77 New Black Horror Movies to Watch for Halloween 2024

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77 New Black Horror Movies to Watch for Halloween 2024

Horror movies have always captivated audiences with their tales of terror. Yet, it's the recent spotlight on Black voices that has added a fresh dimension to this genre.

From iconic classics like "Blacula" to modern masterpieces like "Get Out," Black protagonists have enriched the horror narrative, offering diverse stories that resonate deeply.

As an avid horror enthusiast, I've always championed the brilliance of diverse narratives. If you haven't yet, I highly recommend diving into these gems:

Dive in and celebrate the diversity that Black voices bring to the horror genre.

Black Horror Movies releasing in 2024

Sep
27

Never Let Go

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Never Let Go Trailer
Black Cast
Halle Berry, Percy Daggs III, Anthony B. Jenkins
Release Date
September 27, 2024
Synopsis
As Evil takes over the world beyond their front doorstep, the only protection for a mother and her twin sons is their house and their family’s protective bond.
Never Let Go
Jun
28

A Quiet Place: Day One

Horror, Science Fiction, Action, Thriller, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
A Quiet Place: Day One Trailer
Black Cast
Lupita Nyong'o, Djimon Hounsou
Release Date
June 28, 2024
Synopsis
As New York City is invaded by alien creatures who hunt by sound, a woman named Sammy fights to survive.
A Quiet Place: Day One

Black Horror Movies already released in 2024

Model House

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Model House Trailer
Black Cast
CoryAnne Roberts, Phillip Andre Botello
Release Date
April 05, 2024
Synopsis
Models staying in a secluded house for the night are terrorized by intruders.
Model House
Watch The Trailer:
Festival of the Living Dead Trailer
Black Cast
Ashley Moore, Shiloh O’Reilly
Release Date
April 05, 2024
Synopsis
While attending a festival to commemorate the original zombie attack, Ash and her friends encounter the undead and must fight back or be devoured.
Festival of the Living Dead

I Saw the TV Glow

Drama, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
I Saw the TV Glow Trailer
Black Cast
Justice Smith, Ian Foreman, Helena Howard, Danielle Deadwyler
Release Date
May 03, 2024
Synopsis
Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.
I Saw the TV Glow

Lovely, Dark, and Deep

Horror, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Lovely, Dark, and Deep Trailer
Black Cast
Georgina Campbell, Ana Sofia Martins
Release Date
February 22, 2024
Synopsis
Lennon, a new back-country ranger, travels alone through the dangerous wilderness, hoping to uncover the origins of a tragedy that has haunted her since she was a child.
Lovely, Dark, and Deep

The Hunted

Horror, Thriller, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
The Hunted Trailer
Black Cast
Lily Banda
Release Date
January 31, 2024
Synopsis
After their boat capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea, a group of migrants are rescued by rich Europeans, who offer them shelter on the idyllic island where they’re spending their holidays. But soon, the miracle will turn into a nightmare when the saviors reveal their true intentions and turn into ruthless manhunters.
The Hunted

Imaginary

Horror, Mystery, Female-Led, Motherhood
Watch The Trailer:
Imaginary Trailer
Black Cast
DeWanda Wise, Suzette Lange
Release Date
March 08, 2024
Synopsis
When Jessica moves back into her childhood home with her family, her youngest stepdaughter Alice develops an eerie attachment to a stuffed bear named Chauncey she finds in the basement. Alice starts playing games with Chauncey that begin playful and become increasingly sinister. As Alice’s behavior becomes more and more concerning, Jessica intervenes only to realize Chauncey is much more than the stuffed toy bear she believed him to be.
Imaginary

Our favorites from 2023

The Mill

Horror, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
The Mill Trailer
Black Cast
Lil Rel Howery, Karen Obilom
Release Date
October 09, 2023
Synopsis
A businessman wakes up beside an ancient grist mill situated in the center of an open-air prison cell with no idea how he got there. Forced to work as a beast of burden to stay alive, he must find a way to escape before the birth of his child.
The Mill
Watch The Trailer:
Jagged Mind Trailer
Black Cast
Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Brandi Huzzie, Lamar Usher
Directed By Black
Kelley Kali
Release Date
June 14, 2023
Synopsis
When Billie finds herself reliving different versions of the same first date, she must break out of a series of loops created by her manipulative ex-girlfriend.
Jagged Mind
Watch The Trailer:
The Last Voyage of the Demeter Trailer
Black Cast
Corey Hawkins
Release Date
August 11, 2023
Synopsis
The crew of the merchant ship Demeter attempts to survive the ocean voyage from Carpathia to London as they are stalked each night by a merciless presence onboard the ship.
The Last Voyage of the Demeter

Sick

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Sick Trailer
Black Cast
Bethlehem Million
Release Date
January 13, 2023
Synopsis
In the midst of the pandemic, college student Parker and her best friend Miri decide to self-quarantine at her family's lake house, where they will be alone — or so they think.
Sick
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There's Something Wrong with the Children Trailer
Black Cast
Alisha Wainwright
Release Date
January 17, 2023
Synopsis
Margaret and Ben take a weekend trip with longtime friends Ellie and Thomas and their two young children. Eventually, Ben begins to suspect something supernatural is occurring when the kids behave strangely after disappearing into the woods overnight.
There's Something Wrong with the Children

