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Drama and movie list of historical genre

Dong Yi
  • Title: Dong Yi
  • Also Known As: 동이 / Dong Yi
  • Genre: Historical
  • Broadcast Date: March, 2010
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 50
  • Casts: Choi Ran, Han Hyo Joo, Ji Jin Hee, Jung Jin Young, Kim Hye Sun , Lee So Yeon
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    Set during the reign of King Sukjong in the Joseon dynasty, the story focuses on Dong Yi, a water maid who gains the trust of Queen Inhyeon and later the favour of the king when he is moved by her prayers for the health of the Queen during the court disputes caused by Jang Hee Bin. Dong Yi becomes a concubine with the rank of sook-bin and bears a son who will later become the 21st king of Joseon, Yeongjo.

The Reputable Family
  • Title: The Reputable Family
  • Also Known As: 명가 (名家) / Myeongga
  • Genre: Drama, Historical, Period Drama
  • Broadcast Date: January, 2010
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 50
  • Casts: Cha In Pyo , Han Go Eun, Kim Sung Min
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    The story deals with one noble family who believes in its obligation and social responsibility towards the poor.

Jejoongwon
  • Title: Jejoongwon
  • Also Known As: 제중원 / Jejoongwon
  • Genre: Historical, Medical
  • Broadcast Date: October, 2009
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 36
  • Casts: Han Hye Jin, Park Yong-Woo
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    A story about the hospital, Jejoongwon. It was the first modern hospital in Korea established in the Joseon era in 1886.

Jung Yak Yong
  • Title: Jung Yak Yong
  • Genre: Historical, Mystery
  • Broadcast Date: October, 2009
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Casts: Hong Suk Chun, Lee Young Eun, Park Jae Jung
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    This drama focuses on the life of Jung Yak Yong, a gifted scholar from Joseon who also had a keen eye for investigation.

Queen Seon Duk
  • Title: Queen Seon Duk
  • Also Known As: 선덕여왕 / Queen Seon Duk
  • Genre: Historical, Period Drama
  • Broadcast Date: May, 2009
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 50
  • Casts: Ko Hyun Jung, Lee Yo Won, Myung Se Bin, Nam Ji-Jyeon, Seo Young-Hee, Yoo Seung Ho
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    King Jinpyeong did not have any sons to name as a successor to his throne. Thus he named his eldest daughter, Princess Duk Man, to be his successor. The drama will be about the life of Princess Duk Man who was later known as Queen Seon Duk, the first Queen of Silla.

Princess Ja Myung Go
  • Title: Princess Ja Myung Go
  • Also Known As: 문성근 / The Royal Princess of Ja Myung Go / The Story of Self Destruction
  • Genre: Historical, Period Drama, Romance
  • Broadcast Date: February, 2009
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 50
  • Casts: Jung Kyung Ho, Jung Ryu Won, Lee Mi Sook, Lee Young Yoo , Moon Sung Geun , Park Hyo Joo, Park Min Young
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    A love story about Princess Nak-rang who fell in love with a spy from Goguryeo. She tore the drums of her country so that Goguryeo could attack her country, Nangnang-guk, without warning. However, Nak-rang's love story with Hodong is further complicated due to the fact that Nak-rang's older sister Ja Myung is in love with Hodong as well.

The Return of Iljimae
  • Title: The Return of Iljimae
  • Also Known As: 돌아온 일지매 / Iljimae Returns
  • Genre: Historical, Romance
  • Broadcast Date: January, 2009
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Total Episodes: 24
  • Casts: Jung Hye Young, Jung Il Woo, Kim Min Jong, Yoon Jin-Seo
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary/Synopsis: 

    The story is about a man fighting against the selfish and corrupt government to save the ordinary peasants.