Highest-Rated Korean Dramas of 2024 (IMDB)

Some of the Korean dramas are recognized and appreciated by a wider audience and these dramas deserve all the attention. If you are still skeptical about whether to watch or not then we have mentioned the IMDB ratings. We have listed down the top 10 highest-rated Korean dramas of 2024 which you shouldn’t miss.

Lovely Runner

IMDB: 9.3

Episodes: 16

Genre: Comedy, Suspense, Time-Travel, Romance, Fantasy

Cast: Byeon Woo Seok, Kim Hye Yoon, Lee Seung Hyub, Song Geon Hee

Ryu Sun Jae (Byeon Woo Seok) is a top star and has been very popular since his debut. Meanwhile, In Sol (Kim Hye Yoon) is an ordinary girl and a huge fan of Ryu Sun Jae.  One day, In Sol heard the news of Ryu Sun Jae’s death. Miraculously, she travels back in time where she met 19-year-old Ryu Sun Jae. Lovely Runner is one of the highest-rated Korean dramas of 2024.

Dominant Species/ Blood Free

IMDB: 9.1

Episodes: 10

Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi

Cast: Ju Ji Hoon, Han Hyo Joo, Lee Hee Joon, Lee Moo Saeng, Park Ji Yeo

Dominant Species is a sci-fi drama, Yoo Ja Yoo (Han Hyo Joo) is a CEO of BF. Ja Yoo is a founder of BF with On San (Lee Mu Saeng), he has a Ph.D. in physiology. Woo Chae Woon (Ju Ji Hoon) is a bodyguard and he graduated from the Navel Academy.

Queen of Tears

IMDB: 8.4

Episodes: 16

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Life

Cast: Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won, Park Sung Hoon, Kwak Dong Yeon, Lee Joo Bin

 Baek Hyun Woo (Kim Soo Hyun) is the husband of Hae In (Kim Ji Won) and he works as a legal director of Queens Group. He is from Yongdu ri and graduated from Seoul National University. Hong Hae In is the CEO of Queens Department Store. She is third third-generation chaebol. It is a love story of an ordinary man who falls in love with a chaebol heiress.

Nothing Uncovered

IMDB: 8.4

Episodes: 16

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

Cast: Kim Ha Neul, Yeon Woo Jin, Jang Seung Jo

Seo Jeong Won (Kim Ha Newul) is a famous journalist who covers exclusive stories. Overnight she becomes the suspect of her husband’s mistress. Seol Woo Jae (Jang Seung Jo) is a famous novelist and a second-generation chaebol. He is the husband of Jeong Won. Kim Tae Heon (Yeon Woo Jin) is a detective and ex-boyfriend of Jeong Won. The trio is entangled in a mysterious murder case.

IMDB: 8.1

Episodes: 8

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Suspense

Cast: Lee Dong Wook, Kim Hye Jun, Park Ji Bin, Geum Hannah, Kim Min

Jeong Ji An (Kim Hye Jun) lost her parents in childhood. She was left all alone so her uncle Jeong Jin Man (Lee Dong Wook) took her and they started living together. Jeong Jin Man runs a mysterious online shopping site. One day, Heong Ji An receives a phone call and hears that his uncle has passed away. Ji An now lived in her uncle’s home and was kept in an unexpected situation.

The Midnight Studio

IMDB: 8.1

Episodes: 16

Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Horror

Cast: Joo Won, Kwon Na Ra, Yoo In Soo, Eum Moon Suk

Seo Ki Joo (Joo Won) is a 34 photographer who runs a small and mysterious photo studio. He takes photos of the ghosts before they leave for past lives. Han Bom (Kwon Na Ra) is a lawyer who can’t tolerate injustice. She lives with her grandma who runs a snack bar. 


Episodes: 16

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Life

Cast: Ji Chang Wook, Shin Hye Sun

Cho Yong Pil (Ji Chang Wook) is a weather forecaster at Jeju Island’s Meteorological Administration. He is so capable that he always gets offers to join headquarters but he refuses to go. Everyone on the island likes him because of his jolly and caring nature. Cho Sam Dal (Shin Hye Sun )is a famous photographer. She is very passionate about her dreams and through hard work she made her place amongst famous people. 


Episodes: 10

Genres: Action, Thriller, Psychological

Cast: Bona, Jang Da Ah, Ryu Da In, Kang Na Eon

Baekyeon Girl’s High School is a renowned school in Seoul and grade 2 class 5 is the privileged class but they have their secret inside the class which other classes and teachers are not aware of. Sung Soo Ji (Boona) is a transferred student and on her first day, she noticed that everyone was strange but showed everything was normal. Grade 2 and class 5 are peaceful but also very weird.

Wonderful World

IMDB: 7.9

Episodes: 14

Genre: Thriller, Revenge

Cast: Kim Nam-Joo, Cha Eun-Woo, Kim Kang-Woo, Lim Se-Mi

Eun Soo Hyun (Kim Nam Joo) is a psychology professor and a famous writer. Due to some incidents, her life completely changed. Her son died and the person responsible for her son’s death didn’t receive any punishment by the law. Kwon Seon Yul (Cha Eun Woo) is a mysterious guy who grew up in a wealthy family but is now living a rough life.

IMDB: 7.8

Episodes: 12

Genre: Historical, Comedy, Romance, Crime, Thriller

Cast: Lee Ha Nee, Lee Jong Won

Jo Yeo Hwa (Lee Ha Nee) is a widow and lives at the in-law’s house. She belongs to a noble family and barely gets to walk outside. Meanwhile, at night she secretly jumps over the walls and takes care of needy people. Jo Yeo Hwa has been searching for her brother for the last 15 years. Park Soo Ho (Lee Jong Won) is a young and handsome military officer who is intelligent and does his job right honestly.

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