Best horror movies on Netflix

As the nights grow colder and the shadows lengthen, it’s time to indulge in some spine-tingling scares. Netflix offers a vast array of horror films to satisfy every taste, from psychological thrillers to supernatural slasher flicks. Whether you’re a seasoned horror aficionado or a newcomer to the genre, this guide will unearth some hidden gems and rediscover old favorites to send shivers down your spine. Here are some of the best horror movies on Netflix to watch:

1. Apostle (2018)

Synopsis:

Thomas Richardson travels to a remote island to rescue his kidnapped sister, only to uncover a sinister cult and a horrifying secret.

apostle, best horror movies on Netflix

Cast:

Actor/ActressRole
Dan StevensThomas Richardson
Michael SheenMalcolm
Lucy BoyntonAndrea
Bill SkarsgårdEphraim
Mark Lewis JonesFrank

Writers:

  • Gareth Evans
  • Jane Lloyd

Director:

Gareth Evans

2. Cam (2018)

Synopsis:

Alice, an aspiring webcam model, discovers that her online persona has been stolen and is being used to broadcast disturbing content.

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Cast:

Actor/ActressRole
Madeline BrewerAlice
Patch DarraghLowell
Melany ChandraJess
Imani PerezWhitney
Sam BuchananScott

Writer:

Isa Mazzei

Director:

Daniel Goldhaber

3. Crimson Peak (2015)

Synopsis:

A young American woman travels to England to marry a wealthy widower, only to find herself trapped in a Gothic manor with a dark secret.

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Cast:

Actor/ActressRole
Mia WasikowskaEdith Cushing
Tom HiddlestonThomas Sharpe
Jessica ChastainLucille Sharpe
Charlie HunnamAlan McMichael
Jim BeamDr. McPhie

Writer/Director:

Guillermo del Toro

4. Fear Street Trilogy (2021)

Synopsis:

A group of teenagers in Shadyside, Ohio, must uncover the secrets of their town’s dark past to survive a series of interconnected massacres.

fear street

Cast:

Actor/ActressRole
Kiana MadeiraDeena Johnson
Olivia WelchSam Fraser
Benjamin Flores Jr.Josh Wheeler
Maya HawkeHeather Miller
Fred HechingerSimon Lane

Writers:

  • Kyle Warren
  • Phil Hay
  • Matt Bettinelli-Olpin
  • Tyler Gillett

Directors:

  • Leigh Janiak (Part One: 1994)
  • Leigh Janiak (Part Two: 1978)
  • Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett (Part Three: 1666)

5. Gerald’s Game (2017)

Synopsis:

A woman’s romantic getaway takes a terrifying turn when she is accidentally handcuffed to a bedpost and her husband leaves for work.

Gerald's game

Cast:

Actor/ActressRole
Carla GuginoJessie Burlingame
Bruce GreenwoodGerald Burlingame

Writer/Director:

Mike Flanagan

As we close the chapter on this spine-tingling journey through the best horror movies on Netflix, may the echoes of fear continue to resonate long after the screen fades to black, leaving you in the eerie embrace of cinematic nightmares. For more horror movies list you can take reference from the Netflix list of best horror movies.