The Best in Horror Haunts AMC

September 22nd, 2022The Best in Horror Haunts AMC

We're always striving to provide you with ideal moviegoing experiences, and AMC Thrills & Chills brings the best in horror and suspense to your favorite AMC Theatre. The selection of films will cover a variety of styles and genres from all corners of the globe, with the intention to share one thing in common: to explore the things that scare you the most.

Let’s take a look at our Staff’s Picks of thrillers and horror movies that are scheduled to release in 2022 as part of the AMC Thrills & Chills series.


From GET OUT to US, Jordan Peele combines horror with real-world issues in a way that leaves you asking questions with your friends after seeing the movie. His third film, NOPE reunites Peele with Daniel Kaluuya and will mark the first time he will be working with Steven Yeun from MINARI and Keke Palmer from HUSTLERS. The trailer for the film launched Super Bowl weekend and the movie teases the a very dark and mysterious threat.

NOPE opens July 22nd

Bodies Bodies Bodies

When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong. BODIES BODIES BODIES cast includes Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Rachel Sennott, Chase Sui Wonders, Myha'la Herrold, Pete Davidson and Lee Pace.



For best friends Becky (Grace Caroline Currey) and Hunter (Virginia Gardner), life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits. But after they climb 2,000 feet to the top of a remote, abandoned radio tower, they find themselves stranded with no way down. Now Becky and Hunter's expert climbing skills will be put to the ultimate test as they desperately fight to survive the elements, a lack of supplies, and vertigo-inducing heights in this adrenaline-fueled thriller costarring Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

FALL opens August 12th


Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster. Idris Elba stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller, BEAST about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex predator. Elba plays Dr. Nate Samuels, a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip with their daughters to a game reserve. But what begins as a journey of healing jolts into a fearsome fight for survival when a lion, a survivor of blood-thirsty poachers who now sees all humans as the enemy, begins stalking them.

BEAST opens August 19th

The Invitation

After taking a DNA test, Evie discovers a long-lost family she never knew she had. Invited by her newfound relatives to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, she's soon thrust into a nightmare of survival as she uncovers twisted secrets behind their sinful generosity.

THE INVITATION opens August 26th


In BARBARIAN, a young woman traveling to Detroit for a job interview books a rental home. But when she arrives late at night, she discovers that the house is double booked, and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgement, she decides to spend the evening, but soon discovers that there’s a lot more to fear than just an unexpected house guest. From 20th Century Studios and New Regency, BARBARIAN stars Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård, and Justin Long. The film was written and directed by Zach Cregger.

BARBARIAN opens September 9th

Don’t Worry Darling

Alice and Jack are lucky to be living in Victory, the experimental company town housing the men who work for the top-secret Victory Project and their families. Life is perfect, with every resident’s needs met by the company. All they ask in return is unquestioning commitment to the Victory cause. But when cracks in their idyllic life begin to appear, exposing flashes of something much more sinister lurking beneath the attractive façade, Alice can’t help questioning what they’re doing in Victory, and why. Just how much is Alice willing to lose to expose what’s really going on in paradise?

DON’T WORRY DARLING opens September 23rd


After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality. SMILE is written and directed by Parker Finn and stars Sosie Bacon, Jessie T. Usher, Kal Penn and Rob Morgan.

SMILE opens September 30th

Halloween Ends

The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode comes to a spine-chilling climax in this final installment of the franchise in HALLOWEEN ENDS. Writer and director, David Gordon Green reunites with writer Chris Bernier and the Strode women, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards and Anti Matichak in the conclusion of the trilogy just in time for Halloween.

HALLOWEEN ENDS opens October 14th

The Lost Boys

Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. When a single mother and her two sons move to the sleepy seaside California town of Santa Carla, they discover much more than they anticipated in this visually stunning blend of hip humor, horror and rock 'n' roll about the most compelling group of contemporary vampires ever to put fang to vein. The 1987 classic is returning to AMC Theatres as a $5 Fan Fave, get your tickets now and celebrate Halloween with THE LOST BOYS.

THE LOST BOYS opens October 21st

Trick 'r Treat

Interwoven stories demonstrate that some traditions are best not forgotten as the residents of a small town face real ghosts and goblins on Halloween. Tales of terror reveal the consequences of extinguishing a Jack-o-Lantern before midnight and a grumpy hermit’s encounter with a mischievous trick-or-treating Demon. The $5 Fan Fave, TRICK 'R TREAT returns to the big screen at AMC Theatres just before Halloween.

TRICK 'R TREAT opens October 21st

Prey For The Devil

In response to a global rise in demonic possessions, the Catholic Church reopens exorcism schools to train priests in the Rite of Exorcism. On this spiritual battlefield, an unlikely warrior rises: a young nun, Sister Ann. Although nuns are forbidden to perform exorcisms, a professor recognizes Sister Ann’s gifts and agrees to train her. Thrust onto the spiritual frontline with fellow student Father Dante, Sister Ann finds herself in a battle for the soul of a young girl (who Sister Ann believes is possessed by the same demon that tormented her own mother years ago), and soon realizes the Devil has her right where he wants her….and it wants in.

PREY FOR THE DEVIL opens October 28th

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