Afraid of clowns? This is not the list for you.
The real world is plenty terrifying all on its own. That said, if you’re the type who wants to add some fictional scares into the mix, 2019 has you covered. The horror movies coming out in 2019 star maniacal clowns, demonic resurrections, and murder (so much murder!). If you’re a lover of onscreen guts and gore, here’s your guide to the best scary movies coming out this year.
What if a trendy group activity got a Saw-esque twist? That would be this movie.
Release date: January 4
Starring: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, and Nik Dodani.
Same girl, new time loop, new murderer.
Release date: February 13
Starrring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, and Ruby Modine.
Jordan Peele’s new movie promises a new round of socially driven scares to make you think. And you’ll have plenty of time to think, because you won’t be able to sleep a wink after you watch this movie.
Release date: March 22
Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Evan Alex, Shahadi Wright-Joseph, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, and Anna Diop.
A man takes the body of his dead son to a haunted pet cemetary, where the boy is resurrected. Nothing good can come of that (except a good scary movie, of course).
Release date: April 5
Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow.
6‘The Curse of La Llorona
A ghost known as La Llorona wanders the world looking for her lost children and stealing other lost kids along the way. A woman’s life gets scary AF when she becomes La Llorona’s latest target.
Release date: April 19
Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez, and Marisol Ramirez.