9 K-Dramas And Movies To Give You Thrills And Chills On Halloween

Need something to do for Halloween? Whether you’re having a party with friends or just kickin’ it at home, here are some awesome recommendations, with everything from light horror rom-coms to supernatural thrillers.

1. Oh My Ghostess

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When Na Bong Sun (Park Bo Young) allows Shin Soon Ae (Kim Seul Gi) to possess her body so she can lose her virginity and move on in peace — and they both end up falling for star chef Kang Sun Woo (Jo Jung Suk) — how will they both fare?

Why watch:

“Oh My Ghostess” only has a small horror element, and is perfect for those who want to do something for Halloween, but don’t have the chops to endure the breath-holding, heart-racing horror films, or just don’t want to watch something scary alone. Not to mention this drama is super cute, and will give you your fair share of laughs with Soon Ae’s attempts at getting laid.

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2. Master’s Sun


“Master’s Sun” is also a horror rom-com like “Oh My Ghostess,” although this one has more ghostly appearances. Tae Gong Shil (Gong Hyo Jin) develops the ability to see ghosts after an accident, and is haunted by them day and night. She discovers that physical contact with Joo Joong Won (So Ji Sub), her money-loving boss, makes the ghosts disappear. This continuously draws Gong Shil to Joong Won, whose quirky personality slowly breaks through Joong Won’s stand-offish front.

Why watch:

Other than the obvious humor with Gong Shil’s constant touching, this is one to watch for the amazing chemistry between Gong Hyo Jin and So Ji Sub. Joong Won and Tae Yang’s relationship is everything.

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3. Blood


Park Ji Sang (Ahn Jae Hyun) struggles to leash his vampiric blood lust when working as a doctor. Will he be able to reconcile his inner nature with his his wish to help others?

Why watch:

This drama will definitely look different now we know the two leads, Ahn Jae Hyun and Ku Hye Sun, are now married after meeting on the set of this drama!

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4. The Village: Achiara’s Secret

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While Achiara appears to be a peaceful village, Han So Yoon (Moon Geun Young) discovers a dead body on her first day teaching at the local school. As the investigations with Park Woo Jae (Yook Sungjae) go on, ugly village secrets start to surface one by one.

Why watch:

“The Village: Achiara’s Secret” is a rare mystery-thriller K-drama, and quite underrated, but it got great reviews both for the story and acting. The twists and suspense will have you on your toes!

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5. Cheo Yong

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“Cheo Yong” is a supernatural crime-solving drama, starring Oh Ji Ho as a detective who can see ghosts, Oh Ji Eun, a female detective, and Jun Hyosung, a female high school student ghost. With each of the character’s talents, they take a crack at mysterious cases that have been left open.

Why watch:

Made by OCN, the home of dramas like “Squad 38,” “Dr. Frost,” “Missing Noir M” and more, you know this one’s going to be good. If you don’t want the pressure of committing to a 16+ episode series, try out this procedural! And if you like, there’s a season 2, also starring Oh Ji Ho and Jun Hyosung.

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6. Nightmare Teacher

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When students at school find that their dreams start coming true, will they be able to discover why before it’s too late?

Why watch:

It’s a supernatural thriller that’s not too scary, but will keep you on your toes, with a solid cast including Uhm Ki Joon and Kim So Hyun.

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7. Black House

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A 2007 Korean horror film starring Hwang Jung Min, “Black House” was based of the Japanese novel of the same name. Jeon Joon Oh (Hwang Jung Min) is an insurance investigator who is contacted by a woman asking if a claim can be filed after suicide, only to be called to a home the next day to find that a man’s son has committed suicide. The man pesters Jooh Oh for the life insurance policy, and after it’s paid, Jooh Oh finds that someone is following him.

Why watch:

A movie with both thriller and bloody horror elements, this movie is perfect for that dark basement movie party.

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8. Dead Friend

As she tries to regain her memory back, Ji Won (Kim Ha Neul) is haunted by flashbacks from her past where water is always present with ghostly presence. What has she done to deserve these nightly terrors?

Why watch:

If you’re looking for the classic Asian, supernatural horror film, this is it! Long hair, don’t care.

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9. Torihada

“Torihada” is the story of people’s near-death experiences – from things that life throws at them to spooky supernatural happenings.

Why watch:

Each episode is made up of shorter, separate stories, so it’ll keep you interested and creeped out in every possible way.

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Which drama or movie are you planning to watch on Halloween? Let us know in the comments below! 

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