Think you can survive a movie marathon with these Korean horror flicks?

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It’s officially Halloween season! Are you prepping for a spooky movie marathon with your family? Perhaps you might want to have a Korean horror movie marathon next halloweekend. Go ahead and grab some popcorn or candy treats, huddle with your loved ones, and prepare to scream your head off with these Korean horror flicks:


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A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

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Plot: On returning home from a mental health facility, two sisters find that along with their stepmother, they have to find a way to deal with their late mother’s ghost who begins to haunt them.

 

Why you should watch it: It has a spine-chilling plot twist that will most definitely keep you on the edge of your seat. 

 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Shudder


 

The Wailing (2016)

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Plot: Suspicion leads to hysteria when rural villagers link a series of brutal murders to the arrival of a mysterious stranger (Kunimura Jun).

 

Why you should watch it: The last 20 minutes of the movie will haunt you for days. 

 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, YouTube, Tubi TV, Shudder


 

Cinderella (2006)

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Plot: One by one, Hyun-su’s vain circle of friends undergo face-lifts, eye-lifts and other procedures performed by Yoon-hee. Afterward, they all begin seeing ghosts and experiencing the urge to mutilate themselves. When her friends start to die, Hyun-su must delve into her mother’s past to uncover a deadly secret.

 

Why you should watch it: In Korea, plastic surgery is normalised. In this movie, plastic surgery is reimagined as horror.

 

Where to watch: Youtube


Don’t Click (2012)

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Plot: Don’t Click is a 2012 South Korean horror film about a “forbidden video” that curses people to death.

 

Why you should watch it: Because haunted technology will never not be scary.

 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, DramaCool


The Cat: Eyes That See Death (2012)

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Plot: So-yeon (Park Min Young) suffers from claustrophobia and inherits a Persian cat when its owner dies. She begins having nightmares and people around her begin dying as she searches for the truth.

 

Why you should watch it: It’s a great choice for when you want some garden-variety horror flick to cap off the night.

 

Where to watch: Youtube


 

Epitaph (2007)

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Plot: A traumatized girl sees visions of her dead mother in one of three tales set in a 1942 South Korean hospital.

 

Why you should watch it: The film is noted for its hauntingly-beautiful cinematography and setting.

 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime


Thirst (2009)

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Plot: Sang-hyun is a Christian priest who, in order to help find a cure, volunteers to be infected with a virus that’s devastating Africa. He’s left with an intense craving for blood and sex. As a hospital visitor, he can quench his thirst for blood, and an intense affair with unhappily married Tae-ju provides him with a sexual outlet. As their relationship develops, Sang-hyun is left struggling to hang on to his old morality.

 

Why you should watch it: This movie makes Twilight look like child’s play.

 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Vudu, Shudder, Youtube


 

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)

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Plot: The crew of a horror web series travels to an abandoned asylum for a live broadcast. It soon encounters much more than expected as it moves deeper inside the nightmarish old building.

 

Why you should watch it: The movie was shot in one of the most haunted places in Korea.

 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Youtube


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