Want the best Horror, Thriller, and Sci-fi movies of 2020? We’ve got you covered. Here’s our list featuring the best releases among those we’ve watched and reviewed this past year. Check out our 2020 list right here!

In 2020, we’ve reviewed more genre movies and series than ever before: A whopping 314 titles!

While we “only” gave out our top rating of 5 stars to six movies in 2020, that’s not to say we didn’t love a lot of movies released this past year. Actually, in 2019 we gave a 5 out of 5 to just five movies, so in that sense 2020 won.

Overall, we just don’t give out many top-ratings but we do love many of the movies we watch and review, so there’s plenty of horror, sci-fi, and thriller movies for our “Best of 2020” list. 

Let’s begin this “Best movies of 2020” with our best horror movies of 2020.

The best Horror movies & Thrillers of 2020 based on our top rating

Let’s start with the movies we gave a top rating in 2020. That means 5 out of 5 blood splatters. These are movies we loved, would recommend and watch again ourselves!

You can click the movie title to read our review:

SPUTNIK (on Hulu)

HOST (on Shudder)

THE PLATFORM (on Netflix)

THE DECLINE (on Netflix)

I HATE THE MAN IN MY BASEMENT (on VOD)

UNKNOWN ORIGINS (on Netflix)

Host (2020)

Best Horror Movies of 2020 with 4 splatters

Not every movie can get a top rating, but getting 4 out of 5 is pretty damn good too. That’s why we’re also including the movies that managed to get this rating from Heaven of Horror.

Once again, we’re covering the Horror, Thriller, and Sci-Fi genres on this website. Something that should be very obvious in the below titles here – click the titles to read our reviews.

Best Horror Movies on Shudder

ANYTHING FOR JACKSON

IMPETIGORE

THE BEACH HOUSE

Best Horror Movies with a bigger budget

FREAKY (on VOD)

THE INVISIBLE MAN (on VOD)

Best Horror Movies of 2020 on Netflix

Here’s a list of the best Netflix horror movies of 2020.

THE CALL

HIS HOUSE

NOBODY SLEEPS IN THE WOODS TONIGHT

#ALIVE

Best Slow-burn Horror movies of 2020

RELIC (on VOD)

THE LODGE (on Hulu)

1BR (on VOD & Netflix)

Best Thrillers of 2020

THE PARAMEDIC (on Netflix)

THE PLAGUES OF BRESLAU (on Netflix)

RUN (on Hulu)

SWALLOW (on VOD)

RENT-A-PAL (on VOD)

ALONE (on VOD)

UNHINGED (on VOD)

Best Science Fiction Movies of 2020

We absolutely have to focus on the genre of sci-fi (or science fiction) as well. As much as we love horror, we do also adore our sci-fi movies. Here’s a Top 3 with the Best Sci-Fi Movies of 2020:

WHAT LIES BELOW (on VOD)

POSSESSOR (on VOD)

BECOMING (on VOD)

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