Horror Movies And TV Shows© The Orphanage/IMDb

Spine-Chilling Horror Movies And TV Shows To Watch On Halloween

Halloween, the spookiest time of the year, is just around the corner. And, it’s the perfect occassion to cuddle up with a warm cup of pumpkin spice latte and a bowl of candy corn while binge-watching spine-tingling horror movies and TV shows. But with the plethora of options out there, how do you separate the scream-worthy from the scream-inducing?

Fear not, for we’ve compiled a list of the best horror offerings across the globe — from Hollywood to Bollywood — to make your ‘Hallowee-kend’ a bone-chilling delight. So, dim the lights, grab your security blanket, and let’s dive into the macabre world of horror entertainment.

Horror Movies from Hollywood

The Conjuring (2013)

The Conjuring (2013)©IMDb

Kicking off our list is the modern classic that sent shivers down spines worldwide. This paranormal rollercoaster follows the exploits of real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they take on a malevolent spirit. If you’re in the mood for jump scares and a good old-fashioned ghost story, this one’s a must-watch.

Watch it here.

Get Out (2017)

Get Out (2017)©IMDb

Jordan Peele’s masterpiece isn’t just a horror movie; it’s a biting social commentary that keeps you guessing until the end. It’s a thrilling exploration of race and privilege that will leave you with more than just goosebumps.

Watch it here.

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place (2018)©IMDb

John Krasinski directs and stars in this suspenseful tale of a family trying to survive in a world overrun by blind, sound-sensitive creatures. What makes it terrifying is the minimal use of dialogue, which draws you into the world of silence where every creak and whisper becomes deadly.

Watch it here.

Foreign-Language Horror Movies

Train to Busan (2016)

Train to Busan (2016)©IMDb

South Korea delivers a zombie apocalypse like no other. The film’s relentless pace and heartfelt character development make it a must-see. Prepare for your heart to race as you root for the survival of the protagonists on a high-speed train overrun by the undead.

Watch it here.

The Orphanage (2007)

The Orphanage (2007)©IMDb

From Spain, this spine-tingling ghost story takes you on a journey into a long-abandoned orphanage. The suspense, atmosphere, and intricate plot make it a gripping foreign-language horror film that keeps you guessing until the very end.

Watch it here.

Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In (2008)©IMDb

This Swedish gem is a touching vampire story with a spine-chilling twist. It combines elements of romance and horror in a way that few films manage to do. It’s a truly unique experience that’s as tender as it is terrifying.

Watch it here.

Bollywood Horror Movies

Stree (2018)

Stree (2018)©IMDb

Mixing horror and humour, this Indian horror-comedy is a refreshing twist on the genre. The film’s witty social commentary and a hauntingly, enigmatic female spirit will keep you entertained and spooked in equal measure.

Watch it here.

Tumbbad (2018)

Tumbbad (2018)©IMDb

This Hindi-language folk film directed by Rahi Anil Barve, is a visual marvel that transcends the horror genre. It’s a dark fable set in the village of Tumbbad, filled with mythological horror and stunning cinematography. This is one of those rare horror films that’s a work of art.

Watch it here.

Pari (2018)

Pari (2018)©IMDb

Bollywood’s Pari showcases Anushka Sharma’s acting prowess and is a sinister tale of supernatural forces and human atrocities. If you prefer psychological horror with a tinge of the supernatural, this one’s for you.

Watch it here.

Horror TV Shows

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)©IMDb

This Netflix series is a masterclass in slow-burning horror and family drama. It’s an eerie adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s eponymous novel and leaves you questioning what’s real and what’s not.

Watch it here.

Stranger Things (2016-ongoing)

Stranger Things (2016-ongoing)©IMDb

This nostalgic sci-fi horror series is a love letter to the ‘80s and all things strange. With a group of kids battling supernatural creatures, government conspiracies and alternate dimensions, it’s a perfect blend of nostalgia and horror.

Watch it here.

Marianne (2019)

Marianne (2019)©IMDb

This French horror series is a hidden gem that’s as unsettling as it is addictive. It tells the story of a horror novelist whose fictional creations start coming to life, and she must confront the real-life horrors she’s penned.

Watch it here.

As Halloween approaches, these horror movies and TV shows from around the world offer something for every horror enthusiast, whether you’re seeking jump scares, psychological thrills, or a good old-fashioned ghost story. So, gather your courage, turn off the lights, and let the Halloween horror marathon begin. Just remember to keep the nightlight on—you never know what might be lurking in the shadows.