The Best Indie Horror Movies Of 2023

The best indie horror movies coming out in 2023 are a frightfully good time and sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. From eerie psychological thrillers and devious supernatural forces to blood-curdling slashers and mind-bending body horrors, we’ve got all the details about this year's most talked-about scary independent films. So if you’re looking for some truly terrifying entertainment that will leave you shaking with fear, these independent horror films have got you covered. You'll find the experimental low-budget Canadian horror movie like Skinamarink, and there are more to come as the year goes on.

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  • Infinity Pool
    Video: YouTube
    Guided by a seductive and mysterious woman, a couple on vacation venture outside the resort grounds and find themselves in a culture filled with violence, hedonism and untold horror. A tragic accident soon leaves them facing a zero tolerance policy for crime: either you'll be executed, or, if you're rich enough to afford it, you can watch yourself die instead.
    • Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth, Cleopatra Coleman, Thomas Kretschmann, Amanda Brugel
    • Released: 2023
    • Directed by: Brandon Cronenberg
  • Skinamarink
    Video: YouTube
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    18 votes

    An experimental horror film hailing from Canada. Skinamarink places two children at the center of a nightmarish scenario where they wake up without their adults, and all the doors and windows in their house are missing. Get ready to be creeped out by the cinematography and unsettling atmosphere.

    Two children wake up in the middle of the night to find their father is missing, and all the windows and doors in their home have vanished.
    • Actors: Lucas Paul, Dali Rose Tetreault, Ross Paul, Jaime Hill
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Kyle Edward Ball
  • The Devil Conspiracy
    Video: YouTube

    Science and religion collide in this action horror flick. With tons of special effects and jump scares, fans of scary religious movies are not going to want to miss out on this one. 

    A powerful biotech company has breakthrough technology that allows it to clone history's most influential people. Behind this company is a cabal of Satanists who steal the shroud of Turin, putting them in possession of Jesus Christ's DNA -- the ultimate offering to the devil. Hoping to save mankind, Archangel Michael soon comes to Earth to stop the devil's conspiracy once and for all.
    • Actors: Alice Orr-Ewing, Joe Doyle, Eveline Hall, Peter Mensah, Joe Anderson
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Nathan Frankowski
  • Fear
    Video: YouTube
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    1 votes
    A weekend vacation turns sinister when a group of friends must confront their worst fears one by one.
    • Actors: Joseph Sikora, King Bach, Annie Ilonzeh, Ruby Modine, Iddo Goldberg
    • Released: 2023
    • Directed by: Deon Taylor
  • The Offering
    Video: YouTube
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    1 votes

    The Offering is a religious horror film that focuses on an ancient evil, an unborn child, and a son attempting to reconcile with his father. The Offering will terrify audiences by preying on our fears of forgotten Jewish lore and demons.

    The son of a Hasidic funeral director returns home with his pregnant wife in hopes of reconciling with his father. Little do they know that an ancient evil lurking inside a mysterious corpse has sinister plans for their unborn child.
    • Actors: Nick Blood, Emm Wiseman, Allan Corduner, Paul Kaye, Jonathan Yunger
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Oliver Park
  • The Price We Pay
    Video: YouTube

    Small-time crooks take a hostage during a botched pawn shop robbery and make their way to a rural farmhouse. But only time will tell who should be afraid of who.

    After a pawn shop robbery goes wrong, two criminals take refuge at a remote farmhouse to let the heat die down and find something much more menacing.
    • Actors: Emile Hirsch, Gigi Zumbado, Eleanor Burke, Stephen Dorff, Erika Ervin
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura