11 Most Memorable Kim Soo Hyun Dramas and Movies

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Kim Soo Hyun Dramas and Movies

Kim So Hyun is one of the highest-paid actors in Korea and was born on February 16, 1988. In 2016, He was also listed in Forbes as 30 under 30 Asia list. During his youth, he had an introverted personality but under his mother’s recommendation, he took acting classes.

He made his debut in the sitcom drama”Kimchi Cheese Smile” but got his big break in Dream High (2011). Soon, after giving hit-by-hit, he became a Hallyu star. He is also known to be the face of endorsements and also set a record of endorsing 17 products simultaneously surpassing figure skater Yuna Kim who has a record of endorsing 15 products. In February 2020. He donated 100 million won to support low-income families who are affected by Covid 19.

Best Kim Soo Hyun Dramas

1. Queen of Tears (2023)

Genre: Business, Romance

IMDb rate: Not Yet

No of Episodes: Not Yet

This is an upcoming drama of Kim So-Hyun. The cast of Queen of Tears is Kim Soo-Hyun as Baek Hyun-Woo and Kim Ji-Won as Hong Hae-In. This drama is set to release on December 2023.

2. One Ordinary Day (2021)

Genre: Crime, Drama, Murder

IMDb rate:8.2/10

No of Episodes:8

One Ordinary Day was released on 27 November 2021. Starring Kim Soo Hyun, a university student, takes his father’s taxi without permission late at night to hang out with friends. But, a girl mistakes her for the cab driver and hops in. This was the biggest mistake he made on that Ordinary Day. The next morning, the girl is murdered and Kim Hyun-Soo gets framed for the murder and goes to prison. While, Shin Joong-han(Cha Seung-won) who has barely passed the bar exam, reaches out to him and helps Kim Hyun-Soo to uncover the truth.

3. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay(2020)

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

IMDb rate:8.6/10

No of Episodes:16

One of the most hit dramas. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay was released on 20 June 2020. Starring Kim soo hyun as Moon Gang-tae who lives with his older brother Moon Sang-tae(Oh Jung-se) an autistic person. They travel from place to place. Ko Moon-young(Seo Yea-ji) suffers from anti-social-personality disorder and is also known to be a famous children’s book writer. Moon-young becomes obsessed with Gang-tae and as the trio spent some time together they began to heal each other wounds.

4. Crash Landing on You (2019)

Genre: Comedy, Military, Romance

IMDb rate:8.7/10

No of Episodes:16

The most favourite and loved Korean drama of 2019 was aired on December 14, 2019. Starring Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) a Successful entrepreneur and a chaebol heiress in South Korea.

One day, she goes paragliding but due to the wind, she ends up in North Korea where Ri Jeong-hook (Hyun Bin) captain of the North Korean elite saves her. Out of pity, he takes her to his place. After some days, his neighbours come to know about Yoon Se-ri’s existence and Ri Jeong-Hyeok introduces her as his wife. He plans to drop her to South Korea at the right time as there are many officers and people keeping an eye on him.

5. Hotel del Luna (2019)

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Curse

IMDb rate:8.1/10

No of Episodes:16

Hotel del Luna is not an ordinary hotel, It’s a supernatural hotel that can only be seen by humans under special circumstances. The staff in the hotel are all ghost who has unfinished business in the real world.

Jang Man-wol (Lee Ji-Eun) gets cursed by Mago (Seo Yi-sook) a deity, for committing a sin centuries ago. She is turned into the owner of the hotel in Myeong-dong, Seoul. One day, Koo Chan-sung’s father (Oh Ji-ho) makes a deal with Jang Man-wol that his son will work for her 20 years later, in exchange for his life.

But, he does not keep his word and takes his son Koo Chan-sung (Yeo Jin-goo) abroad. However, 20 years later, Koo Chan-sung’s father dies and now he comes to Korea and searches for a job, but ends up getting appointed in Hotel del Luna.

6. The Producers (2015)

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

IMDb rate:7.3/10

No of Episodes:13

This drama tells the story of Four main characters who work in a music show called Music Bank. Starring Baek Seung-chan (played by Kim Soo-Hyun) who dreams of becoming a successful producer and joins KBS as his secret crush works for the same company.

