Movies and TV shows like The Crowned Clown

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The Crowned Clown (2019)
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The Crowned Clown (2019)
Original name: 왕이 된 남자
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 throne.
Style: touching, serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, political
Plot: joseon dynasty, romance, politics, king, love, friendship, forbidden love, death, true love, friends, male female relationship, couple relations, betrayal, tragic love, impossible love, love and romance, tragedy, friendship between men, parent child relationship, love affair, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfulfilled love, family tragedy, royalty ...

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Most similar movies to The Crowned Clown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, touching, suspense and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, love, romance, love affair, couple relations, friendship and male female relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Crowned Clown: Dong Yi (2010), The Legend of Hao Lan (2019), Princess Silver (2019), Chocolate (2019), Should We Kiss First (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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100%
The Legend of Hao Lan (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Towards the end of the Warring States Era, the States of Qin and Zhao are engaged in a lengthy battle. Li Hao Lan, daughter of the Censor-in-chief of Zhao, is forced out of her own home after being set up by her stepmother. Having nothing to her ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: romance, queen, kingdom, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, crush, forbidden love, tragic love, family relations, love and romance, sister sister relationship, impossible love ...
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Princess Silver (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Rong Le, a princess of the royal family of the Xiqi Kingdom who wakes up one day to find that she has lost her memory. She is ordered to marry Wu You, seventh prince of the neighboring Beilin Kingdom, though her husband-to-be refuses to let her ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, touching, suspense
Plot: romance, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between men, love, couple relations, lost love, memory loss, friends, unfulfilled love, older man younger woman relationship, amnesia ...
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91%
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Chocolate (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Brought together by meaningful meals in the past and present, a doctor and a chef are reacquainted when they begin working at a hospice ward.
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, suspense, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chef, hospital, romance, neurosurgeon, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, reunited friends, lost love, old friends, male female relationship, young love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Should We Kiss First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Son Moo-Han works as a managing director of an advertising company. An Soon-Jin lost her daughter unexpectedly and she works as a flight attendant. Eun Kyung-Soo is An Soon-Jin’s ex-husband and he is now married to Baek Ji-Min.
Style: touching, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: romance, love, unrequited love, frustration, male female relationship, friends in love, lost love, love and romance, friends, love affair, unfulfilled love, friendship between girls ...
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90%
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Hymn of Death (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, the drama tells the tragic love story of Kim Woo Jin, a married stage drama writer, and Yun Shim Duk, Korea's first professional soprano, who meet while studying at Tokyo University in the 1920s. Yun Shim Duk's ...
Style: touching, dorama, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: romance, forbidden love, arranged marriage, infidelity, love, mad love, wartime, love affair, true love, japanese occupation, tragic love, music ...
Time: 1920s
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76%
King Sejong the Great (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: "The Great King, Sejong" is a full-scale political drama describing how King Sejong and his loyal retainers cooperate and contrive to make his dynasty a better place. While King Sejong was on the throne, the Joseon Dynasty enjoyed ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, political, serious, stylized
Plot: historical figure, royalty, king, joseon dynasty, faithfulness, palace intrigue, historical character, family relations, royal family, historical event, korean history, prince
Time: 15th century
Place: korea
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100%
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Grand Prince (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Lee Kang is an ambitious prince. He falls in love with Sung Ja-Hyun. She is a beautiful woman from a prestigious family, but Lee Kang's younger brother Lee Hwi also loves her. To have Ja-Hyun, Lee Kang wants to become the King...even if he has ...
Style: suspense, sentimental, suspenseful, touching
Plot: love triangle, romance, joseon dynasty, love, unrequited love, couple relations, sister sister relationship, unfulfilled love, young love, male female relationship, love and romance, family relations ...
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73%
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The Great Craftsman (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Story: Set in the 1920s, it revolves around aspiring architects and their contributions to the country.
Style: suspense, touching, sentimental, suspenseful
Plot: romance, father son relationship, mother son relationship, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, friendship, death of father, death, war, male female friendship, wartime ...
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71%
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Go Go Squid! (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Tong Nian is a genius 19-year-old student with high IQ and low EQ, who is also a famous anime cosplay person and sings well. She’s falls in love at first sight with Han Shang Yan, who is a game genius in the e-sports world and never pays attention ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, sport team, old friends, friends, family relations, teenager, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, friendship between men, father son relationship, championship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Left-Handed Wife (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Lee Soo-Ho and Oh San-Ha are deeply in love. They have their wedding and go on a honeymoon. During their honeymoon, Lee Soo-Ho has an accident and loses his memory. Meanwhile, Oh San-Ha does not know what happened to her husband and tries to find ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sentimental, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, memory loss, amnesia, love, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual relations, true love, love affair, young love, love at first sight, fall in love ...
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65%
Somewhere Only We Know (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Ph.D. candidate in Physics Mu Cheng He catches a third-year student in English Xue Tong cheating on an exam. When he even becomes the substitute teacher in her elective course Russian and makes her study with him after classes, her hatred for him ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sentimental, suspense
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, college, friendship, fall in love, youth, love affair, friends, romantic friendship, true love, male female friendship ...
