25 Best Paranormal Movies on Amazon Prime

Best Paranormal Movies On Amazon Prime

As a big fan of the paranormal universe, I stumble on some of the best paranormal movies on Amazon Prime. This article is exclusively just for that particular purpose.

Like many other online streaming sites, Amazon prime video is one of the best streaming websites owned and managed by Amazon, where you can stream and watch dozens of movies, TV shows, live events like sports, etc.

Looking for the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime? Let’s read on to find out about the movies and a short synopsis of each of the movies listed below.

1. Gokseong (2016)

  • Directed by: Na Hong-jin
  • Casts: Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min, Chun Woo-hee, Jun Kunimura, Kim Hwan-hee, Her Jin, Jang So-Yeon, Kim Do-Yoon, Son Gang-guk, Park Sung-Yeon, Kil Chang-gyoo, Jeon Bae-soo, Jeong Mi-Nam, Choi Gwi-Hwa, and Lee Seon-hee 
  • IMDb rating: 7.4/10
  • Running Time: 2hr 36mins

First on our list is this south Korean movie named Gokseong which features the spread of a mysterious illness which causes the killing and murder of the citizens who hail from a small remote village called Gokseong just after the arrival of a stranger to the community and a policeman investigates tries to resolve the issue to save his daughter from dying.

Gokseong, also known as The Wailing, is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

2. The Deep House (2021)

  • Directed by: Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury
  • Casts: James Jagger, Camille Rowe, Éric Savin, Alexis Servaesz, Anne Claessens, and Carolina Massey 
  • IMDb rating: 5.4/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 25mins

As influencers, a young couple dives underwater and discovers a house beneath. As they explore the place and create videos about their discoveries to share as content on their social media handles, they unknowingly awaken a demonic presence in the house, and their exploitation becomes a nightmare. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

3. Midsommar (2019)

  • Directed by: Ari Aster
  • Casts: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, Ellora Torchia, Archie Madekwe, and Will Poulter
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running Time: 2hrs 20mins

Dani and Christian travel to Sweden to save and fix their relationship that’s on the verge of breaking. They attend a Sweden festival that is conducted and held once in a very long ninety years period, which slowly becomes a terrifying event for them. This also is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

4. Bingo Hell (2021)

  • Directed by: Gigi Saul Guerrero
  • Casts: Adriana Barraza,
  • L. Scott Caldwell, Richard Brake, Joshua Caleb Johnson, Clayton Landey, Jonathan Medina, Bertila Damas, Grover Coulson, Kelly Murtagh, and David Jensen
  • IMDb rating: 4.2/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 25mins

This paranormal movie features the evil presence known as Mr. Big gains control of a bingo hall and causes terror and deaths in Oak Springs but is stopped by Lupita, whose friends were his victims. This is another thriller and one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

5. Saint Maud (2019)

  • Directed by: Rose Glass
  • Casts: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lily Knight, Lily Frazer, Turlough Convery, Rosie Sansom, Marcus Hutton, Carl Prekopp, Noa Bodner, Takatsuna Mukai, and Brian Jackson 
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 24mins

Katie, a nurse, loses a patient in her care, leaving her traumatized, but she later becomes a devoted Christian and is now known as Maud. A terminally ill Amanda is placed under her care, and Maud is determined to save her soul from being destroyed. This is one of the paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

6. Come to Daddy (2019)

  • Directed by: Ant Timpson
  • Casts: Elijah Wood, Martin Donovan, Stephen McHattie, Michael Smiley, Garfield Wilson, Simon Chin, Madeleine Sami, and Ona Grauer 
  • IMDb rating: 6/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 33mins

Norval, in his late thirties, visits his father after he hasn’t seen him in a very long while from a tender age. He goes on a killing spree after discovering his father’s past. This is also listed as one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

7. The Possession of Michael King (2014)

  • Directed by: David Jung
  • Casts: Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson, Cara Pifko, Tomas Arana, Luke Baines, Julie McNiven, Patricia Healy, Tobias Jelinek, Freda Foh Shen, Krystal Alvarez, RJ Farrington, Shirley Jordan, Michael Lesly, Michael Ray Escamilla, and Cullen Douglas 
  • IMDb rating: 5.7/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 23mins

In an attempt to prove that the paranormal doesn’t exist, Michael King, who recently lost his wife, gives himself up as a testing subject to prove his point but ends up being possessed by fierce demons, which causes him to murder people. This is an exciting thriller and also one of the paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

8. Gon-ji-am (2018)

  • Directed by: Jung Bum-shik
  • Casts: Wi Ha-Joon, Park Ji-Hyun, Oh Ah-Yeon, Moon Ye-won, Park Sung-hoon, Yoo Je-Yoon, Lee Seung-Wook, and Park Ji-a 
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 34mins

