Park Shin Hye has done countless great kdramas and movies throughout the years. The actress has everything from talent to style to beauty, she is awesome! Fans and netizens alike have always talked about how every kdrama Park Shin Hye has worked in has always been a hit. It’s as if every kdrama she touches turns into gold! Plus, she has a very fun and outgoing personality that makes everyone around her feel comfortable. Maybe that is why she has undeniably great chemistry with all of her co-stars, such as Lee Jong Suk, Lee Min Ho, and Hyun Bin. Park Shin Hye’s chemistry with her co-stars is no less than heart racing. So there must be no doubt why she is one of the most well-known and best actresses in the entire kdrama industry.
Not only does Park shin Hye have amazing acting skills, but she is a very talented musician as well. Park Shin Hye is an amazing guitarist and singer. Plus, she isn’t the only musician in the family, her brother is a skilled guitarist and composer. With so many talents, her fans constantly think about whether there’s anything that this woman can’t do? Moreover, Park Shin Hye has a wide range of characters to choose from. She gives a lot of thought when choosing roles and doesn’t even hitch until she finds a role that speaks to her. You can imagine how hard it was to rank the kdramas and movies of Park Shin Hye because literally all of her works are awesome.
Earlier this year, Park Shin Hye gave us an absolute gem of a sci-fi kdrama. Sisyphus: The Myth consists of time traveling, insane gadgets, world destruction, and basically anything that a sci-fi fan’s dreams is made of. Furthermore, this Park Shin Hye kdrama was released in honor of JTBC’s ten-year anniversary. Directed by the talented Jin Hyeok, who has previously given us blockbuster kdramas like TheLegend Of The Blue Sea, Doctor Stranger, and City Hunter—and co-written by Jeon Chan Ho and Lee Je In, the talented duo who gave us Fates and Furies. The cast of this drama consists of talented actors like Jo Seung Woo ( Life, Stanger 2, and God’s Gift:14 Days), the beautiful Park Shin Hye, everyone’s favorite, Kim Byung Chul ( Pegasus Market, Sky Castle, and Goblin).
Sisyphus: The Myth tells us the tale of Han Tae Sul, the perfect CEO, who is trying to figure out the secret behind his brother’s death. Amid all this, Han Tae Sul gets wrapped in a war conspiracy that would eventually lead to mass destruction. Further, Park Shin Hye plays the role of Gang Seo Hae in this hit series. A badass fighter who travels back from the future to save Han Tae Sul from the impending danger. You can watch this enthralling kdrama on Netflix.
4. Memories Of Alhambra
Memories of Alhambra is one of the many amazing sci-fi kdramas of Park Shin Hye. As well as keeping up with the mystery, the kdrama had a lot of depth to its story. In hindsight, the k-series was mostly about the characters overcoming the trauma of losing their loved ones. According to critics, Memories of Alhambra is one of the most brilliantly written storylines. The screenwriter of this kdrama is none other than the queen of sci-fi kdramas, Song Jae Sung. From W: Two Worlds to Yumi’s Cells, Song Jae Sung always writes the most engaging plots, and Memories Of Alhambra was no exception. Furthermore, the director of this drama is Ahn Gil Ho (Happiness, Record Of Youth). The cast of this drama includes the handsome Hyun Bin (Hyde, Jekyll, Me, and Crash Landing You), Park Shin Hye.
Furthermore, Memories of Alhambra premiered on tvN on December 1, 2018. Over the course of sixteen episodes, we learn about Yoo Jin Woo and Jung Hee Joo’s adventurous love story. Yoo Jin Woo is the CEO of a gaming company. In search of the inventor of an AR video game, he goes to Granada in Spain. Furthermore, he ends up at an old hospital owned by a young lady named Hee Joo. A classical guitarist before her parent’s death, now she does all kinds of jobs to make ends meet. Hee Joo is the elder sister of Jung Se Joo, the creator of the battles in Alhambra, AR games. When Hee Joo and Yoo Jin both start finding themselves in unusual situations, they soon realize that Jung Se Joo is not just any AR game. You can watch this sci-fi thriller sprinkled with the sweetest romance on Netflix.
3. The Doctors
This kdrama is Park Shin Hye’s only medical drama and one of the most highly rated kdrama in South Korea. This drama is popular among fans even after years of its release because of the delinquent to-doctor trope that it has. This drama is directed by Oh Chang Woon ( Start-Up, While You Were Sleeping, My Love From The Stars). And the mastermind behind the plot of The Doctors is the talented screenwriter Ha Myung Hee (Record Of Youth, High Society, and The Present Is Beautiful). Also popularly known as Second Crush, this drama was broadcast on SBS. Apart from Park Shin Hye, The Doctors also consists of other talented actors such as Kim Rae Won ( L.U.C.A: The Beginning, Punch), Yoon Kyun Sang (Clean With A Passion For Now, Class Of Lies), and the beautiful Lee Sung Kyung (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo and Cheese In The Trap).
