What New Horror Movies Come Out This Week?

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

Week of September 25 – October 1

1. After She Died

After She Died

Release: On Demand
Jen’s mother is dead. Her relationship with her father, John, is fractured beyond repair. Her friends, all recent high school graduates, are moving on with their lives and leaving behind the small town they once called home. Jen is, in every sense of the word, alone. That is until John introduces Jen to his new girlfriend, Florence… a woman who looks and sounds identical to Jen’s dead mother.

2. Among the Living

Among the Living

Release: On Demand
Stranded in the countryside in the aftermath of a deadly outbreak, older brother Harry fights to protect his younger sister, Lily, while he desperately searches to find refuge with their father. Harry and Lily are determined to survive their journey as they strive to avoid an infected population with a thirst for blood as well as the greater threat of other survivors.

3. Devil’s Workshop

Devil’s Workshop

Release: On Demand
In this chilling psychological thriller featuring Emile Hirsch, struggling actor Clayton (Timothy Granaderos) is desperate for a role as a demonologist. He contacts Eliza (Radha Mitchell), an expert in devil lore, to help him prepare and spends the weekend at her home. Eliza forces Clayton to confront his troubling past, perform dark rituals, and sacrifice a goat. Does she want to help Clayton, seduce him–or destroy him? The shocking climax will set your soul ablaze.

4. Girl at the Window

Girl at the Window

Release: On Demand
A teenage girl in the suburbs becomes convinced that her mom’s new boyfriend is the serial killer terrorizing the town, and will stop at nothing to prove it.

5. Hocus Pocus 2

Hocus Pocus 2

It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve.

6. Masking Threshold

Masking Threshold

Release: Theatrical (Limited) (On Demand October 7)
Frustrated by a constant ringing in his ears, a paranoid data analyst documents his obsessive attempts to cure his own debilitating tinnitus through a series of home experiments conducted in a make-shift lab. But as his research becomes increasingly dark and macabre, a horrifying secret behind his maddening condition is revealed with a potential cure more sinister than he could have ever imagined. A deeply philosophical horror film inspired by Lovecraftian weird fiction and cosmicism, experimental filmmaker Johannes Grenzfurthner takes us on an unsettling journey into the paranoia of the human mind to reveal the disastrous consequences of the relentless pursuit of knowledge.

7. Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

Release: Theatrical (Limited)/On Demand
Kate Hudson and Jun Jong Seo star in this mind-bending thriller from visionary director Ana Lily Amirpour (A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night). When a struggling single-mother (Hudson) befriends a mysterious mental institute escapee with supernatural powers (Jong Seo), she sees a lucrative opportunity to make some fast cash. But when they draw the attention of a detective (Craig Robinson), their luck starts to run out as the cops close in on their crime-spree.

8. My Best Friend’s Exorcism

My Best Friend’s Exorcism

Release: Amazon Prime
In this darkly comedic horror-thriller set in 1988, teen best friends Abby (Elsie Fisher) and Gretchen (Amiah Miller) grapple with an otherworldly demon that takes up residence in Gretchen’s body.

9. Nix

Nix

Release: On Demand
Inspired by Germanic folklore, a tragedy at a mysterious lake haunts the Coyle family as they must contend with a frightening entity that has revealed itself again and is out to destroy them for good.

10. The Razing

The Razing

Release: On Demand
A group of estranged friends gather for a night of tradition but as the night goes on a past crime is revealed and the friends begin to unravel as a rumored day of reckoning wreaks havoc on the household.

11. Sissy

Sissy horror movie

Release: Shudder
Invited away on a hen’s weekend, Sissy is stuck in a remote cabin with her high school bully…and a taste for revenge.

12. Smile

Smile

Release: Theatrical (Wide)
After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can’t explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.

13. Spirit Halloween: The Movie

Spirit Halloween: The Movie

Release: Theatrical (Limited) (On Demand October 11)
When a Halloween store opens in a deserted strip-mall, three friends, thinking they’ve outgrown trick or treating, decide to spend the night locked inside. But their night of spook-filled fun soon turns to outlandish survival.

14. Two Witches

Two Witches

Release: Arrow Video
Expectant young mother Sarah is convinced she has been given the evil eye from a mysterious blank-eyed old hag while she is dining with her bullish and insensitive partner Simon. When the couple go to visit his new-agey friends Dustin and Melissa, dark forces are unleashed after an ill-advised attempt at consulting a Ouija board to allay her fears. Meanwhile, tensions grow between grad school student Rachel and her new roommate Masha after a violent incident involving a man that the strange and impulsive young woman has brought home.

