Leatherface (2017)

Directors: Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo

Actors: Lili Taylor, Stephen Dorff, Sam Strike, Vanessa Grasse, James Bloor, Sam Coleman, Jessica Madsen

In this prequel to the 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Leatherface is one of four patients to escape a mental institution along with a nurse who’s been taken hostage.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre : The Beginning (2006)

Director: Jonathan Liebesman

Actors: Jordana Brewster, Diora Baird, Matt Bomer, Taylor Handley, Andrew Bryniarski

This is the prequel to the 2003 version of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, showing Leatherface’s beginnings and how the Hewitts’ horrific actions began.

The Ritual (2017)

Director: David Bruckner

Actors: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, Sam Troughton

Based on the novel of the same name. A grieving group of four friends take a hiking trip in northern Sweden. After an accident, they decide to take a shortcut through the woods, and things obviously go wrong.

Mama (2013)

Director: Andy Muschietti

Actors: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Isabelle Nélisse, Daniel Kash, Morgan McGarry, Jane Moffat, Megan Charpentier

Five years after vanishing in the woods, two young girls are returned to their uncle and his girlfriend, who try to give the now-feral girls a loving home. However, after tragedy strikes, it becomes apparent that the girls did not return alone.

XX (2017)

Directors: Jovanka Vuckovic, Annie Clark, Roxanne Benjamin, Karyn Kusama

Actors: Melanie Lynskey, Natalie Brown, Christina Kirk, Kyle Allen, Breeda Wool, Peyton Kennedy

An anthology of four short stories, all directed by women. In The Box, a child suddenly and completely loses his appetite. In The Birthday Party, a woman struggles to prepare for her daughter’s party after a disturbing discovery. In Don’t Fall, a group of four friends camp in the wrong place. In Her Only Living Son, we see an alternate future to a classic horror story.

Don’t Breathe (2016)

Director: Fede Álvarez

Actors: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang

Three young thieves break into the house of a blind man, hoping to get their hands on money he won in a lawsuit. They soon find things won’t go as easily as they hoped.

It Comes At Night (2017)

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Actors: Joel Edgarton, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Faulkner, David Pendleton

A small family faces personal tragedy in a post-apocalyptic world, and soon after must decide how to live with the strangers who have found their home.