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Arts Culture Kissing Booth 2, The King, And More: 7 Netflix Shows and Movies For Hopeless Romantics

Kissing Booth 2, The King, And More: 7 Netflix Shows and Movies For Hopeless Romantics

Kissing Booth 2, The King, And More: 7 Netflix Shows and Movies For Hopeless Romantics
By Elaine Nuestro
By Elaine Nuestro
July 10, 2020
Take a break from all the stress and unwind with these Netflix Originals that are sure to warm your heart

Kissing Booth 2 (2020)

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Back in yet another season of Kissing Booth, Elle (Joey King) enters her senior year in high school while her boyfriend, Noah (Jacob Elordi), flies off to Harvard for college. Elle now has to face the uncertainties of her long-distance relationship with Noah, while a new charming fellow comes to town making it even more complicated for her.

The King: Eternal Monarch (2020- )

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After witnessing the murder of his king father at the hands of his own uncle, Lee Gon (Lee Min Ho) assumes the role as ruler of the Kingdom of Corea. One day, after chasing a mysterious rabbit into the forest, Lee Gon enters a mysterious portal to a parallel world – Republic of Korea and unexpectedly meets Detective Jeong Tae-Eul (Kim Go Eun). After he meets Jo Eun-Sup (Woo Do-Hwan), the happy-go-lucky public service worker doppelganger of his skilled and stoic Chief Royal Guard Jo Yeong (played by the same actor), he then realises that the two parallel worlds mirror each other with identical people living different lives in each world.

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Always Be My Maybe (2019)

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In this romantic comedy, Ali Wong plays the role of Sasha, a well-known chef who briefly goes back to her hometown to open her own restaurant. Crossing paths with her childhood friend Marcus (Randall Park), who is a local musician, the two start to reconnect after losing contact over 15 years. But living in two different worlds proves to be a challenge for them in keeping the spark alive.

Tune In For Love (2019)

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While working in a local bakery, Kim Misoo (Kim Go-eun) meets Jung Hyun-woo (Jung Hae-in), a mysterious student searching for soy. After a few days pass by, Hyun-woo returns to apply as a part-timer in the bakery, where he forms a close bond with Misoo and their head baker, Eun-ja (Kim Gook-hee). Everything seems to be going well until fate had them walk down separate paths. Years go by, and the two finally meet again, and this time, they try to make it last.

Tramps (2016)

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What should have been a quick briefcase exchange for Danny (Callum Turner) and Elle (Grace Van Patten) turns into a fiasco when Danny picks up the wrong bag. The two gear up for an adventure to retrieve the lost briefcase, where they are faced with a whole world of chaos, mischief, and even a budding romance. 

I Am Not An Easy Man (2018)

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A cry for gender equality in the form of a rom-com, I Am Not An Easy Man follows the life of Damien (Vincent Elbaz), who is born with countless opportunities in a patriarchal society. After banging his head onto a pole, he wakes up in an alternate universe where women run supreme. Confused by the sudden switch in gender roles, Damien tries to blend in and falls head over heels for Alexandra (Marie-Sophie Ferdane), who is his exact counterpart in this now matriarchal world.

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Love (2016-2018)

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In this four-part series by Netflix, polar opposites Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) and Gus (Paul Rust) find themselves attracted to each other despite their extensive personal baggage from previous relationships, insecurities, and commitment issues. Together, they try to navigate their dysfunctional modern-day relationship, portrayed in a comedic and heartwarming way.

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