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, Lili Taylor

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 112 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.5 /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, Frances O'Connor

Director: James Wan

Runtime : 134 min

Genres: Drama, Horror

IMDB Rating Star 7.3 /10

The Ring (2002)

A video predicts the death of those who have seen the terrifying images. Four teenagers find death exactly one week after watching the video.Rachel Keller curiosity takes hold of it and will not stop until she find the tape and see it.

Actors: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman

Director: Gore Verbinski

Runtime : 115 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /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

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, Raffey Cassidy

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, Michael Sheen

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, Paul Anderson

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

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

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

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, Joel David Moore

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

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

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, Carel Struycken

Director: Mike Flanagan

Runtime : 103 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 5.6 /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, Charlie Hunnam

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Runtime : 119 min

Genres: Drama, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 5.8 /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, Ben Kingsley

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

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, Kaitlyn Bernard

Director: Zak Hilditch

Runtime : 102 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.3 /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, Sam Troughton

Director: David Bruckner

Runtime : 94 min

Genre: Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.3 /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, Hana Mae Lee

Director: McG

Runtime : 85 min

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.3 /10

Spenser Confidential (2020)

The former police officer Spenser returns to Boston’s underworld. Despite constant threats, he decides to take justice by his hand.

Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Alan Arkin, Iliza Shlesinger

Director: Peter Berg

Runtime : 110 min

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

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, Riley Keough

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Runtime : 91 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.2 /10