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The top 50 shows on SBS (KR)

Defendant

#1 - Defendant

Park Jung-Woo is a prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office. One day, he wakes up and finds himself in locked up at the police station. He has temporary amnesia. Park Jung-Woo is falsely accused and is sentenced to death. He must struggle to prove his innocence.

star 9.21
143 votes
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Running Man

#2 - Running Man

A landmark representing Korea, how much do you know? Korea's representative landmark to let the running man know directly! The best performers of Korea gathered there! Solve the missions in various places and get out of there until the next morning through game! Through constant confrontation and urgent confrontation, we will reveal the hidden behind-the-scenes of Korean landmarks!

star 9.19
1,276 votes
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Oh! My Lady

#3 - Oh! My Lady

A spunky 35-year-old housewife, Yoon Gae Hwa, takes on the job of manager to prickly top star Sung Min Woo in order to earn enough money to regain custody of her child from her ex-husband. Romantic hijinks and hilarity ensues when they find themselves in an awkward living situation as Min Woo pays Gae Hwa to take care of his daughter, Ye Eun.

star 9.00
86 votes
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It's Okay, That's Love

#4 - It's Okay, That's Love

Jang Jae-yul is a famous mystery novelist and popular radio DJ who suffers from OCD. When he meets Ji Hae-soo, a first-year psychiatry fellow at the hospital where he is being treated, they help each other work through their deep-rooted emotional issues.

star 8.90
330 votes
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Dr. Romantic

#5 - Dr. Romantic

Both Kang Dong Joo and Yoon Seo Jeong worked their backside off to become a doctor. For Kang Dong Joo, it was to beat someone out there and for Yoon Seo Jeong, it was to be recognized by someone. The humanist drama depicts how the two doctors meet the oddball doctor, Kim Sa Bu and become to realize the true value of life and solace of love.

star 8.80
199 votes
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Ghost

#6 - Ghost

Kim Woo-Hyun (So Ji-Sub) is the only son of a high ranking police officer. Woo-Hyun entered the police academy ranked first and graduated from the academy ranked first. As a detective, he then joins the cyber investigation department. Woo-Hyun then works to reveal the secrets of those that hide within the cyber world.

star 8.77
154 votes
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Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

#7 - Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

Hae Soo is a 21st century woman who gets caught in a solar eclipse and is transported to the Goryeo Dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th century for nearly 500 years. Suddenly, Hae Soo finds herself in the royal palace, where she comes across Fourth Prince Wang So. A man as feared as he is handsome, Wang So is based on the real-life fourth king of the Goryeo Dynasty and makes others tremble but wins over Hae Soo’s heart. However, he is not the only one in the palace with eyes on the throne, and a political battle of deception, secrecy and lies ensues between Wang So and all the other princes. Adding to the drama are Eighth Prince Wang Wook, who is less than willing to wait in line behind seven other members of the royal family, and Third Prince Wang Yo, whose right to the crown actually precedes Wang So’s.

star 8.77
465 votes
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You're Beautiful

#8 - You're Beautiful

The management company of the idol group A.N.JELL insisted on adding a new singer to the group as the lead vocal, Tae-kyung's voice was hurting. However,the new member, Mi-nam, had to go to the States to repair a botched eye job just before signing the contract. His agent came up with the idea of having his twin sister, Mi-nyu,to stand in for him and pretend that she was her brother. The two of them grew up in an orphanage and Mi-nyu, who was all set to become a nun, agreed to this charade as she didn't want to spoil her brother's chance of fame which would make it easier to look for their mother.

star 8.71
639 votes
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Prosecutor Princess

#9 - Prosecutor Princess

Ma Hye Ri is a woman with an excellent memory and ability to focus, which allowed her to pass the bar exam with ease. Despite her talents, she is more interested in being fashionable and dislikes hard work, so she is far from being an ideal prosecutor and has doubts about her suitability for her job. Through her conflicts with senior colleages and struggles with difficult cases, however, Hye Ri gradually matures into a brilliant prosecutor with a sense of duty and justice.

star 8.71
131 votes
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While You Were Sleeping

#10 - While You Were Sleeping

Can tragedies be avoided if they can be foreseen? In life, we witness small and big events. What would happen if someone can foresee every single event? A woman, can see accidents that take place in the future through her dreams. A prosecutor struggles and does everything he can to stop those dreams from becoming real. Will they be able to save our world from tragedies?

star 8.70
388 votes
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City Hunter (KR)

