As usual, it’s a mixed bag in terms of new horror movies coming to Netflix next month. The highlights, in my opinion, are The Ritual, Dismissed, and FullMetal Alchemist. The fact that Jeepers Creepers 3 is hitting the streaming giant will no doubt stir up some controversy.
Something we’ve come to realize, though, is that Netflix can be sneaky, dropping additional horror gems at unannounced times. So, we’ll keep you posted if anything else worth your attention comes down the pike. Stay tuned!
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For a complete rundown of everything coming and going on Netflix in February, skip down to the video at the very bottom of the article.
Arriving February 1, 2018
Aeon Flux (2005, Directed by Karyn Kusama)
Official Synopsis: In the 25th century, the Earth’s population has dwindled to a surviving five million following a devastating virus that almost resulted in the extinction of all human life 400 years earlier. Confined to one city-state, a group of rebels, led by Handler (Frances McDormand), seeks to destroy the oppressive government — first, by assassinating a high-ranking chairman (Marton Csokas). Tasked with this mission, Aeon Flux (Charlize Theron) must integrate herself in a world of deceit and mystery.
GoodFellas (1990, Directed by Martin Scorsese)
Official Synopsis: A young man grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but is oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel his climb to the top. Based on the book “Wiseguy” by Nicholas Pileggi.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003, Directed by Quentin Tarantino)
Official Synopsis: A former assassin, known simply as The Bride (Uma Thurman), wakes from a coma four years after her jealous ex-lover Bill (David Carradine) attempts to murder her on her wedding day. Fueled by an insatiable desire for revenge, she vows to get even with every person who contributed to the loss of her unborn child, her entire wedding party, and four years of her life. After devising a hit list, The Bride sets off on her quest, enduring unspeakable injury and unscrupulous enemies.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004, Directed by Quentin Tarantino)
Official Synopsis: The Bride (Uma Thurman) picks up where she left off in volume one with her quest to finish the hit list she has composed of all of the people who have wronged her, including ex-boyfriend Bill (David Carradine), who tried to have her killed four years ago during her wedding to another man. Leaving several dead in her wake, she eventually tracks down Bill in Mexico. Using skills she has learned during her assassin career, she attempts to finish what she set out to do in the first place.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001, Directed by Simon West)
Official Synopsis: This live action feature is inspired by the most successful interactive video-game character in history — Lara Croft. Beautiful and brainy, Lara (Angelina Jolie) is the heroine of Eidos Interactive’s phenomenally successful “Tomb Raider” game series. It is one woman’s fearless quest criss-crossing the globe, in an amazing attempt to save the world.
Men in Black (1997, Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld)
Official Synopsis: They are the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial government agency, Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) are the Men in Black, providers of immigration services and regulators of all things alien on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, the MIB agents uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist who is on a mission to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies currently in residence in New York City.
Scream 3 (2000, Directed by Wes Craven)
Official Synopsis: In the final installment to this trilogy, a murdering spree begins to happen again; this time targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie-inside a-movie, Stab 3. Sydney (Neve Campbell) must face the demons of her past to stop the killer(s).
Arriving February 2, 2018
Cabin Fever (2002, Directed by Eli Roth)
Official Synopsis: Bert (James DeBello), a college student vacationing with friends in the mountains, mistakenly shoots a local man (Arie Verveen) with a skin infection while hunting in the woods. Panicking, he abandons the scene and leaves the man for dead. When the man stumbles into a reservoir, he infects the water supply, and soon one of Bert’s friends becomes infected. The friends struggle to stop the contagious, flesh-eating disease while on the run from a group of ornery backwoods locals out for revenge.
Arriving February 9, 2018
The Ritual (2017, Directed by David Bruckner)
Official Synopsis: Reuniting after the tragic death of their friend, four college pals set out to hike through the Scandinavian wilderness. A wrong turn leads them into the mysterious forests of Norse legend, where an ancient evil exists and stalks them at every turn.
Arriving February 17, 2018
Blood Money (2017, Directed by Lucky McKee)
Official Synopsis: Three friends on a wilderness excursion find a fortune stashed in the woods. Now they must outrun the white-collar criminal who is hell bent on retrieving his money.
Arriving February 19, 2018
Dismissed (2017, Directed by Benjamin Arfmann)
Official Synopsis: A straight-edged teacher finds trouble when an honors student is willing to do anything to get an A.
FullMetal Alchemist (2017, Directed by Fumihiko Sori)
Official Synopsis: Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher’s Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.
Arriving February 21, 2018
Forgotten (2017, Directed by Hang-Jun Chang)
Official Synopsis: Forgotten is a mystery thriller written and directed by Director Hang-Jun Chang who is considered one of the best storytellers in Korea. While the story takes endless twists and turns, the movie is expected to create never ending suspense. The lead producer Won-Seok Jang, took part in hit titles including The Outlaws, Tunnel, War of the Arrows, A Hard Day, The Chronicles of Evil, and Confession of Murder.
Arriving February 23, 2018
Mute (Directed by Duncan Jones)
Official Synopsis: A mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.
Arriving February 24, 2018
Jeepers Creepers 3 (2017, Directed by Victor Salva)
Official Synopsis: Taking place on the last day of the Creeper’s twenty-three-day feeding frenzy, as the skeptical Sargent Tubbs teams up with a task force hellbent on destroying the Creeper for good. The Creeper fights back in gory glory as its enemies grow closer than ever before to learning the secret of its dark origins.
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