Rosemary's Baby
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11 Spooky Movies to Stream This Halloween

Oct 26, 2016

Halloween is rapidly approaching, which means it's time to gather your favorite sweets and hunker down for a scary movie marathon. Whether your tastes tend toward classics like The Addams Family or stomach-dropping horror like The Conjuring, there's a Halloween movie streaming for every mood.

Grab a blanket and a cup of hot cider and check out our suggestions for a spook-tacular movie marathon below.

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IFC Films

The Babadook (2014)

The directorial debut from Jennifer Kent, about a sinister presence that torments a widow and her young son, received widespread critical acclaim and became the hit horror movie of 2014.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

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StudioCanal UK

The Awakening (2011)

A woman who works to debunk the existence of supernatural phenomena visits a haunted boarding school to investigate reported ghost sightings. While at first the sightings appear to be a hoax, her sense of reality soon begins to unravel.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

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VICE Films

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)

In this genre-bending debut from writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour, a vampire is on the loose in Bad City, an Iranian town filled with death, loneliness and drugs.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

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Netflix

Hush (2016)

A deaf writer who lives isolated in the woods must figure out how to save her own life once she realizes a masked killer is stalking her.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

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Dimension Films

Dark Skies (2013)

Keri Russell stars in this sci-fi horror film, in which a suburban family discovers, after an escalating series of terrifying events, that an otherworldly force is out to get them.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

Poltergeist (2015)


In this modern remake of the 1982 classic, a family must rescue their youngest daughter after she is taken by evil forces haunting their house.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or HBO Go.

Rosemary's Baby
Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Mia Farrow stars in the classic Roman Polanski film about a pregnant woman who becomes increasingly paranoid about her unborn child when her husband beings spending time with their peculiar neighbors.

Where to watch: Rent on iTunes or Amazon Video.

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Gramercy Pictures

The Forest (2016)

Japan's infamous "Suicide Forest" provides the ominous setting for a young woman, played by Natalie Dormer, whose search for her twin sister brings her to the ghost-filled wilderness.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or HBO Go.

The Addams Family
Paramount Pictures

The Addams Family (1991)

If you need a break from bone-chilling movies, this lighter romp is perfect for a fall night. Based on the 1960s TV series, the movie has the comical and macabre Addams family coming together when they suspect the man pretending to be their long-lost uncle is a fraud.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

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New World Pictures

Children of the Corn (1984)

Based on the story by Stephen King, the movie follows a couple that arrives in a small Nebraska town to discover that it is populated by children who follow a cult leader, called "He Who Walks Behind The Rows," who compels them to kill adults.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon or Netflix.

The Witch (2016)

A horror movie made for the fainter of heart, The Witch combines the fervent religious beliefs of early American settlers with the presence of the occult, when the daughter of a family that lives in isolation is accused of witchcraft about 60 years ahead of the Salem witch trials.

Where to watch: Stream on Amazon.

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