Secret (2013)

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This drama will depict how a man falls in love with a woman who killed his lover. It is the story about a man who doesn't believe in love and a woman who believes in love but gets betrayed by love. Min Hyuk is a rich guy who has everything but a good personality, and burns with revenge after he found out his lover was killed in a hit-and-run accident. Yoo Jung read moreis a woman who takes blame for those accident. She is a woman who refuses to give up on life even though she′s been thrown into despair. She goes to prison in her boyfriend’s place who causes the hit-and-run accident but she gets betrayed in the end.

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    Bimil; Secret Love; Secrets; Pimil;

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Feb 21, 2015
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One of the best melodrama I've ever seen and also one of the best dramas period. To be honest when I first started watching it, I dropped it at the first episode because it bored me, but then I tried it again after reading the reviews and right then and there I was hooked. I pretty much finished in 2 days and didnt even skip a second of it. Everything about this read more drama is perfect, from the cast to the acting, to the story, the romance and the chemistry between the leads were incredible Hwang jung eum's acting was on a different level. I actually cried every time she cried. (lots of crying in this one) That was how convincing she was. Ji sung was amazing too but I feel like his talent is showing more on KMHM. In the end of it all, this drama broke me into little tiny pieces but I will never regret watching it and re-watching it over and over again.
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Jan 3, 2015
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Oh my this ONE abused the sht out of my heart!

The acting was amazing. There was so much crying, but each one never lost its value.

It was a btch to get through since most the story was so sad, but I suggest you don't watch it in such a narrow minded view. Put yourself in each characters point of view and try to understand each one because for me that's read more what made it bearable.

I finished the series in 2 days because I felt so bad for KYJ and I was just eagerly just waiting for her to do her quirky adorable laugh. I really hate sad dramas, but I got a much greater "feel good moment" effect from the little bits and pieces of happiness in this drama then a drama dedicated completely for "feel good moments".

I fell in love with the main couple. Look at my list I usually drop as soon as the main couple gets together but on this one I kept going because I actually wanted them to get closer and closer. To me their love was believable and on episode 15 their was a moment I even cried out of jealously because it is the kind of pure love I truly want.( you will understand when you get there)

What I also liked about this was the deaths weren't just some random conveniently timed events. Each one had a purpose and were connected. We didn't the moments where a character finds something out, and right then they die that usually happens from a out of the blue car accident.. Like that sht makes me go CRAZY!

Re watch value of me was low because I don't think my heart can handle it lol.
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The plot is quite similar based on revenge and how the guy falls in love to the lady who he thinks killed his fiance.
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Both have similar vibes with the storyline of Ji Sung is trying to find justice for his lost lover/wife. Both are fantastic and if you like one you would like the other.
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    Sabiya__ Aug 21, 2016

    that's one of the sadest dramas I've watched. Prepare yourself to cry your eyes out because almost every episode is so sorrowful

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    Faa Aug 16, 2016

    This is going straight in my fav drama list..
    I love how each episode has a content and that there is a twist at each end.
    I thoroughly enjoyed it, cried like a baby.. got my heart filled with rage and love and sadness.. such a roller coaster of feel...

    But damn those leads know how to act !! And if you compare this with kill me heal which they starred together again.. you can see how they get an ALL-KILL in both dramas...
    It is pure perfection... I like strong dramas.. and this fits the category ! ♥

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    Rubaxxa Aug 6, 2016

    I loved it, my heart was breaking for YJ the entire drama. Ji Sung's acting was superb as usual!

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    MaryamDH Aug 2, 2016

    It's sad. It's a very sad drama. If you are ready to cry your eyes out, then give it a try. If you aren't, don't even think about watching this drama!!

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    sakura Jul 16, 2016
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    PurviThakur Jul 15, 2016

    i am currently watching this drama , and just in 4 episode i felt really touched and so emotional , just love the acting of ji sung :)

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    sakura Jul 1, 2016 - edited

    Why is this under tragedy do either of the mains die ?

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      Ineta Jul 13, 2016
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      sakura Jul 13, 2016

      OK thank you : )

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    KMR Jun 3, 2016 - edited

    I will always hate this drama. I hate when abuse and cruelty are romanticized, it's twisted. And it's scary how many people like it and overlook the cruelty because of the idealized obsession. Reminds me of slap-kiss lakorns or Sealed with a kiss and Le Jun Kai. Only good point is the very high quality of the acting but other than that I find main and second male lead awful and unredeemable for what they did to the female. And the female lead pitiful and at the same time pathetic for being so sacrificial and too much in denial.
    Really as popular as it is, I really dislike the story, and found the "love" between main couple very unhealthy...Stockholm syndrome type of love imo.

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      I hate this drama more than anything I have ever watched. Ji Sung's character is despicable and Hwang Jung Eum spends 97% of the drama as a crying doormat. The only thing missing is cheating and I would find a way to give it a negative rating

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    Lucine May 29, 2016

    This drama made me cry. I haven't cry in front of a drama in a while. What I like about it: realistic, the main lead couple and what happen to them is also believable. I recommend this drama and if you like this genre you will also like Mask.
    I particularly liked the main lead couple in terms of acting and characters in the drama.

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    amel May 28, 2016

    i finished this drama in a day one night !!! <3 the main couple is my best so far they are really talented <3

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    SecondLeadQueen May 26, 2016 - edited

    Love the description but I am not a big fan of the leads...=(

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      LadyNoir Aug 26, 2016

      omg noooo... the leads were the best part! they have soo much chemistry especially in "Kill Me Heal Me" which literally broke my heart so much TT^TT.

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      SecondLeadQueen Aug 30, 2016

      I heard so much about it, maybe I will give it but no promises that I like it. like I said they aren't my cup of tea (The leads)

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      SecondLeadQueen Aug 30, 2016

      =( sorry
      I just never liked the leads not even on entertainer I think the only drama I watch with the lead girl was She was pretty and because I love the character of Si won.

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      MarjieJoseJavier Sep 1, 2016

      Sad to hear that, but that's okay! There are lots more waiting for you. <3

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    WhiteLilly Apr 29, 2016

    I am at episode 8 now. If this guy, after realizing she was innocent, doesn't BEG ON HIS ROTTEN KNEES for the rest of this drama for forgiveness for tormenting her, I am going to throw sth at the screen. Would be the most perversed love story in dramaland history!!!

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    WhiteLilly Apr 29, 2016 - edited

    This is good, but I hate the whole misunderstanding topic. It drags on and on and on

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    NaijaLuv_88 Apr 26, 2016

    One of the BEST dramas I have watched at that chemistry between Ji Sung and Jung Em is just simply electric and amazing and since then hope they act in more roles together and was happy when they got another drama to act in so soon. Really recommend this drama really a great drama

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    Ineta Apr 1, 2016 - edited

    Finally finished this today. And it makes me so relieved! I expected this to eventually become more and more interesting, and after episode 8 I really felt like maybe I'll finally start enjoying watching this.. In the end I think it might've been better if I just dropped it. I did not find it interesting, I can't say it was draggy, because a lot of stuff was happening -- and sometimes so much I really got confused. Especially in the first episode(s). I kept on watching this to see how the two main lead's relationship would develop but in the end I couldn't even really believe they actually have something, I did not see the chemistry.
    In the end I am quite dissapointed, I expected something much better, but now the rating I ended up giving this drama is 3.5..


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    South Korea
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    Sep 25, 2013 to Nov 14, 2013
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    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 2 min.


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    8.5 (scored by 8,159 users)
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