8 Korean movies that you won’t be able to watch on Netflix anymore after this April

If you are a Netflix subscriber, you must check this news. 

Many well-received Korean films will be removed from Netflix. Many of these works, which will soon end their contracts with this video platform, were even labeled “masterpieces” thanks to their solid stories and cast members’ amazing acting skill.


For movie lovers, make sure to check the list below and enjoy these movies as much as possible before their services are over.

1. 1987

The movie “1987: When the Day Comes”, which was released in December 2017, will not be available on Netflix anymore from the end of April. “1987” is a film about a historical event called “The June Democratic Uprising” which took place in 1987. This movie attracted keen attention at the time it was premiered.


In particular, “1987” aroused huge public’s interest even before its release as it featured a large number of talented actors, such as Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, Kim Tae-ri, Park Hee-soon, Lee Hee-joon, etc, who are so well-known as “trustworthy actors”.

1987” gained cumulative audiences of over 7 million and also won the Daesang for the Film category at the 54th Baeksang Arts Awards in 2018.

2. Extreme Jobs

The comedy film “Extreme Jobs”, which made all the audiences coming to cinemas in the first quarter of 2019 laugh loudly, will also end its service on April 27th.

Extreme Jobs” depicts the hilarious story that a group of young narcotics detectives, which is on the verge of being disbanded, go through when they open a chicken restaurant for an undercover investigation. 


The actors showed off their perfect chemistry with funny bickering moments and drew laughter from the viewers with their extraordinary comedy performances.

Extreme Jobs” has become a representative of the comedy movie genre as it successfully surpassed 10 million ticket sales.

3. The Negotiation 

With the news of Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin’s marriage that recently made headlines, the works in which the couple appeared together are also attracting attention again.

Released in 2018, “The Negotiation” starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin as the main characters will also be removed from Netflix on April 27th.


The Negotiation” tells the confrontation between Min Tae-gu (Hyun Bin), a notorious international criminal, and Ha Chae-yoon (Son Ye-jin), a competent crisis negotiator.

Along with its interesting stories, this movie also received favorable reviews for the extraordinary visuals of Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin.

4. The Spy Gone North

The Spy Gone North”, which features outstanding actors, Hwang Jung-min, Lee Sung-min, Cho Jin-woong, and Joo Ji-hoon, for leading roles, will also end its contract with Netflix on April 27th.


The Spy Gone North”, which was released in 2018, is a spy film based on a historical event that actually happened in Korea.

The movie won Best Film at the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards and was invited to the world premiere in 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

5. Intimate Strangers

Many moviegoers would feel so regret that the black comedy movie “Intimate Strangers”, which conveys bitter lessons as well as laughter to audiences, won’t be available anymore.


Released in 2018, “Intimate Strangers” was made based on the Italian film “Perfect Strangers”.

The movie tells about couples, who have been close friends for such a long time, playing a game in which they must reveal all messages and calls on their cell phones. 

Intimate Strangers” delivers the message that everyone has their own secrets and it is better for each of them to keep the secrets appropriately.

6. The Swindlers

The crime action film “The Swindlers”, which was premiered in 2017, will also say goodbye to Netflix on April 27th.


The Swindlers” tells about the game of the swindlers after hearing about the sudden death of the con artist Jang Doo-chil (Heo Sung-tae). 

This film, which reveals stories of people deceiving each other and unpredictable team play, attracted huge attention because of Hyun Bin’s appearance.

 “The Swindlers” is a movie based on the true story of a Korean fraudulent criminal named Cho Hee-pal.

7. National Bankruptcy Day

Released in 2018, “National Bankruptcy Day” will also disappear from Netflix on April 27th. This is the first Korean movie set in the 1997 financial crisis.


National Bankruptcy Day” depicts the story of the IMF crisis in Korea but with all the characters and events being fictionalized. The movie received compliments from the audiences at the time it was released thanks to the outstanding acting performances of actress Kim Hye-soo and actor Yoo Ah-in.

8. The Accidental Detective 2: In Action

The comedy movie “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action”, which was premiered in 2018, can also be seen until April 27th.

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This film tells the stories of detectives Kang Dae-man (Kwon Sang-soo), Roh Tae-soo (Sung Dong-il), and Yeo Chi (Lee Kwang-soo) teaming up and digging into a mysterious case. Actors Sung Dong-il and Lee Kwang-soo, who are well-known as masters of comedy acting, made the viewers laugh hard.


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