30 Best Halloween Movies on Netflix in Canada.

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What do you most crave on Halloween, the trick part or the treat part? The list of movies we have compiled for you will let you enjoy both. The movies are tricky as hell, and they complete the treat of Halloween.

Without further searching for what to watch this Halloween, read this article and get ready to enjoy the best Halloween movies in Canada on Netflix. This article brings you the perfect blend of fear, suspense, and horror, so tuck in your blankies and enjoy the best Halloween movies available on Netflix. It’s going to be a spooky experience.


Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

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Director: Dan Gilroy

Writer: Dan Gilroy

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge

IMDB Rating: 5.7/10

In Miami, art critic Morf Vanderwalt attends an art exhibition alongside his friend Josephenia, who works for Theodora Haze, the owner of Haze gallery and formerly a member of the rock music band club Velvet Buzzsaw.

When Josphenia returns to Los Angeles, she finds Vetril Dease dead; she enters his house and discovers loads of paintings. Josphenia steals some of the paintings to show them to Morf and Rhodara, who exhibits them in an art show. The art show becomes a success.

The film shows what happens when art collides with business; all the twists and suspense make it the best Halloween horror movie on Netflix. Someone has to pay the price, be it art collectors or mega-money artists.


Jaws 2 (1978)

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Writer: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb, Howard Sackler

Director: Jeannot Szwars

Cast: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton

IMDB Rating: 5.8/10

In this thriller movie, a new hotel opens on Amity island. A great white shark kills two scuba divers who were filming the wreckage of the Orca. The shark then heads into Amity waters killing another female water skier.

The police chief of Amity Island expresses concerns that the town has a shark problem, but the council removes him from his position.

Mike Bordy’s son went sailing with his friends when sharks attacked again. Broday soon has to take matters into his own hands to save the town. The sheer thrill and excitement make it the best Halloween horror movie on Netflix,


Unfriended (2014)

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Director: Levan Gabriadze

Writer: Nelson Greaves

Run Time: 1h 23m

Cast: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Shelley Hennig

IMDB Rating: 5.6/10

High school student Laura Barns committed suicide by gunshot to the head after someone uploaded a video of her passing out and defecating at a party. One year later, her friends are joined by a user named “billie227,” unable to identify the user.

They thought that someone was pranking them. Soon they learn that “billie227” belongs to their dead friend Laura Barns.

A supernatural presence has been using their friend’s social media account to haunt them. As we dive deeper, we uncover the truth about things we thought we knew. The movie sends chills down your thought.


Bird Box (2018)

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Writer: Eric Heisserer, Josh Malerman

Director: Susanne Bier

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10

A strange invisible creature attacks the earth, and people who make eye contact with this invisible creature commit suicide instantly. Malorie Hayes is pregnant when the apocalypse hits, and she takes refuge in a house with other people. They establish some ground rules to survive.

They cover the glass windows and break all the cameras to prevent themselves from looking at the creature. They let a stranger in the house, who later betrays them and let the creature in. Malorie and Tom run from the house and find a haven until the savages attack them.

Malorie came to know about a shelter where the children would be safe. She starts the journey with her kids. The journey through which a mother saves her children the thrill makes it the best Halloween horror movie on Netflix.

What parents need to know is that this movie is about a woman who did everything to save her children from the dead, this is one of the best Family Halloween movies to watch with your loved ones!


Before I Wake (2016)

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Writer: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard

Director: Mike Flanagan

Cast: Kate Bosworth, Oleksandr Reshtilov, Thomas Jane

IMDB Rating: 6.2/10

Cody is a gifted child, and he can turn his dreams into reality. He was an orphan later adopted by Jessie and Mark, who lost their first child Sean by accidental drowning. Cody’s birth mother died of cancer when he was three years old. Cody tells Jessie about a nightmarish creature, “the Canker Man.”

Later Jessie and Mark see lots of butterflies, Mark captures one to show it to Cody, but it disappears when Cody wakes up. One night the couple sees Sean in the house, and he disappears when Cody wakes up.

“The Canker Man” devours Mark, and Cody is sent to the orphanage. Jessie does some research and finally shows up at the orphanage where “The Canker Man” appears.