#11 - City Hunter (KR)

The story takes place in Seoul, 2011. Lee Yoon-sung is a talented MIT-graduate who's working on the international communications team at the Blue House. He encounters dangerous situations while solving a variety of cases, both big and small, for people who need his help, and eventually becomes a "city hunter."

star 8.67
608 votes
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Secret Garden

#12 - Secret Garden

Kim Joo-won is a seemingly perfect man yet with certain arrogance and childishness in him and Gil Ra-im is a stuntwoman whose beauty and body are the object of envy of top actresses. One day they went deep into the mountains and entered a strange house. A strange grandmother offered them chocolate to eat. The next day they found themselves changing bodies.

star 8.57
656 votes
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God's Gift - 14 Days

#13 - God's Gift - 14 Days

Kim Soo-hyun experiences the unfathomable when her daughter is kidnapped and murdered. Discovering a miraculous ability to go back in time exactly two weeks before the event, Soo-hyun races against the clock to unravel the plot and save her daughter. But when a private investigator sheds new light on the crime, Soo-hyun uncovers a secret far more treacherous than she could have ever imagined.

star 8.56
84 votes
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My Girl

#14 - My Girl

When Gong Chan (Lee Dong Wook) meets the lively and beautiful Yoo Rin (Lee Da Hae), he finds out that she has connections to his missing cousin, whom his grandfather has been searching for. He asks Yoo Rin to lie about being his long missing cousin until he can find his real cousin. She says yes, but soon their feelings for each other get in the way of their plans. Gong Chan's friend, Jung Woo (Lee Joon Ki) falls for Yoo Rin while Gong Chan's ex-girlfriend, Seo Hyun (Park Si Yeon), a pro tennis player, tries to win him back. Will the two ever tell each other how they feel? Will Gong Chan ever find his real cousin?

star 8.54
221 votes
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Protect the Boss

#15 - Protect the Boss

No Eun Seol finally gets a job as a secretary at a law firm after struggling with unemployment, only to fall in love with her boss, Cha Ji Heon, the immature youngest son of a chaebol family.

star 8.47
205 votes
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Jealousy Incarnate

#16 - Jealousy Incarnate

Getting ahead in a broadcasting station is tough and the competition is fierce -- but when a news anchor and meteorologist start to fall for each other, things get much more complicated.

star 8.45
190 votes
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Remember

#17 - Remember

Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence begins to fray. With a mind that’s both his greatest asset and greatest liability, can justice prevail?

star 8.43
125 votes
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My Love from Another Star

#18 - My Love from Another Star

Do Min-joon is an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty period. Min-joon possesses a near perfect appearance and enhanced physical abilities involving his vision, hearing and speed. He also holds a cynical view to human beings, but falls in love with actress Cheon Song-yi.

star 8.41
1,030 votes
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The Master's Sun

#19 - The Master's Sun

The story revolves around a woman who can see ghosts and a man who tries to protect her, and is described as a drama with horror and romantic elements infused together. So Ji-sub plays the miserly, greedy, and conceited CEO Joo Joong-won, who measures all human relationships through money. Gong Hyo-jin will play the melancholy and tearful assistant Tae Gong-shil, who is able to see ghosts after an accident and thus suffers from insomnia. She lives a very reclusive and closed-off life due to her ability. The story is being touted as “soul healing” drama that brings together very different types of people: one who can see and hear things that no one else in the world can and another who only hears and see things he wants too. As Joo Joong-won starts to believe in Tae Gong-shil’s claim of being able to see ghosts, these two people will grow together in faith and in character.

star 8.41
427 votes
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Pinocchio

#20 - Pinocchio

Amidst a sea of young news reporters competing for the next scoop, Choi In-ha finds herself in a tricky position, as she cannot tell a lie without a dead giveaway: breaking into a violent hiccup. Meanwhile, first-year reporter Choi Dal-po proves his remarkable memory and communication skills by downplaying his good looks with a dumpy veneer of bad hair and clothing. But in a world where hard facts rule, how far can you get by lying?

star 8.41
577 votes
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Hyde, Jekyll, and I

#21 - Hyde, Jekyll, and I

Koo Seo Jin reaches an all-time low when he uses his power as a theme park director to decommission Wonderland's popular circus. Refusing to give into the demands of her frosty boss, ringleader Jang Ha Na puts up a fight, but is thrown off guard when Seo Jin's secret persona reveals itself with genuine kindness. In the battle to save her circus, Ha Na realizes she must tease out Seo Jin's brighter side with magic, wonder and love, but who's listening — Jekyll or Hyde?

