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  • Ep 6 SUB

    Under the Gun (2024) (2024)

    Under the Gun (2024)
    Genre:
    Noir, Romance, Web Series, Youth
    Country:
    Korean

    A high-teen noir romance under the theme of 'Texas Hold 'em' amid the recent popularity of hold 'em poker as a sport in Korea.

    (Source: HanCinema)

  • Ep 12 SUB

    The Impossible Heir (2024) (2024)

    The Impossible Heir (2024)
    Genre:
    Betrayal, Business, Conglomerate, Drama, Noir, political, Power Struggle, Thriller, Web Series
    Country:
    Korean

    When the illegitimate son of a Korean conglomerate owner partners with his ambitious childhood friend, the duo will stop at nothing to seize their place at the top of the societal food chain.

    Born into an impoverished single-parent household with nothing but his good looks and charm, Kang In Ha is ravenous for success. Determined to make something of himself, no matter the cost, In Ha, discovers that his father is the chairman of the hugely successful Kang Oh Group and leaves his life of poverty behind.

    Shunned by the rest of his new family, In Ha partners with his intellectually gifted friend Han Tae Oh, hatching a plan from a young age to take over the company and seize their spots at the top of society. Realizing success early on, the pair steadily begin their ascent until an equally ambitious woman with a similarly troubled past threatens to derail their plans forever.

    (Source: butwhytho.net)

    Episodes: 12

    Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

    Airs On: Wednesday

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Hot Blooded (2022) (2022)

    Hot Blooded (2022)
    Genre:
    Action, Crime, Drama, Gangster, Noir, Novel, Survival
    Country:
    Korean

    A man born and raised in the outskirts of Busan gets involved in a gangster war for survival.

    (Source: HanCinema)

    Adapted from the novel by Kim Un Su.

    Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.

    Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

  • Ep 1 SUB

    My Name Is Loh Kiwan (2024) (2024)

    My Name Is Loh Kiwan (2024)
    Genre:
    Action, Drama, melodrama, Noir, Novel, Romance, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    Loh Ki Wan is a North Korean defector. He has arrived in the unfamiliar country of Belgium from North Korea because of his mother, Ok Hee. He wants to settle down in the country, but his only hope for him to stay is to receive refugee status from the Belgian government. He fights to get that. Loh Ki Wan then meets Marie. She used to be a Korean, but she has now received Belgian citizenship. In the past, she was a shooter. Unlike Loh Ki Wan, who came to Belgium to live a new life, Marie doesn't have a reason to live. They have an unpleasant first meeting but fall in love with each other.

    (Source: AsianwWiki)

    Adapted from the novel "Ro Ki Waneul Mannatda" (로기완을 만났다) by Jo Hae Jin (조해진).

    Duration: 2 hr. 11 min.

    Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Hopeless (2023) (2023)

    Hopeless (2023)
    Genre:
    Bromance, Crime, Drama, Gangster, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    A town with no future and no hope.

    Seventeen-year-old Yeon Gyu was born in this place and has never been anywhere else. While enduring the repeated violence inflicted by his stepfather, he saves up money in the lone hope of moving to the Netherlands with his mother. Chi Geon, born and raised in this town, is now a mid-level boss in a criminal organization. Having learned early in life that this world is hell, he gets by in his own way.

    One day Yeon Gyu gets into a fight to protect his stepsister Ha Yan. Unable to raise the settlement money, Yeon Gyu is helped by Chi Geon, and in that way Yeon Gyu comes to start a new life as a member of Chi Geon’s gang. Although scared and awkward, Yeon Gyu gradually adjusts with the help of Chi Ggeon who is like an older brother to him. Having earned Chi Geon’s trust while fighting to survive in the gang, Yeon Gyu begins to fall into more and more dangerous circumstances.

    In order to escape from hell, they become a part of it.

    (Source: International Festival de Cannes press kit)

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman (2023) (2023)

    Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman (2023)
    Genre:
    Crime, Exorcism, Fantasy, Horror, Investigation, Mystery, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean
    Retells of Dr. Cheon, a false exorcist who can't hear or see ghosts but solves all types of cases with his ghostly insight, receives a contract for a powerful possession case he's never seen before. (Source: JTBC News, edited by Krystale Mitaesa)
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Believer 2 (2023) (2023)

    Believer 2 (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Crime, Detective, Drama, Gangster, Hidden Identity, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    Detective Won Ho looks for missing person Rak and he also chases after Teacher Lee, who is the boss of a drug ring. Brian and Keunkal appear in front of Detective Won Ho. Keunkal is the the only one who knows the real identity of Teacher Lee.

