Here are the best horror movies of 2018. From the most disturbing extreme films, to ghost stories and films about exorcism, there were big-budget and independent flicks. We got zombies, witches, monsters, serial killer, ghosts, Nazis and also the return of Michael Myers. This list includes mainstream releases as "Hereditary", "Ghostland", "Halloween" but also the indie and extreme horror movies as "American Guinea Pig: The Song of Solomon" and "Who's Watching Oliver". We chose all the films that hit theatres or were released on DVD and VOD in 2018. Check out our list of the best horror movies of 2018!
Hereditary - After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family tries to escape the dark fate they've inherited.
Halloween - Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing...
A Quiet Place - A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Overlord - On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize ...
Mandy - Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand...
House Shark - When Frank (Trey Harrison) finds his happy home under attack by a dangerous but largely unknown breed of shark, he’s enlists the aid of the world’s only “House Shark” Expert, Zachary (Michael Merchant...
Apostle - In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Veronica - Madrid, June 1991. After celebrating a session of Ouija with her friends, Verónica is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her entire family.
The Ritual - A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Suspiria - A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
The House that Jack Built - A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Bird Box - When a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, only one thing is certain: if you see it, you take your life. Facing the unknown, Malorie finds love, hope and a new beginning only for it to ...
Boar - In the harsh, yet beautiful Australian outback lives a beast, an animal of staggering size, with a ruthless, driving need for blood and destruction. It cares for none, defends its territory with brutal...
Aterrados - Police commissary Funes and three researches of supernatural phenomena investigate inexplicable events that are occurring in the suburbia of Buenos Aires.
Ghost Stories - Arch sceptic Professor Phillip Goodman embarks upon a terror filled quest when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable 'hauntings'.
Summer of 84 - Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Incident in a Ghostland - A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters’ lives. Sixteen years later the daughters...
Cam - A young camgirl discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an exact replica of herself.
Anna and The Apocalypse - When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them.
Hostile - Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.
Heretiks - During the 17th century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.
The Farm - A young couple gets kidnapped and treated like farm animals after stopping at a roadside diner to eat meat.
Along Came The Devil - After a troubled childhood, Ashley searches for a connection, and unknowingly invites in a demonic force, which leaves her loved ones fighting for her soul.
Trauma - Four women travel through the weekend to a countryside area of Chile and they are brutally attacked by a man and his son. Alone and abandoned, they decide to confront the criminals. The struggle will ...
The Suffering Bible - Five acts, linked by a common thread, that shape a story that digs into the deepest human emotions and themes of devoutness, told using the crudest hues of horror. Sacred and profane, merged with sin ...
Red Krokodil - The breakup of the body that this drug causes, helped me to symbolize a breakup too visually Interior unstoppable.
The End? L'inferno fuori - The businessman Claudio goes to the office but gets stuck in the lift. This is only the beginning of his troubles as a deadly virus is turning people into zombies. Trapped in that metal cabin, he has ...
Cat Sick Blues - When Ted’s beloved cat dies, the trauma triggers a terrible mental breakdown. His broken brain prompts him to bring his feline friend back – all he needs is nine human lives. Ted dons vicious deadly...
A Taste of Phobia - An international team of directors join forces to present 14 terrifying stories in this gruesome horror anthology each surrounding a particular phobia.
Hell Fest - On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Your Flesh, Your Curse - After being brutally murdered, the troubled girl Juliet White ends up in a limbo, where a spiritual guide forces her soul to re-live repressed memories.
Doll Syndrome - A disturbed man, fetish, sex maniac and self-defeating, remains infatuated by a girl who sees / light bar to pause the job, coming to sublimate his drives and vent to a fetish. But one day a third...
The Endless - Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.
Bloody Ballet - When a beautiful ballerina dancer, Adriana Mena (Kendra Carelli), lands the lead role in the upcoming Nutcracker performance, she's forced to face her demons as jealousy and tension begin to provoke...
Fang - After participating in a robbery and unplanned murder, Chloe Romero and Joe Spencer set out to hide at a distant relative's house only to be stalked as prey and hunted by creatures and forces unknown.
American Guinea Pig: Sacrifice - Haunted by psychological traumas, Daniel returns to the home where he was raised. Here he begins a journey of pain and sorrow. Daniel attempts to beckon the embrace of the Goddess Ishtar to assist...
American Guinea Pig: Song of Solomon - Mary witnesses the brutal suicide of her Father. His death unleashes the savage forces of demonic possession in his daughter. The End of Days is upon the world, famine, drought, looting and chaos is...
The Predator - From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having...
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich - A recently divorced young man discovers a mint condition Blade doll in his deceased brother's closet and plans to sell the toy at a convention in Oregon celebrating the 30th anniversary of the...
Housewife - Housewife is centered on Holly whose mother murdered her sister and father when she was seven. 20 years later and slowly losing her grip on the difference between reality and nightmares, she runs into...
