Twitter Reveals Top 20 Most-Mentioned K-Dramas & K-Movies Around The World

Twitter has revealed which Korean dramas and films earned the most mentions over the past three years!

At the music, business, and technology showcase MU:CON 2021, Kim Yeonjeong—the Head of Global K-Pop & K-Content Partnerships at Twitter—spoke about the growing popularity of K-culture abroad and how it was rapidly extending past K-pop.

She also shared the following official Twitter report on which K-dramas and K-movies racked up the most mentions all over the world from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021.

The 20 Most-Mentioned K-Dramas on Twitter in the World

  1. “Kingdom”
  2. “Itaewon Class”
  3. True Beauty”*
  4. “Vincenzo”
  5. SKY Castle”*
  6. Hotel Del Luna”*
  7. “Start-Up”
  8. “Hospital Playlist”
  9. Goblin”*
  10. The Penthouse”*
  11. “Vagabond”
  12. “Sweet Home”
  13. “Crash Landing on You”
  14. Voice”*
  15. “Love Alarm”
  16. “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”
  17. Kairos”*
  18. “Arthdal Chronicles”
  19. “Extracurricular”
  20. “Forest of Secrets” (also known as “Stranger”)

The 20 Most-Mentioned K-Movies on Twitter in the World 

  1. “Parasite”
  2. Minari”*
  3. “Snowpiercer”
  4. “Oldboy”
  5. “Space Sweepers”
  6. “Swing Kids”
  7. “Okja”
  8. Peninsula
  9. Train to Busan”*
  10. “Mother”
  11. “The Call”
  12. “Along with the Gods”
  13. “E.X.I.T”
  14. “Forgotten”
  15. Voice of Silence
  16. “Thirst”
  17. “Samjin Company English Class”
  18. Little Forest
  19. Burning”*
  20. “The Host”

*All titles marked with an asterisk above are available with subtitles on Viki! (You can click on the title to start watching.)

Check out “True Beauty” with subtitles here…

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…”SKY Castle” here….

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…and “Minari” here!

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Are you surprised by any of the dramas or films on these lists? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

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