The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix Instant | 2012
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 2012.
Streaming on Netflix Instant
One Line Review: “If you thought The Strangers was one of the best horror films of the last decade, you didn't see Them.”
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?
Director: David Moreau, Xavier Palud
Starring: Olivia Bonamy, Adriana Mocca
Dial M for Murder
One Line Review: “Dude, it'' Hitchcock. Abide.”
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
Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly
The Twilight Zone
One Line Review: “A classic series is alive and well. Four full seasons are at your disposal.”
Hosted by creator Rod Serling, this groundbreaking anthology series features aliens, monsters, time travel and other supernatural subjects, adding a tinge of social commentary to many of the tales.
Creator: Rod Serling
Seasons: 1, 2, 3, & 5
One Line Review: “It really didn't have the same magic that the original did, though, how could it? Still, it's a worthy remake that could fill the void of the want to watch the original.”
Marion makes a fateful stop at the Bates Motel -- run by mama's boy Norman Bates -- in this remake of the 1960 shocker. Marion goes missing, triggering an investigation by her lover, her sister and a private eye, who discover Norman's morbid secret.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche
The Last Man on Earth
One Line Review: “When Vincent Price is on the TV, Halloween is getting serious.”
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.
Director: Sidney Salkow
Starring: Vincent Price
One Line Review: “Meh, but it's Halloween.”
To rescue 10-year-old Lilith Sullivan from her abusive parents, idealistic social worker Emily Jenkins welcomes the girl into her home -- only to discover that Lilith isn't quite the innocent victim she claims to be.
Director: Christian Alvart
Starring: Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane