What’s New in Horror for February 2017

Looking for some new horror to bloody your Valentine’s Day? Look no further! We at PopHorror are bringing you the newest horror movies coming out this February, either through VOD, DVD or theater release. Check out our list and let us know what you’re most looking forward to next month. Source: HorrorFreakNews 

The Lure – February 1

“In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.”

Debuted in Poland on December 25, 2015; releasing via limited VOD on February 1, 2017; directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska (Viva Maria! 2010); starring Marta Mazurek (The Innocents 2016), Michalina Olszanska (I, Olga 2016), Kinga Preis (The Dark House 2009)

Rings – February 2

“A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days.”

Releasing via theaters on February 2, 2017; directed by F. Javier Gutierrez (Brasil 2002); Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent TV series), Laura Wiggins (Shameless TV series), Aimee Teegarden (Scream 4 2011) Check out our movie trailer review here!

Arbor Demon – February 3

“An adventurous woman with a secret from her husband insists the couple go camping to reconnect. Something in the woods wipes out a group of hunters nearby, preventing the couple from leaving their tent. Secrets and supernatural stories come to light, and they must determine if the real threat is inside or outside their enclosure.”

AKA Enclosure; releasing via limited VOD on February 3, 2017; directed by Patrick Rea (Nailbiter 2013); starring Jake Busey (The Frighteners 1996), Fiona Dourif (Curse of Chucky 2013), Rob Boutin (Crackerjack 2013)

Don’t Knock Twice – February 3

“A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.”

Releasing via limited VOD on February 3, 2017; directed by Caradog James (The Machine 2013); starring Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica TV series), Javier Botet (Mama 2013), Lucy Boynton (The Blackcoat’s Daughter 2017) Check out our movie trailer review here!

Eloise – February 3

“Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.”

Releasing via limited VOD on February 3, 2017; directed by visual effects artist Robert Legato (Titanic 1997); starring Eliza Dushku (Wrong Turn 2003), Robert Patrick (Terminator 2 1991), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl TV series)

Hunting Grounds – February 7

“Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.”

AKA The Valley of the Sasquatch; releasing through VOD on February 7, 2017; directed by John Portanova (The Invoking 2013); starring Bill Oberst, Jr. (Heir 2015), Jason Vail (Six TV series), Miles Joris-Peyrafitte (As You Are 2016)

Stake Land 2 – February 7

“When his home of New Eden is destroyed by a revitalized Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor and legendary vampire hunter, Mister, to guide him.”

AKA Stakelander; releasing via VOD on February 7, 2017 and via DVD on February 14, 2017; directed by The Body’s (2015) Dan Berk and Robert Olsen; starring Nick Damici (Stake Land 2010), Connor Paolo (Stake Land 2010), Laura Abramsen (WolfCop 2014)

Antibirth – February 7

“In a desolate community full of drug-addled Marines and rumors of kidnapping, a wild-eyed stoner named Lou wakes up after a wild night of partying with symptoms of a strange illness and recurring visions as she struggles to get a grip on reality while stories of conspiracy spread.”

Releasing via DVD on February 7, 2017; directed by Danny Perez (Oddsac 2010); starring Chloë Sevigny (American Horror Story TV series), Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is the New Black TV series), Meg Tilly (Agnes of God 1985) Check out our movie trailer review here!

Bornless Ones – February 10

“With the help of her friends, Emily moves to a remote home to take better care of her brother, Zack who is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. But what they don’t know is that the house kept a terrifying secret that will haunt them one by one.”

Releasing via limited VOD on February 10, 2017; directed by Alexander Babaev (Kiss Kiss 2017); starring Michael Johnston (Teen Wolf TV series), Margaret Johnson (The Newsroom TV series), Devin Goodsell (Man Down 2015)

Havenhurst – February 10

“A troubled young woman takes up residence in a Gothic apartment building where she must confront a terrifying evil.”

Releasing via limited VOD on February 10, 2017; directed by Andrew C. Erin (Sam’s Lake 2006); starring Danielle Harris (Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2007), Julie Benz (Dexter TV series), Fionnula Flanagan (The Others 2001) Check out our early movie review here!

Man Vs. – February 14

“As host of his own hit TV series, “Man Vs.,” Doug Woods is forced to fend for himself for five days in remote locations with no crew, food, or water, only the cameras he carries on his back to film his experiences. Doug’s in the remote woods for a routine episode, until he’s awoken by an earth-shaking crash. Things get weirder as it becomes clear Doug isn’t alone. Someone or something is watching him. “Man Vs.” is a gripping found footage thriller about one man’s extraordinary desire to survive at all costs.”

