CARRIE, Sissy Spacek, 1976 (Courtesy Everett Collection)

101 Best Horror Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now

Looking to score some Netflix and chills in the weeks leading up to Halloween night? The streaming service has enough horror movies to keep you trembling well into November — there are more scary movies on Netflix than there are hours in a month!

Netflix’s current horror movie collection includes chilling originals (1922Gerald’s Game, Bird Box), recent critically acclaimed indie theatrical releases (The Witch), and horror classics (CarrieThe Sixth Sense). There are films from France, South Korea, and Mexico (among many other countries), and they range from comedic to supernatural to straight-up gore. The Tomatometer, too, ranges from an ultra-Rotten 0% to super-Fresh 100%, with plenty of Certified Fresh titles in between.

And hey — just because a Tomatometer score is low doesn’t mean we don’t love the heck out of the movie anyway.

This list has been updated to reflect Netflix’s offerings as of Oct. 1, 2019.


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#101

Satanic (2016)
0%

#101
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: SATANIC follows a van full of young, college-aged coeds who are visiting old Satanic Panic-era sites in Los Angeles. They... [More]
Directed By: Jeffrey G. Hunt

#100

Darkness Rising (2017)
0%

#100
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Haunted by a mysterious past, the lone survivor of a family massacre revisits her childhood home on the eve of... [More]
Directed By: Austin Reading

#99
#99
Adjusted Score: 0.064%
Critics Consensus: The Disappointments Room lives down to its title with a thrill-free thriller that presumably left its stars filled with regret - and threatens to do the same for audiences.
Synopsis: In this psychological thriller from the director of Eagle Eye and Disturbia, Dana and David move from Brooklyn to a... [More]
Directed By: D.J. Caruso

#98

Cabin Fever (2016)
0%

#98
Adjusted Score: 0.192%
Critics Consensus: No need for a quarantine -- enthusiasm for this inert remake is not contagious.
Synopsis: The story is familiar: fresh out of college, a group of five friends retreat to a remote cabin in the... [More]
Directed By: Travis Zariwny

#97
Adjusted Score: 3.681%
Critics Consensus: The Haunting of Molly Hartley is a rather lifeless horror endeavor, with a pedestrian plot and few scares.
Synopsis: Go and Broken Hearts Club producer Mickey Liddell makes his feature directorial debut with this suspense thriller about a high-school... [More]
Directed By: Mickey Liddell

#96

6 Souls (2013)
4%

#96
Adjusted Score: 4.181%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: After the death of her husband, Dr. Cara Harding's (Julianne Moore) faith in God has been shaken, but not her... [More]

#95

The Basement (2018)
11%

#95
Adjusted Score: 4.669%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Craig is abducted and wakes up in a basement. His captor, Bill, is a twisted serial killer who wishes to... [More]

#94
Adjusted Score: 4.904%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A reimagining of George A. Romero's cult classic, DAY OF THE DEAD: BLOODLINE is set in a post-apocalyptic, zombie-filled world... [More]

#93

Scary Movie 2 (2001)
15%

#93
Adjusted Score: 18.188%
Critics Consensus: Instead of being funny, this gross-out sequel plays like a sloppy, rushed-out product.
Synopsis: This sequel to a box-office sleeper hit that spoofed teen slasher flicks takes its cues from haunted house and possession... [More]
Directed By: Keenen Ivory Wayans

#92

Friend Request (2017)
16%

#92
Adjusted Score: 18.354%
Critics Consensus: Friend Request's attempts to update old-school teen horror for the digital age do not, sadly, include memorable characters, fresh scares, or novel storytelling twists.
Synopsis: Laura, a popular college girl, is very active on social media and shares almost everything in her life with her... [More]
Directed By: Simon Verhoeven

