Pretty Boy

Pretty Boy (2013)

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Ratings: 6.7/10 from 3,476 users
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Dokgo Ma Te is the most beautiful man in the world. He is also an ambitious man and wants to make a lot money using his beautiful appearance. Dokgo Ma Te meets Hong Yoo Ra, the ex-daughter-in-law of a rich family. Hong Yoo Ra recognizes Dokgo Ma Te's ambitions and becomes his mentor. Hong Yoo Ra then gives Dokgo Ma Te a mission to seduce 10 different women. The women have all read moresucceeded in different fields and Dokgo Ma Te is to glean their special abilities. But a strange woman named Kim Bo Tong appears in front of Dokgo Ma Te. She is an ordinary girl from poor background but has a huge crush on Dokgo Ma Te. ~~ Based on comic book series "Yebbeun Namja" by Chon Kye Young.

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    Yebbeun Namja ; Beautiful Man ; Beautiful Guy ; Pretty Man ; Bel Ami ;

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3 of 8 people found this review helpful
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Apr 7, 2014
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
i love JGS but this drama dragged so much i kept putting it on long for the longest time. things dint start hitting up until the episode with the little brat. IU did a good job acting her part from the beginning. hong yu ra was every bit annoying and sassy that i dint care for her. she had the same makeup, hairstyle and expression throughout and in the latter episodes she read more was either drinking coffee or on the phone. the mother was evil and also had one look throughout the show, the son was just a waste of show, the other kid was alright but the very last scene of the episode is too much, cliche. the last episodes were so rushed it was obvious. in the summary it says ma te seduces 10 women but he actually only does 5 or 6. the others were plugged in out of rush just to fulfill the numbers which dint make sense. anyways its a one time thing im glad its over.
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4 of 13 people found this review helpful
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Jan 16, 2014
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
I love JKS that's why I watched this. The story was not so great (not the fault of the actors it is based on a manga after all). So keep this in mind when watching it (IU's devotion to main character was just impossible). JKS has great acting skills. The romance factor was okay. I like him and the story much better in You're Beautiful, Love Rain and Mary Stayed Out All Night.
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Similar plot about the whole getting rich thing, only difference is Pretty Boy is more about starting a business of your own ^^
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    Tarush 5 days ago

    I actually never thought the drama was boring. For me it was just a good drama for relaxing. Though JKS's hair kind of irritated me all the time, I don't think there was any other think I wouldn't like about it... :D

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    My friend told me it was the most boring drama out of the dramas she watched. Is it really that bad?

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      NiceNoona Oct 29, 2014

      I thought parts of it were cute. It wasn't something I'd watch again. It it was entertaining for a weekend watch.

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      Ok is it worth watching? Because the ratings are pretty low

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      NiceNoona Oct 29, 2014

      If you are out of ideas yeah I'd say go for it... If something else looks more promising I'd go for that first. This is one you watch when there's nothing else to see or you really want to watch JGS

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      Ok well after I finish all five dramas I'm watching I'll start this drama thanks for your reply. c:

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    Potatos_ Sep 20, 2014

    Is there like anyone who does like the drama? I see people saying there not gonna finish it but who knows, It could just get better.. Not all dramas can start out beautifully.

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      Hessa Oct 2, 2014

      I finished it but I still did not like it. It was really boring.

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    twoflatfriends Aug 26, 2014

    i felt like this drama has a really slow pace that's why i think a lot of the viewers thought that it's boring or whatever. I, personally, thought so too but when i decided to continue and finish the drama, i realize that it actually has a really good story. I also think the actors and actresses did a good job in portraying the roles. I think this drama just needs patience from the viewers. :) I felt like there were a lot of twists/side stories that for me aren't really necessary but has actually made the drama a lot more interesting in the end. Glad that I finished this and i hope others will give this drama another chance :)

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    onewbaby Aug 24, 2014

    i don't think it's awful but it's kind of boring. i have no desire to finish it

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    Lovely Aug 18, 2014

    When I started the drama it was really painful to continue but that was until I realized that this is not a love story. This is the story about a man who finds his true nature.
    I'm pretty pleased with the whole plot and I really feel like it was a great drama. It is in fact kind of deep and serious not really light hearted at all and you have to try to understand all the different characters and their background storys. I thinks someone should watch it with a matured mind because eventhough it's actually really funny it's not a rom-com.

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    Mssankacoffee Aug 1, 2014

    I loved this drama and had a blast watching it! Totally hilarious and entertaining. I would caution 'would be' viewers to pay attention to the actual script and not get caught up in the obnoxious character of Ma Te, because you can get distracted by his antics. The script gives a lot of clues about his true nature but some how people seem to miss the clues (don't know why). From reading the various comments I found that viewers were transposing Ma Te's narcissism onto the actor JGS which was not fair. He's a seasoned talented consistent actor, and you need to differentiate between his character from his person. Very good watch for the discerning viewer in my opinion!

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    Tamashii_Tamaki Jul 9, 2014

    The mixed reviews are so weird, so many negative thoughts and then again so many great positive reviews... I'm kinda confused on wheather i should add this to my list. Help?

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      StellarJ Jul 20, 2014

      Yeah, it's the same for me. People's minds about the drama go from "this is bs" to "i loved it".

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      Tamashii_Tamaki Jul 23, 2014

      At least someone agrees! :D

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      Masquerade Jul 24, 2014

      I would tell you watch the first 1-3 episodes. Because they will tell you if youre going to like this drama or not. I didnt like it at all. lol

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      Tamashii_Tamaki Jul 27, 2014

      Cheers! :D

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      xire Jul 28, 2014

      Not to prove your point about people saying completely opposing things, but...I bore with this one while it was airing, and in my opinion Jang Keun Suk saves the drama in the last few episodes. For me it made the whole frustrating thing worthwhile. Lol sorry!

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    Potatos_ Jun 27, 2014

    I never watched this before but do you think the drama would be better if there was some different actors?

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      Hessa 10 days ago

      No, the story is the thing that sucks, so changing the actors wouldn't do much to the drama.

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    Naye Jun 24, 2014

    I read a lot of bad comments about this series but I think it wasn't that horrible. But maybe the fact that I am super JKS biased affects my opinion, so xD

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    AmyLovesDramas Jun 10, 2014

    Omg... This drama was a pain in the booty!
    Sorry, it gets a 4 from me. Such a disappointment even with the amazing cast!

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    titi_odus Jun 5, 2014

    I tried so hard to rate you a 5 but it just wasn't happening. Such a waste!

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    maboksan May 7, 2014

    I thought I want to give a try this drama since I like the cast..but after review the recommendation and comment I decided not heart still hurt because unable to finish the heir and marry him if you dare (and I REALLY LOVE the cast).

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    slmorse Apr 30, 2014

    I hate that I can't leave a drama unfinished. I started watching this drama while it was airing, and I am still only on episode 8. The story is too slow. Jan Geun Suk's character is annoying and rude, and IU's character loves him too much for no reason. Right now, for me, Choi David is the only redeeming character of this drama.

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      patiikaa Jun 18, 2014

      I agree with you. I also finished 8 episode. It is not very interesting, because after among the actors do not have chemistry. As you mention only Choi David turns his feelings.

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    LukasQ Apr 29, 2014

    A totally wast of time, i'm sad because i love the cast :/


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    South Korea
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    Nov 20, 2013 to Jan 9, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    60 min.


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    6.7 (scored by 3,476 users)
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