Movies and TV shows like It's Okay to Not Be Okay

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It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
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It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
Original name: 사이코지만 괜찮아
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate to escape from his emotional baggage and the heavy responsibility he’s had all his life, a psychiatric ward worker begins to heal with help from the unexpected—a woman who writes fairy tales but doesn’t believe in them.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, romantic, unusual plot structure, fairy tale
Plot: korean, mental institution, childhood trauma, caregiver, healing, anti social, post traumatic stress disorder, mental health, psychiatric ward, psychological trauma, friendship, hospital, female writer, death, painting, nurse, sibling relationship, countryside, male nurse, traumatic childhood, writers, mental patient, eccentric woman, autism, brotherhood ...

Most similar movies to It's Okay to Not Be Okay

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, humorous, romantic and medical drama films and TV series with plots about friendship, romance, hospital, doctor, love and romance, medical and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like It's Okay to Not Be Okay: Fix You (2020), Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Dr. Romantic (2016), Coffee Prince (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fix You (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
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Story: How do you deal with anger? Where does happiness actually come from? These questions are at the heart of Fix You, a touching drama about a quirky psychiatrist on a mission to help people heal, and a rising star whose emotional wounds run deep. Lee ...
Style: psychological
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Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Cha Do Hyun is a rich heir to a family company with one major problem. Due to suppressed childhood trauma, he suffers from dissociative identity disorder manifested in 7 unique personalities who are out of his control. In order to overcome this ...
Style: romantic, twists and turns, captivating, humorous, sentimental ...
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Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the love of people who get closer as they learn to be considerate of each other in desperate times and sacrifices made by people who throw themselves into natural disasters.
Style: romantic, light, scenic, humorous, multicultural
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Dr. Romantic (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Boo Yong Joo was once a famous surgeon at the peak of his career at a major hospital. But he suddenly gives it all up one day to live in seclusion and work as a neighborhood doctor in a small town. He now goes by “Teacher Kim” and refers to ...
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Coffee Prince (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 55 min.
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Story: Han-gyeol is a smart young man who hates to be tied down to one career in his life. Abhorring the idea of joining the family business, he is ordered by his grandmother to manage a cafe. Unable to disobey his grandmother, he reluctantly takes over ...
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Doctors (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Hye-Jung was young, her life was difficult. She was good at fighting, but also studied well. Overcoming her tough situation, she is now a doctor.
Style: medical drama, disturbing, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking
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Place: south korea, korea
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Medical Top Team (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The medical drama focuses on the lives of doctors and nurses who are members of an elite medical team from the fictional Gwang Hae University Hospital.
Style: medical drama, political
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Private Practice (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Having left behind Seattle Grace Hospital, renowned surgeon Addison Forbes Montgomery moves to Los Angeles for sunnier weather and happier possibilities. She reunites with her friends from medical school, joining them at their chic, co-op, Oceanside ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, psychiatrist, treatment, friendship, hospital, workplace, romance, surgery, best friends, doctors and patients, parenthood, lovers ...
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Story: Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On ...
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57%
My Love From Another Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
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Audience: teens
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56%
Doctor Stranger (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Story: As a child, Park Hoon and his dad were kidnapped and taken to North Korea. He grew up there, learning to be a doctor just like his father. When Park Hoon escapes back to South Korea and begins work at a prestigious hospital, he makes it his goal to ...
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Love Truly (2006)
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