Top 10 South Korean Horror Movies

Top 10 South Korean Horror Movies

By iHORRORdb | | Posted in Horror Movies Top Lists | 1018 Views | 13 Votes

Most people, when they think of Asian horror films, think of Japanese horror (or J-Horror). But South Korea has seen a surge in the recent years of horror flicks that have garnered much success in their home country and abroad. For some of the best tales or horror and suspense, here are the top ten South Korean horror movies.

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Tale of Two Sisters

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Tale of Two Sisters – A traumatized girl goes to live with her sister, father, and stepmother. After she arrives, strange occurrences start to happen and the two girls think the stepmother is to blame. This movie has so many twists that you will be continuously guessing what is really going on.

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The Quiet Family

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The Quiet Family – A family buys a lodge up in the mountains in the hopes of starting a new business. Their first guests arrive but disaster happens when they turn up dead. Instead of reporting it, they avoid the bad press by hiding the bodies.

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Whispering Corridors

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Whispering Corridors – A school girl who has been dead for years is seen by a school teacher. Before she can report the incident, she is murdered. Three girls find the body but school officials try to keep it hushed.

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Wishing Stairs

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Wishing Stairs – Like a wishing well with bad side effects, a mysterious step grants anyone who steps on it their wish. When one girl wishes to beat out her dance competition, the other competitor turns up dead. Then the boy who liked her finds the step and wishes for her to come back.

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Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait

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Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait – An author is trying to come up with a new idea for her book. She hears a story about a haunted portrait and goes to Vietnam to find it. There she discovers the vengeful spirit has escaped into her friend.

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Cello

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Cello – A music teacher buys her autistic daughter a cello. When the little girl takes to playing it, strange events keep occurring. The cellist starts to be haunted by a ghost.

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Memento Mori

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Memento Mori – Two school girls find a strange diary capable of arousing hallucinations. When one of the girls commits suicide, strange occurrences start to happen all over the school.

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The Uninvited

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The Uninvited – Jeong-won is a man with no memory of his real life and his childhood who witnesses the deaths of two young girls. When the girls’ ghosts appear in his house, events from his past start to come back to haunt him. Yeon, a psychic, will help him to recover his lost memories.

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Bunshinsaba

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Bunshinsaba – A group of girls use a Quija board to place a curse on some school bullies. Soon the bullies end up dead and there is a mysterious name on the school roll call for a girl that doesn’t exist. One of the girls ends up being possessed by the spirit of a girl murdered from years earlier.

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Phone

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Phone – A reporter starts being menaced by threatening phone calls. The woman changes her number but the calls keep coming. She also begins to fear when she discovers that anyone who has had her telephone number has mysteriously died.

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