30 Best Halloween Movies On Amazon Prime In Canada in 2022

Horror movies are a unique genre that makes them unforgettable. The way pace of events drives us to the edge of our seats with fear and anticipation.

You can forget how happy you felt while watching a rom-com or an adventure movie, but you never get over the fear and chills you undergo when you’re watching a horror movie.

Out of all of the streaming apps out there, Amazon Prime is leading the field when it comes to having an excellent library of horror films.

Featuring masters of the craft like Guillermo del Toro and Stephen King, as well as Oscar, nominated actors like Tilda Swinton, Florence Pugh, and George Clooney, these movies get us hooked in no time.

Check out some of our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime; we know it will convince you to download the Amazon app right away!


The Wailing (2016)

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Director: Na-hong Jin

Writer: Na-hong Jin

Cast: Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang, Kwak Do-won

IMDB: 7/10

Korean movies and television shows are receiving critical acclaim for their fantastic storytelling and acting, so we had to include this film in our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime.

Jong-Goo, a police investigator in the small South Korean community of Goksung, investigates strange murders caused by an unknown disease. His partner recounts rumors that the illness is caused by an evil spirit that dwells in a lonely house in the highlands.

Together with his partner and a young priest who speaks Japanese, Jong-Goo agrees to pay a visit to the foreigner. They discover an altar with a goat head, images of diseased people who have died on the walls, and an attacking guard dog who prevents them from leaving until the stranger arrives.

Jong-Goo discovers one of his beloved daughters, Hyo-shoes jin, at the stranger’s home, and she soon becomes ill.

While a shaman named Il-gwang is summoned by his mother-in-law to save her granddaughter, a mysterious woman brought to custody confesses that she feels the stranger is responsible for the spreading of diseases in Goksung.

With the clock ticking and rows of sick and dead people piling up, Jong-Goo must act quickly to save the village and find the source of the illness.

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The Sixth Sense (1999)

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Director: M. Night Shamalayan

Writer: M. Night Shamalayan

Cast: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Frances McDormand

IMDB: 8/10

M Night Shamalayan has made a name for himself as an amazing storyteller and writer, and this movie is proof which is why we had to include it in our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime.

Dr. Malcolm is a successful therapist who has received accolades for his research on child psychology and trauma, and he is traveling all over America to speak at universities. However, in his personal life, his marriage is failing, and he no longer feels his wife loves him.

This new patient is a boy named Cole, who confesses that he can speak to dead people who demand that he complete their last tasks and take revenge for them.

As Malcolm begins to work with Cole to help understand his new psychic abilities, he begins unraveling strange events that shock him and make him reflect on the kind of man he used to be.

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Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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Director: George A. Romero

Writer: John A. Russo, George A. Romero

Cast: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman

IMDB: 7/10

Zombies are a favorite demand of horror fans, and this one received positive feedback on its release, so it is a must-add to our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime.

A failed experiment in a high school science lab unleashes a herd of zombies that slowly spread all over America. Shops are barricaded, and cars are overturned as people escape the country to save their lives while being chased by zombies multiplying faster.

A group of people who had not met before but were visiting the Philadelphia countryside simultaneously finds refuge in an abandoned farmhouse where they hide inside the basement.

Soon as the violence surges outside, petty feuds and distractions erupt in the farmhouse, and fear rises that the zombies will discover them.

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Train to Busan (2016)

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Director: Sang-hoYeon

Writer: Joo-Suk Park, Sang-ho Yeon

Cast: Gong Yoo, Yu-Mi Jung, Ma-Dong Seok

IMDB: 10/10

Gong Yoo stans rejoie! Not only is the heartthrob the king of romance, but it can also make the audience swoon with his stellar acting skills in horror films, so we have to include this one in our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime.

Workaholic and strict father Seok Woo has divorced his wife and has custody of his daughter Seon-Ahh for the weekend. When he is taking her back to her mother, they board the XTV train to Busan, which gets overrun by zombies, and soon, passengers have to run across the country to Busan to save their lives.

Seok-Woo arms himself with weapons, and with the help of a few other passengers, he is ready to fight for survival to make sure his daughter remains safe.

