New Horror Movies 2019 List: 14 Latest Upcoming Horror Movies With Release Dates

When the monotony of life starts getting to you, you know it is time to experience that adrenaline rush. These upcoming horror movies will do just that. Watch out for these terrifying horror movies this year!

New Horror Movies 2020 List

Horror is one such genre that, despite making you feel frightened and creepy, provides a lot of entertainment. The eerie background music, mysterious turn of events, cryptic climax and many other aspects ensure that you have a good time watching it. In fact, Hollywood horror movies have gone to beyond the level in comparison to decade-old movies. If you are a fan of horror and like the seeping feeling, here is the list of upcoming Hollywood horror movies with release dates. Have a look.

New Horror Movies 2020 List: Latest Upcoming Horror Movies with Release Dates

Upcoming New Horror Movies Horror Movies Release Date Director
Antlers 17-Apr-20 Scott Cooper
Antebellum 22-Apr-20 Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz
Spiral 15-May-20 Darren Lynn Bousman
Fear Street 12-June-20 Leigh Janiak
Candyman 12-June-20 Nia DaCosta
Ghostbusters: Afterlife 10-July-20 Jason Reitman
The Purge 5 10-July-20 Everardo Valerio Gout
Morbius 30-July-20 Daniel Espinosa
The Empty Man 07-Aug-20 David Prior
Escape Room 2 13-Aug-20 Adam Robitel
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do it 11-Sep-20 Michael Chaves
Last Night in Soho 18-Sep-20 Edgar Wright
The Witches 8-Oct-2020 Robert Zemeckis

1. Antlers (Apr 17)

Director: Scott Cooper

Starring: Keri Russell, Katelyn Peterson, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane, Amy Madigan, Cody Davis, Sawyer Jones, Jake T. Roberts

Release Date: April 17, 2020


What we are excited about: A mysterious creature seems to be escaping from its confines only to wreak havoc in Oregon – a small town in the United States.

2. Antebellum (Apr 22)

Director: Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz
Starring: Janelle Monae, Marque Richardson, Eric Lange, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Tongayi Chirisa, Gabourey Sidibe, Robert Aramavo, Lily Cowles, Jena Maone, London Boyce

Release Date: April 22, 2020


What we are excited about:  A successful author that she is, Veronica Henley suddenly finds herself in a horrifying and perplexing reality. Now, she has to comprehend the mystery behind everything happening around her before the power takes over her.

3. Spiral (May 15)


Director: Darren Lynn Bousman

Starring: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Zoie Palmer
Release Date: May 15, 2020


What we are excited about: Working under a well-known police veteran, a detective and his novice partner take up the responsibility of investigating a murder. Unknowingly, the detective gets entrapped in the dark game of the killer while trying to solve the case. In Spiral, a twisted type of justice is unleashed by a sadistic mastermind, which is a terrifying chapter from the book of SAW.

4. Fear Street (June 12)

Director: Leigh Janiak

Starring: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Ashley Zukerman, Gillian Jacobs, Matthew Zuk, McCabe Slye, Charlene Amoia, Emily Rudd, Michael Chandler, Julia Rehwald, Jeremy Ford, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Fred Hechinger

Release Date: June 12, 2020

What we are excited about: The movie takes back to 1994 and shows how a group of teenagers discovered terrifying events occurring in their town. Everything happening in Ohio might be connecting to each other, but what would be the next target?

5. Candyman (June 12)

Director: Nia DaCosta
Starring:  Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Tony Todd, Vanessa Estelle Williams, Rebecca Spence, Christiana Clark, Cassie Kramer, Brian King, Kyle Kaminsky, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Cedric Mays, Nancy Pender, Pam Jones, Brenna Lind
Release Date: June 12, 2020


What we are excited about: A decade after tearing down the last of the Cabrini towers, Anthony moves into a loft along with his girlfriend. An encounter with an old-timer reveals the true story of Candyman. Eager to use these details in his studio for paintings, Anthony unintentionally opens the door to past, unravelling his sanity and releasing chilling violence.

