Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now (2020)

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8. The Awakening

Release Year: 2011

Director: Nick Murphy

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton

Florence is an author in the early 1920’s in England. Florence’s work specializes in exposing spiritual hoaxes. When the author gets an opportunity to investigate a possible ghost sighting at an orphanage, she takes it, expecting it to be another hoax.

Just when Florence believes her job is done, she has an encounter with some kind of spirit. Florence begins to experience changes in herself including gaining supernatural powers.

The Awakening is beautifully shot and incredibly mysterious. Rebecca Hall really steals the show starring as Florence. This movie is one of BBC Films best horror pictures yet.

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