A Massive List of New Netflix Instant Streaming Horror Titles
MOM (1991) - Proving that flesh-eating monsters don't practice age discrimination, this black comedy tells the tale of elderly Emily Dwyer (Jeanne Bates), who takes a suspicious lodger into her Los Angeles home. After being bitten by him, she develops a taste for her son, Clay (Mark Thomas Miller). Desperate to keep his mother from committing homicide, Clay has her incarcerated, but after she escapes he must take matters into his own hands.
THE RETURN OF DRACULA (1958) - After killing an artist in Transylvania, Count Dracula (Francis Lederer) assumes the man's identity and heads to America, where he moves in with the Mayberry clan and continues his nocturnal bloodsucking. Soon, his odd habits arouse young Rachel Mayberry's (Norma Eberhardt) suspicions. And when her best friend mysteriously dies, Rachel turns to a foreign police officer who understands the undead in this classic horror flick.
THE RAVEN (1963) - Roger Corman directs this hoot of a film featuring Dr. Erasmus Craven (Vincent Price), a washed-up sorcerer who turns a talking raven back into a man and learns that his presumed-dead wife is actually living with a rival magician (Boris Karloff). But when Craven tries to rescue his wife, he gets more than he bargained for. Loosely based on the Edgar Allan Poe poem, this tongue-in-cheek classic co-stars Peter Lorre and a young Jack Nicholson.
THE TOMB OF LIGERIA (1964) - From director Roger Corman comes this supernatural tale of undying love set in the early 19th century. After the death of his wife, Ligeia, eccentric Verdon Fell (Vincent Price) will do anything to replace her, even if he must sacrifice his new wife, Rowena (Elizabeth Shepherd). Plagued by eerie events in her new home, the terrified Rowena seeks help from former suitor Christopher (John Westbrook), but can he thwart Fell's plan to revive Ligeia?
THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (1964) (review) - A plague has wiped out most of mankind, and those who survived have become bloodthirsty vampires. The only "normal" human left on earth, Dr. Robert Morgan (Vincent Price) -- who was spared by a twist of fate -- spends his days methodically hunting down the undead mutants and his nights barricaded against their attacks. But when he meets the beautiful but contaminated Ruth, he discovers a secret that will unravel what's left of his existence.
THE COMEDY OF TERRORS (1964) - A financial crisis forces undertaker Waldo Trumbull (Vincent Price) to start taking extreme measures. Rather than waiting for new clients to show up naturally, Waldo and his assistant (Peter Lorre) attract new business by killing wealthy individuals in their sleep. Now if only Waldo could just do away with his wife, Amaryllis (Joyce Jameson), and annoying father-in-law (Boris Karloff).
DR. PHIBES RISES AGAIN (1972) - The eminent Dr. Phibes (Vincent Price) awakens from several years of suspended animation and heads to Egypt with his mute assistant (Valli Kemp) and the corpse of his dead wife, determined to track down the stolen papyrus scrolls he needs to bring his spouse back to life. In this sequel to The Abominable Dr. Phibes, Phibes is up to his usual tricks, murdering people in strange and heinous ways; meanwhile, a team of inspectors is hot on his heels.
TALES OF TERROR (1962) - It's a triple threat of terror from the master of the genre: Edgar Allan Poe. This collection of three films -- The Black Cat, Morella and The Case of M. Valdemar -- offers everything horror fans can't get enough of, from murder and dementia to live burials, open tombs, resurrection and zombies. And with three of horrordom's greatest villains (Vincent Price, Peter Lorre and Basil Rathbone) in the lead roles, the chills are guaranteed.
WITCHFINDER GENERAL (1968) - England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches. Aided by his sadistic accomplice John Stearne, he travels from city to city and wrenches confessions from "witches" in order to line his pockets and gain sexual favors. When Hopkins persecutes a priest, he incurs the wrath of Richard Marshall, who is engaged to the priest's niece. Risking treason by leaving his military duties, Marshall relentlessly pursues the evil Hopkins and his minion Stearne.
