8 Scary Movies to Watch on Your Phone with the Showmax App

8 Scary Movies to Watch on Your Phone with the Showmax App

8 Scary Movies to Watch on Your Phone with the Showmax App
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  • Fill your nights with fright this Halloween. Watch spine-tingling sequels and chilling thrillers on your phone from only N1,200 p/m.

There’s no better time than Halloween to turn the lights down low and tune into some seriously scary entertainment. Whether you get your thrills and chills from creepy clowns, evil doctors or slasher teenagers, Showmax has you covered with 8 deliciously gruesome movies to celebrate the spooky season.

All you need to do to get ready for fright night is download the Showmax App, lock the door, turn off the lights, and prepare to stream. Or is that, scream?

The Invisible Man

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss stars in The Invisible Man, which is inspired by HG Wells’ novel.

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It: Chapter 2

Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the members of the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. Watch IT: Chapter 2.


In Midsommar, a troubled couple travels to a rural Swedish town's fabled midsummer festival, but what begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult. Starring Florence Pugh from Black Widow.


Slasher comedy Freaky takes Freaky Friday to a whole new level when less-than-popular teenager Millie unintentionally switches bodies with the middle-aged serial killer terrorising her town. As the body count rises and the clock ticks down, Millie and her friends have less than 24 hours to stop Murder Barbie before the change becomes permanent…

Doctor Sleep

Stephen King’s horror classic Doctor Sleep picks up years after the events of The Shining, as a now-adult, alcoholic Dan Torrance finds himself protecting a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

8 Scary Movies to Watch on Your Phone with the Showmax App
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From the dark imaginations of Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro. For generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large there. In their mansion on the edge of town, Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time - stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home. Watch Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark on Showmax.

The Hunt

Controversial horror The Hunt follows 12 strangers who wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen for a very specific purpose - the Hunt.


Janelle Monáe stars in the horror drama Antebellum as a modern-day sociologist and author Dr Veronica Henley, who becomes trapped in a waking nightmare on a slave plantation.

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