Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now (2020)

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29. I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House

Release Year: 2016

Director: Osgood Perkins

Starring: Ruth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Bob Balaban, Lucy Boynton

This movie is a Netflix Original movie, an area where Netflix is really trying to grow in the coming years. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10 and premiered on Netflix on Oct. 28. This movie is a combination of a ghost story and haunted house story. Combining those two classic elements of horror movies made for a good watch.

Iris Blum (Prentiss) is an old author who is confined to her home and bedridden. Her estate manager Mr. Waxcap (Balaban) hires Lily (Wilson) to serve as a live-in nurse in the old estate. Iris used to be a horror novelist and Lily begins to suspect that her most famous piece of literature was actually a true story and that the grisly murder in the novel actually took place inside the home she now lives.

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