Don’t you love to watch a well-written tragedy? And if you’re trying to find horror movies released on Netflix in 2015 that’ll give you that genuinely terrifying experience? We’ve got you covered.
2015 has been a year full of original and thrilling horror movies on Netflix. From alien abductions to death and witchcraft to sharks and boobs, we have a list of 2015 Netflix horror movies that you need to see.
What better way to enjoy the evening with a couple of friends than with popcorn and a good “scream” flick?
There are quite a few choices if you are interested in watching movies on Netflix; however, here is a list of 2015 Netflix horror movies that you may want to check out.
1. Green Room
- IMDb Rating: 7/10
- Duration: 1h 35m
First, on our list of 2015 Netflix horror movies, we have Green Room Written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier, it tells the story of a punk band comprising three members traveling after a canceled show and their struggles for survival after accidentally stumbling on a scene of violence, leading to each becoming targets of a skinhead gang seeking to dispose of all witnesses.
Starring Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Joe Cole, and Callum Timer.
- IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
- Duration: 1h 30m
Next on our list of 2015 Netflix Horror movies we have pernicious Written and directed by James Cullen alongside Taryn Hillin, portrays a fun trip gone awry after three young ladies release the spirit of a dead Child seeking revenge. Starring Jackie Moore, Ciara Hanna, and Emily O’Brien.
3. The Witch
- IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
- Duration: 1h 32m
Written and directed by Robert Eggers, it tells the story of a family moving and setting up a farm close to a hidden forest after being sent away from their original home due to religious disputes.
A series of bizarre events threatening to tear the family apart occur, beginning with the disappearance of their last child amidst a game, with stars like Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, and Lucas Dawson. It promises to keep you on your tippy toes.
4. 3-Headed Shark Attack
- IMDb Rating: 2.6/10
- Duration: 1h 29m
Written by Jacob Cooney and Bill Hanstock and directed by Christopher Ray, 3-Headed Shark Attack is a story of a mutant shark attacking a group of partiers and some workers offshore, drawn by pollution leading to a frantic attempt to escape or kill the shark with rejuvenating heads, Starring the likes of Danny Trejo, Rob Van Dam, and the Karreuche Tran.
5. Crimson Peak
- IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
- Duration: 1h 59m
Written by Del Toro and Matthew Robbins and Directed by Guillermo Del Toro, set in the 18th century depicting the foreboding discoveries a young woman makes after marriage to Sir Thomas Sharpes, a wedding her father strongly objected to.
She discovers her husband’s house plagued by ghosts who play a role in helping Her uncover well-kept secrets. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver.
- IMDb Rating: 5.3/10
- Duration: 1h 23m
Written by Max La Bella and directed by Will Canon begins with an investigation carried out by a detective and psychologist regarding a less pleasant murder occurring in an abandoned apartment.
The inquiries revealed that an attempt to communicate with Spirits triggered a series of paranormal activities starring Maria Bello, Frank Grillo, Dustin Milligan, Cody Horn, Megan Park, Scott Mechlowicz, and Aaron Too, Tyson Sullivan, Alex Goode, and Elena Satine.
7. Sinister 2
- IMDb Rating: 5.3/10
- Duration: 1h 37m
Written by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill and directed by Ciaran Foy as a Sequel to the 2012 Sinister, it shows a one-time deputy turned investigator attempting to uncover deaths caused by a demon Bughuul so He can prevent more from occurring while a young divorcee mum settles with her two kids in the house once haunted by Bughuul. It stars James Ransone and Shannon Sossamon.
8. The Invitation
- IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
- Duration: 1h 40m
Written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi and directed by Karyn Kusama tells the story of the unsettling events that ensue when a man accepts and attends a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife in their old home accompanied by his new wife, Starring Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, Michiel Huisman, Emayatzy Corinealdi.
9. Archivo 253
- IMDb Rating: 3.9/10
- Duration: 1h 19m
Written and directed by Abe Rosenberg alongside Co-writer Joseph Hemsani is a story about a group of friends who risk their lives to uncover the reason behind the sudden closing and destruction of a psych clinic. Starting with Michel Chauvet, Anna Cetti, Mario Escalante, and Juan Luis Tovar, amongst others.
10. The Blackcoat’s Daughter
- IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
- Duration: 1h 33m
Next on my list of 2015 Netflix Horror Movies is the blackcoat’s daughter. Here, A story written and directed by Osgood Perkins about three women left in a deserted boarding school during a school break and the ensuing struggle for survival two of the girls face in the attempt to battle an unknown evil entity. Starring: Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton, Lauren Holly, and James Remar.
11. He Never Died
- IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
- Duration: 1h 39m
Another horror story written and directed by Jason Krawczyk is about an immortal man struggling to battle/repress specific cravings but turning away from society.
A sudden change in events brings Him out of hiding in a quest to rescue His 19-year-old daughter from her Captors. Starring Henry Rollins, Booboo Stewart, Steven Og, Jordan Todosey, and Kate Greenhouse.
12. The Circle
- IMDb Rating: 6/10
- Duration: 1h 27m
Written and directed by Aaron Hann and Mario Miscione. This 2015 Netflix Horror movie told a story of Fifty Los Angeles residents abducted and kept in the darkroom, only to wake up and realize their unpleasant circumstances.
Attempts to escape uncovers an even uglier scene, and they must eliminate each other by votes until only one character is left. Starring: Michael Nardelli, Carter Jenkins, Lawrence Kao, Allegra Masters, and Julie Benz.
13. The Final Girl’s
- IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
- Duration: 1h 31m
Written by M.A Fortin and Joshua John Miller and directed by Todd Strauss Schulson, this comical horror story tells the story of a girl and her friends and how they accidentally transport themselves into a movie world after attending and watching it on the big screen.
It shows their struggles to stay alive, kill the villain, and return to the real world as they know it after learning that it’s kill or get killed.
Starring: Taissa Farmiga, Malin Åkerman, Adam DeVine, Thomas Middleditch, Alia Shawkat, Alexander Ludwig, and Nina Dobrev.
- IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
- Duration: 1h 22m
Written by Richard Raymond and Harry Herbeck and directed by Michael Thelin is a mild horror story about a replacement babysitter coming to watch the kids.
At the same time, the parents celebrate their wedding anniversary. Emelie begins to display certain psychotic behaviors and progresses to a killing spree while the oldest protects his Siblings until their parents return. Starring: Sarah Bolger, Joshua Rush, Carly Adams, Thomas Bair, Susan Pourfar, Chris Beetem.
15. Almost Mercy
- IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
- Duration: 1h 25m
And last, on our list of 2015 Netflix Horror movies, we have a story narrated by the character Emily, covering her friendship with Jackson while they were younger and the subsequent changes they go through as time passes.
Jackon develops a taste for brutality and seeks revenge?. Starring: Bill Moseley, Kane Hodder, Danielle Guldin, David Gere, Tommy Dreamer, Allie Marshall, and Jesse Dufault.
All in all, 2015 wasn’t the best year for Netflix’s original horror movies. But that doesn’t mean that there’s no reason to watch them or that they won’t impress.
Whether you’re looking to prove their critics wrong or want to spend a Friday night with a good movie, these movies will likely not disappoint if you give them a chance.
So there you have it: some 2015 Netflix horror movies, presented in no particular order. There’s no telling which of these is your favorite, but I’m sure that all of them will give you a good scare. Have fun discovering these movies.