25 Blumhouse Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen

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Blumhouse is back in the horror business this summer with the highly anticipated Joe Hill adaptation, The Black Phone.


But for every Sinister and Paranormal Activity, there have been a slew of Blumhouse-produced movies that never quite reach such great heights. With that in mind, I've rounded up 25 films from the Blumhouse library that you might have missed.

1.The Babymakers

"The Babymakers"

Broken Lizard's Jay Chandrasekhar directs this raunchy but critically panned comedy starring Olivia Munn and Paul Schneider about a couple that is having trouble conceiving, which inspires the husband to orchestrate a robbery of a sperm bank to which he had previously donated.

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2.The Bay

"The Bay"

This found footage body horror flick never quite took off like other Blumhouse titles in the aforementioned subgenre, but is nonetheless somewhat notable for its pedigree behind the camera in director Barry Levinson, the filmmaker behind Rain Man, The Natural, and Wag the Dog.

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Twilight and Red Riding Hood filmmaker Catherine Hardwicke co-wrote and directed this erotic thriller starring Emily Browning as a grieving rock star whose new guitarist transforms from unexpected muse to a living, breathing nightmare.

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4.13 Sins

"13 Sins"

An English-language remake of 13 Beloved from The Last Exorcism director Daniel Stamm, this film stars Mark Webber as a newly unemployed salesman whose life is turned upside down after a mysterious caller offers him big money to complete a series of increasingly dangerous and morally corrupting challenges.

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Before she established herself as one of the most compelling performers on television via her work on Succession, Sarah Snook headlined this supernatural horror film (which was delayed for nearly a year after being pulled from a wide theatrical release) about a young woman who discovers the unfathomable truth behind her family's past after moving back home with her estranged father in Louisiana.

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8.Area 51

"Area 51"

Oren Peli's long-awaited (and delayed) directorial follow-up to Paranormal Activity was eventually released for a one-weekend run at Alamo Drafthouse theaters before being dumped to video-on-demand platforms, though the found footage film has found an unlikely surge in interest on streaming platforms in recent years.

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9.The Lazarus Effect

"The Lazarus Effect"

Jiro Dreams of Sushi filmmaker David Gelb made his sole venture into fictional feature film directing with this undercooked horror thriller, the cast of which includes such stars as Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters, Donald Glover, and Mark Duplass.

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11.Jem and the Holograms

"Jem and the Holograms"

John M. Chu's polarizing adaptation of Christy Marx's beloved animated television series was met with a seething response from longtime fans of the property as well as the worst opening weekend for any major studio release in 2015.

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Isla Fisher, Anson Mount, Gillian Jacobs, and Jim Parsons star in this twisty direct-to-VOD horror offering about a pregnant woman coming to terms with a fatal car accident from her past as she suspects she is experiencing supernatural nightmares and hallucinations after moving to her new vineyard home.

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14.The Veil


16.The Keeping Hours

"The Keeping Hours"

Starring Lee Pace and Carrie Coon, this quasi-horror drama that digs into themes of grief, reconciliation, and the acceptance of death was essentially buried upon its limited release in 2017.

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Released by Blumhouse directly through their BH Tilt label, this Aaron Eckhart-starring mix between The Exorcist and Inception failed to scare up much enthusiasm or business among horror fans when it hit theaters in 2016.

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18.The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

"The Resurrection of Gavin Stone"

Blumhouse Productions and WWE Studios joined forces for this saccharine faith-based dramedy about a former child star (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Brett Dalton) whose court-ordered community service sends him to a lavish religious stage production that inspires him to confront his own moral compass.

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19.Birth of the Dragon

"Birth of the Dragon"

From the director of The Adjustment Bureau, this misguided fictionalization of the events surrounding a private fight between Bruce Lee and Wong Jack-man was a critical pariah and a massive box office bomb upon its theatrical bow in 2016.

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20.Amityville: The Awakening

"Amityville: The Awakening"

A messy and ultimately forgotten reboot for the Amityville Horror franchise, The Awakening was delayed for more than two years after negative test screenings and reshoots before being bizarrely released by the Weinstein Company for free on Google Play.

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21.A House on the Bayou

"A House on the Bayou"

The first of an eight-film deal between Blumhouse and the premium cable channel Epix, this 2021 horror thriller (which feels like an amalgam of 20 other horror pictures) follows a family recovering from an act of betrayal who discover a mysterious locked room in their vacation home.

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The controversial follow-up to Rob Savage's 2020 horror sensation Host, this slice of screen-based scare fare follows a livestreaming right-wing conspiracy theorist and her former bandmate after a series of unexpected events pit them against a gun-toting sociopath and a mysteriously violent old woman on the outskirts of London.

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25.This Is the Night