Top 20 Terrifying Korean Horror Movies Dare You to Watch Alone

The Korean movie industry has come a long way. Giving some of the best thrillers such as Parasite, Train to Busan that are worldwide popular, there are some good horror films too.

While Hollywood horror movies are great that include The Conjuring series, Anabelle & classic horrors, some Korean movies are also worth a watch. Here are horrifying movies from South Korea that will give you chills & will keep haunting you for days.

1. Killer Toon

Ji Yoon is a horror webcomic artist. When her publisher dies, she finds her life imitating her own work. When a series of murders take place as they happen in the webcomic, detective Ki Chul tries to solve the case.

2. Hansel and Gretel

A young man who gets lost in the woods finds himself in a beautiful house with three adorable children. The house seems to be perfect with a fireplace and plenty to eat. But, he gets stuck & there’s no way to move out.

3. A Tale of Two Sisters

Su Mi and Su Yeon return home from a hospital stay. Things have not been the same since their mother passed away. They were welcomed by their stepmother Eun Joo. Unexpected things start to happen.

4. The Closet

Sang Won and his daughter, Yi Na, move to a new house after his wife’s death. After a while, Yi Na mysteriously disappears from the house. After seeing on TV, a man approaches Sang Won & they both began to in investigate.

5. Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

An internet broadcaster along with a handful of people goes to explore the haunted asylum and stream it live on their show. But, things start to get out of hand when they are inside the place.

6. The Cat

Seo Yeon is a pet groomer. One day, one of So Yeon’s customers dies on the elevator, leaving her cat behind. The police ask Seo Yeon to take care of the cat. But something strange happens to So Yeon from the day she brings the cat home.

7. Death Bell

24 students are locked inside a school. A TV monitor broadcasts a student locked inside an aquarium that slowly begins to fill with water. They are given an exam to complete which if they failed, everybody will die.

8. White: The Melody of The Curse

A struggling Kpop group ‘Pink Dolls’ finds an old videotape of an unknown music video. They release a remake of the videotape under the name “White” & become a sensation. But strange things start to happen.

9. Bloody Reunion

A teacher & some alumni meet for the first time in 16 years in a countryside cottage for a small reunion. But the happy reunion turns into a nightmare as they are brutally murdered, one by one.

10. The Wailing

A series of deaths take place in a village. A police officer hears a rumor from a coworker about a mysterious Japanese man. The rumor suspects him as the one causing these deaths. But what is the truth?

11. Cello

Mi Ju is a part-time music professor with a tragic past. When she was young, she got into an accident with her friend. She gave up playing cello and decided just to teach. But will her past come back?

12. Into the Mirror

A former cop working as a security guard in a mall links a string of mysterious deaths to a ghost that uses mirrors as a gateway to the living world. He has to solve the problem before the ghost strikes again.

13. The Doll Master

Five people are invited to a doll museum in the woods where they find a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement, and a mysterious young girl in red, and one by one they are mysteriously killed.

14. 0.0Mhz

Members of a supernatural exploration club visit a house that is haunted. Once there they set out to test if ghosts can be contacted once human brain waves reach a frequency of 0.0Mhz.

15. The Mimic

Hee Yun is a mother who lost her child five years ago. She moves to Seoul with her family. There, they find a lost, abused girl in the woods and take her in. Her voice is similar to her son. But is she really a human?

16. Dead Friend

Min Ji Won is a girl who suffers from amnesia, caused by an accident almost a year ago. She learns about her three friends and she wants to find out what happened to them. While her former friends are killed one by one.

17. Whispering Corridors

A ghost of a girl starts haunting a girl school & people start disappearing from the school. All are freaking out. Will anyone solve the mystery behind the haunting girl?

18. Cinderella

Hyun Su is a child of a plastic surgeon. Her friends start to commit mysterious suicides in front of her. To find the mystery behind this, she tries to find the clue in the hidden basement of their house.

19. The Red Shoes

A woman finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform & brings them home. She is thrilled to get them, but she is not aware of the fact that they are haunted.

20. The Loner

Su Na locks herself alone in her room after her best friend’s suicide. She starts to talk and behave as if someone else is in her room, but never opens the door to anyone. A psychologist arrives to help her.

These were some of the watchable Korean horror movies for horror movie lovers. These films are filled with mystery, suspense & ghosts of course. You can watch most of them on Netflix, YouTube & Asiancrush.

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