Phone (Pon)
Phone (Pon) (2002)

Ahn Byeong-ju's Pon (Phone) is a psychological horror film. Ha Ji-weon portrays Ji-weon, an investigative reporter who is receiving unsettling calls on her cellular phone. Ji-weon's decision to stay with friends for a while leads to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 25, 2005
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Johnny Butane
Dread Central

If you're a fan of modern Asian horror, I'm sure you'll check it out anyway, just keep in mind that it may not be as effective as you hope.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com

While there are no punches pulled when it comes to the bloody horror, Phone rings truest in its nerve-tingling suspense.

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Jamie Russell
BBC.com

[It] may be a rather unmemorable addition to Asian horror, but you'll be far too spooked to hang up before it's over.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Apesar de alongar-se demais (chegando a incluir uma subtrama totalmente dispensável), o filme reserva boas surpresas e conta com a ótima atuação da pequena Seo-woo Eun.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

as close a knockoff to Ringu that I've seen to date

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Typically baffling Asian horror flick...

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Asian horror can't go on much longer adhering to such standard rules, but for now it's frightening and effective.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A journalist hiding out from a paedophile ring she exposed changes her number and begins receiving disturbing calls that seem to affect her young neice. Phone… More
Kylie B
Although the beginning seemed cluttered and the two story branches didn't seem to fit together properly, it all makes sense at the end. Also features one… More
Bruce Bruce
This is an outstanding Film. As with all Asia Horror US writers have a lot to learn from our fellow film makers in the west. No doubt someone will copy this… More
Drew Smith
An effective, though somewhat derivative, Korean thriller. The scares slow down a little for a significant portion of the middle in order to communicate the… More
Lady D'arbanville
Possibly the best part of this film was the last 10 minutes. It?s a watchable story which was not as predicatble as I had anticipated, but a little drawn… More
Luke Baldock
A by the numbers Korean horror that offers nothing new to those who are well versed in Eastern horrors. Good for a few frights, and an incredible performance… More