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13 Best Horror Shows on Netflix Right Now

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When we say that Netflix has something for everyone it is true for fans of all genres but especially true for the horror genre fans. With an incredible creator like Mike Flanagan who made brilliant horror shows and movies, Netflix has abundant peak horror content. So, today we thought of listing what we thought were the best horror shows on Netflix.

Midnight Mass

Midnight Mass is a gothic supernatural horror miniseries created by Mike Flanagan. The Netflix series is set in a small island town and it follows the story of a young returning to his hometown after spending four years in prison for a drunk-driving accident that killed someone. He arrives in the town at the same time as a mysterious priest who revives the faith of people in the town but what the town doesn’t know is that he is hiding something sinister. Midnight Mass stars Zach Gilford, Rahul Kohli, Kate Siegel, Hamish Linklater, Samantha Sloyan, Alex Essoe, Henry Thomas, Carla Gugino, Annabeth Gish, Kristin Lehman, Michael Trucco, Igby Rigney, Matt Biedel, and Annarah Cymone.

The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House is a supernatural horror drama series created by Mike Flanagan. Based on a 1959 novel of the same name by author Shirley Jackson, the Netflix series follows the story of the estranged Crain family as they gather together after a tragedy to confront their past in the Hill House and how each of them was affected by it. The Haunting of Hill House stars Victoria Pedretti, Kate Siegel, Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Carla Gugino, Violet McGraw, Michiel Huisman, Elizabeth Reaser, McKenna Grace, Lulu Wilson, Julian Hilliard, Timothy Hutton, Paxton Singleton, Katie Parker, Samantha Sloyan, Annabeth Gish, Robert Longstreet, and Anna Enger Ritch.

The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher is a gothic horror drama miniseries created by Mike Flanagan. Based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, the Netflix series follows the story of Roderick Usher, the patriarch of the Usher family who has built an empire with his sister Madeline Usher but when their children start dying after one after one some deeply buried family secrets come to light that shake the core the Usher empire. The Fall of the House of Usher stars Bruce Greenwood, Kate Siegel, Carla Gugino, Willa Fitzgerald, Ruth Codd, Mary McDonnell, Rahul Kohli, Samantha Sloyan, Zach Gilford, Mark Hamill, Henry Thomas, Katie Parker, Carl Lumbly, Malcolm Goodwin, Michael Trucco, Sauriyan Sapkota, Kyliegh Curran, and Crystal Balint.

The Haunting of Bly Manor

The Haunting of Bly Manor is a gothic supernatural horror drama series created by Mike Flanagan. Mostly based on an 1898 novella titled The Turn of the Screw by author Henry James, the second entry in Flanagan’s The Haunting anthology series follows the story of a young governess as she arrives in Bly Manor but soon she finds herself losing her mind because she keeps seeing apparitions in the haunted estate. The Haunting of Bly Manor stars Victoria Pedretti, Kate Siegel, Amelia Eve, Rahul Kohli, Carla Gugino, Amelie Bea Smith, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Henry Thomas, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Katie Parker, Alex Essoe, Tahirah Sharif, T’Nia Miller, and Roby Attal.

The Midnight Club

The Midnight Club is a horror mystery-thriller series created by Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong. Based on a 1997 novel by the same name and other works by Christopher Pike, the Netflix series follows the story of eight terminally ill teenage patients living in Brightcliffe Home hospice. All of the eight patients gather every night to tell each other sinister stories and investigate signs of the supernatural kind and they also have a pact that whoever dies first must contact them from beyond the grave. The Midnight Club didn’t get a season even after rave reviews from both the critics and the audience leaving fans to wonder what to do with the loose plot threads still dangling. The Midnight Club stars Iman Benson, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Annarah Cymone, Chris Sumpter, Adia, Aya Furukawa, Sauriyan Sapkota, Matt Biedel, Samantha Sloyan, Zach Gilford, and Heather Langenkamp.

Evil

Evil is a supernatural horror drama series created by Robert and Michelle King. The CBS and now Paramount+ series follows the story of Kristen Bouchard, a psychologist who reluctantly works with David Acosta, a priest in training to find a logical explanation for every supernatural occurrence. Evil stars Katja Herbers and Mike Colter in the lead roles with Michael Emerson, Christine Lahti, Aasif Mandvi, Peter Scolari, Nicole Shalhoub, Andrea Martin, Patrick Brammall, Maddy Crocco, and Kurt Fuller starring in supporting roles.

