As Netflix’s library of original films grows by the day, finding the right movie to watch can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. Factor in the fact that horror is one of the cheapest genres to produce, and you’re left with a tsunami of titles that sometimes seem indistinguishable from one another. So if you’re looking for something good to watch on Netflix that will truly scare you, picking a movie can be a daunting task.
That’s where this list comes in, to separate the wheat from the chaff and show you the scariest movies on the world’s biggest streaming service. And fear not, there are plenty of scary gems to be found on Netflix. As the streamer continues to invest in horror with franchises such as “Fear Street” and better-than-expected remakes like 2022’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” it’s also making sure it’s library remains stocked with top titles. If you’re interested in being seriously scared from the comfort of your own home, keep reading for 20 of our picks.
Zack Sharf also contributed to this article.