20 Perfectly Spooky New Halloween Movies and TV Shows Streaming This Year
Halloween might be a little more homebound this year, but never fear: streaming platforms have all your Halloween viewing needs covered! Along with seriously spooky back catalogs of older TV shows and movies, several streaming services have put together some new original releases during the month of October, covering everything from silly Halloween fun to genuinely terrifying horror flicks. We’ve rounded up these new releases that are set to debut just in time for Halloween on all the major platforms, so keep reading for a handy guide to all the new streaming Halloween content and when you can start watching each one!
What starts out as a beautiful trip to Italy turns into a nightmare for a woman and her daughter. While on their trip, a mysterious and deadly curse takes hold of her daughter, forcing her to dig for the truth in a desperate attempt to save her daughter before it’s too late.
Vampires vs. the Bronx
Blending old-school horror with some satirical comedy, a group of teenagers from the Bronx band together when they discover vampires trying to literally and figuratively drain the life out of their neighborhood. Even vampires are no match for Bronx kids!
Hulu’s eight-part horror anthology sets each episode in a different town in America for a different creepy, haunting tale. In each episode, a different supernatural horror awakens, crossing paths with ordinary people, driving them to acts of desperation, and revealing what kinds of perfectly human monstrousness lurk in plain sight.
Books of Blood
Three slightly interconnected stories weave throughout this movie. A search for a mysterious book, a young woman who runs away from her wealthy family, and a mother who turns to a psychic medium after losing her young son to leukemia all weave together in a haunting story where everyone gets way more than they bargained for.
A divorced couple have a tough decision to make when they start to suspect their teenage daughter has done something terrible to her best friend. To protect their daughter, they start to destroy evidence and try to frame the friend’s father instead, but the lies start piling up dangerously.
Following a traumatic accident, a man struggles with memory loss, relying on a system of notes he leaves out and reminders from his daughter to slowly reconstruct his life. When he’s fed up with this, he sees a doctor, who uses an experimental treatment to help him re-experience his lost memories – which reveal a lot of unexpected things about his seemingly average life.
Hubie is super dedicated to the Halloween festivities in his hometown of Salem, MA (yup, the witch place). When people start disappearing and newcomers raise his suspicions, this goofy guy has an uphill battle to convince the local cops and his neighbors that they’re facing a genuinely scary threat this time.
The Haunting of Bly Manor
The second entry in The Haunting horror anthology is based on Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw, a classic horror novella. When a young woman takes a job as nanny to two orphaned children staying at a family manor house, her new gig turns terrifying when mysterious spirits apparently begin haunting the grounds and the children.
When it’s available: Oct. 9
A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting
When a teenage girl takes a babysitting gig, she gets recruited into a secret society of monster-fighting babysitters who protect superpowered kids from evil. As it turns out, her latest charge is one of those kids who needs protecting, and two evil magical beings and their minions are on the way right now.
When it’s available: Oct. 15
Daphne du Maurier’s novel is a Gothic classic, so it’s no surprise that Netflix is releasing its version right before Halloween! A young woman tries to settle into her new life – and enormous house – after marrying the charming Mr. de Winter, but the house (and its staff) is filled with reminders of his mysterious first marriage.
When it’s available: Oct. 21