It’s going to be a big year for horror movie fans! From sequels to reboots, there are many popular horror franchises returning in 2020, along with some stand-alone films that too have lots of scares in store for you. In the last year, we were blessed with gems like UsZombieland: Double TapReady or NotIt: Chapter 2Escape RoomCrawlScary Stories to Tell in the DarkAnnabelle Comes HomePet SemataryThe Curse of the Weeping Woman, and Brightburn, along with Midsommar that screened at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Will 2020’s horror movies live up to the hype? Check out all the upcoming horror movies this year and decide for yourself:

Fantasy Island

DirectorJeff Wadlow
CastMaggie QLucy HaleMichael Pena
Release Date: Feb 14, 2020

In this horror adaptation of the popular ‘70s television show about a magical island resort, guests arrive at a mysterious island where they can live out their fantasies for a price. But when their fantasies turn into nightmares, each one must solve the island’s mystery in order to escape alive. Read our review here.

Brahms: The Boy II

Director: William Brent Bell
CastKatie HolmesOwain YeomanRalph Ineson
Release Date: Feb 21, 2020

A sequel to The Boy (2016), The Boy II explores the sinister history of the Heelshire Mansion even further. A new family moves in there, unaware of the horrors of the past, and soon begins to experience fear when their young boy becomes friends with an eerily lifelike doll named Brahms. Read our review here. 

The Invisible Man

DirectorLeigh Whannell
CastElisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Release Date: Feb 28, 2020

Based on the book of the same name by H. G. Wells, The Invisible Man focuses on Cecilia who believes she is haunted. When her abusive ex takes his own life, she suspects that his death is a hoax. Soon, a series of coincidences around her turn lethal, leading her to prove her suspicions to be true.

A Quiet Place: Part II

DirectorJohn Krasinski
CastEmily BluntCillian Murphy
Release Date: Mar 18, 2020

A sequel to A Quiet Place (2018), this horror film takes us back to the post-apocalyptic world infested by monsters with a highly sharp hearing sense. Evelyn Abbott returns with her kids Regan and Marcus, after the death of her husband in the prequel and the birth of their newborn baby. Read more.

The New Mutants

Director: Josh Boone
CastAnya Taylor-JoyMaisie WilliamsCharlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt
Release Date: Apr 03, 2020

Based on a graphic novel, this sci-fi horror film focuses on five young mutants who find themselves trapped in a remote secret facility where they discover the full extent of their abilities. Now they must embark on a journey to escape their past sins and save themselves from their captors and themselves. Read more.


Director: Nia DaCosta
Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tony ToddColman Domingo

A sequel to the 1992 film of the same name, Candyman revolves around a monstrous soul with a hook for a hand that is accidentally summoned by a student researching its myth. In this film, the murderous soul returns to the now-gentrified neighborhood of Chicago where its legend first began.


DirectorJames Wan
CastAnnabelle WallisJake Abel

Wan makes a return to direction with this horror film based on his own graphic novel, Malignant Man. The film focuses on a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis who discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious alien parasite that grants a second lease of life with other incredible powers.

The Conjuring 3

DirectorMichael Chaves
CastVera FarmigaPatrick WilsonSterling Jerins

Paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren return for the third installment of the popular Conjuring series. The film is helmed by the director behind The Curse of the Weeping Woman, which released early in 2019. The Conjuring 3 is still in the making and the plot is currently unknown.

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