That's a real place, and a South Korea movie's being made about it.