55 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Canada [Updated 2021]

Horror Movies on Netflix CA

Are you looking for the best horror movies to watch on Netflix Canada? Then you are at the right place, my friend. This article has a list of all the best horror movies on Netflix that you must watch.

I love scary movies and but only for entertainment purposes, horror movies make you brave enough to confront the things you fear the most.

And if you didn’t know this, there are over 80+ horror movies on Netflix right now, but we have listed only the best and for that, I spent almost 72 hours finding the top best horror movies on Netflix right now.

So without further ado let’s see the following list of best scary movies on Netflix in Canada for the best binging experience.

1. Fear Street Part Three: 1666 (2021)

Fear Street Part Three 1666 (2021)

Cast: Kiana Madeira, Ashley Zukerman, Gillian Jacobs

Writer: Phil Graziadei, Leigh Janiak, Kate Trefry

Director: Leigh Janiak

You know you are doomed when you live in town specifically known for its centuries colonial witch-hunting stories back in 1666 (apt choice of number, if you ask us). But after years of torment, the youngsters are fed up with the said curse on their town and will do all they can to clear the town name and restore the life that it had before the curse.


2. 1BR (2020)

1BR (2020)

Cast: Nicole Brydon Bloom, Giles Matthey, Taylor Nichols

Writer & Director: David Marmor

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

The story revolves around Sarah (Nicole Brydon Bloom) starting a new life in Los Angeles moves into a sweet one-bedroom with a beautiful neighborhood, group BBQ, and friendly tenants, everything seems too good to be true until loud noises and movement around her apartment keep her awake at night.

Strange things start to happen and her cat goes missing and soon she figures out that her choosing this apartment was not a coincidence – the apartment chooses her.


2. 1922 (2017)

1922 (2017)

Cast: Thomas Jane, Molly Parker, Dylan Schmid

Director: Zak Hilditch

Writer: Stephen King, Zak Hilditch

In the year 1922, A proud farmer plots to murder his wife to get all financial gain, brainwash his son to support him in this devilish plan.

However, their plan turns into horrifying consequences after his wife’s death, based on the Stephen King novel.


3. Apostle (2018)

Apostle (2018)

Cast: Dan Stevens, Richard Elfyn, Paul Higgins

Writer & Director: Gareth Evans

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror

In 1905, a drifter on a horrific mission to rescue his kidnapped sister encounters a sinister religious cult on a deserted island.

Apostle is a unique angle in the horror movie genre that you will love if you like to watch scary movies.


4. The Escape Room (2019)

Escape Room

Cast: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis

Writer: Bragi F. Schut, Maria Melnik

Director: Adam Robitel

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama

In this week’s episode of Escape Room, six people from around the world compete for a chance to win $10,000. When they find themselves in dreadful situations, their lives are put on hold – literally and figuratively – for an escape room competition.


5. The Babysitter (2017)

The Babysitter (2017)

Cast: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell

Writer: Brian Duffield | Director: McG

Genre: Horror, Comedy

Babysitter is one of the most-watched Horror movies on Netflix. The story begins when Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet.


6. Us (2019)

US (2019)

Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss

Writer: Jordan Peele

Director: Jordan Peele

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Adelaide Wilson and her family are ambushed by a group of enigmatic red-clad figures. Closer scrutiny reveals that the intruders are identical replicas of the Wilsons.


7. Berlin Syndrome (2017)

Berlin Syndrome (2017)

Cast: Teresa Palmer, Max Riemelt, Matthias Habich

Writer: Shaun Grant, Melanie Joosten | Director: Cate Shortland

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Clare, an Australian photojournalist meets a charismatic man Andi on her holiday in Berlin. Their love blossoms quickly, followed by a night of passion. The romantic relationship takes a sinister turn when Clare finds herself alone in Andi’s apartment the next morning and could not find a way out.


8. Bird Box (2018)

bird box

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich

Writer: Eric Heisserer, Josh Malerman  | Director: Susanne Bier

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi

An unknown global terror driving most of the society to commit suicide, a mother attempting to save her two children must flee the society and cross the treacherous river. However, to save from unseen deadly forces the terrifying journey must be done blindly.


