Stephen King Recommends Netflix Movie That Fans Say Is ‘Scariest’ Thing They’ve Seen

Stephen King has urged horror fans to watch the Netflix film I Came By - which viewers are calling one of the 'scariest' things they've seen.
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Stephen King has urged horror fans to watch a Netflix movie which viewers are calling one of the ‘scariest’ things they’ve ever seen.

The film stars Downtown Abbey star Hugh Bonneville and 1917’s George Mackay and debuted on the streaming service earlier this year. 

Stephen King, who is best known for writing ‘The Shining’ and ‘IT’ among other horror classics, praised the movie on Twitter.

The ‘Misery’ writer posted: “Want a tight little thriller that will remind you of Ruth Rendell and Patricia Highsmith? 

Watch the trailer below…

“Try I Came By (Netflix). It does the job.”

Ruth Rendell and Patricia Highsmith are both authors who had a reputation for writing psychological thrillers.

The thriller follows a young graffiti artist who discovers a shocking secret that would put him and his loved ones in danger.

I Came By’s director, Babak Anvari, was touched by King’s comment and in response said: “This means the world to me! Your book ‘On Writing’ was one of the first books that taught me about storytelling.

“Thank you so much! I am so happy that you enjoyed it!”

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Since I Came By has been released, it’s received positive reviews, with critics calling the movie a ‘pulse-pounding thriller’ and ‘a twisty suspense film barbed with social commentary’. 

Fans on social media have also been praising the film, with one viewer posting: “I watched #ICameBy last night on Netflix.

“The scene where Hector Blake closes the ‘panic room’ door to say those things to the last cop was one of the scariest I’ve seen in a while.”

“I came by on Netflix is the best thing I’ve watched in agesssss,” expressed someone else.

A third fan praised the Paddington actor, as they shared: “Watched I Came By on Netflix. What a great film.

“Hugh Bonneville gives a brilliantly unnerving performance. That’s all I’m going to say cos I don’t want to spoil it for anyone.”

Another viewer posted: “I Came By on Netflix had me yelling and screaming. I highly recommend!”

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If you are looking for another film that might raise your heart rate, Netflix has the perfect pick for you.

Fall is a survival thriller that follows two women who climb a 2,000-foot-tall radio tower, but end up getting stranded at the top with no way of getting down.

Since it debuted on the streaming service, viewers have shared how even though they enjoyed it, it left them feeling nauseous and tense throughout their viewings.

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