The Best Korean Film Recommendations in 2022

Watching Korean dramas or Drakor is one of the fun things for many people. However, talking about Korean cinema, it’s not just about Korean dramas or Drakor, guys. Because it turns out that there are lots of Korean films that are very interesting to watch, especially throughout 2022, where there are so many interesting film stories and of course very good to watch.

So, here are some of the best Korean films in 2022 that you should watch so you don’t miss them.

1. Decibel

Directed by Hwang In-Ho, the film starring Jung Sang-hoon, Kim Rae-won and Lee Jong-suk tells of a bomb terror that haunts the entire city. The Marine Corps also stepped in to deal with the terror that endangered the citizens.

The story unfolds when a bomb that responds to sound is found in the city center. This terror attack followed an incident that occurred one year ago in a submarine, and important figures such as the submarine commander, reporters, and members of the Defense Security Support Command gathered to try to stop the bomb.

Kang Do-Young is a Navy submarine commander. He is a key figure related to the submarine incident which was the cause of the terror attack. Oh Dae-Oh is a passionate reporter. Cha Young-Han is a member of the Defense Security Support Command.

2. 6/45

The film starring Go Kyung-Pyo, Lee Yi-Kyung, Eum Moon-Suk, Park Se-Wan, Kwak Dong-Yeon, Lee Soon-Won, Kim Min-Ho tells of a funny meeting between South Korean soldiers and North Korean soldiers because the lottery ticket won first prize.

Chun Woo (Go Kyung Pyo), a sergeant who works at a frontline guard post in South Korea, wins the lottery with the first prize worth 5.7 billion Won. But unlucky, his lottery was blown across the border to North Korea. He also exerted all means to win back the lottery ticket that he wanted to use for his future.

This film, starring qualified actors and selling well, is able to describe tensions, conditions and the political situation between the two countries and of course with an entertaining comedy dressing.

3. Seoul Vibe

The Hollywood version of The Fast and the Furious is sure to be familiar to you, but have you watched the Korean version of The Fast and the Furious?

Set in 1988, Seoul Vibe is about the drivers of the Sanggye Supreme Team who become entangled in an investigation into a VIP illicit fund operation. On the day of the opening ceremony for the Seoul Summer Olympics, race car drivers showed off the action, including the Sanggye Supreme Team which took place in downtown Seoul.

This super fast-paced adventure stars Yoo Ah-in, Go Kyung-pyo, Lee Kyoo-hyung, Park Ju-hyun and Ong Seong-wu.

4. Remember

The film, directed by Lee Il Hyeong, is 128 minutes long and stars Lee Sung Min and Nam Joo Hyuk as the main characters.

Remember tells the story of the revenge action of a man named Pil-Joo (Lee Sung-min), an Alzheimer’s patient in his 80s. He lost his family and decided to find the people he believed were responsible for their deaths. The revenge act begins by tracking down the target based on the name on a finger tattoo and part of a fragment of his memory.

He accidentally meets a young man (Nam Joo Hyuk) who works at a family restaurant, then offers him a sum of money if he wants to help with his revenge.

5. Emergency Declaration

Emergency Declaration tells the story of a plane heading to Hawaii that was hit by an extraordinary disaster. The pilot also tried to make the plane make an emergency landing, which of course was not easy. This was due to an unexpected thing that happened on the plane. Namely the existence of a terrorist attack that threatens the safety of all the lives of passengers and flight crew.

Veteran detective In Ho receives a report from a man about an airplane terrorist attack and while investigating, he discovers that the suspect was actually aboard KI501. Despite his airplane phobia, Jae Hyuk decides to go to Hawaii for his daughter. At the airport, Jae Hyuk is interrupted by a suspicious man with a threatening tone.

Flight KI501 departs from Incheon Airport and heads for Hawaii, but suddenly a man dies for unknown reasons, and a situation of fear and confusion spreads not only on board but also on the ground. Upon hearing the news, Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation Sook Hee set up a counter-terrorism headquarters and held an emergency response meeting to find a way to land flight KI501.

So, those are some of the best Korean film recommendations in 2022 that you must watch. Which of these films have you watched? For those of you who love Hollywood films, maybe after watching a number of the films above, you will start to love Korean films. Regardless of whatever genre you prefer, the 5 films above are also a shame to miss.