Top 33 Korean Horror Dramas That Will Makes You Question Life!

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In this article we will share to you the best horror korean dramas that will definitely will makes you question about life and reality. Let’s dive right into these horror korean dramas to put you on edge this year!

1. Sweet Home

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Sweet home tells a story of someone who leave his house into a new apartment, hoping to forget his past and his family. Little did he know that a mysterious being is come down to earth with a mission to consume human bodies and create chaos. Now he don’t just run away from his past, but he also run for his life.

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Main Cast:

  • Song Kang as Cha Hyun Su
  • Lee Jin Wook as Pyeon SAng Wook

2. Mouse

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Mouse korean drama tells a story of two police officers that encounters a psychopath and a serial killer. We will see how the police officer try to uncover and reveal the truth behind the psychopath behavior.

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Seung Gi as Jung Ba Reum
  • Lee Hee Jun as Go Mu Chi

3. Goblin

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Goblin tells a story of a highly dignified general from Goryeo Dynasty that was framed as a traitor and murdered by the government officials. One day he receives a curse and supernatural ability which cause him to be immortal.

The only way he can go to realm of the after life is by finding the goblin’s bride and ask her to pull the spiritual sword that was embedded in his chest since the Goryeo Era.

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Main Cast:

  • Gong Yoo as Kim Shin
  • Kim Go Eun as Ji Eun Tak

4. Who Are You?

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Who are you kdramas tells a story of a women detective who gain a psychic ability which enable her to see a dead people aka ghost, after six years of coma. Together with a skeptics detectives, they help the spirits to solve their complicated stories and cases related to the lost and found center.

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Main Cast:

  • So E Hyun as Yang Shi On
  • Taecyeon as Cha Gun Woo

5. Arang And The Magistrate

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Arang and the magistrate, as known as The Tale Of Arang is a dramas that tells a story of a ruthless man with supernatural ability to see and communicate with the spirits finding his lost mother in the kingdom. As he journey to find his mother, he meet a spirit name Arang who request him to seek revenge to her murderer.

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Main Cast:

  • Shin Min A as Arang
  • Lee Joon Gi as Kim Eun Oh

6. Cheo Yong: The Paranormal Detective

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This is another supernatural horror dramas tells a story of someone who is able to communicate with unseen spirits and being the best officer in crime department. One day, he lost his family due to a tragic incident that cause his life to turn upside down. He lost all of his passion, and buried himself down to the world of depression until one day he met a spirit of a youth school girl that ask him for help to solve her case.

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Main Cast:

  • Oh Ji Ho as Yoon Cheo Yong
  • Oh Ji Eun as Ha Sun Woo

7. Nightmare Teacher

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Nightmare teacher tells a story of a mysterious temporary replacement homeroom teacher at Yosan Private High School. The student felt weird the first time he teach. He had a mysterious way to entice and led them to the imaginary world.

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Main Cast:

  • Kim So Hyun as Kang Ye Rim
  • Um Ki Joon as Han Bong Gu

8. Lovely Horribly

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Lovely Horribly is a romance horro dramas that tells a story of a writer that even a ghost are frightened with his ability to turn his writings into reality. Things get more complicated once he met someone connected oppositely to him. 

If one is happy, the other is in big mess, and vice versa. Later on they work together for a dramas with the problem is that whatever he wrote in that script, start happening in their world.

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Main Cast:

  • Song Ji Hyo as Ji Eul Soon
  • Park Si Hoo as Philip Yoo

9. Hellbound

Hellbound kdramas is an end time dramas tells a story of a mysterious creatures from hell that come with one purpose, to take the life of the person they aim. Before they come, a spirits has already let them know when exactly they will come to take their life. As the city comes to confusion, a cult group rise up reaching and leading many people to be one of their group.

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Main Cast:

  • Yoo Ah In as Jeong Jin Soo
  • Kim Hyun Joo as Min Hye Jin

10. Goedam

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Goedam is a bite size series in which every episode only take less than 1o minutes, tells a story of a creatures that awoke at night to fulfill their thirst. This series filled with horror tales.

