Netflix is a platform where you can find extremities on each of the genre that you watch. The collection of movies or series that Netflix has is mostly undoubtable. If you are a fan of horror genre then Netflix is the place where you find what you wish for. It has lightning shocks, gore, graphics, and what not. So here we come up with ten best horror movies to watch on Netflix which will definitely give you nightmares.
1. Silence of the Lambs
This 1991 movie is one of the classics under the horror genre. The movie is based on the novel, “Silence of the Lambs” by Thomas Harris. The plot revolves around the lead character, Clarice Starling, an FBI agent, who is trying to catch a serial killer whose targets are females. For this she seeks help from another psychopathic serial killer who is also a former psychologist. The movie stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine and more. The movie undoubtably has a lot of suspense elements that will startle you while watching.
2. The Ritual
This movie could come under the sub-categorization of one of the creepiest movies. Four college friends, after death of their friend, go on a hiking trip through Scandinavia. They get lost in the wilderness and reach a mysterious forest where an evil entity keeps stalking them at every move. The movie has a number of jump-scares, tense situations which will keep you engaged throughout the movie. The movie features Rafe Spall, Rob James Collier, and more.
3. The Monster
This 2016 movie is a terrifying monster flick with an actual gore creature. The movie is about a late-night road trip that a mother and her daughter take to see her father when they meet with an accident. As their car is broken down, they try to find help in the woods only to find that they are not alone. The movie features Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, and more.
4. Bird Box
Bird Box is a 2018 dystopian thriller which will scare through an unseen force. This mysterious force makes one thing certain, if you see it, you die. And hence the movie revolves around a woman and her children trying to escape from this, being blindfolded, to stay alive and begin a new life. The movie features Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, and more.
This movie is a 2018 mystery/thriller which revolves around a camgirl who finds out that she is being replicated in various videos by a mysterious woman who looks just like her. This movie would bring you something new in the genre where you find internet-based horror. The movie stars Madeline Brewer, Jessica Parker Kennedy, and more.
6. The Conjuring
This 2013 classic, as it claims is inspired by true events, revolves around two paranormal investigators and their attempt to find a supernatural entity in a farmhouse that is recently occupied by a family. The movie has got amazing twists and turns and will surely keep you on the edge. The movie features Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, and more.
7. The Gift
This 2015 Mystery/Thriller, is about a couple who meet their old acquaintance, after which he starts coming to their house unwelcomed and brings them mysterious gifts which expose hidden secrets from their past. The movie features Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, and more.
8. Final Destination Series
This could be one of the best horror franchises till date with 5 movies and all of them about people who are chased by death and try to avoid it. But somehow, they still die by getting involved in some of the oddest and almost impossible accidents.
This 2005 thriller goes a bit out of the way from the conventional horror genre. The movie revolves around three friends who are travelling across eastern Europe where they are invited by a man to visit a hostel. But this is a place where American tourists are kidnapped and used for human trade. The movie really has some tragic and horrifying scenes. It features Eli Roth, Jay Hernandez, and more.
This movie is truly a horror classic, and an unbeatable winner in its genre. The movie is based on Peter Benchley’s novel of the same name which revolves around a giant man-eating shark that attacks people in a quiet island and that is when a police chief, a marine scientist and a professional shark hunter try to hunt the shark. The movie features Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, and more.