AMC Announces Programming for Annual FEARFEST

AMC has released its programming list of horror films during its annual FEARFEST during the month of October. Check out the info below.

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Starting October 19th, fiends…Turn off the lights, lock the doors, and pop some popcorn because AMC is bringing out the scariest flicks to haunt your screens. Here’s the official news:

 

FROM THE PRESS RELEASE:

NEW YORK  October 2, 2013 – AMC announces the launch of its annual AMC FEARFEST, the biggest annual horror and thriller movie marathon of the Halloween season, starting Sunday, October 13.  The 19-day virtual film festival, kicking off with the season four premiere of “The Walking Dead,” celebrates the best in contemporary and classic horror genre films, including the 40th anniversary of The Exorcist and the 30th anniversary of Cujo.  AMCFEARFEST features 19 days of continuous scare-themed programming, including classic film franchises such as HalloweenThe OmenAlienFriday the 13th and Tremors, and 10 AMC premieres including A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Amityville Horror.  In addition to the on-air festivities, AMC FEARFEST will feature daily online interactive movie trivia games inviting horror movie fans to take quizzes, earn badges and challenge friends via Facebook.  AMC FEARFEST begins Sunday, October 13th at 9 PM and concludes Thursday, October 31st.

 

AMC FEARFEST’s programming specials include:

 

AMC PREMIERE MOVIES

Among a vast library of horror favorites, AMC FEARFEST will present AMC premieres of the following:

  • Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth debuting October 14, 3:00pm ET
  • Friday the 13th (2009) debuting October 19, 8:00pm ET
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) debuting October 19, 10:00pm ET
  • Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare debuting October 19, 12:00am ET
  • Child’s Play 2 debuting October 20, 12:00pm ET
  • Child’s Play 3 debuting October 20, 2:00pm ET
  • Seed of Chucky debuting October 20, 6:00pm ET
  • The Amityville Horror (2005) debuting October 26, 8:00pm ET
  • The Omen debuting October 26, 10:00pm ET
  • Tremors 4: The Legend Begins debuting October 30, 5:30pm ET

 

Also during AMC FEARFEST, AMC is the exclusive TV home of the following film franchises and titles this Halloween season:

  • Franchises:
    • Halloween, Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michel Myers, Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers
    • Friday the 13th (2009), Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Friday the 13th Part III, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
    • Tremors, Tremors 2: Aftershocks, Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
    • Candyman, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
    • Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection
    • The Omen and Omen III: The Final Conflict

 

  • Other titles:
    • Land of the Dead
    • I am Legend
    • House on Haunted Hill
    • Last House on the Left
    • Jeepers Creepers
    • Scream
    • Thirteen Ghosts
    • Motel Hell
    • Graveyard Shift
    • Silver Bullet
    • Cujo
    • House of Wax
    • Bride of Chucky

 

AMC FEARFEST ON AMC.COM

Each day, amc.com will feature an online interactive movie trivia game focusing primarily on horror movies while die-hard fans of horror franchises can vote on their favorite Child’s Play, Friday the 13th, Halloween, Omen or Tremors movie.

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