7 Halloween Special Movie Releases You Should Lookout For This October!

Halloween is one of the most awaited festivals of October. In most of the countries Halloween is celebrated on 31st October. This day is dedicated to the dead including saints and martyrs. The exciting part of this extravaganza is that everyone participates in activities like attending Halloween costume parties, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories and watching horror films.

Here’s a list of Horror movies releasing in October, 2016. Pick your poison and have a Happy Halloween!

Movie: Under the Shadow


Director: Babak Anvari

Narges Rashidi
Bobby Naderi
Avin Manshadi
Ray Haratian
Hamidreza Djavdan
Soussan Farrokhnia

Screen Writer: Babak Anvari

Companies: Vertical Entertainment

Category: Horror, Thriller

Release date: Friday October 7, 2016

Story Line:

The story revolves around Shideh and her family tragedies which happened during the Iran-Iraq war, a period known as The War of the Cities. Followed by a list of events which leads her to  believe in supernatural forces,  Shideh has no choice but to confront these forces if she wants to save her daughter and herself.

Movie: Phantasm- Remastered


Director: Don Coscarelli


A. Michael Baldwin
Angus Scrimm
Bill Thornbury
Reggie Bannister

Companies: Well Go USA

Category: Horror, Suspense

Re- release date: Friday October 7, 2016

Story Line:

Coscarelli’s tale- The Tall Man and his deadly silver Sentinel Spheres. It revolves around a group of small town friends who must come together to stop his dimension-hopping schemes which has captivated and terrified fans around the world who believe in horror and sci-fi.

Movie: Phantasm- Ravager


Director: David Hartman

Cast: Phantasm – Remastered also features the same cast as Phantasm- Ravager.

Companies: Well Go USA

Category: Horror

Release date: Friday October 7, 2016

Story Line:

Don Coscarelli’s claims that his horror/sci-fi Phantasm franchise is now very close to an epic finale. It shows a multi-dimensional battle across multiple timelines, alien planets and altered realities, where no less than the fate of Earth is on the line.

Ravager and Remastered official Trailer-

Movie: Jack Goes Home


Director: Thomas Dekker


Rory Culkin
Lin Shaye
Daveigh Chase
Natasha Lyonne
Louis Hunter
Nikki Reed

Screen Writer: Thomas Dekker

Companies: Momentum Pictures

Category: Horror

Release date:  Friday October 7, 2016

Story Line:

Long buried secrets and lies of family history, parents ,friends and identities awaits Jack . Coping with  early parenthood and and relationships, Jack undergoes major tragedies. Watch the movie to reveal the unrevealed.

Movie: 31


Director: Rob Zombie


Malcolm McDowell
Sheri Moon Zombie
Malcom McDowell
Meg Foster
Elizabeth Daily
Sandra Rosko

Screen Writer: Rob Zombie

Companies: Saban Films

Category: Horror Films,

Release date: Friday October 7, 2016

Story Line: The night before Halloween five carnival workers are kidnapped  and held hostage in a large compound. At the mercy, they are forced to play a insane game or life or death called 31. The next 12 hours will decide their fate, they must fight for their lives against an endless parade of homicidal maniacs.

Here’s our exclusive pre- release coverage on Horror-Of-Horrors, Rob Zombie’s 31 Is A Clown Nightmare!

Movie: Boo! A Madea Halloween


Director: Tyler Perry


Tyler Perry
Bella Thorne
Cassi Davis
Patrice Lovely
Andre Hall
Yousef Erakat

Screen Writer: Tyler Perry

Companies: Lionsgate

Category: Comedy, Halloween special

Release date: Friday October 21, 2016

Story Line:

Madea attends a Halloween party where a series of funny incidents take place apart from the usual scary ones. Sh spends her Halloween fending off killers, paranormal, ghosts, and zombies while keeping an eye on a group of teens who are up for some mischief.

Movie: Ouija Origin of Evil


Director: Mike Flanagan


Annalise Basso
Henry Thomas
Doug Jones
Elizabeth Reaser
Lin Shaye
Alexis G. Zall

Screen Writer: Jeff Howard , Mike Flanagan

Companies: Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, Platinum Dunes

Category:  Horror, Thriller, Sequel

Release date: Friday, October 21, 2016

Story Line:

The story line revolves around a group of friends who must fight their fears after they unleashed an evil form the other side. They have the power to send him back but only after they fight their own fears.

Movie: The Windmill


Director: Nick Jongerius


Charlotte Beaumont
Bart Klever
Patrick Baladi
Ben Batt
Fiona Hampton
Tanroh Ishida

Screen Writer: Suzy Quid ,Chris W. Mitchell

Companies: XLrator Media

Category:  Horror, Suspense

Release date: Friday, October 28, 2016

Story Line:

A group of tourist who on their way to Dutch countryside are forced to take shelter in a barn when their bus breaks down. The barn has a sinister windmill where a worshiping miller used to ground bones of locals instead of grains. Mysterious disappearance of the group members make them impatient in search of the truth which might mark them all for doom.