5 Best Horror Movies on Each Streaming Site

Let's have a horror movie marathon!

Many of us are still quarantining and have likely already exhausted watching TikTok videos all day. But you know what never gets old? Binging horror movies, of course. The big four streaming sites (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and HBO Max) have tons of horror movies just waiting to be streamed and they have new titles dropping monthly. Take a look at five of the best horror movies per streaming site in the gallery below, then let us know your thoughts on these films in the comments section on social media.



Before Jordan Peele’s “Candyman” comes to theaters in October, be sure to check out the original that started it all.


Without giving anything away, let me just tell you that the final scene of this movie gave me nightmares for weeks.

“The Silence of the Lambs”

Honestly, this film is a classic and deserves to be watched over and over again.

“Child’s Play”

The concept is a little weird but this is a film every horror enthusiast should watch at least once.


If you’re not afraid of a little gore (and by a little, we mean A LOT), we highly recommend this movie.


“It: Chapter 2”

Hold the phone, this is on Hulu? Reason number 567 to get an account.

“A Quiet Place”

Fans of “The Office” will love seeing John Krasinski star in and direct this cutting edge thriller.

“Doctor Sleep”

After almost four decades of anticipation, the sequel to “The Shining” is here and ready to scare you all over again.

“The Cabin in the Woods”

This film begins like any other cheesy horror movie, but the twist ending and spectacular performances by actors like Chris Hemsworth and Bradley Whitford make it a shining star.


This film won four Oscars, all of them earned. Enough said.

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Ari Astor blew us away with this 2018 film, which starred in incomparable Toni Collette and almost made me pee my pants in the theater.


Borrowing elements from horror classic “The Wicker Man,” this film reminds us why cults are so damn terrifying.

“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

This silent film came out in 1920 and is considered to be one of the first horror movies ever made.


Playing on the horror of a category five hurricane and a congregation of hungry alligators, this film feels all too real.


Inspired by the 1977 film of the same name, this film was made for anyone who loves movies about creepy witches.


“A Nightmare on Elm Street”

This 1984 film is one of the all time classics in horror and has been inspired nightmares for decades.


Before there were crazy K-Pop fans, there was Kathy Bates’ Academy Award winning performance as a crazed fan who keeps her favorite writer as her prisoner.

“The Exorcist”

This film made major waves when it came out in 1973 and became the first horror movie to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.


Honest to God, this is one of my all time favorite horror movies of all time.


This sci-fi horror film not only scared the bejesus out of us, but it’s great for female representation.