Halloween is just around the corner, which means it's the perfect time to watch horror and thriller movies. The good news is there are actually a number of freshly released spooky flicks you can catch on various streaming platforms and even in theaters this weekend. But if you're not up for the challenge, a bunch of action, adventure, comedy and drama films also awaits you.

The following are some titles you may want to check out.

Halloween Kills

Spice up your weekend with "Halloween Kills," which is a sequel to the 2018 movie "Halloween." Directed by Gordon Green, this film marks the return of psycho killer Michael Myers, played by James Jude Courtney, to continue his bloody business. It also stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Anthony Michael Hall and Dylan Arnold. It hit theaters and dropped on Peacock Friday.

Fever Dream

Claudia Llosa's directorial venture, "Fever Dream," is another horror movie you can enjoy over the weekend. The movie, which premiered in U.S. theaters last week and has been available on Netflix since Wednesday, is based on Samanta Schweblin's critically acclaimed novel of the same title. It follows a dying young woman and a little boy who tell a haunting tale of broken souls. If you love watching mystery horror dramas, then you should definitely watch this film.

Needle in a Timestack

Love time travel movies? Add John Ridley's directorial venture, "Needle in a Timestack," to your watch list. The film revolves around a couple — Nick and Janine — who live happily until the girl's ex decides to travel through time and destroy Nick's memory. The movie stars Orlando Bloom, Leslie Odom Jr., Freida Pinto and Cynthia Erivo. It premiered in select theaters and on Apple TV Friday.

The Last Duel

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's highly anticipated historical drama, "The Last Duel" finally arrived in U.S. theaters Friday. The movie is based on Eric Jager's 2004 book of the same title. It's about the fight between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris in 1386, which is said to be the last documented trial by combat in France's history. The movie, which was directed by Ridley Scott, also stars Jodie Comer, Adam Driver, Caoimhe O'Malley and Alex Lawther.

Bergman Island

If you are looking forward to watching a light-hearted comedy movie, then you should definitely opt for "Bergman Island," which premiered in U.S. theaters Friday. Mia Hansen-Løve's directorial venture revolves around two filmmakers who visit Fårö island to celebrate Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman's work. The movie stars Vicky Krieps, Mia Wasikowska, Tim Roth and Anders Danielsen Lie.

If you missed out on last week's list of movie releases, you can see it here.

Perfect for the spooky season.
Perfect for the spooky season. Jewel Scent