6 New Original Horror Movies Releasing This Friday Including the Return of Cronenberg!

It’s another big week for original horror, with a whopping SIX brand new horror movies releasing this Friday alone. At the front of the pack, David Cronenberg‘s body-horror return!

Along with Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Futurewe’re getting new horror from Chloe Okuno (V/H/S/94), Rob Savage (Host), and Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton (The Collector).

Here’s all the new horror releasing on Friday, June 3, 2022!

We kick things off with Chloe Okuno‘s (V/H/S/94) new horror movie Watcherwhich IFC Midnight will be releasing in select theaters Friday ahead of a VOD release on June 21st.

In WatcherJulia (Maika Monroe) joins her husband (Karl Glusman) when he relocates to his family’s native Romania for a new job. Having recently abandoned her acting career, she finds herself frequently alone and unoccupied. One night, people-watching from her picture window, she spots a vague figure in an adjacent building, who seems to be looking back at her.

“Soon after, while alone at a local movie theater, Julia’s sense of being watched intensifies, and she becomes certain she’s being followed — could it be the same unknown neighbor? Meanwhile, a serial killer known as The Spider stalks the city.”

Meagan Navarro reviewed Watcher for BD, calling it an “atmospheric and stylish paranoid thriller.” You can also read a lengthy interview with director Chloe Okuno here.


After breaking out with the Zoom-set horror film Host back in 2020, director Rob Savage teams up with Blumhouse for the chaotic found-footage horror movie Dashcam.

Dashcam comes to theaters and VOD this Friday.

The film follows an abrasive musician’s (Annie Hardy) night, via her livestream, as it takes a dangerous turn when she agrees to help transport a frail elderly woman out of town.

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David Cronenberg‘s new movie Crimes of the Future arrives in theaters everywhere this Friday, the Scanners, The Fly and The Dead Zone filmmaker returning to his horror roots.

In the film, “As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner, Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), a celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances.

“Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.”

Crimes of the Future is a meditation on human evolution… the ways in which we have had to take control of the process because we have created such powerful environments that did not exist previously,” said Cronenberg. “[It’s] an evolution of things I have done before. Fans will see key references to other scenes and moments from my other films. That’s a continuity of my understanding of technology as connected to the human body. Technology is always an extension of the human body, even when it seems to be very mechanical and non-human.”

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The next collaboration between Blumhouse and EPIX is horror-comedy Unhumanwith Brianne Tju (Amazon’s “I Know What You Did Last Summer”) leading the film’s cast.

Unhuman will be available on Digital this Friday, June 3.

“Blumhouse Television and Epix bring you the story of a high school field trip gone bloody awry. Seven misfit students must band together against a growing gang of unhuman savages. The group’s trust in each other is tested to the limit in a brutal, horrifying fight to survive and they must take down the murderous zombie-creatures… before they kill each other first. ”

Unhuman was directed by Marcus Dunstan (The Collector, The Collection), and written by Dunstan alongside Patrick Melton (The Collector, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark).


From Vertical Entertainment, The Overnight is also coming to VOD outlets (and select theaters) on Friday, disturbing a demon that’s been lying in wait for the past few decades.

In The Overnight“After a romantic weekend gets sidetracked, a young couple find themselves at an outdated hotel, caught up in murderous death-loops, and as bait for a demon.”

Zebedee Row, Rajeev Varma, Brittany Clark, James Lorinz, Justin L. Wilsonand Mathilde Dehaye star in the film, directed by Kevin Rhoades and Bobby Francavillo.


Bloody Disgusting and Dark Star Pictures are hitting the road with our latest collaboration, the Spanish horror movie The Passenger (The passenger). The film will be opening in limited theaters on June 3, 2022, with the On Demand and DVD release to follow on June 28, 2022.

In the film, a group of strangers sharing a ride has their trip interrupted when the driver hits a woman hiking in the dark of night. They decide to help her, but quickly learn that something is wrong and that they shouldn’t have let her in at all.

The Passenger stars Ramiro Blas (“Blackwod”), Cecilia Suarez (“The House of Flowers”), Paula Gallego (“Paquita Salas”) and Christina Alcazar (“Puppy”).

Raul Cerezo and Fernando Gonzalez Gomez directed the high concept horror film that is nothing short of grotesque, delivering buckets of blood and revolting effects.

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6 New Original Horror Movies Releasing This Friday Including the Return of Cronenberg!