The Best, Most Haunting Horror Movie Trailers of 2019 

Jason Bancroft
Updated December 3, 2019 2k votes 460 voters 14.7k views 36 items

List Rules Vote up the 2019 horror movie trailers that scared you stiff.

Not sure which horror movie you plan to see this year? Here are the scariest horror movie trailers for new and upcoming films in 2019. The list below has the best of the terrifying scary movie trailers for films that are coming soon to a theater or streaming service near you. The horror genre now includes highly anticipated movies thanks to the talents of Jordan Peele and his movie Us and Andy Muschietti's It: Chapter Two. From good slashers to intelligent horror films that stick with you well after the credits roll, which horror movie trailers do you think are the best?

Not all scary movies in 2019 will be seen in theaters, such as Netflix's Velvet Buzzsaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal. With more and more streaming options than ever before you can watch new scary movies without even having to leave the comfort of your sofa. You'll find new horror movie previews on this list for both theatrical and digital releases.

Help determine the best new horror movie trailers this year by voting up the previews that make you turn on all the lights, scream out loud, or leave you shivering with fright.

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Us is a 2019 American horror film directed by Jordan Peele. A mother (Lupita Nyong'o) and a father (Winston Duke) take their children to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (Elisabeth Moss and Tim Heidecker), but as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, + more

Released: March 22

Directed by: Jordan Peele

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a 2019 American horror film directed by André Øvredal, based on the children's book series by Alvin Schwartz. A group of young teens attempt to solve a mystery that involves a series of spectacularly horrific deaths in their small hometown. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur, + more

Released: August 9

Directed by: André Øvredal

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It: Chapter Two
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It: Chapter Two is a 2019 American horror film directed by Andy Muschietti, based on the 1986 novel by Stephen King. 27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Bill Skarsgård, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, + more

Released: September 6

Directed by: Andy Muschietti

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Pet Sematary is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, based on the novel by Stephen King. When his toddler son is killed in an auto accident, a doctor (Jason Clarke) takes the boy's body to a pet cemetery where it is resurrected in demonic form. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, Hugo Lavoie, + more

Released: April 5

Directed by: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer

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