15 Best Gong Yoo Kdramas and Movies: A Must-Watch Collection

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Gong Yoo Kdramas and Movies

Are you looking for Gong Yoo Kdramas and movies? Then in this blog, I have listed all the best Dramas and movies of Gonyoo

He was born on July 10, 1979.The most popular actors in South Korea. His father studied in a baseball academy called Busan Sango. He graduated with a B.A. degree in Theater and Film from Kyung Hee University and started his career acting as a video jockey on Mnet.

In 2001, he officially debuted as an actor in the series “School4”. On January 14, 2008, he enlisted in the Mandatory military service and got discharged on December 8, 2009. After coming from the military, he worked in the movie “Finding Mr Destiny” which did a decent earning at the box office.

He is not married or dating anyone right now but working on some upcoming projects. After earning some name in the industry, he appeared in the 2016 hit drama “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God” portraying the role of Goblin, which was an international hit drama and also got him the Title of “Best Actor “in the Baeksang Awards.

Gonyoo’s net worth is around $5 million dollars. His latest drama was The Silent Sea where he played the role of a soldier for the space agency who is sent to space for a mission.

Gong Yoo Kdramas and Movies

Gong Yoo TV Shows and Drama List

1. Squid Games (2021)

Genre: Web Series, Survival, Game

IMDb rate:8/10

No of Episodes: 9

This is Gong yoo recent drama. Starring Seong Gi-hun(Lee Jung-Jae) who is fired from their job and is faced with financial problems meets Gonyoo, an agent of the game who tells him that there is a game where he can win 35 million dollars for just playing a game. At first, Seong Gi-hum does not believe it but ends up giving it a try.

The game consists of 456 players who have to play some children’s games and the winner gets to take home 35 million dollars. But Seong Gi-Hun later realizes that the contestant are killed if they didn’t win the game.

2. The Silent Sea (2021)

Genre: Sc-Fi, Mystery, Web Series

IMDb rate:6.9/10

No of Episodes: 8

Set in the future when the earth starts from extreme desertification. Starring Han Yun‑Jae (Gong Yoo) is a soldier for the Space Agency who is sent on a mission with others to retrieve a mysterious water-like sample. Song Ji‑An (Bae Doona) a scientist whose sister was killed with 117 personnel in the same for an unknown incident.

After being sent to space, they discover that the higher-ups have only told them the half-truth as the sample is a virus that is dangerous to humans and multiplies with the living cells and kills humans.

3. Goblin (2016)

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Romance

IMDb rate:8.6/10

No of Episodes: 16′

One of the most loved and famous dramas “Goblin” tells the story of Kim Shin (Gong Yoo)a military general from the Goryeo Dynasty who gets framed and killed for treason by the king. Years later, he gets cursed by the almightly to remain immortal and see his loved one die in front of him and the only person who can end this pain is his bride who has pulled the sword from his chest.

4. Coffee Prince (2007)

Genre: Comedy, TomBoy, Hidden Identity

IMDb rate:8.2/10

No of Episodes: 18

This is one of the most hit dramas of Gonyoo where he portrays the role of Choi Han-Gyeol whose family runs a successful coffee business. He does not take responsibility and is still hung up on his first love Han Yoo-Joo (Chae Jung-an) who takes him as a friend.

In order to make him a responsible person, his grandmother plans to set him up for dates but in order to escape those dates, he works with Go Eun-chan (Yoon Eun-Hye) a 24-year-old tomboy, who is always mistaken for a boy. Han-Gyeol tells Eun-Chan to pretend to be his gay lover in order to make his blind dates go away. Later, he opens a coffee shop called “Coffee Prince” where he only hires good-looking male employees to attract more customers.

5. Hello My Teacher(2005)

Genre: Romance, School

IMDb rate:7/10

No of Episodes: 16

This drama tells the story of Na Bo-ri (Gong Hyo-jin) is famous for being a troublemaker in her high school but due to a misunderstanding over injuring some male classmates, she gets kicked out of the school. Now No-Ri is a 25-year-old woman who dreams of becoming a high school teacher and joins as a substitute teacher at her old high school to work with her high school Crush Art teacher Ji Hyun-woo (Kim Da-Hyun).

But gets appointed to be the teacher only with the condition that she has to babysit Park Tae-in (Gong Yoo), a 20-year-old student known for playing mean tricks and a troublemaker in the school. Due to Bo-ri’s tough and easygoing personality Park Tae-in becomes close to her.

6. One Fine Day(2006)

Genre: Romance

IMDb rate:6.7/10

No of Episodes: 16

One Fine Day tells the story of Seo Gun (Gong Yoo) and Seo Ha-neul (Sung Yu-ri) are siblings but not by blood. After their parents’ deaths. They are sent for adoption where Ha-Neul is picked up by a rich family But Seo Gun is picked up by a poor family and becomes a small-time gangster whose skills are conning people and fighting.

7. Big (2012)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Supernatural

IMDb rate:6.9/10

No of Episodes: 16

This drama tells the story of Gil Da-ran (Lee Min-jung) a substitute teacher who is engaged to a handsome teacher Seo Yoon-Jae (Gong Yoo). A month before the wedding Seo Yoon-Jae gets into a car accident with Kang Kyung-Joon (Shin Won-ho) an 18-year-old transfer student from the United States. Yoon-Jae dies in a car accident and Kang Kyung-Joon ends up in a coma. But when he wakes up he finds himself in Yoon-Jae’s body.

