Top 6 Movies Like ‘The Call’ for K-Movie Lovers To Watch Next 

Are you a fan of K-dramas and k-series? Well, you must be because k-movies boost your mental health and promote your personal growth. Over 18 Million Americans watch K-dramas and movies. Fortunately, K-dramas are translated into different languages that’s why these are mostly hyped among Asian Americans. If you are a fan of thrill, mystery, and suspense then you have to add movies like The Call to your watch list. Movies like The Call is about two different people who are living a different times and hook up through a frantic cell phone call. This movie is based on a time-machine theme and can introduce thrill and adventure to k-movie lovers to the next level. Let’s explore some more movies like ‘The Call’’ to make your weekend more exciting and less boring. 

1)Lucid Dream

2)Night In Paradise


4)Memories of Murder

5)A Tale of Two Sisters

6)Train To Busan

1. Lucid Dream

Dreams give us hope and bring power to the present as well. If you are one of those individuals who believe in the magic of dreams then movies like Lucid Dream are surely for you. A lucid dream is a story of a Young journalist Dae-ho, a young dad, who has outraged many people by revealing several crooked politicians and companies. His son is kidnapped one day, but no compensation is requested. 

Dae-ho is certain that one of his opponents, whom he unmasked, is exacting payback. With the help of an investigator and a companion who is a psychotherapist, he utilizes lucid dreaming techniques to recreate his memories of the occurrence. In fact, dreams and thrill is the main core point for many South Korean movies and Lucid Dream is one of the best movies based on the power of a dream. 

  • Release Date: June 2, 2017
  • IMBd Rating: 6.1/10
  • Runtime: 1 hour 41 minutes 

2. Night In Paradise 

Are you a fan of mafia and gang-related movies? If your answer is yes then South Korean movies like ‘Night In Paradise’ are definitely for you. This movie revolves around Assassin Uhm Tae-goo (Park Tae-goo) who blindly works for Crime Boss Yang (Park Ho-san). Chairman Doh, the head of the enemy Bukseong gang, shows a desire in employing Tae-goo because of his shrewd abilities and ruthless murdering style. But, he wants to leave this dark mafia job. He refuses the offer without any fear.

The plot of the movie shows the reason behind Tae-desire goo’s quitting the mafia later. However, his sister is in critical condition and experiencing organ damage. If Tae-goo continues his murdering career, Ji-Eun, her sister’s daughter and tae-goo’s niece will be left without a protector. In fact, he left for Jeju island. He meets Jae-Yeon (Jeon Yeo-Bin) there, who is near the end of her life. They share a mutual sense of sympathy and love for each other. 

  • Release Date: April 9, 2021
  • IMBd Rating: 6.7
  • Runtime: 2h 11m

3. Forgotten 

Suspense and movies that revolve around mystery get more attention and good reviews from their fans. However, if you are also a fan of such thrilling and dramatic movies then you should watch forgotten this weekend. This movie revolves around the character of Jin Seok played by actor Kang Ha-neul. He shifted into the new home with his parents and brother. He has hypersensitivity but, with medication he is living a better life. 

When you watch this movie you will fool yourself by believing that everything is fine between Jin Seok and his brother. Jin Seok’s brother got kidnapped in front of his eyes. But, his brother came as a different man. Jin-seok searches for the realities regarding his brother’s disappearance, because his brother has no remembrance of the previous 19 days.

  • Release Date: November 29, 2017
  • IMBd Rating: 7.4/10
  • Runtime: 1hr 48 minutes 

4. Memories Of Murder 

Memories of murder is the best movie that is based on a murder and rape of a young and beautiful woman. The investigation into the murder is conducted by Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho Yong-Koo, two cruel and inept local inspectors, torturing the victims without producing any useful information. Therefore, Seo Tae-Yoon, a detective from Seoul who comes to the area to assist with the investigations, is sure that a serial murderer is responsible for the deaths of the ladies. The investigators track out leads for the assassin after a third woman is discovered dead using the same “mode of operation.”

  • Release Date: April 25, 2003
  • IMBd Rating: 8.1/10
  • Runtime: 2h 12m

5. A Tale of Two Sisters 

If you are a fan of psychological horror drama thrilling movies then ‘A Tale of Two Sisters’ is a suggested movie for you. This movie rotates around the story of two sisters. Su-mi (Yum Jung-ah) came back home after spending time in a mental institute. After reuniting with her sister she got a chance to meet her and her stepmother. Meanwhile, the cruelty of their stepmother and interfering ghost leads to a shocking ending. 

  • Release Date: October 22, 2013
  • IMBd Rating: 7.1/10
  • Runtime: 1h 54m

6. Train To Busan 

The fans of zombie adventure and thrill ‘Train To Busan’ is a movie that you should follow. This movie adds horror elements plus electrifying experience. It is based on a high-speed train that’s traveling from Seoul to Busan with multiple passengers. Likewise, the suspense in the movie started when a zombie virus appeared in South Korea. However, passengers tried their best to survive on the train. 

  • Release Date: 22 July 2016
  • IMBd Rating: 7.6/10
  • Runtime: 1h 58m

Wrapping Up with Final Words 

Finally, I can advise you guys to watch each of the films listed above. You will have the opportunity to discover South Korean cultures. In short, you will also notice, how South Korean films’ screenplays differ from other sources of film entertainment industry.

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