Looking to cuddle up with something spooky? We just took stock of your options. Here are our picks for the best (and mostly free) horror shows and films available to watch online.
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Online entertainment for your October enjoyment:
White Zombie (1932)
The first full-length zombie film starring Bela Lugosi is a must-see for fans of the genre. Note: George Romero has nothing to do with this. The film focuses entirely on Haitian voodoo legend, where “zombies” are basically entranced slaves, meaning no brains. Still, it’s a treat. Watch it instantly with your Netflix subscription.
Werewolf of London (1936)
Try as it might, the diluted lore of Twilight hasn’t ruined werewolf legend. The first major Hollywood werewolf film, Werewolf of London is an English take on the curse of the full moon six whole years before Lon Chaney donned his fur. Watch it instantly with your Netflix subscription.
The Horror of Dracula (1958)
Perhaps the greatest Dracula aside from Lugosi himself, Christopher Lee delivers an eerily transfixing performance as the charming ageless vampire, while Peter Cushing’s own performance as slayer Van Helsing is a knock-out in its own right. Watch it instantly with your Netflix subscription.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
A twist on the modern dinner party starring Vincent Price as the eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren, who offers $10,000 to each guest who survives one night inside a haunted mansion. (Unsurprising plot point: Not everyone gets paid.) Watch it free on Hulu.
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The Twilight Zone (1959 – 1964)
The show broke records and ordinary TV boundaries during its five-year stint on the air. Go back inside the fifth dimension to revisit your favorite mind bends and that iconic, whirling music. Watch it for free on CBS.com. (See TIME’s pick for the 10 best Twilight Zone episodes.)
Carnival of Souls (1962)
Plenty of ghosts, plenty of organ music. Something of a cult classic, the film was under watched during its initial release, but there’s something about Candace Hilligoss that keeps audiences watching – or maybe it’s the orgasm-by-way-of-organ-trance scene. Either way, watch it for free on Hulu.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1962-1965)
A steady thread of spooky shorts, Alfred Hitchcock’s TV debut was such a hit, the show was expanded and named the Alfred Hitchcock Hour. It will make you pine for an era pre-cooking-show-on-Syfy. (Note: Body In The Barn is my favorite.) Watch it for free on Hulu.
The Terror (1963)
Talk about a Hollywood horror dream team. Jack Nicholson, Borris Karloff, Roger Corman and Francis Ford Coppola team up on 60s horror romp The Terror, a film about dopplegangers, ghosts and tragedy of the Greek variety. Watch it for free on Hulu.
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