Scary Movie & Series Calendar 2021


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 series. All dates subject to change, of course. Titles marked in orange are Recommended.



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 - Promising Young Woman (VOD)

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 - The Village in the Woods (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)

28 - The Queen of Black Magic (Shudder)

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)

2 - The Funeral Home (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)

10 - Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (Docuseries, Netflix)

11 - Clarice (Series, CBS)

12 - Are You Afraid of the Dark: Curse of the Shadows (Series, Nickelodeon)

12 - Fear the Rain (VOD)

12 - Saint Maud (Epix)

12 - Tentacles (Hulu)

12 - Paradise Cove (VOD)

12 - Willy's Wonderland (VOD)

18 - Shook (Shudder)

19 - Tell Me Your Secrets (Series, Amazon Prime)

19 - The Sinners (VOD)

19 - Blithe Spirit (VOD)

19 - Paranormal Prison (VOD)

23 - The Pond (VOD)

26 - The Vigil (VOD)*

26 - Wrong Turn (VOD)

26 - Safer at Home (VOD)

26 - The Resonator: Miskatonic U (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 - Concrete Plans (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 - Hawk & Rev: Vampire Slayers (VOD)

16 - Sacrilege (VOD)

16 - Todd (VOD)

16 - I Am Lisa (VOD)

18 - Slaxx (Shudder)

19 - Phobias (VOD)

19 - Calls (Series, Apple+)

23 - Doors (VOD)

23 - The Winter Lake (VOD)

25 - Violation (Shudder)

26 - The Irregulars (Series, Netflix)

26 - The Seventh Day (VOD)

26 - The Toll (VOD)

26 - Blood Moon (Hulu)

26 - The Arbors (VOD)

26 - Making Monsters (VOD)

30 - The Widow (VOD)

31 - Godzilla Vs. Kong (Theaters, HBO Max)

APRIL 2021

1 - Creepshow, Season 2 (Series, Shudder)

2 - The Unholy (VOD)

2 - The Believer (VOD)

6 - Embryo (VOD)

6 - Dawn of the Beast (VOD)

8 - The Power (Shudder)

9 - Them (Series, Amazon Prime)

9 - Held (VOD)

9 - Ed Gein: The Read Psycho (Shock Doc series, Discovery+)

11 - Fear the Walking Dead, Season 6 (Series, AMC/AMC+)

13 - Honeydew (VOD)

14 - The Woman in the Window (Netflix)

15 - The Banishing (Shudder)

16 - In The Earth (Theaters)

16 - Jakob's Wife (VOD)

16 - Sensation (VOD)

16 - Van Helsing, Season 5 (Series, SyFy)

17 - The Ghost Brothers: Lights Out (Series, Discovery+)

20 - Interviewing Monsters and Bigfoot (VOD)

20 - Sasquatch (Docuseries, Hulu)

20 - For the Sake of Vicious (VOD)

20 - At Night Comes Wolves (VOD)

20 - Death Ranch (VOD)

22 - Boys from County Hell (Shudder) 3

22 - Unearth

23 - Mortal Kombat (Theaters, HBO Max)

23 - Shadow and Bone (Series, Netflix)

23 - Bloodthirsty (VOD)

23 - Sweet River (VOD)

27 - Murder Bury Win (VOD)

27 - An American Satan (Documentary, VOD)

29 - Deadhouse Dark (Shudder)

30 - Separation (Theaters)

30 - The Resort

MAY 2021

6 - Fried Barry (Shudder)

7 - Initiation (VOD)

7 - In The Earth (VOD Debut)

7 - The Devil's Child (VOD)

7 - The Water Man (VOD)

11 - Scavenger (VOD)

11 - Morgue (VOD)

11 - Benny Loves You

12 - Oxygen (Dir: Alexandre Aja, Netflix)

14 - The Djinn (Theaters/VOD)

14 - Spiral: From the Book of Saw (Theaters)

14 - Love Death + Robots S2 (Series, Netflix)

16 - Fall River (Docuseries, EPIX)

18 - The Mad Hatter (VOD)

21 - Army of the Dead (Dir: Zack Snyder, Netflix)

21 - Seance (VOD)

21 - The Retreat (Queer Horror)

