11 Spookiest Halloween Movies on Netflix

11 Spookiest Halloween Movies on Netflix

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This list of 11 scariest Halloween movies on Netflix will make you hide under your blankets for sure. If you feel up to the challenge, turn on the TV, gather some friends and let the terrors of the night come into play! You will find here the best horror movies of all time. This wide range consists of classic movies from as far back as 1920 to the most recent screenings of 2016.

This collection of movie titles consists of the most gruesome screenings ever recorded as well as a number of psychological thrillers or mild versions of the horror-fantasy genre. So, whatever you are looking for, you will definitely find it here. All that remains is to turn the lights off and prepare yourself for the scariest night of Halloween.

The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

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A documentary that focuses on Alzheimer’s patients goes tragically wrong in a small town in the state of Virginia. Deborah, an elderly woman that suffers from the disease is possessed by a demonic entity set out on a killing spree. People going missing, unsolved mysteries and sudden turn of events will make you scream for more. Quite literally.

Hush (2016)

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Although not as graphic as “The Taking of Deborah Logan”, this movie will definitely give you the chills. It is a beautifully put into play American psychological horror film that will keep you on your toes. A lone girl living in a secluded cottage in the woods is constantly stalked by a cold-blooded murderer. See for yourself the torture she has to endure in order to escape the vicious killer. If she manages to do so, that is.

The Babadook (2014)

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This psychological horror movie features a mythical monster that torments a single parent family. After her husband is killed in a car crash, Amelia has to manage on her own with her six-year-old son, Samuel. After a series of unexplained events, she becomes more and more aware of a supernatural entity that begins to take hold of her son. She becomes even more desperate when even her sister starts pushing her away. Furthermore, not even the police can help her, as she cannot provide evidence of any kind of crime.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

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This is the oldest horror movie on this list and is considered to be the quintessential work of German expressionist cinema. The plot revolves around a mad hypnotist that uses a sleepwalker in order to commit murders. Also, the scenes feature a dark visual style with curving lines, pointed and sharp forms and light streaks painted directly onto the set. Also, the landscapes and shadows twist, lean and turn in unusual angles making everything, even more, creepier.

The Fly (1986)

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This sci-fi horror movie tells the story of a scientist that suffers a tragic accident. After he completes a teleportation device and proceeds to test it, something goes horribly wrong. At first, everything seemed to go according to plan. However, due to a small flaw that occurs during the teleportation session, the scientist’s body begins to gradually change. This leaves his loved ones unable to help him, as he is slowly transforming into a monster.

The Exorcist (1973)

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Demonic possessions and supernatural events surrounding such claims have always been a great source of inspiration for a large number of writers. No different is this screen adaption. “The Exorcist” movie is based on the book with the same name, written by William Peter Blatty. In turn, the book itself tells the story of real-life events that occurred during an exorcism session performed on Roland Doe in the late 1940s.  The plot in this movie revolves around a helpless mother that witnesses the erratic behavior of her demon-possessed daughter. A priest comes to her rescue, but is he going to get to her in time?

Starry Eyes (2014)

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An already slightly deranged young girl in pursuit of fame is constantly stopped in her tracks. Friends and family don’t offer any support and the job feels unfulfilling in every aspect. After a failed audition for a rather major role, she goes to the bathroom where she proceeds to rip out her hair. This catches the attention of the casting director and after she does it one more time for everyone to see, she manages to get a callback for a second audition. However, everything takes a turn for the worst when she discovers too late about the satanic impulses the movie director along with the assistant and other crew members display.

Night watch (2004)

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Following the classic model of good vs evil, this movie tells the story of two major forces on the verge of collision. A battle between forces of light and darkness, a balance in great need of keeping and a hero to save the day is everything this film needs to keep you on your toes. Or is the day saved in the end? Maybe the shadow of night falls upon Moscow. Watch this intense action-horror movie in order to see how the events unfold. However, keep an eye on the door, but not too close.

Hellraiser (1987)

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This is one of the horror movie classics with an intricate plot that tells the story of a cursed man. A sexual deviant individual manages to open a portal to hell by accident. Consequently, he is torn apart piece by piece by small creatures that come out and is ultimately killed. However, after a series of events, he is brought back to life. In an attempt to reconstruct his shattered body, he manages to convince his one-time lover to lure men into the house so he can use their blood to achieve his goal.

The Invitation (2015)

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There are some parties it is better not to attend. Take for example this one. A divorced man and his new girlfriend accept a dinner invitation from his ex-wife. There are more people at the get-together and nothing seems peculiar at first. However, after a while, an unexpected turn of events forces everyone to run and fight for their lives. If you are looking for an excellent thriller-horror, that is not all about demonic creatures or other supernatural occurrences, this is your best bet.

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

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This movie tells the tale of one of the most famous horror story out there. Hence, it is a must on every Halloween movies on Netflix list out there. Romance, fantasy and action intertwine in order to give birth to one of the most spectacular classic screenings on this list. Set in 1977, the story focuses on the investigation of a series of unexplained murders enveloped by the mystery of the headless horseman legend. Watch how Ichabod Crane attempts to end the murder spree and break the curse of the headless horseman.

The best time of the year to sit down in front of the TV and watch horror movies is definitely during Halloween. Everything is perfectly set for this occasion. The temperature drops, plants begin to wither and the night gets significantly longer. This sets the stage for the best fright nights you could ever experience. Add some snacks, a couple of close friends or family and a well put together list of the best Halloween movies on Netflix and you have everything you need to make your hair stand on end.

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