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We don’t always enjoy getting scared out of our mind, but there’s something about October that makes it semi-mandatory. So, if you’re looking for a real jump-scare (no offense, 31 Days of Halloween), then keep reading for the six best horror movies on Netflix right now.

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‘The Conjuring’ (2013)

Who’s in it? Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor and Joey King

What’s it about? Two paranormal investigators are enlisted to help a family who recently moved into a house with a supernatural presence. Cue the nightmares.

Watch 'The Conjuring'

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‘The Shining’ (1980)

Who’s in it? Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall

What’s it about? A struggling writer becomes a caretaker at an isolated hotel and—unfortunately—uncovers secrets about the property’s dark past. (Creepy children included.)

Watch 'The Shining'

Hush
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‘Hush’ (2016)

Who’s in it? Katie Siegel, Michael Trucco and John Gallagher Jr.

What’s it about? A deaf writer silently fights for her life when a masked killer shows up at her doorstep. (Think A Quiet Place, but with a hint of Scream.)

Watch 'Hush'

Cabin Fever
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‘Cabin Fever’ (2002)

Who’s in it? Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent and Rider Strong

What’s it about? When a college student accidentally shoots a man while vacationing with friends (casual), they soon learn the victim has a highly contagious, flesh-eating disease.

Watch 'Cabin Fever'

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‘The Ritual’ (2017)

Who’s in it? Rafe Spall, Rob James-Collier and Maria Erwolter

What’s it about? Four friends embark on a hike in the Scandinavian mountains in honor of their late friend. But not so fast. Things take a horrifying turn when they stumble upon a mysterious forest that is haunted by a Norse legend. Dun dun dunnn.

Watch 'The Ritual'

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‘Children of the Corn’ (1984)

Who’s in it? Linda Hamilton, John Franklin and Peter Horton

What’s it about? When a couple discovers a dead body, they venture into a small town to find help. The problem? It’s populated by sinister children.

Watch 'Children of the Corn'

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