Nine: Nine Times Time Travel

Nine: Nine Times Time Travel (2013)

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Park Sun Woo works as an anchorman at a TV broadcasting station. He is in love with newsreporter Joo Min Young, who is bright and honest. Park Sun Woo then obtains 9 incense items, which allows him to go back 20 years in time. Park Sun Woo travels to the past.

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    나인: 아홉 번의 시간여행
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9 of 11 people found this review helpful
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May 15, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
Overall 10!!!..

Story wise- It has perfect script, great story, thrilling, mysterious, funny, romantic, and erotic kissing scenes(PG13). it is just too perfect for me to describe co'z i really like how they wrote every sequence... Just so refreshing to watch.

Acting/cast- I'm so amazed how they be able to have such a very good cast here like they were born for it.. 2 thumbs up to the director...
Warning: the lead read more actor here is too hot!.. watch out girls!. ahehehe

The music is just right (actually doesn't notice)

Rewatch value is not recommended here... ;)

so hope you can add this to your dramalist and make a review about it.
Spread the good news guys and keep watching :)) aja!!!
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9 of 12 people found this review helpful
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May 15, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
I just finished "Nine" about five seconds ago, and I really can't describe what I feel about this drama. It had everything I wanted and then some. Since the same production team from "Queen In Hyun's Man" was behind this, I feel like I have to draw some comparisons between the two, even though they were worlds apart in everything.
Story: "Nine" is another time-travelling drama, but just like "Queen In Hyun's read more Man" the rules of time travel were clearly defined from the get go. There wasn't a morally selective wormhole (Faith) or a weird tumor thing (Dr. Jin). The plot was really complex and the writers kept you guessing until the very end. Just like "In Hyun", this drama also went with the idea that some higher power punished you for trying to play god and change the past, and how trying to change them can just hurt you more. I liked how that had less to do with fate coming in and more to do with karma.
The plot itself sounded a bit like a mash-up when I first read it. So we have a time-travelling hero, with terminal brain cancer. And a birth secret. And a murder. And this hero lost everyone due to some past tragedy. That all sounds *really* unoriginal. We already went through the whole time-travel thing last year, and cancer is the illness that everyone has, and don't even get me started on the last two. But somehow, the writers used all of that in a way I really didn't expect. (On a side note, "Nine" felt like a darker, more dramatic version of "In Hyun". That's not to say is was serious all the time, but it was just *more* serious).
Acting: Lee Jin Wook was perfectly casted. I don't think I could ever imagine anyone else playing Park Sun Woo. He really bought the character to life with his emotional depth and dry humor. I loved his character and the easy chemistry he pulled off with all his cast members- whether it was the familial relationship with Jun Noh Min or the romantic chemistry with Jo Yoon He. Jo Yoon He has gotten much better since she was in "Lie to Me" and she was really good at the emotional scenes in "Nine". While she and Lee Jin Wook didn't have steamy chemistry, they had an effortless one instead- sort of like two people who have been together forever. Hyungsik is a surprisingly good actor for his age, and some of his scenes made me *cry*. I'm going to give an honorable mention to Lee Seung Jun because his character was mainly used for comic relief and he wasn't afraid to seem ridiculous on camera.
Music: None of it struck me as original. It sounded like every other OST out there, but it was really well used. The music really helped establish the mood in pivotal scenes in this drama.
Rewatch Value: This drama pulled me from one emotion to the next. Each episode left me a blubbering mess, but that was mostly because I had no idea what was going to happen next. That's why the rewatch value is sort of low.
Overall: This is one of my favorites. It could have had a better ending, but overall I loved it to pieces.
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It's as thrilling as this drama and they have their own mystery they have to solve as well. Both are also about time travel.
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Both series are centred around themes of time-travel, where the main character tries to change things in the past in order to make things better in the future.

