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15 Recent Dramas and Movies Featuring Kim Yoo Jung

Written by Gerryaldo

Kim Yoo Jung, an actress who began her career at the tender age of four, has become a familiar face in the entertainment industry. From her early debut to the present, she has appeared in numerous dramas, showcasing her versatile acting skills.

Beyond television dramas, Kim Yoo Jung's flourishing career has led her to explore the world of cinema, where she has starred in various films. In this list, Showpoiler brings you the most recent films and dramas featuring Kim Yoo Jung. Let's explore what she has been up to!

1. My Demon

Year 2023
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Cast Kim Yoo Jung Song Kang
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In this enchanting romantic drama, Kim Yoo Jung takes on the role opposite Song Kang. She portrays Do Do Hee, a young heiress to a vast corporation who has never believed in love. "My Demon" stands out not only because of its young and dynamic cast but also due to its visually striking cinematography.

The plot revolves around Do Do Hee, the daughter of the owner of Mirae Group, who is poised to inherit her family's business. Growing up in a world of tough realities, Do Hee has learned not to easily trust others and is skeptical about love. However, her outlook begins to change after she enters a contractual marriage with Jeong Gu Won.

Gu Won is actually a demon who has lived in the human world for over two centuries. In a surprising twist, Do Hee saves Gu Won from nearly drowning, and this incident mysteriously transfers Gu Won's powers to her.

Armed with this knowledge, Do Hee decides to turn the tables and uses the situation to make Gu Won her fake husband. Gu Won, left with no other option, accepts the arrangement, secretly hoping that he will eventually regain his powers. This intriguing plot weaves together elements of love, trust, and the intersection of human and supernatural worlds.

2. My Heart Puppy

Year 2022
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Cast Yoo Yeon Seok Cha Tae Hyun
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In director Jason Kim's film "My Heart Puppy," the lead roles are played by Yoo Yeon Seok and Cha Tae Hyun. However, Kim Yoo Jung makes a special appearance as Ah Min, the character who eventually becomes the owner of the dog first owned by Yoo Yeon Seok's character.

Yoo Yeon Seok plays Min Soo, a man who dreams of starting a happy family. Throughout this journey, his loyal pet dog Rooney, whom he considers a younger brother, is by his side. However, just as Min Soo is about to achieve his dream, he must part with Rooney because his fiancée is allergic to dogs.

Unable to keep Rooney, Min Soo and his cousin, Jin Guk (played by Cha Tae Hyun), set out on a mission to find a new home for the beloved dog.

3. 20th Century Girl

Year 2022
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Cast Kim Yoo Jung Byeon Woo Seok Park Jung Woo Roh Yoon Seo
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Have you ever experienced the sweetness of a first love? This movie is a journey back to the beauty and heartache of first love.

"20th Century Girl" is set in 1999 and follows Na Bo Ra (Kim Yoo Jung), who helps her best friend Yeon Du (Roh Yoon Seo) keep tabs on a boy named Hyun Jin (Park Jung Woo). Yeon Du, who has a crush on Hyun Jin, has to go to America for heart surgery, and Na Bo Ra promises to be her eyes and ears.

But things take an unexpected turn when Na Bo Ra herself falls for Hyun Jin. They start a love story that’s soon challenged by distance, as Hyun Jin moves to New Zealand.

At first, their relationship seems to go well, but then Hyun Jin suddenly vanishes without a trace. This leaves Na Bo Ra puzzled and wondering about what really happened.

4. Lovers of the Red Sky

Year 2021
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Cast Kim Yoo Jung Ahn Hyo Seop Gong Myung Kwak Shi Yang
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Set in the Joseon Dynasty, this drama revolves around Hong Chong Gi (Kim Yoo Jung), a talented female painter. Her exceptional skills lead her to become the first woman ever admitted to the Royal Academy of Painting.

Hong Chong Gi's life changes when she meets Ha Ram (Ahn Hyo Seop), an officer at Seowoongwan, the office responsible for astronomy, geography, weather forecasting, and meteorology. A childhood accident left Ha Ram blind, but that doesn’t stop Chong Gi from falling in love with him.

They both understand that a romance within the palace walls is challenging, filled with royal intrigue and obstacles. Will their love be able to survive these trials?

"Lovers of the Red Sky" is a drama based on the novel by Jung Eun Gwol. It's directed by Jang Tae Yoo, known for his work on 'Hyena' and 'My Love from the Star'.

"The 8th Night" is a thrilling story about a former exorcist who battles to prevent two mysterious figures, who have been dormant for 2,500 years, from rising from the dead.

Long ago, these two demons were beaten by Buddha, who took away their powerful eyes - one red, the other black - and hid them in different places. One day, an adventurous archaeologist named Professor Kim Joon Cheol goes on a mission to find these legendary eye relics. He unexpectedly discovers the red eye relic.

