Top Ten Offbeat Horror on Streaming Netflix

Netflix has so many wonderful horror movies nestled amid a flood of dreck. Here are ten you should watch right now.



Haunter (2013) – Not Rated

Putting a new spin on spooky, the haunted soul in this film — 15-year-old Lisa — is long dead, and the ghost she senses is a flesh-and-blood teen.”



Oculus (2013) – Rated R

Now young adults, sibs Tim and Kaylie are still trying to recover from — and get to the bottom of — their parents’ deaths more than a decade ago.”



Horns (2013) – Rated R

Accused of murder, Ig Perish wakes up one day to find he’s grown a set of horns — compelling people to confess their sins to him.”

Dead Snow 2


Dead Snow (2009) – Not Rated

A group of friends gets the scariest history lesson of their lives during a weekend getaway, where the party is interrupted by Nazi zombies.”

Dead Snow 2 (2014) – Rated R

After medical student Martin escapes from Nazi zombies, he gathers an army to face off against the bloodthirsty, undead battalion.

You're Next


You’re Next (2011) – Rated R

“A shy girl goes to her new boyfriend’s family reunion and must join their bloody fight for survival when a gang of masked hooligans invades the party.”

We Are What We Are


We Are What We Are (2013) – Rated R

Following a family tragedy, two teenage sisters are forced by their domineering father to keep their cannibalistic clan’s macabre traditions alive.

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil


Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010) – Rated R

Expecting to relax at their “vacation” cabin, two backwoods boys see their trip turn into a nightmare when they’re accused of being psychotic killers.

American Mary


American Mary (2012) – Rated R

A medical student who’s piling up debt jumps at the chance when she’s offered a lucrative opportunity to perform extreme body-modification surgeries.

John Dies at the End


John Dies at the End (2012) – Rated R

Promising a trip that transcends time and space, a drug called Soy Sauce is sweeping the landscape — and quietly robbing users of their humanity.”

Welcome to February’s Crop of Instant Netflix Titles

Here they are (I particularly enjoyed Horns even though there is a sexual assault):

Action/Adventure: Into the Blue 2: The Reef, King Arthur, Quest for Fire

Anime: Bleach the Movie: Hellverse, Naruto Shippoden: The Movie

Classic: Houseboat

Comedy: Not Another Happy Ending, Along Came Polly, The Brothers Bloom, Bulletproof, Cecil B. Demented, Danny Deckchair, Diggstown, Expelled, Fools Rush In, Four Seasons, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Hitch, Hot Pursuit, Lars and the Real Girl, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Next Stop Wonderland, The Other End of the Line, To Be or Not to Be, We’re No Angels

Documentary: Fifi Howls From Happiness, Last Hijack, And the Oscar Goes To…, DisneyNature: Wings of Life, Enquiring Minds, Generation Iron, The Ghosts in Our Machine, Gucci: The Director, Isolated, The New Public, Now: In the Wings on a World Stage, Paul Williams: Still Alive, The Search for Michael Rockefeller, This May Be the Last Time, We Could Be King

Drama: Coach Carter, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Field of Lost Shoes, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Gimme Shelter, Home, Joe, Leaving Las Vegas, My First Mister, The Object of Beauty, Proof, Showgirls, Steel Magnolias, Ulee’s Gold, The Verdict

Family: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, Zapped

Starship Troopers

Fantasy & Science Fiction: Starship Troopers (making four Starship Troopers movies on Netflix)

Foreign: Cam Girl, Dark Valley (Das finstere Tal), Nights With Theodore, Salvo, August Eighth, Bodyguard, The Forgotten Kingdom, Ghost Graduation, Poklosie (Aftermath), Relationship Status: It’s Complicated


Horror: Horns, An American Haunting, Borderland, Crazy Eights, Dark Ride, The Deaths of Ian Stone, Killer Mermaid, Lake Dead, Mulberry Street, Nightmare Man, Re-Animator, Unearthed, Wicked Little Things


Television: Bob the Builder: Teamwork Time, Cunning Single Lady, Fleabag Monkeyface, It’s Okay That’s Love, Plankton Invasion, Departures, Life Stories, Magic City, MASH, Roaring with Pride, RWBY, Wildest Africa, Street Food, Wildest Middle East, World’s Wildest City, The Travel Bug, Shaun Ryder on UFOs, and new episodes of Spartacus