22 Iconic Asian Horror Movies To Make Your Blood Run Cold!


A good horror movie can be really hard to find. If you want to be scared, you're at right place. You haven't seen horror until you've seen these Asian horror movies. Here are the most terrifying Asian horror movies that will give you nightmares. 


1. Train to Busan (2016)

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

IMDb: 7.5

2. The Wailing (2016)

Soon after a stranger arrives in a little village, a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman, drawn into the incident, is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

IMDb: 7.4

3. Cure (1997)

A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done.

IMDb: 7.4

4. Ringu (1998)

A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it.

IMDb: 7.3

5. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.

IMDb: 7.2

6. Audition (1999)

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

IMDb: 7.2

7. Shutter (2004)

A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
IMDb: 7.1

8. Noroi: The Curse (2005)

A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."

IMDb: 7.0

9. Dumplings (2004)

A former TV star, plagued by the thought of her shallow and unfaithful executive husband leaving her due to her advancing age visits Mei, a retired gynecologist who now makes "miracle dumplings" for women looking to regain their youth. The main ingredient, however, might be more than she can handle.

IMDb: 6.8

10. Dark Water (2002)

A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water.

IMDb: 6.7

11. Ju-on (2002)

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.

IMDb: 6.7

12. The Eye (2002)

A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realized she could even see ghosts.

IMDb: 6.7

13. Alone (2007)

Deceased Siamese twin returns to haunt surviving sister.

IMDb: 6.6

14. Kairo (2001)

Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.

IMDb: 6.6

15. Suicide Club (2001)

A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

IMDb: 6.6

16. Ekusute (2007)

About hair extensions that attack the women that wear them.

IMDb: 6.4

17. Uzumaki (2000)


The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals.

IMDb: 6.2

18. Bloody Reunion (2006)

Buried grudges have disasterous consequences for a class reunion in this unapologetically bloody film from Korean director Dae-wung Lim.

IMDb: 6.1

19. Bunhongsin (2005)

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.

IMDb: 5.9

20. Inhyeongsa (2004)

5 young people, 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... all together in a lonely doll museum in the woods. What starts out as a fun trip to pose for new dolls soon turns into a nightmare that not everyone will survive.

IMDb: 5.8

21. Carved (2007)

A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons.

IMDb: 5.5

22. The Wig (2005)

In Seoul, Su-Hyeon is terminal with leukemia, and bald due the treatment of chemotherapy. Her sister Ji-Hyeon buys a long-haired wig, but she does not disclose the truth about Su-Hyeon's health condition to her beloved sister. While wearing the wig, Su-Hyeon recovers her health and hits Ji-Hyeon's former boyfriend Ki-Seok, changing her behavior and relationship with her sister. When Ji-Hyeon discovers that the wig is possessed by a fiend, she finds that it was manufactured using hair of a cadaver and a dark secret about Ki-Seok's sentimental life.
IMDb: 5.5

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