The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix Instant
There's nothing better than watching a horror flick on Halloween. But hey, sometimes there isn't a lot of planning involved. Forget to pick up a movie in advance? Redbox doesn't have anything to suit your taste?
Netflix Instant is, of course, the go to for a quick and quality movie night. Since finding what you want is more of a pain than a pleasure, we at GotchaMovies have put together the best there is to catch on Netflix Instant this Halloween.
We've got it all covered, from zombies and vampires to suspense and psychological thrillers. Every type of thrill, chill, scream, or terror is here. You're just one click away from the best there is to watch this Halloween on Netflix Instant.
Here's a quick guide to everything we've got lined up for Halloween 2011. (Or just check out the Best of Halloween on Netflix Instant 2011.)
Streaming This Halloween on Netflix Instant
Late one night, Lucas (Michaël Cohen) and Clémentine (Olivia Bonamy) encounter strange events in their remote country home. It starts with prank calls and strange noises, but when the power is cut off and their car disappears, the terrified couple is trapped by the unseen force. Is it simply kids from the school where Clémentine teaches, or could it have something to do with a mother and daughter who mysteriously vanished the day before?
The 39 Steps
Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) is vacationing in England when he gets caught in a web of mystery in this Hitchcock thriller. Shots ring out at a show, and a terrified woman (Lucie Mannheim) begs Hannay to help her. He's certain she's crazy -- until she appears at his flat with a map in hand and a knife in her back, muttering something about 39 steps. Eluding the police, Hannay travels through Scotland to unearth the truth.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Dial M for Murder
Director Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece of double-cross and intrigue stars Ray Milland as former tennis champ Tony Wendice, who concocts a plan to kill his rich but unfaithful wife (Grace Kelly), who's embroiled in a liaison with a writer (Robert Cummings). When Tony's plans go awry, he improvises a second act of deceit, but the entire bloody affair turns out to be far messier than he expected. John Williams plays a sly Scotland Yard inspector.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) rescues her idol, romance novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan), after he crashes his car during a fierce blizzard. But when she finds out he plans to kill off the heroine in his next volume, Annie morphs from nurturing caregiver to sadistic jailer. In this tightly wound, suspenseful adaptation of Stephen King's novel, Bates earns her Best Actress Oscar as a woman come undone in a claustrophobia-inducing house of horrors
Starring: Kathy Bates, James Caan
The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Hosted by unflappable creator Rod Serling, each episode of this groundbreaking series stands alone as a complete story, relating humor-tinged tales that touch on supernatural subjects such as alien invasions, xenophobia, time travel and dream logic. This classic show, with its superb writing and haunting music, brought science fiction to the masses and was a forerunner of genre-bending favorites such as "The X Files" and "Lost."
The Last Man on Earth
A plague has wiped out most of mankind, and those who survived have become bloodthirsty vampires. The only "normal" human left on earth, Dr. Robert Morgan (Vincent Price) -- who was spared by a twist of fate -- spends his days methodically hunting down the undead mutants and his nights barricaded against their attacks. But when he meets the beautiful but contaminated Ruth, he discovers a secret that will unravel what's left of his existence.
Starring: Vincent Price