Stranger Things season 4 finally dropped last Friday with volume 1, which consisted of 7 episodes. Volume 2, which will have the remaining 2 episodes, will arrive on Netflix on July 1, 2022. With a current Rotten Tomatoes score of 91%, the “fourth chapter sets the stage for the show’s final season in typically bingeworthy fashion.” As was previously announced, season 5 will be the final season. July 1 cannot come soon enough! While we wait for Stranger Things season 4 volume 2, here are 8 movies to watch in the meantime that give off Stranger Things vibes we think you’ll enjoy.

Chronicle (2012)

Who’s in it: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hinshaw

Synopsis: “Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

Where to watch: Disney+, Prime Video

The Fear Street Trilogy (2021)

This should technically count as 3 separate movies, but we lumped all three as one.

Who’s in it: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch, Gillian Jacobs, Sadie Sink, Fred Hechinger, Benjamin Flores Jr., Ashley Zukerman, Emily Rudd, Julia Rehwald

Synopsis: “In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events that have haunted their town for generations ​may all be connected — and that they may be the next targets. Based on R.L. Stine’s best selling horror series, the trilogy follows the nightmare through Shadyside’s sinister history.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Midnight Special (2016)

Who’s in it: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Jaeden Martell, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard, Bill Camp, Scott Haze

Synopsis: “The government and a group of religious extremists pursue a man and his son, a young boy who possesses special powers.”

Where to watch: Apple TV, Prime Video, Vudu

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Who’s in it: Zoe Colletti, Austin Abrams, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Natalie Ganzhorn, Dean Norris, Gabriel Rush, Gil Bellows

Synopsis: “On Halloween 1968, Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories.”

Where to watch: Netflix, Prime Video

Summer of 84 (2018)

Who’s in it: Judah Lewis, Graham Verchere, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter Andrew, Rich Sommer, Tiera Skovbye

Synopsis: “After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.”

Where to watch: Netflix, Prime Video

Super 8 (2011)

Who’s in it: Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Ryan Lee, Riley Griffiths, Kyle Chandler, AJ Michalka, Gabriel Basso

Synopsis: “During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.”

Where to watch: Hulu, Apple TV

Super Dark Times (2017)

Who’s in it: Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino, Amy Hargreaves, Max Talisman, Sawyer Barth, Ethan Botwick

Synopsis: “Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.”

Where to watch: Hulu, Prime Video, Tubi

The Vast of Night (2019)

Who’s in it: Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, Cheyenne Barton, Bruce Davis, Gail Cronauer, Mark Banik

Synopsis: “One night in New Mexico, in the late 1950s, a switchboard operator and radio DJ discover a strange audio frequency which could change the future forever.”

Where to watch: Apple TV, Prime Video

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