Halloween is this weekend, and it’s a great time to catch up on horror movies. If you are looking for something a little more literary than SAW 3D, we recommend using Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” section to give yourself chills and thrills.
Here are our ten favorite Horror Movies Based on Literature from the “Watch Instantly” section of Netflix. Add your favorites horror movies based on books in the comments section below.
The Exorcist: Author William Peter Blatty adapted his novel to a screenplay for this classic creeper about possession that is sure to make you jump
Carrie: Brian DePalma’s sadistic teen adaptation of Stephen King’s first novel brings to life the terrors of high school
Jaws: Steven Spielberg worked closely with author Peter Benchley to bring the world’s scariest shark to the screen and forever make swimmers look over their shoulder in the ocean