Halloween 2021 is officially on October 31 but everyone who enjoys getting into spooky spirit knows that Halloween isn’t merely a one-day holiday – it’s an entire season. If you enjoy a good scare and getting curled up into spooky vibe, then sign up this weekend to watch these scary Halloween movies.
Many of us are probably hooked into Netflix’s ‘Squid Games’ for these past few weeks and it is only apt that you start with your Halloween movies marathon soon.
Earlier, if you wanted to watch a particular horror movie on Netflix, you would have to browse ‘horror’ content, but this time they have unveiled trick-or-treat season with their new section ‘Halloween’. So if you have subscription of Netflix, your work here is almost done! You are all set to go on a crazy ride of Halloween movies on Netflix.
Not just Netflix, the other streaming platforms has a handful of halloween movies lined up to keep your streaming spooky all the way up until All Hallows’ Eve.
From a satisfying horror-infused thriller to adorable scary-fun animated halloween movies, we have got you covered.
Here’s a list of 5 halloween horror movies that you should watch this season:
1. The Conjuring series
A perfect match for your Halloween 2021 movie, the Conjuring series covers all things horror that includes a demon possession, a haunted house and an exorcism. If you love the thrills of being terrified, then this series will certainly blow your mind. Its top notch scary moments and spine-chilling sound effects make it a fine candidate for your upcoming Halloween party 2021. The Conjuring and The Conjuring 2 is available in Netflix in India.
2. Bird Box
If You love a spine-chilling pyschological thriller, then ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra Bullock won’t disappoint you. The movie, based on a novel by Josh Malerman, is a satisfying thrilling experience that shows how the characters struggle to survive. So what are you waiting for? Go on and watch it on Netflix this weekend.
3. IT: Chapter One/Chapter Two
If you are into supernatural horror, then there is no doubt that this will be one of your favourites. Directed by Andres Muschietti, IT: Chapter 1 and IT: Chapter Two is originally extracted from Stephen King’s horror novel with the same name. IT was a mini series that was released in 1990 which did not perform very well but the movies released in 2017 and 2019 were blockbuster hits. IT, the diabolical evil that appears as ‘Pennywise’, the clown, has awakened once again to terrorise the ‘Losers Club’. Watch this movie for all things scary and creepy this halloween. IT: Chapter One is available on Amazon Prime India and IT: Chapter Two is available on Netflix India.
4. Hotel Transylvania
Hotel Transylvania, an animated movie about monsters and draculla, is not really a horror movie unless you are really young. However, this movie is a must-watch during halloween weekend as it entertains you with its hip monsters, a draculla dad and his draculla daughter who falls in fall with a human. This is basically a family dramedy spiced up with monsters and dracula hideouts. So if you are tired of the same old classic horror scripts then this movie may be a good break.
5. Quiet Place (Part I and Part II)
John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ redefined how silence can be most terrifying. The series, which has released two movies so far, is a nerve-wrecking thriller. The first installment of the ‘A Quiet Place’ series left everyone wanting for more. Its intense moments and elegant narrative prove it is one of the best horror movies made.
If you are fond of bloody violence or psychological horror thriller, then ‘Orphan’ should be in your watchlist for this Halloween. The storyline has an interesting twist that will wreck your nerves. It’s about a family who loses their child in an accident. To deal with the loss, they adopt a girl to fill the void. Following their adoption, trouble arises. We assure you that this movie will keep you glued till the end.
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