#91

The Bye Bye Man (2017)
19%

#91
Adjusted Score: 21.906%
Critics Consensus: The Bye Bye Man clumsily mashes together elements from better horror films, adding up to a derivative effort as short on originality as it is on narrative coherency or satisfying scares.
Synopsis: People commit unthinkable acts every day. Time and again, we grapple to understand what drives a person to do such... [More]
Directed By: Stacy Title

#90
#90
Adjusted Score: 21.622%
Critics Consensus: Despite an interesting premise and spooky atmospherics, Chernobyl Diaries is mostly short on suspense and originality.
Synopsis: Chernobyl Diaries is an original story from Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his groundbreaking thriller, Paranormal Activity. The... [More]
Directed By: Brad Parker

#89

14 Cameras (2018)
22%

#89
Adjusted Score: 9.337%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When a family of four rent a beautiful house for their summer vacation, the price seems too good to be... [More]
Directed By: Seth Fuller, Scott Hussion

#88
#88
Adjusted Score: 21.103%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: "Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead..." So goes a disturbing urban... [More]
Directed By: Caradog W. James

#87

The Open House (2018)
23%

#87
Adjusted Score: 14.1%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Following a tragedy, a mother and her teen son move to a relative's vacant vacation home, where eerie and unexplained... [More]
Directed By: Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote

#86

Mara (2018)
23%

#86
Adjusted Score: 14.1%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: From a producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious comes this shock-filled descent into fear. After a man is seemingly strangled... [More]
Directed By: Clive Tonge

#85
Adjusted Score: 25.392%
Critics Consensus: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death is atmospheric and visually sharp, but it's short on tension and scares.
Synopsis: When a group of orphaned children are forced to move from their home in London, caretakers Eve (Phoebe Fox) and... [More]
Directed By: Tom Harper

#84

The Vault (2017)
25%

#84
Adjusted Score: 25.287%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. The heist begins smoothly, but... [More]
Directed By: Dan Bush

#83
#83
Adjusted Score: 28.308%
Critics Consensus: After an intriguing setup that threatens to claw its way out of found-footage overkill, As Above/So Below plummets into clichéd mediocrity.
Synopsis: Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of... [More]
Directed By: John Erick Dowdle

#82

Girls with Balls (2019)
42%

#82
Adjusted Score: 24.775%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: After winning their female volleyball championship, The Falcons' bus breaks down in the middle of the forest during a special... [More]
Directed By: Olivier Afonso

#81

The Silence (2019)
31%

#81
Adjusted Score: 31.573%
Critics Consensus: The Silence has nothing new to say with a derivative premise and placid pacing -- even a wasted Stanley Tucci is unable to elevate the stodgy material a decibel above dreadful.
Synopsis: When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, 16-year old Ally Andrews... [More]
Directed By: John R. Leonetti

#80
#80
Adjusted Score: 8.428%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A long abandoned slaughterhouse is transformed into modern lofts in a re-gentrified urban neighborhood. Soon after tenants move in they... [More]
Directed By: Craig Moss

#79

Demonic (2014)
33%

#79
Adjusted Score: 12.759%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A detective (Frank Grillo) and a psychologist (Maria Bello) investigate the slaughter of five amateur ghost hunters in a derelict... [More]
Directed By: Will Canon

#78

Malevolent (2018)
38%

#78
Adjusted Score: 14.336%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Brother and sister duo Angela (Florence Pugh) and Jackson (Ben Lloyd-Hughes) are nothing more than scam artists. Preying on the... [More]

#77

Death Note (2017)
39%

#77
Adjusted Score: 41.4%
Critics Consensus: Death Note benefits from director Adam Wingard's distinctive eye and a talented cast, but they aren't enough to overcome a fatally overcrowded canvas.
Synopsis: Light Turner, a bright student who stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose... [More]
Directed By: Adam Wingard

#76
Adjusted Score: 42.025%
Critics Consensus: This overstuffed, scattershot vampire flick suffers from poor characterization and an unwieldy mix of scares and chuckles.
Synopsis: Based on the popular series of books by Darren Shan, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant tells the story of... [More]
Directed By: Paul Weitz

