Netflix is filled with great scary movies, whether you just like them near to Halloween or you’re a year-round buddy. We’ve assembled this list of the best 20 horror movies on Netflix 2020 after a lot of time in front of the TV.

Let’s get started with the best 20 horror movies on Netflix 2020 to watch.

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1. As Above, So Below (2014)

As Above, So Below movie review (2014) | Roger Ebert

Archaeologist Scarlett Marlowe (Perdita Weeks) dedicated her whole life to the discovery of one of the greatest secrets of history: the Philosopher’s Stone of Flamel. The artifact can, according to legend, grant eternal life and convert any metal into gold. She assembles a team to direct and chart her historic quest when she discovers that the stone is buried underground in the Catacombs of Paris. The team members have no way of knowing that they are entering their own private hell as they begin their descent.

IMDb Rating6.2
StarsPerdita Weeks, Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge, Francois Civil, Marion Lambert
DirectorJohn Erick Dowdle
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 33 minutes

Watch here As Above, So Below

2. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

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When trying to identify the body of a young woman who was clearly harboring dark secrets, a father and son, both coroners, are drawn into a complicated mystery.

IMDb Rating6.8
StarsBrian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Ophelia Lovibond, Marion Lambert
DirectorAndré Øvredal
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 26 minutes

Watch here The Autopsy of Jane Doe

3. The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015)

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A troubled young woman (Emma Roberts) embarks on a mysterious journey to an isolated prep school during the dead of winter, where two stranded students (Lucy Boynton, Kiernan Shipka) face a sinister threat from an unknown evil force.

IMDb Rating5.9
StarsEmma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton
DirectorOz Perkins
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 33 minutes

Watch here The Blackcoat’s Daughter

4. Candyman (1992)

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Anne-Marie McCoy (Vanessa Williams) is friends with skeptical graduate student Helen Lyle (Virginia Madsen) while studying superstitions in a Chicago Near North Side housing estate. Helen hears from Anne-Marie about the Candyman (Tony Todd), a knife-wielding urban legend character that some of her neighbors think is responsible for a recent murder. After a mysterious man starts to harass her, matching the description of the Candyman, Helen comes to fear that the legend might be all too true.

IMDb Rating6.6
StarsVirginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd
DirectorBernard Rose
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 39 minutes

Watch here Candyman

5. Creep (2014)

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To capture the last messages of a dying man, a young videographer responds to an online ad for a one-day job in a remote area. He begins to doubt his motives when he discovers the man’s unusual behavior.

IMDb Rating6.3
StarsPatrick Brice, Mark Duplass
DirectorPatrick Brice
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 17 minutes

Watch here Creep

6. Dark Skies (2013)

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Lacy (Keri Russell) and Daniel Barrett (Josh Hamilton) and their kids, Jesse (Dakota Goyo) and Sam (Kadan Rockett), share a quiet life in the suburbs. However, with a series of troubling incidents that intensify, that peace soon shatters. When it becomes apparent that their family is being threatened by an unimaginably scary, deadly — and probably alien — threat, Daniel and Lacy draw on their bravery and resolve to safeguard their family and know what is after them.

IMDb Rating6.3
StarsKeri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton
DirectorScott Stewart
Motion Picture RatingPG-13
Duration1 hour and 37 minutes

Watch here Dark Skies

7. The Endless (2017)

The Endless (2017) - IMDb

A enigmatic video message encourages two brothers to revisit the UFO death cult they left a decade ago. Hoping to find the closure they couldn’t find as young men, when faced with unexplainable occurrences surrounding the camp, they are forced to rethink the values of the cult. As the members brace for the arrival of a mysterious case, before their lives become permanently intertwined with the cult, the brothers race to uncover the almost impossible reality.

IMDb Rating6.5
StarsAaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Callie Hernandez
DirectorJustin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
Motion Picture RatingNot Rated
Duration1 hour and 51 minutes

Watch here The endless

8. The Evil Dead (1981)

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For a nice night, Ashley “Ash” Williams (Bruce Campbell), his girlfriend, and three friends walk into the woods to a cabin. There they find an old book, The Necronomicon, whose text, when read aloud, reawakens the dead. Inadvertently, the friends unleash a wave of evil and have to fight for their lives or become one of the dead evil ones. Ash watches his friends become possessed, and in this, the first of Sam Raimi’s trilogy, he must make a tough decision before daybreak to save his own life.

IMDb Rating7.5
StarsBruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor
DirectorSam Raimi
Motion Picture RatingNC-17
Duration1 hour and 25 minutes

Watch here The Evil Dead

9. The Girl with All the Gifts

The Girl with All the Gifts movie review (2017) | Roger Ebert

A gifted young girl escapes the protection of a special school and helps lead the survival of mankind, one of few children immune to a mutant fungal disease that has eradicated free will and turned the rest of humanity into cannibalistic zombies.

