50 Best Foreign Movies on Netflix South Korea

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Last updated: 2019-08-18

While Hollywood still dominates the box office, art houses and services like Netflix have given us easy access to films from around the globe. Here's the list of 50 best foreign movies on Netflix South Korea right now. This list keeps updating as and when there's change in the Netflix database.

ROMA


ROMA 2018
IMDb:   8.0/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2018-12-14

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Alfonso Cuaron

Director Alfonso Cuaron delivers a vivid, emotional portrait of domestic life and social hierarchy set against Mexico's political turmoil of the 1970s.

Actor(s):   Carlos Peralta, Diego Cortina Autrey, Marina de Tavira, Yalitza Aparicio

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Burning


Burning 2018
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   90/100

Genre:   Drama, Mystery

Available From:   2019-04-29

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Chang-dong Lee, Lee Chang-dong

An aspiring writer goes to the airport to pick up a high school friend returning from a trip to Africa but is disheartened to see her with another man.

Actor(s):   Ah In Yoo, ChoI Seung-ho, Jong-seo Jun, Jun Jong-seo, Kim Soo-kyung, Moon Sung-keun, Soo-Kyung Kim, Steven Yeun, Yoo Ah-in

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Aquarius


Aquarius 2016
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-01-13

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Kleber Mendonca Filho

The final holdout in her historic beachside building in Brazil, a retired music critic refuses to sell her apartment to developers bent on demolition.

Actor(s):   Buda Lira, Carla Ribas, Fernando Teixeira, Humberto Carrao, Irandhir Santos, Maeve Jinkings, Sonia Braga, Zoraide Coleto

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My Happy Family


My Happy Family 2017
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross

A middle-aged wife and mother of two shocks her traditional, multigenerational Georgian household when she announces she's going to live by herself.

Actor(s):   Berta Khapava, Dimitri Oragvelidze, Giorgi Khurtsilava, Giorgi Tabidze, Goven Cheishvili, Ia Shugliashvili, Mariam Bokeria, Merab Ninidze, Tsisia Qumsishvili

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Under the Shadow


Under the Shadow 2016
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Horror, War

Available From:   2017-01-06

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Babak Anvari

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Actor(s):   Arash Marandi, Avin Manshadi, Behi Djanati Atai, Bijan Daneshmand, Bobby Naderi, Hamidreza Djavdan, Narges Rashidi, Ray Haratian, Sajjad Delafrooz, Soussan Farrokhnia

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A Silent Voice


A Silent Voice 2016
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Animation, Drama, Romance

Available From:   2018-03-01

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Naoko Yamada

A former class bully reaches out to the deaf girl he'd tormented in grade school. He feels unworthy of redemption but tries to make things right.

Actor(s):   Aoi Yuki, Kensho Ono, Mayu Matsuoka, Megumi Han, Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Yui Ishikawa, Yuki Kaneko

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Kamikaze Girls


Kamikaze Girls 2005
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   56/100

Genre:   Comedy, Fantasy

Available From:   2019-07-19

Year:   2005

Director(s):   Tetsuya Nakashima

A Lolita girl painfully out of place in her backwater town meets a hot-headed biker girl, spurring the pair into a life-changing adventure.

Actor(s):   Anna Tsuchiya, Eiko Koike, Hirotaro Honda, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Katsuhisa Namase, Kirin Kiki, Kyoko Fukada, Sadao Abe, Shin Yazawa, Yoshinori Okada, Yoshiyoshi Arakawa

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Train to Busan


Train to Busan 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   72/100

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2017-03-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Sang-ho Yeon

As a zombie outbreak sweeps the country, a dad and his daughter take a harrowing train journey in an attempt to reach the only city that's still safe.

Actor(s):   Dong-seok Ma, Eui-sung Kim, Sohee, Soo-an Kim, Woo-sik Choi, Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jeong, Yu-mi Jung

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Divines


Divines 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-11-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Houda Benyamina

A street teenager from a dysfunctional family from a banlieue (HLMs) in Paris comes across a young dancer who turns her life upside down

Actor(s):   Deborah Lukumuena, Jisca Kalvanda, Kevin Mischel, Majdouline Idrissi, Oulaya Amamra, Yasin Houicha

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The Wandering Earth


The Wandering Earth 2019
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   62/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2019-04-30

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Frant Gwo

A looming collision with Jupiter threatens Earth as humans search for a new star. The planet's fate now lies in the hands of a few unexpected heroes.

Actor(s):   Arkady Sharogradsky, Chuxiao Qu, Guangjie Li, Hongchen Li, Huan Zhang, Jing Wu, Jinmai Zhao, Lei Jiayin, Li Guangjie, Man-Tat Ng, Mike Kai Sui, Ng Man-Tat, Qu Jingjing, Yang Haoyu, Yi Yang, Yichi Zhang, Zhigang Jiang

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