10 Creepy Yet Brilliant Horror Movies You Can Stream Right Now In Australia

Bidding adieu to sleep for the foreseeable future.

We all need our escapes—and sometimes, that involves watching creepy, haunted and supernatural twist-filled movies that leave our hearts pounding and our knuckles white while gripping the edge of our seats. 

Yes, as strange as it sounds, some people just really love a good scare, and lucky for them there’s a world-class selection of films that’ll do just that. 

Of course, Halloween is a timely opportunity to get in the mood for a night of frights. Or maybe you’re simply after a thrill-filled narrative that’ll have you yelling at the naive person on-screen to run. Whatever it is, there’s a horror film out there for you. 

Here, we round up the best horror movies you can stream in Australia. 


Get Out (2017)

From the cinematic genius Jordan Peele, Get Out was celebrated as one of the best horror movies of the 2010s. It follows main character Chris who meets his girlfriend’s family while on a weekend away—little does he know of the horrors that lie ahead. 

Watch it on Binge here


Scream (1996)

This film was so iconic it’s about to get a remake. With a star-studded cast list including the likes of Drew Barrymore and Courtney Cox, Scream was a slasher film that shocked the masses on its release (and ultimately catapulted the horror genre back into the mainstream). 

Watch it on Stan here


A Quiet Place (2018)

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are husband and wife on and off-screen in this creepy thriller about a family who lives in a post-apocalyptic world where blind, but life-threatening creatures attempt to kill anyone they hear. 

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video here.  


Paranormal Activity (2007)

If you followed the news in 2007, you definitely would’ve heard all about Paranormal Activity—a film based around a family that is stalked by a demon that haunts them and even murders some members. An extra element of creepy comes via the unique camera work, which makes the film look like real-life footage from inside the home. 

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video here


Ready Or Not (2019)

We’ll call this one ‘horror, but make it sassy’. Australia’s own Samara Weaving has become synonymous with playing a scary movie badass—and this film proves why. Ready Or Not follows a young woman who marries into a family with a gruesome, deadly secret. 

Watch it on Disney+ here. 


Us (2019)

If want every single hair on the back of your neck to stand up extremely straight, this is the film for you. Us follows a family who are stalked by a set of killer humans who incidentally happen to look exactly like them. 

Watch it on Apple TV here


28 Days Later (2002)

This is the iconic apocalyptic zombie movie of our time. If you don’t watch 28 Days Later for the gore, at least do it for the ample viewing of London—and see what it could look like when a virus sweeps the UK and turns its sufferers into flesh eating zombies. 

Watch it on Amazon Prime here


The Orphanage (2007)

When Laura’s adopted son disappears, she begins to hear spirits who help her try to find him—or are they up to something more sinister? 

Watch it on Amazon Prime here


Fear Street (2021)

This spooky three-part series is based on the bestselling books by Goosebumps author R.L. Stein, so you know it’s going to be good. The fright-filled narrative follows a group of teens on a mission to take down the evil force that took over their town hundreds of years ago. 

Watch it on Netflix here


The Shining (1980)

Touted as one of the most brilliant horror movies of our time, Jack Nicholson leads this horror-mystery as a father who moves with his family to an isolated hotel which has a violent history. There, he begins to lose his sanity. 

Watch it on Amazon Prime here. 

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