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Main Cast:

  • Song Chae Yoon as Seo Hui
  • SeoIA as Min Young

11. When the Devil Calls Your Name

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When the devil calls your name series tells a story of a young musician that sells his own soul to the devil in his pursue of fame and fortunes. As the time come for the devil to take his soul, he try to make another deal with the devil to extend the contract.

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Main Cast:

  • Song Kang as Luka
  • Jung Kyung Ho as Ha Rib

12. Catch the Ghost

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Catch the ghost tells a story of someone who became a police officer to find out what happened to her autism sister that was missing years ago. She really believe that a subway ghost somehow take her sister away and that’s why her sister disappeared.

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Main Cast:

  • Moon Geun Young as Yoo Ryeong
  • Kim Seon Ho as Go Ji Seok

13. Secret Healer

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Secret healer series tells a story of a Queen that visit a shaman in order to have a child. True enough, she ended up give birth to a twin crown prince and princess that must be separated to save both life. The Crown princess was left in the mountain areas and ended up as a black magic witch.

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Main Cast:

  • Kim Sae Ron as Yeon Hee
  • Yoon Si Yoon as Heo Jun

14. Save Me

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Save me tells a story of a young women striving to get out of a religious cult group that already brainwashed her family. With the help of four childhood friends, she manage to take her family and herself away from the cult group they got in.

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Main Cast:

  • Ok Taecyeon as Han Sang Hwan
  • Seo Yea Ji as Im Sang Mi

15. The Village: Achiara’s Secret

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This series tells a story of achiara, a peaceful safe village, before an english teacher suddenly found a buried body as she went on her first day work at the local school. Together with the police, they insist to uncover the the real truth behind this death.

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Main Cast:

  • Moon Geun Young as Han So Yoon
  • Jang Hee Jin as Kim Hye Jin

16. Tale Of The Nine-Tailed

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Tale of the nine tailed tells a story of a gumiho (a nine tailed creature) that leaving his post as a a guardian mountain spirit and finding the reincarnation of his true love.

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Dong Wook as Lee Yeon
  • Jo Bo Ah as Nam Ji Ah

17. Strangers From Hell

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Strangers from hell tells a story of someone who move from countryside to Seoul for a job. The story began as he came across a cheap hostel and stay there for six month. He realize there’s a reason that hostel is cheap as a strange things start happening.

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Dong Wook as Seo Moon Jo
  • Siwan as Yoon Jong Woo

18. Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim

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Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim tells a story of someone who born with special ability to see the unseen realm, ghost and spirits. She met a popular boy who ended up be on her side fighting against the evil spirit and uncover the truth of serial murders that happened at their high school.

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Main Cast:

  • Kim Sae Ron as Ga Doo Shim
  • Nam Da Reum as Na Woo Soo

19. The Master’s Sun

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The Master’s Sun also tells a story of someone with the special power to see spirits after having an accident. One day she realized that everytime she touch Joong Won, arrogant CEO of Kingdom, she got rid of those ghost. Together they find the secret behind his past childhood kidnapping.

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Main Cast:

  • Gong Hyo Jin as Tae Gong Shil
  • So Ji Sub as Joo Joong Won

20. Bring It On, Ghost

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Bring it on Ghost also depict someone who has ability to see spirits and work together with his ghost partner do exorcism to get money that he will use to take away his ability. Little did they knew that the spirit behind of his ability and her ghost partner death is watching them.

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Main Cast:

  • Kim So Hyun as Kim Hyeon Ji
  • Ok Taecyeon as Park Bong Pal

21. Oh My Ghost

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Oh My Ghost tells a story of a women with ability to see ghost having a secret crush on a famous chef. One day she got possessed by a virgin seductress spirit who also want the star chef. The star chef begin to look towards her as she change her behavior towards him. 

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Main Cast:

  • Park Bo young as Na Bong Sun
  • Jo Jung Suk as Kang Sun Woo

22. Priest

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Priest dramas tells a story of  a young catholic priest who is a member of 643 (exorcism group). This priest has a bitter past that his own mother was killed by the devil that possessed her. He learn exorcism from the founder of 642 group who is also a priest. One day, a skeptical doctor witness a supernatural phenomena in her emergency room and ask 643 group for help.

