Mr. Harrigan’s Phone (October 5 on Netflix)
When an elderly friend dies, a young boy finds he can still talk with her through his iPhone in this adaptation of a Stephen King story.
Terrifier 2 (October 6)
If you’re scared of clowns, then you probably don’t want to see Terrifier 2, which is about a reanimated killer clown hunting down a brother and sister on Halloween.
Hellraiser (October 7 on Hulu)
Your favorite torture-loving demons are back for a whole new generation to enjoy in this horror remake.
Lyle Lyle Crocodile (October 7)
The popular children’s book gets a big budget, live-action remake which, yes, features a walking, talking crocodile.
Werewolf By Night (October 7 on Disney+)
This might be more of a special than a “movie” but since it’s a horror story set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we’re counting it.
The Curse of Bridge Hollow (October 14 on Netflix)
Marlon Wayans stars as a father who has to team up with his daughter to save their town from an ancient evil in this family-friendly Halloween comedy.
Halloween Ends (October 14)
Is this really the end for Michael Myers? Probably not. But it’s the end of the new trilogy directed by David Gordon Green and starring Jamie Lee Curtis. It’ll also premiere day and date on Peacock. Here’s the trailer.
The School for Good and Evil (October 19 on Netflix)
A fantasy epic from director Paul Feig starring Kerry Washington and Charlize Theron as teachers in a school for fairy tale characters. Watch the trailer here.
V/H/S 99 (October 20 on Shudder)
The latest installment in the career-building found-footage horror anthology series is coming and it will, without a doubt, have all manner of messed-up and scary stories to tell.
Black Adam (October 21)
The lone DC film this fall stars Dwayne Johnson as the all-powerful god Black Adam in a story of his reintroduction to our world, via another superhero team called the Justice Society. The trailer is above.
Slayers (October 21)
Thomas Jane stars as a vampire killer who recruits a team of social media influencers to get him into the home of a group of ancient vampires. You can watch the trailer here.
Wendall and Wild (October 21 on Netflix)
Jordan Peele reteams with his comedy partner Keegan Michael-Key to voice the titular demon brothers in a brand new stop-motion animated film by the man behind The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, Henry Selick. Catch a glimpse here.
Prey for the Devil (October 28)
A young nun who works in an exorcism school becomes entangled with a student who is possessed by a demon that killed her mother. She’ll then become, you guessed it, prey for the Devil.
Enola Holmes 2 (November 4 on Netflix)
Millie Bobby Brown is back as everyone’s favorite detective named Holmes. Oh, and her brother Sherlock is back too, played by Henry Cavill.
I’m Totally Fine (November 4)
Jillian Bell plays a woman who goes on vacation to grieve after the loss of her best friend. When she gets to her destination, though, she finds the dead friend in her room claiming to be an alien.
One Piece Film Red (November 4)
The highest-grossing film in the long-running One Piece anime film franchise comes to theaters in the U.S.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (November 11)
The movie of the fall, if not the year, is Marvel’s return to Wakanda in the wake of the tragic passing of star Chadwick Boseman. Who will pick up the mantle of Black Panther and how does Namor the Submariner fit in? We cannot wait to find out. The trailer is above.
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (November 18 on Netflix)
A CG animated retelling of everyone’s favorite Christmas story by Charles Dickens, featuring the voices of Luke Evans, Olivia Colman, and Jessie Buckley.
Slumberland (November 18 on Netflix)
Jason Momoa stars in the story of a young girl whose father is lost at sea, and the secret world she discovers trying to find him. Francis Lawrence, director of the Hunger Games sequels, is at the helm. Check out the trailer here.
Strange World (November 23)
The latest film by Walt Disney Animation is about three generations of explorers who end up in an unpredictable, creature-filled world with the entire family in tow. Jake Gyllenhaal and Dennis Quaid are the leads and here’s the trailer.
My Father’s Dragon (November on Netflix)
Cartoon Saloon, the animation studio behind The Secret of Kells and Wolfwalkers, presents its next animated family film, this one about a boy who travels to a secret island to help a sick dragon.
Violent Night (December 2)
David Harbour plays Santa Claus who, while going to houses on Christmas Eve, finds a family that is being held hostage. How dare someone do that to a family Christmas? So Santa gets pissed and violent.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (December 9 on Netflix)
Let us all be grateful there’s only one Pinocchio that was released this year and it’s a creepy-stop motion animated version by Guillermo del Toro. Yup. Only one Pinocchio here! And this is the trailer.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical (December 9 on Netflix)
The popular novel turned movie turned award-winning stage musical gets a feature film adaptation (of the musical) you probably didn’t even know was happening.
Avatar: The Way of Water (December 16)
A sequel over a decade in the making, Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) now have children and must traverse new areas of Pandora to keep them, and the Na’vi people, safe. It’s easy to be cynical about it but never bet against James Cameron. The trailer is above.
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (December 21)
I’ve seen this trailer so many times I just assumed the film was out already. Alas, it’s not, and it’s the story of what happens when the famous fighting cat comes down to his last of nine lives.