One Thing to Watch on Halloween - 'Army of Thieves' and More!

Are you looking for the perfect scary movie this Halloween? Here are the horror flicks you should watch from each major streaming service.

Matt Lissauer

By Matt Lissauer

One Thing to Watch on Halloween - "Army of Thieves."

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Make this weekend a "Hallow-Streaming" weekend! Instead of trick or treating, you can have the real chills from your couch. We combed through all the major streaming services and picked the one spookiest thing you should watch for Halloween. Plus, we added some extra picks to help you make a perfect blood-curdling binge. Happy Halloween and happy streaming!

  • "Army of Thieves" (Netflix)

    The cast of "Army of Thieves."

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    Welcome back to the zombie apocalypse. In this prequel to Zack Snyder's "Army of the Dead," we follow expert safecracker Ludwig Dieter (​​Matthias Schweighöfer) in the heist that made him infamous. The film, which is set six years before the last outing, looks heavy on action and thrills...less so on zombies. It's also a globe-hopping adventure. Even though zombies may not be front and center, we at least might get to see the outbreak's onset from an international perspective. While this is a follow-up to Synder's original, Dieter himself is taking the helm. This is Schweighöfer's first big-budget feature. It may not be a conventional zombie flick, but the film is sure to deliver.

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  • The Invisible Man (HBO Max)

    Elisabeth Moss in "The Invisible Man."

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    "Saw" creator Leigh Whannell gives an H.G. Wells classic a modern touch. Elisabeth Moss stars as Cecilia Kass, an architect whose grip on reality is starting to break. This is all at the hands of her abusive boyfriend, an optics engineer who discovered a way to make himself unseen. If you're looking for something more psychologically stirring, you cannot go wrong here. It's a feminist spin that mainly works in bringing a timeless classic into current times.

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The Invisible Man

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Horror

February 28, 2020

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  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Amazon)

    Patricia Quinn, Tim Curry, and Nell Campbell in "Rocky Horror Picture Show."

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    Now, if timeless classics are what you're looking for, Amazon gives you the chance to do the time warp again. Along with their Blumhouse-produced originals, this classic horror musical mash-up from 1978 is always a good time. Of course, nothing can ever replace a midnight screening of "Rocky Horror," but if you have some crazy friends (and enough booze and drag), you could do your best to recreate it in your living room.

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Comedy

September 29, 1975

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  • Run (Hulu)

    Sarah Paulson in "Run."

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    "Searching" director Aneesh Chaganty makes horror a bit more accessible with this psychological thriller about a crazed mom (Sarah Paulson) and her disabled daughter (Kiera Allen). "Run" is notable for being the first thriller in 70 years to star a wheelchair user. Thankfully, the thriller also doesn't rely on the usual tropes with disabled characters. Look for powerful performances from Allen and Paulson, who, as an "American Horror Story" alumnus, is no stranger to the genre.

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  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney+)

    A scene from "The Nightmare Before Christmas."

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    Tim Burton's stop-motion animated classic is a perfect watch for two holidays. Set in the spooky Halloweentown, "The Nightmare Before Christmas" revolves around brightening the mood with some Christmas cheer. Tim Burton's tale is the perfect treat, as Halloween kicks off the holiday season that takes us through Thanksgiving and into the December celebrations.

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  • Halloween Kills (Peacock)

    Michael Myers aka The Shape in "Halloween Kills."

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    We highly recommend taking in this spookfest at your local theater. We mean it. Nothing is better than watching a scary movie in the dark with zero distractions. But, if such an outing is not possible, you can cue up this latest "Halloween" installment on Peacock. The streamer is going all out this Halloween, too, with fright-fests personally curated by "Shaun of the Dead" director Edgar Wright. His new '60s set chiller, "Last Night in Soho," is another Halloween must-see – only in theaters.

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Halloween Kills

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Horror

October 15, 2021

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  • "A Quiet Place Part II" (Paramount+)

    Top Movies at Home - "A Quiet Place Part II."

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    John Krasinski's follow-up to his 2018 directorial breakout continues the story of the Abbott clan as they make their way to a new shelter in a world ravaged by sound-sensitive aliens. Krasinski's aim here is to scare you with sound. So, if you're opting for "Part II" this Halloween, we suggest you take it in with a good soundbar.

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A Quiet Place: Part II

PG-13

Horror

May 28, 2021

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  • "V/H/S/94" (Shudder)

    A scene from "VHS94."

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    Are you looking for some of horror's deeper cuts? Then look no further than the streaming service dedicated to the genre. Shudder's latest creepy original is this fourth installment of the popular "V/H/S" anthology film series. This edition stands apart from the previous with a narrative hook set in 1994, involving mysterious tapes discovered by a SWAT team in a deserted warehouse.

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  • "Titane" (Digital On Demand)

    Agatha Rousselle in "Titane."

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    It's not often a scary movie wins the top prize at a prestigious film festival, but the twisted "Titane" did this year at Cannes. There's also a good chance the thriller will be a hot contender for this year's Best International Feature at the Oscars. From director Julia Ducournau (whose acclaimed bloodfest "Raw" is streaming on Netflix), "Titane" is outrageous and bizarre, but in a good way. It's disturbing and probably the best movie this year to watch on Halloween.

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Titane

Horror

October 1, 2021

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Matt Lissauer is a writer & data manager for Noovie. When he is not busy writing listicles, Matt is enjoying life in New Jersey with his lovely wife and three kids.

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