Top 20 Horror Movies on Netflix 2023

Top 20 Horror Movies on Netflix 2023: Horror is a very popular type of movie, and there are a lot of them on OTT services. There are different types of horror movies, and all of them are on Netflix. It’s safe to say that Netflix has one of the most up-to-date Horror collections right now. Some of the most popular movies on the platform include The Babysitter, His House, the Fear Street trilogy, and more.

The platform also has a great mix of Stephen King adaptations, horror movies from other countries, and paranormals that will make your heart race. So, if you want to watch some scary movies, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll talk about some of the best scary movies you can stream on Netflix right now.

Top 20 Horror Movies on Netflix 2023

S.NoMovie NameLanguageYear
1Don’t BreatheEnglish2016
2It FollowsEnglish2015
3I’m Thinking of Ending ThingsEnglish2020
4The Conjuring SeriesEnglish2013
6Ouija: Origin of EvilEnglish2016
7The Possession of Hannah GraceEnglish2018
10AndhaghaaramTamil & Telugu2020
12Insidious: The Last KeyEnglish2018
13Game OverTamil & Telugu2019
14A Quiet PlaceEnglish2018
15Annabelle English2014
16The GrudgeEnglish, Japanese2004
18Kaali KhuhiHindi2020
19Get OutEnglish2017 
20Texas Chainsaw MassacreEnglish2022

1) Don’t Breathe

Starring: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, and others

Directed by: Fede Álvarez

IMDb: 7.1

Story: Three thieves break into the home of Norman, a blind Gulf War soldier, with the intention of stealing his money. On the other hand, much to their dismay, they find out that Norman is not as helpless as he initially appears to be.

2) It Follows

Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, and others

Directed by: David Robert Mitchell

IMDb: 6.8

Story: Jay (Maika Monroe), a carefree adolescent, discovers that she is the latest recipient of a fatal curse that is passed from victim to victim via sexual intercourse after she has her first sexual experience with Hugh (Jake Weary), her new boyfriend, for the first time. Jake Weary plays the role of Hugh.

3) I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Starring: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, and others

Directed by: Charlie Kaufman

IMDb: 6.6

Story: After visiting her new boyfriend’s parents on their remote property, a young woman quickly realizes that she has reason to be concerned about their relationship.

4) The Conjuring Series

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, and others

Directed by: James Wan, Michael Chaves

IMDb: 7.5, 7.3 and 6.3

Story: Making the claim that they are possessed by demons It is requested of Ed and Lorraine Warren to investigate the cases from various sections of this franchise, which ultimately leads them to some unbelievable truths from the franchise’s history.

5) Apostle

Starring: Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, and others

Directed by: Gareth Evans

IMDb: 6.3

Story: London, 1905. Thomas Richardson, the prodigal son, has finally returned to his family, only to find out that his sister is being held captive by a religious sect for a ransom. Thomas, who is intent on retrieving his wife at any cost, sets out for the paradisiacal island where the cult has taken up residence.

6) Ouija: Origin of Evil

Starring: Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso, and others

Directed by: Mike Flanagan

IMDb: 6.2

Story: In order to assist others in moving on with their lives, a widow and her two daughters use a Ouija board. They have communication with a spirit, but they are oblivious to the fact that the spirit has taken possession of Doris, the eldest daughter.

7) The Possession of Hannah Grace

Starring: Shay Mitchell, Grey Damon, Kirby Johnson, and others

Directed by: Diederik van Rooijen

IMDb: 5.2

Story: When a young girl dies as a result of an uncontrollable exorcism, a spirit looks for a safe haven in her body and finds it in her. After some time, her body is taken to a mortuary where it is watched over by a retired officer who frequently witnesses unexplainable occurrences.

8) Stree

Starring: Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, and others

Directed by: Amar Kaushik

IMDb: 7.5

Story: The residents of Chanderi are constantly terrified of Stree, the ghost of a woman who is said to attack males in the middle of the night during celebrations. Vicky and his buddies come to the conclusion that they need to solve the mystery.

