Something wicked creeps from the shadows this August as Redbox unleashes a feast of frightful films available for free. Monsters, demons, and evil clowns beckon you to the darkness, where jump scares, nightmares, and spine-chilling tales await. Will you take Redbox’s dare and confront the horrors within?
Among the titles offered this August on Redbox is Monster, based on the twisted true story of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who embarked on a murderous rampage. Also available is the horror-comedy Bad Milo, which follows a man who discovers his peculiar stomach pains are being caused by a murderous demon living in his intestines.
And for those who fear clowns, the sequel Terrifier 2 arrives this month. After being resurrected by a sinister entity, the murderous Art the Clown returns to unleash more bloody chaos, targeting a teenage girl and her brother on Halloween night. So gather your courage this August for a freakish lineup of horror from Redbox.
Below is a list of just some of the horror titles available on Redbox this August.
Bad Milo (Available: August 1st)
A man learns that his unusual stomach pains are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.
Cast: Ken Marino (Reno 911!), Gillian Jacobs (Community), Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld)
Roommate Wanted (Available: August 1st)
After two college students unintentionally sublease their extra bedroom to a violent escaped mental patient with multiple personalities, they find themselves battling for survival against the many faces of white male rage that manifest and threaten them in their home.
Cast: Melissa Sullivan (The Millionaires), Carol Stanzione (Deliver Us From Evil), Michael Connors (Law & Order)
Terrifier 2 (Available: August 1st)
After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to the timid town of Miles County where he targets a teenage girl and her younger brother on Halloween night.
Cast: Lauren LaVera (Dispatches From Elsewhere), David Howard Thornton (Gotham), Elliott Fullam (The Other Two)
Splinter (Available: August 1st)
Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still-living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.
Cast: Shea Whigham (Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One), Jill Wagner (Teen Wolf), Paulo Costanzo (Designated Survivor)
Marrowbone (Available: August 1st)
A young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Cast: George MacKay (1917), Anya Taylor-Joy (Queen’s Gambit), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things)
Terror Eyes (Available: August 1st)
Terrorized at multiple stops on a road trip to Joshua Tree, three friends realize something unexpected is pulling the strings.
Cast: Lisseth Chavez (The Rookie), Jennifer Blanc-Biehn (Dark Angel), Robert Romanus (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
Monster (Available: August 1st)
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
Cast: Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road), Christina Ricci (Wednesday), Bruce Dern (The Hateful Eight)
Sunset on the River Styx (Available: August 4th)
A chance meeting of two morose lovers sends them spiraling down a surreal rabbit hole. Their relationship is challenged by their pasts, their futures, their perception of time, and a vampire death cult.
Cast: Phillip Andre Botello (The Art of Self Defense), Jakki Jandrell (Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders), Avery Kristen Pohl (General Hospital)
V/H/S (Available: August 4th)
When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Cast: Calvin Lee Reeder (Harbor Island), Lane Hughes (Halloween II), Adam Wingard (Godzilla vs. Kong)
V/H/S/2 (Available: August 11th)
Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance.
Cast: Lawrence Michael Levine (All the Light in the Sky), Kelsy Abbott (Reporters), Adam Wingard (She Dies Tomorrow)
V/H/S: Viral (Available: August 18th)
A Los Angeles police chase sends a fame-obsessed man on a wild ride to save his girlfriend from a cybernetic terror.
Cast: Garrett Bales (The Neighborhood), Emilia Ares (Bosch), Steve Berens (Thank You For Your Service)
Murder Party (Available: August 18th)
A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity.
Cast: Chris Sharp (I Don’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore), Stacy Rock (Blue Ruin)
Monsters (Available: August 22nd)
Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.
Cast: Scoot McNairy (Argo), Whitney Able (We Won’t Forget), Annalee Jefferies (Queen Sugar)
This August, steel your nerves and dive headfirst into a nightmare realm of horrors handpicked by Redbox. Within their catalog of chillers, you’ll find twisted tales and terrifying villains to haunt your nights.
Take the dare if you wish. But be warned – these sinister stories aim to summon your deepest fears, quicken your pulse, and flood your veins with dread.
Redbox has unleashed a surplus of scares this month. Will you brave the darkness and experience the terror for yourself? If so, a feast of frights awaits. If you possess the courage then visit Redbox to start watching these horror titles for free today.