My Love, My Bride (2014) poster


  • Movie: My Love, My Bride
  • Country: South Korea
  • Release Date: Oct 8, 2014
  • Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Melodrama
  • Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older


  • Score: 7.2 (scored by 1,782 users)
  • Ranked: #3046
  • Popularity: #1021
  • Watchers: 3,798

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8 people found this review helpful
Jul 22, 2015
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 6.5
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 2.5
I went into My Love, My Bride with very little expectations. I thought it would be a cute romantic comedy, but silly me skipped right over the 'melodrama' tag.

The film does start off as a cute romance movie. There are loads of adorable moments and it helps that the main actors have great chemistry. We see the beginnings of the crack in the relationship, but our couple powers through and moves onto the honeymoon stage. This is where things begin to get dicey and the nicely laid foundation starts to fall apart and show that it is not all about romance, but human mistakes that can cost a relationship.

To its core, My Love, My Bride is a movie about how to make a relationship work and the mistakes one can make while in anger or misunderstanding. It doesn't do the best job at showing this as one the biggest mistakes is glossed over and never spoke of or brought to the attention of the other person. It essentially becomes no big deal and solidifies that it is okay to not tell your partner/spouse about what happened as long as your love becomes/is sincere.
That is the thing I dislike most about this film. I don't like lies, especially lies that aren't technically lies if you don't guess the truth.

The other thing that had my gears in a twist is what caused this chain of events (thus 'justifying' things to come): Mi Young meeting a coworker while she and her husband were on a date (as the in the summary). Even though Mi Young assures her husband, Young Min, that he is just a coworker and yet Young Min still dreams up false scenarios. In which we get the idea that men and women can't be friends without thoughts of sex or flirtation. See why my gears are grinding?

The characters are not flawless. They each have their own flaws. Mi Young, the wife, nags about housekeeping (if you can call that a flaw), and Young Min, the husband, is self centered, quick to ignore and say hurtful things. There's lots of bickering and makeups as the characters struggle to do the right thing and most often than not the wrong thing is said before the right thing is found.

Despite the miscommunication between characters (which would have solved everything), the movie is actually good. It lagged some in the middle and picked back up in strength toward the end. Don't go in expecting some feel good romantic comedy. You won't find that here. What you will find is a romance movie that becomes less about romance and more about the mistakes humans make while in love and the heartache that can come with it.

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6 people found this review helpful
Dec 31, 2014
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
Just watched it. It's nothing much special... The story is quite realistic and I like that but it's really common in marriage movies and even dramas as well. There are few parts where I didn't like their acting. Like when crying, it doesn't seem natural. I like the lesson of the movie though. :) Good watch if you're looking for something cute to watch, or curious what a married life is like, then give this a try.
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4 people found this review helpful
Mar 11, 2015
Completed 0
Overall 8.0
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 7.5
I just finished the movie and I am smiling. And isn't that what makes a movie good?
It was a simple story of how to make a marriage work. Its not always rainbows and butterflies, but as long as one is true to their loved ones, there is nothing that cannot be accomplished. And that's love.
The acting, music and story were realistic. No twists and turns. No villains. It was calm and smooth sailing.
It could have been better but overall, It was a happy movie.
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