15. The Wild Man

The Wild Man

Release: On Demand
Young women have been going missing in Ochopee, FL, without a single suspect in custody. A young journalist, Sara, convinces her crew to join her investigation as she travels to Ochopee to document her discoveries, but they soon realize their presence in this town is not welcome. Determined to find her story, Sara convinces her friends to stick with her, because they’re onto something big. Upon meeting Dale, the town’s notorious conspiracy theorist, she’s convinced he knows more than he is willing to share. The crew humors Dale’s ridiculous theories, even accompanying him into the Florida swamps on his quest to show them “The Wild Man”, hoping he’ll somehow reveal his guilt. But what the crew discovers is a secret much deeper than fairy tales and legends. What they discover is much darker and more sinister than they bargained for.

16. The Birds II: Land’s End

The Birds II: Land's End

After the loss of their young son, Ted and Mary Hocken (Brad Johnson, Chelsea Field) opted to take their daughters and make a fresh start in a tiny East Coast island community. Unfortunately, their new town is soon beset by massive flocks of birds… that turn inexplicably and fatally hostile. Made-for-cable standalone sequel to the Hitchcock horror classic co-stars James Naughton, Jan Rubes, and Tippi Hedren; “Alan Smithee” (Rick Rosenthal) directs.

17. Blood of the Chupacabras Double Feature

Blood of the Chupacabras Double Feature

Double Feature Blu-ray includes the shot on video horrors Blood of the Chupacabras (2003) and it’s sequel Revenge of the Chupacabras (2005). BLOOD: A group of local townsfolk are led by a treasure hunter into a nearby mine in search of gold but encounter a vampiric Chupacabras monster. REVENGE: A detective in search of a missing college student is lured by a madman into the lair of the fabled Chupacabras monster.

18. Bring It On: Cheer or Die

Bring It On: Cheer or Die

The scares mix with the laughs in this horror-themed entry in the enduring film series. When the members of the Diablos cheerleading squad decide to practice some of their more dangerous routines in an old abandoned school, they quickly discover that there’s a crazed killer stalking them and it’s going to take more than some pom-poms and a perky personality to stop him. Kerri Medders, Tiera Skovbye, and Missi Pyle star.

19. The Cornshukker

The Cornshukker

The Cornshukker is a mythical creature who has lived simply and peacefully with Nature. But now he is besieged by urban sprawl. With nowhere else to go, he is forced to deal with varmints and outlandishly-odd townsfolk. As his food supply diminishes, The Cornshukker is confronted by the bigoted Old Man Thomas. In an act of desperation, The Cornshukker is forced to do the unthinkable. His existence is in peril, and the mysterious world he inhabits could be destroyed. Only Nature and the townsfolk will decide his fate.

20. Christmassacre

Christmassacre

A group of eccentric college kids, struggling to get through their hectic exams, decide to throw a holiday party, adding a Secret Santa exchange for fun. Little do they know a killer is in town and has made a special list and each one of them has a murderous present waiting for them. A throwback to classic holiday horror and slasher films from the 1970s and 80s.

21. Dead North

Dead North

When three couples escape to the woods together for a weekend camping trip, their idyllic vacation quickly becomes a desperate struggle for survival when a deranged, axe-wielding psychopath begins murdering them one by one. An impossible web of marital infidelities leads to a meandering mosaic of endless red herrings, deranged Nam vets, bitter office rivalries, perilous punji pits, and puffy brown plaid couches. Dead North is a hypnotic, SOV soap opera / slasher epic and an early, non-custom passion project from director Gary Whitson and his New Jersey based company W.A.V.E. Productions.

22. Evil Dead Trap 2: Hideki

Evil Dead Trap 2: Hideki

A killer is on the loose in Japan. Young women are being horribly mutilated. Aki, a young woman who works as a film projectionist, is haunted by a childlike ghost. Her girlfriend EMI is a TV news reporter covering the horrible mutilations. EMI introduces Aki to Kurahashi, a married man with a haunted past. Everyone involved has a dark secret and something evil is taking control of them. They are pawns in a game being played by forces beyond their understanding. This eerie descent into madness takes us on a journey into the abyss and the terrible truth is finally revealed!

23. Faults

Faults

Claire (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire’s parents recruit one of the world’s foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth (Leland Orser), to kidnap and deprogram her. However, once the process is underway, Ansel realizes he may not be the one in control.

24. I Know What You Did Last Summer 4K

I Know What You Did Last Summer 4K

This box-office smash is set in a seaside village where four friends share their final summer before heading to college. It’s the Fourth of July, and Helen (Sarah Michelle Gellar) has won a beauty contest, to the delight of handsome boyfriend Barry (Ryan Phillippe); her best friend, the smart and ambitious Julie (Jennifer Love Hewitt); and Julie’s boyfriend, Ray (Freddie Prinze, Jr.). After celebrating at an isolated beach, they head for home, but their revelry leads to an accident-they’ve killed a pedestrian. Scared and confused, they come to an uneasy decision to push the body off a pier. The four friends swear to take their secret to their graves. But that time may come a lot sooner than they think: A clever and vicious tormentor knows their secret and intends to make them pay for it.

