The Best Korean Horror Films

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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. 

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 monster or horror movie. Check over the list and chances are that you'll find it.

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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  • Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man, his estranged daughter and other passengers become trapped on a speeding train during a ...more
  • The Wailing is a 2016 South Korean supernatural horror film directed by Na Hong-jin. Suspicion leads to hysteria when rural villagers link a series of brutal murders to the arrival of a mysterious ...more
  • On a dark road, taxi driver Kyung-chul (Choi Min-sik) comes across a scared female motorist stranded in a broken-down vehicle. He pulls over -- but not to help her. When the woman's head is ...more
  • A Tale of Two Sisters is a 2003 South Korean psychological horror mystery film directed by Kim Jee-woon. After spending time in a mental hospital, a girl is reunited with her sister and returns home ...more
  • The Host
    Careless American military personnel dump chemicals into South Korea's Han River. Several years later, a creature emerges from the tainted waters and sinks its ravenous jaws into local residents. ...more
  • Death Bell
    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 screenplay. ...more
  • Bedevilled is a 2010 South Korean horror thriller film directed by Jang Cheol-soo. Selfish clerk Hae-won agrees to visit an old friend, Bok-nam, on a remote island, where she discovers that Bok-nam ...more
  • #Alive
    A rapidly spreading infection leaves one survivor in the entire city.
  • Wishing Stairs, also known as Ghost School and Ghost School Horror, is a 2003 South Korean horror film directed by Yun Jae-yeon, and a sequel to the 1999 film Memento Mori. Two young beautiful ...more
  • White: The Melody of the Curse is a 2011 South Korean horror film by Kim Gok and Kim Sun. A Korean pop group's internal strife takes a back seat to death when they perform a cursed song.
  • Phone
    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
  • Voice
    Voice, also known as Whispering Corridors 4: Voice and Voice Letter, is a 2005 South Korean horror film directed by Choi Ik-Hwan, and a sequel to the 2003 film Wishing Stairs. While training after ...more
  • Ever since leaving her husband, Sun Jae (Kim Sung-soo) has lived with her daughter (Seo Ha-rim) in a creepy old apartment -- and it's about to get a lot more spooky. One night on the subway she ...more
  • Whispering Corridors is a 1998 South Korean supernatural horror film directed by Park Ki-hyung. The ghost of a student who died at a Korean school comes back to seek vengeance and protect her friends.
  • 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
  • Mrs. Kang (Na Moon-hee) her husband, Tae-gu (Park In-hwan), and their three adolescent children decide to escape the hustle and bustle of Seoul, South Korea, and open up their own lodge in the ...more
  • Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (Korean: 곤지암) is a 2018 South Korean found footage horror film directed by Jung Bum-shik. A horror web series crew that travels to an abandoned asylum for a live broadcast in ...more
  • Memento Mori is a 1999 South Korean horror film directed by Kim Tae-yong and Min Kyu-dong, and a sequel to the 1998 film Whispering Corridors. A young girl finds a strange diary, capable of arousing ...more
  • Roommates is a 2006 South Korean horror film directed by Eun-Kyeong Kim, and the third installment of the 4 Horror Tales film series. Four roommates at an all-girls school for troubled teens ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Hansel and Gretel is a 2007 South Korean horror film directed by Yim Pil-sung. A father-to-be crashes his car, and is rescued by a girl in the forest, but when he tries to leave he discovers a ...more
  • Flu
    Flu is a 2013 South Korean action disaster film directed by Kim Sung-su. Chaos ensues after a lethal, airborne virus infects the population of a South Korean city less than 20 kilometers from Seoul.
  • R-Point
    R-Point is a 2004 South Korean wartime action horror film directed by Kong Su-chang. During the Vietnam War, a South Korean base receives a radio transmission from a missing squad, presumed dead, and ...more
  • The Doll Master is a 2004 South Korean horror film directed by Jeong Yong-ki. A male model (Hyeong-tak Shin), a sculptor (Yu-mi Kim) and others arrive at a creepy museum in the hope that they will be ...more
  • The Cat
    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 claustrophobia and ...more