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

Perfect Blue (1997)

Mima is a famous Japanese singer of a music group. Due to the failure of sales of her albums, her manager decides to remove her from the band and give her a role in a television series. Her crisis gets worse when she discovers that her life is within anyone’s reach on the Internet and that someone is watching her.

Actors: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Director: Satoshi Kon

Runtime : 81 min

Genres: Animation, Anime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /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

The Skin I Live In (2011)

Ledgard's wife suffered burns all over her body as a result of a car accident. He developed a new skin with which he could have saved her. But, moreover, he needs a human guinea pig and an accomplice.

Actors: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Runtime : 120 min

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Horror, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.6 /10

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

The legend of a headless rider terrorizes the locals in Sleepy Hollow, North America. A New York researcher is sent to find out what is really in the legend.

Actors: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon

Director: Tim Burton

Runtime : 105 min

Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Fantasy, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.9 /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

Gremlins (1984)

A traveler gives his son a mogwai, but it will be the origin of a wave of hooligans and misdeeds. The three basic rules that must be followed to care for a mogwai: do not feed him after midnight, do not wet him and prevent him from giving him sunlight.

Actors: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Director: Joe Dante

Runtime : 106 min

Genres: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.3 /10

I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is the last living man on earth, but he is not alone. Other human beings have become vampires and they all crave his blood. He has survived because he's immune to the virus; every day he sends messages.

Actors: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Director: Francis Lawrence

Runtime : 101 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 6.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.2 /10

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

When she wakes up, she is locked in a cell underground, kidnapped by a strange man who claims to have saved her from the day of final judgment.

Actors: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr., Douglas M. Griffin

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

Runtime : 104 min

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

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.2 /10

Don't Breathe (2016)

Young thieves believe they have found the opportunity to commit the perfect robbery. Their goal will be a lone blind man, possessing thousands of hidden dollars. But as soon as they enter their home they will be aware of their mistake.

Actors: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto

Director: Fede Alvarez

Runtime : 89 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Crime

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

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

Babadook (2014)

Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia has not recovered yet. But she has to educate Samuel, her six-year-old son, who lives terrified by a monster that appears to her in dreams and threatens to kill them. When a disturbing storybook called “The Babadook” appears in her home, Samuel comes to the conviction that the monster is the creature he has been dreaming of .

Actors: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney

Director: Jennifer Kent

Runtime : 94 min

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.8 /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

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

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