2017 Horror Watchlist

Promising 2017 horror films
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1.
It Comes at Night (2017)
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Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge. (91 mins.)
 
2.
Camera Obscura (2017)
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A veteran war photographer with PTSD sees imminent deaths in his developed photos, questioning his already fragile sanity and putting the lives of those he loves in danger. (95 mins.)
Director: Aaron B. Koontz
 
3.
Blood Feast (2016)
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Fuad Ramses and his family have moved from the United States to France, where they run an American diner... (90 mins.)
Director: Marcel Walz
 
4.
Occupants (2015)
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A documentarian named Annie has roped her husband into a project that involves setting up cameras throughout their house. Complications arise when the cameras start showing that same couple in an alternate universe. (81 mins.)
Director: Russ Emanuel
 
5.
Berlin Syndrome (2017)
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A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave. (116 mins.)
Director: Cate Shortland
 
6.
Another Evil (2016)
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After encountering a ghost in his family's vacation home, Dan a modern artist and his wife Mary hire... (90 mins.)
Director: Carson D. Mell
 
7.
Hounds of Love (2016)
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Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Ben Young
 
8.
Black Butterfly (2017)
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Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer... (93 mins.)
Director: Brian Goodman
 
9.
The Night Before (2017)
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On the night before Halloween, a single mother and her daughter are taken captive in a strange home. (81 mins.)
Director: Brett Bentman
 
10.
The Void (2016)
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Shortly after delivering a patient to an understaffed hospital, a police officer experiences strange and violent occurrences seemingly linked to a group of mysterious hooded figures. (90 mins.)
 
11.
Colossal (2016)
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Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon. (109 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
 
12.
The Eyes (2017)
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6 strangers are kidnapped and through governmental technology have proof they have all killed before and are told 5 will die this night, one may walk, and the six have 2 hours to decide who gets to live. (95 mins.)
Director: Robbie Bryan
 
13.
A Dark Song (2016)
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A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want. (100 mins.)
Director: Liam Gavin
 
14.
Grave (2016)
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When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. (99 mins.)
Director: Julia Ducournau
 
15.
Personal Shopper (2016)
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A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message. (105 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
 
16.
The Devil's Candy (2015)
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A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale. (79 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
 
17.
The Belko Experiment (2016)
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In a twisted social experiment, eighty Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed. (89 mins.)
Director: Greg McLean
 
18.
Prevenge (2016)
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Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way. (88 mins.)
Director: Alice Lowe
 
19.
Dig Two Graves (2014)
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After her brother's tragic death a young girl meets three men who claim they can bring her brother back to life. (85 mins.)
Director: Hunter Adams
 
20.
Here Alone (2016)
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A young woman struggles to survive on her own in the wake of a mysterious epidemic that has killed much of society, and forced her deep into the unforgiving wilderness. (98 mins.)
Director: Rod Blackhurst
 
21.
Holy Terror (2017)
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Believing their deceased son isn't at peace, Molly and Tom ask a medium to make contact. But after they invite a vengeful demon to cross over, the couple must enlist the help of a disgraced priest to attempt a dangerous exorcism. (77 mins.)
Director: Rich Mallery
 
22.
February (2015)
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Two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break. (93 mins.)
Director: Osgood Perkins
 
23.
Córki dancingu (2015)
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In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city. (92 mins.)
 
24.
Don't Hang Up (2016)
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An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them...with deadly consequences. (83 mins.)
 
25.
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem. (146 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
 
26.
Get Out (2017)
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It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Peele
 
27.
VooDoo (2017)
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When Dani, an innocent southern girl, vacations to Los Angeles to evade her increasingly complicated life, she learns that escaping her past isn't as easy as she hoped. (83 mins.)
Director: Tom Costabile
 
28.
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017)
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DETENTION SUCKS BUT IT'S KILLER FUN: It's four years later, and a new group of students has been placed... (100 mins.)
Director: Ben Browder
 
29.
Split (2016)
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Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th. (117 mins.)
 
30.
Cut Shoot Kill (2017)
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Serena Brooks, an ambitious young actress, signs on as the star of a horror film with a crew of backwoods... (98 mins.)
Director: Michael Walker
 
31.
Among Us (2017)
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After the mysterious death of their young son, a couple desperately flees to a remote lake house to escape the unrelenting haunting following them only to discover the mysterious entity is still very much a part of their lives. (91 mins.)
Director: Gary King
 
32.
Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh (2014)
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THREE TEARS ON BLOODSTAINED FLESH is a modern, Midwesternized spin on the Giallo. This is the tale of Dominic...
Director: Jakob Bilinski
 
33.
Annabelle: Creation (2017)
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12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they soon become the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle. (109 mins.)
 
34.
Union Furnace (2015)
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A petty car thief in a small Southern Ohio town gets involved in an underground game of life and death. (89 mins.)
 
35.
The Monster Project (2017)
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A recovering drug addict takes a job with a documentary crew who plans to interview three subjects who claim to be real life monsters. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Mathieu
 
36.
Death Note (2017)
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A high school student named, Light Turner, discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals. (101 mins.)
Director: Adam Wingard
 
37.
Ghost House (2017)
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A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House. (89 mins.)
Director: Rich Ragsdale
 
38.
Killing Ground (2016)
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A couples' camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime. (88 mins.)
Director: Damien Power
 
39.
Jackals (2017)
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Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back. (85 mins.)
Director: Kevin Greutert
 
40.
The Vault (2017)
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Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. But this is no ordinary bank. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan Bush
 
41.
Temple (2017)
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Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare. (78 mins.)
Director: Michael Barrett
 
42.
Friend Request (2016)
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A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast's online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends. (92 mins.)
Director: Simon Verhoeven
 
43.
Mother! (2017)
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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (121 mins.)
 
44.
It (2017)
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A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. (135 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
 
45.
Welcome to Willits (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Deep in the Northern California woods, in the heart of the notorious Emerald Triangle, lies a remote cabin... (84 mins.)
Director: Trevor Ryan
 
46.
Flatliners (2017)
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Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. (110 mins.)
 
47.
Don't Sleep (2017)
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After moving into a cottage together, two young lovers confront the horrors of a forgotten childhood. (101 mins.)
Director: Rick Bieber
 
48.
The Houses October Built 2 (2017)
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Recovering from the trauma of being kidnapped last Halloween by the Blue Skeleton - a group who take "extreme haunt" to another level... (101 mins.)
Director: Bobby Roe
 
49.
Tenemos la carne (2016)
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After wandering a ruined city for years in search of food and shelter, two siblings find their way into one of the last remaining buildings. Inside, they find a man who will make them a dangerous offer to survive the outside world. (79 mins.)
 
50.
The Babysitter (2017)
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The events of one evening take an unexpected turn for the worst for a young boy trying to spy on his babysitter. (85 mins.)
Director: McG
 
51.
Happy Death Day (2017)
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A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity. (96 mins.)
 
52.
Life (2017)
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A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth. (104 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
 
53.
The Limehouse Golem (2016)
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A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible. (109 mins.)
 
54.
Mayhem (2017)
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A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses. (86 mins.)
Director: Joe Lynch
 
55.
Tragedy Girls (2017)
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A twist on the slasher genre, following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as modern horror legends. (98 mins.)
Director: Tyler MacIntyre