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1. The King's Speech (2010)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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88 Metascore

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Writer: David Seidler | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

2. The Young Victoria (2009)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

3. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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54 Metascore

In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Writers: Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, Terry Hayes, Rafael Yglesias | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

4. The Three Musketeers (1993)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an ... See full summary »

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, David Loughery | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris O'Donnell, Oliver Platt

5. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

Writer: Michael Hirst | Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes

6. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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45 Metascore

A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

Writers: William Nicholson, Michael Hirst | Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà

7. The Queen (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

After the death of Princess Diana, HM Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

8. Big Stan (2007)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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A weak con man panics when he learns he's going to prison for fraud. He hires a mysterious martial arts guru who helps transform him into a martial arts expert who can fight off inmates who want to hurt or love him.

Writer: Josh Lieb | Director: Rob Schneider | Stars: Rob Schneider, David Carradine, Sally Kirkland, Jennifer Morrison

9. The King and I (1956)

G | 133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Oscar Hammerstein II, Margaret Landon | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

10. Anna and the King (1999)

PG-13 | 148 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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56 Metascore

The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s.

Writers: Anna Leonowens, Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Jodie Foster, Yun-Fat Chow, Bai Ling, Tom Felton

11. Cromwell (1970)

G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Hughes | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

12. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

13. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Bennett | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

14. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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86 Metascore

Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.

Writer: Amy Berg | Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Oliver O'Grady, Thomas Doyle, Adam, Jeff Anderson

15. Mary Queen of Scots (2013)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.4
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A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head.

Writers: Thomas Imbach, Stefan Zweig, Andrea Staka, Eduard Habsburg, Catherine Schelbert | Director: Thomas Imbach | Stars: Martyn Jaques, Camille Rutherford, Roxane Duran, Joana Preiss

16. Sunshine (1999)

R | 181 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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71 Metascore

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Writers: István Szabó, Israel Horovitz | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle

17. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

M | 145 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

Writers: Bridget Boland, John Hale, Richard Sokolove, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

18. Princess Kaiulani (2009)

PG | 97 min | Drama

6.1
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41 Metascore

The true story of a Hawaiian princess' attempts to maintain the independence of the island against the threat of American colonization.

Writers: Marc Forby, Robert Payne | Director: Marc Forby | Stars: Q'orianka Kilcher, Barry Pepper, Will Patton, Shaun Evans

19. Lady Jane (1986)

PG-13 | 142 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Bryant, David Edgar | Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

20. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

R | 118 min | Drama, History

6.1
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42 Metascore

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.

Writer: John Sweet | Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Hilary Swank, Simon Baker, Jonathan Pryce, Adrien Brody

21. Russian Ark (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.3
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86 Metascore

A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years.

Writers: Boris Khaimsky, Anatoli Nikiforov, Svetlana Proskurina, Aleksandr Sokurov | Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Mikhail Piotrovsky

22. Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004 TV Movie)

205 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Vulpe Adrian, Carmen Ungureanu, Clémence Poésy, Tadeusz Pasternak

23. The Last King (2003 TV Mini-Series)

188 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Charlie Creed-Miles, Christian Coulson

24. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

6.1
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Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren

25. The Lady and the Highwayman (1989 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles the 2nd is reinstated as King ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Cartland, Terence Feely | Director: John Hough | Stars: Emma Samms, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom, Christopher Cazenove

26. Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)

PG | 125 min | Drama

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On his deathbed, King Henry VIII looks back over his eventful life and his six marriages.

Writer: Ian Thorne | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Keith Michell, Donald Pleasence, Charlotte Rampling, Jane Asher

27. Anna and the King of Siam (1946)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Sally Benson, Margaret Landon | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb

28. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Tells how King Henry VIII came to marry five more times after his divorce from his first wife.

Writers: Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis | Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

29. The Round-Up (1966)

90 min | Drama, War

7.9
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In Hungary, the national movement led by Kossuth has been crushed and the Austrian hegemony re-established, but partisans carry on with violent actions. In order to root out the guerilla, ... See full summary »

Writer: Gyula Hernádi | Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: János Görbe, Zoltán Latinovits, Tibor Molnár, Gábor Agárdi

30. Colonel Redl (1985)

R | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl (Brandauer), an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become ... See full summary »

Writers: István Szabó, Péter Dobai, John Osborne | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Hans Christian Blech, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gudrun Landgrebe

31. Private Vices, Public Pleasures (1976)

104 min | Drama, History

5.9
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Rudolf is a good-natured pan-sexual golden boy, who cavorts on his rural estate with a host of beautiful, aristocratic lovers and friends of both sexes. He refuses to leave his country ... See full summary »

Writers: Miklós Jancsó, Giovanna Gagliardo | Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Lajos Balázsovits, Pamela Villoresi, Franco Branciaroli, Teresa Ann Savoy

32. The Lady and the Duke (2001)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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72 Metascore

During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

Writers: Grace Elliott, Eric Rohmer | Director: Eric Rohmer | Stars: Lucy Russell, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Alain Libolt, Charlotte Véry

33. Elizabeth R (1971 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Biography, Drama

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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

34. The Black Tulip (1964)

115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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In 1789, when the Revolution went on, a bandit named "Black Tulip" held the surroundings of village Roussillon in fear. The poor people respected him as Robin Hood, who declare himself a ... See full summary »

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Paul Andréota, Christian-Jaque, Henri Jeanson, Marcello Ciorciolini, José Luis Dibildos, Rafael García Serrano | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Alain Delon, Virna Lisi, Dawn Addams, Adolfo Marsillach

35. Juarez (1939)

Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.

