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Stream the scariest horror movies for free – just in time for Halloween

scariest horror movies

Free horror movies may be just what you’re looking for this October as Halloween creeps closer and you feel the icy chill – ok, must stop, this is getting scary. See, for some of us, the promise of winter is scary enough.

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We all know that people who love scary movies, really love their scary movies. Luckily for scream queens and kings everywhere, the horror film industry continues to grow each year, with scary movies coming out regularly to keep those appetites satisfied. Whether they’re all about the best horror films or truly horrible, B-rated disasters, people can’t seem to get enough of scary movies.

For some, horror films are required watching no matter the month or season, while for others, it’s the start of October and the Halloween spirit that makes them turn their attention to streaming horror movies online.

However you choose to appreciate the horror film genre, you’re in luck – there are a couple of free streaming services dedicated only to horror movies. And for those that aren’t free, at least they offer free trials you can use this month (or just on Halloween night). 

Here are a few of our favorites.

Shudder

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AMC has a horror streaming service you should definitely check out. With a collection of TV shows and movies, from classics to major blockbusters, Shudder has something for everyone.

Shudder offers a seven-day free trial and is ad-free with a monthly subscription. You can binge on thrillers all month long, then cancel next month if you want.

SCREAMBOX

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In the mood for something truly terrifying? Check out SCREAMBOX, a service that promises to offer “terrifying movies and horror of all kinds to keep you screaming nonstop.” With a long list of movies from around the world, SCREAMBOX is a great service for finding blood-curdling movies of terror.

SCREAMBOX is an Amazon Channels service, which is available as an add-on to Amazon Prime. They offer a 7-day free trial.

 

FilmRise Horror

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If free movies are more your thing, and you own a Roku, check out FilmRise Horror. This free service says they offer thousands of horror movies; from zombies to evil clowns, and they claim to have it all.

You can add FilmRise Horror to your Roku here.

Monsters and Nightmares

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Looking for more of a monster theme to your Halloween movies? Well, Monsters and Nightmares is the service for you. According to the service, you can get “the creepiest, most terrifying horror films of the last decade.”

Monsters and Nightmares offers a 7-day free trial and is ad-free after subscriptions.

Leave you screaming for joy fright

So, there you have our top four horror streaming services that will keep you and yours streaming and screaming this Halloween season. The best part is knowing that those scary expensive cable bills won’t be creeping up behind you.