Movies On Demand on Cable Presents a Scary Good Selection of Iconic Halloween Movie Treats


Movies On Demand on Cable Presents a Scary Good Selection of Iconic Halloween Movie Treats

Plus, Our Streaming Jack-O-Lantern Lights up!

New York, Oct. 20 – Movies On Demand on cable (MOD) has scared up a frightful collection of new and classic thrillers to keep cable audiences across the country in goose-bumps this Halloween, including new releases, some of the most revered horror franchises and whimsical kids’ content.*

Once again MOD will set the mood for the holiday with its streaming Jack-O-Lantern, a free online treat available from now through Nov. 7. This glowing pumpkin face, set to appropriately creepy music is now online at: streaming MOD Jack-O-Lantern.

New Release Scary Titles* – The centerpiece of MOD’s 2014 Halloween major studio presentations is the television premiere of The Purge: Anarchy, the hit thriller starringFrank Grillo and Zach Gilford, premiering on October 21. Also premiering this month is director Scott Derrickson’s Deliver Us from Evil, premiering Oct. 28.  Halloween day (Oct. 31) is the last chance to see Devil’s Due with Allison Miller and Zach Gilford.  Other new releases currently playing are the nightmarish and well-reviewedOculus and The Quiet Ones, a terrifying story inspired by real events.

On the new release indie front, now playing for Halloween is Only Lovers Left Alivestarring Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston. New this month are Horns with Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen King’s A Good Marriage with Joan Allen, an anthology film from 26 directors- The ABCs of Death 2, and Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead.  Premiering later this month are V/H/S: Viral (the third film in the anthology, premiering 10/23), Life After Beth (10/14) and Stonehearst Asylum with Kate Beckinsale and Michael Caine(10/24). 

Famed Horror Franchises** – Films from some of the most memorable classic horror franchises that ever haunted the screen return to cable this Halloween, includingHalloween, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Alien, Hellraiser, The Addams Family, Evil Dead, Jason, Saw, Ghostbusters and Final Destination.

Classic and Recent Horror Movies** – Also playing are hundreds of classic and recent horror and thriller titles. Here’s just a sample: Poltergeist, Evil Dead 2, The Exorcist, The Omen, The Shining, The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Paranormal Activity, Warm Bodies, Resident Evil: Retribution, Children of the Corn, The Crow and many more.

Kids and Family Halloween** – Kids and families can get into the Halloween “spirit,” on MOD with spooky pumpkins, monsters and magic. They can check out titles from favorite franchises such as Harry Potter, DreamWorks Spooky Stories, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, Monsters Inc, Coraline, Monster High, Scooby-Doo, The Addams Family, and many favorite films such as Hotel Transylvania.

These Halloween movies are On Demand on most cable systems in the U.S. Get info on most titles here: Halloween Movies On Demand

**Where to find Halloween titles within various Movies On Demand folders on these major systems (content availability varies by system).  Many of these titles can also be found in the A-Z folders within Movies On Demand on various cable systems. 

On Demand Halloween folders:

Time Warner Cable: Enjoy Better/Halloween, Enjoy Better/Kids Halloween (or look for franchises/titles) until 11/7

Bright House Networks: Hello More/Halloween, Hello More/Kids Halloween (or look for franchises/titles) until 11/7

XFINITY: Movies/Halloween Moviethon – until 11/3

Cox: HALLOWEEN – until 11/3

Optimum:  MOD/Movie Collections/(or look for franchises/titles) – until 11/3

RCN: Movie Stunts/Halloween (or look for franchises/titles) – until 11/3

Midcontinent: All Movies/Collections (or look for franchises/titles) – until 11/3

Metrocast: Top Picks/(look for franchises/titles) – until 11/3

**Note:  Folder titles and movie locations will differ across various cable systems. Examples of sub-folders titles include: Halloween, Horror Classics, Friday the 13th, New Horror Hits, Sci-fi Scares, Zombies & More, Eerie Animation, Family Frights, Great Pumpkin, or Scary Scooby-Doo.

*Titles, dates and availability will vary by system.

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For more information about Movies On Demand on Cable, go, on-screen guides or cable system websites. Corporate info is at

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