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 10 people found this review helpful
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Jul 1, 2013
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
Okay! So I finished this drama just like 30 minutes ago in four days so it's fresh in my mind.
The story is great, it's original, it's neat, and the suspense made it hard for me to not press the next episode. Although there were a few scenes that I skipped because I got bored. (mainly car scenes because they lasted too long but it wasn't too severe)

The acting and cast read more were amazing. Honestly, the acting is good. If you're scared too watch this drama because you might think there are bad actors, just watch it. The acting is amazing. And the characters were just perfect.

Music, I gave it a lower mark because there was never an ost that stuck in my mind.

The first few episodes may have you bored, but just keep watching it, because you'll probably get hooked after 5 episodes.

Idk, a lot of people say it's pretty similar to qihm but I didn't find it similar.
It's more of melodrama but, there are the happy moments that will make you smile and laugh because it's too cute.

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Aug 18, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
I started watching this drama when it first came out but even though I liked it from episode 1, I couldn't continue wstching it due to time issues. A few days ago, I decided to finish it and once I started, I couldn't stop watching episode after episode.
As many of you probably know, the crew of this drama was the same staff that produced Queen In Hyun's Man, and it definitely read more shows. Not because the stories are similar (because they're not), but because they have the same quality. There are few to none plot holes and the every single detail is taken care of. So let's start digging a little deeper now.
Story-the story is about a man who has a chance to change his life and fix all of his mistakes. This in itself is a wonderful theme because it gets us thinking about what would we change of our life if we could and what would be the consequences of that change. What I loved about this story is that it never was predictable, you never know what's going to happen next, and it manages to mix romance, action and character development in a completely natural way. I personally loved the ending, it was fitting to the rest of the drama. I really liked that even though Park Sun Woo kept going back to the past, he almost never changed anything for his own benefit, but for the benefit of others. Even when he makes a mistake that turns his life completely upside-down (and not for the best), he refuses to go back and fix it.
Acting- I can honestly say that it was genius. Lee Jin Wook's portrayal of Park Sun Woo was right on spot, bringing us to tears one moment and making us choke laughing at the next moment. Jo Yoon Hee also did a great work with her character, being irresistibly adorable, completely straight forward with her love but at the same time managing to be innocent. I have to make an honorary mention at something she said because I literally rolled in the floor laughing because of it. At one point she says to PSW while throwing a tantrum "You're going to ruin my life by letting me die a virgin!!". And that brings me to the chemistry. The chemistry between the protagonists was sizzling,making the love story not only believable but relatable. Rhey made you root for them as they went through many obstacles together. The rest of the cast was also amazing, making us not only focus on the romance but also on friendship and family relationships. The only weak link on the cast was Jeong Dong Hwan, who over acted his role and made the EXACT same face EVERY single time he discovered something (OoO).
Music-It wasn't bad but it wasn't anything special either.
Rewatch- i will definitely watch this again soon, if only to get all the details and contrast of this complex story.
This is a really good and neat drama that will never get you bored but keep you on the edge of your seat the whole time. If you like action or suspense dramas, or dramas that will get you thinking, this is definitely your cup, I highly recommend it.
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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.
Recommended by SilverCloud
These two dramas were produced by the same production team, same director, same writer. Surprisingly, the only common thing you can find in both dramas: time travel.
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    UverRhapsodis 7 days ago

    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 28 days ago

    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 30, 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 29, 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 25, 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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    hanseung Jul 15, 2014

    this is the best drama ever created god bless lee jinwook and his creation

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    Sweety-Face Jun 27, 2014

    not my taste

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    cityhunter83 Jun 21, 2014

    sooo i got half way throught he 1st ep. the dynamic between the leads (her begging him to date her and him treating her like she was an annoying child) REALLY bothered me. does this change? if so how quickly and if not is it a big part of the plot?

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      Ginger Jul 2, 2014

      This isn't important...the drama isn't really about that...don't let this half an ep stop you from enjoying this thriller!

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    Fatooome Jun 11, 2014

    This drama had a fairly good plot, it started off really good and got me hooked. Unfortunately it began to drag on later. I can honestly say they could have cut down the number of episodes to 10.

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    Alex Jun 4, 2014

    one of the best drama's out there
    must watch!


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    South Korea
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    Mar 11, 2013 to May 14, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    52 min.


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    8.7 (scored by 2,020 users)
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