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20th Dec 2016

9 Terrifying Movies To Watch On Netflix If You’re Not Leaving The House Tonight

Alana Laverty

Going out on Halloween is not everyone’s cup of tea. 

Some prefer to stay in and dole out the sweets to trick-or-treaters. 

Well, if that’s your plan, then one of these Netflix picks is perfect for terrifying you while you wait…

1. The Amityville Horror

Newlyweds are terrorised by demonic forces after moving into a new gaff that was the site of a grisly mass murder the year before.

If the trailer doesn’t scare you half to death, then give the full movie a go. 

2. Carrie

This one’s terrifying alright. 

Starring the talented Chloe Grace Moretz as a shy, outcast with no friends and a deeply religious and strict mother. She unleashes terror on her small town after a mean prank is pulled on her at her senior prom.

3. Stonehearst Asylum

An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the “revolutionary” new treatments are inhumane and that there is more going on than meets the eye.

4. The Gift

A young married couple’s lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than twenty years.

5. House at the End of the Street

Starring Jennifer Lawrence as a daughter who moves to a small town with her mother. 

After finding out about an accident in a house on her street, and when she befriends a boy who was the only survivor of said accident – her life gets VERY complicated. 

6. We Need To Talk About Kevin

Kevin’s mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.

7. The Woman in  Black 

Daniel Radcliffe plays a young lawyer who travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorising the locals.

As you do. 

8. The Conjuring 

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

And it’s nothing but terrifying. 

9. The Chosen

When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.

Try not to shit yourself.

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