6. Ghostbusters: Afterlife (July 10)

Director: Jason Reitman

Starring:  Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Logan Kim, Celeste O’Connor, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, Oliver Cooper Bokeem Woodbine, Tracy Letts

Release Date: July 10, 2020


What we are excited about: The story is about a single mother moving to a new town with her two children. They discovered a connection to the original ghostbusters and figured out how their grandfather’s legacy is still alive.

7. The Purge 5 (July 10)

Director: Everardo Valerio Gout

Starring:  Ana De La Reguera, Cassidy Freeman, Tenoch Huerta, Will Patton

Release Date: July 10, 2020


What we are excited about: Another instalment in The Purge franchise, The Purge 5 is about to make all of the crimes legal again for the next twelve hours. The concept is unimaginable, albeit something that can never turn possible in real life.

8. Morbius (July 30)

Director: Daniel Espinosa
Starring: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Ariona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, Tyrese Gibson
Release Date: July 30, 2020


What we are excited about: The plot of this upcoming movie is about how Michael Morbius – a Biochemist – suffers from a rare blood disease and tries curing himself. However, his experiment goes wrong and infects him with a type of vampirism.

9. The Empty Man (Aug 7)

Director: David Prior

Starring:  James Badge Dale, Samantha Logan, Stephen Root, Joel Courtney, Marin Ireland, Aaron Poole, Adam Ferguson, Owen Teague, Evan Jonigkeit, Tanya Van Graan, Ron Canada, Robert Aramayo, Robert Coutts

Release Date: August 7, 2020

What we are excited about: Following the trail of a girl who is missing, an ex-police officer stumbles upon a secretive group who is attempting to call upon a supernatural entity.

10. Escape Room 2 (Aug 13)

Director: Adam Robitel

Starring: Taylor Russel, Holland Roden, Isabelle Fuhrman, Logan Miller, Indya Moore, Carlito Olivero, Thomas Cocquerel

Release Date: August 13, 2020


What we are excited about: An instalment to its previous movie – Escape Room – this one picks off where the last film left. Will the team of two women and four men get out of the sadistic game and conquer death?

11. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (Sep 11)

Director: Michael Chaves
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sterling Jerins, Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine, Julian Hilliard, Charlene Amoia, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Shannon Kook, Steve Coulter, Ingrid Bisu, Eugenie Bondurant, Stacy Johnson, David Osborne, Ashley LeConte Campbell, Mark Rowe, Paul Wilson, Kaleka, Andrea Andrade, Stella Doyle, Keith Arthur Bolden, Nicky Buggs, Rebecca Lines, Fabio William

Release Date: September 11, 2020


What we are excited about: Another one in the series of The Conjuring, this one takes Lorraine Warren and Ed – paranormal investigators – on yet another journey to reveal the truth behind demonic possession.

12. Last Night in Soho (Sep 18)

Director: Edgar Wright

Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Diana Rigg, Terence Stamp, Rita Tushingham, Jessie Mei Li, Michael Ajao, Synnoye Karlsen, Lisa McGrills

Release Date: September 18, 2020

What we are excited about: Unknowingly and unintentionally, a girl goes back to the London of 1960s and discovers disturbing and horrifying incidents in a night.

13. The Witches (Oct 8)

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Chris Rock, Jahzir Bruno, Codie-Lei Eastick, Charles Edwards, Morgana Robinson, Eugenia Caruso, Simon Manyonda

Release Date: October 8, 2020

What we are excited about: The movie revolves around an older woman and her little grandson. Together, they decide to prevent the efforts of a witch coven that is trying to rid Britain of children and turning them into mice.


Now that looks like a horrifying 2020, isn’t it? The list comprises every Hollywood horror movie that is coming this year. However, something to note here is that due to this dreaded Coronavirus – even frightening than these movies – the release dates mentioned above may change as per the situation. Nevertheless, get ready for some spine-chilling adventure.

