Hansel and Gretel (Mystic Forest)
This horror film inspired by the Grimm fairy tale of the same name is considered one of the most impressive horror works of Korean cinema. “Prince of the Sun” Chun Jung Myung plays Eun Soo – a guy lost in the forest after a sudden accident. Eun Soo was led to her house by a little girl wearing a red robe, which is a warm little house in the middle of the forest of a couple and 3 children.
The story is even more strange when every morning Eun Soo says goodbye to the whole family to go home but always gets lost and comes back to the same house. Hansel and Gretel is highly appreciated for its beautiful and magical images, tinged with fairy tales and new and equally creepy content.
Memories of a Murderer
Memories of a Murderer – About 1986, in the province of Gyunggi in Korea, the body of the second woman was found. Like the first victim, this woman was beautiful, raped, bound in her own underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho Yong-koo, two local detectives lacking the necessary experience and technique, interrogated the suspects using violence and torture, but were still unsuccessful. result. Detective Seo Tae-Yoon from Seul is sent to help with the investigation and quickly finds out that the killer is a serial killer. When a third woman’s body was found in a similar condition, the police began to track down the killer.
Hunter tells the story of Joong Ho, who was originally a policeman but was fired because of bribes and made a living working as a matchmaker in taverns. One day when two prostitutes suddenly disappeared without paying their debts, Joong Ho received a call from a customer and sent a girl named Min Ji to him. As soon as he discovered that this customer was also the one served by one of the two missing girls, Joong Ho’s crime-solving skills rose up, he decided to find that bad guy and rescue Min Ji before it was too late. so late.
The story of 2 sisters
The story of two sisters: After being treated for a mental illness since her mother’s death, sisters Su Mi and Su Yeon return to their beautiful little house. Welcoming them was the biological father and stepmother Iun Joo. Since then, strange phenomena have occurred continuously. All seem to be related to the mysterious death of the late mother, the truth is finally exposed. The Story of Two Sisters is considered the best Korean horror film of all time. The story of the two sisters has attracted not only Korean audiences but also audiences in many other countries, and Hollywood itself bought the script of this online movie to build a new movie. The ending was completely opposite to the viewers’ predictions but quite reasonable, which scored a plus point in the hearts of the public.
Whispering Corridors (Oath)
Whispering Corridors was one of the most popular ghost projects of the time. Thanks to the success of the first part, the film was made into four parts and became one of the famous Korean girls’ school horror series. The movie was released in 1998 and the four sequels were produced until 2009. If you are brave enough, you should try to watch the whole series including: Memento Mori (1999), Wishing Stairs (2003), Voice (2005) and A Blood Pledge (2009).
The movie starts from the context of the new school year of an all-girls school, teacher Park introduces a new student named Jin Joo to the whole class. But no one knew that it was a girl who committed suicide in the art room 9 years ago because of academic pressure. For some unknown reason, teacher Park was murdered. The girls at this school plan to explore and have found a terrifying answer.
Maid Adapted from the novel by British writer Sarah Waters “Fingersmith” with a Victorian setting, The Handmaiden takes viewers back to the colonial era in Japan and Korea in the 1930s. Pickpocket Nam Sook Hee (Kim Tae Ri) is sent by a Korean con man pretending to be Japanese count Fujiwara (Ha Jung Woo) as a maid for wealthy heiress Hideko (Kim Min Hee), in order to lure coax the noblewoman to marry him. Once the plan is successful, the “earl” will send Hideko to a madhouse in Japan, then run away with the wealth he stole from her. However, what Fujiwara didn’t expect was that the two women fell in love with each other, and his plans began to go awry.
Cinderella (Fake Face)
Korea’s creepy plastic surgery industry has been tapped into the big screen 10 years ago. Cinderella has made viewers afraid of turning green because of the consequences of plastic surgery. The house of Hyun Soo (Shin Se Kyung) practices plastic surgery but is just a small, cheap establishment. Therefore, Hyun Soo’s friends trusted her and came to her house to change her appearance.
However, the price to pay for beauty is the ultimate horror obsession, even death. Each time they looked at themselves in the mirror, the girls found their faces shattered, the frequency they saw ghosts more and more. The mysterious voice: “I will make you beautiful” kept surrounding, making Hyun Soo’s friend go crazy and finally cut his own face and commit suicide.
