Top 10 Scariest Movies 2023

By: Merlene MB.

10.Knock at the Cabin

Is an American apocalyptic psychological horror film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, who wrote the screenplay from an initial draft by Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman. It is based on the 2018 novel The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul G. Tremblay, the first adaptation of one of his works. The film stars Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Kristen Cui, Abby Quinn, and Rupert Grint. In the film, a family vacationing at a remote cabin is suddenly held hostage by four strangers, who ask something unimaginable.



Is a Canadian experimental supernatural horror film written and directed by Kyle Edward Ball in his feature directorial debut. The film follows two children who wake up during the night to discover that they cannot find their father, and that the windows, doors, and other objects in their house are disappearing.


  • Lucas Paul as Kevin
  • Dali Rose Tetreault as Kaylee
  • Ross Paul as Kevin and Kaylee’s father

8.Scream VI

Is a American slasher film directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, and written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. It is the sequel to Scream (2022) and the sixth installment in the Scream film series. The film stars Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Hayden Panettiere, and Courteney Cox, all reprising their roles from previous installments, with Josh Segarra, Jack Champion, Devyn Nekoda, Liana Liberato, Tony Revolori, Samara Weaving, Henry Czerny, and Dermot Mulroney joining the ensemble cast. The plot follows a new Ghostface killer, who begins targetingthe survivors of the “Woodsboro legacy murders” in New York City.


  • Melissa Barrera as Sam Carpenter, the illegitimate daughter of Billy Loomis and survivor of the Woodsboro legacy murders
  • Jenna Ortega as Tara Carpenter, Sam’s half-sister and survivor of the Woodsboro legacy killings
  • Jasmin Savoy Brown as Mindy Meeks-Martin, Chad’s twin and a survivor of the Woodsboro legacy murders
  • Jack Champion as Ethan Landry, a student at Blackmore University and Chad’s roommate

7.The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster

Is an American science-fiction horror film written and directed by Bomani J. Story in his directorial debut. It stars Laya DeLeon Hayes, Denzel Whitaker, Chad Coleman, Reilly Brooke Stith, Keith Sean Holliday, Amani Summer, and Edem Atsu-Swanzy.

Adapted from Mary Shelley‘s Frankenstein, the film follows a brilliant teenage girl named Vicara (Hayes) who resurrects her brother from the dead, only for him to come back as a vengeful monster.The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster premiered at the South by Southwest film festival on March 11, 2023. The film was released in select US theaters on June 9, 2023, and on streaming on June 23, 2023.


  • Laya DeLeon Hayes as Vicaria
  • Denzel Whitaker as Kango
  • Chad L. Coleman as Donald
  • Reilly Brooke Stith as Aisha
  • Keith Sean Holliday as Jamaal
  • Amani Summer as Jada


Is an American slasher film directed by John Hyams and written by Kevin Williamson and Katelyn Crabb. The film stars Gideon Adlon, Beth Million, and Dylan Sprayberry.Sick premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2022, and was released on Peacock on January 13, 2023.


5.The Blackening

Is a American dark comedy slasher film directed by Tim Story and written by Tracy Oliver and Dewayne Perkins, based on the 2018 short film of the same name by the comedy troupe 3Peat. It stars Perkins, Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, X Mayo, Antoinette Robertson, Sinqua Walls, Jay Pharoah, and Yvonne Orji. The film follows a group of Black American friends staying at a cabin in the woods where they are targeted by a masked killer during Juneteenth.



Is a 2022 Finnish psychological body horror film directed by Hanna Bergholm, written by Ilja Rautsi and starring Siiri Solalinna, Sophia Heikkilä, Jani Volanen, Reino Nordin and Saija Lentonen. It premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2022 and in theaters and on streaming on April 29, 2022. It won the Grand Prix and the Prix du Jury Jeunes at the Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer 2022.


  • Siiri Solalinna as Tinja / Alli                   Ida Määttänen as Reetta
  • Sophia Heikkilä as Mother                      Saija Lentonen as Coach
  • Jani Volanen as Father                         Stella Leppikorpi as Gym Friend
  • Oiva Ollila as Matias                            Hertta Nieminen as Gym Friend
  • Reino Nordin as Tero                           Miroslava Agejeva as Baby Helmi
  • Aada Punakivi as Gym Friend


Is an American science fiction horror film directed by Gerard Johnstone. It was written by Akela Cooper from a story by Cooper and James Wan (who also produced with Jason Blum). Allison Williams and Violet McGraw star, Amie Donald physically portrays M3GAN, and Jenna Davis voices the character. Its plot follows an artificially intelligent doll, who develops self-awareness and becomes hostile toward anyone who comes between her and her human companion.


  • Allison Williams as Gemma                       Stephane Garneau-Monten as Kurt
  • Violet McGraw as Cady                           Lori Dungey as Celia
  • Ronny Chieng as David                            Amy Usherwood as Lydia
  • Amie Donald as M3GAN                          Jack Cassidy as Brandon
  • Jenna Davis as the voice of M3GAN         Michael Saccente as Greg
  • Brian Jordan Alvarez as Cole
  • Jen Van Epps as Tess

2.Huesera: The Bone Woman

Is a 2022 supernatural body horror film directed and co-written by Michelle Garza Cervera in her directorial debut. It stars Natalia Solián as Valeria, a pregnant woman who finds herself threatened by occult forces. Alongside Solián, the film’s cast includes Alfonso Dosal, Mayra Batalla, Mercedes Hernández,Sonia Couoh and Aida López.


  • Natalia Solián as Valeria
  • Alfonso Dosal as Raúl, Valeria’s husband
  • Mayra Batalla as Octavia
  • Mercedes Hernández as Isabel
  • Aída López as Maricarmen, Valeria’s mother
  • Martha Claudia Moreno
  • Sonia Couoh as Vero, Valeria’s sister


is a 2023 British independent slasher film written and directed by Rhys Frake-Waterfield, and co-produced by Frake-Waterfield and Scott Jeffrey. It serves as a horror sequel to A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard‘s Winnie-the-Pooh books and stars Craig David Dowsett as the titular character and Chris Cordell as Piglet, with Amber Doig-Thorne, Nikolai Leon, Maria Taylor, Natasha Rose Mills, and Danielle Ronald in supporting roles. It follows Pooh and Piglet who have become feral and bloodthirsty murderers, as they terrorize a group of young university women and Christopher Robin when he returns to the Hundred Acre Wood many years later after leaving for college.


  • Nikolai Leon as Christopher Robin                             Danielle Scott as Charlene
  • Frederick Dallaway as young Christopher Robin           Craig David Dowsett as Winnie-the-Pooh
  • Maria Taylor as Maria                                          Chris Cordell as Piglet
  • Natasha Rose Mills as Jessica                                Marcus Massey as Colt
  • Amber Doig-Thorne as Alice                                   Richard D. Myers as Logan
  • Danielle Ronald as Zoe                                        Simon Ellis as Tucker
  • Natasha Tosini as Lara                                      Jase Rivers as John
  • Paula Coiz as Mary                                             Mark Haldor as Darrel
  • May Kelly as Tina

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