star 8.39
164 votes
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I Hear Your Voice

#22 - I Hear Your Voice

Jang Hye-sung (Lee Bo-young) is a bold, sassy, thick-faced, comical female lawyer. She is a prickly edge, sharp tongue who doesn’t have a bit of concept or manners and finds it hard to be enthusiastic about what she does. Cha Kwan-woo (Yoon Sang-hyun) is a serious, passionate and macho former police officer who becomes a government lawyer. Meanwhile, Park Soo-ha (Lee Jong-suk) is a 19 year old boy who has the superpower to hear people’s thoughts. Together they will team up to solve the cases no one else wants, cases that only have a one percent chance of being found innocent.

star 8.37
428 votes
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Doctors (2016)

#23 - Doctors (2016)

Yoo Hye-jung was a tough bully in school with a prickly personality and always goes wayward. She had many scars from her childhood and through self-preservation, Hye-jung keeps her heart shut away from other people. However, she changes after meeting her mentor Hong Ji-hong who plays a key role in transforming her life from a helpless gangster to a compassionate doctor.

star 8.36
342 votes
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Lie to Me (2011)

#24 - Lie to Me (2011)

Gong Ah-jung, a level 5 Ministry of Culture official, gets entangled in a web of lies when she mistakenly lies that she's married to Hyun Ki-joon, a hotel manager from an affluent family. Their relationship is further complicated when Ki-joon's ex-fiancée and a close friend of his brother's, Oh Yoon-joo, reappears in his life.

star 8.35
317 votes
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Hymn of Death

#25 - Hymn of Death

With background stories on Yun SimDeok and Kim WooJin’s musical works in the 1920’s, the drama will tell the love story of Korea’s first soprano Yun SimDeok and genius playwright Kim WooJin.

star 8.34
71 votes
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My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho

#26 - My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho

Cha Dae-woong is a spoiled brat with plans to become a successful action star. One day, on the run from his rich grandfather's latest fit of rage towards him, he accidentally frees a nine-tailed fox (gumiho) who has been imprisoned in a painting for 500 years. Frightened at first, he runs away to the woods and ends up getting seriously injured. Feeling indebted to him, gumiho gives him her " fox orb " a powerful part of her life force, to heal him. When he wakes up, the two form an awkward partnership, as Dae-woong begins to rely on the power of the orb to shoot his action sequences, while also giving in to Mi-ho's request to teach her how to act human. Though Dae-woong is initially acting out of fear, things start to change as he gradually begins to fall for her. However, Mi-ho will be faced with a terrible choice as her time in human form runs out in this heart-wrenching comedy.

star 8.30
363 votes
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A Gentleman's Dignity

#27 - A Gentleman's Dignity

A drama about the careers and love lives of urban professionals. It will tell the story of four men in their forties as they go through love, breakup, success and failure. Kim Do-jin, an architect with a scathing tongue have romantic relationship with strict high school teacher Seo Yi-soo, who moonlights as an umpire at amateur baseball games. Im Tae-san is dating a cold-hearted woman but wonders if there is someone else out there for him. Choi Yoon tries to heal his heart after losing his wife seven years ago. Lee Jung-rok marries an older woman for money but may lose his comfortable lifestyle in a divorce.

star 8.29
249 votes
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Yong Pal

#28 - Yong Pal

Kim Tae-hyun is a promising young surgeon, but his finances take a dive when his sister's health condition requires costly dialysis treatments. When Tae-hyun subsequently falls into a vicious cycle of debt, he assumes the alias of "Yong Pal" and begins making house calls for criminals who are willing to pay top dollar. Complicating things further, Tae-hyun gets involved with Han Yeo-jin, a comatose patient at the hospital.

star 8.28
136 votes
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49 Days

#29 - 49 Days

A young woman named Ji-hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to be married with her fiancé, but her perfect life is shattered in a car accident that left her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it comes with a condition: she has to find three people outside of her family who would cry genuine tears for her. In order to do this, she borrows the body of Yi-kyung, a part-time employee at a convenience store.

star 8.19
295 votes
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That Winter, the Wind Blows

#30 - That Winter, the Wind Blows

Oh Young is a blind heiress to a large corporation who lost her parents in a tragic accident along with her sight. Meanwhile, Oh Soo is a gambler and playboy who lives in a meaningless life after being abandoned by his parents at an early age as well as his first love. In order to repay the enormous amount of debt, Oh Soo approach Oh Young for money purpose but ends up falling in love with her…

star 8.17
158 votes
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The King: Eternal Monarch

