Lee Joon-Ki is always on scene fighting bad guys or running around saving people. Below are some of the top best action Korean dramas starring Lee Joon-gi. Lee Joon-gi is also well-known for portraying in historical action Korean dramas. Maybe it’s because he looks so good in a Hanbok, the producers just can’t get enough. Below are some of Lee Joon-gi’s classic action-focused Korean dramas.

1. Iljimae

Iljimae
Credit: SBS

Iljimae tells the story of a young boy whose life is flipped upside down and becomes traumatized after a disastrous tragedy. He grows up to become a master thief who steals from the rich and the corrupt all the while solving the mysteries of his ill-fated past. There’s a lot of fighting coupled with romance, 80/20 split. Iljimae is Lee Joon-Ki’s highest rated drama in which he was lead actor. Many of the stars of the show went on to win awards at the 2008 SBS Drama Awards. 

Genre: Historical Action
Year: 2008 
Network: SBS
Starring: Lee Joon-gi, Han Hyo-joo

2. Two Weeks

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Credit: MBC

Two Weeks is a solid action drama featuring gangsters, love and redemption. Our lead is a third-rate gangster who is on the run after being framed for murder and at the same time, needs to keep on surviving for another two weeks in order to save his daughter. This show was also a breakthrough from Song Jae-Rim, who played the antagonistic killer. 

Genre: Thriller
Year: 2013
Network: MBC
Starring: Lee Joon-gi, Park Ha-sun, Kim So-yeon
Where to watch: Viki, Tubitv

3. Time Between Dog and Wolf

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Credit: MBC

There is a lot going on in this show. A long time ago, our lead’s mother was murdered in front of him by a Thai criminal syndicate known as Cheongbang. He then is adopted by a NIS agent who trains him to become a NIS agent later on. But soon, he’ll give up everything to go undercover within the criminal organization to avenge his mother’s death.

Genre: Thriller
Year: 2007
Network: MBC
Starring: Lee Joon-gi, Nam Sang-mi, Jung Kyung-ho