Halloween is just a week away and theatres across the country are gearing up for spooky season with a host of scary movies that will delight audiences.
If you’re not the type to go trick or treating or visit a scare walk, then the lure of watching a horror at your local cinema is often a great way to celebrate the season of the witch.
Despite their popularity, horror movies can often be polarising – just look at the new Halloween Ends reviews.
So with such a strong selection of horrors screening in cinemas across Scotland in October, we decided to take a look at film review site Rotten Tomatoes to see which horrors you should go see this weekend.
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1. Ghostbusters (1984) - 97%
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters, of course! The Bill Murray classic will be screening at Everyman Cinema in both Glasgow and Edinburgh on October 30. Photo: Rich Polk
2. The Shining (1980) - 93%
A stone cold classic horror from Stanley Kubrick will be heading to the Glasgow Film Theatre in time for Halloween. Screening October 31 at 8.20pm. Photo: MARCO BERTORELLO
3. Barbarian (2022) - 92%
Bill Skarsgård stars in the highly anticipated Barbarian which will be screened across Scottish cinemas from October 28. The film follows a young woman as she discovers the rental home she booked is already occupied by a stranger. Photo: Rich Polk
4. The Thing (1982) - 92%
Largely believed to be one the best science fiction horror ever made, John Carpenter's much lauded debut gets a 4K restoration this October and screens across a number of Scottish cinemas on Halloween weekend. Photo: Universal Pictures