Top picks from Netflix and Chills

Since it’s October, Netflix has debuted a new category for their members to enjoy: Netflix and Chills. This Halloween-themed section is guaranteed to satisfy viewers’ spooky needs during this holiday. There are plenty of options in this section including animation, family movies, haunting series, drama and the classic horror and thrillers to quench your creepy appetite. This section offers plenty of classics, but here are some unexpected picks to get your spooky season on!


Hush (2016)

Starring: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr.

Keywords: Slasher, Suspense, Silent

Deaf author Maddie Young lives in a house secluded in the woods. She soon finds herself fighting for her life as a masked killer tries to make her his next victim.

Memorable Quote: “…” or “I bet if I hit the right spot…I can make you scream”


Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2017)

Starring: Jason Blum, McKenzie Westmore

Keywords: Horrifying, Truthful, Investigative

This documentary gets an inside look into the haunted houses and terror simulations around the United States. This film  asks the question, “How far is too far?”

Memorable Quote: “Maybe we were born wrong.. (laughs)”


Would You Rather (2012)

Starring: Brittany Snow, June Squibb

Keywords: Psychological Thriller

A young woman in a desperate situation agrees to a dinner party in return for quick cash. Turns out this dinner party is run by a rich sadist where quick cash comes with a hefty price —  your life.

Memorable Quote: “Maybe you ought to move away from the table. You’re gonna make an awful mess”


Santa Clarita Diet (2017)

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant

Keyword: Zombie, Satire, Comedy

This uniquely light-hearted series follows Sheila and Joel, married real estate agents from Santa Clarita, California. One day, Sheila turns into a zombie, and from then on, the real fun begins.

Memorable Quote: “Get the tarps out of the car, honey, because we just found our young single Hitler”


Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil (2017)

Starring: Kandido Uranga, Eneko Sagardoy

Keyword: Re-telling, Folklore, Period Piece

A Blacksmith has captured the Devil, but when a little girl, Usue, stumbles across the Devil, she releases him. In this retelling of Basque folklore, the blacksmith must recapture the Demon before the angry mob comes to look for the missing girl.

Memorable Quote: “Please, little friend, get me out of here”


Holidays (2016)

Starring: Madeleine Coghlan, Savannah Kennick

Keywords:Anthology, Unique, Twisted

“Holidays” is a collection of dark and original spins on the most iconic and beloved stories from all popular holidays. These segments challenge folklore and the assumptions of the most well-known characters and figures involved in modern holiday celebrations.

Memorable Quote: “Ian is no longer with the company due to…cutbacks.”


I Remember You (2017)

Starring: Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Agusta Eva Erlendsdottir

Keywords: Mystery, Creepy Children, Crosses

In Iceland, a psychiatrist works with local police on an open case of curious disappearances and mysterious deaths. Across town, three city dwellers are restoring an old house only to discover it is haunted.

Memorable Quote: “Benni is at the bottom…. Everything is green”


Coraline (2009)

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher

Keyword: Parallel world, Animation, Wish

An 11-year-old girl moves to a new town and discovers another world inside her home. This fantasy world may be her fantasy but it has some dark, spine-chilling secrets.

Memorable Quote: “So sharp, you won’t feel a thing”


Little Evil (2017)

Starring: Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott

Keyword: Comedic, Evil Stepson, Antichrist

Gary marries Samantha, a single mom and the woman of this dreams. But there’s one problem: her six-year-old son may actually be the Antichrist.

Memorable Quote: “Relax? We’re in a corn field! What good thing has ever happened in a corn field?”

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