Scary movies are great to watch year round, but nothing beats watching your favorite horror flick on Halloween. There’s something about All Hallows Eve that makes these flicks that much scarier. If you’re not going out Halloween night or after you’re done Trick or Treating why not celebrate the holiday by watching a few horror flicks from our list of movies and TV shows that are currently streaming on Netflix and perfect for Halloween. They’re even better when you turn off all the lights!
17. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Michael Myers is back from the dead and terrorizing victims!
If you have kids, watching Goosebumps before they go to bed might not be a great idea. It may be a children’s series but some of its content is actually pretty creepy, even for adults!
15. Hemlock Grove
The Netflix Original horror series is about a small down hiding dark secrets after a teen is brutally murdered and the hunt is on for her killer and it might be linked to the supernatural.
14. The Possession
This supernatural horror flick is about a young girl who unwittingly unleashes an evil spirit dwelling in a curious antique box full of mysterious relics and will have you hiding under the covers.
13. Ghost Adventures
This full-length documentary follows three paranormal investigators as they bravely explore Nevada’s haunted Old Washoe Club and Goldfield Hotel, which will scare the hell out of you.
Remember these teen horror flicks from the ’90s? Scream was one of the biggest franchises of the genre about a murderer who terrorizes a hapless high schooler by offing everyone she knows.
11. Children of the Corn
A town of murdering children is not a great rest stop for some lost adults.
10. The Awakening
Florence Cathcart disproves hoaxes for a living, but when she gets called to a haunted boarding school, she might change her profession.
You wouldn’t want to be one of the five people trapped in an elevator because one of them is the devil!
8. Rosemary’s Baby
This iconic horror flick is about a woman who finds out that she’s pregnant with an evil spawn of some kind.
7. The Amityville Haunting
The Amityville true story is pretty freaky and scary and now a new family gets to live out that terror.
The remake is currently out in theaters now, but nothing beats an original. This one stars Sissy Spacek as the oddball crazy teen that can kill with her mind. Bet you didn’t know John Travolta is in it, too!
5. Child’s Play 2
Your favorite murdering doll Chuckie is back doing what he does best…killing!
You won’t be able to sleep at night once you watch this flick about a man whose body was lost to demons from another dimension who then asks his ex-wife to rebuild it.
3. Pet Sematary
This is one of Stephen King’s best horror tales about a burial ground that brings the dead back to life, but not in a good way.
2. The Walking Dead
Halloween wouldn’t be complete without zombies and AMC’s zombie hit is just what you need to get your zombie fill.
1. Cabin in the Woods
Camping will never be the same after watching this flick about five friends who go to a secluded cabin for a nice vacay but end up being stars of their own horror flick when they don’t follow a clear set of rules. When protocol is broken, punishment comes to everyone.
Bonus: Dexter the last four season will be streaming on Netflix as of Halloween.
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.