This Week’s Horror Releases: 8th July

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!

In Cinemas

Longlegs

In cinemas from Friday 12th July. Dir: Oz Perkins. Starring: Maika Monroe, Nicolas Cage, Blair Underwood.

In pursuit of a serial killer, an FBI agent uncovers a series of occult clues that she must solve to end his terrifying killing spree.

In a Violent Nature

In selected cinemas from Friday 12th July. Dir: Chris Nash. Starring: Ry Barrett, Andrea Pavlovic, Cameron Love.

When a locket is removed from a collapsed fire tower in the woods that entombs the rotting corpse of Johnny, a vengeful spirit spurred on by a horrific 60-year old crime, his body is resurrected and becomes hellbent on retrieving it.

On VOD

Lord of Misrule (2023)

Shudder From Friday 12th July. Dir: William Brent Bell. Starring: Tuppence Middleton, Ralph Ineson, Matt Stokoe.

A priest begins a desperate search when her daughter goes missing during the local harvest festival. As she uncovers secrets from the town’s dark past, she must decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice to rescue the girl from the grip of evil.

The Nun II (2023)

Shudder From Friday 12th July. Dir: Michael Chaves. Starring: Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Storm Reid.

1956 in France, a priest is horribly murdered. An evil is spreading. Once again, Sister Irene comes face-to-face with Valak, the demon nun.

House on Haunted Hill (1959)

Shudder From Monday 8th July. Dir: William Castle. Starring: Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long.

A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife.

Class of Nuke ‘Em High (1986)

Shudder From Monday 8th July. Dirs: Richard W. Haines & Lloyd Kaufman. Starring: Janelle Brady, Gil Brenton, Robert Prichard.

The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

Last Week’s Highlights:

MaXXXine

In cinemas from Friday 5th July. Dir: Ti West. Starring: Mia Goth, Elizabeth Debicki, Moses Sumney.

In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

In the Trap (2019)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Alessio Liguori. Starring: Jamie Christofersen, David Bailie, Sonya Cullingford.

Phillip, a solitary proofreader, is trapped in his apartment, too afraid to leave and tortured by an unknown evil force that has kept him prisoner for the last two years.

The Nest (2020)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Sean Durkin. Starring: Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Oona Roche.

An entrepreneur and his family begin to unravel after moving into an old country manor in England in the 1980s.

Shortcut (2020)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Alessio Liguori. Starring: Jack Kane, Zanda Emlano, Zak Sutcliffe.

A mysterious creature terrorizes five teenage friends after their bus takes a shortcut on a desolate road in the wild.

Zombie Creeping Flesh (1980)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dirs: Bruno Mattei & Claudio Fragasso. Starring: Margie Newton, Franco Garofalo, Selan Karay.

After an experiment gone wrong, a virus that turns people into zombies spreads throughout New Guinea. A female reporter and her cameraman, and a team of four commandos sent to investigate try to survive the onslaught.

Witchcraft (1988)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Rob Spera. Starring: Anat Topol, Gary Sloan, Mary Shelley.

A photographer and others are stranded at a Massachusetts island hotel haunted by a woman in black.

A Woman Kills (1968)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Jean-Denis Bonan. Starring: Claude Merlin, Solange Pradel, Myriam Mézières.

Hélène Picard, a prostitute, is sentenced and executed for murders, but shortly thereafter, similar crimes continue. Executioner Louis Guilbeau meanwhile develops a relationship with the investigating officer, Solange, who soon learns Louis may not be who he says he is.

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