Halloween 2019: What Are The Best Horror Films on Netflix Australia Right Now? (25th October 2019)

Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service but how do fans of horror films know which ones to watch- especially as we approach Halloween? Well, here are the top 20 horrors on Netflix Australia (according to our unique rating system) – why not take a look and let us know which are your favourites?

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best horror movies on Netflix Australia as of today (25th October 2019):

1) Hush
New on Netflix Rating: 82%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 21m
Genre: Thrillers, Horror Films
A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears in her window.
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2) The Exorcist
New on Netflix Rating: 80%
Year: 1973
Duration: 2hr 1m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Classic Films, Horror Films
When a movie actress begins to suspect that an evil spirit is possessing her young daughter, she calls in two priests to try to exorcise the demon.
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3) Hereditary
New on Netflix Rating: 79.75%
Year: 2018
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Independent Films, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
After the death of her mother, artist Annie and her family uncover their terrifying legacy and grapple with malevolent forces beyond their control.
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4) Train to Busan
New on Netflix Rating: 78.8%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 57m
Genre: Korean Films, Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Asian Action Films, Horror Films
As a zombie outbreak sweeps the country, a dad and his daughter take a harrowing train journey in an attempt to reach the only city that’s still safe.
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5) Zombieland
New on Netflix Rating: 78.2%
Year: 2009
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Comedies, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Gory Horror Films
Looking to survive in a world taken over by zombies, a dorky college student teams with an urban roughneck and a pair of grifter sisters.
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6) The Conjuring
New on Netflix Rating: 76.2%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 51m
Genre: Horror Films
Based on true events, this spine-chiller tells the story of a New England family who begins having encounters with spirits in their farmhouse.
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7) Under the Shadow
New on Netflix Rating: 76.2%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 24m
Genre: British Films, Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
During the Iran-Iraq conflict, a Tehran woman caring for her daughter while her husband is at war is gradually convinced evil spirits are at work.
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8) Creep 2
New on Netflix Rating: 75.75%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 20m
Genre: Independent Films, Horror Films
A video artist finds the perfect character for a sensational piece, but the subject of her dreams soon reveals his insidious side.
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9) The Thing
New on Netflix Rating: 75.6%
Year: 1982
Duration: 1hr 48m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Horror Films, Alien Sci-Fi, Horror Films, Gory Horror Films, Monster Films
Scientists working in Antarctica are forced to abandon their research after a helicopter crashes near the camp, bringing a lone dog into their midst.
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10) Stree
New on Netflix Rating: 75%
Year: 2018
Duration: 2hr 6m
Genre: Indian Films, Hindi-language Films, Bollywood Films, Comedies, Independent Films, Horror Films, Horror Comedy
Once a year, men in a small town fear abduction by an eccentric female spirit. A young tailor dismisses the idea of the ghost — until he falls for her.
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11) Don’t Breathe
New on Netflix Rating: 74.75%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 28m
Genre: Horror Films
He’s blind and rich — the perfect target for robbery. But the tables turn when three teen thieves find themselves in a lethal game of cat and mouse.
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12) Annihilation
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Horror Films, Sci-Fi Dramas, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films
When her husband vanishes during a secret mission, biologist Lena joins an expedition into a mysterious region sealed off by the U.S. government.
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13) Gerald’s Game
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 43m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films
When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie — handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house — faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.
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14) The Cabin in the Woods
New on Netflix Rating: 74.4%
Year: 2012
Duration: 1hr 35m
Genre: Comedies, Spoofs & Satires, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Gory Horror Films, Monster Films, Supernatural Horror Films
Five friends arrive at a secluded cabin with clear rules for their retreat. But when protocol is broken, punishment is swift — and everyone will pay.
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15) Pee Mak
New on Netflix Rating: 73.5%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 51m
Genre: Thai Films, Comedies, Wacky Comedies, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Supernatural Horror Films
Mak’s friends just want to protect him, but his wife Nak won’t let a small thing like her own death get in the way of true love in this horror-comedy.
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16) Rogue
New on Netflix Rating: 72.75%
Year: 2007
Duration: 1hr 35m
Genre: Australian Films, Action & Adventure, Horror Films
While cruising the waters of an Australian lake, a jaded American journalist and his outback tour guide fend off a giant man-eating crocodile.
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17) The Conjuring 2
New on Netflix Rating: 72.4%
Year: 2016
Duration: 2hr 13m
Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
A single mother and her four kids in London are being terrorized by evil spirits. Enter ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren.
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18) Murder Party
New on Netflix Rating: 72.33%
Year: 2007
Duration: 1hr 19m
Genre: Comedies, Independent Films, Horror Films, Horror Comedy
A lonely man attends a random Halloween party, only to learn that the sketchy art students hosting the bash intend to kill him for grant money.
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19) The Invitation
New on Netflix Rating: 72.2%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Independent Films, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films
A man accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that reopens old wounds and creates new tensions.
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20) Creep
New on Netflix Rating: 70.8%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 17m
Genre: Independent Films, Horror Films
When a cash-strapped videographer takes a job in a remote mountain town, he finds that the client has some unsettling ideas in mind.
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And the runners up…: He Never Died (2015)Mother! (2017)The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)Shutter (2004)World War Z (2013)Munafik 2 (2018)Little Evil (2017)Gantz:O (2016)Happy Hunting (2017)Oculus (2013)

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