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The Boogeyman (2023)

Every Upcoming Horror Movie in 2023 that Needs to Be on Your Radar

Horror movie aficionados, buckle up! We’re only 3 months down in 2023, and we’ve already been treated to some amazing horror movies in 2023. But we’ve still got a ways to go, and it’s shaping up to be a spine-tingling year for horror enthusiasts! From sequels to requels to brand-new indie releases, there is something for everyone. Here are the upcoming horror movies in 2023 that you need to keep on your radar.

 

 



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Renfield (April 14th)

The tortured aide to his narcissistic boss, Dracula (played by none other than Nicolas Cage),  Renfield (Nicholas Hoult) is forced to procure his master’s prey and do his every bidding. However, after centuries of servitude, he’s ready to see if there’s a life outside the shadow of the Prince of Darkness. This vampire fright is sure to be one of the best horror movies of 2023!

 

 

Evil Dead Rise (April 21st)

A twisted tale of two estranged sisters whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable in this side-street installment of Sam Raimi’s beloved Evil Dead franchise.

 

 

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Beau is Afraid (April 21st)

Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man (Joaquin Phoenix) confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home. This highly anticipated return to genre film from Ari Aster is sure to be a knockout in 2023.

 

 

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Salem’s Lot (April 21st)

Most of the details on this remake are still in the coffin (heh), but we know the gist-  “a writer returns to his hometown and discovers that the residents are being turned into vampires.” With The Conjuring franchise’s Gary Dauberman at the helm, we know we can expect some super terrifying Nosferatu-style vampire terror.

 

 

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Bury The Bride (April 22nd)

Get ready to say “I do” to Spider One’s latest, Bury the Bride. The film promises to take us on a wild ride to a bachelorette party gone wrong. June’s dream weekend quickly turns into a nightmare when her soon-to-be husband and his rowdy crew unexpectedly crash the festivities. This one’s a Tubi original, so you’ll be able to catch it from the comfort of your couch!

 

 

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The Black Demon (April 28th)

In a heart-pounding tale of survival, a family finds themselves in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the notorious Black Demon – a megalodon shark with a score to settle. Stranded on a dilapidated rig in Baja, the family must use all their wits and strength to outsmart the enormous predator and make it out alive. All you had to say was ‘shark’ and I’m there.

 

 

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The Boogeyman (June 2nd)

The Boogeyman haunts the big screen in this adaptation of a Stephen King Short from Host’s Rob Savage. We follow the Harper family, who are still grieving the loss of their mother. Will, a therapist, struggles to cope with his own pain and neglects his daughters’ emotional needs. As the family’s suffering grows, a desperate patient seeks their help and unwittingly unleashes the terrifying entity.

 

 

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The Blackening (June 16th)

This meta-horror centers around a group of black friends who embark on a weekend getaway in a remote cabin. However, their peaceful retreat is quickly shattered when they come face to face with a terrifying killer.

 

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Insidious: The Red Door (July 7th)

This promising bone-chiller follows Josh Lambert (Patrick Wilson, who also directs this installment) and his son as they venture east for a new chapter in their lives. But what begins as an exciting new journey takes a harrowing turn when the demons of films past come back to terrorize them. *cue terrifying violin sound*

 

 

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The Haunted Mansion (July 28th)

When a family moves into a mysterious mansion in New Orleans, they soon realize they are not alone. Luckily, a priest, professor, and paranormal investigator come to their aid in this thrilling tale of supernatural encounters. Inspired by the phenomenal ‘Haunted Mansion’ dark ride at Disney Land, this family-friendly spook boasts a killer cast including LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jared Leto.

 

 

Talk to Me (July 28th)

A spine-chilling tale of supernatural curiosity gone awry, Talk to Me introduces a group of friends who stumble upon a mysterious embalmed hand with the power to summon spirits. As the thrill of the unknown takes hold, one friend becomes consumed by the temptation to push the boundaries further, leading to a dangerous encounter with the other side. We caught this one out of Sundance (Talk to Me Review) and it’s definitely going to be popping up on ‘Best Horror Movies of 2023‘ lists.

 

 

 

The Meg 2: The Trench (August 4th)

Get ready to dive deep into the (giant) shark-filled ocean with the highly anticipated sequel, Meg 2: The Trench. Directed by the talented Ben Wheatley, this action-packed science fiction film is based on the thrilling 1999 book ‘The Trench’ by Steve Alten. And yes, Jason Statham is returning. No word yet on Pippin.

 

 

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Last Voyage of the Demeter (August 11th)

The film adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula will explore the eerie journey of the crew aboard the Russian schooner Demeter, who were stalked by an unknown presence each night as they transported unmarked wooden crates from Carpathia to London. The ship ultimately arrived in Whitby Harbour as a derelict, with the crew nowhere to be found. With André Øvredal (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, The Autopsy of Jane Doe) in the director’s chair, this one is sure to be terrifying.

 

 

The Nun 2 (September 8th)

In this sequel to The Conjuring spin-off The Nun (say that three times, fast), a priest’s murder in 1956 France sets off a chain of events that brings Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) back into the battle against an emerging evil. The encounter puts her in direct confrontation with a demonic force as she fights to protect those around her.

 

 

The Exorcist (October 13th)

Details are under wraps for this sequel (or maybe Requel?) to the 1973 film about a 12-year-old girl who becomes possessed by a mysterious demonic entity known as Pazuzu, but we do know Ellen Burstyn will her role as Chris MacNeil. The film comes from famed Halloween franchise reviver David Gordon Green, so we’re sure to get a nostalgic-but-modern take.

 

 

Saw X (October 27th)

Directed by Kevin Greutert, Saw X is the upcoming 10th installment of the Saw series of films. It stars Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Synnøve Macody Lund, Steven Brand, and Michael Beach. Penned by franchise regulars Josh Stolberg and Peter Goldfinger, this entry is sure to provide some more sadistic traps for any sinners that have wronged Jigsaw’s cousin’s wife’s ex-daughter-in-law. I joke, but seriously. Don’t cross that man.

 

 

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Thanksgiving (November 17th)

Thanksgiving is the highly anticipated upcoming slasher from Eli Roth, based on Roth’s mock trailer of the same name from Grindhouse (2007). The film stars Addison Rae and Patrick Dempsey. White meat. Dark meat. All will be carved.

 

Get ready to scream your lungs out with these upcoming horror movies in 2023! Which film are you most excited for? Let us know on the hellhole known as Twitter, or in the much more chill Nightmare on Film Street Discord!

 

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