The 13 Horror Movies To Watch On Netflix This Halloween
It’s that time of year again; the leaves are falling, the spicy pumpkin lattes and Halloween decorations are out. If you’re too old to make any candy or a spell, the best thing you can do is curl up on the couch and scare yourself with a horror movie.
Whether you prefer ghosts or zombies, funny or downright disturbing, there’s a scary movie for everyone on Netflix this Halloween.
Here are a few of our favorites – 13 to be exact (see what we did there?).
1) Horror movie
Do we even need to explain this one? It’s a classic Halloween movie, like Alone at home is at Christmas. It’s not scary, we’ll admit, but it belongs to any Halloween countdown. Plus, there are five to sink your teeth into.
Describing the franchise, Netflix said, “The Wayans Brothers are usurping some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, including Shout, I know what you did last summer, The Matrix and American Pie.“
This new thriller on Netflix is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat and it’s the first thriller since 1948 to feature a wheelchair user.
Desiring freedom after years of isolated medical care, teenage Chloe (Kiera Allen) suspects her mother (Sarah Paulson) may be holding her back – and hiding sinister secrets.
3) The purge
This 2013 horror has become another staple Halloween movie.
In a crime-riddled future, where overcharged cops let murder and other crimes rule the streets one night a year, someone is knocking on James Sandin’s door.
4) The Haunting in Connecticut
We recommend that you have a good pillow nearby to cover your eyes for this one. It’s not for the faint hearted.
A family’s move to Connecticut takes a dark turn when shocking paranormal events reveal their new home to be an old mortuary with a sordid past.
This 2019 indie thriller is guaranteed to give you the heebie-jeebies.
It tells the story of a grieving woman who accompanies her boyfriend and fellow graduates to a remote Swedish village. But it’s not the idyllic town it seems to be.
Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson star in what Netflix has promised to be a thrilling horror.
A family moves into a new home, where their son falls into a coma, and strange events begin to reveal that something far more sinister is lurking in the house.
7) The woman in black
Based on the 1983 gothic horror novel by Susan Hill, The woman in black is guaranteed to make your heart beat faster.
Sent to a remote village to tie up the affairs of a deceased client, a young lawyer (Daniel Radcliffe) finds himself in a community grappling with a grim presence.
8) the babysitter
If you need a laugh after all these ghosts and ghouls, The babysitter is the one you need.
When Cole (Judah Lewis) stays awake after bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter (Samara Weaving) is part of a satanic cult that will stop at nothing to silence him.
This suspenseful horror of 2016 will make you jump out of your seat.
A deaf writer (Kate Siegel) who has retired to the woods to live a solitary life must fight in silence when a masked killer (John Gallagher Jr.) appears at his window.
10) Things heard and seen
This new entry for 2021 is worth the detour.
Amanda Seyfried stars as a young woman who discovers her husband (James Norton) and their new home hold sinister secrets after leaving Manhattan for the life of a small town.
If you are planning on backpacking soon, we recommend that you skip this one.
Three reckless students travel to Slovakia in search of a home teeming with wanton women, only to become the object of unimaginable torture.
There are three Hotel films in short.
12) before I wake up
Nothing spells Halloween like a scary kid, so this horror of 2016 will surely have you hit the pillow.
Still mourning the death of their son, Mark (Thomas Jane) and Jessie (Kate Bosworth) welcome foster child Cody (Jacob Tremblay) into their lives. Soon they discover he has a strange ability.
This new racing heart certainly brings unexpected twists and turns. It starts off as a ghost movie … and that’s all we’ll say.
Desperate to save their marriage, a young couple make a deal and move into their dream home, but troubling events reveal the house’s troubled history.