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The Best Netflix Original Horror Movies

Updated December 30, 2019 12.7k votes 2.2k voters 94.1k views32 items

List RulesOnly 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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    Hush
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    Hush

    Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr.

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Hush is a 2016 American horror thriller film directed by Mike Flanagan. A deaf writer (Kate... more on Wikipedia

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    The Ritual
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    The Ritual

    Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Bruckner

    The Ritual is a 2017 British horror film directed by David Bruckner, based on the novel by... more on Wikipedia
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    Gerald's Game
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    Gerald's Game

    Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood

    Released2017

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Gerald's Game is a 2017 American survival horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on... more on Wikipedia
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    Before I Wake
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    Before I Wake

    Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Before I Wake (also known as Somnia) is a 2016 American dark fantasy horror film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Bird Box
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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson

    Released2018

    Directed bySusanne Bier

    Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel... more on Wikipedia

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    The Babysitter
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    The Babysitter

    Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving

    Released2017

    Directed byMcG

    The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis)... more on Wikipedia

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    Apostle
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    Apostle

    Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen

    Released2018

    Directed byGareth Evans

    Apostle is a 2018 period thriller film directed by Gareth Evans. When his sister is kidnapped... more on Wikipedia
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    1922
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    1922

    Thomas Jane, Neal McDonough

    Released2017

    Directed byZak Hilditch

    1922 is a 2017 American horror-drama film directed by Zak Hilditch, based on Stephen King's... more on Wikipedia

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    The Perfection
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    The Perfection

    Allison Williams, Logan Browning

    Released2019

    Directed byRichard Shepard

    The Perfection is a 2018 American horror thriller film directed by Richard Shepard.

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    Eli
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    Eli

    Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor

    Released2019

    Directed byCiaran Foy

    Eli is an 2019 American horror film directed by Ciarán Foy. A boy (Charlie Shotwell) receiving... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Fractured
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    Fractured

    Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe

    Released2019

    Directed byBrad Anderson

    Fractured is a 2019 American thriller film directed by Brad Anderson. After his daughter... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Cargo
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    54

    Cargo

    Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Howling, Yolanda Ramke

    Cargo is a 2017 Australian film directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling. A father (Martin... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Cam
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    Cam

    Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh

    Released2018

    Directed byDaniel Goldhaber

    Cam is a 2018 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Daniel Goldhaber. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    In the Tall Grass
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    In the Tall Grass

    Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira

    Released2019

    Directed byVincenzo Natali

    In the Tall Grass is a 2019 American horror film directed by Vincenzo Natali, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    The Silence
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    The Silence

    Kiernan Shipka, Stanley Tucci

    Released2019

    Directed byJohn R. Leonetti

    The Silence is a 2019 American-German horror film directed by John R. Leonetti based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Little Evil
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    Little Evil

    Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott

    Released2017

    Directed byEli Craig

    Little Evil is a 2017 American horror comedy film, written and directed by Eli Craig. Gary,... more on Wikipedia
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    Malevolent
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    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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    Ghost Stories
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    25

    Ghost Stories

    Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman

    Directed byAndy Nyman, Jeremy Dyson

    Ghost Stories is a 2017 British horror film written and directed by Andy Nyman and Jeremy... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Rattlesnake
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    Rattlesnake

    Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi

    Released2019

    Directed byZak Hilditch

    Rattlesnake is a 2019 American crime drama mystery film directed by Zak Hilditch. A single... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Extinction
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    Extinction

    Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Young

    Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Mercy Black
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    Mercy Black

    Sophianna Smith, Jamy Lentz

    Released2019

    Directed byOwen Egerton

    Mercy Black is a 2019 American horror film directed by Owen Egerton. Marina Hess is being... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Clinical
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    Clinical

    Vinessa Shaw, Kevin Rahm

    Released2017

    Directed byAlistair Legrand

    Clinical is a 2017 American horror thriller directed by Alistair Legrand. Dr. Jane Mathis... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ravenous
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    Ravenous

    Marc-André Grondin, Monia Chokri

    Released2017

    Directed byRobin Aubert

    Ravenous is a 2017 Canadian horror film directed by Robin Aubert. Residents of a small town in... more on Wikipedia
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    Velvet Buzzsaw
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    Velvet Buzzsaw

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo

    Released2019

    Directed byDan Gilroy

    Velvet Buzzsaw is a 2019 American horror thriller film directed by Dan Gilroy. After a series... more on Wikipedia
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    Death Note
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    Death Note

    Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley

    Released2017

    Directed byAdam Wingard

    Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard,... more on Wikipedia