What Are The Best Horror Films on Netflix Australia Right Now? (24th October 2020)


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? And if you want to see a full list of all horror films and TV shows then head to our special Halloween Page!

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best horror movies on Netflix Australia as of today (24th October 2020):

1) The Blue Elephant 2
New on Netflix Rating: 80%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 10m
Genre: Egyptian Movies, Middle-Eastern Films, Thrillers, Mysteries, Supernatural Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films
When a former criminal psychiatrist discovers that a patient holds a secret that threatens his family, he must resort to extreme measures to save them.
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2) The Shining
New on Netflix Rating: 79.2%
Year: 1980
Duration: 1hr 59m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Classic Films, 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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3) Train to Busan
New on Netflix Rating: 79%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 57m
Genre: Korean Films, Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, 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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4) Hush
New on Netflix Rating: 78.33%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 21m
Genre: 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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5) 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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6) Creep 2
New on Netflix Rating: 75.5%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 20m
Genre: Horror Films, Independent 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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7) 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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8) Annihilation
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films, Chilling Horror Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas
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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9) 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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10) Inhuman Kiss
New on Netflix Rating: 72.67%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 1m
Genre: Thai Films, Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films, Romantic Films
A teenage girl is caught between the affections of two childhood friends while battling the bloodthirsty demon inside of her that manifests at night.
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11) Stree
New on Netflix Rating: 72.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 2hr 6m
Genre: Indian Films, Hindi-language Films, Bollywood Films, Comedies, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Supernatural Horror Films, Independent Films
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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12) Pee Mak
New on Netflix Rating: 72.33%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 51m
Genre: Thai Films, 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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13) The Invitation
New on Netflix Rating: 72.2%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Horror Films, Psychological Horror Films, Independent 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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14) It Comes at Night
New on Netflix Rating: 71.5%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Horror Films, Independent Films
As danger stalks the world outside his isolated home, an overprotective father faces a tough decision when another family shows up seeking help.
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15) Creep
New on Netflix Rating: 70.8%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 17m
Genre: Horror Films, Independent 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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16) He Never Died
New on Netflix Rating: 70.8%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: Comedies, Dark Comedies, Gangster Films, Horror Films, Gory Horror Films, Horror Comedy
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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17) Doctor Sleep
New on Netflix Rating: 70.25%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 31m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films
In this sequel to “The Shining,” Danny, now a traumatized adult, is sought out by a young psychic as evil beings that feed on their powers close in.
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18) I See You
New on Netflix Rating: 69.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: Thrillers, Mysteries, Horror Films, Teen Screams
As he searches for a missing child, a small-town detective uncovers a malicious presence lurking in the crevices of his family’s already broken home.
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19) World War Z
New on Netflix Rating: 69.4%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 56m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Horror Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy
A U.N. employee races against time and fate as he travels the world trying to stop the spread of a deadly zombie pandemic.
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20) Interview with the Vampire
New on Netflix Rating: 69.2%
Year: 1994
Duration: 2hr 2m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Horror Films, Supernatural Horror Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy
The lives of a trio of vampires are interconnected for centuries in this tale that explores betrayal, love, loneliness and hunger.
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And the runners up…: Halloween (2018)Shutter (2004)Overlord (2018)Little Evil (2017)#Alive (2020)Gantz:O (2016)Nang Nak (1999)Bulbbul (2020)Secrets in the Hot Spring (2018)The Ring (2002)

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