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From freaky films and blood-curdling Box Sets to spook-tacular fun for all the family, we’ve got you sorted for chills, thrills and spills

By Virgin TV Edit

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – if you like a good scare. This Halloween, Virgin Media is bursting with a whole load of movies and shows to give you the heebie-jeebies. Whether you watch with a light on is up to you.


We’re talking diabolical Box Sets in our Spooky Shows collection in On Demand that will have you screaming out for more, plus modern blockbusters and classic chillers to raise your pulse on Sky Cinema.


Read on to discover you essential entertainment guide for this Halloween. And don’t come crying to us if you can’t get to sleep after watching what we’ve picked out…


Spooky Shows collection


Portals To Hell

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets > Spooky Shows

Join paranormal investigators Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman, as they head around the globe to take a closer look at disturbing locations thought to be doorways to the underworld. Some things are just better left alone…


Paranormal Caught On Camera

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Examining some of the world’s most chilling paranormal videos, experts attempt to explain these terrifying phenomena – including UFOs, strange creatures and mysterious activity in abandoned buildings.


Ghost Adventures

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets > Spooky Shows

This reality series sees a group of ghost hunters (imagine that on your CV) poke around in supposedly haunted locations following reports of paranormal activity. You won’t believe what they capture on their equipment.



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This gripping drama from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King will have you on the edge of your seat. When clinical psychologist Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers, Westworld) teams up with a wannabe priest (Mike Colter, Marvel’s Luke Cage) and a contractor (Aasif Mandvi, The Daily Show), the unlikely trio find themselves digging deeper into a range of strange mysteries, including supposed miracles and – gulp – possible demonic possessions.



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With a zombie uprising having broken out in Birmingham, two sisters and their companions escape via a canal boat. Yes, a canal boat. Battling canal locks, dodgy on-board facilities and the relentless undead, this British comedy is smart, fun and irreverent.


What else is in the collection?


Haunted Towns

Hotel Paranormal

Ghost Bait

Paranormal Lockdown

The Curse Of Skinwalker Ranch

Ghost Bus Tours

Celebrity Juice Halloween Special


Bone-chilling blockbusters

The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It

Available from Friday 29 October in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 18

Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren for the eighth chilling chapter in The Conjuring universe. This time, the Warrens become embroiled in America’s first ever case of murder in which the alleged culprit claims he was possessed by a demon. Disturbing, jumpy and downright terrifying, this is perfect for Halloween.



Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15

Despite being made on a shoestring budget, John Carpenter’s classic horror remains a benchmark in the slasher genre. A teenage babysitter (Jamie Lee Curtis) is stalked by a mysterious masked man on Halloween after he escapes from a psychiatric hospital 15 years after killing his sister. And boy, is she in for a long night…



Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15

A recent sequel may have scared cinema-goers, but nothing compares to the 1990s horror where it all began. While studying the subject of urban legends, a young woman (Virginia Madsen) stumbles across the story of a murderous man (Tony Todd) who appears when you say his name five times in the mirror. Why couldn’t she just let him be!?



Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15

When a secretary (Janet Leigh) nicks a load of cash from her employer, she takes refuge in a remote motel run by a peculiar young man (Anthony Perkins). Big mistake. Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic psychological chiller has lost none of its power to shock.


The Shining

Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15

Jack Nicholson goes full Jack Nicholson in director Stanley Kubrick’s masterful adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling horror novel. When a writer (Nicholson) and his family agree to look after a vast hotel during the snowy off-season, strange things start happening around them.


What else is in the collection?


The New Mutants

The Grudge

The Owners

What Lies Below

Great White


An American Werewolf In London

The Fog (1980)

Resident Evil: Afterlife

Truth Or Dare

Happy Death Day 2U

Butt Boy

Unfriended: Dark Web

The Dark

Omen IV: The Awakening

12 Hour Shift



The Evil Dead (1981)

Let It Snow

Apartment 1BR

Resident Evil: Retribution

Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island



Death Of Men

Uncle Peckerhead

Resident Evil: Apocalypse


The Wretched

Daniel Isn’t Real


The Shed

The Call


Repo! The Genetic Opera

The Head Hunter

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Resident Evil: Extinction

Captive State

Body Cam


The Birds

We Still Say Grace


Frights for all the family


Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo!

Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert PG

The world’s most famous crime-solving canine and the Mystery Machine gang tackle their spookiest mystery yet. With an old foe threatening to wreak havoc on Crystal Cove, can they save the day?


Hotel Transylvania

Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert PG

Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg and Steve Buscemi lead an all-star voice cast in this frighteningly good animated blockbuster. With Dracula running a special holiday resort for monsters, his worries are increased when a human boy discovers the hotel and falls in love with the Count’s daughter.



Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 12

A young man receives a strange creature as a present, but finds that his new pet spawns a batch of destructive monsters who run riot in the small town of Kingston Falls. Talk about trouble. This mischevous blockbuster remains a classic decades since it was first released.



Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert PG

A curious young girl discovers a strange parallel world which is the opposite of her unhappy home life. But is everything all that it seems? This stop-motion animation, based on fantasy author Neil Gaiman’s novella, features a stellar voice cast, including Dakota Fanning, Dawn French, Jessica Saunders and Ian McShane.



Available now in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert U

David Bowie! Jim Henson puppets! Songs so catchy you’ll be humming them for days! After her baby brother is kidknapped by the Goblin King (Bowie), a young girl (Jennifer Connelly) must enter a magical labyrinth to rescue him, in this spectacular fantasy adventure that couldn’t be more 80s if it tried.


What else is in the collection?


Hotel Transylvania 2

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

Roald Dahl’s The Witches


Wallace & Gromit In The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit

Monster House

Little Vampire



The Addams Family

Aliens Stole My Body

Monster Trucks


Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events


Watch on the go

If you subscribe to Sky Cinema on Virgin TV, you can watch on the go with Virgin TV Go. And with loads of sport and Box Sets to try out, too, you’ll always be entertained wherever you are!


The app is available to all Virgin TV customers at no extra cost and is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows 10 and PC/Mac. Get downloading (from the links below) and you’ll be one step closer to watching what you want, when you want. 


Download the Virgin TV Go app from the Apple app store

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Download the Virgin TV Go app for Windows 10


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