Kill Me, Heal Me

Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)

8.9
Your Rating:
-/10
Ratings: 8.9/10 from 13,856 users
Reviews: 112 users

After a traumatic experience in his childhood, Cha Do Hyeon, a third-generation billionaire, suffers memory lapses and his personality then scattered into seven different identities. Wanting to regain control over his life he asks Oh Ri Jin, a first-year psychiatric resident, to try to helps him secretly, but she eventually falls in love with one of his personalities. Meanwhile, Ri Jin’s twin brother, Oh Ri On, is a famous mystery novelist who read moreinvestigates about Do Hyeon and his family.

  • Native title:

    킬미힐미
  • Also Known as:

    Kilmihilmi; KMHM;

Add Cast Show More Cast (33)Cast

View allNews & Articles

5 Kdramas That Would Make Awesome Video Games
Have you ever watched a drama that you wish you could spend just a little more time with after it ends? Imagine being able to play that drama as a GAME. Here are 5 dramas that would make really cool video games.
Top 10 Types of Characters in Kdramas
There are plenty of unique drama characters out there, but many can be sorted into certain archetypes by their characteristics. Here are the types of characters that I can't get enough of!

Write a Review More Reviews (110) Reviews

moonmystery
101 people found this review helpful
Other reviews by this user
Mar 12, 2015
  • Overall 10
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
I will mention BOTH the good and the bad of this show----- SO THIS IS KIND OF LONG, SORRY.

THIS SHOW IS HONESTLY AT THE LEVEL OF MASTER'S SUN, YWCFTS, AND HEALER. It is one of the best so far for 2015.

At a first glance, this show may seem like a mess. When I began watching this show I had VERY low expectations because of the description -- rich chaebol with read more memory lapses and 7 different personalities falling in love with a docto......... it sounded like a recipe for disaster.

But, don't worry because the writing and production team turned KMHM into a masterpiece with the help of main actor Ji Sung. ALSO, the title Kill Me, Heal Me is beautifully illustrated in the show--I cried tears of happiness when I saw the meaning.

Not only is the show itself well-written, it is CONSISTENTLY GOOD. Where many other dramas slowly fall apart half-way through the series, this show managed to keep delivering quality episodes from start to finish. the actors also flesh out their characters and fill the show with meaningful symbolism.

ACTING: Ji Sung is, hands down, the BEST ACTOR I have ever seen in a Korean drama. (My opinion only--pls don't be offended) He makes me laugh with him and then immediately cry a few seconds later. If that isn't superb acting ability, I don't know what is. The screen romantic chemistry between the two leads are also OFF THE CHARTS. They are amazing together because this is the 2nd time they've acted together! :-) Anyhow, I have only praise for the acting in this drama.

MUSIC: 1/3 of the reason why I cry every episode is the music. The main OST, Auditory Hallucination, is a perfect mixture of rap and soft singing, and this contrast between soft and rough reminds me of the doctor's healing and the main character's tragic anger. After watching the first two episodes, I've been listening to this song every single day for the past 2 months. In fact, tears are rolling as I write this--I'm listening to it right now. The other songs are also perfectly timed, although they didn't leave as heavy of an impact on me.

PLOT:
Multiple-personality disorder is a sensitive and controversial issue that can easily be misrepresented or shown with a lack of seriousness. KMHM manages to avoid this problem despite its hilarity. The plot successfully transitions from comedy to tragedy in mere seconds, and this is the reason for its success: by having light comedy first, it then forces us to look at the sad situation of personality disorders without us looking away.

Many people, including me, dislike pure melodrama--and KMHM did a great job of softening the blow while maintaining its seriousness. I promise you there ARE hilarious situations every episode, but overall the show leaves you wondering about what the main character had to go through in his life. This show makes us feel pity for the characters without using cheap tricks.

An evidence of this show's success would be when fans of this show fundraised over $3000 in a week (american dollars) for a cause after watching the show.

REWATCH: YES YES YES. I personally watched this 2 times before writing a review. I plan on watching it again in a couple of months.

