The 2019 Halloween Horror Movie Calendar

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  1. CPT HOOK

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    I did this here the past few years and figured I might as well do it again. I doubt anyone uses this, but I use it as a checklist of horror movies to watch throughout the Halloween season.

    2018
    2017

    For now, this is still a work in progress. Bear with me.

    I'm starting with September, even though late August looks like it has some good stuff: Ready Or Not, Tone-Deaf, The Fanatic, etc.

    SEPTEMBER:

    3rd:

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    Scooby Doo! Return To Zombie Island (VOD / DVD on October 1st) - With their retirement called off, Scooby Doo and his friends continue to solve mysteries. When they run out of mysteries to solve, Mystery Inc. goes on vacation to a strange remote island they may have visited before. Things get really scary when zombies attack the resort. Will the gang finally solve the mystery of Zombie Island? And more importantly, will they survive to tell the tale?

    Gags The Clown (VOD) - The film takes place eight days since the clown first showed up in Green Bay, WI. Now, over the course of one night, four different groups of people cross paths with the clown everyone calls “Gags” and his true intentions are finally revealed.

    6th:

    It: Chapter Two (theatrical) - In the sleepy town of Derry, the evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later to torment the grown-up members of the Losers' Club, who have long since drifted apart from one another.
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    Satanic Panic
    (VOD / blu-ray + DVD on October 22nd) - Sam’s first day as a pizza delivery driver is not going according to plan. At the end of a long day and not enough tips, her last delivery turns out to be for a group of Satanists looking for someone to sacrifice. Now in a fight for her life, Sam must fend off witches, evil spells and demonic creatures, all while trying to keep her body – and soul – intact.
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    Into The Dark: Pure (VOD / HULU) - In this female coming-of-age horror story, several teen girls perform a secret ritual at a purity retreat and, when one of them begins to see a supernatural entity, the terrifying question emerges, what is more dangerous: the demon they’ve unleashed, or the pressure to conform to their fathers’ expectations?
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    10th:

    Mr. Mercedes: Season Three (TV / AT&T Audience Network) - When beloved local author John Rothstein is found murdered, Hodges, Holly, and Jerome, along with local police, must track down his killer. But this case is more complex than the cold-blooded killing of an American icon. Unpublished novels of Rothstein’s were stolen from his home, and they are worth millions. As the case unfolds, the trio learns that although Brady may be gone, his depravity lives on in the lives of his victims.
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    12th:

    The I-Land (VOD / NETFLIX) - You were chosen for a reason. Paradise awaits. In this sci-fi adventure series, ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory and soon discover this world is not as it seems.

    13th:



    Haunt (VOD) - On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some monsters are real.
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    Depraved (VOD) - The legend of Frankenstein gets a provocative modern update in the stylishly disturbing new film from indie horror master Larry Fessenden. Suffering from PTSD following his stint as an army medic, Henry now works feverishly in his Brooklyn laboratory to forget the death he witnessed overseas by creating life in the form of a man cobbled together from body parts. After procuring a brain from an unwitting victim, his creation Adam is born. But it soon seems that giving life to Adam was the easy part; teaching him how to live in a dark and troubled world may be perilous.

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    Freaks (limited theatrical / blu-ray + DVD on December 10th) - Directors Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein's FREAKS portrays the story of 7-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker), who lives in both fear under her father's (Emile Hirsch) protective and paranoid control, and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat - or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger (Bruce Dern) offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

    16th:



    3 From Hell (Theatrical FATHOM Event / 4K + Blu-ray + DVD on October 15th) - First there was "House of 1000 Corpses". Then there was "The Devil's Rejects". Now, from writer/director Rob Zombie comes the next blood-soaked chapter in the most violent crime saga in history… "3 From Hell".
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    17th:



    Polaroid (VOD) - From the producer of IT and IT Chapter 2, a high school loner, Bird Fitcher, has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.

    Candy Corn (Blu-ray / VOD) - It’s the eve of Halloween in Grove Hill, Ohio. A traveling carnival is in town for the weekend and local outcast, Jacob Atkins, has been hired as one of the freaks in the event’s main attraction, “Dr. Death’s Side Show Spook House Spectacular.” When a group of bullies target Jacob for their annual hazing, things go too far and he winds up dead. Now, Dr. Death has resurrected Jacob as an unstoppable killer to seek revenge on those who wronged him.

    The Last Kids On Earth (VOD / NETFLIX) - When zombies and monsters invade his hometown, a scrappy boy teams up with his friends to survive the apocalypse. Based on the popular book series.