This discovery doesn't go unnoticed. A wise Buddhist monk, Ha Jung (Lee Eol), quickly realizes what's happened. He alerts his fellow monks that the red-eye relic is active again and searching for its black-eye counterpart. Now, they must work with other exorcists to stop this threat before it's too late and causes chaos in the world.

Kim Yoo Jung stars as Ae Ran, a mysterious girl who is central to the unfolding drama. She knows many secrets about the coveted eye relic, making her a crucial character in the story.

If you're curious to see Kim Yoo Jung play a wild and quirky character, then "Backstreet Rookie" is a must-watch! This drama centers around Choi Dae Hyun (Ji Chang Wook), a good-looking guy running his family's convenience store. Despite the store being popular with customers, its sales aren't as high as expected.

Dae Hyun decides to hire a part-time worker to help out. Enter Jung Saet Byul (Kim You Jung), a girl he met by chance three years earlier. She gets the job, and the drama focuses on their growing relationship.

This 16-episode series, directed by Son Geun Joo, is based on a popular webcomic. It's a mix of slice-of-life and romantic comedy. Ji Chang Wook and Kim You Jung, despite their age difference, have great chemistry as their characters.

7. Clean with Passion for Now

Year 2018
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Cast Kim Yoo Jung Yoon Kyun Sang
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"Clean With Passion For Now" is a lighthearted romantic comedy drama, adapted from a well-loved webtoon of the same title. But the drama introduces a new character, Choi Gun, played by Song Jae Rim, who doesn’t appear in the webtoon.

The drama tells a love story between a CEO and an ordinary employee. Jang Seon Kyul (Yoon Kyun Sang) is a CEO with mysophobia, an extreme fear of germs, leading him to be obsessed with cleanliness. But everything changes when he meets Gil Oh Sol (Kim Yoo Jung), an employee who is quite the opposite in terms of tidiness.

Their stark differences make a romantic connection seem improbable. However, Gil Oh Sol helps Jang Seon Kyul confront his mysophobia. Ccan these two very different people make a successful couple?

8. Because I Love You

Year 2017
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Cast Cha Tae Hyun Kim You Jung Seo Hyun Jin Lim Ju Hwan
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Because I Love You" is a captivating collection of stories in one film, released in 2017 and directed by Joo Ji Hoong. It follows the journey of a man whose spirit leaves his body after an accident, leading him to help others by possessing their bodies.

The main character, Lee Hyeong (Cha Tae Hyun), is a gifted songwriter who experiences a terrible accident. During his recovery, his spirit unexpectedly separates from his body and finds itself trapped outside, needing guidance to return.

As his spirit is being led back, Lee Hyeong becomes a sort of love messenger, wielding the unique ability to connect people facing various challenges. Lee Hyeong's spirit continues this mission, helping others until it's time for him to reunite with his body.

During his adventure, Lee Hyeong teams up with a high school student named Scully, portrayed by Kim Yoo Jung. Scully not only grasps what Lee Hyeong is going through but also continuously offers him encouragement.

9. Love in The Moonlight

Year 2016
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Cast Park Bo Gum Kim Yoo Jeong
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The series is adapted from Yoon Yi-soo's web novel "Moonlight by Clouds" and tells the enchanting love story between Crown Prince Lee Yeong (Park Bo Gum) and palace maid Hong Ra On (Kim Yoo Jung).

Since she was a child, Hong Ra On was raised by her mother to live as a boy named Hong Sam Nom. Disguised as a man, she works as a romance counsellor known for her high success rate.

One day, Hong Sam Nom's client has a crush on a nobleman, the younger sister of the crown prince, Lee Young (Park Bo Gum). After accidentally reading a love letter addressed to his sister, Lee Yeong becomes curious about the writer. That's when Lee Young meets Hong Sam Nom.

As they meet more often, Hong Sam Nom and the Prince grow closer, and feelings develop between them. Despite knowing that their love is forbidden, they continue their relationship, with Ra On remaining disguised as a man. How will Lee Yeong and Ra On face the challenges of their forbidden love?

10. Circle of Atonement

Year 2015
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Cast Sung Dong Il Son Ho Jun Kim Yoo Jung
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A detective finds out that his daughter is in a relationship with a teacher. To his shock, he learns that their relationship is somehow connected to a tragic murder that occurred 10 years ago.

The detective is Lee Sang Won (Sung Dong Il) and his daughter is Lee Jang Hyun (Kim Yoo Jung).

Despite not having the best reputation as a detective, Sang Won deeply cares for and loves his daughter.

At Jang Hyun's school, there's a charming teacher named Cheol Woong (Son Ho Jun), who is quite popular among the students, especially the girls. However, Sang Won is disturbed to find out that Jang Hyun is romantically involved with him.

Sang Won's detective instincts kick in, and he starts digging into Cheol Woong's past. Shockingly, he discovers that Cheol Woong was linked to an unsolved murder case that Sang Won worked on 10 years earlier. This revelation leads Sang Won to wonder: is his daughter dating a murderer? What steps will Sang Won take next?

