10 great scary movies on Netflix that you might never have heard of

By Rory Cashin

October 19, 2020 at 3:13pm


We've sourced some great hidden gems on Netflix to scare you this October.

We've already found where you can watch some of the best classic horror movies, but what about some great scary movies you've never heard of before?

Lucky for you, your pals at Lovin' have helped you get scared by some hidden gems on Netflix, too!


When her soldier husband returns from a mission a completely changed man, Natalie Portman is one of a group of scientists selected to investigate an area where the normal rules of nature no longer seem to apply.


In the early 20th century, we find Dan Stevens heading to an isolated island in order to bring his sister back home, only to discover that she is heavily involved with the cult who have made the island their new home.


A young videographer has been hired by a dying man to record his last messages. However, when he notices that the dying man seems to be at the peak of his health (and acting very oddly), the videographer starts looking for a way out of the job.


A husband and wife decide to head to a country house for a weekend of kinky fun in order to spice up their love life. However, after he handcuffs her to the bed and promptly drops dead from a heart attack, the wife realises she has no way of escaping.


A deaf and mute writer has decided to rent out a cabin in the woods to finish her work, only for a masked killer to show up at her door and she is left silently fighting for her life.



When a young boy goes missing in his small town, the local police detective begins to think that it may be related to the strange occurrences taking place in his own family home.


A boyfriend is none-too-happy to be going to a fancy dinner party with his girlfriend at the home of her recent ex-boyfriend, but things take a turn for the worse when the true intentions of the dinner party are revealed.


Get Out star Allison Williams plays a musical prodigy who befriends a new recruit at her music school, and when the two women decide to take on a road-trip through Japan together, some unexpected events quickly turn their lives upside down.


A group of construction workers are hired to clear an abandoned insane asylum of asbestos before the building is fully renovated, but they soon discover that they may not be there alone...


A mother and daughter manage to survive the bombing of their town during the 1980s Iran/Iraq war, but they are left to contend with a potentially great evil force that the bombing has unearthed.

All movies are available on Netflix at time of publication.

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