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The Best Korean Zombie Movies Of All Time

Updated April 16, 2021 1k votes 324 voters 16.6k views14 items

Are you a fan of Korean cinema or horror movies? If you answered yes to either of those inquiries we want you to vote on the best Korean zombie movies from the list below. Some of these films are scary Korean zombie movies while other are funny in tone, but which one is the best?  Train to Busan is an obvious standout as it is very popular among audiences, but is it better than it's famous, animated prequel, Seoul Station? Or maybe one of the good anthology films like Doomsday Book or Horror Stories will make it to the top of the list? You get to help decide with your votes.

Vote up the top Korean zombie films that you love to watch and vote down any you feel other fans of the genre can skip. Be sure to check back as new and upcoming South Korean zombie movies are released so you can vote on those too!

  • Photo: Seoul Station / Next Entertainment World

    Seoul Station is the animated prequel to Train to Busan. Released only one month after its predecessor, Seoul Station takes place right before Train to Busan, and shows the spread of the zombie threat. If you loved Train to Busan, chances are you'll love this movie too. Both films were written and directed by the same director, Yeon Sang-ho. The story follows a estranged father and daughter. Right on the precipice of their reunion, a zombie outbreak occurs and Seoul is plunged into chaos. The films Rotten Tomatoes critics score sits at a 100% and an average rating of 7.12/10.

    • Actors: Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung, Lee Joon
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Yeon Sang-ho
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    • Actors: Soo Ae, Jang Hyuk, Cha In-pyo, Yu Hae-jin, Kim Ki-hyeon
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Kim Sung-su
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    • Actors: Dong-Won Gang, Jung-hyun Lee, Re Lee
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Yeon Sang-ho
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    Horror Stories

    Photo: Horror Stories / Lotte Entertainment

    Another anthology movie, Horror Stories is just as the title reads: a collection of short horror stories. The final short film in the movie Ambulance On the Death Zone, plays on the classic zombie trope of "who is infected?" The story follows a driver, doctor, nurse, mother, and the mother's daughter as they flee the city plagued by a zombie outbreak. but will the non-infected discover who among them has been bitten in time to save their own lives? You'll have to watch this short but sweet zombie film to find out. If you're into bite-sized horror flicks then you need to add Horror Stories to your must watch list.

    • Actors: Bae Soo-bin, Jeong Eun-Chae, Kim Ji-won, Yoo Yeon-seok, Kim Tae Woo
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Min Kyu-dong, Beom-sik Jeong, Kim Gok, Dae-wung Lim, Ji-Yeong Hong
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