25 Best Horror Movies on Hulu: Scariest Movies Streaming Now

25 Best Horror Movies on Hulu: Scariest Movies Streaming Now

Hey, I have something for you, wait for it… BOOO! Did I scare you; perhaps no, but there is something that will definitely scare the living daylight out of you. It’s October, the scariest month and also Halloween is near. But, if you are brave enough we have a whole list of 25 most, dark, deep, and cold-blooded best horror movies streaming on Hulu.

25 Best Horror Movies on Hulu

25. ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ (2011)

DIRECTOR: Drew Goddard

CAST: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford


Directed by Drew Goddard and produced by Joss Whedon. The film follows a group of college students in a remote cabinet where they’re being attacked by monsters and manipulated by mad scientists in a remote laboratory. It has a great cast, concept and script.

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24. ‘The Host’ (2006)

DIRECTOR: Bong Joon-Ho

CAST:  Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona, Go Ah-sung


A terrifying monster emerging from the Han River to snatch a young girl and disappear back into the water right in front of her deadly shocked father. This B-movie concept is marvellously directed by one of the most profound directors. This movie will scare you to death. WATCH THE HOST ON HULU

23. ‘Little Monsters’ (2019)

DIRECTOR: Abe Forsythe

CAST:  Lupita Nyong’o, Alexander England, Kat Stewart, Diesel La Torraca and Josh Gad


A heroic teacher who saves her students from a horrifying and creepy viral zombie outbreak! Disgusting and Terrifying, right? Miss Caroline, a kindergarten teacher leading a field trip that’s suddenly swarmed by zombies who’ve escaped from a government lab. Its shades of Shaun of the Dead, with a pitch-perfect cast.

22. Oculus’ (2013)

DIRECTOR: Mike Flanagan

CAST: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso


Have you ever looked into your furniture closely? In this movie a family moves into a new house, and the husband purchases an antique mirror for his office. Little does he know that the mirror would cause horrifying hallucinations. The film is told in two timelines, the original period and a little over a decade later. It’s a complex and compelling story that will make you suspicious of your own antiques!


21. ‘Cadaver’ (2007)

DIRECTOR: Son Tae-Woong

CAST: Han Ji-min, On Joo-wan, Oh Tae-Kyung, Jo Min-Ki 


This slasher (also known as The Cut) follows a group of medical students who are murdered in a methodical order, hearts removed from their bodies as they’re picked off one by one. The dwindling survivors suspect a connection to a beautiful cadaver that they’ve recently dissected, and work to find out the truth about her before it’s too late.

20. ‘The Housemaid’ (2016)

DIRECTOR: Derek Nguyen

CAST: Nhung Kate, Jean-Michel Richaud, Kim Xuan, Rosie Fellner


This 2006 Vietnamese film gives a fresh look at a tumultuous then- French Indochina time. It shows a young woman hired to work t the house of a rubber plantation owner, eventually they get into a romantic relation but, tell this to his dead wife whose ghost is not so pleased with this! It’s an excellent setup and a unique movie.

19. ‘Let The Right One In’ (2008)

DIRECTOR: Tomas Alfredson

CAST: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson


We haven’t mentioned vampire movies yet! Let The Right One In follows Oskar, a lonely, bullied 12-year-old boy who befriends a strange young girl who moves into the flat next to his, only to slowly discover that she’s not a young girl at all, but something else. Artfully crafted and expertly shot, the film proves that horror films can be true works of art. 

18. ‘Body At Brighton Rock’ (2019)

DIRECTOR: Roxanne Benjamin

CAST: Karina Fontes


Even going out for fresh air can be filled with perils! Wendy, an inexperienced and somewhat inept park ranger, sets out on a solo task, attempting to prove to her colleagues that she’s capable—only to end up lost, stranded, and stuck with a dead body. This will give you a terro of a lifetime. 

17. ‘Overlord’ (2018)

DIRECTOR: Julius Avery

CAST: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, John Magaro, Gianny Taufer, Pilou Asbæk, Bokeem Woodbine


An integrated Army unit in a version of the year 1944, paratroops into France in advance of D-Day, only to be confronted with a small town plagued by horrible creatures, zombie-like monsters produced by Nazi scientists experimenting. It’s wild, fresh and full pf action and horror.

16. ‘Pet Sematary’ (2019)

DIRECTOR: Kevin Kölsch

CAST: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, Jon Lithgow


 Pet Sematary based on King’s book, shows small towns in Maine are terrifying. A doctor moves his family to one such town, only to experience unsettling dreams about a haunted burial ground and the cemetery is capable of bringing the dead back to life, but in evil forms that threaten them all.

15. ‘The Lodge’ (2019)

DIRECTORS: Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala

CAST: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Richard Armitage, Alicia Silverstone


A cabin the wood is never safe! It’s a terrifying tale of a woman, the sole survivor of a suicide cult. She attempts to bond with her soon-to-be stepchildren in a remote cabin. When they wake up one morning with their possessions missing and strange signs all around, they suddenly suspect the possibility of being in afterlife.

14. ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ (2017)

DIRECTOR: John McPhail

CAST: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Marli Siu, Ben Wiggins, Mark Benton, Paul Kaye


Camps and horror movies is always a classic combination. This is a British film a “musical Christmas horror comedy” follows its titular character Anna, a high school senior itching to get out of her hometown who ends up trapped in—you guessed it—a zombie apocalypse. It’s a silly, scary, singular singalong that you can’t help but enjoy.

13. ‘Ghost Stories’ (2017)

DIRECTORS: Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman

CAST: Andy Nyman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther, Martin Freeman


Here’s a different movie. It’s an anthology of three stories linked by Philip Goodman, a professor dedicated to the task of debunking fraudulent psychics. Creator Nyman stars, and the three stories each present a compelling, frightening ghost tale worthy of any gathering around a campfire—with a startling ending that wraps them all together.

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12. ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin’ (2011)

DIRECTOR: Lynne Ramsay

CAST: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller


A deeply unsettling psychological thriller. A shattered mother reflecting on a lifetime of atrocities committed by her son. Roger Ebert described the story as “like a nervous breakdown”, and it’s a reminder that some of the greatest horror can come from our own regret about the things we could have done differently. 

11. ‘Coherence’ (2014)

DIRECTOR: James Ward Byrkit

CAST: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon


A unique psychological thriller, in which eight guests at a dinner party begin experiencing a strange mirror of themselves after the passing of a comet. They begin to realize that the comet has opened a split reality, and they’re forced to sort out who’s real and who’s a copy.

10. ‘The Prodigy’ (2019)

DIRECTOR: Nicholas McCarthy

CAST: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Colm Feore


Creepy-terrifying children are a basic for a horror movie.Taylor Schilling stars as a mother who is increasingly fearful of her brilliant young son’s strange behaviour, not realizing that he’s possessed by the reincarnated spirit of a serial killer bent on finishing his murderous spree.

9. ‘Tragedy Girls’ (2017)

DIRECTOR: Tyler MacIntyre

CAST: Alexandra Shipp, Brianna Hildebrand, Josh Hutcherson, Craig Robinson, Kevin Durand, Jack Quaid


This comedy slasher takes a fresh, modern spin on things. It follows a pair of high school students who run a true-crime blog and are desperate to increase their online following, even if it means committing some of the crimes themselves. It’s very of the moment. The film is gory, funny, and full of unexpected moments

8. ‘Hostel’ (2006)


CAST: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eyþór Guðjónsson, Barbara Nedeljáková


Hostel is among the most brutal, gory and sadistic horror movies out there. A trio of young men backpacking across Europe are lured to an Eastern European hostel with the promise of access to beautiful women, only to find that it’s a trap run by a cabal that tortures kidnapped tourists.

7. ‘Blade’ (1998)

DIRECTOR: Stephen Norrington

CAST: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Donal Logue


Interested in superhero horror? Its dark and brooding for a comic-book movie, much harder and bloodier than the Marvel Cinematic Universe fare of today, but it was also a huge commercial success. 

6. ‘Children of the Corn’ (1984)

DIRECTOR: Fritz Kiersch

CAST: Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton


Ever been to a cornfield?A young couple on a cross-country drive unwittingly stumble into a cursed town in Nebraska where all of the children have been indoctrinated into a murderous religious cult, and all the adults have been killed at their hands. The film provides some of the purest scares ever committed to film. 

5. ‘Pyewacket’ (2018)

DIRECTOR: Adam MacDonald

CAST: Laurie Holden, Nicole Munoz, Chloe Rose, Eric Osborne


This Canadian horror film is a grieving woman moving her family to a secluded cabin in the woods for a fresh start. What she doesn’t realize is that her sullen, occult-obsessed daughter has angrily summoned a demon, the titular Pyewacket. Teens! WATCH PYEWACKET ON HULU

4. ‘Southbound’ (2016)

DIRECTORS: Radio Silence, Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, Patrick Horvath

CASTS: Many!


This clever film weaves together five individual stories—each with its own writer and director—linked together in subtle ways around a roadside motel. It’s unsettling, rough around the edges and works beautifully. It made many best-of lists in2016.WATCH SOUTHBOUND ON HULU

3. ‘Hellraiser’ (1987)

DIRECTOR: Clive Barker

CAST: Clare Higgins, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence


There might be none that can match Hellraiser, with its iconic villain known as “Pinhead”. A cursed puzzle summons a group of murderous creatures from another dimension. Critics blanched at the film upon its release, but Hellraiser defined a generation of its genre.

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2. ‘Mom and Dad’ (2017)

DIRECTOR: Brian Taylor

CAST: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair


We are missing something.. yes, Nicolas Cage!The film’s premise is simple: an unexplained radio static causes parents all over their town to have a sudden, overpowering desire to murder their own children. Cage,starring as a father possessed by this phenomenon. It’s silly, it’s gory, it’s Nicolas Cage in a murderous rage.


1. ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D’ (2013)

DIRECTOR: John Luessenhop

CAST: Alexandra Daddario, Dan Yeager, Trey Songz, Tania Raymonde, Scott Eastwood, Thom Barry, Paul Rae, Bill Moseley


This film, the seventh installment in a five-decades-and-running franchise it doesn’t give anything different. It just gives us what we want: the return of the iconic chainsaw killer Leather face. We’re here for the blood, and Texas Chainsaw is happy to oblige us.

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