20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Movies that are Worst Scary!

20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Movies that are Worst Scary!

Grillhousecafesanmarcos.comCurrently, Indonesia has begun to be eyed as one of the best horror film producing countries. There’s even been a local horror film whose sales have outperformed Hollywood films in the country!

If you are interested in challenging your guts, check out the recommendations for Indonesian horror films from grillhousecafesanmarcos.com below. Don’t watch it alone!

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1. Before the Devil Fetches (2018)

20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Films that are Seriously Scary! Pevita Pearce in the film Before the Devil Picks Up (instagram.com/pevpearce)
Starring two charming artists, Chelsea Islan and Pevita Pearce, this film is able to make the audience really tense. Broadcast in 2018, Before the Devil Picks Up, directed by Timo Tjahjanto. You can access this film on Netflix, you know!

2. Before the Devil Picks Up Verse 2 (2020)

20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Films that are Worst Scary! Before the Devil Picks Up Verse 2 (instagram.com/beforeiblispicks up)
Not enough with the first film, Before the Devil Picks up Verse 2 is a follow-up story from the previous film which penetrated one million viewers. Still starring Chelsea Islan, this film is perfect for those of you who can stand tense situations. Recommended!

3. Enter 2 (2020)

20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Films that are Worst Scary! Film Rasuk 2 (Instagram/deecompany_official)
Starting 2020 with a horror film, Rasuk 2 was released on January 2. This film, starring Nikita Willy, tells her story as a medical student who sees a ghost who is the subject of her autopsy. This 95 minute film is enough to make you nervous!

4. The Doll 2 (2017)

20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Films that are Worst Scary! The Doll 2 (doc. Hitmaker)
This Indonesian horror film was released on July 20, 2017. Translucent 1 million viewers, this film stars top Indonesian artists, Herjunot Ali and Luna Maya. You can enjoy the film that tells about the spirit inside the doll on Netflix, you know!

5. Inner Eyes (2017)

This Indonesian horror film has also surpassed 1 million viewers, you know! This film tells about Alia, played by Jessica Mila, whose inner eye is opened. Finally, Alia can see the ‘people’ who ask her for help. You can enjoy this successful film by Rocky Soraya on Netflix.

6. Inner Eyes 2 (2019)

Still directed by Rocky Soraya, Mata Batin released its second film in 2019. This film continues the story of Jessica Mila who finally continues her new life and lives in an orphanage. It’s surprising, you can’t watch it alone!

7. Dara’s House (2010)

Rumah Dara is an Indonesian slasher horror film released on 22 January 2010. The film stars Shareefa Daanish and Julie Estelle as the main characters. The film Rumah Dara tells the story of a group of young people who are trapped in the house of a mysterious killer named ‘Dara’. Completely successful, this film won the Best Indonesian Film at the Jakarta International Film Festival in 2010.

8. Fetus (2020)

The film Janin, which was released in 2020, tells the story of a husband and wife, namely Randu and Dinar, who have recently been married. They were filled with happiness because Dinar was pregnant with their first child. This film is full of terror that makes you really tense, you know. How scary!

9. Letter from the Dead (2020)

Surat dari Mati is one of the Indonesian horror films that will grace the big screen in 2020. The film, starring Carissa Perusset, tells the story of a student who attempts suicide. Tense and make goosebumps!

20 Recommendations for Indonesian Horror Movies that are Worst Scary!

10. Satan’s Slaves (2017)

A huge success, the film which was released in 2017 managed to earn more than 4 million viewers. Until it went international, this film by Joko Anwar was also shown in 42 countries, you know. Praised as a horror film of high quality, this is a must watch

11. Satan’s Slaves 2 (2022)

Satan’s Slaves (2017) continued its success through a sequel that was released in 2022. This film continues the story of Rini and her family who move into an apartment after what happened in the first film. Satan’s Slaves 2 (2022) also managed to score a box office and became the talk of the world.

12. Anomaly Mode (2012)

Again by Joko Anwar, the film Modus Anomaly was released in 2012. This film tells the story of Evan who suddenly loses his memory and is confronted by various evidences that a gruesome murder has just occurred. Quite sadistic and making you nervous, this film can accompany your Halloween!

13. Kajeng Kliwon (2020)

This film, which was released in early 2020, is one of the Indonesian horror films that includes an urban legend in Bali about a mystical creature named Leak or Rangde. This film starring Amanda Rawles and Chris Laurent is a must watch!

14. Women of Hell (2019)

Joko Anwar’s other films, Perempuan Tanah Jahanam or Impetigore which won achievements both at home and abroad, cannot be left off the list. Starring Tara Basro, this film was even recommended by Hollywood actor, Kumail Nanjiani, via his Twitter.
“If you have Shudder, I recommend Host and Impetigore,” he wrote on Wednesday (21/10/2020). Shudder itself is a special streaming service for horror films.

15. Kuntilanak (2006)

Even though a film called Kuntilanak continues to appear in Indonesia, this film, which was released in 2006, is still one of the legendary films! This film, starring Julie Estelle, tells the story of Samantha who has the magical ability to summon a kuntilanak who will do what she says when summoned. Shiver!

16. Danur (2017)

Danur is an Indonesian horror film released on March 30, 2017 and directed by Awi Suryadi. This film is based on Risa Saraswati’s book entitled Gerbang Dialog Danur, which was written based on her own experience as an indigo girl. Starring Prilly Latuconsina, this film was able to earn more than 2 million viewers, you know!

17. Qodrat (2022)

Qodrat, starring Vino G. Bastian and Marsha Timothy, has successfully become one of the horror films that has stolen attention in 2022. This film has even been shown overseas, you know!

18. QORIN (2022)

Qorin, played by Aghniny Haque to Dhea Annisa, has also succeeded in stealing the attention of Indonesian horror film fans. Apart from Indonesia, this IDN Pictures production is also best-selling in Malaysia.

19. Host (2022)

Inang is one of the Indonesian horror films that scored international achievements. The film, starring Naysila Mirdad, was successfully entered and screened at BIFAN aka the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea.

20. KKN in the Village of Dancers (2022)

After a long wait, finally KKN di Desa Penari is officially released in 2022. This horror film based on the viral thread SimpleMan has managed to score as the Indonesian film with the most viewers!
In fact, as of January 2023, KKN in Desa Penari and its extended version have officially become Indonesian films with the first 10 million viewers. Are you already part of this 10 million audience?