This Week’s Horror Releases: 11th March

Looking for something new to watch this week? Here’s a list of all of this week’s new horror releases across cinemas and the main VOD platforms. We’ll also give you a quick run down of what came out last week, in case you missed anything!

Out On VOD

First Contact (2023)

Shudder, from Monday 11th March. Dir: Bruce Wemple. Starring: Anna Shields, James Liddell, Chris Cimperman.

Two estranged siblings go to their late scientist father’s farmhouse to make sense of his incomplete work. They soon discover an evil entity, buried in time and space for millions of years, has been released and begun wreaking havoc.

Lords of Chaos (2018)

Shudder, from Monday 11th March. Dir: Jonas Åkerlund. Starring: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Jack Kilmer.

A teenager’s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Pieces (1982)

Shudder, from Monday 11th March. Dir: Juan Piquer Simón. Starring: Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Frank Braña.

The co-eds of a Boston college campus are targeted by a mysterious killer who is creating a human jigsaw puzzle from their body parts.

Last Week’s Highlights:


In selected cinemas from Friday 8th March. Dir: Jeff Wadlow. Starring: DeWanda Wise, Tom Payne, Taegen Burns.

A woman returns to her childhood home to discover that the imaginary friend she left behind is very real and unhappy that she abandoned him.

The Day of the Beast (1995)

Shudder, from Monday 4th March. Dir: Álex de la Iglesia. Starring: Álex Angulo, Armando De Razza, Santiago Segura.

Bent on committing as many sins as possible to avert the birth of the beast, a Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult. Now, he must become an unrelenting sinner. Is there still hope?

Perdita Durango (1997)

Shudder, from Monday 4th March. Dir: Álex de la Iglesia. Starring: Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross.

A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

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