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Our 13 favorite horror movies to stream on Halloween


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  • Halloween is the perfect time to put together your own horror movie marathon at home.
  • There are tons of scary movies on streaming services like HBO Max, Hulu, Prime Video, and Netflix.
  • You can stream some of our favorites right now, like “The Shining,” “Freaky,” “Hereditary,” and more.

Halloween is right around the corner, and there’s no better way to mark the spooky holiday than to sit back with some popcorn and binge-watch a bunch of scary movies. There are tons of horror films available to stream on every major subscription platform, from HBO Max to Paramount Plus.

Though there’s no shortage of options, figuring out which spine-tingling films are worth your time can be tricky. With that in mind, we asked our reporters and editors to recommend some of their own personal favorites. Our picks run the gamut from slasher flicks to supernatural ghost stories, ensuring that there’s something for every horror fan to enjoy.

Below, you can find all of our picks for the best horror movies you can watch right now. We’ve noted which streaming service you’ll need for each recommendation, so you’ll have no trouble setting up your own Halloween movie marathon. 


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