There’s nothing quite like curling up on your couch on an autumn night and getting the chills and thrills from watching horror films. Whether you’re a fan of getting completely scared to death or just prefer the mild jump scares, you’re in for a real treat this Halloween. From the haunting of a haunted house to an exorcism, Netflix and Disney Hotstar are looming with terrifying films as well as tv shows.
To celebrate all things Halloween-adjacent, we’ve rounded up a list of all things horror to watch this month.
The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
Inspired by the true story of Emily Rose, this remake tragedy follows Reverend Moore who performed an exorcism on a girl who is believed to be possessed by demons. The prosecutor argues that the girl suffered from schizophrenia, however, Moore’s defence lawyer has a different opinion on what went down with the girl.
The Haunting Of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House is a supernatural drama miniseries that follows the Crain family who bought the Hill House Mansion only to renovate and profit from it to build their “forever house”. But during their stay, the children begin to encounter ghosts. Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
This horror film sees Ellison, a controversial crime writer, moving his family to a house that once witnessed gruesome murders. However, once his research starts accelerating, he is led to some eerie footage that turns things sideways. This dark and harrowing film is a classic to watch.
KKN Di Desa Penari
Based on a true story, this Indonesian film is filled with unexpected scares and other-worldly incidents. The film follows the story of six friends who starts to feel strange things surrounding them when they visit a remote village for schoolwork. Tension arises when they stumble upon a mysterious dancer who’s making it their mission to terrorise these kids.
The Haunting Of Bly Manor
If you’re in love with The Haunting Of Hill House, then you’ll love this chilling series by the same creators. This series follows an au pair who moves into Bly Manor to care for an orphaned niece and nephew. However, things go awry when the nanny starts seeing apparitions that are haunting the estate. This gothic romance is perfect for those looking for a bit of horror and romance.
Ouija Origin Of Evil
Full of chills, thrills and fun, Ouija: Origin Of Evil is a disturbing horror film that follows a widow and her two daughters using an Ouija board to help people move on with their life by scamming them with a fake séance. However, the family unexpectedly invites evil spirits into their home and they start facing unthinkable fright.
Before she was Beth Harmon, Anya Taylor-Joy was Thomasin, a girl in 17th-century New England whose family suspects her of being a witch after a baby boy goes missing in the woods. Packed with eerie cinematic scenes, deranged billy goats and supernatural twists, this is folk horror at its finest.
This Spanish supernatural, horror film follows a teenage girl who finds herself besieged by an evil force after she tried to summon the spirit of her father using an Ouija board.
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after they accidentally ran over a girl. They soon start experiencing weird and terrifying moments that haunt them as they carry on with their daily lives. This remake is as scary as the Thai version!