9) Kumari

Starring: Aishwarya Lekshmi, Shine Tom Chacko, Surabhi Lakshmi, and others

Directed by: Nirmal Sahadev

IMDb: 6.4

Story: A young woman named Kumari is taken away from her family and wed in Kanhirangat, which is located west of Illymala. When she arrives in the cursed country, she discovers the inhabitants are willing to give their lives in order to uphold the established order and maintain their power.

10) Andhaghaaram

Starring: Arjun Das, Vinoth Kishan, Kumar Natarajan, and others

Directed by: V. Vignarajan

IMDb: 7.5

Story: The lives of a blind librarian, a despondent cricketer, and a despondent psychiatrist all seek retribution and freedom, and as they do so, their paths cross under the influence of eerie forces.

11) Hereditary

Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, and others

Directed by: Ari Aster

IMDb: 7.3

Story: Annie and the rest of her family are thrown into a state of mourning following the death of Annie’s mother. Soon after, strange occurrences begin to take place, and the horrifying reality about Annie’s family history starts to come into focus.

12) Insidious: The Last Key

Starring: Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, and others

Directed by: Adam Robitel

IMDb: 5.7

Story: As a result of circumstances beyond her control, parapsychologist Elise Rainier is compelled to revisit the house where she spent her formative years. It is necessary for her and her family to battle the evil that is causing people to be terrified and possessed.

13) Game Over

Starring: Taapsee Pannu, Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, Anish Kuruvilla, and others

Directed by: Ashwin Saravanan

IMDb: 6.9

Story: Swapna is a game designer who also has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She resides alone with her housemaid. However, her life is turned upside down when her home is broken into by a serial murderer, and she is forced to engage in a perverse game in order to stay alive.

14) A Quiet Place

Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, and others

Directed by: John Krasinski

IMDb: 7.5

Story: In a world where most humans have been exterminated by creatures that are blind but sensitive to sounds, one family fights for its ability to stay alive. In order to keep the creatures at bay, they are compelled to communicate solely through sign language.

15) Annabelle

Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard, and others

Directed by: John R. Leonetti

IMDb: 5.4

Story: John and Mia Form are subjected to torment at the hands of members of a satanic sect who manipulate their life through the medium of an old doll that they own. This causes a series of supernatural occurrences to take place in the home of the Forms.

16) The Grudge

Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, KaDee Strickland, and others

Directed by: Takashi Shimizu

IMDb: 5.9

Story: Karen Davis relocates to Tokyo, where she comes into contact with an otherworldly entity that takes possession of the people it attacks. After witnessing a string of gruesome and unexplained deaths, Karen takes a solemn oath to put an end to all future deaths.

17) Bulbbul

Starring: Tripti Dimri, Avinash Tiwary, Paoli Dam, and others

Directed by: Anvita Dutt

IMDb: 6.5

Story: A young girl is given in marriage at a young age, and she grows up to become a mysterious woman who rules over her household while keeping her traumatic past a secret. All the while, her community is plagued by supernatural killings of men.

18) Kaali Khuhi

Starring: Shabana Azmi, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Riva Arora, and others

Directed by: Terrie Samundra

IMDb: 3.6

Story: Shivangi, a young girl of ten years old, has the responsibility of rescuing her family’s village in Punjab from the lingering spirits of its terrible history.

19) Get Out

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, and others

Directed by: Jordan Peele

IMDb: 7.7

Story: During a weekend vacation, Chris, an African-American man, makes the decision to pay a visit to the parents of his girlfriend, who is Caucasian. Even though at first glance they appear to be perfectly typical, he is not ready to face the horrors that lie ahead.

20) Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Starring: Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher, Mark Burnham, and others

Directed by: David Blue Garcia

IMDb: 4.7

Story: Influencers who want to revitalise a deserted town in Texas go up against the notorious serial killer Leatherface, who wears a human skin mask to conceal his face.

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