The best horror movies of 2022

Orphan: First Kill

Orphan: First Kill
6/10
Leena Klammer orchestrates a brilliant escape from an Estonian psychiatric facility and travels to America by impersonating the missing daughter of a wealthy family. But Leena’s new life as “Esther” comes with an unexpected wrinkle and pits her against a mother who will protect her family at any cost.

The Black Phone

The Black Phone
7/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 02/02/2022
Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

Nope

Nope
7/10

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
7/10
Sequel to the 2016 Marvel film 'Doctor Strange'.

The Jack in the Box: Awakening

The Jack in the Box: Awakening
4.4/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 03/01/2022
When a vintage Jack-in-the-box is opened by a dying woman, she enters into a deal with the demon within that would see her illness cured in return for helping it claim six innocent victims.

Morbius

Morbius
5.2/10
Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Michael Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.

The Grandmother

The Grandmother
5.9/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 05/01/2022
A Paris model must return to Madrid where her grandmother, who raised her, has had a stroke. But spending just a few days with this relative turns into an unexpected nightmare.

Scream

Scream
6.3/10
Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.

Virus 32

Virus 32
5.4/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 24/02/2022
A virus is unleashed and a chilling massacre runs through the streets of Montevideo. The sick are found in hunters and only calm their fever by unscrupulously killing those who are not yet infected. Unaware of this, Iris and her daughter spend the day at the sports club where Iris works as a security guard. When night comes, a merciless fight is about to begin. Their only hope of salvation comes when they discover that after each attack the infected seem to have 32 seconds of peace before reloading.

Studio 666

Studio 666
Foo Fighters aim to record their 10th album in an Encino mansion, only to find themselves fighting supernatural forces that threaten to derail the completion of the album and their lives.

Jeepers Creepers: Reborn

Jeepers Creepers: Reborn
3.2/10
Forced to travel with her boyfriend to a horror festival, Laine begins to experience disturbing visions associated with the urban legend of The Creeper. As the festival arrives and the blood-soaked entertainment builds to a frenzy, she believes that something unearthly has been summoned… and that she is at the center of it.

Halloween Ends

Halloween Ends
Four years after the traumatic events of Halloween 2018, the nightmare ends as Laurie Strode comes face to face with Michael Myers, once and for all.

The Reef: Stalked

The Reef: Stalked
4.5/10
In an effort to heal after witnessing her sister’s horrific murder, Nic travels to a tropical resort with her friends for a kayaking and diving adventure. Only hours into their expedition, the women are stalked and then attacked by a great white shark. To survive they will need to band together and Nic will have to overcome her post-traumatic stress, face her fears and slay the monster.

Insidious: The Dark Realm

Insidious: The Dark Realm
A demonic entity attempts to unleash chaos into the world of the living.

Medusa

Medusa
5.6/10
Many, many years ago, the beautiful Medusa was severely punished by Athena, the virgin goddess, for the loss of her purity. Today, Mariana belongs to a world where she must do her utmost to keep up the appearance of a perfect woman. In order not to fall into temptation, she tries hard to control everything and everyone around her. However, the day will come when the urge to scream will be stronger than it ever has been.

You Won't Be Alone

You Won't Be Alone
6.4/10
In an isolated mountain village in 19th century Macedonia, a young feral witch accidentally kills a peasant. She assumes the peasant's shape to see what life is like in her skin, igniting a deep seated curiosity to experience life inside the bodies of others.

Five Nights at Freddy's

Five Nights at Freddy's
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 23/12/2022

The Backrooms

The Backrooms
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 07/01/2022
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Salem's Lot

Salem's Lot
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 09/09/2022
Writer Ben Mears returns to the Maine town of Jerusalem’s Lot, where he had spent part of his childhood, and discovers that the residents are being turned into vampires.

In Search of Darkness: Part III

In Search of Darkness: Part III
The epic conclusion to the In Search of Darkness trilogy. In this epic final chapter, our focus turns to the straight-to-video horror classics that populated the bottom shelves at the video rental store. Imaginative, gory, experimental - but always entertaining - these hidden gems are ripe for rediscovery.

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