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The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime 

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Updated February 6, 2020 24.4k votes 4.5k voters 501.7k views 41 items

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This list of the best horror movies on Amazon Prime is updated regularly 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 nearly as many of the greatest horror films to watch as a regular DVD store would offer. New hits like The Witch are all available on Amazon Prime streaming as are classic horror films like Nosferatu, Night of the Living Dead, and House on Haunted Hill as well as newer movies like Frozen and Green Room. 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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George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

Released: 1968

Directed by: George A. Romero

Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent zombie horror film directed by George A. Romero, starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea and Karl Hardman. It premiered on October 1, 1968, and ...more

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Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook

Released: 1959

Directed by: William Castle

House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror film. It was directed by William Castle, written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price as eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren. He and his fourth ...more

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Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

Released: 1922

Directed by: F. W. Murnau

Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released ...more

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Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ari Aster

Hereditary is a 2018 American horror film directed by Ari Aster. As an overwhelming terror takes over their household, the Graham family's peaceful existence is ripped apart, forcing their ...more

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Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

Released: 2012

Directed by: James Watkins

The Woman in Black is a 2012 British horror film directed by James Watkins and written by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill's novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions. ...more

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Anthony Anderson, Denis O'Hare, Addison Timlin

Released: 2014

Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American horror film meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. The film is produced by Ryan Murphy of Ryan Murphy Productions and Jason Blum of ...more

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Zach Gray, Michel Gill, Greg Ng

Released: 2013

Directed by: Derek Lee, Clif Prowse

Afflicted is a 2013 Canadian found footage film that was written and directed by Derek Lee and Clif Prowse, and is their feature film directorial debut. It had its world premiere on September 9, ...more

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Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez

Directed by: Alex Garland

Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret ...more

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Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jim Mickle

We Are What We Are is a 2013 American cannibal horror film directed by Jim Mickle. It was screened at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2013 Cannes ...more
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Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard, Tracey Walter

Released: 2010

Directed by: Steven R. Monroe

I Spit on Your Grave is a 2010 American revenge horror film, and a remake of the controversial 1978 cult film Day of the Woman. It was directed by Steven R. Monroe, and stars Sarah Butler, Chad ...more

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Jigsaw Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett

Released: 2017

Directed by: The Spierig Brothers

Jigsaw is a 2017 American horror film directed by Michael and Peter Spierig. The eighth installment in the Saw franchise picks up over a decade after the death of the eponymous Jigsaw killer ...more

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It Comes at Night is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
It Comes at Night Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott

Directed by: Trey Edward Shults

It Comes at Night is a 2017 American psychological horror film written and directed by Trey Edward Shults. As an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order established by ...more
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Rings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki
Rings is a 2017 American supernatural psychological horror film directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez. Set 13 years after The Ring, the sequel follows a woman (Matilda Lutz) finds herself on ...more
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Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen

Released: 2019

Directed by: Lee Cronin

The Hole in the Ground is a 2019 Irish horror thriller film, directed by Lee Cronin. An unpleasant encounter with a mysterious neighbor throws Sarah O'Neill (Seána Kerslake) into an ...more

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The Evil Within is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Evil Within
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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Haunted
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Wish Upon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Joey King, Ryan Phillipe, Elisabeth Rohm

Directed by: John R. Leonetti

Wish Upon is an upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by John R. Leonetti and written by Barbara Marshall. After her father presents her with a mysterious music box, Clare Shannon ...more
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The Haunting of La Lloro... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Haunting of La Llorona
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Draug is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Draug
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HP Lovecraft's The Dark ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
HP Lovecraft's The Dark Sleep
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Sean Astin, Mircea Monroe, Martha Higareda

Released: 2007

Directed by: Zev Berman

Borderland is a 2007 horror film written and directed by Zev Berman. It is very loosely based on the true story of Adolfo de Jesús Constanzo, the leader of a religious cult that practiced ...more
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The Evil Down the Street... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Evil Down the Street
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The Beast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Beast
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Spencer Treat Clark, Muse Watson, Julia Garner

Released: 2013

Directed by: Ed Gass-Donnelly

The Last Exorcism Part II is a 2013 American supernatural drama horror film co-written and directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly. It stars Ashley Bell, Julia Garner, Spencer Treat Clark, David Jensen, ...more

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Marilyn Hanold, Eddie Carmel, Jason Evers

Released: 1962

Directed by: Joseph Green

The Brain That Wouldn't Die is a 1962 American science-fiction/horror film directed by Joseph Green and written by Green and Rex Carlton. The film was completed in 1959 under the working title ...more

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