#75

Scream 3 (2000)
39%

#75
Adjusted Score: 43.077%
Critics Consensus: Despite some surprising twists, Scream 3 sees the franchise falling back on the same old horror formulas and cliches it once hacked and slashed with postmodern abandon.
Synopsis: In the third and final episode of the Scream trilogy, Sidney realizes that she can no longer escape her past.... [More]
Directed By: Wes Craven

#74
Adjusted Score: 9.431%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Burt Gummer receives bad news from an emergency phone call. Graboids have been spotted and are rampaging in the Artic.... [More]
Directed By: Don Michael Paul

#73

Death House (2018)
40%

#73
Adjusted Score: 9.431%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the Death House sends two agents fighting... [More]
Directed By: Harrison Smith

#72

Mercy Black (2019)
40%

#72
Adjusted Score: 19.662%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Owen Egerton

#71

The Super (2018)
40%

#71
Adjusted Score: 18.863%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The Super centers on the mysterious disappearance of several tenants at a luxury New York City apartment building. Phil Lodge... [More]
Directed By: Stephan Rick

#70

Horns (2014)
41%

#70
Adjusted Score: 45.284%
Critics Consensus: Horns is a bit of a tonal jumble, but it offers enough thoughtful horror-comedy -- and strong work from Daniel Radcliffe -- to hook genre enthusiasts.
Synopsis: Based on the novel by Joe Hill, Horns is a supernatural thriller driven by fantasy, mystery and romance. The film... [More]
Directed By: Alexandre Aja

#69

Stitches (2013)
41%

#69
Adjusted Score: 38.033%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: STITCHES, starring funny man ROSS NOBLE, is the black-comedy horror that has become one of the most anticipated films of... [More]
Directed By: Adiya Imri Orr

#68

Thriller (2018)
42%

#68
Adjusted Score: 42.132%
Critics Consensus: Thriller has an appealing cast and a fresh perspective on its genre, but those elements aren't enough to outweigh a bland and predictable story.
Synopsis: Years after a childhood prank goes horribly wrong, a clique of South Central LA teens find themselves terrorized during Homecoming... [More]
Directed By: Dallas Jackson

#67
Adjusted Score: 16.856%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Paulina and Tyler visit Saipan to locate the ideal property for their new company resort. After finding the perfect location,... [More]
Directed By: Hiroshi Katagiri

#66

Nails (2017)
44%

#66
Adjusted Score: 32.349%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Dana Milgrom (Shauna Macdonald) is a track coach and mother who's survived a near-death car accident, only to find herself... [More]
Directed By: Dennis Bartok

#65

Life After Beth (2014)
44%

#65
Adjusted Score: 47.081%
Critics Consensus: In spite of Aubrey Plaza's committed performance, Life After Beth remains a sketch-worthy idea that's been uncomfortably stretched to feature length.
Synopsis: After his girlfriend unexpectedly dies, Zach is devastated. However, he gets a second chance at love after she rises from... [More]
Directed By: Jeff Baena

#64

Tusk (2014)
45%

#64
Adjusted Score: 49.628%
Critics Consensus: Tusk is pleasantly ridiculous and charmingly self-deprecating, but that isn't enough to compensate for its thin, overstretched story.
Synopsis: Red State director Kevin Smith takes the helm for this horror film starring Justin Long as a podcaster who is... [More]
Directed By: Kevin Smith

#63

The Cell (2000)
45%

#63
Adjusted Score: 50.839%
Critics Consensus: The Cell offers disturbing, stunning eye candy, but its visual pleasures are no match for a confused storyline that undermines the movie's inventive aesthetic.
Synopsis: Within the confines of an abandoned rural farmhouse, Carl Stargher, a psychologically disturbed killer has built The Cell, a glass-encased... [More]
Directed By: Tarsem Singh

