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Playful Kiss (2010)
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Playful Kiss (2010)
Original name: 장난스런 키스
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
TV show
Story: Playful Kiss is a 2010 South Korean romantic-comedy television series, starring Jung So-min and Kim Hyun-joong. It aired on MBC from September 1 to October 21, 2010 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes. It is based on the Japanese manga Itazura Na Kiss written by Tada Kaoru. The Korean series is the third television adaptation of the manga following the Taiwanese It Started With a Kiss in 2005, and its sequel They Kiss Again in 2007. Though Playful Kiss received low ratings in South Korea in the five to seven percent range, it was sold to 12 countries in Asia. Due to its international popularity, a short special edition was aired on YouTube after the series finale.
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage love, first love, fall in love, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, arrogance, youth, unlikely couple, teenage life, unfulfilled love, brother brother relationship, grownups, parents and children, high school, obsession, love triangle, unrequited love, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, youth, friendship, teenage life and teenage love mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Playful Kiss: Boys Over Flowers (2009), Princess Hours (2006), The Heirs (2013), Personal Taste (2010), To the Beautiful You (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A working class girl winds up at an exclusive prep school. Unassuming high school girl Jan Di stands up to -- and eventually falls for -- a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school's most powerfu clique.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, high school hunk, cinderella story, rich man poor woman, love triangle, teen romance, teenage love, korean, high school, friendship, teenage life, class differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Princess Hours (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Princess Hours is a 2006 South Korean romantic comedy television series, starring Yoon Eun-hye, Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Jeong-hoon and Song Ji-hyo. It is based on Korean manhwa Goong by Park So-hee. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from January ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: royal family, fall in love, friendship, family relations, initially antagonists, youth, princess, society, intrigue, social differences, lifestyle change, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Heirs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Heirs follows a group of privileged, elite high school students as they are groomed to take over their families' business empires. These wealthy students seem to have everything under control–except their love lives. Kim Tan is heir to the ...
Style: semi serious, intense, humorous, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, rich and poor, love and romance, rich man poor woman, teenage love, family business, romance, teenage life, youth, social differences, love triangle, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Personal Taste (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Personal Taste is a 2010 South Korean television series, starring Son Ye-jin and Lee Min-ho. It is adapted from Lee Se-in's 2007 novel of the same name about a furniture designer, Park Kae-in, who lives together with architect Jeon Jin-ho under ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, opposites attract, love and romance, roommate, betrayal, naivete, romance, self esteem, fall in love, pretense, overcoming, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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To the Beautiful You (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
Story: To The Beautiful You is a 2012 South Korean television drama series starring f(x)'s Sulli, Shinee's Minho, and Lee Hyun-woo. It aired on SBS from August 15 to October 4, 2012 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes. It is ...
Style: romantic, twists and turns, sentimental, touching, twist ending
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gender disguise, love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, friends, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, sport, cross dressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Boys Over Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rich man poor woman, high school, cinderella story, teenage love, social differences, rich and poor, youth, romance, opposites attract, friendship, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: At a high school entrance ceremony, high school student Kotoko Aihara, who isn't that smart, notices pretty boy Naoki Irie. She falls in love with him immediately. Kotoko initially doesn't express her feelings to him, but finally has a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: arrogance, romance, teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, first love, teenage life, school, grownups, unlikely couple, unrequited love ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cinderella and Four Knights (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eun Ha-Won is a college student. She is a bright girl who wants to be a veterinarian, but at home she is lonely. She is isolated from her family members. Eun Ha-Won lives with father, step-mother and step-sister after her mother died in a car ...
Style: feel good, romantic, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, kiss, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, family relations, lifestyle, family problems, fall in love, adventure, parents and children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Full House (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Han Ji-eun is a naive writer who got swindled out of everything she owned including her house by her best friends. Stranded in China, She managed to borrow money from an actor Lee Young-jae to return to Korea. On her return, she found out that her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: initially antagonists, love and romance, family values, inheritance, up and down relationship, romance, couple relations, couples, ordinary person, innocence, naivete, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You're Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: You're Beautiful is a 2009 South Korean romantic comedy television drama series, starring Park Shin-hye, Jang Keun-suk, Lee Hong-ki of F.T. Island and Jung Yong-hwa of CN Blue. It is about a fictional boy band A.N.Jell and the relationship ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fall in love, gender bending, love and romance, music band, friendship, friends, rising to stardom, hidden identity, singing, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
I Am Not a Robot (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Inevitably, everybody gets hurt at some point in their lives. There are different remedies for different types of wounds, and as time elapses, these remedies start to become less effective. This is a story about a man who created a shield for his ...
