What Are Some Popular Thai Lakorn Movies?


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Popular Thai Lakorn movies, sometimes translated as "Thai Drama" movies, include "The Scar," "First Kiss," "Call Me Bad Girl" and "4 Kings." According to mydramalist.com, Thai Lakorn movies share a set of common features, including honorifics, a love story, annoying second leads, and multiple plot lines.

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The Lakorn designation is shared by a wide variety of movies and plot types. The most popular genres of Thai Lakorn movies are romance, action, comedy, horror, historical/period, family, supernatural and serial dramas. Common themes are also often found in Lakorn dramas, including fake relationships, revenge, gender bending, idol worship, mafia stories, birth secrets (such as being switched at birth) and time travel.

"The Scar" follows a typical "star-crossed lovers" storyline. Two peasant children of rival village chiefs fall in love. Set on the outskirts of Bangkok in rural 1930s Thailand, the young couple vows to die together in the river if their love is not accepted by their parents.

In "First Kiss," 25-year-old Sa has never kissed a boy in her life. While on a bus she meets a high school student and they share a light kiss. Bass, the much younger boy, falls in love and is determined to win Sa's affections.

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