Looking for a night of thrills and chills? Look no further than this list of winter paranormal horror movies that are sure to give you chills. From classic movies like The glow to newer releases such as The hut, this collection of movies will keep you on the edge of your seat. So grab a blanket and some popcorn and prepare to be scared!
1. The Shining, 1980
Jack Nicholson’s iconic performance as the caretaker of a haunted hotel in the The glow will make you shake in your seat. Stanley Kubrick’s iconic use of cinematography and editing will make you question every shadow and every sound. If you’re looking for a classic horror movie to keep you up at night, The glow is the perfect choice.
2. The Thing, 1982
The thing is a classic sci-fi horror film set on an Antarctic research station. Isolation and paranoia abound as the crew tries to uncover the truth about a mysterious creature that has infiltrated the station. With its claustrophobic atmosphere and intense special effects, The thing sure to give you chills.
3. The Ritual, 2017
The ritual is a recent horror film about a group of friends who venture into a Swedish forest and discover something lurking in the dark. This movie is full of jump scares and creepy atmosphere, and its wintry setting will have you shivering in your seat.
4. The Invisible Man, 1933
This classic horror film is a must for any fan of the genre. The invisible man follows the story of a scientist who discovers a formula that makes him invisible, only to find out that the formula has some horrific side effects. If you’re looking for a classic horror movie to watch on a cold winter night, The invisible man is the ticket.
5. The Hut, 2019
The Lodge is a recent chiller that follows a newly blended family that gets snowed into a remote lodge. As secrets come to light, the family must deal with a sinister force determined to tear them apart. With its tense atmosphere and chilling winter setting, The hut it’s sure to give you goosebumps.
6. Purple Peak, 2015
Purple peak is a gothic horror film set in a remote manor house in the English countryside. The film follows the story of a young bride who discovers the dark secrets of her new home. Crimson Peak is an instant modern classic with its eerie atmosphere and stunning visuals.
7. 30 Days of Night, 2007
30 days of night is a horror film set in a small town in Alaska. When the town is plunged into darkness for 30 days, the vampires take over, leaving the residents to fend for themselves. With its bleak winter setting and intense action sequences, this film is the perfect winter chiller.
8. Misery, 1990
Misery is a classic horror film about a young author who finds himself stranded in the snow. When he is rescued by a mysterious woman, he realizes that she is not who she says she is and must find a way to escape her clutches. This suspenseful thriller will terrify you from start to finish.
9. Play the Right One, 2008
Let the right one in is a chilling story about a young boy’s unusual friendship with an enigmatic girl. With its wintry setting and eerie atmosphere, this Swedish horror film is perfect for a cold winter’s night.
10. Frozen, 2010
Frozen is a horror film about a group of skiers who get stuck on a ski lift. As the cold weather sets in, the skiers must face a mysterious creature that is determined to take them out one by one. With its intense action sequences and wintry setting, Frozen is the best choice of winter horrors.
These are our picks for some winter horror movies perfect for a cold night! Which will you watch first? Let us know further Twitter or in the Nightmare on Film Street Discord!