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Netflix is a platform for some popular as well as less-known films of each and every genre, and horror is no exception for it. From the storybook monsters to spine chilling horror scenes, there are abundant outstanding horror movies to stream on Netflix. Still, it is not that easy to find and choose the perfect horror movies that didn't work on the box office but still managed to remain promising for the audience. And getting at these movies can be a tough task at times. Some distributors make it hard to stream their movies unless you buy them. But luckily, there are some less-known horror tales available on Netflix to stream.

And here is the list of some horror movies to watch on Netflix, but make sure you turn on the lights before watching them..!!


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This movie is a science-fiction horror film directed by Colm McCarthy and it is based on a novel written by Mike Carey with the same name. The movie stars Glen Close and it is one of the scariest movies on Netflix. It revolves around a post-apocalyptic world in which a dangerous disease has turned humans into zombies. But this movie is not a normal zombie-saga. A group of hybrid children is kept under close surveillance in a remote area. And these children crave flesh, just like zombies, but the terrible thing is that they have the power to ‘think and learn’. There is a deadly race to find a cure for this disease and save the entire humanity.


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This Indonesian fiction is written and directed by Timo Tjahjanto, starring Chelsea Islan and Ray Sahetapy. It is based on the ‘Angels of Death’ by Kudan Naduka and Makoto Sanada, and it is one of the scariest movies ever. This movie is available on Netflix and it is all about the lethal family secrets and vicious curses. When a woman's father falls very ill, she travels to his birthplace with the intention of finding something helpful to cure the illness. But the more she discovers, the more destructive it becomes. And in the end, she has to get rid of the curse given to her father. This movie is strongly one of the scariest movies on Netflix.


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This dreadful tale is based on the Stephen King novel, and it is one of the scariest movies ever. It is directed by Mike Flanagan, starring Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood. The Gerald's Game on Netflix is less horror and supernatural but a psychological thriller in its essence, and it is one of the scariest movies on Netflix. In this movie, a couple takes a romantic vacation to a remote area, in a cabin. When they try something new with each other, which leaves Gerald's wife handcuffed when Gerald suffers a heart attack. Gerald's wife is handcuffed and left in a creepy cabin with some scary twists in the story.


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What would you do if you are stuck in the middle of nowhere, and your child gets bitten by a rattlesnake? This horror movie on Netflix has no ghosts and spirits, but it still manages to make someone feel awful. Rattlesnake is a crime-drama horror film written and directed by Zak Hiditch, starring Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi, and Emma Greenwell, and it is one of the scariest movies on Netflix. A mother's child gets bitten by a rattlesnake in this Netflix Original film, but somehow a mysterious woman appears and saves her child's life. But the debt of her child's life must be repaid at some point in life. And soon the mother realizes that there are more dangerous and venomous things in this world than just a rattlesnake.


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If you are planning or recommending someone a good babysitter for kids, think twice..!! Emeile is a horror-thriller film directed by Michael Thelin, starring Sarah Bolger and Joshua. This movie is available on Netflix. It is about a young babysitter, assigned to monitoring three children. Everything seems very normal at first, but soon the babysitter starts behaving in a really unusual way. And as the situation decays, the babysitter begins showing her evil cards.


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The Forest is a mysterious horror film directed by Jason Zada and starring Natalie. The terrible saga of this movie is available on Netflix. The Forest is surely one of the scariest movies of all time. It is about two twin sisters, one of them travels to Japan in the search of her sister who went missing in the shady ‘Suicide Forest’. But her trip turns into a nightmare when she enters the forest. The wicked spirits rule the land of the suicide forest and Sarah soon realizes that this is going to be her worst experience ever.


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This is a supernatural psychological horror film, and just like the movie's name suggests, ‘it’ follows. This movie is available on Netflix and the title's ‘It’ is a shady figure that can take multiple forms. Writer and Director David Robert Mitchell manipulate a tricky concept to demonstrate the terrors of a young age. This movie stars Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, and it is one of the scariest movies on Netflix. The figure in this movie pursues multiple people and it will not stop following its target until its target is dead or the target passes its death to another person with a sexual connection. This movie on Netflix portrays the blunders by the youngsters in a really horrific game of life and death.


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The ritual is a horror film directed by David Bruckner, and starring Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert, and James Collier. The movie is available on Netflix. In this movie, four friends take a trip to the Swedish countryside in the memory of their deceased friend. And one of them gets injured during the trip, and they decide to take a shortcut through the dense woods. Soon they realize that they have made the biggest mistake of their life and they ultimately become part of a ‘ritual’, to satisfy a cruel local God. The dreadful journey questions their friendship and reminds them of their friend's sudden death. The movie starts with friendship goals just to turn them into a horrible survival. And ‘The Ritual’ effortlessly comes to be one of the scariest movies of all time.



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