Horror movies are which we all watch with so much of excitement and thrill. There are many horror movies available on Netflix to watch. We have bring the best 10 movies that you can watch on Netflix this Feb 2023.
Here are the top 10 horror movies currently available on Netflix:
“The Conjuring” is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and starring Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as Ed and Lorraine Warren, real-life paranormal investigators. The film is based on the true story of the Perron family, who moved into a farmhouse in Rhode Island in the 1970s and began experiencing terrifying paranormal activity.
The success of “The Conjuring” led to a franchise of spin-off films, including “Annabelle” and “The Nun,” as well as sequels to the original film, including “The Conjuring 2” and “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” which was released in 2021. The series has become one of the most successful horror franchises of all time, with a dedicated fan base and widespread critical and commercial success.
A Quiet Place (2018)
“A Quiet Place” is a 2018 post-apocalyptic horror film directed by John Krasinski, who also stars in the film alongside his real-life wife, Emily Blunt. The film is set in a world where humanity has been decimated by blind extraterrestrial creatures that hunt by sound. The story follows a family, led by Krasinski and Blunt’s characters, who must live in near silence in order to survive, using sign language to communicate and taking elaborate precautions to avoid making noise.
The Babysitter (2017)
“The Babysitter” is a 2017 horror-comedy film directed by McG and starring Samara Weaving, Judah Lewis, and Bella Thorne. The film follows a 12-year-old boy named Cole, played by Lewis, who has a crush on his babysitter, Bee, played by Weaving. When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that Bee and her friends are part of a satanic cult and are planning to sacrifice him as part of a ritual.
Train to Busan (2016)
“Train to Busan” is a 2016 South Korean zombie horror film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. The film follows a group of passengers on a train from Seoul to Busan as they fight to survive a zombie outbreak that has suddenly taken over the country. The story focuses on Seok-woo, a workaholic fund manager who is traveling with his young daughter Soo-an, as they try to survive the journey and make it to safety.
The Ritual (2017)
“The Ritual” is a 2017 British horror film directed by David Bruckner and based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Adam Nevill. The film follows a group of old college friends who reunite for a hiking trip in the Swedish wilderness in honor of their friend who died tragically. When they decide to take a shortcut through the forest, they become lost and encounter a mysterious presence that begins to stalk them.
The Ritual” was praised for its tense atmosphere and effective use of scares, as well as for its strong performances and character development. The film was also noted for its unique take on the monster movie genre, with the creature being revealed gradually over the course of the film and serving as a metaphor for the group’s past traumas.
His House (2020)
“His House” is a 2020 horror-thriller film directed by Remi Weekes and starring Sope Dirisu and Wunmi Mosaku as a Sudanese refugee couple who have fled to England and are seeking asylum. The film follows the couple, Bol and Rial, as they navigate a new life in an unfamiliar country, while also dealing with the trauma of their past and the haunting presence of supernatural entities in their new home.
Gerald’s Game (2017)
“Gerald’s Game” is a 2017 psychological horror film directed by Mike Flanagan and based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Carla Gugino as Jessie, a woman who goes to a secluded cabin with her husband Gerald, played by Bruce Greenwood, to try and spice up their marriage. However, during a sexual game, Gerald suddenly dies of a heart attack, leaving Jessie handcuffed to the bed and unable to escape.
The film was praised for its strong performances, particularly from Gugino, and its effective use of tension and psychological horror. Flanagan’s direction was also lauded for his ability to adapt King’s source material and bring it to life on the screen.
Bird Box (2018)
“Bird Box” is a 2018 post-apocalyptic horror-thriller film directed by Susanne Bier and based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Josh Malerman. The film follows a woman named Malorie, played by Sandra Bullock, who must protect herself and her two young children from supernatural entities that cause people to commit suicide when looked at.
“Bird Box” was a huge success for Netflix, garnering significant attention and viewership upon its release. It received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its suspenseful atmosphere and strong performances, while others criticized its derivative plot and lack of originality. Regardless, it has become a cultural phenomenon, inspiring countless memes and online discussions about its plot and ending.
Hush” is a 2016 horror-thriller film directed by Mike Flanagan and co-written by Flanagan and Kate Siegel, who also stars in the lead role. The film follows a deaf woman named Maddie, who lives alone in a secluded house in the woods. Maddie is a successful author who has lost her hearing and voice due to a bout of meningitis. While working on her latest novel, Maddie becomes the target of a masked killer who has invaded her home.
The film is notable for its use of silence and lack of dialogue to create tension and build suspense. As a deaf protagonist, Maddie is unable to hear her attacker and must rely on her other senses to try and survive the night. The film received critical acclaim for its creative approach to the home invasion subgenre, as well as for Siegel’s performance as Maddie.
The Platform (2019)
While not strictly a horror movie, this Spanish sci-fi thriller has plenty of horror elements. It takes place in a dystopian future where prisoners are housed in a vertical prison and fed via a descending platform that becomes increasingly chaotic and dangerous as it descends through the levels.