White: The Melody of the Curse

White: The Melody of the Curse (2011)

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Girl group "Pink Dolls" is always pushed into the background by other popular idols. When the girls release their new song "White" - a remake from unknown origins they become instant sensations.
As the group becomes more and more popular, jealousy and competitiveness increases as all the girls tries to become the lead singer. But, when a member becomes the lead singer that person falls victim to a horrible accident, one by read moreone. Eun Joo then realizes that the song "White" is cursed and she attempts to reveal the secret.

  • Native title:

    화이트: 저주의 멜로디
  • Also Known as:

    White; White: Melody of Death

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Sep 1, 2012
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
It's a perfect 10 for me! i've rewatched this for almost 4 times but i still love this movie!... nice story you'll never get bored.... there's a thrill and some twists along the movie! then the acting was amazing! the music especially white was so addicting... but in this movie it values friendship among girls, it will teach you to have self esteem! to be confident! an to aim high and to read more stay humble at always.. overall i'll rate this perfect 10!
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Nov 4, 2012
  • Overall 2.0
  • Story 2.0
  • Acting/Cast 6.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
I can't believe I sat through this whole movie! I'm a fan of horror movies, and I don't expect them to be cinematic masterpieces, but this one was especially bad. First of all, the plot made very little sense. A group of jealous, and competitive, girls fight over who should be the lead singer of their k-pop girl group once they finally achieve unexpected success. Of course there is some kind of read more revenge curse involved, set off by a borrowed old pop song, but the story behind the curse is not only hard to follow, it doesn't make much sense. I was bored as the lead character tried to find out the secret behind what was going on. Much of it also felt predictable. What bothered me the most about the plot was that none of the fans of this supposedly successful pop group seemed to care if it's members lived or died. That's not exactly fan loyalty, and made the plot seem completely unrealistic.

The acting was pretty standard for a bad horror movie. They did a good enough job being catty, and looking scared when they needed to. The music was average k-pop, but the main song was not as catchy as I think it needed to be. I was expecting something more disturbing, like suicide club. Instead, this was a sub par teen horror flick. Fans of gore will get a few moments that are somewhat gross, but most of the scares rely on eerie sounds, creepy images, and of course a long haired ghost. And the ending felt like a blatant rip-off of carrie, which was laughably bad.

I've seen so many good reviews for this that I can't believe I watched the same movie as everyone else. I would not recommend this movie to my worst enemy. My guess is that you really have to love melodrama about k-pop groups in order to tolerate this. There are much better movies out there for real horror fans.
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    Hani Feb 10, 2017

    love it!

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    Fanbender Feb 8, 2016

    No lie, this was a shitty movie.

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    TaeKookismine Jan 31, 2016

    Really a good movie.

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    ChristineDavenport Dec 20, 2015

    The movie wasn't bad, but the music was aweful!

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    iSara Sep 20, 2015

    I love it and scared me xD

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    Talgikiwi Mar 21, 2015

    Idk.. I liked it but it scared me too much at the end. I'm more of a gore fan than a ghost type of movie fan. Really scared me.

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    Emily Jun 28, 2014

    Kind of a stupid movie, and it doesn't seem like any of these 'idols' can actually sing... hm... entertaining enough though, I suppose.

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    7lwa45 Mar 7, 2014
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    Frosty Dec 23, 2013
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    funnykoreangrl Aug 14, 2013

    This movie was stupid. I'm sorry to those who enjoyed it, but it was not scary and not worth time watching. I have friends who love it though. For me though: Disappointed.

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    AmandaDelfiol Jul 26, 2013

    I CAN'T GET THIS SONG OUT OF MY HEAD OMFG! Even though I hated the movie...

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    Raven13 Jun 27, 2013

    The idea sounds good but when they play its just unwatchable. For me they were just a bunch of girls screaming.

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    BPetra Jun 21, 2013

    Ok... i didnt really like this1. It wasnt really scary, just disgusting in some parts :-/

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    hyuncat_okcat Feb 13, 2013

    i really really love it!!!

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    catnip Dec 22, 2012

    A stupid movie, I would say. The idea was interesting, the acting was okay, but it just was poor overall execution.

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      SeRose Dec 22, 2012

      I'm laughing because I was just talking about this movie with a friend of mine, who doesn't really watch anything Korean, and was kind of ehhh about this movie. So, I do what I always do, look it up on MDL, and here's your comment :) small world lol

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      lzybnny Mar 26, 2013

      idea was good but movie isn't. i saw some pretty faces and scary faces thats all...


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    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Jun 9, 2011
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 46 min.


  • Score:

    7.3 (scored by 1,270 users)
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