21 - Sound of Violence

28 - A Quiet Place: Part II (Theaters, Paramount+ in 45 days)

28 - Funhouse

28 - Endangered Species

JUNE 2021

3 - Caveat (Shudder)

4 - The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (Theaters, HBO Max)

4 - Lisey's Story (Based on Stephen King book, Apple TV+)

4 - The Carnivores (VOD)

8 - The Unhealer (VOD)

8 - Terror Eyes (VOD)

11- The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2 (VOD)

12 - Baphomet (VOD)

15 - Queen of Spades (VOD)

15 - The Darkness (VOD)

17 - Black Summer S2 (Series, Netflix)

18 - Censor (VOD)

18 - Siberia (with Williem Dafoe)

22 - Babysitter Must Die (VOD)

22 - Miranda Veil (VOD)

23 - An Unquiet Grave (Shudder)

25 - Werewolves Within (Theater, VOD on July 2)

25 - My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To (VOD)

25 - False Positive (Studio: A24, Hulu)

25 - The Evil Next Door (VOD)

25 - Etheria 2021 Short Films (Shudder)

25 - Gaia (VOD)

25 - Too Late (VOD)

28 - Scare Us (VOD)

JULY 2021

1 - Till Death (VOD)

2 - The Tomorrow War (with Chris Pratt, Amazon Prime)

2 - The Forever Purge (Theaters)

2 - Fear Street: 1994 (Netflix)

2 - Let Us In (VOD)

6 - Unearth (VOD)

6 - Dark Spell (VOD)

6 - Rock, Paper, Scissors (VOD)

9 - Meander (VOD)

9 - Dachra

9 - Fear Street: 1978 (Netflix)

9 - Scales

11 - Wellington Paranormal (Series, CW/HBO Max)

12 - Separation (VOD)

13 - Fin (VOD, Documentary by Eli Roth)

13 - Ghost Master (VOD)

13 - The Green Sea (VOD)

14 - Nebulous Dark (VOD)

15 - American Horror Stories (Hulu)

16 - Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

16 - Fear Street: 1666 (Netflix)

16 - The Sleepless Unrest: The Real Conjuring Home (VOD)

20 - The Nest (VOD)

20 - Room 9 (VOD)

20 - Rot (Shudder)

22 - Kandisha (Shudder)

23 - Old (Dir: M. Night Shyamalan, Theaters)

23 - Holy Beasts

23 - Blood Red Sky (Netflix)

23 - Mandibles (VOD)

27 - Hail to the Deadites (Evil Dead Doc, VOD)

29 - The Boy Behind the Door (Shudder)

30 - The Green Knight (Studio: A24)

30 - Masquerade (VOD)

30 - The Maid (VOD)

31 - The Possessed (VOD)


AUGUST 2021

3 - Destination Marfa

3 - The Cage (Venezuela, VOD)

3 - A Savage Nature (VOD)

3 - Pig (VOD)

5 - The Old Ways (Netflix)

6 - High Strangeness (Doc, VOD)

6 - John and the Hole (VOD)

6 - Night Drive (VOD)

10 - Dark Stories (VOD)

10 - Eye Without a Face (VOD)

12 - Slasher: Flesh & Blood (Series, Shudder)

13 - Don't Breathe 2 (Theaters)

13 - 13 Minutes of Horror (Shudder)

13 - 10/31 Part II (VOD)

13 - Brand New Cherry Flavor (Series, Netflix)

15 - Alien Invasion: Hudson Valley (Shock Doc Series, Discovery+)

17 - Howling Village (VOD)

19 - Jakob's Wife (Shudder premiere)

20 - The Night House (Theaters)

20 - Demonic (Dir: Neill Blomkamp)

20 - The Girl Who Got Away (VOD)

20 - Risen (VOD)

20 - Blood Conscious (VOD)

23 - Chapelwaite (Series, EPIX)

24 - The Last Matinee (VOD)

25 - American Horror Story: Double Feature (FX)

25 - Clickbait (Netflix)

26 - Mosquito State (Shudder)

27 - Candyman

27 - The Stairs (VOD)

27 - No Man of God (VOD)


SEPTEMBER 2021

2 - What We Do In The Shadows S3 (Series, FX)

2 - Superhost (Shudder)

3 - We Need To Do Something (VOD)

