by Kasey Moore
Published on EST
Welcome to your full preview of the new horror movies and shows set to release on Netflix in or around Halloween 2022. This includes Netflix’s upcoming horror movies and new horror series.
As a reminder, this is an early preview that will no doubt grow over time as we learn about new horror/Halloween-related content coming over the course of September, October, and November.
If you want to unlock all of the Halloween content on Netflix, follow our guide for the horror category codes.
Netflix Release Date: September 30th
From the team behind Pup Academy and Super Pupz comes a new Halloween-inspired series that’s about a young boy and his family moving into a haunted home. It’s haunted by various puppies who hope to become real dogs again.
Netflix Release Date: September 21st
Ryan Murphy’s deal will finally be heating up for Netflix just in time for Halloween with the release of the long-awaited limited series, which will see Evan Peters embody the serial killer that incorporated necrophilia and cannibalism into his twisted killings.
Netflix Release Date: October 7th
Picture: Getty Images
Given that we included the limited series DAHMER on this list, we thought we’d also mention the 3-part miniseries from Joe Berlinger, which serves as the third season to the Conversations with a Killer docuseries (previous entries included The Ted Bundy Tapes and The John Wayne Gacy Tapes)
The docuseries features never-head-before audio interviews between Dahmer and his defense team.
Netflix Release Date: October 5th
John Lee Hancock is behind this new adaptation of the Stephen King short story and will feature Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Donald Sutherland, and Jaeden Martell.
Ryan Murphy Productions and Blumhouse Productions are behind the new movie.
Coming to Netflix: October 5th
Netflix’s competition reality series will be back in October with a spooky themed season.
Here’s the official description for the new season:
“The Emmy-nominated series is back with a season full of tricks and treats as we celebrate Halloween. Featuring ghoulish surprises from some favorite Netflix shows – Umbrella Academy, Cobra Kai and The Witcher, the desserts are intentionally scary this time!”
Netflix Release Date: October 7th
The Midnight Club – Picture: Netflix
Mike Flanagan’s fourth major television series, made exclusively for Netflix, drops in early October. It follows the two Haunting series and last year’s Midnight Mass.
Based on the Christopher Pike young adult novel, the series follows a group of five ill patients at a hospice who share scary stories with each other at night.
Many Mike Flanagan regulars and some new faces will feature in this new series, including Samantha Sloyan, Zach Gilford, Igby Rigney, Heather Langenkamp, Matt Biedel, and Annarah Cymone.
Coming to Netflix: October 13th
The animated kids’ series Dead End: Paranormal Park is returning for the second batch of episodes just in time for Halloween.
Here’s what you can expect going into the second season:
“Barney, Norma and friends are now the park’s official demon cleanup crew. But are they ready to take a break and just be normal teens? Follow their delightfully supernatural adventures with a slew of strange new creatures, from angels to evil twins to deranged dolls.”
Netflix Release Date: October 14th
Picture: Frank Masi/Netflix
Fulfilling the Halloween comedy movie for 2022 is the new film from Marlon Wayans and Stranger Things star Priah Ferguson.
The movie, previously known as Boo!, is about a father and his daughter forced to team up and save their town after an ancient and mischievous spirit causes Halloween decorations to come to life and wreak havoc.
Netflix Release Date: October 19th
Originally expected in September but pushed back for the Halloween season is The School for Good and Evil, the new movie from Paul Feig and headlined by Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.
Here’s what you can expect from the new fantasy movie based on the books of the same name:
“Best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of a modern fairy tale when they’re swept away into an enchanted school where young heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance of good and evil.”
Netflix Release Date: October 21st
A brand new reality series where we see three teams spending 28 days in some of America’s most haunted locations. Based on the theories of Ed and Lorraine Warren.
Netflix Release Date: October 25th-28th
There’s still so much we don’t know about the upcoming horror anthology series from the creative mind of Guillermo Del Toro. We’ve got a rough idea of what some of the episodes will be about and who will star in them but beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess.
There’ll be 8 episodes of the horror series while Del Toro is involved with all of the episodes, some will be directed by some of the biggest names in horror. Among the directors to feature includes the directors of The Babadook, Splice, Mandy, and many more.
