The Most Anticipated Horror Movies Of 2022

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If you love horror movies like we know you do, you can't wait for these hotly anticipated 2022 scary movies. From the fifth movie in the Scream franchise to another, sure-to-be genius horror film from Jordan Peele, 2022 has some amazing upcoming horror movies. You're probably looking forward to The Black Phone if you're into supernatural horror flicks or like reading Joe Hill's scary stories. Maybe you're a classic horror fan. If that's the case you won't want to miss the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre which is rebooting the franchise as a direct sequel to the 1974 film, disregarding every other film in the series. Whatever scary movie you're looking forward to this year, we have it on this terrifying list.

Vote up the horror movies you want to watch this year and vote down any that you think fans shouldn't be excited to see.

  • The Black Phone
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    Early reviews are readily praising The Black Phone for Ethan Hawke's performance and for keeping it real when it comes to Joe Hill's source material. Besides that, the trailer makes the film look like a fright fest and we can't wait to watch it

    Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who's being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer. When a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring, he soon discovers that he can hear the voices of the murderer's previous victims -- and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney.
    • Actors: Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davies, E. Roger Mitchell
    • Released: June 24
    • Directed by: Scott Derrickson
  • Jeepers Creepers: Reborn
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    It's that time again to fear the Creeper and lucky us, Jeepers Creepers: Reborn is looking to be the first in a reboot trilogy. Fans of the first three films should be as delighted as we are to run for our lives the cornfields. Vote up this film if you can't wait to see it in theaters this year.

    Chase and Laine head to the Horror Hound Festival, where Laine begins to experience unexplained premonitions and disturbing visions associated with the town's past, and in particular, local legend the Creeper. As the festival gets underway and the blood-soaked entertainment builds to a frenzy, Laine believes that something unearthly has been summoned and that for the first time in 23 years, the Creeper is back.
    • Actors: Sydney Craven, Imran Adams, Peter Brooke, Jodie Mcmullen, Georgia Goodman
    • Released: TBD 2022
    • Directed by: Timo Vuorensola
  • Scream
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    Day one fans of the Scream franchise can't be more exited for this updcoming continuation. This installment in the classic horror film series sees the return of such original cast members as Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette. Get ready to be terrified by Ghostface once again.

    Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, Calif., a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town's deadly past.
    • Actors: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Melissa Barrera, Kyle Gallner
    • Released: January 14
    • Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
  • 4

    Not much is known about Nope at the time of writing this, are we super stoked for it anyway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. We're here for anything Jordan Peele wants to show us and it's so cool that he's reuniting with Daniel Kaluuya. Keke Palmer and Steve Yeun are also super exciting names to see attached to this project.

    A man and his sister discover something sinister in the skies above their California horse ranch, while the owner of a nearby theme park tries to profit from the mysterious, otherworldly phenomenon.
    • Actors: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Brandon Perea, Michael Wincott
    • Released: July 22
    • Directed by: Jordan Peele

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  • While everything must end, we can't help but wonder if Halloween Ends will truly be the finale to one of the greatest horror franchise ever devised. Michael Meyers surely keeps coming back so only time will tell if it's curtains for the dead stare of this infamous movie villain.

    Four years after her last encounter with masked killer Michael Myers, Laurie Strode is living with her granddaughter and trying to finish her memoir. Myers hasn't been seen since, and Laurie finally decides to liberate herself from rage and fear and embrace life. However, when a young man stands accused of murdering a boy that he was babysitting, it ignites a cascade of violence and terror that forces Laurie to confront the evil she can't control.
    • Actors: Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Will Patton, Rohan Campbell
    • Released: October 14
    • Directed by: David Gordon Green

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  • Orphan: First Kill
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    Fans of the original Orphan film won't want to miss this prequel. More than that Julia Stiles is sure to put forth a great performance, one that is bound to send chills down your spine. Vote up Orphan: First Kill if you think other fans should anticipate it.

    After escaping from a psychiatric facility in Estonia, Esther travels to America by impersonating the missing daughter of a wealthy family. Yet, an unexpected twist arises that pits her against a mother who will protect her family at any cost.
    • Actors: Isabelle Fuhrman, Julia Stiles, Rossif Sutherland, Hiro Kanagawa, Jade Michael
    • Released: January 28
    • Directed by: William Brent Bell