Insidious: The Last Key - Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, NM, to investigate a man’s claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family’s...
Muse - Samuel Salomon, a literature professor, has been off work for almost a year after the tragic death of his girlfriend. Samuel has been suffering from a recurring nightmare in which a woman is brutally ...
Unfriended: Dark Web - A teen comes into possession of a new laptop and soon discovers that the previous owner is not only watching him, but will also do anything to get it back.
Feral - A wild animal attacks six medical students on a weekend hike in the woods. One by one, they become infected with a "feral disease", turning them into rabid, bloodthirsty creatures, and the vacation...
Truth or Dare - A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone or something begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.
The Night of The Virgin - A virgin looking to get laid instead gets a nightmare full of blood, sweat... and various discharges.
Hellraiser: Judgment - Detectives Sean and David Carter are on the case to find a gruesome serial killer terrorizing the city. Joining forces with Detective Christine Egerton, they dig deeper into a spiraling maze of horror...
Winchester - San Jose, California, 1906. Isolated in her labyrinthine mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes that she is being haunted by the souls of those killed by the guns manufactured by...
Amazon Hot Box - An American college student named Penny is erroneously apprehended during a dissident round-up in the banana republic of Rattica. She is incarcerated into the island penal system overseen by Wardress ...
The Nun - When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together...
The Possession of Hannah Grace - When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.
Wildling - A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.
The Domestics - A young husband and wife must fight to return home in a post-apocalyptic mid-western landscape ravaged by gangs.
The Antithesis - A blasphemous pact with a consciousness beyond all the thresholds… A researcher has been called to discover the causes of unexplained phenomenon into a mysterious mansion. The loneliness and morbose...
Leprechaun Returns - A group of unwitting sorority sisters accidentally awaken the serial-killing Leprechaun after they build a sorority house on his hunting grounds.
The Devil's Doorway - In the autumn of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more...
Dead Night - A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder. The story of Casey Pollack unfolds from two very different perspectives when one night in the woods...
Ravenous - In an isolated rural community of Quebec, Canada, some inhabitants attack other people, hungry for human flesh. A few survivors gather and go deep into the forest to escape them.
Who's Watching Oliver - Who's watching Oliver tells the story of a mentally unstable loner lost in a life forced upon him. By night Oliver aimlessly wanders the streets and bars on what can only be described as a truly...
Slender Man - Slender Man tells the story of a tall, thin horrifying figure with unnaturally long arms and a featureless face, who is reputed to be responsible for the haunting and disappearance of countless...
Patient Zero - After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a...
Behind the Walls - Years it has waited, now someone's moved in. Through the eyes of the evil within we witness a broken family desperately seeking a new beginning, in a new home, but this house lives, watches and wants...
Minutes to Midnight - On the cusp of New Year's Eve, seven friends and a mysterious backpacker converge at a desolate ski lodge in the mountains when they are systematically hunted down by ruthless masked men with a...
Await Further Instructions - A dysfunctional family awake on Christmas morning to discover they’re sealed inside their house by a mysterious black substance. On television, a single line of text reads: “Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions.
The Bad Man - Mary and PJ are kidnapped and tortured by a sadistic clown bent on transforming them into a 'doll' and a 'dog' -- servile sex slaves that will be sold to the highest bidders. When PJ goes mad, Mary be...
House of Forbidden Secrets - Jacob Hunt has had some very bad breaks in life. His wife left him, his friends have all abandoned him, and his children barely see him! Jacob has been given an amazing gift and the chance he needs to...
Death House - During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the Death House sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of horrors while being pursued by a ruthless army of roaming...
Our House - Ethan is suffering enormous guilt after his parents are killed in a car accident. He quits a promising future at MIT and work on a revolutionary experiment in order to care for his younger siblings.
Down a Dark Hall - Kitt Gordy, a new student at the exclusive Blackwood Boarding School, confronts the institution's supernatural occurrences and dark powers of its headmistress.
He's Out There - On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.
Blessed are the Children - After getting an abortion, Traci Patterson begins to suspect that something sinister is following her and her friends.
The Lodgers - 1920, rural Ireland. Anglo-Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers)...
Boarding School - When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid's worst nightmare: A creepy old mansion, deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and...
The Toybox - A family becomes stranded in their RV while on a trip through the desert.
Killer Kate! - Kate attends her estranged sister's bachelorette party at the request of their dying father. The weekend, held at a remote cabin booked on a home sharing app, turns into a savage life-or-death...
Lifechanger - A murderous shapeshifter sets out on a blood-soaked mission to make things right with the woman he loves.
The School - When a doctor looking for her missing child awakens to find herself in an abandoned school, she must survive the supernatural terror and face her own demons if she is to find the truth about where...
Astral - A detached university student faces the consequences of astral projection when he uses it to reconnect with his dead mother.