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THE BEST KOREAN DRAMA ADAPTED FROM COMICS

1. Playful Kiss (Playful Kiss)

The film is an adaptation from “Itzura na Kiss” – a comic series of Kaoru Tada. The film is very popular thanks to its extreme cuteness, humorousity, and romance. Despite some unrealistic details (which is acceptable since it’s originally from a comic), the film has still been enthusiastically supported by audiences.

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This movie talks about Hani (Jung So Min), who has the feeling for the guy Seung Jo (Kim Hyun Joong). However, while she is famous for her ignorance, this guy is also a hot boy of the school with remarkable academic achievement and superior family background. The incident became even more complicated when her family moved to live under the same house with Seung Jo’s family.

2. Full House

Full House is a 16-episode Korean drama produced by KBS in 2004. The film was adapted from the series with same name “Full House” by manhwa Won Soo Yeon. The film quickly became very popular among the youth all around the world, followed by many versions in such other Asian countries as Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand.

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The movie is about an unsuccessful writer Han Ji Eun (Song Hye Kyo) who meets a famous actor Lee Young Jae (Rain) in an extraordinary situation. After sometimes living with each other under a contractual marriage, they gradually have the feelings for each other. However, Lee Young Jea is still ambiguous with his old love and still doesn’t realize that he has truly fell for Han Ji Eun. Although this movie motifs are not new, but it’s the acting skill and humorous details that make the film become very successful at that time.

3. Liar Game

The film is based on an original manga name “Liar Game” from the writer Shinobu Kaitani and was released in 2014 (in Korea). The content is about a game which award the winner with 10 billion Korean won. The most special thing about this game is that it allows players to cheat each other to win the prizes. Two of the players were known as the ‘genius fraud’ Cha Woo Jin (Lee Sang Yoon) and a silly student Nam Da Jung (Kim So Eun). After being released, this film has brought back very positive effect from it’s wide audience.

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4. Goodbye Mr. Black

Mr.Black Goodbye film tells about Cha Ji-Won (Lee Jin Wook), a special officer in the Navy. He used to be an active, friendly person. However, since being betrayed by a friend, he fell into despair and encountered many irony in his sorrow life. Later, Cha Ji-Won was forced to marry Swan (Moon Chae Won) to hide his secret identity. This fake marriage turned out to change Cha Ji-Won a lot since he gradually became nicer, calmer while living with his wife Swan, a very smart, sweet and cute lady.

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5. Lljimae

Lljimae legend aka Legend of Chi Chi Mai is a Korean swordplay drama which was released in 2008. The film talks about the life of a young man who are always willing to help other people regardless of his own risk.

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In this new historical drama, Lee Jun Kj is known as a robber during Chosun dynasty. He helps poor people by robbing the rich and divides all the things he got to the poor people.

 

 

 

THE BEST MOVIES OF ALL TIMES FOR TEENAGERS (P2)

6. Mean Girls (2003)

This is considered to be the best and most classic teen movie of all time, which is very nice and worth watching!! Mean Girls (2003) is about a special story of a teengirl, Cady Heron, who moved to the US and began to get used to her life in a new high school. Cady felt too strange when everyone in the school is divided into groups according to different statuses, interests and personalities. Cady managed to make friends with two friends and also learn about The Plastics – the most aristocratic and sophisticated girl group in the school. In her story, all her friends planned to turn Cady into a spy by joining the group. Ever since she found herself comfortable in The Plastics, Cady has been transformed and infected with a lot of bad habits, which enables her to become a “true girl” and lost her innocence as before. During her journey then, dozens of good stories started to approach!!

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7. Spirited Away

The animate film brings to us the story of Ogino Chihiro (Hiiragi), a 10-year-old girl who is always getting bored and trapped in the world of spirits and demons. After her parents were spontaneously turned into pigs by the witch named Yubaba (Natsuki), Chihiro was forced to work in Yubaba’s public bath so that she can find a way to save her parents and bring her family back to the human world.

