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White Nights (2016)
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White Nights (2016)
Original name: 불야성
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Seo Yi-Kyung ambitiously wants to build her own empire. She is calm and also passionate. She doesn't believe greed is a sin. Park Gun-Woo possesses good looks and comes from a wealthy family that runs a large company. Seo Yi-Kyung is his first love and he is still in love with her. Lee Se-Jin comes from a poor background. She desperately wants to escape from her situation.
Plot: first love, con artists, mafia, bullying, envy, greed, star crossed lovers, domineering father, revenge plot
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, disturbing, psychological and sincere films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, greed, couple relations, revenge, love affair and relationships mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like White Nights: My First First Love (2019), The Beggar Bride (1997), Money Flower (2017), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), The Princess' Man (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My First First Love (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Due to various personal reasons, a group of Yun Tae-o’s friends move into his house, where they experience love, friendship, and everything in between.
Style: dorama, humorous, sincere, touching, sweet
Plot: first love, twenty something, grownups, friends who live together, love and romance, bigger dreams, friends in love, youth, couple relations, parent child relationship, neighbor, love
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95%
The Beggar Bride (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: How far will she go for money? "Don't you see, Billy, people like them owe people like us." Young, beautiful and living on the breadline with a feckless husband and a sickly child, Angela Harper decides to take matters into her own ...
Plot: greed, jealousy, bigamy, scam, stockings, money problems, nylons
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91%
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Money Flower (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of people driven by greed. Kang Pil-Joo grew up at an orphanage, but he now works as a managing director of a legal team at a corporation. He is acknowledged for his intelligence and his exemplary job performance. Some of those that work ...
Style: twists and turns, intense, social realism, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: greed, heir, money, corporation, desire, romance, secret identity, family business, rich and poor, heir heiress, coping, friendship ...
Place: korea
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89%
That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Circumstances condemn Oh Soo and Oh Young to loveless lives. After the untimely death of his first love, Oh Soo turns to an ambitionless life as a derelict gambler. The gorgeous Oh Young should be leading the perfect life as an heiress, but when her ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gambler, heiress, destiny, first love, living alone, deaf, pretense, pretending to be someone else, blind woman, debt, relationship problems, money ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: forbidden love, star crossed lovers, princess, rise to power, nobility, throne, political conflict, father daughter relationship, betrayal, prince, love story, love and romance ...
Place: korea
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Puppy Love (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 264 min.
TV show
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Something in the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the relationship of two people as they go from being “just acquaintances” to “a genuine couple” — Yoon Jin Ah, a coffee shop supervisor in her 30s, and Seo Joon Hee, a designer at a video game company who has just returned from ...
Style: dorama, sentimental, romantic, sweet, affectionate ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: asian, korean, romance, older woman younger man relationship, relationships, male female relationship, love, caress, love and romance, love story, brother sister relationship, parents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
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67%
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Guidance (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: The truth behind a series of scandalous photos of Miriam, the most popular girl in school, unfolds through weekly sessions with the school’s guidance counselor, Anna.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: bullying, high school, cybercrime, social problems, secret identity, schoolgirl, teenager, mystery, uncover truth, teenage life, teenage girl, high school life
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Charmer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The Charmer was a 1987 British television serial set in the 1930s, and starring Nigel Havers as Ralph Ernest Gorse, a seducing conman and murderer, Rosemary Leach as Joan Plumleigh-Bruce, the smitten victim widow and Bernard Hepton as Donald ...
Plot: womanizer, murder, murder trial, army, execution, con artists, cheating
Time: 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
En komikers uppväxt (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 135 min.
TV show
Story: Juha Lindström grows up in the 1970s in a peaceful suburb to Stockholm called Sävbyholm. Sävbyholm seems peaceful enough on the surface but underneath a lot of problems exist. The grown-up Juha is a famous comedian who cannot forget his ...
Plot: 12 year old, bullying, friendship, betrayal, school, middle class, comedian, suburbs, grownups, videotaping, family relations
Time: 70s
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57%
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Juliantina (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A spin-off for Juliana and Valentina from the Spanish soap opera, Amar a Muerte. Story of two girls with many differences such as social status and education, but that didn't stop them from being very good friends who ended up falling in love. ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
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The Art of More (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class social climber finagles his way into the world of New York City auction houses by using the smuggling skills he learned as a soldier in Iraq.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
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Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Second 20s (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 62 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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TV show
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Style: thought provoking, sincere, dorama, romantic, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Empress (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Of Kings and Prophets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of the battle-weary King Saul, the resentful prophet Samuel and the resourceful young shepherd David—all on a collision course with destiny that will change the world. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Professional Single (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
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TV show
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51%
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Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 320 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of the happenings at a major bank.
Plot: greed, bank, competition, prison, call girl, board of directors, sanitarium, mental illness, credit card, advertising executive, private plane, embezzlement ...
Time: 70s, year 1976
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Assembly (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Jin Sang Pil is elected as a member of the national assembly. Prior to becoming a national assembly member, he worked as a welder in a shipyard. He is simple, brave and righteous, but his work as a national assembly member is poor. With the help of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Liar Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: The Liar Game is a Japanese manga series originally written and illustrated by Shinobu Kaitani. The manga was first serialized in 2005 in the Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Jump, published by Shueisha. It was adapted into a TV series, which ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Daughter, Geum Sa-Wol (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Heart of Greed (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An abalone that has been passed on for generations. A legacy of a hundred million dollars that everybody wants a share. "Heart of Greed" is a story of a renowned sea-products retailer and a big traditional family, in which there are those ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hwang Jin Yi (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of Hwang Jin Yi, the famous 16th century Gisaeng. This story is about the life of Joseon-era dancer, musician and poet, Hwang Jin Yi, who seeks perfection in her art relentlessly and the hardship facing women due to their lowly social ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: joseon dynasty, romance, dancer, rivalry, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, dancer's life, couple relations, male female relationship, love affair, relationship problems, relationships ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
An Istanbul Tale (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series is made into 71 episodes. It takes place in Istanbul, Turkey. The story centers around two rich brothers Selim Arhan the elder and Demir Arhan the younger one. They are still living at home with their parents Omar Arhan and Baheye Arhan. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sweet, sincere
Plot: brother brother relationship, love, social differences, love and romance, star crossed lovers, couple relations, maid, dysfunctional family, beefcake, happy ending, mother son relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%