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The Dark Lord (2018)
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The Dark Lord (2018)
Original name: 夜天子
Genre: History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Ye Xiao Tian is working as a prison guard at the Ministry of Justice of the Ming dynasty. Upon receiving a testament, he leaves the capital and travels to Huguang province. Due to a freak combination of factors, he ends up pretending to be a government official, but takes his “position” seriously and fights for justice, gaining the love of the people.
Style: romantic, atmospheric, suspense, visually appealing
Plot: romance, prison, adventure, secret, destiny, love story, escapades, love interest, heroes, battles, beautiful scenery, conspiracy, justice, hopes, danger, secret identity, rivalry, suspicion, storytelling

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, captivating, touching and sentimental films and TV series with plots about romance, love and romance, friendship, rivalry, love affair, love triangle and love mostly in Romance, History and Drama genres. Some movies like The Dark Lord: Prince of Lan Ling (2013), Love a Lifetime (2020), The King's Woman (2017), The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017), General and I (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Prince of Lan Ling (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Taiwan
TV show
Story: A prophecy foretold that victory goes to the one who has the priestess' blessing. Yang Xue Wu, the last priestess of her clan, unwittingly embroiled in a war between Northern Qi and Northern Zhou. Although she foresees the tragic fate of ...
Style: stylized, romantic, intense, scenic, atmospheric
Plot: romance, love triangle, battles, royal palace, chinese emperor, royal family, obsession, rivalry, friendship, warrior, sad ending, romantic fantasy ...
Place: ancient china
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Love a Lifetime (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
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Story: A story that follows Nalan Yue, a man with two identities. He falls for the bold Rong Hua, a young maiden with a good heart yet their ties are deeper and more complicated due to the generation before them. To support her father Rong Jingfeng in his ...
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Plot: romance, relationships, artifact, saving a life, friends in love, magical power, love and romance, fantasy world, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, love affair ...
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The King's Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Gong Sun Li is the grand-daughter and disciple of military commander Gong Sun Yu. Jing Ke and Li have been in love with each other since they were children. While trying to protect Li during an attack, Jing Ke is poisoned. Li’s beauty has seized ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, uplifting, sweet
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, murderer, love triangle, revenge, lost love, rivalry, warlord, love and romance, reunion, love, couples, love affair ...
Place: china, ancient china
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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 ⇓
64%
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General and I (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: Brilliant strategist Bai Ping Ting and prince-general Chu Bei Jie of rival kingdoms find themselves torn between loyalty to the country and their passionate love for each other.
Style: uplifting, romantic, sweet, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: palace intrigue, rivalry, court intrigue, warlord, love triangle, romance, love, love affair, hopes, couples, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 5th century
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Love From Another Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Do Min Joon is an otherworldly beauty, literally. After crash landing on Earth 400 years ago, Min Joon has diligently observed humans for centuries, ultimately coming to cynical conclusions. On top of being a super babe, Min Joon's got enhanced ...
Style: exciting, captivating, romantic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, adventure, love affair, love and romance, destiny, heroes, alien, fall in love, romance, hopes, immortal, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century, 1600s
Place: korea
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Sound of the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Sound of the Desert traces the fate of Xin Yue, a young orphan who was adopted by the nomadic Xiongnu tribe. When political turmoil forces Xin Yue to flee, she finds herself in the company of two very different, but alluring men: Mo Xun, a kind ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, emotional
Plot: romance, court intrigue, palace intrigue, rivalry, love triangle, royal family, warlord, empire, unrequited love, high society, political intrigue, fleeing ...
Place: china, ancient china
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Yun Zhong Ge (2015)
Genre: History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Yun Zhong Ge also known as Song in the Clouds is a sequel to Ballad of the Desert. During the Western Han Dynasty, an eight-year-old Emperor Zhao of Han meets a girl Huo Yunge (daughter of Huo Qubing and Jin Yu from Ballad of the Desert), who ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: emperor, palace intrigue, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, intrigue, chinese emperor, male female relationship, love affair, ruler, romantic relationship, fall in love, love story ...
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The Wolf (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: Towards the end of the Tang Dynasty, Zhu Wen usurped the throne and established the Liang Kingdom. A boy from the wild accidentally falls off a cliff while being pursued for saving wolf pups. He is rescued by Zhu Wen who adopts him as a son, and is ...