IMDb Rating6.6
StarsSennia Nanua, Paddy Considine, Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close
DirectorColm McCarthy
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 51 minutes

Watch here The Girl With All the Gifts

10. Green Room (2015)

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After discovering a scene of violence, a punk rock band becomes stuck in a secluded venue. The band themselves are the targets of abuse from a gang of white power skinheads for what they witnessed, who seek to destroy any evidence of the crime.

IMDb Rating7.0
StarsPatrick Stewart, Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Macon Blair
DirectorJeremy Saulnier
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 35 minutes

Watch here Green Room

11. Hold the Dark (2018)

Hold the Dark movie review & film summary (2018) | Roger Ebert

A wolf specialist, summoned to a remote village in Alaska to hunt for the wolves that killed three children, soon finds himself unraveling a terrifying mystery.

IMDb Rating5.6
StarsJeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale
DirectorJeremy Saulnier
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration2 hour and 5 minutes

Watch here Hold the Dark

12. Hush (2016)

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When a masked killer appears in her window, a deaf writer who fled to the woods to live a lonely life must fight in silence for her life.

IMDb Rating6.6
StarsJohn Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco 
DirectorMike Flanagan
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 22 minutes

Watch here Hush

13. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)

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A live-in nurse (Ruth Wilson), hired to care for a reclusive elderly author (Paula Prentiss), comes to believe that her house is haunted.

IMDb Rating4.5
StarsRuth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Bob Balaban 
DirectorOz Perkins
Motion Picture RatingNot Rated
Duration1 hour and 29 minutes

Watch here I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

14. Insidious (2010)

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Parents (Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne) take drastic action when their new house appears to be haunted, and a malevolent presence owns their comatose son (Ty Simpkins).

IMDb Rating6.8
StarsPatrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye
DirectorJames Wan
Motion Picture RatingPG-13
Duration1 hour and 43 minutes

Watch here Insidious

15. The Invitation (2015)

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A man (Logan Marshall-Green) begins to suspect that his ex-wife (Tammy Blanchard) and her new husband (Michiel Huisman) have sinister intentions for the guests while attending a dinner party at his former home.

IMDb Rating6.6
StarsLogan Marshall-Green, Michiel Huisman, Toby Huss, Tammy Blanchard
DirectorKaryn Kusama
Motion Picture RatingNot Rated
Duration1 hour and 40 minutes

Watch here The Invitation

16. Paranormal Activity (2007)

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Katie (Katie Featherston) and Micah (Micah Sloat) become increasingly troubled by what seems to be a supernatural entity soon after moving into a suburban tract home. They set up video cameras in the building, hoping to catch proof of it on film, but are not prepared for the frightening events that follow.

IMDb Rating6.3
StarsKatie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs 
DirectorOren Peli
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 26 minutes

Watch here Paranormal Activity

17. It Comes at Night (2017)

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Two families are forced to share a home in an awkward partnership to keep the outside evil at bay after a mysterious apocalypse leaves the planet with few survivors — only to discover that the real terror will come from inside.

IMDb Rating6.2
StarsJoel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo 
DirectorTrey Edward Shults
Motion Picture RatingR
Duration1 hour and 31 minutes

Watch here It Comes at Night

18. The Perfection (2018)

The Perfection (2018) - IMDb

A troubled musical prodigy embarks on a dark journey with a fresh star student.

IMDb Rating6.1
StarsAllison Williams, Logan Browning, Steven Weber 
DirectorRichard Shepard
Motion Picture RatingNot Rated
Duration1 hour and 30 minutes

Watch here The Perfection

19. Poltergeist (1982)

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A normal California family, the Freelings — Steve (Craig T. Nelson), Diane (JoBeth Williams), teenager Dana (Dominique Dunne), eight-year-old Robbie (Oliver Robins), and five-year-old Carol Ann (Heather O’Rourke) — are beset by odd and eerie occurrences as ghosts interact with them via the TV set. Initially polite and playful, the spirits become suddenly aggressive, and Steve and Diane become a parapsychologist and finally an exorcist for help when Carol Ann goes missing.

IMDb Rating7.3
StarsJoBeth Williams, Heather O’Rourke, Craig T. Nelson
DirectorTobe Hooper
Motion Picture RatingPG
Duration1 hour and 54 minutes

Watch here Poltergeist

20. The Ritual (2017)

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Four college pals, reunited after the tragic death of their friend, set out to hike through the Scandinavian wilderness. A wrong turn leads them into Norse legend’s mystical woods, where an ancient evil resides and at every turn stalks them.

IMDb Rating6.3
StarsRafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
DirectorDavid Bruckner
Motion Picture RatingNot Rated
Duration1 hour and 34 minutes

Watch here The Ritual

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