Trick or Treat yourself this Halloween with the spookiest horror content on STARZPLAY


Critically acclaimed films, classic horror movies, and thrilling documentaries and series to enjoy this Halloween

The spooky season is upon us, which means it’s finally time to round up friends and family for a scary movie night. STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on-demand service in the MENA region, promises to give you a good fright with a range of the best horror content. Here are the top picks that are guaranteed to send chills down your spine:


Julia fights to protect her boyfriend Holt, who watches a cursed video that kills the viewer in seven days. She discovers a hidden message inside the video, which might be the solution, but she finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.

Devil’s Due

After their wedding, Zach and Samantha McCall head to the Dominican Republic for their honeymoon. The trip takes an unsettling turn when a psychic gives them an ominous warning. Sam learns later that she is pregnant, however, strange physical and mental changes lead her to the realization that the pregnancy has a sinister origin.

Friday the 13th

The 2009 reboot of the classic American slasher franchise continues the tale of the infamous hockey-masked killer, Jason Voorhees. A group of young adults set up a tent near the abandoned summer camp where a series of gruesome murders are said to have taken place back in 1980. The perpetrator was a grieving mother, driven insane by the drowning of her child, Jason, whom she believed was neglected by the camp counselors. As legend has it, the last survivor of the attacks beheaded the woman. But then Jason came back, and now he is a vengeful and inexorable killer, wielding crossbows, swords, axes, and other sharp instruments.


Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

American Horror Story

With the first 9 seasons available to stream on STARZPLAY, American Horror Story is an anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show circus, a haunted hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, the apocalypse, a slasher summer camp, and a bleak beach town and desert valley.

The following content can be streamed via STARZPLAY’s Discovery+ add on channel:

The Osbournes: Night of Terror 

Jack Osbourne takes his father Ozzy, mother Sharon, and sister Kelly on their first-ever paranormal investigation. He’s secured a terrifying location – but will they all make it out in one piece?

Ghost Adventures: Goldfield Hotel

The Ghost Adventures crew return to Nevada to settle the score with sinister spirits at the infamous Goldfield Hotel. What chilling activity will they encounter?

The Cleveland Kidnappings

Based on a true story, this documentary tells the story of Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry who vanished months apart and mere blocks from each other in Cleveland, Ohio. While their families rally together, they have no way of knowing that the girls – plus a third victim – suffer inside a house of horrors with no escape.

With more than thousands of hours of premium content including blockbuster movies, exclusive TV shows, kids content, Arabic series, as well as varied content via add-on channels, STARZPLAY is today the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere, and from any device.


STARZPLAY is a subscription video on demand service that streams Hollywood movies, TV shows, documentaries, the same-time-as-the-US series – plus dedicated kids’ entertainment and Arabic content – to 20 countries across MENA and Pakistan.

The service carries thousands of premium titles including exclusive STARZPLAY original content such as Baghdad Central, STARZ Original content such as Power, Outlander, Spartacus and The White Queen as well as premium content with add-ons such as discovery+, UFC Arabia, BluTV, Premier Sports, AD Sports, T20 World Cup and Majid TV.”

STARZPLAY has secured tie ups with a host of leading, global studios including MGM, 20th Century Studios, Disney, Warner Bros, Universal, Discovery and Fox International Channels.

STARZ, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) and State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) are the lead investors along with media and technology investment firms including SEQ Capital Partners and Delta Partners. In early 2021, STARZPLAY secured its first independent financing in the region of US$25 million (approx. AED 92 million) from Abu Dhabi based Ruya Partners.

Reaching over 1.8 million subscribers, STARZPLAY allows subscribers to watch its full HD and 4K content via most internet-enabled devices, smart TVs and game consoles, and is widely available on regional IPTV services. Its iOS and Android apps – installed on more than three million devices – also allow downloads for offline playback.