We Summon the Darkness (2019)

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Director: Marc Meyers

Writer: Alan Trezza

Run time: 91 minutes

Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Amy Forsyth, Maddie Hasson, Keean Johnson, Logan Miller, Austin Swift, Johnny Knoxville

IMDB Rating: 5.2/10

In Indiana, in July 1988, Val and Bev are driving to a heavy metal show when a shake is thrown from a blue van onto their shield. Once they arrive at the show, they see the same blue van. Val throws a small firecracker into the van, forcing the guys to come out.

The guys are interested in the girls, who invite them to their mansion. When the boys come to the girl’s mansion, they reveal that they are part of a satanic cult that has murdered eighteen people, and they are going to murder the boys next; what follows is a classic horror movie.


The Babysitter (2017)

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Director: McG

Writer: Brian Duffield

Run Time: 1h 25m

Cast: Judah Lewis

IMDB Rating: 6.3/10

If your babysitter asks you to sleep, you should sleep because the chances are that you will see something dark that you are not supposed to see. Cole is a shy teenager who has no friends, his hot babysitter is a member of a cult, and Cole caught her doing a satanic act.

Now the cult will stop at nothing to keep Cole’s mouth shut. Exceptional performance by the actors and an interesting storyline makes this a fun Halloween movie to watch. A true thriller that will keep you awake at night. The acting is so natural that you can rate it as the best Halloween horror movie on Netflix.


Piercing (2018)

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Director: Nicolas Pesce

Writer: Ryu Murakami, Nicolas Pesce

Run Time: 1h 21m

Cast: Christopher Abbot, Laia Costa, Mia Wasikowska, Will Brill

IMDB Rating: 5.5/10

A psychological thriller, the film starts with a scene where Reed is standing over his infant daughter, holding an ice pick with an intense urge to stab his daughter. To protect his daughter, he decides to implement his murder urges on a prostitute in a hotel where he cannot be caught.

Jackie is the prostitute who arrives at the hotel instead of the planned victim. Reed tries killing him, but often he becomes disconnected from reality. Reed has a split personality disorder, doing one thing onem= moment and the opposite the next. Jackie is also not what she seems, with a desire to be killed.

The psychological trauma the characters go through is a pure masterpiece enlisting this marvel as the best Halloween horror movie on Netflix.


The Ritual (2017)

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Director: David Bruckner

Writer: Joe Barton, Adam Nevill

Run Time: 1h 34m

Cast: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier

IMDB Rating: 6.3/10

Five friends, Phil, Dom, Hutch, Luke, and Rob, discuss plans for an adventure; Luke and Rob encounter a robbery where Rob is killed. Luke blames himself for Rob’s death. Six months later, they embark on an adventure in Rob’s memory.

While passing in a forest, they see strange markings on trees. They take shelter in an abandoned cabin. Luke has been chosen to be sacrificed at the ritual and offered up to the Jotunn, an ancient god-like entity and an offspring of Loki. Will Luke be able to escape, or is he going to be the sacrifice in the ritual?


Apostle (2018)

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Director: Gareth Evans

Writer: Gareth Evans

Run time: 129 minutes

Cast: Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Bill Milner, Michael Sheen

IMDB Rating: 6.3/10

A drifter’s sister is kidnapped, and he follows the kidnapper on a desolate, remote island with an evil religious cult. The movie is set in 1905. Thomas infiltrates the island’s community and learns that this community has forsaken the ways of the mainland because of corruption.

But the same corruption does not end on the island. Richard uncovers that the same thing has infested the island, and things are way worse on the island than anybody could have imagined. The adventure, emotions, and suspense are all packed into one of the best Halloween horror movies on Netflix.


Cult of Chucky (2017)

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Writer: Don Mancini

Director: Don Mancini

Cast: Allison Dawn Doiron, Alex Vincent, Brad Douriff

IMDB Rating: 5.2/10

Cult of Chucky is a supernatural horror slasher film directed by Don Mancini. In this movie, Chucky returns to terrorize human victims. In 2017, Andy Barclay has been torturing the head of Chucky for four years.

While wheelchair-bound, Nice Pierce finally starts to believe that Chucky was a manifestation of her imagination, and she committed the murders herself. Chucky, who is shown as a supernatural creature in a doll, makes the lives of his victims a living hell, eventually killing them.


The Platform (2019)

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Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia

Writer: David Desola, Pedro Rivero

Run Time: 1h 34m

Cast: Ivan Massague, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

The Platform stands out as one of the most disturbing movies in the lot. Goreng and Trimagasi are cell mates in a vertical self-management center called The Pit, where the food is delivered from top to bottom, stopping for a fixed period on each floor.

