Best Horror Films to Watch This Winter

There have been a lot of scary movies made to feed the cravings of horror movie lovers. The fear aspect of this year’s horror films has not let anyone down, whether you adore horror films or just wanna watch with your besties and need new flicks. Below are some of the best horror movies to watch in 2023. 

1. Scream

Scream is one of the first horror movies scheduled for release in 2022. The Scream remake re-introduces one of the most notorious characters in horror film history. A new Ghostface killer is on the prowl for victims with connections to the original in the fifth edition of the series, which is set 25 years after the first.

Several original cast members, including Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette, made a comeback. But in addition, Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Dylan Minette, Jack Quaid, Jenna Ortega, and other actors who play these new Woodsboro inhabitants were introduced.

Date of release: January 14, 2022

2. A Nightmare on Elm Street

Timeless Classic! The main character, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp), and her friends are stalked in their dreams and ultimately killed by the ghost of the local child killer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund). 

This supernatural thriller subverted the slasher subgenre, giving rise to Freddy Krueger, a cultural figure who inspired eight additional films, producing one of the biggest, deadliest franchises in horror history.

You will need to stay awake if you don’t want a vengeful ghost to come after you.

It is worth noting that the movie, considered one of the best horror films of all time, even inspired a slot game. Classic fun horror movies have been an inspiration to casino games – some of them could be found on the leading online casinos Gamble Online USA reviews and compares.

Date of release: November 9, 1984

3. Choose or Die

Can a game kill you? In Choose or Die, which was originally only available on Netflix, Kayla, a young student who has just lost her job, finds an old video game from the 1980s. At first, she doesn’t think much of it, but then she learns that the game has a $125,000 cash prize up for grabs.

Kayla begins playing the game akin to “Choose Your Own Adventure” with the assistance of her pal Isaac. But as a succession of terrifying incidents occur, and reality begins to disintegrate, Kayla and Isaac realize that the game they are playing is not a game at all.

Date of release: April 15, 2022

4. Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The venerable slasher series has returned. It streamed exclusively on Netflix during its release. This film is a direct sequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre from 1974, and it centers on Leatherface and a fresh batch of unintentionally disturbing victims. Elsie Fisher, Sarah Yarkin, and Nell Hudson are among the cast members.

Date of release: February 18, 2022

5. Umma

Sandra Oh from Killing Eve and Fivel Stewart from Atypical feature in this eerie suspense film directed by Iris Shim. The two actors portray a mother and daughter who work as beekeepers on a farm and live a calm life. After receiving her mother’s remains from South Korea, Oh’s character Amanda is informed that “her wrath will grow as long as she remains in the box.”

The ghost of Amanda’s mother soon begins tormenting her life as her daughter wonders what secrets and lies her mother has been hiding. Also, the trailer cautions, “Don’t become your mother.”

Sam Raimi directed the first three installments of the Spider-Man trilogy and produced Umma.

Date of release: March 18, 2022

6. You Won’t Be Alone

The story of You Won’t Be Alone is set in the 1800s in a little nation called Macedonia, found on the Balkan Peninsula in southeast Europe. Generally, the movie tells the disturbing story of what happens after a little girl named Nevena is abducted by the ferocious Old Maid Maria, also known as the Wolf-Eater.

When Old Maid Maria turns Nevena into a shape-shifting witch, she starts killing the villagers. After a while, Nevena discovers that she has the ability to assume the identity of her victims after they submit to her horrifying powers.

Date of release: April 1, 2022

Enjoy a Night of Thrill!

You can have a movie night with friends who are horror movie lovers like you and watch the movies mentioned above if you haven’t yet. And if you did, all of them deserve a second watch. 

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