The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant

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List Criteria: Must be a horror film currently available via 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. Horror blockbusters like Jaws and Hellraiser are available on Netflix streaming, as are indies like John Dies at the End and The Human Centipede. 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 a long list, but it's never fully 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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    Katrina Bowden, Alan Tudyk, Chelan Simmons

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    Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, R. G. Armstrong

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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    Adam Wingard, Mindy Robinson, Lawrence Michael Levine

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    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Adam Morgan

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones

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    The Fly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Vincent Price, David Hedison, Herbert Marshall

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    Keri Russell, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton

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    Hush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Hush John Gallagher Jr, Kate Siegel, Samantha Sloyan

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    Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho

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    Caity Lotz, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Agnes Bruckner

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    Ian Mune, Bruce Hopkins, Morgana O'Reilly

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    Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling

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    David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid

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    Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice

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    Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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    Dead Silence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Dead Silence Ryan Kwanten, Donnie Wahlberg, Amber Valletta

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    The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West

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    Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover

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    Najarra Townsend, Caroline Williams, Katie Stegeman

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    Would You Rather is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Would You Rather

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    Rick Gonzalez, Gia Mantegna, Michael O'Keefe

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    Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill

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    Kevin Kline, Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis

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    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Jordan Gavaris

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    Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva

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    Cabin Fever: Patient Zero is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Sean Astin, Brandon Eaton, Currie Graham

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    Cindy Sampson, Aaron Ashmore, Monica Bugajski

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    Daniel Henshall, Lucas Pittaway

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    The Houses October Built is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Bobby Roe

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    Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine

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    The Exorcism of Molly Hartley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Sarah Lind, Devon Sawa, Gina Holden

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    andy Nyman, Tristan Risk, Martina Garcia

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    Carrie Keagan, Blair Redford, Justin Welborn

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    Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Harold Torres, Erik Audé

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    Last Shift is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Juliana Harkavy, Joshua Mikel, J. LaRose

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    The Damned is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    The Damned

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    The Ouija Experiment is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, Leah Diaz

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    Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains

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    Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura

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    The Woman in Black: Angel of D... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Adrian Rawlins

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    Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Romola Garai

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    Abigail Breslin, Stephen McHattie, Michelle Nolden

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    Dream House is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig

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    Don't Blink is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Mena Suvari, Joanne Kelly, Brian Austin Green

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    John Jarratt, Ryan Corr, Gerard Kennedy

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    Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Martin Starr, Ingrid Haas, Vegar Hoel

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