Best Halloween Movies You Have Never Heard Of
Halloween season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a list of hidden gems in the horror genre? While you might be familiar with classics like “Halloween” and “The Exorcist,” there are lesser-known films that deserve your attention. Get ready for a spine-tingling cinematic journey with “Jennifer’s Body,” “Nun 2,” and “The People Under the Stairs” – all screening this October at Rooftop Film Club.
1. Jennifer’s Body (2009)
If you’re looking for a unique blend of horror, comedy, and girl power, “Jennifer’s Body” has got you covered. Directed by Karyn Kusama and written by Diablo Cody, this film stars Megan Fox as Jennifer Check, a high school cheerleader with a deadly secret – she’s a flesh-eating demon. The film takes a satirical twist on the typical teen horror flick and offers witty dialogue, a killer soundtrack, and an unforgettable performance by Fox. It’s a fresh take on the genre that you won’t want to miss.
2. The Nun II (2022)
You may have heard of “The Nun,” but did you know there’s a sequel? “The Nun 2” continues the eerie storyline set in “The Conjuring” universe. While the original film gave us a taste of the demonic Valak, this sequel dives deeper into the sinister history of the unholy entity. With chilling visuals, suspenseful sequences, and a riveting plot, “The Nun 2” is sure to keep you at the edge of your seat.
3. The People Under The Stairs (1991)
Wes Craven is a name synonymous with horror, and “The People Under the Stairs” is one of his hidden gems. This darkly comedic and twisted tale follows a young boy named Fool, who becomes trapped in a house of horrors while trying to steal from his landlords, the Robesons. Inside, he discovers the gruesome secrets hidden beneath their seemingly normal exterior. The film combines social commentary with terrifying thrills, creating an unforgettable experience that will leave you questioning what lurks behind closed doors.
This Halloween, don’t settle for the same old scares. Venture into the world of lesser-known horror films, where “Jennifer’s Body,” “The Nun 2,” and “The People Under the Stairs” await to send shivers down your spine. Whether you’re in the mood for a satirical take on teen horror, a chilling continuation of a demonic saga, or a twisted journey into the darkest corners of a house, these films promise to deliver the thrills and chills you crave. So, dim the lights, grab your popcorn, and prepare for a Halloween movie marathon like no other!