The 4 best alternatives to the American horror story on Amazon Prime Video

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Considered one of the best horror series of the last decade, if you want to be scared, American Horror Story it's a foolproof option from the Amazon Prime Video catalog.

With half a dozen seasons available on the Amazon platform, we very much doubt that you still want to have fun after it, but if so, don't worry as we've compiled a list of some similar series. And yes, you can also watch them on Amazon Prime Video. Cover your eyes if you need it and join us!

The exorcist

Also known by the original title, The Exorcist is a television adaptation of the famous 1971 horror film. In it we see how mother and daughter fight, with the help of two men, against the demonic possession that is terrorizing the family. Tense and disturbing in equal measure, it has one of the best pilot episodes of its kind.

  • Year: 2016.
  • Seasons: 2.
  • Episodes: 20.
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes.

The purge

It started as a theatrical phenomenon and ended as an Amazon original series. The Purgue tells the story of several characters who live in a shocking universe, where, for one night a year, its people can kill with impunity. A terrifying dystopia backed by the totalitarian government of the United States. Will they survive the purge?

  • Year: 2018.
  • Seasons: 2.
  • Episodes: 20.
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes.

Bates Motel

Bates Motel is the prequel to the famous Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock. The series tells the story of the serial killer Norman Bates, portraying the his psyche during his adolescence and youth. Thus, we will be shown Bates' entire background, both his relationship with his mother Norma and i his first crimes, all of this up to its shocking final transformation like psychopath and mindless killer.

  • Year 2013.
  • Seasons: 5.
  • Episodes: 50.
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes.


Supernatural follows, through hundreds of chapters, the adventures of the Winchester brothers. After losing his mother a cause of a demonic force, the two protagonists will start a travel through the streets of the United States like hunters of demons, witches, werewolves, ghosts, vampires, among many other terrifying beings.

  • Year 2005.
  • Seasons: 15.
  • Episodes: 327.
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes.
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