Korean dramas and films are becoming the most sought after for a variety of reasons. Ranging from horror to melodrama to fantasy, their perfectly curated plot has managed to give a lovely watch experience to the viewers. Melodrama is one genre that has become the favorite of many movie and drama fanatics.
Once you start watching one, you’ll find yourself hunting for more Korean movies . This is understandable because of the tight storyline and the perfect love story that they deliver. Here are five best sad Korean films which we have handpicked for you.
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Our list starts with this as this one has always remained the classic romance film, as the name suggests. Also known as the mother of all tear jerkers, this movie might just be the right one for you to start your watch if you’re new to Korean films.
The 2003 romance film narrates the parallel love stories of a mother and daughter. The story of the mother is told partially in flashbacks.
A Moment to Remember
Another movie that stars Son Ye-jin, the actress from “The Classic”, this should certainly be on your must watch list if you haven’t. No doubt you’ll be left in a sobbing mess at the end of the movie.
Released in 2004, the film follows the theme of discovery in a relationship and the burdens of loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease.
Certainly keep your tissues ready before you start your watch of this 2006 film. Starring Jun Ji-hyun, Lee Sung-jae and Jung Woo-sung, this melodrama depicts a complicated love triangle.
A Detective and a hitman, both stationed in Amsterdam fall in love with the same young woman. If you’re an avid fan of crime and thriller, then you definitely cannot miss out on this movie.
My Sassy Girl
If you’re a fan of comedy, then we’ve got the perfect one for you- a story that starts happily, but after a while things take a turn and leave you in a tearful mess.
The film is based on a true story told in a series of blog posts which was later adapted into a fictional novel. Due to its immense popularity, the film has received several remakes and adaptations.
On Your Wedding Day
Another romantic comedy film that will leave you with a mix of emotions when the movie ends. It depicts the ten year love and friendship of two people from teenage to adulthood. The character development of the male protagonist positively gives realistic life lessons to the audience.