Best Horror Movies on Netflix
Looking for a horror movie on Netflix? Well, there's no right time to watch the scary movies and so we bring you a list of best horror movie on Netflix that you can binge-watch and scream unlimited. We've curated a list of Netflix horror movies keeping everyone in mind. Below we've listed fro, classic horror flicks to modern ones so that everyone of you reading this story can indulge into horror genre and watch them non-stop.
List of Best Horror Movies On Netflix: Time To Indulge In Frightening Films
- Sinister 2
- The Witch
- The Ritual
- The Ruins (2008)
- 1922 (2017 film)
- Creep (2014 film)
- Don't Breathe
- In the Tall Grass
- The Silence
- The Perfection
- Unfriended (2014)
- The Possession (2012)
- Us (2019 film)
- Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
- The Open House
- Insidious: Chapter 2
- Ouija (2014 film)
- The Nun (2018 film)
- His House
- Split (2016 American film)
- Annihilation (2018 film)
- The Babysitter (2017 film)
- It Chapter Two
- Pet Sematary
- I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
- Bird Box
- Gerald's Game
Jessabelle is the story of Jessie Laurent who moves to Louisiana with her father suffering an accident and losing her boyfriend. After moving to Louisiana, she begins to live in her dead mother's room. One day Jessie finds a series of videotapes under her bed in which she finds her mother reading fortunes through tarot cards. Through those tapes, she discovers some dark secrets of the past and unleashes a curse from the grave that wants to take her soul.
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Sinister is the story about true-crime writer Ellison Oswald who has not had a best-seller for over a decade and is going through major financial crises. Desperate for a hit he, along with his family, moves into the victim's house that he wants to write a book about so that he can solve the mystery and get his best-seller after years. He gets a series of tapes in the house, begins to watch them and discovers a demon named Bughuul in those tapes but little did he know that he was putting his family and himself in extreme danger.
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3. Sinister 2
Sinister 2 is the sequel to the 2012 film Sinister. This film is the story of a single mother named Courtney Collins who lives in a rural house with her twin sons Dylan and Zach unaware that the house she lives in is haunted. Dylan begins to experience supernatural occurrences in the house and starts to get tortured by the demon named Bughuul who feeds on a young child and who was also responsible for the death of Ellison Oswald and his family.
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4. The Witch
The Witch is about a banished family from the Puritan colony who, in the 17th century, migrates to New England and set up their farms by the edge of a secluded and isolated forest. One day, the youngest child of the family Samuel disappears abruptly but later they discover that Samuel was taken by a witch to complete a witchy ritual. Thereafter the family begins to experience sinister activities and encounters evil forces in the woods.
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Oculus is about the Russell family who, 11 years ago, while shifting into a new house brings the Lasser Glass mirror along without knowing that the mirror is a supernatural entity. Things take turns after a few days and Tim Russell gets wrongly accused of killing his mother and father. He is released 11 years late, re-unites with his sister Kaylie and she takes him back to their old house to prove that the mirror was involved in the death of their parents.
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6. The Ritual
In The Ritual, four college friends, Luke, Hutch, Phil and Dorm, meet after the tragic death of their friends and go for a hike in the Scandinavian jungle. While crossing the mysterious forests of Norse legend, they take a wrong turn in the forest. Unknown of what waits for them amidst the forest, they set a tent to spend their night and begin to experience paranormal activities when an ancient evil of the forest begins to haunt them.
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Hush is about a deaf and dumb writer named Maddie who is living in the woods, away from the chaos of the city so that she can concentrate on writing the next book. She encounters a masked serial killer, who has already killed her friend Sarah and is after her life. She locks herself in the house to protect herself and fights hard with the man, in the best way possible, for her survival.
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8. The Ruins (2008 film)
The Ruins is about a group of four friends, Stacy, Amy, Eric and Jeff, who go for a vacation in the Mexican jungle. They agree to follow a tourist in the jungle, but things take a dark turn when the fellow tourist and the group of friends go into a remote archaeological dig in the jungle unknown of the fact that something evil and deadly lives in the dig.
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Eli is the story of an 11-year-old boy named Eli Miller who is undergoing treatment for a rare disease named auto-immune disorder. Being concealed in the house, due to his disorder, he can remove his protective gear once his treatment begins so that he can live a normal life. He soon starts to experience supernatural activities in the house he lives in and in due course of time he discovers the truth behind everything happening around him.
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10. 1922 (2017 film)
1922 is based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. It is about a simple farmer named Wilfred James, who lives with his wife Arlette James and his 14-year-old son Henry James. In the year 1922, he conspires to murder his wife as she plans to sell the farm and move to Omaha, which he is not happy about. To execute his plan, convince Henry to help him murder Arlette by holding his girlfriend, Shannon. After killing Arlette, Henry, Wilfred and Shannon begin to face consequences.
