Horror Movies To Be On The Lookout For In 2016

2016 promises to be a delicious treat for horror movies. It consists of remakes, sequels and prequels of classics. In this year, you should expect, Leatherface, Amityville: Awakening, The Purge 3, The Conjuring 2, Rings and Phantasm 4. If you want to get your pulse racing, then following films will not only do that but also keep you at the edge of your seat as well.

The Boy

What do you get when you put a life-sized doll and ‘The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan together? A horror movie that will keep you at the edge of your seat. The Boy is a film about a nanny who gets a job liking after a child in a mansion. However, instead of an actual child, Cohan’s character looks after a life-size doll. Nothing weird about that, right? There are things that she should do to please the doll but things go haywire real fast. Expect it in the UK on Feb 19.


When you have a film that has murderous clowns, terrified carnival workers and Rob Zombie directing it, then you are in for a treat. It is set in 1975 and it follows five carnival workers who are thrust into ‘Murder World’ and are hunted by a gang of murderous clowns.

Nina Forever

When someone you love is taken from you, what do you become? What does your life after this someone turn into? In this movie, you get to see what happens when one’s ex-girlfriend returns from the dead to find you moving on. Find out more when the movie comes out on Feb 12.

The Witch

This Sundance winning film has sent tongues wagging and with good reason_ when you watch, you will forever remain at the edge of your seat. It features a Puritan family that frantically searches for their missing child and the terrifying journey along the way. This movie is slated for release in the US on Feb 26.

The Other Side of the Door

When a desperate mother, played Sarah Wayne Callies, attempts to bring her son back from the dead, only disaster can follow. She makes forays into an ancient temple that serves a gateway to the netherworld but there is one rule_ don’t open the door, which eventually breaks. The doors of Hell are left ajar and what comes out, is as good as anyone’s guess.

This movie is slated for real is March 12.

A Man in the Dark

Fede Alvarez didn’t disappoint when he took the helm of the remake of the age old classic, Evil Dead. Now, audiences can’t wait to see what he will do next with ‘A Man in the Dark’. It is a story about teens who set out to rob a blind billionaire but end up finding themselves in a dire situation.

This movie is slated for release in August 26.

The Neon Demon

When an aspiring model with dreams of having her name in neon lights gets more than she bargained for, you can only guess what happens. The film is directed by uncompromising and unconventional Nicholas Winding Refn. Can’t wait.

The Devil’s Candy

You never quite know what to expect when you move into a haunted house or a house with a dark past until strange things start happening. This film is about a painter who moves his family to a house with a somewhat terrifying history. The occupants of the house are in for a bone chilling ride. This movie is directed by Sean Byrne, creator of “The Loved Ones”.

Death House

When you have a start studded cast of horror legends that have been made history and created iconic characters. It stars Robert Englund, best known for his role as Freddy Krugger, Doug Bradley and many more. This is story of a bunch of murderers that escape a government facility.


This slasher film stars Kiernan Shipka and Emma Roberts. It is a story of a young student who spends winter break at a remote boarding school. Concurrently, there is a lady, Emma Roberts who drifts from town to town. They subsequently cross one another’s paths to dramatic and epic finale.

The Mind’s Eye

In this film, a drifter who has psychokinetic abilities is hunted by an unscrupulous doctor who wants to harness those abilities. It is filled with moments that will keep you on the edge your seat throughout. It is directed by Joe Begos, created of “Almost Human”.