30 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Australia

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

While your options are limitless, here’s a list of the 30 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Australia right now. An evolving list to provide you with classic horror selections and modern cuts to get your fright fix which will ensure you’ll have a spooky and creepy time (or nightmares).

Hereditary


Hereditary 2018
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   87/100

Genre:   Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2019-02-15

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Ari Aster

After the death of her mother, artist Annie and her family uncover their terrifying legacy and grapple with malevolent forces beyond their control.

Actor(s):   Alex Wolff, Ann Dowd, Christy Summerhays, Gabriel Byrne, Jarrod Phillips, Mallory Bechtel, Milly Shapiro, Toni Collette

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Annihilation


Annihilation 2018
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Horror, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2018-03-12

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Alex Garland

When her husband vanishes during a secret mission, biologist Lena joins an expedition into a mysterious region sealed off by the U.S. government.

Actor(s):   Benedict Wong, David Gyasi, Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny

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Get Out


Get Out 2017
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2018-10-25

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Jordan Peele

Chris, who is black, is anxious about meeting his white girlfriend's parents at their country estate. They seem nice but still, they creep him out.

Actor(s):   Allison Williams, Betty Gabriel, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Catherine Keener, Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, LilRel Howery, Marcus Henderson, Stephen Root

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The Wailing


The Wailing 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Fantasy, Horror

Available From:   2016-12-03

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Hong-jin Na

When a mysterious disease leads to death and chaos in a mountain village, a policeman with an infected daughter consults a powerful shaman.

Actor(s):   Do-won Kwak, Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang

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Gerald’s Game


Gerald's Game 2017
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2017-09-29

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Mike Flanagan

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.

Actor(s):   Bruce Greenwood, Carel Struycken, Carla Gugino, Chiara Aurelia, Henry Thomas

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Under the Shadow


Under the Shadow 2016
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Horror, War

Available From:   2017-01-06

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Babak Anvari

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Actor(s):   Arash Marandi, Avin Manshadi, Behi Djanati Atai, Bijan Daneshmand, Bobby Naderi, Hamidreza Djavdan, Narges Rashidi, Ray Haratian, Sajjad Delafrooz, Soussan Farrokhnia

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Train to Busan


Train to Busan 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   72/100

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2017-03-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Sang-ho Yeon

As a zombie outbreak sweeps the country, a dad and his daughter take a harrowing train journey in an attempt to reach the only city that's still safe.

Actor(s):   Dong-seok Ma, Eui-sung Kim, Sohee, Soo-an Kim, Woo-sik Choi, Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jeong, Yu-mi Jung

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A Man in the Dark


A Man in the Dark 2016
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Crime, Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2018-03-17

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Fede Alvarez

He's blind and rich the perfect target for robbery. But the tables turn when three teen thieves find themselves in a lethal game of cat and mouse.

Actor(s):   Daniel Zovatto, Dylan Minnette, Jane Levy, Sergej Onopko, Stephen Lang

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The Conjuring 2


The Conjuring 2 2015
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   65/100

Genre:   Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2017-03-28

Year:   2015

Director(s):   James Wan

A single mother and her four kids in London are being terrorized by evil spirits. Enter ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren.

Actor(s):   Benjamin Haigh, Frances O'Connor, Franka Potente, Lauren Esposito, Madison Wolfe, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Patrick McAuley, Patrick Wilson, Simon Delaney, Simon McBurney, Vera Farmiga

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Bird Box


Bird Box 2018
IMDb:   6.8/10

Metacritic:   52/100

Genre:   Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2018-12-21

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Susanne Bier

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Actor(s):   BD Wong, Danielle Macdonald, Jacki Weaver, John Malkovich, Lil Rel Howery, Rosa Salazar, Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Tom Hollander, Trevante Rhodes

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