Since Halloween is just around the corner, it calls for anything and everything spooky! October comes with the best horror movies and what better way to spend Halloween than binge watch some of the best ones on Netflix?
We know Netflix has a lot of content but sometimes it gets hard to short list the worth watching stuff. This is where we’ve got you covered, with updates on the scariest and nail-biting horror movies!
1. Apostle (2018)
The year is 1905. Thomas Richardson travels to a remote island to rescue his sister after she’s kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult demanding a ransom for her safe return. It soon becomes clear that the cult will regret the day it baited this man, as he digs deeper and deeper into the secrets and lies upon which the commune is built. Written by XYZ Films.
Stars: Dan Stevens, Richard Elfyn, Paul Higgins.
2. Kuntilanak (2018)
A group of kids agrees to explore an abandoned house in order to win a reality show contest, which requires them to prove that the stories of the evil Kuntilanak are real. They soon discover that the ghost is very much real when it appears from an old mirror and starts haunDirector: Rizal Mantovani
Writer: Alim Sudio
Stars: Sandrinna Michelle, Aurélie Moeremans, Fero Walandouw
3. Annihilation (2018)
A biologist’s husband disappears. She puts her name forward for an expedition into an environmental disaster zone but does not find what she’s expecting. The expedition team is made up of the biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, a surveyor, and a linguist.
She has lost the love of her life and she wants answers, but nothing can prepare her for the terror that awaits!
Director: Alex Garland
Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson
4. Little Evil (2017)
Gary, who has just married Samantha, the woman of his dreams, discovers that her six-year-old son may be the Antichrist. Imagine how challenging it is to be a stepdad, and on top of that being one of an antichrist. It gives us all the spooky feels!
Director: Eli Craig
Stars: Evangeline Lilly, Owen Atlas, Adam Scott
5. The Invitation (2015)
Will and Eden were once a loving couple. After a tragedy took their son, Eden disappeared. Two years later, out of the blue, she returns with a new husband… and as a different person, eerily changed and eager to reunite with her ex and those she left behind. Over the course of a dinner party in the house that was once his, the haunted Will is gripped by mounting evidence that Eden and her new friends have a mysterious and terrifying agenda. But can we trust Will’s hold on reality? Or will he be the unwitting catalyst of the doom he senses?
Director: Karyn Kusama
Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michiel Huisman
6. It Follows (2014)
For nineteen-year-old Jay, autumn should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her friends must find a way to escape the horrors that seem to be only a few steps behind.
Director: David Robert Mitchell
Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi
7. Sinister (2012)
True-crime writer Ellison Oswalt moves himself and his family into a house where a horrific crime took place earlier, but his family doesn’t know. He begins researching the crime so that he can write a new book about it to help his flailing career. He uses some “snuff” film footage he finds in the house to help him in his research, but he soon finds more than he bargained for. There is a figure in each of the films but who or what is it? As a result, his family starts to suffer (as does he) and things take a turn for the worst. Will they survive?
Director: Scott Derrickson
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone
8. Howl (2015)
When passengers on a train being attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning. It’s the last train that night out of London. Its also the last train many of these passengers will ever ride. Will, they make it or surrender to the horrific creature?
Director: Paul Hyett
Stars: Ed Speleers, Holly Weston, Shauna Macdonald
9. Satanic (2016)
Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror. Will they be able to escape from this dangerous woman from the Los Angeles cult?
Writer: Anthony Jaswinski
Stars: Sarah Hyland, Steven Krueger, Justin Chonrror.
10. I am the pretty thing that lives in the house
Stained by the brutal death of a young woman, the tranquil and vacant New England mansion of the prolific horror authoress, Iris Blum, has become her silent prison. To take care of the aging writer who suffers from chronic dementia, the property’s manager hires the gentle and soft-spoken live-in hospice nurse, Lily Saylor; however, this is far from an ordinary job. Little by little, Lily’s imagination will run wild, as shadowy sightings of eerie female specters blur the frail boundaries between reality and fantasy, fable and truth.
Director: Oz Perkins (as Osgood Perkins)
Stars: Ruth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Bob Balaban
So there you have it: what to watch on Netflix right now in the world of horror movies. I will definitely be spending my Halloween watching these movies, let me know which one you will be watching! Happy Halloween!