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8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV Series

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Recently, more and more KDramas have been adapted from series TV from other countries, such as America and Europe. Different from the original version, this Korean drama mostly features a different version or even deviates from the original plot.

In recent times, more and more Korean dramas have been adapted from series American and European TV with a wide variety of genres, from romance, family, to law.

The following are eight Korean dramas adapted from series American and European TV. Curious what the title is? Come on, see the following review.

1. One Ordinary Day

Poster KDrama One Ordinary Day (doc. Coupang Play/One Ordinary Day)

One Ordinary Day is a drama starring Kim Soo Hyun and Cha Seung Won. This drama is remake from series BBC, criminal Justice in 2008 ago.

The thriller genre, this drama directed by Lee Myung Woo tells the story of Kim Hyun Soo (Kim Soo Hyun) who is suddenly declared a suspect in the cruel murder of a woman. But a miracle comes when a lawyer Shin Joong Han (Cha Seung Won) appears and wants to help him.

2. Criminal Minds

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesCriminal Minds KDrama Poster (doc. tvN/Criminal Minds)

Criminal Minds is one of series America’s most popular crime and mystery TV series of the same name. Series it was adapted into a KDrama in 2017, starring Lee Joon Gi and Lee Sun Bin.

The drama that aired on the tvN channel successfully cost a production cost of 20 billion won or the equivalent of Rp. 238 billion. Unfortunately, even though it was based on an exciting story and cost a lot of money, this drama did not get a place in the hearts of the public and managed to get a rating of 3%.

3. The World of Married

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesPoster KDrama The World of Married (doc. JTBC/The World of Married)

One of the highest-rated shows in Korean drama history, The World of the Marriedstarring Kim Hee Ae, Park Hae Joon, and Han So Hee is an adaptation of series BBC TV, One Doctor Foster.

This drama raised the issue of infidelity in the household and managed to achieve a very high rating from its broadcast in March to May 2020.

4. The Good Wife

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesPoster KDrama The Good Wife (doc. tvN/The Good Wife)

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Drama The Good Wife is an adaptation of series American TV of the same name that aired on the CBS TV channel from 2009 to 2016. Both from the original and the Korean version, both series it was equally liked by the audience and achieved great success throughout its run. This drama features a number of famous Korean actors and actresses such as Yoo Ji Tae, Lee Woon Geun, and former Nana After School.

5. Entourage

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesKDrama Entourage Poster (doc. tvN/Entourage)

Entourage is an adaptation of series HBO of the same title aired from 2004-2011. Different from series the American version which achieved great success, but not with Entourage Korean version.

Although this drama features a number of top stars such as Seo Kang Joon, Lee Kwang Soo, Park Jung Min, and Cho Jin Woong, many Korean media have stated that there was a lot of negative response from the audience because the production team was judged to be lacking in adapting the story.

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6. Uncle

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesUncle KDrama Poster (doc. TVChosun/Uncle)

Different from most Korean dramas which are not much different from the original version, KDrama Uncle This presents a plot that is quite different from the American version. In this remake version, KDrama Uncle focuses more on emotional stories on the problems in each family. This drama stars Oh Jung See as the main character.

7. Suits

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesKDrama Suits trailer (doc. SBS/Suits)

The Korean drama Suits stars famous South Korean actor, Park Hyung Sik. Previously he was known for his roles in dramas such as The Heirs, Hwarangand Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. KDrama Suits is a remake of series America with the same title which aired since 2011. The story tells of a legendary lawyer at a famous law firm in South Korea.

8. Mistress

8 KDrama Remakes of American and European TV SeriesMistress KDrama Poster (doc. OCN/Mistress)

Mistress also can’t be missed to get into the list of drama results remake series America is very well known among the people. Again, this drama is adapted from series BBC TV which aired in 2008. This drama hooked actress Han Ga In as the main character. She is told as a widow who lives with her daughter since the death of her late husband.

After seeing some reviews regarding the drama results remake series American and European TV, which drama are you interested in watching? Although it is the result of adaptation of series West is famous, but version remakeit’s no less exciting and cool, you know!

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