[VIDEOS & TRANS] Yoo Ah In Wins Best Actor At The 2016 Max Movie Awards, “Veteran” Wins Big


Another award for our actor Yoo this year!

Yoo Ah In won Best Actor award for “Veteran” at the Best Film Awards 2016 hosted by Max Movie (also known as Max Movie Awards). “Veteran” swept 4 awards in four categories: Best Picture (Best Film), Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Director.

Max Movie Awards is the annual awards hosted by Max Movie magazine. Max Movie Award is an event which the public chooses and votes for the nominees through online and offline methods. The first event took place in 2004 and this year comes down to the 12th year.

The awardees are selected by votes comprised with audience by 60% and film reporters by 40%. The chosen movies for Max Movies consist of all Korean movies in the time frame of January 1, 2015 to the December 31, 2015; foreign and collaborated movies.

The selected awardees attended the award ceremony which was held at Universal Arts Center at 6 PM on February 25th. Nominees participated in the Red Carpet event, press conferences, hand printing and other events prior to the main one.

The 12th Max Movie Awards this year recorded the most number of votes contributed to select the awardees. The voting took place for 27 days from January 7th to February 2nd on the 906 movies released in Korea in the year of 2015. The total number of votes was 2,102,095, which has set the record in terms of the number of votes that affected the result.


Yoo Ah In, Jun Ji Hyun & director Ryu Seung Wan the main banners at the 2015 Max Movie Awards


Yoo Ah In couldn’t attend the award ceremony due to his “Six Flying Dragons” filming schedule, but he sent an acceptance speech video right from the shooting location. Here’s the video~



In his speech Yoo Ah In said,

“I’m very pleased and honored [to receive this award], my heart feels excited. I feel very grateful for receiving so much love in 2015. I already got a few awards thanks to Sado (The Throne), and I feel happy that I received the first prize through Veteran too. I’m sorry that I’m not able to come because I’m still filming Six Flying Dragons. I heard that people cast the vote directly [to select the winners] too, so I regret more [for not coming]. I wish you all a happy [Lunar] new year 2016. Once again, thank you for giving me the opportunity to prove that I’m worthy of best actor title.”

2016 Best Film Awards Winners

▲ Best Picture: Veteran
▲ Best Director Award: Ryoo Seung Wan (Veteran)
▲ Best Actor Award: Yoo Ah In (Veteran)
▲ Best Actress Award: Jeon Ji Hyun (Assassination)
▲ Best Male Supporting Actor Award: Oh Dal Su (Veteran)
▲ Best Female Supporting Actor Award: Ra Mi Ran (Himalayas)
▲ Best Male Newcomer Award: Ryu Jun Yeol (Social Phobia)
▲ Best Female Newcomer Award: Park Sodam (The Black Priest)
▲ Best Independent Film Awards: Social Phobia
▲ Best Trailer Award: Mad Max: Fury Road
▲ Best Poster Award: Himalayas
▲ Rising Star Award: Do Kyung Soo (D.O EXO)


Yay another award for Master Sik before he is enlisting! 😀 Congrats, Yoo Ah In! 


Pictures captured by DC

4 Responses to “[VIDEOS & TRANS] Yoo Ah In Wins Best Actor At The 2016 Max Movie Awards, “Veteran” Wins Big”
  1. Mari says:

    Woohoo!! Congrats Sik!!

  2. Shaista says:

    Great! Congratulations!

  3. Ren says:

    Congratulations, YAI. You deserve it. Now some people can shut up from saying that he was just a supporting role in Veteran and Sado.

  4. Laura says:

    So now he has 2 best actor awards from each film~ Sado and Veteran 😀

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