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 Shining (1980)

Jack Torrance suffers personality disorders while staying at a hotel. He suffers strange and creepy paranormal phenomena. His goal is to write a novel, but he is left isolated by snow.

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime : 144 min

Genres: Horror, Cult, Thriller, Mystery, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

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

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 7.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.0 /10

Get Out (2017)

Chris thinks that his girlfriend parents are nervous about their daughter's interracial relationship. But a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to discover an unimaginable truth.

Actors: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener

Director: Jordan Peele

Runtime : 104 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.7 /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

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

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

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

Red Dragon (2002)

An FBI investigator specialized in analyzing the mind and behavior of serial killers is forced to resort to Hannibal Lecter, who was sent to jail, to help him in the case of a family killer.

Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel

Director: Brett Ratner

Runtime : 124 min

Genres: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Horror

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

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

In this sequel of the superhero demon adventure, an evil elf declares war against humanity. While Hell is ready to explode on Earth, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil Prince before humanity's extintion.

Actors: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Alexander

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Runtime : 120 min

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

IMDB Rating Star 7.0 /10

The Witch (2015)

New England, 1630. A Christian settler marriage, with five children, lives near a forest that, according to popular beliefs, is dominated by evil. When the newborn child disappears and crops do not grow, family members rebel against each other: a supernatural evil haunts them in the nearby forest.

Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Director: Robert Eggers

Runtime : 92 min

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.1 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.9 /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

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

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

Event Horizon (1997)

In 2047, the rescue ship "Lewis and Clark" was sent to investigate the mysterious reappearance in Neptune's orbit of an experimental ship, the "Final Horizon", disappeared years earlier with its entire crew. While the rescue mission tries to find out what the fate of the disappeared has been, strange events take place on board the ship.

Actors: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Runtime : 96 min

Genres: Horror, Science fiction, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 5.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 6.7 /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