The Scariest Collection Of Movies On Netflix
Searching for the movies that can scare the “Hell Out Of You”, then I think you are at the right place. Hello guys, in this article of mine I have created a list of best Scary movies on Netflix available right now. The list is totally updated, so you will not have any problem finding them in Netflix catalog. Also I have given a brief description of the movies, along with their IMDb rating, so you wont have any problem in selecting the right title for you. So without much ado, grab some popcorn and sit tight on your couch. One more thing, don’t forget to lock all your windows and door, you don’t what these horror treats can offer you.
List of Top Scary Movies on Netflix
15. Good Night Mommy (2014)
Rating – 6.7
Cast – Susanne Wuest, Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz
Good direction by director duo Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz, the story of 2 siblings, who recently moved to a new house with their mother. The twins spend most of their time wandering around their house and neighbor. The story changes its course when one day their mother returned home after work, with bandages all over her face. Things go odd as the boys feel it really difficult to identify their mother. The movie lacks a little in terms of writing but offers a great camera work, the reason for its presence in the list of scary movies on Netflix.
14. It follows (2014)
Rating – 6.9
Cast – Keir Gilchrist, Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe, Jake Weary
Directed by David Robert Mitchell, story of a girl (Jay) and her friends. Life was going fine with all that fun and hangout with the group, until that day when they discovered something weird. Just after that strange encounter, they all started to feel that something is following them, and all they care is to get rid of that thing.
13. The Babadook (2014)
Rating – 6.9
Cast – Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Noah Wiseman, Hayley McElhinney
Directed by Jennifer Kent, the story of a single mother (Amelia) who lost her husband. Amelia lives with her six year old boy, and find it really difficult to connect with him. The boy himself is not in a mentally stable state, and gets hallucinated with and imaginary demon, which he thinks is character of a book called “The Babadook”. Amelia takes all the measures until she herself felt the presence of something wicked.
12. Orphan (2009)
Rating – 7
Cast – Isabelle Fuhrman, Peter Sarsgaard, Vera Farmiga, Jimmy Bennett
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, orphan is a psychological horror, the story of a couple who get attracted to a girl in the orphan house and decide to adopt her. Within a few days they encounter a lot of odd happenings around their house but didn’t had any idea, if all those weird things have anything to do with the girl. My own favorite in this list of scary movies on Netflix. I could have put this in the top 3, but as we are following a rank based format so!. If you haven’t seen this amazing horror flick go for it, you wont get disappointed.
11. Dressed To Kill (1980)
Rating – 7.1
Cast – Angie Dickinson, Michael Caine, Keith Gordon, Nancy Allen
Directed by Brian De Palma, not much of a horror story, but the movie scares the audience with its intense suspense an thrill. Story of a lady (Kate), who encountered a murdered scene. The police misunderstood the crime scene and find Kate as the culprit of the crime. No one believes her, so she decides to help herself to find the real culprit, along with her son Peter.
10. Thrist (2009)
Rating – 7.1
Cast – Kang-ho Song, Ok-bin Kim, Hae-suk Kim
A typical Chan Wook Park movie, brutal with blood all around. The movie showcase a priest who is also involved in a research to find the cure of a dangerous virus, until one day when accidentally he got in contact with the virus. Things change suddenly when he finds himself in an urge for human blood and do anything to meet his thirst. A good pick if you don’t want to get into all that ghosts and wicked soul thing.
9. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)
Rating – 7.1
Cast – Sheila Vand, Ana Lily Amirpour, Marshall Manesh, Arash Marandi
Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour, the first of its kind Iranian movie. The title adds another vampire based horror story to Netflix’s catalog of scary movies. As the title suggest the story of a girl who wander around the city, in order to punish you, if you disrespect women. The movie is admired for its bold execution ideas, a good time killer in my opinion.
