Movies and TV shows like My Strange Hero

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My Strange Hero (2006)
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My Strange Hero (2006)
Original name: 복수가 돌아왔다
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: When Kang Bok-Soo was a high school student, he was falsely accused of committing violence and kicked out of school. This was caused by his first love Son Soo-Jung and a male student Oh Se-Ho. Kang Bok-Soo is a now an adult, but his life has not gone smoothly. To get revenge on Son Soo-Jung and Oh Se-Ho, he returns to the same high school as a student. The environment at the school has changed and Kang Bok-Soo gets involved in unexpected cases.
Style: thought provoking, romantic, feel good, disturbing, humorous
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: romance, love, school, love and romance, teenager, friendship, male female relationship, parents and children, corruption, happy ending, escapades, teenage life, youth, politics, love triangle, betrayal, fall in love, family problems, high school, revenge motive, falsely accused, revenge, brutality, life philosophy
Place: korea

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Most similar movies to My Strange Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, romantic, feel good and captivating films and TV series with plots about friendship, romance, love and romance, love, youth, fall in love and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Strange Hero: I Am Not a Robot (2017), Cinderella and Four Knights (2016), School 2017 (2017), The Heirs (2013), Welcome to Waikiki (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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100%
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
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School 2017 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of ...
Style: romantic, buddy comedy, emotional, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, romance, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, friends, teenage boy, teenage girl, spoken inner thoughts, twists & turns, love affair, stereotypes ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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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 ⇓
44%
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Welcome to Waikiki (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Kang Dong-Goo dreams of becoming a movie director, but he is cynical due to bad luck. Cheon Joon-Ki wanted to follow in his father's footsteps and become an actor, but he is now just a minor actor. Bong-Doo-Sik came to Seoul to become a ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, buddies, workplace, multiple storylines, family problems, love, happy ending, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
100%
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Bonus Family (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A new couple, their exes and their children navigate the emotional challenges and tricky logistics of blended family life in this Swedish dramedy.
Style: sincere, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: male female relationship, family relations, love and romance, love, family, friendship, parents and children, adventure, life philosophy, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Playful Kiss (2010)
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 ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
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 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Our Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the world famous series "Shameless"
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, rivalry, family problems, love, male female relationship, love affair, family, friendship, adaptation, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Temperature of Love (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Hyun-Soo is an aspiring drama series writer. She uses "Jane" as her username and begins chatting with username “Chakhan Seupeu” (‘Good Soup’) online. “Chakhan Seupeu” is actually Jung-Sun. He dreams of becoming a French food ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, thought provoking, sweet ...
Plot: romance, love, screenwriter, follow your dream, restaurant, male female friendship, happy ending, youth, chef, relationships
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 31 min.
TV show
Story: A group of East High students countdown to the opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.” Showmances blossom; friendships are tested while new ones are made; rivalries flare and lives are changed forever as ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, feel good, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, singing, teenage life, teenage love, teachers and students, parents and children, sport team, follow your dream, friendship, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angry Mom (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: When Jo Gang-Ja attended high school, she was notorious for fighting. She gave birth to her daughter A-Ran in her late teens and became more responsible. Her daughter A-Ran is now a high school student, but A-Ran is bullied at school. Jo Gang-Ja ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: schoolgirl, school, corruption, daughter, protection, school bully, bully, mother, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, bullying, friendship ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
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University (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The son of oligarch Sylvestre Sergeev, Sasha, fled from the university in London, where he studied finance, and entered the astronomical department of the physics department of a Moscow university. Sylvester Andreevich wants to return his son to his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light
Audience: teens, teen comedy, family outing
Plot: youth, friendship, society, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, love, dark humor, family relations, adventure, escapades, heroes
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ⇓
32%
Avengers Social Club (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Features three women from different walks of life coming together for revenge: a fish store ajumma who envisioned a better life for herself, a housewife who grew up an orphan, and a chaebol’s daughter who was raised like a delicate greenhouse ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, humorous, contemplative
Plot: friendship, women, revenge, vengeance, escapades, strong female presence, deadly, group of friends, love and romance, violence, female protagonist, love
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Hook Up Plan (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: In a misguided attempt to build up perpetually single Elsa's confidence, her friends hire a male escort. A comedy series set in Paris.
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, light, realistic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, male female relationship, male escort, love, dating, fall in love, city life, best friend, friend
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Wolf Girl and Black Prince (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Erika Shinohara (Fumi Nikaido) is a first year of high school student. While talking to friends, she makes up a story about her "boyfriend." In reality, Erika Shinohara doesn't have a boyfriend. Erika's friends soon begin to ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, relationships, romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, love, love affair, couples, male female relationship, youth, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Daddy's Daughters (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: "Daddy's Daughters" is a Russian TV series produced in 2007—2012. Made by "Kinokonstanta" and "Kostafilm" film companies. It characterized the various aspects of life — there are themes of family, love, work, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, love and romance, sisters, school, youth, society, sport, father daughter relationship, father
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: feel good, semi serious, witty, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, high school, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, high school life, cheerleader, popularity, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Meteor Garden (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Shan Cai, whose parents are far from wealthy, attends Ying De University, the private school established exclusively for rich students. Besides being looked down by rich classmates, she has angered the leader of F4, Dao Ming Si.
Style: romantic, sentimental, social realism, touching
Plot: cinderella story, friendship, against the odds, love triangle, opposites attract, mother son relationship, unlikely relationship, teen romance, class differences, love, family disapproval, high school hunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Literally, Right Before Aaron (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Still reeling from his breakup with college sweetheart Allison, Adam's world is thrown into further chaos when he’s surprisingly invited to attend her wedding.
Style: sweet, humorous, uplifting, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, friendship, love, romance, love and romance, marriage, intrigue, obsession, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
My Secret, Terrius (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Poland
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A woman named Go Ae-Rin loses her husband. Along with her neighbour Kim Bon, who is a NIS agent, they discover the truth behind her husband's involvement in a huge conspiracy.
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, uncover truth, investigation, love and romance, love, justice, rescue, fall in love, danger, vengeance, romance, unlikely friendships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sexy, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, first sex, first love, high school, love and romance, youth, romance, virgin, virginity, love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 22
The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Na-Yeon is a bright woman. She supports her boyfriend Tae-Joon, who is from a poor background, and has even given up entering a university. But Tae-Joon dumps her for his success and goes with Se-Jin, who is a granddaughter of Baekdoo Company ...
Style: romantic, dorama, disturbing, realistic
Plot: revenge, gain trust, love and romance, love triangle, ambition, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, manipulative person, heiress, lifestyle, rise to the top ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tyler Perry's Sistas (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There's nothing that bonds a group of single black women together more than sidestepping the land mines of living, working and dating in Atlanta. In a sea of swipe-lefts, social media drama and unrealistic #relationshipgoals, these friends try ...
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining, light, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, social relations, male female relationship, youth, friendship, society, couple relations, life philosophy, romance, african american, family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hotel Eleon (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The new series of CTC, which will continue the story of the hit comedy "Kitchen". Chef Victor Barinov retired and Eleanor Andreevna met the man of her dreams and moved to St. Petersburg - this ended the final season of "Kitchen". ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, love, friendship, hotel, escapades, youth, jealousy, betrayal, frame up, romance, adventure, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%