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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    The Fly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Vincent Price, David Hedison, Herbert Marshall

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    Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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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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    Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice

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    David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid

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    Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine

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    Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge

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    Kevin Kline, Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis

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    The Woman in Black: Angel of D... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Adrian Rawlins

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    Apartment 1303 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Yuka Itaya, Noriko Nakagoshi, Aki Fukada

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    Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura

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    Cabin Fever: Patient Zero is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant
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    Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber

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    Russell Tovey, Bronagh Gallagher, Richard Coyle

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    Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Romola Garai

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    Dead Silence is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


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


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    Dream House is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig

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    Would You Rather is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


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    The Ouija Experiment is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Instant


    The Ouija Experiment Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, Leah Diaz

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