    18th:

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    American Horror Story: 1984 (TV / FX) - The season has been described as being heavily influenced by 1980s classic horror slasher films such as Halloween and Friday The 13th.
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    Villains (theatrical) - Mickey (Bill Skarsgard) and Jules (Maika Monroe) are lovers on the run, headed southbound for a fresh start in the Sunshine State. When their car dies after a gas station robbery, they break into a nearby house looking for a new set of wheels. What they find instead is a dark secret, and a sweet-as-pie pair of homeowners (Jeffrey Donovan, Kyra Sedgwick) who will do anything to keep it from getting out.
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    Corporate Animals (VOD) - An egotistical megalomaniac CEO leads her staff on a corporate team-building trip that involves a weekend of caving in New Mexico. When they become trapped underground after a cave-in, the group must pull together to survive.

    Bloodline (VOD) - Evan (Seann William Scott) values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and newborn son learns that the hard way. But when it comes to violent tendencies, it seems the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

    Ambition (VOD) - Jude is an intense, driven musician preparing for the biggest performance of her life. Her ambition could end up killing her. As her competitors begin to die bizarre deaths, she recognizes a pattern that seems to connect her. Is she next? Her suspicions are confirmed in a climax that puts into question her chances for survival, and sanity. Inspired by thrillers such a Carrie and Black Swan, Ambition creates a world where desire and revenge converge into a questionable reality. Directed by New Line Cinema founder Bob Shaye.

    24th:

    The Black String (DVD / VOD) - After Jonathan (Frankie Muniz) hooks up with sexy Dena through a swingers’ hotline, he becomes incredibly ill. Suffering from blackouts and hallucinations, Jonathan’s life begins to fall apart. He becomes convinced that he’s the helpless victim of an evil cult that cursed him with deadly mystical forces beyond his control. But is this supernatural threat real or all in Jonathan’s troubled mind? This riveting horror-thriller will leave you shaken long after it’s all done.

    26th:

    Creepshow (VOD / SHUDDER) - George A. Romero and Stephen King’s iconic ‘80s horror anthology returns as an all-new Shudder Original series from executive producer Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead). Creepshow features stories from horror luminaries like Stephen King, Joe Hill, Josh Malerman, Joe Lansdale and others, with segments directed by Nicotero, Tom Savini, Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, John Harrison and Rob Schrab, and a cast that includes Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito and Tobin Bell. It’s the most fun you’ll ever have being scared!

    27th:



    Extra Ordinary (limited theatrical) - Rose, a mostly sweet and mostly lonely Irish small-town driving instructor, must use her supernatural talents to save the daughter of Martin (also mostly sweet and lonely) from a washed-up rock star who is using her in a Satanic pact to reignite his fame.
    Discussion Thread

    The Death Of Dick Long (limited theatrical) - In small-town Alabama, Zeke and Earl scramble to cover up the unlikely and illegal events that led to their friend's death while trying to dodge their families, the cops and one horrified medical examiner.

    In The Shadow Of The Moon (VOD / NETFLIX) - In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook), hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer’s crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Locke’s obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity. Directed by Jim Mickle and also starring Michael C. Hall and Cleopatra Coleman, In the Shadow of the Moon is a genre-blending psychological thriller that examines the power of time, and how its passing can either bring us together or tear us apart.

    The Curse Of Buckout Road (VOD) - A college class project on creation and destruction of modern myth, turns terrifying when a trio of young people come to realize the urban legends surrounding the famed Buckout Road may, in fact, be REAL.

    Bliss (VOD) - A brilliant painter turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiraling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder.
     
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  2. CPT HOOK

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    OCTOBER:

    1st:



    Anna And The Apocalypse (DVD) - A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.
    Discussion Thread

    6th:

    The Walking Dead: Season 10 (TV / AMC) - This season adapts material from issue #145 onward of the comic book series and focuses on the group's preparation and war against the Whisperers. Several months after the massacre during the community's fair done by Alpha, the season focuses on the united communities as they initiate a fight in order to end the threat of the Whisperers.
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    Rabid (UK blu-ray) - An aspiring model suffers a disfiguring traffic accident and undergoes a radical untested stem-cell treatment. The experimental transformation is a miraculous success, leaving her more beautiful than before. She finds her confidence and sexual appetite is also strangely increased resulting in several torrid encounters. But she unknowingly sets off a spiraling contagion, and within 24 hours her lovers become rabid, violent spreaders of death and disease. As the illness mutates, it spreads through society at an accelerated rate causing an ever-increasing number of people to rampage through the city in a violent and gruesome killing spree.
    Discussion Thread

