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40 Best Horror TV Series to Watch on Netflix

Looking for the perfect Halloween binge watch? Satisfy your blood craving with one of the many original Netflix horror series and more. The streaming service’s collection of horror-centric series includes teen vampires (The Vampire Diaries), campy zombie hunters (Ash vs. Evil Dead), genius anime detectives (Death Note), and some incredibly scary haunted houses (The Haunting of Hill House), haunted horror writers (French drama Marianne), haunted hearts (Chambers), and even haunted military interrogation centers (India’s Ghoul). Basically, there’s a lot of haunting.

Netflix also serves up multiple horror anthology series, including American Horror StoryTwo Sentence Horror Stories, Slasher, and Love, Death & Robots. If anthologies aren’t your thing, sit down for some supernatural-themed procedurals, like the multi-seasoned broadcast imports Lucifer, Supernatural, and iZombie.

Check out this list of 40 horror TV series on Netflix you can watch right now.

Hemlock Grove (2013)

Synopsis: A supernatural series about the goings-on in a Pennsylvania steel town, where two suspects in a young girl's murder set... [More]

Chambers (2019)

Synopsis: A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer... [More]

Haven (2010)

Synopsis: An FBI agent encounters residents with supernatural abilities in a small Maine town in this dramatic series inspired by Stephen... [More]

Typewriter (2019)

Synopsis: A book captures the imagination of a group of wannabe ghost hunters in India.... [More]

The Mist (2017)

Synopsis: A mysterious mist threatens a small town.... [More]

Scream (2015)

Synopsis: The murder of an entitled teen reverberates through a town's social hierarchy; and impacts arty loner Audrey, her nerdy pal... [More]

Lost Girl (2010)

Synopsis: Supernatural drama about a seemingly ordinary girl who suddenly finds out she's a succubus.... [More]

Synopsis: Contemporary tales of horror and haunting for the diverse and digital age. Inspired by the viral fan fiction of two... [More]
Directed By: J.D. Dillard

Slasher (2016)

Synopsis: A horror anthology series begins with a woman at the center of a series of copycat killings, similar to her... [More]

Dexter (2006)

Synopsis: A forensic expert lives a double life as a vigilante-serial killer who murders wrongdoers who've escaped justice.... [More]

Black Summer (2019)

Synopsis: Strangers band together to survive following a zombie apocalypse.... [More]

Requiem (2018)

Synopsis: The death of a mother leaves a young woman curious about her identity.... [More]

Synopsis: A horror anthology series from Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy.... [More]

Synopsis: Love, Death & Robots is a collection of animated short stories that span the science fiction, fantasy, horror and comedy... [More]

Glitch (2015)

Synopsis: A drama series where six individuals suddenly appear in a cemetery in the middle of the night with no recollection... [More]

Legacies (2018)

Synopsis: For the last decade, the iconic heroes and villains of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals have captivated audiences worldwide.... [More]

Helix (2014)

Synopsis: A thriller about a team of scientists thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation after being deployed to the Arctic to... [More]

Synopsis: Imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the... [More]

The Walking Dead (2010)

Synopsis: The story of the years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, following a group of survivors led by a former... [More]

The Originals (2013)

Synopsis: A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the... [More]

The Vampire Diaries (2009)

Synopsis: It's Elena's first day back at Mystic Falls High School since the tragic death of her parents. Along with her... [More]

Ghoul (2018)

Synopsis: From the makers of Insidious, Get Out and Udta Punjab, Ghoul is a chilling series about a prisoner who arrives... [More]
Starring: Radhika Apte

Lucifer (2016)

Synopsis: When the devil tires of life in Hell, he materialises in the City of Angels, where he aids the LAPD... [More]

Devilman Crybaby (2018)

Synopsis: Two friends use their supernatural powers against an ancient race of demons.... [More]
Starring: Koki Uchiyama

Supernatural (2005)

Synopsis: Twenty-six years ago, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father... [More]

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)

Synopsis: Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb... [More]

Dead Set (2008)

Synopsis: Zombies are rampaging Britain, and the Big Brother housemates are in for the eviction night...... [More]
Directed By: Charlie Brooker

Castlevania (2017)

Synopsis: Inspired by the video game, this medieval fantasy follows the last surviving member of the Belmont clan and his attempt... [More]

iZombie (2015)

Synopsis: A zombie helps Seattle police solve murders by experiencing victims' memories when she eats their brains.... [More]

Penny Dreadful (2014)

Synopsis: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking... [More]

Synopsis: Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that... [More]

Wynonna Earp (2016)

Synopsis: Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter brings the paranormal to justice in this supernatural series based on the IDW Publishing comic created... [More]

Bates Motel (2013)

Synopsis: The teenage years of Norman Bates from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho."... [More]

Stranger Things (2016)

Synopsis: A love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a... [More]
Directed By: Ross Duffer

The Returned (2013)

Synopsis: Supernatural crime series is set in a quiet Alpine village.... [More]

Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

Synopsis: When a plague threatens mankind, a chainsaw-handed hero reluctantly re-ups to save the world in this sort-of sequel to the... [More]

The Order (2019)

Synopsis: College freshman Jack Morton joins a fabled secret society, The Order, where he is thrust into a world of magic,... [More]

Marianne (2019)

Synopsis: Lured back to her hometown, a famous horror writer discovers that the evil spirit who plagues her dreams is now... [More]

Crazyhead (2016)

Synopsis: Black comedy about an unlikely duo of demon hunters.... [More]
Directed By: Al Mackay

Death Note (2007)

Synopsis: A bright but bored boy attempts to rid the world of evil using a strange and deadly notebook that kills... [More]
Directed By: Shusuke Kaneko

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