André Øvredal and Guillermo del Toro’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is finally here! Below is your guide to the original scary stories, the crew’s inspiration, and the terrifying visuals that will keep you up at night. 

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First up, we have behind-the-scenes and history pieces on the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Feel free to read them before or after your viewing to enrich your overall experience.

So…where did Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark come from? Learn about the urban legends that inspired Schwartz and Gammell’s books in this history lesson.

Guillermo del Toro is a horror fanatic and a fan of the original Scary Stories. We learned what specific tale frightened him the most and how it came to life in this special preview event. 

Way back in April, Øvredal and del Toro opened up about their approach to the book. Here’s 5 things we learned about the making of the film at the event. 

We broke down the 7 scariest Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark. At least two of our picks make it into the film. 

Itching to read some more scary stories? We also made a list of 8 YA horror books to check out after watching Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.

Here is what we thought of the movie in our spoiler-free review!

And how it’s the perfect gateway to horror for younger or new fans.

Scary Stories in the Dark explored the history of women and horror in a really refreshing way.

If you dare, head below for all the spoiler discussions you could ever want!

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