A collection of the spookiest, scariest, binge-worthy TV series and film franchises to get you in the mood for Halloween. These are the terrifying tales of ghostly hauntings, seductive vampires, shapeshifting werewolves, undead zombies, creature features, slasher flicks, and gore
galore! Grab some popcorn and get ready for screams and laughs with the best in thriller, fantasy, horror, and my
favorite - horror comedy.
30 Days of Night
Vampires plague an Alaskan town in a month of darkness.
Stars: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George
A horror writer gets trapped inside a hotel room.
Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson
The Addams Family
The creepiest con artist neighbors ever.
Stars: Angelica Houston, Christina Ricci
American Horror Story
Anthology series with a different story each season.
Stars: Sarah Paulson, Emma Roberts
The Amityville Horror
Horror film franchise about a haunted house.
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George
Horror film franchise about a haunted doll.
Stars: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton
A killer spider terrorizes a town.
Stars: Jeff Daniels, John Goodman
A hoax exposer encounters supernatural events.
Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West
A creepy children’s book manifests a monster.
Stars: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman
Babysitting turns into a devilish nightmare.
Stars: Samara Weaving, Bella Thorne
Series that prequels the movie Psycho.
Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore
A couple hires a spirit to protect their home.
Stars: Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton
A vampire, werewolf, and ghost all live together.
Stars: Sam Witwer, Sam Huntington
Anthology series in a creepy high-tech multiverse.
Stars: Mackenzie Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard
The Blair Witch Project
Horror film franchise about a haunted forest.
Stars: Brandon Scott, James Allen McCune
The Cabin in the Woods
College kids get terrorized in a remote cabin.
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Richard Jenkins
Stephen King’s characters and books all in one series.
Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Lizzy Caplan
Horror anthology series with a different story each season.
Stars: Paul Schneider, Brandon Scott
Horror film franchise about paranormal investigators.
Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
A girl discovers a creepy parallel world.
Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher
A living groom gets a ghost bride.
Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Misfit teenage witches cast spells against people.
Stars: Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney
A Guillermo Del Toro haunted house tale.
Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain
Tim Burton film where a vampire returns to his family home.
Stars: Johnny Depp, Eva Green
A race of vampires struggles to survive.
Stars: Ethan Hawks, Willem Dafoe
The Dead Don’t Die
Jim Jarmusch comedy of zombies overrunning a small town.
Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver
Death Becomes Her
Comedy about a coveted immortal portion.
Stars: Bruce Willis, Meryl Streep
Teens battle a time-traveling serial killer.
Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook
Series about a blood analyst that kills murderers.
Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter
Bram Stoker’s original vampire love story.
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder
Tim Burton tale where a lonely man meets his neighbors.
Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder
Creepy, animated Edgar Allen Poe stories.
Stars: Guillermo Del Toro, Christopher Lee
Horror franchise where death chases teens.
Stars: Ali Larter, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
The Final Girls
Teens get stuck inside a horror movie battling a killer.
Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman
A boy tries to bring his dead dog back to life.
Stars: Winona Ryder, Martin Short
Friday the 13th
Horror film franchise about a killer that won’t die.
Stars: Ben Feldman, Willa Ford
Film franchise where a vampire moves in next door.
Stars: Chris Sarandon, Amanda Bearse
Comedy film franchise about ghost hunters.
Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd
Series about a cop and scientist investigating the paranormal.
Stars: Adam Scott, Craig Robinson
Cute pets turn scary in this film franchise.
Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates
Horror film franchise about a Halloween killer.
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer
Film franchise about magicians at a wizard school.
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson
The Haunting in Connecticut
Based on the true story of the haunted house.
Stars: Virginia Madsen, Elias Koteas
The Haunting of Hill House
Series based on The Haunting movie and book.
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Carla Gugino
Series about a supernatural phenomenon called the troubles.
Stars: Emily Rose, Eric Balfour
Series about shape-shifting werewolves and vampires.
Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Famke Janssen
Classic comedy about Salem wishes brought back to life.
Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler
A comedy about a resort run by the supernatural.
Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg
The House of the Devil
A babysitting job turns into a demonic nightmare.
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Jocelin Donahue
House on Haunted Hill
A game to spend the night in a haunted hotel.
Stars: Taye Diggs, Famke Janssen
Horror franchise where people astral project to other realms.
Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne
The final days of a haunted hotel.
Stars: Sara Paxton, Lena Dunham
Interview with the Vampire
Film franchise based on Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles.
Stars: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt
Into the Dark
Horror anthology series based on monthly holidays.
