Here are a few January 2023 horror and thriller releases and forthcoming films.
A living example of artificial intelligence, M3GAN is a lifelike doll that has been designed to be both a parent’s and child’s best friend. M3GAN, created by Gemma, a clever roboticist, can observe, listen, and learn as it serves as a friend, a teacher, a playmate, and a guardian. When Gemma finds herself suddenly in charge of her 8-year-old niece, she makes the unthinkable decision to give the kid an M3GAN prototype.
Release date: January 6
Director: Gerard Johnstone
Run-time: 1h 42m
A bereaved family finds themselves at the whim of an ancient demon who is attempting to annihilate them from the inside.
Release date: January 13
Director: Oliver Park
The movie centres on two kids who wake up in the middle of the night to find that their father is nowhere to be found and that the windows, doors, and other items in their home have vanished.
Release date: January 12
Director: Kyle Edward Ball
Run-time: 1h 40m
While on vacation with two close friends, Alice, who has been psychologically abused by her lover Simon, rediscovers her true self and receives some much-needed perspective. But once unleashed, Simon’s vengeance is as inevitable as it is devastating, and it puts her strength, bravery, and the ties of lifelong friendships to the test.
Release date: January 20
Director: Mary Nighy
Run-time: 1h 30m
Five friends are stranded in a secluded cabin during a winter storm with no power and little food; each of them begins to lose their sense of reality and fears that the snow itself might be polluted or wicked.
Release date: January 17
Director: Colton Tran
A group of friends’ weekend getaway turns dark when they are forced to face one by one their worst anxieties.
Release date: January 27
Director: Deon Taylor
Run-time: 1h 25m
Maya and Jamie, a married couple, flee their urban nightmare for the peace and quiet of rural Ireland, only to find bloodthirsty and nefarious goblins hiding in the ancient, gnarled wood at the base of their new yard.