Franchise installments, original low-budget films, and the ever so popular sequels and remakes. See what Horror Movies are coming to theaters in 2017…
Underworld: Blood Wars
Kate Beckinsale returns for a fourth fourth film as death dealer Selene to continue fighting the Lycan/Vampire war. As the hunt for her continues, she must take steps to become unstoppable. Charles Dance and Theo James also return as vampire Thomas and his son David, the only people Selene has on her side.
The Bye Bye Man
An urban legend takes shape as a supernatural force begins to possess people in order to carry out acts of murders.
After being kidnapped, three teenage girls soon discover they are not dealing with just one man, but his 23 personalities within. While he exhibits maniacal behavior, they attempt to reach out to his humanity in hopes one of his personalities will help them.
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
The sixth film in the franchise begins where Resident Evil: Retribution left off. Giving Alice and her gang one last chance to take out the Umbrella Corporation and save humanity.
Don’t Knock Twice
After a witchy urban legend entices a troubled teen to knock on a haunted houses door, she soon discovers it may not be completely fabricated. The film will simultaneously be available on VOD when it’s released in theaters.
Samara returns for a third time and has seemingly learned the beauty of digital video. It seems Samara isn’t just interested in killing this time, but becoming whole again.
After being nervous to meet his white girlfriends parents, a young black man is pleasantly surprised to find them overly supportive. His peace-of-mind is slowly taken away as he becomes aware of bizarre happenings at their home. Directed and written by Jordan Peele, this horror film will be his first in the genre as he teams up with Blumhouse Productions (The Visit, Insidious).
The Belko Experiment
Employees trapped inside their large corporate building are ordered to kill their coworkers. If they do not listen, more will die. Written by James Gunn (Slither, Guardians of the Galaxy), this social experiment is sure to be a blood bath.
It Comes At Night
A family traveling seeks shelter with another, but becomes weary of them when odd behavior causes their paranoia to set in.
A bullied teen is given a music box that has the ability to grant her seven wishes. While she wishes to make her life easier at school, the box itself has gruesome plans to counter each wish.
The possessed doll returns to wreak terror upon a dollmaker and his wife after they invite a nun and several orphaned girls to stay with them. Lights Out director David F. Sandberg takes over the directors chair as Gary Dauberman returns to write the screenplay.
When a teen finds a vintage polaroid camera, she soon discovers a grim fate happens upon the camera’s subjects. This film is produced by the same people behind The Ring and The Grudge.
The feature film remake of the Stephen King novel about a terrorizing clown. Starring Bill Skarsgård as the nightmare-inducing villain Pennywise.
After unfriending a strange girl from her class, Laura soon finds herself haunted by a demonic presence that continues to go after her close friends. Reminiscent of the 2015 dud Unfriended, this film will seemingly provide more scares than it’s webcam friend.
A group of medical students, curious with what happens when you die, begin performing experiments that will find them on the brink of death. As they get more careless with their tests, they seem to have pierced the veil of the supernatural. This sequel to the 1990 film of the same name stars Nina Dobrev, Ellen Page and Diego Luna.
Happy Death Day
A college student finds herself reliving her birthday over and over again. Each day only ending due to her death at the hands of a masked killer. While each day repeats, she tries to use it to figure out who the killer is.
Jigsaw (previously titled Saw: Legacy)
Jigsaw returns, in some way, once more in this eighth installment.
Untitled Cloverfield Film
Like all the other two Cloverfield films, this one is shrouded in mystery. It is said to take place aboard a space station that finds itself within the Clover-universe. Starring Elizabeth Debicki, David Oyelowo and Chris O’Dowd.
Friday the 13th
Original Release Date: October 13
Jason Voorhees returns once again for this ultra hush-hush installment.
As of February, the film has been removed from the release schedule with no new updates. Given they would want to release it on a Friday the 13th, the next best guess for release wouldn’t be until April of 2018. However, it’s being rumored the entire film could be shut down for good partly due to the poor performance of Rings earlier in the year.
Original Release Date: February 17
Matt Smith stars in this zombie-outbreak style film as mankind’s only hope for a cure. After being bitten, he does not change but can instead communicate with the infected and sets out to find patient zero.
The films release has been rescheduled, although a new date has not been announced.
Amityville: The Awakening
Original Release Date: June 30
To achieve better care for her ailing twin brother, Belle and her younger sister are forced to move to a new town by their mother. After seeing and hearing unexplainable things, she comes to realize they have moved into one of the most haunted houses in America.
The film saw its release date pushed around a few times before landing on June 30. Only to then be shelved mere weeks before the opening weekend.