10 Touching Korean Dramas Based on True Stories

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1. Because I Love You (2017)Because I Love Youhttps://123movies.fun/film/because-i-love-you-19393/watching.html

This movie is about Lee Hyeong (Cha Tae-hyun) whose spirit, after an accident, started entering the bodies of people struggling with love, and Scully (Kim Yoo-jung), the high school student who guides his spirit along the way.


2. Last Princess (2016)

Princess Deokhye is taken to Japan as a hostage. As she struggles to maintain hope, her childhood friend travels to Japan on a mission to bring her back to Korea.


3. Himalayas (2015)

Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.


4. Hope (2013)

The film is based on a true story, the infamous Nayoung Case in 2008, in which an 8-year-old girl, called "Na-young" in the Korean press, was raped and beaten by a drunk 57-year-old man in a public toilet. The court sentenced the man to only 12 years in prison, which caused outrage in the country due to the brutality of the crime and the man's history of physical and sexual violence.


5. Don’t Cry Mommy (2013)

The film tells the story about You-lim whose only daughter Eun-ah commits suicide after a rape by a group of male students. Because all of the suspects are minors, they can leave without the possibility of punishment by law. You-lim is so full of anger that she seeks out revenge on her own.


6. Han Gong Ju (2014)

The film is a coming-of-age story about a high school student, the titular Han Gong-ju, who loses her friend after both become victims of a terrible gang rape incident and is pressured to leave her home and move to another school by the perpetrators' parents. To escape scandal, she finds herself living in the home of her former teacher's mother in a different city. After transferring to a new school, the withdrawn and traumatized Gong-ju keeps to herself and tries to move on from what happened. But she is befriended by Eun-hee, who convinces her to join an a cappella club. When news gets out of Gong-ju's new hobby, a group of parents of her former classmates causes a stir. Living with a stranger and cold to her new classmates, it takes a long time for Gong-ju's troubled past to catch up with her, but when it does the revelation is devastating.


7. My Brilliant Life (2014)

My Brilliant Life is about the last moments of Ah-Reum, a 16-year-old boy infected with Progeria Syndrome. The kid, having the appearance of an old man, happily lived his remaining days in the loving arms of his parents. Their love story was written down with great admiration by Ah-Reum himself. In the end, everyone around the boy had their lives positively influenced by his unyieldingly pure heart.


8. Cart (2014)

The employees of a big-box discount retail store band together when contract workers are summarily laid off.


9. Silenced (2011)

Gang In-ho uncovers sexual and physical abuse at a school for hearing impaired children. With the help of a human rights activist, Gang fights against the community to expose the abuse and put a stop to it.


10. Memory of Murder (2003)

In 1986, Park (Song Kang-ho) and Cho (Kim Roi-ha) are two simple-minded detectives assigned to a double murder investigation in a South Korean province. But when the murderer strikes several more times with the same pattern, the detectives realize that they are chasing the country's first documented serial killer. Relying on only their basic skills and tools, Park and Jo attempt to piece together the clues and solve the case in this thriller based on true events.