27 New Horror Movies To Look Forward to in 2021

It’s only April and already 2021 has graced us with some killer flicks. Such as Godzilla Vs. Kong, Come True, The Vigil, Lucky, Slaxx, and more. But there’s still a lot to look forward to this year. So join us as we lay out the 27 upcoming horror movies still on their way in 2021. Like Halloween Kills, The Conjuring 3, Last Night in Soho, and more.

RELATED: 10 Best Horror Movies of 2021 So Far (April Edition)

Check out the full list of upcoming 2021 horror movies below.

Stowaway (Netflix) April 22

A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board. Starring: Anna Kendrick (50/50), Toni Collette (Hereditary), and also Daniel Dae Kim (Lost).

Mortal Kombat (HBO Max) April 23

MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth’s greatest champions in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe. Director: Simon McQuoid Writers: Greg Russo, Dave Callaham. Stars: Lewis Tan

In the Earth (Theaters) April 30

As the world searches for a cure to a disastrous virus, a scientist and also a park scout venture deep in the forest for a routine equipment run. Director: Ben Wheatley. Writer: Ben Wheatley. Stars: Joel Fry, Reece Shearsmith, Hayley Squires

Oxygen (Netflix) May 12

A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there and must also find a way out before running out of air. Director: Alexandre Aja. Writer: Christie LeBlanc. Stars: Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric, Malik Zidi

Spiral: From The Book of Saw (Theaters) May 14

A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw. Director: Darren Lynn Bousman. Writers: Josh Stolberg, Pete Goldfinger. Stars: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and also Morgan David Jones

Army of the Dead (Netflix) May 21

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted. Director: Zack Snyder. Writers: Zack Snyder, Shay Hatten. Stars: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera, and also Garret Dillahunt

A Quiet Place Part II (Theaters) May 28

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now also faces the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path. Director: John Krasinski. Writers: John Krasinski. Stars: Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Cillian Murphy

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (HBO Max) June 4

The Conjuring 3 reveals a chilling story of terror, murder, and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense. Director: Michael Chaves. Writers: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick. Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, and also Julian Hilliard (WandaVision).

The Tomorrow War (Amazon Prime) July 2

A man is drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront his past. Director: Chris McKay Writer: Zach Dean. Stars: Chris Pratt (Jurassic World), Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter, Chuck), and also J.K. Simmons (Palm Springs).

The Forever Purge (Theaters) July 2

Plot unknown. The fifth and final installment of ‘The Purge’ film series. Director: Everardo Gout. Writer: James DeMonaco. Stars: Will Patton and also Cassidy Freeman.

The Night House (Theaters) July 16

A widow begins to uncover her recently deceased husband’s disturbing secrets. Director: David Bruckner. Writers: Ben Collins, Luke Piotrowski. Stars: Rebecca Hall

Old (Theaters) July 23

This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day. Director: M. Night Shyamalan. Writers: Based on the graphic novel “Sandcastle” by Pierre-Oscar Levy and Frederick Peeters. Stars: Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, and also Thomasin McKenzie.

The Green Knight (Theaters) July 30

A fantasy re-telling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and also the Green Knight. Director: David Lowery. Writer: David Lowery. Stars: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton

The Suicide Squad (HBO MAX) August 6

Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and also a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese. Director: James Gunn. Writers: James Gunn, John Ostrander. Stars: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena

Don’t Breathe 2 (Theaters) August 13

The Blind Man returns to terrorize more unsuspecting people. Director: Rodo Sayagues. Writers: Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues. Stars: Stephen Lang

Neill Blomkamp

Demonic (Theaters) August 20

A young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed. Director: Neill Blomkamp. Writer: Neill Blomkamp. Stars: Carly Pope and also Chris William Martin

Candyman (Theaters) August 27

A “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 horror film that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began. Director: Nia DaCosta Writers: Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Nia DaCosta based on the film by Bernard Rose and also the short story by Clive Barker. Stars: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

Malignant (HBO Max) September 10

Original horror thriller from director James Wan. Director: James Wan Writers: Akela Cooper from a story by James Wan and also Ingrid Bisu. Stars: Annabelle Wallis

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (Theaters) September 24

Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2018 film. Director: Andy Serkis. Writer: Kelly Marcel. Stars: Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom and also Woody Harrelson Cletus Cassidy / Carnage

Dune (HBO Max) October 1

Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy. Director: Denis Villeneuve. Writers: Frank Herbert (novel), Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth. Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Timothée Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, and also Javier Bardem

The Addams Family 2 (Theaters) October 8

The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters. Sequel to the 2019 animated film, ‘The Addams Family’. Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon. Writers: Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit. Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Charlize Theron, and also Oscar Isaac

Halloween Kills (Theaters) October 15

The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series. Director: David Gordon Green. Writers: David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Scott Teems based on characters created by John Carpenter & Debra Hill. Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Anthony Michael Hall, and also Andi Matichak

Last Night in Soho (Theaters) October 22

A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences. Director: Edgar Wright. Writers: Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Edgar Wright. Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy

Antlers (Theaters) October 29

In an isolated Oregon town, a middle-school teacher and her sheriff brother become embroiled with her enigmatic student, whose dark secrets lead to terrifying encounters with a legendary ancestral creature who came before them. Director: Scott Cooper. Writers: Henry Chaisson, Nick Antosca, Scott Cooper based on the short story “The Quiet Boy” by Nick Antosca. Stars: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Theaters) November 11

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. Director: Jason Reitman. Writers: Gil Kenan, Jason Reitman based on the 1984 film by Dan Aykroyd & Harold Ramis. Stars: Finn Wolfhard, Paul Rudd

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (Theaters) November 24 (Thanksgiving)

Set in 1998, this 2021 Resident Evil origin story explains the secrets of the Spencer Mansion and Raccoon City. Director: Johannes Roberts. Writer: Johannes Roberts (The Strangers: Prey at Night). Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen

Nightmare Alley (Theaters) December 3

Set to be the final horror movie released in 2021, Nightmare Allet follows an ambitious carny with a talent for manipulating people. With a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is. Director: Guillermo del Toro. Writers: Kim Morgan, Guillermo del Toro based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham. Stars: Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper


Which 2021 fright flick are you looking forward to the most? Any movie you HOPE finally gets release in 2021?

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