Korean Movies and Dramas about Monsters, the Latest is Hellbound!

Besides zombies, monsters are one of the fantasy creatures that often appear in movies or television series. With a variety of forms that are generally scary, the appearance of monsters in the story is unique.

There are several Korean films and dramas that carry stories about monsters of various forms. Starting from the form of spooky to actually make you feel anxious. For example, the following five popular film and drama titles.

 

The Host (2006) : The Host is one of the box office films from Director Bong Joon Ho besides Parasite. The film is also studded with top stars, including Song Kang Ho, Byun Hee Bong, Park Hae Il, Bae Doo Na, Go Ah Sung, and Oh Dal Su.

This film tells about the appearance of an unknown monster in the Han River. The monsters eat and take people away. One of them is the only daughter of Gang Doo (Song Kang Ho). She and her family tried to free her daughter without government or military help.

Monster (2018) : Unlike the other titles on this list, Monstrum’s story is set in the Joseon Dynasty era. The film, which is directed by Huh Jong Ho, stars Kim Myung Min, Kim In Kwon, Lee Hyeri, Choi Woo Shik, and Park Hee Soon.

The film Monstrum tells the story of a disease outbreak situation that occurred in Joseon. At that time, rumors emerged in the community about the existence of terrible monsters that began to roam. The king then ordered some people to find the creature.

The School Nurse Files (2020) : Movies or dramas about monsters are usually thriller and mystery genres with scary creatures. However, this is not the case with the drama, played by Jung Yu Mi, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Yoo Teo. This Netflix original drama is a comedy and fantasy genre.

The School Nurse Files is a drama adapted from a novel by Chung Serang. The drama’s story centers on Ahn Eun Young, a school nurse who is able to see jelly monsters made from the remains of human desires.

Sweet Home (2020) : Sweet Home is a Netflix original drama adapted from a popular webtoon . This drama is played by Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Lee Si Young, Lee Do Hyun, Kim Nam Hee, Go Min Si, Park Gyu Young, Go Yoon Jung, Kim Kap Soo, and Kim Sang Ho.

Tells about a young man named Cha Hyun Soo (Song Kang) who moves into a new apartment after the departure of his family. One day, a mysterious phenomenon occurs that turns people into monsters. Cha Hyun Soo and the residents of the apartment building are trying to survive from these monsters.