Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies on Netflix  

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The best horror movies on Netflix Instant 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 to make you terrified of your own home. All the scariest and best horror films on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully use your service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix Instant so you can catch up on new hit movies and some of the greatest movies ever right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest horror films to watch as the regular DVD service offers. Horror blockbusters like Jaws and Hellraiser are available on Netflix streaming, as are indies like John Dies at the End and The Human Centipede. Good scary movies on Netflix should never again be hard to find. 

What are the best Netflix instant horror movies? This list includes slasher films, psychological horror movies, blood, gore, suspense, mind games, top horror films and everything in between. What is available on the Netflix streaming horror selection? Are there new horror movies on Netflix instant? 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 instant.

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Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence
Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based upon his own novella The Hellbound Heart. The film spawned a series of sequels.

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John Gallagher Jr, Kate Siegel, Samantha Sloyan
Hush is a 2016 American horror thriller film directed by Mike Flanagan. A deaf writer (Kate Siegel) must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer (John Gallagher Jr.) appears at her

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Brittany Snow, Jeffrey Combs, Jonathan Coyne
Would You Rather is a 2012 American horror film starring Brittany Snow and Jeffrey Combs. It is based on the party game "would you rather," and centers on Snow's character, Iris, as ...more

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The Void is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
The Void Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh, Daniel Fathers

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Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice
Creep is a 2014 comedy horror film directed by Patrick Brice, based on a script written by Brice and Mark Duplass. The movie, which is Brice's directorial debut, had its world premiere on March ...more

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Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok, Jung Yu-mi
Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. The film takes place in a train to Busan, as a zombie apocalypse suddenly becomes apparent ...more

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Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar
Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel by Josh Malerman. A woman (Sandra Bullock) and a pair of children are blindfolded as they make ...more

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Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Carol Stuycken
Gerald's Game is a 2017 American survival horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on Stephen King's novel. While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie (Carla ...more

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May the Devil Take You is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Chelsea Islan, Pevita Pearce, Ray Sahetapy
May the Devil Take You is a 2018 Indonesian horror film directed by Timo Tjahjanto. Hoping to find answers to her estranged father's mysterious illness, a young woman (Chelsea Islan) visits his ...more

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Little Evil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, Owen Atlas
Little Evil is a 2017 American horror comedy film, written and directed by Eli Craig. Gary, who has just married Samantha the woman of his dreams, discovers that her six-year-old son may be the ...more

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Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, Michiel Huisman
The Invitation is a 2015 American horror-thriller film directed by Karyn Kusama. While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man (Logan Marshall-Green) thinks his ex-wife (Tammy ...more

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Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay
Before I Wake (also known as Somnia) is a 2016 American dark fantasy horror film directed by Mike Flanagan. A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest ...more

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The Ritual is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
The Ritual is a 2017 British horror film directed by David Bruckner, based on the novel by Adam Nevill. A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing ...more

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The Open House is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
The Open House Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Sharif Atkins
The Open House is a 2018 American horror film directed by Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote. A teenager (Dylan Minnette) and his mother (Piercey Dalton) find themselves besieged by threatening forces ...more

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Under the Shadow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Under the Shadow Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi
Under the Shadow is a 2016 internationally produced Persian language horror film directed by Babak Anvari. A mother (Narges Rashidi) and daughter (Avin Manshadi) are haunted by a mysterious evil ...more

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Veronica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Veronica Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer
Verónica is a 2017 Spanish horror thriller film directed by Paco Plaza. In 1991 Madrid, Spain, a teen girl (Sandra Escacena) finds herself besieged by an evil supernatural force after she ...more

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Jesse McCartney, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Dimitri Diatchenko
Chernobyl Diaries is a 2012 American disaster horror film directed by Brad Parker and produced by Oren Peli, who also wrote the story. It stars Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski, Devin Kelley, ...more

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Wesley Snipes, Diamond Dallas Page, Tanit Phoenix
Gallowwalkers is a 2012 American western horror film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Wesley Snipes, Kevin Howarth, Riley Smith, Tanit Phoenix Patrick Bergin and Diamond Dallas ...more

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The Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
The Boy Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell

A nanny is hired by a couple to look after their boy. She's shocked to learn that her charge is actually a doll that the couple treats like a human.

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The Wailing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min, Chun Woo-hee
The Wailing is a 2016 South Korean horror film directed by Na Hong-jin about a policeman who investigates a series of mysterious killings and illnesses.

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The Boy is a 2012 animated short film directed by Adnan Lalani.

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Meet the Blacks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Mike Tyson, Mike Epps, Zulay Henao
Meet the Blacks is a 2016 American horror comedy film directed by Deon Taylor, and is a parody of the 2014 film The Purge. After having stolen a lot of money from a famed criminal drug king, Key ...more