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The Host (2006)
The Host posterRating: 7.0/10 (56,440 votes)
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Writer: Joon-ho Bong (screenplay), Won-jun Ha (screenplay), Chul-hyun Baek (screenplay)
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Hae-il Park, Doona Bae
Runtime: 119 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 27 Jul 2006
Plot: A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
A Tale of Two Sisters posterRating: 7.3/10 (35,508 votes)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
Writer: Kim Jee-woon (screenplay)
Stars: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Su-jeong Lim, Geun-Young Moon
Runtime: 115 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 13 Jun 2003
Plot: A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.

Thirst (2009)
Thirst posterRating: 7.2/10 (25,011 votes)
Director: Chan-wook Park
Writer: Seo-Gyeong Jeong (screenplay), Chan-wook Park (screenplay), Émile Zola (inspired by the book "Thérèse Raquin")
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Ok-bin Kim, Hae-suk Kim, Ha-kyun Shin
Runtime: 133 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Released: 30 Apr 2009
Plot: Through a failed medical experiment, a priest is stricken with vampirism and is forced to abandon his ascetic ways.

Bedevilled (2010)
Bedevilled posterRating: 7.3/10 (6,643 votes)
Director: Chul-soo Jang
Writer: Kwang-young Choi
Stars: Yeong-hie Seo, Seong-won Ji, Min-ho Hwang, Min Je
Runtime: 115 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Released: 02 Sep 2010
Plot: A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.

Reptile 2001 (1999)
Reptile 2001 posterRating: 2.5/10 (1,275 votes)
Director: Hyung-rae Shim
Writer: Marty Poole (screenplay), Hyung-rae Shim (story)
Stars: Dan Cashman, Bruce Cornwell, Dennis Howard, Matt Landers
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Horror, Fantasy
Released: 17 Jul 1999
Plot: It's been asleep for two hundred million years. Now it been awakened by aliens from another galaxy. The aliens are using Yonggary to destroy mankind.

Sector 7 (2011)
Sector 7 posterRating: 4.6/10 (1,402 votes)
Director: Ji-hoon Kim
Writer: Je-gyun Yun
Stars: Ji-won Ha, Sung-kee Ahn, Ji-ho Oh, Ye-ryeon Cha
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Released: 04 Aug 2011
Plot: Something awaits 2,500 meters under the deep sea off the southern tip of Jeju Island...Directed by Kim Ji-hoon and produced by JK Youn, the sci-fi action thriller Sector 7 revolves around ...

Tell Me Something (1999)
Tell Me Something posterRating: 6.6/10 (2,348 votes)
Director: Youn-hyun Chang
Writer: Youn-hyun Chang, Eun-Ah In, Eun-Jeong Kim, Su-chang Kong, Hye-Weon Shim
Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Eun-ha Shim, Hang-Seon Jang, Jung-ah Yum
Runtime: 118 min
Rated: R
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Crime
Released: 13 Nov 1999
Plot: In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces. Detective Cho, who is under investigation of the Internal Affairs, is assigned ...

301/302 (1995)
301/302 posterRating: 6.8/10 (798 votes)
Director: Cheol-su Park
Writer: Suh-Goon Lee
Stars: Eun-jin Pang, Sin-Hye Hwang, Chu-Ryun Kim
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: Unrated
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 03 May 1996
Plot: Two obsessive-compulsives, a chef and an anorexic writer, are neighbors in an apartment building. The chef (301) tries to entice her neighbor to eat with fabulous meals. The writer (302) ...

The Ring Virus (1999)
The Ring Virus posterRating: 6.5/10 (1,596 votes)
Director: Dong-bin Kim
Writer: Dong-bin Kim (screenplay), Kôji Suzuki (novel)
Stars: Eun-Kyung Shin, Seung-hyeon Lee, Jin-yeong Jeong, Chang-wan Kim
Runtime: 108 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror
Released: 12 Jun 1999
Plot: After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack, the journalist Sun-ju decides to investigate their last moments. ...

Voice (2005)
Voice posterRating: 6.6/10 (959 votes)
Director: Equan Choi
Writer: Equan Choi, Joon-Seok Sol
Stars: Ye-ryeon Cha, Ok-bin Kim, Seo-hyeong Kim, Hyeon-kyeong Lim
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: Unrated
Genre: Horror
Released: 15 Jul 2005
Plot: While training after hours in her high-school, the aspirant singer Park Young-Eon is mysteriously killed and her body vanishes. Her ghost is invisible and trapped in the school, but her ...

Cinderella (2006)
Cinderella posterRating: 5.8/10 (931 votes)
Director: Man-dae Bong
Writer: Kwang-soo Son
Stars: Ah-yung Ahn, Gyu-ryun Ahn, So-min Jeon, Se-Kyung Shin
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 17 Aug 2006
Plot: N/A

Voices (2007)
Voices posterRating: 5.7/10 (907 votes)
Director: Ki-hwan Oh
Writer: Kyung-ok Kang (comic book), Hyo-Chul Lee (adaptation), Ki-hwan Oh (screenplay), Lee Shin-ae (adaptation)
Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham
Runtime: 85 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Released: 22 Aug 2007
Plot: This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

29 February (2006)
29 February posterRating: 6.0/10 (441 votes)
Director: Jong-hoon Jung
Writer: Il-han Yoo
Stars: Eun-jin Baek, Yoon-jeong Choi, Ho Im, Hyeon-kyeong Im
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Released: 20 Jul 2006
Plot: Ji-yeon, a tollgate ticket girl, is frightened by a mysterious black car, which hands over a bloodstained ticket as a fee at midnight. Her fear deepens after her colleague, Jong-sook, tells...