#31 - The King: Eternal Monarch

A modern-day Korean emperor passes through a mysterious portal and into a parallel world, where he encounters a feisty police detective.

star 8.14
175 votes
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Vagabond (2019)

#32 - Vagabond (2019)

A mysterious plane crash kills over 200 civilians, including Cha Dal-gun’s (Lee Seung-gi) nephew. Determined to find out the truth behind the accident, Cha Dal-gun embarks on an investigation that leads him to a tangled web of corruption. His life intertwines with Go Hae-ri (Bae Suzy), a covert operative for the National Intelligence Service.

star 8.04
224 votes
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Come Back, Mister

#33 - Come Back, Mister

A man is worked to death, but he comes back to the living world in the attractive body of another man for a limited amount of time.

star 8.03
110 votes
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Faith

#34 - Faith

Lee Min-ho stars in a thrilling fantasy epic, as an elite warrior in 1300's Korea who travels to the 21st century to find a doctor capable of healing the Queen. In a comic twist, his search for a doctor with godlike abilities leads him to a popular plastic surgeon, played by Kim Hee-sun. When she refuses to believe his outlandish story, he kidnaps her, dragging her back into the past to save the Queen. Will this stoic warrior give up his code of honor and choose love over war, and will this career woman ever consider a life less modern? Only time will tell, quite literally.

star 8.03
329 votes
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Rooftop Prince

#35 - Rooftop Prince

A prince from the Joseon era, Lee Gak, is catapulted 300 years forward into the future in Seoul 2012 with his entourage, which includes Song Man-bo, Do Chi-san and Woo Young-sul, when he tries to investigate the suspicious circumstances which surround the death of the girl he loved. In the present, he finds a girl who looks exactly like his beloved crown princess...

star 8.02
282 votes
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The Legend of the Blue Sea

#36 - The Legend of the Blue Sea

The drama is a fantasy romance, taking its motif from the mermaid/merman story in Korea’s first historical (romance) storybook. In the Joseon-era storybook, it is recorded that real-life figure Kim Dam Nyeong returned mermaids/mermen that were caught fisherman back to the sea.

star 8.00
582 votes
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My Strange Hero

#37 - My Strange Hero

When Kang Bok-Soo was a high school student, he was falsely accused of committing violence and kicked out of school. This was caused by his first love Son Soo-Jung and a male student Oh Se-Ho. Kang Bok-Soo is a now an adult, but his life has not gone smoothly. To get revenge on Son Soo-Jung and Oh Se-Ho, he returns to the same high school as a student. The environment at the school has changed and Kang Bok-Soo gets involved in unexpected cases.

star 7.99
77 votes
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Beautiful Gong Shim

#38 - Beautiful Gong Shim

Though Gong Shim has a heart of gold, she's resigned to living under the shadow of her sister Gong Mi, who inherited both beauty and brains. Meanwhile, two half-brothers—Ahn Dan-tae, a class-warrior, and Suk Joon-soo, a chaebol heir—couldn't have any less in common besides their mutual interests in Gong Shim.

star 7.95
148 votes
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The Secret Life of My Secretary

#39 - The Secret Life of My Secretary

It just may take a love story to change the lives of two cold individuals. Do Min Ik is an intelligent man with a heart of stone, and the Chief of Team 1 at T&T Mobile Media who always relies on his secretary. After losing his vision, he begins to find his true identity and in the process, learns to respect the people around him, including his secretary, Jung Gal Hee, a bright woman with a cold way of talking. She has spent her working life answering to the unnecessary tasks that Do Min Yi instructs, yet always remains optimistic.

star 7.95
69 votes
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Thirty But Seventeen

#40 - Thirty But Seventeen

Gong Woo-Jin is a 30-year-old single man and he works as a set designer. Due to a trauma he experienced 13 years ago, he does not want to have a relationship with others. When Woo Seo-Ri was 17, she fell into a coma. 13 years later, she wakes up from her coma. Her mental age is still that of a 17-year-old, but she is now 30-years-old. Gong Woo-Jin and Woo Seo-Ri get involved with each other and fall in love.

star 7.92
123 votes
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The Girl Who Can See Smells

