The Best Gong Yoo Movies & TV Shows

If you can't get enough of the Goblin star, here are the best Gong Yoo movies and TV shows so far. While you might know him from the horror blockbuster Train to Busan or the popular K-drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Gong Yoo's breakthrough role on Coffee Prince set him on the path of becoming one of the best Korean actors of all time

Some Gong Yoo movies include romantic comedy Finding Mr. Destiny, historical thriller The Age of Shadows, and the award-winning film Silenced. Vote up your favorites, and check back after Gong Yoo's new movies and shows are added to the list.

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    Warning: This film is not for the faint of heart. It's an incredibly emotional yet disturbing film based on true events. Gong Yoo plays a teacher who uncovers the dark truth behind a school for hearing-impaired children. Again, Gong Yoo proves he can skillfully handle dramatic roles in this heavy film. While the film's content will shock you, it is a powerful story that will stay with you even after the credits roll. 

  • Train to Busan
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    You've probably heard of this blockbuster hit after it made waves in the film industry. Even if you're not a fan of zombie movies or the horror genre, you'll love this film. Gong Yoo's performance as an estranged father trying to make it out of the zombie apocalypse with his daughter is surprisingly moving for a horror movie. While there's enough suspense and gore to make you jump out of your seats, Gong Yoo's touching performance gives the film a lot of heart.

  • Guardian: The Lonely and Great God
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    Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (AKA Goblin) is not your run-of-the-mill romance drama. You're guaranteed to cry your eyes out more than once while watching Shin and Eun-tak's beautiful yet tragic journey together. Gong Yoo proves that he's the ultimate K-drama heartthrob with this swoon-worthy performance as the lonely and immortal goblin, Shin. Not only does he have amazing chemistry with the female lead, Kim Go‑eun, but his bromance with the Grim Reaper (Lee Dong-wook) will have you laughing your head off.

  • The Age of Shadows
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    Gong Yoo in 1920s period clothing? How can you resist? It's not often we get to see Gong Yoo in a period drama. Set during the Japanese occupation of Korea, Gong Yoo plays a Korean resistance fighter in this nail-biting espionage thriller. He holds his own alongside other major Korean powerhouses like Song Kang-ho (Parasite) and Lee Byung-hun (Mr. Sunshine). Plus, the film sheds light on an important part of Korean history. You'll learn something new while also being entertained.