9. The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015)

The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015)

Cast: Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton

Writer & Director: Oz Perkins

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Two Catholic schoolgirls found themselves battling against Satanic forces when they get left behind alone at their boarding school over a winter break.


10. The prodigy (2019)

The Prodigy (2019)

Cast: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Peter Mooney

Writer: Jeff Buhler

Director: Nicholas McCarthy

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery,Thriller

An 11-year-old boy’s strange behaviour leads his mother to believe he is being possessed by a supernatural being, and she seeks help from the Church of England to find out what is happening to her son.


11. Cadaver (2020)

Cadaver (2020)

Cast: Gitte Witt, Thomas Gullestad, Thorbjørn Harr

Writer & Director: Jarand Herdal

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

A starving family of three takes shelter in a charitable hotel after a nuclear disaster. Soon, things get horrifying when people start to disappear inside of the hotel.


12.  Calibre (2018)

Calibre (2018)

Cast: Jack Lowden, Martin McCann, Tony Curran

Writer & Director: Matt Palmer

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Two childhood friends take a hunting trip for a weekend into a remote area that quickly turns into a nightmare when they face a thrilling situation. Both are tested to the limit, now they have to hide their paranoia and act normal.


13. Cam (2018)

Cam (2018)

Cast: Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters

Writer & Director:  Daniel Goldhaber

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Alice, an erotic webcam performer, faces an issue of identity theft of supernatural kind when a doppelganger takes over her show, hijacks the channels, and pushes the erotic envelope much further.


14. Cargo (2018)

Cargo (2018)

Cast: Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Susie Porter

Directors: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke | Writer: Yolanda Ramke

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi

This Netflix Original movie will take your horror movie experience to another level since its story is not like regular horror movies.

Cargo is a new take on the Zombie genre, where you will see a struggle of a father to find a family that can take care of his daughter after a pandemic spreads of the Zombie virus in Australia.


15. Creep (2014)

Creep (2014)

Cast: Patrick Brice, Mark Duplass

Writer & Director: Patrick Brice

Genre: Horror, Thriller

A videographer answers Craigslist advertisements and takes a one-day job to record the last message of a dying man in a remote mountain town. Things start getting strange when the last message gets darker and he finds himself unable to leave.


16. Happy Death Day (2017)

Happy Death Day

Cast:Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine

Writer: Scott Lobdell

Director: Christopher Landon

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Tree Gelbman is a survivor of a time loop in which she was murdered by a vicious killer over and over again. When she finds herself in the same scenario again, she resolves to put an end to it once and for all.


17. In the Tall Grass (2019)


Cast: Laysla De Oliveira, Avery Whitted, Patrick Wilson

Writer: Vincenzo Natali, Stephen King, Joe Hill

Director: Vincenzo Natali

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

To save a boy, a brother and sister enter a field of thick grass, but they quickly find they can’t get out, and something sinister lurks in the grass.


18. The Forest of Love (2019)

The Forest of Love (2019)

Cast: Kippei Shîna, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Kyoko Hinami

Writer & Director: Sion Sono

Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror

Based on the life of a Japanese serial killer Futoshi Matsunaga about how he manipulated and abused a group of student filmmakers and a shy girl to become involved in his murders.


19. Gerald’s Game (2017)

Gerald’s Game (2017)

Cast: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Chiara Aurelia

Writer & Director: Mike Flanagan

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

A romantic evening turns into a fight for survival when a couple takes a vacation to a remote lake house. Trying to revive the spark in their marriage the couple tries some sex games, things take an ugly turn when the husband dies unexpectedly and leaving the wife handcuffed to the bed frame. The wife must confront her inner demons in the empty house.


20. Girl on the Third Floor (2019)

Girl on the Third Floor (2019)

Cast: C.M. Punk, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Sarah Brooks

Writer: Greg Newman, Trent Haaga | Director: Travis Stevens

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

A husband Don Kock and his pregnant wife Liz decided to move to the suburbs to raise a family with children. The couple buys an old house and starts renovating it. Unbeknownst to them, the house has a sordid history.