THE AMITYVILLE HORROR (1976) (review) - This 1979 chiller is based on the reportedly true story of George Lutz (James Brolin) and his wife, Kathleen (Margot Kidder), who move into their Long Island dream house with their children. But the Lutz's lives turn into a hellish nightmare as the legacy of a murder committed on the premises gradually affects the family. Even the priest they call in, Father Delaney (Rod Steiger), cannot exorcise the demonic presence from the home.
AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION (1982) - This chilling sequel (more of a prequel, really) to The Amityville Horror relates the events that led up to arrival of the Lutz family at 112 Ocean Avenue, as detailed in the first film. Soon after the Montelli family moves into the Amityville house, they notice strange occurrences, and before long the eldest son (Jack Magner) becomes possessed and kills the entire family. James Olson plays a priest determined to perform an exorcism on the boy.
AMITYVILLE 3D (1983) - To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter (Tony Roberts) buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people who have come into contact with John and the house (including Meg Ryan) begin to meet with shocking fates. Is it all just coincidence, or is the house really the gateway to hell?
PUPPET MASTER 2 (1991) - A gang of ghoulish, supernatural puppets uses an Egyptian brain serum to resurrect their long-dead creator, Andre Toulon (Steve Welles), who promptly orders his marionette minions to drain the brains of a team of scientists. Meanwhile, Toulon falls for Carolyn (Elizabeth Maclellan), whom he believes to be the reincarnation of his lost love. Pinhead, Leech Woman, Blade and Tunneler are all back for more in this gory sequel to the 1989 cult hit.
TRANCERS 2: THE RETURN OF JACK DETH (1990) - Stranded in the 20th century after chasing a villain from the year 2247, future-cop Jack Deth (Tim Thomerson) discovers that another baddie, Dr. E.D. Wardo (Richard Lynch), has also traveled back in time -- with a scheme to turn solid citizens into mindless trancers. The plot thickens when Deth's presumed dead 23rd-century wife also journeys back to help his crusade. Charles Band directs; Helen Hunt co-stars.
SUBSPECIES (1991) - When he returns to his ancestral Transylvania castle after years in exile, vampire Radu (Anders Hove) steals a mystical life-giving bloodstone from his father, King Vladislav (Angus Scrimm), before the ruler can bequeath it to his younger son, Stefan (Michael Watson). As the brothers battle for the unholy relic, they also tangle over three lovely students who arrive in town to study Romanian folklore. Michelle McBride and Irina Movila co-star.
SUBSPECIES 2: BLOODSTONE (1993) - When Transylvanian vampire Radu (Anders Hove) settles a dynastic rivalry by killing his brother, American student Michelle (Denice Duff) escapes the castle with a bite on the neck -- and the bloodstone, a mysterious relic crucial to Radu's survival. Radu chases the girl to Bucharest, where she seeks help … and begins to sense her own emerging thirst for blood. Ted Nicolaou directs this horror flick filmed on location in Romania.
DEMONIC TOYS (1992) - When pregnant cop Judith Gray (Tracy Scoggins) chases a pair of crooks into an old warehouse full of toys, a demon brings the playthings to life and commands them to attack the policewoman and several others trapped inside. Now, Gray must fend off a laser-wielding robot, a nasty jack-in-the-box, a marauding teddy bear and others to prevent the demon from possessing her unborn child. Peter Manoogian directs this fast-paced horror flick.
DOLLMAN (1991) - When he lands on Earth in pursuit of a criminal from his home planet, extraterrestrial bounty hunter Brick Bardo (Tim Thomerson) -- who's just over a foot tall -- becomes a target himself when a New York street gang allies itself with Bardo's prey. Now, the doll-sized alien lawman must rely on a young mother and her son to apprehend the bad guy before he detonates a bomb that could throw the universe into interdimensional chaos.
DOLLMAN VS. DEMONIC TOYS (1993) - When the devil-possessed dolls from Demonic Toys come back to life, cop Judith Gray (Tracy Scoggins) enlists the help of Brick Bardo (Tim Thomerson), the foot-high alien lawman from Dollman, and his diminutive girlfriend, Nurse Ginger (Melissa Behr), to conquer the diabolical playthings. But before their assault gets under way, the toys' evil leader, Baby Oopsy-Daisy, kidnaps Ginger to use in a sinister demonic ritual.