8. The Ring (2002)
Rating – 7.1
Cast – Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Daveigh Chase, Daveigh Chase, David Dorfman
Directed by Clayton Verbinski, a psychological horror story. The story revolves around a mysterious tape, which comes with a curse, that whoever watches it will die in the next seven days. Rachel who is a reporter, decides to watch the tape in order to reveal the mystery behind, which she has to figure out in just 7 days. A must watch, as the movie is tagged as the highest grossing horror movie.
7. Dawn Of The Dead (2004)
Rating – 7.4
Cast – Sarah Polley, Jake Weber, Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell
Directed by Zack Snyder, the movie resembles a lot with the famous zombies series “The Walking Dead” with the “Modern Family” star Ty Burrell (Phil). The store starts with Ana, who saw her kid, turned into a zombie. Somehow she manages to escapes her house, but things are worst in the outside world, as she encounter a lot of her neighbors turned into zombies. Later she finds out a group, where they are making efforts to save themselves from this apocalypse.
6. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Rating – 7.4
Cast – Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson
Directed by Tim Burton, the story of The legend of Sleepy Hollow, a reawakened headless horseman, the movie is a bit old (late nineties), but offer a complete treat for your horror Hunger. The movie is critically acclaimed for both its story and amazing work by the starcast. Johnny Depp alone has the ability to hold you till the end. A welll deserved add in the list of top scary movies on Netflix.
5. Rec (2007)
Rating – 7.5
Cast – Manuela Velasco, Pablo Rosso, Javier Botet, Ferran Terraza
Directed and written by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza, story of a reporter and her camera man who encountered evil situation while filming a documentary. As they found themselves stuck in the situation they try to capture as much as they can to save some evidence of this mishappening. The story lacks much of the scary jumps but has a lot of things to provide you a thrilling experience.
4. The conjuring (2005)
Rating – 7.5
Cast – Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Mackenzie Foy
Its hard to believe, that a horror fan hasn’t seen the movie, but if you haven’t, just dont waste time. Directed by James Wan, The story of a pair of well known paranormal investigators, who try to help out a family, to help them to get over the wicked forces present in their newly bought house. Amazing story accompanied by a great story and outstanding performances by the actors, the movie is a must watch and a well deserved, not only in the Netflix horror catalog but is every other list of top horror movies.
3. The Others (2001)
Rating – 7.6
Cast – Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Christopher Eccleston
Directed by Alejandro Amenabar, a amazing piece filled with a lot of thrill and suspense. The movie if full of flashy special effects, blood-curdling apparitions. The story revolves around a woman (Grace) and her two kids who actually are allergic to sunlight. All three of them live in a big house, a perfect venue for something evil to happen. Things go a lot wrong when Grace realized that her house is haunted. A good movies fulfilling all the aspects, expected from a good horror movie.
2. 28 Days Later (2002)
Rating – 7.6
Cast – Cillian Murphy, Noah Huntley, Megan Burns, Naomie Harris
Directed by Danny Boyle, “28 Days Later” is another zombie title in the list and once again, has few things common with the stories i mentioned above. That said, the movie has plenty of uniqueness to amuse you. The story of a boy who is running in order to find a safe place, where zombies cant reach. The movies has won 9 awards and more the 25 nominations, because of its amazing story line and the brilliant work by the actors. Again a must watch, if you want some thrill and teeth clinching moments. The movie deserves its 2nd position, in Netflix streaming catalog of scariest Horror movies.
1. Deep Red (1975)
Rating – 7.7
Cast – Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, David Hemmings, Clara Calamai
Directed by one of the best horror director Dario Argento, the story revolves around a musician Marcus, who encountered the murder of a psychic and decides to find the cause of the murder. He teams up with his reporter friend, while on their mission they lost some of their friends. The quest begins as try to find the real culprit, before he find them. Director Argento also won the best director award for this movie, along with one other nomination for the Best Score by an Horror Movie. A complete horror treat to scare the hell out of you.
So guys this was my list of top scary movies on Netflix streaming right now, I hope you will enjoyed the list. Also the list will get updated every week, as you are well aware that Netflix, adds and removes any title, without any notification. So bookmark this page, and get updated with the latest additions in the Netflix horror section.
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