Summer is right around the corner, horror fans, which means Blockbuster Season is about to begin! Even though it was just released last week, Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant (Review HERE) will no doubt remain a strong theatrical draw for weeks, making it the first outstanding horror movie of Summer 2017—but it won’t be the last! June will see a psychological virus shocker, a shark thriller, and a return to America’s most infamous haunted house in Amityville.
In addition to theatrical releases, there’s a ton of great horror coming down the pike on Blu-ray/DVD and VOD—probably more than you think! Have a look and let us know which genre offerings you’re most looking forward to in June. Bookmark this page, as we’ll be updating the list with additional June releases as they’re announced!
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Dark Signal (Directed by Edward Evers-Swindell)
Release Date: June 2, 2017 (Limited Theatrical)
June 6, 2017 (VOD)
Official Synopsis: Deep in the heart of the isolated Welsh valleys, an eerie hush spreads throughout the deserted wilds. Stranded and terrified, single mother, Kate (Joanna Ignaczewska), finds herself entangled in an ill-thought-out plan: a midnight robbery about to take a dangerous turn. On lookout for her boyfriend, and left trembling in the middle of a secluded forest, she quickly realizes she is not alone. With her is the vengeful spirit of a murdered girl…
Meanwhile, across the valley at a local radio station, Ben (Gareth David-Lloyd) and Laurie (Siwan Morris) are midway through their last ever radio show. With the arrival of medium, Carla, and filled with determination to go out with a bang, Laurie and Ben are about to get much more than they bargained for. Patching together fragments of ghostly sounds, they begin to unravel the clues to a frightening crime before doing do the unthinkable… making contact with the dead.
A Cure for Wellness (Directed by Gore Verbinski)
Release Date: June 6, 2017 (DVD)
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. He soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.
Aaron’s Blood (Directed by Tommy Stovall)
June 2, 2017 (Limited)
June 6, 2017 (VOD)(DVD)
Official Synopsis: Aaron copes with his new life as a single father and the distant relationship he shares with his only child Tate. A timid hemophiliac, Tate is roughed up at school by the chief bully causing a massive nosebleed that lands him in the hospital fighting for his life. He makes a miraculous recovery after a necessary blood transfusion, but Aaron begins to notice progressively strange behaviors in his son. Faced with the grim possibility that his son could be becoming a vampire, Aaron enlists the help of a local vampire hunter and embarks on a frantic search to find the source of the infection to stop the transformation before it’s too late.
The Mummy (Directed by Alex Kurtzman)
Release Date: June 9, 2017 (Theatrical)
Official Synopsis: Tom Cruise plays Navy Seal named Tyler Colt, who goes on a mission in the Iraqi desert to find a group of terrorists hiding out in a bunker. However their prey turn out to be mere grave robbers who have all magically died, and when they go inside the bunker Tyler and his team also succumb to some mystical forces out of their control, which is when they realize they are actually in an ancient tomb.
While his men end up turning on each other, Cruise’s character is the only one make it all the way deep within the tomb alive and find an ominous black iron sarcophagus. After he tries to open it he is stabbed in the palm and his mind is cursed with visions of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, more informally known as The Mummy.
Camera Obscura (Directed by Aaron B. Koontz)
Release Date: June 9, 2017 (Limited)
June 13, 2017 (VOD)
Official Synopsis: A veteran war photographer with PTSD sees imminent deaths in his developed photos, questioning his already fragile sanity and putting the lives of those he loves in danger.
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It Comes at Night (Directed by Trey Edward Shults)
Release Dates: June 9, 2017 (Theatrical)
Official Synopsis: A father (Joel Edgerton), mother (Selma’s Carmen Ejogo), and their teenage son are attempting to survive a civilization-destroying pandemic in a remote house in the woods. So when an intruder (Christopher Abbott) arrives, pleading for help, they are forced to choose between kindness and potential infection.
The Great Wall (Directed by Yimou Zhang)
Release Date: June 12, 2017 (DVD)
Official Synopsis: When a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of the world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite warriors to confront the unimaginable and seemingly unstoppable force.
