If you love scary movies and plan to be in Chicago for Halloween, you are in luck. During this Halloween season, a number of spooky films are showing. With so many choices, you get to decide the level of fear. Depending on how much time you have and who you are in Chicago with, you can see one movie or complete a marathon.
Top Scary Movie Showings
- “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” – When it comes to Halloween films, this is without doubt one of the classics. For cult midnight movies, you will enjoy three screenings. To make the experience even better as a first timer, spend $3 for the Midnight Madness Virgin Kit that comes with special goodies and props.
- A Celebration of Stephen King – One of the all-time best horror authors whose books have been turned into box office hits is Stephen King. While in Chicago, you can celebrate Halloween by viewing several of King’s movies, such as “Carrie.”
- Halloween at Navy Pier – From Oct. 23 through 31 at Navy Pier, there is a full calendar of festivities. If you are a horror film fanatic, you will not want to miss the showing of classics like “Psycho” and “The Shining.” However, less scary films, like “Hocus Pocus” and “Beetlejuice,” will also be playing.
- Horror Movie Madness – Through Oct. 31 at Logan Theatre will be a number of terrifying classic films, such as “The Exorcist,” “The Shining,” “The Blair Witch Project,” and “Psycho.”
- Gene Siskel Halloween Marathon – Get ready for some real Halloween fright at the Gene Siskel Film Center on Oct. 31. As part of the marathon, films like “White Zombie,” “The Crime of Dr. Crespi,” “Brain Stoker’s Dracula,” and “Extraordinary Tales” will show.
- Black Horror Movie Marathon – Another great way to spend your Halloween while in Chicago is with a black horror movie marathon. Thanks to the DuSable Museum of African American History, an incredible Halloween movie marathon will be hosted. Examples of movie screenings include “Candyman,” “The People Under the Stairs,” “The Haunted Mansion,” and “The Serpent and the Rainbow.”
Hiring a Professional Chauffeur
After watching one scary movie after another, your mind will not be on driving. To arrive home or get back to your hotel safely after a Halloween movie screening in Chicago, you should consider hiring a professional chauffeur.Tags: Chicago Halloween Movies