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Frigid Frights: 10 Wintery Horror Movies that will Give You the Chills!

Are you looking for a night of thrills and chills? Look no further than this list of wintery paranormal horror movies that are sure to send shivers down your spine. From classic films like The Shining to more recent releases like The Lodge, this collection of films will keep you on the edge of your seat. So grab a blanket and some popcorn and get ready to be spooked!


1. The Shining, 1980

Jack Nicholson’s iconic performance as a haunted hotel’s caretaker in The Shining will have you shivering in your seat. Stanley Kubrick’s iconic use of cinematography and editing will have you questioning every shadow and every sound. If you’re looking for a classic horror film to keep you up at night, The Shining is the perfect choice.


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2. The Thing, 1982


The Thing is a classic sci-fi horror film set in an Antarctic research station. Isolation and paranoia abound as the crew tries to uncover the truth about a mysterious creature that has infiltrated the station. With its claustrophobic atmosphere and intense special effects, The Thing is sure to give you chills.


3. The Ritual, 2017

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The Ritual is a recent horror film about a group of friends who venture into a Swedish forest and find something lurking in the dark. This film is full of jump scares and creepy atmosphere, and its wintery setting will have you shivering in your seat.


4. The Invisible Man, 1933

This classic horror film is a must-see for any fan of the genre. The Invisible Man follows the story of a scientist who discovers a formula that makes him invisible, only to find out that the formula has some terrifying side effects. If you’re looking for a classic horror movie to watch on a cold winter night, The Invisible Man is the ticket.


5. The Lodge, 2019

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The Lodge is a recent chiller that follows a newly blended family who become snowed-in at a remote lodge. As secrets come to light, the family must deal with a sinister force that is determined to tear them apart. With its tense atmosphere and chilling winter setting, The Lodge is sure to give you the creeps.


6. Crimson Peak, 2015

Crimson Peak is a gothic horror film set in a remote mansion in the English countryside. The film follows the story of a young bride who discovers the dark secrets of her new home. Crimson Peak is an instant modern classic with its eerie atmosphere and stunning visuals.


7. 30 Days of Night, 2007

30 Days of Night is a horror film set in a small Alaskan town. When the town is plunged into darkness for 30 days, vampires take over, leaving the residents to fend for themselves. With its bleak winter setting and intense action sequences, this film is the perfect winter chiller.


8. Misery, 1990

Misery is a classic horror film about a young author who finds himself stranded in the snow. When he is rescued by a mysterious woman, he realizes that she is not who she appears to be and must find a way to escape her clutches. This suspenseful thriller will have you terrified from start to finish.


9. Let the Right One In, 2008


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Let the Right One In is a chilling tale of a young boy’s unusual friendship with an enigmatic girl. With its wintery setting and eerie atmosphere, this Swedish horror film is perfect for a cold winter night.


10. Frozen, 2010

Frozen is a horror film about a group of skiers who become stranded on a ski lift. As the cold weather sets in, the skiers must face off against a mysterious creature that is determined to pick them off one by one. With its intense action sequences and wintery setting, Frozen is a top winter horror pick.


Those are our picks for some wintery horror movies perfect for a cold night! Which will you be watching first? Let us know over on Twitter or in the Nightmare on Film Street Discord!

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