Archive 81

Archive 81 is a supernatural horror series created by Rebecca Sonnenshine. Based on a horror podcast of the same name by Daniel Powell and Marc Sollinger, the Netflix series follows the story of Dan, an archivist who a mysterious company hires to restore a damaged videotape but soon he finds himself embroiled in a dangerous mystery involving a missing director and a mysterious cult that the director was documenting. Archive 81 premiered on Netflix with positive reviews from both the critics and the audience but it was canceled just after one season leaving fans with a great cliffhanger that will never get resolved. Archive 81 stars Mamoudou Athie in the lead role with Dina Shihabi, Matt McGorry, Evan Jonigkeit, Julia Chan, Ariana Neal, Martin Donovan, Georgina Haig, Jacqueline Antaramian, Kristin Griffith, Jaxon Rose Moore, and Martin Sola starring in supporting roles.

All of Us Are Dead

All of Us Are Dead is a South Korean zombie horror series created by Chun Sung-il, Lee Jae-kyoo, and Kim Nam-su. Based on a Naver webtoon of the same name by Joo Dong-geun, the Netflix series is set in the city of Hyosan, South Korea where a science teacher does horrible experiments resulting in a local high school being overrun by zombies soon the outbreak spreads beyond the authorities’ control. We follow the story of a group of high school students who must band together to survive this horrific nightmare and get to safety. All of Us Are Dead stars Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Lee Yoo-mi, Yoo In-soo, Kim Byung-chul, Lee Kyu-hyung, and Jeon Bae-soo.

Sweet Home

Sweet Home is a South Korean post-apocalyptic horror action series developed by Studio Dragon. Based on a Naver webtoon of the same name by Kim Carnby and Hwang Young-chan, the Netflix series of Cha Hyun-su as he moves to a run-down apartment building after losing all of his family. Soon, he finds himself fighting for survival with his neighbors against unidentified monsters destroying the city. Sweet Home stars Song Kang in the lead role with Lee Jin-wook, Lee Si-young, Park Gyu-young, Kim Hee-jung, Kim Gook-hee, Lee Joon-woo, Heo Yool, Choi Go, and Woo Jung-kook starring in supporting roles.

Brand New Cherry Flavor

Brand New Cherry Flavor is a horror drama miniseries created by Nick Antosca and Lenore Zion. Based on a 1996 novel of the same name by Todd Grimson, the Netflix series has a very weird or should I say unique plot as it follows the story of a filmmaker heading to LA to make her dream film but when she trusts the wrong person she gets trapped in a nightmare filled with drugs, sex, revenge, zombies, hit men, mysterious tattoo artist who puts curses on people, and supernatural kittens. Brand New Cherry Flavor stars Rosa Salazar in the lead role with Catherine Keener, Eric Lange, Jeff Ward, Manny Jacinto, Hannah Levien, Siena Werber, Daniel Doheny, Darcy Laurie, and Sean Owen Roberts starring in supporting roles.

Dracula

Dracula is a British horror drama miniseries created by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat. Based on the classic novel of the same name by Bram Stoker, the Netflix series follows the story of Dracula, from his origins in 1897 in Eastern Europe to his present-day battles with Van Helsing’s descendants. Dracula stars Claes Bang in the title role with Dolly Wells, John Heffernan, Morfydd Clark, Joanna Scanlan, Lujza Richter, Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Clive Russell, Catherine Schell, and Lily Dodsworth-Evans starring in supporting roles.

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities is a horror anthology series created by Guillermo del Toro. The Netflix anthology series takes eight modern horror stories and introduces them to us in the traditions of the Gothic and Grand Guignol genres. Cabinet of Curiosities stars del Toro, Kate Micucci, Andrew Lincoln, Rupert Grint, Ben Barnes, Sophia Boutella, Crispin Glover, Dan Stevens, Essie Davis, and Peter Weller.

Marianne

Marianne is a French horror drama series created by Samuel Bodin. The Netflix series follows the story of Emma, a popular young novelist who returns to her hometown to find some new inspiration but she is shocked to find out that the characters she writes in horror novels also exist in the real world. Marianne was canceled just after its first season but the series works perfectly as a standalone story just with a cliffhanger. Marianne stars Victoire Du Bois in the lead role with Lucie Boujenah, Tiphaine Daviot, Ralph Amoussou, Bellamine Abdelmalek, and Mehdi Meskar starring in supporting roles.

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