We talk about the “most anticipated” horror movies of 2017 a lot here at HFN, mainly because we’re constantly hearing about new releases that pique our interests. As we prepare to officially begin the new year, movie ticket outlet Fandango has released the results of an extensive survey that reveals what they believe are the most anticipated films of 2017—including a category that specifically addresses thrillers and horror movies!
The data was collected by Fandango after surveying more than 2,000 moviegoers about the films, stars and roles they are looking forward to seeing on the big screen in the new year. Its “Hot List” survey was conducted during the week of December 19, 2016.
Below, in descending order, are Fandango’s most anticipated horror movies of 2017! Have a read and let us know what you think in the Comments section! What horror movies are you most looking forward to?
Alien: Covenant (Directed by Ridley Scott)
Release Date: May 19th, 2017
Official Synopsis: The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
Stephen King’s It (Directed by Andrés Muschietti)
Release Date: September 8th, 2017
Official Synopsis: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Split (Directed by M. Night Shyamalan)
Release Date: January 20th, 2017
Official Synopsis: After three girls are kidnapped by a man with 24 dual personalities they must find some of the different personalities that can help them while running away and staying alive from the others.
Get Out (Directed by Jordan Peele)
Release Date: February 24th, 2017
Official Synopsis: A young African American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s cursed family estate.
A Cure for Wellness (Directed by Gore Verbinski)
Release Date: February 17th, 2017
Official Synopsis: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem.