The Korean drama film industry or often called K-drama is on the rise lately. Many films originating from the country of ginseng proved to be successful in the market and reap profits and a fairly high number of viewers.
Actually, Korean drama films have been produced since a long time ago and continue to grow until now. Even though many new titles have sprung up now, old Korean dramas are still very interesting to watch.
Here are some choices of the best Korean dramas from old Korean dramas to the latest that can be a recommendation for your viewing.
Sandglass is a Korean drama film produced in 1996 but is still a favorite of many people today. At that time, Sandglass became a very popular film where workers and students were willing to go home early to watch this drama. This Korean drama is also ranked third for the highest rated Korean drama of all time.
Sandglass Drama tells the story of the massacre that took place in Gwangju and makes both good friends must be trapped in political problems. This drama was played by Choi Min Soo who became a gangster figure and Park Sang Won who became a prosecutor figure. This classic drama combines various elements of the story, ranging from melodrama, politics, to action.
2. Autumn in My Heart
In the early 2000s, Autumn in My Heart became a very popular Korean drama. This film by director Yoon Seok Ho is a tetralogy part of the drama Endless Love besides Winter Sonata, Summer Scent, and Spring Waltz.
Autumn in My Heart starring Song Seung Heon and Song Hye Kyo. It is said that they were twins who were separated at birth. This drama lifts the story of a love triangle between the two of them and an old friend who was accidentally reunited.
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3. Heo Joon
Back in the late 90s, precisely in 1999, Heo Joon became one of the best Korean dramas at the time. This story takes the form of a colossal drama starring Jun Kwang Ryul.
He acts as a doctor who is very powerful because it can cure everyone, ranging from ordinary people to the royal prince. While on duty at the palace, he met a nurse played by Hwang Soo Jung and got them into a conflict.
4. The Rustic Period
The older Korean drama was produced in 2002 under the title The Rustic Period. This Korean drama takes the setting of the story in the 1950s and takes the historical genre.
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Inside story The Rustic Period tells the story of politician Kim Doo Han, played by Ahn Jae Mo. After his father died, he appeared to be a leader against Japan during World War II. Doo Han also fought for control of Seoul and Hiashi. This drama combines stories about history, politics, to action.
5. All In
All in is a Korean drama produced in 2003 starring Lee Byung Hun and Song Hye Kyo. All in tells the story of the life of a poker player who has to go to jail for an unintentional act.
While Min Soo Yeon, played by Song Hye Kyo, had to be willing to stay in the church until she finally entered the lives of gamblers in casinos. The two then reunite and begin to fall in love with each other.
Korean drama Piano which released in 2001 brought up the story of the life of a gangster. One day, a former gangster played by Cho Jae Hyun met a piano teacher and immediately fell in love with the piano teacher played by Jo Min Soo.
When they began to get close, the two of them just could not unite because in the end they knew that they were separated brothers. This drama tells a lot about the story of a family’s struggle.
7. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (Goblin)
From 2016, Korean drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God or better known as the title Goblin became a Korean drama that was quite successful and so popular and received a lot of praise, including in Indonesia. The Goblin series stars Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun, where Gong Yoo acts as the Goblin figure.
Goblin is a supernatural creature that tries to end the curse that occurs on him and make it eternal life. To end the curse, he must find a bride. Serial Goblin achieved a fairly high rating of 18.7%. The author of this series also won an award at the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards.
8. Crash Landing On You
Crash Landing on You is the latest Korean drama series produced in 2019 and has achieved a fairly high rating of 12.2%. This drama takes place in North Korea and South Korea which are famous for having an argument even though they are in a contiguous region.
Crash Landing On You tells the love story of a tycoon boy and businessman in South Korea, Yoon Se Ri with a North Korean soldier, Ri Jong Hyeok. They met when Yoon Se Ri was caught in a tree in the North Korean region while doing paragliding activities. Since then they fell in love even though they came from different backgrounds.
Those are some old Korean dramas up to the latest which are the best Korean dramas and can be your recommendation.
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