    8th:

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    Ruin Me (DVD) - Six strangers sign up for a slasher movie re-enactment in which they are dropped into the woods and pursued by knife wielding assassins. But when the body count becomes real, Alexandra, the only participant who has never seen a horror film, must unravel the mystery of who is responsible if she wants to survive the ordeal.
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    9th:

    Riverdale: Season 4 (TV / CW) - The new season will premiere with a tribute to Luke Perry, with a guest appearance from Shannen Doherty. Molly Ringwald will have a larger role this season, and Dawson's Creek actor Kerr Smith will be joining the cast.

    Nancy Drew: Season 1 (TV / CW) - Nancy Drew is getting the Riverdale genre spin in this new series. After 18-year-old Nancy Drew's college plans are put on hold, she finds herself involved in a ghostly mystery when she and her four friends are witnesses (and suspects) to a murder, and team up to find the person responsible.

    10th:

    Supernatural: Season 15 (TV / CW) - The epic journey of the Winchester brothers come to a close as Supernatural enters its final season. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) have battled demons and angels, mythical creatures and monsters, in a seemingly unending quest to save the world. But in the final battle of the show’s 14th season, they face off against God Himself (Rob Benedict), refusing to kill their surrogate nephilim son Jack (Alexander Calvert), and thus bringing about God’s decision to end this reality once and for all...
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    11th:



    The Addams Family (theatrical) - Get ready to snap your fingers! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, the Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor.

    Mary (VOD / Blu-ray + DVD on November 26th) - David (Academy Award Winner Gary Oldman) is a struggling blue-collar captain looking to make a better life for his family. Strangely drawn to an abandoned ship that is up for auction, David impulsively buys the boat, believing it will be his family’s ticket to happiness and prosperity. But soon after they embark on their maiden journey, strange and frightening events begin to terrorize David and his family, causing them to turn on one another and doubt their own sanity. With tensions high, the ship drifts off course, and it becomes horrifyingly clear that they are being lured to an even greater evil out at sea.

    Along Came The Devil 2 (VOD) - Jordan (Laura Slade Wiggins) has always been very protective of her baby sister, Ashley, who has been staying with their Aunt Tanya, while Jordan is away in college. When she receives an unsettling voicemail from her aunt, telling her to come home, Jordan becomes very concerned. She arrives in her old hometown only to be greeted by her estranged father and the town’s Reverend Michael (Academy Award Nominated Bruce Davison). Her aunt and sister have mysteriously disappeared and no one seems to have any answers. Jordan is determined to find out what happened to them and discovers a very dark, demonic secret along the way.

    15th:

    The Purge: Season 2 (TV / USA) - Based on the hit movie franchise, THE PURGE revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Season 2 explores how a single Purge night affects the lives of four interconnected characters over the course of the ensuing year, all inevitably leading up to the next Purge. Premiering this fall on USA Network, the second season of the anthology series opens on Purge night but dives deeper than ever before in to what the Purge world looks like the other 364 days of the year.
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    One Night In October (DVD) - On the eve of Halloween a mysterious force causes strange things to happen to the residents of a small town.

    Gothic Harvest (VOD / DVD on November 5th) - The aristocratic, wealthy France-born Boudine family move to New Orleans in the mid-1800s to make their way in America. Then their beautiful youngest daughter cross paths with the fiancé of the legendary Queen of Louisiana Voodoo, Marie Laveau. They have a baby and try to keep it a secret, but Madame Laveau finds out and decides that the entire family deserves the focus of Laveau's most destructive curse.

    18th:



    Zombieland 2: Double Tap (theatrical) - A decade after Zombieland became a hit film and a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited with director Ruben Fleischer for Zombieland 2: Double Tap. In the sequel, through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, these four slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.
    Discussion Thread

    The Lighthouse (limited theatrical) - From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
    Discussion Thread

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    Greener Grass (VOD) - In a day-glo-colored, bizarro version of suburbia where adults wear braces on their already-straight teeth, everyone drives golf carts, and children magically turn into golden retrievers, soccer moms and best friends Jill (Jocelyn DeBoer) and Lisa (Dawn Luebbe) are locked in a passive aggressive battle-of-the-wills that takes a turn into the sinister when Lisa begins systematically taking over every aspect of Jill’s life—starting with her newborn daughter. Meanwhile, a psycho yoga teacher killer is on the loose, Jill’s husband (Beck Bennett) has developed a curious taste for pool water, and Lisa is pregnant with a soccer ball.

