My Lovely Sam-Soon (2005– )
"Nae ireumeun Kim Sam-soon" (original title)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance
8.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 838 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 2 critic

The misadventures and romantic entanglements of Kim Sam-Soon, a passionate, stubborn, klutzy, and almost thirty year old pastry chef.

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 29 titles
created 02 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 40 titles
created 10 Apr 2014
 
list image
a list of 30 titles
created 27 Apr 2014
 
a list of 47 titles
created 19 May 2014
 
a list of 39 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Lovely Sam-Soon (2005– )

My Lovely Sam-Soon (2005– ) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Lovely Sam-Soon.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Full House (TV Series 2004)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In a bid to reacquire her childhood home, a free-spirited, unemployed, young woman agrees to a sham-marriage with a selfish neat-freak actor. Their daily lives are complicated by overlapping love triangles and comic misadventures.

Stars: Hye-kyo Song, Rain, Eun-jeong Han
Shining Inheritance (TV Series 2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tragedy strikes Eun-seong (Han Hyo-Joo) when her father suddenly dies and her brother goes missing. Then, by accident, good fortune arrives on Eun-seong's doorsteps when her kindness to an ... See full summary »

Stars: Hyo-ju Han, Seung-gi Lee, Chae-won Moon
City Hunter (TV Series 2011)
Action | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Lee Yun-seong was trained by his father's best friend in order to get revenge on the government for killing everyone in his father's unit.

Stars: Min-ho Lee, Min-Young Park, Sang Jung Kim
Queen In-hyun's Man (TV Series 2012)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Kim Boong Do is a scholar who travels 300 years into the future of modern Seoul and meets Choi Hee Jin, a no-name actress who is expecting a career renaissance through her role as Queen In Hyun in a TV drama.

Stars: Hyo-Seob Eom, Hyun-Woo Ji, Dal-hwan Jo
Mischievous Kiss (TV Series 2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Playful Kiss is a warm, bubbly drama about falling in love and growing up along the way. Oh Ha Ni, nicknamed "Noah's snail" by her father and friends for her ability to keep trying even ... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Joong Hyun, Jung So-min, Si-young Lee
Sungkyunkwan Scandal (TV Series 2010)
Comedy | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In the Joseon era, Kim Yoon-hee masquerades as a boy to earn a living as a book transcriber. Her family's dire circumstances and the encouragement of a noble's son finally drive her to attend Sungkyukwan University, forbidden for females.

Stars: Min-Young Park, Yoo-chun Park, Ah In Yoo
Reply 1997 (2012–2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

This drama will focus on the extreme fan culture that emerged in the 1990s when idol groups took center stage and K-pop was blossoming.

Stars: In Guk Seo, Eun Ji Jung, Ji-won Eun
Boys Over Flowers (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Makino Tsukushi, coming from a humble family of reduced income, feels out place at Eitoku Gakuen, a school largely attended by the progeny of the most rich and powerful people of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri
49 Days (TV Series 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A woman named "Ji Hyun Shin" whom has everything, loving parents, best friends, and an adoring fiancé, gets into a car accident before her wedding causing her to be in a coma. A reaper ... See full summary »

Stars: Yo-won Lee, Gyu-ri Nam, Jo Hyun Jae
Good Doctor (TV Series 2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A medical drama about a man with autistic disorder, who has mentality of 10-year-old.

Stars: Won Joo, Chae-won Moon, Sang-wook Joo
Fated to Love You (TV Series 2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A touching Korean drama filled with comedy about a girl who finds happiness, friendship and love in the most unexpected way!

Stars: Hyuk Jang, Na-ra Jang, Choi Jin-Hyuk
The Greatest Love (TV Series 2011)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Goo Ae Jung, a wash out idol, meets famous actor Dokko Jin by chance. Off to a bad start, a series of rumors makes them get involved in each other's careers and boosts Ae Jung's popularity enough to participate in a match making show.

Stars: Seung-won Cha, Hyo-jin Kong, In-Na Yoo
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Seon-a Kim ...
 Kim Sam-sun
...
 Hyeon Jin-heon
...
 Yu Hee-jin
...
 Henry Kim
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ja-ok Kim ...
 Park Bong-sook - Sam-sun's Mother
Hae-hyo Kwon ...
 Lee Hyun Moo
Ah-Hyeon Lee ...
 Kim Yi-young - Sam-sun's Sister
Kyu-han Lee ...
 Min Hyun-woo
Yun-mi Lee ...
 Chae-ri Jang (2005)
Mun-hee Na ...
 Na Hyun-sook - Jin-heon's Mother
Ji-hee Suh ...
 Hyeon Mi-joo - Jin-heon's Niece
Woon-gye Yeo ...
 Ms. Oh
Edit

Storyline

It's Christmas-time and klutzy Kim Sam-Soon is nearly thirty years old, overweight, dumped by her cheating boyfriend, and out of work. After an embarrassing first meeting with arrogant restaurant-owner Hyeon Jin-Heon, she is employed as a pastry chef. Sam-Soon and her younger employer are equally stubborn and opinionated. The pair often argue, but Jin-Heon asks her to pretend to be his girlfriend when he wants to avoid his family's matchmaking. Things get more complicated when Yu Hee-Jin --the pretty ex-girlfriend Jin-Heon still pines for, returns from America with handsome Dr. Henry Kim in tow... Written by L. Hamre

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 February 2006 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

Me llamo Kim Sam Soon  »

Box Office

Budget:

KRW 50,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(16 episodes)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kim Sam-soon refers to "Momo", a children's book by German author Michael Ende. See more »

Connections

Version of Ako si Kim Samsoon (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Be My Love
Performed by Clazziquai
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Something different, something familiar...
16 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How do you know if the series is doing well? For "My Lovely Samsoon", critics did not have to look far with the increase of inquiries on pastry-chefs, bakeries finding themselves running out of stock exponentially faster and even bookstores selling the German children's book "MOMO" caught off guard. When the locations of filming also because guided tour-sites, there was little left to wonder.

Such was the craze that swept South Korea and eventually many other Southeast Asian countries with the release of this koreanovella.

I was not a fan prior to watching "My lovely Samsoon". In fact, I was quite the skeptic. Knowing how Asia's film/series industry cater to unrealistic love stories I was actually getting ready to thrash this series to pieces.

Yet it was such a wonderful surprise as I finished the 16 episodes and now re-watching every single one for the umpteenth times! I don't want to bore you with big words and exaggerations.

Realistic dialogs, direct yet layered storytelling and cinematography, superb acting are only some of the delightful quirks and twists one will find this series.

I don't understand a word of Korean but it didn't matter.

Enjoy! ;-)


15 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
HELP!!! cutebabymonkey95
NBC Remaking Drama Haley_W
The name Sam-Soon PeterWarne
sequel?? boxter101
I LIKED IT but NOT LOVED IT maerski2011
does anyone know the song? sugarbear-1
Discuss My Lovely Sam-Soon (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?