NOW, time for my CRITICISMS:
- One thing this show overdid was its flashbacks. This can get a bit annoying after 14 episodes, so make sure to skip ahead if you ever get tired of it. (skipping some flashbacks will help you have a good experience with this drama)
- The main female lead's high pitched screaming can be very loud and irritating---especially for people with sensitive ears. Be careful with the volume control, guys and girls. I personally got used to it, but I know some people who couldn't stand her voice.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No
ShreeyaSharma
88 people found this review helpful
Other reviews by this user
May 3, 2015
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
Brilliant. Genius. Beautiful. Heart-wrenching. Heart warming. Unforgettable. These are the words that are spinning in my head as I write this after just finishing the show. The potential was evident from the first episode and everyone delivered on the expectations that became exponentially high, even till the last minute of the show. There were moments when I wasn't sure how the story would move froward from that point or how they were read more thinking of executing a plot, but the writers wove the story so beautifully, everything just unfolds itself smoothly, it just wraps you up in a cocoon you never want to come out of. There was such warmth in the show, it's unbelievable.

If you had to summarize the story of this show, it'd be pretty simple, could be done in a few lines. To have given a lifelong worth of depth to those few lines, to have brought alive the events in the life of the characters, to have made us feel what what the characters were going through with such beautiful narratives, the writers need to be commended. The plots could have easily gone awry in so many places, but EVERY plot, every character, every loose end - have all been taken care of with remarkable finesse. There are zero complaints or unsatisfied worms lingering in my head, none.

Where do I begin with the actors? Where? I've been blown away, drowned, burned, buried, shocked - you name it - by every actor in this wonderful show. Ji Sung left me begging for more of him, even when he was present in 90% of the scenes, I just wanted more. "I wish that the time would stop, and that I could be with you forever", that's all that I felt every time he appeared. This guy can ACT, and he did a bloody brilliant job in this show. To have portrayed 7 personalities, is commendable. To have played 7 personalities with such absolute perfection, is downright worth worshiping him for. There wasn't a moment went he faltered in his performances, never a flaw, never a single crack in his portrayal. Be it the grumpy, violent, protective, dashing and charming Shin Se Gi; the middle-aged, goofy, bomb-making, beer-loving, accented Perry Park; the quite, calm, suicidal teen-genius Ahn Yo Sub; the foul-mouthed, oppa-crazy, troublemaker twin sister of Ahn Yo Sub, Ahn Yo Na; and the less frequently appearing 7-year old Nana, or Mysterious Mr. X; Ji Sung has lived and brought to life each of them. I didn't know it was even possible to be able to do such a thing! I had to literally pause the episodes and look at his face to believe in the changes. His eyes changed, how does one do that. Just with his expressions, his gaze, his very demeanor it was obvious as to which personality it was. He wasn't just Cha Do Hyun behaving like someone else, he WAS someone else. And it was one of the best performances by any actor that I've seen. My opinion of Ji Sung has reached the Sun.

The lead lady Hwng Jung Eum came as a surprise to me. I've ever seen her works before and I'm glad I began with this show. She handled every scene so well. She was goofy and loud and cute and serious and mature and terrified and depressed - and every emotion was conveyed very nicely. I'm looking forward to seeing her other works. Park Seo Joon was a delight to watch, that guy made me laugh and cry with equal flare. His character was simply brilliant, very heart touching. It would be unfair to the others if I focused on a few actors more than the other but these three deserved the mentions, the rest of the cast did a pretty great job as well. They're the ones who were able to make the script, story and direction work.

I don't know what I had in mind when I began the show, what it was that I had expected it would turn out to be, but whatever it was, it was nothing compared to what I actually got. The stories of each personality, their traits, the personality itself grows on you so much that it's hard to let them go. I found myself hoping for them to come out sometimes. I grew to love every facet, every broken piece of Cha Do Hyun. I was sobbing harder with every farewell. It felt as if you're losing a person rather than a personality. The story of each character in this show is going to be in my heart for a long, long time.

I'm really glad I picked up this show, it is one of the best I have seen. The level of brilliance is more than worth watching. I'm already looking forward to rewatching it in the near future. I don't think I've had enough of the characters yet.

