20 best horror movies to watch on Netflix

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13. The Ritual

For an adrenaline rush, watch The Ritual on Netflix! Four college friends come together after the death of one of their close friends. Deciding to bond after so many years, they go on a hike through the Scandinavian wilderness. Unfortunately, one wrong turn is all it takes to lead them down the path of an ancient evil. You’ll enjoy The Ritual if The Blair Witch Project is one of your favorite horror movies. The Ritual gives Blair Witch vibes, but amplifies the horror times three (at least in my opinion), by providing more haunting images and frightening situations.

12. The Witch

This period supernatural horror follows a Puritan family who, after being vanished from the community, face an evil force. But is it real or the work of witches? Though the story promotes itself as a New England folktale, but there are tones of other genres, as well, mixing in a lot of fear factors to keep audiences on their toes. Events escalate when the family’s youngest son, Samuel, disappears. Initially, the blame is placed on Samuel’s big sister, who was supposed to be watching him. It’s not long, however, before the family begins to realize that there is more to Samuel’s mysterious vanishing than they ever could have imagined.

Watching The Witch is like observing as all of the domino pieces fall apart as the family descends into madness. And the finale is one that will haunt you for days! The Witch is still streaming on Netflix. Watch it for a spooky weekend.