City Hunter

City Hunter (2011)

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Lee Yoon Sung is a talented MIT-graduate who works on the international communications team in the Blue House. He plans revenge on five politicians who caused his father's death with his surrogate father Lee Jin Pyo and eventually becomes a "City Hunter". ~~ Based on the manga "City Hunter" by Tsukasa Hojo.

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Jul 28, 2011
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Aaaw City Hunter how i love you so. I am not going to lie at first when i heard the premise i was turned off since the story wasn't like the original manga version but i am glad i gave it a shot. Hands down its the BEST drama of the year so far. The cast, acting, music was just right. This story had heart, family, romance, action, vengeance, sacrifice in all read more the right places. Each character brought so much to the table that you couldn't help to either root for the downfall or their triumph. Overall its definitely a must watch.

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Jul 27, 2011
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i just looove this drama. the twists and the acting, its superb. really, min ho is such a great actor. you can see the love, anger, disgust, and all in his eyes. its soo goood.

at first i couldn't bring myself to watch this, but then i did, and i watched all of the eps that had aired in two days (16 that is hah) and i was thirsty for read more more. hah

its great, and lee min go looks awesome, the main girls isnt wimpy, but is cool. its such a great drama, a must see!
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Both are about a masked man looking for revenge for their father. The Man in the Mask is more comical than City Hunter but both are worth watching.
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Similar atmosphere and general plot devices. A male lead that is nearly alone in this world who gets sucked into a mysterious, dark plot connected to their past. Tons of action, investigation, plotting, revelations, kidnappings, etc. While City Hunter's characters and plot are a bit more sophisticated than Two Weeks, both are still enjoyable.
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    shaghayegh 4 days ago

    please stop comparing city hunter and healer!!! there are two completely different storyline .just the action part maybe like each other but overall they are so different from eachother. both are really great dramas . love both <3

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    noathings 17 days ago

    awful ending

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      SORENA 6 days ago

      it wasn't bad..
      why u think in this way?
      director gives to us an open ending!

      maybe for next city hunter :)) :D
      but its not awful, i think.

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      noathings 2 days ago

      Well, to be honest, it's been a while since I've watched it. I vaguely remember I felt frustrated because of how lame I thought it to be, at the time. I knowmy word of choice isn't well thought, I'm basically hating on it, but the the fact that I managed to watch the whole thing till the ending means it must have been an okay drama. i just think it wasn't that worthwhile. Yhanks for your reply!

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    shaghayegh 19 days ago

    its one of those dramas that NO ONE can say its bad. i mean just sooo perfect

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    -kaze- 23 days ago

    No matter how many times I rewatch this, the feels come on so strong!! Favorite drama.

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    BlackGeki May 29, 2015

    It's a well written drama even though it originally came from a Japanese Manga still they've manage to give us something unique and good. The casts are good , i just hate that they didn't focused more on the couple at the last episode.

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    Nick May 7, 2015

    This was literally the only drama lee min ho was good in. Its also one of the best korean dramas i've watched. Its also good for newcomers to kdramas. 9.0/10.0

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    Sanaz Amini Apr 10, 2015

    it was good and i really enjoy watching this

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    Lavendova Mar 21, 2015

    This is one of this drama's who are unforgetable i cant believe prosecutor and evil daddy (you know what...) im crying like little shit now and this sad ending i cant... one of my favourites drama obviously. .

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    Blademan2 Mar 15, 2015
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    Blademan2 Mar 15, 2015

    Anyone know of any other good revenge type dramas? Already seen Healer, this one and Healer are both great drama's, so in love with our main lead female, her personality, wow... Don't want anything with a despicable and ludicrous love triangle, thanks...

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      Annie Mar 18, 2015

      I would suggest Cruel City, Innocent Man, Pinocchio and You're All Surrounded, although Innocent man is an entirely differnet type of reveng, as he's trying to take revenge on the woman who wronged him years ago. Pinocchio is also a little different because there's no action, the revenge has to do with ruining someone's repution, then completely destroying them through that. They're all quite entertaining dramas. Cruel City probably has the most action and suspense

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    taniafreitas Mar 10, 2015

    I like City Hunter,but now i prefer Healer.

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    noneknows Mar 5, 2015

    Another overrated drama :3
    I watched this drama after Gaksital/Bridal Mask and dropped it at episode 8.

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      noneknows Apr 15, 2015

      you're right ;lol: the only reason I keep watching it because Lee Kwang Soo, huge fan of him in Running Man :D but in the end I drop it :3

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      noneknows May 11, 2015

      everyone have their own preference, and for me city hunter is boring, it was too predictable, that's why I drop it.

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      Kiseki May 11, 2015

      @Nick I know LMH was already famous when he starred in City Hunter which drew alot of fans. It was boring for me because the story has no room for romance but the romance was awkwardly injected as soon as the main character arrives in U.S to begin his mission. Then they delve further into the realm of the cliche when LMH stands in front of a fountain, and look behold behind him is the girl of his 'destiny'. Forgive me for barfing, that was the moment I knew i will drop this drama but i kept going for 5 more episodes but the story just did not improve at all.

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    Snow Mar 3, 2015

    After watching Healer, and re-watch City Hunter, the first word that came to my mind was "boring". I mean, City Hunter is a very-well done drama, with an interesting plot and great actors, but Healer is above all of that without discussion.

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      Nick May 11, 2015

      @snow I'm the opposite. Healer was boring imo and city hunter was beyond entertaining. I just don't get what people see in Healer. I watched 7 episodes trying my best to like Healer but its draggy.

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      shaghayegh 4 days ago

      i dont khow why lately people compare these two dramas . i khow healer and city hunter are a little bit like each other but overall two different srories. i like both dramas but i love city hunter more :D and also healer got 9 from 6.000 viewers but city hunter remains 8.7 among 16.000 :))) and also there are too many people around the world who their voted are not counted in dramalist so...

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    Beatrice Feb 27, 2015

    I love this drama!

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    lovelypaperstars Feb 13, 2015

    Currently watching this after watching Healer, I'm on episode 10 now...its not bad but it doesn't give me the feels like I got when I watched Healer and Gaksital/Bridal Mask =( I'll keep going and see how it is though...


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    South Korea
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    May 25, 2011 to Jul 28, 2011
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    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 10 min.


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    8.7 (scored by 16,206 users)
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