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.

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

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 112 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.5 /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

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Peggy Hodson, a mother of a family, calls for help when a malicious entity takes possession of her second oldest daughter, Janet.

Actors: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 134 min

Genres: Drama, Horror

IMDB Rating Star 7.3 /10

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Steven is an eminent surgeon married with Anna. They live happily with their two children, Kim and Bob. When Steven makes friendship with a 16-year-old fatherless boy, events take a sinister turn.

Actors: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Runtime : 121 min

Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.0 /10

Underworld (2003)

A vampire warrior discovers a conspiracy by the Lycans to kidnap a young doctor. Selene, a Vampire Warrior, stands between them and the doctor when they attack. This project, if made reality, would favor the Wolfmen.

Actors: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly

Director: Len Wiseman

Runtime : 122 min

Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 5.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.0 /10

Legend (2015)

The story of two twin brothers gangsters, Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most famous criminals in London's history.

Actors: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton

Director: Brian Helgeland

Runtime : 131 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.9 /10

The Guest (2014)

The Petersons continue to mourn the death of their son Caleb in Afghanistan war. In full mourning, David breaks into the family home and conquers each of their members.

Actors: Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelley, Maika Monroe

Director: Adam Wingard

Runtime : 100 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 5.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.7 /10

Project X (2012)

Three high school students decide to throw a wild party at the house of one of them, promoting it on social media as the craziest party of the season. In addition, the children decide to record it and then post it on the net. But, little by little, a series of unforeseen complications will arise.

Actors: Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper, Jonathan Daniel Brown

Director: Nima Nourizadeh

Runtime : 88 min

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /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

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

Self/less (2015)

A cancer sufferer receives the possibility of undergoing a medical procedure to transfer his consciousness to a younger man body. The operation goes well and the man enjoys his renewed youth, but everything gets complicated when he begins to discover the origin of his new body.

Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode

Director: Tarsem Singh

Runtime : 116 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.5 /10

Crimson Peak (2015)

A writer is unable to choose between the love of her childhood friend and the temptation represented by a mysterious stranger. In an attempt to escape the ghosts of the past, she suddenly finds herself in a house that breathes.

Actors: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Runtime : 119 min

Genres: Drama, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 5.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.5 /10

Dark Skies (2013)

The Barretts are a family that lives in the suburbs. Lacey and Daniel witness a series of strange and disturbing events that affect their family, their safety and their tranquility. When they discover that they and their two children are the target of an unimaginable and terrifying presence, they will both have to do everything in their power to solve this dark mystery.

Actors: Keri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton

Director: Scott Stewart

Runtime : 97 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.3 /10

Underworld: Awakening (2012)

After having spent fifteen years in a coma-like state, vampire Selene discovers that she has a fourteen-year-old daughter, half vampire and half-lycanthrope. When she finds her, she will have to stop Biocom from creating a race of Super-Licanthropists that would wipe them out.

Actors: Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy, India Eisley

Directors: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein

Runtime : 88 min

Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 5.1 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.3 /10

Case 39 (2009)

Emily Jenkins is a social service worker. She meets her new and most mysterious case: a problematic 10-year-old battered girl named Lilith Sullivan. Soon she will find that Lilith is not as innocent as she seems.

Actors: Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane, Jodelle Ferland

Director: Christian Alvart

Runtime : 109 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.2 /10

It Comes at Night (2017)

A family father who lives in a wooden house will not stop at anything to protect his family from a threat that terrifies the outside world.

Actors: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Runtime : 91 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.2 /10

The Strangers (2008)

Based on a true story, a couple stays in a residential house in the woods. At night, 3 masked strangers instill fear in the couple. With the increasingly violent masked men, the partner must hold out as long as possible.

Actors: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward

Director: Bryan Bertino

Runtime : 86 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

IMDB Rating Star 6.2 /10

Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

The family inherits a glass house that serves as a prison for 12 ghosts. When they enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine. The group must do what they can to get out of the house alive.

Actors: Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, Embeth Davidtz

Director: Steve Beck

Runtime : 91 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

IMDB Rating Star 5.6 /10

Friday the 13th (2009)

Despite advice from the police and locals, Clay ventures into the spooky and legendary forest of Crystal Lake to search for his missing sister. He has the help of a young woman who has gone to the forest to spend a weekend with a group of friends. What they do not know is that they have entered the range of a sinister murderer.

Actors: Jared Padalecki, Amanda Righetti, Derek Mears

Director: Marcus Nispel

Runtime : 97 min

Genres: Drama, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 4.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 5.5 /10

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Naive Cindy Campbell tries to make a career in home care. She finds work with an old horrifying woman who lives in a house haunted by a ghostly presence. But that does not prevent her from continuing to seek love in the most unusual places.

Actors: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko

Director: David Zucker

Runtime : 83 min

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Filmaffinity Rating 4.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 5.1 /10