Arang (2006)
Arang posterRating: 6.2/10 (892 votes)
Director: Sang-hoon Ahn
Writer: Sang-hoon Ahn, Seon-ju Jeong, Jeong-seob Lee, Yun-kyung Sin
Stars: So-yeong Choo, Won-joong Jung, Hae-in Kim, Ok-bin Kim
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Released: 28 Jun 2006
Plot: A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a ...

The Quiet Family (1998)
The Quiet Family posterRating: 7.2/10 (2,388 votes)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
Writer: Kim Jee-woon
Stars: In-hwan Park, Mun-hee Na, Kang-ho Song, Min-sik Choi
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Released: 25 Apr 1998
Plot: A family opens a mountain inn where their first guest commits suicide. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates.

Chaw (2009)
Chaw posterRating: 5.9/10 (682 votes)
Director: Jeong-won Shin
Writer: Sin Jeong-won, Kim Yong-Cheol
Stars: Won-Young Choi, Tae-woong Eom, Kim Gi-Cheon, Seong-kwang Ha
Runtime: 121 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Released: 15 Jul 2009
Plot: A black comedy about the events that are set into motion in a town after a man-eating boar goes on a rampage.

Acacia (2003)
Acacia posterRating: 5.9/10 (1,534 votes)
Director: Ki-hyeong Park
Writer: Ki-hyeong Park
Stars: Hye-jin Shim, Jin-geun Kim, Oh-bin Mun, Na-yoon Jeong
Runtime: 103 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 17 Oct 2003
Plot: After unsuccessfully trying to have a baby of their own, Dr. Kim Do-il and his father convince his wife Choi Mi-sook to adopt a child in an orphanage. Mi-sook is connected to arts and ...

Four Horror Tales - Dark Forest (2006)
Four Horror Tales - Dark Forest posterRating: 4.9/10 (203 votes)
Director: Jung-min Kim
Writer: Jung-min Kim
Stars: Ye-won Jang, Young-joon Kim, Jong-hyeok Lee, Choong-seon Park
Runtime: N/A
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror
Released: 17 Aug 2006
Plot: N/A

The Red Shoes (2005)
The Red Shoes posterRating: 6.0/10 (1,839 votes)
Director: Yong-gyun Kim
Writer: Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale), Yong-gyun Kim (screenplay), Ma Sang-Ryeol (screenplay)
Stars: Hye-su Kim, Seong-su Kim, Yeon-ah Park, Su-hee Go
Runtime: 103 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 30 Jun 2005
Plot: A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.

Face (2004)
Face posterRating: 5.9/10 (866 votes)
Director: Sang-Gon Yoo
Writer: Hie-jae Kim, Cheol-hie Park, Seong-min Park, Sang-Gon Yoo
Stars: Yun-ah Song, Hyeon-jun Shin, Seung-wook Kim, Seok-Hwan An
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Horror
Released: 11 Jun 2004
Plot: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the ...

Whispering Corridors (1998)
Whispering Corridors posterRating: 6.2/10 (1,949 votes)
Director: Ki-hyeong Park
Writer: Jung-Ok In, Ki-hyeong Park
Stars: Kang-hee Choi, Gyu-ri Kim, Min-jung Kim, Roe-ha Kim
Runtime: 105 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 30 May 1998
Plot: While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies ...

Phone (2002)
Phone posterRating: 6.3/10 (3,790 votes)
Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
Writer: N/A
Stars: Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim, Woo-jae Choi, Ji-yeon Choi
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 26 Jul 2002
Plot: 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 ...

Memento Mori (1999)
Memento Mori posterRating: 6.7/10 (2,378 votes)
Director: Tae-Yong Kim, Kyu-dong Min
Writer: Tae-Yong Kim, Kyu-dong Min
Stars: Gyu-ri Kim, Yeh-jin Park, Yeong-jin Lee, Jong-hak Baek
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Romance, Drama
Released: 24 Dec 1999
Plot: In this second installment of the Whispering Corridors series, a young girl finds a strange diary, capable of arousing hallucinations, kept by two of her senior fellow-students who seem to have an unusually close bond.

Cello (2005)
Cello posterRating: 6.2/10 (1,734 votes)
Director: Woo-cheol Lee
Writer: Woo-cheol Lee
Stars: Hyeon-a Seong, Da-an Park, Ho-bin Jeong, Jin Woo
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Released: 18 Aug 2005
Plot: A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck

Spider Forest (2004)
Spider Forest posterRating: 6.8/10 (1,608 votes)
Director: Il-gon Song
Writer: Il-gon Song
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Jung Suh, Kyeong-heon Kang, Hyeong-seong Jang
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 03 Sep 2004
Plot: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods.

Let Me Out (2012)
Let Me Out posterRating: 6.7/10 (21 votes)
Director: Chang-lae Kim, Jae Soh
Writer: Chang-lae Kim, Jae Soh
Stars: Jessica Choi, Geunsup Han, Hyun-Sang Kwon, Myung-se Lee
Runtime: 88 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Released: 01 Apr 2012
Plot: Convenience store clerk/film student Mu Young is a university senior who has yet to make a film. He angers a visiting indie film maker who ironically picks Mu Young to receive his donation ...

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