Those on the lower levels can only eat what is left of the upper levels. Storing food is not allowed and is punished. The cells are randomly reassigned every month. Triage reveals that once, they had cannibalized a cellmate when they were at level 132. After some time, they were reassigned to level 171, where the odds of survival were really against them.


The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

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Director: Yogos Lanthimos

Writer: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou

Run Time: 2h 1m

Cast: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp, Raffey Cassidy

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

Steven Murphy is a heart surgeon who helped Martin with his grief after his father died in a car accident. Martin visits Steven’s home; Kim, Steven’s daughter, is taken with him. Martin invites Steven to his home, where he has to leave early.

Steven tells Martin that his father did not die in an accident but during his surgery. Martin tells him to balance his father’s death; he must kill one of his family members. If he doesn’t, then they will die after certain conditions. Steven doesn’t believe him but is terrified when those conditions start appearing. Will he be able to save his daily?


The Conjuring 2 (2016)

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Director: James Wan

Writer: Chad Hayes, Carey W.Hayes and James Wan

Run Time: 2h 14m

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O’Connor

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

During a seance, a child takes Lorraine to the basement, where she sees a demonic Nun and a vision of Ed being killed. In 1977 the Hudson family began to witness some strange paranormal activity in their home. Janet, the younger daughter, is possessed by old man Bill Bilkins’s ghost, who claims that it’s his house.

Ed and Lorraine Warren’s assistance is requested, but Lorraine is resistive after seeing the visions. Finally, after much deliberation, they start to help the family, but the demonic presence is far more powerful and evil than anybody could have imagined.

The 2nd chapter of The Conjuring series, with even more horrifying details, marks it as the best Halloween horror movie on Netflix.


What Keeps You Alive (2018)

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Writer: Colin Minihand

Director: Colin Minihand

Cast: Hannah Emily Anderson, Brittany Allen, Martha MacIsaac, Joey Klien

IMDB Rating: 5.7/10

A psychological horror movie that follows a young woman fighting for her life after the love of her life turns out to be a murderer. Jackie and Jules, a young married couple, are celebrating their first anniversary in a remote cabin belonging to Jackie’s family.

However, some events led Jules to raise some concerns and suspicions over Jackie’s identity. Jackie throws Jules off a cliff, but somehow Jules survives. What follows is a survival game when Jackie comes out to kill Jules to get her life insurance policy. Jules tries her best to survive the murdering spree of Jackie.


Await Further Instructions (2018)

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Writer: Gavin Williams

Director: John Kevorkian

Cast: Sam Gittins, Neerja Naik, Abigail Cruttenden, David Bradley

IMDB Rating: 4.9/10

A seemingly normal family is trapped inside the house by a black substance. Nick, his girlfriend Annji, Nick’s pregnant sister Kate, Kate’s husband Scott, Grandad, and Nick’s Parents. They receive commands that their food is contaminated and instruct to cleanse themselves from bleach and take the vaccine dropped down from the chimney.

The television later informs that one of the members is infected, Grandad died vomiting a black substance, and Anji is locked with the body dead body of Grandad. The film shows the severe tragedy that engulfs the family.


Fear Street Part One: 1994 (2021)

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Director: Leigh Janiak

Writer: Leigh Janiak and Phil Graziadei

Run time: 107 minutes

Cast: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Julia Rehwald, Fred Hechinger, Maya Hawke

IMDB Rating: 6.2/10

Fear Street 1994 stands out in the family as the boldest, vicious, and blood lusty movie; it indeed made a name for itself and hinted at the thrilling end which is to come.

The movie beautifully uncovered some mysteries while leaving other deeper ones to be explored in Fear Street: 1978 and Fear Street:1666. Dina and Josh head to school, where we learn that Josh is obsessed with her sister’s best friend.

Dina confronts her Ex before a match, and the haunting begins. Fear Street is a beautiful cinematic blend of excellent acting, cinematography, and violence.


Girl on the Third Floor (2019)

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Director: Travis Stevens

Writer: Greg Newman, Trent Haaga, Ben Parker

Run Time: 1h 33m

Cast: C.M. Punk, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Sarah Brooks, Elissa Dowling

IMDB Rating: 4.7/10

The film genuinely makes you uncomfortable as something that tries to invade your personal space. It’s very unsettling, and it’s meant to be this way. Dan Koch takes an old mansion and tries to renovate the house for his family. But the mansion has some other plans.

