Why wait till the onset of October, when you can lay on your couch and click a button to watch the deadliest, spine-tingling horror movies on Netflix.
But the problem lies in shortlisting one single movie from the list of thousands. So, making your task more accessible as well as saving your precious time, we’ve done comprehensive research and curated the 10 Scariest Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now.
Let’s Get Started!!
Bird Box (2018)
Bird Box, a Netflix original, received a 6.6/10 on IMDB, with roughly 63 percent of Rotten Tomatoes registered in the Tomatometer, and surpassed 89 million views. It is a horror film directed by Susanne Bier with an action-packed thriller, mystery, and adventure. Mild profanity, violence, and sexual references are all present in the movie.
The film is superior to The Quiet Place in terms of quality. In this film, a woman and her children go through the woods blindfolded to escape a creature chasing them and find a tranquil spot to live. Instead, they are regarded as dead by society after an ominous five-year absence.
Apostle has been tagged with an IMDB rating of 6.3/10 and has received 79% of Rotten Tomatoes. This worth-watching film was released in September 2013 and was directed by Gareth Evans.
Set in London, 1905, The Prodigal Son Thomas Richardson returned home. Upon returning, he learned that her sister Jennifer had been kidnapped and detained for ransom by a mysterious cult. Thomas went to rescue his sister from an idyllic land and encountered Prophet Malcolm Howe. Malcolm was the leader of the cult. When Thomas was trying to uncover the mystery of that idyllic land and the religious cult, he experienced something horrific beyond imagination.
Will Thomas be able to get back her sister Jennifer from the captive of the cult?
Directed by Nicolas Pesce, this movie falls under the Genre of Thriller and Horror. It made its initial release on 3rd January 2019. The film is tagged with an IMDB rating of 5.6/10 and received about 73% of Rotten Tomatoes. Starring Cristopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa in the lead roles. The movie is adapted from a novel named “Piercing” by Ryū Murakami.
Reed had an ardent desire to murder her infant daughter, but due to the situation and the presence of her wife, he couldn’t execute the plan. He convinced his wife that he’s leaving for a business trip, kissed both his wife and infant child, and left. He checked into a hotel room only to execute his murder plan on a prostitute. He hired a Prostitute named Jackie, but little did he know about the terrific and scary aftermath.
Will Reed be able to execute his plan? Will Jackie survive the attack?
The Ritual (2017)
Directed by David Bruckner, this movie is adapted from the novel “The Ritual” by Adam Nevill. Falling under the Horror and Mystery genre, this movie has an IMDB rating of 6.3/10 and received about 74% of Rotten Tomatoes. The film made its initial release on 13th October 2017, starring Rob James Collier, Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Sam Troughton in the lead roles.
The story starts with the reunion of four best buddies upon the death of one of their friends. The Four buddies decided to go on hiking through the Scandinavian Woods. But, mistakenly, they took a wrong turn, and eventually, the wrong turn leads them to the woods of Norse Legend. From that point onwards, they are constantly followed by an ancient evil spirit.
Can they get their way out of that forest?
The Babysitter (2017)
The Genre is quite an oxymoron because this movie falls into the category of Comedy and Horror. Directed by McG and written by Brian Duffield, this movie got an IMDB rating of 6.3/10, receiving 73% of Rotten Tomatoes. Starring Judah Lewis, Emily Alyn Lind, Hana Mae Lee, and many more
in the lead roles.
The story is about when a teen student Cole is being bullied by Jeremy is rescued by his babysitter Bee. Following that night, Cole’s parents went out, and Cole and Bee spent quality time together until Cole went to bed. Cole spies on Bee that night to know what she does after he goes to bed. But little did he know that after that, things will get worse, and he’ll be trapped. A lot of horrific incidents were backed by a game of Spin the Bottle.
The Perfection (2019)
Directed and Produced by Richard Shepard, the movie falls into the category of Horror and Thriller. This movie is a spine-tingling one with an IMDB rating of 6.2/10 and receiving 72% of Rotten Tomatoes. It was released on May 24, 2019.
Charlotte Williams is a talented musician who left Bachoff to take care of her ailing mother. Unfortunately, her mother died, and Charlotte goes to Anton, the head of Bachoff Academy, and accompanies him to Shanghai. In Shanghai, Anton, along with his wife, Paloma, starts teaching. Charlotte was replaced by Lizzie, to who Anton was newly selected. To celebrate the success of Lizzie, Charlotte and Lizzie go clubbing and eventually consummate that night. Waking up high, Charlotte offers an Ibuprofen to Lizzie, and things worsen after that for Lizzie. It was concluded that Charlotte, upon jealousy, fed Lizzie that formulated Ibuprofen. Witness the aftermath of the scary events.
We Summon The Darkness (2020)
Directed by Marc Meyers, the movie has been rated 5.2/10 according to IMDB and received about 69% of Rotten Tomatoes. The film falls into the category of Horror and Thriller. The movie was initially released on 26th June 2020.
Three best friends embark on a road trip to heavy metal snow, where they come across and bond with three aiming to be musicians and go clubbing, but the aftermath is horrific and spine-tingling.
Before I Wake (2018)
The movie’s direction head Mike Flanagan and this movie were released in 2018. With an IMDB rating of 6.2/10, and has received 66% of Rotten Tomatoes. Before I wake is also known as Somnia.
The movie is about a small child Cody, an adopted child of Mark and Jessie after their son Sean dies. After some days, it is revealed that Cody, upon seeing any dream in his sleep, becomes true. However, when Cody’s dreams come true, it initiates scary events which can scare you down your spine.
The movie is directed by Levan Gabriadze and was released on 17th April 2015. With an IMDB rating of 5.5/10 and receiving 62% of Rotten Tomatoes, this horror movie will scare you deep down your spine so much that you’ll fear logging in to your social media profiles.
The story revolves around a shocking incident where six pals receive an unexpected message from a friend who’s no more into being. Initially, they all took it as a prank, but when similar incidents happened, again and again, they all were scared and tried investigating the matter. The Investigation revealed unimaginable and utterly horrific truths which are spine-chilling.
Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Directed by Dan Gilroy and Produced by Jennifer Fox, Velvet Buzzsaw was released on 27th January 2019, entering horror movies. The movie is tagged with an IMDB rating of 5.7/10 and received about 61% of Rotten Tomatoes.
Looking at the title, no one could anticipate that the movie will be about paintings. The artistic images were discovered by an anonymous artist who was declared dead, and the paintings were stolen. After the discovery, some supernatural events took place where the evil spirit is on the verge of vengeance against those artists who’ve disrespected the true sense of art and were greedy and money-minded.
These were the Top 10 Most Scariest Horror Movies On Netflix. These movies will surely scare you to the bottom of the spine, and after watching this, you all need your parents to accompany you to sleep.