The Halloween candy is already out on the shelves, and it's time to pick out a costume. Need inspiration? For something a little more original than the sexy witch, check out some sexy horror movies on Netflix. Hopefully the combination of suspense and sizzling thrills will be enough for you to find something to replicate. Or, if you're not planning to dress up this year, think of this as a "to-do" list after you've got this kids in bed (and you've pilfered some of that Halloween stash).
Whether you're a slasher thrill-seeker, or into the more spiritual types of horror, there are so many filmmakers who know how to pack in the sexy with the scary. They may not all be as overtly — how to put this, smutty? Scandalous? Just plain sexy? — as Twilight, but you can definitely see the steam and the fog creeping in. Save yourself the frustration of trying to decide what to watch by using this list as a quick guide through the Netflix needle in the haystack movie lineup. Though they all range within horror genre, each pack on the scare and the steam.
From classics like (swoon) Johnny Depp in Sleepy Hollow, to newer Netflix productions like I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, here are 25 sexy horror movies on Netflix to start the Halloween season off right.
1Queen of the Damned
I mean, just look at Aaliyah. She sizzles and scorches as a vampire queen looking to take over the world.
Johnny Depp is one of those actors who is just eccentrically sexy. In one of his classics, this 1999 movie follows Ichabod Crane (played by Johnny Depp), a New York City police constable sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate mysterious deaths.
This indie fantasy-thriller takes place in Moscow, and it's the first of two movies on this list featuring superhuman patrollers against things that go bump in the night.
4The House October Built
Five beautiful friends take a road-trip to visit haunted houses, and it quickly goes awry...
5Stranger By The Lake
Following two men and their potently lethal love, this is a must-watch. From French director Alain Guiraudie, this thriller is sex in the woods meets seductive killer.
6Tucker & Dale VS. Evil
Though this is more dark humor than horror, there's definitely enough sexiness for this movie to make the list.
Nicole Kidman is a beauty to be reckoned with in this thriller. Here, she plays a psychologist who discovers an alien virus that turns humans into zombies.
In one of Steven Spielberg's classics, a great white terrorizes Amity Island with equal parts adrenaline and swim suits. This movie was the first in the U.S. to reach $100 million at the box office, and it was at the time the highest grossing film ever, according to Guinness World Records.
Are you team Jacob or Edward?
10Dig Two Graves
Ok, so this one is maybe more "sexy" in that it will make you want to cuddle up with your boo and grab them when there are scary shocks! The movie is about a a young girl and what happens when mysterious moonshiners offer to bring her dead brother back to life.
Catherine Tramell (played by the gorgeous Sharon Stone) plays a novelist who becomes a murder suspect. Filled with seduction, murder, and steamy thrilling scenes, this movie is a must-watch for costume inspiration and sexy thrills this year.
Halle Berry, oh, Halle Berry... Every movie she's done in the thriller realm, from Perfect Stranger to The Call, has been on point. In this 2007 movie, she plays a reporter named Rowena Price who uses her journalism skills to solve the murder of her friend.
With a star cast including Jake Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey Jr., this movie follows the serial killer in a historical fiction thriller/ crime movie. You'll jump out of your seat a couple of times... at least.
This suspenseful and gripping movie explores one of the worst modern day fears: a Craigslist ad goes horribly wrong.
15The Black Room
What happens when a couple's dream home morphs into an evil nightmare? Watch The Black Room and find out. According to the L.A. Times, "Lust and gore abound" in this "trashy horror film" that's "a throwback to the days when B-movies loaded up on skin as well as blood."
It all starts with a dinner party hosted by a man's ex-wife, to reunite old friends and welcome new ones. The room is filled with beautiful people, suspicion, and paranoia.
17The Number 23
Jim Carrey descends into darkness as he plays a character who becomes obsessed with the number 23.
Here, you can double your options on Netflix with two choices. The first — a 2011 movie, starring Richard Gere, Topher Grace, and Martin Sheen — is about a retired CIA agent who pairs with an FBI agent to hunt down an assassin. The other is a 2013 movie about doppelgängers, starring Jessie Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska . Whichever you choose, know that it will be equal parts steamy and thrilling.
Kate Siegel plays a deaf writer who goes to the woods to live life in silence. Little does she know that there's a killer lurking in the quiet.
A psychiatrist is haunted by her past. Dr Jane Mathis is a beautiful therapist who struggles with the anniversary of a patient who takes her life in front of her.
21The Human Centipede
So... this might by sickly sexy. But there's something about this cult horror movie that will make you equally uncomfortable and feel a little something. A demented surgeon without a conscious make a human centipede out of two beautiful friends.
There's something going around that's deadly. From the same creators that brought you The Purge and Insidious, this movie follows beautiful high schoolers who get infected with something that's not going to stop. A new take on zombie horror, this movie will make your heart race.
23I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
"The house that holds a memory of a death is the staying place of a rotted ghost." In this Netflix original, Lily, 28, is a nurse who goes to care for a dying horror novelist in a house that's full of secrets.
24The Curse of the Sleeping Beauty
A much darker take on the fairy tail, true love's kiss awakens a beautiful maiden, but there's more to this story. Thomas Kaiser, a hunk of hunks, inherits an ancestral mansion with an ancient curse from the Crusades.
25Would You Rather
The popular high school game gets a little too real. A group of people who haven't gotten a fair chance at life play a game at a dinner party that's twisted like Saw and even more captivating. You just can't look away.
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