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Main Cast:

  • Yeon Woo Jin as Oh Soo Min
  • Jung Yoo Mi as Ham Eun ho

23. The Guest

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The Guest korean dramas tells a story of someone who was born as shaman with an exorcist abilities. One day, crimes happened where many people go mad, kill their family and then stab themselves. Later on he work together with a detective and a priest to uncover the truth behind this crimes, where he met a chief demon name ‘Guest’.

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Main Cast:

  • Kim Jae Wook as Choi Yoon
  • Jung Eun Chae as Kang Gil Young

24. A Korean Odyssey

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A Korean Odyssey is much more like Chinese Monkey King, tells a story of Son O  Gong, someone who possessed a strong power as a demon. One day he promised a young girl in order to release from his punishment, not knowing that the promised he made is actually bounded him from her childhood til she grew. As they journey together, they start develop feeling to one another.

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Seung Gi as Son O Gong
  • Oh Yeon Seo as Jin Sun Mi
  • Cha Seung Won as Woo Hwi Chul

25. The Cursed

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The Cursed is one of the best and must watch korean horror movies listed here. This drama tells a story of a young shaman women with the ability to curse people seek revenge for her mother that was killed by a conglomerate. Little did she knew that she ended up fighting against the massive evil hidden behind an IT conglomerate.

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Main Cast:

  • Uhm Ji Won as Im Jin Hee
  • Jung Ji So as Baek So Jin

26. The Ghost Detective

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The ghost detective tells a story of a someone who join a detective agency after being wrongfully dismissed from military. He ended up work together solving mysterious and extraordinary cases that involve the supernatural and spirit world.

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Main Cast:

  • Choi Daniel as Lee Da Il
  • Park Eun Bin as Jung Yeo Wool

27. Black

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Black series tells a story of a grim reaper (the decease guide to the afterlife world) that fall in love with human. He ended up break all the rule in order to get involve with human life. 

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Main Cast:

  • Go Ara as Kang Ha Ram
  • Song Seung Heon as Han Moo Gang

28. Possessed

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Possessed is a comedy horror korean dramas that tells a story of a detective who work together with a psychic to solve multiple various cases and mysteries.

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Main Cast:

  • Ahn Eun Jin as Choi Yeon Hee
  • Kwon Hyeokhyeon as Kim Joon Hyung

29. The Uncanny Counter

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The Uncanny Counter tells a story of  a group with special ability called ‘Counter’. They have one mission, to hunt the demon that came down to earth to seek after human life.

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Main Cast:

  • Jo Byeong Kyu as So Moon
  • Kim Sejeong as Do Ha Na

30. Sell Your Haunted House

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Sell Your Haunted house is a light horror drama tells a story of a real estate agent who own a special ability to communicate and exorcise spirits. One day, she met a con artist that trick the wealthy to earn money. Together they seek the truth behind the mysterious death of her mother 20 years ago and help sets free her mother spirit.

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Main Cast:

  • Jang Na Ra as Hong Ji A
  • Jung Yong Hwa as Oh In Beom

31. Strange School Tales: 8th Years

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Strange School Tales is a mini drama with separate story in every 4 episode. The first episode 1 – 4 tells a story of a murder that happened 8 years ago involving three female high school student.

The second story start from episode 5 – 8 tells a story of a weird student with mysterious aura who always absence. 

The third story start from episode 9 – 12 tells a story of a woman who goes back to her childhood home in order to find the truth of her parents death.

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Main Cast:

  • Song Won Seok as Lee Eun Chan
  • Lee Kyu Sung as Gi Cheol Min

32. White Christmas

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White Christmas tells a story of eight Susin High School Student who received a mysterious letter from a serial killers talk about their death. Together with their teacher, they decided to spend the holidays at school. 

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Soo Hyuk as Yoon Soo
  • Kim Woo Bin as Kang Mi Reu

33. Hotel Del Luna

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Hotel Del Luna is a popular romance dark fantasy korean dramas tells a story of a hotel that is only visible to human during the night and also under special circumstances. 

This hotel is occupied by various spirits and ghost all over the years, offers them to settle their unfinished business before pass to the afterlife. The owner of this hotel need to find someone with a more evil sin than what she did in the past, in order to pass to the afterlife.

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Main Cast:

  • IU as Jang Man Wol
  • Yeo Jin Goo as Goo Chan seong
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