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Queen Insoo (2011)
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Queen Insoo (2011)
Original name: 인수대비
Genre: History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Insoo focuses on the fierce power struggle among three women in the royal court of the Joseon Dynasty.
Plot: joseon dynasty, historical figure, ruler, dynasty, throne, royal court, power struggle, crown, royalty, rise to power

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about king, joseon dynasty, royalty, palace intrigue, rivalry, betrayal and murder mostly in History, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Queen Insoo: Six Flying Dragons (2015), King Sejong the Great (2008), Tree With Deep Roots (2011), Haechi (2019), The Princess' Man (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Six Flying Dragons (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
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Story: “Six Flying Dragons” is a Period drama depicts the ambitions and success stories of 6 people around Prince Lee Bang Won. This drama also depicts the ideological and political conflict between Prince Lee Bang Won and Jung Do Jeon who is the man ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, martial arts, tragedy, betrayal, ambition, palace intrigue, political conspiracy, treason, father son relationship, political prisoner, political repression, royal family ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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King Sejong the Great (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: "The Great King, Sejong" is a full-scale political drama describing how King Sejong and his loyal retainers cooperate and contrive to make his dynasty a better place. While King Sejong was on the throne, the Joseon Dynasty enjoyed ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, political, realistic
Plot: historical figure, royalty, king, joseon dynasty, faithfulness, family relations, historical character, palace intrigue, royal family, korean history, historical event, prince
Time: 15th century
Place: korea
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Tree With Deep Roots (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Deep Rooted Tree is a 2011 South Korean television series starring Jang Hyuk, Shin Se-kyung and Han Suk-kyu. Based on the novel of the same title by Lee Jeong-myeong, it aired on SBS from October 5 to December 22, 2011 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at ...
Style: captivating, psychological, factual, tense
Plot: joseon dynasty, murder investigation, murder, power struggle, palace intrigue, secret organization, political conspiracy, king, palace, revenge, rivalry, royalty ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: korea
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Haechi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, the series follows three people from different walks of life who came together to help Prince Lee Geum claim the throne and reform the Saheonbu.
Style: political, dorama, captivating, disturbing
Plot: teamwork, king, crown prince, joseon dynasty, friendship, power struggle, family relations, romance, palace intrigue, royal family, warrior, martial arts ...
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The Princess' Man (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Princess' Man is a 2011 South Korean television series, starring Park Si-hoo, Moon Chae-won, Kim Yeong-cheol, Song Jong-ho, Hong Soo-hyun, and Lee Soon-jae. It is a period drama about the forbidden romance between the daughter of King Sejo ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: star crossed lovers, forbidden love, princess, nobility, throne, rise to power, betrayal, murder of family, sword fight, father daughter relationship, obsessive love, joseon dynasty ...
Place: korea
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The King's Doctor (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The King's Doctor is a 2012 South Korean television series, starring Jo Seung-woo and Lee Yo-won. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from October 1, 2012 to March 25, 2013 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 50 episodes. The drama ...
Style: semi serious, romantic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: doctor, joseon dynasty, physician, king, queen, princess, peasant, medical, medicine, friendship, betrayal, political intrigue ...
Place: korea
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Dong Yi (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1961, there is a young girl named Dong Yi who lives in a slave village. She then decides to work in the palace as a servant. A few years later, she meets King Sukjong and they fall in love with each other. The King later makes her his concubine. ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, sincere
Plot: joseon dynasty, king, love, palace, love triangle, life turned upside down, revenge, historical character, rich man poor woman, birth, harem, queen ...
Place: korea
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Masquerade (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, stylized, mad ...
Plot: royal court, king, hidden identity, treason, throne, political intrigue, ruler, save the kingdom, dishonesty, political conspiracy, head of state, danger ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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The Great Seer (2012)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Great Seer is a 2012 South Korean historical television series, starring Ji Sung, Ji Jin-hee, Song Chang-eui, Kim So-yeon and Lee Yoon-ji. Set during the turbulent decline of Goryeo, it is about practicers of divination and the power that they ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, touching, family saga
Plot: joseon dynasty, political intrigue, conspiracy, assassination attempt, monarchy, king, rivalry, murder, betrayal, treason, coronation, love triangle ...
Time: 14th century
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The Joseon Gunman (2014)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: It’s the 19th Century and as western influences spread across Asia, Korea’s Joseon dynasty is experiencing great upheaval and rapid modernization. As the son of the last great swordsman, Park Yoon Kang is caught between two worlds, but the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, political, heartbreaking, disturbing
Plot: joseon dynasty, revenge, murder of father, gunfight, gunslinger, homecoming, master warrior, defamation, brother sister relationship, revolution, false name, gunfighter
Time: 19th century
Place: korea
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Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, based on true events ...
Plot: queen, unfaithful husband, royal family, palace intrigue, aristocracy, conquering, throne, state affairs, royalty, religions or cults, rise to the top, intrigue ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
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The Crowned Clown (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place at a time in Joseon history, when upheaval and power struggles surrounding the throne had reached extreme levels. In order to escape those who plan to assassinate him, the king puts a clown, who looks exactly like him, on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, politics, romance, king, male female relationship, friends, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family tragedy, tragic love ...
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My Country: The New Age (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the turbulent time of the fall of Goryeo and the founding of Joseon, two former friends face-off against one another over a woman and the future shape of the nation.
Style: disturbing, sincere, tense, exciting
Plot: joseon dynasty, warlord, power struggle, murder, friendship, rivalry, danger, society, culture clash, destiny, king, deadly ...
Time: 14th century
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Splash Splash Love (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Danbi, a senior in high school, is whisked back in time to the Joseon Era. There she is mistaken for a servant and begins her life anew as the confidante of King Lee Do; her knowledge of mathematics and sciences, however, begins to cause ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: time travel, joseon dynasty, supernatural, high school student, time traveler, king, survival, love and romance, romantic relationship, love affair, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: korea
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The Accursed Kings (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 616 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the reigns of the last five kings of the Capetian dynasty and the first two kings of the House of Valois, the series begins as the French King Philip the Fair, already surrounded by scandal and intrigue, brings a curse upon his family ...
Plot: king, royalty, french history, court intrigue, medieval, palace intrigue, murder, royal family, prison, queen, manipulation, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: paris france, france
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Palace of Desire (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 47 min.
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Story: Palace of Desire, also known as Da Ming Gong Ci, is a Chinese television series based on the life story of Princess Taiping, a daughter of China's only female emperor Wu Zetian. Directed by Li Shaohong and Zeng Nianping, the series starred Chen ...
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The Slave Hunters (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
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Story: The Slave Hunters is a 2010 South Korean action historical drama set in the Joseon Dynasty about a slave hunter who is tracking down a general-turned-runaway slave as well as searching for the woman he loves. It aired on KBS2 from January 6 to March ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological
Plot: slave, joseon dynasty, bounty hunter, slavery, conspiracy, tragic hero, political intrigue, love triangle, deception, false accusation, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
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The Face Reader (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Nae-kyung, the most skillful face reader in Joseon dynasty, was living in seclusion when he was offered a lucrative partnership by Yeon-hong, a Korean geisha. Nae-kyung accepts the proposal to read the faces of Yeon-hong’s guests only to get ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: History
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Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
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500 Nations (1995)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 374 min.
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Genre: History
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The Throne (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 125 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide, but his closest vassals prevent it, so the king orders the prince to get ...
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
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Duration: 60 min.
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