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Here’s an updated release schedule for 2021’s horror films

Monday, January 25, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

After the flurry of release-date changes late Friday, this is how the year’s slate currently stands.

Pandemic concerns led studios to shift several genre titles to later in the year–while Warner/Legendary’s GODZILLA VS. KONG (which dropped a trailer yesterday that you can see below) got moved up…

January 26: #LIKE (TVOD), WRONG TURN (Fathom screenings)
January 28: QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC (Shudder)
January 29: THE FUNERAL HOME (limited; digital Feb. 2), THE NIGHT (limited), SAINT MAUD (limited; Epix Feb. 12)
February: SAFER AT HOME (limited)
February 2: HELLKAT (digital, DVD), SKY SHARKS (digital, discs)
February 4: A NIGHTMARE WAKES (Shudder)
February 5: THE RECKONING (limited, VOD, digital), RED WOODS (digital; Blu-ray Feb. 9), REUNION (limited, VOD, digital), SACRIFICE (limited; VOD Feb. 9, Blu-ray Feb. 23)
February 9: HAPPY TIMES (streaming, discs), THE LEGEND OF FALL CREEK (VOD, DVD), SATOR (VOD, digital)
February 12: FEAR OF RAIN (digital; Blu-ray Feb. 16), INTO THE DARK: TENTACLES (Hulu), PARADISE COVE (digital), WILLY’S WONDERLAND (VOD)
February 18: SHOOK (Shudder)
February 19: THE SINNERS (VOD)
February 23: THE POND (VOD, digital)
February 26: THE VIGIL (limited)
March 5: DREAMCATCHER (limited), SON (limited)
March 12: COME TRUE (limited), HONEYDEW (limited; VOD, digital April 13)
March 26: GODZILLA VS. KONG
Spring: DEMENTIA PART II (limited), PHOBIAS (limited)
May 21: SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW
June 4: THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT
June 25: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE
July 9: THE FOREVER PURGE
July 16: THE NIGHT HOUSE
July 23: OLD
August 13: DON’T BREATHE 2
August 27: CANDYMAN
September 17: A QUIET PLACE PART II
October 15: HALLOWEEN KILLS
October 22: LAST NIGHT IN SOHO
October 29: ANTLERS
November 11: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE
December 3: NIGHTMARE ALLEY
January 14, 2022: SCREAM (new film)
January 21, 2022: MORBIUS

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.