Still wondering what highly anticipated horror movies are still coming in 2016, check out the full list below. These films either continue horror franchises or have incredible talent attached. We included films from Adam Wingard, Fede Alvarez, and Luke Scott to Rob Zombie. Feel free to chime in with any horror films you are looking forward to watching in 2016. We limited this list to films with theatrical release dates and included some art and necessary information for each movie. There is still more to come this upcoming 2016 for horror films!
This film stars Jane Levy returning under Fede Alvarez who worked together for the Evil Dead remake, Evil Dead (2013). Levy is willing to do anything, and Alvarez can deliver the frights, fear, and thrills.
Don't Breathe (2016)
Synopsis: Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.Cast: Dylan Minnette, Michael Haase, Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Daniel Zovatto, Katia Bokor, Brak Little, Sergej Onopko, Jane May Graves, Jon Donahue
Directors: Fede Alvarez
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Crime
Luke Scott, Ridley Scott‘s son, brings us this sci-fi horror film that oozes with talent and had a terrific movie trailer. Think of Alien (1979) and Splice (2009) merged with all the best elements from each.
Synopsis: A corporate risk-management consultant must decide whether or not to terminate an artificially created humanoid being.Cast: Brian Cox, Toby Jones, Anya Taylor-Joy, Paul Giamatti, Rose Leslie, Frank Cannon, Sam Spruell, Kate Mara, Jonathan Aris, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Directors: Luke Scott
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery
Before I Wake features some amazing special effects when the little boy who is the focus of the film either has good dreams or terrible nightmares that come to life.
Before I Wake (2016)AKA(s): Somnia
Synopsis: A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.Cast: Lance E. Nichols, Thomas Jane, Brett Luciana Murray, Jack Teague, Dash Mihok, Justin Gordon, Courtney Bell, Erika Hoveland, Kate Bosworth, Avis-Marie Barnes
Directors: Mike Flanagan
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
Blair Witch started off under another title of The Woods then was revealed to be a new Blair Witch movie under the directing skills of Adam Wingard. We all have an idea of what will happen but having Wingard make his spin on the story is great.
Blair Witch (2016)AKA(s): The Blair Witch Project 3, The Woods
Synopsis: After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch.Cast: Callie Hernandez, Valorie Curry, James Allen McCune, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson, Corbin Reid
Directors: Adam Wingard
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Phantasm: Ravager returns with many of the cast also returning to close the Phantasm story and lore. I know many of you have seen at least one Phantasm movie throughout the years and are just a little curious how it all will end.
Phantasm: Ravager (2016)AKA(s): Phantasm V: Ravager, Reggie Tales
Synopsis: The final installment of the long-running Phantasm series.Cast: Daniel Roebuck, Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Gloria Lynne Henry, Kenneth V. Jones, Cesare Gagliardoni, Daniel Schweiger
Directors: David Hartman
Genres: Horror, Fantasy
Rings will update the scares brought to us in the original film The Ring (2002). I liked the original and want to see they improve on the original for a new generation of horror fans.
Rings (2017)AKA(s): The Ring 3, The Ring 3D
Synopsis: A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.Cast: Bonnie Morgan, Vincent D'Onofrio, Billy James, Adam C. Johnson, Rick Baker, Jay Pearson, Jill Jane Clements, Drew Grey, Tommy O'Brien, Aimee Teegarden
Directors: F. Javier Gutiérrez
Genres: Horror, Drama
Although many of you may be looking forward to seeing Rob Zombie‘s 31. I am not going on the hype anymore and will wait to see what he delivers.
Synopsis: Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sad**tic clowns.Cast: Daniel Roebuck, Sheri Moon Zombie, Richard Brake, Tracey Walter, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Meg Foster, Lew Temple, Gabriel Pimentel, Elizabeth Daily
Directors: Rob Zombie
Genres: Horror, Thriller
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