New and upcoming horror

This update listing includes movies that were released theatrically earlier in the year and are now getting a home viewing release around the Halloween season. And beyond!

Additions are being added here… day by day. Click back for updates.

The Addams Family – Released theatrically on October 11, 2019

After Midnight – Cranked Up will be giving the movie a select theatrical run-out and VOD release in the first quarter of 2020

All Must Die – Completed. Awaiting distribution

All Who Follow – In production

Along Came the Devil 2 – Gravitas Ventures is releasing in theatres and on VOD and Digital on October 11th

A.M.I. – Added to Netflix USA on October 1st, 2019

Animal Among Us – Released on VOD and DVD on November 19th 2019 by Uncork’d Entertainment

Annabelle Comes Home – Released on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital on October 8, 2019

Antlers – Will be released by Fox Searchlight Pictures in 2020 on a date to be confirmed. It has been rated ‘R’ by the MPAA for “violence including gruesome images, and for language.”

Army of the Dead – Released on Netflix in 2020

The Assent – Premieres at the 2019 Toronto After Dark film festival on October 23rd 2019

Attack of the Unknown – Directed by Brandon Slagle. Completed, awaiting distribution

BabyFace – A young woman is stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for a week alone by herself. Filming

Black Christmas (reboot) – Released theatrically on December 13th 2019

Blade: The Iron Cross – John Lechago. Filming soon for 2020 release

Bliss – Status:  Released on Blu-ray and DVD on November 12, 2019

Block Z – Now in post-production with a 2020 release planned

Blood Curse II: Asmodeus Rises – Still in production for 2020 release

Bloodline – Universal Pictures DVD release on October 22, 2019

The Bloody Man – In post-production, will be released on the festival circuit in 2020

Blumhouse Fantasy Island Horror (untitled) – Sony / Columbia theatrical release on February 14th 2020

Bonejangles 2 – Brett DeJager, in pre-production for a planned 2020 release

Brahms: The Boy II – STX Entertainment theatrical release on February 21st 2020

Candyman reboot – Scheduled to be released theatrically by Universal Pictures on June 12th 2019

Castle Freak – Tate Steinsiek, in production for 2020 release

Clownery – Eros D’Antona, Italy

The Coll3tor aka The Collector 3 – Marcus Dunstan – Filming for 2020 release

Color Out of Space – Currently on the festival circuit. Will be released in the USA in 2020 by RLJE Films

Come to Daddy – Currently on the festival circuit. Will be released in the USA in 2020 by Saban Films

Countdown – Released theatrically in the UK and USA by STX Entertainment on October 25, 2019

Crawl – Released by Paramount on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital on October 15, 2019

Crepitus – Indican Pictures releasing on November 1st 2019 (theatrical) and December 13th 2019 (DVD, VOD).

The Curse of Halloween Jack – In the USA, 4Digital released the film on DVD on October 1, 2019. In the UK, 4Digital releases the movie on DVD on 14 October 2019

D@abbe 7 aka Dabbe: El-Nazar – Turkish supernatural horror. In production

Daniel Isn’t Real – Will be released by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Shudder theatrically and On Demand and Digital from December 6, 2019

Dark Light – Padraig Reynolds – On the festival circuit, release date to be announced

The Dawn – Completed, awaiting distribution

Dead Air – Completed and on the festival circuit

The Dead Center – Released on Blu-ray by Arrow Video on October 22, 2019

Deathboard – Brad Twigg, USA – Currently in post-production

Deathcember – Twenty-four directors contribute to dark tales. In production for early 2020 release

Demonic Doorways – Australian horror. Completed and being distributed by Summer Hill Entertainment

Derleth: The Awakening – Michael Lang, USA. In post-production

Depraved – Currently available on VOD, will be released by Scream Factory-IFC Midnight as a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack on January 7th 2020.

Devil’s Junction: Handy Dandy’s Revenge – In Los Angeles theatres for special screenings on October 18th and 19th, with an On-Demand and DVD release set for November 5th by Midnight Releasing.

