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Drama and movie list of crime genre

Dirty Carnival
  • Title: Dirty Carnival
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Broadcast Date: November, 2006
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Casts: Ho-Jin Jeon, In-Jae Heo , In-Seong Jo, Ku Jin, Yoon Jae-Moon
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling financial pressure as a substitute patriarch. When the big boss President Hwang is cornered by a corrupt prosecutor, Byung-du volunteers for a whack job and wins the big man's trust. However, his real trouble begins when friend Min-ho, an aspiring movie director, asks him to be a consultant for the latter's debut film.

  • Title: No Mercy For The Rude
  • Also Known As: Yeui-eomneun geotdeul / 예의없는것들 / 예의없는 것들
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
  • Broadcast Date: August, 2006
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Casts: Lee Han Wie, Kang San, Shin Ha Kyun, Han Ye Rin, Go Soo Hee
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    His name is Killa. Growing up as an orphan, he had been teased so much for being a lisper that he decided not to talk at all until getting a surgery that would make him talk clearly.Living all by himself, he spends his time doing only two things; watching bullfights on TV and eating seafood. He sometimes writes poetry and spends most of his time daydreaming about becoming a matador to fight face to face with a bull.In order to earn money for the surgery, he chose to become a killer. However, he has his own rule; kill only those with scary faces or with bad manners. Everything seems fine until his boss shows him a picture. The last prey he has to kill is the one who he has never expected to kill. And there is another secret hidden behind the mysterious client of this whack jo.

Puzzle
  • Title: Puzzle
  • Also Known As: Dodoiyuheui peurojekteu, peojeul
  • Genre: Crime, Thriller
  • Broadcast Date: January, 2006
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Casts: Hong Seok-Cheon, Ju Jin-Mo, Kim Hyun-Sung, Mun Seong-Kun, Park Jun-Seok
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    Hwan, Ryu, Noh, Jung and Gyu. Five people, no connections or previous knowledge of each other. The mysterious X asks these five people to steal an important document inside a bank, the reward too appealing to refuse despite the difficult mission. But beyond everything they have to go through, who is this X, orchestrating the pieces of this puzzle like a puppet master?

Running Wild
  • Title: Running Wild
  • Also Known As: Ya-soo / 야수
  • Genre: Crime
  • Broadcast Date: January, 2006
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Casts: Ahn Kil Kang, Kwon Sang Woo, Uhm Ji Won, Yoo Ji Tae, Son Byung Ho
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    “Jang Do-young is a tough, short-tempered, somewhat jaded homicide detective. Most members of his department regard him as a troublemaker and he has lost faith in the system. Jang has been struggling to nail Yoo Kang-jin, a notorious crime boss, with little success so far. Jang crosses paths with Oh Jin-woo, an elite prosecutor who graduated at the top of his class and who lives his life by the letter of the law. To Oh there would be no civilization without rules. Oh is also on a mission to bring Yoo to justice. He had managed to get Yoo put in jail some time ago, but the gangster got out early and is now preparing to run for political office. Oh thinks he ought to re-investigate Yoo; he’s convinced there is enough evidence to put him away for good. So he and Jang form an uneasy alliance. When Yoo learns of this new threat, he decides to show them what they’re up against. He gets his henchmen to attack Jang’s family and he arranges to have Jang and Oh arrested for police harassment. The fight has now become personal. For Jang and Oh, it is no longer a matter of simple justice; whether they’re prepared to admit it or not, the war with Yoo has become a matter of survival and revenge.”

She's On Duty
  • Title: She's On Duty
  • Also Known As: Jambok-geunmu / 잠복근무
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Police, School
  • Broadcast Date: January, 2005
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Casts:  Park Sang Myun, Gong Yoo, Kim Sun Ah
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    Stephen Chow's Fight Back to School, re-set it in an all-girl's school in Korea, and add a sexy female protagonist, and you'll have some idea of what writer/director Park Kwang-choon (Madeleine)has in store for you in his entertaining action comedy, She's On Duty! Kim Seon-ah (S Diary, Wet Dreams) plays a female detective who has to go deep undercover as a high schooler in order to thwart a plot by the Japanese Yakuza to traffic teenage girls as sex slaves! Not content to save just the girls from a life of prostitution, Kim's character even lends a hand in squashing in-school violence, giving a performance that has earned raves from nostalgic audiences longing for the "good ol' days" of high school. Also featuring performances by Gong Yoo (My Tutor Friend), Nam Sang-mi (Too Beautiful to Lie), and Park Sang-myeon (My Wife is a Gangster), She's On Duty is one film that goes straight to the head of the class!

Who's Got The Tape
  • Title: Who's Got The Tape
  • Also Known As: 어깨동무
  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Broadcast Date: January, 2004
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Casts:  Yoo Dong-Geun, Lee Moon Shik, Lee Sung-Jin
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    Tae-sik (starred by YOO Dong-geun) is a petty gangster who hopes to get on easy street. Bonehead (starred by LEE Moon-sik) and Fencer (starred by CHOI Ryung) are his stooges. They happen to get hold of a videotape that contains a conglomerate's president handing an illegal political fund to a corrupt politician. With the detective's ID that comes into their possession, they feel like they own the world. However, as luck has it, the videotape in question disappears.

    Tae-sik's gang comes into possession of a detective's ID and decides to play cops. Their abundant field experience on the dark side along with their broad knowledge on the local gangsters make them better cops than real ones. They even receive respect from them. Nothing seems to be in their way. Should they change their jobs?

    At the video rental shop, Dong-moo (starred by LEE Sung-jin) happens to acquire the tape in question. Passing themselves off as cops, Tae-sik's gang blackmails Dong-moo to retrieve the tape. However, the tape goes missing, and Dong-moo has no choice but to cooperate with them in their pursuit of the missing tape. But their relationship starts off rocky. Will they be able to retrieve the tape?

Damo
  • Title: Damo
  • Also Known As: 조선 여형사 다모 / 茶母 / Joseon Yeohyeongsa Damo
  • Genre: Crime, Period Drama, Romance
  • Broadcast Date: July, 2003
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 14
  • Casts: Ha Ji Won, Kim Min Joon, Lee Seo Jin
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    This series and our heroine takes place in the Chosun Dynasty. From being a mere servant of a household who manages to make her way and becomes a Damo, a low-status woman detective. Very skilled in swordplay and righteous in the name of justice. In a society of inequality she must not only fight crime, but to fight for her freedom and respect as a woman. Relationships in love, torn between attraction and loyalty. Her choice will not only change her life, but the dynasty itself.