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Hellraiser (1987)

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Director: Clive Barker

Writer: Clive Barker

Cast: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

IMDB: 7/10

Kristy and her parents move back to her dad’s childhood home in Wisconsin, which is already occupied by her uncle Sam, and she takes the upper floor room where she stays with her boyfriend.

Uncle Sam is a very mysterious figure who keeps his room locked at all times and is often seen pricking his fingers and storing the blood in a tube.

After an accident, it is revealed that Uncle Sam was summoning demons in his room and accidentally called upon a scary figure named Pinhead, who will not leave until one of the family members sacrifices their soul to him.

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The Lighthouse (2019)

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Director: Robert Eggers

Writer: Robert Eggers, Max Eggers

Cast: Robert Pattinson, William Dafoe

IMDB: 4/10

Former lumberjack Ephraim Winslow moves to the seaside of London to search for a job after he had to leave his old one because of fights with his boss. He is offered the position as a watcher on a lighthouse, where he will work alongside Thomas Wake.

As the two begin their post as the sole watchers on the mysterious island where they are supposed to wait for ships that deliver cargo to the people, they slowly descend into madness as the food shortage begins and the fog rises. Then, they start taking out their frustrations on each other.

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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

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Director: Lynne Ramsay

Writer: Lynne Ramsay, Rory Stewart Kinnear

Cast: Tilda Swinton, Ezra Miller, John C. Reilly

IMDB: 8/10

Eva was a successful travel writer before she got married and had a child named Kevin. But when her husband began drinking and abusing her, she took out her anger by moving to a different house, where she started focusing more on building up her career and taking care of her child.

However, after a school shooting incident where Kevin is revealed to be the perpetrator, Eva must reflect on where she had gone wrong that had led to her son Kevin turning into a criminal.

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We Are Still Here (2015)

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Director: Ted Geoghegan

Writer: Ted Geoghegan

Cast: Andrew Sensenig, Barbara Crampton, Larry Fessenden

IMDB: 6/10

One of the most popular features of horror films is the vengeful spirit who won’t leave until she takes revenge for her murder, so we had to include this one in our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime. Paul and Andrea are grieving the loss of their teenage son, who died in a car crash.

They abandon their home in the suburbs, which was full of the memories of their child, and decide to move to a quiet farmhouse in the countryside where they can retire peacefully without familiar faces or interruptions.

However, after some days, Andrea begins noticing some strange occurrences around the house, like slight footsteps in the living room, a figure standing in the corner of her room, or late at night, she comes downstairs to find the fridge wholly torn apart.

Soon, the couple realizes that evil spirits reside in the house that has completely trapped them and will not rest until they have possessed their souls.

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House on Haunted Hill (1999)

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Director: William Malone

Writer: Robb White, Dick Beebe

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs

IMDB: 7/10

Claire has been fired from her post as a masseuse and has to find 5000 dollars to pay her rent quickly, or her landlord threatened to kick her and her children out into the street.

So when she reads an advertisement in the newspaper about an amusement park owner offering five million dollars to anyone who can stay for a night at a haunted house, she decides to take up the offer. She meets the owner and sees that there are twelve people who are all competing for the money.

Soon she realizes that her effort to make money for her children’s survival isn’t going to be too easy, with murderous ghouls vying to claim her soul.

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Honeymoon(2014)

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Director: Leigh Janiak

Writer: Leigh Janiak, Phil Graziadei

Cast: Rose Leslie, Harry Treadaway, Ben Huber

IMDB: 6/10

Newlyweds Paul and Beatrice are on their honeymoon at a lake resort in Essex, and a few days after their arrival, strange things begin happening. First, Paul begins finding Beatrice sleepwalking in the middle of the night and going towards the woods, where she keeps repeating that she will find her murderer.

Finally, with the help of a local priestess, Paul and Beatrice find out that Beatrice is being repeatedly possessed by the soul of a murdered woman trying to find the murderer who had dumped her body into the lake and fled with her money and jewelry.

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Oculus (2013)

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Director: Mike Flanagan

Writer: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard, Jeff Seidman

Cast: Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff

IMDB: 7/10

Timothy “Tim” Allen Russell, 21, is released from a mental institution by his psychiatrist, Dr. Shawn Graham, after being entirely healed from childhood trauma. He witnessed an incident in which his father allegedly tortured and murdered his mother before being slain by Tim.