Park Shin Hye plays the role of Yoo Hye Jung in this kdrama. Growing up with toxic parents, Yoo Hye Jung developed a crabby personality. From thrashing gangsters on the streets to being the bully at her school, she lived a reckless life. However, when her parents leave her at her grandmother’s house, she meets Kim Rae Won. Seeing how selflessly he cares for others and how the art of medicine can change a person’s life, she works hard to become a doctor. The Doctor focuses more on Yoo Hye Jung’s life as a compassionate doctor and her healing from past traumatic memories. You can watch this motivational kdrama on Netflix, Rakuten Viki, Amazon Prime Video, and Apple TV.
2. The Heirs
The Heirs, also popularly known as The Inheritors, has a cult following among kdrama viewers. Starring all the megastars such as Lee Min Ho (The Legend Of The Blue Sea, The King: Eternal Monarch, and Boys Over Flowers), Kim Woo Bin (Uncontrollably Fond, We Are Young), Kim Ji Won (Descendants Of The Sun, Fight For My Way, Arthdal Chronicles), and Krystal Jung (Police University, Bride of The Water God). This drama has one of the best romantic storylines, and each character is so well written that you will root for all of them. The Heirs is easily one of Park Shin Hye’s best kdramas.
Apart from the dazzling cast, this drama is written by the gem, Kim Eun Seok. Dramas like Mr. Sunshine, The King: Eternal Monarch, Descendants Of The Sun, and Goblin, are all her work of art. The Heirs is co-directed by Kang Shin Hyo (Tale Of The Nine-Tailed) and Boo Sung Chul ( My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho, Our Gap Soon).
This show focuses on Kim Tan’s and Cha Eun Sang’s journey to accepting themselves and fighting for their love. Kim Tan is the younger son and heir to Empire Group. He lives a luxurious life in the States. The catch here is that Kim Tan is actually the son of Kim Nam Yoon’s ( Empire Group Owner) mistress. Furthermore, Cha Eun Sang is the daughter of Kim Tan’s family’s housemaid. Her mother convinces begs Kim Tan’s family to let her go to the same school that Kim Tan goes to. Although her mother wanted bigger opportunities for Cha Eun Sang, what she doesn’t know is that the school is built on a brutal class system. How Kim Tan and Cha Eun Sang rise up from the shackles of the ridiculous class system forms the premise of this film.
We are sure that many of you had already expected this kdrama to top this list. Pinocchio is one of the most iconic Park Shin Hye kdramas out there. Starring alongside Lee Jong Suk, Park Shin Hye had gifted the audience one of the best dramas out there. Even after seven years, the hype of the kdrama hasn’t died down, this is how amazing it is! Park Shin Hye had gone all out in this k-series, and the audience loved her. Acting the role of rising reporter Choi In Ha, she made the audience fall in love with her cute hiccups.
The whole story of the kdrama is excellently executed and is very thought-provoking. Its story talks about the dark side of the reporting industry. It had shed light upon how reporters just wanted to make it big in the industry and didn’t care about the circumstances false reporting could bring. The main characters are Choi In Ha, a rookie reporter with ‘Pinocchio syndrome’, Choi Pil Do, a guy whose shabby looks hide his intelligence, and Seo Bum Jo, a chaebol heir. If you still haven’t watched this kdrama, hurry up and give it a go. Pinocchio is available on Netflix, Rakuten Viki, WeTv, Kocowa, and AppleTV.
Top 5 Park Shin Hye Movies
5. Cyrano Agency
One of the most fun Park Shin Hye movies is Cyrano Agency. The movie’s cast and creators will have you hooked even before you read the plot. Park Shin Hye, Lee Min Jung (Once Again, Fates and Furies), Choi Daniel (School 2013, The Ghost Detective, Baby-faced Beauty), Uhm Tae Woong (7th Grade Civil Servant, Sword and Flower, and Can We Love?). Moreover, Kim Hyun Seok (When Romance Meets Destiny and A Good Day To Fall In Love) had not only written the movie but had also directed it. The impressive cast and crew of the movie had garnered a lot of attention. Although the film was low-budget and did not get a lot of attention at the beginning, its popularity started to surge a lot. Cyrano Agency became a commercial hit gaining 2.7 million admissions nationwide.
The film even became the 8th best-selling film of the year 2010. The film is a very fun movie that you can watch with your family and friends for a good laugh. As the name suggests, the story revolves around the Cyrano agency itself. Owned by Byun Hoon, the agency helps its clients to win the heart of the person they like. The audience had liked the way the employees cum actors of the agency came up with tricks that they come up to fulfill their clients. Things take a hilarious turn when a client who likes Byun Hoon’s ex-girlfriend asks the agency for help.