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8. A Walk To Remember

Landon (Shane West) is very popular in his school thanks to his rebellious personality. Evertime he caused any trouble, he was punished by helping other students as well as participating in his school’s plays. During these times, he began to fall for Jamie (Mandy Moore). One interesting coincidence is that they used to know each other since kindergarten but never talked. Jamie is the kind of girl that never dressed or wore makeup. However, this is the thing that made Landon likes her a lot. The more time they spent together, the more Landon realized how wonderful this girl was. But their feelings for each other was finally challenged when Jamie cautch a serious illness.

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9. A Werewolf Boy

The main character of this film is a boy whose body temperature was always 46 degrees with an unknown blood type. While everyone considered him as an abnormal creature, the girl who saved him did not think so. She decided to bring him to her house and treated him so well. During the time they lived under one roof, the beautiful girl gradually fell for this the shaggy, foolish guy. Will that beautiful love deserve a happy ending?

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10. Home Alone

Home alone is also known by a more familiar name “At home alone”. This film is traditional, extremely humorous and also educational. The story is about an 8-year-old boy, named Kavin McAllister (Macaulay Culkin), who was mistakenly left at home alone while his family members all went to a vacation on Christmas. Being home alone, the boy came up with a lot of disruptive games, since he discovered there were two thieves planing to steal from his house. By his intelligence and cunning, he managed to catch two stupid thieves whose names are Harry and Marv. The film not only brought a delightful laughter, but also taught us about precious family affairs. The series includes 5 parts, which has been considered to be the most favourite Christmas series in the world.

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THE BEST MOVIES OF ALL TIMES FOR TEENAGERS (P1)

1. 50 First Dates

After a terrible accident, Lucy became a demented girl. When she woke up from a long sleep, she forgot everything that happened yesterday. Henry was a veterinarian who worked in an aquarium in Hawaii. They met each other and he fell in love with Lucy. During their relationship, Henry tried to make her remember everything. From her, the bad jokes between them start to happen.

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2. 10 things I hate about you

10 things I hate about you is one of the classic movies for teenagers and is memories of the majority of generation 8x. The film talks about the sweet and romantic love story between young people who are still students. Cameron (Joseph Gordon Levitt) is a student who has just been transferred to a new school, and immediately falls in love with Bianca (Larisa Oleynik plays). This girl is known as the most famous and prettiest girl in their school. Many boys have been chasing her but she always refuses. However, Bianca accepts to go on a date with Cameron but she is only allowed to date when her bookwormed sister – Kat (Julia Stiles plays) is asked out first. And Patrick (Heath Ledger plays) – a school-hangster who has been hired for the purpose of “seducing” Kat, has asked her out so that Bianca has a chance to date Cameron. Things get more complicated when both Patrick and Kat begin to fall for each other.

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3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory talks about Willi Wonka, the world’s most famous chocolate producer. He introduces a contest where the winner will have a chance to visit his chocolate factory. Charlie Bucket, a boy from an extremely poor family has a wish to eat lots of candy. Every day, he needs to be very hard working so as to help his parents. One day, he decides to join the lucky game of Willy Wonka, the world’s most amazing chocolate factory owner. Wonka has hidden 5 golden tickets in chocolate bars for those who luckily found these tickets will be rewarded with a special tour around the chocolate factory.

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4. A little thing called love

The film talks about Nam, a 14-year-old girl with an unimaginable appearance. She secretly crushes on Shone, a hot boy from her school. However, due to knowing that she is not pretty, Nam decides to keep that feeling for her own without revealing to Shone. Things has changed since Nam get to be supported by her friends to go on a very tough journey from being ugly to being pretty so that she can gradually attract Mario Maurer. But does love really comes to her?

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5. Flipped

The film is about an interesting story around Juli and Bryce. Right from the first meet, the 7-year-old Juli knew that Bryce was the love of her life, while Bryce felt uncomfortable because Juli was following him all day long. However, in the eighth grade, everything turned upside down when the grown up Bryce began to fall for Juli, while she wondered about her own feelings for him since she was young. The situation was completely flipped, what should Bryce do to get back Juli’s love?

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