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60%
The Light in Your Eyes (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Time manipulation comes with a steep price for a young woman, who becomes 78 years old overnight after using a mysterious watch.
Style: suspense, humorous, suspenseful, touching
Plot: romance, alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, dementia, friends in love, love, supernatural power, love affair, love and romance, romantic friendship, male female friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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58%
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Love, Lies (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two best friends, So-yool and Yeon-hee, dream of becoming the top artists in Seoul together. But their friendship doesn't last long as Yoon-woo, So-yool's first love and songwriter, falls in love with Yeon-hee and her voice. So-yool's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: friendship, japanese occupation of korea, love, jealousy, attempted murder, tragic love, best friends, envy, love and romance, wartime, actress, friendship gone bad ...
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57%
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Once Again (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A turbulent divorce story of the Song family that ends in the discovery of romance and familial love. The Song family includes a frugal father, a cute but materialistic mother, and four adult children with their own quirks and family troubles.
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: romance, family problems, family, divorce, married couple, divorced couple, husband wife relationship, romantic relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, old love, friendship between men ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Absolute Boyfriend (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A woman works as a special makeup artist. Because her heart was broken in the past, she finds it hard to love again and has a cold heart full of sadness. She unexpectedly falls in love with a humanoid robot programmed to be the perfect boyfriend and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: robot, actor, romance, love triangle, robot human relationship, true love, friends, crush, science, reunited friends, unrequited love, boy girl friendship ...
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57%
When the Camellia Blooms (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dongbaek is a single mother. When a potential new love enters her life, she finds ways to defy the social stigmas surrounding her.
Style: humorous, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: serial killer, single mother, police officer, couple relations, relationships, love affair, murder investigation, family relations, unrequited love, serial murder, friendship, male female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Girls from Ipanema (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A 1950s housewife goes to Rio de Janeiro to meet up with her husband, only to learn he's deserted her, but decides to stay and open a bossa nova club.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: romance, female empowerment, misogyny, racial issues, bisexual, husband wife relationship, love and romance, death of husband, lgbt, women's rights, friendship, female friendship ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Angel's Last Mission: Love (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: As a punishment for meddling in human affairs, an angel faces the impossible task of finding a soulmate for a cold-hearted ballerina.
Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: young love, ballerina, angel, supernatural, childhood friend, love triangle, romance, love, friends, supernatural being, friends in love, new love ...
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53%
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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
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53%
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 ...
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52%
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Kimse Bilmez (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sevda is a very beautiful and energetic girl who dreams of being a star. Ali has a mysterious past. Ali and Sevda's extraordinary love story.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: romance, love, friends, young love, new love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, friendship between men, secret past, friendship
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51%
Blessing of the Sea (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Sim Chung-Yi has an absolute sense of sight which allows her to identify thousands of colors. She also has a bright personality. Sim Chung-Yi meets Ma Poong-Do who is a pianist. He is highly skilled on the piano, but he receives criticism that he ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, secret, love at first sight, love affair, fall in love, romantic friendship, couple relations, young love, male female relationship, true love, love and romance, pianist ...
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51%
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A Mero Hajur 3 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Nepal
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Third installment in A Mero Hajur film series.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, girlfriend boyfriend relationship, male female relationship, love, celebrity, musician, singer, secret love, forbidden love, love and romance ...
Place: nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Burden of Guilt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Mi pecado is a Mexican telenovela that was produced by Televisa and aired on Canal de las Estrellas from 15 June 2009 through 13 November 2009. Starring Maite Perroni, Eugenio Siller and as adult protagonist Daniela Castro who is also the main ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: family relations, lovers reunited, forbidden love, friendship, parents and children, couple relations, romance, manipulation, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All I Want for Love is You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A story full of laughs follows sanda fighter Gu Xiao Man and school genius Zuo An as they chase after love. Graduation is fast approaching for 3rd year high school student Gu Xiao Man. Unlike your average school girl, she is a sanda fighter who ...
Style: sentimental, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, chase, unfulfilled love, high school sweetheart, youth, couple relations, young love, love affair, friendship between teens, romantic friendship, unspoken love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Pasta (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Pasta follows the dreams and successes of a young woman who aspires to become an elite chef at La Sfera Italian restaurant.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, light, captivating
Plot: romance, friendship between men, chef, romantic friendship, love, male female friendship, colleague colleague relationship, business competition, friendship, unrequited love, crush, restaurant ...
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45%
 6.7
 184
Matar al Padre (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Through a portrait of this family, we witness the profound changes that have shaken Spanish society between the 1990s and the present, with the advent of the economic and political crises in the background.
Style: ironic, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: irony, father son relationship, family relations, couples, husband wife relationship, parents, education, family problems, dark humor, friendship, father daughter relationship, love and romance ...
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, russian revolution, missing person, infidelity, betrayal, rebelliousness, obsessive love, love triangle, couple relations, rebellion, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Will Never Let You Go (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a young wanderer with an extraordinary business sense and the masked hero who saves her which ultimately results in them falling in love. When the wanderer is revealed to be the Divine Maiden who will obtain a legendary ...
Style: suspense, sentimental, touching, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, prince, love affair, parent child relationship, young love, love at first sight, supernatural, kingdom, imaginary kingdom, male female relationship, supernatural ability, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%