Horror movies 2023: all the movies coming to cinemas next year


THE ffilm Horror they are never enough, they are a continuous source of stories, whether they just make you jump off your seat, or they represent a glimpse of the society in which we live. Cinema has always relied on the genre to “sustain” itself and even today many of the most brilliant storytellers rely on its language to tell their stories. The long list of fthe Horror film of 2023. Among more experimental projects, great authors who return to tell their horror stories and above all films that belong to the most popular sagas of the horror genre, between conclusions and reboots, 2023 promises to be another golden year for the genre! Below, here horror movies coming out in 2023 absolutely not to be missed, with the awareness, however, that many others not yet announced will surely be added to this list.

Horror movies 2023

The Last Voyage of the Demeter

The Last Voyage of the Demeterdirected by André Øvredal (Scary Stories to Tell in the dark) tells a precise episode in the story of Count Dracula, namely the one in which the Count hides inside a coffin on the Demeter ship, bound for London. The point of view will be that of the unfortunate passengers of the ship, forced to contend with an unspeakable horror. A smart and fresh way to revisit the classic story with an all-star cast that includes Aisling Franciosi, David Dastmalchian And Liam Cunningham. Dracula will instead be played by Javier Botetknown for giving birth to the monstrous creatures in Rec, The Mother And The Mummy. The film is expected in theaters for theAugust 2023.


M3gan from Gerard Johnston will be the first horror film to be released in 2023, the January 12thwith a story conceived by none other than the legendary horror director James Wan. The film, starring Allison Williams, Violet McGraw and Jenna Daviswill follow Gemresponsible for the granddaughter Cady after her parents died in a car accident. To make Cady feel more acclimated to her new surroundings, she brings home a prototype AI doll from work called “Megan,” whose main focus is on caring for its owner. Things start to go wrong when Megan ignores her programming and will stop at nothing to keep Cady safe.

Knocking at the door


The king of the twist M. Night Shyamalan has assembled an all-star cast for his next film, Knocking at the doora fusion of horror, thriller and science fiction. Dave Bautista And Rupert Grint will appear alongside Jonathan Groff in what is announced as a film set during the imminent outbreak of an apocalypse, which can only be prevented by the sacrifice of the protagonists. The film, which is scheduled for a U.S. release in February 3, 2023 however, it promises many more surprises than its plot might suggest.

Insidious – Fear the Dark

The actor Patrick Wilsonmost famous for playing Ed Warren in the saga of The Conjuringwill sit in the director’s chair for the film Insidious – Fear the Dark, fifth installment of the series. All we know about this new project is that it takes place 10 years after the first film and follows the cursed family as Dalton Lambert goes to college. No doubt the film will follow Dalton in the underworld as he continues astral planning in his sleep, and who knows what ghosts will try to latch onto and take over his body along the way. Currently, the film is expected in theaters for July 2023.

Disappointment Blvd.

The film Disappointment Blvd. is an upcoming American comedy horror film written, directed and produced by Ari Aster. In the cast Joaquin PhoenixNathan Lane, Patti LuPone, Amy Ryan, Kylie Rogers, Parker Posey, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Denis Ménochet, Hayley Squires, Michael Gandolfini, Meryl Streep And Zoe Lister-Jones. It is one of the most anticipated horror films of the year because it is directed by the director of Midsummar And Hereditary, two titles highly appreciated by fans and critics. The film, of which little is known yet, is described as “an intimate, decade-long portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time“.

The exorcist

After directing the new trilogy of Halloween, director David Gordon Green is ready to revisit another classic of horror cinema, namely The exorcist of 1973. It will be difficult for any sequel to recreate the impact that the director’s terrifying religious horror William Friedkins has had since its theatrical release. However, Green seems ready for the challenge, with the intention of giving life to a direct sequel that tells what happened years after the events of the first film, a bit like done just to Halloween. The film is expected forOctober 2023produced by blumhouse and with a cast that includes Leslie Odom Jr and the original star of The exorcist Ellen Burstyn.

Evil Dead Rise


Sam Raimi brings to the cinema, as a producer, a new chapter in the saga of The House (evil Dead), written and directed by Lee Cronin. The film, entitled evil Dead He laughed, will see as protagonists Alyssa Sutherland, Lily Sullivan And Nell Fisher. The plot follows a reunion of two separated sisters, whose meeting is abruptly interrupted by the arrival of the known demons already seen in the previous chapters, thus giving rise to a harrowing battle for survival. As anticipated, this new film will propose a different setting, which moves from the woods to the city. Hopefully, the latest film can live up to the originals, which the reboot does The House of 2013 had failed to be. The film is expected in theaters for theApril 2023.

