Passing each generation, Movies are still the best source of entertainment no matter what region you’re living in. I still remember the days before Netflix and phones we use to buy Blue-Ray discs to watch movies with our family and friends but in the generation of the digital era, everything is changing rapidly upside down. There’re many kinds of movies you can watch on Netflix, especially these days on the pandemic. In this article, we’ll be discussing top horror movies on Netflix 2020.
Enough of those romantic, action, animated, and sci-fi movies, if you like to watch a horror movie that will give you an intense thriller experience, you’re on the right post. Make sure you read each movie titles that we’ve listed below so that you won’t miss those masterpiece horror movies that you were supposed to watch.
Top Horror Movies on Netflix 2020
Make sure that these Top Horror Movies on Netflix 2020 titles are not based on ranking but on suggestions. So, without further delay, let’s get started.
- A deaf and mute writer (Kate Siegel) who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.
- Hush was released in 2016, the storyline and screenplay of the movies are amazing that will give you goosebumps in the full journey.
2. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
- Directed and written by Oz Perkins, the storyline revolved around a mysterious young nurse who takes care of an elderly author who lives in a haunted house.
- If you are looking for a slow‑burn atmosphere, dread, and poetic depth then this is a must‑watch.
3. Under the Shadows
- The story revolves around a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
- This is quite a terrifying and scary movie, it’s highly recommended to watch, available on Netflix.
- A young videographer answers an online ad for a one-day job in a remote town to record the last messages of a dying man. When he notices the man’s odd behavior, he starts to question his intentions.
- Anything beyond this will be a spoiler.
5. Gerald’s Game
- The storyline is based on a harmless game between a married couple in a remote retreat that suddenly becomes a harrowing fight for survival, wife Jessie must confront long-buried demons within her own mind and possibly lurking in the shadows of her seemingly empty house.
- Gerald’s Game will amaze you for sure.
- Alice, an ambitious camgirl, wakes up one day to discover she’s been replaced on her show with an exact replica of herself.
- A little bit high level of understanding is recommended to get the movie.
7. The Monster
- The story revolves around a divorced mother and her headstrong daughter who must make an emergency late-night road trip to see the girl’s father. As they drive through deserted country roads on a stormy night, they suddenly have a startling collision that leaves them shaken but not seriously hurt. Their car, however, is dead, and as they try in vain to get help, they come to realize they are not alone.
- The screenplay is well represented, you will get an emotional vives too.
8. The Blackcoat’s Daughter
- During the dead of winter, a troubled young woman (Emma Roberts) embarks on a mysterious journey to an isolated prep school where two stranded students (Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton) face a sinister threat from an unseen evil force.
- Three timeline runs at the beginning of the story, make sure that you will get it correct.
9. In the Tall Grass
- The storyline revolves around a brother and sister enter a field of tall grass to rescue a boy, but they soon realize they cannot escape and something evil lurks in the grass.
- Great actors, concepts, and stories make this movie masterpiece.
10. As Above, So Below
- An archaeological enthusiast uncovers the secret of Nicholas Flemels tombstone to pinpoint the location of the historical Philosophers stone. The quest to the stone takes Scarlett and a group of explorers deep into the Uncharted catacombs of Paris, where they encounter far more than they bargained for and struggle to fight against their own demons in this claustrophobic horror.
- Don’t judge the movie according to the reviews, the movie will entertain you.
11. Would You Rather
- A young woman, desperate to help her sickly brother, accepts a dinner invitation to what seems to be easy money. As soon as she arrives at dinner, she realizes that playing the “game” is deadly for its losers. She and several others spend the night being terrorized in a game of would you rather.
- The movie is full of suspense.
- A simple yet proud farmer in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to assist. But their actions have unintended consequences.
- Amazing performances from the actors and the well-crafted, subtle, almost depressing atmosphere will leave you battling whether to feel bad or feel that justice has been served to the protagonist.
13. The Invitation
- 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.
- The Invitation is really a good movie, but again, don’t judge the movie based on its review.
14. Season 9
- Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
- Season 9 will give you goosebumps throughout the movie, not recommended for children.
- A young family is visited by ghosts in their home. At first, the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone, then they turn nasty and start to terrorize the family before they “kidnap” the youngest daughter.
- Poltergeist is actually an old movie released in the year 1982, the concept of the movie is really fearful that it will impact your mind.
16. Evil Dead
- Five friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.
- They’re a fan base who watched this movie many times, no doubt that you’ll enjoy this movie.
17. Bird Box
- In the wake of an unknown global terror, a mother must find the strength to flee with her children down a treacherous river in search of safety. Due to unseen deadly forces, the perilous journey must be made blindly. Directed by Emmy winner Susanne Bier, Bird Box is a thriller starring Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, and Trevante Rhodes.
- Bird Box is a very intense psychological depth thriller about how most people live in a society today, blindfolded and guarded in order to avoid real emotions, real connection, and with perpetual fears that can be real.
- The year is 1905. Thomas Richardson travels to a remote island to rescue his sister after she’s kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult demanding a ransom for her safe return. It soon becomes clear that the cult will regret the day it baited this man, as he digs deeper and deeper into the secrets and lies upon which the commune is built.
- Technically well-made, the cinematography is good, actors are very good, it’s atmospheric and very thematic and seems quite driven.
- Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately searches for a new home for his infant child and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.
- This is more than a zombie movie and a thinly disguised metaphor for the white man’s occupation of Australia. You really feel for Martin Freeman’s character as he struggles against tremendous adversity to save his baby daughter.
20. The Ritual
- A group of friends reunites after a long time to plan a vacation. They finally decide to go on a hiking trip to Sweden. When one of them is injured, they have no choice but to cut through the forest in order to arrive at the lodge a couple of hours sooner. During a raging rainstorm, they spent the night in a spooky, abandoned house. What awaits them are things they never expect out of this supposedly bonding trip.
- The Ritual, directed by David Bruckner and written by Joe Barton, has not been officially attributed to any particular true story. Basically, in both the true story and The Ritual
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