We’re just a few weeks away from Halloween! Netflix has released a Halloween category to scare your soul away during October.
We went through the list and picked the 13 most frightening films that you could watch on Netflix right now!
Apostle takes place in 1905 and tells the tale of a drifter desperately trying to save his kidnapped sister. On his journey, the drifter finds out that she’s being held captive by a cult on a remote island. Once the drifter gets to the island, he soon finds out the horrors the await him.
2. House Of 1000 Corpses
House Of 1000 Corpses was filmed and directed by rockstar Rob Zombie. With Rob Zombie being the mastermind, you know the film will have the perfect blend of suspense, horror and gore. The film follows the story of two young couples that get held as prisoners by a sadistic serial killer family from Texas.
1922 is based on the novel written by Stephen King. A husband persuades his teenage son in helping him kill his wife for purely financial benefits. However, they soon find out their actions comes back to haunt and drives them to insanity.
Netflix is bringing back this Horror classic for Halloween! Steven Spielberg’s Poltergeist follows the story of a family haunted by demonic ghosts. What makes this movie so scary is that the family has zero control over their environment. From furniture flying across the room to people levitating this film will give any viewer nightmares.
5. The Devil All The Time
Netflix’s exclusive The Devil All The Time has a blockbuster cast with actors like Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Jason Clarke, Riley Keough and more. The movie is about a young man devoted to protecting his loved ones against a town full of corrupt religion, greed and brutality. Every suspenseful scene will have you gripping your chair tightly.
6. The Silence Of The Lambs
If you’re into serial killers and true crime documentaries then The Silence Of The Lambs is the perfect movie for you. The main plot is about an FBI cadet needing the help of a serial killer to track down another serial killer that skins his victims. With so many pivotal points in the film, it leaves the viewer in suspense waiting to find out what happens next.
7. Bird Box
Sandra Bullock absolutely did an amazing job in Netflix’s exclusive Bird Box. The story takes a look at a mother’s desperate plan to save her children from a world-wide phenomenon that leaves humanity on the brink of destruction.
8. Sleepy Hollow
Johnny Depp was the ’90s King of Goth and him starring in Sleepy Hollow earned him the crown! Sleepy Hollow follows the main character Ichabod Crane and his investigation into three decapitated murders. All of which leads him to believe that the mythical headless horseman committed them.
9. The Platform
This international Spanish Horror flick is something different for adrenaline seekers. The Platform looks at the nightmarish reality for prisoners in a vertical prison. Each level is one prison cell with two people trapped in it. With only two minutes a day to eat the prisoners fight for survival and look for a way out.
As if snakes on a plane wasn’t horrifying enough, try a massive anaconda hunting and killing your friends in the jungle! This movie stars Ice Cube and Jennifer Lopez as they fight for survival with others in the jungle.
11. As Above, So Below
As Above, So Below is an interesting movie for anyone that loves history! This Horror flick follows a team of explorers that go deep into the catacombs beneath the streets of Paris. Once they go under, they discover the dark secret that lies beneath Paris.
12. The Evil Dead
No Horror film list is complete without a zombie film! The Evil Dead starring Bruce Cambell is about five friends traveling to a cabin only to have their getaway disrupted by demons and flesh-eating zombies!
13. Velvet Buzzsaw
Velvet Buzzsaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Zawe Ashton follows three characters that steal paintings from a deceased artist. However, once they reap all the rewards, they find out the paintings have powers from beyond the grave.