Movies and TV shows like Heartstrings

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Heartstrings (2011)
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Heartstrings (2011)
Original name: 넌 내게 반했어
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Lee Gyu Won is the daughter of one of the top three maestros of pansori and is also a gayageum protégé herself. Following her grandfather’s wishes for her to study the gayageum, she enrolls as a major of gugak, or traditional Korean music. Lee Shin is unfriendly, yet a clever student in the Applied Music Department who also is the famed vocalist and talented guitarist of the handsome band named The Stupid. With charming looks equal to those of a handsome character in a romance comic and a cold, taciturn personality, he thinks gugak is boring and belittles it. As the vocalist Lee Shin and Gayageum Protégé Lee Gyu Won passionately confront each other to champion their respective music, they soon fall in love.
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, captivating, entertaining
Plot: romance, student, family, college life, musician's life, music, relationships, lifestyle, traditional versus modern, family relations, musician, male female relationship, society, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, university, singer, competition, neighbor, folk music, youth, band, singing
Place: korea

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Most similar movies to Heartstrings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, romantic, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about romance, family relations, love and romance, friendship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Heartstrings: You're Beautiful (2009), Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012), Uncontrollably Fond (2016), La hija del mariachi (2006), Monstar (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Shut Up Flower Boy Band is a 2012 South Korean television series starring Sung Joon, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Myung-soo, Jung Eui-chul, Lee Hyun-jae, Yoo Min-kyu, and Kim Min-suk. It is a coming-of-age story about a high school rock band dealing with ...
Style: light, realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional
Plot: friendship, music, romance, boy band, band, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rock music, love, love triangle, music industry, jealousy, youth ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Uncontrollably Fond (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Shin Joon-Young and No Eul were children, they were separated and became heartbroken. As adults they meet again. Shin Joon-Young is now a top actor and singer. He is intelligent and attractive. No Eul is the PD of documentaries. She values ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, cynical
Plot: terminal illness, romance, second chance, narcissist, pop star, greed, love triangle, betrayal, family feud, celebrity, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
La hija del mariachi (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosario Guerrero is a mariachi, a singer of traditional Mexican music (rancheras), who works at the popular Bar Garibaldi in Bogota, Colombia. One night she finds Emiliano Sanchez-Gallardo at the door of the Bar in a fragile state after being mugged ...
Style: sincere, light, captivating, romantic
Plot: outside help, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, pursuit, singer, chase, quitting job, dark past, talent, life turned upside down, dead father
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Monstar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Monstar is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Yong Jun-hyung, Ha Yeon-soo, and Kang Ha-neul. It aired on music channel Mnet from May 17 to August 2, 2013 every Friday at 21:50 for 12 episodes. The drama is about how a group of teenagers ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: love triangle, friendship, musician, high school, music band, teenage boy, fame, singer, teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, scandal, fictional band ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Iron Lady Cha (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A drama about three generations of a family; parents in their 50s who sacrifice their lives to their children and their parents.
Style: sincere, dorama, captivating, touching, light
Plot: romance, court, trial, family problems, parents and children, friendship, love, husband wife relationship, family relations, lifestyle, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Follow four people as they seek love and happiness: Kim Seol-A who once worked as an announcer and is now married to CEO Do Jin-Woo; Moon Tae-Rang, a chef and the oldest brother from a family of adoptees; and Moon Hae-Rang, Moon Tae-Rang's ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, light, romantic ...
Plot: family, family drama, siblings, family relations, ambition, friendship, fall in love, relationship vs career, job, romantic relationship, youth, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Encounter (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: What happens when an encounter between a man and woman who seem to have nothing in common develops into a complicated love story? Cha Soo Hyun is a woman and daughter of a politician who lives a life where she is unable to choose her own path. ...
Style: romantic, thought provoking, touching, sentimental, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night, teens, teen drama
Plot: romance, love, opposites attract, love and romance, loveless marriage, marriage of convenience, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, fall in love, stereotypes, male female relationship, friendship ...
Place: cuba, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Rosy Lovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A family drama about a college student couple who unintentionally becomes parents and realize the true meaning of love and life. Jang Mi is an immature mama’s girl who grew without experiencing any hardship in life. Unlike her parents’ will to ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, coping, couple relations, family, love affair, new family, kids and family, romantic relationship, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, youth, young wife ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
It's Okay, That's Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Jae-yeol is a writer of bestselling mystery novels and a radio DJ. Playful and a bit arrogant, he also suffers from obsessive–compulsive disorder. Ji Hae-soo is a psychiatrist on her first year of fellowship. Driven and ambitious with her ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, psychiatry, romance, psychology, schizophrenia, mental health, friendship, parents and children, unlikely couple, childhood trauma, friends who live together, relationships ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 102
Wonderful Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Han Seung Wan and Jung Se Jin bumps into each other at the airport and accidentally take each other's passports. They meet again and Seung Wan and Se Jin end up spending the day together. Both having to deal with love complications, they end up ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, love story, male female relationship, relationships, love and romance, parents and children, family, couple relations, relationship problems, humour, romance, lifestyle ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sweet Stranger and Me (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Hong Na-Ri works as a flight attendant. Her mother passed away 3 years ago and she doesn't have any other immediate family members. Hong Na-Ri returns to her hometown to visit her mother's grave during her death anniversary. There, she ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, romantic
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, family relations, romantic relationship, couple relations, stepfather, love story, male female relationship, love and romance, romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Happiest Time of My Life (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Follows the life of a young woman (Min-ah) who has become reserved and indifferent to the world as a result of her chronic illness/deformed hand and quietly portrays the unconventional, yet endearing relationship between mother and daughter as well ...
