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10 K-Dramas and Movies to Watch for More of "Our Blues" Actress Lee Jung Eun

She once played the mom of Nam Joo Hyuk!
10 K-Dramas and Movies to Watch for More of "Our Blues" Actress Lee Jung Eun
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She once played the mom of Nam Joo Hyuk!

When our favorite K-drama characters find themselves on the cold hard ground, we can always trust their eommas to pick them right back up. Encouraging words and warm hugs from these mother figures, whether they're related or not, are all they need to get back on track.

One actress who effortlessly fulfills this role everytime she's put up to it is Lee Jung Eun. With her endearing appearance and impeccable range as a thespian, it's no surprise that she can embody the raw kindness we look for in those types of characters. Below, we rounded up 10 titles featuring Jun Eun, where you can catch her being the best mom, and then some. 

Here are 10 dramas and movies to watch featuring Korean actress Lee Jung Eun:

TV Shows

1. Our Blues (2022)

Watch on: Netflix

Min Seon-ah (Shin Min Ah) is a single parent who moves to Jeju Island with her child. There, she encounters Lee Dong-seok (Lee Byung Hun), a homegrown truck vendor. Meanwhile, Jung Eun-hee (Jung Eun) has an unexpected reunion with her first love, Choi Han-soo (Cha Seung Won), who returns to the island after years of living in the city.

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Also starring: Uhm Jung Hwa, Han Ji Min, Kim Woo Bin

Get to know more of the "Our Blues" cast below:

The Cast of "Our Blues" and Where You've Seen Them Before

2. Juvenile Justice (2022)

Watch on: Netflix

Shim Eun-soek (Kim Hye Soo) is a court judge with a deep-rooted disdain for juvenile offenders. As fate would have it, she gets assigned to a juvenile court in the Yeonhwa district, and her skills of discernment are put to the most complex of tests. Balancing her stern outlook on things is Na Geun-hee (Jung Eun), who tackles cases with a more open-minded approach. 

Also starring: Kim Mu Yeol, Lee Sung Min

Here's a fun fact about one of the actors in Juvenile Justice:

Did You Know? This Teenage Boy in "Juvenile Justice" Is Actually a 27-Year-Old Actress

3. Soundtrack #1 (2022)

Watch on: Disney+

Even if they've been best friends all their lives, Han Seon-woo (Park Hyung Sik) and Lee Eun-soo (Han So Hee) have yet to fully get to know one another. Two weeks under one roof leads their relationship to the more romantic side of things. Serving as Eun-soo's mother in this Diseny+ exclusive is Jung Eun.

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Also starring: Yoon Byung Hee, Kim Joo Hun

4. Law School (2021)

Watch on: Netflix

Prosecutor-turned-professor Yang Jong-hoon (Kim Myung Min) doesn't mind if his cold demeanor scares his students. He confides all his troubles to his colleague, Kim Eun-sook (Jung Eun). One day, a tragic and mysterious death gets pinned on his head, which prompts a band of students to help prove his innocence.

Also starring: Kim Bum, Ryu Hye Young

5. Once Again (2020)

Watch on: Viu, Viki

Song Young-dal (Cheon Ho Jin) and Jang Ok-boon (Cha Hwa Yeon) are a married couple with four kids. One of their daughters, Na-hee (Lee Min Jung), is a succesful pediatrician whose relationship with her husband is deteriorating. Unknown to Young-dal, he has a long-lost sister named Kang Cho-yeon (Jung Eun), who runs a kimbap shop.

Also starring: Lee Sang Yeob, Oh Dae Hwan, Oh Yoon Ah, Lee Cho Hee

6. The Light In Your Eyes (2019)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

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A watch that can turn back time falls into the hands of Kim Hye-ja (Han Ji Min). When the peculiar timepiece transforms her into a 78-year-old woman, she runs into wannabe reporter Lee Joon-ha (Nam Joo Hyuk). Jung Eun fulfills the role of Hye-ja's mom, who becomes concerned over the whereabouts of her supposedly young daughter.

Also starring: Kim Hye Ja, Ahn Nae Sang, Son Ho Jun

7. Mr. Sunshine (2018)

Watch on: Netflix

After rising up from poverty, marine corps officer Eugene Choi (Lee Byung Hun) returns home for a mission. An unexpected hurdle he faces is Go Ae-shin (Kim Tae Ri), an aristocrat's daughter whom he eventually develops feelings for. Right by Ae-shin's side is her loyal maid, Ms. Haman (Jung Eun). The pair's budding romance gets entangled with state affairs aiming to protect the sovereignity of Joseon. 

Also starring: Yoo Yeon Seok, Kim Min Jung, Byun Yo Han

8. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

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Kim Bok-joo (Lee Sung Kyung) has her eyes set on becoming the best weighlifter there is. One day, she develops a crush on Jung Jae-yi (Lee Jae Yoon), the older brother of her friend Jung Joon-hyung (Nam Joo Hyuk). While he initially teases her about it, Joon-hyung starts catching feelings for Bok-joo, too. There to always guide him is his paternal aunt and eomma, played by Jung Eun.

Also starring: Lee Joo Young, Kyung Soo Jin, Ji Il Joo

Movies

9. Parasite (2019)

Watch on: Netflix

Jung Eun plays a crucial role in this Academy Award-winning film as housekeeper Moon-gwang. When the Kim family all pose as employees for the Parks, the affluent family she works for, Moon-gwang soon uncovers their ruse and threatens to expose them. Unknown to many is the four-year-old secret that's been living in the basement of the lavish residence.

Also starring: Song Kang Ho, Choi Woo Shik, Lee Sun Kyun, Park Seo Joon

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10. Okja (2017)

Watch on: Netflix

A young farm girl named Mija raises a genetically modified pig named Okja (who's voiced by Jung Eun.) One day, her animal companion is abruptly taken away by the same company that experimented on its DNA. Her innocence is stripped away as she witnesses the cruel exploitation Okja goes through.

Also starring: Seo Hyeon Ahn, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Steven Yeun, Jake Gyllenhaal, Byun Hee Bong

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