Boys Over Flowers (2009)

It has kinda he same plot with a poor girl and a rich guy falling for each other and the family coming in between the two of them. This drama is definitely much better that The Heirs since it's got a more concrete plot and less loopholes in the story.

The music i gong to keep you hooked and the story will make you smile and laugh and cry and sigh and get angry and just feel a lot of things.

It's a highly recommended series.
The personalities of the characters are similar in these dramas. Also the love triangle between the three main characters is the same. I've watched both of these and really enjoyed them.
Recommended by Ezmeralde
Want to know where such a cute story came from? Hana Yori Dango is the original live action adaptation of the manga written by Kamio Yoko. It may be slightly older, but this Japanese predecessor has everything you loved about the Korean version, mixed in with it's own charm.
Recommended by AmberWynter
Both dramas have the same silly, sweet and funny feel with a charming female lead.
Also, Kim Hyun Joong (Yoon Ji Hoo in Boys Over Flowers) is the male lead in Playful Kiss. His character (Baek Seung Jo) is different yet somehow still similar to Yoon Ji Hoo. So, if you liked him in Boys Over Flowers, you'll probably like him in Playful Kiss as well!
Recommended by grace
Same storyline, great chemistry. It's really just a Chinese remake of Boys Over Flowers.
Recommended by Angela
This has the whole reverse harem thing going for it. Plus, I think a lot of the cute scenes were homages to Boys Over Flowers. This drama gave me Second and Third Lead syndrome! But in the end I truly believed in the OTP.
Recommended by Sam-I-Am
Both dramas have similar stories about Flower boys and a poor girl. I think "Moon river" is better than BOF.
Recommended by Hwarang
There are somewhat F4 in Goong, and they have a similar feeling.
Recommended by hiphop123
Rich Men and a poor women. One talks more about the fancy lifestyles about the rich than the other but both main leads are peculiar and have interesting personalities. The second lead tends to have some air of mystery, but are good guys in the end. Second female lead in rich man poor woman is similar to one of the girls that become interested in Jun Pyo as well.
Recommended by ahmi_chan
Jeon Ki Sang directed both dramas so if you like one you will probably enjoy the other one as well.
Recommended by NoonaOfDarkness1357
If you like the cheesy and cute type of drama this one is right in your aisle. Super cute from start to finish. 10/10 in my opinion of course.
Recommended by divahoney2001
they are both about students. idk about you but i like watching dramas about school life better than a drama about a 30 year old. i can relate to them better
Recommended by tibbysd
The two male leads have a thing for the Main female lead. However the Female lead has someone in her heart.
Just like boys for flowers the love triangle exists.

It s a mix of boys over flowers and the parent story Goong.
Recommended by Tharushini
A bunch of famous beautiful looking boys and an ordinary girl. one of the boys gets friendsoned while the other(the mean guy) gets the girl. you know all that. ^^
Recommended by myxium
They both have the evil moms, they both have a rich guy who falls in love with the main girl and they both have a main female lead who is hard working and kind.
Recommended by ellen1997xx
Boys Over Flowers
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Alternative Titles

  • Native title:

    꽃보다 남자
  • Also Known as:

    Boys Before Flowers; Kgotboda Namja

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    25
  • Aired:

    Jan 5, 2009 to Mar 31, 2009
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
  • Network:

    KBS2
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    8.0 (scored by 30,555 users)
  • Ranked:

    #737
  • Popularity:

    #57