Netflix Instant isn’t exactly known for its horror selection. Most of the available movies consist of campy D-list drivel or unwatchable Sci-Fi with graphics on par with Birdemic, so we’ve rounded up the best of the best available to stream as of today. The good ones never seem to last very long, so watch these while you can!
Top 21 Horror Films Streaming on Netflix
A rescued man at a military base shares disturbing stories about his party leader who is eating members of the party to survive.
A young man is discharged from a mental institution he was put in due to killing his own father. Soon he and his sister learn that not everything is as it seems.
A community of mutants escape the attention of several people attempting to kill them with the help of a young man who discovers them in this cult classic.
The Awakening (2011)
In this haunting psychological thriller, a hoax debunker is called to a boarding school to examine claims that a child ghost haunts the campus.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
An Iranian Vampire Western, filmed in black and white, follows the life of a lonely young vampire.
From Dusk till Dawn (1996)
Two bank robbers unknowingly seek refuge with their hostages in a Mexican establishment run by vampires.
A four part horror anthology film that’s unexpected at times and totally unnerving others, taking on aliens, ghosts, and evil mortals.
A Med student and his girlfriend become obsessed with resurrecting the dead in this gory classic.
An evil Jigsaw pushes people to their limit to see what extremes people will reach in order to save their family.
The Omen (1976)
After a woman gives birth to a stillborn, she adopts an orphaned child from the hospital, unknowingly bringing home the spawn of the Devil.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
The old tale of the Headless Horseman is well told in this incredibly creepy, atmospheric film.
Stake Land (2010)
A post-apocalyptic Vampire film that follows a group struggling to survive.
The Babadook (2014)
A mother dealing with the violent death of her husband battles with her son’s crippling fear of monsters.
A psychology graduate student with an extreme fear of the dark comes to the realization that her phobia may not be without merit.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
A psychological thriller with ghosts, tons of creepy moments, and a huge twist at the end.
American Psycho (2000)
Yuppie Patrick Bateman is Wall Street by day and a maniacal serial killer by night.
Let the Right One In (2008)
A bullied young boy befriends a young vampire, who helps him seek vengeance against those who hurt him.
The Others (2001)
A Period horror film following a mother waiting for her husband to return from World War II while caring for her children in a house she believes may be haunted.
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
A child kidnapped by a witch tells three tales of horror in anthology style in order to distract her from eating him.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Hannibal Lector, an incredibly dangerous cannibal in a maximum security prison, is questioned by Detective Clarice Starling in an attempt to locate another serial killer.
Wes Craven’s slasher has tons of comedic undertones but still brings the terror when teenagers are stalked by a serial killer following horror movie “rules.” A treat for all horror fans.