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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    most listed
    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, R. G. Armstrong

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    Joe Swanberg, Adam Wingard, Drew Sawyer

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    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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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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    Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen

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    Adam Wingard, Mindy Robinson, Lawrence Michael Levine

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    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones

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    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Adam Morgan

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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    Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, James Lafferty

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    Terry Farrell, Paula Marshall, Doug Bradley

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    Sherman Howard, Jarlath Conroy, Terry Alexander

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    Robert Englund, Hope Lange, Clu Gulager

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    The Fly


    Vincent Price, David Hedison, Herbert Marshall

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    Caity Lotz, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Agnes Bruckner

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    Paul Rudd, Donald Pleasence, Mitchell Ryan

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    Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho

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    Zoie Palmer, Caroline Dhavernas, Logan Marshall-Green

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    Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg

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    Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton

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    Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice

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    Emily Browning, Emma Caulfield, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle

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    David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid

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    Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva

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    Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, Mason Adams

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    Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht, Jon Gries

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    Gemma Atkinson, Richard Ried, Matt Stokoe

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    Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling

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    Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Paul Anthony

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    Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine

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    Ian Mune, Bruce Hopkins, Morgana O'Reilly

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    The Awakening


    Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West

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    Shawn Doyle, Emily Hampshire, Paul Anthony

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    Wendy Haines, Jon Gale, Liesel Kopp

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    William Holden, Lee Grant, Lance Henriksen

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    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Jordan Gavaris

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    Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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    Najarra Townsend, Caroline Williams, Katie Stegeman

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    Kevin Kline, Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis

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