If you love Halloween movies and enjoy a good scare, the Niles-Maine Library and Kanopy has got you covered! Kanopy is our new video streaming service that provides access to a large collection of films. Prepare yourself for the fiendish delights of 13 Kanopy Horror Movies, available to all you ghouls and ghosts with a Niles library card.
- A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (NR)
Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town that reeks of death and hopelessness sets the stage for a blossoming blood red love story.
- Nosferatu (NR)
An unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, NOSFERATU is the quintessential silent vampire film, crafted by legendary German director F. W. Murnau.
- Eraserhead (NR)
In David Lynch’s “dream of dark and troubling things,” Henry is left alone in his apartment to care for his deformed baby and has a series of strange encounters with the beautiful girl across the hall and the woman living in his radiator.
- House on Haunted Hill (NR)
A true classic of suspense, this spooky, campy tale tells the story of five strangers who are offered $10,000 each by an eccentric millionaire to spend the night in a haunted house.
- Pet (R 18+)
An “sweet” animal shelter worker encounters a beautiful young waitress who awakens something in him. Obsessed, he tries everything to win her over. She continuously rejects him, leading him to kidnap her. A bloody psychological battle begins where the line between victim and criminal blurs, leaving a deadly trail along the way.
- Haxan (NR)
Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe.
- Cronos (R)
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
- The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (NR)
A demented hypnotist and his ghastly henchman spread death throughout the German countryside. A masterpiece of psychological horror and the film that has come to epitomize the mysterious highly stylized German Expressionist cinema.
- Lyle (NR)
An expecting couple move into a Brooklyn brownstone apartment with their toddler daughter, Lyle. Despite the strange baby-obsessed landlady downstairs and the group of female models who live above them, the two are happy with their new apartment until a bizarre accident leads to the death of Lyle.
- The Little Shop of Horrors (NR)
A clumsy florist grows a giant talking plant with a taste for human flesh. In order to whet his plant’s appetite, he is forced to kill, leading to horrific -and comedic- results.
- The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 (R)
Wes Craven’s notorious and bloody sequel to his 1977 horror classic. Two survivors from the original now own a dirt-bike team, whose first race will be held in the same desert from which they escaped death eight years before.
- Schizo (R)
A classic 70s slasher film, one of the first big hits of the VHS horror explosion of the early 80s. An erotic thriller that used pop psychology as a springboard for shocking acts of violence.
- The Blob (NR)
A cult classic of gooey greatness, The Blob follows the havoc wreaked on a small town by an outer-space monster with neither soul nor vertebrae, with Steve McQueen playing the rebel teen who tries to warn the residents about the jellylike invader.