Top 10 Highest-Rated K-Dramas of All Time

Using data from Google, Rankii discovered the many K-Dramas that viewers scored with high ratings. Here are the top ten dramas that received the highest scores, making them perfect to add to your binge-watch list—if you haven’t seen them already.

10. Signal

This detective blockbuster is rated 9. The drama is centered on two police detectives of different timelines.

One in the past and another in the present time. They can communicate with each other to solve murder cases together.

With an excellent script and quality actors, “Signal” is considered one of the best Korean dramas.

09. Navillera

Song Kang‘s work was also favored by the audience with a rating of 9.

The drama tells the story of a 23-year-old man and a 70-year-old man who together overcome obstacles to become ballet dancers.

Navillera” or “Like A Butterfly” is a ballet-theme drama based on the webtoon of the same title. It is one of the numerous adaptations of webtoon into drama in 2021.

08. Reply 1988

Earning the same rating, Reply 1988 is a family drama that all Korean audiences love.

Considering its popularity and quality, the drama could have ranked higher.

Set in the year 1988 at a neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. Five families live on the same alley road.

07. It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

Putting mental health on the spot, “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” revolves around the romance between an antisocial children’s book author and an employee in a psychiatric hospital. The drama also got a 9.

The healing romance drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” is directed by director Park Shin Woo was worked for “Jealousy Incarnate” and “Encounter“.

The writer Jo Young worked on “Jugglers”.

06. Prison Playbook

A pitcher with only a few days left before major tournaments suddenly ends up in prison, where he learns the rules for survival. The dark comedy received a rating of 9.1.

Moreover, this drama is so unique in the way it portrays the ordinary prison life in Korean Drama. The prison is not a common or popular one for Korean drama so far.

But again, Producer Shin Won Ho issues challenge to the new world nobody went to. 

05. My Mister

Starring IU, “My Mister” earned a rating of 9.1.

The drama is about the unexpected relationship between a woman in her twenties and a man in his forties, who come together to overcome the daily difficulties of life.

Ajussi, here means ‘Mister’ or ‘Uncle’ in Korean. Just like the title, “My Mister” is expected to be a drama which focuses on another ‘Daddy-Long-Legs’ story.

04. Flower Of Evil

With a rating of 9.1 for its interesting plot, “Flower Of Evil” is about a policewoman Cha Ji Won (Moon Chae Won) who discovers that her husband – Baek Hee Sung (Lee Jun Ki) is a cold-blooded killer while investigating a murder case.

Flower of Evil” is a thriller suspense drama of the cable channel tvN.

Top actors Lee Joon Gi and Moon Chae Won are reuniting for this drama after acting together in the drama “Criminal Minds” together in 2017.

03. Hospital Playlist

Hospital Playlist” revolves around 5 main characters who have been close friends for 20 years since their undergraduate years.

And now in their 40s, they are all leading professors in their fields, working together at Yulje Hospital and playing music together in the evenings.

The drama was rated 9.1 by netizens on Google.

02. Hospital Playlist 2

Marching forward, “Hospital Playlist 2” continues to tell the story of the 5 talented doctors. The drama is still loved by the audience and rated 9.1.

01. Move To Heaven

Move To Heaven” earned a 9.2 rating, which is the highest for Korean drama on Google.

A boy with Asperger syndrome and his uncle run Move To Heaven – a company specializing in cleaning up the belongings of the deceased.

The drama airs exclusively on Netflix, so it is not known to many viewers as on television.



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