New Special Horror Movie Events to See in Theatres This October
9/15/2021 • 4 min read
Looking for a special horror experience at the movie theater? Cinemark has you covered this October (and in September and November as well) with an impressive roster of anniversary screenings and special event programming all oriented around the Halloween season.
The coming weeks are packed with big movie anniversaries, like the bloody CARRIE, the chilling SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and the '90s classic SCREAM. Those play alongside a new RiffTrax event and many more! And don't forget our Secret Movie Series!
Here are the best horror movie special events you can see at Cinemark now and in the weeks to come.
Carrie 45th Anniversary
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated bey her classmates at her senior prom. [September 26]
Dracula (1931) and Frankenstein (1931) Double Feature
In DRACULA, a naïve real estate agent succumbs to the will of Count Dracula, after which the two head to London where the vampire sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night. Meanwhile, in the original FRANKENSTEIN, Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster out of lifeless body parts. Includes a backlot tour of where the movies were filmed. [October 2]
The Evil Dead 40th Anniversary
The Ultimate Experience in Grueling Terror! Sam Raimi’s horror classic THE EVIL DEAD celebrates its 40th anniversary. Five friends head to a remote Tennessee cabin they've rented a cabin dirt-cheap. The place is run down but it really isn't so bad… until ancient demons join the party, possessing most of the human visitors. The hapless Ash (Bruce Campbell) fights for his life and sanity against the grimly determined evil. [October 7]
Scream 25th Anniversary
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game. [October 10]
The Silence of the Lambs 30th Anniversary presented by TCM
Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Park Circus are bringing The Silence of the Lambs to select cinemas nationwide for a special limited engagement, which includes exclusive insights from TCM. With a psychopath named Buffalo Bill is murdering women and believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) to interview a demented prisoner: Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a cannibalistic psychiatrist whose fascination with the young agent is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling is forced to confront not only her own demons, but also an evil so powerful she may not have the courage to stop! [October 17]
RiffTrax Live: Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes
There’s still evil up there at the old Amityville house. A group of priests gathers to quell the demon that has long plagued this lovely five-bed, four-bath Dutch Colonial full of old-world charm and lots of curb appeal. BUT – the evil escapes! … Which should have been made obvious by the movie’s title. And how does it escape? Like all evil does: by possessing a tacky floor lamp, getting sold at a garage sale and shipped to Los Angeles, where most evil household décor eventually finds a home. Soon the demonic floor lamp begins its reign of terror in the home of an innocent family, killing pets and home repairmen, forcing children to use power tools in unsafe ways, and possessing the soul of the youngest sister Jessica, who immediately begins to act like a total jerk. It’s up to the young priest Father Kibbler to save the family and confront the evil lamp, face-to-bulb, before more people die. Join Bill, Mike and Kevin in theaters nationwide for the perfect Halloween treat – a night with RiffTrax Live and AMITYVILLE 4: THE EVIL ESCAPES! [October 26]
The Call (The Uncut Experience)
From the creator of FINAL DESTINATION, Lin Shaye and Tobin Bell star in this terrifying tale of death from the fall of 1987. After a tragic accident, a group of small-town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple. One by one, their worst nightmares quickly become reality as they enter the realm of The Call. Four Friends. One Phone Call. 60 Seconds. Stay Alive. This Uncut Experience features deleted scenes and an interview with the director following the film. [October 27]
The Wolf Man (1941) and The Invisible Man (1933) Double Feature
In THE WOLF MAN, Larry Talbot returns to his father’s castle in Wales and meets a beautiful woman. One fateful night, Talbot escorts her to a local carnival where they meet a mysterious gypsy fortune teller. The original chiller inspired generations of successors. And in THE INVISIBLE MAN, A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. Includes a backlot tour of where the movies were filmed. [October 30]
In the comedy thriller, a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can the town call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman, who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst of all, grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul-whisperer bravely summons up all that makes a hero – courage and compassion – as he finds his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits. [November 16]
Check out more special events coming soon!
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