Top 20 horror movies on Netflix

The horror genre is one with most passionate fans. There are a lot of imagination and creativity in this genre where the possibilities of creation are unlimited as is often mixed speculative fiction. Here there are the best horror movies you can watch today in Netflix. Aimed to frighten and scare you across all movie duration.

Jaws (1975)

A shark attack ends with the life of a bather. When terror seizes everyone, a veteran shark hunter, an oceanographer and the head of the local police come together to capture the squalus.

Actors: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime : 124 min

Genres: Horror, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 7.1 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.0 /10

Atonement (2007)

In summer of 1935, Briony Tallis, a 13-year-old early writer, irretrievably changes the course of several lives by accusing Robbie Turner, her sister's lover Cecilia, of a crime she has not committed.

Actors: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn

Director: Joe Wright

Runtime : 123 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.8 /10

Zombieland (2009)

In a world plagued by zombies, Columbus is a young man who lives in terror. But fear and cowardice have allowed him to survive. When he meets Tallahasse, a hooligan hunter, they will have to choose between trusting them or succumbing to zombies.

Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Runtime : 88 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy, Science fiction

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.6 /10

Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

A young lawyer is assigned to a shady town in the fogs of eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire, who travels to London. In Britain, Dracula drains the life of the closest friend of the lawyer's fiancée.

Actors: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Runtime : 128 min

Genres: Romance, Fantasy, Horror

IMDB Rating Star 7.4 /10

Now You See Me (2013)

"The four riders" are a group of the best illusionists in the world. They rain the stolen money on the spectators, in the astonishing look of an elite FBI team.

Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo

Director: Louis Leterrier

Runtime : 116 min

Genres: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 6.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.2 /10

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Mavis lives in the luxurious Transylvania hotel, which was created to protect monsters. His father, Count Dracula, prepares a party to which the best friends of the family attend. It also attends a man who falls in love with Mavis.

Actors: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Runtime : 91 min

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.1 /10

Pitch Black (2000)

During an interstellar journey, a space freighter is damaged by a storm of asteroids, being forced to make an emergency landing where part of the passage dies. They will have to survive along with Riddick, a killer.

Actors: Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Vin Diesel

Director: David Twohy

Genres: Science fiction, Action/Adventure, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.3 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.1 /10

The Platform (2019)

The future, in a dystopia. Two people per level. An unknown number of levels. If you discover it too late, you will not come out alive from “The hole”.

Actors: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia

Runtime : 95 min

Genres: Drama, Science fiction, Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.0 /10

Sinister (2012)

A journalist travels with his family to investigate terrible murders that he later turns into books. When he arrives at a house where the murder of a family has taken place, he finds a tape that reveals horrible clues.

Actors: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone

Director: Scott Derrickson

Runtime : 110 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.8 /10

Annihilation (2018)

Biologist Lena joins an expedition to a mysterious region cordoned off by the U.S. government. The group investigates zone X, controlled by a powerful alien force.

Actors: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson

Director: Alex Garland

Runtime : 115 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Science fiction, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.8 /10

Insidious (2010)

Josh, his wife Renai and his three children have just moved into an old house. One of the children enters a coma and, at the same time, a strange phenomena that terrorize the family begin in the house.

Actors: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 103 min

Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.8 /10

I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised in an underground shelter by a robot mother. But the link between the two is threatened when an unknown and bloody woman enters the scene and questions everything her robotic mother has taught her about the outside world.

Actors: Luke Hawker, Rose Byrne, Maddie Lenton

Director: Grant Sputore

Runtime : 114 min

Genres: Thriller, Science fiction, Drama, Mystery, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.7 /10

I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

An unforeseen shortcut causes a woman, in search of a way to break up with her boyfriend, to have to reconsider her whole life.

Actors: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette

Director: Charlie Kaufman

Runtime : 135 min

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.6 /10

Bird Box (2018)

A mysterious supernatural presence led to suicide a large part of society. One of the survivors, Malorie Hayes and her two sons, desperately seek a way to save themselves.

Actors: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich

Director: Susanne Bier

Runtime : 124 min

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Science fiction, Mystery, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 5.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.6 /10

Insidious 2 (2013)

Josh and Renai Lambert have moved with their children to the house of Lorraine, Josh's mother, hoping to forget the past and start a new life. But soon the family begins to perceive strange visions and threatening phenomena that will force them to unravel a dark secret.

Actors: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 106 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.6 /10

Hush (2016)

A young writer becomes deaf in her adolescence and lives isolated in a house. One night she begins to be harassed by a mysterious masked man. She will have to get away from her stalker.

Actors: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco

Director: Mike Flanagan

Runtime : 82 min

Genres: Documentary, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.6 /10

Gerald's Game (2017)

Jessie and Gerald are a mature couple who travel to a remote cabin hoping to revitalize their deteriorating relationship. When he dies of a heart attack, Jessie will have to fight for her survival.

Actors: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Chiara Aurelia

Director: Mike Flanagan

Runtime : 104 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.5 /10

The Babysitter (2017)

Cole loves his babysitter Bee. She is hot, funny, and popular. One night, in a moment of defiance, Cole secretly stays past her bedtime to discover that she is actually a cold-blooded assassin who is in league with the Devil.

Actors: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell

Director: McG

Runtime : 85 min

Genres: Horror, Action/Adventure, Comedy

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.4 /10

The Ritual (2017)

A group of friends from the university gather to take a hiking trip through the mountains of Sweden, in order to pay homage to one of them, who died violently. When they enter the forest, a threatening presence begins to harass them.

Actors: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier

Director: David Bruckner

Runtime : 94 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.3 /10

1922 (2017)

In 1922 a proud rancher murdered his wife with the help of his teenage son. What he would never have imagined was that a group of rats would end up attacking them, reaching the point of convincing themselves that he was being stalked by his dead wife.

Actors: Thomas Jane, Molly Parker, Dylan Schmid

Director: Zak Hilditch

Runtime : 102 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.2 /10