Get ready for a month of horror as Crackle delivers frightening films this August. The schedule brings a mix of twisted tales and sinister settings.
Prefer your horror with twisted psyches? Terrifier 2 continues the slasher saga of Art the Clown, who returns to massacre a new group of victims in gory and gruesome ways. To outsmart this murderous clown, our protagonists must employ both creativity and perseverance in their fight for survival.
If you like parodying slashers, Detention traps a group of students in their high school after dark, where a copycat killer mimicking a movie villain runs rampant.
When you can’t even trust your own family, turn to the backroads for hope. In the supernatural thriller Pumpkinhead IV: Blood Feud, two families in a rural Southern town square off, unwittingly summoning a demonic force to exact revenge.
These are just a few of the terrifying titles streaming on Crackle this August. But the frights don’t end there…
Starting August 3rd, Crackle unveils a special showcase of terror – the first 4 films in Full Moon Features’ Bunker of Blood series. This cult favorite collection presents loosely themed chapters, each one a patchwork of unearthed horrors from the Full Moon catalog. Through newly animated wraparounds, the chapters tell the ghoulishly continuing story of the Gore Collector across the sinister series.
More hair-raising titles drop on August 1st to haunt your nightmares. So steel your nerves and get your fill of scares all month long on Crackle. Horror lives here.
Below is a list of all the terrifying titles streaming on Crackle this August.
Terrifier 2 (Available: August 1st)
After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to Miles County where he begins to target a teenage girl and her younger brother on Halloween.
Cast: Lauren LaVera (Dispatches From Elsewhere), David Howard Thornton (Gotham), Elliott Fullam (The Calling)
The Signal (Available: August 1st)
A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Cast: AJ Bowen (You’re Next), Anessa Ramsey (DeathRace 2050), Justin Welborn (The Final Destination)
Halloween (Available: August 1st)
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis (Knives Out), Donald Pleasence (The Great Escape), Tony Moran (Death House)
Retreat (Available: August 1st)
Taking an isolated break on an uninhabited island, Martin (Cillian Murphy – The Dark Knight) and Kate (Thandie Newton – 2012) are about to find that their island retreat is about to become a prison of unimaginable terror when a blood-soaked stranger (Jamie Bell – The Adventures of Tintin, The Eagle) stumbles through their door claiming an apocalyptic virus is sweeping across Europe.
Cast: Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer), Thandie Newton (2012), Jamie Bell (The Adventures of Tintin)
Detention (Available: August 1st)
As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.
Cast: Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), Shanley Caswell (The Conjuring), Spencer Locke (Cougar Town)
The Intruders (Available: August 1st)
Every town has its secrets, as college student Rose Halshford learns when she and her dad move into a musty, old house. When Rose discovers that the previous tenant mysteriously disappeared, leaving her possessions behind, she suspects her unfriendly neighbors know more than they let on. When Rose reports strange noises coming from inside the house, no one, not even her father believes her, insisting that it’s all in her head. As Rose’s suspicions grow she begins to fear that she may be the next victim of whatever or whomever has infiltrated her new home.
Cast: Miranda Cosgrove (School of Rock), Donal Logue (Blade), Austin Butler (Elvis)
Pumpkin Head IV: Blood Feud (Available: August 1st)
As long as they can remember, the Hatfields and the McCoys have been at each other’s throats. Reprisal after reprisal have mired their once-idyllic town in a bloody cycle of violence and retribution. Yet a light shines in the midst of these families’ hatred: the forbidden love between two members of the next generation, Jodie Hatfield and Ricky McCoy. But now Jodie Hatfield and Ricky McCoy have confessed their love for one another and their families are not happy about it.
Cast: Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Rob Freeman (Saving Private Ryan), Amy Manson (The Nevers)
The Cottage (Available: August 1st)
Forced into hiding after their kidnapping plan goes awry, two rival siblings, David and Peter, find themselves fighting for their sanity while they hole up in a secluded country cottage. Weighed down by a hostage who refuses to stay quiet, or tied down, they are soon held captive by their own victim. But everyone’s problems go from bad to worse when they come face-to-face with their psychotic axe-wielding neighbor.
Cast: Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring), Reece Shearsmith (Shaun of the Dead), Jennifer Ellison (The Phantom of the Opera)
Vacancy 2: The First Cut (Available: August 1st)
Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night’s rest, fully unaware of the inn’s sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.
Cast: Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), David Moscow (Big), Scott Anderson (Titanic)
Puppet Master: Blitzkrieg Massacre (Available: August 3rd)
In an unknown dystopian future, a drifter with an unusually high tolerance to pain is held captive in a horrific hospital by The Circle of Psycho Surgeons, a clandestine crew of M.D.’s (that’s medical deviants) who are experimenting with human suffering.
Cast: William Hickey (The Nightmare Before Christmas), Guy Rolfe (Dolls), Steve Welles (The Addams Family)
Deadly Dolls: Deepest Cuts (Available: August 3rd)
A man is captured by a sinister being and is forced to watch death scenes from various Full Moon Features movies that involve killer dolls.
Cast: Karen Black (Five Easy Pieces), Tim Thomerson (Air America)
Death Heads: Brain Dead (Available: August 3rd)
The third chapter in the splat-tastic horror ‘greatest hits’ film series spotlighting some of the studio’s strangest and sickest sequences framed by an all-new narrative. This time, we follow the further adventures of a masochistic drifter trapped in the lair of “The Gore Collector”, a sadistic curator of carnage who has chosen the drifter to be the heir to take over his evil operation.
Cast: Michelle Bauer (Beverly Hills Vamp), Chuck Connors (Soylent Green), Darcy DeMoss (Can’t Buy Me Love)
Killjoy’s Carnage Carivan (Available: August 3rd)
Now, The Gore Collector, and his multiversal traveling companions, Molly and Tape Head, have finally uncovered the whereabouts of the Psycho Surgeons and get set to exact the bloodiest of revenge. But what does this mean for the The Gore Collector himself? As he returns to where it all started – the Bunker of Blood – he will find out what this splatter-soaked road trip across a fevered nightmarescape has really done to his mind and body!
Cast: BangTheClown (Killyoy’s Psycho Circus), Al Burke (The Wedding Singer), Douglas Cambron (Puppet Master: Axis Termination)
This August on Crackle, twisted psyches and sinister settings leave nowhere to hide. Brave the deranged minds, menacing schools, and rural backroads if you dare, but be warned – no one is safe from copycat killers, demonic forces, and bloodthirsty clowns on the loose.
The terror is open season, and the frightening films have only just begun dropping. So steel your nerves and enter at your own risk this August on Crackle. Horror awaits around every corner.
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