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Hoopla has a lot of great movies, but if you are looking for great horror movies, you may want to watch these commonly missed hits!

What We Do In The Shadows

Created from the mind of Academy Award winner, Taika Waititi, presents a hysterical mockumentary about a house of awkward Vampires living together in the modern world trying to adapt to the new world.

 The Color Out of Space

Based on the H.P. Lovecraft short story, The Color Out of Space is a disturbing nightmare of Nicholas Cage and his family losing themselves to something that fell out of an asteroid infecting their farmland. 

Train to Busan

South Korea’s first zombie movie is about a man and daughter trapped on a train running out of control in the beginning of the outbreak. Pure high octane action and suspense that shouldn’t be missed!

Scream

Wes Anderson’s classic slasher satire is available on Hoopla! Small town suburb is under panic from recent murders until paranoia settles in and everyone becomes a suspect.

 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

A vampire stalks her prey in the night of a small Iranian ghost town while the townspeople remain unaware. An eerie modern classic movie that shouldn’t be missed.

Hellraiser

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser is one of the most infamous and grotesque horror movies. A mysterious puzzle box begins to cause havoc in a family when their mysterious missing uncle comes back from the dead, craving blood.

House (1985)

A writer goes into his childhood home to write his experience in Vietnam but bizarre things begin to happen making his self-isolation feel like he is spiralling into madness.

 Halloween (1978)

Halloween is one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. It follows the stories of teenage babysitter Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis)  being hunted by an escaped serial killer, Micheal Myers, on Halloween night.