Tak Ye-jin (played by Gong Hyo-jin) is a producer of the show Music Bank who has a tough and experienced personality. Ra Joon-mo (played by Cha Tae-Hyun) is the producer of “2 Days & 1 Night” and also a friend of Tak Ye-Jin. Lastly, Cindy (played by IU) is a popular idol singer as she is in real life.

7. My Love From the Star(2013)

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Romance

IMDb rate:8.2/10

No of Episodes:21

This drama tells the story of Do Min-Joon (Kim Soo-Hyun) an alien from a different planet who lands on Earth. He saves Cheon Song-Yi(Jun Ji-Hyun) from falling from a cliff. But unfortunately, he misses his chance to return home and is stuck on Earth for the next four centuries.

He has supernatural abilities due to which he does not age and can stop time. In order to save his identity, he changes his identity every 10 years. He becomes Astronomer, Lawyer, and banker and is now a college professor. He meets Cheon Song-Yi, a popular Hallyu actor and they both fall in love. My Love from the Star total episodes consist of 21.

Kim Soo-Hyun Movies

8. Real (2017)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb rate:4.8/10

Run Time:2 hours and 17 minutes

Starring Jang Tae-yeong (Kim Soo-hyun) a gangster who also owns a big casino. A man who looks exactly like him appears before him and out of desperation he seeks help from Dr. Choi Jin-ki (Lee Sung-min) to get rid of him but that leads to more consequences and problems.

9. Secretly Greatly

Genre: Comedy, Spy, North Korea

IMDb rate:6.8/10

Run Time:2 Hours and 13 minutes

One of the best-underrated dramas of Kim So Hyun. Secretly greatly depicts the story of north korean spies who are trained by the North from their youth. After they are well trained, they are distributed in the south and get an order to wait until they are assigned a mission. Bang Dong-gu(Kim So Hyun ) has the ability to beat 20,000 men and can speak five languages but disguise himself as a fool in a small village. Kim Min-Su (Park Ki-Woong) disguises as a struggling singer. Rhee Hae-jin(Lee Hyun-woo)the youngest, disguises as a high school student.

10. Miss Granny (2014)

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Fantasy

IMDb rate:7.2/10

Run Time:2 hours and 4 minutes

Miss Granny tells the story of Oh Mal-Soon a 74-year-old widow who lives with her family. She is stubborn and has an open nature. Her son Hyun-Chul works at a University as a professor of gerontology but Mal-Soon does not have a good relationship with her daughter. One day, due to her bad health condition she is about to be sent to a nursing home. But before going, she wanders the street and comes across a photo studio and thinks to get a last self-portrait for her funeral. After coming out from the photo studio, she magically becomes a 20-year-old woman. She is surprised to see her younger self and plans to hide herself from her family.

11. The Thieves(2012)

Genre: Action, Crime

IMDb rate:6.8/10

Run Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

The Thieves tells the story of a group of thieves from Korea and China who comes together to plan a heist in Macau. Macao Park(Kim Yoon-Seok) is the leader who plans to steal a diamond known as “Tear of the Sun” from a casino. But little did they know, they are betrayed by their own people.

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What is the drama name of Kim Soo Hyun?

Queen of Tears (2023), My Love From the Star, The Producers (2015), Hotel del Luna (2019), It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, One Ordinary Day (2021), Crash Landing on You (2019)

Is there any new drama with Kim Soo Hyun?

Yes, Queen of Tears (2023) is the upcoming drama of Kim Soo Hyun which will be released on December 2023.

What movies has Kim Soo Hyun been in?

Some of the movies in which Kim Soo Hyun has appeared are The Thieves, Miss Granny (2014), Secretly Greatly, Real (2017)

How old is Kim Soo-Hyun?

Kim Soo-Hyun was bron on February 16, 1988. He is 35 years old.

Why Kim Soo Hyun is highest paid actor?

Due to his remarkable acting performance and has appeared in some famous dramas as the main lead such as My Love from the Star, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay and One Ordinary Day (2021). According to sources he received 500 million won (RM1,725,026) per episode for One Ordinary Day (2021).

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