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.

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

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

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

The Invitation (2015)

Will and Eden lost their son years ago. The tragedy affected their relationship irreversibly, to the point that she disappeared overnight. One day, Eden returns to the city; she has remarried and seems to have changed something.

Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michiel Huisman, Tammy Blanchard

Director: Karyn Kusama

Runtime : 100 min

Genres: Horror, Cult, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 6.3 /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

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

On October 21, 1994, Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard and Michael Williams entered a Maryland forest to film a documentary about a local legend, "The Blair Witch". They were never heard from again. A year later, the camera they shot was found: it showed the terrifying facts that led to their disappearance.

Actors: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin

Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez

Runtime : 81 min

Genres: Horror, Cult, Independent, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.1 /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

Horns (2013)

Merrin Williams has died in strange circumstances, and her boyfriend, Ignatius 'Ig' Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), is the only suspect. Now Ig has a new power to discover the monster that killed his love.

Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson

Director: Alexandre Aja

Runtime : 120 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 5.6 /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

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, Dakota Goyo

Director: Scott Stewart

Runtime : 97 min

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

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