Style: suspenseful, political, romantic, touching, captivating
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The Legends (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: dorama, stylized, scenic, intense
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Strawberry smell (2015)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: romantic, light, entertaining, captivating, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lady of the Dynasty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The tragic story of a Tang Dynasty imperial consort who was the favorite of the Emperor Xuanzong.
Style: emotional, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating
Plot: chinese emperor, tang dynasty, romance, political unrest, love story, palace intrigue, rivalry, betrayal, rebellion, suicide, conspiracy, emperor ...
Time: 7th century, 8th century
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988)
Genre: Adventure, History, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the country would be grave. The cadets are trying to return the papers ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining, tense
Audience: family outing
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Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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A Love to Kill (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, romantic, touching, atmospheric, suspense
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Legend of Fei (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Romance
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Kurt Seyit and Şura (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, romantic, realistic
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Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A love story between Risa Shiroki and Hiroto Fukami. Twenty year old Risa Shiroki comes to Tokyo from her hometown in the countryside to attend university. Pretty and popular with male students, she has never had a boyfriend and dreams of having a ...
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The Princess Weiyoung (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: romance, love triangle, murder, romantic rivalry, mistress, palace intrigue, jealousy, strong female lead, romantic triangle, eternal love, female rivalry, fall in love ...
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cherry Season (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Oyku, an ambitious university student dreams of being a top fashion designer. Since she was a little girl she has been in love with Mete, her best friend’s brother. But he has a girlfriend already. Mete’s best friend Ayaz is the son of a top ...
Style: light, sentimental, touching, sincere, melancholic
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Plot: love, destiny, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, rivalry, fall in love, hopes, friendship, betrayal ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Son of the Dragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: In this action adventure set in ancient China, a thief (John Reardon) plots to steal royal jewels by masquerading as a prince and courting a beautiful princess. But when other suitors arrive to vie for her hand, the swindler's skills are put to ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, romantic
Audience: boys' night
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Arsenal Military Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
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Rush to the Dead Summer (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Li Xia and her best friend enroll into the arts specialized Qian Chuan secondary school, they meet the legendary Fu Xiao Si and Lu Zhi Ang. Together, the group of youths officially begin their beautiful high school life. After graduation, the ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, sweet, sentimental, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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35%
Summer's Desire (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
TV show
Story: Two men both lost out on their chances to win over the woman they loved, but can they learn from their past mistakes? Yin Xia Mo and Luo Xi are both orphans who are adopted by the same family. Luo Xi is a cold, manipulative young man who lies and ...
Style: semi serious, sweet, romantic, dorama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Story For You (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: It’s 1998, and Zhang Chang Gong gets his first taste of success as a developer in an IT company. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with Li Mu Zi, a kind and intelligent university student. Unfortunately the IT bubble soon bursts, and ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining, romantic
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Eternal Love of Dream (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Having been saved by Emperor Dong Hua from a vicious monster attack, Princess of Qingqiu, Bai Fengjiu becomes immensely indebted to him. To repay him, Fengjiu follows Donghua around on his adventures to eliminate evil but unwittingly realizes that ...
Style: uplifting, touching, romantic, sentimental
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Titanic (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: A story of the romances of two couples upon the doomed ship. Isabella Paradine (Catherine Zeta Jones) is a wealthy woman mourning the loss of her aunt, who reignites a romance with old flame, Wynn Park (Peter Gallagher). Meanwhile, a charming ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: titanic, survival, iceberg, ship, shipwreck, historical event, catastrophe, ocean liner, danger, race against time, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
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A Man Called God (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Michael King vows to avenge his parents' deaths. He believes that he can use his power as head of an underground drug kingpin to punish those who hurt him. However, his beliefs are shaken when he falls in love with a reporter named Jin Bo Bae.
Style: tense, romantic, semi serious, twists and turns
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Persuasion (1971)
Genre: History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: empire fashion, british navy, hopes, master and servant, love and romance, wooing, unfulfilled love, rich and poor, singleness, bittersweet, couples, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
100 Days My Prince (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Lee Yool falls off a cliff and nearly dies in an attempted assassination. He loses his memory, and wanders for 100 days under a new name and personality. During this period, he meets Hong Sim, head of the first detective agency in Joseon.
Style: light, romantic, feel good, dorama, sweet
Plot: ancient korea, romance, amnesia, memory loss, husband wife relationship, king, love story, fall in love, family relations, family life, social differences, joseon dynasty
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