A live broadcast by a crew who documents horror series on the web turns into a nightmare in a haunted old asylum. This is another eerie Korean movie and one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

9. Ghostbusters (2016)

  • Directed by: Paul Feig
  • Casts: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Michael K. Williams, and Chris Hemsworth
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 56mins

Abby Yates, Erin Gilbert, Jillian Holtzmann, and Patty Tolan all set out and work together to stop a paranormal Invasion in their beloved city. This paranormal fantasy movie is also one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

10. The Sixth Sense (1999)

  • Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Casts: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Donnie Wahlberg, Glenn Fitzgerald, Mischa Barton, Trevor Morgan, Bruce Norris, Angelica Page, Greg Wood, M. Night Shyamalan, Peter Tambakis, and Jeffrey Zubernis 
  • IMDb rating: 8.2/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 47mins

Malcolm helps Cole, a boy with a unique supernatural gift of seeing and talking with the spirit of the dead, to embrace and accept his advantage by using it to help others, leading to Malcolm’s peace of mind. This is one of my favorites and one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

11. Suspiria (2018)

  • Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
  • Casts: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven, Elena Fokina, Sylvie Testud, Renée Soutendijk, Christine LeBoutte, Fabrizia Sacchi, Małgosia Bela, Jessica Harper and Chloë Grace Moretz
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10
  • Running Time: 2hr 32mins

Susie Bannion, a talented young ballerina dancer, joins a prestigious dancing institution that harbors hidden dark secrets. This is also an exciting movie and one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

12. The Conjuring (2013)

  • Directed by: James Wan
  • Casts: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston, Shanley Caswell, Hayley McFarland, Joey King, Mackenzie Foy, Kyla Deaver, Shannon Kook, John Brotherton, Sterling Jerins, Marion Guyot, Steve Coulter, Joseph Bishara, Morganna May, Amy Tipton, Zach Pappas, and Christof Veillon
  • IMDb rating: 7.5/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 52mins

Heard of the Conjuring universe? This movie features a Family, The Perrons, who seek the help of Ed and Lorraine Warren, both specialists and investigators of paranormal activities, to exorcize and cleanse their home of a demonic presence that terrorizes the family.

This movie is said to be based on a true life story and documentary of the paranormal exploits of Ed and Lorraine Warren. This thriller piece is one of my favorites and, of course, one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

13. Chhori (2021)

  • Directed by: Vishal Furia
  • Casts: Nushrratt Bharuccha, Mita Vashisht, Pallavi Ajay, Yaaneea Bharadwaj, Rajesh Jais, Saurabh Goyal, and Gracy Goswami 
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running Time: 2hrs 9mins

Sakshi, who is heavily pregnant, is forced to relocate with her husband Hemant, but then she must protect her life and that of her unborn child from an evil that threatens them.

This Indian horror movie is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

14. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

  • Directed by: André Øvredal
  • Casts: Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond, Michael McElhatton, Olwen Kelly, Jane Perry, Parker Sawyers, Mary Duddy, and Mark Phoenix 
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running Time: 1hr 26mins

An unidentified murder victim tagged and named Jane Doe is brought in for an autopsy. Still, the mysterious events start as father and son, both working as coroners, examine the mysterious dead body. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

15. Oculus (2013)

  • Directed by: Mike Flanagan
  • Casts: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso, and Garrett Ryan Ewald
  • IMDb rating: 6.5/10
  • Running Time: 1h 44m

Kaylie suspects that her brother Tim is not guilty of a murder crime he is accused of committing, but she investigates and is convinced of a dark, mysterious entity in a Lasser Glass Mirror. This indeed is also one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

16. Carrie (1976)

  • Directed by: Brian De Palma 
  • Casts: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, William Katt, P.J. Soles, Bett Buckley, John Travolta, Drug Cox, Harry Gold, Michael Talbott, Priscilla Pointer, Stefan Gierasch, Noelle North, Cindy Daly, Deirdre Berthrong, Anson Downes and Sydney Lassick.
  • IMBd rating: 5.8/10
  • Running time: 1hr 40mins

Carrie White has a telekinetic ability which she releases angrily at her high school prom after enduring years of consistent bullying from her classmates and her overbearing mother, who adds to her pains. These telekinetic outbursts turn out to be disastrous events. This is also listed as one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

17. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

  • Directed by: George A. Romero
  • Casts: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Keith Wayne, Judith Riley, Kyra Schon, Charles Craig, S. William Hinzman, George Kosana, Frank Doak, Bill Cardille, A.C. McDonald, Samuel R. Solito, Mark Ricci, and Lee Hartman
  • IMDb rating: 7.8/10
  • Running time: 1hr 36mins