#41 - The Girl Who Can See Smells

Three years ago, a man lost his younger sister in a murder case. Since then he has lost his senses, not feeling pain, tasting food or smelling anything. A girl miraculously survived the "Bar code" murder case. Since then, she has lost her memory, but also has gained the ability to see smells.

star 7.83
238 votes
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Shining Inheritance

#42 - Shining Inheritance

Go Eun-sung's life is similar to Cinderella's. After her father died, her step-mother, Baek Sung-hee, took away all of her assets and her younger brother, Eun-woo, suddenly disappears without a trace. Despite this, Eun-sung preservers and works really hard to fulfill her dreams. When the CEO of a food company, Jang Sook-ja, suffers amnesia and can't remember who she is Eun-sung takes her in. However, Eun-sung does not know that she is the grandmother of Sun Woo-hwan, the man who she switched bags with at the airport. How will their constant bickering lead them to realize that they care more about each other than they let on?

star 7.82
218 votes
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High Society (2015)

#43 - High Society (2015)

Jang Yoon-Ha is the youngest daughter of a chaebol. Even though her family is extremely wealthy, she holds a part-time job at a food market. She hides her background as an heiress and attempts to find a man that loves her for herself.

star 7.80
149 votes
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Angel Eyes

#44 - Angel Eyes

Yoon Soo-wan and Park Dong-joo were each other's first loves but were forced to separate due to painful family circumstances. Soo-wan, who had been blind, eventually undergoes an eye transplant surgery that restores her sight. Twelve years later, Soo-wan now works as an emergency rescue worker, while Dong-joo is a surgeon. They meet each other again.

star 7.77
121 votes
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Scent of a Woman

#45 - Scent of a Woman

A woman, Lee Yeon Jae, is given the grim prognosis that she only has a short time left to live. She decides to quit her job at a travel agency and live her life to the fullest.

star 7.68
115 votes
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The Heirs

#46 - The Heirs

A worthy successor to the international hit Boys Over Flowers, Heirs follows a group of privileged, elite high school students as they are groomed to take over their families' business empires. These wealthy students seem to have everything under control–except their love lives. Kim Tan is heir to the Empire Group sent to study abroad in the U.S. In reality it's a form of exile, as his elder half-brother back home schemes to takes over the family business. While in the States, Kim Tan bumps into Cha Eun-sung, who's arrived from Korea in search of her older sister. He feels himself falling for her, never realizing that she's the daughter of his family's housekeeper. When his fiancée Rachel Yoo arrives to bring him back to Korea, his heart is torn between love and duty. Meanwhile, Rachel's half-brother Choi Young-do develops his own crush on Eun-sung. Who said being a rich, beautiful high school student was easy?

star 7.66
668 votes
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To The Beautiful You

#47 - To The Beautiful You

Goo Jae-hee lives in the United States and one day sees a track and field competition on TV, and becomes attracted to one of the high jump competitors, Kang Tae-joon. She begins to idolize the young athlete and eventually transfers to Korea to attend the same school that Tae-joon attends after he suffers an accident that could potentially end his career. There is a catch, however: Tae-joon attends an all-boys high school and Jae-hee must disguise herself as a boy to enter.

star 7.44
292 votes
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Birth of a Beauty

#48 - Birth of a Beauty

As the heir to a large company, Han Tae-hee has everything he could possibly want - except for his long lost love. But instead of nursing his heartache like a sensible person, Tae-hee enlists Sa Geum-ran, whom he transforms from an overweight ugly duckling to a gorgeous bombshell named Sara. In the process of falling in love with his "creation" he discovers that even though it appears that money can buy just about everything, it can't buy love or heal emotional scars.

star 7.16
176 votes
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Cheongdam Dong Alice

#49 - Cheongdam Dong Alice

A young and talented designer, Han Se-kyung, joins a clothing company. But, the wife of her boss (who also her former high school friend) humiliates her by sending her errands and chores rather than designing clothes. Then she meets Cha Seung-jo, the president of a luxury brand shop in Seoul’s trendy area, Chungdamdong. Her life changes after that.

star 7.11
143 votes
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Doctor Stranger

#50 - Doctor Stranger

As a child, Park Hoon (Lee Jong-suk) and his dad were kidnapped and taken to North Korea. He grew up there, learning to be a doctor just like his father. When Park Hoon escapes back to South Korea and begins work at a prestigious hospital, he makes it his goal to earn enough money to go back to North Korea to rescue his true love. He'll do anything to find her, but then he meets and falls for a mysterious woman (Jin Se-yun) who looks exactly like her.

star 7.11
264 votes
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