#62

Here Alone (2017)
50%

#62
Adjusted Score: 41.355%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Deep in New York's upstate wilderness, Ann, a young woman in her late 20's, struggles to survive after a mysterious... [More]
Directed By: Rod Blackhurst

#61

Holidays (2016)
50%

#61
Adjusted Score: 50.192%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic... [More]

#60

He's Out There (2017)
43%

#60
Adjusted Score: 13.831%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: On holiday at a remote Canadian lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after... [More]
Directed By: Quinn Lasher

#59

The Promise (2017)
50%

#59
Adjusted Score: 56.214%
Critics Consensus: The Promise wastes an outstanding cast and powerful real-life story on a love triangle that frustratingly fails to engage.
Synopsis: Empires fall, love survives. When Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, meets Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), their shared Armenian... [More]
Directed By: Terry George

#58

47 Meters Down (2017)
54%

#58
Adjusted Score: 60.122%
Critics Consensus: 47 Meters Down doesn't take its terrifying premise quite as far as it should, but its toothy antagonists still offer a few thrills for less demanding genre enthusiasts.
Synopsis: Two sisters vacationing in Mexico become trapped in a shark cage on the ocean floor. As their oxygen starts to... [More]
Directed By: Johannes Roberts

#57

Desolation (2017)
58%

#57
Adjusted Score: 31.981%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A young mother, her son, and her best friend venture into the remote wilderness to scatter her late husband's ashes.... [More]
Directed By: Sam Patton (III)

#56
Adjusted Score: 46.906%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: I AM THE PRETTY THING THAT LIVES IN THE HOUSE tells the story of a Lily, a young nurse hired... [More]
Directed By: Oz Perkins

#55

Shutter (2004)
58%

#55
Adjusted Score: 49.001%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A shock accident on a lonely country road has terrifying repercussions for a Bangkok photographer and his frightened wife in... [More]

#54

Would You Rather (2013)
59%

#54
Adjusted Score: 54.731%
Critics Consensus: Though restrained by most torture porn standards, Would You Rather's brilliant premise is ultimately harmed by its tendency towards blood and guts.
Synopsis: In the wake of her parent's death, Iris (Brittany Snow) struggles to make ends meet while caring for her terminally... [More]
Directed By: David Guy Levy

#53

Before I Wake (2018)
61%

#53
Adjusted Score: 61.462%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In this intense and heart pounding supernatural thriller, Jessie (Kate Bosworth) and Mark (Thomas Jane) decide to take in a... [More]
Directed By: Mike Flanagan

#52

Rampant (2018)
62%

#52
Adjusted Score: 38.009%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A darkness looms over ancient Korea: murderous creatures known as Night Demons have overrun the country. Returning from a long... [More]
Directed By: Kim Sung-hoon

#51

St. Agatha (2019)
63%

#51
Adjusted Score: 63.18%
Critics Consensus: St. Agatha makes admittedly uneven use of its story's well-worn religious tropes, but the overall effect may still be just chilling enough for horror fans.
Synopsis: It's the 1950's in small town Georgia, a pregnant con woman on the run seeks refuge in a convent hidden... [More]
Directed By:

#50

Bird Box (2018)
63%

#50
Adjusted Score: 69.357%
Critics Consensus: Bird Box never quite reaches its intriguing potential, but strong acting and an effectively chilly mood offer intermittently creepy compensation.
Synopsis: When a mysterious force decimates the world's population, only one thing is certain: if you see it, you take your... [More]
Directed By: Susanne Bier

#49

Terrifier (2018)
67%

#49
Adjusted Score: 37.915%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Based on a character from the cult anthology, All Hallows Eve, the gory 80's slasher throwback takes place on Halloween... [More]
Directed By: Damien Leone

