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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. 

  • Seo Young-hee, Son Na-eun
    11
    1

    Released2018

    Directed byYoo Young-sun

    The Wrath is a 2018 South Korean period horror mystery film directed by Yoo Young-sun. A tragedy befalls a family and leads to the discovery that a spirit haunts their home.  ...more
  • Andi Matichak, Emile Hirsch
    56
    11

    Released2021

    Directed byIvan 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
  • Charlotte Atkinson, Elsie Bennett
    10
    1

    Released2018

    Directed byJames Edward Cook

    Christmas Presence is a 2018 British comedy horror film directed by James Edward Cook. A diverse group of friends gather for the festive season in a remote lodge but soon plans go awry.  ...more
  • Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Ari Cohen
    10
    1

    Released2019

    Directed byKurtis David Harder

    Spiral is a 2019 Canadian horror thriller film directed by Kurtis David Harder. A same-sex couple move to a small town so they can enjoy a better quality of life and raise their 16 year-old daughter  ...more
  • Joaquín Cosío, Tobin Bell
    10
    1

    Released2017

    Directed byEmilio Portes

    Belzebuth is a 2017 Mexican horror film directed by Emilio Portes. While leading a police investigation of a massacre in a public school at the border of Mexico and U.S.A, special Agent Emanuel  ...more
  • Romane Denis, Brett Donahue
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    4

    Released2021

    Directed byElza Kephart

    Slaxx is a 2021 Canadian horror comedy film directed by Elza Kephart. When a possessed pair of jeans begins to kill the staff of a trendy clothing store, it is up to an idealistic young salesclerk to  ...more
  • Kyle Gallner, Ryan Guzman
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    3

    Released2020

    Directed byDamien 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
  • Liana Liberato, Noah Le Gros
    9
    1

    Released2019

    Directed byJeffrey A. Brown

    The Beach House is a 2019 American horror film directed by Jeffrey A. Brown. A romantic getaway for two troubled college sweethearts turns into a struggle for survival when unexpected guests - and  ...more
  • 9

    Scare Me

    Aya Cash, Rebecca Drysdale
    9
    1

    Released2020

    Directed byJosh Ruben

    Scare Me is an 2020 American comedy horror film directed by Josh Ruben. During a power outage, two strangers tell scary stories. The more Fred and Fanny commit to their tales, the more the stories  ...more
  • Jacob A. Ware, Christine Nyland
    27
    6

    Released2021

    Directed byTerence Krey

    An Unquiet Grave is a 2021 American horror film directed by Terence Krey. On the anniversary of his wife's untimely death, a man convinces her twin sister to perform a ritual to allow him to see her  ...more
  • María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz
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    10

    Released2019

    Directed byJayro Bustamante

    La Llorona, also known as The Weeping Woman, is a 2020 Guatemalan supernatural horror drama film directed by Jayro Bustamante. Thirty years after a mother (Alma) and her children were murdered during  ...more
  • 12

    The Banishing

    Jessica Brown Findlay, John Heffernan
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    4

    Released2021

    Directed byChristopher Smith

    The Banishing is a 2020 British horror film directed by Christopher Smith. The story of the most haunted house in England. In the 1930s, a young reverend, his wife and daughter move into a manor that  ...more
  • Evan Marsh, Amber Goldfarb
    39
    10

    Released2021

    Directed byCody Calahan

    Vicious Fun is a 2021 Canadian comedy horror film directed by Cody Calahan. A loser whose life is passing him by accidentally stumbles into a secret underground self-help group for serial killers.  ...more
  • 14

    Host

    Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore
    69
    24

    Released2021

    Directed byRob 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
  • Mériem Sarolie, Walid Afkir
    34
    11

    Released2021

    Directed byAlexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury

    Kandisha is a 2021 French horror film directed by Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury. Three childhood friends invoke the spirit of Aïsha Kandisha, the avenging creature of a Moroccan legend.  ...more
  • Tara Basro, Bront Palarae
    7
    1

    Released2017

    Directed byJoko Anwar

    Satan's Slaves is a 2017 Indonesian horror film written and directed by Joko Anwar. In 1981, a now-poor and hapless family haunted by the death of their mother who dies after being bedridden for  ...more
  • Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens
    70
    26

    Released2017

    Directed byCoralie Fargeat

    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 mind.   ...more
  • Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Anna Maguire
    29
    10

    Released2021

    Directed byMadeleine Sims-Fewer, Dusty Mancinelli

    Violation is a 2021 Canadian drama horror film directed by Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli. A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But  ...more
  • Pekka Strang, Krista Kosonen
    53
    20

    Released2019

    Directed byJP Valkeapaa

    Dogs Don't Wear Pants (aka Koirat eivät käytä housuja) is a 2019 Finnish erotic black comedy, directed by JP Valkeapaa. An emotionally detached widower encounters a dominatrix who allows him to feel  ...more
  • Jeremy King, Byron Brown
    4
    0

    Released2020

    Directed byAaron B. Koontz, Courtney Andujar, Hillary Andujar, Anthony Cousins, Emily Hagins

    Scare Package is a 2020 American anthology horror film created by Aaron B. Koontz and Cameron Burns. Chad Buckley, a horror aficionado who runs a struggling video store. He takes on a new hire, much  ...more
  • Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey
    47
    19

    Released2021

    Directed byDavid Charbonier, Justin Powell

    The Boy Behind the Door is a 2021 American horror-thriller film directed by David Charbonier and Justin Powell. A teenage boy tries to save himself and his best friend when they are kidnapped on  ...more
  • Kim Myung-min, Choi Woo-shik
    10
    3

    Released2018

    Directed byHeo Jong-ho

    Monstrum is a 2018 South Korean period action film directed by Heo Jong-ho. Set in 1527 during King Jungjong's reign, a plague is spreading in Joseon and rumors are rife that a mysterious vicious  ...more
  • Lee Marshall, Lauren Beatty
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    Released2021

    Directed byAmelia Moses

    Bleed with Me is a 2021 Canadian horror film directed by Amelia Moses. During a winter getaway at an isolated cabin, a self-destructive young woman becomes convinced that her best friend is stealing  ...more
  • Anthony Bajon, Christine Gautier
    41
    19

    Released2021

    Directed byLudovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma

    Teddy is a 2021 French horror film directed by Ludovic Boukherma and Zoran Boukherma. A young man in a rural town begins to undergo frightening changes after he is scratched by an unknown beast.  ...more
  • Ario Bayu, Hannah Al Rashid
    23
    10

    Released2021

    Directed byKimo Stamboel

    The Queen of Black Magic (aka Ratu Ilmu Hitam) is a 2021 Indonesian supernatural horror film directed by Kimo Stamboel, and a loose remake of the 1981 Indonesian horror film. Three young men decide  ...more