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The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies  

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List Rules Only Netflix original horror movies.

Here are the best Netflix original horror movies currently streaming right now. Featuring horror comedies and supernatural movies, this list of Netflix horror originals is updated with new and popular films. What is the best Netflix original horror movie?

The latest and scariest Netflix original movies feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Adam Scott, Bella Thorne, Kate Bosworth, and Evangeline Lilly. Must-watch Netflix original scary movies include 1922, Gerald's Game, The Babysitter, and The Ritual.  

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

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Gerald's Game is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Chiara Aurelia
Gerald's Game is a 2017 American survival horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on Stephen King's novel. While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie (Carla ...more
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The Ritual is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
The Ritual is a 2017 British horror film directed by David Bruckner, based on the novel by Adam Nevill. A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing ...more
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Before I Wake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay
Before I Wake (also known as Somnia) is a 2016 American dark fantasy horror film directed by Mike Flanagan. A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest ...more
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Apostle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton
Apostle is a 2018 period thriller film directed by Gareth Evans. When his sister is kidnapped by a religious cult, a mysterious man (Dan Stevens) travels to the remote island where he digs ...more
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1922 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Thomas Jane, Neal McDonough, Molly Parker
1922 is a 2017 American horror-drama film directed by Zak Hilditch, based on Stephen King's novella. A simple yet proud farmer (Thomas Jane) in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife (Molly ...more
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Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar
Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel by Josh Malerman. A woman (Sandra Bullock) and a pair of children are blindfolded as they make ...more
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The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell
The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis) is madly in love with his babysitter Bee (Samara Weaving) until he witnesses the unthinkable.
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Cam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters
Cam is a 2018 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Daniel Goldhaber. A young camgirl (Madeline Brewer) discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an ...more
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The Perfection is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Allison Williams Logan Browning Steven Weber
The Perfection is a 2018 American horror thriller film directed by Richard Shepard.
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Mercy Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Sophianna Smith, Jamy Lentz, Elke Boucher-Depew
Mercy Black is a 2019 American horror film directed by Owen Egerton. Marina Hess is being released from psychiatric care to live with her sister and young nephew fifteen years after having ...more
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Little Evil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, Owen Atlas
Little Evil is a 2017 American horror comedy film, written and directed by Eli Craig. Gary, who has just married Samantha the woman of his dreams, discovers that her six-year-old son may be the ...more
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Malevolent is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Malevolent

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.

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Clinical is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Vinessa Shaw, Kevin Rahm, India Eisley
Clinical is a 2017 American horror thriller directed by Alistair Legrand. Dr. Jane Mathis (Vinessa Shaw) is an expert at helping patients cope with trauma, but her own dark memories keep coming ...more
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The Silence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Kiernan Shipka, Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto
The Silence is a 2019 American-German horror film directed by John R. Leonetti based on the novel by Tim Lebbon. A deaf teen (Kiernan Shipka) and her family try to escape terrifying creatures by ...more
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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña, Mike Colter
Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield
Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard, based on the manga series of the same name. Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles across a mystical notebook ...more
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Ravenous is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Marc-André Grondin, Monia Chokri, Charlotte St-Martin
Ravenous is a 2017 Canadian horror film directed by Robin Aubert. Residents of a small town in rural Quebec deal with a zombie-like outbreak.
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Cargo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Caren Pistorius
Cargo is a 2017 Australian film directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling. A father (Martin Freeman) tries to save his child at all costs in a post-apocalyptic world.
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Velvet Buzzsaw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Christopher Shultz added Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton
Velvet Buzzsaw is a 2019 American horror thriller film directed by Dan Gilroy. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who ...more
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The 3rd Eye 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
The 3rd Eye 2
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The 3rd Eye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
The 3rd Eye
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The Open House is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Sharif Atkins
The Open House is a 2018 American horror film directed by Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote. A teenager (Dylan Minnette) and his mother (Piercey Dalton) find themselves besieged by threatening forces ...more
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Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Sabrina
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I Am the Pretty Thing That Liv... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Ruth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Bob Balaban
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House is a 2016 American-Canadian horror film directed by Osgood Perkins. A young live-in nurse (Ruth Wilson) takes care of elderly author (Paula ...more