#48

13 Sins (2014)
65%

#48
Adjusted Score: 65.847%
Critics Consensus: 13 Sins may be derivative of other horror films that made their moral points with more finesse, but it atones with a grim sense of humor and sleek style.
Synopsis: A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises... [More]
Directed By: Daniel Stamm

#47

Insidious (2011)
66%

#47
Adjusted Score: 71.062%
Critics Consensus: Aside from a shaky final act, Insidious is a very scary and very fun haunted house thrill ride.
Synopsis: Saw franchise veterans James Wan and Leigh Whannell team with Paranormal Activity writer/director Oren Peli to give the familiar haunted... [More]
Directed By: James Wan

#46

Head Count (2019)
63%

#46
Adjusted Score: 49.549%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Newcomer Evan joins a group of teens on a getaway in Joshua Tree. While exchanging ghost stories around the campfire,... [More]
Directed By: Elle Callahan

#45

XX (2017)
70%

#45
Adjusted Score: 71.757%
Critics Consensus: XX's array of distinct female filmmaking voices -- and the empowerment their collection represents -- offer enough thrills to make up for the overall uneven quality that plagues most anthology projects.
Synopsis: XX is a new all-female helmed horror anthology featuring four dark tales written and directed by fiercely talented women: Annie... [More]

#44
#44
Adjusted Score: 28.294%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Mr. Simms returns to tell more eerie, unsettling tales involving dolls, psychics, possession and ghosts.... [More]

#43

The Babysitter (2017)
69%

#43
Adjusted Score: 69.195%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The Babysitter, directed by McG, follows Cole (Judah Lewis), who is madly in love with his babysitter Bee (Samara Weaving).... [More]
Directed By: McG

#42
#42
Adjusted Score: 76.352%
Critics Consensus: It doesn't fully deliver on the chilly promise of its Blair Witch-style premise, but The Last Exorcism offers a surprising number of clever thrills.
Synopsis: Disillusioned charlatan Reverend Cotton Marcus (Patrick Fabian) comes face to face with pure evil after recruiting a documentary film crew... [More]
Directed By: Daniel Stamm

#41
Adjusted Score: 75.079%
Critics Consensus: Slow-building and atmospheric, The Blackcoat's Daughter resists girls-in-peril clichés in a supernatural thriller that serves as a strong calling card for debuting writer-director Oz Perkins.
Synopsis: A deeply atmospheric and terrifying new horror film, The Blackcoat's Daughter centers on Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton),... [More]
Directed By: Oz Perkins

#40

The Perfection (2019)
73%

#40
Adjusted Score: 76.375%
Critics Consensus: Led by a pair of compelling performances, The Perfection is a smart, gripping thriller that barbs its wild twists with cutting wit.
Synopsis: When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school,... [More]
Directed By: Richard Shepard

#39

Candyman (1992)
75%

#39
Adjusted Score: 78.809%
Critics Consensus: Though it ultimately sacrifices some mystery in the name of gory thrills, Candyman is a nuanced, effectively chilling tale that benefits from an interesting premise and some fine performances.
Synopsis: Researching urban folklore, a University of Chicago student snoops around the housing projects of Cabrini Green to find more about... [More]
Directed By: Bernard Rose

#38

The Ritual (2017)
74%

#38
Adjusted Score: 77.09%
Critics Consensus: Director David Bruckner makes evocative use of the Scandinavian setting and a dedicated cast to deliver a handsome -- if familiar -- horror story.
Synopsis: Following the sudden, violent death of their best mate, four young men reunite for a hike through the Scandinavian wilderness.... [More]
Directed By: David Bruckner

#37

Spectral (2016)
75%

#37
Adjusted Score: 25.539%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Soldiers contend with a supernatural enemy more powerful than any mortal in this Legendary production starring Emily Mortimer, James Badge... [More]
Directed By: Nic Mathieu

#36

Verónica (2017)
75%

#36
Adjusted Score: 27.57%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A psychologist has already stopped attending her practice for some time. But when a rather unusual case comes up, the... [More]

