Kingdom of Joseon Korea (1392-1897)by indeetee | created - 22 Jan 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Films and series set during the Joseon or Choson dynasty, the longest-lived dynasty in world history.
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2. Painted Fire (2002)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.
Votes: 2,394 | Gross: $0.06M
3. Chunhyang (2000)
R | 120 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams.... See full summary »
Votes: 1,515 | Gross: $0.80M
4. The Sound of a Flower (2015)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography
During the Joseon Dynasty, lowborn Chae-sun challenges the rule that states only men allowed to sing while navigating devotion to her teacher and the demands of the king's father.
6. The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012)
TV-Y | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the ... See full summary »
7. The King and the Clown (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, History
Two clowns living in Korea's Chosun Dynasty get arrested for staging a play that satirizes the king. They are dragged to the palace and threatened with execution but are given a chance to save their lives if they can make the king laugh.
8. Gunman in Joseon (2014– )
Not Rated | Action, History, Romance
Based in the time of enlightenment of 19th-century Joseon, This drama tells the story of Joseon's last swordsman named Park Yoon Kang who grabs a gun ditching his sword and grows to become ... See full summary »
10. The Princess' Man (2011)
A tragic love story between the daughter of Prince Suyang and grandson of Kim Jong Seo. The son of Kim Jongseo, Seungyoo, is a handsome and wise man who carries a noble quality. Princess ... See full summary »
12. The Face Reader (2013)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History
About Nae-kyung who is able to assess the personality, mental state and habits of a person by looking at his face. Because of his abilities, he gets involved in a power struggle between Prince Sooyang and Kim Jong-Seo.
Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $0.52M
14. Empire of Lust (2015)
113 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Kim Min-jae (Shin Ha-kyun), is a brilliant general who's distinguished himself by protecting the borders of the recently established Joseon dynasty. He keeps a close eye on Yi Bang-won (... See full summary »
Votes: 275 | Gross: $0.01M
15. The Royal Tailor (2014)
127 min | Drama
Story of a rivalry between two tailors Dol-Seok, who is the best master artisan in charge of royal attire and Kong-Jin - genius like designer, born with dexterity and an excellent sense, plunges the court into scandal and tragedy.
16. The Concubine (2012)
Unrated | 122 min | Drama, History, Romance
A tragic love triangle story between Hwa-Yeon, a daughter of a nobleman, her true love Kwon-Yoo, a servant and the man who will be King, Prince Sungwon.
17. Portrait of a Beauty (2008)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Born to a family of established court painters, a woman is forced to carry on her family name and take over her brother's life after he commits suicide.
18. Untold Scandal (2003)
124 min | Drama
In late 1700s Korea, Lady Cho challenges the playboy Lord Jo-won into seducing and sleeping with her husband's coming young, virgin concubine. Lady Cho agrees to sleep with him if he succeeds.
Votes: 2,029 | Gross: $0.06M
20. The Treacherous (2015)
133 min | Crime, Drama, History
The story of Joseon's tyrant king Yeonsan who exploits the populace for his own carnal pleasures, his seemingly loyal retainer who controls him and all court dealings, and a woman who seeks vengeance.
21. The Servant (2010)
PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A servant falls in love with a girl whom his master also desires. Although the girl loves the servant, she also longs to improve her station in life.
23. Lost Flower Eo Woo-dong (2015)
101 min | Drama
A triangular relationship between Eo Woo-dong, her husband Lee Dong, and fantasy character Moo-gong, highlights on the first half of the Joseon Dynasty and portrays the contradicted life of... See full summary »
27. Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011– )
Childhood friends Baek Dong Soo and Yeo Woon are both prodigies in combat. But while Baek Dong Soo became the top swordsman in the land, Yeo Woon would go on to serve a group of clandestine assassins whose aim is to overthrow the throne.
28. Dong Yi (2010– )
TV-Y | 60 min | Drama, History
A moving historical drama set in the Chosun Dynasty of old Korea, Dong Yi tells the story of a simple maid that rises high in the royal court as a consort and, ultimately, mother of the ... See full summary »
29. Lee San, Wind of the Palace (2007–2008)
TV-Y | Drama, History
Yi San dramatizes the life of Korea's King Jeongjo, the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty. Jeongjo is remembered in Korean history for his sympathy with the harsh conditions his people had ... See full summary »
31. Tree with Deep Roots (2011)
Not Rated | Drama, History
A series of murder occurred during the reign of King Sejong. As Kang Chae Yoon who is investigating these cases gets closer to the root of the truth, he finds himself embroiled in a massive... See full summary »
32. Saimdang, the Herstory (2017)
60 min | Drama, History
Lee Young Ae (Jewel in the Palace) and Song Seung Hun (Autumn in My Heart, When a Man Loves) star in a historical drama about the untold story of the artist who defied the limitations of ... See full summary »
35. The Princess and the Matchmaker (2018)
110 min | Comedy, History, Romance
Princess Songhwa refuses her fate of marrying someone who matches her marital harmony. There are 4 men on her future husband list with different fate signs. Refusing her fate, she decides ... See full summary »
37. The Crowned Clown (2019)
80 min | Drama
Joseon is in a state of disorder due to uprisings and a power struggle surrounding King Lee Hun. To avoid assassination, a clown named Ha Sun is brought to the palace to take the place of ... See full summary »
38. Secret Healer (2016)
TV-14 | Drama, Fantasy, History
Can a young royal physician change the fate of a cursed princess? When Queen Shim (Jang Hee Jin) is unable to conceive, she visits the shaman Hong Joo (Yum Jung Ah). Hong Joo's powerful ... See full summary »
40. The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017)
Drama, History, Romance
Set in the 18th-century Joseon, it tells the story of Crown Prince Lee Sun and his fight against a powerful and wealthy organization Pyunsoo hwe, who controls the country behind the scenes.... See full summary »
41. 100 Days My Prince (2018– )
75 min | Comedy, History, Romance
Lee Yul 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.
43. The King's Face (2014–2015)
Action, Drama, Romance
Gwanghae (Seo In-guk), a son of a concubine, becomes the crown prince of Joseon . For the next 16 years, the illegitimate prince lives through conflicts, enduring death threats and ... See full summary »
45. Maids (2014–2015)
Drama, History, Romance
Set in the Joseon Dynasty, three women learn what love means as they try to navigate through the class system and survive. In Yup is a beautiful noblewoman who becomes a servant overnight ... See full summary »
46. Diary of a Night Watchman (2014– )
60 min | Drama, Fantasy
Being able to see ghosts and other supernatural spirits is a heavy responsibility. Prince Lee Rin (Jung Il Woo), like his father before him, discovers that he has the ability to see ghosts and other supernatural beings.
47. The Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015)
Action, Fantasy, History
Set in an alternate Joseon dynasty, Jo Yang-sun (Lee Yu Bi) is the daughter of a nobleman whose family loses everything when her father is framed for treason. To make ends meet, Yang-sun ... See full summary »
48. Splendid Politics (2015– )
Fair Princess Jungmyung (Lee Yeon Hee) lives a life of the highest privilege, until her half-brother Prince Gwanghae (Cha Seung Won) executes the rightful crown prince and usurps the throne... See full summary »