Top 7 Horror Movies on Netflix This Week

Get ready for a bone-chilling movie night right at your fingertips on Netflix. Don’t wait for October to satisfy your horror cravings.

Thanks to the vast array of streaming content available today, you can easily terrify yourself from the comfort of your own couch. To make your search easier, we have curated an ever-growing list of the Best Horror Movies on Netflix.

This handpicked collection encompasses a blend of timeless classics and contemporary gems, guaranteeing you an ample dose of fear. But if your appetite for frights remains insatiable, don’t worry.

We also have recommendations for the best horror films on HBO, Hulu, Prime Video, and a comprehensive list of top movies on Netflix.

Prepare yourself for a thrilling journey into the unknown, as these films are sure to send shivers down your spine and keep you on the edge of your seat. Get ready to be exhilarated, as the world of horror awaits your exploration.

1. Title: Things Heard & Seen

Release Year: 2021
Directors: Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini
Runtime: 2h 1m

“Things Heard and Seen” is a chilling adaptation of Elizabeth Brundage’s novel, “All Things Cease to Appear,” brought to life by the captivating performance of Amanda Seyfried. Portraying Catherine, she unravels the disturbing secrets that infest her new home, town, and marriage. James Norton’s portrayal of her suspicious husband, George, adds an unsettling presence to the film. Co-directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, the movie expertly merges elements of classic psycho-sexual thrillers with modern horror techniques, resulting in an unforgettable and truly terrifying experience. “Things Heard and Seen” is a haunting masterpiece that skillfully blends suspense, mystery, and psychological horror, captivating audiences throughout.

2. Title: Tin & Tina

Release Year: 2023
Director: Rubin Stein
Runtime: 2h

“Tin & Tina” is a gripping Spanish psychological thriller that delves into the haunting journey of Adolfo (Jaime Lorente) and Lola (Milena Smit), a newly married couple shattered by the loss of their child to a miscarriage. Seeking solace, they adopt a peculiar pair of twins, Tin and Tina, from a convent teeming with orphans. Blending horror elements with religious symbolism, the film skillfully unravels Lola’s crisis of faith. As she navigates her grief and copes with the unsettling behavior of the children, she begins to question their sinister origins. “Tin & Tina” immerses viewers in a realm where darkness and faith collide, offering a thrilling exploration of the human psyche.

3. Title: Viking Wolf

Release Year: 2023
Director: Stig Svendsen
Runtime: 1h 38m

“Viking Wolf,” directed by Stig Svendsen and co-written by Espen Aukan, is an exciting Norwegian horror film that breathes new life into the werewolf genre. The story centers around Thale (Elli Rhiannon Müller Osborne), a teenage misfit who moves to a small town when her mother joins the local police. Set in an eerie and enigmatic atmosphere, “Viking Wolf” offers a fresh and thrilling twist on familiar tropes. The film mesmerizes audiences with its impressive CGI, intense violence, and skillful play of shadows, delivering a chilling and suspenseful experience that will keep viewers at the edge of their seats.

4. Title: The Silence

Release Year: 2019
Director: John R. Leonetti
Runtime: 1h 30m

“The Silence,” directed by John R. Leonetti, presents a gripping adaptation of Tim Lebbon’s novel, drawing comparisons to “A Quiet Place.” It unfolds in a post-apocalyptic world where sound-hunting creatures terrorize humanity. The story follows a Deaf teenager, brilliantly portrayed by Kiernan Shipka, and her family’s harrowing journey for survival. Along the way, they encounter a cult, adding unexpected twists to the narrative. While the film faced backlash for casting a hearing actress in a Deaf role and Shipka’s non-native American Sign Language skills, it delivers an adrenaline-fueled adventure. The stellar cast includes Stanley Tucci, John Corbett, and Miranda Otto, reuniting with Shipka from “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.”

5. Title: We Have A Ghost

Release Year: 2023
Director: Christopher Landon
Runtime: 2h 7m

“We Have a Ghost” breathes fresh life into the haunted house genre, infusing it with elements of internet virality and the ghost hunter phenomenon. The Presley family moves into a new house only to discover a ghost named Ernest (played by David Harbour) residing in the attic. When their son Kevin captures Ernest on video, his father Frank (Anthony Mackie) seizes the chance for fame and fortune by sharing the footage online. However, their newfound popularity attracts perilous attention that puts their family in jeopardy. With a witty and inventive premise, “We Have a Ghost” delivers a unique and comedic spin on supernatural storytelling.

6. Title: Eli

Release Year: 2019
Director: Ciaran Foy
Runtime: 1h 38m

Director Ciarán Foy delivers a captivating horror experience in his film “Eli,” featuring young actor Charlie Shotwell as the main character, a boy afflicted with a rare autoimmune disease. Lili Taylor co-stars as the enigmatic doctor who claims to have the cure, creating a chilling contrast between her composed demeanor and the eerie visuals that will thrill horror enthusiasts. With notable performances by Max Martini, Kelly Reilly, and Sadie Sink, “Eli” weaves a suspenseful and enigmatic tale, hinting at supernatural forces and steadily intensifying the suspense, ultimately culminating in a spine-chilling journey into the realm of the paranormal.

7. Title:  Little Evil

Release Year: 2019
Director: Eli Craig
Runtime: 1h 34m

“Little Evil” is a hilarious horror comedy helmed by Eli Craig (known for “Zombieland”). The film stars Adam Scott (from “Severance”) as a man entering his dream life with Evangeline Lilly (featured in “Ant-man and the Wasp”), only to suspect that her son (Owen Atlas) might be the antichrist. With a clever and playful script, and a talented ensemble cast including comedy heavyweights, “Little Evil” playfully embraces and satirizes horror movie clichés. While leaning more towards comedy than horror, this delightful film is perfect for enjoying a lighthearted spooky season with friends.

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