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The Best Monster Movies On Shudder

Updated October 12, 2020 786 votes 48 voters 2.0k views30 items

List RulesOnly Monster movies found on the Shudder streaming service.

For just a few bucks a month, horror fans can get access to Shudder, one of the premiere streaming services on the internet. If you’re into creature features, look no further than this AMC Network operation. Here are the top monster movies on Shudder that are sure to make you scream.

Perhaps the best thing about this list of monster movies is that several of the titles come from filmmakers all over the world. There are of course several American classics available, like Night of the Living Dead and Resident Evil. However, horror fans can enjoy selections from internationally acclaimed foreign horror auteurs like Jooh Ho Bong from South Korea and Tsui Hark from China.

From zombies to sea dragons to a giant man-eating boar, these monster films on Shudder are sure to deliver on all your horror needs. Make your voice heard. Vote up your favorite. What do you think are the best monster films on Shudder? When you're done, check out our list of the best sea monster movies.

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    Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Night of the Living Dead

    George A. Romero, Duane Jones

    Released1968

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

    Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent zombie horror film directed by George... more on Wikipedia
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    Mimic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Mimic

    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino

    Released1997

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Mimic is an American 1997 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by Guillermo del... more on Wikipedia
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    Day of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Day of the Dead

    Sherman Howard, Jarlath Conroy

    Released1985

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

    This film is a 1985 American horror film written and directed by George A. Romero and the... more on Wikipedia
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    Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Resident Evil

    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

    Resident Evil is a 2002 German-British-French science fiction horror film written and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    City of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    City of the Living Dead

    Lucio Fulci, Christopher George

    Released1980

    Directed byLucio Fulci

    City of the Living Dead is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. It is the first... more on Wikipedia
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    Seoul Station is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Seoul Station

    Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung

    Released2016

    Directed byYeon Sang-ho

    Seoul Station is a 2016 South Korean animated zombie film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man... more on Wikipedia
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    C.H.U.D. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    C.H.U.D.

    John Goodman, Daniel Stern

    Released1984

    Directed byDouglas Cheek

    C.H.U.D. is a 1984 American horror film produced by Andrew Bonime, and directed by Douglas... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    The Host is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    The Host

    Bae Doona, Scott Wilson

    Released2006

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    The Host is a 2006 South Korean monster film. The movie concerns a monster taking a man's... more on Wikipedia
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    Cold Skin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Cold Skin

    David Oakes, Aura Garrido

    Released2018

    Directed byXavier Gens

    Cold Skin is a 2017 French-Spanish sci-fi horror film directed by Xavier Gens and based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    Nightbreed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Nightbreed

    David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley

    Released1990

    Directed byClive Barker

    Nightbreed is a 1990 American dark fantasy film written and directed by Clive Barker, based on... more on Wikipedia
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    Big Man Japan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Big Man Japan

    Ryunosuke Kamiki, UA

    Released2007

    Directed byHitoshi Matsumoto

    Big Man Japan is a 2007 Japanese film written and directed by and starring Hitoshi Matsumoto.... more on Wikipedia
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    Willow Creek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Willow Creek

    Peter Jason, Bryce Johnson

    Released2013

    Directed byBobcat Goldthwait

    Willow Creek is a 2013 independent found footage film about a couple interested in Bigfoot... more on Wikipedia
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    The Winged Serpent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    The Winged Serpent

    Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark

    Released1982

    Directed byLarry Cohen

    Q (a.k.a. The Winged Serpent and Q: The Winged Serpent) is a 1982 monster film written,... more on Wikipedia
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    Cat People is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Cat People

    Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski

    Released1982

    Directed byPaul Schrader

    Cat People is a 1982 American horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja... more on Wikipedia
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    Evil: In the Time of Heroes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Evil: In the Time of Heroes

    Billy Zane, Argyris Thanassoulas

    Released2009

    Directed byYorgos Noussias

    Evil: In the Time of Heroes is a 2009 Greek zombie horror film starring Billy Zane.
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    Late Phases is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Late Phases

    Tina Louise, Erin Cummings

    Released2014

    Directed byAdrián García Bogliano

    Late Phases is a 2014 horror drama film by Adrián García Bogliano and his first feature film... more on Wikipedia
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    Last Ones Out is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Last Ones Out

    Greg Kriek, Tuks Tad Lungu

    Released2016

    Directed byHoward Fyvie

    Last Ones Out is a 2016 South African adventure film directed by Howard Fyvie. A skeptical... more on Wikipedia
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    Digging Up the Marrow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Digging Up the Marrow

    Ray Wise, Adam Green

    Released2013

    Directed byAdam Green

    Digging Up the Marrow is a 2013 documentary film written and directed by Adam Green. Adam... more on Wikipedia
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    Young Detective Dee: Rise of t is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder

    Released2013

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon is a 2013 Chinese crime-action film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Zombie Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Zombie Holocaust

    Ian McCulloch, Donald O'Brien

    Released1980

    Directed byMarino Girolami

    Zombie Holocaust, also known as Zombie 3 and Doctor Butcher, M.D., is a 1980 Italian zombie... more on Wikipedia
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    Day of the Animals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Day of the Animals

    Leslie Nielsen, Christopher George

    Released1977

    Directed byWilliam Girdler

    Day of the Animals is a 1977 American horror film thriller directed by William Girdler and... more on Wikipedia
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    The House by the Cemetery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    The House by the Cemetery

    Katherine MacColl, Paolo Malco

    Released1981

    Directed byLucio Fulci

    The House by the Cemetery is a 1981 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. A series of... more on Wikipedia
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    Burial Ground is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    Burial Ground

    Karin Well, Gianluigi Chirizzi

    Released1981

    Directed byAndrea Bianchi

    Burial Ground (also known as Nights of Terror, Zombi Horror, The Zombie Dead) is a 1981... more on Wikipedia
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    From The Dark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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    From The Dark

    Niamh Algar, Stephen Cromwell

    Released2015

    Directed byConnor McMahon

    From the Dark is a 2014 Irish horror film directed by Conor McMahon. A couple on a trip... more on Wikipedia
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    Monsters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
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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 on Wikipedia
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