Valentine’s Day is nearly here and for many that means a time to celebrate love in its many different forms, whether it is a Galentine’s Day, having a romantic dinner, pampering yourself, or just being with those you love. While many might also enjoy a fun rom-com to celebrate the occasion, many horror fans will be looking to add some spice to their horror content. If you are a fan of both horror and romance films, we have 11 movie recommendations to check out. Below are 11 Valentine’s Day horror movies to watch this year.

Attachment (2022)

Cast: Josephine Park, Ellie Kendrick, Sofie Gråbøl, David Dencik

Synopsis: “A horror romance about Maja, a has-been actress in Denmark, who falls in love with Leah, a young, Jewish academic visiting from the UK. When Leah suffers a mysterious seizure, Maja fears their whirlwind romance might be cut short and decides to follow Leah back to her home in London. There, Maja meets her new downstairs neighbour: Leah’s mother, Chana. An overbearing, seemingly religious and highly secretive woman, Chana seems resistant to all of Maja’s attempts to win her over. And as Maja notices strange occurrences in the building, she begins to suspect that Chana’s secrets could be much darker than first anticipated.”

Where to watch: AMC+, Shudder

Bones and All (2022)

Cast: Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet, Mark Rylance, André Holland, Michael Stuhlbarg, Chloë Sevigny, David Gordon Green

Synopsis: “A young woman embarks on a 1000 mile odyssey through America where she meets a disenfranchised drifter. But all roads lead back to their terrifying pasts and to a final stand that will determine whether love can survive their otherness.”

Where to watch: MGM+, Paramount+, Prime Video

Crimson Peak (2015)

Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver, Burn Gorman, Leslie Hope, Jonathan Hyde, Emily Coutts, Doug Jones, Javier Botet

Synopsis: “In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds – and remembers.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Fresh (2022)

Cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Sebastian Stan, Jonica T. Gibbs, Charlotte Le Bon, Andrea Bang, Dayo Okeniyi, Brett Dier

Synopsis: “The horrors of modern dating are seen through the eyes of a young woman who is battling to survive her new boyfriend’s unusual appetites.”

Where to watch: Hulu

My Bloody Valentine (2009)

Cast: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Chris Carnel, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue, Megan Boone, Edi Gathegi, Tom Atkins, Kevin Tighe

Synopsis: “Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine’s night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he’s innocent.”

Where to watch: The Roku Channel, Pluto, Plex, Tubi

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Cast: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright, Slimane Dazi

Synopsis: “Artistic, sophisticated and centuries old, two vampire lovers (Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston) ponder their ultimate place in modern society.”

Where to watch: Paramount+, Pluto, Showtime

Spring (2014)

Cast: Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Francesco Carnelutti, Nick Nevern, Chris Palko

Synopsis: “A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a girl hiding a dark secret. What begins as a naturalistic romance in an idyllic Mediterranean town, takes an unexpected turn as the two lovers confront figurative and literal relationship monsters.”

Where to watch: AMC+, Shudder, Tubi, Vudu

Spontaneous (2020)

Cast: Katherine Langford, Charlie Plummer, Yvonne Orji, Hayley Law, Rob Huebel, Piper Perab

Synopsis: “When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally…), seniors Mara (Katherine Langford) and Dylan (Charlie Plummer) struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last. As an unexpected romance blossoms between them, Mara and Dylan discover that when tomorrow is no longer promised, they can finally start living for today!”

Where to watch: Pluto

Thelma (2017)

Cast: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Synopsis: “A woman begins to fall in love, only to discover that she has fantastic powers.”

Where to watch: Crackel, Fubo, Kanopy Tubi

Valentine (2001)

Cast: Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Katherine Heigl, Jessica Capshaw, Jessica Cauffiel, Hedy Burress, Fulvio Cecere, Daniel Cosgrove

Synopsis: “Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine’s Day.”

Where to watch: Apple TV, Vudu

Warm Bodies (2013)

Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco, John Malkovich, Lio Tipton, Cory Hardrict

Synopsis: “After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.”

Where to watch: Hulu, Peacock, Tubi, USA


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