2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for horror movie fans. With the release of some much-anticipated horror flicks, it’s safe to say that audiences will be on the edge of their seats. Here are the top new horror movies coming in 2023 along with their trailers.
1. Halloween Ends
Slashing its way into theaters on October 13, 2023, is the final installment of the Halloween franchise, Halloween Ends. Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, and she is once again being stalked by the infamous Michael Myers. While the trailer doesn’t give away too much, it does establish the intensity of the final chapter and the bond between Laurie and her family. Fans of the horror genre can’t wait to see how the franchise comes to its conclusion.
2. The Black Phone
From the visionary director Scott Derrickson (Sinister, Doctor Strange), comes The Black Phone, set to release on February 3, 2023. This supernatural horror flick tells the story of Finney Shaw, a young boy who is kidnapped and trapped in a basement. He discovers an old rotary telephone and begins communicating with the other world, urging him to escape. Ethan Hawke portrays the disturbed abductor, and the trailer gives audiences a glimpse into his twisted mind and the mystery behind the phone.
3. Salem’s Lot
Based on the classic Stephen King novel, Salem’s Lot is coming to theaters on September 15, 2023. The story follows writer Ben Mears, who returns to his hometown only to find that the sinister force of vampires has taken over. The trailer teases the eerie and unsettling ambiance accompanied by James Wan’s signature suspense-building camera effects, promising to deliver a spooky homage to the iconic book.
4. The Son
A24, known for their groundbreaking horror films like Hereditary and Midsommar, is introducing their new movie The Son in July 2023. The film revolves around a mother who realizes her child’s imaginary friend may not be so imaginary after all. The trailer reveals some seriously creepy visuals, and the tense music builds up the anticipation of the movie’s dark twists and turns.
5. The Night House
The Night House is a psychological horror movie to be released on August 2, 2023. Beth, a widow, is struggling to come to terms with the loss of her husband while unexplained occurrences take place in her house. The trailer puts the unsettling sound design and Rebecca Hall’s captivating performance at the front and center, stirring a nerve-wracking experience for viewers.
In conclusion, 2023 is showing to be another terrifyingly great year for horror movies. From iconic franchises coming to their epic endings, to promising new directors taking on the genre, there’s something for every kind of horror fan. These trailers have only given us a small taste of what’s to come, and we can’t wait for the full experience of these movies. Till then, keep yourself sharp with a night light, as these tales might leave you more frightened than you initially expected.,