6 upcoming horror films that will scare you silly for the rest of 2015

  • 6 upcoming horror films that will scare you silly for the rest of 2015

This year has already seen horror films like Unfriended and It Follows scaring audiences up and down the country, but as we've reached the halfway point and still have Halloween to go, there are some tremendously scary films on the horizon.

So, we've indentified the six films that frightfans must not miss in the second half of 2015. So grab that cushion to hide behind, and we'll get stuck in...

Crimson Peak - 16 October

What's it all about?

A young author that lives in a crumbling Cumbrian mansion discovers that house and her charming and mysterious new husband Sir Thomas Sharpe are not what they appear.

Why should you see it?

Directed by gothic horror supremo Guillermo del Torro, this supernatural mystery-gothic horror thriller stars Tumblr fave Tom Hiddleston as well as Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam.

Expect dark, unsettling and visually-brilliant tension.

Knock Knock - 26 June

What's it all about?

A happily-married man whose wife and children have gone on a trip, welcomes in two rain-drenched girls asking to use his phone, when they get into his house they try to seduce him and wreak havoc on his life.

Why should you see it?

Written and directed by horror icon Eli Roth (the man behind Hostel and Cabin Fever) and starring a post-John Wick resurged Keanu Reeves, the story may not be a new concept, but it sure is a scary one.

The Gallows - 17 July

What's it all about?

To mark the 20 year anniversary of a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school attempt to resurrect the show, but find that some things are better left alone.

Why should you see it?

Used the online popularity of the "Charlie Charlie" game [description here] to promote the film, it is the latest found footage horror films joining the ranks of [REC] and The Blair Witch Project.

Blumhouse Productions, who brought us the Paranormal Activity and Sinister films are on board for this one, so expect lots of tension, blurry camerawork and jump scares galore.

Sinister 2 - 21 August

What's it all about?

A protective mother and her 9-year-old twin find their rural farmhouse is marked for death and the pagan Babylonian deity Bughuul is after the twins' souls.

Why should you see it?

One of the biggest horror films of 2012's sees its (inevitable) sequel.

Written by the original's writing duo of C. Robert Cargill and Scott Derrickson who has handed directing duties to Citadel director Ciarán Foy; with the original's writing team on board, except for bigger scares and more terror.

Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension 3D - 30 October

What's it all about?

A family move to a new home in Palo Alto, California and they discover supernatural and evil occurrences taking place in their new home.

Why should you see it?

More of the same with regards to the highly successful Paranormal Activity series as this is the fifth proper film in the series.

Producer Jason Blum claims it will answer all of the questions that the series' mythology has posed up to this point, so that's exciting.

The Human Centipede 3 - 10 July

What's it all about?

A violent, sadistic prison warden, fascinated with the first two Human Centipede films, attempts to construct his own five-hundred person human centipede with his prisoners.

Why should you see it?

Should you? In the world of gross and disturbing horror films, this one takes the cake.

Its full title, The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) marks it as the last in the notorious horror series, and they've certainly gone out with a bang. You have been warned.

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