8 Eldritch Horror Scripts You Must Read

Updated: Apr 13

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Eldritch Horror is a genre for weird, supernatural, ghostly, or sinister horror. The idea of this horror is to explore brands and ideologies far beyond what we can perceive and relate to. Within film, Eldritch Horror can be polarizing because of the inherent disconnect with its audience and main characters because of the notion of “How to explain the unexplainable?”. How do you write this brand of horror into a screenplay? These are the 7 best Eldritch Horror screenplays you can download and see how they did it the right way.

#1 Alien

When a merchant ship in outer space answers a distress call, they accidentally unleash a horrific hostile entity that stalks the ship crew as they drift alone through the cosmos.”

Critic Consensus: A modern classic, Alien blends science fiction, horror and bleak poetry into a seamless whole.

Tomato Meter 98%

Audience 94%