Goong (2006)

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Chae Gyeong is an ordinary art high school student. One day, she hears totally unexpected news that, based on her grandfathers will, she must marry the unemotional Crown Prince Lee Shin who attends the same high school. Chae Gyeong resists the proposal, but reluctantly marries him to help her debt-ridden family. As she struggles to adapt herself to the proper manners and royal duties of palace life and to her disagreeable husband, read moreLee Shins sentimental cousin and second-in-line to the throne Yul steps into her life. She feels like she can rely on Yul to help her, but cant help worrying about her haughty, cold-hearted husband. To help bridge this gap, the senior members of the royal family take some special measures to get them to spend the night together.

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    Gung; Palace; Princess Hours; Imperial Household; 宮;

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May 18, 2012
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
No man da show ya BBBAAAADDD.... pardon my broken English. I really didnt expect this from Goong but its now one of my best drama ever next TO Dong Yi of course. boy this show gots me up sum late hours making me forget actually work that i have to do. The last episodes where very good 23 and 24.The ending thou left me wanting more @ the end but never the read more less i loved it. Very funny, intriguing and suspense... Look here man this is a MUS WATCH!
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Apr 9, 2012
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
People advised me to watch this drama, so I did it.
I downloaded all episodes to watch on Easter weekend, because I wouldn't have internet, and watched it in 2/3 days.

Since I was afraid the links weren't full, I watched a few of each episode in advance, and what I saw made me speechless, and wanting to watch more and more... In the end, it was a bit disappointing.

It is read more totally surprising that those lead actors were newcomers in acting. They were so good, especially Yoon Eun Hye. The other actors were also great, just that since those were newcomers.... They almost blew my mind. It was pretty good.

It's a cute, funny and romantic drama :)

About the plot... I think they had EVERYTHING to turn the drama into an amazing drama.
Every episode was the same, they kept going with slow steps until the end, not adding twists or cliffhangers.
At the beginning, I thought it was good because I don't like those dramas when in the episode four the characters are already in love. But I watched the 4, the 5, the 15, the 18.... And it remained like that. All about jealousy and some cute scenes, but not much.

I think it was too long for that, only on the 23rd episode they start to show their feelings and a strong love... They could have make the drama shorter (16 episodes more or less) if they didn't know what to put more; they could show their strong love around the 16th episode and then add somehow a twist, like his dad almost dying or the cousin stealing the throne, and make the female character to support him or something....

The drama was a bit boring, I was waiting for more.
But It's still a great drama, and it's really funny :)
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While Mask is a deep melodrama, Goong is just a typical romcom.
But still they have some commons:
- Ji Hoon as male lead
- A contract marriage, where the guy cant the girl, his wife, at the beginning and is mean to her
- A female lead, who comes from a poor family and just married into a rich family to help her own family out of financial issues
...both dramas are defintely worth watching.
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Both have the main couple entering into a marriage against their will. The female lead in both agrees for family reasons
(to save her father's house in Full house while to save her family from loan sharks in Goong). Also, the male lead still loves his ex at the time in both.
What starts out as an unwilling relationship turns into love- with teasing, arguing, jealousy along the way.
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    GhengPacamarraTan Jun 15, 2015

    I've watch it twice and I really like the story! Lead characters are really good together! :)

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    Yoon Eun Hye Jun 9, 2015

    This drama is so perfect!!!

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    Kikyostarr May 25, 2015

    I have a hard time finishing this drama and I WANT to finish, but at this point I feel that this drama is dragging way more then it needs to be. Would of been better if it was 16 episodes.

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    heartbreaker17 Jan 5, 2015

    A bit draggy in the end.

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    CmgKpop Nov 26, 2014

    It's a good drama. The plot is cute, although a little dragging at times. I think the series could have been shortened a little and it would have been better. I really liked the love square, though. As a Yoon Eun Hye fan, I enjoyed seeing her so young and cute :)

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    Carmen alexandra Sep 2, 2014

    I stopped at ep 7. Idk why it was a little boring at some parts... and i just wanted to sleep. Should i finish it ?

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    Cold-Ace28 Sep 2, 2014

    I watched the first episode and i felt asleep talk about boring also when i saw unemotional crown prince in the synopsis i thought he was going to be a badass that doesnt give two shits about whats going on around him but boy was i wrong -.-

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    abracadabra Aug 31, 2014

    I just rewatch it. Love this drama immensely...

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    ranimi Jul 5, 2014

    YUL is a little bit nicer in the the drama than in the manhwa.....In the manhwa,Yul is manupulative,self-centered and insane....

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    Esther Jun 14, 2014

    Though the "first night" scene is cute

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    Esther Jun 14, 2014

    she is silly and lacks pride...he's arrogant, rude and I don't think they have much chemistry....and the second male leader I think is not attractive at all (he's not handsome, nor smart, nor funny...) so there's not any "competition" between him and the prince...It wasn't that bad, but wasn't good either, sorry.

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    kekelly May 3, 2014
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    kuroioni Apr 1, 2014

    Oh god.
    This could have been a good drama. Not earth-shattering, but still good. But common...! All these dirty, dirty plot moves to create moar drama!!1! are really too much for me (maybe just seen it too many times, so might be digestible for the fresher audience). For instance:

    A and B are a couple. B and C *were* a couple at one point. A is aware of B and C's past. A is secretly listening to a conversation between B anc C. B talk about their past plans and dreams (together with C that is). A is hurt and runs away, not listening to the end. ...And in that moment B continues saying that this is no longer true, because they have A. A and B meet again, they argue, no one explains anything. Bam! Drama.

    I just can't handle that crap anymore. >_<

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      silke Nov 7, 2014

      thanks for the spoiler...

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      kuroioni Dec 3, 2014

      It's not a spoiler. It's a cliché.

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    AnaK24 Mar 15, 2014

    I hope the Crown Prince changes a lot during the drama, because I dont like him at all. Zero simpathy.

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    Steelheart Mar 10, 2014

    Rewatching for Ji Hyo!

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      AnaK24 Mar 15, 2014

      Im watching for goddess Eun Hye XD


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    South Korea
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    Jan 11, 2006 to Mar 30, 2006
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 2 min.


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    7.9 (scored by 11,189 users)
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