Top 10 Horror Series on Netflix

Anouska Alex

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Are you a fan of the horror genre? Do you like bingeing spine-shivering movies or series? Do you want more of such a series? If your answer is yes, then you have arrived at the correct destination to satiate your hunger for your shivers. Here is the list of 10 horror series on Netflix to binge-watch.

Top 10 Horror Series on Netflix

1. Penny Dreadful

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IMDB ratings – 8.2/10
No. of Seasons – 3
Genre – Horror, Drama

This horror series takes its name from the term for cheap serial literature produced in the 19th century in the United Kingdom. This series contains Gothic fiction horror characters such as Dorian Gray, Count Dracula, Victor Frankenstein, Dr Henry Jekyll, etc. The story begins with a police investigation of deaths, but renowned explorer Sir Malcolm Murray and Vanessa Ives knows the true darkness behind the murders. All the characters are woven together to form the new age adult drama from the classics.

2. American Horror Story

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IMDB ratings – 8.0/10
No. of Seasons – 9
Genre – Horror

It is an anthology horror series, each season having its own story introducing new characters and locations. The first season’s story revolves around a family moving into a haunted house. The second season presents an indecent asylum that imprisons a person for murdering a woman. The third season shows us a coven of witches finding their new “supreme”. The fourth season is about a freak show in which the lives of its performers are at stake. The fifth season depicts a suspensive stranger story of Hotels Cortez. The sixth season depicts the story of ghosts besieging a farmhouse near Roanoke, North Carolina, and other strange happenings.

3. Marianne

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IMDB ratings – 7.5/10
No. of Seasons – 1, 8 Episodes
Genre – Horror, Drama

A French web series directed by Samuel Bodin. The plot for the series revolves around a famous author Emma Larsimon finishing her last book in her famous horror series. Haunted by the witch Marianne, the authors come home to Eldan, where she gets to see her stories come true. The strange phenomenon can be stopped in only one way, keep writing!!!

4. The Haunting of Hill House

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IMDB rating – 8.7/10
No. of Seasons – 1, 10 Episodes
Genre – Horror, Drama

The Haunting of the Hill House, an American supernatural drama series, is based on the novel of the same name by Shirley Jackson. The story is set in two timelines, following five adult siblings. Their experiences at the Hill house haunt them to date. The series shows the flashback events where the family had to flee from the mansion in 1992.
This horror series premiered on Netflix on 12th October 2018.

5. The Walking Dead

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IMDB rating – 8.2/10
No. of Seasons – 10
Genre – Horror, Adventure

Rick Grimes, a sheriff, wakes up from a coma only to know that the world has been taken over by zombies, known as the “walkers”. Grimes leads the group of survivors from Atlanta as they attempt to survive from the walkers and other groups of survivors willing to kill other humans to live.
To date, 10 seasons of the series have been aired. This is to be concluded in 2022 with the 11th season’s commencement in 2021.

6. Stranger Things

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IMDB ratings – 8.8/10
No. of Seasons – 4
Genre – horror, sci-fi, adventure

When a young boy goes missing, his friends start searching for him and instead find a girl with a shaved head named ‘eleven.’ The group continues the search only to unravel the mystery behind their friend’s disappearance and the government’s involvement with a secret experiment in it.

7. Dark

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IMDB rating – 8.8/10
No. of seasons – 3
Genre – Sci-Fi, horror

Dark is a German sci-fi thriller web series. A child goes missing from the fictional town of Winden. The series explores the lives of characters from the town to find the truth behind the disappearances. Connections between four major families are followed to unravel a time travel conspiracy spanning several generations.

8. Ash v/s Evil Dead

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IMDB ratings – 8.4/10
No. of Seasons – 3, 10 episodes each
Genre – horror, comedy, adventure

The series continues 30 years after the first three Evil Dead films. The aged Chainsaw-handed monster hunter, retired, is now loathing around and drinking beers. But when a deadite plague starts to threaten mankind, Ash Williams is back in action, now with his two trusty sidekicks, Pablo and Kelly.

9. The Returned

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IMDB ratings – 8.2/10
No. of Seasons – 2, 8 episodes each
Genre – Horror

The story revolves around the dead people coming back to life, alive and normal. Unaware of their deaths, the dead start to live a normal life, not having aged a single day from the day of their deaths. As they attempt to resume their lives, a strange phenomenon starts to occur, and not only the innocent but a killer has also been awakened from the dead.

10. Supernatural

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IMDB rating – 8.4/10
No. of seasons – 14
Genre – Horror, Adventure

The story revolves around the Winchester brothers, Sam and Dean, raised by their father to hunt down the evil supernatural creatures such as demons, monsters, and fallen gods. Years later they are on a journey to find their missing father who tells them the truth about their mother’s death. Later on, the brothers discover that the “hunt” is not limited to only monsters and demons but more powerful creatures.

While the horror genre strikes fear in one’s heart, cause the viewers a sleepless night with many horrifying night mares, for some, it can be the dose of adrenaline they need. So if you want some adrenaline rush, these horror series’ are your sure providers.

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