Devil’s Revenge – Cleopatra is releasing on Blu-ray + soundtrack on October 15, 2019

The Divine Fury – Released on Blu-ray + DVD on November 19, 2019

Doctor Sleep – Released theatrically on November 8th 2019

Doom: Annihilation – Blu-ray + DVD + Digital and DVD released on October 1, 2019

The Driver – Action zombie movie released by Lionsgate on DVD, Digital, and On-Demand on November 26th, 2019

The Dwelling (formerly Bed of the Dead) – Uncork’d Entertainment is releasing The Dwelling on Digital and DVD November 26th, 2019

Echoes of Fear – Released theatrically from October 16th 2019

Eli – Streaming on Netflix from October 18, 2019, as part of their ‘Netflix and Chills’ season

Escape Room 2 – Sony/Columbia theatrical release on August 14th 2020

Every Time I Die – Released on Blu-ray on October 8, 2019

Evil Dead 2020 sequel – Status: in development

Extracurricular – Will be released by Samuel Goldwyn Films on VOD in January 2020

Fractured – Streaming on Netflix from October 11th 2019

Freaks – Released on Digital on December 3rd and on Blu-ray + DVD combo on December 10th

Funhouse – Released in Sweden in January 2020, other territories available

The Furies – Released on Shudder on October 3rd 2019

Getaway – In production

Ghost in the Graveyard – Released on DVD on November 5th 2019

Ghostbusters – Sony / Columbia theatrical release on July 10th 2020

Godzilla vs. Kong – Scheduled to be released theatrically on March 13, 2020, in 2D, 3D, and IMAX

Gotta Kill ‘Em All – In post-production. Release expected in 2020

Great White – shark attack film from Thrills and Spills and Piccadilly Pictures. To be released 2021

Gretel and Hansel – Theatrical release by United Artists on January 31st 2020

The Grudge – Released theatrically on January 3, 2020

Gwen – Status: Blu-ray and DVD released on October 8, 2019

Halloween Ends – Pre-production. Scheduled to be released on 15 October 2021

Halloween Kills – Currently filming. Scheduled to be released on October 16th 2020

Harpoon – Released theatrically in select locations and the Blu-ray can be pre-ordered via DREAD

The Haunting of Hill House: Director’s Cut – Blu-ray and DVD released on October 15, 2019.

Holiday Hell – Theatrical release from October 11th. Then the movie will be available on Tubi exclusive October 15th onwards and Digital and DVD November 5th from Uncork’d Entertainment

Homewrecker – Still doing the festival circuit [click title for reviews]. Release date TBC

Hotel Transylvania 4 – Sony / Columbia theatrical release on December 22nd 2021

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House of Ghosts aka Ghosts of Darkness – UK High Fliers Films DVD released on 19th October 2019

The Hunt – Pulled from release with a new date to be announced at some point

I Scream on the Beach! – British low-budget retro horror.  World premiere at the Horror-on-Sea Film Festival, in Southend on Sea, on January 12th, 2020

The Invisible Man – Universal theatrical release on February 28th, 2020

It Follows – Due to be released on DVD on 22nd October 2019 in the Netherlands. Other releases to be announced

Itsy Bitsy – Status: Blu-ray and DVD released on October 1, 2019

Jeepers Creepers 3 – Fathom theatrical re-release on October 23rd for one-day-only

Joker – Released theatrically on October 4th 2019

Jurassic World 3 – Universal theatrical release on June 11th 2021

Kelam (Indonesia) – Status:  Released in Indonesia by MD Pictures on 24 October 2019

Killer Retreat – British psychological thriller feature film in which seven people go on a therapeutic weekend that leads to violence and death. Completed, release to be announced.

Laid to Rest: Exhumed – In production

Last Night in Soho – Directed by Edgar Wright. Principal filming completed. Released theatrically on September 25th 2020

The Lighthouse – Released theatrically by A24 on October 18th 2019.

