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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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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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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Terrified is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 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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Oldboy is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Horror Noire: A History of Bla... is listed (or ranked) 8 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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The Collector is listed (or ranked) 9 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 People Under the Stairs is listed (or ranked) 10 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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The Others is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Heathers is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Summer of 84 is listed (or ranked) 13 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 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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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Nig... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a 2014 American vampire western film directed by Ana Lily Amirpour. Arash (Arash Marandi) is caring for his addict father and being harrassed by a drug dealer ...more
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Take Shelter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Jessica Chastain, Michael Shannon, Katy Mixon
Take Shelter is a 2011 American drama-thriller film written and directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain. Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young ...more
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Halloween 4: The Return of Mic... is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Uncle John is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Uncle John John Ashton, Alex Moffat, Jenna Lyng
Uncle John is a 2015 American film directed by Steven Piet. John (John Ashton), a respected and well-liked carpenter in his small Wisconsin town, murders local town bully Dutch Miller and while ...more
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Let Her Out is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Alanna LeVierge, Nina Kiri, Adam Christie
Let Her Out is a 2016 horror film directed by Cody Calahan. After a tragic accident, Helen (Alanna LeVierge) discovers a tumor that is the remnants of a "vanishing twin." Over time, ...more
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Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies On Shudder
Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken
Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely inspired by the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington ...more
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You Might Be the Killer is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Monsters is listed (or ranked) 23 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
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The Sacrament is listed (or ranked) 24 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 Witch in the Window is listed (or ranked) 25 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