The following table shows the theatrical, Video on Demand, and BluRay/DVD release dates for upcoming horror movies over the next 2 years (highly anticipated releases in bold).

MovieDirectorUS ReleaseFormatComments
The Belko Experiment Greg McLean3/17/2017TheatricalAction Horror about a group of American expatriates living in Brazil who find themselves trapped in their workplace where they are forced to kill each other or be killed themselves.
LifeDaniel Espinosa3/24/2017TheatricalAn international crew discovers life on Mars. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rebecca Ferguson.
Dig Two GravesHunter Adams3/24/2017VODA young girl's obsession with her brother's disappearance leads her on a nightmarish journey.
Keep WatchingSean Carter3/24/2017VODA family are forced to play a life and death game by a group of intruders who break into their home.
The Blackcoat's DaughterOz Perkins3/31/2017TheatricalLong awaited theatrical release of Oz Perkins' directorial debut. Initial reviews have been positive.
SplitM. Night Shyamalan4/18/2017DVDDVD release of the well reviewed Shyamalan film about a group of girls who are kidnapped by a man with 23 distinct personalities.
The Bye Bye ManStacy Title4/25/2017DVDThree friends discover the origins of a mysterious figure who causes people to commit unspeakable acts. Received atrocious reviews upon theatrical release.
The Girl with All the GiftsColm McCarthy4/25/2017DVDDVD release of the well reviewed zombie horror/drama.
Underworld: Blood WarsAnna Foerster4/25/2017DVDContinuation of the Underworld saga.
Voice from the StoneEric D. Howell4/28/2017VODEmilia Clarke stars in this supernatural thriller about a nurse who moves into a massive stone manor in order to help a troubled boy who has lost the ability to speak.
RuptureSteven Shainberg4/28/2017VODSci-fi thriller about a young woman, played by Noomi Rapace, who is abducted by a mysterious organisation. Largely negative reviews upon UK release.
Dead AwakePhillip Guzman5/12/2017VODA young woman and her friends is stalked by a demon that manifests through sleep paralysis. Stars Jocelin Donahue of The House of the Devil.
Alien: CovenantRidley Scott5/19/2017TheatricalPrometheus sequel with Michael Fassbender & Noomi Rapace returning.
XXVarious5/23/2017DVDDVD release of the horror anthology with segments written and directed by women.
It Comes at NightTrey Edward Shults6/9/2017TheatricalA father will stop at nothing to protect his wife and son from a malevolent entity terrorizing their home. To star Joel Edgerton.
The MummyAlex Kurtzman6/9/2017TheatricalPart of Universals "Monster Universe". This reboot takes place in present day and will star Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe.
Halloween: The Night Evil DiedKohl V. Bladen and Jeffrey Moore6/23/2017VODFan film that will bring back Tony Moran who played Mike Myers in the original 1978 film.
47 Meters DownJohannes Roberts6/23/2017TheatricalOriginally titled In The Deep, Two sisters find themselves trapped in an observation cage with great white sharks circling the area. From the director of The Other Side of the Door.
OkjaJoon Ho Bong6/28/2017VOD (Netflix)Snowpiercer director Joon Ho Bong's next film will have a star studded cast including Tilda Swinton,
Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano.
Amityville: The AwakeningFranck Khalfoun6/30/2017TheatricalAnother remake of The Amityville Horror. Suffered numerous production delays and release date changes.
Wish UponJohn Leonetti7/14/2017TheatricalA 16 year old misfit discovers a magical box that fulfills her every wish but requires a deadly payment in return.
The Dark TowerNikolaj Arcel7/28/2017TheatricalMovie adaptation based on Stephen King's The Dark Tower series. Serves as a sequel of sorts with events kicking off after the ending of the final book. Matthew Mcconaughey and Idris Elba confirmed as leads.
Annabelle 2David F. Sandberg8/11/2017TheatricalA prequel to Annabelle that explains the doll's dark origins.
PolaroidLars Klevberg8/25/2017VODA high school loner discovers a polaroid camera that leads to the violent deaths of people who are snapped by it.
Death NoteAdam Wingard8/25/2017VOD (Netflix)Live action adaptation of the Death Note manga about a student who discovers a supernatural notebook which allows him to kill anyone.
