The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant Films

The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant

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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 The Omen 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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    Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner

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    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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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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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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    Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen

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    Adam Wingard, Mindy Robinson, Lawrence Michael Levine

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Adam Morgan

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    Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, James Lafferty

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    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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    Sherman Howard, Jarlath Conroy, Terry Alexander

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    Robert Englund, Hope Lange, Clu Gulager

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    Terry Farrell, Paula Marshall, Doug Bradley

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    The Fly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Vincent Price, David Hedison, Herbert Marshall

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    Caity Lotz, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Agnes Bruckner

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    Zoie Palmer, Caroline Dhavernas, Logan Marshall-Green

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    Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho

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    Paul Rudd, Donald Pleasence, Mitchell Ryan

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    Emily Browning, Emma Caulfield, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton

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    Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg

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    Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice

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    Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Paul Anthony

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    Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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    Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle

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    Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling

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    Ian Mune, Bruce Hopkins, Morgana O'Reilly

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    Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine

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    David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid

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    Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries

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    Gemma Atkinson, Richard Ried, Matt Stokoe

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    The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West

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    Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, Mason Adams

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    Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva

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    Shawn Doyle, Emily Hampshire, Paul Anthony

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    Najarra Townsend, Caroline Williams, Katie Stegeman

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    Wendy Haines, Jon Gale, Liesel Kopp

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    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Jordan Gavaris

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    William Holden, Lee Grant, Lance Henriksen

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    Abigail Breslin, Stephen McHattie, Michelle Nolden

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