30 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Japan

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Last updated: 2019-05-25

While your options are limitless, here’s a list of the 30 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Japan 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).

Annihilation


Annihilation 2018

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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The Wailing


The Wailing 2016

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

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

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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The Babadook


The Babadook 2014

Genre:   Drama, Horror

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Jennifer Kent

Sam's frequent tantrums turn sinister when a creepy children's book mysteriously appears in his room, and he asks his mother, 'Do you want to die?'

Actor(s):   Noah Wiseman, Tim Purcell

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Train to Busan


Train to Busan 2016

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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It


It 2017

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2018-06-20

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Andres Muschietti

As kids vanish throughout town, a group of outcasts must face their biggest fears as well as a murderous, terrifying and seemingly invincible clown.

Actor(s):   Bill Skarsgard, Chosen Jacobs, Finn Wolfhard, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jaeden Lieberher, Jake Simons, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Logan Thompson, Nicholas Hamilton, Owen Teague, Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff

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What We Do in the Shadows


What We Do in the Shadows 2014

Genre:   Comedy, Horror

Available From:   2015-10-10

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.

Actor(s):   Ben Fransham, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Elena Stejko, Jackie van Beek, Jason Hoyte, Jemaine Clement, Jonny Brugh, Stu Rutherford, Taika Waititi

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A Man in the Dark


A Man in the Dark 2016

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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Bird Box


Bird Box 2018

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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