Medusa

Fantasy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Medusa Trailer
Black Cast
Mari Oliveira
Release Date
March 16, 2023
Synopsis
By day, Mari and her friends broadcast their spiritual devotion through pastel pinks and catchy evangelical songs about purity and perfection, and by night they form a vigilante girl gang, prowling the streets in search of sinners who have deviated from the rightful path. After an attack goes wrong, leaving Mari scarred and unemployed, her views of community, religion, and her peers begin to shift.
Medusa

Malum

Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Malum Trailer
Black Cast
Jessica Sula, Candice Coke
Release Date
March 31, 2023
Synopsis
A rookie police officer willingly takes the last shift at a newly decommissioned police station in an attempt to uncover the mysterious connection between her father's death and a vicious cult.
Malum

Haunted Mansion

Comedy, Family, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Haunted Mansion Trailer
Black Cast
Lakeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Rosario Dawson, Chase W. Dillon
Directed By Black
Justin Simien
Release Date
July 28, 2023
Synopsis
A woman and her son enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters.
Haunted Mansion

The Blackening

Comedy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
The Blackening Trailer
Black Cast
Antoinette Robertson, Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, Sinqua Walls, Yvonne Orji, Dewayne Perkins
Directed By Black
Tim Story
Release Date
June 16, 2023
Synopsis
A group of Black friends reunite for a Juneteenth weekend getaway only to find themselves trapped in a remote cabin with a twisted killer.
The Blackening

Talk to Me

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Talk to Me Trailer
Black Cast
Sophie Wilde
Release Date
July 27, 2023
Synopsis
When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill, until one of them goes too far and unleashes terrifying supernatural forces.
Talk to Me

Bad Connection

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Bad Connection Trailer
Black Cast
Dana Davis, Deon Richmond, SwagboyQ, Malik Barnhardt
Release Date
July 05, 2023
Synopsis
When a downtrodden young waitress buys a stolen cell phone and discovers a snuff film on it, she soon finds herself on the run from a maniacal madman with a hunting knife who is hellbent on getting it back, and willing to slaughter anyone who stands in his way.
Bad Connection
Black Cast
Laya DeLeon Hayes, Denzel Whitaker, Chad L. Coleman, Reilly Brooke Stith
Directed By Black
Bomani J. Story
Release Date
June 09, 2023
Synopsis
Vicaria is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal and sudden murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life.
The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster
Watch The Trailer:
The Exorcist: Believer Trailer
Black Cast
Leslie Odom Jr., Lidya Jewett, Okwui Okpokwasili
Release Date
October 13, 2023
Synopsis
Since the death of his pregnant wife in a Haitian earthquake 12 years ago, Victor Fielding has raised their daughter, Angela on his own. But when Angela and her friend Katherine disappear in the woods, only to return three days later with no memory of what happened to them, it unleashes a chain of events that will force Victor to confront the nadir of evil and, in his terror and desperation, seek out the only person alive who has witnessed anything like it before: Chris MacNeil.
The Exorcist: Believer

Our favorites from 2022

Ghosts of the Ozarks

Mystery, Horror, Western
Watch The Trailer:
Ghosts of the Ozarks Trailer
Black Cast
Phil Morris, Thomas Hobson
Release Date
February 04, 2022
Synopsis

In 1866, a young doctor is summoned by his uncle to a remote town in the Ozarks only to discover upon his arrival that the utopian paradise is not all that it seems to be.

Ghosts of the Ozarks
Watch The Trailer:
Night's End Trailer
Black Cast
Geno Walker, Felonious Munk, Daniel Kyri
Release Date
March 31, 2022
Synopsis

An anxious shut-in unwittingly moves into a haunted apartment and hires a mysterious stranger to perform an exorcism which takes a horrific turn.

Night's End

Master

Drama, Mystery, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Master Trailer
Black Cast
Kara Young, Regina Hall, Zoe Renee, Angela Grovey
Directed By Black
Mariama Diallo
Release Date
March 18, 2022
Synopsis

At an elite New England university built on the site of a Salem-era gallows hill, three black women strive to find their place. Navigating politics and privilege, they encounter increasingly terrifying manifestations of the school's haunted past… and present.

Master

Bodies Bodies Bodies

Comedy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Bodies Bodies Bodies Trailer
Black Cast
Amandla Stenberg, Myha'la Herrold
Release Date
August 05, 2022
Synopsis

In an isolated family mansion, a group of rich 20-somethings decides to play Bodies Bodies Bodies, a game where one of them is secretly a “killer” while the rest tries to “escape”. Things take a turn for the worse when real bodies start turning up, setting off a paranoid and dangerous chain of events.

Bodies Bodies Bodies

American Carnage

Comedy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
American Carnage Trailer
Black Cast
Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Allen Maldonado
Release Date
July 28, 2022
Synopsis

After a governor issues an executive order to arrest the children of undocumented immigrants, the detained youth are offered an opportunity to have their charges dropped by volunteering to provide care to the elderly. Once inside the elder care facility, however, they discover more twisted secrets than they could have possibly imagined.

