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The Best Movies On Shudder  

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AMC’s streaming service Shudder specializes in all things horror. To save you the time and effort, here are the 100 best movies on Shudder. For just a few bucks a month, subscribers can gain access to Shudder’s original content and acquired titles.

There are so many subgenres in horror. These old and new horror movies on Shudder include creature features, psychological thrillers, paranormal, sci-fi, and even comedy. Yes, films like Night of the Living Deb and Heathers are great examples of comedies on Shudder, and are as scary as anything starring Michael Myers. However, they also manage to be downright hilarious. There are several monster movies on Shudder.

Also not to be missed are the dozens of Shudder originals. The stylish action horror film Mayhem and the documentary Horror Noire, which explores a history of black horror, were especially made to delight and fright scream fans looking for content that they can’t find anywhere else. What are the best Shudder movies? Vote up or down on the list below.

You might also like this list of the best science fiction movies on Shudder and the best supernatural thrillers on Shudder.

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence
Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her ...more
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal
This movie is a 1974 American slasher film, directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote it with Kim Henkel. It stars Marilyn Burns, Paul A. Partain, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow and Gunnar ...more
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Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence
Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based upon his own novella The Hellbound Heart. The film spawned a series of sequels.
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Mandy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache
Mandy is a 2018 American action horror film directed by Panos Cosmatos. When a vile band of ravaging cultists and supernatural creatures desecrate his idyllic home with vicious fury, Red ...more
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The People Under the Stairs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Ving Rhames, A. J. Langer, Bill Cobbs
The People Under the Stairs is a 1991 American horror film written and directed by Wes Craven and starring Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A. J. Langer, Ving Rhames and Sean Whalen.
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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe
Revenge is a 2017 French revenge horror film directed by Coralie Fargeat. After being assaulted by three married men and left for dead, a young woman (Matilda Lutz) returns with revenge on her
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Summer of 84 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery
Summer of 84 is a 2018 horror film directed by François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell. After suspecting that their police officer neighbor (Rich Sommer) is a serial ...more
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The Others is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley
The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar. It stars Nicole Kidman and Fionnula Flanagan. It won eight Goya Awards, including awards for ...more
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Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Angus Scrimm, A. Michael Baldwin, Sam Phillips
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead is a 1994 horror film and the second sequel to Phantasm, also written and directed by Don Coscarelli. The film stars Angus Scrimm as the Tall Man, Reggie Bannister ...more
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Horror Noire: A History of Bla... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Meosha Bean, Ashlee Blackwell, Robin R. Means Coleman
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Xavier Burgin. A look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film ...more
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Oldboy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Oh Dal-su
Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean mystery thriller neo-noir film directed by Park Chan-wook. It is based on the Japanese manga of the same name written by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya. ...more
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The Collector is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Daniella Alonso, Madeline Zima, Andrea Roth
The Collector is a 2009 horror film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed by Dunstan. Originally titled The Midnight Man, the script was originally intended to be a Saw ...more
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The Sacrament is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Amy Seimetz, Joe Swanberg, A. J. Bowen
The Sacrament is a 2013 horror thriller film written and directed by Ti West.
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The Void is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh, Daniel Fathers
The Void is a 2016 Canadian horror film directed by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. A group of people who have been trapped in a hospital by a gathering of hooded cultists soon discovers ...more
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Dust Devil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Dust Devil Robert Burke, Chelsea Field, Zakes Mokae
Dust Devil is a 1992 horror film written and directed by Richard Stanley. A woman, while on the run from her abusive husband, encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.
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Dead & Buried is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Robert Englund, Jack Albertson, Barry Corbin
This film is a 1981 horror film directed by Gary Sherman, starring Melody Anderson and James Farentino. With a screenplay written by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett, the movie was initially ...more
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A Christmas Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
William Shatner, Zoé De Grand Maison, Adrian Holmes
A Christmas Horror Story is a 2015 anthology horror film directed by Grant Harvey, Steven Hoban, and Brett Sullivan. Dangerous Dan (William Shatner) is an alcoholic radio DJ stuck pulling a long ...more
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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater
Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.
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Halloween 4: The Return of Mic... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Danielle Harris, Donald Pleasence, Kathleen Kinmont
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers is a 1988 horror film directed by Dwight H. Little and written by Alan B. McElroy. It is the fourth installment of the Halloween film series and focuses ...more
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Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman
Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more
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Terrified is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Maximiliano Ghione, Norberto Gonzalo, Elvira Onetto
Terrified (a.k.a. Aterrados) is a 2017 Argentinian horror film directed by Demián Rugna. When strange events occur in a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, a doctor specializing in the ...more
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You Might Be the Killer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Fran Kranz, Alyson Hannigan, Brittany S. Hall
You Might Be the Killer is a 2018 American "meta" comedy horror film directed by Brett Simmons. While in a panicked state at Camp Clear Vista, lead counselor (and camp owner) Sam calls ...more
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Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving, Steven Brand
Mayhem is a 2017 American action horror comedy film directed by Joe Lynch. A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses.
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Don't Look Now is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Leopoldo Trieste
Don't Look Now is a 1973 independent British-Italian film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is a thriller adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star ...more
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Monsters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Annalee Jefferies
Monsters is a 2010 British science fiction monster film written and directed by Gareth Edwards in his feature film directorial debut. Edwards also served as the cinematographer, production ...more