What are the best Asian horror movies?

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    #1Ringu

    Ringu

    Ringu, also known as Ring, is a Japanese horror and thriller movie directed by Hideo Nakata released in 1998. It centers on journalist Reiko Asakawa and her ex-husband Ryuji Takayama's investigation on a cursed videotape. 

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    Raymond Mendoza
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "This movie really scared the heck out of me! The effective use of stereo sound effects also helped in bringing the horror."
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    #2A Tale of Two Sisters

    A Tale of Two Sisters

    A Tale of Two Sisters is a Korean psychological horror movie directed by Kim Jee Woon in 2003 starring Im Soo Jung and Moon Geum Young. It won Best Picture at the Fantasporto Film Festival and became the highest-grossing Korean horror film. 

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    Teresa Magaña
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "Great scary movie, had a hard time falling asleep. The storyline is amazing as well as the acting."
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    #3I Saw the Devil

    I Saw the Devil

    I Saw the Devil is a Korean horror thriller movie directed by Kim Jee Woon in 2010 starring Lee Byung Hun and Choi Min Sik. It won Grand Prize at the 2011 Baeksang Arts Awards and Best Film at Fantasporto Film Festival. 

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    Albert Hart
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "This movie is too graphic that the images bothered me in my sleep! Great acting from the actors."
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    #4The Grudge

    The Grudge

    The Grudge, also known as Ju-on, is a Japanese horror film franchise that consists of 13 feature films, written and directed by Takashi Shimizu. This was released in 2002. It stars Okina Megumi, Ito Misaki, and Uehara Misa. 

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    Jordan Cooper
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "The film is too plain for me, the non-chronological chapters based on different characters also confused me."
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    #5Dark Water

    Dark Water

    Dark Water is a horror and suspense film directed by Hideo Nakata which was first released on January 19, 2002, by FilmRise and produced by Takashige Ichise. It features stars Hitomi Kuroki, Rio Kanno, and Mirei Oguchi.

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    Zhao Huang
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "Not a lot of jump scares but you will feel fear for real. The story is great and the movie setting really set the mood."
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    #6Noroi: The Curse

    Noroi: The Curse

    Noroi: The Curse is a Japanese horror and thriller film directed by Koji Shiraishi. It was released in the year 2005 following an indie documentary setting. It starred Jin Muraki, Rio Kanno and Tomono Kuga.

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    Doris Perkins
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "I really like the documentary format of the movie. This is truly a disturbing and scary film."
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    #7Shutter

    Shutter

    Shutter is a horror movie directed by Masayuki Ochiai starring Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor, and Megumi Okina in 2008. It is the remake of the Thai film of the same name which was released in 2004. 

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    Wang Luo
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "The shots are good, the actors acted really well but the story is rather boring."
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    #8Audition

    Audition

    Audition is a horror film adaptation of a novel of the same title, directed by Takashi Miike. It was first released on August 8, 2001, by Shout Factory. It starred Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, and Tetsu Sawaki.

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    Xiang Pan
    Written on November 26, 2018
    "The story is too slow for my liking, that I started to get bored while watching it."

Summary

Best What are the best Asian horror movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1RinguMovies 18 Paid
2A Tale of Two SistersMovies 12 Free
3I Saw the DevilMovies 7 Free
4The GrudgeMovies 3 Paid
5Dark WaterMovies 3 Free
6Noroi: The CurseMovies 2 Free
7ShutterMovies 1 Paid
8AuditionMovies 1 Paid
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