It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’re all alone. The house is quiet, the lights are dim, and you’re in the mood for a good scare. But where do you turn? You could tour through the back catalog of Netflix, scroll endlessly on Amazon Prime, or stare at your own bored reflection on your blank tv screen until it’s time for bed.
But there’s somewhere you haven’t looked yet. HBO Max.
Stop scrolling, my friend. Nightmare on Film Street has got you covered with some spine-chilling horror flicks that will leave you quivering in your boots. Here are 10 great horror movies streaming on HBO MAX that you don’t want to miss.
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Green Room (2015)
When a punk band witnesses a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar, they become trapped and hunted by the angry, violent patrons. It’s a tense, claustrophobic thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Plus, it stars the late, great Anton Yelchin in one of his final roles.
Jeremy Irons plays a pair of identical twin gynecologists who become obsessed with a patient and spiral into madness. It’s a disturbing, surreal psychological horror film that will make you question your own sanity. Plus, it’s directed by David Cronenberg, the master of body horror. (Also, a great way to refresh yourself on the plot before checking out Rachel Weisz in the Dead Ringers tv series landing on Amazon Prime April 21st!)
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
If you’re in the mood for some classic ’80s slasher fun, My Bloody Valentine is the way to go. A murderer in a mining suit terrorizes a small Canadian town on Valentine’s Day, and the body count rises as the holiday approaches. It’s cheesy, bloody, and a whole lot of fun.
This Japanese horror film is a surreal, psychedelic trip that defies explanation. A group of schoolgirls visit a haunted house, and things get weird – really weird. It’s a visually stunning, bizarre movie that will leave you scratching your head and questioning your own reality.
The Hunger (1983)
Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie play a pair of immortal vampires who crave human blood and seduce their prey with their beauty and charm. It’s a stylish, sensual horror film that oozes with atmosphere and eroticism.
A wife and mistress conspire to murder their abusive husband, but things don’t go as planned. It’s a twisty, suspenseful thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. Plus, it’s a classic French film noir that has inspired countless imitators. See how many you can come up with while you watch!
Before he made Pan’s Labyrinth and The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro directed this stylish vampire movie. An antique dealer discovers a device that promises eternal life, but at a terrible cost. It’s a haunting, visually stunning film that explores the price of immortality.
The Faculty (1998)
This ’90s teen horror movie follows a group of high school students who discover that their teachers are actually aliens who want to take over the world. It’s a fun, campy movie that’s perfect for a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Come for the aliens, stay for the haircuts.
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Susan Sarandon play three women who inadvertently summon a devilish, charming man (played by Jack Nicholson) who seduces them and causes chaos in their small town. It’s a darkly comedic, sexy horror film that’s a blast to watch.
This recent horror movie is not for the faint of heart. Toni Collette plays a mother who discovers that her family has a dark, twisted history that threatens to destroy them all. It’s a slow-burning, intense film that will leave you shaken for days.
So there you have it – 10 great horror movies streaming on HBO MAX that will satisfy your cravings for scares and thrills. Whether you’re in the mood for classic slashers, surreal mind-benders, or intense psychological horror, these films have got you covered. Just don’t blame us if you can’t sleep at night.