- The Haunting of Hill House and Bly Manor
You will have to mind your manors around the ghosts in this horror anthology series that focuses on a different haunted house each season. The series is also famous for having one of the best jump-scares ever in the first season.
- The Invitation
This slow-burn cult horror movie focuses on the main character after he is invited to a dinner party by his ex-girlfriend. Everything is not as it seems though, and the less you know about this movie beforehand, the better.
- The Babysitter
This campy movie is the perfect horror-comedy that centres around the teenage protagonist and his babysitter who is part of a demonic cult. The sequel was also released this year but did not raise as much hell as its predecessor.
This South Korean zombie movie came out earlier this year and follows a video game streamer as he tries to survive the zombie apocalypse alone in his apartment. Audiences will be living for the amazing special effects and body horror in this film.
- Sleepy Hollow and Dark Shadows
Tim Burton’s films are Halloween essentials and Netflix South Africa currently has two of the spooky classics available. Sleepy Hollow is based on the classic tale by the same name and Dark Shadows focuses on a vampire, Johnnie Depp.
This Spanish horror film follows a young girl in the 90s after she plays with a Ouija board. This film caused a lot of buzz when it came out, as it is loosely based off of real events so it will definitely give you Netflix and chills.
Slasher is a horror anthology series that features a different masked serial killer in each season, so it is perfect for those Halloween bingeing needs. This show is very entertaining and is sure to slash through your study plans.
This South African horror movie follows a family moving to an isolated house where unsettling events start to take place. The film is sure to give any South African chills with its familiar setting and use of South African lore.
- Don’t Breathe
This film is a modern horror classic that centres on a group of friends that plan to rob a man in a mostly abandoned neighbourhood. The suspense in this movie will leave you breathless.
- Stranger Things
This popular series is a Halloween staple that follows a group of kids and the mysterious things that happen in their town. If only this list was a top eleven.