The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant Films
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The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant

List Criteria: Must be a horror film available on Netflix streaming

The best horror movies on Netflix Instant is a complete Netflix streaming list so you can make an informed decision about what to watch tonight. Buckling in for an evening on the couch? There's nothing better than a scary movie to make you terrified of your own home. All the scariest and best horror films on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully use your service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix Instant so you can catch up on new hit movies and some of the greatest movies ever right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest horror films to watch as the regular DVD service offers. New hits like V/H/S and Insidious are all available on Netflix streaming, as are good, classic horror films like Species and the Scream. Good scary movies on Netflix should never again be hard to find. 

What are the best Netflix instant horror movies? This list includes slasher films, psychological horror movies, blood, gore, suspense, mind games, top horror films and everything in between. What is available on the Netflix streaming horror selection? Are there new horror movies on Netflix instant? The answer is yes! This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best your monthly subscription has to offer. This is longer than a top 10 list, but it is in no way complete, so if you see that your favorite movie isn't on this list, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best horror movies on Netflix instant.
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  1. 1
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    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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    Gregory Peck, Patrick Troughton, Lee Remick

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    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, Barbara Hershey

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    most listed George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    Lina Leandersson, Philip Hersh, Peter Carlberg

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    Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn, Viggo Mortensen

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, R. G. Armstrong

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    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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    Joe Swanberg, Adam Wingard, Drew Sawyer

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    Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Ray Liotta

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    Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Nathan Fillion

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    Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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    Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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    Chiaki Kuriyama, Takashi Matsuyama, Taro Suwa

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    added by wiabux Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Guillermo del Toro

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    Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey

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    Luke Barnett, Jason Williams, Casey Campbell

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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    Don Francks, Helene Udy, Keith Knight

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    Christopher Walken, Viggo Mortensen, Virginia Madsen

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    Sprague Grayden, Micah Sloat, Katie Featherston

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    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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    Alice Cooper, Donald Pleasence, Peter Jason

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    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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    The Haunting in Connecticut 2

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    Richard E. Grant, Rob Paulsen, Julian Sands

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    Brooke Adams, Tim Matheson, William Sanderson

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    Paul Giamatti, Doug Jones, Clancy Brown

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    Sam Neill, Mason Adams, Rossano Brazzi

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    Takashi Matsuyama, Yui Ichikawa, Taro Suwa

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    ranked low on reranks Alex Sander, Merwin Mondesir, Mackenzie Gray

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Rider Strong, Gabrielle Tuite, Michael Bowen

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks John Goodman, Daniel Stern, John Heard

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    ranked low on reranks V/h/s/2

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Bill Oberst Jr., Chip Lane, Richard Schenkman

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    ranked low on reranks Elton LeBlanc, Iris Bahr, Cynthia LeBlanc

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    Sprague Grayden, Katie Featherston, Meredith Eaton

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    Boris Karloff, Noble Johnson, David Manners

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    Terry Farrell, Paula Marshall, Doug Bradley

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    added by KimCintron Stakeland

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  43. 43
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    Dennis Hopper, Simon Baker, Simon Pegg

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    added by horrorflicker Agnes Bruckner, Casper Van Dien, Kathleen Rose Perkins

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    Mercedes Masöhn, Judd Lormand, Ignacio Serricchio

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    Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, Penelope Ann Miller

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    Sprague Grayden, Katie Featherston, Alexondra Lee

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    Anika Noni Rose, Annabeth Gish

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    Christopher Titus, John Vernon, Royal Dano

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    added by horrorflicker Doug Jones, Ian Gregory, Justin Gordon

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