Hope – Hope
Phim Hope – Hope is a story about a tragedy that happened to her little daughter So-won during a trip home from school. Her father – Dong-hoon – received a phone call from the hospital informing that So-won was traumatized both physically and mentally. Will their family overcome the past and return to a home like the old days?
Old boy – Revenge
Oldboy Adapted from the famous manga of the same name by two Japanese authors, Minegishi Nobuaki and Tsuchiya Garon. Oldboy is the second film in the trilogy The Vengeance. The film tells the story of Oh Dae-Su, who was locked in a hotel room for 15 years without knowing the kidnapper’s purpose. Once freed, Dae Su falls into the traps of intrigue and violence. On a quest to get revenge on the person who caused her suffering, Dae-Su falls in love with a sushi chef. Surprise after surprise from here…
Silent – Silence
Silent – Silence tells the story of Kang In Ho – a newly appointed teacher at a deaf school in Mujin city. On the way to a new job, In Ho runs into Yoo Jin, an employee at the Mujin Center for Human Rights. At the new school, In Ho and Yoo Jin discover unbelievable things done by the teachers at the school. present to their own students. Will In Ho keep silent and turn deaf and dumb like the children here? Or you can put aside the family’s financial difficulties to bravely break the silence in this school. What is Kang In Ho’s decision? And what is that truth?
I saw the devil
I saw the devil The film tells the story of a man who is heartbroken when his fiancée is murdered by a serial killer. He is a government agent and usually completes his mission perfectly. However, his inability to protect the person he loved the most left him heartbroken, angry, and anxious to avenge the killer. The film is the story of chasing this killer.
Lady of Revenge
Lady of Revenge tells the story of Ms. Lee Geum Ja – a beautiful and holy young woman but her future is completely ruined when she is accused of kidnapping and killing a baby boy. Lee Geum Ja’s case became the focus of the media and even his fellow prisoners. The day Lee Geum Ja was released from prison was also the day she emptied her holiness and embarked on a revenge plan that had been burning for 13 years. As the last episode in the “Vengeance Trilogy”, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance directed by Park Chan Wook has a lighter nuance than the previous two films but also leaves a lot of haunting and contemplation for viewers.
The Doll Master (Doll)
An old story has it that: there was a couple who loved each other deeply, the boy made a life-sized doll with the face of his lover to always admire her. It is said that objects also have souls, when a person devotes all his heart to creating them. The other doll, too, loves the boy as fiercely as she does. One day, it was discovered that the girl was hanged to death, all doubts were focused on the boy. Then in the middle of the night, a group of people rushed to catch the guy to drag him out into the field to beat him to death, his body buried in a deep hole…
Today, young boys and girls reunite in a house that was once a former convent, now displaying a unique collection of dolls. They came by invitation on the Internet to participate in the art exchange program of photography and doll making. However, in the strange house, mysteries and murders occurred consecutively, which made the witnesses fearless.
The film uses quite creative scare tactics plus the props are extremely vivid and sharp dolls that make viewers obsessed.
Death Bell is the first horror film in Korean history to have more than 1 million views as of 2013. The film is about the bloody events at a mysterious high school. A strange voice came from the school loudspeaker asking students to solve each exam question, for every wrong answer, a student would die.
The extreme bewilderment, the dramatic action, the tense atmosphere is what is expressed in Death Bell. The film quickly made its name on the list of the most successful Korean horror films. The film has the participation of Kim Bum, Nam Gyuri, Lee Beom Soo.
The Wailing – The Wailing
Lament -The Wailing revolves around the story of police officer Jong Go working with magician Il Gwang and a mysterious woman to find the solution to a series of murder cases in the remote village of Gokseong. The suspect is a Japanese guy. don’t know from where. He knows some kind of occult magic, and has used evil tricks to curse people in the village, among them Jong Go’s daughter is also in danger.
The Red shoes
The Red Shoes revolves around a mysterious pair of red shoes that appear at train stations and bring deadly bad luck to those who own it by stealing from others. Sun-Jae, a young woman who just broke up with her husband, accidentally picked up a pair of shoes, but she did not expect that the shoes were cursed and brought misfortune to those around her.
The film has succeeded in blending the two genres of spiritual horror and criminal detective. Viewers follow the characters as they follow clues to investigate the tragedies suffered by the owner of the red shoe in the past, leading to its terrible curse.