10 Horror Movies on Amazon Prime You must watch (with IMDb Ratings)

There is a special thrill that we get from watching horror movies. These horror movies can sharpen your paranoia and you won’t forget about the characters for a long time. One of the best examples of this is the Annabella doll. Almost everyone knows about this spooky doll.

Most streaming services are taking the horror genre very seriously. They are producing their own original horror shows and movies.

In this article, we are going to talk about the 10 Horror movies on Amazon Prime that you must watch along with IMDb ratings and trailers. So dim the lights, get on your couch, and hold your loved ones as these movies are going to fill your head with nightmares. Watch the youtube trailers we have provided below before you select a movie.

List of 10 Horror movies on Amazon Prime

A Quiet Place (2018)

Director: John Krasinski

IMDb: 7.8

This movie is set up in a different world that is ruled by evil creatures. These creatures are completely blind but they have very good ears. They will kill anything that will get in their way.

The movie revolves around a family with small children that are trying to run from these creatures. This was the directorial debut of John Krasinski and he has delivered an amazing.

There are tons of tension and suspense in this movie. Make sure that you are watching this movie in complete silence. You will get more chills if you are watching this movie in a quiet place.

Amityville Horror (2005) 

Director: Andrew Douglas

IMDb: 6

This movie is based on the books of Jay Anson. According to Jay Anson, this book contains the paranormal experience of the Lutz family. The story revolves around Ronaldo DeFeo Jr. who murdered his family members in 1974.

According to him, he was hearing voices that told him to kill his six family members. Lutz Family moved to this house in the same year. They also started experiencing similar paranormal experiences.

This was the beginning of this nightmarish tale. Many people believe that this movie is based on real-life incidents. The Amityville house is located on Long Island. There are many different installments of this movie but the 2005 movie was the scariest. Thus, we have included this movie in our list.

The Borderlands (2013)

Director: Elliot Goldner

IMDb: 5.8 

This movie is also known as the Final Prayer. The story revolves around a team of Vatican investigators that are checking a church. These investigators are armed with monitoring equipment and camera.

They experience many unexplainable events in the church. This movie lacks amazing special effects. However, if you are looking for a raw horror movie, then Borderlands is perfect for you.

Midsommar (2019)

Director: Ari Aster 

IMDb: 7.1

This movie revolves around a young girl named Dani who goes on a summertime trip with her friends and boyfriend. They travel to a remote part of Sweden. Dani wants to see the folk festival and wants to fix her relationship.

However, this is probably the vacation trip that she will immediately regret. She meets weird people in her summertime trip. Also, her boyfriend is acting very weird. They visit the Scandinavian forest where the folk festival is celebrated. The things will quickly go from odd to horrific. 

Evil Dead (2013)

Director: Fede Alvarez

IMDb: 6.5

There are already two different Evil dead movies. However, this remake from Sony is a unique piece. The beast is born from the same DNA. Also, the setup of this movie is very similar.

A group of young people is camping in a forest cabin. They awaken something which is very deadly, angry, and ancient. You are going to see a life-and-death battle against the evil creature.

Unsane (2018) 

Director: Steven Soderbergh

IMDb: 6.4

The setup of this movie is different from other movies mentioned in this list. Steven Soderbergh has used only an iPhone camera for shooting this movie. According to critics, this movie is very good. The movie revolves around Claire Foy who is a troubled woman. She goes to a mental asylum and things take a dark turn from there. 

Train To Busan (2016)

Director: Sang-ho Yeon 

IMDb: 7.5

There is a separate space for zombie movies in the horror genre. You will find hundreds of zombie TV shows and movies. This movie is based on a South Korean novel.

It is one of the most clever and entertaining zombie movies. The movie revolves around a young girl and his father who are traveling from Seoul to Busan. You will find many interesting characters in this movie. 

Final Destination (2000)

Director: James Wong

IMDb: 6.7

Final Destination is one of the most popular horror movie series. There are already 5 different parts of this movie available. The movie revolves around a simple idea that you can’t escape death.

You can somehow cheat it one time but the grim reaper will always come for you. This amazing setup will lead to one of the most glorifying and imaginative death scenes.

There is no killer in this movie. The universe itself is the killer that is plotting against the characters. These kids will try to avoid death. But, they will always die in the end.

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Director: Roman Polanski

IMDb: 8

Rosemary Baby is one of the most iconic psychological horror films by Roman Polanski. This movie features John Cassavetes and Mia Farrow as a couple who find a very cheap apartment in New York City. However, they immediately find out that various satanic activities are going in this neighborhood.

You will feel anxious even during the final minutes of this movie. The household activities will become Biblical trials in this movie. This movie will haunt you for many nights. 

Stir of Echoes (1999)

Director: David Koepp 

IMDb: 7

This movie was overshadowed by The Sixth Sense in 1999. However, it is still one of the most creepy and suspenseful movies that you can watch on Amazon Prime.

The Sixth Sense has become normal with time because everyone already knows about its ending. Thus, we have not included it in this list. The movie revolves around Kevin Bacon who is feeling disillusioned due to this unique life.

This will change when he will unlock his mind powers. He will open a channel that is connected with a spirit in his house. This movie has a unique concept and you are definitely going to enjoy it.


These are the best horror movies on Amazon Prime Video. We have made some sacrifices to include both classic and modern movies on this list. These movies can fill your head with scary nightmares. Thus, make sure to watch these movies with your loved ones. 

What is the best horror movie on Amazon prime that you have watched? Did we missed any of the best horror movies in our list?

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