Cunning Single Lady

Cunning Single Lady (2014)

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Ratings: 7.9/10 from 2,502 users
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Ae-Ra is focused on her appearance as she believes it will lead her to a better life. She then meets Jung-Woo who studied engineering. They eventually get married, but they also get divorced. After their divorce, Ae-Ra goes through difficult times. Unlike Ae-Ra though, Jung-Woo becomes a successful IT developer and very wealthy. Ae-Ra then enters Jung-Woo's company in order to get back at him.

  • Native title:

    앙큼한 돌싱녀
  • Also Known as:

    Sly and Single Again ; Angkeumhan Dolsingnyeo ;

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3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Apr 27, 2014
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
Hmm... lets see, when I first heard about it, I thought the idea was kinda stupid, but it was interesting and since many people were watching it, I thought I'd give it a try to, but to say the least i was not disappointed at all

Let's start with the story, it was interesting and easy to get into and the comedy was a plus, it was a bit heart touching at read more some points, where you could actually understand where the character's decision or choice was coming from so on the whole the story was pretty well written though at some points I just got tired of the story since it would have this small bump and I would think i should just get over with it, but it would come back again nicely so all was well, though in the end it seemed to become a bit too predictable, but what can we say that's the case with most dramas

The Acting/Cast I was whole-heartedly satisfied with, not only were they able to pull me into the story but they got their characters quite well, the expressed the characters properly so that you could understand that no matter what decision the character took he had a solid reason behind it. Cha Jung Woo's character is not the type of character that I usually fall in love with easily because usually there's some glitch in the way the character is portrayed, at least for me but what can I say Joo Sang Wook portrayed the character amazingly, he did not eave any room for me to dislike the character. Ae Ra was portrayed nicely by Lee Min Jung, you couldn't help but love her for being the way she was.

Music was okay, sad in a sad part, happy in the happy parts but i did not understand the critical situation music sometimes, because sometimes in critical situations you don\t go around hearing soft music so I did not really like that much. So on the whole there was nothing special about the music, it was fine but that's all.

I'm giving it a rewatch value of 8, because in times when I don't know what to watch and just want to reminiscence about what I've watched, maybe take a little fast forwarded tour through one of my old dramas, this would fit into that category quite well.

So overall I think and 8 best suited the drama from the story to the cast, music and rewatch value
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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Jun 2, 2014
  • Overall 8.5
  • Story 8.5
  • Acting/Cast 8.5
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
Cunning single lady is a light romance that makes you smile while watching - no tears here, from the very beginning the happy ending is predictable. Even the so called "bad characters" are not bad at all, and you kind of feel compassionate about them. The second male lead is just the cutest thing on earth, and the music is heartwarming!

Watch this as a buffer drama after something dark, long and read more emotionally exhausting ;)
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it's about getting revenge from your Ex, but here, it's the male lead getting back at his runaway bride
Recommended by KJDL
Both are divorce-themed stories and both are rom-com; yet Emergency Couple is a bit on serious tone, more focused on drama side than comedy. It's good to watch both so you get a glimpse on how Koreans' deal with divorce and learn more about their culture.
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    jumpstar 7 days ago

    I enjoyed this so much. <3 It was so cute and funny till the end. The main actors... no! THE CAST AND THE ACTING WAS INCREDIBLE! I'm impressed of everything. Beautiful drama for real. <3 I'm giving 10/10! You should watch this~ ^^

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    lemondoodle 8 days ago

    What happened to all the comments here? Newbies won't see the passionate fights we used to have...

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    hanseung 18 days ago

    I loved it! Lee Minjung and Joo Sangwook are great together. The drama is light and funny, and there's a gag reel at the end! You might find the first couple of episodes a little boring, but I definitely recommend it.

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    kpopx3lover 19 days ago

    This drama is so cute. I have never wanted the main leads to be together so badly before. This drama was refreshing to watch. I love Joo Sang Wook's character so much. He's such a cutie!!

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    mstfydgrl08 19 days ago

    I agree this is really a nice watch! What are other drama that has the same light theme? Any recommendations? Aside from the two recommended on top cause I have watched those already.

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    Selty Jun 29, 2014

    I'm not exaggerating. (well not talking about you who came from the stars, but do I need to mention it ?) Like, well, everything is just too funny in this drama I can't even !
    With the Wiki combo, guys, if you don't know what to watch and you're wondering if this one is good, this is just the stupidest question of the century.

    And the OST of "Big baby driver - Alone again" I listen to it all day long... such a beautiful song...
    I began it saturday afternoon and finish it... sunday morning without sleeping.
    (Now I'm late with my work, YES IM A LOOSER. love ya)

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    Bladey Jun 28, 2014

    those two, SangWook and MinJung are really nice together in this drama. I am watching them and loving them. If it weren't for those clingy second leads, this would be much more enjoyable. But Sangwook and MinJung are just lovely and I like how they do care for each other....ah I love them. For now they are my choice for Best Couple this drama season.

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    ishaa Jun 23, 2014
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    this is the only drama that im rooting for both leads... is that even possible??? *gasp* TWO TIMING? possibly... GEEEEEEEEZZ i'm so freaking in love with this drama!!

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      Selty Jun 29, 2014

      ME TOO ! 1st time my 2nd lead syndrome is solo huge. Lot of people found him rude but for me he was perfect.

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    Aggnes Jun 1, 2014

    I loved this! it was super cute, funny and romantic!!

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    KdramaQueen89 May 28, 2014

    surprised this is rated so low. it was funny, great chemistry, and perfectly casted. Simple story but very enjoyable. Love romcoms like these!

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    iamsarah May 24, 2014

    it's so funny and cute

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    iamsarah May 24, 2014

    it's so funny and cute

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    iamsarah May 24, 2014

    it's so funny and cute

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    iamsarah May 24, 2014

    i am really enjoying this drama


  • Country:

    South Korea
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    Feb 27, 2014 to Apr 24, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    60 min.


  • Score:

    7.9 (scored by 2,502 users)
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