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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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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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Hereditary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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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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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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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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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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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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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Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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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Wish Upon is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Jigsaw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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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It Comes at Night is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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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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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The Evil Within is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
The Evil Within
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Extracted Sasha Roiz, Richard Riehle, Ty Simpkins
Extracted, also known as Extraction in the UK, is an independent 2012 American science fiction thriller directed and written by Nir Paniry. Sasha Roiz stars as a scientist whose consciousness ...more
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The Hole in the Ground is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
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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Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Charlotte
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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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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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Luis Tosar, Alberto San Juan, Marta Etura
Sleep Tight is a 2011 horror and thriller film written by Alberto Marini and directed by Jaume Balagueró.
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Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, Leah Diaz
The Ouija Experiment is a 2013 American horror movie directed by Israel Luna, Josey Wells.
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Range 15 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime
Range 15 Mindy Robinson, Ross Patterson, Marcus Luttrell

A group of veterans wake up after a night of partying to find out that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the United States. 

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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more
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Leslie Bibb, Michael Ian Black, Keegan-Michael Key
Hell Baby is an American horror-comedy film written and directed by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. The film stars Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Keegan Michael Key, Riki Lindhome, Rob Huebel, ...more
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Shannon Elizabeth, Rob LaBelle, Christopher Allport
Jack Frost is an American horror comedy film written and directed by Michael Cooney and released in 1997. The movie takes place in the fictional town of Snowmonton, where a truck carrying serial ...more