5 Arabic Horror Films That You Should Watch Tonight

BY Harper's BAZAAR Arabia / Oct 31 2019 / 13:38 PM

Hang up the fake spider webs, put your best pumpkins on display and pass the popcorn...

5 Arabic Horror Films That You Should Watch Tonight

Arabic cinema has given us so many legends, from our former cover star Yousra and Saba Mubarak to Sawsan Badr. Comedy, romance and drama is the usual field where Arabic cinema excels. But seeing as it's Hallow's Eve tonight, it'd almost be rude not to indulge in a fun scare. Put the popcorn in the microwave and get ready for the Middle Eastern horror film line-up we've curated for you tonight. 

Below, the five best and scariest Arab films and series that you have to binge tonight...



Kick back and enjoy 15 episodes of supernatural mystery as a group of university students find themselves the target of a curse that sets out to murder them one after the other. The cast includes, Asmaa Abulyazeed as Youmna, Mohamed Mahran as Sami, Khalid Anwar as Sherif, Mai El Gheity as Mariam, and Hend Abdel Aleem as Laila etc. 



The supernatural thriller follows a girl who is subjected to demonic possession, which turns her life and the lives of people surrounding her to hell.. Featuring Ahmed Selim, Emad Ghoneim, Mahmoud Youssef, and Abeer Mansour etc.



A horror and thriller that's close to home (and we mean very close); Djinn's story surrounds an Emirati couple whose new house has been built above supernatural land. 



This Morrocan film is about the famous jinn figure, Kandisha, that's popular amongst Maghreb legend. A lawyer is faced off with the malevolent creature when trying to find out about her daughter's death.


Al-Ins Wal Jinn

Or in true Egyptian dialect "El Eens We El Gen". Starring cinematic legends, Adel Imam, Yousra and Ezzat Al-Alayli, the "Human and Jinn" is about a Jinn disguised as a human who is controlling the humans around him maliciously.