10 Best Horror Movies of 2023 on Netflix, Amazon Prime and More

From acclaimed classics to spine-tingling new releases, our curated selection promises a haunting cinematic experience. Don't miss out on the top horror films of the year


Horror films known to evoke strong emotions and simultaneously deliver a thrilling experience to the fans have always managed to keep the entertainment industry going. A bunch of exciting horror films have been released in 2023 and are available for audiences to stream on various online streaming platforms. We’ve got you covered, so be prepared with a tub of popcorn and a chilling drink and stream these best horror movies of 2023 online right now!


The plot revolves around M3GAN, who happens to be an outstanding computer-controlled doll created by Gemma, an expert roboticist, who serves as a perfect pal for children and an invaluable partner for parents. M3GAN is programmed to observe, listen to, learn, and behave as a friend, educator, playmate, and defender. When Gemma unexpectedly gets appointed as the guardian of her 8-year-old niece, she chooses to present her with the M3GAN prototype, leading to a chain of unforeseen occurrences.

Cast: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Ronny Chieng, Jenna Davis, and Amie Donald

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Gerard Johnstone

Genre: Horror and Science Fiction

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Evil Dead Rise

Two estranged sisters finally decide to reunite but their reunion is unexpectedly interrupted by an evil entity that happens to be a flesh-possessing demon, forcing them to engage in a primal battle for survival against a nightmare version of family.

Cast: Lily Sullivan, Alyssa Sutherland, Morgan Davies, Gabrielle Echols, and Nell Fisher

IMDB Rating: 6.5

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Lee Cronin

Genre: Horror and Fantasy

Infinity Pool

A vacationing couple led by a highly appealing and mysterious woman, ventures beyond the hotel, where they end up figuring out a world of brutality, materialism, and unthinkable horror. An awful occurrence forces these individuals to face a policy of zero tolerance for criminal activity, where they either must face execution or, if wealthy enough, can even witness their own tragic demise.

Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth, and Cleopatra Coleman

IMDB Rating: 6

Where to watch: Jio Cinema

Director: Brandon Cronenberg

Genre: Horror and Science Fiction


It is the story of a man who sets out to solve the mystery behind a series of unfathomable and violent murders that are believed to have instilled anxiety and disbelief in the villagers. As he digs more thoroughly into the matter, he discovers an intricate network of secrets that forces him to follow a perilous path to find the truth and deliver justice to the terrorized community.

Cast: Sai Dharam Tej, Samyuktha, Sunil, Brahmaji, Rajeev Kanakala, Ajay, and Ravi Krishna

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Karthik Varma Dandu

Genre: Mystery and Horror

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While investigating violations of traffic laws on a flyover, a journalist gets caught up in an unexplained investigation shortly after being charged of murdering one of the motorcyclists. Her reporting pursuit changes into a private quest for the truth as well as justice as she negotiates the case’s unexpected developments.

Cast: Alaya F, Priyanshu Painyuli, Aashim Gulati, Manu Rishi, Shreedhar Dubey, Apoorva Suman, Tariq Mir, and Priyanka Arya

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Where to watch: Zee5

Director: Pawan Kumar

Genre: Horror and Mystery

The Offering

The son of a Hasidic funeral director goes back home along with his wife, who is expecting a child, in hopes of reconciling with his father. Their reunion, however, takes an awful turn when a centuries-old malevolent spirit targets the pregnant wife within the family mortuary.

Cast: Nick Blood, Emm Wiseman, Allan Corduner, Paul Kaye, Daniel Ben Zenou, and Jodie Jacobs

IMDB Rating: 5.2

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Oliver Park

Genre: Horror and Drama


While looking for her separated father at their ancestral home, a young woman soon manages to uncover an organized crime involving every person whom she knows and trusts in their family. Soon, she discovers shocking facts that put a strain on her perceptions of family and loyalty as she delves deeper into the mystery.

Cast: Sara Ali Khan, Vikrant Massey, and Chitrangada Singh

IMDB Rating: 6.2

Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Director: Pawan Kripalani

Genre: Mystery and Thriller

The Pope’s Exorcist

Father Gabriele Amorth, who happens to be the Vatican’s most prominent exorcist, finds himself engaged with a malevolent spirit whom he has dealt with in the past as well. He fights a never-ending battle against Satan and demons who possess the innocent. The movie serves as a detailed representation of a priest who performed over 100,000 exorcisms during his lifetime.

Cast: Russell Crowe, Daniel Zovatto, Alex Essoe, and Franco Nero

IMDB Rating: 6.1

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Julius Avery

Genre: Horror and Drama

Insidious: The Red Door

Josh Lambert moves to the eastern coast to put his son, Dalton, in high school. However, Dalton’s college desires quickly turn out to be harrowing suffering as suppressed demons coming from his past resurface, creating an uncanny shadow over both father and son.

Cast: Ty Simpkins, Patrick Wilson, Sinclair Daniel, Hiam Abbass, and Rose Byrne

IMDB Rating: 5.5

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Patrick Wilson

Genre: Horror and Mystery

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Maa Oori Polimera

A dedicated police officer sets out to seek justice for his brother’s mysterious murder in a small town surrounded by the dark forces of black magic. His journey soon takes an unexpected direction as he finds out shocking facts. As he looks deeper into the neighbourhood’s enigmatic shadows, the officer comes across spirituality and complexities, confronting forces that test the officer’s comprehension while staunchly pursuing the truth.

Cast: Satyam Rajesh, Baladitya, and Getup Srinu

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Director: Anil Vishwanath

Genre: Horror

Best Horror Movies of 2023 on OTT

Movie Name Language IMDb Rating Release Date
M3gan English 6.4 6 January 2023
Evil Dead Rise English 6.5 21 April 2023
Infinity Pool English 6 27 January 2023
Virupaksha Telugu 7.2 23 April 2023
U-Turn Hindi 6.3 28 April 2023
The Offering English 5.2 13 January 2023
Gaslight Hindi 6.2 31 March 2023
The Pope’s Exorcist English 6.1 16 August 2023
Insidious: The Red Door English 5.5 6 October 2023
Maa Oori Polimera Telugu 7.3 8 December 2023