What is FearFest? In 1997, the AMC network launched Monsterfest, a popular week-long marathon of horror movies and thrillers that aired in late October. On September 26, 2008, AMC announced the launch of a new horror-themed movie marathon for its October schedule called “Fearfest” which replaced Monsterfest. Fear Fest typically runs from mid-October every year until Halloween (often the day after too) and in recent years has run throughout the entire month of October as well.
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2023 AMC Fear Fest Schedule
AMC’s annual horror marathon FearFest is bringing the frights in the lead up to Halloween with 31 days of genre programming featuring 80 films and 400 hours of programming. Includes the iconic film franchises Halloween, Friday the 13th, Leprechaun, Alien, and Stephen King classics.
FearFest will begin on Sunday, October 1st 2023.
*date/times are subject to change – all times shown in Eastern*
(Last updated on 5/16/23)
Check back in for schedule updates throughout the year.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
- 9:00am – Pet Semetary (1989)
Saturday, May 6, 2023
- 10:45am – Ghostbusters (1984)
- 1:15pm – Ghostbusters II (1989)
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
- 1:30am – Pet Sematary (1989)
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
- 9:00am – Ghostbusters (1984)
What channel is AMC Fear Fest?
- DirecTV – Channel 254
- DISH Network – Channel 131
- AT&T U-Verse – Channel 795
Available on most cable networks. Check with your local provider for channel.
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