Prince Sung Won sees Hwa Yeon, the daughter of a wealthy nobleman, for the first time and falls in love, but Hwa Yeon loves Kwon Yoo. Kwon Yoo saved her father's life and now lives with her family. Meanwhile, Prince Sung Won's mother notices her son's infatuation with Hwa Yeon, but she doesn't think Hwa Yeon is good enough for her son. Prince Sung Son's mother then schemes to have Hwa Yeon become the concubine to her stepson the King.

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  • Nov 13, 2012 1 of 0 episodes seen
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    I'm still learning english ! I know it sucks ! please bear with me ;-)

    Hey guys, a friend of mine recommended the korean movie Concubine of King and I thought i give it a shot. The movie contains a lot of sex scenes and what you get to see is comparable to any softporn. So I wasn’t sure if this movie is really good. Usually movies which contain erotic of this level are low budget productions and I thought this is another one. I was mistaken (again). The movie is high-class and is anything but trashy which amazed me. But there is one thing which confuses me I thought established actresses with a good carrier wouldn’t play such a role. I mean you get to
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    A movie about human greed, punishment, desire and betrayal. Taking place inside the Korean palace halls this movie is beautifully portrayed. The acting was brilliant. The King's obsession and desperate actions and rash decisions along with conspiracies taking place throughout within the walls kept me on the edge.

    The massive bloodshed and torture made me feel like I was back in the historical times. The Queen Hwa Yeon was a complete surprise package till the very end.

    Though I would have preferred for the beginning of the movie to show the past of the three main characters with slightly more depth. I thought that portion was rushed and left me quite confused.

    This is a wonderful movie to watch but be warned it has ADULT CONTENT
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  • donkosala Feb 26, 2014
    I'm watching "Haeundae Lovers" and came to know about this. Honestly I didn't know any korean rated movies before this. To see "Jo Yeo Jung" in this would be a great feast to the eyes. I'm gonna watch it this weekend.
  • steph_ravita Aug 20, 2013
    That ending o.o
    Interesting movie though. For some reason, I really liked watching Sungwon's obsession and how desperate he became. I felt sorry for Kwon-Yoo though. All in all, I think it's worth a watch! :)
    3 ❤
    • Lily2PM 18 days ago
      Do Kwon Yoo and Hwa Yeon end up together?
    • steph_ravita 3 days ago
      [For anyone else reading this - avert your eyes unless you want it spoiled - and I mean big time spoiler]

      @Lily2PM, hi, sorry for the late reply! But no, they don't. The ending was a bit...crazy. And even that's an understatement now that I think about it.
    • Lily2PM 1 day ago
      Oh ok thanks! :)
  • caramelyogurt Mar 30, 2013
    oh wow.. I don't know what to say..it somehow change my perceptive in Korean dynasty that it is beautiful & inspiring..but now it made me think a lot that it is not always like that because under those colorful and amazing history lies the Dark & cruel story.
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    • Jamira_dramaGAL Dec 2, 2013
      I don't think any society which has had a monarch(s) could have survived without bloodshed. Where there is unquestionable power with a title there will be wars and bloodshed because every human would be overcome with greed much like the case in this movie but you can see it even more clearly in the case of the servant Geum Ok who tried everything to be irreplaceable to the royal family even feed false information about her previous mistress and queen.
      1 ❤
  • TheTranquilKnight Dec 24, 2012
    Very intense, brutal, bloody & crazy!
    6 ❤
  • Madame-B Nov 26, 2012
    all breasts in this movie are fake XDD why have so many asian people beauty surgerys? o.O
    5 ❤
  • yeonji Sep 14, 2012
    tragic ending
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Royal Concubine: Concubine of King

Royal Concubine: Concubine of King


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