#35

The Ones Below (2016)
75%

#35
Adjusted Score: 76.043%
Critics Consensus: Creepy and well-crafted overall, The Ones Below marks an auspicious feature-length debut for writer-director David Farr.
Synopsis: THE ONES BELOW is the debut feature from writer-director David Farr (screenwriter of HANNA and AMC's THE NIGHT MANAGER), starring... [More]
Directed By: David Farr

#34

Killing Ground (2017)
75%

#34
Adjusted Score: 76.987%
Critics Consensus: Killing Ground unnerves and compels in equal measure with a grimly intense story that may be too disturbing for some but delivers a white-knuckle experience for fans of brutally realistic thrillers.
Synopsis: A couple's romantic camping trip becomes a desperate fight for survival in this ultra-raw, unhinged kill ride. In need of... [More]
Directed By: Damien Power

#33

13 Cameras (2016)
77%

#33
Adjusted Score: 42.607%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Newlyweds, Ryan and Claire move into a new home across the country, having no idea their grim and lascivious landlord,... [More]
Directed By: Victor Zarcoff

#32

Cult of Chucky (2017)
78%

#32
Adjusted Score: 78.057%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Chucky returns to prey upon Nica (Fiona Dourif), who's been confined to an asylum for four years. Chucky's nemesis from... [More]
Directed By: Don Mancini

#31
Adjusted Score: 33.104%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Paul Urkijo

#30
#30
Adjusted Score: 81.086%
Critics Consensus: The Eyes of My Mother uses a shocking trauma to fuel a hauntingly hypnotic odyssey whose nightmarish chill lingers long after the closing credits.
Synopsis: In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be... [More]
Directed By: Nicolas Pesce

#29

Scream (1996)
79%

#29
Adjusted Score: 82.811%
Critics Consensus: Horror icon Wes Craven's subversive deconstruction of the genre is sly, witty, and surprisingly effective as a slasher film itself, even if it's a little too cheeky for some.
Synopsis: The sleepy little town of Woodsboro just woke up screaming. There's a killer in their midst who's seen a few... [More]
Directed By: Wes Craven

#28

Apostle (2018)
80%

#28
Adjusted Score: 82.112%
Critics Consensus: Apostle resists easy scares in favor of a steady, slow-building descent into dread led by a commanding central performance from Dan Stevens.
Synopsis: London, 1905. Prodigal son Thomas Richardson (Dan Stevens) has returned home, only to learn that his sister is being held... [More]
Directed By: Gareth Evans

#27

Scream 2 (1997)
82%

#27
Adjusted Score: 86.508%
Critics Consensus: As with the first film, Scream 2 is a gleeful takedown of scary movie conventions that manages to poke fun at terrible horror sequels without falling victim to the same fate.
Synopsis: The crafty Wes Craven follows up lastÕs yearÕs surprise hit with another supremely self-referential but satisfyingly droll thriller.... [More]
Directed By: Wes Craven

#26
Adjusted Score: 46.969%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When their father suffers from a mysterious illness, Alfie, her step-siblings and stepmother return to an old family villa and... [More]
Directed By: Timo Tjahjanto

#25
Adjusted Score: 75.263%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: It's Christmas Day and the Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is... [More]
Directed By: Johnny Kevorkian

#24
#24
Adjusted Score: 87.88%
Critics Consensus: Like the best horror/comedies, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil mines its central crazy joke for some incredible scares, laughs, and -- believe it or not -- heart.
Synopsis: Tucker & Dale vs Evil is a hilariously gory, good-spirited horror comedy, doing for killer rednecks what Shaun of the... [More]
Directed By: Eli Craig

#23

The Conjuring (2013)
85%

#23
Adjusted Score: 93.192%
Critics Consensus: Well-crafted and gleefully creepy, The Conjuring ratchets up dread through a series of effective old-school scares.
Synopsis: Before there was Amityville, there was Harrisville. "The Conjuring" tells the true story of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson,... [More]
Directed By: James Wan

