“Damn!” Netflix Fans Admit They Have ‘NIGHTMARES’ After Watching ‘Disturbing’ South Korean Thriller The Call
Netflix fans have admitted to having “nightmares” after watching a certain movie.
On social media, viewers of the South Korean horror film The Call called it “disturbing” and “mental madness.”
The psychological thriller – which was initially released on November 27, 2020 – follows two women from different times who come into contact through a telephone conversation.
Set in 2019, 28-year-old Kim Seo-yeon loses her cell phone while traveling to visit her ailing, estranged mother in a rural area.
Arriving at her dilapidated childhood home, she finds a decades-old cordless phone, and through that phone she receives calls from a distressed woman who says she is being tortured.
nightmares! Netflix fans have admitted to having ‘nightmares’ after watching The Call, calling it ‘disturbing’ and ‘mental madness’
Terrifying: The psychological thriller – which was initially released on November 27, 2020 – follows two women from different times who connect over a phone call
After investigating, Seo-yeon finds out that the woman on the phone, Oh Young-sook, lives in the same house, but in 1999, twenty years earlier.
Viewers took to Twitter and gave their feedback on the movie for others to read, with one person saying, “The call on netflix is crazy.”
Another added, “#TheCall on #Netflix is a good – bat crazy – scary movie,” while a third tweeted, “The Call on Netflix is crazy as hell. Maybe I should rewatch that bc wtf.”
One fan wrote, “If you haven’t seen #TheCall on #Netflix, you’re missing out on a phenomenal movie. You also miss Jeon Jong-seo’s extremely disturbing performance.”
Another person tweeted, “Okay this movie was scary and now I’m having nightmares because of her… #TheCall.”
“The Call on Netflix is a mental madness movie 10/10 movie,” someone else insisted, while another viewer told his followers, “If you’re looking for the most insane psychological thriller on Netflix right now, then watch The Call!’
“I wouldn’t doubt it if I had nightmares watching The Call last night,” someone else confessed.
The 2020 South Korean film is based on the 2011 British and Puerto Rican film The Caller.
Filming on the latest version began in January 2019 and ended in April 2019, but the global coronavirus pandemic changed plans for its release.
OMG! 28-year-old Kim Seo-yeon finds out that the woman on the phone who says she is being tortured, Oh Young-sook, lives in the same house, but in 1999, twenty years earlier
Fan response: South Korean horror movie viewers on social media,
However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Korean release date was postponed and the film was eventually released on Netflix in November 2020.
Rotten Tomatoes gives the film an impressive 78% ratings while holding an IMDb rating of 7.1.
Around the world, The Call has five award wins and twelve nominations in total, including a Best Actress award for Jeon Jong-seo at the 2022 Director’s Cut Awards.