There are a lot of things to be scared of in real life, but nothing gets the adrenaline pumping like a horror flick. Pinoy horror doesn't just deliver nostalgia, but also fear from a place that is much closer to home.

The Phlippine culture has a lot of superstitions that are related to ghosts, fairies, and other supernatural beings. In fact, many of those who grew up in the Philippines unconsciously follow these superstitions to make sure they don't anger the spirits or any supernatural beings. Which is why horror films set locally give its audiences goosebumps since many pinoys have related to this growing up. 

Here are some pinoy horror films to check out on Netflix!


Remember when you used to listen to horror storries in schools? You get goosebumps from the mere thought of seeing a ghost. For guidance cousnelor Pat Consolacion ( played by Bea Alonzo ) it is an everyday occurrence since she can see ghost thanks to her clairvoyant ability. What starts off as a student suicide turns into a mystery after her student's ghost urges to help her.


After the Aurora shipwreck that happens near an island, Leana, played by Anne Curtis, is left with the task of finding the dead bodies of grieving families. She's said to get a hefty sum for each body found, which keeps her determined to find the dead as she isn't making income with the shipwreck nearby. As the days progress, the ghosts of the dead find shelter in her home. Now she has to protect herself and her sister Rita from the supernatural before the grieving families return.


Sandy, played by Kris Aquino, returns to the Philippines to get married to her fiancee Dale, played by Wendell Ramos. Many around her warned her that there is an old superstition that a marriage within the same year of a death in the family will result in a cursed death for the family. Soon a number of unfortunate events happen and Sandy must find a way to break the curse for good. This film is known as the Wedding Curse internationally.

Would you try watching these pinoy horror films yourself?

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