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11. Creep (2014 film)
Creep is about a videographer named Aaron who is facing a financial crisis. He answers an online advertisement of an assignment for which he travels to a remote cabin where he meets his client, Josef. Josef tells him that he has an un-operatable brain tumour, and he wants Aaron to record a video diary for his unborn child before he dies to which Aaron accepts. As the day passes by, Josef reveals certain things that disturb Aaron who later tries to escape but fails in doing it.
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Don't Breathe is about 3 criminals Alex, Rocky and Money, and they break into a house of a rich and blind man, who is also a Gulf War veteran, named Norman with the intention of robbery. Things take a different turn when the not so harmless blind man turns out to be the opposite of what the trio has thought about him, and they get trapped in a fatal situation.
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13. In the Tall Grass
In the Tall Grass is about 2 siblings, Becky and Cal DeMuth who travel to San Diego. They begin to hear a young boy named Tobin call for help from the grass field. No one agrees to help them, so they end up entering the grass field and begin to realise that there is something evil between the grasses. They try to find a way out of the grass field but fail to do so.
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14. The Silence
The Silence is the story of when the world gets attacked by a creature that hunts its human target by sound. A 16-year-old girl named Ally Andrews who lost her sense of hearing at the age of 13 finds refuge outside the city along with her family to seek safety. They soon discover that an ominous cult has sinister plans of manoeuvring Ally's heightened senses for fulfilling their dark plans.
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15. The Perfection
The Perfection is about a music prodigy named Charlotte Willmore who leaves a prestigious music school of Boston named Bachoff due to her mother's terminal illness. Years after her mother's death, she contacts Anton who is the head of the academy. Things take a spooky turn she, along with Anton, Anton's wife Paloma, teachers Theis and Geoffrey and Anton's star pupil and Charlotte's replacement Lizzie travel to Shanghai, China.
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The story of Apostle is based in London in 1905 when Thomas Richardson, on returning home, discovers that his sister has been held by a religious cult. To rescue his sister, Thomas travels to a peaceful and isolated island, where the cult lives. As he invades the island's community, he discovers an evil secret that he would have never imagined.
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Annabelle is about a couple named Mia and John Form who live in Santa Monica, California. John gifts his wife Mia with a vintage porcelain doll to add to the collection of dolls of their unborn daughter's nursery. After that day they begin to experience supernatural activities in and around their house. Despite shifting their house, the paranormal activities do not seem to stop and on reaching out to Father Perez they discover that the demonic spirit is after Mia's soul.
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18. Unfriended (2014)
Unfriended is a story of six friends Blaire, Ken, Val, Jess, Mitch and Adam who cyber-bullies a student named Laura Barns by uploading a video online. Laura, out of embarrassment, commits suicide by gunshot. After a year, when the group of friends are a Skype call, a stranger joins in their call about which they think that someone is pranking them. Later they realise that the intruder is an online stalker who has a fatal agenda.
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Hereditary is about the Graham family, Annie, Steve, Peter and Charlie, who have lost the head of their family, Ellen Leigh. While the family is still grieving the death, the youngest member of the family, Charlie also dies in an unfortunate accident. Annie befriends Joan who later advises her to perform a séance so that she can communicate with her dead daughter. Things take a paranormal turn when the séance is performed by the Graham family.
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20. The Possession (2012)
The Possession is based on the true story of a young girl named Emily who, in a yard sale, sees an antique box and asks her father Clyde to buy it for her. Soon Emily opens the box and gets obsessed with it and after a few days, she starts acting strangely. Clyde notices the changes in her and takes the box to a church where he finds out that once the box is opened, people will die.
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21. Us (2019 film)
Us is the story of the Wilson family who, visit a beach for a family vacation. One night they discover a family in their driveway and upon looking closely then discover that the family in their driveway are their doppelgangers or exact lookalikes. Soon their doppelgangers begin to terrorize them, and they realise that their lookalikes are after their life, wanting to kill them.
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Mama is the story of two young girls Victoria and Lily who lives isolated for years after their mother's death. Five years later, their uncle Lucas finds them giving them shelter in his house. They soon realise that the girls did not come alone to the house and that they are accompanied by an evil force who the girls refer to as ‘Mama'. On investigating, Lucas's girlfriend Annabel discovers the original identity of ‘Mama' and tries to save herself, Lucas and the girls from the evil spirit.
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23. Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Annabelle Comes Home is the story of Judy, daughter of Ed and Lorraine Warren, and her babysitter, Mary Ellen, who are left alone in the house after Ed and Lorraine leave for investigating a case. A friend of Mary Ellen, Daniela Rios, despite several warnings from Judy, visit the occult room and end up unleashing the evil spirit of the doll Annabelle that causes havoc in the house.
