2014’s Anticipated Horror Films

2013 is gone and 2014 has made its appearance.  With every new year comes a new list of horror films hoping to grab your attention.  Here are some of 2014’s most anticipated horror films.

MarkedOnes - CopyParanormal Activity: The Marked Ones

The Latino “cousin” of the Paranormal Activity films, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones will explore the Catholic-based mythology of the paranormal.  Release Date: Currently in theaters (Rated R) (Paramount Pictures)






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A man wakes up in a pit of dead bodies, and when he flees the scene, he is met at gunpoint by a group that have all lost their memory.  Violence breaks out as each member of the group begins to rediscover who they are.  A more sinister threat is uncovered and everyone must regain their memory before it is too late. Release Date: Currently playing in limited theater release and VOD. (Rated R) (Tribeca Film)




TheBansheeChapterThe Banshee Chapter

Centered around government conspiracy, The Banshee Chapter follows journalist Anne Roland as she searches for the truth about what happened to her missing friend.  She uncovers a dark secret of the US Government.  Release Date: January 10th (limited theater release) (Rated R) (XLrator Media)





Devil's Due - CopyDevil’s Due

A young newlywed couple loses a night during their honeymoon and learn that they are expecting a child.  The husband begins to record his expecting wife, and the further into the pregnancy she gets, the more unusual her behavior becomes.  Witness the birth of the Antichrist.  Release Date: January 17th (nationwide) (Rated R) (20th Century Fox)





I,FrankensteinI, Frankenstein 

200 years after his creation, Frankenstein’s monster, Adam, finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of the human race.  In the midst of the war, Adam finds that he holds the key that could destroy all humanity.  Release Date: January 24th (nationwide) (Rated PG-13) (Lionsgate Films)





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Two sexy but disturbed nurses help the sick and wounded during the day, but when the sun goes down, they use their feminine wiles to seduce and murder men.  Release Date: February 7th (limited theater & VOD) (Not Rated) (Lionsgate Films)






HauntedHouse2Haunted House 2

The Wayans Brothers return in a sequel to Haunted House to poke fun at all of the years most terrifying films.  Following Malcolm as he embarks on a new relationship after having to exorcise his ex.  Release Date: March 28th (nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Open Road Films)






TheQuietOnesThe Quiet Ones

An unorthodox professor leads his students off the grid to take part in a very questionable experiment, to create a poltergeist.  The Quiet Ones explores the thought that paranormal activity can be caused by the negative feelings of the living.  Release Date: April 25 (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Lionsgate Films)






The film retells the origin of Godzilla in contemporary times as a “terrifying force of nature”.  Release Date: May 16th (Nationwide 2D/3D) (Not Yet Rated) (Warner Bros. Pictures)






ThePurge2The Purge 2

The sequel to The Purge.  No plot details have been released, but I would imagine that it will be similar to the first film.  Release Date: June 20th (nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Universal Pictures)




When a girl loses the use of her legs following a car accident, she is forced to move to her father’s Louisiana home.  After moving in, she uncovers a mystery about her birth and an angry ghost, Jessabelle, who is determined to destroy her.  Release Date: August 29th (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Lionsgate Films)





TheGreenInferno - CopyThe Green Inferno

A group of student activists leave from New York to the Amazon to save a tribe, but are taken hostage by the very cannibals they are there to protect.  Release Date: September 5th (Nationwide) (Rated R) (Open Road Films)






ParanormalActivity5Paranormal Activity 5

The 5th installment of the Paranormal Activity franchise.  Release Date: October 24th (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Paramount Pictures)







Dracula Untold

 Follows a young prince who, when the lives of his wife and child are put in danger by a bloodthirsty sultan, risks his soul to save them, and in the process becomes the first vampire.  No official poster has been released. Release Date: October 17th (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Universal Pictures)

TheWomanInBlackThe Woman In Black: Angel of Death

The sequel to The Woman In Black that will take place four decades later. During WWII, group of evacuated children awaken a ghostly inhabitant of Eel Marsh House.  Released Date: TBA (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (Hammer Films)







A remake of the 1982 classic.  This film follows the same plot as the original. No official poster has been released.  Release Date: TBA.  (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (20th Century Fox)







wolf-creek-2-posterWolf Creek 2

Lured by the promise of an authentic Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last man any traveler to the vast and isolated region ever wants to meet: Mick Taylor.  Release Date: TBA (Nationwide) (Not Yet Rated) (The Weinstein Company)



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A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.  No official poster has been released.  Release Date: TBA (Rated R)



An unconventional exorcist, who can tap into the subconscious of the possessed, meets his match when a 9-year-old boy is possessed by a demon from his past.  No official poster has been released. Release Date: TBA (Rated R) (IM Global)


From Director Kevin Smith (Clerks). Follows a podcaster who sets out to interview an eccentric seafarer, only to find himself a plaything in the gruesome plot of a deranged killer.  No official poster has been released.  Release Date: TBA (Not Yet Rated) (A24)






GhostOfGoodnightLane-Poster2Ghost of Goodnight Lane

When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive?  The release of this film has been pushed from 2012 to 2014.  Release Date: TBA (Not Yet Rated) (FTG Media)





seenoevil2See No Evil 2

In the sequel, Jacob Goodnight rises from the dead in the city morgue after his killing spree at the Blackwell hotel. In this ominous, underground locker for the dead, a group of medical students fight to survive as this deranged psychopath once again starts to pick them apart one by one.  Release Date: TBA (Not Yet Rated) (WWE Entertainment & Lionsgate Films)



5 thoughts on “2014’s Anticipated Horror Films”

      1. The ones I’m looking forward the most are both Paranormal Activity movies that come out this year (The Marked Ones comes to theaters this Friday over here), as well as Open Grave and The Purge II

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