The Recall (Directed by Mauro Borrelli)
Release Date: June 16, 2017 (VOD)(Limited)
Official Synopsis: A group of friends are spending the weekend at a cabin on the lake while unbeknownst to them aliens have begun to attack planet Earth. A number of the friends are abducted immediately by the ship hovering above and the remaining two of the group, Annie and Charlie, must rely on an eccentric and dangerous hunter who seems to have special knowledge of the attack explaining that this day has been prophesized for years and extraterrestrials have been guiding Earth’s evolution in preparation for their ultimate takeover. Even with the help of the hunter, Annie and Charlie are eventually abducted as well but returned to earth the next morning. When they wake, everyone is back at the cabin and seems to fine. But when they turn on the news, they learn that the planet has just declared war on the 7 million individuals who were abducted and returned…
47 Meters Down (Directed by Johannes Roberts)
Release Date: June 16, 2017 (Theatrical)
Official Synopsis: On the rebound after a devastating break-up, Lisa (Mandy Moore) is ready for adventure while on vacation in Mexico. Even still, she needs a little extra persuasion when her daring sister Kate (Claire Holt) suggests they go shark diving with some locals. Once underwater in a protective cage, Lisa and Kate catch a once in a lifetime, face-to-face look at majestic Great Whites. But when their worst fears are realized and the cage breaks away from their boat, they find themselves plummeting to the bottom of the seabed, too deep to radio for help without making themselves vulnerable to the savage sharks, their oxygen supplies rapidly dwindling.
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The Black Room (Directed by Rolfe Kanefsky)
Release Date: June 18, 2017 (DVD)
Official Synopsis: A supernatural tale where evil takes on a sexy side. A married couple moving into their new home is faced with an entity that feeds off lust and desire, corrupting and/or killing everyone in its path as it plots a horrifying plan to destroy the world.
Resident Evil: Vendetta (Directed by Takanori Tsujimoto)
Release Date: June 19, 2017 (US) (Limited One Night)
June 20, 2017 (VOD)
Official Office: BSAA Chris Redfield enlists the help of government agent Leon S. Kennedy and Professor Rebecca Chambers from Alexander Institute of Biotechnology to stop a death merchant with a vengeance from spreading a deadly virus in New York.
LIFE (Directed by Daniel Espinosa)
Release Date: June 20, 2017 (DVD)
Official Synopsis: Life tells the story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.
Blood Feast (Directed by Marcel Walz)
Release Date: June 23, 2017 (Limited)
Official Synopsis: Fuad Ramses and his family have moved from the United States to France, where they run an American diner. Since business is not going too well, Fuad also works night shifts in a museum of ancient Egyptian culture. During these long, lonely nights he is repeatedly drawn to a statue representing the seductive ancient goddess ISHTAR. He becomes more and more allured by the goddess as she speaks to him in visions. Eventually he succumbs to her deadly charms.
After this pivotal night, Fuad begins a new life, in which murder and cannibalism become his daily bread. He starts to prepare a ritual FEAST to honor his new mistress, a lavish affair dripping with BLOOD, organs, and intestines of human victims. As butchered bodies are heaped upon the Altar of Ishtar, Fuad slowly slips further into madness, until he is no more than the goddess’s puppet; and she thirsts for the blood of Fuad’s wife and daughter too…
The Belko Experiment (Directed by Greg McLean)
Release Date: June 27, 2017 (DVD)
Official Synopsis: The story revolves around the American Belko company in South America which is mysteriously sealed off at the beginning of a work day, and its employees are ordered to kill each other or be killed themselves. This starts an escalation of violence, where we discover the true nature of each and every Belko employee.
Okja (Directed by Joon-ho Bong)
Release Date: June 28, 2017 (Netflix)
Official Synopsis: For 10 idyllic years, young Mija (An Seo Hyun) has been caretaker and constant companion to Okja-a massive animal and an even bigger friend at her home in the mountains of South Korea. But that changes when a family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) has big plans for Mija’s dearest friend.
With no particular plan but single-minded in intent, Mija sets out on a rescue mission, but her already daunting journey quickly becomes more complicated when she crosses paths with disparate groups of capitalists, demonstrators, and consumers, each battling to control the fate of Okja…while all Mija wants to do is bring her friend home.
Darkness Rising (Directed by Austin Reading)
Released Date: June 30, 2017 (VOD)(Limited)
Official Synopsis: When Madison Shaw finds out that her childhood home is about to be torn down, she knows that she has to see it one last time. But this isn’t a nostalgic trip through childhood memories – when she was a little girl, her mother killed her baby sister, and Madison narrowly escaped with her life. Now she has one last chance to confront the demons that have haunted her ever since. Enlisting the help of her fiancé, Jake, and cousin, Izzy, they revisit the scene of the horrific nightmares Madison has been concealing from them. While the visit begins innocently enough, unsettling events build until the three find themselves trapped inside the house by forces beyond their comprehension, forces that may have driven her mother to commit such a terrible murder, and could drive Madison to equally violent acts.
Amityville: The Awakening (Directed by Franck Khalfoun)
Release Date: June 30, 2017 (Theatrical)
Official Synopsis: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother’s expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house including the miraculous recovery of her brother, Belle begins to suspect her Mother isn’t telling her everything and soon realizes they just moved into the infamous Amityville house.