6. Sinister (2012)
|Release Date on Netflix||December 19, 2014|
|Runtime||1 hour 50 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||6.8 out of 10|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||63%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States, Netflix Argentina, Netflix Japan, Netflix Denmark, Netflix Mexico, Netflix India, Netflix Sweden, Netflix New Zealand, Netflix Brazil and Netflix Netherlands|
Sinister, one of the most highly rated and best scary movies on Netflix, is a story about a true crime writer named Elliot Oswalt. He moves his family, unbeknown to them, to a house that was the setting of several crimes. The writer finds a box of home movies that feature a figure in all of them, leading him to believe the crimes are a work of a 1960s killer.
– Sinister was debuted at the SXSW Film Festival in the year 2012.
– This film took its inspiration from both The Ring (2002) and a nightmare that the writer of the film once had.
7. The Omen (1976)
|Release Date on Netflix||December 1, 2014|
|Runtime||1 hour 51 minutes|
|IMDb Rating||6.4 out of 10|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score||86%|
|Streaming on||Netflix United States|
Sitting in the prestigious list of the best horror movies on Empire Magazine, The Omen is a well-loved horror movie about an American diplomat who suffers the loss of a stillborn child. A chaplain at the hospital manages to convince the diplomat to adopt another child, but upon being adopted, the child begins acting in strange and demonic ways.
– The producer, Harvey Bernhard, went on a trip to the city of Rome during filming. He was almost struck by lightning while there.
– The actor who plays the child in this film got the role because he impressed the crew by physically attacking the director during his reading of a scene.
With scary movies, you are able to indulge the part of you that secretly—or not so secretly—loves the thrill that comes with being afraid. Horror movies specialize in scaring their viewers, and while it may be difficult to find good scary films to watch, this list of the seven best scary movies on Netflix should do the trick. Watch the films listed above and then let us know what you thought about them in the comments below!