Creepy Stalker Movies on Netflix That You Definitely Shouldn't Watch Before Bed
Obsessed with movies about dangerous obsessions? You’re not alone. From obsessive lovers to relentless enemies, psychological thrillers often feature creepy, voyeuristic characters – because few things are scarier than being watched without your knowledge. There’s a reason why Single White Female and Poison Ivy have stood the test of time. After all, stalker movies are freaky AF. Netflix has some wild movies about stalkers available to stream, and if you’re in the mood for a thriller that will make your skin crawl, you should definitely check them out. Warning: you’ll definitely spend more time looking over your shoulder after watching these creepy flicks.
In this psychological thriller, a college freshman named Sara (played by Minka Kelly) is taken under the wing of her new roommate, Rebecca (played by Leighton Meester). Though the two start off as besties, Rebecca’s fondness for Sara gradually becomes just a tad bit intense, especially once she realizes that Sara is no longer socially dependent on her.
You Get Me
Bella Thorne stars in this thriller as Holly, a teen who goes to great lengths to pursue a guy after they enjoy an intimate weekend together, despite the fact that he has a girlfriend. From transferring to his high school to befriending his girlfriend (whom he’d been broken up with when they slept together), Holly makes it clear to Tyler that he can’t get rid of her as easily as he’d hoped. Watch You Get Meon Netflix.
Brenda Song stars in this psychological thriller as Jennifer, a young woman who wakes up in a hospital following a violent attack with no memory of what happened to her . . . or even who she is. Luckily, her doting husband is there to take care of her, but as her memories start to come back, she begins to question whether her supposed hubby is really who he says he is. Spoiler alert: he’s not.
In this Spanish thriller, a once-successful advertising executive named Javier is reluctantly forced to sell his Barcelona apartment after deciding he and his family can no longer afford it. However, when Javier discovers that he still has the keys to the place, he can’t help but pry into the life of the seemingly perfect new occupants, and eventually, his obsession turns sinister.
Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall star in this psychological thriller as married couple Simon and Robyn, who randomly run into Simon’s former high school classmate, Gordo, while running errands one day. After the seemingly random encounter, Gordo begins making unexpected visits and delivering mysterious presents, and Robyn gradually discovers that Simon and Gordo’s relationship is more complicated than she realized.
In this horror flick, a popular college student named Laura befriends loner classmate Marina after receiving a Facebook friend request from her. When Laura later discovers disturbing content posted on Marina’s Facebook page, she attempts to distance herself from her new friend, but the increasingly obsessive Marina isn’t willing to end the friendship just yet.
The Kindergarten Teacher
Based on the 2014 Israeli film of the same name, this unsettling movie stars Maggie Gyllenhaal as Lisa, a Staten Island kindergarten teacher who becomes fascinated with her 5-year-old student’s unusual aptitude for poetry. Despite his father’s discouragement, Lisa becomes determined to foster the young boy’s talent, no matter the cost.
This slasher film tells the story of Maddie, a deaf writer (played by Kate Siegel) who retreats into the woods so she can live and work on her writing in solitude. Of course, she never expects that she’ll be joined in the woods by a terrifying masked killer, who takes advantage of her deafness to sneak into her home and terrorize her.
Camila Mendes stars in this thrilling mystery movie as a down-on-her-luck former waitress who decides to take a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man. When he unexpectedly passes away, she’s named as the sole heir to his vast fortune, giving her and her husband a fresh start ‚ as well as a creepy stalker in the form of a persistent real estate agent who wants to buy the home.
Nia Long and Omar Epps star in this psychological thriller, which tells the story of a married lawyer named Ellie who – after she grabs an innocent drink with an old college friend – discovers that her friend is far more unstable and dangerous than she’d realized. What follows is an intense game of cat and mouse that threatens Ellie’s seemingly perfect life.
The Night Clerk
In this crime drama, Tye Sheridan plays Bart, a young man with Asperger’s who works nights at a hotel as a front desk clerk. Little do the guests know that Bart has placed secret cameras in the hotel in order to study social behavior, which leads him to develop an intense fixation on a sexy guest (who’s played by Ana de Armas).
James Spader stars in this action-packed thriller as Joel, an FBI agent haunted by a serial killer he failed to catch, even after he quits his job and moves to a new city. Moving on from his failure becomes even more difficult when the killer (played by Keanu Reeves) contacts Joel, telling him he followed him to Chicago with the intention of continuing their sadistic “game.”
Downton Abbey‘s Dan Stevens stars in this creepy movie as David, a former army sergeant who visits the home of a family and tells them he’s the best friend of their late son, who died in combat in Afghanistan. The Peterson family happily welcomes David into their home, though his increasingly aggressive behavior eventually causes the Petersons to question whether the polite young man is actually a threat.
Based on Pat Barker’s novel Border Crossing, this drama follows the story of forensic psychologist Tom who, years earlier, gave a witness testimony that sent a young boy named Danny to prison for murder. When Danny is released from prison as a young man (who now goes by Ian), he hunts Tom down, determined to prove his innocence and befriend Tom’s family, to whom Tom cannot reveal Ian’s true identity.
In this chilling thriller, a young couple moves into a new home, never suspecting that their landlord has placed hidden cameras in the rental home in order to watch their every move. If you like this one, then you should definitely follow it up with its sequel, 14 Cameras, which is also available to stream.