21. Annabelle comes Home (2019)

Annabelle comes Home

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Mckenna Grace

Writer: Gary Dauberman, James Wan

Director: Gary Dauberman

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Dr. Miranda Gery is a female psychiatrist who works in the mental institution sector. One day she has a car accident, when she wakes up she finds herself as an inmate of asylum with charges of the terrible crime of which she has no memory.


22. The Guest (2014)

The Guest (2014)

Cast: Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelley, Maika Monroe

Writer: Simon Barrett  | Director: Adam Wingard

Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller

A soldier meets the Peterson family claiming to be a friend of their dead son. The family welcomes him and lets him stay in their house. Soon, a series of mysterious deaths happen that seems to be connected with the soldier.


23. He Never Died (2015)

He Never Died (2015)

Cast: Henry Rollins, Booboo Stewart, Kate Greenhouse

Writer & Director: Jason Krawczyk

Genre: Comedy, Horror

Jack is an anti-social who spends most of his day sleeping and watching television. His existence comes to light when some thugs stir up his life and thrust him out of his comfort zone.


24. His House (2020)

His House (2020)

Cast: Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku, Malaika Wakoli-Abigaba

Writer & Director: Remi Weekes

Genre: Horror, Thriller

A refugee couple makes a dreadful escape from war-torn South Sudan to turn over a new leaf in an English town. The struggle begins when they find out about the evil lurking beneath the surface of the town.


25. Polaroid (2018)

Polaroid

Cast: Kathryn Prescott, Tyler Young, Samantha Logan

Writer: Blair Butler, Lars Klevberg

Director: Lars Klevberg

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

In this young adult novel, Bird Fitcher discovers a vintage Polaroid camera with dark and strange mysteries. She quickly learns that people who are photographed by it die tragically and unnecessarily.


26. Hush (2016)

Cast: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco

Writer & Director: Mike Flanagan

Genre: Horror, Thriller

A deaf-mute writer living a solitary life in the woods finds herself fighting for her life when a masked killer appears at her windows.


27. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)

Cast: Ruth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Bob Balaban

Writer & Director: Oz Perkins

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Lily is a young nurse hired to take care of an ageing writer in a haunted vacant mansion. Lily starts encountering shadowy sightings of spooky female ghosts that blur her imagination between reality and fantasy.


28. The Invitation (2015)

Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michiel Huisman

Writer: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi | Director: Karyn Kusama

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Will, separated from his wife (Eden) for two years after she disappeared, receives an invitation to a dinner party from Eden. Will’s suspicion grows over the course of the dinner party that Eden has a terrifying agenda behind inviting him.


29. Hereditary (2018)

Hereditary (2018)

Cast: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne

Writer: Ari Aster

Director: Ari Aster

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Amidst global unnatural threat, a man establishes a tenuous domestic order in an isolated home with his wife and son. The order is put to a test when they welcome a young family seeking refuge that follows a series of mistrust and paranoia between both families as the horror outside sneaks closer.


30. The Assent (2019)

The Assent (2019)

Cast: Robert Kazinsky, Caden Dragomer, Peter Jason

Writer: Pearry Reginald Teo

Director: Pearry Reginald Teo

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Joel, a single father, begins to believe that his son is possessed by a demon. Despite the grave dangers, he then asks a priest to save him.


31. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney

Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally

Director: Jonathan Demme

Genre:

Hannibal Lecter, a psychotic serial killer and former psychiatrist, is the inspiration for the character Clarice Starling. Starling is an FBI agent trying to catch a serial killer who has been targeting women in the U.S. state of New Hampshire.


32. The Visit (2015)

The Visit

Cast: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A nice family man helps two stranded young women by allowing them to stay in his house while his family is away for the weekend. Two young women take advantage of his kind gesture and begin a deadly game of seduction.


33. Life (2017)

Life (2017)

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds

Writer: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick

Director: Daniel Espinosa

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

As the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars is discovered, explorers begin to realise that the life form is extraordinarily sophisticated and hostile.


