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HAUNTED AUGUST: Ghosts, Spirits, & Haunted Houses Abound in Our Next #MonthOfDread

It’s been over a year since Dread Central dropped our first 31-Day horror challenge. You know what I’m talking about; those lists of daily genre flicks that are a staple of the Halloween season. We didn’t know why monthly movie challenges were, for the most part, confined to October—especially since horror fans live every day like it’s Halloween!

So, every month, we released a new challenge with a new theme. We asked our readers to let us know they’re participating in the festivities by using the #MonthOfDread hashtag. Even though our first year is behind us, these curriculums remain relevant. If you’ve yet to join the fun, check out a recap of everything you’ve missed by following the link below.

Related Article: 365 Movies Later: A Recap of Our First YEAR OF DREAD

Last month’s horror challenge had a Camps and Cabins theme and we featured some of the genre’s most famous Summer Camps, cabins in the woods, and camping trips run amuck.

This coming #MonthOfDread is Haunted August and we’ll be highlighting tales of the supernatural with haunted houses galore!

Our ongoing mission is to create unique and inspiring curriculums for the truly devoted, so ask yourself: Are you a horror fan who lives every day like it’s Halloween, too? Do you have the gumption and the stamina to consume a new horror movie every day of every month? If so, feast your eyes on our 31-day horror challenge for July below.

Did your favorite supernatural horror movies make the list? What are some other creepers that deserve a shout out? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.

*Right click images (separated by week) to save and print; you can also see a complete list of films in August’s 31-Day horror challenge at the bottom of the article. Enjoy!

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August 1st, The Conjuring
August 2nd, Hereditary
August 3rd, Insidious
August 4th, Sinister
August 5th, The Devil’s Backbone
August 6th, Poltergeist (1982)
August 7th, The Amityville Horror (1979)
August 8th, The House on Haunted Hill (1999)
August 9th, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
August 10th, Paranormal Activity
August 11th, Oculus
August 12th, Thirteen Ghosts
August 13th, Mama
August 14th, The Haunting in Connecticut
August 15th, The Innkeepers
August 16th, The Woman in Black (2012)
August 17th, Crimson Peak
August 18th, Lord of Tears
August 19th, 1408
August 20th, Grave Encounters
August 21st, The Others
August 22nd, House
August 23rd, The Changeling
August 24th, Haunt
August 25th, The Orphanage
August 26th, Last Shift
August 27th, Ghost Ship
August 28th, The Frighteners
August 29th, Beetlejuice
August 30th, We Are Still Here
August 31st, Haunters

Written by Josh Millican

Josh Millican is the Editor in Chief at Dread Central.

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