It is hard to classify the ability of a show to frighten its viewers as good or bad. But if the show is meant to incite fear among its viewers then it is definitely a virtue and must be treated like that. There are a lot of shows available on Netflix and the genres of those shows vary vastly, but there is always something that separates a few shows from the others. For example, the fact that some shows, while not belonging to the horror genre entirely, can give their viewers a good scare. Let’s discuss the five Netflix shows which had their viewers scared at some point.
1. THE WALKING DEAD :
This zombie show which is a perfect blend of drama and horror had its fans asking – when will season 10 of The Walking Dead be on Netflix? The Walking Dead on Netflix is full of surprising moments and since it is a zombie show, you will find plenty of reasons to get scared. The Walking Dead season 10 is currently available on Netflix along with the others and you can watch it for a good time. The show stands out because of the performances of the lead actors and the way it portrays the impact of a full-blown zombie apocalypse.
2. BLACK SUMMER :
Another zombie drama which features some amazing acting performances from its lead cast and ensures the viewers a terrific yet horrifying experience. The show is set in a fictional nation which is struggling amid a zombie apocalypse and is full of crazy yet effective moments which you will find frightening and amusing simultaneously.
3. MARIANNE :
The horror show features a writer who writes incredibly horrifying stories and is ailed by an evil spirit in her dreams. The spirit then somehow finds its way to the real world and ensues terror in the hometown of the protagonist. The show is full of thrilling moments and will surely make you skip a heartbeat.
4. CASTLE ROCK :
Bill Skarsgard has proven his potential as an actor in horror films like It and its sequel. The show features him in a guest role in the psychological-horror setting which has a lot of brilliantly portrayed scary moments.
5. THE LAST KINGDOM :
The Last Kingdom show was taken by Netflix and the platform has all the seasons of the show available on it. The show has some moments which made the viewers skip a beat, but the show always remembers what it is actually about. The Last Kingdom season 5 is going to get released soon and the fans are waiting eagerly for the same.
These shows will certainly entertain you with their amazing stories, acting, comedy and drama, but most importantly they will ensure that you get scared at some point. The best thing about these shows is that despite some of them being horror shows, they know how to send the right message to the right audience with their moral and political undertones.