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The Best Horror Shows On Netflix  

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Here are the best horror shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with zombies, vampires, or supernatural horror, this list of scary shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series, some of which are the most exciting horror series on TV. What are the best horror series to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best anthology showsAmerican Horror Story is also ranked high on scariest shows currently airing. Other good horror shows on Netflix include Bates Motel, Penny Dreadful, Bitten, and The Walking Dead.

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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas
The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. The story of five siblings who ...more
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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Knightslayer754 added Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard
Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more
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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy
Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more
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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters
American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more
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Dark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel
Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web series created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The disappearance of two young children in the German town of Winden brings light ...more
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Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot
Bates Motel is an American drama thriller television series developed for television by Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin and Anthony Cipriano, and produced by Universal Television for the cable network ...more
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) ...more
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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green
Penny Dreadful (Showtime, 2014) is a British-American horror TV series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan, who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes. The title refers to ...more
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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron
Hemlock Grove is an American Netflix original horror thriller television series. Executive produced by Eli Roth, developed by Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman, and a production of Gaumont ...more
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Chambers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Uma Thurman, Tony Goldwyn
Chambers (Netflix, 2019) is a supernatural television series created by Leah Rachel. A young heart attack survivor begins taking on the characteristics of the heart donor that saved their life — ...more
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Slasher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers
Slasher (Chiller, 2016) is a Canadian television horror anthology series created by Aaron Martin. A young woman (Katie McGrath) returns to the small town where her parents were murdered, only to ...more
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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones
Goosebumps is a Canadian horror fantasy anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's Goosebumps books. It was one of the two popular television horror anthology children's series in the ...more
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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies
The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie ...more
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Black Summer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jaime King
Black Summer (Netflix, 2019) is an American television zombie apocalypse drama series, created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, and a companion prequel series to Z Nation. When a mother (Jaime ...more
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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira
Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more
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Scream is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna
Scream (MTV, 2015) is an American anthology slasher television series developed by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, based on the film series. After a cyber-bullying incident serves ...more
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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo
This show (Starz, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series developed by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, and Tom Spezialy. Thirty years after saving the world, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) ...more
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Don't Watch This is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Don't Watch This Antoni Porowski, Acacia Marquez

Ghoulish creatures, dark obsessions and unsettling visions await in this hair-raising set of short horror films. You've been warned.

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Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee
Ghoul (Netflix, 2018) is an English-language Indian action horror miniseries created by Patrick Graham. A prisoner arrives at a remote military interrogation centre and turns the tables on his ...more
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The Rain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Iben Hjejle, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen
The Rain (Netflix, 2018) is a Danish web series created by Mosholt Esben, Toft Jacobsen, and Christian Potalivo. After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark ...more
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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt
The Originals (The CW, 2013) is an American television series created by Julie Plec, and is a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries. Vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan) and his ...more
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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney
The Mist (Spike, 2017) is an American science fiction-horror thriller television series developed by Christian Torpe. Based on Stehphen King's horror novella, the series centers on a small town ...more
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Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Michael Welch
Z Nation (Syfy, 2014) is an American action/horror/comedy-drama/post-apocalyptic television series created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler. Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the ...more
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Haven is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour
Haven is an American/Canadian supernatural drama television series loosely based on the Stephen King novel The Colorado Kid. The show, which deals with strange events in a fictional town in ...more
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious ...more