Ready to stream and scream?
Scaring ourselves, for some reason, has become a long-running tradition whenever Halloween comes. And one of the common ventures to keep up with this tradition is through watching the scariest and creepiest films out there, whether we're with friends, family, or just alone in our rooms.
Thanks to streaming services like Netflix, the films that we're seeking are now in the palm of our hands. So if you're planning for a chilling Netflix movie marathon this season of scares, here's a list of horror films currently available on the streaming service to help you out!
In The Tall Grass
Directed by: Vincenzo Natali
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira, Avery Whitted
After adapting other Stephen King works into films like Gerald's Game and 1922, Netflix is at it again with In The Tall Grass. A brother and sister enter a field of tall grass to rescue a boy calling for help, but a mysterious force ensnares them within the field along with other people who also fell victim to the tall grass.
Directed by: Brad Anderson
Starring: Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe, Stephen Tobolowsky
This film is more of a mystery-thriller flick but it presents a fearful scenario nonetheless. Ray Monroe and his wife brings their daughter to the hospital after receiving minor injuries due to an accident. When they never came back from taking another medical test, Ray becomes worried. Soon, he learns that they completely vanished, and even the staff denies that his family had been there at all.
Directed by: Jordan Peele
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Lil Rel Howery
Meeting his girlfriend's parents for the first time, Chris wanted to make sure that they would approve of her interracial relationship. While they seemed accommodating at first, disturbing discoveries will lead Chris to the unnerving truth behind his girlfriend's family tree.
Directed by: Fede Álvarez
Starring: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto
A group of thieves breaks in at the home of a blind veteran. Thinking that the homeowner was harmless proves to be a dire mistake when he starts hunting them down with his combat skills and murderous intent.
I Am Mother
Directed by: Grant Sputore
Starring: Clara Rugaard, Luke Hawker, Rose Byrne
A sci-fi horror film, I Am Mother tells the story of Daughter, a human who was completely raised by the robot she calls Mother. When an unexpected visitor arrives, she will be torn on who to truly trust.
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Starring: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco
Maddie, a deaf and mute writer, decided to live a solitary life with her cat in the woods. But when a masked killer suddenly appears on her window, she has to fight for her life in silence.
Directed by: Mikhail Red
Starring: Bea Alonzo, Charo Santos-Concio
Pat is a guidance counselor at an exclusive all-girls school run by Catholic nuns. After the mysterious suicide of the student Erika, students are being traumatized by what appears to be apparitions of her ghost. Pat uncovers the truth behind the girl's suicide, only to be faced with a monster that the school had been nurturing for the past century.
Directed by: Jovanka Vuckovic, Annie Clark, Roxanne Benjamin, Karyn Kusama
Starring: Natalie Brown, Melanie Lynskey, Breeda Wool, Christina Kirk
XX is a horror anthology comprised of four terrifying tales: The Boy follows a boy's strange behavior after peering inside a mysterious gift box; The Birthday Party tells of a woman's persistence of throwing her child a party even after her husband's untimely death; Don't Fall is about four friends who encounter an evil spirit during their desert expedition; and Her Only Living Son, which is about a single mother who must deal with her literally-devilish son.
Directed by: Daniel Goldhaber
Starring: Madeline Brewer, Devin Druid, Imani Hakim
Alice Ackerman works as a camgirl who got higher rankings after simulating self-violence. One day she discovers that she had been locked out of her account and a mysterious person who looks exactly like her takes over.
Directed by: Gareth Evans
Starring: Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones
Thomas Richardson returns home, only to find out that his sister was abducted by a religious cult. He goes on a quest to bring her back, immersing himself into the organization and witnessing evil that's worse than what he had imagined.
Directed by: Patrick Brice
Starring: Mark Duplass, Patrick Brice
This found footage psychological horror film follows Aaron, a videographer, who takes a job from an odd man named Josef. This client reveals that he has a few months to live, and he wanted Aaron to film him for his unborn child. However, as Aaron spends more time with Josef, he feels become more threatened by the man's strange behavior.
Directed by: Ciaran Foy
Starring: Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor, Kelly Reilly
Desperate to cure their son's auto-immune disorder, the Millers had his treatment done on an isolated manor. Soon, he gets tormented by terrifying visions that they believe are hallucinations, but it may be something real sinister.
Directed by: Dan Gilroy
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette
An art critic and a gallery owner decide to make money out of a series of eerie paintings that were recovered from a dead man's home. But these paintings turn out to be haunted art pieces harming whoever who owns them.
Still seeking for more scares? Maybe you need something more interactive. Check out our list of scary mobile games you could play this Halloween!
Homestream image screengrabbed from Get Out trailer.