Halloween Kills, Paranormal Activity, and 21 new horror movies releasing in October 2021

NIGHT TEETH (2021)Jorge Lengeborg Jr. as Benny and Lucy Fry as Zoe.Cr: Kat Marcinowski/NETFLIX
NIGHT TEETH (2021)Jorge Lengeborg Jr. as Benny and Lucy Fry as Zoe.Cr: Kat Marcinowski/NETFLIX /
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It’s about to be October, the spookiest and best month of the year because of Halloween. The best part is that there are a bunch of new horror movies coming in October 2021, so there will be plenty of spooky content to watch at home or in theaters.

Whether you want to watch the new Venom, Halloween, Paranormal Activity, or something brand new, the following are some of the best new horror movies coming out over the next few weeks. Pick the ones you’re most excited for and bookmark them or watch them all and plan a multi-day binge-watch as a countdown to Halloween 2021!

Check out these 21 new horror movies coming October 2021

Halloween Kills

Halloween Kills is easily the most anticipated horror film releasing in October. The new flick is a sequel to Halloween (2018), and Jamie Lee Curtis will return in the leading role of horror icon Laurie Strode. Even better for fans who have been waiting for more than a year to watch this movie (since COVID significantly delayed it), you’ll be able to watch it in theaters or from the comfort of your own home.

Halloween Kills releases in theaters and begins streaming on Peacock on Oct. 15.


The latest entry into the V/H/S franchise is also one of its best. V/H/S/94 is a nasty piece of work, in the best way. It’s vicious, disturbing, and the perfect way to start your October strong.

V/H/S/94 starts streaming exclusively on Shudder Oct. 6.