12 Best Horror Movies To Watch & Stream On Amazon Instant Video

Best Horror Movies To Watch Amazon Instant Video
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The freakiest movies on Amazon Prime - guaranteed to keep you up at night!

In the mood for a good scare? Horror movies are perfect for the daring night in or an exciting date night. Going to a theater for a scary movie can be a daunting outing, so take advantage of the digital age with Amazon Instant Video's movie selection

Amazon Instant Video and Amazon Prime boasts plenty of creepy titles to pick from, so we rounded up the best of the best to help you out on your spooky adventure.

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Grab some popcorn, your teddy bear, or whatever you need to make it through these eerie movies. I recommend dimming the lights to complete the scary ambience, but no one will judge if you need a bit of light to shield you from the dark. This list includes trailers and ratings, so you know exactly what you're getting into!

All of these films are as freaky as they are well made, so sit back, relax, and try not to scream too loud! 

1. The Girl With All The Gifts

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 84%

A fresh take on the zombie flick, this movie depicts a dystopian future ravaged by disease. The movie focuses on Melanie, a young girl, two soldiers, a scientist, and a teacher as they struggle to survive this apocalyptic world.

2. It Comes At Night

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88%

A mysterious apocalypse has destroyed humanity. Two families must share a house in order to survive the unspeakable horrors outside. But is the real danger already inside the house?

3. Wish Upon

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 16%

Teenage Clare Shannon is delighted to get a music box that grants her every wish. But those wishes prove to have a bloody price as she finds those closest to her are dying as a result. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88%

Five teenagers fall into the wrong hands when they go to visit rural Texas. Finding out your neighbors are psycho cannibal killers? That'll ruin any vacation.

5. The Haunting In Connecticut

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 16%

Forced to move for their son's health, a young family unwittingly stumbles into a nightmare. The new house proves to be haunted through its past as a funeral home, and the ensuing paranormal behavior is enough for anyone to call the movers.

6. The Woman In Black

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67%

Daniel Radcliffe stars in this paranormal flick. A young lawyer moves to a quiet village to sort out a deceased clients' affairs, only to discover a vengeful spirit terrorizing the property.

7. Blair Witch 2016

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 35%

It has been 20 years since James' sister disappeared looking for the Blair Witch. Now he has gathered a group of college friends to go looking for her where she vanished. But they may find more than they bargained for. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 35%

A detective with the ability to enter other people's minds takes on the case of sixteen year old Anna. Anna is accused of attempting a triple homicide, is she troubled or are there darker forces at play?

9. Rings

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7%

A college professor and his students investigate the infamous video that kills you a week after you watch it. When the deadly video goes viral, they must find a way to stop the curse before countless lives are lost.

10. Don't Hang Up

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 21%

Two teenager's drunken prank calls go horribly wrong when a stranger flips their harmless game on them with deadly consequences.

11. Pet

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 50%

A lonely animal shelter worker abducts a pretty, young waitress. The psychological warfare that takes place between the two leaves you wondering which one is really the bad guy.

12. Sleep Tight

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%

A doorman to a regular Barcelona apartment building, Cesar has some dark secrets. Determined to ruin the happiest resident's life, he sets on a deranged quest of private and physical violations.