Sky SharksMarc Fehse9/1/2017VODOver the top horror/comedy in the vein of Sharknado.
ItAndrés Muschietti9/8/2017TheatricalRemake of Stephen King's It. Will be split into two parts and will be directed by Mama director Andrés Muschietti.
Flatliners Niels Arden Oplev9/29/2017TheatricalRemake of the classic 1990 film. To star Ellen Page and Nina Dobrev.
Cult of ChuckyDon Mancini10/20/2017VOD & DVDFiona Dourif will return as Nica Pierce for the seventh installment of the Child's Play Franchise set for release in late 2017.
Insidious: Chapter 4 Adam Robitel10/20/2017TheatricalLin Shaye will reprise her role as Elise Rainier while other cast members are unknown at this stage.
Saw: LegacyMichael and Peter Spierig10/27/2017TheatricalPredestination directors Michael and Peter Spierig will helm the latest film in the Saw franchise. Tobin Bell rumored to return as Jigsaw.
God ParticleJulius Onah10/27/2017TheatricalRumored to be the untitled Cloverfield prequel. Takes place on board a space ship where a shocking discovery leads to a team of astronauts fighting for their lives.
He's Out ThereDennis Iliadis12/1/2017TheatricalA mother and daughter fight for survival when confronted by a psychopath at their remote vacation home. From the director of 2009's The Last House on the Left remake.
CadaverDiederik Van Rooijen2/2/2018TheatricalA police officer taking a rehab assignment at the city morgue most confront an evil entity that has possessed one of the corpses.
The PredatorShane Black2/9/2018TheatricalLittle known about the plot at this stage however it is more likely to be a sequel rather than a reboot. To be directed and co-written by Shane Black of Iron Man 3 and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang fame.
The Wolf ManUnknown4/13/2018TheatricalRemake of the original 1941 film. No director or stars confirmed as yet although The Rock is rumored to be in line for the title role.
The Invisible ManUnknown4/13/2018TheatricalJohnny Depp will star in this horror remake.
RampageBrad Peyton4/20/2018TheatricalDwayne Johnson must save the world from three marauding monsters in this movie based on the 1980s video game of the same name.
SlendermanSylvain White5/18/2018TheatricalA horror movie based on the internet meme of Slenderman.
AbruptioEvan Marlowe5/31/2018TheatricalA man must commit various crimes in order to stay alive after an explosive device is implanted in his neck.
Legend of Dark RiderTitus Paar8/9/2018TheatricalHorror fantasy about a man known as Dark Rider, a savage brute who walks the wasteland with no memory of his past.
MegJon Turteltaub8/10/2018TheatricalJason Statham attempts to rescue the crew of a submarine being stalked by a giant 70 foot sea creature.
Goosebumps 2Rob Letterman9/21/2018TheatricalSequel to the commercially successful 2015 film. Rob Letterman likely to return as director.
The Return of the Killer Klowns from Outer Space in 3DStephen Chiodo9/28/2018TheatricalSequel to the cult classic Killer Clowns from Outer Space.
HalloweenDavid Gordon Green10/18/2018TheatricalThe next installment in the Halloween franchise will likely be more of a sequel than a remake.
Godzilla: King of MonstersMichael Dougherty3/22/2019TheatricalTo be directed by Michael Dougherty of Krampus and Trick 'r Treat fame. Kyle Chandler & Vera Farmiga to star.
Hellraiser: JudgmentGary J. TunnicliffeTBD (2017)VOD & DVDThe 10th installment in the horror franchise.
Death HouseB. Harrison SmithTBD (2017)TheatricalTwo federal agents fight their way through a secret prison known as Death House. The movie will feature several iconic horror movie actors including Robert Englund, Danny Trejo, Michael Berryman and Kane Hodder.
Rock Paper DeadTom HollandTBD (2017)TheatricalTells the story of Peter “The Doll Maker” Harris who returns to his home town "cured" after a lengthy stay in a mental institution. Directed by Tom Holland of Fright Night and Child's Play.
We're WolvesJemaine Clement, Taika WaititiTBD (2017)TheatricalSequel to the wildly popular horror/comedy What We Do In The Shadows.
