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.

Room (2015)

A five-year-old boy has been locked up in a cubicle for seven years. His mother has created a life for her son, and her love for him is the only thing that allows him to endure the unbearable. But his curiosity is increasing, while his mother’s despair, the room will not be able to contain both things much longer.

Actors: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Runtime : 117 min

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 7.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

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, Lorraine Gary

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime : 124 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 7.1 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.0 /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, Abigail Breslin

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

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is a superbly crafted specimen that meets all the requirements of Master of the Universe. The more anonymous he becomes, the less control he has over his terrible instincts and his thirst for blood. He is practically perfect, like almost everyone in his world and desperately tries to fit into it.

Actors: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Director: Mary Harron

Runtime : 102 min

Genres: Crime, Cult, Drama, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.6 /10

The Conjuring (2013)

It tells of the supernatural encounters that the Perron family lived in their home in Rhode Island in the early 1970s. The Warren marriage, renowned researchers in the world of paranormal phenomena, came to the call of this family terrified by the presence on their farm of an evil being.

Actors: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 112 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.5 /10

Hereditary (2018)

Annie Graham, a married gallery owner with two children, believes that the death of her mother can make her move on. But things get complicated when her youngest daughter begins to see ghostly figures, which also begin to appear before her brother.

Actors: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff

Director: Ari Aster

Runtime : 127 min

Genres: Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.3 /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, Woody Harrelson

Director: Louis Leterrier

Runtime : 116 min

Genres: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.3 /10

Red Dragon (2002)

An FBI investigator specialized in analyzing the mind and behavior of serial killers is forced to resort to Hannibal Lecter, who was sent to jail, to help him in the case of a family killer.

Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel

Director: Brett Ratner

Runtime : 124 min

Genres: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.2 /10

Tremors (1990)

Perfection, a small town on the edge of the Nevada desert, seems to have something under the ground. When the telephone lines and roads are cut off, the inhabitants start to panic.

Actors: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Director: Ron Underwood

Runtime : 96 min

Genres: Horror, Science fiction, Comedy

Filmaffinity Rating 5.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.1 /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, Selena Gomez

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Runtime : 91 min

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.0 /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, Emilio Buale

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

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, Lin Shaye

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 103 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.8 /10

Us (2019)

Adelaide Wilson is a woman who returns to her childhood home on the coast next to her husband, Gabe, and her two children, for an idyllic summer. When the night falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures looking like them.

Actors: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Director: Jordan Peele

Runtime : 116 min

Genres: Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.7 /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, Benedict Wong

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

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, Fred Thompson

Director: Scott Derrickson

Runtime : 110 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.8 /10

Safe Haven (2013)

Katie (Julianne Hough), a beautiful young woman with a dark past, arrives at the small coastal town of Southport, north carolina. there she meets handsome Alex (Josh Duhamel) and a young widower

Actors: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders, David Lyons

Director: Lasse Hallström

Runtime : 115 min

Genres: Drama, Romance, Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.3 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.7 /10

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

Everything seems to be improving at the Transylvania Hotel. Dracula’s rigid rule of “Monster Only” has been suppressed and human guests are also accepted. What worries the Count is that his adorable grandson Dennis, half human and half vampire, will not give any sign of vampirism.

Actors: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Runtime : 89 min

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 5.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.7 /10

The Call (2013)

Jordan, a police telephone operator, attends a tragedy while answering a call. Some time later, she will have to overcome her fear to try to save the life of Casey, a young woman who has been kidnapped by a serial killer.

Actors: Halle Berry, Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut

Director: Brad Anderson

Runtime : 94 min

Genres: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Documentary

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.7 /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, Sarah Paulson

Director: Susanne Bier

Runtime : 124 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 5.7 /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, Samantha Sloyan

Director: Mike Flanagan

Runtime : 82 min

Genres: Documentary, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.6 /10