Netflix Horror Movies

List of the best horror films from Netflix, selected by visitors to our site: Cam, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, The Ritual, Death Note, Malevolent, Velvet Buzzsaw, Kingdom: Ashin of the North, Apostle, The Open House, Bird Box.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Cam (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Models, Kept women, Cats
PlotFight, Money, Pursuit, Social Media, Internet
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A young camgirl discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an exact replica of herself.

I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersWriters, Brides, Nurses
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Betrayal, Ghosts
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Disturbing

A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.

The Ritual (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersWitch, Gods, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hiking trip, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest, Sweden
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For a group of friends

A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.

Death Note (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime
CharactersGods, FBI
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Chase
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Depressive, Serious

A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an enigmatic detective attempts to track him down and end his reign of terror.

Malevolent (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotFriendship, Supernatural, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Ghosts
StyleBy books, Tense, Gothic, Disturbing

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
CharactersGay, Artists, Writers, Cats, Artists
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Love triangle, Computers
PlaceLos Angeles

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Teens
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleWomens in main roles

Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman's vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of "Kingdom."

Apostle (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersVampire, Gods, Lifeguards, Prophets, Brothers
PlotDancing, Abduction, Revenge, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Tense

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

The Open House (2018)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
PlotIntrigue, Ghosts, Evil spirits
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.

Bird Box (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CharactersFamily, Blind, Birds
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Supernatural, Pursuit, Mental disorders
TimePost apocalypse
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

When a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, only one thing is certain: if you see it, you take your life. Facing the unknown, Malorie finds love, hope and a new beginning only for it to unravel. Now she must flee with her two children down a treacherous river to the one place left that may offer sanctuary. But to survive, they'll have to undertake the perilous two-day journey blindfolded.

10 more movies
Cargo (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, drama
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Travel
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.

Family Blood (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersVampire, Teens, Family, Single mothers
TimeDark ones

Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children. She has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and regularly attending her meetings. Unfortunately, new friends, a new job, and the chance of a new life, can’t keep Ellie from slipping once again. Her life changes when she meets Christopher – a different kind of addict – which forces her daughter and son to accept a new version of Ellie.

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotExperiments, Technology
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds
StyleWorth watching

Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Demons, Blonde girls, Snake
PlotSurvival, Gambling, Fight, Virtual Reality, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleBlack humor, For a group of friends

Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.

Clinical (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDoctors, Psychiatrists
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.

30 Miles from Nowhere (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
PlotFight, Mystery
StylePsychological problems, Depressive, Disturbing

When five college pals return to rural Wisconsin for their estranged friend's funeral, what begins as an uneasy reunion becomes a terrifying fight for survival.

Dark Touch (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
CountryFrance, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
CharactersPolice, Friends, Parents
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Dolls, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Forest, Ireland
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Niamh is the lone survivor of a bloody massacre after the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house take on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories and the family friends and social worker who take her in try to introduce a new life. But in this psychological thriller, Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

Strawberry Flavored Plastic (2019)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
StyleTo cry

A sensational, sentimental, and philosophical horror neo-noir that follows the still-at-large crimes of Noel, a repentant, classy and charming serial killer loose in the suburbs of New York.

Dark Relic (2010)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Priests
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…

Heilstätten (2018)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlaceAbandoned houses
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive

Group of Youtubers enter an abandoned surgery ward for 24-hour challenge, hoping to go viral. They will soon learn that they're not welcome.