Special record which only 8 'Goddesses' of Korean movie world can reach

Thanhng, 18-01-2018
(KPOPLINE) – Among Korean actresses, just a few of them have achieved unbelievable results in Korean box office.

The milestone of 10 million viewers is a dream of any movie makers in Korea. After decades, only 15 movies reached that milestone, including the most popular movie Roaring Currents in 2014 with 17.6 million views.

There are only 8 Korean actresses below that are featured in 1 to 2 films, which sold over 10 million tickets.

1. Kim Yoon Jin

Ode to My Father is the most successful movie of Kim Yoon Jin in her acting career. The movie sold 14.2 million tickets. It attracted viewers not only with the touching story of Yoon Duk Soo's ups and downs, but also by the acting skills of the casts.

2. Kim Hye Soo

As a sunbae in the Korean movie industry, Kim Hye Soo had only one movie, which surpassed over 10 million tickets. The Thieves (2012) gathered famous actors and actresses, namely Kim Yoon Suk, Kim Hye Soo, Lee Jung Jae, Joen Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun. The dramatic story attracted 12.9 million viewers, becoming the fifth most-watched movies in Korean box office.

3. Han Hyo Joo

Before being affected by her brother's scandal, Han Hyo Joo was once the most favourite actress in Korean box office. Masquerade (2012) was her most famous movie, drawing more than 12.3 million viewers. 

4. Ha Ji Won

Ha Ji Won co-stared with actor Sol Kyung Gu in the movie Haeundae. The movie quickly reached the milestone of 10 million viewers, bringing back over 11.4 million audiences. 

5. Kim Young Ae

Inspired from a real case in 1981, when South Korea was under the rule of former president Chun Doo Hwan. The movie reached over 11.3 million tickets with the participation of late actress Kim Young Ae, Oh Dal Soo, Im Si Wan and Song Kang Ho.

6. Bae Doo Na

The Host is another movie, surpassing 10 million tickets of actor Song Kang Ho. This is one of the most famous work of director Bong Joon Ho, it also mark an important milestone for Korean movie. Actress Bae Doo Na and Go Ah Sung, aged 14, were the only two actresses of the movie, along with three handsome actors Song Kang Ho, Byun Hee Bong and Park Hae II.  

7. Jung Yoo Mi

In the thriller "Train to Busan" in 2016, she played a brave pregnant woman. Of course, in this 11.5 million tickets movie, the brightest star is Gong Yoo, but the appearances of the main cast members such as Jung Yoo Mi, Ma Dong Suk and Kim Soo Ahn left a deep impression. in the audiences' mind. 

8. Jeon Ji Hyun

Until now, Jeon Ji Hyun- the only Korean actress has two action movies The Thieves and Assassination that reached 10 million tickets. 



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