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The Best Monster Movies Streaming on Netflix

Updated June 9, 2020 341 votes 474 voters 29.0k views18 items

Are you ready to flee in terror? Here are the best monster movies on Netflix, as ranked by horror movie fans. This list of Netflix monster movies is chock full of creature feature cinema that will provide you some fun-filled scares or maybe some campy laughs. Some monsters are big, some monsters are small, but all of these monster movies streaming on Netflix will entertain big time. We have a separate list for horror movies on Netflix, so check that out too!

Bad Milo! is a fun and funny monster movie that you can stream at your convenience. Netflix also offers several classic monster flicks like King Kong, Mimic, and the original The Fly. There are even international monster movies like Bong Joon-ho 2006's cult favorite The Host and the 2010 Norwegian film Trollhunter. And of course there's no shortage of schlocky low budget spook-a-blasts.

Do you have a favorite Netflix monster movie? Vote up the best monster movie on Netflix and if we missed any monster mashes you love, go ahead and add them to the list.

  • Cloverfield is a 2008 American science fiction found footage monster film directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J. J. Abrams & Bryan Burk, and written by Drew Goddard. Before settling on an official title, the film was marketed as 1-18-08. The film follows six young New Yorkers attending a going-away party on the night that a gigantic monster attacks the city. First publicized in a teaser trailer in screenings of Transformers, the film was released on January 17 in New Zealand, Russia and Australia; January 18 in North America; January 24 in South Korea; January 25 in Taiwan; January 31 in Germany; and February 1 in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy. In Japan, the film was released on... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, Mike Vogel, T. J. Miller
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Matt Reeves
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  • The Monster
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    The Monster is a 2016 American horror film directed by Bryan Bertino. A mother (Zoe Kazan) and daughter (Ella Ballentine) must confront a terrifying monster when they break down on a deserted road.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, Aaron Douglas, Scott Speedman
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Bryan Bertino
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  • The Silence
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    The Silence is a 2018 American-German horror film, directed by John R. Leonetti, based on the novel by Tim Lebbon. Struggling to survive in a world terrorized by a deadly, primeval species who hunt with their acute hearing in the pitch darkness of a vast underground cave system, a family seeks refuge in a remote haven where they can wait our the invasion.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Kiernan Shipka, Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto, John Corbett, Kyle Breitkopf
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: John R. Leonetti
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  • Spectral is a 2016 American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The sci-fi thriller centers on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer, Bruce Greenwood
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Nic Mathieu
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