Get ready for an adrenaline rush!
7 May 2020 - 11:45 AM  UPDATED 7 May 2020 - 11:47 AM

You're sitting at home and feeling lazy, can't really be bothered to go for a run - don't worry, you can still give your heart a workout with these adrenaline-packed Korean action movies.

Grip the edge of your seat with gang wars, drug cartel dramas, zombie rampages, crime thrillers and bad-ass female fighters with these movies available to stream for free now on SBS On Demand.

New World

An undercover cop (Lee Jung Jae) is ordered to take part in a police project named 'New World', set on taking down Korea's biggest corporate crime syndicate 'Goldmoon', as the organisation prepares to expand its powers. In this thrilling drama, the cop must choose whether to follow orders or align with his Goldmoon boss, struggling with his identity as cop and goon.

 A box-office hit that's beloved by Korean crime drama fans for its memorable performances from Lee Jung Jae, Choi Min Sik and Hwang Jung MinNew World will have you on the edge of your seat as it spirals further into chaos.

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This slick action drama centres on a cop trying to bust a major drug cartel run by an enigmatic character named Mr. Lee. He teams up with a low-level drug dealer to bring down the psychotic kingpin, but people aren't who they seem in this fast-paced film. The pulsing soundtrack lends an extra shot of adrenaline as you fall deep into the twisted world of dirty cops and dealers with secrets, starring a top-notch cast including Choi Jin Woong, Ryu Jun Yeol and Cha Seung Won.

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The Villainess

The action never stops in this 2017 film starring Kim Ok Bin as a deadly assassin. Trained since childhood, she's recruited as a sleeper cell by South Korea's Intelligence Agency with guaranteed freedom after 10 years. But when she gets the chance to live normally, nothing goes to plan - soon enough there's two men on her tail, uncovering secrets from her past and she has no choice but to fight back.

With iconic scenes ranging from wedding dress shootouts to back alley martial arts choreography magic with unique camera perspectives, this is high octane action that'll have you cheering for our protagonist to survive.

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If you're a fan of tv series Kingdom then you're going to love Rampant. Set in the Joseon dynasty, this period action zombie film focuses on an exiled prince (Hyun Bin) and the Minister of War (Jang Dong Gun) fighting for power in the midst of a spreading zombie plague. 

Can the prince save his kingdom from the rampage of the Night Demons? You'll have to watch his kick-ass martial arts and fighting skills to see what happens.

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The Witness

Late at night, a man (Lee Sung Min) witnesses a murder through his apartment window. The killer (Kwak Si Yang) notices he's being watched and begins searching the complex to find and eliminate any witnesses to his crime, and when a person turns up dead, the man tries to protect his family from the murderer.

The Witness was a box-office hit in Korean cinemas for good reason: it's a thriller that'll have you feeling the fear as the minutes tick on.

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