30 Best Horror Movies on Netflix

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Last updated: 2019-05-19

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

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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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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The Witch


The Witch 2015

Genre:   Horror, Mystery

Available From:   2016-09-17

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Robert Eggers

Believing that a witch has cursed their family, pilgrims homesteading on the edge of a primeval New England forest become increasingly paranoid.

Actor(s):   Anya Taylor Joy, Bathsheba Garnett, Ellie Grainger, Harvey Scrimshaw, Julian Richings, Kate Dickie, Lucas Dawson, Ralph Ineson, Sarah Stephens, Wahab Chaudhry

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Green Room


Green Room 2015

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2016-11-13

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Jeremy Saulnier

At the end of their low-budget tour, a punk band accepts a gig at an isolated rural club, only to discover that their hosts are neo-Nazis.

Actor(s):   Alia Shawkat, Anton Yelchin, Callum Turner, David W. Thompson, Eric Edelstein, Imogen Poots, Jeremy Saulnier, Joe Cole, Kai Lennox, Macon Blair, Mark Webber, Patrick Stewart

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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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The Conjuring


The Conjuring 2013

Genre:   Horror

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   James Wan

Based on true events, this spine-chiller tells the story of a New England family who begins having encounters with spirits in their farmhouse.

Actor(s):   Lili Taylor, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Vera Farmiga

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Creep 2


Creep 2 2017

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2017-12-23

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Patrick Brice

A video artist finds the perfect character for a sensational piece, but the subject of her dreams soon reveals his insidious side.

Actor(s):   Desiree Akhavan, Karan Soni, Kyle Field, Mark Duplass

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Zombieland


Zombieland 2009

Genre:   Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2009

Director(s):   Ruben Fleischer

Looking to survive in a world taken over by zombies, a dorky college student teams with an urban roughneck and a pair of grifter sisters.

Actor(s):   Abigail Breslin, Amber Heard, Bill Murray, Derek Graf, Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson

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