Summer Of Scares – Part 1: Vacation Nightmares & Summertime Slash-a-thons!

Summer is officially here!

While many are headed to the beach and lounging poolside, why not beat heat and cool off with a great scary movie?

On a recent episode of the horror-loving podcast, Shockwaves, hosts Rebekah McKendry, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and guest Jeffrey Reddick (creator of Final Destination) discussed their favorite summer horror movies. They listed some great picks, and Rob wrote an article on Blumhouse.com with his selection of summer slashers.

It got us thinking about what horror movies we love revisiting every summer.

Instead of waiting until October to satisfy your horror cravings- pull the shades, and enjoy a horror movie that’s perfectly suited for summertime.

We kick off the first post in this three-part series with some of our favorites featuring getaways gone wrong and slashers of summer.

Also- if you’re on Instagram, be sure to join us this July for Mr. and Mrs. Halloween’s Summer of Scares Horror Challenge! We’ll be sharing our favorite moments from summer horror films throughout the month of July, and we hope you’ll join in on the fun by sharing your favorites too! Be sure to include #SummerOfScares

#SummerOfScares Mr and Mrs Halloween Summer Horror Movies Summer of Scares

I Know What You Did Last Summer / I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

Hostel

Psycho Beach Party 

Club Dread

Long Weekend (1978) / Long Weekend (2008)

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) / The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

House of Wax

Wolf Creek

The Hills Have Eyes (1977) / The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

Eden Lake

Jeepers Creepers

Turistas 

Funny Games (1997) / Funny Games (2007)

Donkey Punch 

An American Werewolf in London / An American Werewolf in Paris

Joyride

The Hitcher (1986) / The Hitcher (2007)

Disturbia 

Borderland

It Follows

The Devil’s Rejects

Death Proof

Those are just a few we enjoy, but we didn’t get them all!

What vacation disasters and summertime stabs do you watch every year?

Share your thoughts with us below, and join us next week for Part 2 of our Summer of Scares series: Cabins in the Woods & Summer Camp Scares! 

Visit Mr. and Mrs. Halloween for horror news and Halloween treats throughout the year!

For more, celebrate all year long with us on FacebookTwitterPinterest, & Instagram.

Reminder! Join us this July on Instagram for Mr. and Mrs. Halloween’s Summer of Scares! We’ll be sharing our favorite moments from summer horror films throughout the month of July, and we hope you’ll join in on the fun by sharing your favorites too! Be sure to include #SummerOfScares

Mr. and Mrs. Halloween's #SummerOfScares Instagram Summer Horror Challenge

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