Debuted in Canada on November 15, 2015; releasing via VOD on February 14, 2017; directed by Adam Massey (A Lobster Tale 2006); starring Michael Cram (Tommy Boy 1995), voice actor Chris Diamantopoulos (Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem 2015), newcomer Chloe Bradt

We Are the Flesh – February 14

“After wandering a ruined city for years in search of food and shelter, two siblings find their way into one of the last remaining buildings. Inside, they find a man who will make them a dangerous offer to survive the outside world.”

AKA Tenemos La Carne, releasing via DVD on February 14, 2017; directed by Emiliano Rocha Minter (Inside 2013); starring Noé Hernández (Sin Nombre 2009), María Evoli (De Amores Y Abarrotes (2015), newcomer Diego Gamaliel Check out our early movie review here! 

The Blackcoat’s Daughter – February 16

“Two terrified girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break in this chilling and suspenseful horror film.”

AKA February, releasing via DirecTV on February 16, 2017 and on DVD March 31, 2017; directed by Oz Perkins (I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House 2016); Emma Roberts (American Horror Story TV series), Emma Boynton (Don’t Knock Twice 2017), Lauren Holly (NCIS TV series)

The Great Wall – February 16

“European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.”

Releasing February 16, 2017 via theaters; directed by Yimou Zhang (House of Flying Daggers 2002); starring Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting 1997), Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones TV series), Tian Jing (Special ID 2013),

XX – February 17

“An all female horror anthology featuring new work from Karyn Kusama, Annie Clark, Roxanne Benjamin, Sofia Carillo, St. Vincent and Jovanka Vuckovic.”

Releasing February 17, 2017 via limited VOD, directed by Karyn Kusama (Jennifer’s Body 2009), Roxanne Benjamin (Southbound 2015), Sofia Carillo (Out Of Control 2008), composer St. Vincent (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2012), Jovanka Vuckovic (editor for Rue Morgue magazine), starring Melanie Lynskey (Heavenly Creatures 1994), Sheila Vand (Argo 2012), Natalie Brown (Dawn of the Dead 2004) Check out our movie trailer review here!

A Cure For Wellness – February 17

“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.”

Releasing February 17, 2017 via theaters; directed by Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003); starring Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter series), Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2014), Mia Goth (Everest 2015) Check out our movie trailer review here!

American Fable – February 17

“When 11-year-old Gitty discovers that her beloved father is hiding a wealthy man in her family’s silo in order to save their struggling farm, she is forced to choose between saving the man’s life or protecting her family from the consequences of their actions. ‘American Fable’ is a fairytale thriller set in the 1980s rural Midwest about a courageous girl living in a dark – sometimes magical – world.”

Releasing February 17, 2017 via limited VOD; directed by Anne Hamilton (The Inheritance 2013); starring Richard Schiff (Se7en 1995), Peyton Kennedy (Odd Squad 2014), Kip Pardue (Remember the Titans 2000)

It Watches – February 21

“Andre, recovering from a recent accident, agrees to help his friend Robert by taking over a house sitting job at a creepy home nestled in the hills above Los Angeles. As night comes, the house reveals its insidious nature as Andre begins hearing ominous sounds and experiencing strange occurrences throughout the house that lead him to believe he is not alone, and that someone, or something is in the house with him.”

Releasing February 21, 2017 on DVD; directed by Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red 2009); starring Ivan Djurovic (Under the Bed 2012), Rick Irwin (The Dead Hate the Living! 2000), Sanny van Heteren (Hellraiser: Revelations 2011)

Drifter – February 24

“A pair of outlaw brothers seek temporary refuge in a desolate town inhabited by a small family of psychotic cannibalistic lunatics.”

Releasing February 24, 2017 via limited VOD and February 28, 2017 via VOD; directed by Chris von Hoffmann (White Trash 2014); starring Aria Emory (Fuel Junkie 2014), Drew Hardwood (Will You Just Hold Me & Tell Me Everything’s Gonna Be Alright? 2015), Monique Rosario (The Knockout Game 2014)

Get Out – February 24

“A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s mysterious family estate.”

Releasing February 24, 2017 via theaters; directed by Jordan Peele (Key and Peele TV series); starring Daniel Kaluuya (Sicario 2015), Kieth Standfield (Straight Outta Compton 2015), Allison Williams (Girls TV series) Check out our movie trailer review here!

Did you find anything new to add to your ever-growing horror movie list? Did we miss something coming out next month that you’re dying to see? Let us know and we’ll add your suggestion!


About Tracy Allen

As the co-owner and Editor-in-Chief of PopHorror.com, Tracy has learned a lot about independent horror films and the people who love them. Now an approved critic for Rotten Tomatoes, she hopes the masses will follow her reviews back to PopHorror and learn more about the creativity and uniqueness of indie horror movies.

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