Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

Best New Horror Movies to Watch;-There were plenty of thrills and chills to be enjoyed in last year’s terrifying flicks, including the latest Scream, Terrifier 2, and The Black Phone. But 2023 will be another eerily excellent year for the horror genre, so fans should rest comfortable.

This year will have you peering out from under the covers for months to come, thanks to dark adaptations of beloved children’s books and remakes of popular horror series from the 1970s.Scary movies aren’t just for October for ardent horror fans, which is why we’ve put up a list of the most anticipated ones that are coming out all year. Keep coming back because we’ll be updating this page as soon as new movies are announced and trailers are uploaded on YouTube.

Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

1.M3GAN

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Date of debut: January 6, 2023

What it’s about: If you enjoyed the Child’s Play films or the spooky Black Mirror segment featuring Miley Cyrus and the doll, you’ll enjoy this film. What transpires when a robot-doll becomes a young girl’s new best friend? Nothing positive

2.The Pale Blue Eye

When it debuts: on Netflix on January 6, 2023

What it’s about: In this scary film, Christian Bale plays detective Augustus Landor, who is looking into the murder of a West Point cadet. Augustus enlists the aid of one cadet, a young man by the name of Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Melling) — yes, that Edgar Allan Poe — after realizing that the victim’s other cadets won’t assist him in solving the case.

Harry Melling is most known for his role as the evil Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter films, so it will be exciting to see him in a completely different kind of character.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

3.Snow Falls

Date of debut: January 17, 2023

What’s involved: This Colton Tran-directed horror film follows five friends who get snowed in at a remote cabin on New Year’s Eve and gradually start to go insane. Aaron Samuels from Mean Girls, played by actor Jonathan Bennett, makes an appearance.

4.Teen Wolf: The Movie

On January 26, 2023, Paramount+ will air the premiere.

What it’s about: The majority of the original Teen Wolf ensemble is back together in this film adaptation of the popular MTV series, which ended in 2017.

Old friends and allies reunite to battle a terrible foe as a new evil rises in Beacon Hills.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

5.Knock at the Cabin

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Date of debut: February 3, 2023

What it’s about: A family of three on vacation, going about their business, is suddenly kidnapped by a group of four mystery strangers. They contend that the family must decide how to avert the end of the world.

This 2018 novel by Paul Tremblay, The Cabin at the End of the World, served as the inspiration for the M. Night Shyamalan-helmed film, which stars Rupert Grint as Harry Potter.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

6.Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey

Date of debut: February 15, 2023

What it’s about: In this slasher film featuring the characters from the Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet are NOT your friends.

They feel abandoned and swiftly turn violent once Christopher Robin (Nikolai Leon) leaves his boyhood mates to attend college. When Christopher eventually makes his way back to the forest to meet his old pals and introduce them to his new bride, their rampage reaches a new peak.

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7.Cocaine Bear

Date of debut: February 24, 2023

What it’s about: Is there anything more terrifying than going up against a bear? encountering a cocaine-high, “out-of-it-mind,” bear in person.

This horror-comedy, which is based on a true event (yes, really! ), tells the tale of a bear who goes on a killing rampage while high on cocaine.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

8.Scream VI

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Date of debut: March 10, 2023

What’s involved: This sixth part, a sequel to the 2022 big hit Scream, follows the four survivors as they leave the made-up village of Woodsboro and move to New York City. Naturally, they are unable to escape Ghostface’s grasp.

Jenna Ortega, who starred in Wednesday, reprises her role as Tara, and Hayden Panettiere, who played Kirby in Scream 4, return to the franchise. Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), the much-loved “final girl” of the series, will sadly not be making a comeback owing to pay-related issues.

The latest trailer shows the survivors riding in a crowded subway vehicle on Halloween night as Ghostface follows them to Manhattan. It’s almost simple to overlook the masked villain because practically everyone is dressed in costume, but then they attack.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

9.Renfield

Date of debut: April 14, 2023

What’s involved: Remember when pictures of Nicolas Cage wandering around New Orleans in a Dracula costume caused the entire internet to go crazy? It was for this movie, I suppose.

Renfield is Dracula’s henchman, for those who are unfamiliar with Bram Stoker’s 1931 Universal classic or the original Dracula story by the author.

In the horror-comedy Renfield, Nicholas Hoult plays Renfield, who quits his job working for Dracula (Nicolas Cage) after falling in love with Rebecca Quincy, a traffic cop (Awkwafina).

10.Evil Dead Rise

Date of debut: April 21, 2023

What it’s about: The fifth entry in the Evil Dead series, this film follows two estranged sisters whose reunion is thwarted when they must fight the evil Deadites.

11.The Haunted Mansion

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Date of debut: August 11, 2023

What it’s about: This film is excellent for those who enjoy the occasional scare but aren’t huge fans of horror. It draws its inspiration from the eponymous vintage ride at Disney Parks.

The story of this movie, which is set in New Orleans, centers on a single mother and her son who discover their new home is haunted after purchasing an affordable mansion (in this economy!

This film seems to have nothing to do with the Eddie Murphy-led Disney film The Haunted Mansion from 2003. However, you can watch that movie right now on Disney+ if you want to get into the Halloween mood early.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

12.The Exorcist

Date of debut: October 13, 2023

What it’s about: A new sequel to The Exorcist, which debuted in theaters fifty years ago, is entering the franchise. According to Bloody Disgusting, this particular movie will be a direct sequel to the classic from 1973.

After a 12-year-old child is possessed by a demon, her mother desperately seeks to contact someone who has experienced anything similar.

13.Salem’s Lot

When it debuts: TBD in 2023

Salem’s Lot, which is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, tells the story of a New England hamlet that is taken over by vampires. To defend the town, a novelist teams up with a motley crew of misfits and bloodthirsty baddies.

In 1979, the book was turned into a TV miniseries; this current adaptation will be a full-length film.Top 14 Best New Horror Movies to Watch in 2023

14.The Strangers

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When it debuts: TBD in 2023

What it’s about: This remake of the terrifying 2008 thriller with the same name stars Madelaine Petsch from Riverdale. (A sequel called The Strangers: Prey at Night debuted in 2018 and featured Bailee Madison from Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.)

Three masked strangers chase a young couple who are forced to stop at a remote AirBnB in Oregon.

This movie is allegedly the first in a new trilogy, according to Fangoria.

FAQs

  • What scary movie is coming out 2023?

Two sisters find themselves against this immaterial evil in the plot of the movie Evil Dead Rise. The movie is anticipated to release on April 21, 2023.

  • What are the big 3 horror movies?

The top three major original horror films have been continuously viewed by audiences. The legendary films Halloween (1978), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), and Scream (1996) have all enjoyed enduring popularity, particularly in October.