Mom and DadBrian TaylorTBD (2017)TheatricalAdults mysteriously begin to turn on their children in this horror/thriller starring Nic Cage and Selma Blair.
HostileMathieu TuriTBD (2017)TheatricalA girl, Juliette, struggles to survive following a worldwide epidemic that has killed much of the population.
DeliriumDennis IliadisTBD (2017)VODA man recently released from a mental institution comes to believe the house he has inherited from his parents is haunted. Stars Topher Grace.
My Friend DahmerMarc MeyersTBD (2017)TheatricalA look at the teenage years of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. Stars Anne Heche.
Welcome to WillitsTrevor RyanTBD (2017)TheatricalLocal residents in a small town struggle to fight off repeated attacks from mysterious invaders.
Creep 2Patrick BriceTBD (2017)VODPart 2 of the Creep trilogy. Mark Duplass will return.
The BabysitterMcGTBD (2017)VOD (Netflix)Horror/comedy about a boy who discovers the babysitter he has a crush on is actually a serial killer.
Children of the Corn: RunawayJohn GulagerTBD (2017)DVDThe tenth installment of the franchise involves Ruth, a young pregnant woman on the run from a murderous child cult.
The Ice Cream TruckMegan Freels JohnstonTBD (2017)VODHorror comedy about a young woman who moves back to her home town where she discovers the local ice cream truck man is a serial killer.
The Black RoomRolfe KanefskyTBD (2017)TheatricalA young couple move into a new house where they discover a dark secret behind a black room in the cellar.
Lake BodomTaneli MustonenTBD (2017)VODFinnish slasher movie about four campers who travel to Lake Bodom, the site of an unsolved murder more than 50 years ago.
StephanieAkiva GoldsmanTBD (2017)VODCenters on an orphaned young girl with supernatural powers. Stars Frank Grillo and Anna Torv.
ClowntergeistAaron MirtesTBD (2017)VODA girl with a clown phobia must take on a demonic killer clown in order to save her home town.
Tragedy GirlsTyler MacIntyreTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror comedy starring Kevin Durand and Josh Hutcherson
The Shadow WithinTiago MesquitaTBD (2017)TheatricalLindsay Lohan's "comeback" film is a horror/crime about a private investigator who must hide the fact she is a werewolf while simultaneously solving the crime of her uncle's murder.
Little EvilEli CraigTBD (2017)VOD (Netflix)Horror comedy starring Adam Scott and Evangeline Lily.
Patient ZeroStefan RuzowitzkyTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror / fantasy starring Natalie Dormer about a virus that has turned much of humanity into highly intelligent killers.
Gerald's GameMike FlanaganTBD (2017)VOD (Netflix)Based on a Stephen King novel, Gerald's Game is a psychological thriller about a woman who accidentally kills her husband while handcuffed to the bed.
BedeviledAbel Vang, Burlee VangTBD (2017)VODA phone app that brings a users worst fears to reality wreaks havoc on a group of high-school students.
Nightmare Cinema5 directorsTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror anthology consisting of 5 segments.
Cage DiveGerald RascionatoTBD (2017)VODAustralian found-footage shark film.
The Ninth PassengerIan PfaffTBD (2017)VODA group of eight college students embark on a midnight sea voyage that turns to horror when they find themselves being stalked by a mysterious ninth passenger. Starring Jesse Metcalfe.
SavagelandPhil Guidry, Simon Herbert, David WhelanTBD (2017)VODA small town on the border of Arizona and Mexico is mysteriously wiped off the map with suspicions falling on the town's sole survivor.
Killing GroundDamien PowerTBD (2017)UnknownLow budget Australian movie that received good reviews at festival screenings. Has been acquired by IFC Midnight and will likely be released later this year.
We Have Always Lived in the CastleStacie PassonTBD (2017)TheatricalFilm adaptation of the 1962 novel by Shirley Jackson. To star Alexandra Daddario, Sebastian Stan, Crispin Glover, and Taissa Farmiga.
MohawkTed GeogheganTBD (2017)UnknownHistorical action / horror movie from the director of We Are Still Here.
Moose JawsKevin SmithTBD (2017)TheatricalThe final installment of Kevin Smith's True North trilogy.
