20 Best List Of Full Moon Movies Featured For Horror Lovers

Are you wondering what to watch this weekend? Then we will provide a list of best full moon movies that surely fit your selection. You might have heard the phrases like the blue moon, super moon, or the red moon. All of the terms seems very fascinating because of their relation to the moon but one thing that we cannot ignore is the mystery associated with the full moon. It is true that the full moon brings a lot of mystery with it.

Many filmmakers have tried their best to create an aura of thrill in many full moon movies. List of full moon movies is not so long but still there are many movies that can make a real difference in your full moon nights. These movies feature many fictional characters like zombies, vampires, ghosts, wizards and the werewolves. The thrilling story and graphics creates a silent atmosphere in which heart beat raise and gets louder with the suspense. However, they are surely loaded with thrill and mysteries so do not forget to add these featured movies in your bucket list.

So are you planning to watch full moon movies with your friends and then finding a good movie is not overwhelming. The scavenger hunt is over and select whatever movie you like filled with mystery, thrill, zombie movements, killer sounds, deadly monsters, werewolf fear and the bloodthirsty vampires. some great ones are mentioned below to meet everyone’s choice.

Don’t take too long, you might miss the thrilling night coming your way.

1. Hideous! (1997)


Release Date: 26 August 1997

Production company: Full Moon Features

Director: Charles Band

Genre:  Comedy , Horror

IMDb rating : 4.8

It is the thrilling horror story of the deformed freakish creatures that are collected by group of rivals. FBI takes serious measures and investigates about the collections but they instead needs to battle against them because apparently featured dead Creatures are actually not dead.

2. Intruder (1989)


Release date: 27 January 1989

Director: Scott Spiegel

Screenplay: Lawrence Bender, Scott Spiegel

Genre: Horror , Slasher

IMDb rating: 6.3

One of the best full moon horror movie is also a slashed film. The film features a group of friends who engages in a quarrel which ends up in a fight in a small super market.  Though the movie is a perfect combination of audacious gore scenes and clever plot and is surely worth watching.

3. Retro Puppet Master (1999)

Retro Puppet Master 1999

Release Date: 9 November 1999

Director: David Decoteau

Screen Play: David Schmoeller and Charles Band

Genre:  Adventure , Fantasy , Horror

IMDb rating: 4.1

This is the story of late 90`s featuring Egyptian sorcerer who has the art of transferring the souls of dead people in various inanimate objects. The movie highlights the skills of a young lad called Toulon..

4. Evil Bong 666 (2017)

Evil Bong 666 2017

Release Date: 24 October 2006

Director: Charles Band

Film Series: Evil Bong

Genre:  Comedy , Horror

IMDb rating: 4.1

It is a horror comedy movie by Charles Band. The fun full moon night movie features a group of college friends who are addicted to marijuana. However, a bong with magical powers sends a person to a realm from where escape is not easy.

5. Werewolf Rising (2014)

Werewolf Rising 2014

Release Date: 22 September 2014

Director: BC Furtney

Screenplay: BC Furtney

Genre: Horror

IMDb rating: 2.3

The story revolves around a young girl Emma, who is already facing issues and seeks relax time and ends up in her childhood home in deep Arkansas mountains. Now she has to fight the werewolf appearing in the vicinity of her family cabin. She actually needs to fight for her life.

6. Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In 2008

Release Date: 24 October 2008

Director: Tomas Alfredson

Story: John Ajvide Lindqvist

Awards: Enpire Award for Best Horror

Genre: Romance, Drama and Horror

IMDb rating: 7.9

Based on the vampire concept, the movie describes vampires in an exceptional way. The movie is scary featuring a bullied and an overlooked boy named Oskar who seeks revenge and is in search of love through a peculiar and beautiful girl Eli.

7. The Thing (1982)

The Thing 1982

Release Date: 25 June 1982

Director: John Carpenter

Screenplay: Bill Lancaster

Genre: Horror, Sci-fi, Mystery

IMDb rating: 8.1

The story revolves around a group of scientists who while working in the distant Antarctica come across a horrible dog. The research team is later on hunted by shape shifting alien that keeps on taking appearance of its victims.

8. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

An American Werewolf in London 1981

Release Date: 21 August 1981

Director: John Landis

Screenplay: John Landis

Genre:  Horror and Fantasy

IMDb rating: 7.6

The story revolves around the two friends moving around Britain when they were attacked by a huge wolf. One of the friends survives while the other lost his life. The one who lost his life ultimately emerged as the haunting beast on the full moon nights.

9. Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010)

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil 2010

Release Date: 9 December 2010

Director: Eli Craig

Screenplay: Eli Craig and Morgan Jurgenson

Genre: Comedy Horror

IMDb rating: 7.6

The movie has both the horror and the comedy going side by side featuring two hillbillies named as Tucker and Dale who are both on a vacation on a mountain cabin. The thrill and mystery in the movie have no match. It is great entertainment on a full moon night.

10. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Shaun of the Dead 2004

Release Date: 29 March 2004

Director: Edgar Wright

Genre:  Comedy, Horror

IMDb rating: 7.9

It is a great mix of comedy and horror featuring 30 years old loser with his dull life who lives with his best friends. Soon the town overruns with Zombies and Shaun protects his mother and girlfriend by being a hero. It can give you Goosebumps as you watch the story proceed towards a great thrilling end.

11. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978

Release Date: 22 December 1978

Director: Philip Kaufman

Genre:   Horror, Sci-Fi

IMDb rating: 7.4

It is a remake of the 1978 body snatcher. It is enough to give you a thrilling experience all through the night. It begins as a marital affair but ends up as a haunted story highlights group of people in San Francisco who discover that human race is replaced with clones.

12. You’re Next (2011)

You're Next 2011

Release Date: 23 August 2011

Director: Adam Wingard

Screenplay: Simon Barrett

Genre:  Mystery and Thriller

IMDb rating: 6.5

The wedding celebration of the Davison’s family highlighting upper level decorations and celebration transforms into a nightmare when the family is attacked by a group of assailants. The mystery becomes difficult to bear as the faces are hidden under the horrifying masks.

13. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

The Cabin in the Woods 2012

Release Date: 12 April 2012

Director: Drew Goddard

Screenplay: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard

Genre:  Mystery and Thriller

Awards: Empire Award for Best Horror

IMDb rating: 7

Five college friends visited a cabin in the woods for their vacation. All friends are ready for the fun but they did not know that they will be attacked by the zombies. Their vacation was filled with horror.

14. The Witch (2015)

The Witch 2015

Release Date: 9 February 2016

Director: Robert Eggers

Genre:  Horror and Mystery

IMDb rating: 6.8

It is the story of suspicions and apprehensions in which a farmer and his family gets enveloped with despair. As the youngest child of the farmer’s family living in the New England disappears, the family starts getting suspicious about the witchcraft of the eldest daughter in the family named Thomasin.

15. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Pan's Labyrinth 2006

Release Date: 11 October 2006

Director: Guillermo Del Toro

Screenplay: Guillermo Del Toro

Genre:  Drama and Fantasy

Awards: Academy Award for best Cinematography

IMDb rating: 8.2

This 2006 movie is based on how a young 11-year-old girl finds herself in a labyrinth after witnessing the sadistic brutality of her stepfather.

16. Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)

Jason Lives Friday the 13th Part VI 1986

Release Date: 1 August 1986

Director: Tom McLoughlin

Screenplay: Tom McLoughlin

Genre:  Thriller

IMDb rating: 6

Tommy Jarvis, the murderer of a hockey player, sees his life-changing into a monstrous episode when he goes to dig the dead body but finds an electric bolt resurrecting him from the dead. His experience ends him up in a mental institution but Jason returns from dead spreading his terror.

17. The Gate (1987)

The Gate 1987

Release Date: 15 May 1987

Director: Tibor Takacs

Screenplay: Michael Nankin

Genre:  Indie movie and Fantasy

IMDb rating: 6

While El and Glenn parents were out for the weekend they both decide to throw a party. Glenn with his friend Terry plans to explore a hole that was left behind by a tree removal service. However, they realized that they accidentally both have opened the door to the hell.

18. Re-Animator (1985)

Re-Animator 1985

Release Date: 18 October 1985

Director: Stuart Gordon

Screenplay: Stuart Gordon, Willian J.Norris and Dennis Paoli

Genre:  Horror and Fantasy

IMDb rating: 7.2

It is a classic horror story featuring young scientist. The story highlights how the medical students create a new life out of the dead cells.

19. Psycho (1960)

Psycho 1960

Release Date: 16 June 1960

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Screenplay: Joseph Stefano

Genre:  Mystery and Slasher

IMDb rating: 8.5

The audience all-time favorite and best full moon movie by Alfred Hitchcock was released in 1960. The whole plot revolves around a thrilling episode that takes a new turn after every scene. The story features a man who is having a difficult relationship with his family and loved ones.  The plot is complex yet powerful psychological thriller.

20. Paranormal Activity (2007)

Paranormal Activity 2007

Release Date:  25 September 2009

Director: Oren Peli

Genre:  Thriller and Indie film

IMDb rating: 6.3

This 2007 thriller is the story of a family experiencing the paranormal presence in the new home. The story is inspired from true life event featuring Katie and Micah who moves to suburban but soon gets disturbed by supernatural presence in the home. They try to capture evidence through video by setting up cameras in the house.


Hope you have like our collection of best full moon movies. Do not forget to mention your favorite ones below in the comments section.

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