9 Most Anticipated Movies of 2019 | Horror Edition

I posted my most anticipated movies of 2019 a little while ago – the Sci-Fi and Fantasy edition – and promised I’d be back with a Horror version, so I sat down to watch a bazillion trailers, and picked out my favourites.

I’m a massive horror movie fan, but I don’t tend to go to the cinema to watch them all that often because I’m super jumpy. I don’t scare easily, but if you stand in a doorway and pop out as I’m walking past – which Jess does very often – I will genuinely pee myself a little bit.

I think these films will be the exception though..

Us

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Us

Release Date | 22nd March

Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, the family is horrified to learn that each attacker takes the appearance of one of them.

Starring | Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Watch the trailer here

Pet Sematary

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Pet Sematary

Release Date | 5th April

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his neighbour Jud Crandall, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unspeakable evil with horrific consequences.

Starring | Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow

Watch the trailer here

The Curse of La LLarona

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | The Curse of La LLarona

Release Date | 19th April

In 1970s Los Angeles, the legendary ghost La Llorona is stalking the night — and the children. Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother, a social worker and her own kids are drawn into a frightening supernatural realm. Their only hope of surviving La Llorona’s deadly wrath is a disillusioned priest who practices mysticism to keep evil at bay.

Starring | Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Marisol Ramirez

Watch the trailer here

Brightburn

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Brightburn

Release Date | 24th May

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.

Starring | Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Matt Jones, Jackson A. Dunn

Watch the trailer here

Ma

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Ma

Release Date | 31st May

A lonely, middle-aged woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn’t get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.

Starring | Octavia Spencer, Juliette Lewis, Luke Evans, Allison Janney

Watch the trailer here

Child’s Play

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Child's Play

Release Date | 21st June

A single mother and her young son must fight for their lives when a sinister Buddi doll seems to take on a life of its own.

Starring | Mark Hamill, Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry

Watch the trailer here

Annabelle Comes Home

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Annabelle Comes Home

Release Date | 28th June

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren keep a possessed doll locked up in an artifacts room in their house. When the doll awakens the room’s evil spirits, it soon becomes a night of terror for the couple’s young daughter and her friends.

Starring | Mckenna Grace, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

Watch the trailer here

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Release Date | 9th August

The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It’s in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales soon have a way of becoming all too real for a group of unsuspecting teens who stumble upon Sarah’s spooky home.

Starring | Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Gabriel Rush

Watch the trailer here

It: Chapter Two

Most Anticipated Horror Movies of 2019 | It Chapter 2

Release Date | 6th September

The evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later to torment the grown-up members of the Losers’ Club.

Starring | Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hadar, James Ransone, Bill Skarsgard

Are you a Horror fan? Which movies are you looking forward to? Are any of these on your list?

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14 thoughts on “9 Most Anticipated Movies of 2019 | Horror Edition

  1. I’ve seen trailers for US and Brightburn and am keen to see both. Never heard of Lla Larona, but it looks interesting. IT part 2 I will watch for completeness but I preferred the original over the last movie. The rest might be good but I am not jumping at those ones. Thanks or sharing

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    1. Yeah, I agree about IT – I thought the original was much more terrifying, but I mean, that could have been because I was a lot younger I guess. Eitherway, it’s still kinda scarred me for life haha, where as the new one was a good movie, but didn’t give me that adreneline rush.

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  2. Good list, definetly like the sound of Brightburn! I binged on It a bit too much last year, rewatched the Tim Curry TV movie and the first part of the newer instalment and read the book but want to see how they do the ending for this one.

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    1. Brightburn looks great doesn’t it? It appeals to both my geeky, superhero loving side, and my horror loving side. I hope it’s terrifying. And I’ve never actually read IT. I know I want to, but not sure whether to start it after I’ve seen Chapter 2. What do you think?

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      1. I enjoyed reading it whilst the old movie and Chapter 1 were fresh in my memory and the It in my mind became a hybrid of Curry and Skärsgaard! It’s a lengthy book though, I’m not the quickest of readers either so it took me a long while to get through it. Read it now!

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  3. I can’t wait for It: Chapter 2 and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. I’m still a bit iffy on the Pet Sematary and Child’s Play remakes. And I’m with you on getting jumpy easily. I can handle most aspects of horror movies just fine, but something popping up out of nowhere always gets me.

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    1. I’ve got to admit, the main reason, and possibly the only reason, I’m excited for Child’s Play, is because Mark Hamill is voicing the sadistic toy. Is that bad? I think Pet Sematary looks amazing though – but then, I’ve never really seen or heard much about it before now. Glad I’m not the only jumpy one around. I feel so silly most of the time because I know I’m not scared, but I just can’t help it..

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  4. I hadn’t heard of La Llorona, but it looks really good. My husband has been talking about seeing the new Pet Semetary and Child’s Play. I didn’t realize Aubrey Plaza was in it. But I hate Chucky, and I couldn’t finish Pet Semetary, so I will probably sit those out. A couple of the others look really good, I always liked reading Scary Stories to tell in the Dark.

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    1. Yeah, I must admit, I’m not the biggest chucky fan myself, but I heard that Mark Hamill is voicing him in the latest film, so I kind of have to see it now. Plus I looove Aubrey Plaza.

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  5. I have such a love/hate relationship with horror. It’s one of the most brilliant genres for societal commentary and layered storytelling, but I am also a giant scaredy cat! Us was one of the most brilliant movies I’ve seen in a long time and I’m so excited for Ma and Brightburn!

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    1. It looks like a very interesting movie, and the fact it’s based off of a Stephen King novel means it’s probably going to have a decent storyline. I’d definitely give the trailer a watch if you think you’re interested.

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