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13 Most Chilling Horror Films

October 10, 2017

As part of Rob Zombie’s 13 Nights of Halloween on HDNET MOVIES, here are 13 horror films set in the freezing winter and perfect for you to “chill” to.

1. Black Christmas (1974)

‘Tis the holiday season, and a deranged maniac is murdering a group of sorority sisters by stalking them from their own attic.

2. Dead Snow (2009)

A Norwegian slasher film about a group of students who must survive a Nazi zombie attack while on Easter vacation in the mountains.

3. Krampus (2015)

By abandoning the Christmas spirit, a young boy unknowingly invites a demonic evil force into his house whose goal is to fatally punish all non-believers.

4. The Shining (1980)

After a family becomes the caretakers of an old isolated hotel during the winter months, their young son begins to see “visions” with his telepathic talent, and soon thereafter his father starts going crazy.

5. 30 Days of Night (2007)

A small Alaskan town experiences thirty days of night once a year, and while most people escape for the month, a few straggle behind. This year, a gang of vampires decides to drop by on those who chose to stay, leading to a deadly game of cat and mouse.

6. Jack Frost (1997)

On his way to his execution, a serial killer gets into a car wreck with a genetics truck and his body fuses with the snow on the ground, turning him into a killer snowman.

7. The Thing (1982)

An alien lifeform with the ability to mutate into anything it kills infiltrates an American research station in Antarctica.

8. The Last Winter (2006)

While working in an Arctic region of Alaska, a team of oil company employees are slowly overtaken by a force that robs them of their sanity.

9. Ravenous (1999)

Captain John Boyd and his regiment take on a band of rabid cannibals in the Sierra Nevada wilderness while also fighting their own murderous urges against one another.

10. Let the Right One In (2008)

A young boy who is constantly bullied strikes up a friendship with the new girl in town, whose appearance seems to coincide with a series of mysterious disappearances and murders.

11. Dreamcatcher (2003)

A group of friends gather for their annual hunting trip in the north woods, and encounter the threat of a terrible blizzard on the horizon which also brings with it a deadly alien force set on killing the group.

12. The Children (2008)

Two sisters and their families get together for a winter weekend getaway at an upscale English estate, and after the children start acting strange, the adults learn that they have contracted a disease that turned them into psychotic murderers.

13. Gremlins (1984)

When a boy ignores specific care instructions for the exotic pet he got as a Christmas present, he inadvertently unleashes violent creatures on his town.

Starting October 19th, HDNET MOVIES will kick off Rob Zombie’s 13 Nights of Halloween featuring a new thriller every night starting at 9/8c, leading up to an all-day marathon on Halloween. Click Here for a complete list of titles, synopses, airtimes, and more.

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