What Are The Best Horror Films on Netflix UK Right Now? (23rd 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 UK (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 UK as of today (23rd October 2020):

1) A Quiet Place
New on Netflix Rating: 81.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 30m
Genre: Horror Films
Cut off from the rest of the world, a tight-knit family lives in constant fear of making any sound that will attract terrifying alien creatures.
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2) The Blue Elephant 2
New on Netflix Rating: 80%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 10m
Genre: Egyptian Movies, Middle-Eastern Films, Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Mysteries, Horror Films, Supernatural 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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3) Hereditary
New on Netflix Rating: 80%
Year: 2018
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Independent Films, Horror Films, Teen Screams, 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) Misery
New on Netflix Rating: 79.2%
Year: 1990
Duration: 1hr 47m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Classic Films, Thrillers, Classic Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Horror Films, Classic Horror Films
A former nurse saves her favorite writer from a blizzard but morphs from nurturer to sadistic jailer when she learns he plans to kill off her heroine.
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5) The Conjuring
New on Netflix Rating: 76.4%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 51m
Genre: Horror Films, Supernatural 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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6) Under the Shadow
New on Netflix Rating: 76.2%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 24m
Genre: British Films, British Horror 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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7) Creep 2
New on Netflix Rating: 75.5%
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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8) The Cabin in the Woods
New on Netflix Rating: 74.6%
Year: 2011
Duration: 1hr 35m
Genre: Comedies, Dark Comedies, Spoofs & Satires, Horror Films, Creature Features, Horror Comedy, 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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9) Hush
New on Netflix Rating: 74.6%
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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10) Annihilation
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, 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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11) Extra Ordinary
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 34m
Genre: Irish Films, Comedies, Dark Comedies, Independent Films, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Supernatural Horror Films
Lonely driving instructor Rose reluctantly uses her paranormal talents when a teenager is targeted for sacrifice by a Satan-obsessed, former rock star.
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12) Gerald’s Game
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 43m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, 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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13) Inhuman Kiss
New on Netflix Rating: 72.67%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 1m
Genre: Thai Films, Romantic Films, Horror Films, Supernatural Horror 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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14) Stree
New on Netflix Rating: 72.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 2hr 6m
Genre: Indian Films, Hindi-language Films, Bollywood Films, Comedies, Independent Films, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Supernatural Horror 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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15) 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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16) The Invitation
New on Netflix Rating: 72.2%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Independent Films, 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) Tokyo Ghoul: Jack
New on Netflix Rating: 72%
Year: 2015
Duration: 30m
Genre: Anime Horror Films, Seinen Anime, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Anime, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Horror Films, Teen Screams
High schoolers Kisho Arima and Taishi Fura meet while investigating a ghoul’s murder of Fura’s friend, then work together as members of the CCG.
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18) 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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19) He Never Died
New on Netflix Rating: 70.8%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: Comedies, Dark Comedies, Gangster Films, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Vampire 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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20) Bram Stoker’s Dracula
New on Netflix Rating: 70%
Year: 1992
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror Films, Creature Features, Monster Films, Vampire 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…: Climax (2018)I See You (2019)Halloween (2018)Overlord (2018)Little Evil (2017)#Alive (2020)Crimson Peak (2015)Gantz:O (2016)Nang Nak (1999)Land of the Dead (2005)

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