The love of a mother knows no bounds, as depicted in this drama. It follows the story of a mother who goes to great lengths for her child, a victim of school bullying. The way Kang Ja (Kim Hee-sun) stands up for her child, Oh Ah Ran (Kim Yoo-jung), is both unique and heartfelt.

Frustrated by her daughter's suffering from bullying, Kang Ja has to do something. She disguises herself as a student at her daughter's school. With the help of some old high school friends, she begins to unravel the mystery behind the bullying incidents.

Kang Ja's main goal is to confront the bully who targeted her daughter and teach them a lesson. But as she delves deeper, she uncovers something much more significant than just schoolyard bullying. What could this bigger problem be, and can her confrontation with the bully solve everything?

"Angry Mom" is more than just a drama about school issues; it carries a profound moral message. Despite its serious theme, the show remains highly entertaining, blending its storyline with a good dose of comedy.

"Love Cell" is a series with short episodes, each focusing on the life of Ma Dae Chung (Park Sun Ho), an unemployed man who hasn't been in a relationship for a long time. He owns a cat that houses a unique angel known as a 'Love Cell'.

This Love Cell, living in Dae Chung's cat, transforms into a human named Navi (Kim Yoo Jung). Navi's mission is to help Dae Chung find love. Since Dae Chung has been single for a while, his 'love cell' needs a revival, and Navi is just the one to help.

Dae Chung does have a crush on someone, a famous and beautiful idol named Seo Rin (Nam Ji Hyun from 4Minute), but he struggles to get closer to her. Navi, with her magical abilities and creative ways, steps in to help Dae Chung win over Seo Rin.

13. Thread of Lies

Year 2014
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Cast Kim Hee Ae Ko Ah Sung Kim Hyang Gi
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In 2009, Kim Yoo Jung appeared in a film based on Kim Ryeo Ryeong's novel, titled "Thread of Lies." This drama film uses a non-linear storytelling approach to depict a family's quest to uncover the truth behind a tragic death in their family.

The story revolves around a family: the mother, Hyun Sook (Kim Hee Ae), and her two daughters, Cheon Ji (Kim Hyang Gi) and Man Ji (Go Ah Sung). They lead a modest but happy life.

Unexpectedly, Cheon Ji, who was always bright, kind, and smart, takes her own life, leaving behind a mysterious message. This shocks Hyun Sook, who can't understand why her daughter would choose to end her life.

As Hyun Sook and Man Ji delve into Cheon Ji's past, they uncover that she was bullied at her high school. The main perpetrator is Hwa Yeon (Kim Yoo Jung), the class's most beautiful and popular girl, who hides a heartless, manipulative, and cruel nature beneath her charming facade.

14. 4 Horror Tales: Forbidden Floor

Year 2006
Cast Kim Seo Hyung Kim You Jung
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Kim Yoo Jung also starred in a horror film, "Forbidden Floor," directed by Kwon Ho Young. This film is the second installment in the "4 Horror Tales" series, focusing on the eerie experiences of a mother and her child in a haunted apartment.

Chae Min Young (Kim Seo Hyung) is a newly divorced mother who gains custody of her six-year-old daughter, Joo Hae (Kim Yoo Jung). They leave the family home and move into a new studio apartment.

However, their new life soon becomes unsettling. Neighbors start complaining about noises from their apartment, even though Min Young and Joo Hae are living quietly. This is followed by a series of bizarre incidents, sparking Min Young's curiosity about what's really happening.

As a determined single mother, Min Young sets out to uncover the secrets hidden within the apartment complex. What mysterious discoveries will she make? The answers unfold in "Forbidden Floor"!

15. Gumiho: Tale of the Fox's Child

Year 2010
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Cast Han Eun Jung Kim Yoo Jung Seo Shin Ae Jang Hyun Sung
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This drama dives into a fantasy world, telling the story of a nine-tailed fox demon, known as a gumiho. Goo San Daek (Han Eun Jung) and her 9-year-old daughter Yeon Yi (Kim Yoo Jung) leave the forest to live among humans.

Their lives cross paths with a nobleman named Yoon Doo Soo, who allows them to live in his house. Doo Soo lives with his daughter, Yoon Cho Ok (Seo Shin Ae), who is the same age as Yeon Yi. However, it turns out that there is an ulterior motive behind Doo Soo's kindness.

Doo Soo's sick daughter, Cho Ok, can only be cured by eating the heart of a human child her age. Tragically, Doo Soo kills Yeon Yi for the sake of his daughter. Suffering from grief and anger, San Daek tries to take revenge by killing Doo Soo.

Unexpectedly, Yeon Yi's spirit possesses Cho Ok's body, which makes San Daek reconsider her action. Cho Ok, who already has no one, ends up living with San Daek. You can watch the whole exciting story in the drama series Gumiho: Tale of the Fox's Child!

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