The Best Halloween Movies on Netflix Right Now
Looking to get into the spooky holiday spirit? Well, you're in luck. From
They say that truth is stranger than fiction, or in this case, scarier. Profiling real people who suffer from sleep paralysis, a disorder associated with hallucinations and waking up with
Nominated for seven Goya awards, this 2017 Spanish import has garnered a reputation as one of the scariest films on Netflix right now, with many viewers claiming that the sheer terror it evokes makes it nearly impossible to watch the whole way through. For those who just can't get enough of fright night, the gauntlet has been thrown.
For those who prefer monsters of the human variety, Anthony Hopkins reprises his Oscar-winning turn as Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter in this
Based on Neil Gaiman's
If you prefer something a little more fun than frightening this holiday, this live-action reimagining of the classic cartoon ghost chasers is just the ticket. Part send-up part genuine nostalgia, this 2002 film offers something both kids and adult can enjoy.
This Netflix original film is already making waves as a motion sickness-free descendant of The Blair Witch Project. The story kicks off with four hapless friends venturing into the Swedish wilderness on a hiking expedition.
Though it verges over into the horror lane on occasion, this quintessential nail-biter by director David Fincher is a thriller at its core. Detectives Somerset and Mills are hot on the trail of a sadistic serial killer who's obsessed with the seven deadly sins. Each murder brings them nearer to tracking down the mysterious perpetrator, and yet each clue may also put them at greater risk of becoming victims themselves.
This horror-comedy puts a new spin on the evil child trope. Starring Adam Scott as Gary, whose happily ever after with Samantha is being thrown off-kilter by Samantha's quiet, sometimes disturbing son, Lucas. But as Gary tries to connect to his new stepson, he begins to suspect that the boy might
A horror story for anyone who's ever used Craigslist. Videographer Aaron gets a lot more than he bargained for when he signs on to help charming oddball Josef create a final message before his approaching death from an inoperable brain tumor in this twisting, indie horror.
Stephen King is a master of manipulating the mundane into genuine terror, so it's hardly a surprise that this chilling Netflix original is based on one of his novels. In an attempt to reignite their passion, Jessie and Gerald set out on a sexy weekend at an isolated cottage, but things quickly take a turn for the worse when Gerald suddenly collapses on top
There's the kind of horror that comes from monsters and violence charging right at you, and then there's the kind that's born of those ominous moments when you try to convince yourself there's nothing to be afraid of. The Invitation is built out of the latter when Will and his girlfriend accept an invitation to what promises to be a The Big Chill-
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