Park Shin Hye’s #Alive is one of those movies that had reflected on the current crisis of Covid 19. The movie is based on a mysterious virus that had suddenly spread throughout the city of Seoul. The outbreak soon gets out of control, and to make things worse, a lot of people had turned into hideous zombies. The survivors are dead scared, they have nowhere to go except their own apartments. While hiding, they wish that it is all just a bad nightmare and hope that they can wake up soon. Plus they were no distractions to calm down the survivors. They had no access to cellular data, WiFi, texting, or phone calls, so they couldn’t reach out for help.
The South Korean film had a talented cast that included Yoo Ah In ( Hellbound), Oh Hye Won ( Strangers From Hell), and Park Shin Hye, and herself. The film was written and directed by Jo Il Hyung and Lee Il Hyung ( My Way). The teamwork of the cast and crew made the movie a thousand times better than it already was. If you think that this movie is your cup of tea, go ahead and watch the movie on Netflix.
3. The Royal Tailor
A rare gem where Park Shin Hye can be found in a historical setting. Based upon the people of Sanguiwon, which is what the department in charge of Royal Attire was called, The Royal Tailor has won the critic’s approval. Whenever we watch a historical kdrama, the costumes never fail to dazzle us. Well, this drama actually talks about the people who were responsible for the attire of the rulers i.e. Sanguiwon. Behind this fresh story was none other than the talented screenwriter Yoo Young Ah ( Kim Ji Young: Born 1982, and My Annoying Brother). The director of this series is Lee Won Suk (V.I.P). The ones who brought to life this amazing creation were Han Seok Kyu (Tree With Deep Roots, Dr. Romantic, WATCHER), Go Soo ( When A Man Loves A Women and Heart Surgeons), Park Shin Hye, Yoo Yeon Seok (Hospital Playlist), and Ma Deong Seok ( Train to Busan).
The storyline revolves around the two very talented artists who are responsible for the King’s and Queen’s attire. Furthermore, Dol Seok is the head of the Sanguiwon and has been hailed by three generations for his skills in traditional clothing. On the other hand, Kong Jin is a talented designer who has won over people with his excellent designs and use of colors. When Kong Jin enters the Sanguiwon, things start going out of hand. A story of betrayal, love, and envy. This two-hour-long film was released in 2014 and sadly is not available to watch on any platforms as of now.
2. The Call
The Call may be better than any of Park Shin Hye’s work. The movie had reminded the audience of their worst nightmares. Based on the 2011 British and Puerto Rican film The Caller, the story of the film revolves around Yeo Woon and Yeong Sook’s calls. When Yeo Woon goes to visit her mom, she ends up exploring her childhood home again. In her home, she finds a mysterious decades-old cordless phone. And when she tries to call someone, a woman in great distress keeps calling for help. Yeo Woon finds out that a woman named Yeong Sook used to live in this house a hundred years ago. And in just a few more calls Yeo Woon and Yeong Sook formed a sort of bond while talking about all the wrongdoings of their mothers.
Just as they start giving each other advice, things start to get off-hand and dangerous. The cast’s acting had complimented the movie a big deal. Famous names like Park Shin Hye, Lee El ( Goblin and My Liberation Diary), Jeo Jung Soo (Money Heist and Nothing Serious), and Kim Sung Ryung (The Heirs and Flower Of Queen). Also, the mastermind behind this film is the writer and director of this film Lee Chang Hyun ( Heart Attack and Bargain). Check out this exciting fictional thriller movie exclusively on Netflix.
1. Heart Blackened
Among the many Park Shin Hye kdramas and movies, Heart Blackened defines the amazing potential and range she has as an actor. Although this movie is a remake of the Chinese film Silent Witness, it has its unique high moments. The talented director, Jung Ji Woo (Tune In For Love), has managed to make this thriller even tenser. Furthermore, he has also modified the ending, so fans who have watched the original will also be on the edge. The main cast of the drama includes major talent houses like Choi Min Shik (Love and Separation), Park Shin Hye, Ryu Joon Yeol ( Luck Romance, The Producers), Lee Soo Kyung (Law School, Trivial Matters).
The plot of this Park Shin Hye film revolves around the murder of a successful businessman’s partner. But instead of the usual trope where the partner is most often the prime suspect. In Heart Blackened, Im Tae San’s only daughter becomes the suspect for the murder of his fiance. In order to clear his daughter’s name, Im Tae San hires a ruthless lawyer named Choi Hee Jung. Through the shreds of evidence presented in the court, this movie will show you what actually went down over a course of two hours. Unfortunately, this awesome Park Shin Hye movie is not available to stream on any platform.