The 8 Most Horrifying Korean Horror Movies!

Posted 2016/06/21 6532 0

Horror films in different countries can give you different kind of fear. So if you are a horror fan, why not try watching these 8 movies from Korea? They won't disappoint you, we promise!


1. Whispering Corridors

While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies and Mrs. Park is attacked and killed by a ghost. On the next morning, the teenager Jae-yi Yoon waits for her friend Ji-oh Lim, who has the ability to call the spirits, and they begin a close friendship. The abusive and aggressive Mr. Oh, a.k.a. Mad Dog, is the substitute of Mrs. Park and prohibits Ji-oh to paint and compares the performances of the pretty So-young Park and the weird Jung-sook Kim, raising a barrier between the two former friends. Miss Hur misses her former friend Jin-ju, who committed suicide, and while trying to contact her, she discloses a dark secret about the past of her friend and Mrs. Park.


2. Death Bell

On the eve of the dreaded university entrance examinations, the lives of 24 of the smartest and brightest students at one high school, are on the line. Locked inside a classroom and nowhere to escape, a television monitor broadcasts a terrified Hae-yeong, the top student at the high school, tied up and seated on a chair inside an aquarium that slowly begins to fill with water. A voice from the monitor announces if the 24 cannot finish the exam administered within the allotted time given, Hae-yeong will die and so will everyone held captive inside the classroom. Thus begins the examination that will determine whether they live or die.


3. Hansel and Gretel

A young man gets lost in the woods but finds himself in a beautiful house with three adorable children. With a warm fireplace and plenty to eat, the place seems too perfect to be true, and impossible to exit. Hansel and Gretel gives a harrowing twist to the classic story by the Grimm brothers. In this homegrown thriller, the abandoned children from the traditional tale become empowered with the ability to manifest their imaginations, and begin their revenge against the world.


4. Cinderella 

With her father long gone from her life, high school student Hyun-su (Shin Se-kyung) lives with her mother, Yoon-hee (Do Ji-won), a plastic surgeon. One by one, Hyun-su's vain circle of friends undergo face-lifts, eye-lifts and other procedures performed by Yoon-hee. Afterward, they all begin seeing ghosts and experiencing the urge to mutilate themselves. When her friends start to die, Hyun-su must delve into her mother's past to uncover a deadly secret.


5. A Tale Of Two Sisters

After being institutionalized in a mental hospital, Korean teen Su-mi (Yeom Jeong-ah) reunites with her beloved sister, Su-yeon (Su-jeong Lim), and they return to live at their country home. The girls' widower father (Mun Geun-yeong) has remarried, and the siblings are immediately resentful of his new wife, Eun-joo (Kap-su Kim). As Su-mi and Su-yeon try to resume their regular lives, strange events plague the house, leading to surprising revelations and a shocking conclusion.


6. The Evil Twin

In a peaceful Joseon village, the sudden awakening of a young girl soon leads to a series of grisly deaths. So-Yeon (Park Shin-Hye) has been in a coma for 10 years after surviving a downing accident. Her twin sister Hyo-Jin (Park Shin-Hye) also fell into the lake, but did not survive. Now, with So-Yeon's sudden awakening her twin sister Hyo-Jin also returns as a ghost.


7. The Phone

The film tells the story of a man (Son Hyun-Joo) who became broken-hearted after the murder of his wife (Uhm Ji-Won). A magnetic field anomaly allows him to talk to his wife from the past. Can he prevent her murder?


8. Ouija Board

After moving from Seoul, South Korea, to a small town, teen Yoo-jin (Lee Se-eun) is mocked by her new classmates. Along with two fellow social outcasts, she uses a Ouija board to cast a curse on their four worst tormentors. Yoo-jin's act releases the vengeful spirits of Kim In-suk (Lee Yu-ri) and her daughter, murdered by the townsfolk 30 years ago. When Yoo-jin's bullies begin dying, the town's residents turn against her as she belatedly realizes the power of the forces she has unleashed.