What New Horror Movies Come Out This Week?

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

1. 7 Guardians of the Tomb

Release: Theatrical (Limited)
A team of scientists made up of Jia (Li Bingbing), Ridley (Kellan Lutz), and Mason (Kelsey Grammer) are in search of a lost colleague in an ancient labyrinth. Before it’s too late, the group must battle their way through a swarm of deadly, man-eating funnel web spiders and find out what is behind the arachnids’ power and intelligence used to protect a secret powerful elixir. From the director of Cut and Bait 3D.

2. Annihilation

Release: Theatrical (Wide)
Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, this sci-fi thriller stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac in the story of a dangerous, secret expedition in which the laws of nature don’t apply. Written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later).

3. Are We Not Cats

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
This horror-romance is the strange but tender story of a man who, after losing his job, his girlfriend, and his apartment in a single day, attempts to restart his life, but is sidetracked when he meets a woman who shares his unorthodox habit: a proclivity for eating hair.

4. The Cured

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins. Among the formerly afflicted is Senan (Sam Keeley), a young man haunted by the horrific acts he committed while infected. Welcomed back into the family of his widowed sister-in-law (Ellen Page), Senan attempts to restart his life, but is society ready to forgive him and those like him?

5. Death House

Release: Theatrical (Limited)
During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the Death House sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of horrors while being pursued by a ruthless army of roaming inmates. As they fight to escape, the agents push toward the lowest depths of the facility where they learn a supernatural group of evil beings are their only chance for survival. Death House stars Kane Hodder, Cody Longo, Cortney Palm, Dee Wallace, Barbara Crampton, Lindsay Hartley, Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Debbie Rochon, Camille Keaton, Michael Berryman. Bill Oberst Jr., Sean Whalen and Felissa Rose.

6. The Lodgers

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
1920, rural Ireland. Anglo Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each midnight, the mansion is haunted by the sinister presence of “The Lodgers,” which enforce three rules upon the twins: they must be in bed by midnight, they may not permit an outsider past the threshold, and they must stay together. When troubled war veteran Sean returns to the nearby village, he is immediately drawn to the mysterious Rachel, who in turn begins to break the rules set out by The Lodgers. The consequences pull Rachel into a deadly confrontation with her brother and with the curse that haunts them.

7. Zombology: Enjoy Yourself Tonight

Release: On Demand
This slapstick Hong Kong horror-comedy is the story of Lone and Yeung, a pair of eccentrics who think of themselves as heroes, particularly when a zombie outbreak caused by Lone’s favorite animated monster — a man-sized chicken monster — hits.

8. Cannibal Hookers

In this 1988 B-movie, these girls will do anything to get into the Zama Gata Bata sorority. Their initiation is to dress up as a couple of Hollywood hookers, pick up two johns and bring them back to the sorority. All the while the sisters of the Zama Gata Bata are waiting to have a little fresh meat when they get there!

9. Downhill

 

After his best friend dies in a racing accident, biking star Joe agrees to get back on the bike for an exhibition in Chile. During a test run with his girlfriend, Stephanie, they stumble upon an injured man infected by a mysterious virus. This is just the start of a very bad day for two of them as they become the target of relentless killers prepared to do anything to keep their secret from getting out of the mountains.

10. Eaten Alive!

Eight years after he first unleashed the Italian cannibal craze, spaghetti splatter master Umberto Lenzi returned to the jungle for this graphic gut-muncher that still packs the power to knock you over. EuroSleaze hall-of-famers Robert Kerman, Janet Agren, Ivan Rassimov and Me Me Lai — along with Hollywood legend Mel Ferrer — star in this insane assemblage of flesh-ripping mayhem, depraved sexual brutality, and even the Jonestown massacre. Eaten Alive is now presented uncut, uncensored and fully remastered in HD for the first time ever, with all-new special features.

11. Headgame

A group of young people awake from a rave to find themselves locked inside the now-abandoned warehouse with cameras screwed into their foreheads. With only a few clues and even less recollection of what happened the previous night, the group starts to piece together this unsettling puzzle. It quickly becomes apparent that they are unwilling competitors in a deadly game, and they will need to murder each other if they hope to survive.

12. Midnight, Texas: Season One

Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. Based on the best-selling book series from Charlaine Harris (the author behind True Blood), comes a journey into a remote Texas town where no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics, angels, and assassins, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members fight off outside pressures from rowdy biker gangs, ever-suspicious cops, supernatural entities, and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form a strong and unlikely family.

13. Mom and Dad

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.

14. The Night Walker

From the author of Psycho and director William Castle, Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Taylor star in this 1964 thriller about a wealthy widow who is haunted by her husband and seduced by a handsome stranger: all in her dreams. Following the death of her millionaire husband, Howard (Hayden Rorke), Irene Trent (Stanwyck) endures dreams so real and terrifying, that she finds herself trapped in an eerie world existing between fact and fantasy. Isolated from the world by her husband’s possessive nature, Irene feels there is no one she can turn to except for his personal attorney (Taylor), the only visitor Howard ever allowed to the house. But even as her dreams begin to take vivid shape, Irene begins to walk into a very real nightmare of deception, murder and betrayal.

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