When cries of terror overlap with shrieks of laughter, you know you’re in for nothing less than a rollercoaster! So buckle up and hold on tight because we’re in the mood for jump scares with a side of satire. If you prefer being spooked just enough to get your heart racing and not beating out your chest, horror comedies are beckoning you to find levity in the face of fear. Liked Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and are wondering what to watch next? Here are 10 horror comedies filled with spine chilling humour that are sure to make your movie night spooktacular.
Rajkummar Rao and team unravelling the mystery of a female spirit who abducts men in the night? We’re sold already! Stree is a laughter riot with an eerie undertone that will keep you glued to your screen.
Watch on Netflix
2. Ready Or Not
Nightmare in-laws, a badass bride and a sinister game of hide and seek— Ready or Not’s dark humour pokes fun at horror cliches and offers a fresh take on the social critique about class differences.
Watch on Disney + Hotstar
3. Hubie Halloween
Expect nothing less than a laugh-out-loud masterpiece as the good-hearted scaredy-cat Adam Sandler sets out to save the citizens of Salem, Massachusetts when Halloween takes a dark turn.
Watch on Netflix
4. The Final Girls
The Final Girls follows a group of friends as they get trapped inside a horror movie from the 1980s. A homage to teen slasher films, it’s a parody of all the typical tropes you’d see in horror movies from the death of the ‘token black guy’ to the flashback origin story and the virgin who survives.
5. This Is The End
All our favourite comedians in one movie fighting for survival in an apocalyptic setting? Now that’s a horror-comedy for the books. Did we mention the celebrity cameos include Emma Watson and Rihanna?
Zombieland follows Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone navigating their way through a post-apocalyptic zombie apocalypse to find the last Twinkie on earth. Need we say more?
8. What We Do In The Shadows
Who said being a creature of the night is easy? What We Do In The Shadows is a hilarious mockumentary about the lives of vampire flatmates who struggle to keep up with mundane responsibilities and the complexities of everyday life.
A high school student switches bodies with a middle-aged serial killer. What follows is an entertaining gender-bender slasher comedy that will make you laugh and scream.
Watch on Prime Video
10. Shaun Of The Dead
With a whopping 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, Shaun Of The Dead is a horrifyingly hilarious zombie spoof about a regular salesman whose uneventful life takes a turn when he has to singlehandedly deal with a zombie outbreak.