The scariest horror series and movies to stream

The scariest horror series and movies to stream

You don’t want to watch these alone. Here are some of the best horror series and movies available on Showmax.

Horror movie Smile is on Showmax

Smile (2022)

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, a doctor starts experiencing frightening, unexplained incidences.

Chucky Season 2 on Showmax

Chucky S2

Based on the popular horror movies: a vintage doll turns up at a yard sale and soon the tone faces a series of horrifying murders.

Let the Right One In is on Showmax

Let the Right One In

A 12-year-old girl and her father live an isolated life, but when is turned into a vampire, he faces new challenges to provide for her.

Kindred is on Showmax

Kindred (2020)

Plagued by mysterious hallucinations, a pregnant woman suspects that the family of her deceased boyfriend has intentions for her unborn child. Tamara Lawrence (Small Axe) was nominated for Best Lead […]

Candyman (2021)

Candyman (2021)

A chance encounter with a Cabrini Green old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman and unleashes a wave of violence.

Gaia (2020)

Gaia (2020)

On a surveillance mission in a primordial forest, a park ranger encounters two survivalists following a post-apocalyptic lifestyle.

Chapelwaite S1

Chapelwaite S1

A captain relocates his family to his ancestral home, where family secrets and a darkness confront them in this chilling horror series.

Black Friday (2021)

Black Friday (2021)

A group of toy store workers must deal with shoppers seeking discounts, bargains, and even blood on the busiest day of the year.

Malignant (2021)

Malignant (2021)

When a woman has visions of people being killed, she learns the murders are real and involve a figure from her past.

Last Night in Soho (2020)

Last Night in Soho (2020)

An aspiring fashion designer travels through dreams to her favourite era, where she embodies as a wannabe singer.

Scream (2022)

Scream (2022)

Twenty-five years on, Ghostface is back for the fifth instalment as teenagers are once again targeted by a masked killer in Woodsboro.

The Baby

The Baby

Natasha is 38 – all her friends have babies, and she’d like one, too. But when a baby appears on her doorstep, her life is turned upside down. Where does the baby come from? What does it want? British horror comedy from HBO.

A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realise the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.



In the six-episode survival horror Pulse, a group of video game developers become trapped in a real-world version of their own creation.

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Shining Vale

Shining Vale

An author moves into a house with a troubling history – but nobody else in her family notices anything odd. Is she possessed? Depressed? Both?

Fried Barry (2020)

Fried Barry (2020)

Barry is a drug addict who is abducted by aliens. Soon, his body is being taken on a joyride through Cape Town as an alien assumes control. 

The Reckoning (2020)

The Reckoning (2020)

In the aftermath of the Great Plague, a grieving widow is accused of witchcraft after rejecting her landlord’s advances.

Yellowjackets S1

Yellowjackets S1

In this dark, compelling horror, a high school girls’ soccer team becomes the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the wilderness.

The Purge Collection

The Purge Collection

Could a night of mayhem and disorder keep crime rates down? This movie franchise dares to toy with this theory, with frightening results.

The Witch (2015)

The Witch (2015)

A family moves to the edge of the woods to start a new life in New England in the 1630s and are soon tormented by witchcraft.

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