Netflix Release Date: October 27th
From Boat Rocker Studios comes a new animated adventure created by Matthew Fernandes and Alan Gregg.
Here’s what you can expect from the new series:
“In modern day New York City, magic is real – it’s just hidden from the public. But Daniel Spellbound knows just where to find it. Making his living “tracking” hard to find magical objects, Daniel catches the attention of the wrong people when he discovers a rare artifact and suddenly the fate of magical world hangs in the balance.”
Catherine Disher, Rainbow Sun Francks, Chantel Riley and Lynn Rafferty voices.
Netflix Release Date: October 28th
From the director of Caroline and The Nightmare Before Christmas comes this new stop-motion animated movie featuring the voices of Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key.
About two scheming demon brothers who must face their arch-nemesis, the demon-dusting nun Sister Helly.
Netflix Release Date: November 2022 TBD
Years after her last appearance on our screen, Wednesday Addams is back in a new family comedy series that sees the character at school attempting to master her abilities and solve mysteries.
Jenna Ortega will be taking up the role of Wednesday but the series will also see the return of Christina Ricci, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzman and Jamie McShane.
Release Date: November 17th
Arriving long after Halloween is over but worth mentioning is 1899, the brand new series from the creators of Netflix’s hit German series, Dark.
Here’s what you can expect from the ambitious series using the world’s most advanced technology:
“A migrant steamship heads west to leave the old continent. The passengers, a mixed bag of European origins, united by their hopes and dreams for the new century and their future abroad. But their journey takes an unexpected turn when they discover another migrant ship adrift on open sea. What they will find on board, will turn their passage to the promised land into a horrifying nightmare.”
Coming to Netflix: December 1st
As we first revealed, the new Norweigen movie from Roar Uthaug will take us into the year’s final month.
The new movie sees something awakened within the mountain of Dovre.
These movies are only coming to Netflix in the US.
Release Date: September 7th
Note: Only coming to Netflix US – already available on Netflix India.
Morbius – Picture: Sony Pictures Releasing
Is Morbius a Halloween movie? Not really, but it does feature vampires, which is enough of a link for us to include it here.
Despite not getting the best reviews in the world, Morbius has become an internet phenomenon and will no doubt make waves when it comes to Netflix as part of Sony Pictures’ first window deal in the States.
Release Date: September 27th
Note: Only releasing in the United States.
Rob Zombie is reviving The Munsters and it’ll be coming to Netflix but only in the United States.
The new movie sees the return of Herman and Lily who are on a “hauntingly hilarious trip” from Transylvania to Hollywood.
As per previous releases from Universal 1440 releases, the movie will release day and date alongside its VOD release which is scheduled for September 27th.
Release Date: October 1st
Labyrinth – Picture: Tri-Star Pictures
Amongst the licensed movies coming on October 1st for Netflix US is the hit fantasy series that’s a favorite around Halloween in the form of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth.
The classic movie notably stars David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly, about a babysitter who summons Jareth the Goblin King to take away Toby.
Coming to Netflix: October 1st
Scooby-Doo – Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures
The 2002 and the 2004 sequel Scooby-Doo movies are headed to Netflix in October 2022, just in time for Halloween. The goofy family movies are perfect for Halloween as you follow Mystery Inc solving mysteries.
Coming to Netflix: October 15th
Picture: Candle Media
Already available on Hulu, this live-action special Blippi episode will be headed to Netflix in the middle of the month.
Here’s the official logline:
“Get ready for a spooky halloween with Blippi! Learn all about fun halloween decorations, visit a candy store for the best sweet and spooky treats, learn how to make a Jack-O-Lantern, and so much more.”
Coming to Netflix: October 16th
Dracula Untold – Picture: Universal Pictures
Luke Evans headlines this Universal movie about a young Vlad Tepes who transforms into a monster to protect himself and his fellow countrymen from the Turks.
Hotel Transylvania 2 – Picture: Sony Animation
To keep Mavis from leaving the hotel, Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half-human, half-vampire grandson. Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez voice.
For more horror content coming soon to Netflix, check out our TV and movie guide here.
What new Halloween title are you most looking forward to watching on Netflix? Let us know in the comments.
Covering Netflix since 2013, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for close to a decade. Resides in the United Kingdom.
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