Halloween is just over a month away and slasher genre film fans have already gotten good news that Universal will release the Halloween Kills on Peacock on October 15, but until then we have a list of the best 5 slasher films on HBO Max you can watch right now.
Synopsis: Sidney has more than her share of teenage angst to cope with. Her mom was murdered a year ago, her dad is perpetually away on business, and her boyfriend Billy is pressuring her to go all the way. As if that weren’t enough, a brilliant serial killer has begun to terrorize Sidney’s quiet hometown, including her high school classmate Casey Becker. With the calculated genius of a perfect predator, the killer is using his love of scary movies to turn the town upside down – taking everything he knows about the genre to trick his victims, outwit the police and throw his pursuers off base. Now, no one is safe – and everyone is a suspect.
Synopsis: Alex Browning is among a group of high school students readying themselves for a trip to Europe. When he suddenly has a premonition their airplane will crash, he screams out in panic to warn the others but instead he is thrown off of the plane. Alex is luckily one of seven students who skip the flight getting off the aircraft moments before an explosion rips through the cabin, destroying the plane in midair. However, the seven students soon find out that the Grim Reaper doesn’t like to be cheated when the surviving students start dying mysteriously one by one.
A Nightmare On Elm Street
Synopsis: A group of teenagers are terrorized by Freddy Krueger, an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.
Friday The 13th
Synopsis: The new terror begins as a group of college students disappear on a thrill-seeking trip to the infamous Camp Crystal Lake, a long forgotten mass-murder site that now rests deep in the overgrowth of an unforgiving woods. Now Clay Miller must find his missing sister. Against the advice of the locals, who claim a “presence” still lives within the camp, he ventures deep into the merciless forest and comes face to face with the personification of evil, the unrelenting killer Jason Voorhees!
Trick ‘r Treat
Synopsis: Four intertwined tales of terror, all set in a town celebrating Halloween, form the basis of this scary treat. A serial killer…a young woman in search of a date for a very special party…a kids prank at the sight of a horrifying local legend…and a vile old curmudgeon who learns a holiday lesson are all brought together by the dark force behind this ancient celebration.
This concludes the list of the best 5 slasher films on HBO Max you can watch right now. So, if you have watched them tell us in the comments and we will make a new list for you, and if you haven’t what are you waiting for.