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Top 10 Highly Anticipated Indie Horror Movies of 2018: Part 2

It’s time for round two of the 10 most highly anticipated indie horror films of 2018. The first one was a big hit and these ones are just as great. Stay tuned for part 3 and let us know which ones you’re looking foward to!


Secret Santa

Secret Santa is directed by Adam Marcus (Jason Goes To Hell) directs. Adam co-wrote the screenplay with Debra Sullivan. The film stars Michelle Renee Allaire, Petra Areskoug, and Scott Burkett.


Welcome to Christmas Dinner at the Popes. As dysfunctional and tension causing as your family’s holiday celebration. Except tonight something is different. Tonight, for some unknown reason, everyone decides to say what they think about each other. What they REALLY think about each other. All the ugly truths they’ve been hiding for years start splattering the table, like spoiled gravy. It isn’t long until saying what you want to, becomes doing what you want to…

Always wanted to kill your uncle for his racist remarks?  Go ahead, do it. Make your little brother eat his words, or his own tongue? You outweigh him, go for it. Wanted to dismember mom or dad for questioning your life choices when they’ve made the exact same choices? Just let them try and stop you…

Watch the trailer – HERE!


Descending is the third and final movie in the series created by Chad Zuver. It follows New Blood Rising and New Blood AwakeningDescending is produced by Shattered Images Films and is the directorial debut of Kayla Elizabeth (who played Jade the main vampire in the previous movies) and is co-written by Zuver and David E. Dargartz. The film stars some pretty recognizable names, including KateLynn Newberry, TJ Sloan, Moses Moseley, Melissa Zahs, Roger Conners, Amber Dawn Fox, Alex Vincent, and Lynn Lowery.


After all the vampires were killed off, one lone vampire, Cassandra (KateLynn Newberry), comes out of hiding and looks to kill vampire hunters Karver (TJ Sloan) and Paige (Melissa Zahs).

Watch the trailer = HERE!

American Guinea Pig: Song of Solomon

American Guinea Pig: Song of Solomon is directed by Stephen Biro starring Jessica Cameron, Scott GabbeyDavid E. McMahon, and more.


The Catholic Church is trying to save an innocent soul from the ravages of satanic possession. Wave after wave of holy men are sent to confront the possessed.

Watch the trailer – HERE!

Serena Waits

Serena Waits is directed by Hunter Johnson starring Gregory Blair, Tiffani Fest, Colton Wheeler, Chris Kato, Lara Jean Mummert, Charles Chudabala, and more.


When an alcohol fueled hook up takes a violent and horrifying turn, three college athletes find themselves haunted by the very girl they left for dead.

Bottom Creek 

Bottom Creek is directed by Todd Chamberlain starring Cori Coulter, Davy Lantz Jr., Matt Burns, and more.


When her two prized dogs and husband are killed in a car crash, Martha Boggs is left with a mental condition and two mentally challenged sons. When the bank comes calling to repossess the family farm, she finds a terrifying way to keep them at bay, and seek revenge for deaths of her dogs.

Watch the trailer – HERE!

Zombies Can’t Eat Airheads

Zombies Can’t Eat Airheads is a campy fun horror flick by Bunny Apocalypse Productions. It stars Jenny Jannetty, Stephanie Watson, Mel Heflin, Erica Jones, Cyndi Faye, Kayla Frink, Christian Jensen, Matt Burns, John Price, and Matthew Richardson.


It’s very much Return of the Living Dead meets Clueless.

Watch the trailer – HERE!

The Endless

The Endless is directed by Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson as well as written by Benson! The cast includes  Callie Hernandez, Tate Ellington, James Jordan, and more.


Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group’s beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

Watch the trailer – HERE!


Mania is directed by Jessica Cameron starring Carlo Mendez, Tristan Risk, Ellie Church, Brian Williams, Ryan M. Andrews, and more. 


Two lesbian lovers are forced to flee their hometown after a brutal murder changes their lives forever.

Watch the trailer – HERE!

Killing Giggles

Killing Giggles is directed by Jaysen P. Buterin starring Bill Mulligan, Justin Reich, and Michael Ray Williams.


Tommy dos Santos wasn’t born a psychopath, really, nor was he made into a sociopath, per se. He was something entirely new, and he was walking his own path – a path that will run red with the blood of the foulest most fiendishly frightening creatures ever conceived by man – CLOWNS. No longer the madmen and monsters that nightmares are made of, it is the clowns who are the victims now, running for their lives from a killer who won’t stop until every single one of them is dead. As Tommy’s body count rises, he finds himself getting closer and closer to what he thought was a ghost, the once great clown king known as “Giggles,” and wonders – if laughter can’t die, how about Giggles?

Watch the trailer – HERE!

Don’t Fuck in the Woods 2

Don’t Fuck In The Woods 2 will be directed by Shawn Burkett (Betsy 2017) from a script he wrote with Cheyenne Gordon (Scream For Summer 2017). The film will star Cheyenne Gordon, Brittany Blanton, Brandy Mason, Roman Jossart, and Tom Komisar. It will be shot by Travis Wilson and assistant directed by Brandon Prewitt with effects by Taintbad Productions. The producers on the project include Johnny Macabre, Tim Fattig, Jeffrey Scott, Chris Gierowski, Brandon Prewitt, Travis Wilson, Jack Norman, and Roman Jossart. There are no plot details as of yet.

Watch the trailer – HERE!

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Top 10 Highly Anticipated Indie Horror Films of 2018: Part 1


About Tori Danielle

Tori has had a passion for Horror and music ever since she was a little girl. She got bit by the writing bug in high school where she was involved in both the school newspaper and the yearbook. While getting her Bachelors degree, she took Journalism and Creative Writing classes where her passion grew even stronger. Now, in between work and family, she spends all of her spare time indulging in music, Horror movies, and nerdy fandoms, all while running/assisting one of the biggest Horror groups on Facebook and writing for various websites.

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