Netflix has some of the best content when it comes to horror comedies and also the best ones of both genres individually too. Netflix has a range of movies and shows to offer, from its originals like The Babysitter to Little Evil and other releases like ParaNorman, and He Never Dies. Have you watched any of these?
Well, horror comedies are a great gateway to get into the genre for those who are not quite accustomed to full-on horrors. Also, horror comedies have enough horror-filled imagery to bring enjoyment to the most hardcore horror fans. Netflix has a whole collection of funny and frightening, bloody and bizarre movies which combine screams of terror with shrieks of laughter. Let us check out 5 must-watch horror comedies on Netflix.
Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight
Released in 2020, Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight is a Polish horror comedy movie that revolves around a bunch of students who are seriously addicted to technology and are sent to an offline camp to rehabilitate. Yes, that’s an interesting yet creepy concept for the students. At the camp, things don’t turn out naturally smooth as horror starts to unfurl in the woods. The sinister force in the forest intends to take them offline forever. This movie also has a sequel with the title Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight II. If you’ve watched the first part, you can for the sequel this weekend.
Secrets in the Hot Spring
It is a heartwarming and funny story with a touch of horror. Secrets in the Hot Spring, directed by Kuan-Hui Lin, came up in July 2018 on Netflix. The movie is about a trio of goofy misfits who meet at a mysterious hot springs hotel and find a ghostly and kind of hilarious adventure. Starring Chang Ting-hu, Hung Yan-siang, Lin He-Xuan, Kuo Shu-Yao, Law Kar-Ying, and Mimi Chu, Secrets in the Hot Spring is a light-hearted horror movie. Are you planning to watch it tonight when your doors and lights are shut?
Directed by Eli Craig, Little Evil stars Adam Scott. In the movie, his character marries Evangeline Lilly’s Samantha, soon after which he begins to suspect that Samantha’s son may, in fact, be the antichrist. He starts to believe that his 5-year-old stepson is the spawn of Satan. This horror comedy came up in 2017 with Evangeline Lilly, Bridget Everett, Owen Atlas, Chris D’Elia, Donald Faison, Clancy Brown, Tyler Labine, Kyle Bornheimer, Carla Gallo, Brad Williams, and Sally Field on the screen. Watch this horror comedy movie to unfold the mysteries.
Released in 2017, The Babysitter was directed by McG. The movie follows the story of a young boy who spies on his babysitter, and things take a dark turn pretty soon. The Babysitter is a slick, funny, stylish, and brutal movie starring Samara Weaving, the niece of Elrond actor Hugo Weaving. Netflix also released a sequel of this movie with the title The Babysitter: Killer Queen, which came up in 2020.
Directed by multiple filmmakers, Holidays is an anthology movie. While there are numerous anthology movies on Netflix, most of them have a few gem segments inside them. Every story in Holidays explores different aspects of our holidays, folklore, and traditions, giving a seriously creepy twist on some usually family-friendly themes, including the easter bunny and festivities. Released in 2016, Holidays is an American horror anthology film of subversive short horror films, each inspired by a different celebration. The film Holidays had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 14, 2016.
The above-listed movies are the 5 must-watch horror comedies on Netflix. If you have watched any of these, share your reviews in the comments. If you haven’t watched these, try them out and dive into an evening of scary humor.