If you’re into scary movies, then you need to check out this list of documentary movies on Shudder. The AMC streaming service offers fright fanatics original and acquired movies and television series for just a few bucks a month. But which are the best documentary movies on Shudder?
For every child haunted in their sleep by Freddy Krueger, the award-winning documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy takes spectators behind the scenes of Wes Craven’s iconic horror franchise. Other top documentary movies on Shudder include The Best Worst Movie, which is about the making of the “worst film of all time,” Troll 2, and a complete history of black horror films in Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror.
Other, not to be missed, documentary films on Shudder explore the Friday the 13th franchise, the works of legendary B-movie horror auteur Larry Cohen, and the making of Fright Night and Fright Night Part 2. Make your voice heard. Vote up the films you think are the best horror documentaries on Shudder.
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- 165Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy is a 2010 American four-hour direct-to-disc... more
- 145Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Xavier... more
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13thDaniel FarrandsCrystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th is a documentary film directed... more
King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry CohenSteve MitchellKing Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen is a 2017 American documentary film... more
- 105Killer Legends is a historical documentary film directed by Joshua Zeman.... more
Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser Part 1Kevin McDonaghLeviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a 2015 British documentary... more
- 42Document of the Dead is a 1979 documentary film by American filmmaker Roy Frumkes that was... more
- 55Faces of Death is a 1978 mondo film which guides viewers through explicit scenes depicting a... more
- 68Until the Light Takes Us is a 2008 American documentary film about Norwegian black metal by... more
- 90Most people don't set out to produce a horrible film, so how exactly does it happen? This... more
Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet SemataryJohn Campopiano, Justin WhiteUnearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary is a 2017 American documentary film directed by... more
Lost SoulDavid GregoryLost Soul (a.k.a. Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau) is... more
You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright NightChris GriffithsYou're So Cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night is a 2016 British documentary film... more
- 02The Road Movie is a 2015 Belarusian documentary film directed by Dmitrii Kalashnikov. A... more
- 22Spookers is a 2017 Australian documentary film directed by Florian Habicht. A close-knit New... more