Best horror movies on Netflix

13 Best Horror Movies on Netflix for Halloween

The spookiest time of the year is here again, bringing with it new thrills and chills. Like always, PureVPN s forward the tradition of compiling the best horror flicks for Halloween, especially for you. If you want a Halloween Eve filled with fear, thrills and some friendly fun, then Netflix’s Halloween series is the right place for you!


We have handpicked 13 horror movies that you should watch. In case any of these are not available in your region you can always Netflix US with PureVPN. Instructions are below after the movie list.

Best Halloween Horror Movies on Netflix

These are the top 13 horror movies on Netflix available to stream right now.

Carrie (2013)

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A supernatural horror film Carrie that was released in 2013 and directed by the very talented Kimberly Peirce. The movie stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Carrie White, and Julianne Moore as her mother, Margaret White. The movie is based on the novel by Stephen King published in 1974. The entire plot revolves around a young girl who is certainly awkward, shy, and unassertive. The movie takes a twist when Carrie uses her secret talent of telekinetics and unleashes it on everyone when she is fed up getting bullied.

The Conjuring (2013)

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The Conjuring is a paranormal horror film directed by James Wan. The plot of this movie is about a family who moves to one of their farmhouse located in Harrisville. Upon their arrival, the family soon discovers that the farmhouse is haunted. They then reach out to paranormal investigators the Warrens for help. The movie has been well-received by the critics as well as the audience.

The Witch (2015)

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Written and directed by Robert Eggers and released in 2015, the witch is a supernatural horror film. The movie is about a Puritan family who faces several incidents and challenges that will put their faith and loyalty to test when faced with magic, witchcraft, and possession. The movie gets thrilling when all the members of the family start blaming their eldest daughter, Thomasin for an unfortunate incident.

Hereditary (2018)

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Hereditary features Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, and Gabriel Byrne. It was released in 2018. This movie is a supernatural psychological horror drama film. In this movie, a family suffers a loss when the matriarch of the family dies. The suffering gets vilest when the family unveils horrifying secrets about their ancestors. This phenomenal plot has been directed as well as written by Ari Aster.

This movie is also Available on Amazon prime. To see more, check out our list of the best horror movies available on Amazon Prime.

The Invitation (2016)

Karyn Kusama directed the movie name The Invitation’ which is a great psychological thriller film. The movie centers on a dinner invitation, where a group of friends get together after a tragedy befallen on a couple. The movie takes a quick turn when the ex-husband of the host start noticing some unusual activities and warning others in the group.


Train To Busan (2016)

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One of the most famous Korean horror movie, ‘Train to Busan’, is a zombie action thriller film which was released in the year 2016. The director of this exceptional movie is none other than Yeon Sang-ho. The entire plot of the movie is shot on the train moving from Seoul to Busan, and during the journey the passengers get trapped by a horde of zombies. The entire plot is very amazingly conceptualized and shot which will thrill the viewers till the end.

Hush (2016)

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Hush is a heart-pounding thriller movie written and directed by Mike Flanagan. The movie revolves around a young author, Maddie Young, played by Kate Siegel. She is a deaf and dumb person. The whole plot narrates the struggle and disbelieves of a person with hearing and speaking disability. The social pressure and hatred push Maddie to create her little word in the woods with a cat as companion. The real twist begins in the story when a psychotic killer starts stalking and haunting her. The viewers will be thrilled to watch this masterpiece.

The Ritual (2017)

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Based on the novel of Adam Nevill, ‘the Ritual’ was directed by the incredible director David Bruckner. This supernatural horror film was released in 2017. This movie features the very popular Rafe Spall as Luke Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier and Sam Troughton. The fantastic plot is about a group of friends who honors the wish of their deceased friend and goes out into the forest full for camping. Unbeknownst to them, the forest holds great mysteries and awaits their arrival to start the ritual.

Gerald’s Game (2017)

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Stephen King wrote a fantastic piece on psychological horror and named it, Gerald’s Game. The movie has been directed by Mike Flanagan. This interesting plot is about a couple who goes to their isolated house to rekindle their love. The story takes a hysterical turn when Gerald accidentally dies, while leaving his wife handcuffed. The remaining plot narrates the struggle of Jesse to achieve an escape bounded by inner demons by her hallucinations. The film stars Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Carel Struycken, Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel, Adalyn Jones, and Bryce Harper.

Tucker and Dale VS. Evil (2010)

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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil is a comedy horror film directed by Eli Craig. This movie is about a pair of friends who move to their dream house in the woods, near a lake. The movie becomes interesting when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of teenagers, vacationing in the woods.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe is André Øvredal’s first English language supernatural horror movie. This film stars Emile Hirsch, Olwen Kelly, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond, and Michael McElhatton. The entire movie revolves around a father and his son and their struggle after encountering a dead body of a woman. The movie builds anxiety and paranoia as a series of paranormal events start occurring.

Shutter (2004)

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Shutter, released in 2004, is a supernatural horror film. The film stars the very popular Ananda Everingham, Natthaweeranuch Thongmee, and Achita Sikamana. The story of this movie revolves around an accident. A young woman gets killed in an accident and starts haunting a couple. However, there’s a reason behind the eerie events occurring around the couple and there’s more to it than a simple haunting.

Green Room (2016)

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Green Room is a horror movie that revolves around members of a punk band, the Ain’t Rights. The plot takes a turn when their show gets canceled and they end up perfuming in a neo-Nazi skinhead bar in the woods outside Portland. Later, Pat witnesses a dead body of a girl in the green room. A thrilling and captivating cat and mouse game begin when the club owner Darcy Banker tries to kill them to eliminate witnesses.

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So this was our list of top 13 horror movies on Netflix for the Halloween. Make sure to have PureVPN configured on your device along with Netflix to prepare yourself to binge-watch the best horror movies on Netflix for Halloween!

Looking for more spine chilling movies on specific streaming platforms? Check these out too.

Horror movies to Watch on Hulu 

Horror movies  to Watch on Amazon Prime

Horror movies  to Watch on HBO

See Also: Top 15 Romantic Movies on Netflix You Should Watch on Valentine’s Day

Ian Riley Ian Riley has been covering VPN industry topics for PureVPN for quite a time. He is a cyber freedom enthusiast, and loves to raise awareness about online freedom and free content. He is a crazy fan of movies and Sports.

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