Graveyard Shift Vote: Which 2017 Horror Movies Will Actually Be Scary?  

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As Halloween draws near, it's time to predict which 2017 horror movies will actually be scary. Featuring high concept horror movies, psychological thrillers, and slasher films, this list of upcoming horror movies has it all. What will the best horror movie of 2017?

Horror fans are already predicting Stephen King's It to be not only one of the scariest films of 2017, but one of the best horror movies this year. Other 2017 horror movies coming soon include Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel Leatherface and the horror version of Groundhog Day, Happy Death Day.

Which new horror movies are you most excited for? Can't wait to see Jigsaw, the eighth Saw movie? The highly anticipated sequel Jeepers Creepers 3 is another must watch horror movie. 

Vote up the upcoming horror movies you think will actually be scary and feel free to add any 2017 horror movies missing from the list.

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voting closed at #1 It September 8

Metacritic score: 70

It is a 2017 supernatural horror drama film directed by Andrés Muschietti, an adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel. The film tells the story of seven children as they are ...more

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voting closed at #2 Jigsaw October 27 Jigsaw is a 2017 American horror film directed by Michael and Peter Spierig. The eighth installment in the Saw franchise picks up over a decade after the death of the eponymous Jigsaw killer ...more

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voting closed at #3 Leatherface October 20 Leatherface is a 2017 American horror film directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo and a prequel to 1974's The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. A teenage Leatherface (Sam Coleman) escapes from ...more

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voting closed at #2 Jeepers Creepers 3 September 26

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voting closed at #4 Mother! September 15

Metacritic score: 71

mother! is an American psychological horror thriller film, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting ...more

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voting closed at #6 Amityville: The Awakening October 27 Amityville: The Awakening is a 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by Franck Khalfoun. Belle (Bella Thorne) and her siblings move into a new house with their single mother Joan ...more

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voting closed at #7 Let Her Out October 20 Let Her Out is a 2016 horror film directed by Cody Calahan. After a tragic accident, Helen (Alanna LeVierge) discovers a tumor that is the remnants of a "vanishing twin." Over time, ...more

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Keep Watching October 31 Keep Watching is a 2017 American horror film directed by Sean Carter. A family become imprisoned in their home by intruders, who force them to play a life-and-death game, where the mysterious ...more

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voting closed at #7 Happy Death Day October 13

Metacritic score: 56 

Happy Death Day is a 2017 American slasher film directed by Christopher B. Landon. A college student (Jessica Rothe) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and ...more

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voting closed at #8 Flatliners September 29

Metacritic score: 27

Flatliners is a 2017 science fiction psychological horror film directed by Niels Arden Oplev and written by Ben Ripley. The film is a sequel to the 1990 film of the same name, and follows five ...more

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voting closed at #9 The Snowman October 13

Metacritic score: 34

The Snowman is a 2017 British crime thriller drama film directed by Tomas Alfredson, based on the novel by Jo Nesbø. Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) investigates the ...more

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voting closed at #12 The Killing of a Sacred Deer October 27 The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a 2017 psychological horror-thriller film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. A surgeon (Colin Farrell) forms a familial bond with a sinister teenage boy (Barry ...more