What will happen when the main leads, who do not love each other, get married as a contract? Eventually, they will fall in love. If you love to watch this kind of story, here are the Korean dramas based on contract marriage.
1. Princess Hours
Crown Prince Shin (Ju Ji-hoon) is forced to choose a wife, and fate leads him to headstrong commoner Chae-kyeong (Yoon Eun-hye). Despite their clashing personalities, they’re thrown together in a royal marriage, navigating palace life, cultural differences, and blossoming feelings.
2. Love in Contract
Three single adults (Park Min-young, Go Kyung-pyo, Kim Jae-young) navigate modern dating through a unique agency specializing in temporary relationships for various occasions. This witty rom-com explores the complexities of love, loneliness, and societal expectations.
3. Because This is My First Life
Nam Se-hee (Lee Min-ki), a screenwriter struggling with writer’s block, and Hong-seol (Jung So-min), an assistant writer juggling multiple jobs, enter into a convenient marriage for practical reasons. Sharing a rooftop house, their initially transactional relationship evolves into something deeper.
4. My Demon
A ruthless demon, Gu-won (Song Kang), loses his powers after crossing paths with Do-hee (Kim Yoo-jung), a cold heiress with a hidden past. Trapped in the mortal world, they’re forced into a fake marriage, sparking a romance as they unravel the secrets behind their entwined fates.
5. Business Proposal
Shin Ha-ri (Kim Seon-ho) accidentally goes on a blind date with her CEO, Kang Tae-moo (Ahn Hyo-seop), instead of her friend, leading to a hilarious contract marriage proposal. As they start their fake relationship, their real feelings begin to surface, challenging their professional boundaries.
6. 1% Of Something
Struggling writer Da Hyun becomes an unexpected bride for chaebol heir Jae In in a 6-month contract to appease his grandfather. Jeon So Min and Ha Seok Jin charm in this contract marriage story filled with sizzling tension and hidden hearts.
7. Fated To Love You
A drunken one-night stand, memory loss, and a mistaken pregnancy! Jang Na Ra and Jang Hyuk’s hilarious chemistry explodes in this chaotic rom-com where a humble secretary and a rich CEO face parenthood as an unlikely couple.
8. The Story Of Park’s Marriage Contract
Joseon noblewoman Park Yeon-woo (Lee Se-young) time-travels to present Seoul after her wedding night tragedy. Mistaking CEO Kang Tae-ha (Bae In-hyuk) for her deceased husband, she agrees to a contract marriage to fulfill his ailing grandfather’s wish.
9. 100 Days My Prince
Amnesiac Crown Prince Lee Yul (Do Kyung Soo) lands on a village farm, marrying spirited Eun Woo (Nam Ji Hyun) for survival. This historical rom-com blossoms as hidden memories resurface, secrets unravel, and their contract turns into genuine love.
10. Full House
Aspiring writer Ji Eun (Song Hye Kyo) loses her home and ends up cohabitating with arrogant superstar Rain (Rain) in a hilarious “marriage of convenience.” Their bickering turns into sweet affection as they navigate fame, family, and their growing feelings for each other.
Now you’ve got a list of the best contract marriage dramas that you can stream on Netflix, Viki, or Viu. All of them are filled with funny moments and heartwarming romance.