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1. Empress Ki (2013)
A woman born in Korea navigates her way through love, war, politics and national loyalties to become a powerful empress in China's Yuan dynasty.
2. Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)
Set during the Silla dynasty, Sam Maekjong is the son of the fallen king and present queen regent, Jiso, but he has been kept in hiding for protection ever since he was a young boy, when his father was murdered. Over the years the powerful nobles have tried and failed to usurp power from Jiso, causing her to grow wary and later even reluctant to hand the throne over. As her son comes of age, she creates the Hwarang, an elite group of male youth who train in fighting and education. Their existence cuts across the existing power factions and Sam Maekjong is amidst their ranks under the false name Kim Ji-Dwi, unbeknownst to other Hwarang members.
3. Cinderella and Four Knights (2016)
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 accident. One day, she helps a mysterious old man. The old man suggests to her to live in a mansion and pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian. Since than, she moves into the mansion and lives with three cousins Kang Ji-Woon, Kang Hyun-Min, Kang Seo-Woo and their bodyguard Lee Yoon-Sung.
4. Hotel Del Luna (2019)
The Hotel Del Luna, located in Seoul, is not like any other hotel: its clients are all ghosts. Jang Man-wol, stuck in the hotel for the past millennium, meets Goo Chan-sung, the new manager.
5. The King in Love (2017)
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 in the nation, enters the lives of the two young men, the three at first become friends but a tragic romance ensues afterwards. Based on the novel of the same name by Kim Yi-Ryung.
6. Goblin (2016)
Songs / Tracks Listing 1. Magic Thriller Intro (2:08) 2. Magic Thriller (4:55) 3. Mad Puppet (6:33) 4. Dr. Frankestein (6:37) 5. Roller (5:04) 6. E Suono Rock(4:42) 7. Aquaman (6:00) 8. Non Ho Sonno (2:54) 9. Death Farm (4:04) 10. Goblin (12:06) 11. L'alba Dei Mortiviventi (7:06) 12. Zombi (5:01) 13. Tenebre (4:42) 14. Suspiria (6:28) 15. School At Night (1:24) 16. Profondo Rosso (4:22)
7. The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son of a nobleman from the Joseon Dynasty. But in the present time, Joon Jae works with Jo Nam Doo, a skilled conman who guides Joon Jae to become a genius scammer. But Joon Jae’s friend, Cha Shi Ah, who works as a researcher at KAIST, may be Chung’s only hope for surviving in her strange new world.
8. Mr. Sunshine (2018)
1h 15m Drama
A young boy who ends up in the U.S. after the 1871 Shinmiyangyo incident returns to Korea at a historical turning point and falls for a noblewoman.
9. Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
1h 20m Drama
In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society.
10. Mirror of the Witch (2016)
Seo-Ri's mother Queen Sim was unable to have a child. She went to a shaman to help her have a child. With the help of shaman Hong-Joo's black magic, Queen Sim was able to have a boy and girl twins. The girl, Seo-Ri, was put under a curse and abandoned deep in the mountains. She meets Heo Jun, a young man, there.
11. The Great Jang-Geum (2003)
1h 20m Drama
Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of Korean cooking and medicine in order to cure the King of his various ailments. It is based on the true story of Jang-geum, the first female royal physician of the Joseon Dynasty. The main themes are her perseverance and the portrayal of traditional Korean culture, including Korean royal court cuisine and traditional medicine.
12. Outlander (2014)
The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
13. W: Two Worlds (2016)
Han Hyo-joo plays a surgeon whose father is a famous comic book creator. One day Dad goes missing and she rushes to his workshop to look for him, and instead finds a strange man bathed in blood. She gets kidnapped by the bloody man, which is where their story begins. The drama takes place in 2016 Seoul, but in different dimensions that exist in parallel with one another. It’s described as a suspense romance melodrama about “a man and a woman who are living in the same time, but different worlds.”
14. A Frozen Flower (2008)
2h 13m Drama
A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to make love to his queen because he is in love with his bodyguard, Hong Lim, the king asks the two of them to sleep together instead. This sexual contact formulates a forbidden love between Hong Lim and the Queen.
15. The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
The life story of Queen Seondeok, the first queen of the Korean people during the Silla Dynasty.
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