Best Horror Movies on Hulu in October 2020

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1. Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical

63 Metascore

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

Director: John McPhail | Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux

Votes: 9,678 | Gross: $0.55M

2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

48 Metascore

Flighty teenage girl Buffy Summers learns that she is her generation's destined battler of vampires.

Director: Fran Rubel Kuzui | Stars: Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 39,680 | Gross: $16.62M

3. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

R | 95 min | Horror

72 Metascore

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Director: Drew Goddard | Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz

Votes: 373,527 | Gross: $42.07M

4. Children of the Corn (1984)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

45 Metascore

A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed.

Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong, John Franklin

Votes: 47,222 | Gross: $14.57M

5. Crawl (I) (2019)

R | 87 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

60 Metascore

A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Morfydd Clark, Ross Anderson

Votes: 65,042 | Gross: $39.01M

6. Into the Dark (2018– )

TV-MA | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

A horror anthology series with each episode inspired by a holiday.

Stars: Aurora Perrineau, Diane Sellers, Dylan Arnold, Katie Wilson

Votes: 3,494

7. The Devil's Doorway (2018)

Unrated | 76 min | Horror

48 Metascore

In the fall of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more horrific.

Director: Aislinn Clarke | Stars: Lalor Roddy, Ciaran Flynn, Helena Bereen, Lauren Coe

Votes: 2,785

8. Depraved (2019)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

69 Metascore

A disillusioned field surgeon suffering from PTSD makes a man out of body parts and brings him to life in a Brooklyn loft.

Director: Larry Fessenden | Stars: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux, Ana Kayne

Votes: 1,274

9. The Devil's Candy (2015)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

72 Metascore

A struggling painter's possessed by dark forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale.

Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco

Votes: 16,962

10. Ghost Stories (I) (2017)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror

68 Metascore

Skeptical professor Phillip Goodman embarks on a trip to the terrifying after being given a file with details of three unexplained cases of apparitions.

Directors: Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman | Stars: Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther

Votes: 30,798 | Gross: $0.14M

11. Goodnight Mommy (2014)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don't recognize.

Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz | Stars: Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Susanne Wuest, Hans Escher

Votes: 43,599 | Gross: $1.17M

12. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

A woman discovers the newly resurrected, partially formed, body of her brother-in-law. She starts killing for him to revitalize his body so he can escape the demonic beings that are pursuing him after he escaped their sadistic underworld.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Votes: 103,081 | Gross: $14.56M

13. Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

41 Metascore

Kirsty is brought to an institution after the horrible events of Hellraiser (1987), where the occult-obsessive head doctor resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites and their demonic underworld.

Director: Tony Randel | Stars: Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, Clare Higgins, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 41,791 | Gross: $11.09M

14. The Host (2006)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Horror

85 Metascore

A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and begins attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Song Kang-Ho, Byun Hee-Bong, Hae-il Park, Bae Doona

Votes: 105,504 | Gross: $2.20M

15. Hostel (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror

55 Metascore

Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova

Votes: 168,553 | Gross: $47.33M

16. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

R | 89 min | Horror

31 Metascore

Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Sid Haig, Karen Black, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie

Votes: 77,555 | Gross: $12.63M

17. The Houses October Built (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

Five friends are stalked by a group of mysterious and disturbed individuals while on a road trip looking for the ultimate haunted house attraction.

Director: Bobby Roe | Stars: Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Bobby Roe, Mikey Roe

Votes: 8,402

18. I Trapped the Devil (2019)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

47 Metascore

A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.

Director: Josh Lobo | Stars: Scott Poythress, AJ Bowen, Susan Burke, Rowan Russell

Votes: 2,050

19. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Horror

59 Metascore

A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst

Votes: 292,670 | Gross: $105.26M

20. The Lodge (2019)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

64 Metascore

A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.

Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz | Stars: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Richard Armitage

Votes: 29,211

21. Martyrs (2008)

R | 99 min | Horror

A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin

Votes: 82,348

22. Mom and Dad (2017)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

59 Metascore

A teenage girl and her younger brother must survive a wild 24 hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origin causes parents to turn violently on their own kids.

