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Netflix Canada Scary Movies To Watch Before Halloween

These films require extra blankets to hide under.
In "Eli," a boy is tormented by terrifying visions — deemed hallucinations — but something sinister may lurk within these walls.
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In "Eli," a boy is tormented by terrifying visions — deemed hallucinations — but something sinister may lurk within these walls.

It seems like September was just last week but here we are sipping pumpkin spice lattes, wearing socks, and complaining about the rainy weather, because fall.

But at least we have scary movies to look forward to, right? We mean, who doesn’t love shrieking in fright, hiding under the covers, and clutching your couch-mate’s arm with a death grip? Just kidding, we love it.

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So, we browsed Netflix Canada’s scary movies so you don’t have to, just in time for Halloween.

Sleep tight!

Here is a comprehensive list of scary movies that are playing on Netflix Canada this October:


When her husband vanishes during a secret mission, biologist Lena joins an expedition into a mysterious region sealed off by the U.S. government.


Amid a terrifying pandemic, a father searches the wilds of Australia for someone willing to protect and care for his infant daughter.

Death Note

Light Turner finds a supernatural notebook and uses it to mete out death, attracting the attention of a detective, a demon, and a girl in his class.


As a last resort to cure their son’s auto-immune disorder, the Millers move into a sterile manor during his treatments. Eli is tormented by terrifying visions — deemed hallucinations — but something sinister may lurk within these walls.


After his wife and injured daughter disappear from an ER, a man conducts a panicked search and becomes convinced the hospital is hiding something.

Get Out

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Gerald’s Game

When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie ― handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house ― faces warped visions, dark secrets, and a dire choice.

The Haunting of Hill House

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.


In the summer of 1989, a group of bullied kids band together to destroy a shape-shifting monster, which disguises itself as a clown and preys on the children of Derry, their small Maine town.

In The Tall Grass

After hearing a boy’s cry for help, a pregnant woman and her brother wade into a vast field of grass, only to discover there may be no way out.

In the Shadow of a Moon

A Philadelphia detective slowly unravels as he nurses a lifelong obsession with an enigmatic female serial killer whose crimes defy explanation.

The Invitation

A man accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that reopens old wounds and creates new tensions.

Killing Ground

An idyllic camping trip to an isolated beach turns into a harrowing ordeal after a young couple discovers an abandoned tent and a lost child.


An orphan girl taught magic by her sick grandma must find work in seedy Bangkok, where unsavoury characters run afoul of her increasingly dark powers.

Phobia 2

From disfiguring punishments to festering souls, Thai horror masters present five supernatural tales of karma in this sequel to the 4bia anthology.

The Promise

In the wake of the 1997 financial crisis, two teens whose families face bankruptcy make a suicide pact ― but one of them breaks the promise.


As a zombie plague ravages their rural Quebec town, a scrappy band of survivors join forces to flee the infected hordes in this quiet thriller.


A seasoned homicide detective and his new partner are on a desperate hunt for a killer whose gruesome crimes are based on the Seven Deadly Sins.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

When some friends visit a vandalized graveyard, they come upon a chainsaw-wielding maniac, and it’s a fight to the bloody death between good and evil.

Train to Busan

As a zombie outbreak sweeps the country, a dad and his daughter take a harrowing train journey in an attempt to reach the only city that’s still safe.


In 1991 Madrid, after holding a séance at school, a teen girl minding her younger siblings at home suspects an evil force has entered their apartment.


A farmer pens a confession admitting to his wife’s murder, but her death is just the beginning of a macabre tale. Based on Stephen King’s novella.

Correction: A previous version of this story listed U.S. titles. The error has been corrected.

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