Thirteen horror films to binge this Halloween

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
San Francisco is besieged by an invisible enemy, an alien parasite capable of mimicking humans and adopting their day-to-day lives.

Phantasm (1979)
An unlikely team of two brothers and an ice-cream man takes on their town’s local mortician, who’s using the dead for his own nefarious purposes.

Alien (1979)
A commercial space tug becomes the killing grounds of the Xenomorph, a genetically perfect predator.

The Shining (1980)
Writer Jack Torrance brings his family to a ski resort to finish his newest novel, but is instead driven mad by the hotel’s haunted past.

American Werewolf in London (1981)
Two Americans on a trek across Europe are attacked by a supernatural beast; the survivor inherits the curse and rampages across London.

Videodrome (1983)
The president of a trashy TV channel takes on a new, gratuitous gore-filled program, but discovers the violence might be real when his girlfriend gets involved in the show.

The Re-Animator (1985)
Scientist Herbert West develops a serum capable of reviving the dead, but is forced to fight with a jealous coworker who seeks to steal away his discovery.

Fright Night (1985)
A teenager enlists the aid of a has-been television vampire-killer in order to defeat his own neighbor, who he suspects of being a genuine blood-sucker.

The Hitcher (1986)
While driving across the country, a young man is plagued by the indiscriminate killings of a murderous hitchhiker.

Evil Dead II (1987)
The only survivor of a deadly camping trip with his friends, Ash Williams continues to battle demonic forces while quickly losing his sanity.

Santa Sangre (1990)
In Mexico, the traumatized son of a knife-thrower and a trapeze artist bonds grotesquely with his now-armless mother.

Scream (1996)
The small town of Woodsboro is disturbed by a series of killings by a masked psychopath with a penchant for horror films.

The Descent (2006)
A group of recreational cavers comes across the remains of a previous expedition, and are hunted by subterranean predators with a taste for human flesh.

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