Looking for the best horror movies on Netflix? Here’s our list of the scariest movies to stream on Netflix right now! Check it out and find a horror movie (or several) you need on your Netflix watchlist!
Our list of the Best Horror Movies on Netflix right now is in no specific order.
Hopefully, you can find some inspiration. Maybe you’ll even discover a horror movie on Netflix you didn’t know of? In case you don’t know these titles (or need to be reminded of their topic), we’ve included a plot summary and trailer for each movie.
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The Old Ways (2021)
The plot features a new take on exorcism that really works for me. Somehow, it just feels more down to earth and realistic – and creepy!
The Perfection (2019)
In this twisty horror-thriller, a once-promising music prodigy reconnects with her former mentors, only to find them taken with a talented new pupil.
When a cash-strapped videographer takes a job in a remote mountain town, he finds that the client has some unsettling ideas in mind.
Gerald’s Game (2017)
While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bed frame.
A deaf woman, Maddie Young, lives a quiet life in a secluded house, where she’s working on her next novel. With no company but her cat, this quiet life takes a dramatic turn, when she’s stalked by a psychotic killer and finds herself trapped in her secluded home.
UPDATE: Sadly, HUSH was removed from Netflix on April 7, 2023.
The Invitation (2015)
While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.
The rapid spread of an unknown infection has left an entire city in ungovernable chaos, but one survivor remains alive in total isolation. #ALIVE is his story.
His House (2020)
As a young couple from war-torn South Sudan seeks asylum and a fresh start in England, they’re tormented by a sinister force living in their new home.
After leaving behind a painful past to follow her dreams, Sarah scores the perfect Hollywood apartment. But something is not right. Unable to sleep, tormented by strange noises and threatening notes, her new life quickly starts to unravel. By the time she learns the horrifying truth, it’s too late. Caught in a waking nightmare, Sarah must find the strength to hold onto her crumbling sanity… or be trapped forever in an existential hell.
The Platform (2020)
In a prison where inmates on high floors eat better than those below, who get the scant scraps, one man tries to effect change so everyone gets enough.
What Keeps You Alive (2018)
How much can you really know about another person? The unsettling truth that even those closest to us can harbor hidden dimensions drives this unpredictable, blood-stained story. Jackie (Hannah Emily Anderson) and Jules (Brittany Allen) are a couple celebrating their one year anniversary at a secluded cabin in the woods. From the moment they arrive, something changes in Jules’ normally loving wife. Jackie (if that even is her real name) begins to reveal a previously unknown dark side. It all builds up to a shocking revelation that will pit Jules against the woman she loves most in a terrifying fight to survive.