Horror Movies Featuring Monsters & Mutants

The following horror movies feature either mutated humanoids, or fictional monsters of terrestrial (earth) origin. Extraterrestrial aliens, zombies, werewolves, and vampires are not included here, neither are non-fictional creatures such as snakes, sharks, and bears.

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US)
A Quiet Place John Krasinski 2018 14 4.0 No
After Midnight Jeremy Gardner, Christian Stella 2019 6 2.5 No
Annihilation Alex Garland 2018 4 1.5 Yes
Blair Witch Adam Wingard 2016 18 4.0 No
Boar Chris Sun 2017 6 2.0 No
Bone Tomahawk S. Craig Zahler 2015 0 0.0 No
Chernobyl Diaries Bradley Parker 2012 16 3.5 Yes
Cold Skin Xavier Gens 2017 4 2.0 No
Dark Was The Night Jack Heller 2014 16 3.0 No
Devil in the Dark Tim Brown 2017 2 0.5 No
Devil’s Pass Renny Harlin 2013 10 2.5 No
Digging Up the Marrow Adam Green 2014 5 2.5 No
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Troy Nixey 2010 8 3.0 No
Extinction Miguel Ángel Vivas 2015 12 3.0 No
Grabbers Jon Wright 2012 1 0.5 No
Gremlins Joe Dante 1984 17 3.5 No
Hellboy Guillermo del Toro 2004 6 1.5 No
Hidden Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer 2015 6 1.5 No
Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver David Hunt 2013 14 3.5 No
Mandy Panos Cosmatos 2018 5 1.5 No
Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight Bartosz M. Kowalski 2020 9 3.0 No
Phantasm Don Coscarelli 1979 14 3.0 No
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Paul W.S. Anderson 2016 29 4.5 No
Slender Man Sylvain White 2018 15 3.5 No
Splinter Toby Wilkins 2008 10 3.0 No
Spring Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead 2014 1 0.5 No
Starfish A.T. White 2018 4 1.0 No
Sweetheart Justin Dillard 2019 6 1.5 No
The Babadook Jennifer Kent 2014 11 3.0 No
The Barrens Darren Lynn Bousman 2012 5 1.0 No
The Cabin In The Woods Drew Goddard 2012 13 3.0 No
The Descent Neil Marshall 2005 16 4.0 No
The Fly David Cronenberg 1986 2 0.5 No
The Hallow Corin Hardy 2015 18 3.5 No
The Hills Have Eyes Alexandre Aja 2006 9 2.5 No
The Mist Frank Darabont 2007 5 1.0 No
The Monster Bryan Bertino 2016 11 3.0 Yes
The New Daughter Luiso Berdejo 2009 11 2.5 No
The Pyramid Grégory Levasseur 2014 14 4.0 Yes
The Ritual David Bruckner 2017 15 3.0 Yes
The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro 2017 2 0.5 No
The Void Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski 2016 8 2.0 Yes
Tremors Ron Underwood 1990 16 2.5 No
Underwater William Eubank 2020 15 4.0 No
Van Helsing Stephen Sommers 2004 3 0.5 No
Wildling Fritz Böhm 2018 4 1.5 No
Wrong Turn Rob Schmidt 2003 13 3.0 No