Madman Spooktober 2023 – Films that will give you Goosebumps

👹 Welcome Ghouls and Goblins to the Madman Spooktacular 💀

Are you seeking a terrifying, bloodcurdling and spine-chilling film to watch during these spooky nights? Look no further as we take a look back into the Madman catalogue of our favourite Horror/Fantasy titles, which are sure to raise the hair on the back of your neck. 

If you’re brave enough to adventure outside, check out It Lives Inside in cinemas now and Scarygirl October 26th. 🎃

See the full list on our Letterboxd 

It Lives Inside (2023)

Desperate to fit in at school, Sam (Megan Suri) pushes back on her traditional Indian roots and conservative mother to be more like everyone else. But when Sam unwittingly unleashes a mythological demon that latches onto her childhood best friend, she must reconnect with her culture in order to defeat it.

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Scarygirl (2023)

When her world is threatened by a loss of sunlight, a young girl must overcome her fears and journey to a fantastical city, save her father from a mysterious scientist and prevent the destruction of her planet.

Watch In Cinemas 26th October

Wolves (2023)

Inspired by true events, When a young social recluse stumbles onto a series of unsolved cold cases he finds himself pulled deeper into society’s dark underside and must face his own demons to learn the truth. Wolves examines exactly what happens when those demons crawl out from the depths of our subconscious

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RINGU (1998)

A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife Anna (Nicole Kidman). Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin (Barry Keoghan), a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor’s life in gradually unsettling ways.

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Rubber (2010)

RUBBER is the story of Robert, an inanimate tyre that has been abandoned in the desert, and suddenly and inexplicably comes to life. As Robert roams the bleak landscape, he discovers that he possesses terrifying telepathic powers that give him the ability to destroy anything he wishes without having to move. Leaving a swath of destruction across the desert landscape, Robert becomes a chaotic force to be reckoned with, and truly a movie villain for the ages.

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Sissy (2022)

Cecilia and Emma were tween-age BFFs who were going to grow old together and never let anything come between them, until Alex arrived on the scene. Twelve years later, Cecilia is a successful social media influencer living the dream of an independent, modern millennial woman… until she runs into Emma for the first time in over a decade. Emma invites Cecilia away on her bachelorette weekend at a remote cabin in the mountains, where Alex proceeds to make Cecilia’s weekend a living hell. #triggered

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A Ghost Story (2017)

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

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Parasite (2019)

Ki-taek’s family of four is close, but all are unemployed and the future looks bleak. However, when the son, Ki-woo is recommended by a fellow university student friend for a well-paid tutoring job, hope spawns for a regular income. Carrying the expectations of the family, Ki-woo arrives at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, where he meets Yeon-kyo, the young lady of the house. The job interview is a success and soon Ki-woo begins work. But very soon, following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait…

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Big Freaking Rats (2020)

Ranger Brody, with the help of his nephew and niece Dylan and Naomi, is preparing to open the brand-new campground for the season. Everything is in order and the camp seems peaceful until a giant rat, mutated from multiple dumpings of toxic wastes, begins killing the campers and rangers…

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Lamb (2021)

Icelandic couple, María (Noomi Rapace) and Ingvar (Hilmir Snaer Gudnason), live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their land they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. The unexpected prospect of a new family brings them much joy, but they soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature.

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Dubbed the first Iranian Vampire Western, Amirpour’s take of the blood-sucking archetype is anything but prescriptive. For one thing, her vamp (Sheila Vand) is a sassy loner who roams the streets on a skateboard she stole from a kid. In her stripy shirt and ‘60s eyeliner she could be straight out of the Velvet Underground, the only difference being her bat-like chador flowing in the nocturnal breeze. The unsuspecting object of her affections is Arash (Arash Marandi), a handsome James Dean type. He is dealing with his own family issues and in the off-kilter world they inhabit, a touching and unconventional relationship develops.

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Willy's Wonderland (2021)

A quiet drifter is tricked into a janitorial job at the now condemned Willy’s Wonderland. The mundane tasks suddenly become an all-out fight for survival against wave after wave of demonic animatronics. Fists fly, kicks land, titans clash — and only one side will make it out alive.

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Pearl (2022)

In the latest film from horror master Ti West, Pearl is trapped on her family’s isolated farm, where she must tend to her ailing father under the bitter and overbearing watch of her devout mother. Lusting for a glamorous life like she’s seen in the movies, Pearl finds her ambitions, temptations, and repressions all colliding in this stunning, technicolor-inspired origin story of X’s iconic villain.

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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

A hilarious vampire comedy from the creators of BOY and FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS.

Flatmates Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonny Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) are three vampires who are just trying to get by in modern society; from paying rent and sticking to the housework roster to trying to get invited in to nightclubs, they’re just like anyone else – except they’re immortal and must feast on human blood.

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