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Halloween 2013: Movie Events

True horror is best experienced from the comfort of a dark movie theater. Check out Halloween-themed movie events all over the city.

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Grab a bucket of popcorn and hunker down in one of L.A.'s many movie theaters for a fright-filled Halloween horror flick. From marathons to matinees, all your seasonal horror movie needs will be filled.

    • Oct. 1 -
      31

      THE UNITED STATES OF HORROR
      The Halloween event cinema series celebrates fright flicks with a regional angle. Catch forgotten gems like Death Bed: The Bed That Eats produced in Michigan, the infamous Troll 2 from Utah, and classics like The Evil Dead from Tennessee. Cinefamily. More information

    • Oct. 3 -
      6

      SHRIEKFEST 2013
      Shriekfest is an international festival and screenplay competition that receives submissions from all over the world. We are a festival dedicated to getting horror/thriller/sci-fi/fantasy filmmakers and screenwriters the recognition they deserve. Chaplin Theater. More information

    • Oct. 5, 12,
      20 & 27

      THE PRICE IS RIGHT: VINCENT PRICE
      Vincent Price has his own matinee series as Cinefamily screens four gems from the vault: Witchfinder General, The Fly, The Haunted Palace, and The Pit and the Pendulum. Cinefamily. More information

    • Oct. 8 -
      17

      SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
      Screamfest offers not only a good Halloween scare, but some of the best foreign language horror movies out there. Catch critically acclaimed fright flicks like Chimeres from Switzerland, Frost from Iceland, and Para Elisa from Spain. Laemmle NoHo 7. More information

    • Oct. 12

      YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
      Gasps give way to grins when Electric Dusk Drive-In screens Mel Brooks’ affectionate parody Young Frankenstein. The downtown rooftop theater will also play a thematically appropriate double-bill of Beetlejuice and Poltergeist on Oct. 19. Electric Dusk Drive In. More information

    • Oct. 19

      HALLOWEEN & MOURNING MOVIE NIGHT
      Put on your scariest costume and pack a picnic basket. Heritage Square Museum invites you to join them for a fright-filled night of fun when they screen a classic scary movie from the vault. Heritage Square Museum. More information

    • Oct. 19

      BEETLEJUICE AND POLTERGEIST
      Double feature night with Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice, about a young dead couple haunting the family that has taken over their beloved house, and Tobe Hooper’s Poltergeist, the urtext when it comes to demonic possession on the big screen. Electric Dusk Drive In. More information

    • Oct. 21 -
      Oct. 23

      GOBLIN: GIALLO LIVE
      Jam out to the Egyptian Theater for a live set by progressive rock band Goblin, which has scored several films by Italian horror maestro Dario Argento. The venue will also screen two of his mind-melting works, Deep Red and Tenebrae. Egyptian Theatre. More information

    • Oct. 26

      8TH ANNUAL DUSK-TO-DAWN HORRORTHON
      The madness returns! Spend all night at the Aero Theatre’s eighth annual Horrorthon! Join us for six of the most shocking and schlocky movies from the Golden Age of Gore, many of them unseen on L.A. screens in decades! Complete with between-film free food, snacks, coffee, giveaways, crazy shorts and surprises! Aero Theatre. More information

    • Oct. 30

      MISCHIEF NIGHT
      Join other fright flick aficionados for the premiere of Mischief Night, a new thriller that tells the story of a terrifying home invasion on the evening before Halloween. Various movie theaters. More information

    • Oct. 31, 7 p.m.

      4TH ANNUAL RAZORBLADES IN YOUR REESE'S
      Hosted by Landon Zakheim and Todd Luoto, this event features short movie screenings during the first part of the evening, dancing and merriment during the second. Dress up and compete in the costume contest. Downtown Independent. More information

    • Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m. -
      6

      STREET FOOD CINEMA PRESENTS: SCREAM
      Join Street Food Cinema for a spooky yet delicious night of Halloween movie watching. Scream is on the big screen and food vendors The Urban Oven, Komodo, Tralier Park Truck, Sweet Arleen’s, Elbrew Coffee and others are ready to dish up their finest food truck grub to go with the movie. DJ Steady State will open the party. Exposition Park. More information

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