There’s an ideal Halloween movie for everyone, whether you’re into scary, spooky, gory or even hilarious spoof flicks. And with pumpkin spice lattes being served in cafes, and festive decor and all manner of spooky delights everywhere, what better time for a Halloween horror film marathon?
On our list, there’s something for everyone. For those who want a little intrigue, thrillers are always appealing, while braver people can go for a classic horror movie. Others might be more interested in zombie or vampire films; while hardcore Halloween fans can binge on body horror films. So gather your pals for a night of scary movies, along with some popcorn and your favourite Halloween treats.
Choose or Die
Can video games kill you? You’ll never know.
When Kayla learns that the game has a monetary prize that has never been claimed, she connects “Choose or Die” to the entertaining subculture of individuals who look for misplaced video games. This one is a little unique, though. Every level usually results in bloodshed and a screen that repeatedly says “CHOOSE OR DIE,” and it adapts itself according to what’s happening in the room with Kayla.
A sexy vampire movie always makes the cut!
Evie takes a DNA test after the death of her mother and learns she has a long-lost cousin she was unaware of. She has no other known relatives. Evie is initially tempted by a seductive, aristocratic host when she is invited by her newfound relatives to a grandiose wedding in the English countryside. She quickly finds herself in a survival nightmare as she unearths dark family secrets and the sinister motivations behind their generous behaviour. Will she be part of this dark family?
Nothing is scarier than trauma.
Smile centers on psychiatrist Dr. Rose Cotter, who experiences horrifying visions after witnessing a patient’s horrific suicide. The patient informed Dr. Cotter that an evil force was following her everywhere she went before she cut her own throat with a shard from a flower vase. The psychiatrist then begins to experience similar hallucinations. Trauma, which in Smile, is embodied by a shape-shifting apparition that terrorizes its victims until their psyche is wrecked, is a curse that Dr. Cotter may have to live with…
Prey For the Devil
By reopening schools to prepare priests to perform exorcisms, the Roman Catholic Church fights against an increase in demonic possessions across the globe. Sister Ann is given the opportunity to be trained by a professor despite the fact that nuns are not permitted to undertake this ceremony. She finds herself in a fight for a little girl’s soul after being thrown onto the spiritual front line and discovering that she is being tormented by the same monster that plagued her own mother years earlier.
This mystery-filled, thrilling film is perfect for the whole family. Nightbooks, which is devoid of any blood or gore, centres on a young boy who enjoys telling terrifying tales until he is threatened with being imprisoned in a witch’s lair forever if he doesn’t tell a new one every night.
The Boy & Brahms: The Boy II
A nanny’s job is simple. You take care of a child. But what if you’re entrusted to look after a doll?
In a small English village, Greta accepts a job as a nanny for an 8-year-old kid. Greta is shocked to discover that the “child” of her new employers is actually a life-sized doll. The couple’s ability to cope with the loss of their own son 20 years earlier is aided by the way they treat the doll as though it were human. Greta begins to believe that the doll is alive after breaking a number of stringent rules, which causes a series of unsettling and puzzling incidents. If this isn’t creepy, wait till you watch part 2.
There’s Someone Inside Your House
Makani Young and the other members of her class are being targeted by a disguised assailant who wants to learn their darkest secrets after a mystery shift from Hawaii to a new school in a small town in Nebraska. Makani doesn’t know who will be next on the list as the students of her new high school start dying one by one in a string of horrific killings, and she also has her own secrets from the past to keep hidden. This may make this school year, combined with her hot friendship with the outcast, one to die for, very literally.
The Korean word for “mother,” umma, follows Amanda and her daughter as they lead a peaceful existence on an American farm. However, when the remains of Amanda’s estranged mother arrive from Korea, Amanda begins to experience nightmares in which she fears she will turn into her own mother.
Before I Wake
Nightmares happen every now and then. But what would you do if they come to life?
Cody is welcomed into Mark and Jessie’s home as a foster kid. The young boy informs Jessie that he hates going to sleep, but she assumes that this is a common worry for young children. The couple is astonished when their biological son, who has passed away, unexpectedly enters their living room. To their surprise, Cody’s horrors and dreams can both suddenly materialise. Cody’s mysterious skill must now be explained by Mark and Jessie before Cody’s imagination does them all harm.
A Quiet Place
There’s only one rule: Be quiet.
A family must maintain stillness in order to be safe from enigmatic monsters that hunt by sound. Evelyn and Lee are determined to find a means to safeguard their children while anxiously looking for a way to fight back because they are aware that even the smallest whisper or footstep can result in death.
When widowed mother Alice Zander adds a new trick to support her séance hoax business in 1967 Los Angeles, she unintentionally brings real evil into her house. The little family must face unimaginable dangers in order to free their youngest daughter Doris from the ruthless ghost that has taken possession of her.
Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep
Dan Torrance, who battles alcoholism, was scarred as a child by the dark events that took place at the Overlook Hotel. His dreams of a tranquil life are quickly dashed when he meets Abra, a young woman who also possesses the “shine,” an extrasensory ability. Together, they forge an improbable alliance to combat the True Knot, a sect whose members seek immortality by feeding off the shine of innocent people.
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