Most Popular "Horror Movie Prequel" Titles
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1. Bates Motel (2013– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans ... See full summary »
2. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.
3. Annabelle (I) (2014)
R | 99 min | Horror
A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.
5. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned criminal genius Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
6. The Thing (I) (2011)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.
R | 91 min | Horror
On one last road trip before they're sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience where the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a young, would-be killer is being nurtured.
9. Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
R | 91 min | Horror
After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem.
10. Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
R | 93 min | Horror
A group of college students gets lost in a storm during their snowmobiling trip, and takes shelter in an abandoned sanatorium, which is the home of deformed cannibals.
11. Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
R | 83 min | Horror
In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.
12. Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
R | 90 min | Horror
Two young couples backpacking through Ireland discover that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality.
13. Cabin Fever: Patient Zero (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a group of friends enjoying a bachelor cruise in the Caribbean stumble upon a research facility on a remote island, a deadly virus is unleashed. The group must find a way to survive before the flesh eating virus consumes them all.
14. Cube Zero (2004)
R | 97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man whose job is to watch over the Cube endeavours to rescue an innocent woman trapped in one of its rooms.
15. Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009 Video)
R | 94 min | Horror
Doing what he believes must be done in order to save his family and livelihood, farmer John Rollins places an odd scarecrow among his crops and promptly reaps the benefits. The thing is, his luck probably won't last for long.
16. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
R | 114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.
17. Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)
R | 94 min | Drama, Horror
Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves.
Horror, Thriller | Filming
Prequel about teenage Leatherface who escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnaps a young nurse and takes her on a road trip from hell. Along the way, they are pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge.
19. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A family moves into their new home, which proves to be evil, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.
20. From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999 Video)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller, Western
Set 100 years ago in Mexico, this horror/western is the story of the birth of the vampire princess Santanico Pandemonium.
21. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
R | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu leads to the rediscovery of his faith.
22. Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008 Video)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.
23. Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz (2013)
87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
In this third installment of the hit Nazi Zombie action horror movie, Outpost: Rise Of The Spetnaz, we discover the horrifying origins of these supernatural soldiers and see them in ... See full summary »
24. The Nightcomers (1971)
R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
25. Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991 Video)
R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Set in Berlin during WWII, the Nazi regime is attempting to develop a drug that will animate the dead, in order to use in the war effort. Toulon arouses suspicion as a Nazi dissident, and ... See full summary »
26. Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation (2012)
R | 88 min | Action, Horror
After inheriting the family mortuary, a pyrophobic mortician accidentally exposes hundreds of un-cremated bodies to toxic medical waste. As the corpses re-animate, the mortician's ... See full summary »
27. Cold Prey 3 (2010)
95 min | Horror
Takes place in the 80's where a group of teenagers go to visit an abandoned hotel, only to find themselves hunted by a psychotic killer through the Norwegian woods.
Writers: Peder Fuglerud, Lars Gudmestad, Martin Sundland, Mikkel Brænne Sandemose, Kristian Sinkerud | Director: Mikkel Brænne Sandemose | Stars: Ida Marie Bakkerud, Julie Rusti, Kim S. Falck-Jørgensen, Pål Stokka
28. Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Not Rated | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
In this prequel to Ring, a young Sadako becomes an actress in hopes of escaping her troubled past. But strange visions and terrifying powers begin to manifest...
31. Remains: Road to Reno (2011)
11 min | Short, Horror
A freak accident turns most of the world's population into ferocious and ravenous predatory zombies. A small group of uninfected human survivors do their best to survive this harrowing ... See full summary »