    Trick (VOD) - A no-nonsense detective tries to track down a serial killer named Trick, who is terrorizing a small town. From Patrick Lussier and Todd Farmer (Drive Angry, My Bloody Valentine 3D). Stars Tom Atkins, Omar Epps, and Jamie Kennedy.

    Under ConTROLL (VOD) - George Hardy reprises his role as Michael Waits in this semi-sequel to the cult classic Troll 2. During building work in the city of Baden-Baden in 2015, an evil troll who was transformed into stone in the 15th century, is accidentally brought back to life. To prevent being unmasked, the Troll slips into the body of Vanessa Majer. Meanwhile, Vanessa Troll is looking for Charlie, the virgin boyfriend of Vanessa's daughter. The Troll needs his blood to evoke a portal to a magical prison. All he needs now is a the great book of spells.

    20th:

    The Simpsons: Treehouse Of Horror XXX (TV / FOX) - The long running animated series' 30th annual Halloween episode is also the series' 666th episode overall. As usual, there will be three segments, one of them being a spoof of Stranger Things called Danger Things.

    25th:

    Countdown (theatrical)
     
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    UNDATED OCTOBER:

    Are You Afraid Of The Dark? (TV / Nickelodeon)

    Light As A Feather: Season 2.5 (VOD / HULU)

    Into The Dark: Season 2 (VOD / HULU)

    Hell House LLC III: Lake Of Fire (VOD / SHUDDER)
     
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    NOVEMBER:

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    Paradise Hills (VOD) - On an isolated island, Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up to find herself at Paradise Hills, a facility where high-class families send their daughters to become perfect versions of themselves. The facility is run by the mysterious Duchess (Milla Jovovich) where calibrated treatments including etiquette classes, vocal lessons, beauty treatments, gymnastics and restricted diets, revolve all physical and emotional shortcomings within two months. The outspoken Uma finds solace and friendship in other Paradise Hills residents -- Chloe (Danielle McDonald), Yu (Awkwafina) and Mexican popstar Amarna (Eiza Gonzalez). Uma soon realizes that lurking behind all this beauty is a sinister secret. It's a race against the clock as Uma and her friends try to escape Paradise Hills before it consumes them all.

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    Doctor Sleep (theatrical) - Struggling with alcoholism, Dan Torrance remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child. His hope for a peaceful existence soon becomes shattered when he meets Abra, a teen who shares his extrasensory gift of the "shine." Together, they form an unlikely alliance to battle the True Knot, a cult whose members try to feed off the shine of innocents to become immortal.

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    The Lodge (limited theatrical) - A bone-chilling nightmare from the directors of GOODNIGHT MOMMY, THE LODGE follows a family who retreat to their remote winter cabin over the holidays. When the father (Richard Armitage) is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan (IT's Jaeden Martell) and Mia (Lia McHugh) in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace (Riley Keough). Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace’s dark past.



    Little Monsters (UK theatrical) - After a rough breakup, directionless Dave crashes at his sister’s place and spends his days expanding his young nephew’s questionable vocabulary. When an opportunity arises to chaperone an upcoming school excursion alongside the charming and enigmatic teacher Miss Caroline, Dave jumps at the chance to impress her. What he wasn’t anticipating was Teddy McGiggle, an obnoxious children’s television personality who shapes the excursion’s activities. What he was expecting even less was a zombie invasion, which unfolds after an experiment at a nearby military base goes awry. Armed only with the resourcefulness of kindergartners, Dave, Miss Caroline and Teddy must work together to keep the monsters at bay and carve a way out with their guts intact.
     
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    Thanks for doing this, I know I checked your thread last year several times throughout October. Very useful:D
     
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    Natas Is it October yet?

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    Awesome
     
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    Myron Breck BOO!!! Gotcha!

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    Thanks for doing this again, CPT.
     
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    Thanks. I'm sure I always put movies on my list from your topic. I guess I should start looking for those pumpkin beers soon.
     
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    Natas Is it October yet?

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    Cannot fucking wait for pumpkin beers!!!!
     
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    I saw somewhere that they have a Walking Dead whiskey coming out for Halloween. But I want to survive Halloween. That pumpkin moonshine I had last year was very easy and enjoyable to drink compared to a real aged whiskey.
     
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