Stranger Things - Barb (Netflix)
(Photo by Netflix)

40 Best Horror TV Series to Watch on Netflix

Looking for the perfect Halloween binge watch? Satisfy your blood craving with one of the many original Netflix horror series and more. The streaming service’s collection of horror-centric series includes teen vampires (The Vampire Diaries), campy zombie hunters (Ash vs. Evil Dead), genius anime detectives (Death Note), and some incredibly scary haunted houses (The Haunting of Hill House), haunted horror writers (French drama Marianne), haunted hearts (Chambers), and even haunted military interrogation centers (India’s Ghoul). Basically, there’s a lot of haunting.

Netflix also serves up multiple horror anthology series, including American Horror StoryTwo Sentence Horror Stories, Slasher, and Love, Death & Robots. If anthologies aren’t your thing, sit down for some supernatural-themed procedurals, like the multi-seasoned broadcast imports Lucifer, Supernatural, and iZombie.

Check out this list of 40 horror TV series on Netflix you can watch right now.

Hemlock Grove (2013)
38%

#40
Synopsis: A supernatural series about the goings-on in a Pennsylvania steel town, where two suspects in a young girl's murder set... [More]

Chambers (2019)
42%

#39
Synopsis: A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer... [More]

Haven (2010)
63%

#38
Synopsis: An FBI agent encounters residents with supernatural abilities in a small Maine town in this dramatic series inspired by Stephen... [More]

Typewriter (2019)
60%

#37
Synopsis: A book captures the imagination of a group of wannabe ghost hunters in India.... [More]

The Mist (2017)
61%

#36
Synopsis: A mysterious mist threatens a small town.... [More]

Scream (2015)
61%

#35
Synopsis: The murder of an entitled teen reverberates through a town's social hierarchy; and impacts arty loner Audrey, her nerdy pal... [More]

Lost Girl (2010)
65%

#34
Synopsis: Supernatural drama about a seemingly ordinary girl who suddenly finds out she's a succubus.... [More]

Synopsis: Contemporary tales of horror and haunting for the diverse and digital age. Inspired by the viral fan fiction of two... [More]
Directed By: J.D. Dillard

Slasher (2016)
70%

#32
Synopsis: A horror anthology series begins with a woman at the center of a series of copycat killings, similar to her... [More]

Dexter (2006)
72%

#31
Synopsis: A forensic expert lives a double life as a vigilante-serial killer who murders wrongdoers who've escaped justice.... [More]

Black Summer (2019)
76%

#30
Synopsis: Strangers band together to survive following a zombie apocalypse.... [More]

Requiem (2018)
75%

#29
Synopsis: The death of a mother leaves a young woman curious about her identity.... [More]

#28
Synopsis: A horror anthology series from Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy.... [More]

#27
Synopsis: Love, Death & Robots is a collection of animated short stories that span the science fiction, fantasy, horror and comedy... [More]

Glitch (2015)
80%

#26
Synopsis: A drama series where six individuals suddenly appear in a cemetery in the middle of the night with no recollection... [More]

Legacies (2018)

#25
Synopsis: For the last decade, the iconic heroes and villains of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals have captivated audiences worldwide.... [More]

Helix (2014)
81%

#24
Synopsis: A thriller about a team of scientists thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation after being deployed to the Arctic to... [More]

Synopsis: Imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the... [More]

The Walking Dead (2010)
81%

#22
Synopsis: The story of the years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, following a group of survivors led by a former... [More]

The Originals (2013)
84%

#21
Synopsis: A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the... [More]

The Vampire Diaries (2009)
85%

#20
Synopsis: It's Elena's first day back at Mystic Falls High School since the tragic death of her parents. Along with her... [More]

Ghoul (2018)
86%

#19
Synopsis: From the makers of Insidious, Get Out and Udta Punjab, Ghoul is a chilling series about a prisoner who arrives... [More]
Starring: Radhika Apte

Lucifer (2016)
87%

#18
Synopsis: When the devil tires of life in Hell, he materializes in the City of Angels, where he aids the LAPD... [More]

Devilman Crybaby (2018)
89%

#17
Synopsis: Two friends use their supernatural powers against an ancient race of demons.... [More]
Starring: Koki Uchiyama

Supernatural (2005)
88%

#16
Synopsis: Twenty-six years ago, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father... [More]

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
89%

#15
Synopsis: Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb... [More]

Dead Set (2008)
92%

#14
Synopsis: Zombies menace the sequestered cast and crew of Britain's "Big Brother" in this horror sitcom.... [More]
Directed By: Charlie Brooker

Castlevania (2017)
90%

#13
Synopsis: Inspired by the video game, this medieval fantasy follows the last surviving member of the Belmont clan and his attempt... [More]

iZombie (2015)
91%

#12
Synopsis: A zombie helps Seattle police solve murders by experiencing victims' memories when she eats their brains.... [More]

Penny Dreadful (2014)
91%

#11
Synopsis: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking... [More]

Synopsis: Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that... [More]

Wynonna Earp (2016)
93%

#9
Synopsis: Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter brings the paranormal to justice in this supernatural series based on the IDW Publishing comic created... [More]

Bates Motel (2013)
93%

#8
Synopsis: The teenage years of Norman Bates from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho."... [More]

Stranger Things (2016)
93%

#7
Synopsis: A love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a... [More]
Directed By: Matt Duffer

The Returned (2013)
97%

#6
Synopsis: Supernatural crime series is set in a quiet Alpine village.... [More]

Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
99%

#5
Synopsis: When a plague threatens mankind, a chainsaw-handed hero reluctantly emerges to save the world in this sequel to the 1981... [More]

The Order (2019)
100%

#4
Synopsis: College freshman Jack Morton joins a fabled secret society, The Order, where he is thrust into a world of magic,... [More]

Marianne (2019)
93%

#3
Synopsis: Lured back to her hometown, a famous horror writer discovers that the evil spirit who plagues her dreams is now... [More]

Crazyhead (2016)
100%

#2
Synopsis: Black comedy about an unlikely duo of demon hunters.... [More]
Directed By: Al Mackay

Death Note (2007)
100%

#1
Synopsis: A bright but bored boy attempts to rid the world of evil using a strange and deadly notebook that kills... [More]
Directed By: Shusuke Kaneko


Like this? Subscribe to our newsletter and get more features, news, and guides in your inbox every week.

Tag Cloud

Heroines Cannes revenge Disney Rocketman christmas movies travel Mary poppins Lifetime Christmas movies Sci-Fi canceled TV shows Schedule Awards Tour blaxploitation spinoff Britbox First Look docudrama space 45 HBO Character Guide facebook halloween Acorn TV Superheroe renewed TV shows Disney Plus USA Quiz Mudbound Food Network Marvel Television Warner Bros. 2019 Winners spanish language BBC Chilling Adventures of Sabrina natural history Superheroes Song of Ice and Fire 2020 Reality Competition The Purge Emmy Nominations Family foreign Winter TV Film Festival Grammys Masterpiece adventure ITV Comic Book Elton John CW Seed PaleyFest Crunchyroll series Apple Best and Worst Podcast Sony Pictures Spectrum Originals book spider-man Marvel video TCA Winter 2020 Country Paramount Network Academy Awards GoT WGN political drama Tubi ratings DC streaming service cancelled tv talk 2016 dceu MTV LGBTQ Star Wars breaking bad aliens romantic comedy cancelled TV series Amazon Prime MSNBC Calendar historical drama sitcom Captain marvel biography DC Universe Rom-Com Dark Horse Comics Holidays YouTube Premium Discovery Channel Creative Arts Emmys latino Summer Extras nature sequel Black Mirror Cartoon Network south america 71st Emmy Awards psycho Apple TV Plus Holiday thriller New York Comic Con binge technology Stephen King Hallmark Disney streaming service USA Network Set visit discovery Polls and Games zero dark thirty E! TV Land period drama diversity doctor who FOX Kids & Family dramedy Lionsgate Tarantino BET Hallmark Christmas movies crime TIFF justice league harry potter Vudu finale politics Red Carpet 20th Century Fox name the review Universal DirecTV Nickelodeon stand-up comedy The Arrangement what to watch Oscars crime thriller Bravo Turner Classic Movies Music cancelled TV shows war Spike Television Academy Super Bowl social media rotten movies we love canceled Crackle TruTV Shondaland singing competition Nat Geo YA ABC Family true crime Sundance TV comiccon NBC Rocky Pirates elevated horror Netflix Christmas movies NYCC directors Epix Logo Fall TV Star Trek hist OWN TV based on movie children's TV Western Pixar Amazon Prime Video television Avengers The Walking Dead zombies Pop APB Awards cartoon Comedy supernatural DC Comics Teen Adult Swim talk show See It Skip It cooking dragons VH1 free movies CMT award winner TBS TCA 2017 Chernobyl 2017 spy thriller documentary anthology comic President The CW robots GIFs cancelled television Pet Sematary TLC Watching Series Apple TV+ Opinion A&E MCU Showtime SundanceTV FX IFC Cosplay Horror Musical witnail Writers Guild of America vampires werewolf strong female leads transformers game of thrones FXX Esquire X-Men serial killer comics Comics on TV Rock Disney+ Disney Plus blockbuster Election Netflix unscripted Year in Review mockumentary Disney Channel joker Action Fox News 2018 ABC mutant cats screenings Trophy Talk DGA police drama Endgame Women's History Month ghosts Animation Nominations dc composers PBS CBS All Access game show Valentine's Day Infographic 007 Ghostbusters CBS teaser HBO Max GLAAD Certified Fresh spain History Syfy versus Shudder IFC Films streaming E3 casting Sneak Peek Reality SXSW anime Paramount Baby Yoda movies Ellie Kemper 24 frames Marvel Studios slashers golden globes BBC America SDCC cars sports 21st Century Fox AMC Thanksgiving adaptation RT21 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt toy story romance zombie jamie lee curtis batman boxoffice cinemax Arrowverse Tumblr science fiction Mystery Countdown Peacock The Witch Toys Premiere Dates Lifetime Mary Poppins Returns medical drama Musicals cults kids Mary Tyler Moore WarnerMedia TCM Drama Walt Disney Pictures American Society of Cinematographers Photos Film sag awards Brie Larson indie RT History cops LGBT Comedy Central Trailer Hulu Fantasy Christmas A24 disaster Sundance screen actors guild hispanic Tomatazos reboot El Rey crossover Classic Film Ovation Interview psychological thriller San Diego Comic-Con theme song Video Games Turner crime drama TV renewals YouTube Emmys Freeform Marathons 2015 independent Box Office TCA miniseries YouTube Red TNT Starz richard e. Grant Martial Arts Trivia Columbia Pictures Spring TV quibi Lucasfilm Biopics Mindy Kaling First Reviews animated National Geographic Binge Guide ESPN green book festivals Sundance Now Amazon Pride Month VICE Anna Paquin CNN OneApp