    (Source: AsianWiki)

  • Ep 12 SUB

    The Killing Vote (2023) (2023)

    The Killing Vote (2023)
    Genre:
    Crime, Horror, Investigation, Mystery, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    When heinous criminals avoid punishment from the law, all citizens over 18 years old receive a text message polling them on whether that person should receive the death penalty. If more than 50% respond in favor of the capital punishment, that person is killed by "Dog Mask" - unknown, working in virtual world persona. Meanwhile, the police chase after "Dog Mask" and three people become involved because of it:

    Kim Moo Chan leader of the First Investigation Team at the Southern Police Agency, Kwon Seok Joo former famous legal scholar, who killed the rapist who attacked his young daughter and then turned himself in to the police and Joo Hyun - a police officer who has worked at the Cyber Safety Bureau at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency for 5 years.

    Adapted from the webtoon "Gukminsahyeongtupyo" (국민사형투표) written by Um Se Yoon (엄세윤) and illustrated by Jung Yi Pum (정이품).

    Episodes: 12

  • Ep 10 SUB

    Evilive (2023) (2023)

    Evilive (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Criminal, Gangster, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    Han Dong Soo is a livelihood lawyer. He randomly picks a prisoner to visit and picks up a case. He is usually rational and reasonable, but deep within his mind exists a dark side. Something triggers him to cross the line and step into the world of evil. His younger half-brother is Han Beom Jae. Han Beom Jae works at a second-hand computer shop and he also acts as a case broker for Han Dong-soo, bringing him clients. One day, Han Beom Jae notices that Han Dong Soo has changed since he brought him a case.

    That case involves Seo Do Young who is the #2 ranked member of a crime organization. He is a former baseball player and appears nothing like a typical gangster. Behind his handsome looks, he hides a cruel and unpredictable madness.

    (Source: Asianwiki)

    Episodes: 10

  • Ep 1 RAW

    Windmill (2023) (2023)

    Windmill (2023)
    Genre:
    Drama, Noir, Romance, Youth
    Country:
    Korean
    A youth noir film depicting the not-so-bright lives and love of young people who are entangled with memories and wounds.
  • Ep 1 RAW

    On the Edge (2022) (2022)

    On the Edge (2022)
    Genre:
    Drama, melodrama, Noir, Romance
    Country:
    Korean

    Tells the story of a man who lost everything in a moment, a woman who has nothing to lose, and how they meet to face each other's desperate lives.

    (Source: HanCinema)

  • Ep 12 SUB

    The First Responders Season 2 (2023) (2023)

    The First Responders Season 2 (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Detective, Drama, Investigation, Mystery, Noir, Suspense, Teamwork, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    N/A

    Episodes: 12

  • Ep 1 RAW

    Asura (2023) (2023)

    Asura (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Crime, Criminal, Noir
    Country:
    Korean
    Depicts the rebellion that takes place when villains with different desires enter the Jungae Prison, where female inmates gather.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Roundup: No Way Out (2023) (2023)

    The Roundup: No Way Out (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Comedy, Crime, Detective, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean
    It tells the story of Detective Ma Seok Do and a gang in Geumcheon-seo, who are trying to clean up drug crimes in Incheon.
  • Ep 8 SUB

    Bloodhounds (2023) (2023)

    Bloodhounds (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Crime, Drama, Miniseries, Noir, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    A noir action drama about three men who became entangled in debt but attempt to escape it in any way they can.

    Adapted from the webtoon "Hunting Dogs" (사냥개들) by Jung Chan (정찬).