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Jimmi Simpson
Horror franchise based on Stephen Kong’s novel.
Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard
A deadly supernatural force is passed like an STD.
Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist
Let the Right One In
Chilling vampire love story between two kids.
Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson
A girl’s mother has a supernatural force attached to her.
Stars: Maria Bello, Teresa Palmer
A man’s stepson may be the antichrist.
Stars: Adam Scott, Bridget Everett
80’s comedy about a world of monsters under the bed.
Stars: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel
Anthology series on Lore podcast nightmare mythologies.
Stars: Adam Goldberg, Alicia Witt
The Lost Boys
80’s classic tale about a town of vampires.
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Magical children are hunted by supernatural monsters.
Stars: Eva Green, Chris O’Dowd
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tim Burton’s classic stop-motion holiday tale.
Stars: Catherine O’Hara, Chris Sarandon
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Horror film franchise about a killer who appears in sleep.
Stars: Rooney Mara, Kellan Lutz
Only Lovers Left Alive
Jim Jarmusch tale about an immortal vampire couple.
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston
A family is haunted by another family in their house.
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan
An ancient spirit board awakens dark powers.
Stars: Olivia Cooke, Lin Shaye
Guillermo Del Toro’s dark tale of a mysterious labyrinth.
Stars: Ivana Baquero, Sergi López
Horror film franchise about a nightly demonic presence.
Stars: Katie Featherstone, Sprague Grayden
A boy who see ghosts saves his town from a curse.
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck
Series about a group battling supernatural threats.
Stars: Eva Green, Josh Hartnett
Film franchise about a haunted house that captures a kid.
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt
Witches fight a curse in order to find love.
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman
Film franchise about a movie that kills its viewers.
Stars: Naomi Watts, Johnny Galecki
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
A couple gets stranded at a house of aliens.
Stars: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon
Santa Clarita Diet
Series about zombies living in suburbia.
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant
Film franchise spoofing other horror films.
Stars: Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans
Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark
The classic books made into a movie of all the scary tales.
Stars: Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza
Meta film franchise about a killer using horror movies.
Stars: Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox
Semi-anthology series of a killer stalking characters.
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Three orphaned children discover dark family secrets.
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton
Shaun of the Dead
A man’s life is disrupted by a zombie apocalypse.
Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost
A family encounters supernatural forces at a remote hotel.
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall
A writer discovers murder videos inside his house.
Stars: Ethan Hawke, James Ransone
The Skeleton Key
A nurse encounters a house with a mysterious history.
Stars: Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard
An investigator hunts a killer ghost.
Stars: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci
Pizza shop employees fight ghosts, witches, and werewolves.
Stars: Zazie Beetz, Chance the Rapper
Stan Against Evil
Small town cops fight off demons.
Stars: John C. McGinley, Janet Varney
A small town encounters supernatural forces.
Stars: Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tim Burton’s tale of a killer barber out for revenge.
Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Trick ‘r Treat
Interwoven scary stories on Halloween.
Stars: Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb
Series based on the Charlaine Harris vampire novels.
Stars: Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgård
Tucker and Dale vs Evil
College kids think there are killers in the woods.
Stars: Tyler Labine, Katrina Bowden
Film franchise of teen love with vampires and werewolves.
Stars: Kristin Stewart, Robert Pattinson
The Twilight Zone
Classic Series, old and new, about extraordinary tales.
Stars: Jordan Peele, Kumail Nanjiani
Campy college slasher flick about urban legends.
Stars: Alicia Witt, Jared Leto
A monster hunter fights vampires and werewolves.
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale
M. Night Shyamalan’s spooky tale of an isolated town.
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Sigourney Weaver
M. Night Shyamalan’s nightmarish visit to grandparents.
Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Olivia DeJonge
A zombie falls for a living girl.
Stars: Teresa Palmer, Nicholas Hoult
M. Night Shyamalan’s series of a town among monsters.
Stars: Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino
Ghosts haunt the home of the Winchester firearm heiress.
Stars: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke
What We Do in the Shadows
Film and series franchise about vampires living together.
Stars: Jermaine Clement, Taiki Waititi
A New England family battles witchcraft and black magic.
Stars: Anna Taylor-Joy, Kate Dickie
A man tries to hide turning into a werewolf.
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer
The Woman in Black
Movie series about a haunted mansion.
Stars: Danielle Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds
Mel Brooks’ tale of a scientist re-animating bodies.
Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn
Film franchise about the zombie apocalypse.
Stars: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg