If you’re like me, you love spooky season. From the stellar costumes to the creepy vibes, there’s something for every age at Halloween. But, if we are being honest, it’s the movies that truly make Halloween special. There’s something that hits different when you watch horrors, thrillers and mysteries at Halloween time. So…e’ve compiled our top picks for Halloween movies (classics, horrors and thrillers) that you should check out on Fearless.
Where better to start than the classics? They might be old movies but they are definitely still worth watching!
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
This film has been adapted over the years into multiple remakes and a stage musical but nothing is quite like the original version from 1960. Seymour Krelboin (Jonathan Haze) works in a flower shop owned by Mr. Mushnik (Mel Welles). In his spare time, Seymour creates a new carnivorous plant species he names Audrey Junior in honor of his girlfriend Audrey (Jackie Joseph). Directed by Roger Corman.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent horror film written, directed, photographed and edited by George A. Romero, co-written by John Russo, and starring Duane Jones and Judith O’Dea. The story follows seven people who are trapped in a rural farmhouse in western Pennsylvania, which is under assault by an enlarging group of cannibalistic, undead ghouls.
The Perfect Host (2017)
From Director Derrick Sims comes a horror/mystery/arthouse blend filled with suspense and intrigue. While sorting her dead grandmother’s affairs, a young woman boards in an eerie, Southern mansion and soon discovers the home’s matriarch may desire more than just her company.
The Attic (2007)
You may know Elisabeth Moss from The Handmaid’s Tale and Mad Men, so here’s a different role to see the talented performer in. Moss plays Emma who doesn’t like the new house her family has moved into, especially the attic. One day Emma is in the attic alone and is attacked by what appears to be her identical twin.
Blood of the Tribades (2015)
If you love a little bit of fire and blood, then this is the film for you. 2000 years after the Vampire Bathor has established the village of Bathory, superstition and religious violence take over as the men and women battle for control.
The Demon Inside (2017)
Reformed convict Sam has built a peaceful, quaint life for his family in his small suburban town. But when a series of strange supernatural events begin to occur, it becomes quite clear that a malevolent spirit has descended upon him and his family.
A Stranger Amon the Living (2020)
If you’re looking for a more recent film with a current events tie, then look no further than this film from director Christopher Wesley Moore. A young teacher finds himself haunted by the undead after narrowly escaping a school shooting.
Last Ferry (2019)
When a young gay lawyer arrives on Fire Island to explore his sexuality, he becomes witness to murder after being drugged. A stranger helps him to safety, but he soon discovers his savior is friends with the killer.
A psychedelic trip into the afterlife, this mind-bending neon thriller descends into a maze of nightmares as two teens trapped in a haunted crime scene are forced to confront their demons. Co-directed by J. Arcane and Paul Erskine.
From writer Anna Kriegel and director Tatiana Sitnik comes a unique thriller/drama blend. Grace meets a mysterious woman at an art gallery that leads to a series of both exciting and frightening events to confront internal conflicts she cannot escape.
Moon and Sun (2014)
After the murder of the local psychic, her daughter Cecilia takes over the family business with the help of her tenant Felicia. As the duo work to solve the murder, a mysterious girl shows up on their doorstep claiming to have real supernatural powers.
In the rural farm town of Appleton, WI, a harsh winter has set in and a rogue figure named Mitchell has returned to the town he once terrorized. Maddy Ballister lost her father at the hands of Mitchell and now she’s ready to find him and settle the score.
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