Calendar


Prepare for the shocks & chills with a list of release dates for upcoming horror, horror-comedy, thriller, sci-fi, indie, and genre-adjacent movies and TV series. Highlighted titles are linked to trailers.


JANUARY 2021
1 - Shadow in the Cloud (VOD)
4 - Fingers (Shudder)
4 - 30 Coins (Series, HBO Max)
5 - Sorry I Killed You (VOD)
6 - Surviving Death (Series, Netflix)
8 - The Devil’s Light (VOD)
9 - A Discovery of Witches, Season 2 (Series, Shudder)
11 - Before the Fire (Shudder)
12 - Butchers (VOD)
12 - Skyfire (VOD)
12 - Two Sentence Horror Story, Season 2 (Series, CW)
12 - Go/Don't Go (VOD)
12 - Curse of Aurore (VOD)
13 - Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (Docuseries, Netflix)
14  - Hunted (Shudder)
15 - Incision (VOD)
15 - The Empty Man (VOD)
15 - Servant, Season 2 (Apple TV+)
15 - Don't Tell a Soul (VOD)
19 - Bloody Hell (VOD)
19 - Ten Minutes to Midnight (VOD)
19 - The Wolf House (Shudder)
19 - Clapboard Jungle (Documentary, VOD)
19 - La Casa (VOD)
21 - The Walking Dead: World Beyond (Series, Shudder)
22 - Psycho Goreman (VOD)
25 - Snowpiercer, Season 2 (Series, TNT)
29 - The Night (VOD)
29 - Saint Maud (Theaters)
29 - The Fall of the House of Usher (Boston Lyric Opera's film version of Philip Glass opera)

 
FEBRUARY 2021
2 - 4x4 (VOD)
4 - A Nightmare Wakes (Shudder)
5 - The Reckoning (VOD)
5 - Reunion (VOD)
5 - A Glitch in the Matrix (Documentary, VOD)
5 - Bliss (Amazon Prime)
9 - Sator (VOD)
9 - Sacrifice (VOD)
11 - Clarice (Series, CBS)
12 - Fear the Rain (VOD)
12 - Saint Maud (Epix)
12 - Tentacles (Hulu)
12 - Paradise Cove (VOD)
18 - Shook (Shudder)
19 - Tell Me Your Secrets (Series, Amazon Prime)
19 - The Sinners (VOD)
19 - Blithe Spirit (VOD)
23 - The Pond (VOD)
26 - The Vigil (VOD)
26 - Wrong Turn (VOD)
26 - Safer at Home (VOD)
26 - Tyger Tyger (VOD)


MARCH 2021
1 - The Stylist (VOD)
2 - Monster Hunter (VOD release)
2 - Undertow (VOD)
2 - Dementer (VOD)
2 - Buoyancy (VOD)
3 - Murder Among the Mormons (Docuseries, Netflix)
4 - Lucky (Shudder)
4 - Pacific Rim: The Black (Animated series, Netflix)
4 - Mr. Mercedes, Season 3 (Series, Peacock)
5 - Chaos Walking (VOD)
5 - The Canyonlands (VOD)
5 - Son (VOD)
5 - The Winter Lake (VOD)
9 - Crucified (VOD)
11 - Stay Out of the Attic (Shudder)
11 - The Block Island Sound (Netflix)
12 - Come True (VOD)
12 - Honeydew (Theaters)
12 - Know Fear (VOD)
12 - Cosmic Sin (Theaters/VOD)
16 - The Parish (VOD)
16 - Sacrilege (VOD)
18 - Slaxx (Shudder)
19 - Phobias (VOD)
23 - Doors (VOD)
25 - Violation (Shudder)
26 - The Irregulars (Series, Netflix)
26 - The Toll (VOD)
26 - Blood Moon (Hulu)
26 - Nobody (Theaters)
31 - Godzilla Vs. Kong (Theaters, HBO Max)

APRIL 2021
1 - Creepshow, Season 2 (Series, Shudder)
11 - Fear the Walking Dead, Season 6 (Series, AMC/AMC+)
13 - Honeydew (VOD)
16 - Jakob's Wife (VOD)
16 - Mortal Kombat (Theaters, HBO Max)
20 - Sasquatch (Docuseries, Hulu)

MAY 2021
11 - Scavenger (VOD)
14 - The Djinn (Theaters/VOD)
16 - Fall River (Docuseries, EPIX)
21 - Army of the Dead (Dir: Zack Snyder, Netflix)

