From Squid Game to All Of Us Are Dead, these shows will get you on the edge of your seat.

Korean thriller shows have taken the world by storm in recent years, and Netflix has been at the forefront of bringing these gripping dramas to global audiences. With their intricate plot lines, stunning visuals, and incredible performances, Korean thrillers have captivated viewers with their ability to keep us on the edge of our seats. Whether you’re a fan of suspense, mystery, or psychological drama, there’s something for everyone in this collection of the best Korean thriller shows on Netflix. From the gritty world of crime to the twisted psyche of serial killers, these shows will take you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions and leave you wanting more.


For more recommendations, check out our list of the best k-dramas on Netflix, the best romantic k-dramas, or the best shows and movies on Netflix.

Editor’s note: This article was updated October 2023 to include Song of the Bandits.

Related:The Best Romantic K-Dramas On Netflix


Song of the Bandits Netflix Poster

Song of the Bandits

Release Date
September 22, 2023

Cast
Kim Nam-gil, Seohyun, Hyun-Wook Lee, Yoo Jae-myung

Genres
Action, Drama, History

Mask Girl Netflix Poster

Mask Girl

Release Date
August 18, 2023

Cast
Elaine Wang, Victoria Grace, Harrison Xu, Ren Hanami

Genres
Drama, Thriller, Comedy

The Lies Within TV Show Poster

The Lies Within

Release Date
October 12, 2019

Cast
Lee Joon-hyuk, Jong-Seok Yun, Si-eun Kim, Jong-soo Kim

Genres
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Seasons
1

Sweet Home TV Show Poster

Sweet Home

Release Date
November 18, 2022

Cast
Kim Young-kwang, Kang Hae-Lim, Su-yeon Kim, Yuuki Luna

Genres
K-Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Seasons
3

A Model Family TV Show Poster

A Model Family

Release Date
December 18, 2020

Cast
Woo Jung, Hee-soon Park, Yoon Jin Seo, Park Ji-Yeon

Genres
K-Drama, Crime, Thriller

Seasons
1

Unlock My Boss TV Show Poster

Unlock My Boss

Release Date
December 7, 2022

Cast
Park Sung-woong, Jo Jae-yoon, Eun-Su Seo, Kim Sung-oh

Genres
K-Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

Seasons
1

All Of Us Are Dead Netflix Poster

All Of Us Are Dead

Release Date
January 28, 2022

Cast
Park Ji-hu, Chan-Young Yoon, Yi-Hyun Cho, Park Solomon

Genres
Fantasy, Action, Horror, K-Drama

Seasons
2

Squid Game Netflix Poster

Squid Game

Release Date
September 17, 2021

Cast
Jung-Jae Lee, Park Hae-soo, Oh Yeong-su, Wi Ha-joon

Genres
Action, Adventure, K-Drama

Seasons
2

Voice 2017 TV Show Poster

Voice

Release Date
March 1, 2020

Cast
Lee Hana, Son Eun-seo, Song Boo-gun, Kim Joong-Ki

Genres
K-Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery

Seasons
4

My Name TV Show Poster

My Name

Release Date
October 15, 2021

Cast
Hee-soon Park, Ahn Bo-Hyun, Han So-hee, Kim Sang-Ho

Genres
K-Drama, Action, Crime

Seasons
1

Kingdom Netflix Poster

Kingdom

Release Date
January 25, 2019

Cast
Bae Doona, Ju Ji-Hoon, Kim Hye-jun, Kim Sungkyu

Genres
Drama, Action, Horror

Seasons
2

The Glory TV Show Poster

The Glory

Release Date
December 30, 2022

Cast
Song Hye-Kyo, Lee Do-Hyun, Lim Ji-yeon, Harrison Xu

Genres
K-Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Seasons
1

Flower of Evil TV Show Poster

Flower of Evil

Release Date
July 28, 2020

Cast
Lee Joon-Gi, Moon Chae-Won, Seo Hyun-woo, Choi Young-joon

Genres
Crime, K-Drama, Mystery, Romance

Seasons
1

SKY Castle TV Show Poster

SKY Castle

Release Date
November 23, 2018

Cast
Yum Jung-ah, Tae-ran Lee, Yun Se-ah, Na-ra Oh

Genres
K-Drama, Mystery

Seasons
1

Extracurricular TV Show Poster

Extracurricular

Release Date
April 29, 2020

Cast
Kim Dong-Hee, Park Ju-hyun, Da-bin Jung, Nam Yoon-Su

Genres
K-Drama, Crime

Seasons
1

Hellbound TV Show Poster

Hellbound

Release Date
November 19, 2021

Cast
Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, Jeong Min Park, Jin-ah Won

Genres
K-Drama, Crime, Fantasy

Seasons
1

The Silent Sea TV Show Poster

The Silent Sea

Release Date
December 24, 2021

Cast
Bae Doona, Gong Yoo, Joon Lee, Kim Sun-young

Genres
Mystery, K-Drama, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Seasons
1

Bulgasal Immortal Souls TV Show Poster

Bulgasal: Immortal Souls

Release Date
December 18, 2021

Cast
Lee Jin-Wook, Nara, Joon Lee, Gong Seung-Yeon

Genres
K-Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Seasons
1

Vincenzo TV Show Poster

Vincenzo

Release Date
February 20, 2021

Main Genre
K-Drama

Genres
K-Drama, Action, Comedy, Crime

Seasons
1

Somebody TV Show Poster

Somebody

Release Date
November 18, 2022

Main Genre
K-Drama

Genres
K-Drama, Crime, Thriller

Seasons
1

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