Upcoming Horror Movies for January 2021
Written By: JEH
Edited By: Grave Reviews Staff
New Year means new horror movies to look forward to. Luckily, January 2021 already has solid offerings for horror fans. However, some movies planned to release this January has been rescheduled due to the pandemic. But don’t worry because exciting titles are still scheduled to release this month!
Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
Release Date: January 13, 2021
Netflix’s offering for January is a true crime documentary based on the horrific deeds of serial killer Richard Ramirez. Unlike other Night Stalker documentaries, the Netflix version will focus on the point-of-view of the people affected by the crime.
Prepare to feel frightened and disturbed by the thrilling story of the Night Stalker’s killing spree and his seemingly impossible capture.
Release Date: January 14, 2021
Shudder also has an exclusive offering for horror fans this January. Hunted is an adaptation of the “Little Red Riding Hood” fairytale but with a disturbing twist. The modern retelling follows the story of Eve (Lucie Debay) as she is chased by two men in the woods. To escape, she makes an alliance with the woods.
Don’t Tell a Soul
Release Date: January 15, 2021
Two teenage brothers attempt to steal money to help their sick mother. A security guard tries to chase the thieving brother but finds himself stuck at the bottom of a forgotten well. The brothers then match wits with the troubled guard to fix the situation.
Don’t Tell a Soul will be showing in theaters. But for those who want to watch in the safety of their home, go for On Demand and Digital.
Release Date: January 22, 2021
Looking for violently fun horror movie this month? Meet Psycho Goreman, the new god in town.
Psycho Goreman follows the story of a young girl and her ability to control a violent demon from outer space using an amulet. However, the resurrection of this ancient overlord attracts the attention of intergalactic assassins to their small town.
The movie will debut in theaters, On Demand and Digital, and Shudder.
Wrong Turn (Reboot)
Release Date: January 26, 2021
Can’t get enough of the Wrong Turn franchise? The much-awaited reboot of Wrong Turn will premiere on January 26. For one night only, fans can watch it in theaters. If you missed the original Wrong Turn, check out our review.
The Queen of Black Magic
Release Date: January 28, 2021
Yet another horror movie will debut on Shudder this January. The Queen of Black Magic, which is a remake of a 1981 Indonesian horror, follows the story of a family falling prey to supernatural vengeance.
Release Date: January 29, 2021
Last but not least for January releases is the premiere of The Night. This Iranian psychological thriller follows the story of a married couple and their unexpectedly disturbing stay at a hotel. Trapped, the couple is forced to face their darkest secrets.
The Night will premiere through VOD on January 29.
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