Ah, Valentine’s Day, it’s that time of year again when people are either celebrating love or sitting on the couch alone. Either way, there’s nothing better than snuggling up with your special someone or your pet (there’s nothing wrong with that) and watching love and holiday-themed horror movies, and we’ve got a list that will make you want to hold each other a little tighter.
1. My Bloody Valentine:
In the 1981 classic, a decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine’s Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer’s order, and people start turning up dead.
Where to watch: Prime Video, Hulu
2. My Bloody Valentine 3D:
The 2009 sequel sees “Supernatural” actor Jensen Ackles as Tom, who returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of Valentine’s night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he’s innocent.
Where to watch: Prime Video, Hulu
On Valentine’s Day, a radio host reports the possible outbreak of a deadly virus that infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.
Where to watch: AMC+, Prime Video, Roku
Released in 2001, the movie follows five women who an unknown assailant stalks as Valentine’s Day approaches.
Where to watch: AppleTV, Tubi, Vudu
5. Bones and All:
While this year’s movie isn’t set on Valentine’s Day, it is all about love. In the film, “two outsiders embark on a 1,000-mile odyssey through Ronald Reagan’s America. When they discover they cannot outrun their terrifying pasts, the pair take a final stand to determine whether their love can survive their otherness.”
Where to watch: Rent now on AppleTV, Prime Video, RedBox, YouTube
6. The Bride of Chucky:
Chucky and his love, Tiffany, are reunited. The two hitches a ride with a young couple running away together. The movie sees the young couple, Jade and Jesse, getting hitched on Valentine’s Day while not knowing the cops are after them and that the killer dolls are on board.
Where to watch: Prime Video, YouTube
7. Bram Stoker’s Dracula:
While the film has little to do with “V-Day,” it is all about love, and let’s be honest, the movie is sexy as hell. If you’re looking to get you and your lover in the mood, this movie will probably do it.
Where to watch it: Prime Video, Vudu, RedBox
8. Crimson Peak:
This film from Guillermo del Toro is not set on Valentine’s Day but is a great spooky example of love gone wrong. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds – and remembers.
Where to watch: Netflix
9. Lovers Lane:
This 1999 flick stars a young Anna Faris in the slasher about a man who committed a series of murders thirteen years ago and begins to hunt down his victims’ children.
Where to watch: Blu-ray and DVD
10. The Hunger:
Talk about a sexy vampire flick! This classic stars the one and only David Bowie! Do I have to say more? Watch as a love triangle develops between a beautiful yet dangerous vampire (Catherine Deneuve), her cellist companion (David Bowie), and a gerontologist (Susan Sarandon).
Where to watch: HBO Max