HBO is no stranger to horror. The premium cable channel was the home to the much-loved anthology series Tales from the Crypt in the late 80s and early 90s, it produced the animated superhero horror show Todd McFarlane’s Spawn, and I’m pretty sure the first time I saw the Jack Nicholson film Wolf was when it came on HBO one night after my parents had gone to bed. That movie deals with way more literary copyright law than you’d expect.
The point is, there’s an abundance of horror flicks available in HBO’s rotating vault of streaming movies. Some of them are must-watch classics, some are fun shlock, and some are The Nun. Luckily for you, I’ve combed through the HBO library and compiled a list of horror movies that fall into those first two categories and are absolutely worth your time. If you disagree with any of my picks, please understand that my taste is impeccable and the problem is therefore something to do with you.