13 Horror Movies Coming Out in 2018 for When Real Life Isn't Scary Enough

Which, let's be real, it usually is.

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The real world is pretty terrifying these days, but if you're craving some over-the-top horror to distract you from the terrors of your every day life, here are 13 nightmare-inducing movies coming out in 2018. Fun times!

1 'Winchester'

Release date: February 2, 2018.

Starring: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, and Sarah Snook.

The Premise: Helen Mirren stars as Sarah Winchester in this movie based on the true story of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California. Sarah—the heir to the Winchester rifle fortune—builds a massive haunted mansion that's terrorized by the ghosts of people killed by Winchester rifles. Which is a lot of people.

2 'Annihilation'

Release date: February 23, 2018.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac.

The Premise: The movie follows a group of scientists who have to explore a mysterious disaster area where another group of scientists disappeared—except for one (played by Oscar Isaac), who came back horrifically injured.

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3 'The Strangers: Prey at Night'

Release date: March 9, 2018.

Starring: Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, and Lewis Pullman.

The Premise: This sequel to 2008's The Strangers features a new family being terrorized by the same horrifying group from the first movie.

4 'Unsane'

Release date: March 23, 2018.

Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, and Amy Irving.

The Premise: This movie, shot by Steven Soderbergh on an iPhone (because why not?), stars Claire Foy as a woman who is committed to a mental institution against her will.

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5 'A Quiet Place'

Release date: April 6, 2018.

Starring: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski.

The Premise: This film, starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski (and directed by Krasinksi) is about a family hiding from a supernatural baddie that can only hunt them if it can hear them. As a means of survival, they've learned to live an entirely silent life.

6 'Truth or Dare'

Release date: April 13, 2018.

Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Nolan Gerard Funk, Hayden Szeto, Sophia Ali, Sam Lerner, and Landon Liboiron.

The Premise: Every time you lie (or refuse a dare) in Truth or Dare, you die. Kind of like The Ring meets Final Destination meets the worst slumber party ever.

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7 'Slender Man'

Release date: May 18, 2018.

Starring: Jaz Sinclair, Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Annalise Basso, and Javier Botet.

The Premise: The movie is very loosely based on the true story of two young girls who stabbed their friend to death and claimed to have done so for internet boogie man Slender Man.

8 'The First Purge'

Release date: July 4, 2018.

Starring: Y'Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez, and Marisa Tomei.

The Premise: How did the Purge begin? This prequel will tell us!

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9 'The Nun'
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Release date: July 13, 2018.

Starring: Taissa Farmiga, Demián Bichir, Charlotte Hope, Ingrid Bisu, Jonas Bloquet, and Bonnie Aarons.

The Premise: The movie is a spin-off of The Conjuring 2, and focuses on a demon that has taken the form of a nun. So terrifying.

10 'The Predator'

Release date: August 3, 2018.

Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Trevante Rhodes, Keegan-Michael Key, Sterling K. Brown, Jacob Tremblay, Yvonne Strahovski, Alfie Allen, Thomas Jane.

The Premise: Despite appearances, this movie isn't a reboot. It fits into the existing franchise as a prequel to 2010's Predators, and the cast has us more than sold.

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11 'The Meg'
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Release date: August 10, 2018.

Starring: Jason Statham, Jessica McNamee, Li Bingbing, Winston Chao, Ruby Rose, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, and Robert Taylor.

The Premise: It's literally about Jason Statham battling a monster shark. You're welcome.

12 'Cadaver'
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Release date: August 24, 2018.

Starring: Shay Mitchell, Stana Katic, Grey Damon, and Nick Thune.

The Premise: Anyone suffering Pretty Little Liars withdrawal should make a point to see this movie, which stars Shay Mitchell as an ex-cop starts working in a morgue and witnessing murders. It doesn't take place in Rosewood, but feels like it could.

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13 'Halloween'

Release date: October 19, 2018.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis.

The Premise: Forty years after the original Halloween, Laurie Strode comes face-to-face with Michael Myers yet again.

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