SPELLCASTER (1992) - Siblings Tom (Harold Pruett) and Jackie (Gail O'Grady) win a sweepstakes allowing them to compete in a scavenger hunt in an Italian castle for a million-dollar prize, but the eight contestants become the hunted when a supernatural evil is let loose. Along with faded rocker Cassandra (Bunty Bailey), Tom and Jackie learn that they're being tormented by the nefarious Señor Diablo (Adam Ant), who concocts ingenious deaths for the competitors.
ZONE TROOPERS (1985) - Two American soldiers captured by the Nazis are shocked to discover that a fellow prisoner is an extraterrestrial. Meanwhile, two of their cohorts stumble upon the visitor's crashed spaceship. Soon, humans and aliens are both racing to rescue their own -- and neither side is above throwing the other to the S.S. to save itself. Cult favorite Tim Thomerson, Timothy Van Patten and Art LaFleur star in this quirky sci-fi action flick.
NIGHT DRIVE (1971) - This fast-paced thriller finds Valerie Harper showing off her dramatic chops as Carol Turner, an average housewife who's forced by an emergency to drive cross-country alone at night. After witnessing a murder, Carol is pursued by the killer. Despite her terror at seeing a policeman shot in front of her, the resourceful Carol controls her panic as she's chased by the psychotic murderer (Richard Romanus) along the deserted interstate.
AMOK TRAIN (1989) - On a class field trip to Yugoslavia, a shy American college student (Mary Kohnert) finds herself inexplicably drawn into a world of black magic and devilish rituals. Things only get worse when she discovers that she's been handpicked to be the devil's bride. Meanwhile, the rest of her classmates are dropping like flies as the victims of a series of gruesome deaths that seem to have something to do with their professor (Bo Svenson).
GHOST WARRIOR (1986) - When skiers in Japan come across the frozen body of centuries-old samurai warrior Yoshimita (Hiroshi Fujioka), scientists secretly whisk the corpse to a high-tech laboratory in California, where they bring him back to life. But when Yoshimita escapes onto the mean streets of 1980s Los Angeles, his ancient and strict code of honor gets him both into and out of trouble. J. Larry Carroll directs this low-budget action fantasy.
OPEN HOUSE (1987) - A serial killer is preying on beautiful female real estate agents who show pricey Los Angeles homes, and radio psychologist David Kelley (Joseph Bottoms) believes that one of his callers is the psychopath. Can he deduce the killer's identity before he strikes again? David's girlfriend, Lisa Grant (Adrienne Barbeau), is a prosperous realtor, and when she discovers that the murderer is using her listings to find victims, Lisa's life is endangered.
THE FALLING (1987) - Three teenagers (Dennis Christopher, Martin Hewitt and Lynn-Holly Johnson) vacationing in Spain drive through a town where the space station Skylab crashed several years earlier, bringing with it alien organisms that transform their human hosts into flesh-eating monsters. A NASA scientist (Luis Prendes) who's been working on a vaccine teams up with the teens to help contain the epidemic before it destroys the world.
THE IMMORTALIZER (1989) - Demented physician Dr. Devine (Ron Ray) has a chilling business plan: He directs his minions to abduct attractive young men and women so that he can transplant the brains of his wealthy oldster patients into their nubile bodies. Once imprisoned in the doctor's lab, the youthful victims need to figure out fast how to survive the intentions of Devine and his crazed partner, Nurse Blaine (Melody Patterson).
THE VIDEO DEAD (1987) - When teenagers Jeff (Rocky Duvall) and Zoe Blair (Roxanna Augesen) move into their new house before their parents arrive, they discover the television from hell: Flesh-eating zombies walk straight off the screen, looking for some tasty human dinner. Now the siblings join forces with neighbors April (Victoria Bastel) and Joshua (Sam David McClelland) -- who supply a machete, bow and arrow, and chainsaw -- in a bloody fight for their lives.
VICIOUS LIPS (1987) - An out-of-this-world girl band has a chance for their shot at the big time -- if they can manage to get to the galaxy's hottest night spot, the Radioactive Dream, in time for their gig in this campy sci-fi comedy. But first, they'll have to fight their way through a meteor field, deal with a crash landing on a deserted planet and manage a very angry Venusian Man-Beast who's escaped on his way to prison.