Horror is one of the most enduringly famous movie genres. This Halloween, celebrate with the best horror film screenings in London that are sure to leave you asking for more! For all those seeking spine tingles this spooky season, here’s a roundup for the die-hard scary cinema lover in you.
HorrOctober at the Prince Charles Cinema
With your extravagant stay in London’s Paddington Hotel, right in the heart of the city, it was almost impossible to miss out on this one! The Prince Charles Cinema is the one and only independent cinema in the bustling West End and a forever favourite of Hollywood legends like Kevin Smith and Quentin Tarantino for screenings. Add to your much-awaited London Halloween experience, as the world-renowned cinema is playing the most extensive range of horror films from spine-chilling oldies to contemporary classics, all month in October. A Horror Movie Marathon, as it’s named, pull off the most memorable all-nighter on 28th October, with cult favourites like Alien, A Nightmare on Elm Street and more!
FrightFest Halloween at Cineworld
On top of the unmissable Halloween film screenings list near your luxury accommodation in London is none other than the ‘FrightFest’ event, hosted by the legendary Prince Charles Cinema. Running this year on the 27th and 28th of October, you would love to know that there are nine spooktacular screenings on the bill here. An iconic horror-film-themed event that kicked off first in the year 2000, grab the opportunity to see the ‘not-so-mainstream’ movies perfect for all the real horror cinema buffs out there. The highlight of this year’s event is the international premiere of ‘He Never Left’ and ‘The Last Video Store’ which are sure to pave the way for a bone-chilling Halloween experience like never before.
Witching Hours at Screen on the Green
Start your day right with the most important meal of the day- a delectable breakfast in Paddington and head to Islington. Enjoying an unbeatable location on Upper Street, Screen on the Green is the most lavish cinema in town! It offers the finest cinematic experience with the comfiest seats, footstools, sofas and even a bar at the back of the auditorium. This Halloween, attend their much-awaited ‘Witching Hours’ event, running throughout October and showcasing the latest addition to The Exorcist series. Also, if you’re travelling with your little ones, there’ll be ‘Beetlejuice’, ‘Saw X’ and ‘Hotel Transylvania’, showcased for the kids too!
Halloween at the Genesis Cinema, Whitechapel
If you’re looking to venture for a slightly differentiated cinematic Halloween experience, this one’s for you! Nestled in the heart of Whitechapel, you’ll find the unique Genesis Cinema, offering tickets for cheap this festive season. Enjoy watching some classic horror favourites including ‘Carrie’, and ‘Killer Klowns from Outer Space’ on a luxury screen with cosy blankets, sofas, a bar and a lovely café.
So, there you have it, some of the most exquisite Halloween film screenings in London. Plan a scary movie date night at the Genesis Cinema or experience a ‘FrightFest’ at one of the city’s most popular independent cinemas, London has tons in store for you this spooky season!