Best Youn Yuh-jung movies

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Best Youn Yuh-jung movies
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TOP 13:

A Tale of Legendary Libido

A Tale of Legendary Libido
Original Title: 가루지기
Youn Yuh-jung as: Hal-meom
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
Release: 2008
The women in Byun's village ridicule his lack of libido, but Byun has the last laugh when a traveling monk imbues him with the ultimate male power.

TOP 12:

The Taste of Money

The Taste of Money
Original Title: 돈의 맛
Youn Yuh-jung as: Baek Geum-ok
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
Young-jak who is a private secretary of madam BAEK, the center power of Korean conglomerate, deals with immoral private issues of her wealthy family. As his desire for money and power grows, he endures whatever he’s ordered to do and letting people around him get hurt is not a concern for him. Meanwhile, Young-jak reports to madam BAEK that madam BAEK’s husband, Mr. YOON is having an affair with a Filipino nanny, Eva. Madam BAEK is now despaired, then greedily seducing Young-jak for her sexual desire. On the other hand, he begins to feel conflicted by madam BAEK’s daughter, the only family member who approaches him with the true heart. Lost between his morality and shortcut to successful life, he has to make the biggest decision he’s ever made to choose whom he will hang on to, in order to survive in this harsh world.


TOP 11:

A Good Lawyer's Wife

A Good Lawyer's Wife
Original Title: 바람난 가족
Youn Yuh-jung as: Hong Byeong-han
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 2003
Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

TOP 10:

Hahaha

Hahaha
Original Title: 하하하
Youn Yuh-jung as: Moon-kyung's mother
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2010
Over drinks, two friends agree to swap fond memories of their recent trips to the same seaside town. As the stories unfold in flashback, it becomes evident their accounts take place at the same time—and with the same people.

TOP 9:

In Another Country

In Another Country
Original Title: 다른 나라에서
Youn Yuh-jung as: Park Sook
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.


TOP 8:

Hindsight

Hindsight
Original Title: 푸른소금
Youn Yuh-jung as: Madame Kang
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 2011
A young assassin is sent to kill a retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Song Kang-ho movies?

TOP 7:

The Housemaid

The Housemaid
Original Title: 하녀
Youn Yuh-jung as: Byeong-sik
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Release: 2010
A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to a dark consequences. Eun-yi is hired as an au pair for Hae-ra (pregnant with twins) and her rich husband Hoon. Eun-yi's primary task is watching the couple's young daughter, Nami. Eun-yi is eager to connect to Nami, who gradually warms to her. Hoon begins to secretly flirt with Eun-yi, enticing her with glasses of wine and his piano playing, and they eventually begin a sexual relationship. Despite the affair, Eun-yi is still warm and friendly to Hoon's oblivious wife, Hae-ra. She even expresses enthusiasm and delight at the progress of Hae-ra's pregnancy.

TOP 6:

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday
Original Title: 우리들의 행복한 시간
Youn Yuh-jung as: Nun
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
About a convicted murderer awaiting execution, and the bond he forms with a suicidal young woman who starts visiting him in jail every Thursday. Yu-Jung (Lee Na-Young) has now attempted her third suicide attempt. Her disdain for her mother and indifference to the rest of the world, isolates her from any chance for happiness. Yu-Jung also has an aunt named Sister Monica. Her aunt often goes to prison to meet with death row inmates. Sister Monica meets a new death row inmate, who asks Sister Monica if he could meet her niece Yu-Jung. Sister Monica asks Yu-Jung if she would counsel this death row inmate and Yu-Jung reluctantly agrees to do so.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kang Dong-won movies?


TOP 5:

The President's Last Bang

The President's Last Bang
Original Title: 그때 그 사람들
Youn Yuh-jung as: Mother
Genre: Comedy, History
Release: 2005
On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night.

TOP 4:

Hill of Freedom

Hill of Freedom
Original Title: 자유의 언덕
Youn Yuh-jung as: Innkeeper
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2014
A Japanese man arrives in Korea to find his old lover. While he stays at a guest house, he encounters various people.

TOP 3:

Right Now, Wrong Then

Right Now, Wrong Then
Original Title: 지금은맞고그때는틀리다
Youn Yuh-jung as: Kang Deok-soo
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2015
Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture, he stops by a restored palace and meets a fledgling artist. She’s never seen any of his films, but knows he’s famous. They talk, they go to her workshop to look at her paintings, and they have sushi and soju. More conversation follows, along with more drinks, and then an awkward get-together with friends where all sorts of secrets are revealed. All the while, they may or may not be falling for each other. Then, quite unexpectedly, we begin again, but now things appear somewhat different.


TOP 2:

Beasts Clawing at Straws

Beasts Clawing at Straws
Original Title: 지푸라기라도 잡고 싶은 짐승들
Youn Yuh-jung as: Soon-ja
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2020
The destinies of hard-luck lowlifes slowly converge and come crashing down: Jung-man barely gets by working at a sauna and taking care of his sick mother until he finds a bag full of cash in the locker room; Tae-young is in trouble after his girlfriend runs away with the money he borrowed from a loan shark. Soon, a dead body mysteriously turns up; Mi-ran, caught between her husband’s violence and a dead-end job as a bar hostess, she finds a young lover, Jin-tae who offers to kill her husband… And now their dog-eat-dog game starts.

TOP 1:

Minari

Minari
Youn Yuh-jung as: Soonja
Genre: Drama
Release: 2021
A Korean-American family moves to Arkansas in search of their own American Dream. With the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother, the stability of their relationships is challenged even more in this new life in the rugged Ozarks, testing the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steven Yeun movies?


If you like the best Youn Yuh-jung movies, then you will also like the best Song Kang-ho movies, where many of their films coincide.