‘His House,’ ‘Creep,’ and More

‘His House,’ ‘Creep,’ and More

As Netflix’s library of films ebbs and flows, finding the right movie to watch can feel like bailing out an ocean with a spoon. And if you’re looking for a quality horror movie in particular, the search only gets harder. With the reality that Horror is one of the cheapest genres to produce (not to mention, a famous crowd-pleaser among the bored and looking for anything new crowd), streamers like Netflix are cluttered with a veritable tsunami of bloody titles that sometimes seem indistinguishable from one another.

If you’re looking for a good horror movie to watch on Netflix that will truly scare you, picking a final selection can prove a more daunting task than sitting through yet another “Haunting of Hill House” rewatch; with or without its beloved “Bly Manor” chaser. But while the streamer’s priorities seem to shift as quickly as its content selection grows, Netflix’s horror library remains a high point — with original triumphs, including Guillermo del Toro’s “Cabinet of Curiosities” and a sizable offering of Mike Flanagan works, as well as plays in established franchises, like director David Blue Garcia’s “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2022).

From classics and a few box office toppers to obscure foreign titles you might have never discovered without the all-powerful algorithm, there’s something for every horror fan to enjoy. Just take “The Fear Street Trilogy,” which tells a surprisingly simple tale that writer/director Leigh…

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