Written by John Squires
New horror movies on Netflix can be hard to find. That’s why we put together this list of scary movies streaming on Netflix right now. Watch these trailers below, note your favorites, and get ready for a frightening movie night! If you’re looking for horror series on Netflix and other terrifying Netflix picks, visit our ultimate Netflix guide here.
MURDER MAPS: SEASON 2 – OCTOBER 1ST
This drama-doc series takes us back in time to the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history. Nicholas Day guides us into into the world of the killer as we see how police ingenuity and early forensics helped bring them to justice.
QUEEN OF THE DAMNED – OCTOBER 1ST
The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires.
SPHERE – OCTOBER 1ST
In this new horror on Netflix, A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years’ worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.
THE UNINVITED – OCTOBER 1ST
Anna Ivers returns home to her sister Alex after a stint in a mental hospital, though her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her cruel stepmother. Her dismay quickly turns to horror when she is visited by ghastly visions of her dead mother.
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL – OCTOBER 4TH
The plot centers around the enigmatic Hotel Cortez in Los Angeles, California, that catches the eye of an intrepid homicide detective. The Cortez is host to the strange and bizarre, spearheaded by its owner, The Countess (Lady Gaga), who is a bloodsucking fashionista. This season features two murderous threats in the form of The Ten Commandments Killer, a serial offender who selects his victims in accordance with biblical teachings, and “The Addiction Demon”, who roams the hotel armed with a drill bit dildo.
iZOMBIE: SEASON 2 – OCTOBER 6TH
iZOMBIE continues with more brainy adventures! From the executive producers of Veronica Mars, the series stars Rose McIver as Olivia “Liv” Moore, a medical resident on the fast track to a perfect life … until she’s turned into a zombie. But Liv finds her calling — and an endless supply of food — working at the Seattle coroner’s office, helping to solve crimes with her “visions.” As season two begins, Liv’s ex-fiancé and love, Major, is reeling from recent events and the knowledge that Liv is a zombie. Meanwhile, Blaine — now human — struggles to maintain his zombie world; Clive searches for Blaine and suspects Major’s involvement in the Meat Cute massacre; and Ravi is bent on finding the tainted Utopium. So power up with your favorite brain food and prepare for more fun and thrills! Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley and David Anders also star, while Steven Weber continues his guest-starring role as Max Rager’s CEO.
SUPERNATURAL: SEASON 11 – OCTOBER 7TH
In the show’s tenth season, Sam and Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) faced their most personal threat yet. The all-powerful Mark of Cain threatened to consume Dean, turning him into one of the monsters he has spent his life hunting. Meanwhile, a formidable witch, Rowena (Ruth Connell), rose to power to claim her position at the right hand of the King of Hell, Crowley (Mark A. Sheppard). Once Rowena revealed herself to be Crowley’s mother, the King was forced to choose between his family and the Winchesters — all while Sam, with the help of fallen angel Castiel (Misha Collins), Crowley and some unlikely allies, waged a desperate battle to save Dean from the Mark of Cain. Taking matters into his own hands, Dean paid a terrible price to break free of the curse, but with Death defeated and Darkness freed upon the Earth, the Winchesters will need all the help they can get.
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES: SEASON 7 – OCTOBER 8TH
Get ready for more epic thrills and romance in the seventh season of The Vampire Diaries. After saying an emotional goodbye to Elena Gilbert, some characters will recover while others falter and Bonnie, in particular, will explore her new lease on life. As Damon and Stefan’s mother, Lily (guest star Annie Wersching), tries to drive a wedge between the Salvatore brothers, hope remains that Stefan and Caroline’s love story is tough enough to survive. Damon will do whatever it takes to take down his mother and her band of Heretics, and Enzo will struggle with where his loyalties lie. Plus, with Mystic Falls in disarray and the arrival of the Heretics — who are set on retaliation and mayhem — the suspense will be stronger than ever.
DARK MATTER: SEASON 2 – OCTOBER 16TH
Six people wake up on a deserted spaceship. They can’t remember who they are or what they’re doing there. They set off to find answers.
BLACK MIRROR: SEASON 3, PART 1 – OCTOBER 21ST
A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.
I AM THE PRETTY THING THAT LIVES IN THE HOUSE – OCTOBER 28TH
A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.
THE FALL: SEASON 3 – OCTOBER 29TH
In the final new horror movie being added to Netflix this October, we’re entering the world of a Serial Killer. Two hunters, one cold, deliberate and highly efficient and the other, a strong, athletic man with a wife, two children and a counseling job… one of them is a serial killer and one is a cop.