The Best Shudder Original Movies

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What's the best Shudder original horror movie? AMC’s horror streaming service Shudder specializes in all things scary, terrifying and downright frightening, and in the last few years, the streamer has really began to crank out some awesome horror movies on their own. To save you the time and effort, here are the best movies Shudder has put out itself. For just a few bucks a month, subscribers can gain access to all of Shudder’s new original content.

These new horror movies on Shudder include creature features, psychological thrillers, paranormal, sci-fi, and even comedy. Yes, films like Dogs Don't Wear Pants, Vicious Fun, Slaxx, and Christmas Presence are great examples of Shudder original horror comedies, and can be as scary as anything starring Michael Myers. Also not to be missed are the dozens of stylish horror films such as Revenge, Host, La Llarona, Son, and The Banishing, made to delight and fright scream fans looking for content that they can’t find anywhere else.

What are the best Shudder original movies? Vote up or down on the list below, and help determine the scariest movie Shudder has released. 

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  • Host


    Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore, Emma Louise Webb
    134 votes
    • Released: 2021
    • Directed by: Rob Savage
    Host is a 2020 British horror film directed by Rob Savage. Six friends hire a medium to hold a séance via Zoom during COVID-19 lockdown — but they get far more than they bargained for as things ...more
  • Anything for Jackson
    Sheila McCarthy, Julian Richings, Konstantina Mantelos
    35 votes
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Justin G. Dyck
    Anything for Jackson is a 2020 supernatural horror film directed by Justin G. Dyck. After the sudden death of their only grandson Jackson, the overly religious Audrey and Dr. Henry abduct a pregnant ...more
  • The Last Thing Mary Saw
    Stefanie Scott, Daniel Pearce, Philip Hoffman
    7 votes
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Edoardo Vitaletti
    The Last Thing Mary Saw is a 2022 American horror film directed by Edoardo Vitaletti. In 1843, a young woman is under investigation following the mysterious death of her family's matriarch. Her ...more
  • The Cleansing Hour
    Kyle Gallner, Ryan Guzman, Joanna David
    66 votes
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Damien LeVeck
    The Cleansing Hour is a 2020 American horror film directed by Damien Leveck. Exorcism reality show producers Drew (Kyle Gallner) and Max (Ryan Guzman) try to increase their ratings, however a real ...more
  • Son
    Andi Matichak, Emile Hirsch, Luke David Blumm
    73 votes
    • Released: 2021
    • Directed by: Ivan Kavanagh
    Son is a 2021 Irish horror thriller film directed by Ivan Kavanagh. When a young boy falls ill to a mysterious illness, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying ...more

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  • Terrified
    Maximiliano Ghione, Norberto Gonzalo, Elvira Onetto
    63 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Demián Rugna
    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 paranormal, her ...more