Saw X

James Wan will return to be part of the saga of Saw producing the new chapter entitled Saw X. The well-known horror franchise has certainly had its ups and downs, with many of the films falling short and others turning out to be surprise hits, such as Saw 6, become a fan favorite. Director of Saw X Sara Kevin Greutertwhile as of now the only cast member to be confirmed is Tobin Bellwho will reprise his role as John Kramer alias Jigsaw. Considering what happens to his character in the course of the saga, however, it is not known in what form he will appear in the film. The film is expected in theaters for theOctober 2023 and it will surely contain a lot of inevitable traps and tons of gore that the franchise has accustomed us to.

The Boogeyman

The Boogeyman is one of the most terrifying short stories written by Stephen King, with the entire tale taking place in a psychiatrist’s office as the narrator details his sordid history with the titular monster. The adaptation of Rob Savagearriving on Hulu in 2023, will therefore try to expand the thrills of The Boogeyman to feature film with the haunting tale of a teenage girl and her little sister who, while still reeling from the tragic death of their mother, find themselves plagued by a sadistic presence in their home and struggle to get the attention of their grieving father before it is too late. Another of King’s most popular stories is therefore ready to scare viewers, even if the release date has not yet been disclosed.

Dark Harvest

After several scrapped release dates, it seems like finally Dark Harvest will find theatrical release in 2023. Long-delayed due to Covid-19, the horror film is based on the novel of the same name by Norman Partridge, which focuses on a small Midwestern town. In this fictional town, a specter called Sawtooth Jack clashes with gangs of kids every fall who hope to bring down the supernatural creature once and for all. Dark Harvest has an all-star cast, featuring the likes of Elizabeth Reaser, Jeremy Davies, Luke Kirby and Ezra Buzzington. If she really makes it to the big screen, Dark Harvest I promise an absolutely thrilling adventure.

The Nun 2


The next film of the popular Conjurverse it will be the expected The Nun 2. On this sequel of The Nun there are actually still few details, except that the cast will be composed of Taissa Farmiga who returns as Sister Irene and Bonnie Aarons who reprises her role of the terrifying nun of the title. Anna Popplewell will play the character of Marcella, Katelyn Rose Downey will be Sophie and Storm Reid has been cast in an undisclosed role. Hopefully The Nun 2 may live up to the hype of the first film, considering that the demon Valak is one of the most terrifying wraiths in the Conjurverse. The film is expected for September 2023.


My Goth And Ti West they strike again, this time with MaXXXinethe third and possibly final chapter of the trilogy x. West ingeniously filmed x and its prequel Pearl one after the other and, only following the success of both films, received the green light to produce a third film. Little is known about this sequel, which recently began production in Los Angeles, but West has confirmed that it will be set in 1985, which is five years after the events of x, and will follow Maxine’s continued attempts to become a Hollywood superstar. Given the impressive consistency of the first two films in the trilogy, there’s no reason to doubt that West will deliver a third installment that lives up to the first two. However, the release date is not yet known.


In Nightbitchadapted from the acclaimed 2021 novel by Rachel Yoderthe actress Amy Adams she fills the role of a stay-at-home mother who begins to believe that she has undergone a transformation into a canine form. With Marielle Heller as a writer and director, it’s easy to have sky-high expectations for this film, where Adams will star alongside Scoot McNairy, who plays her distant husband who is regularly on the road. Yoder’s novel has been lauded as a ferociously singular feminist fable and a powerful commentary on contemporary motherhood terrors, and if nothing else it will surely give Adams an unforgettable performance.


In Renfield, horror comedy by Chris McKayfollows Count Dracula’s lackey Renfield, played by Nicholas Hoult, as she finds love in modern-day New Orleans. To render Renfield a particularly anticipated film there is the fact of being an original idea of ​​the creator of The Walking Dead Robert Kirkmanand the fact that the Oscar winner plays Dracula Nicolas Cage. In addition to Cage and Hoult, the supporting cast includes Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz And Shohreh Aghdashloo. The film, which promises to be as scary as it is funny and original, has a release date currently set forApril 2023.

Source: ScreenRant, WhatCulture

Horror movies 2023: all the movies coming to cinemas next year