80+ Scary Halloween Movies to Watch This Halloween

The season of fright and creepiness has finally bestowed upon us, though let’s be legitimately honest, the crave for horror movies rises only at this time of the month. It’s undeniably fun to let go off your room lights, grab a bag of popcorns and watch typical Halloween movies.

Though nowadays, every horror movie tends to remind us of this season due to certain ancient stories of the rise of the dead, and what not. Are you ready to let the season of dismay roll in when the tiniest voices of windows cracking will shake you to the core?

This is why I have prepared an entire list of all the possible Halloween movies that will keep you entertained for the month of October.

This article contains:

  1. Old School Halloween Movies.
  2. Halloween Movies Of The 21st Century.

Halloween Movies

Old School Halloween Movies:

Agreeing to the statement that says ‘old is gold,’ I sustain a list of bountiful old horror movies related to Halloween. In addition, these will have you awestruck as to how the past was advanced as well.

The horror timing, the creepy background noises will have you entertained for sure. Simply scroll down and let the enormous drum roll:

Halloween:

Halloween movie

This movie was released on October 26, 1978. John Carpenter, the director of this movie successfully raised up to 70 million USD and this movie had a budget of 325,000 USD. The following 5 movies are a sequel to this epic one.

Halloween II:

Halloween 2 movie

This sequel was released on October 30, 1981. The director for this movie was Rick Rosenthal and the featured song was Mr. Sandman. The box office earning was 25.5 million USD whereas the budget was 2.5 million USD.

Halloween III:

Halloween movie 3

The release date of this film is June 9, 1983, which was directed by Tommy Lee in the United Kingdom. The budget of this movie was 2.5 million dollars, but the box office earning was over 14 million US dollars.

Halloween 4 (The return of the Micheal Myers):

Halloween movie 4

This movie was directed by Dwight H. Little and was released on October 21, 1988 (USA). Moreover, the box office earning of this movie was 17.7 million USD.

Halloween 5 (The revenge of the Michael Myers):

Halloween 5

The initial release of this movie is October 13, 1989, and it was directed by Dominique Othenin-Girard.

Halloween 6 (The curse of the Micheal Myers):

Halloween 6 movie

This film was directed by Joe Chappelle and was initially released on September 29, 1995. Moreover, the featured songs of this movie are And Fools Shine On, Horses & Needles, Hung on a Rope, Disconnected, and 20/20 Faith.

Halloween H20 (20 years later):

H20 movir

This release date of this movie is August 5, 1998. In addition, the director of this film was Steve Miner and the box office earning of this movie was over 55 million US dollars.

Halloween Resurrection:

Last sequel movie

The release date of this movie is July 12, 2002. Moreover, it was directed by Rick Rosenthal featuring Tyra Banks.

The black cat:

Black cat movie

The release date of this movie is May 7, 1934, and it was directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Moreover, the box office earnings were 236,000 USD.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein:

Abbort and costell movie

The release date of this movie is June 15, 1948, and the director of this film is Charles Barton. The box office of this film was 3.2 million USD.

Dracula vs Frankenstein:

Dracula movie

On December 1971 this movie was released by Al Adamson. Though later, it was available on DVD on 27th February 2001.

The Monster squad:

Monster squad

The release date of this movie is August 14, 1987. The director Fred Dekker was able to earn 3.8 million USD through this movie.

The invisible Man:

Invisible man movie

Details of this film are that it was directed by James Whale and it was released on November 13, 1993. Moreover, it is a part of an entire film series.

The Mummy:

The mummy movie

On December 22, 1932, the mummy was released. In addition, Karl Freund directed this piece of art.

Creature From The Black Lagoon:

Black lagoon

The movie released in 1954 by Jack Arnold and it a sequel to a popular film series known as, The Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Dracula:

Dracula movie

The release date of this movie is February 12, 1931. There were two directors of this film namely to be, Tod Browning, Karl Freund. Moreover, you can certainly impersonate a Dracula by wearing the costume and makeup of them.

Frankenstein:

Frankenstein

This film was released on November 21, 1931, and was directed by James Whale.

Bride of Frankenstein:

Brides of frankenstein

This movie initially released in 1935, in Japan. Moreover, James Whale was the director of this film.

Event Horizon:

Event horizon

Conversely, this movie was released on August 15, 1997 (USA). Moreover, the director of this film is Paul W. S. Anderson and this film was the production of paramount pictures.

The silence of lambs:

The silence of the lambs

The release date of this movie is May 31, 1991. In addition, Jonathan Demme directed this story written by Thomas Harris. Isn’t this worth being someone’s wallpaper for the month? Click here to find out more HD Halloween wallpapers. 

The shining:

The shining movie

The release date of this movie is November 7, 1980, held in the United Kingdom.

Funny games:

funny games movie

The release date is October 30, 1998, of this movie that was directed by Michael Haneke.

Martin (1976):

Martin Halloween movies

This movie was released on July 5, 1978, in France. Moreover, the director is George A. Romero who created this film with a budget of 800,000 USD.

God told me:

Told me to movie

This movie was released in November 1976 and was directed by Larry Cohen.

Society:

Society movie

This movie was released on May 2, 1989, and was directed by Brian Yuzna.

Scream (1996):

Scream movie

The release date of this movie is May 2, 1997. In addition, it was directed by Wes Craven.

Re-Animator:

Re animator

The initial release date of this movie is October 18, 1985. Moreover, the director of this film is Stuart Gordon. It is a sequel to the film series known as Re-animator.

The omen:

The omen

This film was released on June 25, 1976. In addition, the director of this film is Richard Donner.

The exorcist:

The exorcist

This movie was released on March 16, 1974, and the director of this film is William Friedkin.

Dawn of the dead:

Dawn of the dead movie

The initial release of this movie is March 10, 2004, and was directed by Zach Snyder. Moreover, the featured song of this movie is, The man comes around.

The thing (1982):

That thing movie

This was released on August 26, 1982 (United Kingdom). Moreover, the director of this film is John Carpenter.

The haunting:

The haunting

The release date of this movie is July 23, 1999. Moreover, the director of this film is Jan de Bont.

The legend of Hell house:

The legend of the hell house

This movie was released on June 15, 1973, and the director of this movie are John Hough.

Night of living dead:

The night of living dead

This movie was released on April 2, 1993. Moreover, the director of this is Tom Savini. In addition, this movie earned up to 5.8 million US dollars.

Rosemary’s Baby:

Rosemary baby witch

This movie was released on June 12, 1968, by the director named, Roman Polanski.

Psycho (1960):

Psycho movie

The release date of this movie is September 15, 1960. Moreover, Alfred Hitchcock was the director of this film.

A Nightmare On Elm street:

Nightmare on elm street

The release date of this movie is July 12, 1985, in the United Kingdom. Moreover, it was directed by Wes Craven.

The evil dead:

The evil dead

The releasing date of this movie is January 17th, 1983. Moreover, the director of this film is Sam Raimi.

The Brood:

The brood

The release date of this movie is March 13, 1980. In addition, the budget of this film was 1.4 million CAD. Also, it was directed by David Cronenberg.

Halloween Movies of the 21st Century:

It Follows:

it follows

Initial release: March 27, 2015. Conversely, this movie was directed by David Robert Mitchell. The beautiful cinematography of this film was done by Mike Gioulakis.

The witch:

the witch

Release date: March 11, 2016. In addition, the director of this film is Robert Eggers and the budget of this film was 3 million USD. This film, however, managed to raise up to 40.4 million US dollars.

The orphanage:

the orphanage

Release date: March 21, 2008, in the United Kingdom. Moreover, the director of this film is Juan Antonio Bayona.

The strangers:

the strangers

Initial release: May 30, 2008, in the United States of America. In addition, the director
of this film is Bryan and the featured songs of this movie were, Mama Tried, Sprout and the Bean, My First Lover, At My Window Sad and Lonely, Ariel Ramirez, and Hopeful.

High Tension:

high tension

Release date: September 24, 2004. This movie was directed by Alexandra Aja and had a budget of 2.2 million EUR.

Trick R Treat:

trick r treat

Initial release: December 9, 2007. Moreover, the director of this film was Michael Dougherty.

The smiling Man:

the smiling man

Initial release: June 19, 2015. This movie was directed by A.J. Briones. Moreover, the music of this film was composed by Vivien Villani.

Let the right one in:

Let the right one in

This movie was released on April 10, 2009, and was directed by Thomas Alfredson.

House of wax:

House of wax movie

This movie was released on May 6, 2005. In addition, the director of this film is Jaume Collet-Serra.

Them (2006):

them movie

Release date: January 26, 2007, in the United Kingdom. The directors of this movie are David Moreau and Xavier Palud.

Dead silence:

dead silence

Initial release: March 16, 2007. The director of this film is James Wan and the budget of this movie was 20 million USD.

Hush (2016):

hush movie

Initial release: March 12, 2016. Moreover, the director of this film was Mike Flanagan and the budget of this film was 70,000 US.

Darkness Falls:

darkness falls

Initial release: January 24, 2003. On the contrary, the director of this film is Jonathan Liebesman. Moreover, the budget of this film was 11 million USD but the film managed to earn over 47.5 million USD.

The descent:

descent

Initial release: August 4, 2006. This movie was directed by Neil Marshall with a budget of 3.5 million GBP.

Lake Mungo:

lake mungo

Initial release: January 29, 2010, in the United States of America. Moreover, Joel Anderson was the director of this film.

May (2002):

may movie

Initial release: February 7, 2003. In addition, it was directed by Lucky McKee. The budget of this movie was 500,000 USD but unfortunately, it only managed to raise up to 150,277 USD.

The visit (2015):

the visit

Release date: September 9, 2015. Conversely, it was directed by M. Night Shyamalan with a budget of 5 million USD. Though, the movie managed to earn up to 98.5 million USD.

The conjuring (2013):

the conjuring

Release date: August 2, 2013. One of the most immensely loved horror movies in the world was directed by James Wan. Moreover, it was a box office hit by over 318 million USD.

The conjuring 2:

conuring 2

Release date: June 13, 2016. A sequel to a hit horror film, released in the United Kingdom is downright one of the best movies to watch this Halloween.

The director of this film was James Wan and he managed to raise up to 320.2 million USD with a budget of only 40 million USD. This downright shows how fanatics of horror movies still exist worldwide.

Jeepers creepers:

eepers creepers

Initial release: August 31, 2001. Moreover, the director of this film is Victor Salva and the featured song is Jeepers creeper.

As above as below:

as above as below

Initial release: August 29, 2014. In addition, it was directed by John Erick Dowdle and the budget of this movie was over 5 million USD.

The Babadook:

babadook movie

Initial release date: 2014. Conclusively, the director of this movie is Jennifer Kent. Moreover, the budget of this movie was 2 million USD.

31 (2016):

31 movie

Initial release: September 15, 2016, in Russia. Moreover, the director of this movie is Rob Zombie as the budget is 1.5 million USD.

The cabin in the woods:

the cabin in the woods

Release date: April 13, 2012, in the United Kingdom. The director of this film is Drew Goddard and the budget of this film is 30 million USD.

V/H/S:

V/H/S movie

Release date: January 18, 2013. Moreover, the directors of this film are Adam Wingard, Ti West, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, and more.

Sinister:
sinister

Release date: October 5, 2012. Moreover, the director of this film is Scott Derrickson.

Oculus:

oculus movie

Release date: June 13, 2014. The director of this film is Mike Flanagan and the box office earnings are 44 million USD.

The house of the devil:

house of the devil

Initial release: October 30, 2009. Moreover, the director of this film is Ti West.

Pontypool:

ponty pool movie

Initial release: May 29, 2009. The director of Pontypool is Bruce Mcdonald.

The Host:

the host

Release date: November 10, 2006. Moreover, the director of this movie is Bong Joon-ho.

A girl walks home alone at night:

a girl walks home alone at night

Initial release: November 21, 2014. The director of this movie is Ana Lily Amirpour and the language of this movie is Persian.

The loved ones:

the loved ones

Initial release: October 31, 2009. Moreover, this movie is directed by Sean Byrne.

Room 237:

room 237

Release date: October 26, 2012. In addition, the director of this movie is Rodney Ascher.

Zombieland:

zombieland

Release date: October 7, 2009, in the United Kingdom. Th director of this movie sequel is Ruben Fleischer.

We are still here:

we are still here

Initial release: June 5, 2015. The director of this movie is Ted Geoghegan.

Conclusively, horror movies are absolute thrillers when watched during the Samhain season, with the unstoppable blood and horrific screams. Thus, grab your popcorns, gather your friends, and look forward to the creepiest adventure that comes around yearly.

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