Horror Movies and TV The Best Horror Shows On Netflix  

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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. 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.

Vote up the best horror shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 1 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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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series created by Emily Andras, based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. With her unique abilities, ...more

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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green Penny Dreadful 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 show was originally pitched to ...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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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 7 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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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 8 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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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more

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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Slasher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Slasher 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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Scream is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 14 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

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 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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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington Being Human is a British supernatural drama television series. It was created and written by Toby Whithouse for broadcast on BBC Three. The show blends elements of flatshare comedy and horror ...more

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Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Dead Set is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jaime Winstone, Andy Nyman, Riz Ahmed Dead Set is a critically acclaimed BAFTA-nominated British television horror drama created by Charlie Brooker. The show takes place primarily on the set of a fictional series of the real ...more

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Haven is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl Van Helsing (Syfy, 2016) is an American dark fantasy horror drama television series inspired by Zenescope Entertainment's graphic novel series Helsing. Vanessa "Van" Helsing (Kelly ...more

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The Returned is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Mark Pellegrino, Michelle Forbes The Returned is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Carlton Cuse as an adaptation of the French series Les Revenants, which was broadcast internationally with the title ...more

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From Dusk till Dawn: The Serie... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
D. J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (El Rey, 2014) is an American horror television series developed by Robert Rodriguez. Wanted by the FBI and Texas Ranger Freddie Gonzalez (Jesse Garcia), bank ...more

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Hellevator is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska Hellevator (GSN, 2015) is an American horror game show. Hosted by the Soska Sisters, the show features a team of contestants riding a haunted elevator through an abandoned slaughterhouse and ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont ...more

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Crazyhead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Crazyhead Cara Theobold, Susan Wokoma, Arinze Kene Crazyhead (Netflix, 2016) is a British comedy-horror television series created by Howard Overman. Amy (Cara Theobold) and Raquel (Susan Wokoma) attempt to navigate through their early twenties ...more

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Bitten is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk Bitten (Syfy, 2014) is a Canadian television series based on the Women of the Otherworld series of books by author Kelley Armstrong. A female werewolf (Laura Vandervoot) is torn between a normal ...more

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer Lost Girl is a Canadian supernatural drama television series that premiered on Showcase on September 12, 2010. It follows the life of a bisexual succubus named Bo, played by Anna Silk, as she ...more

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Glitch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Patrick Brammall, Emma Booth, Genevieve O'Reilly Glitch (ABC, 2015) is an Australian paranormal television program directed by Emma Freeman. When seven people inexplicably rise from the dead in perfect health, a small town policeman (Patrick ...more

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Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Griffin Burns, Kyle McCarley, Cristina Vee Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based on the manga by Go Nagai. When an ancient race of demons invades the world, Akira Fudo transform into ...more

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Residue is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Natalia Tena, Iwan Rheon, Jamie Draven Residue (Netflix, 2015) is a British science fiction supernatural horror miniseries created by John Harrison. The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK ...more

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Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Yui Horie, Mamoru Miyano, Laura Bailey Vampire Knight is a shōjo manga series written by Matsuri Hino. The series premiered in the January 2005 issue of LaLa magazine and has officially ended. Chapters are collected and published in ...more

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Release the Hounds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Shows On Netflix
Reggie Yates, Matt Edmondson Release the Hounds (ITV2, 2013) is a British television game show hosted by Matt Edmondson. Each contest occurs at night, as three contestants take part in gory and unpleasant challenges to find ...more