1950s Korean Dramas & Movies

Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

Ayla: The Daughter of War

Rank #313

Süleyman was dispatched to the Korean War in 1950 and he finds a 5 year-old girl all alone in the dark. She lost her parents and couldn’t speak due to...

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Rank #386

A fictional story of two brothers, Jin Tae and Jin Seok, who are unwillingly drafted into the South Korean army following the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950....

The Front Line (2011)

The Front Line

Rank #1483

In 1951, the ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line. Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is...

Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005)

Welcome to Dongmakgol

Rank #1711

Dongmakgol is a village in a remote mountain, isolated from the rest of the world and untouched by the ravages of the ongoing war in Korea. Fate brings the three...

Comrades (2010)


Rank #1714

This drama commemorates the soldiers who gave their lives in the Korean War, fought between North and South Korea between 1950 and 1953, and is designed to remind people that...

Love and Ambition (2006)

Love and Ambition

Rank #42443

Park Tae Joon is an intelligent law student and a filial son to his parents who runs a mill. His has a younger brother, Tae Soo not quite as academic...

Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinary (2004)

Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinary

Rank #43649

Story of Rikidozan, a sumo wrestler who can only achieve limited success in Japan because he’s Korean. But when Rikidozan introduces pro wrestling to Japan in the 1950s, he becomes...

In Love and the War

In Love and the War

Rank #43972

The land once in the middle of war… here lie their love, friendship and faith June 1950, soon after the break out of Korean War, a troop of North Korean...

Piagol (1955)


Rank #51817

A group of communist guerillas encounter jealousy and rivalry among themselves because of the presence of the female compatriot while one of their members plots to desert their band....

The 12th Suspect (2019)

The 12th Suspect

Rank #53229

Just after the end of the Korean War in 1953, an investigation into the tragic end of a poet in Namsan is launched and focuses on ten suspects. (Source: HanCinema)...

Five Brothers and Sisters

Five Brothers and Sisters

Rank #99999

Set in the 1950s and 60s, it follows the misplaced fate of two families, struggling to overcome poverty. (Source: Korean Wikipedia)...

The Martyrs (1965)

The Martyrs

Rank #99999

During the Korean War (1950-1953), twelve church ministers have been abducted and terminateed in the occupied territory. But two ministers survive and return to their place while becoming to doubt...

Kitchen Maid

Kitchen Maid

Rank #99999