10 Most Chilling Monster Shows to Watch on Netflix Today

10 Most Chilling Monster Shows to Watch on Netflix Today
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For the best Netflix and chills nights.

With so much stress in the real world today, it's not surprising that more and more people are finding comfort in fictional stories. However, comfort looks different for everyone, and while some look for sweet and romantic comedies, others watch monster movies and TV shows to blow off steam.

If you need something dynamic and intriguing, yet as scary and gross as it gets, here's the list of 10 Netflix monster shows guaranteed to keep you up at night. Just pick one and join the adventure!

Midnight Mass (2021)

If you like horror with some heavy lore, Midnight Mass is a perfect choice. Even though the show only consists of one season, it will be enough to enjoy the creepy atmosphere, jump at all the scares, and of course, appreciate the monsters the show throws at the viewer. Despite being released in 2021, the show remains one of Netflix's hidden horror gems.

All of Us Are Dead (2022)

Everyone loves a good old zombie story, and K-dramas also have a few entries in this subgenre. The show follows the story of a group of high school students who became hostages in the school that started the zombie epidemic. Though they have their differences, they are all united by one goal: to get out into the open.

Stranger Things ( 2016-...)

It's hard to find a person who hasn't seen Stranger Things, but if you're a skeptic who prefers to wait until the show is mature enough to watch, now is your time. The show is about a group of kids, but the scares they face will have any adult on the edge of their seat. Plus, the show is almost over, so you won't have to wait long.

Santa Clarita Diet (2017-2019)

If there's one thing we've all learned from horror TV shows and movies, it's that the most terrifying things always happen in the suburbs. Santa Clarita Diet only proves this by telling the story of a happy couple that undergoes a major transformation when the wife starts craving human flesh, just like a real monster would.

Parasyte: The Grey ( 2024)

One of the latest monster shows on Netflix also comes from Korea and will surprise you with the quality of makeup and graphics to show the unique nature of a lead character who has learned to live with a parasite inside her. Now it's up to her to stop the infiltration of the Earth and make sure that humanity lives to see another day.

Haunting of Hill House (2018)

Created by horror veteran Mike Flanagan, Haunting of Hill House brings several adults back to their family home to face the ghosts of their tragic past. With some more dangerous than others, will the haunted house bring them closure or simply destroy every happy memory they once had? Tune in to Netflix to find out.

The Fall of The House of Usher ( 2023)

Another amazing work by Mike Flanagan, loosely inspired by some of the best Edgar Allan Poe writing, this show has been called a horror genre's own Succession. The Fall of The House of Usher follows the story of the CEO and COO of a huge pharmaceutical empire rise to power and fall as all of the CEO's children meet their demise.

Resident Evil (2022)

Even though this isn't the best video game adaptation in general, and not even the best Resident Evil adaptation in particular, you might still enjoy it if you're looking for nothing more than a dynamic monster story. This is especially true if you have no experience with the game and nothing to compare the series to.

The Sandman ( 2022-...)

Though ‘monsters’ may not be the right term when it comes to The Sandman, based on the DC Comics of the same name, the show is definitely filled with supernatural beings of various kinds, and it will definitely be a great watch for those who prefer darker shows. You can also add the recently released spin-off Dead Boy Detectives to your watchlist after!

Hellbound (2021-...)

Imagine living with the burden of knowing that you are destined for hell, no matter how old you are or what you have done? Hellbound explores the near future of fictionalized Korea, where this is a reality that people must face. Trying not to be taken by three monsters, people begin to investigate the unknown supernatural forces.