JUNE 2021
4 - The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (Theaters, HBO Max)
11 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Theaters) 
11 - Censor (VOD)
12 - Baphomet (VOD)

JULY 2021
9 - The Forever Purge (Theaters)
16 - The Night House
23 - Old (Dir: M. Night Shyamalan,Theaters)
31 - The Green Knight
31 - The Possessed (VOD)

AUGUST 2021
13 - Don't Breathe 2
27 - Candyman

SEPTEMBER 2021
3 - Resident Evil (Theaters)
10 - Malignant  (Dir: James Wan, HBO Max)
17 - A Quiet Place: Part II (Theaters)
24 - Dark Harvest

OCTOBER 2021
1 - Dune (Theaters, HBO Max)
8 - The Addams Family 2 (Theaters)
15 - Halloween Kills (Theaters)
22 - Last Night in Soho (Theaters)
29 - Antlers (Theaters)
 
NOVEMBER 2021

 
DECEMBER 2021
3 - Nightmare Alley (Dir: Guillermo del Toro) (Theaters)
22 - The Matrix 4 (Theaters, HBO Max)
 



JANUARY 2022
7 - Escape Room 2
14 - Scream
21 - Morbius 

MARCH 2022
4 - Paranormal Activity (Paramount+)

JUNE 2022
10 - Jurassic World: Dominion

OCTOBER 2022
14 - Halloween Ends



COMING SOON (Announced, Pending Release Date)

Adrift (Dir: Darren Aronofsky)
Alien (FX Series)
Anonymous Animals  (French horror) 
Bacurau (Brazilian)
The Banishing (Dir: Christopher Smith)
The Beast Must Die (Series, AMC)
The Black Phone (based on Joe Hill short story)
The Blazing World (Sundance Film Festival)
Bloody Summer Camp
Boris Karloff: The Man Behind  the Monster (Documentary)
Censor (Sundance Film Festival)
Chucky (Series, SyFy)
Coming Home in the Dark (Sundance Film Festival)
The Deep House
Demimonde (HBO series)
Dexter (Series revival, Showtime)
Eight for Silver (Sundance Film Festival)
The Eternal Daughter (A24)
Event Horizon (Series, Amazon Prime)
False Positive (A24)
Fear Street 1994/1978/1666 (Netflix)
The Future (Series, HBO Max)
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (Animated Series, HBO Max)
Hocus Pocus 2 (Disney+)
I Know What You Did Last Summer (Series, Amazon Prime)
In The Earth (Sundance Film Festival)
Killroy Was Here  (Dir: Kevin Smith)
Knocking (Sundance Film Festival)
The Last of Us (Series, HBO)
Los Espookys, Season 2 (Series, HBO)
Lisey's Story (Series, Apple TV+)
The Lost Boys (CW Series)
Mandibles  (French horror comedy) 
Midnight Mass (Dir: Mike Flanagan, series, Netflix)
The Midnight Club (Dir: Mike Flanagan, series, Netflix)
The Northman (Dir: Robert Eggers)
O2 (Dir: Alexander Aja, Netflix)
Point Horror (Series, HBO Max)
Prisoners of the Ghostland (Sundance Film Festival)
Reunion (Dir: Radio Silence)
Run Sweetheart Run (Amazon Prime)
The Sandman (Series, Netflix)
Sasquatch (Docuseries, Hulu)
Seance
The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch (Docuseries, History Channel)
Shepherd
Skull Island (Animated series, Netflix)
Ten After Midnight (Netflix)
There's Someone Inside Your House (Netflix)
Things Heard and Seen (Netflix)
The Tomorrow War 
The Tourist (Series, HBO Max)
True Blood (Series reboot, HBO)
Truth Seekers  (Seires, Amazon Prime)
Utopia (Series, Amazon Prime)
The Vampire Chronicles (Series, Hulu)
Violation (Sundance Film Festival)
Wednesday (Series, Netflix)
Willow (Disney+)
Willy's Wonderland


ARCHIVES: 2020 Calendar

Release dates are subject to change. Many movies premiere at film festivals or limited regional engagements but they are not listed above until they are readily available to U.S. theaters, video on demand (VOD), streaming services, or blu-ray/dvd.  This list is compiled by posts from Dread Central, Bloody Disgusting, Rue Morgue, Horror Buzz, Upcoming Horror Movies, IMDB, Variety, and movies I happen to find on Apple TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and, Twitter.