The Night WatchmenMitchell AltieriTBD (2017)UnknownA horror comedy involving killer clowns, zombies, and ghosts.
Trick 'r Treat 2Michael DoughertyTBD (2017)TheatricalSequel to the cult classic horror anthology centered on Halloween.
The VaultDan BushTBD (2017)TheatricalTwo brothers rob a bank however the vault contained within is anything but ordinary. Stars James Franco.
Night of the Living Dead: ReloadedMichael A. IsaacsTBD (2017)TheatricalIndie remake of the classic horror film.
WinchesterMichael and Peter SpierigTBD (2017)TheatricalA woman comes to believe that she is being haunted by the souls of people killed by a Winchester repeating rifle. To star Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke.
LeatherfaceAlexandre Bustillo, Julien MauryTBD (2017)TheatricalThe eighth film of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. Set when Leatherface was a teenager.
Seoul StationSang-ho YeonTBD (2017)UnknownSouth Korean animated zombie film. Received good reviews upon release. International release dates still unknown at this stage.
I Know What You Did Last SummerUnknownTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the 1997 slasher flick. Unknown director but Oculus director Mike Flanagan will write and produce.
SuspiriaLuca GuadagninoTBD (2017)TheatricalRemake of the cult classic 1977 film. Stars Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton.
KusoFlying LotusTBD (2017)UnknownFollows the bizarre events following a massive earthquake in Los Angeles. The grotesque humor allegedly prompted numerous walkouts at the Sundance Film Festival screening.
CynthiaDevon Downs, Kenny GageTBD (2017)TheatricalHorror comedy about the lengths a "perfect" couple will go to have a child.
Jeepers Creepers 3Victor SalvaTBD (2017)TheatricalThe film takes place several years after the first film and follows "Trish" from the first film who is now a rich and powerful woman determined to defeat The Creeper once and for all.
Bed RestBrad ParkerTBD (2017)UnknownHorror movie about a pregnant woman put on bed rest who begins to notice strange events occurring around the house.
CargoBen Howling, Yolanda RamkeTBD (2017)TheatricalAn Australian post apocalyptic thriller about a man trying to save his one year old daughter in the midst of a zombie epidemic. Stars Martin Freeman.
The SandmanDario ArgentoTBD (2017)UnknownAdaptation of the 1816 short story by E.T.A Hoffman. Iggy Pop to star as The Sandman.
Devil's GateClay StaubTBD (2017)UnknownAn FBI agent and local sheriff search for answers after a woman and her young son go missing from the small town of Devil's Gate, North Dakota. Stars Milo Ventimiglia.
The StandJosh BooneTBD (2018)TheatricalPotential 8 part mini series to come before the film (project currently on hold).
Interview With the VampireJosh BooneTBD (2018)TheatricalJosh Boone of The Fault in our Stars to co-write and direct. Jared Leto rumored to play the role of Lestat.
WitchulaMarcus Bradford, Pat KusnadiTBD (2018)TheatricalAction/horror about a witch-vampire hybrid that hunts down a group of college exchange students on a remote island.
An American Werewolf in LondonMax LandisTBD (2018)UnknownRemake of the 1981 classic. To be written and directed by the son of John Landis who directed the original.
The House That Jack BuiltLars von TrierTBD (2018)TheatricalFollows a serial killer over a period of 12 years. To star Matt Dillon and Uma Thurman.
Five Nights at Freddy'sGil KenanTBD (2018)TheatricalMovie adaptation of the popular horror survival video game.
I Saw The DevilSimon Barrett, Adam WingardTBD (2018)TheatricalRemake of the classic South Korean film by the director of The Guest and You're Next.
Aleister ArcaneEli RothTBD (2018)TheatricalHorror comic adaptation starring Jim Carey.
PumpkinheadUnknownTBD (2018)TheatricalReboot of the 80s horror classic about a vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead.
The Third WaveDavid FreyneTBD (2018)TheatricalIrish psychological horror film where Europe has been over-run by a virus that turns humans into zombie-like monsters. Ellen Page will star alongside Sam Keeley.
Jacob's LadderDavid M. RosenthalTBD (2018)TheatricalA modern day re-imagining of the 1990 cult classic.
