Shin Min Ah: Diva, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

8 Films and K-Dramas To Watch If You Love Shin Min Ah

Whether you’re one of those who first knew Shin Min Ah as the nine-tailed fox in 2010’s My Girlfriend is a Gumiho or have just discovered her in her latest drama with Kim Seon Ho, you’d already know that she’s one of today’s most in-demand actresses. And with her long list of projects since her debut back in 2001, there’s definitely a lot of titles to watch if you’re up to check out her entire filmography.

That is why we’re giving you a list of 8 Shin Min Ah films and K-dramas to watch right now — from the most popular to the more recent ones. Check it out below:

Go Go 70s

Go Go 70s is a film set in 1970s Korea when the country was under the military autocratic regime, with the youth leading the revolutionary upheaval of pop culture. It centers on the singer Sang Kyu and guitarist Man Shik who forms a rock group called “Devils” with four other members after wandering the shabby clubs of a U.S. military campsite town. They achieve stardom, but their heyday doesn’t last long, especially after they lose a member in a club fire and the government shut down clubs. Despite this, Sang Kyun still strives to make another passionate concert for the Devils.

Here, Min Ah plays Mimi, a groupie who followed Devils from the town and becomes a dance and fashion icon. Also starring in this film are Jop Seung Woo, Lee Sung Min, Cha Seung Woo, and more.

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho follows Cha Dae Woong — a university student who visits a temple and accidentally sets free a Gumiho who’s been trapped in a painting for 500 years. Running away from it, he severely injures himself but the Gumiho, who takes the form of a beautiful woman, saves him. To repay her for helping him, the Gumiho asks Dae Woong to help her become human and teach her to act like one.

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Lee Seung Gi plays Cha Dae Woong in this drama, starring alongside Shin Min Ah who plays the beautiful mythical creature. Also starring in this 2010 drama are Noh Min Woo, Hyo Min, Park Soo Jin, Yoon Yoo Sun, and more.

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Where to Watch: Netflix

My Love, My Bride

Shin Min Ah also starred alongside Jo Jung Suk in the 2014 film My Love, My Bride. Here, they play Min Young and Young Min, a young couple who gets married after graduating from college. After their honeymoon period, they start to bicker with each other. And as they struggle to make their marriage work, they gradually understand what love really is.

Oh My Venus

In Oh My Venus, Shin Min Ah plays Kang Joo Eun, a lawyer who was once known to be “Daegu’s Venus.” However, over the years, she becomes overweight and unhealthy, and gets dumped by her boyfriend of 15 years. She then meets So Ji Sub’s Kim Yeong Ho, who agrees to be her personal trainer to help her get healthier. As they work on getting her fit again, the two start developing feelings for each other, healing their wounds, and falling in love.

Jung Gyu Woon, Yoo In Young, and Sung Hoon also star in this drama aside from the two leads.

Where to Watch: Netflix / Viu / Viki

Tomorrow With You

Tomorrow With You is about a successful CEO named Yoo So Joon who has the ability to time travel when he takes the subway. As he travels back and forth in time, he learns that his future is a life and torment and unhappiness. To prevent his doomed future from happening, he marries a cheery photographer named Song Ma Rin, despite the fact that he doesn’t love her.

Shin Min Ah, who plays Ma Rin, stars alongside Lee Je Hoon in this drama.

Where to Watch: Netflix / Viu

Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff is a political drama about politicians and their aides who all try to climb the political ladder. Lee Jung Jae plays Jang Tae Joon, who decided to work in the National Assembly to gain more power. He then becomes the chief aide to a 4-time lawmaker, successfully placing the lawmaker as the party representative.

Meanwhile, Shin Min Ah plays Kang Sun Young, a first-year lawmaker elected through proportional representation who is a spokesperson for her party. She finds herself in an awkward relationship with Jang Tae Joon, whose boss is a rival of the senior lawmaker who put her in her position.

Kim Gab Soo, Kim Elijah, Kim Dong Jun, and Jung Jin Young star in this 2019 drama. A season 2 was released in the same year.

Where to Watch: Netflix

Diva

Diva is a 2020 film about a “Diving Diva” named Lee Young who changes her event to synchronized swimming because she misses her best friend Soo Jin. During the Olympics selection practice, the two get involved in a freak accident. This leads to Soo Jin’s disappearance and Lee Young’s loss of memory. As she gets her memory back, she begins to remember a strange side of Soo Jin, and she begins to lose her control on the diving board.

In this film, Shin Min Ah plays the diver Lee Young, while Lee Yoo Young plays Soo Jin.

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha follows the dentist Yoon Hye Jin, who moves and establishes a clinic in Gongjin after things go awry in the city. It’s in this seaside village that she meets Hong Du Sik, a jack-of-all-trades who’s known for doing odd jobs for the people in the village. Despite their differences, the two eventually grow fond of each other, developing a kind of chemistry that’s also full of teasing and bickering.

Here, Shin Min Ah stars as Yoon Hye Jin alongside Kim Seon Ho who takes on the role of Hong Du Sik. Also starring in this drama are Lee Sang Yi, In Gyo Jin, Jo Han Chul, Lee Bong Ryun, and more.

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Movie Info

My Love, My Bride
Comedy | Romance
Go Go 70s
Comedy | Musical
Diva
Drama | Mystery | Thriller

TV Show Info

My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Oh My Venus
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Chief of Staff
Political drama
Tomorrow, with You
Fantasy, Romance
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha
Comedy, Drama, Romance

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