7 Supernatural Horror K-Dramas Like Revenant
Get ready for a creepy and unsettling watch that will thrill you to the core.
The year 2023 added many new amazing shows to the K-dramaland, treating fans of different genres. For the horror/thriller admirers, Disney+ and Hulu added Revenant, which became a real gem for many viewers.
The show, filled with Korean supernatural lore, follows the story of a young woman possessed by a demon and a folklore professor who tries to save her.
If you've already binged Revenant and are now in the mood for something similar, here are seven recommendations.
IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
Set on Jeju Island, the two-part story follows three unlikely companions, a schoolteacher, an immortal demon hunter and a priest, who team up to fight the evil spirits that haunt the island. There is a distinct gothic vibe to the drama and plenty of mystical storyline. All this is complemented by the amazing chemistry of the cast.
IMDb Rating: 7.0/10
A doctor-turned-Catholic priest, his colleague and an emergency room doctor team up to perform an exorcism on a hospital patient possessed by an evil entity. A personal history between two characters and some mind-blowing twists add to the chilling atmosphere.
The Cursed (2020)
IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
The gripping thriller follows an investigative journalist who tries to dig up dirty secrets of a huge conglomerate. During the investigation, the protagonist learns of the company's connection to shamanism and meets a possessed teenager who can cast curses.
Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (2021)
IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
The two leads of the series with seriously spine-chilling ambience are immortal. She through the cycle of reincarnations, he because he is cursed to be an undying demon who feeds on human blood. He wants to kill her, she is supposed to kill him.
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
A powerful and complex story of a Grim Reaper disguised as a detective and a woman who can see death. Together, the two solve mysteries and work toward their own goals while being drawn into a shared conspiracy.
Hotel del Luna (2019)
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
The protagonist finds himself in an old family debt to become the manager of a hotel for ghosts who are dealing with unfinished business from their past lives. Through his eyes, the blood-curdling mysteries and secrets of the hotel and its owner are revealed.
The Guest (2018)
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
One of the scariest K-dramas tells the story of a psychic who tries to track down a powerful demon from his past. The evil spirit uses its carriers to kill people close to them. The show does not feature much gore or jump scares, but is truly a bone-chilling experience.