Top 12 Horror Movies on Disney Plus



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Halloween is around the corner, and binging horror movies is a must. So what about exploring the horror movies Disney+ has to offer you?

Yes, you have read right, Disney+ has horror movies, perhaps a little selection, but you can find it in certain countries where the Star brand is available as part of the Disney+ service.

Through this article, I’ll show you which horror movies you can find, and most importantly, how you can access these countries where the Star hub is available without paying for an extra service.

Stay with me and get all the answers!

What you need to watch these movies

The Star brand is present as part of Disney+ in Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

So, if you don’t live in any of these places and you already have a Disney+ account, you’ll need a VPN like ExpressVPN to access these countries.

To get a full grasp of how a VPN works and what you need to do to access Disney+, you may check our comprehensive guide, How to stream Star on Disney+ on our website.

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1. The Sixth Sense (1999)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Horror – 107 min.

Available in Canada

You can love or hate M. Night Shyamalan and his work, but there is something you can’t deny: The Sixth Sense it’s one of the best mystery and horror films, period.

Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) is a boy who sees and can communicate with the spirit of dead people.

Malcolm Crowe is a child psychologist who struggles with some personal issues in his marriage. Crowe starts assisting Cole to deal with his problems and trys to help him when the dead are coming to him seeking help.

2. What Lies Beneath (2000)

Drama, Horror, Mystery – 130 min.

Available in Canada

Directed by Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump), this film follows Claire Spencer, the wife of a university research scientist (Harrison Ford), who affirms a ghost haunts her house.

3. The Other Side of the Door (2016)

Horror – 96 min.

Available in Canada

When a grieving mother who recently lost her son in a tragic accident decides to make a ritual to bring him back just to say goodbye, she breaks one of the rules, and now the balance between the world of death and life is in danger.

4. Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi – 110 min.

Available in Canada

A retelling of the classic story of Dr Frakenstein (James McAvoy), but this time, from the point of view of his assistant, Igor (Daniel Radcliffe).

The film focuses on the beginning of their journey together, using science to bring life to the dead.

5. Underwater (2020)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi – 95 min.

Available in Canada

A crew of underwater researchers get trapped in the deep of the Mariana trench when a mysterious earthquake destroys part of their facility.

Now they must reach a safe place while facing a strange and dangerous presence.

Starring Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, T. J. Miller, and John Gallagher Jr.

6. Alien (1979)

Horror, Sci-Fi – 117 min.

Available in Australia

A classic from the horror genre that spawned a whole franchise of sequels, prequels, crossovers, and spin-offs, as well as comics and video games.

Ridley Scott forged the base of a solid saga. When a space merchant vessel receives an SOS call, one of the crew members is attacked by a strange alien form. That’s just the beginning of the horror awaiting them.

7. Cold Creek Manor (2003)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Horror – 118 min.

Available in Australia

A family moves from the city to a big old house in the country.

What they don’t know is the house comes with some dark secrets, and maybe some of its former inhabitants are included as well.

Starring Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Juliette Lewis, Kristen Stewart, and Christopher Plummer.

8. Aliens (1986)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi – Horror – 137 min.

Available in the Netherlands

The sequel to Alien, this time directed by James Cameron. Officer Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is back to action after hibernating for 57 years right after the events of the first film.

Now she needs to warn everybody about the menace of these creatures.

9. Dark Water (2005)

Drama, Horror, Mystery – 105 min.

Available in Australia

The American remake of the Japanese movie of the same name is based on the horror novel Honogurai Mizu no Soko kara written by Koji Suzuki (Ringu).

Dahlia (Jennifer Connelly) is a recently divorced mother struggling for the custody of her daughter Ceci. They move to an old apartment building where they start being stalked by the ghost of the previous inhabitant.

10. Hide and Seek (2005)

Drama, Horror, Mystery – 101 min.

Available in Australia

David Callaway (Robert DeNiro) has lost his wife because of suicide, and now he must keep going with his life for the sake of his 9-year-old daughter Emily (Dakota Fanning).

They move upstate to start a new life. There, Emily starts behaving weirdly after meeting a new enigmatic friend, Charlie, who is always hidden and David believes it’s just an imaginary friend of hers.

But when things begin to escalate, the hide and seek play becomes dangerous.

11. Poltergeist (2015)

Horror, Thriller – 93 min.

Available in Canada

The remake of the Steven Spielberg film from 1982. A family moves to a fixer-upper house in the suburbs to discover that evil forces haunt the house.

Now they must rescue their youngest daughter after the ghosts have taken her captive.

12. The Alligator People (1959)

Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi – 74 min.

Available in Canada

A classic B film horror flick from the end of the 50s.

The Alligator People is about a woman who, through a hypnotic session, finds out about events of her past life involving the mysterious disappearance of her husband and how he was turned into a mutant monster.


Although it could sound strange, Disney+ has a bunch of horror movies in its catalogue. But if you live in the US or Latin America, you won’t find them.

The reason? These movies are only available in certain countries where the Star brand is part of the Disney+ service and not a different streaming platform.

So, if you already have a Disney+ subscription and you want to make the most of it, you can subscribe to a VPN like ExpressVPN to access the countries where these movies are available, among many other films and series.

Subscribe to ExpressVPN to start enjoying Disney+ in other ways you didn’t know you could!

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