The Olympic Games are right around the corner, and what better way to get ready than by watching some exciting, inspirational sports movies? We've put together a list of Korean movies and TV series that will pump you up for this year's Olympics. Each one is a different sport, so there's something for everyone!
Dream (드림) is a fun K-Drama starring Kim Bum from Boys Over Flowers. He plays a rough kid who seeks to become a K-1 champion, a special kind of kickboxing originating in Japan.
Malaton (말아톤) is the heartwarming story of Cho Won, an autistic child who enjoys running so much that he trains to compete in a marathon (26.2 miles), with the help of his caring mother Kyeong Sook and a former marathon champion.
[caption id="attachment_1440" align="aligncenter" width="280"] Cho Won runs for family in "Marathon"[/caption]
Wild Romance (난폭한 로맨스) is a classic style romantic comedy where a baseball shortstop, played by Lee Dong Wook, blackmails a girl to to get her to work as his bodyguard.
Take Off (국가대표) is about a team of small-town misfits who do their best to represent Korea in the Olympic ski jump.
The Aggressives (태풍, 태양) follows Soyo and his close-knit crew of inline skaters as they strive to be the best and tackle all obstacles.
Dr. Jump (도약선생) is a funny and endearing movie about an up-and-coming pole vaulter who desperately wants to impress the girl he loves.
Which Korean sports movie did you enjoy the most? Stay tuned for more news about Olympic games and activities on Viki!