American Carnage

Barbarian

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Barbarian Trailer
Black Cast
Georgina Campbell, Jaymes Butler
Release Date
September 09, 2022
Synopsis

In town for a job interview, a young woman arrives at her Airbnb late at night only to find that it has been mistakenly double-booked and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgement, she decides to stay the night anyway, but soon discovers that there is much more to be afraid of in the house than the other house guest.

Barbarian

The Invitation

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
The Invitation Trailer
Black Cast
Nathalie Emmanuel, Courtney Taylor
Release Date
August 26, 2022
Synopsis

After the death of her mother and having no other known relatives, Evie takes a DNA test and discovers a long-lost cousin she never knew she had. Invited by her newfound family to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, she soon realizes a gothic conspiracy is afoot.

The Invitation

Run Sweetheart Run

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Run Sweetheart Run Trailer
Black Cast
Dayo Okeniyi, Ella Balinska, Lamar Johnson, Aml Ameen, Ava Grey, Charm La'Donna, Amechi Okocha
Release Date
October 28, 2022
Synopsis

A woman runs for her life though the streets of Los Angeles after her blind date suddenly turns violent.

Run Sweetheart Run

Terror Train

Mystery, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Terror Train Trailer
Black Cast
Robyn Alomar, Dakota Jamal Wellman
Release Date
October 21, 2022
Synopsis

Alana and a group of college seniors board a party train for a Halloween-themed bash, but their fun spirals into fear when the attendees are killed off one by one by an unknown killer. As the train continues full steam ahead, Alana must race against the rails to find the killer before she becomes the next victim.

Terror Train

Bitch Ass

Crime, Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Bitch Ass Trailer
Black Cast
Sheaun McKinney, Tony Todd, Teon Kelley
Directed By Black
Bill Posley
Release Date
October 14, 2022
Synopsis

A gang initiation goes wrong when a group of four recruits break into a house of horror, as they're all forced to play deadly games for their lives.

Bitch Ass
Watch The Trailer:
The Curse of Bridge Hollow Trailer
Black Cast
Kelly Rowland, Marlon Wayans, Priah Ferguson
Release Date
October 14, 2022
Synopsis

A teenage girl, who accidentally releases an ancient and mischievous spirit on Halloween which causes decorations to come alive and wreak havoc, must team up with the last person she'd want to in order to save their town - her father.

The Curse of Bridge Hollow

Alone in the Dark

Horror, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Alone in the Dark Trailer
Black Cast
Malcolm Goodwin, Robert Bailey Jr., Terrell Carter, Novi Brown, Krys Marshall
Release Date
October 07, 2022
Synopsis

Bri is recently divorced and under house arrest due to her ex-husband's crimes, but when a stalker shows up, seems to have control over his surroundings.

Alone in the Dark

Bones and All

Drama, Romance, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Bones and All Trailer
Black Cast
Taylor Russell, André Holland
Release Date
November 23, 2022
Synopsis

Abandoned by her father, a young woman named Maren embarks on a thousand-mile odyssey through the backroads of America where she meets Lee, a disenfranchised drifter. But despite their best efforts, all roads lead back to their terrifying pasts and to a final stand that will determine whether their love can survive their otherness.

Bones and All

Nanny

Drama, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Nanny Trailer
Black Cast
Anna Diop, Sinqua Walls
Directed By Black
Nikyatu Jusu
Written By Black
Nikyatu Jusu
Release Date
November 23, 2022
Synopsis

Aisha, an undocumented Senegalese immigrant, lands a job as a nanny of a wealthy Manhattan couple. While she easily wins the affection of their young daughter Rose, she becomes a pawn in the couple’s facade of a marriage.

Nanny

Wendell and Wild

Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Wendell and Wild Trailer
Black Cast
Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Lyric Ross, Angela Bassett, Tamara Smart, Ving Rhames, David Harewood
Release Date
October 28, 2022
Synopsis
Two demon brothers face off against a nun and a pair of goth teens in order to earn their way out of hell.
Wendell and Wild

Saloum

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Watch The Trailer:
Saloum Trailer
Black Cast
Ndiaga Mbow, Evelyne Ily Juhen, Yann Gael, Bruno Henry, Roger Felmont Sallah, Mentor Ba, Babacar Oualy
Directed By Black
Jean Luc Herbulot
Release Date
September 02, 2022
Synopsis
Three mercenaries extracting a druglord out of Guinea-Bissau are forced to hide in the mystical region of Saloum, Senegal.
Saloum

Gatlopp: Hell of a Game

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Gatlopp: Hell of a Game Trailer
Black Cast
Emmy Raver-Lampman, Sarunas J. Jackson
Release Date
June 27, 2022
Synopsis
A group of friends reunite for an evening after one of their own has a gnarly divorce. As it's been almost a decade since they were all together, waxing nostalgic, they decide to play a drinking game. But this is no ordinary game; if they don't bond together to confront their past, they'll be forced to play the game for eternity.
Gatlopp: Hell of a Game