Get ready for some serious scares in 2019. This year promises the release of over a dozen new horror titles, from originals to sequels of past favorites. Here’s what scary movies you can expect to see release in theaters over the next 12 months.


“Escape Room”- Jan. 4

A group of strangers are invited to complete the most “immersive” escape room yet. When they arrive to the destination, they find they are already playing the game and the only way out is figuring out the puzzle or die trying. Check out the trailer above.

“Glass”- Jan. 18

The leads from 2000’s “Unbreakable,” played by Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jason, and the antagonist from 2016’s “Split, played by James McAvoy, find themselves being treated in a hospital for people who believe that have super powers. What follows is the “bad guys” teaming up.

“The Final Wish”- Jan. 25

A man comes across an urn in his father’s belongings while dealing with his passing. After the wishes he make start coming true, he realizes that with life, must come death. Lin Shaye of “Insidious” fame stars.


“Jacob’s Ladder”- Feb. 1

This film is a remake of the '90s cult-classic of the same name which follows as a veteran dealing with the loss of his son. A trailer is not yet available.

“The Prodigy”- Feb. 8

A mother seeks therapy for her son who she fears may be overcome by a supernatural being. Taylor Schilling and Jackson Robert Scott star.

“Happy Death Day 2U”- Feb. 15

The cast of last year’s “Happy Death Day” returns. This time, the killer is out for Tree (Jessica Rothe) and her friends. Wanting to save her allies, Tree dies over and over again to figure out how to win.


“Greta”- March 1

When Frances (Chloe Grace Moretz) finds a bag on the subway, she returns it to its rightful owner, Greta (Isabella Huppert). The lonely widow invites the girl to stay with her and Frances does just that, until she discover the bag was planted. When Frances begins to ignore Greta, she stalks her every move.

“Us”- March 15

Jordan Peele of “Get Out” fame brings this original horror film to life. The movie follows a family of four who vacation at a beach house only to find themselves being harassed by unwelcome visitors who curiously resemble themselves.


“Pet Sematary”- April 5

“Sometimes dead is better.” A family moves into a secluded home that houses a cemetery for pets in the backyard that may have the power to raise the dead. The remake is based off Stephen King’s novel of the same name.

“The Curse of La Llorona”- April 19

The folklore of a supernatural weeping woman finds its way into the life of a social worker and her two children. Linda Cardellini stars.

“High Life”- April 19

A father does his part to try to survive in space with his infant daughter after taking part in a dangerous mission. Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche star.

“The Intruder”- April 26

A couple looking to start a family buys a home only for its original owner to refuse to accept that the property is no longer his. Meghan Good and Michael Ealy play the couple and Dennis Quaid portrays the suspicious previous homeowner whose wife died in the house.


“Brightburn”- May 24

A couple discovers that their child, who arrived from outer space, has abilities beyond that of a normal human. Elizabeth Banks and David Denman star.


“Child’s Play”- June 21

A doll reveals its sinister nature after being gifted to a young boy. While the original films call the evil doll Chucky, this version has renamed the villain Buddi. A promotional site says the doll can connect to smart home devices and “learns from human interaction.” Creepy! A trailer for the first has not yet been released.

“Grudge”- June 21

A house possessed by a ghost means doom for all who enter it. So far, only an image from the film, posted above, has been released, and shows a woman being pressed up against a frosted glass door.


“The New Mutants”- Aug. 2

A group of “dangerous” young individuals with otherworldly abilities are locked in a facility and must fight to break out. This sci-fi horror film is directed by Josh Boone.

“Midsommar”- Aug. 9

A young woman decides to go with her boyfriend on a summer trip, despite being reluctant to do so. While there, things “quickly go awry” after they earn the attention of a pagan cult. This film is created by Ari Aster, who is responsible for last year’s runaway hit “Hereditary.”

“Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark”- Aug. 9

This adaption, brought to big screen by Guillermo Del Toro, follows a group of teenagers who must face their fears and solve a deadly mystery in order to save their small town.


“It: Chapter Two”- Sept. 6

Pennywise returns in this highly anticipated sequel. “Chapter Two” follows the Losers Club 27 years after the first defeated the killer clown. A “devastating” phone call brings the group of friends back together for another battle against evil.


“Zombieland 2”- Oct. 11

The battle to survive a zombie-infested America continues for the band of survivors known as Columbus (Jesse Einsenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Wichita (Emma Stone), and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin). Together, the four move on to the heartland.

“The Addams Family”- Oct. 11

This film is animated version of the classic ghoulish family. Charlize Theron, Oscar Isaac, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, and Finn Wolfhard voice the main characters.

“Are You Afraid of the Dark?”- Oct. 11

The plot for this film, directed by D.J. Caruso, is unknown. While the movie is based off the popular Nickelodeon series of the same name, screenwriter Gary Dauberman has said he is creating a “completely original story.”


“Knives Out”- Nov. 29

This murder-mystery film has an A-list cast with a super secret plot. While little is known about the movie just yet, writer/director Rian Johnson has said he was inspired by classic Agatha Christie novels for the project. Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis and Toni Collette are among some of the stars.