Movies and TV shows like Kim Soo Ro

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Kim Soo Ro (2010)
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Kim Soo Ro (2010)
Original name: 김수로
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: This drama charts the life of Kim Soo Ro, legendary founder of Geumgwan Gaya, the ruling city-state of the Gaya confederacy, which dominated sea trade and iron working during the Three Kingdoms Period. Kim Soo Ro's fiery temperament, charisma and intelligence are his only defense in the extended political struggle, with competition for the throne from his half-brother and lifelong rival, Ijinashi, his former friend Suk Tal Hae, and the dangerous ambitions of Shin Kwi Gan.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, family saga
Plot: love, conspiracy, rivalry, love triangle, historical event, slavery, betrayal, sword fight, emperor, legend, murder, rise to power, ancient korea, love and romance, society, couples, spy, heroes, death, slave, family relations, battles, weapons, kidnapping, prophecy ...
Time: 1st century
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, psychological and serious films and TV series with plots about rivalry, love and romance, love triangle, love, family relations, murder and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Kim Soo Ro: The Kingdom of the Winds (2008), Jumong (2006), The Great Seer (2012), Brave and Beautiful (2016), Uncontrollably Fond (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kingdom of the Winds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Kingdom of The Winds, also known as The Land of The Wind, is a 2008 South Korean historial drama, broadcast on KBS from 10 September 2008 to 15 January 2009. It was directed by Kang Il-soo, written by Choi Wan-gyu, Jung Jin-ok, Park Jin-woo; ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: ancient korea, legend, politics, betrayal, heroes, family relations, kingdom, battles, prince, conspiracy, rivalry, enslavement ...
Time: 1st century
Place: korea
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Jumong (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jumong  examines the life of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo. Few details have been found in the historical record about Jumong, so much of the series is fictionalized. The fantastic elements surrounding the original Jumong ...
Style: family saga, serious, captivating, suspense, epic
Plot: ancient korea, prince, love, treason, friendship, redemption, rescue mission, betrayal, love triangle, marriage, emperor, family secret ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Great Seer (2012)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Story: The Great Seer is a 2012 South Korean historical television series, starring Ji Sung, Ji Jin-hee, Song Chang-eui, Kim So-yeon and Lee Yoon-ji. Set during the turbulent decline of Goryeo, it is about practicers of divination and the power that they ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, touching, family saga
Plot: joseon dynasty, conspiracy, political intrigue, assassination attempt, monarchy, king, rivalry, murder, betrayal, treason, coronation, love triangle ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brave and Beautiful (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tahsin is head of the Korludag family, his wealth and great influence in society makes him feared and respected by everyone. There isn’t a place or person in town that he does not control. Tahsin has two children; his son Korhan is a big ...
Style: tense, captivating, touching, sweet
Plot: love, secret, murder, prison, death, family relations, family feud, danger, couples, rivalry, love and romance, crimes ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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 ⇓
83%
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Shahrzad (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a windstorm happens in life, love is the first victim. In Iran, Tehran, 1953.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, touching, suspense
Plot: love, iranian, mafia, love and romance, rivalry, brutality, chase, revenge, violence, murder, death, organized crime ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The King in Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Set during the Goryeo dynasty, Won, crown prince, has a sweet appearance hiding a lust for conquest. He is best friends with Rin, an elegant man of royal descent and Won's bodyguard. When beautiful San, the sole daughter of the wealthiest man ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, sentimental, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, hopes, fall in love, youth, love, couples, destiny, reunion, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Abyss of Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosendo Arango, the owner of Grupo La Anita, is married to Alfonsina. They have one son, Damian. Estefanía Bouvier is married to Augusto Castanon and they have one daughter, Elisa. Rosendo cheats on his wife with Carmina Bouvier, Estefanía's ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, couples, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, latinos, romance, family feud, love, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The King 2 Hearts (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: The King 2 Hearts is a 2012 South Korean television series, starring Ha Ji-won and Lee Seung-gi in the leading roles. It is about a South Korean crown prince who falls in love with a North Korean special agent. It aired on MBC from March 21 to May ...
