An underrated home invasion gem you may not have heard of about a girl who sneaks into her boyfriend’s house only to be trapped when her his family is under attack.
A killer movie about a group of women who realize they’re the targets.
If you liked Julliane Hough in Safe Haven but you kind of wished it was a horror movie instead…
Technically a thriller, not a horror movie, but there’s a moment in this movie that haunts me every time I turn out the lights and get into bed without checking underneath first.
Come Back to Me
A movie not many have heard of but with a genuinely good twist ending.
Children of the Corn
This franchise gets a lot of grief, the but the original is still scary after all these years. Up the ante by reading the Stephen King short story and then watching.
The Day the Earth Stood Still
The unnerving horror classic. Watch if you have not seen.
The Sixth Sense
If you’re like me, you didn’t think to rewatch this one since it came out almost 20 years ago because you already know the big ending. This suspenseful thriller is worth a rewatch, however, and it’s scares hold up.
Nothing like a nice murder mystery starring Johnny Depp.
One of the best horror films of the last decade.
If you haven’t seen this yet, you’re missing out. It’s a new twist on a classic serial killer slasher movie.
A fresh feeling horror anthology of very scary stories. There are two other movies in the V/H/S series that are streaming, so you could make it a trilogy night!
It was hard to see where this one was going to go, but the twist was upsetting and worth it. A group of old friends meet for a dinner party, but the host has a proposition not everyone will want to get on board with…
The man in this is terrifying. Don’t watch this alone if you’re a renter.
The Girl in the Photographs
Wes Craven executive produced this slash film about a killer who takes photographs of his victims.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Worth adding to your watch list for when you need a break from horror, or to have something on hand you can watch with your family and still stay in the Halloween spirit.
During a weekend storm a young woman isn’t as alone in her apartment as she thinks.
They’ve made five of these films, it’s just good campy fun.
The Astronaut’s Wife
A sci-fi thriller with genuinely scary moments, for a lighter night.
A girl at her deserted college campus is terrorized by masked madmen over a holiday weekend.
A genuinely creepy flick about a couple honeymooning at a remote cabin.
A dystopian future in which people go on “big game” hunting trips to zombie infested reserves.
The Houses October Built
A perfect Halloween movie that follows a camera crew investigating the absolute scariest haunted houses.
A beloved sleeper hit that’s getting a sequel next year.
Has a few scary moments if you’re afraid of snakes, but mostly worth the watch for the wardrobe inspiration.
I’ve never heard anyone else talk about this movie, but it genuinely scared me. A small group on a camping trip run into some bad news strangers.
Beyond the Gates
Two brothers clean up their dad’s stuff after he goes missing and find a mysterious VHS that may explain where he went.
A man’s insomnia coincides with supernatural beings interacting with his son.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
The beginning of Leatherface.
Only a true horror fan would appreciate an anthology that helps you put a dark spin on every holiday.
More of a thriller than a horror film, but dark and unsettling all the same.