Horror aficionados, listen up: We’re amidst a terrifyingly exciting renaissance of the horror movie genre. Thanks to the hard work of talented filmmakers, we may look forward to a slew of terrifying horror films in the next few years, filled with supernatural ghost stories, drips of blood, gore, and jump scares. Starting today and continuing throughout the rest of the year and beyond, there are many horror titles ready to scare anyone who watches them. Here are the best newest scary movies you need to check out this Halloween.
Maya and Jamie, two Londoners, move to the peace and quiet of rural Ireland to escape the city’s chaos, but soon they discover the ancient wood at the base of their garden is infested with deadly goblins.
9. Pray For The Devil
In Prey For The Devil, a 25-year-old nun, who sees exorcisms as her divine mission, tries to rid the world of a demonic force. When she finally finds someone to exorcise, she takes matters into her own hands, only to face a demonic power with mysterious ties to her own past. This chilling movie, initially scheduled for release in early 2022, is now set to premiere during the Halloween season and stars Jacqueline Byers, Virginia Madsen, and Ben Cross.
8. Halloween Ends
During the frightening season of 2022, Halloween Ends will be released, bringing David Gordon Green’s Halloween trilogy to a close. In the wake of the bloody events of Halloween Kills, Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role as Laurie Strode for one final showdown with Michael Myers. Supposedly picking up four years after the events of Halloween Kills, this film will wrap up the scream queen’s legendary narrative.
Dr. Rose Cotter starts having terrifying, unexplainable experiences after witnessing an unusual, horrific episode involving a patient. Fear becomes all-consuming, forcing Rose to face her troubled history if she wants to survive and escape her terrifying new reality.
6. Don’t Worry Darling
Actress Olivia Wilde, fresh off her directorial debut with Booksmart, returns to the director’s chair for a thriller starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine, Gemma Chan, and Nick Kroll. Pugh plays a housewife in the 1950s who learns that her husband has been keeping a secret from her all along: that they live in a utopian experimental community. Following her impressive turn in Midsommar, audiences are eager to see what else Pugh and Wilde can bring to the genre as directors.
5. Jeepers Creepers Reborn
Laine’s girlfriend starts having visions of the urban legend monster The Creeper while they’re on the road. Laine thinks she’s at the center of a supernatural event to which she’s been unwittingly invited. According to Screen Media Films, the film will have a “Special Three-Night Fan Event” from September 19 to September 21. This new installment, directed by Timo Vuorensola, is touted to be the first in a trilogy that will continue the success of the Jeepers Creepers films.
4. Dark Harvest
3. The Barbarian
Tess, played by Georgina Campbell, rents a house while on the road for a job interview in Barbarian. Keith, played by Bill Skarsgard, tells her he is already living there when she arrives. Tess spends the night there, but the property has more horror movie problems than just a double booking mix-up. Justin Long also appears in the film as a mysterious character.
2. The Invitation
After being invited to a wedding in a mystery mansion in the English countryside, a young woman finds herself the target of a seduction plot by the man who is hosting the event. She learns of his evil plot and the terrifying voyage of self-discovery and survival.