5 Must-watch horror movies on Netflix

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Are you looking for a horror movie to watch? If yes, then Netflix will be one of the first OTT platforms you would run to. With Netflix’s scream-inducing streaming entertainment, you can relax and enjoy your scares in the modern world from the comfort of your couch and chill.

Here are the 5 must watch horror movies to watch on Netflix:

Incantation (2022)

Incantation | Official Trailer | Netflix

Kevin Ko directed the 2022 Taiwanese horror film Incantation, for which he also co-wrote the screenplay with Chang Che-Wei. On July 8, 2022, Netflix released the film worldwide.

Incantation centers on Li Ronan, who six years ago triggered a curse after violating a religious taboo and disrupting a powerful and scary shrine. Shortly after receiving custody of her daughter, the curse reappears, this time with a vengeance directed towards the little youngster. The movie depicts Ronan’s efforts to break the curse to save her daughter. The movie alludes to traditional Asian horror that includes perilous videotapes and cursed or forbidden locations. The movie engages in mind control and deception by twisting and changing blessing into damnation and exorcism into conjuration.

Sinister (2012)

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Sinister is a supernatural horror film directed by Scott Derrickson and written by C. Robert Cargill and Derrickson that was released in 2012. It stars Ethan Hawke as a struggling true-crime writer whose discovery of disturbing murder videos in his new home puts his family in jeopardy. In supporting roles, Juliet Rylance, Fred Thompson, James Ransone, Clare Foley, and Michael Hall D’Addario appear. The film was a box office success, and in 2015, a sequel was released, with James Ransone reprising his role.

The Fear Street Trilogy (2021)

FEAR STREET | A Film Trilogy Event | Official Trailer | Netflix

The Fear Street Trilogy is a trilogy of American horror movies which are based on the same-titled book series by R. L. Stine, directed by Leigh Janiak from scripts and stories that she co-wrote with additional writers. The film was created and produced by 20th Century Studios and Chernin Entertainment, and after 21st Century Fox was acquired by The Walt Disney Company, Netflix eventually bought the distribution rights. The three movies were made sequentially, and in July 2021, they were each released in a week amongst them on Netflix.

The story revolves around the teenagers who try to alleviate the curse that has plagued their community for hundreds of years.

Hush (2016)

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Mike Flanagan directed and edited Hush, which stars Kate Siegel, who also co-wrote the script with Flanagan. John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan, and Emilia “Emma” Graves also appear in the film. Trevor Macy’s Intrepid Pictures and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions collaborated on the film’s production. The film had its world premiere on March 12, 2016, at South by Southwest and was released by Netflix on April 8, 2016.

When a masked killer appears in her window, a deaf writer who has moved into the woods to live a simple life must fight for her life in silence. She lives alone in a world of silence. That doesn’t make her easy prey, but one intruder learns the hard way.

Apostle (2018)

Apostle | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

Apostle is a 2018 period folk horror film starring Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Bill Milner, Kristine Froseth, Paul Higgins, and Michael Sheen, it was written, directed, and edited by Gareth Evans. The film made its world premiere at Fantastic Fest in September 2018, and on October 12, 2018, Netflix started streaming it.

On a remote island in 1905, a vagabond engaged in a perilous expedition to save his kidnapped sister clashes with a pernicious religious cult. The island is full of horrifying mysteries such as vicious leaders, gruesome customs, and harsh penalties.