31 scary movies to watch in October


Spooky season is here. This year, we thought we’d celebrate the whole month of October by offering a kind of Halloween advent calendar, with 31 movies to really embrace Gothic Christmas in all its glory.

Without further ado, here are 31 movies covering the full Halloween gambit, as recommended by the team at Gizmodo Australia. One a day will keep the doctor away. Or refunded.

31 Halloween movies to watch

October 1 – Hereditary

This one received the most votes from the team and is the perfect first place to start. I’m embarrassed to admit that I haven’t seen it. I will do it tonight. In Hereditary, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing events. It’s perfect. Hereditary is streaming on Netflix.

October 2 – Corpse Bride

Corpse bride is a 2005 stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. It’s Halloween perfection in a movie for all ages. Although not available on any streaming service, AppleTV and Amazon both have it for rent for $2.99.

October 3 – Scream

A slasher staple. The beginning of the now in five parts Scream franchise, the 1996 film is all about the era. You Can’t Watch Halloween Movies Without Watching Scream. It streams on Binge and Paramount+.

October 4 – Child’s Play

Let’s go back a little further today, in 1988. The year when Satanic Panic was well and truly installed. Obtain the first appearance of Chucky within you. It’ll cost you $4.99 on AppleTV or Amazon, sorry.

October 5 – The Blair Witch Project

Skipping a decade forward from yesterday and returning to where the found footage phenomenon really took off. The Blair Witch Project sees three film students disappear after traveling to a forest to film a documentary about the Blair Witch Legend. Iconic, spooky, and a perfect pre-game Halloween movie.

October 6 – Monster House

A computer-animated haunted house movie is next. We never promised gore all the time. The monster house is soft. Watch it on Binge.

October 7 – In the tall grass

This is a Canadian supernatural horror drama film based on a short story by Stephen King and Joe Hilland. It has had rave reviews from those who have recommended it. In the tall grass is streaming on Netflix.

October 8 – A Quiet Place

Directed by everyone’s favourite*, John Krasinski, A silent place is smart. It’s light on the gore, but heavy on the tension. Do not make any noise. It airs on Paramount+.

October 9 – Psycho

Norman Bates. Shit. psychology is one of those movies that will stand the test of time and I’m sorry to be so cliché, but it’s a Halloween staple. psychology is streaming on Binge and Stan.

October 10 – Perfect Blue

perfect blue is a 1997 Japanese animated psychological thriller film based on the novel of the same name. We can’t find it on any streaming service in Australia, but we couldn’t bring ourselves to remove it from the list. Please go find him somewhere and give him a watch.

October 11 – The Thing

Today we return to 1982 for some sci-fi horror. It wouldn’t be a Halloween celebration without an extremely hostile, shape-shifting alien organism. Stan is streaming this bad boy.

October 12 – Raven’s Hollow

Here’s the synopsis from Shudder: West Point cadet Edgar Allan Poe and four other cadets on a training exercise in upstate New York are drawn to a gruesome discovery in a forgotten community. Of course you can stream Raven’s Hollow on Frisson.

October 13 – Death becomes her

In what is dubbed one of best 90s cult camp movies, Death becomes her really takes the cake for camp horror. That’s the mission of today’s Halloween movies, watch it on Netflix.

October 14 – The Exorcist

While I can say this about all the movies on this list, The Exorcist is undeniably perfect for Halloween. The Exorcist is streaming on Paramount+, just leave the Ouija board in the closet.

October 15 – Green Room

Today is green room horror/thriller day. After a member of a punk band learns of the crimes of a club owner, the latter decides to kill him and his members to protect himself. However, the members managed to foil his plan. It’s one of my favorites. Catch it on Shudder.

October 16 – The Descent

look Lowering, do not go on an expedition to a cave. Today’s instruction is quite simple. Lowering is streaming on Stan.

October 17 – Hubie Halloween

Let’s back up a bit here. Adam Sandler appeared on The Howard Stern Show promote Uncut Gemsand explained that it would be a “big fun thing” if he was not nominated at the Oscars. At the time, he was threatening to make a terrible movie. “If I don’t get it, I’ll fucking come back and make one [movie] again this is so bad on purpose just to make you all pay,” he said. In any event. The result is hubie halloween, You’re welcome. It’s on Netflix.

October 18 – Le Vitch

The witch is a popular horror film written and directed by Robert Eggers (the guy who made The man from the north). It’s streaming on Prime Video.

October 19 – The Invisible Man

Filmed at Headland House in the Gerringong of NSW, The invisible Man is afraid of jumping in abundance. You want nothing more than the death of this monster. It’s available to rent for $2.99 ​​on Apple TV and Amazon.

October 20 – Let in the good

A horror/romance is today’s Halloween movie pick. Can I call this one a gory coming of age movie? It’s on Stan.

October 21 – Coraline

Coraline has to be one of the best animated movies ever made. It has a well-developed plot, gorgeous animation, and compelling characters to boot. Coraline doesn’t stream anywhere, but it’s worth the $4.99 on Apple TV.

October 22 – Hocus Pocus

Today is another nostalgia entry on our Halloween movie list. Hocus Pocus was an important silly and fun movie, directed by women. It is broadcast on Disney+.

October 23 – The Shining

the brilliant is one of the best movies for Halloween. This will always be Stanley Kubrik’s best film. I ask no questions. Stream it on Binge or Stan.

October 24 – Jennifer’s Body

Today please please please try to watch this movie again because Jennifer’s body deserves a lot more credit than he gets. It is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

October 25 – Jeepers Creepers

It’s day 25 and you’re going to have Jeepers Creepers, where did you get those peepers in the head. You’re welcome. We can’t find him anywhere, but please let him in.

October 26 – Bone Tomahawk

Yes. Bone Tomahawk is western horror that’s heavy (read: fucking too heavy) on the horrifying. Watch it on Netflix or Shudder.

October 27 – The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Today’s selection is a chiller from 2016 about a coroner and his son who perform an autopsy on the body of an unknown young woman whose cause of death – not to mention the conflicting conditions of her various body parts, some of which indicate a recent death, others of which suggest she is long dead – is puzzling to say the least. This is only the beginning of the test. you can rent Jane Doe’s autopsy for $3.99 on YouTube or Amazon.

October 28 – Beetlejuice

Thirty is a big change. But one thing that hasn’t changed is how shocking, wonderful, and funny Tim Burton’s cult classic film is. beetle juice is. It’ll cost you $2.99 ​​on Amazon and AppleTV.

October 29 – The Reef

A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef, what could be more terrifying? Ozflix is ​​streaming this one for $3.79

October 30 – Gremlins 2: the new batch

For the penultimate day, your pleasure is Gremlins 2. It’s a much better movie than the first and you should definitely rewatch the cute* little mischievous Gremlins before tomorrow’s big day. You do have to pay for this one, too. It’s $2.99 ​​on Amazon.

October 31 – Halloween

We could not. Although there are 12 (or more, who counts) films in the Halloween franchise, the OG is one of the most perfect films to celebrate the real day with. It’s airing on Stan.

Happy Halloween, everyone.


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