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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 Tigers Are Not Afraid, along with 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. This will help determine the scariest movie on Shudder.

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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The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West
The Awakening is a 2011 British horror film directed and co-written by Nick Murphy, starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Imelda Staunton.
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The Witch in the Window is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Arija Bareikis, Alex Draper, Charlie Tacker
The Witch in the Window is a 2018 American horror drama film directed by Andy Mitton. When Simon brings his twelve year-old son, Finn, to rural Vermont to help flip an old farmhouse, they ...more
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Crystal Lake Memories: The Com... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Corey Feldman, Peter M. Bracke, Samantha Delutri
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th is a documentary film directed by Daniel Farrands. A chronicle of the history of the Friday the 13th franchise.
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Don't Look Now is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Don't Look Now 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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Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 30 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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The Faculty is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen
The Faculty is a 1998 science fiction horror film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea ...more
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Sleepaway Camp is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi, Robert Earl Jones
Sleepaway Camp is a 1983 exploitation slasher film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik who also served as executive producer. The film came at a time when slasher films were in their heyday, ...more
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Dust Devil is listed (or ranked) 33 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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All Cheerleaders Die is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Bonnie McKee, Jesse Hlubik, Jennifer Grant
All Cheerleaders Die is a 2001 film written and directed by Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson.
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Starry Eyes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Amanda Fuller, Nick Simmons, Pat Healy
Starry Eyes is a 2014 horror film directed and written by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. The film had its world premiere on March 8, 2014 at South by Southwest and features Alex Essoe as ...more
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A Christmas Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 36 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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Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Timecrimes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Barbara Goenaga
Timecrimes is a 2007 Spanish science-fiction thriller film directed by Nacho Vigalondo. A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour, starting a series f ...more
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C.H.U.D. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
John Goodman, Daniel Stern, John Heard
C.H.U.D. is a 1984 American horror film produced by Andrew Bonime, and directed by Douglas Cheek with Peter Stein as the director of photography and William Bilowit as production designer. The ...more
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Dead of Night is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns
This film is a British portmanteau horror film made by Ealing Studios; the individual stories were directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer. The film ...more
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Unearthed & Untold: The Path t... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary Mark E. Anastasio, Blaze Berdahl, Susan Blommaert
Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary is a 2017 American documentary film directed by John Campopiano and Justin White. This documentary follows the story of Pet Semtary, from its ...more
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Tigers Are Not Afraid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Paola Lara, Juan Ramón López, Hanssel Casillas
Tigers Are Not Afraid is a 2019 Mexican fantasy horror film directed by Issa López. Five children attempt to survive the violence of the cartels and the ghosts that are left in its wake.
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Let Us Prey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Let Us Prey Liam Cunningham, Bryan Larkin, Pollyanna McIntosh
Let Us Prey is a 2014 horror film written by David Cairns and Fiona Watson and directed by Brian O'Malley.
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Demons is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Lamberto Bava, Michele Soavi, Urbano Barberini
Demons is a 1985 Italian horror film directed by Lamberto Bava and produced by Dario Argento, starring Urbano Barberini and Natasha Hovey. The screenplay was written by Bava, Argento, Franco ...more
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13 Assassins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki
13 Assassins is a 2010 Japanese samurai film directed by Takashi Miike and is a remake of the1963 Eiichi Kudo film. Toward the end of the Edo period, A group of thirteen assassins—comprising ...more
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Q: The Winged Serpent is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine
Q (a.k.a. The Winged Serpent and Q: The Winged Serpent) is a 1982 monster film written, produced and directed by Larry Cohen. The Aztec god Quetzalcoatl, a winged, dragon-like, female lizard, ...more
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Dead & Buried is listed (or ranked) 47 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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Maniac is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Caroline Munro, Tom Savini, Sharon Mitchell
Maniac is a 1980 American exploitation slasher film directed by William Lustig and written by Joe Spinell and C. A. Rosenberg. The plot focuses on a disturbed and traumatized serial killer who ...more
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Killer Legends is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Killer Legends is a historical documentary film directed by Joshua Zeman.
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Compliance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Dreama Walker, Ann Dowd, James McCaffrey
Compliance is a 2012 drama thriller film written and directed by Craig Zobel.