10 Korean Movies To Watch On Lonely Autumn Days
The last days of autumn can be quiet and calming if you are not in the Christmas mood yet. Sometimes there’s nothing better than taking some time for yourself and relaxing with a cup of hot chocolate or tea and a great movie. Get your fluffy blanket, make yourself a blanket burrito, and choose one of these amazing Korean movies to watch!
P.S. Some of them even feature your favorite idols and actors, so the eye candy factor is going to be the real “treat yourself” here!
“My Annoying Brother”
This soulful comedy film stars EXO’s D.O., Jo Jung Suk, and Park Shin Hye and tells the story of two brothers reuniting and easing up to each other after a long time. It’s full of good laughs and emotional moments, and the main characters are easy to get attached to. Being one of the most successful Korean movies of 2016, you just can’t go wrong with this masterpiece!
“Like for Likes”
Is your heart ready for a star-filled romantic comedy? Then “Like for Likes” is made for you! This movie follows several couples using social media to communicate their feelings, and we get our fair share of laughing and crying while watching. With Yoo Ah In, Kang Ha Neul, Kim Joo Hyuk, Choi Ji Woo, and Lee Mi Yeon as the leads, this movie definitely gets an extra brownie point for the casting.
Love is not always easy, especially between friends. This 2015 romantic comedy compares our deepest feelings to the delicacy and complexity of the weather. Lee Seung Gi’s and Moon Chae Won’s characters are childhood friends in this lovely movie, so if you want to know how their relationship changes like the weather, check out “Love Forecast” and your day will be brighter, I promise!
Watch “Love Forecast”:
Turning twenty is something magical! In this heart-filled story, we can see how three friends deal with their lives at this age — new emotions, new adventures, and opportunities are waiting for them, and we are lucky enough to see them develop and learn. To make it even better, the casting is just perfect, as we can see Kim Woo Bin, Kang Ha Neul, and Junho in the main roles!
Who wouldn’t want Seo In Guk and Lee Jong Suk fighting for them in a swimming competition? This movie brings us back to high school, and we can see how the two characters are battling for love and friendship, which is a rite of passage for growing up.
If you are not in the mood for romantic or emotional movies and would rather watch great action movies that are also comedic gold, “Midnight Runners” is just what you’re looking for! Kang Ha Neul and Park Seo Joon are playing two police academy recruits who became best friends during their trainee days. After the police are in no hurry to jump on a case they reported, the duo decide to take the matter into their own hands. Whether they solve the case or not is your job to find out!
“Miss & Mrs. Cops”
Staying with great action comedies, “Miss & Mrs. Cops” will show you why female police officers are just as competent, fierce, funny, and lovable as their male colleagues. This movie will bring you a great amount of laughs and happy moments, and you will find both Ra Mi Ran’s and Lee Sung Kyung’s characters absolutely relatable!
Based on the American movie of the same title, “The Beauty Inside” shows the life of a man who wakes up in a different body every day. It is a beautiful story of falling in love, and it will make you sob and cry without a doubt. If you are here for a heartwarming storyline with great cameos, choose this movie for tonight!
Watch “The Beauty Inside”:
If you would rather choose a fantasy movie with Song Joong Ki in the lead, consider watching “A Werewolf Boy”! In this movie, Park Bo Young’s character is sent to a country house for her health, but the teenage girl ends up befriending a feral boy. How the boy is dealing with the beast inside him and how their relationship is evolving is beautifully shown in this film.
Watch “A Werewolf Boy”:
“The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale”
To end our list with a movie that gives us a good laugh, check out this comedy with just enough zombies and cabbages in it! The movie revolves around the Park family whose lives get disrupted after the elderly father gets bitten by a zombie — a very cute one who seems to be on a diet of some sort. But what happens if they try to make some profit out of the new family member? Watch this feel-good movie to find out!
Soompiers! What are some of your favorite Korean movies to watch on rainy days? Tell us in the comments!
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