With Halloween quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to prepare yourself for the spookiest day of the year. Luckily, Netflix has a ton of horror movies like “Hellraiser” and “The Conjuring” that can be streamed this October.

Whether you want to turn down the lights and view a chilling flick alone or prefer to invite some friends over for the ultimate scary movie marathon, check out this list of Halloween horror films you should consider watching this month.

“Cult Of Chucky”

The killer doll returns to wreak havoc on unsuspecting victims in the latest installment of the “Child’s Play” franchise. After noticing a pattern of murders in the asylum for the criminally insane where she has been confined, a woman begins to question whether the institution’s therapy doll is beginning to kill patients.

“The Conjuring”

The Conjuring
“The Conjuring” follows the disturbing events that occurred in a family’s isolated farmhouse. Warner Bros.

The movie recounts the chilling tale of paranormal investigators Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) and Ed (Patrick Wilson) Warren, who travel to Rhode Island to help a family with a dark spirit in their farmhouse.


After Frank (Sean Chapman) opens the gates of hell, he is ripped apart by demons. However, when his brother unknowingly resurrects his late sibling, the undead man convinces his ex to lure men home so he can feed off of their blood to become stronger.


When a masked killer begins to terrorize a deaf woman living in a desolate house in the woods, she realizes she must fight back if she wants to live to see another day.

“The Shining”

After arriving at the Overlook Hotel with his wife and son, writer Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) begins to lose his mind and quickly becomes a deadly threat to his family.

“The Sixth Sense”

Seeing as Halloween is full of stories of spirits walking the earth, why not take your level of fear to the next level by watching the movie that gave us the famous line, “I see dead people?” When psychologist Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) attempts to help a young patient, he begins to realize the boy isn‘t the only person with a problem.

“Scream 4”

After surviving countless attacks from the infamous Ghostface Killer, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to Woodsboro to learn she is being targeted by another copycat killer.


Fed up with her reality, Coraline (voiced by Dakota Fanning) discovers an alternate universe that appeals to her deepest desires, but she quickly learns the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.

“The Witch”

After the youngest child of a New England family goes missing, the brood begins to suspect the eldest daughter had a hand in his disappearance with the help of witchcraft.

“The Reaping”

Following the death of her family, a former Christian missionary finds herself in a small town experiencing the biblical plagues. Although she initially intends to challenge the town’s religious theories, the strange events make her consider restoring her faith to get to the bottom of this mystery.

“6 Souls”

After a psychiatrist is introduced to a new patient, she begins to realize he actually takes on the identities of murder victims. However, the deeper she digs into his mind, the more she risks becoming the next victim.

“Under The Shadow”

While her husband is away in the war, a woman begins to suspect evil spirits are trying to possess her daughter. To save herself and the child from a violent end, she must confront the menacing supernatural forces.

“The Boy”

When a young woman accepts a job as a nanny for a couple’s 8-year-old son, she is surprised to learn the boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she ignores the list of rules she was given to follow, strange events begin to occur that make her question whether the doll is alive.