Style: romantic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, high school student, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, couple relations, looking for love, love story, male female relationship, romantic friendship, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Reply 1997 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the 1990's, the drama centers around a female high school student Shi Won, who idolizes boyband H.O.T and her 5 high school friends in Busan. As the timeline moves back and forth between their past as 18-year-old high schoolers in 1997 ...
Style: nostalgic, sincere, not serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, love, romantic triangle, family relations, family, teenage life, fall in love, parents and children, past, romance, family problems, ambition ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: busan, seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2012)
Genre: Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Kashaf, an average looking girl from a middle-class family, has a lot of responsibilities. She has an extremely unsatisfied life due to the financial constraints which affect her self-esteem badly. Zaroon belongs to the elite class, has every good ...
Style: social, sexy, sincere, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, teacher, flirting, concert, struggle, middle class, competition, university, student, love, classism, social problems ...
Place: india, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Eddy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, USA, France
TV show
Story: The owner of a Paris jazz club gets tangled up with dangerous criminals as he fights to protect his business, his band and his teenage daughter.
Style: light, sentimental, feel good, touching, colourful
Plot: jazz club, music band, jazz, family relations, father daughter relationship, musician's life, jazz musician, city life, pianist, family, club, love and romance ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ojakgyo Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of a family with four sons who live together with their relatives on a farm near Seoul. Hwang Tae Hee is the third son and a policeman who falls in love with a girl named Baek Ja Eun. Baek Ja Eun is a haughty young woman who only believes ...
Style: light, funny, captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: problem solving, family relations, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, family problems, money problems, financial problem, love and romance, countryside, farm, village life, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Nashville (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: country music, music, fame, family relations, singer, musician, rivalry, country, desire for fame, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, southern usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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What Life Took From Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: "What Life Took From Me" is a Mexican telenovela produced by Angelli Nesma Medina for Televisa. It is a remake of Bodas de odio, produced by Ernesto Alonso in 1983. In 2003, "True Love", the first remake, was produced by Carla ...
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: romantic relationship, tragic love, relationships, couple relations, relationship problems, love and romance, romantic triangle, forbidden love, love affair, unrequited love, loveless marriage, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My True Friend (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: A modern drama focusing on the relationship between real estate agents and customers wanting to find the perfect home in a growing property market.
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, workplace, employer employee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, father son relationship, coworker relationship, couple relations, coworker, friends, colleague, colleague colleague relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Because This Is My First Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Nam Se-Hee is a single man in his early 30's. He has chosen to not marry. He owns his home, but he owes a lot on his mortgage. Yoon Ji-Ho is a single woman in her early 30's. She does not own a home and envies those that do. She has given ...
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, life philosophy, couples, neighbor neighbor relationship, romantic relationship, roommate, love affair, society, fall in love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Pinocchio (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Amidst a sea of young news reporters competing for the next scoop, Choi In Ha finds herself in a tricky position, as she cannot tell a lie without a dead giveaway: breaking into a violent hiccup. Meanwhile, first-year reporter Choi Dal Po proves his ...
Style: touching, romantic, funny, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: news report, fall in love, friendship, acquittal, false accusation, danger, twists & turns, rivalry, redemption, news reporter, family relations, truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
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Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, teenage love, romance, competition, university, breakdance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.4
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Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, city life, coping, father daughter relationship, relationships, follow your dream, betrayal, street musician, male female relationship, producer, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 9K
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 ⇓
50%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, love story, couple relations, relationships, romantic relationship, love affair, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Scum's Wish (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Seventeen-year-old Mugi Awaya and Hanabi Yasuraoka appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don't know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, romantic, visually appealing
Plot: relationships, romance, school, obsession, high school, teacher student relationship, mature, youth, lesbian
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
 7.5
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A Love to Kill (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The drama follows the top female celebrity Cha Eunsuk and the good-for-nothing fighter Kang Bokgu who are trapped in a fateful yet merciless grip of love.
Style: realistic, romantic, touching, atmospheric, suspense
Plot: romance, love, danger, assassin, celebrity culture, bodyguard, betrayal, friendship, revenge, death of brother, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Life We Lead (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Ana is a promising tennis player with a collection of titles and trophies to flaunt. She finds out she is pregnant by her loving boyfriend Rodrigo. Her controlling mother, Eva, forces her to break up with Rodrigo and compels her to stay out of town ...
Style: captivating
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, sister sister relationship, relationships, family life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic triangle, male female relationship, love affair, love story, romantic friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%