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The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime

Updated October 14, 2020 3.8k votes 4.7k voters 511.8k views43 items

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This list of the best horror movies on Amazon Prime is updated regularly withe the best scary movies on Prime for your perusal. All the best horror films on Amazon Prime are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize the service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Amazon Prime instant so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Amazon prime movies list has enough of the greatest horror films to keep you up all night. Good horror movies on Amazon Prime streaming are good classic horror films alongside newer horror movies thath ave really revived the genre. All of these scariest movies are free to watch on instant video if you have an Amazon Prime account. 

What are the best Amazon Prime instant horror movies? What is available on the Amazon Prime streaming horror selection? Are there new horror films on Amazon Prime? This Amazon instant list is here to get you started on the best Amazon Prime streaming horror movies has to offer. This isn't a complete list, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Amazon Prime movies, make sure to add it so other Amazon Prime users can find the best horror movies on Amazon Prime instant.

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    Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Night of the Living Dead

    George A. Romero, Duane Jones

    Released1968

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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    Hereditary is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Hereditary

    Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2018

    Directed byAri Aster

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    House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    House on Haunted Hill

    Vincent Price, Richard Long

    Released1959

    Directed byWilliam Castle

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    Nosferatu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Nosferatu

    Max Schreck, John Gottowt

    Released1922

    Directed byF. W. Murnau

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    Midsommar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Midsommar

    Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

    Released2019

    Directed byAri Aster

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    Bone Tomahawk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Bone Tomahawk

    Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson

    Released2015

    Directed byS. Craig Zahler

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    The Poughkeepsie Tapes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    The Poughkeepsie Tapes

    Bobbi Sue Luther, Ron Harper

    Released2007

    Directed byJohn Erick Dowdle

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    I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    I Spit on Your Grave

    Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard

    Released2010

    Directed bySteven R. Monroe

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    Overlord is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Overlord

    Wyatt Russell, Jacob Anderson

    Released2018

    Directed byJulius Avery

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    Afflicted is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Afflicted

    Zach Gray, Michel Gill

    Released2013

    Directed byDerek Lee, Clif Prowse

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    The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    The Prodigy

    Taylor Schilling, Colm Feore

    Released2019

    Directed byNicholas McCarthy

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    We Are What We Are is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    We Are What We Are

    Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush

    Released2013

    Directed byJim Mickle

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    Triangle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Triangle

    Melissa George, Michael Dorman

    Released2009

    Directed byChristopher Smith

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    Wish Upon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Wish Upon

    Joey King, Ryan Phillipe

    Directed byJohn R. Leonetti

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    Suspiria is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Suspiria

    Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton

    Released2018

    Directed byLuca Guadagnino

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    Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Child's Play

    Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza

    Released2019

    Directed byLars Klevberg

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    The Lords of Salem is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    The Lords of Salem

    María Conchita Alonso, Dee Wallace

    Released2012

    Directed byRob Zombie

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    The Hole in the Ground is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    The Hole in the Ground

    Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Cronin

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    He's Out There is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    He's Out There

    Yvonne Strahovski, Anna Pniowsky

    Released2018

    Directed byQuinn Lasher

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    The Girl Next Door is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    The Girl Next Door

    Catherine Mary Stewart, William Atherton

    Released2007

    Directed byGregory Wilson

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    Black Rock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Black Rock

    Kate Bosworth, Lake Bell

    Released2012

    Directed byKatie Aselton

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    The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    The Amityville Horror

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrew Douglas

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    Wishmaster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Wishmaster

    Tony Todd, Verne Troyer

    Released1997

    Directed byRobert Kurtzman

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    April Fool's Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    April Fool's Day

    Deborah Foreman, Thomas F. Wilson

    Released1986

    Directed byFred Walton

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    Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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    Fright Night

    Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall

    Released1985

    Directed byTom Holland

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