Kaylie, his sister, greets him in the parking lot and drives him home. She then informs them that they must destroy an ancient mirror she discovered while working at an auction company.

She then steals the mirror, prompting Tim to follow his sister and reminisce about their youth, including when his father Alan purchases a mirror for their new family home’s home office. Finally, Kaylie and Tim notice a woman at their father’s office with him.

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Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)

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Director: Beom-sik Jeong

Writer: Beom-sik Jeong, Sang-Min Park

Cast: Wi Ha-Joon, Yoo Je-Yoon, Seung-Wook Lee

IMDB: 6/10

Internet broadcaster Ha-Joon is living in his parents’ basement and receives a threat from his dad that until he plans on paying the rent, he is no longer allowed to live there. So Ha-Joon moves into a shabby apartment and has to figure out ways to make more money.

He notices that YouTubers making videos of themselves walking inside haunted houses are getting the most ratings. He finds out that he lives near Gonjiam, the most haunted asylum in his area where mentally ill patients were sent to die, and their bodies were buried in the backyard.

Armed with a camera and a group of his friends, Ha-Joon is determined to make the most viewed video on the internet by walking through the Gonjiam asylum and making a video of it.

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Exorcist III (1990)

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Director: William Peter Blatty

Writer: William Peter Blatty

Cast: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif

IMDB: 6/10

The region of Georgetown is being terrorized by a seemingly endless sequence of gruesome crimes that bear the signature of the mass murderer known as the Gemini Killer.

Even though it’s been seventeen years since the killer was executed and that terrible night of absolute terror in The Exorcist (1973), the skeptical police officer, Lieutenant William F. Kinderman, is still preoccupied with solving the mystifying case as the death toll continues to rise.

Meanwhile, a cryptic inmate who bears a striking resemblance to the late Father Damien Karras emerges from his deep catatonic state in the city’s high-security psychiatric institution, claiming to have all the answers Kinderman requires.

But who is this enigmatic Patient X? Is the same evil power that tormented Regan MacNeil still at work?

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Daniel Isn’t Real (2019)

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Director: Adam Egypt Mortimer

Writer: Brian De Leeuw, Adam Egypt Mortimer

Cast: Miles Robbins, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sasha Lane

IMDB: 6/10

Luke experiences a nervous breakdown when he finds out that his schizophrenic brother had killed his family and himself while Luke was away for college.

Now grieving and unable to cope with the loss of his family, Luke tries to cope with the help of his childhood imaginary friend, Daniel, to get his life back into shape and focus more on college.

But as he begins depending more on Daniel with his secrets and shame, Luke realizes that Daniel is pushing him towards evil and is growing extremely powerful every day to be stopped.

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Night of the Demons (1988)

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Director: Kevin Tenney

Writer: Joe Augustyn

Cast: Cathy Powell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins

IMDB: 8/10

On the night of Halloween, a group of teenagers decides to host their party at a funeral parlor where they have heard evil spirits wander after a fire had killed all of the attendants over there.

But then strange incidents begin emerging among the group when a pillar falls and crushes Clair’s leg, and then John and Michael are locked in a room where a swarm of hornets kills them.

Soon, the group realizes that evil spirits are alive and craving blood, and they won’t let the gang leave this place alive until they are all dead.

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Dead & Buried (1981)

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Director: Gary Sherman

Writer: Jeff Millar, Alex Stern, Ronald Shushett

Cast: James Farentino, Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson

IMDB: 6/10

Sheriff Dan Gillis lives in Potter’s Bluff, a tiny seaside and pleasant town, with his wife, teacher Janet Gillis. Sheriff Gillis investigates thoroughly when tourists are mysteriously killed in the town and discovers that the dead are reanimating and resurrecting.

Dan finds a witchcraft and voodoo book in his wife’s drawer and fears she is practicing black magic. Dan meets coroner-mortician William G. Dobbs and discovers a terrifying and startling secret.

