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The Best Horror Shows On Netflix 

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Updated February 7, 2020 3.8k votes 652 voters 29.6k views 54 items

List Rules Only shows currently streaming on Netflix.

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 Hou... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas

Genres (Tv): Supernatural horror

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 first season, The Haunting of ...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

Premiered: 2016

Number of Seasons: 3

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Horror, Supernatural, Period drama

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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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 103

Network: FX

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Horror, Supernatural

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) 4 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Drama

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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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 158

Network: The WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

Genres (Tv): Supernatural drama, Black comedy, Drama, Horror Film, Mystery, + more

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

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 7

Genres (Tv): Drama

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 S... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez

Genres (Tv): Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

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

Genres (Tv): Horror, Supernatural, Mystery

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

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 13

Genres (Tv): Miniseries, Action/Adventure, Drama, Horror Film, Thriller, + more

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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Locke & Key is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jackson Robert Scott

Premiered: 2020

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Drama

Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book series by Joe Hill. Three siblings return to their ancestral home in Massachusetts after their ...more

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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Claes Bang, John Heffernan, Dolly Wells

Premiered: 2019

Network: BBC One, Netflix

Genres (Tv): Horror, Fantasy

Dracula (Netflix, BBC One, 2019) is a British-American horror-fantasy television limited series based on the novel of the same name by Bram Stoker. This retelling of the classic story follows ...more

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Chambers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Uma Thurman, Tony Goldwyn

Genres (Tv): Drama, Supernatural

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) 13 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Slasher Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Thriller

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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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 35

Network: AMC

Genres (Tv): Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Suspense, Drama, Horror Film, Thriller, + more

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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Scream is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Scream Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna

Premiered: 2015

Network: VH1, MTV

Genres (Tv): Crime, Horror, Mystery, Anthology

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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Black Summer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jaime King

Genres (Tv): Drama

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 Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

Premiered: 1959

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 156

Network: UPN, CBS

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, + more

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Requiem is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Lydia Wilson, Joel Fry, James Frecheville

Genres (Tv): Supernatural thriller, Drama

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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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones

Premiered: 1995

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 74

Network: Jetix, Vrak.TV, YTV, Fox Kids, Cartoon Network, + more

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Suspense, Anthology series, Horror Film, Children's television series, + more

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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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 13

Network: The CW Television Network

Genres (Tv): Romance Film, Supernatural drama, Teen drama, Suspense, Drama, + more

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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V-Wars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai

Premiered: 2019

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Drama, Thriler, Horror, Vampires

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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Thirteen Terrors is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Diablero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Christopher Von Uckermann, Giselle Kuri, Fátima Molina

Premiered: 2018

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Horror

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