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The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime 

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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
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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Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff
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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#108 of 254 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #8 of 22 Horror Movies You Can't Even Finish Watchingfeaturing Ari Aster's Gutting Horror Film 'Hereditary' May Have Been Just As Scary Behind The Scenes

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Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook
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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#99 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #6 of 20 20 Of The Most Entertaining Haunted House Movies Ever Made

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Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach
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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#38 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Timefeaturing 'Nosferatu' Blatantly Defied Copyright Laws To Become An Illegal, Vampiric Cinematic Masterpiecelisted on List of Silent Movies

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Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer
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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#17 of 38 The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime #12 of 29 The Best Suspense Movies on Amazon Prime

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Anthony Anderson, Denis O'Hare, Addison Timlin
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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#390 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #34 of 74 The Best Blumhouse Productions Movies #35 of 63 The Best Horror Movie Remakes

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Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard, Tracey Walter
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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#11 of 82 Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge #21 of 63 The Best Horror Movie Remakes

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Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez
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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#114 of 153 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies #53 of 86 The 35+ Greatest Dystopian Action Movies

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Zach Gray, Michel Gill, Greg Ng
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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#714 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #21 of 112 The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

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Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen
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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#79 of 116 The Best New Horror Movies of the Last Few Years #20 of 58 The Scariest Small Town Horror Movies

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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Haunted
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Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva
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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Jigsaw
Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett
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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Rings is listed (or ranked) 14 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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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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It Comes at Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
It Comes at Night
Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott
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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The Haunting of La Lloro... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Haunting of La Llorona
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Draug is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Draug
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Wish Upon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Joey King, Ryan Phillipe, Elisabeth Rohm
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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A Haunting on Brockway S... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
A Haunting on Brockway Street
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John Hoyt, Debbie Rochon, Larry Fessenden
Mulberry Street is a 2006 American horror film directed by Jim Mickle, written by Nick Damici and Jim Mickle, and starring Nick Damici. It was released by After Dark Films as a part of their 8 ...more

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#75 of 113 The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks #42 of 47 The Best Horror Movies About Virus Outbreaks

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Spencer Treat Clark, Muse Watson, Julia Garner
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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#73 of 112 The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies #42 of 65 The Best Demonic Possession Movies #122 of 140 The Best Supernatural Horror Movies, Ranked

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The Evil Down the Street... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Evil Down the Street
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Marilyn Hanold, Eddie Carmel, Jason Evers
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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#634 of 782 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #34 of 58 Free Movies! The Best Films in the Public Domain #59 of 161 The Best B Movies of All Time

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HP Lovecraft's The Dark ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
HP Lovecraft's The Dark Sleep