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Best Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

October 27, 2023

Horror movies are a MUST for this time of the year, but some of them can be so bad; trust me, I have been a victim of awful horror movies. But don't let that stop you from getting into the mode of fall, so I am here to narrow down your options and give you the best horror movies to watch this Halloween! 

Us (2019) 

Genre: Horror/Mystery

Duration: 2h 1m

This movie is perfect for fans of psychological horror and suspense. It’s a creepy movie with a unique storyline. 

Synopsis: Adelaide Wilson and her family return to her childhood beachfront home, haunted by past traumas. Their peaceful getaway turns into a nightmare when four masked intruders, bearing a shocking resemblance to the Wilsons, force them into a life-and-death struggle.

The Conjuring (2013)

Genre: Horror/Supernatural horror 

Duration: 1h 52m

"The Conjuring" is perfect for horror for those who appreciate classic, supernatural horror. This classic movie is for you if you enjoy stories that delve into the eerie unknown and supernatural horror. 

SynopsisSet in 1970, The Perrons and their five daughters have moved into an idyllic farmhouse, but an unsettling supernatural presence quickly takes hold. 

Veronica (2017) 

Genre: Horror/Drama

Duration: 1h 45m

This Spanish horror film is as scary as they come. If you're the kind of horror enthusiast who loves suspense and a relentless battle between the living and the supernatural, this movie is perfect for you. 

SynopsisOn a fateful Halloween, a group of teens tries to summon a girl's late father but unwittingly invites evil demons.

Insidious (2010)

Genre: Horror/Supernatural

Duration: 1h 43m

If you're someone who loves the heart-pounding fear of the supernatural and the dread of confronting dark forces within the confines of your home, this film is a must-see.

SynopsisParents confront an entity in their new home as their son becomes its vessel. 

Smile (2022) 

Genre: Psychological horror/Horror

Duration: 1h 55m 

I personally loved this movie and actually thought it was scary! For those who relish a mind-bending journey filled with psychological tension and supernatural elements, this movie is perfect. 

SynopsisExperience a spine-tingling descent into madness as Dr. Rose Cotter grapples with unexplainable terrors after witnessing a patient commit a bizarre suicide. 

Talk to me (2023) 

Genre: Horror/Mystery 

Duration: 1h 35m

A new release for thrill-seekers who revel in paranormal encounters and enjoy the sense of creeping dread. 

SynopsisAs the teenagers dabble in the supernatural, their innocent curiosity transforms into a spine-tingling ordeal that spirals into chaos.  

Midsommar (2019) 

Genre: Drama/Horror

Duration: 2h 28m

A lot of people liked this movie, but personally, I found it more eerie and creepy than actually scary. You will definitely find this movie ominous because of the uniqueness of the premise of it. This movie is for fans of psychological horror and unsettling suspense.  

SynopsisPrepare to be captivated by a nightmarish journey as a couple embarks on what they believe will be an idyllic midsummer retreat in the countryside of Sweden. However, their innocent vacation turns into a descent into the surreal and terrifying. 

I hope all of you guys get into the spooky season with me this Halloween and try watching one of these movies with a comfy pair of spooky PJs on!