Temptation, greed, and ghosts are the perfect mix for any horror movie, The actor’s performance is exceptional, and the scenes are so spooky that sometimes they are unbearable.


The Conjuring (2013)

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Director: James Wan

Writer: Chad Hayes and Carey W. Hayes

Run time: 112 minutes

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

The Conjuring is by far one of the best horror movies of recent times; its haunted house story is not new; we have seen it multiple times. However, the way the story is narrated is breathtaking. A family moves into a new house, and it has a certain evil appearance that only the family’s dog can sense.

The family hires Ed and Lorainne Warren to ward off the evil eye and thus begins as one of the best thriller movies in Canada. Although Conjuring is not your typical horror movie, It sets the bar so high that only Conjuring Series films can reach it.

The backstory is so strong that it makes you follow the whole timeline of the conjuring series, no doubt one of the best Halloween horror movies on Netflix.


It Comes at Night (2017)

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Writer: Trey Edward Shults

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough

IMDB Rating: 6.2/10

A highly contagious disease ravages the planet. A family secluded from the outside world lives in deep woods. Paul, his wife Sarah, and their teenage son Travis. Sarah’s father bud contracted the disease, and they had to kill him and burn his body.

They catch an intruder trying to trespass; later, they allow him and his family into the house. The two families establish a sense of normality in the house. Soon trouble begins as certain events cause Paul and Will to distrust each other. The two families are soon entangled in a fight among themselves.


#Alive (2020)

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Director: II Cho

Writer: II Cho

Run Time: 1h 39m

Cast: Park Shin-Hye, Yoo Ah-in, Lee Hyun-Wook, and Jaen Bae-soo

IMDB Rating: 6.3/10

What is your strategy to survive in the case of a zombie apocalypse?. Oh, Joon-woo is trapped inside his apartment when a zombie apocalypse breaks out. He is a professional online gamer, which helps him survive. While everyone is panicking and running, Yoo stays behind, figuring that’s the key to survival.

He devises plans and rations food accordingly; the problem is he can’t connect to the outside world. Most people will lose their sanity, but Yoo is determined to survive. But for how long? The thrill, suspense, horror, and above all, survival instinct make it to the best Halloween horror movies on Netflix.


The Ravenous (2017)

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Director: Robin Aubert

Writer: Robin Aubert

Run Time: 1h 44m

Cast: Marx-Andre Grondin, Monia Chokri, Charlotte St-Martin

IMDB Rating: 5.8/10

The movie is a survival guide in the case of a zombie apocalypse. In the rural regions of Quebec, the residents are not the same anymore with their bodies breaking down; they turned up against their loved ones.

A few survivors come together to journey to a haven, but most of their hopes are devastated when they learn what happened to other safe places. The advancing infected overrun the remaining survivors; Therese and Bonin make efforts for their survival while most of their friends are turned into zombies.


Cargo (2017)

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Director: Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke

Writer: Yolanda Ramke

Run Time: 1h 45m

Cast: Simone Landers, Martin Freeman, Marlee Jane, and Lily Anne

IMDB Rating: 6.3/10

An emotional rollercoaster ride with a zombie apocalypse. A virus infected the human race, and a new race, Diggers, was born. A safe family from the virus consists of Rosie, an infant daughter, husband Andy, and wife Kay. They live on a boat where they are safe from zombies.

One day Andy finds a submerged boat; he goes on it and finds some food and a vine bottle. He gifts the Vine bottle to his wife, Kay. Unfortunately, Kay goes onto the same boat and is bitten by a zombie. Now Andy is faced with a dire situation; he finds someone who will take care of his infant daughter.

An emotional roller coaster that compels the viewer to regard it as one of the best Halloween horror movies on Netflix.


The Perfection (2018)

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Writer: Richard Shepard, Nicole Snyder, Eric C. Charmelo

Director: Richard Shepard

Cast: Marie Maskell, Allison Williams, Christina Jastrzembska, Gu=lynis Davies

IMDB Rating: 6.1/10

American Psychological horror thriller movie Charlotte Willmore was forced to leave the prestigious music school in Boston to take care of her terminally ill mother.

Charlotte befriends Lizzie, Anton’s star pupil who replaced Charlotte at Bischoff. After some socializing with Charlotte, Lizzie starts having hallucinations; later, it is revealed that Charlotte had given Lizzie her mother’s medication. Lizzie sees bugs crawling inside her hand.


