Are you ready for a real scare? Awakened from their slumber, monsters and demons have risen once again to terrorise the night. To have you looking over your shoulder and send unsettling chills running up your spine. Damned souls seeking their next victim, their next torture, their next kill – and they are looking at you. With Halloween swiftly approaching, here are 10 horror movies on Netflix you don’t want to miss.
The Call (2020)
A serial killer puts another woman’s life and past on the line to change her own fate. Linked by phone in the same home but 20 years apart, The Call is a mind-bending experience. This Korean fantasy mystery thriller includes gruesome scenes that are certainly not for the faint-hearted. Chung-Hyun Lee, director and writer of The Call, has created a time traveling masterpiece within the mystery thriller genre. Expect top-notch cinematography and production design that go hand in hand throughout this film. With a complex plot, Chung-Hyun Lee makes sense of it with clear and impeccable screenplay.
Overall, The Call is worth picking up.
Dead Silence (2007)
After the death of his bride, grieving newlywed Jamie returns to his hometown only to cross paths with the ghost of a ventriloquist. When it comes to horror movies, James Wan is a household name. Through his vision as the director, Dead Silence is a horror film that is in a league of its own. In this horror film, experience well executed suspense by a top-notch cast.
Diving in the realm of the supernatural, Dead Silence is a phenomenal film that you should experience at least once.
After a séance at school, a teen girl looking after her younger siblings suspects an evil entity is haunting them in their own home. This movie takes place in Madrid in the year 1991. Veronica will take you on rollercoaster ride of frights and petrifying scenes. Enter the darkness in this vivid depiction of spirits and the horrors that comes from reaching out to them.
No matter how hard life gets, stay away from the Ouija board. That is what Veronica should have done.
A cash-strapped videographer takes a job on a remote mountain top only to find that the client has some unsettling ideas in mind. This film is a cut-throat psychological thriller, a definite crowd-pleaser for fans of the genre. Mark Duplass plays a subtly deranged yet discernibly mediocre character, leading the protagonist through a series of events that will have you baffled.
If you are a fan of clever killers, this Creep is definitely one to keep an eye out for.
Satan’s Slaves (2020)
A family desperately fends off the ghost of their dearly departed mother when she tries to drag them with her to the other side. Satan’s Slaves is a movie to be watched with one eye peeking out. Filled with terrifying scares, this film takes you on a thrilling experience into the darkest edges of a culture rich with mystical history.
Satan’s Slaves, you will be sleeping with the lights on, if at all.
Dabbe: The Possession (2013)
Ahead of her wedding, Kübra is possessed by demons. When an examination reveals more horror, her friend, a psychiatrist, tires to perform an exorcism. With a storyline that will keep you engaged, this Turkish film is not one to be watched alone after the stroke of midnight. Dabbe: The Possession takes you into the world of jinns, a spine-chilling experience that will have you gasping for air.
Dabbe: The Possession, a masterpiece for horror fans.
His House (2020)
From the grits of war-torn South Sudan, a young couple seeks asylum and a fresh start in England. However, they find themselves tormented by a sinister entity living in their new home. His House is a horror thriller with a storyline that will have you gripping for more. This film is made with quality cinematography and really brings you into the setting.
His House, an engaging horror movie for the unexpected couple.
After a plane crash, a lawyer awakens injured and alone in a hoodoo practitioner’s attic. Now, he has to break free of her magic before the blood moon. Spell is one of those rare films with an original storyline and a dedicated cast. Featuring an all African American cast, get ready to be pulled into the world of Hoodoo where escape is near impossible.
Careful with this one, because she will cast a Spell on you.
The Guardian (2021)
A tragedy surrounding a pop star propels her backup singer to faint, but the new star is played by supernatural occurrences. Set in Vietnam, The Guardian is riddled with unsettling suspense and mind-blowing scenes. This horror film includes a storyline that will give you a proper scare. A true gem of its kind.
The Guardian, even expecting the unexpected won’t keep you safe in this one.
Evil Dead (2013)
A group of friends discover an evil book and releases a swarm of bloodthirsty demons in this remake of Sam Raimi’s classic horror flick. This Evil Dead film reawakens the cult classic and delivers a formidable horror unlike any other. It’s a definite frenzy from start to finish, expect pools of gore scenes in this one. Be prepared for a few sleepless nights.
Evil Dead, experience horrific scenes that will have your bones chilling.