#22
#22
Adjusted Score: 89.342%
Critics Consensus: The Autopsy of Jane Doe subverts the gruesome expectations triggered by its title to deliver a smart, suggestively creepy thriller that bolsters director André Ovredal's growing reputation.
Synopsis: It's just another night at the morgue for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, until... [More]
Directed By: André Øvredal

#21

The Sixth Sense (1999)
86%

#21
Adjusted Score: 92.923%
Critics Consensus: M Night Shayamalan's The Sixth Sense is a twisty ghost story with all the style of a classical Hollywood picture, but all the chills of a modern horror flick.
Synopsis: In this chilling psychological thriller, eight-year-old Cole Sear is haunted by a dark secret: He is visited by ghosts. A... [More]
Directed By: M. Night Shyamalan

#20

He Never Died (2015)
87%

#20
Adjusted Score: 54.648%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Jack's in a rut. Depression and severe anti-social behavior has whittled down his existence to sleeping and watching television. Seeing... [More]

#19
#19
Adjusted Score: 87.462%
Critics Consensus: Uncommonly restrained for a movie about a flesh-eating menace, Ravenous offers a satisfyingly nuanced entry in the crowded zombie apocalypse subgenre.
Synopsis: In a small, remote village in upstate Quebec, things have changed. Locals are not the same anymore--their bodies are breaking... [More]
Directed By: Robin Aubert

#18

Cargo (2018)
88%

#18
Adjusted Score: 90.442%
Critics Consensus: Cargo takes a refreshingly character-driven approach to the zombie genre that's further distinguished by its Australian setting and Martin Freeman's terrific lead performance.
Synopsis: Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately seeks a new home for... [More]
Directed By: Yolanda Ramke, Ben Howling

#17

The Golem (2019)
88%

#17
Adjusted Score: 88.278%
Critics Consensus: A chillingly effective horror story rooted in rich folklore, The Golem blends centuries-old stories with timely themes to powerful effect.
Synopsis: During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a mystical woman must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but... [More]
Directed By: Doron Paz, Yoav Paz

#16

Emelie (2016)
88%

#16
Adjusted Score: 88.405%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: As their parents head out for a date in the city, the three young Thompson children immediately take to their... [More]
Directed By: Michael Thelin

#15

The Invitation (2016)
88%

#15
Adjusted Score: 91.299%
Critics Consensus: The Invitation makes brilliant use of its tension-rich premise to deliver a uniquely effective -- and surprisingly clever -- slow-building thriller.
Synopsis: In this taut psychological thriller by Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer's Body), the tension is palpable when Will (Logan Marshall-Green, Prometheus)... [More]
Directed By: Karyn Kusama

#14

Creep (2015)
89%

#14
Adjusted Score: 89.131%
Critics Consensus: A smart, odball take on found-footage horror, Creep is clever and well-acted enough to keep viewers on the edges of their seats.
Synopsis: Looking for work, Aaron (Patrick Brice) comes across a cryptic online ad: "$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is... [More]
Directed By: Patrick Brice

#13

1922 (2017)
90%

#13
Adjusted Score: 90.884%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to director Zak Hilditch's patient storytelling and strong work from lead Thomas Jane, 1922 ranks among the more satisfying Stephen King adaptations.
Synopsis: 1922 is based on Stephen King's 131-page story telling of a man's confession of his wife's murder. The tale is... [More]
Directed By: Zak Hilditch

#12

Green Room (2016)
91%

#12
Adjusted Score: 99.918%
Critics Consensus: Green Room delivers unapologetic genre thrills with uncommon intelligence and powerfully acted élan.
Synopsis: GREEN ROOM is a brilliantly crafted and wickedly fun horror-thriller starring Patrick Stewart as a diabolical club owner who squares... [More]
Directed By: Jeremy Saulnier

