Last October, we compiled a list of 31 horror films to watch throughout the month as a countdown to Halloween since it can be overwhelming to choose what to watch. You can check out that list here! We now have a brand new list that will be entirely different than part I. Like the last list, these horror films will vary in years of release.
1.) No One Gets Out Alive (2021)
Director: Santiago Menghini
Stars: Cristina Rodlo, Marc Menchaca
Synopsis: Ambar is an immigrant in search of the American dream, but when she’s forced to take a room in a boarding house, she finds herself in a nightmare she can’t escape.
2.) The Banana Splits Movie (2019)
Director: Danishka Esterhazy
Stars: Dani Kind, Steve Lund, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong
Synopsis: A family attends a live taping of The Banana Splits television series, but are forced to survive as soon as the characters go haywire and start a killing spree around the studio.
3.) The Babadook (2014)
Director: Jennifer Kent
Stars: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall
Synopsis: A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children’s book titled “Mister Babadook” manifests in their home.
4.) Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
Director: Michael Dougherty
Stars: Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker
Synopsis:On Halloween, a few people face their worst nightmares as their paths cross one another. These include a couple that blows out a Halloween lamp, a serial killer, a college girl and a few errant teens.
5.) Benny Loves You (2019)
Director: Karl Holt
Stars: Karl Holt, Claire Cartwright, George Collie
Synopsis: Jack, a man desperate to improve his life throws away his beloved childhood plush, Benny. It’s a move that has disastrous consequences when Benny springs to life with deadly intentions.
6.) Oculus (2013)
Director: Mike Flanagan
Stars: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff
Synopsis: A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
7.) Superhost (2021)
Director: Brandon Christensen
Stars: Sara Canning, Osric Chau, Gracie Gillam
Synopsis: With their follower count dwindling, travel vloggers Teddy and Claire pivot to creating viral content around their most recent “superhost,” Rebecca, who wants more from the duo than a great review.
8.) Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Director: Eli Craig
Stars: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden
Synopsis: Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.
9.) The Assent (2019)
Director: Pearry Reginald Teo
Stars: Robert Kazinsky, Caden Dragomer, Peter Jason
Synopsis: After a series of disturbing supernatural events in his home, Joel, a young single father, comes to suspect that his young son may be possessed.
10.) Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson
Synopsis: Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.
11.) There’s Someone Inside Your House (2021)
Director: Patrick Brice
Stars: Syndey Park, Sarah Dugdale, Kayla Heller
Synopsis: The graduating class at Osborne High is being targeted by a masked assailant, intent on exposing the darkest secret of each victim, and only a group of misfit outsiders can stop the killings.
12.) Let the Right One In (2008)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar
Synopsis: Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
13.) La Llorona (2019)
Director: Jayro Bustamante
Stars: María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, Margarita Kenéfic
Synopsis: An aging paranoid war criminal, protected by his faithful wife, faces death while being haunted by the ghosts of his past.
14.) The Ring (2002)
Director: Gore Verbinski
Stars: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox
Synopsis: A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
15.) Hush (2016)
Director: Mike Flanagan
Stars: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco
Synopnsis: A deaf and mute writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.
16.) Alone (2020)
Director: John Hyams
Stars: Jules Willcox, Marc Menchaca, Anthony Heald
Synopsis: A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.
17.) Cold Hell (2017)
Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Stars: Violetta Schurawlow, Tobias Moretti, Sammy Sheik
Synopsis: A vicious serial killer is targeting prostitutes in Vienna, Austria. A tough young woman from Turkey, who works as a taxi driver, witnesses one of the murders and becomes a target. The police are of no help, so she must stop him herself.
18.) Malignant (2021)
Director: James Wan
Stars: Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young
Synopsis: Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities.
19.) Reincarnation (2005)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Yûka, Kippei Shîna
Synopsis: A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.
20.) Open 24 Hours (2018)
Director: Padraig Reynolds
Stars: Vanessa Grasse, Brendan Fletcher, Emily Tennant
Synopsis: After setting her serial killer boyfriend on fire, a paranoid delusional woman gets a job at an all-night gas station.
21.) Candyman (2021)
Director: Nia DaCosta
Stars: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Synopsis: A sequel to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.
22.) You’re Next (2011)
Director: Adam Wingard
Stars: Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen
Synopsis: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
23.) Ghost Ship (2002)
Director: Steve Beck
Stars: Julianna Margulies, Gabriel Byrne, Ron Eldard
Synopsis: A salvage crew discovers an uninhabited passenger ship, lost in 1962, in the Bering Sea. However, they soon realise something is amiss after many paranormal activities are observed.
24.) Son (2021)
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
Stars: Andi Matichak, Emile Hirsch, Luke David Blumm
Synopsis: When a young boy contracts a mysterious illness, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying forces in her past.
25.) The Ritual (2017)
Director: David Bruckner
Stars: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
Synopsis: A group of old college friends reunite for a trip to a forest in Sweden, Northern Europe, but encounter a menacing presence there stalking them.
26.) The Children of the Corn (1984)
Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong
Synopsis: A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed.
27.) Willy’s Wonderland (2021)
Director: Kevin Lewis
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Emily Tosta, Beth Grant
Synopsis: A quiet drifter is tricked into a janitorial job at the now condemned Willy’s Wonderland. The mundane tasks suddenly become an all-out fight for survival against wave after wave of demonic animatronics. Fists fly, kicks land, titans clash — and only one side will make it out alive.
28.) Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Director: Christopher Landon
Stars: Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan
Synopsis: Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.
29.) The Mortuary Collection (2020)
Director: Ryan Spindell
Stars: Tristan Byon, Eden Campbell, Clancy Brown
Synopsis: An eccentric mortician recounts several macabre and phantasmagorical tales that he’s encountered in his distinguished career.
30.) Urban Legend (1998)
Director: Jamie Blanks
Stars: Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart
Synopsis: A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends.
31.) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Director: André Øvredal
Stars: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush
Synopsis: On Halloween 1968, Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories.
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