Horror Movies 2019 List

Upcoming New Horror Movies Horror Movies Release Date Director
It: Chapter 2 06-Sep-19 Andy Muschietti
The Curse Of La Llorona 19-Apr-19 Michael Chaves
Happy Death Day 2u 13-Feb-19 Christopher Landon
Pet Sematary 05-Apr-19 Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer
The Prodigy 08-Feb-19 Nicholas McCarthy
Grudge 21-Jun-19 Nicolas Pesce
The Final Wish 24-Jan-19 Timothy Woodward Jr
Child’s Play 21-Jun-19 Lars Klevberg
Annabelle 3 03-Jul-19 Gary Dauberman
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 09-Aug-19 André Øvredal
Are You Afraid Of The Dark 11-Oct-19 D.J. Caruso
Rabid TBD Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska
Eli TBD Ciarán Foy
Depraved TBD Larry Fessenden

14. It: Chapter 2: New Horror Movie 2019 Release (Sep 6)

Director: Andy Muschietti
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Bill Skarsgard, Bill Hader, James McAvoy, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard
Release Date: September 6, 2019

It: Chapter 2
What we are excited about: 27 years after terrorizing the small town of Derry, ‘It’ awakens from hibernation only to wreak havoc and feed on the children of the city. Will the Losers’ Club be able to put an end to all the horrific events and this shape shifting creature forever?

13. The Curse Of La Llorona – Upcoming Horror Movie 2019 Release (Apr 19)

Director: Michael Chaves
Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásequez, Marisol Ramirez
Release Date: April 19, 2019

What we are excited about:  Stuck between the similarities of terrifying supernatural occurrences that haunt her family and the case she’s currently working upon, Anna Garcia suspects foul play. A social worker, widow and mother of two, she discovers that a La Llorona (Weeping Woman who has lost her children) has latched herself to Anna and is bent on taking her children away. With the help of mysticism and a priest will Anna be able to stop her from taking the children?

12. Happy Death Day 2U: New English Horror Movie 2019 Release (Feb 13)

Director: Christopher Landon
Starring: Jessica Rothe, Suraj Sharma, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews
Release Date: February 13, 2019

What we are excited about: Following the story of the previous part ‘Happy Death to You’ Tree Gelbman gets into the time loop again, unexpectedly. In the meanwhile, she finds out that the previous killer has been murdered. Determined to uncover the identity of the new killer, she sets on a journey to find the person who was actually behind the baby-faced mask.

11. Pet Sematary: Upcoming English Horror Movie 2019 Release (Apr 5)

Director: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer
Starring: Jason Clarke, John Lithgow, Amy Seimetz
Release Date: April 5, 2019

What we are excited about: An adaptation of the novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows the horrific incidents in the life of a doctor who moves to the countryside with his family. In a turn of events, he comes to know that they have moved near a pet cemetery. When his toddler son gets killed in an accident, he takes the lifeless body to the cemetery where the body is resurrected in a demonic form. What is it up to?

10. The Prodigy: Latest English Horror Movie 2019 Release (Feb 8)

Director: Nicholas McCarthy
Starring:  Jackson Robert Scott, Taylor Schilling, Brittany Allen
Release Date: February 8, 2019

What we are excited about: Miles is a young boy who has a great intellect. But there is something else that is hidden in him deep inside. Something even sinister and disturbing. While Sarah, his mother takes him to a therapist, she gradually understands that it is something that cannot be controlled by a human being; an evil entity possesses her son.

9. Grudge: Upcoming Horror Movie Release 2019 (Jun 21)

Director: Nicolas Pesce
Starring:  Jacki Weaver, Betty Gilpin, Andrea Risebourough, William Sadler, John Cho, Lin Shaye, Frankie Faison, Demian Bichir
Release Date: June 21, 2019

What we are excited about: A reimagining of the 2002 Japanese horror movie Ju-on: The Grudge, this movie centers around a house haunted by vengeful spirits who kill anyone who dare to enter the house.

