Halloween is second only to Christmas in the number of movies that are themed after it. Beyond Halloween directly themed movies, scary movies are always a great choice for movies on Halloween. There’s some great scary movies, from classics to new-era movies, but there’s also some movies that aren’t worth your time even if they were free.
So, we have rounded up the 13 best movies to watch on Halloween if you’re looking for a bit of a scary thriller.
Let us know your thoughts or if we missed one.
Halloween A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood escapes on a mindless rampage while his doctor chases him through the streets.
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor’s fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land.
The Exorcist When a teenager is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Psycho A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.
Poltergeist A family’s home is haunted by a host of ghosts.
Friday the 13th Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to re-open a summer camp that was the site of a child’s drowning.
Omen An American ambassador learns to his horror that his son is actually the literal Antichrist.
Sleepy Hollow Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.
The Blair Witch Project
In October of 1994, three student film makers disappeared in the woods near Burkittesville, Maryland. One year later, their footage was found.
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.
A killer known as “ghost face” begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends must push themselves beyond the boundaries of what they thought themselves capable of in order to survive.
Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.