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Suspiria (2018)

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Director: Luca Guadagnino

Writer: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi, David Kajganich

Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick, Dakota Johnson

IMDB: 6/10

Dakota Johnson won hearts as the shy and bookish Anna Steele in the popular book to a movie adaptation of “50 shades of grey.” However, she’s also a stellar actress who has many successful films under her belt, and we have to include this one in our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime.

Susie Bannion is a young American ballerina who travels to Berlin to learn dance at one of the world’s most prestigious schools, Madame Blanc’s Markos Tanz Company.

One of the pupils recently been expelled from school is slain on her first day. Because this heinous crime does not appear to be an isolated incident, the intelligent new student immediately suspects that the institution is complicit in the homicide.

Sarah, one of the students in the school, tells her that before Pat was killed, she confided in her that she knew and guarded a terrifying secret.

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Climax (2018)

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Director: Gaspar Noe

Writer: Gaspa

Cast: Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoubr Noe

IMDB: 8/10

In the mid-1990s, four french dancers rent a building for a week where they rehearse for a competition. On their last night, they celebrate their hard work with a bottle of whiskey.

But soon afterward, they all begin seeing hallucinations and ghosts trying to kill them and possess their souls. One of them realizes that the whiskey they were drinking was spiked with LSD, which causes a person to go through severe hallucinations or kills them.

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The Neon Demon (2016)

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Director: Nicolas Winding Refn

Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, Polly Stenham

Cast: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves

IMDB: 6/10

Jesse is a sixteen-year-old aspiring model who travels from California to Los Angeles in an attempt to form her career. Dean, an aspiring photographer, dates her while taking images for her portfolio. Jesse meets Ruby, a lesbian cosmetic artist, and later Gigi and Sarah, envious models, at a party.

Meanwhile, the agency thinks Jesse is attractive and sends her to professional photographer Jack because she has “something” that sets her apart. Jesse catches the industry’s attention and has a promising start to her career.

On the other hand, Ruby, Gigi, and Sarah will go to any length to obtain this “thing” for themselves.

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Grave Encounters (2011)

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Director: Colin Minihan, Stuart Ortiz, The Vicious Brothers

Writer: The Vicious Brothers, Stuart Ortiz, Colin Minihan

Cast: Ben Wilkinson, Sean Rogerson, Ashleigh Gryzko

IMDB: 5/10

Since ghost stories and tales about haunted mansions are on the rise, this is a new reality show that will excite horror fans.

Armed with their crew and cameras, a team of ghost catchers will visit all of the haunted houses in America and dedicate every episode to discussing their backstory, how it was built, and record any strange interactions or incidents that happen on their camera.

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V/H/S (2012)

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Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett

Writer: Brad Miska, Simon Barrett, David Bruckner

Cast: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard

IMDB: 5/10

A found-footage horror film of a group of men hired to take care of a house while its owners were gone and tasked with cleaning out all the floors and fixing the floorboards that keep creeping every night.

One of the crew members comes across footage of strange things occurring in the house, making them realize that dead spirits exist in this house with them, seeking to kill them.

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Vivarium (2019)

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Director: Lorcan Finnegan

Writer: Garret Shanley, Lorcan Finnegan

Cast: Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann

IMDB: 6/10

A young couple is considering purchasing their first home. For that purpose, they go to a real estate office. They are greeted by an odd salesperson who takes them to a new, unusual, peculiar housing development to show them a single-family home. They become stuck in a bizarre maze-like nightmare there.

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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

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Director: Adam Robitel

Writer: Adam Robitel, Gavin Heffernan

Cast: Jill Larson, Anne Ramsay, Michelle Ang

IMDB: 5/10

A Ph.D. student is doing her thesis on Alzheimer’s patients and how they are coping with their condition and decides to settle with a woman called Deborah Logan and her daughter, who live in a cabin near the woods.

As soon as the film crew begins shooting for the documentary, strange and paranormal events become frequent. Deborah is found sleepwalking into the woods late at night and even starts acting in delirious ways by attacking or trying to strangle different people.

Soon, the film crew realizes that Deborah does not have Alzheimer’s but has been possessed by a paranormal spirit.

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Nightbreed (1990)

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Director: Clive Barker

Writer: Clive Barker

Cast: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby

IMDB: 6/10

A wanted man is on the run from the cops when he decides to take refuge in an abandoned building, which has DANGER written on the front. Inside, he finds statues of strange-looking mutilated creatures, and they come to life, saying that they have accepted him as their new master.

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Teeth(2007)

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Director: Michael Lichtenstein

Writer: Michael Lichtenstein

Cast: Jess Weixler, John Hensley, Josh Pais

IMDB: 5/10

Dawn grew up in a nuclear power plant’s shadow. While studying evolution in biology class in high school, she thinks she may have a hidden curse, an “adaptation.” Her mother, stepfather, and rough-hewn stepbrother live with her. Tobey, a man at school, is someone she likes.

She vows to be chaste until marriage, so they date in groups, see G-rated movies, and don’t kiss, but teen hormones are strong, and temptation beckons.

Dawn admires Ryan and goes to him for assistance when things with Tobey take an unexpected turn. Will he become her legendary hero and save her? Or will she find a way to be her hero and break the curse?

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Creepshow 2 (1987)

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Director: Michael Gornick

Writer: Stephen King, George A. Romero, Lucille Fletcher

Cast: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John

IMDB: 5/10

If it mentions Stephen King, then you already know it will be a horror film that will haunt your nightmares for the rest of your life, so we had to include one of his best creations in our list of best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime.

A masterpiece coming from three of the most critically acclaimed horror writers is bringing a collection of short stories to horror enthusiasts.

Featuring three stories that involve a vengeful Native American spirit searching for the American men who burned down his village, a group of women stuck in a haunted house who realize a killer is among them, and a monstrous blob in a lake that a young girl must confront to get back her baby brother.

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Edge of the Axe (1988)

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Director: Jose Ramon Larraz

Writer: Joaquín Amichatis, Javier Elorrieta, José Frade

Cast: Barton Faulks, Christina Marie Lane, Page Mosely

IMDB: 4/10

A small town in northern California is run amok with murders where the culprit is spotted carrying an axe and solely targets young women. A survivor of the murderer is Claira, a computer whiz who teams up with her high school friends to investigate who the murderer is and finally catch him.

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House (1985)

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Director: Steve Miner

Writer: Fred Dekker, Ethan Wiley

Cast: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt

IMDB: 5/10

Roger Cobb’s world has turned upside down when he finds out that his son has mysteriously disappeared while visiting his aunt’s house, and no effort by the police or authorities can find him. Finally, with his marriage broken up three years later, Roger arrives back at his aunt’s house to stay when she passes away.

Unfortunately, when he gets there, he realizes that the house swallows up the souls of beings who reside in this home, and Roger is their next victim.

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Wolf Creek (2005)

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Director: Greg McLean

Writer: Greg McLean

Cast: Nathan Phillips, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi

IMDB: 6/10

Three hikers venture into the Australian Outback, only to become stranded at Wolf Creek Crater. When they arrive, they are met by Mick Taylor, a bushman who offers them a ride back to his camp. Little do the three realize that their trip into the Outback will become a nightmare as the travelers locate a route out.

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XX (2017)

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Director: Roxanne Benjamin, Sofìa Carrillo, Karyn Kusama

Writer: Jovanka Vuckovic, Jack Ketchum, Roxanne Benjamin

Cast: Natalie Brown, Jonathan Watton, Peter DaCunha

IMDB: 5/10

Four female filmmakers come together to tell four short stories featuring four deadly female serial killers and what drove them to turn into sociopaths.

A neat and pristine housewife who has a secret locked away in a cabin in her attic. A college student starts an affair with the popular football player who was first dating her best friend.

Two childhood friends plot for a way to escape their abusive parents, and a grandmother is anticipating the visit of her children for Christmas because she has something to tell them about their father.

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Conclusion

Whether you’re on vacation with your gal pals or spending the day alone, having a good film as a companion makes your day even better.

And what better way to speak yourself silly with a good horror film that draws you away from your surroundings and takes you into a make-believe land where even the most boring circumstances can turn into a horror environment?

But, of course, it takes a good storyteller like Gretta Gerwig or Stephen King to draw us into a good story, and this list is filled with the best Halloween movies from Amazon Prime. We hope you enjoy it!