They go about this in a different way however:
In "Nine", the lead character uses some magic incense and has a short time to go back to the past, whereas in "I'll Be Back" the main character is stuck in a loop going back a few years and reliving those years over and over.
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    JasonBourne92 14 days ago

    I'm dead tired in finding out the ringtone used by Park Sun Woo. Can anybody please tell me which song is used as the ringtone for Park Sun Woo's mobile ringtone... PLZZZ

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    catch_me Oct 26, 2014

    for me this is the best drama in 2013 , the cast are perfect .
    I really loved the friendship between Park Sun Woo & Han Young Hoon , it is rare to find friend like that .
    I liked the plot and I find it interesting .. the interesting part in complexity .
    The last 10 minutes are more complicated than the events of the drama itself :)
     for a moment I felt that there will be a second Season of the drama , when he was on the plane .

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    joyje Oct 22, 2014

    Just finished the drama but do not quite understand the ending. Jo Yoon Hee was really cute and Lee Jin Wook good looking. Certain parts of the drama was quite confusing to the past and back so many times but all in all the drama was ok.

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    displacedmoon Oct 12, 2014
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      AmicusRose 25 days ago
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    rubbyduckky Sep 27, 2014

    Am I the only one not in love with this drama? I've been suffering since episode 11. I heard it ends well so I'm trying to finish it but I'm so bored!! (Currently on ep 16)

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    Cyan Sep 11, 2014

    Halfway through the show and I want to like it. The actors are great plot even better and I love how they deal with the concept of time traveling. However I can't help but feel that somethings missing.. It doesn't engage or excite me the way I thought it would. Putting it on hold for now.

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    cordobatango Aug 20, 2014

    Completely hooked and addicted to this drama! I'm now for episode 14 waiting to see how would end the story, At the present so impressed with the plot and moved with the romantic story between them. I remember when this drama was on air I didn't give much attention. It didn't have a main cast that appealed me specially and it wasn't advertised enough to even try. I thought "another time-travel" as the previous year already aired several dramas with this theme "Faith", "Rooftop Prince", "Time Slip Dr Jin" and "Queen In Hyun's Man". But I'm glad that I took the plunge to start it since I felt curious to watch other Lee Jin Wook's drama after seeing him in the new "The Three Musketeers".

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    nysha Aug 12, 2014

    wow, just wow ;___;

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    De1vSkm2 Aug 3, 2014

    I loved everything about this drama, it was so interesting with multiple unexpected twists and turns. But I'm a little disappointed in the ending...

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    mica Aug 1, 2014

    question for those who still haven't watched this drama...
    but seriously it's so awesome words can't describe it :DD

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    mstfydgrl08 Jul 31, 2014

    Why is no body mentioning the worth watching real kisses?! Lol! I have to mention it cause its like LJW telling JYH..'let me do the kissing babe and we'll give them a good show".....**perverted mind attack***
    Let me clarify though, this drama is more than that. It engaged me to marathon it and finish it only with restroom break,meals and 3 hrs sleep.

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    andora_judy Jul 30, 2014

    okey i loved it and i mean alooooot give it 10/10 but i'm a bit confused about the ending plzz some1 explain it for me

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    Mae Jul 29, 2014

    One of the most entertaining, fun, thrilling, heartfelt and beautiful drama series i've seen. 10 out of 10 ..must watch DAEBAK

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    Zouzou_Minetty Jul 26, 2014


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      BB78 Jul 29, 2014

      i know but currently i am dying for romance so i need romance in this to start watching it

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      andora_judy Jul 29, 2014

      then go and watch scent of a woman too romantic amazing one <3

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      BB78 Jul 30, 2014

      haha i did already 2 times =) i will watch nine time travels but not yet i have to save it up for poor days

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      andora_judy Jul 30, 2014

      yes don't watch it if you're not in the mood because once i was in mood for comedy but somehow i ended up watching king2hearts so i dropped it it's an amazing one but i couldn't complete it

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      BB78 Jul 30, 2014

      haha you completely understand me!! after i watched Shark i was in revenge mood but watched salaryman couldnt complete it but its definetely really good!!


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    South Korea
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    Mar 11, 2013 to May 14, 2013
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    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    52 min.


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    8.7 (scored by 2,123 users)
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