Little Shop of HorrorsGreg BerlantiTBD (2018)TheatricalRemake of the 1960 cult horror comedy. Will follow the musical format of the 1986 remake.
The NunCorin HardyTBD (2018)TheatricalThe Conjuring 2 spin-off which will focus on the demon nun character.
Friday The 13thBreck EisnerTBD (2018)TheatricalThe 13th installment of the popular horror franchise. There are now doubts about the future of the movie after Paramount pulled the movie from its October 2017 release date.
World War Z 2 David FincherTBD (2018)TheatricalBrad Pitt returns in the sequel to World War Z. David Fincher rumored to be directing. Paramount recently put the movie on hold after removing it from their release schedule.
NosferatuRobert EggersTBD (2018)TheatricalThe Witch director Robert Eggers next film will be a remake of the classic silent horror movie Nosferatu.
The Strangers 2Johannes RobertsTBD (2018)TheatricalA new family are terrorized by the mysterious strangers of the first film. Initially slated for release in December 2016 but has been pushed back due to production delays.
FreakshiftBen WheatleyTBD (2018)TheatricalAlicia Vikander to star in this action thriller about a group of misfits who hunt nocturnal underground monsters.
BreedKaryn KusamaTBD (2018)TheatricalBased on the novel by Chase Novak, a wealthy couple travel to a fertility clinic in Eastern Europe in a last ditch attempt to have children.
Inherit The EarthMike FlanaganTBD (2018)TheatricalBased on the comic Zombies vs. Robots, a robot must protect a young girl during a zombie apocalypse. Mike Flanagan of Hush, Oculus, and Ouija: Origin of Evil to write and direct.
Mama 2Dennis Widmyer, Kevin KolschTBD (2018)TheatricalJessica Chastain won't return in the sequel to the 2013 box office hit.
Cold PreyUnknownTBD (2018)VODAmerican remake of the 2006 Norwegian slasher by WWE Studios.
OverlordJulius AveryTBD (2018)TheatricalThis J.J. Abrams produced horror movie takes place during World War 2 and follows two paratroopers shot down over Normandy who uncover a sinister Nazi experiment.
Tremors 6Don Michael PaulTBD (2018)VODThe latest installment in the Tremors franchise will pick up where Tremors 5 left. Michael Gross and Jamie Kennedy will return.
Beyond The Green InfernoNicolas LopezTBD (2018)VODSequel to Eli Roth's The Green Inferno
Lights Out 2David F. SandbergTBD (2018)TheatricalDavid F. Sandberg will return to direct the sequel to the 2016 horror hit.
JekyllRuben FleischerTBD (2018)TheatricalFollows a modern day descendant of Dr. Jekyll who begins to show his trademark split personality. To star Chris Evans.
Re-Animator: EvolutionSerge LevinTBD (2018)TheatricalA modern rendition of Re-Animator that will be much darker and more grounded in science than the original
HauntedJuan Carlos FresnadilloTBD (2018)TheatricalProduced by Steven Spielberg, an adaptation of the classic book Turn of the Screw.
The BlobSimon WestTBD (2018)TheatricalSamuel L. Jackson to star in the remake of this 1958 classic.
Hold The DarkJeremy SaulnierTBD (2018)VOD (Netflix)An adaptation of the 2014 novel about a hunter who must track down a boy taken by a pack of wolves.
Alien 5Neill BlomkampTBD (2018)TheatricalSigourney Weaver to reprise her role as Ripley in the 5th installment of the franchise (production currently on hold).
The Purge 4James DeMonacoTBD (2018)TheatricalThe 4th installment of the franchise will likely be a prequel focuses on how the new founding fathers came to power.
Train to Busan
(English Remake)
UnknownTBD (2019)TheatricalFrench studio Gaumont will be remaking the South Korean hit film. Few details are known yet however it will be set in the US.
Untitled Wizard of Oz MovieUnknownTBD (2019)UnknownDetails are few at this stage however New Line Cinema have acquired the rights to a horror movie that takes place in the Wizard of Oz world.
Van HelsingUnknownTBD (2019)TheatricalNo director or stars attached however it will likely be set in present times.
Gremlins 3UnknownTBD (2019)TheatricalLittle is known about the project at this stage although filmmaker Chris Columbus is reported to be "aggressively" working on the film.
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