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"The quality of the screenplay and the subject matter, particularly the subject matter. I don't like melodramas." [Cine21, #50, Apr 30, 1996] Partial filmography: Sector 7 (2011) The Fair Love (2009) My New Partner (2008) May 18 (2007) Radio Star (2006) A Battle of Wits [Hong Kong] (2006) Hanbando (2006) Duelist (2005) Arahan (2004) Silmido (2003) The Romantic President (2002) Chihwaseon (2002) The Last Witness (2001) Musa (2001) My Beautiful Girl, Mari (2001, voice) Kilimanjaro (2000) Truth or Dare (2000) Black Hole (1999) Nowhere to Hide (1999) Art Museum by the Zoo (1998) Spring in My Hometown (1998) The Soul Guardians (1998) Taekwondo (1998) Bedroom and Courtroom (1998) The Adventures of Mrs.
The early 2000s has seen Ahn continue to balance more popular works with films by veteran directors.
First gaining wide notice in Lee Jang-ho's acclaimed Fine Windy Day and Im Kwon-taek's artistic breakthrough Mandala, he also starred in some of the biggest hits of the 1980s by Bae Chang-ho (Whale Hunting, Deep Blue Night, Our Joyful Young Days), and in debut works by acclaimed filmmakers Park Kwang-su (Chilsu and Mansu), Jang Sun-woo (The Age of Success) and Lee Myung-se (Gagman).
In the 1990s he continued to take high-profile roles, such as Jung Ji-young's Vietnam War drama White Badge and the politically-themed North Korea's Southern Army, the smash hit Two Cops by Kang Woo-suk, Park Kwang-su's To the Starry Island, Im Kwon-taek's The Taebaek Mountains and Festival, Lee Kwang-mo's acclaimed Spring in My Hometown, and Lee Myung-Se's Nowhere to Hide.
3, the hugely popular internet romance The Contact, Hur Jin-ho's classic Christmas in August, and the film that officially kicked off Korea's modern-day commercial boom, Kang Je-kyu's Swiri.
At this time, Han was receiving a higher guaranteed salary for his films than any other actor (~0,000 in 1999).