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The Best Movies On Shudder

Updated October 12, 2020 4.8k votes 508 voters 25.1k views100 items

List RulesVote up the movies that gave you the biggest fright that are available on Shudder

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 original films. 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 Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns

    Released1974

    Directed byTobe Hooper

    This movie is a 1974 American slasher film, directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote...  more

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    Halloween

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher horror film directed and scored by John...  more

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    Hellraiser

    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson

    Released1987

    Directed byClive Barker

    Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based upon his...  more

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    Summer of 84

    Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis

    Directed byFrançois Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell

    Summer of 84 is a 2018 horror film directed by François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl...  more
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    Oldboy

    Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae

    Released2003

    Directed byPark Chan-wook

    Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean mystery thriller neo-noir film directed by Park Chan-wook, based...  more

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    Terrified

    Maximiliano Ghione, Norberto Gonzalo

    Released2017

    Directed byDemián Rugna

    Terrified (a.k.a. Aterrados) is a 2017 Argentinian horror film directed by Demián Rugna. When...  more

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    The People Under the Stairs

    Ving Rhames, A. J. Langer

    Released1991

    Directed byWes Craven

    The People Under the Stairs is a 1991 American horror film written and directed by Wes Craven...  more

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    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

    The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar....  more

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    The Collector

    Daniella Alonso, Madeline Zima

    Released2009

    Directed byMarcus Dunstan

    The Collector is a 2009 horror film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed...  more

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    Revenge

    Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens

    Released2017

    Directed byCoralie Fargeat

    Revenge is a 2017 French revenge horror film directed by Coralie Fargeat. After being...  more
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    Heathers

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

    Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael...  more

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    Sleepy Hollow

    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci

    Released1999

    Directed byTim Burton

    Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a...  more

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    Mandy

    Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough

    Released2018

    Directed byPanos Cosmatos

    Mandy is a 2018 American action horror film directed by Panos Cosmatos. When a vile band of...  more

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    Sleepaway Camp

    Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi

    Released1983

    Directed byRobert Hiltzik

    Sleepaway Camp is a 1983 exploitation slasher film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik who...  more

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    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò

    Released2014

    Directed byAna Lily Amirpour

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a 2014 American vampire western film directed by Ana Lily...  more
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    The Void

    Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh

    Released2016

    Directed bySteven Kostanski, Jeremy Gillespie

    The Void is a 2016 Canadian horror film directed by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. A...  more

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    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    Danielle Harris, Donald Pleasence

    Released1988

    Directed byDwight H. Little

    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers is a 1988 horror film directed by Dwight H. Little...  more

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    Monsters

    Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able

    Released2010

    Directed byGareth Edwards

    Monsters is a 2010 British science fiction monster film written and directed by Gareth Edwards...  more

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    Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

    Meosha Bean, Ashlee Blackwell

    Released2019

    Directed byXavier Burgin

    Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Xavier...  more
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    Mayhem

    Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving

    Released2017

    Directed byJoe Lynch

    Mayhem is a 2017 American action horror comedy film directed by Joe Lynch. A virus spreads...  more
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    Black Christmas

    Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin

    Released1974

    Directed byBob Clark

    Black Christmas is a 1974 Canadian independent horror film directed by Bob Clark and written...  more

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    Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th

    Corey Feldman, Peter M. Bracke

    Released2013

    Directed byDaniel Farrands

    Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th is a documentary film directed...  more
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    Starry Eyes

    Amanda Fuller, Nick Simmons

    Released2014

    Directed byDennis Widmyer, Kevin Kolsch

    Starry Eyes is a 2014 horror film directed and written by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. The...  more

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    Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

    Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein

    Released2006

    Directed byScott Glosserman

    Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is a 2006 American mockumentary horror film and...  more
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    13 Assassins

    Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho

    Released2010

    Directed byTakashi Miike

    13 Assassins is a 2010 Japanese samurai film directed by Takashi Miike and is a remake of...  more

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