Get Closer With Korean Actress Kim Go-eun (Career, Top Movies, and List of Dramas)


Top Movies & Dramas Starring Kim Go-eun

Do you know about top South Korean actress, Kim Go-eun? She is well known for her acting and won a Favorite Rookie Actor award from the 16th Korea Youth Film Festival (2016).

The actress, who was born in Seoul, South Korea, on July 2, 1991, landed the female lead role in nearly every drama she was in. In this article we are going to take a look at the course of her acting career through the body of work that she’s been in.

Scroll down to find out more about Kim Go-eun’s top movies and dramas!

Kim Go-eun’s Top Movies

Being an actress or actor is not an easy thing, since they need to be professional and keep learning in order to become the best of the best. An actress or actor should be talented enough so they can go from appearances in television programs to movies.


Eungyo (hangul: 은교), also known as A Muse, is a South Korean movie that was released on April 26, 2012, with running time in 129 minutes. The movie was directed by Jung Ji-woo, produced by Ahn Eun-mi, Lee Sang-hyun and Jung Ji-woo, and written by Jung Ji-woo. The movie itself, Eungyo, is a box office movie that was distributed by Lotte Entertainment, and which was adapted from a novel written by Park Bum-shin, with the same name.

This movie had three main roles, Kim Go-eun (playing as Han Eun-gyo), Park Hae-il (playing as Lee Jeok-yo), and Kim Mu-yeol (playing as Seo Ji-woo).

The supporting cast included:

  • Jung Man-sik as President Park
  • Park Cheol-hyeon
  • Jang Yun-sil as Reporter Kim
  • Jeong Seo-in
  • Kim Kyeong-il
  • Ahn Min-yeong
  • Im Mi-yeon

The plot in this movie tells of a famous, 70-year-old poet named Lee Jeok-yo (played by Park Hae-il) and he his 30-year-old assistant named Seo Ji-woo (played by Kim Moo-yeol).

Once, the poet had just released a novel and immediately received an award as the best-selling novel at that time. At the beginning of the story, the poet saw a very young school girl in front of his house and immediately, he was interested in providing part-time work to clean the poet’s house. Gradually, Lee Jeok-yo began to feel the flashback when he was young because he often played with Eun-gyo in his daily life.

Eun-gyo, who is still very innocent, awakens Lee Jeok-yo, the man in his 70s, to feel the romance of love again. The old man wrote the story again, but this time about sexual relations with the young woman. Lee Jeok-yo and Eun-gyo have a very close relationship and the man who is the assistant to the poet, Seo Ji-woo, revealed that their relationship was forbidden and he began stealing Lee Jeok-yo’s latest poems to be published under his own name.


Monster (hangul: 몬스터) is a South Korean movie that was released on March 13, 2014, with running time of 113 minutes. The movie was directed by Hwang In-ho, produced by Kim Min-kyoung and Ahn Sang-hoon, and written by Hwang In-ho. The movie itself, Monster, is a box office movie that was distributed by CJ Entertainment, and which made $3.8 million USD in profits.

This movie had two lead roles: Kim Go-eun (playing as Bok-soon) and Lee Min-ki (playing as Tae-soo).

The other supporting cast included:

  • Kim Roi-ha as Ik-sang
  • Kim Boo-seon as Kyeong-ja
  • Ahn Seo-hyun as Na-ri
  • Kim Bo-ra as Eun-jeong
  • Nam Gyeong-eup as Boss Jeon
  • Han Da-eun as Yeon-hee
  • Park Byung-eun as Kwang-soo
  • Bae Seong-woo as Seong-moon
  • Kim Gyung-ae as Bok-soon’s grandmother
  • Heo Joon-seok as leader of demolition team
  • Yoo Jae-myung as country police constable
  • Park Chul-min as Boss Park (cameo)

The plot in this movie tells of a woman named Bok-soon (played by Ki Go-eun) who is known as a “crazy woman” in the neighborhood around her house, whose behavior seems to indicate that she has a mental disorder but in her original life, she sells in the local market to make a living with her sister, Eun-jeong.

They both live happily until a man named Tae-soo (played by Lee Min-ki), who has long lived in the forest, eventually killed Bok-soo’s sister, Eun-jeong.

The death of Eun-jeong angers her sister, Bok-soon, and she intends to get revenge on Tae-soo and collaborates with Na-ri, a young little girl that has been chased by Tae-soo after he killed her sister, named Yeon-hee.

Tae-soo has a personality like a sociopath, who plans a brutal murder with no purpose at all. He even has certain methods to cover up the crimes he has committed.

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