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 August 7-13

1. Canvas

Canvas

Release: On Demand
In this midnight thriller, a demon known as ‘The Painter’ comes to Earth with a gruesome mission – to create new spawn from chaos and murder. FBI agent George Rohan finds himself tasked with covering up The Painter’s multiplying murders, meanwhile a dogged investigative journalist, Reila Martin works to unveil George’s growing web of lies.

2. Day Shift

Day Shift

Release: Netflix
Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an international Union of vampire hunters.

3. The Dead Girl in Apartment 03

The Dead Girl in Apartment 03

Release: On Demand
After recently moving to New York City, a young woman is horrified to discover that her roommate has died in their apartment under mysterious circumstances. After her body is taken away by the police, Laura soon feels an unsettling presence in the apartment and paranormal signs that she will soon be the next victim. With the help of a pair of NYC detectives, Laura must uncover the secret behind her roommate’s death before it is too late.

4. I Dream of a Psychopomp

I Dream of a Psychopomp

Release: Terror Films Channel (On Demand August 19)
A grieving widower haunted by the distressed ghost of his recently deceased wife is visited in his dreams by a psychopomp who teaches him about the spirit world and soul guiding through stories of death and the supernatural.

5. Of the Devil

Of the Devil

Release: On Demand
A desperate mother and father attempt to cure their eight-year-old son’s brain tumor by enlisting the help of a shamanistic healer; when the ritual results in the child being possessed by an ancient demon, the father must now face his own demons and return to his role as a former priest in order to save his son’s soul and to protect humanity from the evil that he has unleashed.

6. Amityville Hex

Amityville Hex

A paranormal death hex becomes a viral sensation. Can it be stopped before it’s too late?

7. Archons

Archons

A half-decade after the release of their only hit single, fallen-from-grace rock group tries to re-capture their creative mojo out in the remote mountain wilderness with a guitar and a bag of rare psychedelic drugs. This canoe trip hits a bump when the group starts hearing strange noises during their nightly stops and can’t shake the feeling they are being followed.

8. Boogeyman Cometh

Boogeyman Cometh

A masked killer terrorizing a neighborhood sets his sights on the Hedgeworth family after its matriarch becomes a witness to his crimes.

9. Camp Killer/Maniac Farmer Double Feature

Camp Killer/Maniac Farmer Double Feature

Camp Killer: The sheriff of a town plagued by an unstoppable killer Meets up with his nemesis one last time as a pair of survivors complicate matters for the worse. Who will be left standing and what will remain of their sanity? Maniac Farmer: match when they choose to terrorize a seemingly helpless farmer who ends up turning the tides on the group, and the hunters become the hunted.

10. Crimes of the Future

Crimes of the Future

As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission — to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

11. Def by Temptation

Def by Temptation

Joel (James Bond III) grew up in the church but has started questioning his beliefs. After sensing a supernatural presence from his deceased father, Joel becomes compelled to visit his cousin, K (Kadeem Hardison) in New York. But shortly after arriving, he and K become embroiled in a series of mysterious homicides of local men, all of whom were last seen in the company of a mysterious and beautiful woman, who has now set her bloodthirsty sights on K.

12. Doom 4K

Doom 4K

A frantic call for help from a remote research station on Mars sends a team of mercenary Marines into action. Led by The Rock and Karl Urban, they descend into the Olduvai Research Station, where they find a legion of nightmarish creatures, lurking in the darkness, killing at will. Once there, the Marines must use an arsenal of firepower to carry out their mission: nothing gets out alive. Based on the hugely popular video game, Doom is an explosive action-packed thrill ride!

13. Dr. Lamb

Dr. Lamb

A mentally disturbed taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are brutally murdered. He likes to take photos of the victims’ dismembered bodies as his special mementos after sex with their corpses and stores their severed breasts in pickle jars. Inspector Lee and his team are called onto the case in this bizarre, nasty, and notorious Cat III film.

14. Event Horizon 4K

Event Horizon 4K

Celebrating 25 years of terror, EVENT HORIZON comes to 4K Ultra-HD in this limited edition, collectible steelbook. Seven years ago, pioneering research spacecraft “Event Horizon” mysteriously vanished without a trace on its maiden voyage. But then, in the darkness of deep space, a persistent signal prompts a rescue crew to wing its way through the galaxy on a bold rescue mission. What they uncover is an unimaginable interstellar horror that will test the entire team’s sanity and souls.

15. French Blood 2: Mr. Rabbit

French Blood 2: Mr. Rabbit

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy. Mr. Rabbit is the second installment in the French Blood series, combining hyper-designed aesthetics with chilling horror stories.

16. The Halloween Double Trouble Horror Show

The Halloween Double Trouble Horror Show

There is an old saying… When you set on a path to revenge, you must first dig two graves. Here we find young Tabitha, who in a fit of jealous rage finds herself vulnerable to fall into the clutches and instruction of an evil witch. What ensues are instructions of pure evil that will pave the way for a diabolical plan the witch has to unleash an unholy abomination from the very pits of hell and begin a vicious and unstoppable killing spree.

17. Intrusion: Disconnected

Intrusion: Disconnected

Nearly a year after the events of INTRUSION the mysterious death of the rose bud killer leaves questions unresolved. Now with the body count rising once again and Holly’s mental stability slipping, she claims the killer is still alive.

18. L.A. AIDS Jabber

L.A. AIDS Jabber

One of the rarest and most sought-after bad taste movies of the SOV era. Jeff, a mentally unstable young man is diagnosed with AIDS and takes his anger out on the world by filling a syringe with his own tainted blood and trolling the seedy streets of Los Angeles looking for victims in an acid-washed and venomous delirium. Police slowly piece together his crimes in an attempt to stop this ticking virus time bomb from jabbing again. This is the first wide release of the movie since it was self-distributed by director Drew Godderis himself, and the Blu-ray is packed with newly produced bonus features and commentary from the original creators (also known by its 90’s VHS name Jabber).

19. Men

Men

In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper (Jessie Buckley) retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to have found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her. What begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears in visionary filmmaker Alex Garland’s (Ex Machina, Annihilation) feverish, shape-shifting new horror film.

20. The Millennium Bug

The Millennium Bug

When the Haskin family seeks refuge from Y2K hysteria, madness and terror follow them there. When the millennium bug awakens, the nightmare begins.

21. Murder Made Easy

Murder Made Easy

Best pals Joan and Michael host an elaborate dinner party for their closest friends on the anniversary of the death of Joan’s husband. But as each guest arrives they find their very lives are on the menu to protect a secret that links them all.

22. Reigo, Raiga, Ohga: Giant Monsters Attack

Reigo, Raiga, Ohga: Giant Monsters Attack

This triple feature includes Reigo: King of the Sea Monsters, Raiga: God of the Monsters and God Raiga vs King Ohga.

23. The Shroud

The Shroud

A witch is killed and wrapped in a shroud. Now a sect wants to take possession of the cursed shroud. A nun, raped for not having delivered the shroud, will enact her revenge.

24. Spine Chiller

Spine Chiller

Bakersfield has a curse on it. Each Halloween the Spine Chiller dance makes its way to town, causing mischief and a string of disappearances no one can explain. Follow four individuals who have been invited this year, and watch as they uncover the sinister origins of the dance.

25. YellowBrickRoad: Updated Special Edition

YellowBrickRoad

An entire town’s population walks up a mountain trail and disappears. Years later, a group of intrepid explorers, intent on solving the mystery, take a mind-bending trip up the same road and find an ancient evil still lurking in the New England woods.