Netflix 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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Apostle is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
NikoGames added Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret ...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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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 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) 11 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 Bad Batch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies
Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Giovanni Ribisi The Bad Batch is a 2016 American romantic horror-thriller film directed and written by Ana Lily Amirpour. It is a dystopian love story in a Texas wasteland and set in a community of cannibals.

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The Open House is listed (or ranked) 13 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) 14 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