Freaks (2018)

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Writer: Zach Lipovsky, Adam B. Stein

Director: Zach Lipovsky, Adam B. Stein

Cast: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Amanda Crew

IMDB Rating: 6.7/10

Seven-year-old Chloe has spent her entire life in the house under the custody of his father, Henry. He doesn’t let her leave the house under the pretext that there are evil men out there who will kill her. Chloe is curious about the world outside, and she craves a motherly figure because she has never met her mother.

Soon, she discovers many secrets that change the course of her life. She goes on a mission with his grandfather to rescue her mother with her extraordinary powers of telepathy.


Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (2021)

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Writer: Zak Olkewicz, Leigh Janiak, Phil Grazadei

Director: Leigh Janiak

Cast: Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd, Ryan Simpkins, McCabe Slye

IMDB Rating: 6.7/10

In 1994, Deena and Josh restrain Sam, Deena’s girlfriend, who is possessed, and they travel to C. Berman’s house for help. He allows them in and begins to recount the events of the Camp Nightwing massacre. A terrifying phone call that states that it’s not the end scare the shit out of the viewer.

The teenagers conclude that the only way to end this curse is to fix things back in time. Is it possible to do that, or do they have to live with the ghosts of the past forever?


Emelie (2015)

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Writer: Richard Raymond Harry Herbeck, Michael Thelin

Director: Michael Thelin

Cast: Sarah Bolger, Carly Adams, Elisha Ali, Tyler Aser

IMDB Rating: 5.4/10

A girl named Anna is supposed to be babysitting at a house, but Emelie kidnaps her. Emelie poses as Anna and goes to the house of Dan and Joyce, whose kids are 4-year-old Christopher, 9-year-old Sally, and 11-year-old Jacob.

Emelie exhibits odd behavior once the parents leave. Emelie tries to kidnap the children. Jacob tries to get help from the neighbors. Meanwhile, the parents and authorities rush to the house.


Creep (2014)

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Director: Patrick Brice

Writer: Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice

Run time: 77 minutes

Cast: Mark Duplass, Patrick Brice

IMDB Rating: 6.3/10

A psychotic person hires a videographer to come to his cabin in the woods and capture his life; the videographer is a naive person lacking wisdom. The movie entirely depends upon the performances of the characters, Patrick Brice making sure that the characters live up to the mark.

Finally, the old man’s odd behaviour forces the young videographer to ask questions. He ultimately learns that the old man is not what he claims to be, and he is not there for the job but for some other reason. Reality slips under his feet, and his world falls apart. A class apart that enlists this movie in the best Halloween horror movies on Netflix.


The Invitation (2015)

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Writer: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi

Director: Karyn Kusama

Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michiel Huisman

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10

An awkward party that takes a violent turn, Will and his girlfriend Kira drive into the home of Will’s Ex-wife Eden, who is hosting a dinner party with her new husband, David. It’s the first time this group has been together in over two years.

Throughout the movie, Will wanders through the house and relives his old memories. David and Eden Will’s Ex-wife tells them about a cult-like group that they have joined, which helps people through their grief. However, the movie takes an interesting turn when they start attacking each other.


Zombieland (2009)

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Writer: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

A team of misfits travels across zombie-filled America; Columbus, a shy student, has somehow managed to survive following his 30 survival rules. However, he is joined by a savage zombie-killer headed to Florida. Soon they confront a young woman whose sister has been bitten by a zombie and wants to be put out of suffering.

The perfect zombie movie for Halloween shows that a team that relies on each other may be able to survive a zombie apocalypse. But are they headed to a sad demise, or can they overcome the odds? Watch one of the best comic Halloween horror movies on Netflix to find out.


Conclusion

So whichever movie you have decided upon, all these have ghosts, thrill, and terror in common. After all, what is Halloween if you’re not a little bit scared that a spirit might emerge from the shadows? Whatever movie you choose will make Halloween a lot more scary than usual.

The right movie will make your Halloween a breathtaking experience; after all, they are the best Halloween horror movies on Netflix. If you still couldn’t find your taste on Netflix, we recommend you to check our detailed blog of the best Halloween movies on Peacock TV.

Oliver Grayson

Oliver is an ambivert who scratches his creative itch by writing on different topics of interest. Being a movie buff, he’s almost always updated about the latest movies and shows releasing worldwide. When he’s not writing or binging movies, he’s gaming and socializing online from his couch.