Night of the living dead is another horror movie that features a group of people who struggle to survive the attack they face from walking corpses who feed on human bodies. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

18. Train to Busan (2016)

  • Directed by: Yeon Sang-ho
  • Casts: Gong Yo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong -Seok, Kim Su -an, Choi Woo-Shik, Ahn So-hee, Kim Eui-Sung, Choi Gwi Hwa, Jang Hyuk-Jin, Park Myung-Sin, Ye Soo -jung, Jeong Seok-yong, Han Seung-soo, Kim Chang-hwan, Shim Eun-kyung and Lee Joo-shil.
  • IMDb rating: 7.6/10
  • Running time: 1hr 58mins

A Korean zombie movie centers on a man who struggles to survive with his daughter and fight against zombies en route to a train traveling to Busan. This is listed as one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

19. Hellraiser (1987)

  • Directed by: Clive Barker
  • Casts: Andrew Robinson, Claire Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Robert Hines, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, Simon Bamford, Grace Kirby, and Oliver Smith 
  • IMDb rating: 6.9/10
  • Running time: 1hr 33mins

A woman is forced into a killing spree to help her husband’s brother, who happens to be her ex-lover, escape the cruel demons of the underworld. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

20. The Neon Demon (2016)

  • Directed by; Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Casts: Karl Glusman, Jena Malone, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Desmond Harrington, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Elle Fanning, Jamie Clayton, Stacey Danger, Rebecca Dayan, Helen Wilson, Houda Shretah, Taylor Hill, Vanessa Martinez, Jason Schneidman, and Rachel Dik.
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1hr 57mins

An Elegant young model Jesse, finds herself in an ugly situation where she faces intense Jealousy from a group of women who would go to any length to get her beauty and at any cost whatsoever. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

21. Paranormal Activity (2007)

  • Directed by: Oren Peli
  • Casts: Katie Featherston and Michael Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong, Ashley Palmer, Spencer Marks, Crystal Cartwright, Randy McDowell, and James Piper.
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1hr 26 min.

At night, a couple, Katie and Micah, experience strange paranormal phenomena in their new home caused by the presence of an evil entity that is said to have been stalking Katie from a very young age. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

22. Night of the Demons (1988)

  • Directed by: Kevin Tenney
  • Casts: Cathy Powell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins,  Allison Barron, Harold Ayer, Billy Gallo, Karen Ericson, Marie Denn, Philip Tanzini, Jill Terashita, Amelia Kinkade, James W. Quinn, Linnea Quigley, Donnie Jeffcoat, and Lance Fenton.
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1hr 29 mins.

Night of Demon tells the story of how a Halloween party of some high school students turns into a terrifying nightmare as they accidentally summon and release a dark and evil force.

This is a thriller and one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

23. Gretel and Hansel (2020)

  • Directed by:  Oz Perkins
  • Casts: Sophia Lillis, Sam Leakey, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw, Charles Babalola, Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Donncha Crowley, Jonathan Delaney Tynan, Jonathan Gunning, Ian Kenny, Abdul Alshareef, Manuel Pombo, Lorence Harrison, Giulia Doherty, and Beatrix Perkins.
  • IMDb rating: 5.4/10
  • Running time: 1hr 27mins

This witch-hunting series features Gretel and Hansel, who are siblings as they struggle to survive without their mother, and then they meet an older woman who seems invitingly friendly with them but harbors an evil plan against them. This is one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

24. Dead and Buried (1981)

  • Directed by: Gary Sherman 
  • Casts: Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson, James Farentino, Dennis Redfield, Nancy Locke, Lisa Blount, Robert Englund, Bill Quinn, Michael Currie, Christopher Allport, Joseph G. Medals, Macon McCalman, Lisa Marie, Estelle Omens, Barry Corbin, Michael Pataki, and Glenn Morshower
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1hr 32min 

Dead and buried, as the name implies, is a horror movie that tells the story of a group of tourists murdered. However, things get scary when their corpses come alive again. This is also one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.

25. The Invisible Man (2020)

  • Directed by: Leigh Whannell
  • Casts: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer
  • Michael Dorman, Renee Lim, Nicholas Hope, Nash Edgerton, Anthony Brandon Wong, Serag Mohammed, Zara Michaels, Sam Smith, Cardwell Lynch, Cleave Williams, Vivienne Greer, Nicki Kici, and Brian Meegan.
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running time: 2hrs 4mins.

Cecilia’s obsessed and abusive ex-boyfriend is said to have committed suicide, and she decides to start her life again, but then she feels stalked by an unknown presence. This is also one of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime.


I have compiled this article as a brief list of some of the best paranormal movies on Amazon prime. If you haven’t seen anyone yet, you have to look through the list above and pick one that catches your interest and enjoyment.

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