34. Hostel Part iii

Hostel Part 3

Cast: Kip Pardue, Brian Hallisay, John Hensley

Writer: Michael D. WeissEli Roth

Director: Scott Spiegel

Genre: Horror

Members of the Elite Hunting Club are putting on the town’s most heinous display. Four friends are tempted by two attractive escorts to join them at a secret Las Vegas party. Once there, they are shocked to discover that they are being tortured by members of the club.


35. The Platform (2020)

Cast: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan

Writer: David Desola, Pedro Rivero |Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi

A mysterious vertical prison with a deep hole and a countless number of levels. Each level has one cell and two people. A single food platform descends on each level and gives two minutes to eat per day. Thus, begins an inhuman fight for survival.


36. Ravenous ( Les Affamés , 2018)

Cast: Marc-André Grondin, Monia Chokri, Charlotte St-Martin

Writer & Director: Robin Aubert

Genre: Adventure, Horror

After a flesh-eating plague outbreak in a small remote village, turning people into ravenous zombies, the survivors flee in the woods looking for other survivors.


37. The Ritual (2017)

Cast: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier

Writers: Joe Barton, Adam Nevill | Director: David Bruckner

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Old college friends reunite after a long time and plan a hiking trip in Sweden. A raging rainstorm forces them to spend a night in a forest where they encounter a series of threatening events.


38. Final Destination 5

Final Destination 5

Cast: Nicholas D’Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta

Writers: Eric Heisserer, Jeffrey Reddick

Director: Steven Quale

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Sam and his coworkers are saved from a deadly accident thanks to a premonition. Death, on the other hand, is not quite ready to let go of its victims and decides to pursue them.


39. Shutter (2004)

Cast: Ananda Everingham, Natthaweeranuch Thongmee, Achita Sikamana

Co-Writer & Director: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom

Genre: Horror, Mystery

After escaping a tragic accident, a young photographer (Thun) and his girlfriend (Jane) find mysterious shadows in the photographs that unveil some past secrets of Thun that he has not told to Jane.


40. The Wretched (2019)

The Wretched (2019)

 

Cast: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones

Writers: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce

Director: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A stubborn adolescent grapples with an ancient witch who has possessed his next-door neighbour, despite his parents’ impending divorce.


41. The Woman in Black (2012)

The Woman in Black (2012)

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet Mc, Teer Ciarán Hinds

Writers: Susan Hill, Jane Goldman

Director: James Watkins

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

A lawyer is dispatched to investigate a series of murders committed by a woman’s spirit at the home of a recently deceased widow. He discovers that she is murdering the local children with the help of her spirit, who has been living in the house for some time.


42. Sinister (2012)

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Michael Hall D’Addario, Clare Foley

Writer: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill  | Director: Scott Derrickson

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Sinister revolves around Ethan Hawke as true-crime novelist Ellison Oswalt. To work on a new book, he moves his family into a home where the previous owners were brutally murdered, however, he is not aware of this fact.

Ellison stumbles upon a box of Super 8 reels of photos of an evil deity, Bughuul. It is believed that the images of Bughuul function as an opening point for him to step into our world.


43. The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

Cast: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez

Writer: Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis

Director: Michael Chaves

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A social worker and her children are pulled into a terrifying ghostly realm in 1970s Los Angeles. A disillusioned priest who uses mysticism to hold evil at bay is their last hope of surviving La Llorona’s dreadful vengeance.


44. Under the Shadow (2016)

Cast: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

Writer & Director: Babak Anvari

Genre: Fantasy, Horror

In 1980s war-torn Tehran, a mysterious evil haunts a mother and daughter who struggle to overcome the terror of post-revolutionary Iran and Iraq war.


45. Unfriended (2014)

Cast: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson

Writer: Nelson Greaves  | Director: Levan Gabriadze

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Unfriended is one of the most hyped horror movies on Netflix because of its unique take of embedding the horror genre with the digital medium.

A group of high school friends having a video chat when they receive a message from their dead classmate. What appears to be an innocent prank turns out to be a mysterious force when she starts to disclose the dark secrets of the group.


