Come October and the Halloween spirit settles in. Although you might be busy decorating and coming up with creative ways to set a Halloween party in full swing, you do need some time to kick back and relax. In those hours, it is undoubtedly necessary to invest in some quality leisure activity. The top choice is spooky movies that you absolutely must watch this October.
The following list of 15 spooky movies to watch this October will truly spook you out. From insane plot twists to outright creepy factors, make sure you add these movies to your list to watch this month.
On Halloween night, a six-year-old is arrested for murdering his sister. After 15 years of imprisonment, Michael Myers escapes in order to claim more victims. It is an absolute horror classic.
The Shining (1980)
A writer suffering from writer’s block moves his family to a hotel at which he is a caretaker. Soon enough his son starts having premonitions and Jack comes upon a secret so dark it transforms him into a maniac – a suicidal one.
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
A student training in an FBI academy, Clarice is asked to interview a psychotic therapist who is imprisoned. She is working on solving a murder case and in so meets face-to-face with Hannibal Lecter.
Funny Games (1997)
What happens when a pair of men decide to take a family hostage?
Event Horizon (1997)
A spaceship titled Event Horizon suddenly goes missing on its orbit in space. Once it reappears, a team is sent out to search it and then they stumble upon the horrors that lie in wait within.
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Back home from college, a brother and his sister are on a road trip when they encounter the “Creeper”. For 23 days on the 23rd day of Spring, the Creeper surfaces to feed. The siblings have naught to do but race to save their lives.
Rejection can be hard. When multiple people reject her, May decides she will create her own “perfect” friend – out of the body parts of different people.
High Tension (2003)
The French countryside is a gorgeous place to visit. Alex takes her friend out there so they can visit her parents. However, the horror truly begins when her parents are killed by a psychotic truck driver.
Darkness Falls (2003)
The residents of Darkness Falls killed Matilda Dixon when suspicions arose that she murdered her own children back in 1800. However, the current residents’ son soon starts having dreams about Matilda prompting the question if she ever really left.
The Descent (2005)
Underground expedition can be fun and games. When a group of friends decide to go exploring caves, it does not take them long to realize that they are not alone.
First off, this movie is based on real life events. A couple who lives in the woods are terrorized by phone calls. Repeatedly. The horror soon unfolds.
Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
There are certain rules to follow on Halloween. Jack o’ lanterns are not supposed to be blown out. Costumes are to be donned and candy is to be handed out. A small town decides to break these rules to see what happens.
Dead Silence (2007)
A man’s wife dies and he is determined to find answers. He returns to their hometown years later. This is when he stumbles upon the legend of Mary Shaw.
Lake Mungo (2008)
While swimming in a lake, a family’s youngest daughter accidentally drowns. And then a slew of unexpected events unfolds.
The Witch (2015)
The film is set in the 1630s, when a family is exiled out to the forest in a new home. Soon, witchy encounters begin, unfolding a series of unexpected events. From paranoia to the family turning on one another, this film is a chilling experience.
Everyone claims to be a huge horror fan until they come across a horror film that scars them forever. This list is full of movies that will leave you cowering under the covers. Perfect for October and the Halloween spirit, none of these films should be missed out on. Grab your candy, for you are about to go on an adventure.