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The Joseon Gunman (2014)
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The Joseon Gunman (2014)
Original name: 조선 총잡이
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: It’s the 19th Century and as western influences spread across Asia, Korea’s Joseon dynasty is experiencing great upheaval and rapid modernization. As the son of the last great swordsman, Park Yoon Kang is caught between two worlds, but the sudden murder of his father and sister catapult him into the new era as he takes up the gun to avenge their deaths. However, it’s not just his family who needs his protection, but his people as well. Is Park Yoon Kang cut out to be the hero of an era?
Style: suspense, heartbreaking, political, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: joseon dynasty, revenge, gunfight, murder of father, gunslinger, homecoming, revolution, master warrior, brother sister relationship, defamation, gunfighter, false name
Time: 19th century
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about joseon dynasty, revenge, romance, king, friendship, betrayal and love and romance mostly in Romance, History and Action genres. Some movies like The Joseon Gunman: City Hunter (2011), Iljimae (2008), My Country: The New Age (2019), Dong Yi (2010), The Crowned Clown (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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City Hunter (2011)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: City Hunter is a 2011 South Korean television drama series starring Lee Min-ho, Park Min-young, Lee Joon-hyuk, Kim Sang-joong, Kim Sang-ho, Hwang Sun-hee, Goo Ha-ra, Chun Ho-jin and Lee Kwang-soo. It premiered on May 25, 2011 on SBS and finished ...
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Plot: secret identity, masked hero, corruption, revenge, hidden identity, political intrigue, crime fighter, tragic villain, false accusation, president, father son relationship, romance ...
Place: korea
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Iljimae (2008)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Iljimae is a 2008 South Korean historical action television drama series, starring Lee Joon-gi in the title role of Iljimae, Han Hyo-joo, Lee Young-ah and Park Si-hoo. It is loosely based on a comic strip Iljimae, published between 1975 and 1977, by ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, heroes, tough guy, criminal, family secret, betrayal, young love, friendship, bandit, treason, husband wife relationship, revenge ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea
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My Country: The New Age (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the turbulent time of the fall of Goryeo and the founding of Joseon, two former friends face-off against one another over a woman and the future shape of the nation.
Style: sincere, tense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: joseon dynasty, murder, warlord, power struggle, friendship, rivalry, danger, society, culture clash, destiny, deadly, violence ...
Time: 14th century
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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
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The Crowned Clown (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place at a time in Joseon history, when upheaval and power struggles surrounding the throne had reached extreme levels. In order to escape those who plan to assassinate him, the king puts a clown, who looks exactly like him, on the ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, politics, romance, king, tragic love, impossible love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, family tragedy, forbidden love, male female relationship, parent child relationship ...
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Haechi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, the series follows three people from different walks of life who came together to help Prince Lee Geum claim the throne and reform the Saheonbu.
Style: political, captivating, disturbing, dorama
Plot: teamwork, king, crown prince, joseon dynasty, friendship, power struggle, royal family, martial arts, family relations, warrior, romance, rivalry ...
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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
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The Tale of Nokdu (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: While on the run for his life, a young man discovers that the best place to lie low is in a village of widows — disguised as a woman.
Style: exciting, dorama, sweet, romantic
Plot: cross dressing, joseon dynasty, gender bending, romance, switching roles, love and romance, disorder, strong female character, hidden identity, friendship, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
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47%
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The King's Doctor (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The King's Doctor is a 2012 South Korean television series, starring Jo Seung-woo and Lee Yo-won. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from October 1, 2012 to March 25, 2013 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 50 episodes. The drama ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, romantic, captivating
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Place: korea
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The Princess' Man (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Princess' Man is a 2011 South Korean television series, starring Park Si-hoo, Moon Chae-won, Kim Yeong-cheol, Song Jong-ho, Hong Soo-hyun, and Lee Soon-jae. It is a period drama about the forbidden romance between the daughter of King Sejo ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious
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Place: korea
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46%
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Bridal Mask (2012)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: P4: are the new recruits in the violent crimes unit at Gangnam Police Station. The journey of four young cops as they fumble, learn, fall in love and find their way to becoming people the citizens can trust.
Style: suspense, tense, political, twists and turns
Plot: police officer, rookie, revenge, tragic villain, fighting crime, romance, partners against crime, dual identity, crime fighter, secret identity, hidden identity, secret
Place: south korea, korea
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Arang and the Magistrate (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Arang and the Magistrate is a 2012 South Korean historical television drama, starring Lee Joon-gi, Shin Min-ah and Yeon Woo-jin. The period horror-romance is based on the folklore of Arang, who died unjustly and returns as a ghost in order to reveal ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, tense
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43%
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Empire of Lust (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in 1398. Kim Min-Jae (Shin Ha-Kyun) is the supreme commander of the Joseon Dynasty. He falls in love for the first time and for that woman he takes risks. Yi Bang-Won (Jang Hyuk) is the King’s son. He helped his father setup the Joseon Dynasty ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting
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TV show
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Splash Splash Love (2015)
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100 Days My Prince (2018)
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TV show
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38%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
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Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: South Korea
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Style: captivating, sentimental, social realism, factual
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Buffalo Boys (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 102 min.
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37%
Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
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Style: enigmatic, suspense, political, epic, tense ...
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Queen Insoo (2011)
Genre: History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Insoo focuses on the fierce power struggle among three women in the royal court of the Joseon Dynasty.
Plot: joseon dynasty, historical figure, throne, crown, rise to power, ruler, dynasty, royalty, power struggle, royal court
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34%
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Grand Prince (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Style: suspense, sentimental, suspenseful, touching
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The Slave Hunters (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
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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
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34%
Tree With Deep Roots (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Deep Rooted Tree is a 2011 South Korean television series starring Jang Hyuk, Shin Se-kyung and Han Suk-kyu. Based on the novel of the same title by Lee Jeong-myeong, it aired on SBS from October 5 to December 22, 2011 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at ...
Style: captivating, psychological, factual, tense
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34%
The Legend of Miyue (2015)
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Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful
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Secret Love (2013)
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