The Lingering – Blu-ray, DVD and Digital release by Well Go USA on October 15th 2019

Little Monsters – Released on Hulu on October 11th, 2019

Lust aka Lyst – Released on DVD in the UK by Matchbox Films on 28th October 2019

Malignant – Filming has begun on this James Wan giallo. Release date in summer 2020

The Mandela Effect – Premiered at the Other Worlds Film Festival in Austin, Texas, on October 23rd 2019

Memory: The Origins of Alien – Released on Blu-ray and DVD on November 5th 2019

Morbius – Columbia theatrical release on July 31st 2020

Motel Acacia – A young Filipino man who is groomed by his tyrannical Caucasian Father to take over Motel Acacia which is tasked with exterminating immigrants by the government. World premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival on November 1st 2019

My Soul to Keep – Released theatrically and on VOD on October 4th 2019

NightShift – Released in the Philippines on October 31st 2019

NOS4A2 – Series One is released on Blu-ray and DVD by Image Entertainment on October 22nd, 2019

1BR – Still on the festival circuit, next showing at Monsterfest Melbourne on October 12th 2019. Release date TBC

One Night in October – Released on DVD and Digital on October 15th 2019 by Wild Eye Releasing

Portals – Limited theatrical dates and VOD platforms via Screen Media Films on October 25, 2019.

A Quiet Place 2 – Principal filming completed. The Paramount Pictures will be released on March 20th in 2020

Rasuk 2 – Indonesian horror, in post-production

Rattlesnake – Streaming on Netflix as part of the ‘Netflix and Chills’ season on October 25, 2019

The Room – Playing various festivals, release date TBC

Santa Muerte – In development: Screen Gems has hired Gigi Saul Guerrero (Into the Dark: Culture Shock) to direct.

Satanic Panic – Status: RLJE Films will release on DVD and on Blu-ray on October 22nd 2019

Saw reboot – scheduled to be released on May 15, 2020

Scare Package – Just premiered at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain. Release date TBC

The Seventh Day – Cinestate and Fangoria production in development for 2020 release


She Never Died – Showing at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival on October 11th 2019. Release date to be announced

The Shed – RLJE Films will release the movie theatrically and on VOD and Digital HD on November 15th 2019

Scoob! – The animated reboot of Scooby-Doo will be released on May 15th 2020

The Special – American horror about a man who follows his friend down a dark rabbit hole into a landscape of nightmarish addiction. Reviews but release date to be confirmed

Spooky Jack – Animated. Universal theatrical release on September 21st 2021

Tennessee Gothic – Released on VOD and Special Edition Blu-ray on October 15th 2019

Terminator: Dark Fate – Theatrical release by Paramount on November 1st 2019

3 from Hell – Released on Blu-ray and DVD and 4K UltraHD on October 15th 2019

Tone-Deaf – Blu-ray + Digital and DVD release on October 22nd 2019

Tremors: Island Fury – Filming in Thailand from November for a 2020 release

Trespassers – Released on Blu-ray and DVD by Scream Factory-IFC Midnight on January 7th 2020

Trick – Released on Blu-ray and DVD on December 17, 2019

The Troop – The James Wan produced movie will be released in 2020, the exact date TBC

Uncanny Annie – Premiered on Hulu as part of ‘Into the Dark’ on October 4th 2019

Untitled Conjuring Universe Film – Warner Bros. (New Line) theatrical release on September 11th 2020

Untitled New Line Horror Film – Warner Bros. (New Line) theatrical release on September 10th 2021

Untitled New Line Horror Film – Warner Bros. (New Line) theatrical release on September 9th 2022

The Village in the Woods – available on Digital Download from 14th October via Amazon and other streaming platforms

Wrong Turn (reboot) – Currently filming in Ohio [October 7th] for a 2020 release

Zombieland: Double Tap – Released theatrically on October 18th, 2019.