Style: light, captivating, exciting, feel good, funny
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich man poor woman, humanoid robot, love and romance, illness, happy ending, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, escapades, company, disorder, youth, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.7
 86K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, fall in love, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, teenage boy, school, teen romance, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, neighbor, childhood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s, contemporary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fight For My Way (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Drama tells the story of Ko Dong-Man and Choi Ae-Ra. In their school days, Ko Dong-Man took part in taekwondo. Now, he makes a living by working as a contract employee and also goes after the UFC title. Choi Ae-Ra hoped to become an announcer, but ...
Style: light, sincere, uplifting, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, romance, friends, ambition, youth, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, rivalry, coming of age, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, humorous, modern day adaptation, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, teenage life, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, teenager, teen romance, youth, love and romance, teenage love, initially antagonists ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 12K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, popularity, youth, friends, love and romance, social relations, high school, high school life, peer pressure, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 67 min.
TV show
Story: She is no ordinary woman. Do Bong Soon is a woman who possesses Herculean strength. She can crush objects in her bare hands when she holds them too tightly. Although Bong Soon longs to be a dainty, elegant woman that men fall in love with, she ...
Style: sweet, exciting, romantic, touching, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, superhuman powers, heroes, investigation, couple relations, friendship, hidden identity, destiny, crimes, danger, kiss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Dae-woong (Lee Seung Gi) accidentally releases a troublesome gumiho, a legendary fox with nine tails, sealed inside a painting by Grandma Samshin . Fleeing the scene, Dae-woong suffers a life-threatening fall and is only saved by the gumiho ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Plot: supernatural romance, romance, supernatural, fox, couples, hidden identity, fall in love, fish out of water, disorder, legend, immortal, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Flower Boy Ramen Shop (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This romantic comedy deals with "pretty boys," who with good looks and individuality, operate a ramen shop with lively college girls and experience the happenings of daily life. Yang Eun-bi (Lee Chung-ah) is a university student in her ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, college life, store, high school, youth, student life, social relations, friends, food, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son ...
Style: captivating, visually appealing, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mermaid, star crossed lovers, past life, erased memory, sea, rebirth, con artists, reincarnation, destiny, underwater, supernatural being, supernatural ability ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Incurable Case of Love (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Nanase Sakura is a 23-year-old rookie nurse. She met Doctor Kairi Tendo several years ago and fell in love with him. To meet him again, she studied hard and became a nurse. After 5 years, she finally meets Kairi Tendo again, but he has a totally ...
Style: medical drama, touching, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: romance, nurse, unlikely couple, arrogance, love and romance, opposites attract, coworker relationship, doctor, obsession, first love, hospital, medical profession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Cinderella Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: feel good, romantic, modern fairy tale, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, cinderella, fall in love, teenage life, teenager, romance, teen romance, opposites attract, happy ending, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Three Steps Over Heaven (2004)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A bad boy and a socialite girl hook-up.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teen romance, opposites attract, teenage love, best friend, first love, youth, virgin, forbidden love, private school, romance, friendship, fistfight ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: romantic, feel good, modern fairy tale, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, cinderella, teenage life, love and romance, school, pop star, youth, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, family relations, family, high school life, chosen one, youth, love and romance, imaginary, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Take-Away Romance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amelle and Noom are two young thirties are total opposites and that fate will bring. Serious She manager at Starbucks, and dynamic IT dilettante, smart, and apprentice comic. Both victims disappointments in love, they swore that it does take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, romance, love and romance, friendship, youth, hopes, happy ending, society, thirtysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 10K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school hunk, teenage love, high school life, high school, teenage life, wooing, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, family relations, nightlife, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Greatest Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Greatest Love is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy television series about true love in the fake world of entertainment. Starring Cha Seung-won, Gong Hyo-jin, Yoon Kye-sang and Yoo In-na, it aired on MBC from May 4 to June 23, 2011 on ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, family relations, artists and showbiz, health situation, complex characters, love at first sight, couples, hotshot hero, heroes, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Jerk Theory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the "nice guy" then he'll be "the jerk." This is wildly successful with meaningless ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, high school, dating, wooing, high school life, couple relations, teenage life, romance, lifestyle, couples, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 87K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenage love, bet, romance, teen romance, teenager, high school life, youth, young love, cinderella story, high school hunk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
William and Mary (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, fall in love, young lovers, workplace, youth, looking for love, workplace situations, romance, lifestyle, midwife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%