October is right around the corner which means it’s nearly time for one of my favourite annual events, #31HorrorFilms31Days! For those who aren’t familiar with it, #31HorrorFilms31Days is an online challenge that runs from October 1st – October 31st and asks participants to watch 31 horror films in those 31 days.
I would absolutely love it if you decide to watch along with me! I’ll be tweeting each day in October about the challenge and the movies I’m watching on @Pop_Reader using the hashtag #31HorrorFilms31Days! I’ll be watching the movies in the order you see listed in this post, so you can know what I’ll be watching on any given day in October and join me, if you want to – I’d love to hear your thoughts!
Starring: Ricardo Islas, Luciana Grasso, Franco Duran
It’s a soaking wet day with rain pouring down and one of the best things to do is to go seek refuge in a great old cinema. There’s just one problem: a murderer is on the loose and he also has taken refuge there.
Starring: Niamh Algar, Michael Smiley, Nicholas Burns
After viewing a strangely familiar video nasty, Enid, a film censor, sets out to solve the past mystery of her sister’s disappearance, embarking on a quest that dissolves the line between fiction and reality.
Starring: Najarra Townsend, Jennifer Seward, Lindsay Solomon
A lonely hair stylist becomes obsessed with the lives of her clients and descends into murderous madness.
Starring: Charlie Shotwell, Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Ehle
A coming-of-age psychological thriller that plays out the unsettling reality of a kid who holds his family captive in a hole in the ground.
Starring: Sam Richardson, Milana Vayntrub, George Basil
A proposed gas pipeline has created divisions within the small town of Beaverfield. When a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger Finn and postal worker Cecily must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.
Starring: Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Anna Maguire, Jesse LaVercombe
A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust, she embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge.
Starring Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Fernando Becerril
On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight characters waiting on a remote bus station for a bus heading to Mexico City start experiencing a strange phenomenon.
Starring: Anthony Bajon, Christine Gautier, Ludovic Torrent
In a rural French town, twenty-something Teddy is scratched by an unknown beast and slowly undergoes frightening changes.
Starring: Lee Marshall, Lauren Beatty, Aris Tyros
During a winter getaway at an isolated cabin, a self-destructive young woman becomes convinced that her best friend is stealing her blood.
Starring: James Badge Dale, Marin Ireland, Sasha Frolova
On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.
Starring: Megan Fox, Eoin Macken, Callan Mulvey
A woman is left handcuffed to her dead husband as part of a sick revenge plot. Unable to unshackle, she has to survive as two killers arrive to finish her off.
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
Starring: Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux, Gretchen Mol
As if getting pregnant weren’t complicated enough, Lucy sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about her fertility doctor.
Starring: Brea Grant, Leith M. Burke, Dhruv Uday Singh
A suburban woman fights to be believed as she finds herself stalked by a threatening figure who returns to her house night after night. When she can’t get help from those around her, she is forced to take matters into her own hands.
Starring: Gaia Weiss, Peter Franzén, Romane Libert
A woman finds herself locked in a series of strange tunnels full of deadly traps.
Starring Katja Herbers, Achraf Koutet, Rein Hofman
A columnist who continuously has to deal with threats and negative comments on her social media pages. One day, she has had enough and decides to hunt down on her trolls.
Starring Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
A group of old college friends reunite for a trip to a forest in Sweden, Northern Europe, but encounter a menacing presence there stalking them.
Starring Airlie Dodds, Linda Ngo, Taylor Ferguson
A woman is kidnapped and finds herself an unwilling participant in a deadly game where women are hunted by masked men.
Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
A sequel to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.
Starring Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval
A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process.
Starring Ruth Ramos, Simone Bucio, Jesús Meza
A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.
Starring Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel
A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured and goes to extreme lengths to give her a new face.
Starring Olivia Bonamy, Michaël Cohen, Adriana Mocca
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They’re not alone…and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Starring Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez, Eduardo Noriega
While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured to death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty…
Starring Marin Ireland, Michael Abbott Jr., Julie Oliver-Touchstone
On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.
Starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse
The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal plan to murder him with what they believe is the perfect alibi.
Starring: Mark Smith, Marley Chesham, Rose Williams
1974: a young nurse is forced to work the night shift in a crumbling hospital as striking miners switch off the power across Britain. But inside the walls lurks a terrifying presence that threatens to consume her and everyone around her.
Starring: Raffey Cassidy, Michiel Huisman, Denise Gough
A girl born into an all-female cult led by a man in their compound begins to question his teachings and her own reality.
Starring: Julia Sarah Stone, Landon Liboiron, Carlee Ryski
A teenage runaway takes part in a sleep study that becomes a nightmarish descent into the depths of her mind and a frightening examination of the power of dreams.
Starring: Sarah Dugdale, Sydney Park, Kayla Heller
The graduating class at Osborne High is being targeted by a masked assailant, intent on exposing the darkest secret of each victim, and only a group of misfit outsiders can stop the killings.
Starring Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, Aaron Douglas
A mother and daughter must confront a terrifying monster when they break down on a deserted road.