Final Day Until Halloween!
It’s a Sunday night. No Halloween parties? That’s okay! Celebrate Halloween-eve with a marathon of these 13 (or maybe just a few) scary thrillers!
1. The Halloween Movie Franchise – This film introduces Michael Myers, a psychopath serial killer. Myers first murders his sister, is locked away but then escapes in a transfer, and moves to a new city searching for new victims. Throughout the series, he continuously searches for one victim in particular that got away. A few of the middle movies are not directly related to Myers but share similar plots.
2. Friday the 13th Franchise – Jason Voorhees drowned as a child at Camp Crystal Lake and makes it his haunting mission to kill camp visitors and staff.
3. Saw Franchise – This series is about the murders by John Kramer (a.k.a. the Jigsaw Killer) as well killings inspired by his style. Jigsaw traps his victims in “games” rather than killing them initially.
4. The Orphan (2009) – A couple mourns the death of their unborn child by adopting a 9-year-old girl with mysterious secrets of her own.
5. Scream Franchise – This slasher franchise is unique in that the characters recognize horror film clichés. There are 4 movies total.
6. The Conjuring (2013) – Inspired by The Amityville Horror, The Perron family home has become overwhelmed by paranormal activity.
7. The Nightmare (2015) – This is a documentary film follows 8 individuals with sleep paralysis. The Nightmare can be found on Netflix.
8. The Babadook (2014) – A mother and child soon fall victim to the Babadook’s terrorizing and struggle together to overpower the monster.
9. Honeymoon (2014) – Newlyweds, Paul and Bea, plan a honeymoon secluded in a forest but one night Bea goes missing. Paul finds her disoriented in the woods and since that night, things have just been off…
10. Poltergeist Series – Throughout the series, the Freeling family is haunted by a group of ghosts, particularly interested in the youngest daughter.
12. Grave Encounters (2011) – Years after the television show was cancelled because of missing footage, the footage was recovered. The crew returns to the hospital at which they were previously searching years ago and locks themselves inside. The paranormal activity begins shortly after they arrive.
13. Insidious (2010) – One of the sons of the Lambert family was born with the ability to mentally travel beyond this realm. After traveling too far, he became lost in “the further” realm, allowing for tortured souls to use his body as their own.