8. The Final Wish: New Horror Movie Release 2019 (Jan 24)

Director: Timothy Woodward Jr
Starring: Lin Shaye, Michael Welch, Tony Todd, Melissa Bolona, Jean Elie, Spencer Locke
Release Date: January 24, 2019

The Final Wish
What we are excited about: Centering around a young man who returns to his hometown after the death of his father, the movie follows the demons of his family’s past. While the man returns back home to help his grief-stricken mother, he discovers a mysterious object while going through his father’s belongings. Unbeknownst, he unleashes a force that makes sure that one should always be careful of what one wishes for.

7. Child’s Play: New English Scary Movie 2019 Release (Jun 21)

Director: Lars Klevberg
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Bryan Tyree Henry, David Lewis
Release Date: June 21, 2019

Child’s Play
What we are excited about: The plot of this movie unravels with the return of the sinister doll Chucky, now Buddi. This high-tech doll with voice recognition and English comprehension has a very different origin story. As Karen Barclay, a single mother gifts this doll to her son Andy on his birthday, the horrific acts of the doll begin to come into limelight.

6. Annabelle 3: New Horror Movie 2019 Releases July 3rd

Director: Gary Dauberman
Starring:  Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman
Release Date: July 3, 2019

Annabelle 3
What we are excited about: Reprising the roles of expert demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren, the movie is said to take place in the Warren artefact room. The evil doll Annabelle wreaks havoc from her display case and awakens other evil entities that are resting in the same artefact room. This time it’s not just Ed and Lorraine’s life at stake, but their daughter’s too.

5. Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark: Latest English Horror Film 2019 (Aug 9)

Director: André Øvredal
Starring: Michael Garza, Austin Zajur Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Natalie Ganzhorn
Release Date: August 9, 2019

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark
What we are excited about: Based on the international best seller novel by Alvin Schwartz – ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’, this movie follows a group of young people. There are certain horrific deaths that are taking place in their hometown in suspicious circumstances. Bent on solving the mystery themselves, will these people be able to uncover the cause of all this and stop the havoc?

4. Are You Afraid Of The Dark?: New Horror Movie 2019 Release (Oct 11)

Director: D.J. Caruso
Starring: TBD
Release Date: October 11, 2019

Are You Afraid Of The Dark
What we are excited about: The best horror series that was broadcasted on Nickelodeon in the 90’s, ‘Are You Afraid of The Dark’ has a totally new storyline. Keeping the dark and disturbing element intact, this time the Midnight society will live the original horrific incidents that are sure give you goosebumps for the rest of the night.

3. Rabid: Upcoming Horror Film 2019 

Director: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska
Starring: Laura Vandervoort, Ben Hollingsworth, Stephen McHattie, Ted Atherton, Mackenzie Gray
Release Date: TBD

What we are excited about: Centering around the lead character Rose – an aspiring fashion designer who meets with an accident, Rabid promises a horrifying storyline. While the accident leaves her disfigured, her inner turmoil is right up to the brim. In order to gain back her original beauty, she turns to an experimental stem cell treatment that alters her personality. Now an extrovert, she experiences some horrific side-effects too.

2. Eli: New English Horror Movie 2019

Director: Ciarán Foy
Starring: Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor, Sadie Sink, Kelly Reilly, Max Martini
Release Date: TBD

What we are excited about: A Netflix movie, Eli is an adaptation of a screenplay by David Chirchirillo, Ian Goldberg, and Richard Naing. The story revolves around a young boy named Eli who is battling and currently undergoing a treatment for a rare disorder at a secluded house. Soon enough, he witnesses the house turn into a haunted prison with no way to get out.

1. Depraved: New Horror Movie 2019

Director: Larry Fessenden
Starring: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux
Release Date: TBD

What we are excited about: Depraved is a twisted tale based on the popular novel by Mary Shelly ‘Frankenstein’. It follows the storyline of a field surgeon who suffers from Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To come out of this trauma he creates a man out of body parts and brings him to life. What follows next is a series of horrifying events that are no more under his control.

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