30 Best IMDb Rated Horror Movies on Netflix New Zealand

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Last updated: 2019-07-23

While your options are limitless, here’s a list of the 30 Best IMDb Rated Horror Movies on Netflix New Zealand 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 Thing


The Thing 1982
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   57/100

Genre:   Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2016-01-01

Year:   1982

Director(s):   John Carpenter

Scientists working in Antarctica are forced to abandon their research after a helicopter crashes near the camp, bringing a lone dog into their midst.

Actor(s):   Charles Hallahan, David Clennon, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Keith David, Kurt Russell, Peter Maloney, Richard Dysart, Richard Masur, T.K. Carter, Wilford Brimley

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The Exorcist


The Exorcist 1973
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Horror

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1973

Director(s):   Not Available

When a movie actress begins to suspect that an evil spirit is possessing her young daughter, she calls in two priests to try to exorcise the demon.

Actor(s):   Max von Sydow

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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 Conjuring


The Conjuring 2013
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   68/100

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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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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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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It


It 2017
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   69/100

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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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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Dawn of the Dead


Dawn of the Dead 2004
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   59/100

Genre:   Action, Horror

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2004

Director(s):   Zack Snyder

In the wake of a plague, America is overrun by millions of cannibalistic zombies. A small group of survivors tries to find refuge in a shopping mall.

Actor(s):   Jake Weber, Jayne Eastwood, Kevin Zegers, Lindy Booth, Matt Frewer, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Kelly, Sarah Polley, Ty Burrell, Ving Rhames

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Cube


Cube 1997
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   61/100

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1997

Director(s):   Andre Bijelic, Graeme Manson

Clueless as to how they got there or why they were chosen, six people are caught in a maze of interlocking cubes with no apparent way out.

Actor(s):   Nicky Guadagni

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