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Top Ten Best Korean Horror Films

Updated on May 14, 2013

Ten Best Korean Horror Films

When it comes to heart throbbing effects, unforeseen twist and turns and cinematic story line no one can argue that Korean Horror Films are by far at the top of the line. It does makes you jump at your seat on a lazy Friday night and run on a weekend movie marathon. Yes, it sure sounds like most of us crazy Korean horror fanatic fans do on a bum weekends. That's why I decided to list on some of my favorites that I get the chance to watched just in case you are looking for some suggestions. Let's compare notes and see if it is already on your list of Korean horror movies you already watched.

Korean Horror Films

Films That Makes You Scream at the Top of Your Lungs!

1# A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters
A Tale of Two Sisters

Two sisters who, after spending time in a mental institution, return to the home of their father and cruel stepmother. Once there, in addition to dealing with their stepmother's obsessive and unbalanced ways, an interfering ghost also affects their recovery.

 

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters
A Tale of Two Sisters

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Wishing Stairs

Wishing Stairs
Wishing Stairs

2# Wishing Stairs

Wishing Stairs
Wishing Stairs

Legend has it, if you climb the 28 stairs leading to the school dormitory and count each step aloud, a 29th step will appear and a spirit will grant you a wish. If your intentions are honorable, your wish can be a blessing of good fortune. But at this high school, where paranoia and jealousy reign supreme, malicious wishes are about to unleash an unspeakable evil. Be careful what you wish for; some wishes were never meant to be granted.

 

Wishing Stairs Movie Trailer

Whispering Corridors 5: Blood Pledge/Yeo-go-goi-dam 5 (2009)

Whispering Corridors 5: Blood Pledge/Yeo-go-goi-dam 5 (2009)
Whispering Corridors 5: Blood Pledge/Yeo-go-goi-dam 5 (2009)

#3 Whispering Corridors 5: A Blood Pledge

A Blood Pledge
A Blood Pledge

Four friends make an oath sworn in blood to commit suicide one night, but the next morning only one is found lying dead on the school grounds. Rampant speculation about the nature of the incident races among the student body, but the three surviving friends are tight-lipped about any of the details. However, when the victim's sister begins searching for answers, the plot as well as the survivors begin to unravel. Even so, the reason for the suicide remains cloaked in mystery, but its true meaning revolves around a blood bond of another kind. - - - excerpt from IMDB

 

Whispering Corridors 5: Movie Trailer

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes

#4 The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes

After catching her husband cheating with another woman, Sun Jae takes her young daughter and moves into a dilapidated old apartment building to start a new life. Heading home from work one day, Sun Jae finds a strange pair of high-heeled red shoes located inside her subway car, and decides to take them with her. Unfortunately, these shoes are cursed and cause unspeakable repercussions for those foolish enough to try them on.

 

The Red Shoes Movie Trailer

Into the Mirror

Into the Mirror
Into the Mirror

5# Into the Mirror

Into the Mirror
Into the Mirror

Into the Mirror was an outstanding movie to watch and yet another great horror from Korea. Into the Mirror is a nice blend of Horror, Investigation, Supernatural Thriller, and Guess-who elements. Whilst it is a little bit lengthy and could of have had about 20mins trimmed out of it, it's the kind of movie where the time seems to pass quickly because something is always happening. - - - excerpt from Amazon's product description

 

Into The Mirror Trailer

Cello

Cello
Cello

6# Cello

Cello
Cello

After surviving a terrifying car wreck mi-ju a brilliant cellist longs for a peaceful life as a college music teacher. But when horrifying memories of the accident begin to surface her life quickly becomes a nightmare. A supernatural evil seeks revenge against her & until she knows why no one is safe.

 

Cello Movie Trailer

Phone

Phone
Phone

#7 Phone

Phone
Phone

After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number. Her close friend Ho-jung and her husband Chang-hoon invite Ji-won to move to their house in Bang Bae that is empty and closed. When the young daughter of her friends Young-Su answers a phone call in her mobile phone, the girl screams and changes her behavior, feeling a great attraction for her father and rejecting her mother. Meanwhile Ji-won receives weird phone calls and sees and listens to a teenager playing Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" on the piano. After investigating her phone number, Ji-won discovers that the original owner of the number, Jin-hee, had vanished and the two next owners of the number have mysteriously died in unusual circumstances. Her further investigation about Jin-hee discloses that the teenager was absolutely disturbed with her obsessive love for a man that had broken the relationship with her... --summary from IMDB

 

Phone Movie Trailer

Nightmare

Nightmare
Nightmare

8# Nightmare

Nightmare
Nightmare

A New nightmare from the director of " Phone" Ahn Byung-ki! Hye-jin's reunion with her child hood friends should have been a joyous occasion however when a secret is revealed it sends the shy Eun-ju plummeting to her death from a 30-story building. One by one Hye-jin's friends are being hunted down and murdered by what is rumored to be the ghost of Eun-ju. Is this possible or is a more worldly force at work?

 

Nightmare Movie Trailer

Yoga: Mind, Body and Tortured Soul

Yoga: Mind, Body and Tortured Soul
Yoga: Mind, Body and Tortured Soul

9# Yoga: Mind, Body and Tortured Soul

Yoga:  Mind, Body and Tortured Souls
Yoga: Mind, Body and Tortured Souls

Striving for the ultimate inner beauty can be deadly. Six gorgeous women from different walks of life decide to check into a high end YOGA studio with extremely strict rules. They follow the extreme rules as best they can to eventually gain the ultimate beauty. Strange and scary events begin to happen in this unusual place and the women begin to wonder why some of the other students go missing. Did they simply drop out of the class because of the rigid rules or is there some other evil presence killing the YOGA class one by one. Who will ultimately survive this horrific adventure to become the world's most perfectly beautiful woman?

 

Yoga: Mind, Body and Tortured Soul Trailer

Hidden Floor

Hidden Floor
Hidden Floor

#10 Hidden Floor

Hidden Floor (K-Horror 4)
Hidden Floor (K-Horror 4)

A mother and her six year old girl move into a new building. A tenant who lives below her complains about noises coming from her apartment. Even though she lives very quietly. Still, the complaints of noise continue.

But, the mother soon realizes everyone in the building acts bizarre to the point of being scary. Soon, the six year old girl begins acting like the other tenants. Then, mysterious deaths begin to occur in the building. The mother must solve this mystery of these deaths and strange behavior before it's too late. -- excerpt from Amazon's summary

 

Hidden Floor Trailer

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