Supernatural movies are a great source of horror and suspense. We don’t know if supernatural elements are present in our real life or not, but we can sure enjoy some good flicks around it. If you are looking to watch the best supernatural movies on Netflix, then you’ve come to the right place.
Thank the lord for Netflix, or elsewhere would we satisfy our cravings for movies? Whether it’s romantic movies we desire or some sniper action movies, Netflix has us covered. We all love to be pampered with choices, and I guess Netflix knows what’s it doing. Anyways, let’s move our focus to the best movies in their supernatural category.
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I get scared a little too easily, so I choose to watch horror and scary movies during the daytime. But if you are a braveheart, go ahead and watch our selection of these supernatural movies in the night. I dare you, no I double dare you!
1# Eli (2019)
Eli is a movie about a little boy named – yeah; you guessed it – Eli. He has severe allergies to the outside world. Having to always wear a hazmat suit whenever he goes out is his routine. It’s so that he doesn’t break out into an allergic fit. As a last effort to cure him, his parents check him into a medical quarantine to get him treated.
Happy that he doesn’t have to keep wearing the suit, Eli soon discovers all is not as it seems in the medical facility. It is an old mansion renovated to look like a medical facility. He hears voices, and weird things start happening around him. Without spoiling much about the movie, Eli is horrifying and is a must-watch supernatural movie on Netflix.
Director: Ciaran Foy
Starring: Charlie Shotwell, Kelly Reilly
IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
2# The Possession Of Hannah Grace (2018)
Megan Reed is a retired cop and a recovering alcoholic. To get her life back on track, she decides to take the night shift as a security guard in the hospital morgue. Just as she thought life is getting back on track, she gets thrown a curveball.
One night the morgue receives a disfigured body of a young girl. Soon things start to go bad. Megan starts seeing paranormal beings and has scary visions. It is revealed that a demon possesses the girl’s body after the exorcism went wrong. The Possession Of Hannah Grace is hair-raising scary and would make you believe in supernatural beings if you already didn’t.
Director: Diederik Van Rooijen
Starring: Shay Mitchell, Grey Damon
IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
3# Veronica (2017)
We all know about Ouija Boards but are too scared to play with them, and for a very good reason. Veronica is a movie about a teenager Veronica who has recently lost her father. Unable to deal with the grief of losing a loved one so close to her, she and her friends decide to contact the dead. They use an Ouija board to do that, but something goes wrong.
Veronica doesn’t tell her mother and siblings what happened, but she starts feeling a strange presence in her home. Afraid that spirits are haunting her, Veronica must find a way to end the nightmare and keep her family safe. Veronica is frightening and one of the best supernatural movies on Netflix you can watch in 2022.
Director: Paco Plaza
Starring: Sandra Escacena, Bruna Gonzalez
IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
4# The Shining (1980)
Based on the novel of the same name written by the master of horror Stephen King, The Shining is a timeless classic. Jack Torrance, a recovering alcoholic, is in the process of writing a novel. To get rid of writer’s block, he takes up the job of a caretaker at a hotel.
The hotel is currently going through off-season, so there’s not much to do besides basic maintenance. That is until he starts losing his mind. Jack starts to hear voices in his head that tell him to kill his family. His son and wife now must save themselves from the murderous Jack. The Shining has a great storyline, and Jack Nicholson’s acting performance makes it even better.
Director: Stanley Kubrik
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelly Duval
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
5# The Ritual (2017)
A bunch of childhood friends decide to go on a trip they have been planning for a decade. They want to go to Ibiza but instead go on a hiking trip in Sweden. The hike doesn’t go as planned as one of them gets injured. They decide to look for shelter inside the forest until help arrives, but it never does.
They find an abandoned hut in the middle of nowhere and rest there. Spooky things start happening as they realize they are not in the forest. The worst of all? They can’t see the ‘thing.’ Suddenly, a trip that was supposed to be about bonding turns into a fight for survival. The Ritual will leave you spooked and too afraid to go on hikes.
Director: David Bruckner
Starring: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James
IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
6# Wounds (2019)
Wounds is a psychological thriller about a bartender in Seattle. One night after a fight in the bar, he finds a phone that some teenager forgot and goes through it. This event throws his life out of gear, and paranormal things start happening to him. Wherever he walks, a few cockroaches seem to follow him.
Unable to make sense of things, he recalls the events to his girlfriend. A person who used to be loving and affectionate now acts distant and not interested. Wounds play around with the concept of fear and imagination being one. The movie ends with many unanswered questions, which is the director’s way of saying, to come up with your interpretation.
Director: Babak Anvari
Starring: Armie Hammer, Zazie Beetz
IMDb Rating: 4.0/10
Our list of the best supernatural movies on Netflix is only the tip of the iceberg. Go ahead and explore more after you are done watching these movies. Which movie do you think is the scariest supernatural flick from our list? Let us know in the comment section below!