12 Spine-Tingling Asian Horror Movies On Netflix To Add To Your Halloween Movie Marathon
Get ready to scream your heart out with Netflix's Asian horror offerings!
Whether you're looking for campy fun or an honest-to-goodness screamfest, you're spoiled for choice with the many Asian horror movies online. Here's what you can watch on Netflix, just in time for Halloween.
Watch Asian Horror Movies online on Netflix: Our 12 Picks
1. Shutter (2004)
One of the first Thai horror movies to gain global attention, Shutter is about a Bangkok photographer who is terrorised by a vengeful spirit that first manifests itself as shadows in his photos.
2. Laddaland (2011)
Laddaland is about a family that moves into a gated community, only to be plagued by a series of paranormal events. The movie's allegedly based on a true story of an upscale housing development that was shut down after mysterious deaths.
3. The Secret (2018)
When Kanaya returns from her studies in Australia, she's shocked to learn that her father has married a woman her age. Kanaya attempts to run away, but has a traumatic accident that leads to her being admitted to a haunted hospital.
4. The Unborn Child (2011)
One couple and their daughter are haunted by an evil spirit, which seems to be linked to an abortion.
5. Ghost of Mae Nak (2005)
Mak, a Thai groom, is plagued by nightmares of a ghost woman called Mae Nak. After Mak gets married, two burglars rob his house. He catches the thieves selling is possessions and gives chase, but the criminals run him over with their van, and Mak falls into a coma. Enter Mae Nak, who protects the young couple against unscrupulous characters, but holds Mak's soul hostage.
6. The 3rd Eye (2018)
Abel started seeing paranormal occurrences in her family home ever since she was a little girl. Years later, the family has moved to a new home, but after her parents die in an accident, Abel and her sister are forced to move back into their old home.
7. Kuntilanak (2018)
A group of kids decide to explore a creepy old house to win a reality contest that challenged them to prove that the Kuntilanak is real. It's not long before they find out that the ghost is all too real. Dun dun dunnnnn.
8. The Host (2006)
A monster movie at its finest, The Host is a riveting watch about a river monster that's set to destroy Seoul. It's an unexpectedly intelligent movie that tackles political themes and is both funny and terrifying at the same time.
9. Phobia 2
Phobia 2 is an anthology movie made up of five short films, so each film is fast-paced and more tightly written than your average Asian horror movie.
10. Conjuring Spirit (2015)
After being betrayed by her husband, detective fiction writer Lan leaves home and moves into a rundown apartment building with her 5-year-old son. The trauma from her husband's betrayal causes Lan to suffer from nightmares, but these only worsen when she's given an old music box. Conjuring Spirit is a comedy-driven horror movie that has quite a few truly terrifying moments.
11. Still (2010)
Another anthology film, Still is made up of four stories inspired by Thailand's gruesome headlines.
12. P (2005)
This campy, over-the-top Thai horror romp is about an orphan girl who learns magic from her sick grandmother. When her circumstances force her to work in the sex industry, and she ends up using her magic to protect herself. Her skills get darker and darker, threatening to consumer her.
13. The Guard Post (2008)
When a squad of Korean soldiers are sent to investigate a seemingly deserted outpost, they are shocked to discover a blood-drenched soldier holding an axe. He falls into a deep coma, and the military scrambled to uncover the source behind these strange occurrences.