Halloween is drawing closer and the horror releases are getting more plentiful. While basics are sipping on their pumpkin spice everything, horror fans are rejoicing in the sweet gore of the season. Here are the horror movies that will be available for your goregasm this month.
Coming to Netflix
The Amityville Horror (2005): Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.
Hellevator (season one): Contestants form a 3-person team to take on 3 horror-themed challenges. Contestants that complete the solo challenges move on to the final labyrinth challenge as a team for a chance to win some more bonus cash.
Jaws: When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
Jaws 2: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Jaws 3: The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a SeaWorld theme park after a 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.
Jaws: The Revenge: Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.
Scary Movie 2: Four teens are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house for a school project.
The Wicker Man (2006): A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
The Walking Dead (Season 6): The sixth season of the AMC hit zombie series.
Penny Dreadful (Season 3): Season 3 of the supernatural anthology series
Coming to DVD
The Darkness: A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation, haunted by an ancient supernatural entity they unknowingly awakened and engages them in a fight for their survival.
The Dead Room: When a terrified family flees a desolate southern New Zealand farmhouse, two cynical scientists and a young psychic are sent to investigate their claims of a haunting. There they encounter a powerful spirit that will protect the house's secrets at all costs.
The Neighbor: Set in Cutter Mississippi, the film follows a man who discovers the dark truth about his neighbor and the secrets he may be keeping in the cellar.
Night of the Living Deb: After a girls' night out, endearingly awkward Deb wakes up in the apartment of the most attractive guy in Portland, Maine. She's thrilled, but she can't remember much of what got her there. Pretty boy Ryan only knows it was a mistake and ushers her out the door... into a full-scale zombie apocalypse
The Ones Below: A couple expecting their first child discover an unnerving difference between themselves and the couple living in the flat below them who are also having a baby.
Supernatural (Season 11): The 11th season of the CW hit Supernatural. The Winchester brothers find themselves battling the darkness.
All Girls Weekend: High school friends reunite after many years to spend a weekend in the mountains, but when everything goes wrong, there is no time for girl bonding.
Friday the 13th: The Complete Series: Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.
Tales From the Darkside: The Final Season: A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.
Aliens: 30th Anniversary: The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?
The Conjuring 2: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit.
Evil Dead 2: The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
The Horrible Dr. Hitchcock: The year is 1885, and necrophiliac Dr. Hitchcock likes to drug his wife for sexual funeral games. One day he accidentally administers an overdose and kills her. He leaves his home shattered. Several years later he remarries and returns. Discovering that his still beloved first wife is alive but insane and prematurely aged, he plans to use the blood of his new bride to rejuvenate and heal her.
Tenebrae: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Frankenstein: The Complete Collection: Every classic Frankenstein film in one set.
The Wolf Man: The Complete Collection: Every classic Wolf Man film in one place.
Halloween Double Feature: All Hallow's Eve 1 & 2: 1: A babysitter finds a VHS tape which features various sinister murders performed by a psychotic clown. 2: A woman finds a VHS tape on her doorstep that shows a series of gruesome tales that could be real. But the true danger is the pumpkin-faced killer that's using the tape to find his next victim.
The Neon Dead: An unemployed recent college grad hires two freelance paranormal exterminators to combat a monster infestation in her new home.
The Other Side: A man searches for his wife and protects his daughter during the beginning of the zombie apocalypse.
Beware the Blob: A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.
Cat's Eye: A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.
IT: In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
Labyrinth 30th Anniversary: A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Salem's Lot: A novelist and a young horror fan attempt to save a small New England town which has been invaded by vampires.
Twin Peaks the original series: An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
An American Werewolf in London: Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Blood Diner: Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to make their flesh part of their new special dish at their rundown restaurant while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.
Chopping Mall: Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control.
The Hills Have Eyes: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
The Neon Demon: When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
Slugs: Killer slugs on the rampage in a rural community.
The Shallows: A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.
Next month brings us Halloween and even more horror films to binge watch. Check back October 1st for the next list.
- Missy Thomas