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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas
The Haunting (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. The first season, The Haunting of Hill House, ...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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Dark is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 5 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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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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Black Summer is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Requiem is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Lydia Wilson, Joel Fry, James Frecheville
Requiem (Netflix, 2018) is a six-part British television drama serial created by Kris Mrksa. An award winning cellist (Lydia Wilson) has her life turned upside down following the unexpected ...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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Typewriter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Purab Kohli, Palomi Ghosh, Sameer Kochhar
Typewriter (Netflix, 2019) is an Indian horror television series. Set in Goa, three young friends plan to search an old villa for ghosts, but when a new family moves in, the home's buried past ...more
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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts
The Twilight Zone is a 1959 American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, ...more
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Two Sentence Horror Stories is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Nicole Kang, Jim Parrack, Aleyse Shannon
Two Sentence Horror Stories (CW Seed, 2017) is an American horror anthology television series. The themes tap into universal primal fears, filtered through the anxieties of the most connected ...more
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V-Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai
V-Wars (Netflix, 2019) is a drama web television series based on the anthology. Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder), enters a world of horror when a virus is released in ice melting due to ...more
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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Diablero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Christopher Von Uckermann, Giselle Kuri, Fátima Molina
Diablero (Netflix, 2018) is a Mexican television horror series based on the book by Mexican writer Francisco Haghenbeck entitled El Diablo me obligó. The story revolves around Father ...more
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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Thirteen Terrors is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Thirteen Terrors