Korean dramas and K-pop are taking the world by storm. Streaming giant Netflix has a plethora of Korean movies, and if you’re looking for some blood-curdling K-dramas, look no further. We have 5 best scary movies from Korea that may be more rewarding to watch than other similar content produced in Hollywood.
Here are the best Korean horror movies to watch on Netflix that will give you a thrilling and terrifying experience.
The original Netflix film, based on a Hollywood script by Matt Naylor, puts a unique twist on the zombie subgenre. The film follows a young video blogger who finds himself trapped in his apartment when a zombie apocalypse breaks out. Now he must choose between seclusion or fighting the living dead. The film was released in October 2020 and it fared much better with critics and audiences than its English-speaking counterpart.
Svaha: the sixth finger
The director of Jang Jae-Hyun is a psychological horror film that delves deep into the world of cults. The film portrays Buddhism and esotericism which are not often explored in films of this genre. The film was released in 2019 and is currently streaming on Netflix.
The 2019 film was featured in Netflix’s Top 10 Most Viewed Movies. The theme of the film is exorcism and it is fascinating in itself. It tells the story of a family infiltrated by a face-changing evil that puts a brother in danger while other family members try to save him.
The 2006 movie isn’t your typical monster movie, especially when you’ve got award-winning filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, who was directing Parasite, behind it. The film is about a monster kidnapping a man’s daughter and his attempts to save her.
Gonjam: haunted asylum
Directed by Jung Bum-shik, the film follows a team of webseries who visit the asylum to get more views for a Youtube project. They soon find themselves confronted with the supernatural, as they are possessed one by one.
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