What New Horror Movies Come Out This Week?

New Horror/Suspense Films and TV Shows in Theaters and on DVD/Blu-ray

Here’s a rundown of notable new horror/suspense movies coming out this week, from wide theatrical releases to limited/on demand releases to films and TV shows hitting DVD and Blu-ray. Which are you going to watch?

January 14 – 20:

1. The Midnight Man

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
It was supposed to be just an urban legend… On a snowy night in her grandmother’s sprawling mansion, teenage Alex (Gabrielle Haugh) and her best friend Miles (Grayson Gabriel) discover a mysterious box hidden away in the attic. Inside are instructions for The Midnight Game, an ancient Pagan ritual said to summon the players’ greatest fears. It all seems like harmless fun — until they unleash the terrifying spirit of The Midnight Man, an unholy force who pits them against their darkest demons and dares them to survive. Horror legends Robert Englund and Lin Shaye co-star in this terrifying, supernatural game of cat and mouse. Play at your own risk.

2. Mom and Dad

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair star in this pitch-black horror-comedy about a worldwide mass hysteria where, for 24 brutal hours, parents turn violently against their own children.

3. The Open House

Release: Netflix
Following a tragedy, a mother and her teen son move to a relative’s vacant vacation home, where eerie and unexplained forces conspire against them.

4. Beyond Skyline

In this sequel to Skyline, after the population of Los Angeles is vacuumed off the face of the Earth, Detective Mark Corley (Frank Grillo) storms his way onto an alien ship to rescue his estranged son. But after crashing the ship in Southeast Asia, he must forge an alliance with a band of survivors to discover the key to saving his son and taking back the planet once and for all.

5. Eye of the Cat

In this 1969 film, A man and his girlfriend plan to rob the mansion of the man’s eccentric but wealthy aunt. However, the aunt keeps dozens of cats in her home, and the man is deathly afraid of cats.

6. Happy Death Day

Blumhouse produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy Death Day, in which a college student (Jessica Rothe) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.

7. The Snowman

When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Michael Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Rebecca Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall. Featuring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chloë Sevigny, Val Kilmer and J.K. Simmons and directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In,), based on Jo Nesbø’s global bestseller.

What do you think?