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Halloween Horror Treats


Tis The Season for Halloween on AMC, WGN America, SundanceTV, Sundance Now and Crackle who will scare up some treats from spooky movie marathons, all-new specials and other themed seasonal programming.


Tuesday, October 24 at 6pm ET/PT, the “Chucky-thon” begins with Child’s Play, Curse of Chucky and the world TV premiere of Cult of Chucky
Friday, October 27 at 5:30pm ET/PT, the “Freddy Friday” movie marathon begins including Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Freddy vs Jason and A Nightmare on Elm Street
Saturday, October 28 at 3pm ET/PT, the “Leprechaun-a-thon” begins with Leprechaun: Origins, Leprechaun, Leprechaun 2, Leprechaun 3, Leprechaun 4, Leprechaun in the Hood and Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood
Sunday, October 29 at 7:30am ET/PT, the “Day of the Undead” movie marathon begins with Night of the Living Dead, Army of Darkness, House of the Dead, House of the Dead 2, Land of the Dead and Dawn of the Dead


Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ free, ad supported streaming network, brings thrills and Halloween haunts to the network this October with killer programming, including the all-new “SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween” (starring series regulars Bryan Cranston & new “SNL” cast member Heidi Gardner, guest starring Lake Bell & Phil LaMarr) original special, the 2004 cult film Exorcist: The Beginning, the horrifying thriller Fright Night, plus many more noteworthy titles. A specific breakdown of all the October Halloween themed programming is below.

New Crackle Originals

SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween

New on Crackle

Urban Legend – New

Available One Month Only


Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist

Exorcist: The Beginning

Flatliners (1990)

Fright Night

Isle of The Dead

Prom Night


Termination Point

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

The Detonator

The Devil Insider

The Exorcist III

The Fan

The Lazarus Project


Ghost Stores S1

Seinfeld Theme: Scary Dates

The Busboy (203)

The Nose Job (309)

The Watch (406)

The Opera (409)

The Masseuse (509)

The Stand-In (516)

The Secret Code (707)

The Van Buren Boys (814)

The Strongbox (914)

The Burning (916)

*Note the above is subject to change.


A three day Halloween movie marathon begins on Sunday, October 29 at 6am ET/5am CT with “Sunday Bloody Sunday: Stephen King Marathon” begins with Cujo, Firestarter, Silver Bullet, Christine, Carrie and Misery. On Monday, October 30 at 12pm ET/11am CT the “Sci Fi Monday” movie marathon begins with The Omega Man, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Westworld, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Escape from New York. On Halloween Day, October 31, at 1pm ET/12pm CT, the “Beetlejuice Marathon” begins, airing the fan favorite movie back-to-back six times.

Sundance Now

Sundance Now celebrates Halloween by adding fan-favorite chillers which are available to stream now! The line-up includes; Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History Of Friday The 13th (2013), a chronicle of the history of the Friday the 13th franchise; The award-winner documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010), which explores the origins of Freddy Krueger and takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history; The Tall Man (2012) – a spine-tingling film that follows a mother (Jessica Biel) looking for her missing child which leads her to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children; The Violence Movie (Sundance Now Short), a regionally famous, cult VHS horror short from the late 1980s that features a brand new, never released score from legendary horror film composer Harry Manfredini; and the three-part Sundance Now exclusive drama, Rillington Place, which follows serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s (starring Tim Roth and Samantha Morton).

WGN America

On Halloween Day, a “Monster M*A*S*H Halloween Horror Night” begins with five hours of M*A*S*H’s biggest Halloween tricks from 2-7pm, followed by Chucky in Child’s Play 2 at 7pm, Child’s Play 3 at 9pm and a second showing of Child’s Play 2 at 11pm.


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