Top Korean Shows and Movies to Look Forward to on Netflix in 2024

Over the years, Korean movies and TV shows have become extremely popular in the West. This is because of their high production quality and compelling storylines. Since Netflix is one of the world's leading streaming sites, it has recognized this trend and is actively acquiring and producing shows to keep audiences engaged.


With that being said, 2024 is going to be an exciting year for fans who love Korean movies and TV shows. Whether you like action-packed adventures, psychological thrillers, or K-dramas, there are films and series coming to Netflix that will pique your interest. Here are the top Korean shows you can expect to see this year.

Korean TV Shows to Binge Watch

"Squid Game - Season 2"

"Squid Game" is a thriller TV series that was released in 2021. The show follows a group of people looking for a way to get out of their financial troubles. They then receive a mysterious invitation to join a game show that offers contestants a large sum of money to complete a series of tasks. But what they don't realize is that the stakes are deadly.

In 2024, fans can expect "Squid Game - Season 2" with new faces and a storyline that explores the aftermath of the characters' lives from the first season. Fans can expect the release of the new season later this year, which promises a fresh dose of action and survival.

"Physical 100 - Season 2"

Physical 100 is a Korean reality TV show created by Jang Ho-gi. In the show, 100 contestants in top physical shape compete in a series of challenging tasks to claim a massive cash reward and the ultimate honor. The show is designed to determine what the perfect physique can achieve.

What's more, the show is confirmed for a second season on Netflix, but the release date remains a mystery. Physical 100 season 2 will follow the same pattern as before, where people will compete by taking part in challenges that will test the body and mind. However, the theme for the second season will feature modern construction.

"Hellbound - Season 2"

"Hellbound" is a horror-themed TV show featuring actors Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, and Kim Shin-rok. In this dark fantasy, monstrous supernatural beings suddenly appear out of nowhere to condemn people to hell.

The first season takes place in 2022 in South Korea. An angel-like being appears and provides prophecies called decrees. These decrees predict who will go to hell and when. "Hellbound - Season 2" is currently in production and is set to be released later this year.

The high-quality graphics and music for this show are a great start for aspiring producers. If you want to make films or content with the same theme as Hellbound, then look into production music that features the same elements.

Korean Movies to Keep You Entertained

"My Name Is Loh Kiwan"

Netflix released a trailer for the Korean movie "My Name Is Loh Kiwan". The film has been in production for quite some time but promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Song Joong-ki is cast as Loh Kiwan, the main character of the film who moves to Belgium.

Loh Kiwan has high hopes of starting a new life in the country but experiences a series of challenges to get his refugee status. He also meets another character in the movie named Marie, who's played by the talented Choi Sung-eun.

"Officer Black Belt"

"Officer Black Belt" is a Korean action comedy movie starring Kim Woo-bin and Kim Sung-kyun. It's about a talented martial artist who works closely with a probation officer to help fight and prevent crime in the neighborhood.

Lee Jeong-do, who is the main character of the film, has nine dans in various martial arts styles. His main job is to deliver chickens for his father's restaurant. But his interest is criminal investigation. Lee meets the probation officer after saving him from a dangerous situation. They then pair up to monitor criminals in the area.

"Badland Hunters"

"Badland Hunters" is a dystopian action film that was released on Netflix in January 2024. It stars big Korean names like Ma Dong-seok, Roh Jeong-eui, and Lee Jun-young.

In the movie, a major earthquake takes place in South Korea, transforming the area into an apocalyptic barren land. Law and order and civilization have collapsed, and people have to fight to survive. It also follows the story of a huntsman on a mission to rescue a teenager from a deranged scientist.

Final Thoughts

If you've never watched a Korean movie or TV series before, we recommend starting your journey with the titles mentioned in this post. These films and shows promise to keep you entertained no matter what genre you prefer.