Director: Brian Taylor | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur

Votes: 20,246

23. Odd Thomas (2013)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

45 Metascore

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Ashley Sommers, Leonor Varela, Matthew Page

Votes: 47,469

24. The Other Lamb (2019)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Horror

65 Metascore

A girl born into an all-female cult led by a man in their compound begins to question his teachings and her own reality.

Director: Malgorzata Szumowska | Stars: Raffey Cassidy, Michiel Huisman, Denise Gough, Ailbhe Cowley

Votes: 2,888

25. Overlord (2018)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

60 Metascore

A small group of American soldiers find horror behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day.

Director: Julius Avery | Stars: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, Pilou Asbæk

Votes: 84,419 | Gross: $21.70M

26. Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

R | 83 min | Horror, Mystery

59 Metascore

In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Lauren Bittner

Votes: 89,816 | Gross: $104.01M

27. Pledge (2018)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

54 Metascore

A group of college freshmen pledge an exclusive fraternity but soon realize there's more at stake than they could have ever imagined.

Director: Daniel Robbins | Stars: Zachery Byrd, Phillip Andre Botello, Zack Weiner, Aaron Dalla Villa

Votes: 2,763

28. Pyewacket (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

56 Metascore

A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

Director: Adam MacDonald | Stars: Laurie Holden, Nicole Muñoz, Chloe Rose, Eric Osborne

Votes: 7,699

29. Rare Exports (2010)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

71 Metascore

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Onni Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 25,710 | Gross: $0.26M

30. Sea Fever (2019)

95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

60 Metascore

The crew of a West of Ireland trawler, marooned at sea, struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

Director: Neasa Hardiman | Stars: Hermione Corfield, Dag Malmberg, Jack Hickey, Olwen Fouéré

Votes: 6,897

31. Species (1995)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina

Votes: 73,752 | Gross: $60.07M

32. The Tenant (1976)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

71 Metascore

A bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment where he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 39,288 | Gross: $1.92M

33. Villains (I) (2019)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

63 Metascore

After a pair of amateur criminals break into a suburban home, they stumble upon a dark secret that two sadistic homeowners will do anything to keep from getting out.

Directors: Dan Berk, Robert Olsen | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe, Blake Baumgartner, Jeffrey Donovan

Votes: 7,382

34. We Are What We Are (2013)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

71 Metascore

The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family.

Director: Jim Mickle | Stars: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, Wyatt Russell

Votes: 19,906 | Gross: $0.08M

35. Wounds (2019)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

51 Metascore

Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.

Director: Babak Anvari | Stars: Armie Hammer, Zazie Beetz, Karl Glusman, Christin Rankins

Votes: 15,462

36. The Wretched (2019)

Not Rated | 95 min | Horror

61 Metascore

A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parents' imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand year-old witch, who is living beneath the skin of and posing as the woman next door.

Directors: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce | Stars: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, Azie Tesfai

Votes: 9,348

37. XX (2017)

R | 80 min | Horror

64 Metascore

Four short horror films that are directed and written by women.

Directors: Roxanne Benjamin, Sofìa Carrillo, Karyn Kusama, St. Vincent, Jovanka Vuckovic | Stars: Natalie Brown, Jonathan Watton, Peter DaCunha, Peyton Kennedy

Votes: 11,070 | Gross: $0.03M

38. Tragedy Girls (2017)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

58 Metascore

A twist on the slasher genre, following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy, and cement their legacy as modern horror legends.

Director: Tyler MacIntyre | Stars: Brianna Hildebrand, Alexandra Shipp, Jack Quaid, Kevin Durand

Votes: 8,494 | Gross: $0.06M

39. Little Monsters (2019)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies.

Director: Abe Forsythe | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Alexander England, Josh Gad, Kat Stewart

Votes: 12,642

40. The Clovehitch Killer (2018)

Unrated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

59 Metascore

A picture-perfect family is shattered when the work of a serial killer hits too close to home.

Director: Duncan Skiles | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer, Samantha Mathis, Madisen Beaty

Votes: 16,770 | Gross: $0.01M



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