Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime

Has it been a while since you’ve had a good scare? If it has, then boy, do we have some movies that will make you more paranoid than ever. If you are like us, then you highly enjoy getting the sh*t scared out of you. We don’t know what it is but we just can’t get enough horror movies in our lives. Maybe we’re all chasing that rush of adrenaline that horror movies give us. Regardless of what the reasons are, we all now long for a movie that can make us fear to be alone again. Well, lucky for you, Amazon Prime has no shortage of great horror films.

We have searched through all the selections on the service, and have managed to put together a list of the best horror movies on Amazon Prime. Some of these movies have a powerful psychological horror aspect to them that will leave you messed up for a while. On the other hand, some of these also do have those jump scares which come out of nowhere and make you cower behind a pillow! All of these will have your heart racing regardless of what type of horror it is. If you are ready to lose some sleep, keep on scrolling and see what terrifying films we have in store for you.

1. Hereditary

To start off our list of the best horror movies on Amazon Prime we have one that will make you want to stay away from looking into your ancestry! This is such an amazing psychological horror film, it will leave your brain fried!

Hereditary Movie Description

The grandmother of the Graham family has recently passed away, leaving behind some dark and sinister secrets. Not long after her passing, her daughter and grandchildren begin to uncover these terrifying secrets. They quickly realize that they may not be able to outrun this horrifying fate that has been paved for them.

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2. A Quiet Place

One of the most popular movies of 2018 had to be A Quiet Place. John Krasinski managed to scare the world with a movie that has little to no talking. And the best news is that A Quiet Place 2 is set to release very soon!

A Quiet Place Movie Description

A family must now learn to survive in this quiet desolate world run by creatures who hunt using sound. Lee (John Krasinski) and Evelyn (Emily Blunt) spend their days fighting for their survival and the survival of their children. They must all go through life in complete silence as even the drop of a pin is enough to attract these killer creatures to their location. Complications arise when Evelyn becomes pregnant. They must all work together and find a way for her to give birth without making noise. Not only that, but they must make sure the newborn stays silent when born. One mistake could mean a terrifyingly gruesome death.

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3. Midsommar

When looking for the best horror movies on Amazon Prime, this one has to be at the top of the list for being one of the most disturbing. This movie will without a doubt leave you more uncomfortable than any other movie you have seen. Its a truly f*cked up movie which makes it great!

Midsommar Movie Description

A couple has decided to travel to Sweden and visit one of their friend’s hometown in hopes of watching the well-known midsommar festival. Unbeknownst to them, they will take part in this festival. However, as they will quickly learn, this fun retreat turns into a very violent and increasingly disturbing competition of sorts with a pagan cult orchestrating it.

4. Cabin In The Woods

If you had a doubt about taking a vacation to a cabin located deep in some woods this movie will definitely keep you away from that. Why is it that when a cabin is used for a horror movie it makes it so much scarier!

Cabin In The Woods Movie Description

Five college friends (Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams) have decided to take a vacation by traveling to a secluded cabin located deep in the wilderness. This trip takes a bloody turn when the friends end up attacked by zombie-like creatures. One by one they get attacked and end up dead. Those who haven’t died yet, try their hardest to escape these sinister woods. But with a larger force at play behind the scenes, there seems to be no hope for any of them.

5. Unsane

It seems as though the best horror movies on Amazon Prime consist largely of psychological horror movies! We can’t complain about that either. Movies like this have the potential of scarring you a million times more than a classic jump-scare horror film!

Unsane Movie Description

In an attempt to escape her stalker, Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy) decides to pack up her bags and move from Boston to Pennsylvania. While meeting with her therapist, Sawyer accidentally agrees to voluntarily stay at Highland Creek Behavioral Center for 24 hours. However, when the nurses and doctors begin to question her sanity, her stay may end up a lot longer than 24 hours. Sawyer has now come under the impression that one of the staff workers is in fact her stalker. Fearing for her life, she will do whatever is needed to escape her stalker and find her way out of this building.

6. Carrie

This is why you don’t bully the girl with powers! To be fair you shouldn’t bully anyone but you get the point. This is a great horror classic! If you are going to watch it definitely watch this one and not the remake. Not that the remake is horrible but this one is simply better.

Carrie Movie Description

Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) a high school teen has been the butt of the joke and has suffered her classmates taunting for quite some time now. Not only that but at home, her mother (Piper Laurie) abuses her as well. When strange things begin to happen around her, Carrie begins to believe that she has supernatural powers. When the empathetic Tommy Ross (William Katt) invites her to the school prom, Carrie attempts to let her guard down and have fun but things take a sinister turn.

7. Rosemary’s Baby

Last but not least, on our list of the best horror movies on Amazon Prime we have another classic for you! You have most likely heard of this one but may have not seen it yet. And if you have then you know this is an incredible horror movie especially for being released in 1968.

Rosemary’s Baby Movie Description

Waifish Rosemary Woodhouse (Mia Farrow), married to Guy (John Cassavetes), an actor struggling to make it, has decided to move to New York City. They decide to move to an apartment building with a menacing reputation. When Rosemary becomes pregnant she begins to believe her offspring isn’t from this world. Due to this, she isolates herself away from everyone and everything. When she finally gives birth her biggest fears are confirmed.

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