Today’s Friday The 13th & There is a Full Moon! Here Are Some of The Best Scary Movies & TV Shows to Celebrate This Special Day





Young couple sitting on a sofa watching scary movie on tv

Young couple sitting on a sofa watching scary movie on tvIn case you haven’t heard, today is Friday the 13th AND there’s a full moon. This freaky Friday combo won’t happen again for another 30 years!

Here at Cord Cutters News, we’ve got you covered. Check out our recommendations below on how to celebrate this rare occurrence with picks from all things spooky and superstitious available to stream.

  • Friday the 13th – A creepy classic. Old enough to laugh at, scary enough to give you bad dreams. Most of the movies in the franchise are available to rent on Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play or Vudu, starting at $3.99

  • The Saturn Awards – This awards event is a star-studded celebration of the best in horror, Sci-Fi, and fantasy, honoring the films, series, stars, and creators whose work has left an enduring mark on entertainment  Viewers will be able to live stream the 45th Annual Saturn Awards on Friday, September 13 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET/6 p.m. to 9 p.m. PT. Click HERE for more info on how to watch.
  • A Quiet Place – If they hear you, they hunt you. A family must live in silence to avoid mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. Starring real-life couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. Included in your Hulu and Amazon Prime Video subscription.

  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents – What creepy list would be complete without Hitchcock? This is a series of unrelated short episodes each with a elements of crime, horror, drama, suicides, murders… you name it. Hulu has the first 4 seasons.
  • Birdbox – The Netflix original that took the internet by storm inspiring the viral “Birdbox Challenge.” Don’t try this at home kids. Just watch on Netflix.
  • Stranger Things – Of course, how could we not? Creepy, Sci-Fi, other-worldly and totally full of 1980’s nostalgia. You’ve probably already seen it, but here’s your excuse to watch it again. Available exclusively on Netflix.

  • Shutter Island – Leo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo, a fortress-like insane asylum, and in-explainable events on this remote, windswept island. You can watch on Hulu and Amazon Prime.

Finally, if you want a streaming service dedicated to horror and thriller, check out the Shudder TV streaming service. Shudder has more horror and thrillers than anyone, and members also get exclusive access to programmed channels for a 24/7 streaming experience. Updated weekly, always on. They have a 7-day free trial to get you started.

What will you be watching this Friday the 13th? Leave a comment and let us know.

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