25. The Incredible Melting Man 4K

The Incredible Melting Man 4K

Blasted by radiation during a mission to Saturn, astronaut Steve West (Alex Rebar) returns to Earth to find out he’s been afflicted with a gruesome ailment that begins turning his body into a gooey liquid. The good news: There’s a way to slow down the melting process. The bad news: It means Steve will have to feed on the flesh of other humans. Chilling sci-fi/horror tale, with make-up effects by Rick Baker, also stars Burr DeBenning, Myron Healey; look for filmmaker Jonathan Demme in a bit part.

26. Model Hunger

Model Hunger

A former model forced into retirement exacts her revenge on young beautiful women. When her new neighbors move in, they begin to notice strange things happening, as the list of missing young women grows. The directorial debut of legendary Scream Queen Debbie Rochon and starring Lynn Lowry and Tiffany Sheppis.

27. The Munsters

The Munsters

From writer/director Rob Zombie comes the strangest love story ever told. Lily is just your typical 150-year-old, lovelorn vampire looking for the man of her nightmares — that is until she lays eyes on Herman, a seven-foot-tall, green experiment with a heart of gold. It’s love at first shock as these two ghouls fall fangs over feet in this crazy Transylvanian romance. Unfortunately, it’s not all smooth sailing in the cemetery as Lily’s father The Count has other plans for his beloved daughter’s future, and they don’t involve her bumbling beau Herman. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll howl at the moon as The Munsters make their way to Mockingbird Lane!

28. Phantasm 5-Movie Collection

Phantasm 5-Movie Collection

All five full-length feature films from Don Coscarelli’s iconic horror franchise together on Blu-ray: Phantasm: Remastered, Phantasm II: The Ball Is Back, Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead, Phantasm IV: Oblivion, Phantasm V: Ravager.

29. Sator

Sator

Secluded in a desolate forest, home to little more than the decaying remnants of the past, a broken family is further torn apart by a mysterious death. Adam (Gabriel Nicholson), guided by a pervasive sense of dread, hunts for answers only to learn that they are not alone; an insidious presence by the name of Sator has been observing his family, subtly influencing all of them for years in an attempt to claim them. Shot in the Santa Cruz mountains and drawing from his grandmother’s real life belief in a protective spirit that spoke to her, Sator quietly unspools a story of isolation and dread that fits firmly into the recent wave of unsettling arthouse.

30. Streets of Death

Streets of Death

In dumpsters, in the gutters, and even hanging from hooks… the streets of Los Angeles are being littered with murdered sex workers. A sinister John with a sizable wallet is tempting desperate women into dangerous traps. If the police (Simon Di Soto, Lawrence Scott, and Susanne Smith) cannot find the killer, then who will? Maybe it will be a former detective (Tommy Kirk). Or perhaps it will be a couple of guys (Larry Thomas) shooting a documentary about prostitution.

31. Summer of Blood

Summer of Blood

Writer/director Onur Tukel turns in a hilarious performance as the monumentally lazy, socially oblivious, and commitment-shy Erik Sparrow, who is dumped by his career-woman girlfriend (Anna Margaret Hollyman) when he rejects her rather charitable marriage proposal. Feeling lost, he turns to a disastrous string of online dates that successively eat away at his already-deteriorating confidence until a lanky vampire turns him into an undead ladykiller, with a maniacal sex drive matched only by his frenzied need to feed on blood. A collision of absurd, self-deprecating wit, and existential curiosity, Summer of Blood is a hilarious horror-comedy with a clever bite all its own.

32. Terror At Black Tree Forest

Terror At Black Tree Forest

A young mother is brutally murdered in front of her own child in the woods of Black Tree Forest during the Summer of 1970. Twenty years later a group of college friends head off to the same woods, but Brian Mellows, the young child scarred twenty years ago, has recently escaped from a local mental hospital and has returned looking to seek revenge on all who enter the forest.

33. We Found Something

We Found Something

While Ted and Maxie are on a rock climbing trip to help conquer Ted’s fear of heights, they stumble upon an unknown creature in the woods, one who does not want to be found. The couple are soon in a frenzy to save their lives as they become hunted by this ancient beast.

34. Zombieland Steelbook 4K

Zombieland Steelbook 4K

In a world overrun by zombies, Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) has found his life’s calling slaying the undead. Fearful Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) however, has survived using the cower-and-run approach. So when these two opposites team up, they’re not sure which is worse: falling to zombies or relying on each other.

35. Zombieland: Double Tap Steelbook 4K

Zombieland: Double Tap Steelbook 4K

A decade after Zombieland became a hit film and a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) reunited with director Ruben Fleischer and writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick for Zombieland 2. In the sequel, written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick and Dave Callaham, through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, these four slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.