Style: tense, emotional, touching, captivating
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, politics, wedding, love, prince, undercover, king, murder, throne, bomb, bodyguard ...
Place: korea, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. He falls in love with Saeoh and gives her the joojak necklace; however, Kajin becomes jealous since Saeoh has given ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, tense, political drama
Plot: curse, power struggle, ancient korea, good versus evil, rivalry, warrior, rise to power, destiny, father son relationship, origin of hero, conspiracy, self sacrifice ...
Time: 5th century, prehistory
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Slave Hunters (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Slave Hunters is a 2010 South Korean action historical drama set in the Joseon Dynasty about a slave hunter who is tracking down a general-turned-runaway slave as well as searching for the woman he loves. It aired on KBS2 from January 6 to March ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, exciting
Plot: slave, joseon dynasty, bounty hunter, slavery, conspiracy, tragic hero, political intrigue, love triangle, deception, false accusation, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Timeless Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Renata, a spirited woman, is treated cruelly by her mother and sister. Falling in love with Jerónimo changes her life for the better, but his misguided quest to avenge his brother's death jeopardizes their relationship.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, vengeance, fall in love, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, mistaken identity, scandal, manipulation, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: In the 1700's, Crown Prince Lee Sun fights against Pyunsoo hwe. Pyunsoo hwe is an organization that has accumulated power and wealth through privatizing water all over Joseon. Crown Prince Lee Sun becomes a hope for the people who suffers. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: romance, prince, rivalry, rescue, fight, love and romance, royal family, heroes, escapades, society, danger, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Plot: power struggle, political intrigue, empire, queen, royal family, prophecy, political leader, murder, palace, court intrigue, gender disguise, revenge ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skam Spain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The series accompanies a group of 16-year-olds on the journey of their life following their day to day in real time. Dependence on social media, how they face sex, love and ruptures, religion, the search of their identity and the need to fit in.
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 252 min.
TV show
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love and romance, lifestyle, mind game, love triangle, infidelity, cynicism, womanizer, liar, seduction, intrigue, wooing ...
Time: 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Moon Embracing the Sun (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Moon Embracing the Sun is a 2012 South Korean historical television drama series, starring Kim Soo-hyun, Han Ga-in, Jung Il-woo and Kim Min-seo. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from January 4 to March 15, 2012 on Wednesdays and Thursdays ...
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69%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Melrose Place (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999 for seven seasons. It follows the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, ...
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Asi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Asi is a Turkish television drama serial. The series originally aired from Jule 21, 2007 to June 15, 2009. It ran for two seasons on Kanal D.
Style: psychological, captivating, sentimental, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Howards End (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The social and class divisions in early 20th century England through the intersection of three families - the wealthy Wilcoxes, the gentle and idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts.
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Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 10K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
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66%
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Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
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TV show
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Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hotel King (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: This drama portrays the story of a heiress, Ah Mo Ne who lives a sheltered life like a princess but a catastrophe pushes her to do all she can to protect her hotel. She and the general manager of the hotel, Cha Jae Wan who appears cold on the ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, emotional, captivating, touching
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
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Acacias 38 (2015)
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Country: Spain
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Style: suspense, tense, family saga, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Story: Cuidado Con El Ángel is a Telenovela distributed by Televisa starring Maite Perroni and William Levy. The telenovela, a production of Nathalie Lartilleux, premiered on June 9, 2008 and finished its broadcast March 6, 2009. It had millions of ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.0
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Dong Yi (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1961, there is a young girl named Dong Yi who lives in a slave village. She then decides to work in the palace as a servant. A few years later, she meets King Sukjong and they fall in love with each other. The King later makes her his concubine. ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, sincere
Plot: joseon dynasty, love, palace, love triangle, king, life turned upside down, revenge, historical character, birth, rich man poor woman, harem, murder ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%