Many new horror titles are available for streaming for October 2016 on Hulu, and we’ve got the entire list.
Hulu may just be better than Netflix for horror movie marathons this year.
For several straight months in a row, Hulu has been offering a better new horror selection than Netflix. That tradition continues even as we enter Halloween month.
Anyway, read on ahead to see the complete list of October 2016 additions for Hulu, courtesy of TVGuide. Note that certain titles are only available if you are a Showtime subscriber (these will be marked). Plot synopses provided by IMDb.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 1
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.
Candyman 3: Day of the Dead (1999)
The Candyman is back, trying to convince his descendent, an artist, to join him.
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.
Deep Impact (1998)
Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?
The Descent (2005) [*Showtime]
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.
Chesterfield High School basketball practice has ended. One year later the town is still reeling from the massacre of a brutal mischief night murder, but even the statewide curfew won’t stop these teens from pulling pranks on Hallow’s Eve. Susie Hauser, head cheerleader along with her teenage friends are lured by a psychopath to play a revengeful game of hide and seek on this anniversary night.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
The Freeling family have a new house, but their troubles with supernatural forces don’t seem to be over.
Poltergeist III (1988)
Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there.
The Prowler (1981) (*Showtime)
An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
The Snowtown Murders (2011)
Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother’s new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
When a young woman becomes afflicted by stigmata, a priest is sent to investigate her case, which may have severe ramifications for his faith and for the Catholic Church itself
Stranger in the House (1997)
A bitter and greedy retired businessman is killed in a mysterious fall, and his adult daughter blames his manipulative and creepy but seductive new wife, Samantha. Who is Samantha, and is she capable of murder?
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives.
Troll 2 (1991)
A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.
The Warriors (1979)
In 1979, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.
Zombie Nation (2006)
A psychotic police officer who murders his female arrests gets what’s coming to him when a horde of zombified women rise from their graves to seek revenge.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 4
American Horror Story: Complete Season 5 (FX)
The plot centers around the enigmatic Hotel Cortez in Los Angeles, California, that catches the eye of an intrepid homicide detective (Bentley). The Cortez is host to the strange and bizarre, spearheaded by its owner, The Countess (Gaga), who is a bloodsucking fashionista. (from wikipedia)
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 15
The Funhouse Massacre (2015) (*Showtime)
Six of the world’s scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 18
Halloweentown High (2004)
Marnie and her friends from Halloweentown are back in this made-for-cable feature. Marnie is a teenage witch living with her family of supernatural beings in the village of Halloweentown.
Return to Halloweentown (2006)
Marnie and Dylan are going to follow their dreams to go to college, at Halloweentown University, which is also known as Witch University.
HORROR LEAVING HULU IN OCTOBER
The Others (2001)