  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Devil's Deal (2023) (2023)

    The Devil's Deal (2023)
    Genre:
    Action, Conspiracy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Noir, political, Revenge
    Country:
    Korean
    The more power he desires, the darker his world becomes. Hae Woong, an assembly member candidate, is taken out of the running because he became a thorn in the side of a local bigwig, Soon Tae. Hounded by loan sharks, due to defaulting a campaign loan, he decides to get his hands dirty. He steals classified government’s information about an urban development plan and obtains the help of a local gang leader, Pil Do, by promising hefty real estate profit. Now Hae Woong re-enters the race and tries to take revenge on Soon Tae. Unbeknownst to him, his messy journey through politics has only just begun.
  • Ep 8 SUB

    Hope or Dope 2 (2022) (2022)

    Hope or Dope 2 (2022)
    Genre:
    Drama, Friendship, Miniseries, Noir, Romance, Web Series, Youth
    Country:
    Korean
    Tells the story of Da Jung, who moves to the countryside and learns about love and pain through new friends she meets there.
  • Ep 10 SUB

    Juvenile Delinquency (2022) (2022)

    Juvenile Delinquency (2022)
    Genre:
    Drama, Friendship, Miniseries, Noir, Romance, Web Series, Youth
    Country:
    Korean
    A story about an 18-year-old Da Jung who discovered a field of marijuana as a teenager, and her friends who desperately look for their lost, ordinary life. A human drama about growing up, experiencing love and wounds, as Da Jung who was used by her parents to transport drugs, meets Yoon Tak, a rural man and his friends in the countryside.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Show Me the Ghost (2021) (2021)

    Show Me the Ghost (2021)
    Genre:
    Comedy, Crime, Exorcism, Fantasy, Noir, Supernatural
    Country:
    Korean

    Best friends ‘Hodu’ and ‘Yeji’ are job seekers whose dreams and hopes have been ruined. One day, ‘Hodu’ luckily gets a decent cheap fully loaded rent house. ‘Yeji’, who has been kicked out of her parents’ house, also stays there with him.

    They gradually feel a strange energy in the house that seemed perfect. They encounter ominous ghost and freaked out. With no place to go and no money, they try to defeat the ghost to protect their house…

    (Source: BIFAN)

    Duration: 1 hr. 23 min.

    Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

    Ratings: 7.5

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Night in Paradise (2021) (2021)

    Night in Paradise (2021)
    Genre:
    Action, Crime, Drama, Gangster, Mafia, Murder, Noir, Revenge, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean
    Tae Gu is an ace member of a crime gang. He has a younger sister and a nephew. His younger sister is sick. Tae Gu decides to leave the crime gang for his younger sister and nephew, but another crime gang targets Tae Gu. His younger sister and nephew are killed in a car explosion caused by the other criminal gang. Tae Gu takes revenge on the person he believes is responsible. Tae Gu then flees to Jeju Island. There, he meets Jae Yeon\, who doesn't have much time left to live. They both feel sympathy for each other.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    I Saw The Devil (2010) (2010)

    I Saw The Devil (2010)
    Genre:
    Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Investigation, Mystery, Noir, Psychological, Revenge, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    Kyung Chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time but were unable to catch him.

    One day, Joo Yeon, daughter of a retired police chief, becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo Hyun, a top-secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Gangnam 1970 (2015) (2015)

    Gangnam 1970 (2015)
    Genre:
    Action, Betrayal, Corruption, Drama, Gangster, Mature, Noir, Tragedy
    Country:
    Korean

    In 1970s, during the height of political corruption, Gangnam, the southern part of Seoul is starting to be transformed into developed area. Childhood friends Jong Dae and Yong Ki struggled to get by, until their shanty homes are demolished by local thugs. Desperate for cash, they get involved in violent political clashes, and are separated during one for the skirmishes.3 years later, Jong Dae lives as an honest man with former gang leader Kil Su. Meanwhile, Yong Ki has joined Seoul’s most powerful criminal gangs organization, the Myeongdong-pa and as a member he has been entangled in a high stakes battle over lands in Gangnam, all in the name of putting together secret presidential election funds that drive up the value of the city. As the gangs fight over the rights to various plots, Yong Ki is captured and interrogated by a rival gang.

    Duration: 2 hr. 15 min.

    Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Man on High Heels (2014) (2014)

    Man on High Heels (2014)
    Genre:
    Action, BL, Crime, Detective, Drama, Mafia, Murder, Noir, Revenge
    Country:
    Korean

    Ji Wook is a cold-blooded detective who would brutally assault and stop at nothing to catch criminals. However, despite looking masculine, Ji Wook struggles with a secret desire to be a woman. When at last, Ji Wook decides to undergo a sex change, a gang, the detective had brutally arrested by force, plots revenge.

    After resigning and secretly dreaming of physically transforming into a woman, people close to Ji Wook get caught up in a conspiracy and killed. When the one person Ji Wook must protect, Jang Mi, also falls in danger, a choice must be made.