Best Lover

Best Lover (2016)

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The background is set in modern day Korean entertainment industry. The story is about two top stars entering into a fake marriage with their own secret agendas, and through their efforts to defend their fake marriage in public, they learn about about each other's pains and weaknesses and eventually end up together.
The male lead comes from a poor background and through hard work becomes a top star. He finds himself emotionally read moreinvolved with his first love, fake wife and admirer.
The female lead comes from a chaebol family and is an arrogant top star. She is neglected by her parents and due to a family feud/conspiracy, she must act strong in order to survive even though she is weak at times. Through a fake marriage, these two people find true love and their true selves.

  • Native title:

    最佳情侣
  • Also Known as:

    Zui Jia Qing Lu; 최고의커플; Best Couple; Century's Couple; Couple Of The Century; 세기의 커플; Segieui Keopeul; Shi Ji Lian Ren; 世纪恋人;

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Jan 5, 2017
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 4.5
  • Rewatch Value 4.0
If you're bored and looking for a silly story involving "suspense," romance, angst etc etc this is the perfect show to pick up! I love contract marriage plot lines and breezed through this show due to its out of this world plot. yes there is some bad acting, not much character development, and the choices the characters make aren't logical at times, but at the end of the day everyone ends up read more happy (which is why we watch these unrealistic shows in the first place right?!?!)
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    iamsarah 16 days ago

    only watch this if u want to waste your time. This was a shitty drama, but if you don't take it to heart you can finish it. 6.5/10

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    meem 27 days ago

    I liked how the female lead looked pretty and dressed well. More than half of the dramas I watched always had a female lead with horrible fashion and weird hair styles.

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    hmfacial Feb 16, 2017

    I was disappointed with this drama. I didn't find there was much chemistry between the two lead actors. The acting was way over the top too. Too bad.

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    GiseleKnoth Feb 2, 2017 - edited

    I have to admit it: I'm a sucker for contract marriage plots... so I'm starting this now.

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      Mary28 Feb 18, 2017

      what are you thoughts on the drama?

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      GiseleKnoth Feb 19, 2017
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      Mary28 Feb 19, 2017 - edited

      Thank you:)

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    Almonda Jan 17, 2017 - edited

    The OTP has amazing chemistry. I really thought that I wouldn´t like them together, but I was so wrong!!
    I really hope that they will appear in another drama together again. While this drama had its really sweet and touching moments...it felt short, it could have been better. I don´t know whether or not they cut a lot...but some scenes just felt too abrupt..the script could have been better written...
    I should also mention: the kissing scenes were great!!!!

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    Parknara Jan 16, 2017

    Love it!
    I watch it in one night #marathonagain

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    joyje Jan 13, 2017

    Didn't liked the first few episodes but was glad that I continued the drama till the end. Agreed with majority that there are better contract marriages dramas but for a short drama, this one is not too bad.

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    Kikka Jan 11, 2017 - edited

    I agree with other comments that there are more better contract marriages and better stories, but I still liked this drama :D It was nice to watch, and since it is 30 mins each I think it is worth it to watch :) Btw, I liked the paparazzi guy, and the others who decided to correct their wrong doings :D

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      aoimemori Jan 12, 2017
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      aoimemori Jan 13, 2017

      to that degree lol yeah but idk something always bugged me more than the usual dramas. but everyone will take their different views from it which is nice ^^

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      Kikka Jan 13, 2017

      Yes agree ^_^ I like talking to other people who have different views from me as it makes me reflect and see things from another perspective :) Thanks :)

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    fanitha Jan 6, 2017

    There're definitely way better contract relationship dramas out there, this drama is one you'll watch and forget about it, the premise was good, but the execution didn't live up to it. I'm a huge fan of this contract relationships and this was a big let down :(

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    aoimemori Jan 5, 2017

    well, can't say i liked the drama over all as much and the main characters didn't really get better until like episode 11 but it was nice to see how much zhou mi has grown as an actor! very proud of him. it's up to you if you want to watch the leads be very stubborn until just about episode 12 and then it just goes a little bit better. 7/10

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    pplhelpthepeople Jan 5, 2017 - edited

    really bummed the last two episodes arent subbed yet, I'm ready to know how it ends and put this show behind me

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    goldenseal50 Dec 28, 2016

    I was going to watch this but it is dubbed darn it.

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    daisydeath Dec 27, 2016

    I am patiently waiting for the last two episodes. I need to see how this all ends. I have been frustrated with the two leads being idiots. But I want to know how all this family drama is to end and are they really going to finally tell each other their true feelings.

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    aoimemori Dec 19, 2016

    gotta give a huge shout out thank you to the lee da hae fangroup over at soompi that's subbing the series for us! you guys have been a huge lifesaver! thanks for your hard work!

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    Hudasayed Dec 16, 2016 - edited

    i can't understand it's all about korean industry and even the actors are korean how it could be chinese
    and is it good drama your opinion please

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      aoimemori Dec 19, 2016 - edited

      a good bunch of actors are chinese tho and from the bts for them, you can hear some of them (zhou mi as well) speaking their lines in mandarin. i guess it was just a joint venture that just turned out to be a main chinese thing? in my opinion, it's okay. i'm seriously just watching it for zhou mi and i'm glad his acting has grown so much in the long run. the story is idk lol

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      Hudasayed Dec 21, 2016

      Thanks ❤ Gotta watch after my exams

Details

  • Country:

    China
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    16
  • Aired:

    Nov 14, 2016 to Dec 27, 2016
  • Network:

    Youku
  • Duration:

    30 min.

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  • Score:

    7.2 (scored by 192 users)
  • Ranked:

    #14285
  • Popularity:

    #417

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