Here Are The Best Horror Films Streaming on Netflix Australia Right Now (3rd October 2018)

Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service but how do fans of horror films know which ones to watch? 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 just in time for Halloween:

1) Psycho
New on Netflix Rating: 87.8%
Year: 1960
Duration: 1hr 48m
Genre: Classic Films, Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films
When a larcenous real estate clerk goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel.
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2) Train to Busan
New on Netflix Rating: 79.2%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 57m
Genre: Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Asian Action Films, International Films, Korean Films, Horror Films, Gory 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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3) Hush
New on Netflix Rating: 79%
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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4) The Shining
New on Netflix Rating: 79%
Year: 1980
Duration: 2hr 23m
Genre: Classic Films, Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
Jack Torrance descends into madness — terrorizing his wife and young son — after living at a deserted and eerie hotel during its off season.
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5) What We Do in the Shadows
New on Netflix Rating: 78.8%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 25m
Genre: Comedies, Spoofs & Satires, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Independent Films, Independent Comedies, Horror Films, Horror Comedy
Vampire roommates struggle with the conflicts of sharing space, adapting to modern society and dealing with too much natural light.
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6) The Wailing
New on Netflix Rating: 76.8%
Year: 2016
Duration: 2hr 36m
Genre: Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Mysteries, International Films, Korean Films, Horror Films, Gory Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
When a mysterious disease leads to death and chaos in a mountain village, a policeman with an infected daughter consults a powerful shaman.
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7) Under the Shadow
New on Netflix Rating: 76.4%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 24m
Genre: Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, 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) Green Room
New on Netflix Rating: 75.8%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 35m
Genre: Thrillers, Horror Films, Gory Horror Films
At the end of their low-budget tour, a punk band accepts a gig at an isolated rural club, only to discover that their hosts are neo-Nazis.
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9) Creep 2
New on Netflix Rating: 75.5%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 20m
Genre: Thrillers, Independent Thrillers, 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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10) It Follows
New on Netflix Rating: 75.4%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
After a sexual tryst, Jay learns that her date has passed on a lethal curse that can only be shed by sleeping with another unsuspecting partner.
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11) It
New on Netflix Rating: 75%
Year: 2017
Duration: 2hr 14m
Genre: Horror Films, Monster Films, Supernatural Horror Films
As kids vanish throughout town, a group of outcasts must face their biggest fears as well as a murderous, terrifying and seemingly invincible clown.
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12) Annihilation
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: 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: 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) Gremlins
New on Netflix Rating: 73.6%
Year: 1984
Duration: 1hr 46m
Genre: Comedies, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Monster Films
A man brings home a cute creature as a Christmas present for his son that spawns a horrifying army of devilish — and dangerous — little beasts.
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15) Pee Mak
New on Netflix Rating: 73.5%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 51m
Genre: Comedies, Wacky Comedies, International Films, Southeast Asian Films, 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) The Invitation
New on Netflix Rating: 72.4%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: Thrillers, Independent 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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17) Creep
New on Netflix Rating: 71.8%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 17m
Genre: Thrillers, Independent Thrillers, 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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18) He Never Died
New on Netflix Rating: 71%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: Comedies, Gangster Films, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Gory Horror Films
A reclusive immortal who needs human flesh but tries to stay clean finds himself cast back into society by a gang of thugs and his estranged daughter.
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19) 28 Weeks Later
New on Netflix Rating: 70.8%
Year: 2007
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Horror Films, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Horror Films, Gory Horror Films
Convinced that danger has come and gone, a group of Americans travel to the decimated British isles and learn that the scourge continues to live.
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20) Bram Stoker’s Dracula
New on Netflix Rating: 70.2%
Year: 1992
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
When Dracula heads to London in search of a woman who looks like his long-dead wife, vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
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And the runners up…: Altered States (1980)Dawn of the Dead (2004)Shutter (2004)Little Evil (2017)Red Dragon (2002)OFFICE (2015)Cloverfield (2008)Gantz:O (2016)Happy Hunting (2017)Land of the Dead (2005)

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