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7 Horror Films to Check Out on Kanopy This Month

7 Horror Films & Documentaries to Check Out on Kanopy This Month

Want to stream a spooky film? Look no further. Kanopy has more than 30,000 films to watch. This October, Kanopy is featuring their Horror & Thriller collection, which includes creepy classic cinema and horrifying modern masterpieces. Here are 7 spooky selections for you to consider. Watch the YouTube trailers below to make your choice!

Please note: On Kanopy, you receive 7 play credits a month to use. As soon as you click “play” on a movie, a play credit is deducted. Once a movie is played, you have 72 hours to watch it, using 1 play credit.  Kanopy includes some mature content that is best suited for our adult customers.

Nosferatu (1922)

Before any modern interpretations of Bram Stoker's vampire novel Dracula, there was Nosferatu, by German director F. W. Murnau. Nosferatu is a unique silent retelling of the book that is so faithful to the original tale that Stoker's widow sued.


House on Haunted Hill (1959)

Five strangers who are offered $10,000 each by an eccentric, creepy millionaire (Vincent Price) to spend the night in a haunted house. As the night develops, it becomes clear that these strangers' selection was no accident . . . 


The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

Watch the classic that inspired the campy yet horrifying 1980s musical. A lonely florist grows a plant, which he names "Audrey II," and it has an appetite for human flesh.


Black Sabbath (1963)

A film anthology from Italian horror director Mario Bava, featuring a trio of spooky and classic tales of the macabre.


Sudden Fear (1952)

In this film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor, played by Jack Palance. She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her, as well.


A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Things are glum in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town is filled with lost souls who can't seem to find their way. They're also being stalked by a vampire. A critically acclaimed Iranian masterpiece from director Ana Lily Amirpour.


Lavender (2016)

A modern psychological thriller about Jane, a photographer, who is involved in a car accident that leaves her with memory loss. When strange packages begin to appear on her doorstep with evidence of a past she doesn't remember . . . things begin to get spooky.