All Of Us Are Dead
All of Us Are Dead | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]
Perhaps the most talked-about Korean zombie series, ‘All Of Us Are Dead’ follows a group of high school students as they navigate the treacherous terrain of a zombie apocalypse. What begins as an ordinary school day takes a dark turn when an unusual infection spreads, turning their fellow students into bloodthirsty and flesh hungry zombies. Based on the webtoon ‘Now At Our School’, this series masterfully blends heart-pounding chase sequences with the emotional struggles of its young protagonists. With season 2 on the horizon, the nightmare is far from over.
THE WAILING Official Trailer | Directed by Na Hong-jin | Starring Kwak Do-won and Hwang Jung-min
For those who crave a dark thriller, “The Wailing” is a cinematic gem. Set in the peaceful village of Goksung, South Korea, this film revolves around police officer Jong-Goo as he investigates a terrifying viral infection. Believed to be the result of an evil Japanese spirit, the investigation takes a gruesome turn, revealing chilling clues and an unsettling truth. ‘The Wailing’ is a mind-bending journey that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Kingdom | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix
‘Kingdom’ offers a unique twist on the zombie genre by setting it in the historical backdrop. The hit series follows Crown Prince Lee Chang as he struggles to unravel the mystery of a deadly disease that has befallen his kingdom. As he investigates, he becomes embroiled in a power struggle, facing betrayal and political conspiracy. This series’ perfect blend of history, drama and horror, doesn’t just present terrifying undead creatures but also provides a gripping narrative that explores class conflict, politics, and power dynamics.
Sweet Home | Official Trailer | Netflix
Sweet Home follows Hyun, an introverted high school student who finds himself in the midst of a nightmarish zombie apocalypse after a family tragedy. Forced to live in an old apartment building, he must fight for survival alongside other residents. While not strictly a zombie series, the show features grotesque creatures that are equally horrifying. Based on a webtoon, ‘Sweet Home’ offers compelling character backstories and delves into themes of human desires and societal collapse.
#Alive | Official Trailer | Netflix
‘Alive’ takes a different approach to the zombie genre by exploring the isolation of survival in the modern world. Starring Yoo Ah-in and Park Shin-hye, this film follows a video game streamer trapped in his Seoul apartment during a zombie apocalypse. It’s a thrilling ride with stunning cinematography, intense violence, and a powerful soundtrack.
‘Seoul Station’ serves as a chilling animated prequel to the live-action horror hit ‘Train to Busan’. Set a day before the gripping events of ‘Train to Busan’, the movie centres around a mysterious disease that transforms individuals into zombies. As chaos grips Seoul Station, the focus shifts to a young woman, her estranged boyfriend, and her father as they navigate this nightmarish landscape. With its social commentary and intense horror sequences, the animated film provides a gripping look into the world before the events of its live-action sequel.