Martial Arts Korean Dramas & Movies

Hwarang Special (2016)

Hwarang Special

Rank #622

The behind-the-scenes story of the production process and interviews with the actors in a talk show format....

Gu Family Book (2013)

Gu Family Book

Rank #883

Choi Kang Chi is a half-human and half-mythical-creature who was adopted by the lord of the Hundred Years Inn. He was the son of Gu Wol Ryung, the guardian spirit...

Brave Citizen (2023)

Rank #992

The story of hero So Si Min, who once ruled the nation with her top-tier hapkido skills as a high school athlete. Seven years later, after becoming a part-time teacher,...

Warrior Baek Dong Soo (2011)

Warrior Baek Dong Soo

Rank #1568

Set in the Joseon Dynasty during King Jeong Jo’s reign, this martial-arts fusion sageuk is centered around the events involving Crown Prince Sa Do’s conspiracy. Warrior Baek Dong Soo was...

The Swordsman (2020)

The Swordsman

Rank #1629

Set during the chaotic period of the Ming-Qing dynasty transition, Tae Yul, the best swordsman in Joseon, lives in seclusion with his daughter Tae Ok in the mountains after failing...

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Rank #2375

Set in the Joseon Dynasty period (during the confusion of justification and the period of espionage and transition from ming to ping), when the public desire for social reform was...

My Beautiful Bride

My Beautiful Bride

Rank #2377

Kim Do Hyung, who works as a bank executive and comes from a well-to-do family, has been dating his girlfriend, Yoon Joo Young, for the past two years. He asks...

The Return of Iljimae (2009)

The Return of Iljimae

Rank #5076

The story is about a man fighting against a selfish and corrupt government to save ordinary peasants. Iljimae was abandoned by his birth father and adopted by a Chinese couple....

Drama Special Season 3: Do You Know Taekwondo? (2012)

Drama Special Season 3: Do You Know Taekwondo?

Rank #5601

The story follows Do Hyun a college student majored in Physical Education in University and his dreams of becoming an action star but coincidentally becomes Taekwondo master at his old...

Once Upon a Time in High School (2004)

Once Upon a Time in High School

Rank #6011

A model student transfers to the notorious Jungmoon High School known for its severe corporal punishment by teachers and power struggles between school gangs. (Source: Letterboxd)...

Fighter in the Wind (2004)

Fighter in the Wind

Rank #6087

A young Korean Taekwondo competitor arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot, but ends up on the streets battling bias,...

Shadowless Sword (2005)

Shadowless Sword

Rank #6766

Time is A.D. 927, when Georan invaders have conquered the ancient Korean capital of Balhae and set up a new country, Dongran Guk. The leaders of Balhae desperately need a...

Arahan (2004)


Rank #7131

When a thief driving a motorcycle steals a purse of a pedestrian, the clumsy, naive and honest rookie policeman Sang Hwan runs after him, but the sterminateed specialist in martial...

Blades of Blood

Blades of Blood

Rank #7138

Set in 16th Century Joseon era (1592) South Korea, “Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds” details the plight of men from the lower classes of society who fight for...

Full House Take 2 (2012)

Full House Take 2

Rank #7171

Jang Man Ok (Man Ok means “full house” in Hanja) is a martial arts instructor at her grandfather’s institute. Yet, Man Ok is interested in fashion and runs an internet...

Spin Kick (2004)

Spin Kick

Rank #7603

The trophies lined up in the training hall bear witness to the past victories of the Manse Taekwondo Team, but these days the team is but a shadow of itself....

Jeon Woo Chi (2012)

Jeon Woo Chi

Rank #7631

It is a story of Jeon Woo Chi, the guru who gained his powers by swallowing a Gumiho’s bead, and his revenge on his friend’s betrayal, which caused him to...

Revenger (2018)


Rank #7813

To avenge the tragic end of his family, a man goes to Sura Island, a prison for dangerous criminals where dangerous criminals are housed. (Source: HanCinema)...

Blue of Winter

Rank #8554

Ji Seok and Do Jin meet Hyeon Woo during high school at a judo competition between high schools in Seoul. Hyeon Woo, who is obsessed with fighting despite knowing that...

Shark 2: The Storm

Rank #34543

~~ Adapted from the webtoon “Shark” (샤크) written by Woon (운) and illustrated by Kim Woo Sub (김우섭)....

Shaolin Clenched Fists (2015)

Shaolin Clenched Fists

Rank #37549

First season of the show, preceded by two specials, where celebrities going to the Shaolin Temple to train themselves in martial arts....

Immortal Admiral Yi Sun Shin (2004)

Immortal Admiral Yi Sun Shin

Rank #40600

It is late 1598, shortly before the Battle of Noryang, the final confrontation of the Imjin War. The remnants of the Japanese invasion force are desperate to go home but...

Lady Action (2015)

Lady Action

Rank #46469

“Lady Action” will follow actresses as they learn everything about action stunts....

Bichunmoo (2000)


Rank #47624

It is 14th century Yuan Dynasty China, the country is under Mongolian rule and the star-crossed lovers, Jin Ha and Sul Lie, the illegitimate daughter of a Mongolian commander, are...