Writers: John Huston, Æneas MacKenzie, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Franz Werfel, Bertita Harding | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

36. Bride of the Wind (2001)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.6
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35 Metascore

This movie is a biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.

Writer: Marilyn Levy | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Sarah Wynter, Vincent Perez, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Verhoeven

37. The King 2 Hearts (2012– )

Action, Drama, Romance

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The crown-prince of South Korea is forced to work alongside a female North Korean military officer. Political and emotional complications lead to an uneasy marriage engagement.

Stars: Seung-gi Lee, Ji-won Ha, Jo Jung-suk, Jason-Patrick Taylor

38. Henri 4 (2010)

155 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.0
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A wide-ranging, energetic period piece tracing the rise of the Protestant Henry of Navarre as he goes from battlefield warrior to France's beloved King Henri IV. Director Jo Baier's epic is... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Baier, Heinrich Mann, Cooky Ziesche | Director: Jo Baier | Stars: Julien Boisselier, Joachim Król, Andreas Schmidt, Roger Casamajor

39. Monarch (2000)

109 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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From double BAFTA nominated Writer and Director John Walsh. Monarch is part fact, part fiction and unfolds around one night when the injured ruler arrives at a manor house closed for the season.

Writer: John Walsh | Director: John Walsh | Stars: T.P. McKenna, Jean Marsh, James Coombes, Peter Sowerbutts

40. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)

114 min | Drama, History, War

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France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Aurenche, Bertrand Tavernier | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Christine Pascal

41. Queen's Blade: Rebellion (2013– )

Animation, Action, Adventure

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Stars: Jessi Nowack, Shannon Conley, Carrie Keranen, Brittany Lauda

42. King Conqueror (2009)

Action, Adventure, Biography

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The life and battles of James I, King of Aragon (a.k.a. King Conqueror), the most renowned of the Spanish medieval kings of Aragon (1213-1276), who added the Balearic Islands and Valencia ... See full summary »

Writers: José Antonio Escrivá, Félix Miguel, Pepón Sigler | Stars: Tim Roth, Thomas Kretschmann, Kata Dobó, Juan Diego Botto

43. The Jokers (1967)

94 min | Comedy, Crime

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Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Michael Winner | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, James Donald

44. Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns (1985)

83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.

Writers: Christa Kozik, Gabriele Herzog, Jürgen Brauer, Bettina von Arnim, Gisela von Arnim | Director: Jürgen Brauer | Stars: Nadja Klier, Hermann Beyer, Suher Saleh, Fred Delmare

45. Terror! Robespierre and the French Revolution (2009 TV Movie)

Drama

7.8
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In 1794, French revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre produced the world's first defense of "state terror" - claiming that the road to virtue lay through political violence. This film ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Hayhurst | Director: Carl Hindmarch | Stars: Stephen Hogan, Vasile Albinet, David Andress, Martin Hancock

46. Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work (2007– )

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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A fly-on-the-wall documentary following the British Royal Family for a year.

Stars: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Cate Blanchett

47. L'allée du roi (1996 TV Mini-Series)

241 min | Drama, History

7.9
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Stars: Dominique Blanc, Didier Sandre, Valentine Varela, Solenn Jarniou

48. Le souper (1992)

90 min | Drama, History

7.3
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France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Claude Brisville, Yves Rousset-Rouard, Édouard Molinaro | Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Claude Brasseur, Claude Rich, Ticky Holgado

49. Without the King (2007)

83 min | Documentary

7.0
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55 Metascore

Swaziland is the last absolute monarchy in the world and one of the few African countries that has never faced a civil war. This portrait of a nation in transition juxtaposes the opulent ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Skolnik | Stars: His Majesty King Mswati III, Her Royal Highness Princess Sikhanyiso, Her Majesty Queen LaMbikiza, Mphandhlana Shongwe

50. The Legend of Evil Lake (2003)

92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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A thousand years ago, an evil spirit was kept imprisoned in a lake by the first emperor of the Chilla empire. Now unleashed, it possesses the body of Ja Woon-bi, the wife of general ... See full summary »

Writer: Ju-ri Hong | Director: Kwang-hoon Lee | Stars: Jun-ho Jeong, Hyo-jin Kim, Hye-ri Kim, Won-seok Choi