Prefer Thrills To Chills? We’ve Got Six Sensational Halloween Movies For You!

Best Halloween Movies

We’re counting down the days to the scariest night of the year, because Halloween is just around the corner! And while our pals at Virgin Media Two’s Box Office have put together a guide to getting as many scares as possible in throughout the month of October (click here to check it out!), we’ve selected six amazing alternatives for those who prefer something other than horror to get their hearts racing!





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An intense and uncompromising hitman thriller, Joaquin Phoenix is spectacular as the disturbed mercenary at the centre of the story. It’s one to watch while clutching a pillow, because the tension is close to unbearable at times; truly, this is one to give any psychological story a run for its money!






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A reminder that Ireland can do terrific thrillers with the best of ‘em, Robert Sheehan stars in what could be described as Fight Club for the post-recession era! Macabre and occasionally maniacal, it’s the sort of unsettling watch that’s sure to get the adrenaline pumping!






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Yorgos Lanthimos’ film opens like a tender family drama – but our own Barry Keoghan has other ideas! He plays a mysterious and powerful teenager with a disarming weirdness, while the likes of Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman are also outstanding in a film to really warp your mind!






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Sometimes, there’s no beating the classics – and Quentin Tarantino’s heist film is recognised as an all-time great for good reason! There’s plenty of humour, of course, and lashings of the directors inimitable style, but it makes it onto this list for the generous helpings of heart-stopping tension throughout!






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It’s not a horror movie, but it will still give you chills; this snowbound spectacular feels cold! Leonardo DiCaprio grabbed an Oscar for his portrayal of a lost explorer – and if you weren’t wary of bears before watching this movie, you’ll certainly see them differently once it’s done!






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The game was responsible for no small amount of sweaty palms and racing imaginations – and the big-screen reboot is no different! Alicia Vikander leaps, swings and kicks her way off the screen, bringing Lara Croft to life as she navigates a dangerous journey that will have you on the edge of your seat!




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