Horror Movies and TV The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies  

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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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The Ritual is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Gerald's Game is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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1922 is listed (or ranked) 4 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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The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 5 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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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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Apostle is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Little Evil is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Cam is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Malevolent is listed (or ranked) 11 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) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Clinical 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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Velvet Buzzsaw is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Mercy Black is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Ravenous 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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The Open House is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
The Open House 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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I Am the Pretty Thing That Liv... is listed (or ranked) 18 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