The kind of show that Kill Me Heal Me is, you don't need any reasons to watch it, all you have to do it watch the first episode for a couple of minutes and you'll be irrevocably hooked, just as I was. It's everything you want in a drama of this genre. Everything and more. Don't miss out on this one, you'll be passing on a masterpiece.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No

Make a Recommendation More recs (34)Recommendations

Comedies mixed with melodramas with great cast, showing really great romance
Recommended by Klaudia
both leading actress in this dramas fall in love with a D.I.D..
you can see/watch how they struggle their romance and how the D.I.D/ leading actor overcome his sickness..
this dramas are quite teary so prepare tissues.. (hmmmm.... I guess for me..coz I cry easily!?..)
all in all this dramas are good..
Recommended by keifferodartseam

Comments (1500)

  • Login or Register to post comments
  • Reply
    Jia 10 days ago

    Watched it, didn't really like it even though it gets better towards the end. Probably won't watch it again though~

  • Reply
    shivangi 11 days ago

    So much worthy watching, please watch y'all.

  • Reply
    Ruyi 12 days ago

    This drama taught me what is Multiple Personality Disorder (D.I.D)

  • Reply
    Herison 16 days ago - edited

    It's 2017 and this remains one of my favorites dramas.

    • Reply
      Ruyi 12 days ago - edited

      Yes! Best drama! It's on the top shows for a very long time! It really is daebak! Today, I was searching for some dramas, I went on a Top Shows and i see Kill Me, Heal me on the tops shows again! It's been a while since I've watched it so I'm gonna REWATCH!!!! I can't wait~ (even tho i know it has already finished airing XD) I love this kdrama

  • Reply
    MrBanana 19 days ago - edited

    Tried to watch this but the fake looking plastic surgery face of the main actress is a big turn off... no offense =(

    • Reply
      Jia 13 days ago

      I don't mind her looks but the fact that she is yelling all the time makes me freak out. Now I'll try to watch it without sound whenever her character appears

  • Reply
    shivangi 23 days ago - edited

    How are oh ri jin and cha do hyun together when they have same father? aren't they foster siblings?

    • Reply
      lea 22 days ago - edited
      Reveal Spoiler »
    • Reply
      shivangi 21 days ago

      Thanks for telling

  • Reply
    Silent_Heart 24 days ago - edited

    Hats off to Ji Sung! Amazing acting skills.He carried this drama through to the end. Very Impressive!

  • Reply
    lea 25 days ago - edited
    Reveal Spoiler »
  • Reply
    Emily Dec 19, 2016 - edited

    An absolute masterpiece. Blew me out of the water each time. Enjoyed every single bit of it. Beautiful couple.

  • Reply
    Yara Dec 12, 2016

    Aweasome acting, nic music. I shed a lot of tears indeed. Just one episode or another that i felt that it was dragging, but overall, nice drama. A different narrative !

  • Reply
    AnicsiRoscoe Dec 4, 2016

    Hwang Jung Eum as the leading lady was the worst choice for this drama. I am CRINGING. Now, the way Oh Ri Jin's character was formed is already annoying enough, if you add HJE's high-pitched, hysterical voice to it it becomes almost unbearable. I watched it about a year ago and wanted to rewatch it now, but I almost cannot make it past episode 2. I now remember why I gave this show a lower score than i thought it deserved: Very very annoying lead actress. *shivers*

  • Reply
    SaadoudiIbrahim Dec 2, 2016
    Reveal Spoiler »
  • Reply
    blue-y Nov 24, 2016 - edited

    The plot and storyline is pretty well written throughout (though the ending felt really rushed) and Ji Sung's acting is really great in this drama! No matter which of the personalities, I think he acted out all of them very well! I'll rewatch this series just to see the other personalities XD (Perry and Yo Na are especially hilarious LOL) I think I'll be watching more of his dramas from now on~

  • Reply

    Finished in 3 days. It was SO good. Off to watch She was pretty again, my baby Oh Ri On. SO glad they made the drama though <3

  • Reply

    Ahn Yo Na and Oppa though

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    20
  • Aired:

    Jan 7, 2015 to Mar 12, 2015
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
  • Network:

    MBC
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 2 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    8.9 (scored by 13,856 users)
  • Ranked:

    #15
  • Popularity:

    #6

Recently Watched By