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24. The Open House
The Open House is about a teenager named Logan who has faced a tragic incident of his father being killed in a car accident. Due to financial crises he, along with his mother Naomi, move into Naomi's sister's house, which is secluded in the mountains. After a while, they begin to experience strange things in the house and later discover that there is a mysterious force that is loitering around their house.
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25. Insidious: Chapter 2
Insidious: Chapter 2 is the 2nd movie in the Insidious franchise, and this film is about the Lambert family. The family has moved to Josh's mother's house hoping to recover from their son's recent evil trauma. Little did they know that the evil spirit has not left them and continue to haunt them and they begin to experience paranormal activities in the house leading to the unfolding of the secrets of Josh's past.
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26. Ouija (2014 film)
In Ouija, Debbie is found dead mysteriously after playing with the Ouija board, which leaves her best friend Laine shattered. Laine, along with other friends of Debbie, decides to communicate with her dead best friend using her antique Ouija board. Unknowingly, instead of contacting her best friend's spirit, she ends up contacting an evil spirit that wants to kill everyone who invited it.
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27. The Nun (2018 film)
In ‘The Nun', a young nun in her novitiate, Sister Irene, along with the Roman Catholic priest, Father Burke, are sent by The Vatican to Romania to investigate an unfortunate incident. Before they even begin to investigate the incident, the demonic spirit named Valak that was also involved in the death of the two nuns of Santa Cartha's monastery attacks them in several ways.
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28. His House
His House is the story of a young refugee couple Bol and Rial who flee to England from a war-torn South Sudan. In England, they are granted probational asylum on the outskirts of London. As the days pass by, they begin to see the visions of their dead daughter Nyagak and a mysterious man that escapes into the walls of the house. Later, they start to experience paranormal activities in the house from behind the wall.
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29. Split (2016 American film)
Split is the story of a man named Kevin Wendall Crumb who lives in Pennsylvania and suffers from DID (dissociative identity disorder) and due to childhood abandonment and abuse, he has 23 different alters. One of his alters, named ‘Dennis' kidnaps 3 teenage girls, Casey, Marcia and Claire and keeps them in the underground cell of Philadelphia Zoo. The girls try to escape from the underground cell, but their attempts fail.
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30. Annihilation (2018 film)
Annihilation is the story of Lena who is a former soldier and a biologist. She joins a mission to find out what happened with her husband in Area X, a mysterious and sinister zone that is expanding across the American coastline. Unknown of what is waiting for her inside the beautiful place, she goes in and realises that the zone is a dangerous place to be and experiences a threat to life and sanity.
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31. The Babysitter (2017 film)
The Babysitter is the story of a pre-teen named Cole and his babysitter Bee who spend quality time together when Cole's parents go for staying at a hotel overnight. After putting Cole to sleep, Bee calls her high school friends at his house, and they begin to play truth and dare. Cole hides and watches them play but he soon discovers that Bee and his friends are a part of a satanic cult.
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32. It Chapter Two
It Chapter Two is about an evil clown named ‘It' who has returned to Derry, Maine and have begun to kill children, again. Mike Hanlon, the only member of the Losers Club in town, calls other members of the club, Bill, Eddie, Beverly, Stanley, Ben and Richie. He asked them to return to the town and fulfil the promise they made with each other, 27 years ago, to kill It if it got back in town.
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33. Pet Sematary
Pet Sematary is the story of Dr Louis Creed and his family who lose their pet cat in an unfortunate accident and bury it in a cemetery nearby. The next day their dead pet returns home but it is much more violent and aggressive now. A few days later, their daughter Ellie dies in an accident by being hit by a truck. Later they discover that the cemetery in which they buried their pet cat and Ellie, inhibits a spirit named Wendigo that helps in bringing back the things from the dead.
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34. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House is the story of Lily, who is a live-in nurse. She begins to live with an elderly author horror writer named Iris Blum who suffers from dementia, and she lives in a remote house in Braintree, Massachusetts. From the very first night of Lily in that house, she begins to experience paranormal activities in the house and starts to believe that the house is haunted.
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35. Bird Box
Bird Box is about a woman named Malorie Hayes who tries to protect her children and herself from an evil force. The only way to make it through and live is to be blindfolded because if you see the devil, you die. To survive, they begin their journey through the woods and down the river to reach a place where they can stay safe and have a new beginning.
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36. Gerald's Game
Gerald's Game is the story of a couple Jessie and Gerald that go for a romantic getaway to a secluded lake house in Fairhope, Alabama to rekindle their romance. To spice things up, Gerald handcuffs Jessie to the bedposts but after making her uncomfortable, they have a heated argument which leads to Gerald having a heart attack. Thereafter, Jessie starts to hallucinate about Gerald and about the past she has had when she was a child.
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