#11

Coraline (2009)
91%

#11
Adjusted Score: 99.616%
Critics Consensus: With its vivid stop-motion animation combined with Neil Gaiman's imaginative story, Coraline is a film that's both visually stunning and wondrously entertaining.
Synopsis: Coraline Jones is a girl of 11 who is feisty, curious, and adventurous beyond her years. She and her parents... [More]
Directed By: Henry Selick

#10

The Witch (2016)
90%

#10
Adjusted Score: 102.535%
Critics Consensus: As thought-provoking as it is visually compelling, The Witch delivers a deeply unsettling exercise in slow-building horror that suggests great things for debuting writer-director Robert Eggers.
Synopsis: In this exquisitely made and terrifying new horror film, the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively... [More]
Directed By: Robert Eggers

#9

Gerald's Game (2017)
91%

#9
Adjusted Score: 93.492%
Critics Consensus: Carla Gugino carries Gerald's Game's small-scale suspense with a career-defining performance.
Synopsis: Gerald Burlingame (Bruce Greenwood) and his wife Jessie (Carla Gugino) attempt to rekindle the flames of their marriage with a... [More]
Directed By: Mike Flanagan

#8

Little Evil (2017)
92%

#8
Adjusted Score: 50.729%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: From writer/director Eli Craig (Tucker & Dale vs. Evil); Adam Scott (Big Little Lies, Parks & Rec) and Evangeline Lilly... [More]
Directed By: Eli Craig

#7

Hush (2016)
91%

#7
Adjusted Score: 91.49%
Critics Consensus: Hush navigates the bloody waters of home invasion thrillers and incisive slashers for a contemporary horror puree.
Synopsis: In this heart-pounding thriller from acclaimed writer and director Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Before I Wake), silence takes on a terrifying... [More]
Directed By: Mike Flanagan

#6

Backcountry (2015)
92%

#6
Adjusted Score: 93.052%
Critics Consensus: Tense, well-acted, and at once atmospheric as well as brutally impactful, Backcountry marks a memorably assured debut from writer-director Adam MacDonald.
Synopsis: In this terrifying and critically-acclaimed thriller, a young couple's romantic camping trip becomes a tale of survival as they face... [More]
Directed By: Adam MacDonald

#5

Carrie (1976)
92%

#5
Adjusted Score: 99.323%
Critics Consensus: Carrie is a horrifying look at supernatural powers, high school cruelty, and teen angst -- and it brings us one of the most memorable and disturbing prom scenes in history.
Synopsis: This classic horror movie based on Stephen King's first novel stars Sissy Spacek as Carrie White, a shy, diffident teenager... [More]
Directed By: Brian DePalma

#4
Adjusted Score: 96.554%
Critics Consensus: Train to Busan delivers a thrillingly unique -- and purely entertaining -- take on the zombie genre, with fully realized characters and plenty of social commentary to underscore the bursts of skillfully staged action.
Synopsis: TRAIN TO BUSAN is a harrowing zombie horror-thriller that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their way through a... [More]
Directed By: Yeon Sang-ho

#3
Adjusted Score: 76.829%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight people waiting in a remote bus station for a bus heading... [More]
Directed By: Isaac Ezban

#2

Under The Shadow (2016)
99%

#2
Adjusted Score: 101.746%
Critics Consensus: Under the Shadow deftly blends seemingly disparate genres to deliver an effective chiller with timely themes and thought-provoking social subtext.
Synopsis: Shideh (Narges Rashidi) and her family live amid the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war, a period known as The War... [More]
Directed By: Babak Anvari

#1

Creep 2 (2017)
100%

#1
Adjusted Score: 100.057%
Critics Consensus: Creep 2 has everything that made the original work and more -- more laughs, more awkwardness, more unsettling terror.
Synopsis: Desiree Akhavan ("Girls", APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR) stars as Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men.... [More]
Directed By: Patrick Brice

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