8 A24 Movies Like “Bodies, Bodies, Bodies” To Watch Next

A24’s latest horror movie Bodies, bodies, bodies is a joke-filled, buzzword-filled thriller designed for Gen Z, but it’s still scary enough to startle anyone. Starring a mix of up-and-coming actors and household names – Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Pete Davidson, Rachel Sennott, Chase Sui Wonders and Myhal’la Herrod – the film follows a group of wealthy young friends looking for a real killer after participating in a silly game about fictional killers and victims that quickly becomes too real. Add to that the fact that it’s all happening during a hurricane, and you have a recipe for the perfect claustrophobic slasher.

If you liked the intense energy and the moments of giggles of Bodies, bodies, bodies, you’re in luck: A24, the production studio behind the new movie, has a bunch of other films that hit the same thematic notes and are just as cinematically impressive. A24 has become known for its ensemble horror films filled with quirky cultural references and intense social commentary, and Bodies, bodies, bodies only scratches the surface.

Of Midsommar at Life and Beth, here are eight more A24 films that capture the same vibe as Bodies, bodies, bodies for your next horror movie marathon.

Although Monsters the plot does not involve a derailed game, it is similar to Bodies, bodies, bodies in that it focuses on the horrors of being hurt by someone you love and also includes the horrors that happen when there’s, you know, murders and monsters involved. The 2016 film follows a mother and daughter who become stranded in the dark woods after running into a creature in the road.

This quirky 2014 horror flick relies on comedy, just like Body, body, bodys. It follows a guy named Dean who mourns the loss of his girlfriend Beth until he realizes she has returned as a zombie. Things get violent, sure, and scary at times, but Aubrey Plaza’s comedic talents are what keep you going till the end. An added bonus: Life after Beth also features a young Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal minds) in a supporting role.

The Blackcoat’s Daughter

Similar to Bodies, bodies, bodies, The Blackcoat’s Daughter features a talented young cast that includes Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka and Lucy Boynton who play each other’s fear and violent actions well. These actors play three young women wrapped up in the occult horrors of a nearly empty boarding school in the dead of winter, giving it the same claustrophy as Bodies, bodies, bodies.

The slogan of It comes at night says it all: “fear turns men into monsters”. In it, two families try to stay safe as an unknown source of danger tries to kidnap and kill them. Over time, the group realizes that their fear and paranoia are bigger threats than the monster itself. The horror lies in how their humanity is pushed to breaking point, much like Bodies, bodies, bodies.

Although green room is much less funny than Body, body, body (and also not set in a luxurious mansion), it focuses on a group of young friends in a band who find themselves stuck fighting for their lives while being held hostage in a rural concert hall with murderous owners.

One of the most popular A24 films to date, Midsommar corresponds to the energy of Bodies, bodies, bodies with its parallel horrors of literal violence and relationship drama. Florence Pugh plays the title character who experiences the sheer torture of the deaths of her family members and a failing relationship. These bloodless and disturbing scares become literal during a violent and haunting festival in Sweden that brings the horror to a fever pitch, with brutal sectarian violence perpetrated under a constant, bright sun. It’s kinda weird, like Bodies, bodies, bodiesbut that’s part of what makes it so compelling.

Hereditarystarring a spellbinding Toni Colette, mostly takes place in a house, just like Bodies, bodies, bodies, adding to the tension and claustrophobia of the plot which is already full of classic demonic cult terrors. The film, one of A24’s highest rated films with an 89% score on Rotten Tomatoes and two Critics’ Choice nominations, follows a family as they mourn the loss of their grandmother/mother and realize damning and demonic family secrets after his death.

Released in May 2022, Men explores the dangers of being a woman in a world full of violent men. The film follows a woman mourning the loss of her husband who decides to run away to a small English village to rest. Of course, her serenity doesn’t last long as she begins to be haunted by all the men who look a lot alike in a small village.

If you couldn’t get enough Bodies, bodies, bodies jumpscares, jokes and social commentary, you’ll love these other terrifying A24 films.

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