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8. Seobok (2021)

Genre: Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller

IMDb rate:6.1/10

Run Time:1 Hour and 54 minutes.

Starring Min Gi-heon(Gong Yoo) a former agent of the intelligence agency is given a mission to look after Seo Bok (Park Bo-gum) a human clone created through genetic engineering. Seo Bok possesses some supernatural ability and is wanted by many people due to which Min Gi-Heon and Seo Bok get in a dangerous situation.

9. Finding Mr Destiny

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb rate:6.4/10

Run Time:1 hour 51 minutes

This movie depicts the story of Ji-woo (Im Soo-Jung) who is still hung up on her ex-boyfriend, whom she met in India. Her father fears she may end up as a maid and hires an agency where Gi-Joon (Gong Yoo) is the head of the business.

Gi-joon is single, smart but very hygienic takes the job. As they travel together to find of searching Ji-Woo’s ex-boyfriend. They discover that there are unlimited people with the same name as her ex-boyfriend. But as they spend more time together Gi-Joon starts to fall for Ji-Woo.

10. Silenced (2011)

Genre: Criminal, Investigation, Law

IMDb rate:8/10

Run Time:2 Hours and 4 minutes

Kang In-ho(Gong Yoo) gets assigned to Benevolence Academy(School for Deaf students) as an Art Teacher. His wife committed suicide a year ago and has a sick daughter who is under the care of his mother. Jang In-ho is excited to teach the student but the students are scared of him.

After a while, they open up and he comes to know that the students are physically and sexually abused by the school staff. He takes this issue to the higher authorities but soon realizes that everybody is trying to cover up the truth.

11. Train to Busan

Genre: Zombie, Survival, Thriller

IMDb rate:7.6/10

Run Time:1 Hour 58 minutes

One of the first Korean films to break the record of 10 million theatregoers and this was also the first and best Korean zombie movie that I watched. Starring Seok-woo(Gong Yoo) is a fund manager for a firm. He is known to be a workaholic and has divorced with his wife years ago. In order to grant his daughter Kim Su-An a wish, he plans to take her to her mother on her birthday and travels to Busan on a train.

While there are other passengers on the train, Sang Hwa(Ma Dong Seol) with his pregnant wife, a Chief Operating Officer, a High School baseball team and a homeless man hiding in the bathroom. But as the train departs, an injured lady enters and soon turns into a zombie.

12. The Age of Shadows(2016)

Genre: Military, Political, Thriller

IMDb rate:7.1/10

Run Time:2 Hours and 20 Minutes

Starring Lee Jung-Cheol(Song Kang Ho) a police officer working for Japan is given orders to take down the Korean independence group “The Righteous Brotherhood”. He meets Kim Woo-Jin (Gong Yoo) an art dealer and acts to be interested in his Arts. But in reality, Kim Woo-Jin is the leader of “The Righteous Brotherhood”.

They both know each other’s identities but pretend to be unaware. Soon, Woo-Jin discovers that there are moles in his group and decides to find them.

13. Kim Ji Young: Born 1982

Genre: Drama, Psychological

IMDb rate:7.3/10

Run Time:1 hour 58 minutes

This movie tells the story of Kim Ji Young(Jung Yu-mi) who works at a PR Agency and has a daughter. But soon she behaves like her mother, older sister and the people connected to her.

14. A Man and A Woman

Genre: Romance

IMDb rate:6.7/10

Run Time:1 Hour 55 minutes

Starring Gong Yoo as Ki-hong meets Sang-min (Jeon Do-Yeon) on a cold winter day. They have dropped their kids for a children’s camp in Helsinki, Finland. But due to the snowstorm, they spend some time together at an Inn. But the next morning, they depart without even asking each other names.

A couple of months later, Ki-hong shows up at her clothing shop and discovers that they are both married. Ki-Hong wife is facing mental health problems while Sang-min’s son suffers from an unspecified illness.

15. The Suspect(2014)

Genre: Action, Betrayal, Thriller

IMDb rate:6.8/10

Run Time:2 Hours and 17 minutes

Starring Gonyoo as Ji Dong-Cheol, a top special forces agent in North Korea. But due to a political change, he was abandoned by his government. His family including his wife and daughter were sold and killed.

He realizes that his ex-colleague was the person behind their deaths and seeking revenge, he travels to the south where he works as a chauffeur for Chairman Park, a powerful man who has ties to Pyongyang.

One night, chairman park is killed by an assassin but before dying he leaves a pair of glasses to Dong-cheol. But Dong-Cheol gets framed for Chairman Park’s death.

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FAQ

How famous is Gong Yoo in Korea?

Gong Yoo is the most popular and important figure in Korea. He became very popular for the hit drama”Goblin”

Why is Goblin kdrama so popular?

Starring Gong Yoo portrays the role of Kim Shin a military general who gets killed for treason but the almighty cursed him with immortality. He becomes a Goblin who helps people although he had a bad past.

Who is the most famous actor in Squid Game?

Gonyoo is the most famous actor in Squid Game. He had a small role but that small appearance got everyone to watch Squid Game.

Who is the star of train to Busan?

Gonyoo is the star of Train to Busan, where he plays the role of a fund manager and takes his daughter on her birthday to spend some time with her mother.

What movies has Gong Yoo been in?

Some of the best and most famous Gong Yoo movies are The Suspect, A Man and A Woman, Kim Ji Young: Born 1982, The Age of Shadows, Train to Busan, Silenced (2011), Finding Mr Destiny, SeoBok(2021)

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