11 Scary Movies on Netflix to Watch With Your S.O. Tonight

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Updated 10/30/18
Scary Movies to Watch on Netflix This Halloween
Jillian Harris

This year, Halloween falls on a Tuesday, making it a little tricky to make a big night of it—and anyway, that’s what Saturdays are for. If you'd still like to get into the spirit this year, without investing a huge amount of energy, creating an impressive snack table (and maybe a cocktail to match) while watching a scary movie with your S.O. could be the way to go.

To help you on your journey to high-pitched screams and sleepless nights, we've found the best 11 horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now. Cuddle up, things are about to get spooky. 

Scroll to see our selection. 


In this flick, newlyweds find that their lakeside honeymoon quickly descends into chaos after Paul, finds his wife Bea wandering around in the middle of the night.

Starry Eyes

Starry Eyes shows the journey of a young budding actress who while on her pursuit of fame, uncovers the ominous origins of Hollywood's A-list.


Six years after the earth suffers from an alien invasion, a journalist agrees to escort an American tourist through the affected zone in Mexico and back across the U.S. border.


It may be more than 40 years old but a classic is a classic for good reason, so watch the great white shark bring fear to the shores of a New England beach resort one more time.


This film brings you all of the gory goods of the past. Here, a medical student and his girlfriend use their knowledge to become involved in a bizarre experiment centring around the re-animation of dead tissue.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Created by VICE, this thriller centres around a disguised vampire who lives in the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, where death and loneliness also roam the streets.

Children of the Corn

While travelling, a married couple accidentally run into a cult of murderous children who worship a deity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

The Fly

Watch a brilliant but eccentric scientist begin to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.


If you're after a timeless classic, Psycho is about a Phoenix secretary who steals from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend. After travelling on back roads and hiding from police, she meets a man in a motel.

Texas Chainsaw

After picking up what seems to be a traumatised hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a chainsaw-wielding killer and his family.

The Conjuring

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorised by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

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