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The Best Horror Movies On Netflix

Updated October 14, 2020 12.8k votes 6.4k voters 480.0k views41 items

List RulesMust be a horror film currently available via Netflix streaming.

The best horror movies on Netflix 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. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix so you can catch up on new hit movies and some of the greatest movies ever right in your living room.

What are the best Netflix horror movies? This list includes everything from slashers to suspenseful thrillers. What is available on the Netflix streaming horror selection? Are there new horror movies on Netflix? 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 a long list, but it's never fully 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.

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  • 1
    Hush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Hush

    John Gallagher Jr, Kate Siegel

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

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    Would You Rather is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Would You Rather

    Brittany Snow, Jeffrey Combs

    Released2013

    Directed byDavid Guy Levy

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    Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson

    Released2018

    Directed bySusanne Bier

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    The Autopsy of Jane Doe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch

    Released2016

    Directed byAndré Øvredal

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    Little Evil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Little Evil

    Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott

    Directed byEli Craig

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    As Above, So Below is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    As Above, So Below

    Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman

    Released2014

    Directed byJohn Erick Dowdle

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    The Ritual is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    The Ritual

    Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Bruckner

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    The Invitation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    The Invitation

    Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

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    Gerald's Game is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Gerald's Game

    Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood

    Directed byMike Flanagan

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    Before I Wake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Before I Wake

    Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

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  • 11
    The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    The Babysitter

    Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving

    Directed byMcG

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    Truth or Dare is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Truth or Dare

    Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey

    Released2018

    Directed byJeff Wadlow

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  • 13
    Apostle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Apostle

    Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen

    Released2018

    Directed byGareth Evans

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    Eli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Eli

    Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor

    Released2019

    Directed byCiaran Foy

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    Veronica is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Veronica

    Sandra Escacena, Bruna González

    Released2017

    Directed byPaco Plaza

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    Friend Request is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Friend Request

    Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley

    Directed bySimon Verhoeven

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  • 17
    In the Tall Grass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    In the Tall Grass

    Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira

    Released2019

    Directed byVincenzo Natali

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    Don't Knock Twice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Don't Knock Twice

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    It Comes at Night is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    It Comes at Night

    Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough

    Directed byTrey Edward Shults

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    The Open House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    The Open House

    Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton

    Released2018

    Directed byMatt Angel, Suzanne Coote

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    Poltergeist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Poltergeist

    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams

    Released1982

    Directed byTobe Hooper

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    The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    House at the End of the Street is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    House at the End of the Street

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Tonderai

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    Sinister 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Sinister 2

    James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon

    Released2015

    Directed byCiarán Foy

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    Death Note is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies On Netflix
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    Death Note

    Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley

    Directed byAdam Wingard

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