3 Netflix Options That Are So Scary You’ll Be Sleeping with the Lights on

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There are two types of Netflix subscribers. First, there are those who can transport themselves into a fantasy world as they spend hours watching cheesy rom-coms (guilty as charged!). Then, there are the viewers who enjoy sitting on the edge of their seat, scared out of their mind.

If the latter speaks to you, you’ve come to the right place. We compiled a list of three new scary streaming options on Netflix that are so horrifying, you might need to purchase an adult night light on Amazon. Keep reading for details.

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1. 'don't Listen'

In Don’t Listen, Daniel (Rodolfo Sancho) gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to fix up a new home. After a series of tragic events, Daniel discovers a recording of a spirit pleading for help. So, he hires a famous paranormal expert to set the record straight.

2. 'paranormal'

Meet Refaat Ismail (Ahmed Amin), a hematologist who is forced to rethink his lifelong scientific convictions after he starts experiencing paranormal activities. Although Paranormal is set in 1969, the series travels back in time as Refaat faces the ghosts from his past.

Each episode is a standalone story centered around one of the “Paranormal” tomes. Oh, and did we mention it’s based on the bestselling Ma Waraa Al Tabiaa book series by Ahmed Khaled Tawfik?

3. 'his House'

His House follows Bol Majur (Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù) and his wife, Rial (Wunmi Mosaku), as they escape the violence in their home country of South Sudan. When they’re sent as refugees to a dilapidated government-owned home, they do what they can to get by unnoticed. However, after a series of supernatural events, Rial soon realizes that they might not be the only tenants in their new home. Can they endure the “witch” within the walls?

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