9 - Martyrs Lane (Shudder)

9 - Death Drop Gorgeous (VOD)

10 - Malignant (Dir: James Wan, HBO Max)

10 - The Manson Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre (VOD)

10 - Kate (Netflix)

13 - Shelter in Place (VOD)

14 - Lady Usher (VOD)

14 - Bad Candy (VOD)

15 - Nightbooks (Netflix)

15 - The Evil Next Door (VOD)

17 - Prisoners of the Ghostland (VOD)

17 - Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster

21 - The Night of the Animated Dead (VOD)

23 - Creepshow S3 (Series, Shudder)

24 - Midnight Mass (Series, Netflix)

24 - Venom: Let There Be Carnage

24 - Dark Harvest

24 - The Curse of the Chippendales (Docu-series, Discovery+)

25 - Eli Roth's History of Horror S3 (Docu-series, AMC+)

25 - Elvira’s 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special Special (Shudder)

29 - Séance (Shudder premiere)


OCTOBER 2021

1 - Black as Night (Amazon Prime)

1 - Titane (Theaters)

1 - Bingo Hell (Amazon Prime) 1 - Coming Home in the Dark (VOD)

1 - Witch Hunt (VOD)

5 - Val (VOD)

5 - Behind the Monsters (Docu-series, Shudder)

5 - Escape the Undertaker (Netflix)

5 - The Mutation (VOD)

6 - V/H/S/94 (Shudder)

6 - There's Someone Inside Your House (Netflix)

8 - The Addams Family 2 (Theaters)

8 - Lamb (Theaters)

8 - Madres (Amazon Prime) 8 - The Manor (Amazon Prime)

8 - Muppets Haunted Mansion (Disney+)

8 - Cleanin’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (VOD)

8 - The Secret of Sinchanee (VOD)

8 - Under Wraps (Disney+)

10 - The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XXXII (Fox)

10 - Killer Camp (Reality Series, CW)

12 - Chucky (Series, SyFy)

12 - Dwellers (VOD)

14 - Snoop And Martha’s Very Tasty Halloween (Peacock)

14 - The Medium (Shudder)

15 - Halloween Kills (Theaters & Peacock)

15 - I Know What You Did Last Summer (Series, Amazon)

15 - Day of the Dead (Series, SyFy)

15 - Wekufe: The Origin of Evil (Amazon Prime)

16 - Slumber Party Massacre (USA)

19 - Knocking (VOD)

19 - The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4 (Series, Shudder)

19 - Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini (VOD)

22 - Invasion (Apple TV+)

22 - Frank (VOD)

26 - Behind the Monsters (Docuseries, Shudder)

27 - Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight: Part 2 (Netflix)

27 - Hypnotic (Netflix)

28 - Horror Noire (anthology, Shudder)

29 - Antlers (Theaters)

29 - Last Night in Soho (Theaters)

29 - Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin (Paramount+)

29 - Unknown Dimension: The Story of Paranormal Activity (Documentary, Paramount+)

29 - The Spine of Night (Animated, VOD)

29 - They're Outside (VOD)

NOVEMBER 2021

2 - The Spore (VOD)

2 - Night at Eagle Inn (VOD)

4 - Dead & Beautiful (Shudder)

5 - The Deep House (Epix, VOD)

5 - The Beta Test (VOD)

5 - Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched (Documentary, VOD)

7 - Dexter: New Blood (Series, Showtime)

9 - Lair (VOD)

12 - The Accursed (VOD)

19 - Hide and Seek (VOD)https://www.senorscary.com/post/calendar2022

19 - The Pizzagate Massacre (VOD)

19 - The Feast (VOD)

19 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Theaters)

19 - A House on the Bayou (EPIX)

23 - Autumn Road (VOD)

23 - Black Friday (VOD)

23 - The Strings (Shudder)

24 - Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (Theaters)

26 - The Last Rite (VOD)

DECEMBER 2021

3 - Silent Night (AMC+)

9 - The Advent Calendar (Shudder)

9 - Death Valley (Shudder)

9 - Agnes (VOD)

17 - Nightmare Alley (Dir: Guillermo del Toro) (Theaters)

21 - Reposession (VOD)

22 - The Matrix Resurrections (Theaters, HBO Max)


 

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