Scary movie junkies, rejoice! The year ahead is packed with fright fests that will have you peeking over your shoulder and checking to make sure all the doors are locked — as all good horror movies should
Here are most anticipated upcoming horror movies with release dates set over the course of the next year.
Black Christmas (Dec. 12, 2019)
A group of female students are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break. That is until the young sorority pledges discover that the killer is part of an underground college conspiracy.
The Grudge (Jan. 3, 2020)
After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a single mother and detective tries to investigate and solve the case. Later, she discovers the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death.
The Turning (Jan. 24, 2020)
A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Fantasy Island (Feb. 14, 2020)
A horror adaptation of the popular '70s TV show about a magical island resort.
The Invisible Man (Feb. 28, 2020)
When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.
A Quiet Place 2 (March 20, 2020)
Writer-director John Krasinski is bringing his dystopian world of sound-hunting monsters back in A Quiet Place 2, a follow-up to the 2018 original that TIME’s critic Stephanie Zacharek dubbed one of the most “terrifyingly effective horror movies in years.” While details about the sequel’s plot are being kept under wraps, we know that Emily Blunt (Krasinski’s wife both on- and off-screen) will return as the shotgun-wielding, baby-birthing warrior Evelyn Abbott, alongside Millicent Simmonds as her daughter Regan and Noah Jupe as her son Marcus.
The New Mutants (April 3, 2020)
Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save ...
Saw 9 (May 15, 2020)
What? You thought Jigsaw — and his numerous successors — were finally done trapping people in torture devices intended to teach them a lesson about the fragility of life? Think again. Based on a story created by Chris Rock, who will take the lead as a police detective “investigating a series of grisly crimes,” the forthcoming ninth installment in the Saw saga has been described as a “reimagining and a spinning-off of the franchise.” Samuel L. Jackson will play Rock’s father.
Candyman (June 12, 2020)
A "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 horror film 'Candyman' that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.
The Purge 5 (July 10, 2020)
The Purge will commence in 5….4….3….2….1…..Prepare yourself for yet another government-sanctioned night of lawless violence in The Purge 5, the fifth installment in the horror franchise set in a near-future United States where any and all crime is legal for one 12-hour period per year.
The Conjuring 3 (Sept. 11, 2020)
Married demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren (played by Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson) will be investigating yet another case of (supposed) paranormal activity that their real-life counterparts took on in the 1970s.
This time, the focus will be on a man who used demonic possession as his defense for committing a murder. “It’s this guy who was on trial for committing a murder,” executive producer James Wan told Bloody Disgusting.
Last Night in Soho (September 25th, 2020)
A young girl, passionate in fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences.
Halloween Kills (Oct. 16, 2020)
The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.