9 Must-Watch Korean Dramas Starring Bae Suzy

In the world of Korean dramas, Bae Su Ji, popularly known as Suzy, has made her mark as a talented and versatile actress. Starting from her early days as a K-pop idol to transitioning into acting, Suzy has impressed audiences with her skills, looks, and memorable performances on screen. With a rich lineup of roles, she has won hearts with her acting. Whether you’re a fan or just looking to see her in action, we’ve got a list of nine essential Korean dramas featuring Suzy that are worth watching.

Note: The list is in order of release date.

1.Everything Will Come True (2024)

Genie is a spirit that resides in a lamp with the power to grant three wishes to whoever calls him forth. Ga Young, a person devoid of emotion, is one such individual. When she calls him out, Genie is full of emotional excess which he struggles to contain, as he goes back and forth between different emotional states. Ga Young is then offered three wishes; she must make a decision as to how she will use them.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Starring: Kim Woo Bin, Bae Suzy

2.Doona! (2023)

Doona! (2023) poster
Doo Na, a member of the girl group Dream Sweet, suddenly leaves the group and moves into a shared house, where she meets Won Jun, a college student. Doo Na mistakes him for being a sasaeng fan, while Won Jun is unaware of her celebrity status. Despite their initial confusion and curiosity of each other, the two quickly strike up a friendship, and as they spend more time together, Doo Na’s fame begins to surface. As the story progresses, they become closer and eventually discover each other’s true identity.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Youth, Drama
Starring: Bae Suzy, Yang Se Jong, Ha Young

3.Anna (2022)

Anna (2022) poster
Yoo Mi is a woman who is forced to make a difficult decision when her lie spirals out of control. When she tells a small lie, pretending to be someone else, she ends up living that person’s life. Hyun Joo, a woman with a distant and cold personality, has a slightly tense relationship with Yoo Mi. Yoo Mi’s husband, Ji Hoon, is an ambitious and driven individual. Yoo Mi only trusts one person, Ji Won, a dependable senior. When Yoo Mi’s lie takes an unexpected turn, she must decide how to handle the situation while maintaining her secrets.

Genres: Thriller, Drama
Starring: Bae Suzy, Jung Eun Chae, Kim Joon Han

4.Start-Up (2020)

Start-Up (2020) poster
Set in the tech sector, “Start Up” tells the story of four unique individuals and their pursuit of success. Seo Dal Mi has big dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and starting her own company, but as of now, she has yet to make any headway. Nam Do San is the founder of Sam San Tech, a start-up company that is struggling to make a mark. Han Ji Pyeong has a debt to someone special in his past and is a judge in the start-up world. Won In Jae is a woman in a male-dominated field who is determined to prove herself and become successful. Each of the four characters must navigate their way through the thin margins between success and failure in the pursuit of their individual dreams.

Genres: Business, Comedy, Romance, Youth
Starring: Bae Suzy, Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Seon Ho

5.Vagabond (2019)

Vagabond (2019) poster
Cha Dal Gun and Go Hae Ri’s lives intersect when they both begin to investigate the mysterious plane crash that killed Dal Gun’s nephew. Dal Gun, an orphan himself, had raised his nephew as his own son in place of his brother who had passed away. The plane crash, which was covered up by those in power, pushes Dal Gun to take action and he embarks on a mission to uncover the truth. Go Hae Ri, the eldest daughter of a marine who had died during an operation, had always wanted to be a civil servant, but instead finds herself as an agent with the National Intelligence Service. As they work together, they discover a web of corruption and conspiracy behind the crash.

Genres: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Starring: Lee Seung Gi, Bae Suzy, Shin Sung Rok

6.While You Were Sleeping (2017)

While You Were Sleeping (2017) poster
Nam Hong Ju is a young woman with the ability to foresee events. She lives with her widowed mother who runs a small restaurant. Across the street, Jung Jae Chan and his younger brother Seung Won move into a new home. When Jae Chan has an unusual dream involving Hong Ju, Lee Yu Beom, a ruthless attorney, and a life-saving intervention, the two find their destinies intertwined. They begin to share dreams and connect in mysterious ways as they work to understand the connections between them.

Genres: Mystery, Romance, Drama, Supernatural
Starring: Bae Suzy, Lee Jong Suk, Jung Hae In

7.Gu Family Book (2013)

Gu Family Book (2013) poster
Choi Kang Chi is a half-human, half-mythical creature living in the Hundred Years Inn. His father is the guardian spirit of Jiri Mountain, Gu Wol Ryung, and his mother is the human Yoon Seo Hwa. Meanwhile, Dam Yeo Wool is a martial arts master and daughter of the leader of a secret organization which protects the region. After meeting at the Hundred Years Inn, Choi Kang Chi and Dam Yeo Wool fall in love. When their world is thrown into chaos, Choi Kang Chi must use his half-mythical-creature abilities to restore order, while Dam Yeo Wool must help him keep his powers in check.

Genres: Action, Historical, Romance, Fantasy
Starring: Lee Seung Gi, Bae Suzy, Lee Sung Jae

8.Big (2012)

Big (2012) poster
Kang Kyung Joon, an 18-year-old, experiences a sudden body switch with the body of 30-year-old Seo Yoon Jae. Seo Yoon Jae is a successful doctor and is engaged to Gil Da Ran, a high school teacher. As the twist of fate has it, Gil Da Ran is also Kang Kyung Joon’s teacher. The story follows Kang Kyung Joon as he is forced to adjust to his new body and navigate his way around the relationship between the three of them.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Youth, Fantasy
Starring: Gong Yoo, Lee Min Jung, Shin Won Ho

9.Dream High (2011)

Dream High (2011) poster
Dream High follows the story of six students at Kirin Art High School as they strive to pursue their dreams of becoming music stars in the Korean music industry. Go Hye Mi is a classical music student who is forced to give up her dreams and attend Kirin Art High School to pay off her father’s debt. To do so, she must convince two other students to attend the school – Song Sam Dong, from the countryside, and Jin Guk, whom she meets while trying to escape loan sharks. Yoon Baek Hee, Hye Mi’s former sidekick, turns into her rival in school after Hye Mi betrays her during an audition.

Genres: Music, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Starring: Bae Suzy, Kim Soo Hyun, Ok Taec Yeon


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