Gu Family Book

Gu Family Book (2013)

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Choi Kang Chi's, who is a gumiho (fox with nine tails), human mother fell in love with Gu Wal Ryung, the guardian god of the Jiri Mountains. Chased by their enemies, Seo Hwa sends Kang Chi in a basket down the river so that he will not be captured. The Choi family finds baby Kang Chi floating in the river and raise him. Kang Chi discovers his true identity by chance one read moreday, and he becomes determined to become a real human.

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  • Also Known as:

    Guga Uiseo; Gugaeuiseo; Ancient Medical Book; The Writings of Nine Houses ; Book of the House of Gu ; Guga Medical Book

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14 of 16 people found this review helpful
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Jun 17, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.5
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
Kyaaaaaaaaaaaa this drama is just WOW big times!!!!!!Every scene was better than the previous one! The only question that I was asking myself during this drama was: "Why I haven't watched this drama before?"

Why you MUST watch this drama!
- A beautiful pure love story between a gumiho Choi Kang Chi and Dam Yeo Wool
- intense with a lot of action!
- it makes you laugh
- and what I read more always LOVE about a quality drama is that it gives you all EMOTIONS

The beginning was soooo DAEBAK! A love story between Choi Kang Chi's father and mother was something that it made me keep watching it! l And then (after the first 2 episodes) my addiction started! EVERY SCENE IS UNPREDICTABLE AND FULL OF TWISTS!!!!!
The ending of this drama is EPIC! I can't get over it and keep replaying that scene over and over! :D

Music: This drama has one of the best OSTs of all time! From the thrilling to the romantic ones! I seriously loved every ost in here!

Suzy is a good actress,I like her, but yet her crying face seems a little fake. She pulled this off pretty good ;)
OMG! Lee Seung Gi was a major reason why I started this drama. I'm a big fan of him and in this drama he was AMAZING! OMG, while he was crying I was crying along with him :'(
The other ones are pretty good too :D

Too add one more reason why I liked this drama is that there are true quotes about life, love, friendship...
I just LOVE this kind of drama and I soooo thank writers! It's very unique and epic!
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9 of 11 people found this review helpful
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Mar 15, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
The reason I began watching Gu Family Book was honestly because of Lee Seung Gi , but as the drama progressed I fell in love with the storyline . I got "the feels" in every single episode. I couldn't wait till the next episode aired, I would wait for what seemed like forever, it seemed like a new episode would never come again, it kept me wanting more! Just when I thought read more I knew what would happen BAM!!right in the face! It would blow my mind how many times it was able to surprise me . As for the romance of the drama, it .... I .....ugh....there's no way to put it into words that would describe it as magically as it is. I feel this pain in my stomach as I'm writing this review. The "feels " it gives me while just thinking about the drama can only be understood once you watch the drama from beginning to end. As for the reason why I rated the rewatch value so poorly was because I cannot afford to break my heart twice from such a perfect love story.. I cannot afford to shed anymore tears . Once I watched this drama I told myself that I would never watch anymore dramas again, because my heart hurt so much. I couldn't believe how much it HURT me . But I LOVE IT. My favorite drama .
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both have the same main lead (lee seung gi) and are about a gumiho wanting to become human. A big difference is that gu family book is a historical drama :)
Recommended by Miriam
This drama is about a Half human Half gumiho who wants to become human and its similar to this drama.

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    Jenny 18 days ago

    I am watching it right now, but the acting skills of Kang Chi's mother was so bad. She couldn't even cry properly. That was the worst character and the worst actress I have ever seen. Story itself captured me in. Suzy got better at acting. Overall, I loved it.

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    Aesha 28 days ago

    Daebak! Seung gi x Suzy ♡ worth a try.

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    girisha 28 days ago

    loved it. everything is good in this drama. action was great, must watch drama.

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    heartbreaker17 Dec 27, 2014

    Awful ending.

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    anusathiya Dec 27, 2014

    mind blowing show.....absolutely loved it :)

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    ellelement Dec 22, 2014
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    KalkaBike Dec 20, 2014

    Wow I cried so much during the first two episodes

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    Shelly Dec 20, 2014

    Do u get it chingus?!! It's da feelzzzzzzzzzz!! Gotta rewatch this sometime.

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    dayidream Dec 13, 2014
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    Esther Dec 10, 2014

    Which one is better, this or Iljimae? I dont know which to pick first, and both have 8,5...

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      Bera 29 days ago

      Watch Iljimae if you're looking for action Zorro kind of story, and you can neglect the romance part there! :)

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    loli Dec 8, 2014

    جمال × جمال، من أجمل الدرامات اللي مرت علي

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    zanzouna Nov 29, 2014

    Literally a Masterpiece!!!!! Everything about this drama is amazing!

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    phyra Nov 25, 2014

    hiw can there are tooooo much amazing actors in a drama damn soulda give this a try just wait for the right time

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    HagarBadawy Nov 16, 2014

    One of the best drama i've seen..:)

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    Luly Oct 15, 2014

    Everything about this drama is amazing, such a masterpiece.


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    South Korea
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    Apr 8, 2013 to Jun 25, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.


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    8.5 (scored by 5,868 users)
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