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Here's How to Find Secret Halloween Movies on Netflix

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It’s spooky season, everybody, and if you’re looking for something Halloweeny to watch on Netflix, browsing like usual could feel like trick-or-treat. To find the best Halloween movies on Netflix, you’re gonna need a shortcut or two.

Whether you’re looking for recent horror movies or family-friendly hits, Netflix has something for everyone. And you don’t have to waste your time scrolling through Netflix’s massive library. We made your movie night easier by breaking down the best Halloween movies by category with a time-saving hack. (We’ve also got money-saving Netflix hacks, too.)

Did you know that you can browse entire genres (and subgenres) by using Netflix codes? We broke down each category by code to make your Halloween movie night as convenient as ever.

Here’s how you find Halloween movies on Netflix using the code search on the app:

  • Open up your favorite mobile or console browser,
  • Type in the web browser (replacing “code” with the category numbers).
  • Sign into your Netflix account if prompted.
  • All the movies in Netflix’s library that correspond to the category code will appear in the results.
  • Once you choose a movie, tap “open in app” to watch it in the Netflix app.

On your web browser:

  • Type in the web browser (replacing “code” with the category numbers).
  • All of Netflix’s library that correspond to the category code will appear in the results.

Pop popcorn, grab candy corn, and make it a fright night with these Halloween movies on Netflix.


For family-friendly Halloween movies on Netflix, use code 81346195.

The cover for the movie Hubie Halloween next to a screenshot of the Netflix play button on the movie.

Courtesy of Netflix

Scary movie night doesn’t mean the whole family can’t join in. Netflix has plenty of Halloween options that the whole family can enjoy.

Jump right to the category by using the code for family Halloween treats:


Tap into some teen screams this Halloween with code 52147.

The cover for the horror movie The Babysitter next to a screenshot of the Netflix play button on the movie.

Courtesy of Netflix

We all know the classic horror story: teens have a party, a killer crashes the party, then chaos ensues.

That’s usually called a teen scream movie, and if you’re into that kind of slasher film, then code 52147 is your go-to.

There are also some teen screams about stalkers, a killer escape room, and more:


Watch zombie Halloween movies on Netflix using code 75405.

Doom Annihilation Netflix Halloween Movie still image

Courtesy of Netflix

Fine-tune your zombie apocalypse plans by streaming these bloody good Halloween movies on your movie night.

From video game-inspired films to a tale of a reality show gone wrong, there are choices for every zombie fanatic:


For UFOs, killer robots, and more, look up code 1694 for sci-fi horror movies.

Still shot of Netflix Halloween Movie Spawn

Courtesy of Netflix

Science can be the scariest thing out there; no, I don’t mean a tough biology test.

Otherworldly creatures, murderous robots, and apocalyptic events can make for some terrifying scenarios:



Watch horror anime on Netflix this Halloween with code 10695.

Netflix Halloween Anime Movie Castlevania

Courtesy of Netflix

Just because a movie or show is animated doesn’t make it any less scary. The horror anime section on Netflix is proof of that.

Celebrate the unique style of Asian animation and Halloween with these picks:


To get scares with a side of laughs, find horror comedies with code 89585.

Scary Movie 4 poster art

Courtesy of Amazon

I like to mix genres when it comes to movies, and one of the best combos is horror comedies.

Netflix has a whole section dedicated to films that’ll give you a good belly laugh and might make you a little creeped out at the same time:


From psychological thrillers to revenge films — you can find many more Halloween movies on Netflix with these genre codes.

a person holding a cup of tea, laying on a couch, browsing movies on Netflix on a laptop computer.

Annelise Woodward

Netflix has something for even the pickiest movie watchers. No one will get left out this Halloween; just check this list of codes to search through dozens of horror categories:

  • Quirky Horror Movies – 729
  • Revenge Films – 14903
  • Creature Features – 6895
  • Werewolf Horror Movies – 75930
  • Critically-acclaimed Horror Movies – 3721
  • Dark Films – 9280
  • Small Town Scary Movies – 51496215
  • High Brow Horror – 3261672
  • Experimental Horror Movies – 2626
  • German Horror Movies – 4021
  • Horror Comedy – 89585
  • Horror Films Based on Books – 1751
  • Modern Horror Classics – 81336552
  • Filipino Horror Movies – 2010
  • British Horror Movies – 4991
  • Monster Movies – 947
  • Psychological Horror Movies – 4809
  • Indie Psychological Horror Movies – 3880
  • Slasher and Serial Killer Films – 8646
  • Supernatural Horror Movies – 42023
  • Survival Horror – 2939659
  • Haunted Horror Movies – 81476889
  • Vampire Horror Movies – 75804



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