Top 10 Horror Movies on Netflix to Scare Your Family!

  • AUTHOR: anam
  • POSTED ON: October 5, 2020

Families love watching horror movies for one main reason: To experience the adrenaline rush, resulting from a jump scare or when a creepy creature pops on the screen.

…thinking when was the last time you experienced that?

Well, if you too belong to a family that enjoys watching each other shouting, biting nails or jumping from the couch, here is the list of best horror movies on Netflix to enjoy this weekend with your family!

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1. Train to Busan

If you love watching zombie apocalypse movies, you must give this one a try. This South Korean action horror film is about a father and a daughter trying to make it to a safe territory that is not yet infested by zombies. The plot of the movie mostly occurs on a train to Busan that has many infected passengers. To find out whether the father and daughter make it safely, stream this movie on Netflix right away.

2. The Autopsy of Jane Doe

The movie is about a father and son who work as coroners in a small town. One night, a dead body gets delivered to them that leaves the two coroners confused. While examining the unidentified female body, they start to experience supernatural occurrences. That’s all we can tell you for now—watch the movie to know more!

3. Insidious

The story revolves around a family in desperate need of help for their comatose son, Dalton. The boy goes into a coma after the occurrence of an unexplained incident that took place in the attic of their new home. When all the treatments fail, the family brings Dalton home, where the paranormal activities start to happen. If you are intrigued to know more about the story, it is available on Netflix.

4. The Silence of the Lambs

This is one American psychological horror movie you should not miss! The plot of the movie is based on an F.B.I. trainee who has to take the help of a serial killer imprisoned for eight years in security isolation. Together, they must arrest another serial killer. So, if you love suspense and twisted plots, go ahead and add this to your watch list now.

5. Goosebumps

Those who have read this famous book series by R.L. Stine are sure to enjoy the movie. It’s about a teenage boy Zach, who moves to a new town and meets this girl next door. With time, Zach learns about Hannah’s mysterious dad, who happens to be R. L. Stine, and how he must keep the monsters in his book locked up. Zach accidentally releases the monsters and they start to scare the town. Now it’s your turn to know how the monsters are put back where they belong to, i.e. in their manuscripts by watching the movie this weekend.

6. The Witch 

The storyline is based on a 1630s Puritan family who is facing paranormal activities. William and Katherine, along with their five children, lead a pious Christian life. Their life starts to unravel when their newly born son inexplicably vanishes and their harvest starts to die. The family starts turning on each other, leaving them to be a target for unimaginable evil. Don’t skip this movie on Netflix!

7. Green Room

This horror-thriller movie revolves around a man who is into ethnic prejudices and excessive profanity. A punk band gets strayed into an isolated part of the Pacific Northwest after playing their gig. Unfortunately, they are the only witnesses to a gruesome act of violence that took place there and so, they are marked as prime targets. Watch the movie to find out if they survive.

8. The Addams Family

For those in the family who are not too fond of gore and jump scares, this film is the one to stream on your next family movie night! The horror is shown in such a fascinating manner that even kids can watch it without being subjected to violence. The movie is based on the antics of the Addams family. Each character has a queer and funny personality that is depicted in a way that you will surely enjoy. Log on to your Netflix account and be sure to watch this movie with your little ones.

9. The conjuring

A loving family is plagued by strange happenings wherever they go. It is now up to Ed and Lorraine Warren, the renowned paranormal investigators, to save this family from falling apart by getting rid of the evil presence. To learn more about how the family is freed from the demonic spirits, catch the movie on Netflix!

10. Annabelle

Ever since Mia is gifted a vintage doll by her husband, strange and unexplainable happenings have been occurring. It takes them some time to understand the macabre of the doll. The couple cannot get rid of the doll that has her eyes on their infant daughter. If you are intrigued to learn the fate of the little girl, make sure to check it out on Netflix!

So which movies sounds the most intriguing to watch with your family. Let us know in the comment section below. Meanwhile, Happy Halloween!

Updated October 5, 2020
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