Korean films know how to push the boundaries with violence, gore, and even sex. Creating the ultimate list of the sexiest Korean films of all time is no easy task. What one person considers sexy might be boring to others. Therefore we must consider a few factors when creating this list. Some factors include the plot, the stars, the sex scenes, and finally, you don’t want a bunch of sex scenes with no substance behind them. It needs to have some build-up and allure.
The key is to find the right Korean film that brings something provocative without being tasteless. For your steamy yet not soft-core porn pleasure, we at SEOULSPACE collected the best sexiest Korean films of all time. Yes, most will have nudity and sex, but they also have amazing stories and, in most cases, great writing, directing, and acting. Here are the sexiest Korean films of all time.
Eungyo (A Muse)
The Korean film Eungyo stars one of the hottest Korean actresses working today, Kim Go-Eun. The film is about a well-respected poet and college professor. He is in his 70s and has an assistant named Seo Ji-Woo played by Kim Moo-Yul. One day, a 17-year-old high school student named Eun-Gyo played by Kim Go-Eun comes to the professor’s home. They form an unlikely friendship. The professor starts to develop feelings for the high school student but so does the assistant. Kim Go-Eun’s acting is what makes her performance great. She could end up one day being one of the great Korean actresses of all time.
Love at the End of the World
Love at the End of the World is about a mother who lost her husband. She is left with her teenage daughter. One day, the mother meets a man, and they fall in love. The daughter starts to feel lonely and develops feelings for the man. The two start a dangerous affair behind her back. The scene scenes between the daughter and the husband are very intense, and the fact that they are doing this behind the mother’s back brings an added layer of tension.
The film was set in 1969. A Colonel has returned to South Korea after fighting in the Vietnam War. He is trusted by the Army Commander, who also happens to be his father-in-law and is well respected by everyone in the military base. One day, a man comes to work for the Colonel with his beautiful wife. Moreover, the couple lives across the street from the Colonel and his wife. Soon an affair starts between the Colonel and the man’s wife. There are multiple sex scenes between the Colonel and the wife is both intense and romantic.
A Frozen Flower
The most erotic historical Korean film is A Frozen Flower. The film is about a King who is married to a princess. However, she has not been able to get pregnant and have a son. The King has a military commander who is also his lover. The King asks his lover to impregnate the princess (Queen). The Queen and the King’s lover are uncomfortable with the order but eventually comply. However, soon an intense romance develops between the two. They start to meet secretly behind the King’s back.
A literature professor gets caught up in a sex scandal and is forced to leave Seoul and teach in a small rural town. He leaves behind his wife and daughter and starts an affair with was local town woman. He soon gets his name cleared, but before he returns to his university, the woman reveals she is pregnant. She has an aberration, and the professor returns to his family. The woman’s mother ends up dying from a house fire. Eight years later, the professor becomes a successful writer, but his life falls apart. He slowly goes blind and gets into deep dept with gangsters that take his daughter and send her into prostitution. It turns out the woman is behind all the misery brought on the professor.
Empire of Lust
The 2nd most erotic Korean historical film of all time is Empire of Lust. It is a film about a well-respected general during the Joseon dynasty. He has a son-in-law who is unable to take part in politics and only seeks out pleasure. The general falls in love for the first time with a concubine. However, he doesn’t know that she aims to carry out an act of revenge against him.
A couple has a storybook marriage. However, the husband gets into a car accident and is now in a deep coma. His twin brother comes to his brother’s side and meets his wife for the first time. They are initially cold, but the two starts a torrid affair. Then things get complicated when the husband awakes from his coma.
A detective has been on suspension for adultery with a police chief’s wife. While on suspension, the detective has been running a private-eye agency that specializes in adultery cases. He accepts a case from a beautiful woman with a wonderful scent. She says her husband is a casino billionaire who is having an affair. However, she soon seduces the detective but wakes up the next day with her and her husband dead. Then a woman appears, claiming to be the casino billionaire’s wife!
One of the few Korean films dealing with an older female and a younger male. It follows a married woman in her thirties that is released from prison for having sex with an underaged teen. After she is released, she meets up with the teen and spends most of the film having sex in a motel. While the woman wants to end the relationship, the teen feels he loves her. It will not be easy to find this film as it did not have much success in theaters, but it is a very sexy film and has multiple sex scenes throughout.