Entering 2020, of course, you will still be welcomed by dozens of new and exciting films in various genres. For horror and thriller fans, this year you will also be spoiled with old horror films with sequels coming again! There’s a movie remake too.
Well, no need to linger anymore, immediately refer to the best 13 horror films that are ready to simmer your fear this year with horror. We give you a leak here!
Earlier this year, you have immediately greeted each reboot the Hollywood version of the Japanese horror film, Ju-On. The film directed by Nicolas Pesce is “adapting” The Grudge which was released in 2004. However, this time, you are promised the same horror.
Unfortunately, this film failed to print Box Office at the beginning of its release. Together with Lin Shaye and Demian Bichir who are certainly quite familiar to you fans of The Conjuring and Insidious universe, this film can fill your early years.
In January, there is another mystery horror film that this time is an adaptation of Henry James’s novel released in 1989. Tells a caregiver sent to care for two mysterious brothers and sisters, this film will bring you to a superior supernatural experience.
Played by Finn Wolfhard ( Stranger Things ) and Brooklynn Prince as Miles and Flora as orphans and Mackenzie Davis as Kate, the caregiver, this film could be a “sweet” choice earlier this year. The novel is widely praised for being considered capable of playing with and frightening readers. Well, will the film also haunt you like the novel? Wait for January!
February may indeed be the month of love because there is Valentine. But, it’s not just romantic films that will rule the big screen. On February 7, there will be one horror film that you can’t miss this year. The Lodge did make its first appearance at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2019.
However, this film will only be released commercially on February 7, 2020. Tells a woman and her two step-children who are trapped in a family cottage due to a storm, this film will present psychological horrors that are not inferior to Hereditary. There are a dark past and an old hut that keeps secrets.
The Invisible Man
Not moving from February, there is The Invisible Man, directed by Leigh Whannel, the figure behind the movie Insidious. Adapted from a science fiction novel of the same name by HG Wells, the film highlights more elements of thriller and horror than scientific ones.
Cecilia Kass was trapped in a toxic relationship and finally got out after her partner, Adrian Griffin, died of suicide. Later Kass learned that his death was a hoax. Adrian is not dead. Now he doesn’t look and is still dangerous.
A Quiet Place 2
Success with his first film, John Krasinski returned to bring new tension for you guys. Having survived the onslaught of sound-sensitive creatures, the Abbott family must travel for the first time in search of a new refuge. In A Quiet Place 2, there will be a new terror waiting that is even more dangerous than monsters!
This year it turns out there are quite a lot of horror films that are adaptations of novels or short stories, one of which is Antlers who will air April 17. Adapted from a short story called “The Quiet Boy” by Nick Antosca, Antlers tells of the terror brought by quiet students with dangerous secrets.
The film draws on the legend of Wendigo, a mythological creature in Canada who eats humans. As a warning, you will see a lot of blood and human flesh lying in this film.
Still, in April, there are more horror films that you can’t miss. This psychological horror film presents the story of a successful writer who in the end, cannot distinguish between imagination and reality.
He sees endless nightmares as a reality which will undoubtedly make you question the author’s sanity later. Lionsgate has posted the Antebellum release date on April 24 this year.
Insidious: The Dark Realm
The hype of the story in the Insidious universe has not yet come down. The proof, although his last film released in 2018 only got a score of 33% in Rotten Tomatoes, the fourth film still scored a box office of US $ 167.9 million, against a budget of US $ 10 million. Therefore, two years later, the fifth film is rumoured to be present again this year.
There is still no information related to trailers or a general description of the story of the fifth Insidious film later. But, there is a leak from Lin Shaye, Elise in the four previous films, that the fifth film will be different from the same characters from several earlier movies. Maybe there will be your favourite exorcist duo, maybe Elise will come back again, there is no information related to this. But, reportedly the film is Insidious: The Dark Realm will be released on May 5, 2020.
Now, entering June, the 90s generation will be invited to reminisce watching Candyman which will be released on June 12. Directed by Nia DaCosta, the script of this film was written by Jordan Peele ( Get Out ). The film which is the sequel to Candyman which was released on this brought Candyman back to Chicago. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will play the role of Anthony McCoy alias Candyman.
There is no complete information related to this project. However, one of the producers of this film, Ian Cooper, confessed to Deadline that Peele wanted to raise the issue of toxic fandom in this film. How to? We can watch it directly when the movie is in theatres in the country, yes!
The Purge 5
The Purge is back again this year too. Last night when criminal acts were legalized throughout the United States in order to reduce the population it turned out to be a good idea to present the horrors that are not about ghosts, but the dark side of humans. It is still unclear who will command the making of the film, but the release date was reported on July 10.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
Jumping into September, the long wait for The Conjuring fans will be answered with the release of the third film The Conjuring franchise. Reporting from Bloody Disgusting, this third film will again raise one of the cases that have been handled by the Warrens.
The case this time is a murder event that is recognized as a trance event that first happened in the history of the United States. This third film will be made by the director of The Curse of La Llorona, Michael Chaves.
Last Night in Soho
Edgar Wright is indeed not the first time working on a horror film. Wright worked on the comedy horror Shaun of the Dead in 2004. However, Last Night in Soho will be far from the comedy genre. The film will become a psychological thriller set in London and played by Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin McKenzie, Matt Smith, Michael Ajao, Synnøve Karlsen, Diana Rigg, Terence Stamp and Rita Tushingham. Get ready to watch the film in September, ok!
Morbius will tell the journey of Michael Morbius, a scientist who has been suffering from blood disorders since childhood. In order to cure his illness, Morbius was willing to conduct research to remote villages. In fact, thanks to his research, Morbius won the Nobel Prize!
Unfortunately, Michele Morbius’s blood disorder did not heal until in the end he accidentally turned himself into a vampire complete with the ability of his bat.
Well, later on, Halloween, you guys won’t be able to move on from Michael Myers because on October 16, the Halloween Kills release will bring terror that is undoubtedly familiar to you. Even though he seemed to have been trapped in the basement of a burning house, in fact, this masked killer would come back again to terrorize Laurie Strode and those close to her. David Gordon Green will still work on this sequel, as well as the twelfth sequel that is planned to be released in 2021.
Many Hollywood horror films that you can watch in theatres this year. Don’t forget, The New Mutants, who was supposed to be a superhero film, turned out to be in the horror genre by offering the story of five young mutants trapped in secret facilities and finding their strength. This year also reportedly there will be a ninth film Saw whose title is unknown, except for the release schedule on May 15.