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.

1. It (2017)

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a gang of friends face their greatest fears as they take on an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence goes back centuries.

Actors: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard

Director: Andy Muschietti

Runtime: 135 min

Genres: Drama, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating 7.3 /10

2. The Mist (2007)

In a small town in Maine, a violent storm suddenly breaks out, ending as abruptly as it began. Then a thick mist arises that gets into houses and supermarkets, trapping and killing everyone who is enveloped by darkness.

Actors: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

Director: Frank Darabont

Runtime: 126 min

Genres: Horror, Science fiction

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating 7.1 /10

3. 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

Runtime: 109 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 6.3 /10 IMDB Rating 7.1 /10

4. 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 7.0 /10

5. World War Z (2013)

When the world begins to be invaded by a legion of the waiting, Gerry Lane, a United Nations research expert, will try to avoid the end of civilization in a career against time and destiny. The destruction to which the human race is subjected leads to travel the entire world looking for the solution to stop that horrible epidemic.

Actors: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz

Director: Marc Forster

Runtime: 116 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 6.1 /10 IMDB Rating 7.0 /10

6. 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 6.5 /10

7. 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 6.5 /10

8. Goosebumps (2015)

Teenager Zach Cooper reluctantly moves with his family from New York to Greendale. There he meets his neighbor, the beautiful Hannah. He also learns that Hannah's father is RL Stine, the bestselling author of the "Goosebumps" series. But Zach discovers that the creatures in his stories are real, and he keeps them locked away in his books.

Actors: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush

Director: Rob Letterman

Runtime: 103 min

Genres: Horror, Action/Adventure, Comedy

Filmaffinity Rating 5.2 /10 IMDB Rating 6.3 /10

9. Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

It tells the story of a widowed mother and her two daughters, who add a new trick to bolster their spiritualism scam business, unwittingly inviting the real devil into their home. The family will have to face her most unthinkable fears.

Actors: Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso

Director: Mike Flanagan

Runtime: 99 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.2 /10 IMDB Rating 6.2 /10

10. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

One summer night, two young intoxicated couples ran over a man on a deserted road. Confused and frightened, they decided to throw the body into the sea. A year later, one of the girls, Julie, gets a message in which someone says they know what happened the previous summer.

Actors: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

Director: Jim Gillespie

Runtime: 100 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 4.6 /10 IMDB Rating 5.8 /10

11. The Stepfather (2009)

Remake of the horror movie "The Stepfather", made in 1987. Michael Harding returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David. As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes increasingly suspicious of the man who is always there to help.

Actors: Penn Badgley, Dylan Walsh, Sela Ward

Director: Nelson McCormick

Runtime: 101 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 4.5 /10 IMDB Rating 5.6 /10

12. Hubie Halloween (2020)

Despite his devotion to the people of Salem, Hubie Dubois acknowledges that Halloween hasn't exactly been the most attractive night for young people in recent years. On this occasion, however, something different is about to happen, and only he can save this magical night.

Actors: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Julie Bowen

Director: Steven Brill

Runtime: 102 min

Genres: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 3.8 /10 IMDB Rating 5.2 /10

13. 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)

Follow the adventure of 4 young people who decide to explore a submerged Mayan City. Once inside, the excitement of living a great adventure turns to terror when they discover that these ruins are guarded by a huge and fearsome white shark.

Actors: Sophie Nélisse, Corinne Foxx, Brianne Tju

Director: Johannes Roberts

Runtime: 90 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 4.3 /10 IMDB Rating 5.0 /10

14. Ouija (2014)

A group of young people uses an Ouija to try to contact a friend who has recently died. The problems arise when, unintentionally, they summon a dark presence. Adaptation of the Hasbro board game.

Actors: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff

Director: Stiles White

Runtime: 89 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 3.5 /10 IMDB Rating 4.5 /10

15. The Bye Bye Man (2017)

When three college students move into an old house off campus, they inadvertently unleash "Bye Bye Man", a supernatural entity that hunts down someone who finds out his name. They will try to keep their existence a secret to prevent the rest from certain death.

Actors: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas

Director: Stacy Title

Runtime: 96 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 4.1 /10 IMDB Rating 4.3 /10