46. Vampires vs. the Bronx (2020)

Cast: Jaden Michael, Gerald Jones III, Gregory Diaz IV

Writer & Director: Oz Rodriguez

Genre: Comedy, Horror

This original Netflix horror movie is a story about a group of young teenage friends from the Bronx trying to protect their society from gentrification, figures out they have to deal with a much bigger threat – the vampires.


47. Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton

Writer & Director: Dan Gilroy

Genre: Horror, Mystery

The actor-director duo of Nightcrawler collab again to offer one of the scariest spine-chiller horror movies to watch on Netflix.

After paintings of an anonymous artist are discovered, big money artists and mega-collectors decide to satisfy their greed with those unknown paintings. Little did they know that the paintings are possessed with supernatural spirit.


48. Veronica (2018)

Cast: Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer

Writer & Director: Paco Plaza

Genre: Horror

Madrid, June of 1991. Veronica, a teenage girl who recently lost her father, calls her two friends to play Ouija to contact the recently deceased, the game goes horribly wrong when an evil spirit besieges Veronica.


49. We Summon the Darkness (2020)

Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Keean Johnson, Maddie Hasson

Writer: Alan Trezza | Director: Marc Meyers

Genre: Horror, Thriller

We summon the demons is one of the latest horror movies on Netflix.

In the middle of satanic ritual homicides tension, three friends take a road trip to a heavy metal concert. On the way, they meet three young hard rockers and decide to go for an after-party at one of the girl’s country houses where a series of deceit, seduction, and murder begins.


50.  What Keeps You Alive (2018)

Cast: Hannah Emily Anderson, Brittany Allen, Martha MacIsaac

Writer & Director: Colin Minihan

Genre: Horror, Thriller

A young lesbian couple, Jackie and Jules, decide to celebrate the first anniversary in an isolated cabin surrounded by majestic mountains. All hell breaks loose when Jackie’s mannerism changes and she reveals her unknown dark side to Jules.


51. IT Chapter two (2019)

It Chapter Two (2019)

Stars: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader

Writer: Stephen King, Gary Dauberman

Director: Andy Muschietti

Genre: 

The Losers Club gets a call from their buddy Mike Hanlon, who informs them that Pennywise is returning after 27 years. They decide to keep their word and return to their hometown to put an end to the evil clown’s evil ways once and for all.


52. The Boy (2016)

Cast: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell

Writer: Stacey Menear |  Director: William Brent Bell

A babysitter is so excited about the new job until she gets to know the kid she is going to take care of is actually a life-sized doll.

However, after she violates the list of rules while taking care of that boy, she is surrounded by paranormal events, which finally makes her believe the doll is really a human boy cursed by a demon.


53. Crimson Peak (2015)

Crimson Peak (2015)

Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston

Writer: Guillermo del ToroMatthew Robbins

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Despite her father’s warnings, Edith marries Sir Thomas Sharpe. When she arrives at the Sharpe house, she discovers her husband’s secrets as well as the fact that the place is haunted.


54. Evil Dead (2013)

Evil Dead (2013)

Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas

Writers: Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues, Sam Raimi

Director: Fede Alvarez

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama

A group of five pals decide to spend the weekend at a remote cottage deep in the forrest. They try to survive the terrible ploys of a latent monster they accidentally summon.


55. The Nun (2018)

Cast:  Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet

Writers: Gary Dauberman, James Wan  | Director: Corin Hardy

Genre: Horror, Mystery

A priest with a haunted past and novitiate on the threshold of her final vows is sent to investigate a suicide case of a young nun in Romania and encounters a supernatural force in the shape of a demonic nun.


Wrapping it Up

So, what are you waiting for? grab a blanket, snacks, and your favourite person, and watch the best horror movies on Netflix Canada because this one is going to be one heck of a scary roller coaster ride. And things will get spooky after a while, so don’t go in unprepared!

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Salman Ahmed

A tech geek, movie buff, a binge watcher, and online gaming enthusiast. Salman Ahmed loves to blog about all the latest movies, TV shows, trends and happenings in the IT industry.

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