Graveyard Shift The Best Korean Horror Films  

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List Rules Horror movies from Korea

A list of the Best Korean Horror Films, voted on by scary movie fans like you. Are you wondering which Korean horror films are considered the best? This list ranks Korean horror films in order of most popular Korean horror movie to the least popular. If a particular favorite is not at the top of the list, go ahead and vote for your own favorite Korean horror movie to see it get raised to a higher spot. Or, if you don’t see a favorite Korean horror movie listed, go ahead and add it to the list so that other Korean horror movie enthusiasts can enjoy it as well.

Are you an asian horror movie fan? Are you looking for a new Korean horror movie that you haven’t seen yet? With this extensive list of the best Korean horror films, you are sure to find some horror movies that you’ve never seen. Perhaps you’ve seen one that you liked really well but you can’t remember the name of this special Korean horror movie.

This list of the best Korean horror movies, some with pictures displayed, will help you find the one you are looking for. Or, you might just find some new favorites to add to your own list of favorite Korean horror movies. No matter what you are searching for in Korean horror films, you are sure to find some answers with this list of Korean horror movies.
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1,596 278
Train to Busan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
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Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. The film takes place in a train to Busan, as a zombie apocalypse suddenly becomes apparent ...more

2
737 128
The Wailing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
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The Wailing is a 2016 South Korean horror film directed by Na Hong-jin about a policeman who investigates a series of mysterious killings and illnesses.

3
748 134
I Saw the Devil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
bobbie-spencer added 2010
I Saw the Devil is a 2010 South Korean psychological thriller/horror film directed by Kim Ji-woon, written by Park Hoon-jung, and starring Choi Min-sik and Lee Byung-hun. The film introduces the ...more

4
1,452 377
A Tale of Two Sisters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2003
A Tale of Two Sisters is a 2003 South Korean psychological horror film written and directed by Kim Jee-woon. The film is inspired by a Joseon Dynasty folktale entitled "Janghwa Hongryeon ...more

5
872 231
Death Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2008
Death Bell is a 2008 South Korean film. The only Korean horror film released over the summer of 2008, it is the first feature by former music video director Chang, who also co-wrote the ...more

6
448 132
Wishing Stairs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2003
Wishing Stairs is a 2003 South Korean horror film. It is the third installment of the Whispering Corridors film series set in girls high schools, but, as with all films in the series, is ...more

7
510 167
White: The Melody of the Curse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2011
White: The Melody of the Curse is a 2011 South Korean horror film by Kim Gok and Kim Sun.

8
369 128
Phone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2002
Phone is a 2002 South Korean horror film written and directed by Ahn Byeong-ki and starring Ha Ji-won and Kim Yoo-mi. The film is a complex and disturbing love story that involves possession and ...more

9
203 45
The Host is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
RJ_02 added 2006
The Host is a 2006 South Korean monster film. The movie concerns a monster taking a man's daughter, and his attempts to rescue her. According to the director, his inspiration came from a local ...more

10
276 89
Voice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2005
Voice is a 2005 South Korean horror film, and the fourth installment of the Whispering Corridors film series. This film was the debut film for its three young actresses, as well as director Choi ...more

11
247 73
Bedevilled is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2010
"Hae-won is a beautiful single woman in her thirties, who works at a bank in Seoul. She leads a busy life until she becomes a witness to an attempted murder case. At the same time, things ...more

12
291 111
The Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2005
The Red Shoes is a 2005 South Korean horror film written and directed by Kim Yong-gyun. Kim Yong-gyun was inspired by a fairy tale of same name by Hans Christian Andersen

13
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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2006
Cinderella is a 2006 South Korean horror film. It was directed by Bong Man-dae and starred Do Ji-won and Shin Se-kyung.

14
268 105
Whispering Corridors is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
1998
Whispering Corridors is a 1998 South Korean horror film. It was part of the explosion in Korean cinema following the liberalization of censorship in the aftermath of the end of the country's ...more

15
225 100
The Doll Master is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2004
The Doll Master is a 2004 South Korean horror film directed by Jeong Yong-ki.

16
180 75
The Cat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2011
The Cat is a 2011 South Korean horror film directed by Byun Seung-wook. The film is about So-yeon, who works at a small pet-grooming shop called Kitty N Puppy. So-yeon suffers from ...more

17
169 68
Memento Mori is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
1999
Memento Mori is a 1999 South Korean horror film, and the second installment of the Whispering Corridors film series. It is a sequel to 1998's Whispering Corridors, and is also set in an ...more

18
163 66
Four Horror Tales: Roommates is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
Four Horror Tales: Roommates

19
145 54
Three... Extremes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2004
Three... Extremes is a 2004 international East Asian horror film collaboration consisting of three segments by three directors from three countries. It is a sequel to, and follows the concept of ...more

20
170 72
Cello is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2005
Cello is a 2005 South Korean horror film.

21
178 80
Dead Friend is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2004
Dead Friend is a 2004 South Korean horror film. It is one of a number of South Korean horror films set in a girl's high school; the trend began with 1998's Whispering Corridors.

22
130 55
Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2007
Mười: The Legend of a Portrait is a 2007 horror film starring Jo An, Cha Ye-ryun and Anh Thu. It became the first horror film in Vietnam, after the Fall of Saigon and also, the first rated film ...more

23
135 62
The Wig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2005
The Wig is 2005 South Korean horror film directed by Won Shin-yeon, and starring Chae Min-seo and Yoo Sun. It was first released on August 12, 2005 in South Korea and was released onto DVD in ...more

24
102 39
Arang is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2006
Arang is a 2006 South Korean horror film.

25
120 53
A Blood Pledge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Korean Horror Films
2009
A Blood Pledge is a K-Horror film, and the fifth installment of the Whispering Corridors series of South Korean horror films set in girls' high schools that began with 1998's film of the same ...more