As the leaves change and artificial pumpkin flavor finds its way into all consumables (hey, we're not complaining!) Netflix has taken the seasonal hint and is adding a slew of new spooky content for us bingers to enjoy.
Check out these 10 scary shows and films that will be hitting the streamverse this Halloween season. Grab some snacks, a blanket, and enjoy your Netflix and Thrill!
1. “The Reaping” (2007)
A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which seems to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues. Starring Hilary Swank.
2. “The Survivalist” (2015)
In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
3. “88 Minutes” (2007)
On the day that a serial killer that he helped put away is supposed to be executed, a noted forensic psychologist and college professor receives a call informing him that he has 88 minutes left to live. Starring Al Pacino
A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.
5. “OtherLife” (2017)
A revolutionary new drug called OtherLIfe expands the brain's sense of time and creates virtual reality directly in the user's mind. With OtherLife, mere seconds in real life feel like hours or days of exciting adventures. The government wants to use the drug as a radical solution to prison overcrowding, by creating virtual cells where criminals serve long sentences in just minutes of real time. When the drug's creator, Ren, resists the government, she finds herself an unwilling guinea pig trapped in a prison cell in her mind.
6. “Veronica” (2017)
In this Mexican psychological thriller, a teen girl finds herself besieged by an evil supernatural force after playing Ouija with two classmates.
7. “Raw” (2016)
When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her.
8. “Cult of Chucky” (2017)
Chucky returns to terrorize his human victim, Nica. Meanwhile, the killer doll has some scores to settle with his old enemies, with the help of his former wife.
9. “Donnie Darko” (2001)
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal.
10. “Stranger Things”: Season 2 (2017)
The citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are plagued by dark forces originating from a parallel universe called the upside down. Having been rescued from the upside down in season 1, young Will Byers continues to suffer from the darkness of that realm. Although it may seem like normalcy has been restored to those who survived the previous season, a bigger and badder evil lurks just around the corner.