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The Best Monster Movies On Shudder  

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List Rules Only 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 fanatics 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
George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman
Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent zombie horror film directed by George A. Romero, starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea and Karl Hardman. It premiered on October 1, 1968, and ...more
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Mimic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus
Mimic is an American 1997 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, based on a short story of the same name by Donald A. Wollheim. Del Toro was unhappy with the ...more
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Day of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Sherman Howard, Jarlath Conroy, Terry Alexander
This film is a 1985 American horror film written and directed by George A. Romero and the third film in Romero's film series. Romero describes the film as a "tragedy about how a lack of ...more
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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs
Resident Evil is a 2002 German-British-French science fiction horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. It is the first ...more
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City of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Lucio Fulci, Christopher George, Catriona MacColl
City of the Living Dead is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. It is the first installment of the unofficial Gates of Hell trilogy which also includes The Beyond and The House by ...more
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C.H.U.D. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
John Goodman, Daniel Stern, John Heard
C.H.U.D. is a 1984 American horror film produced by Andrew Bonime, and directed by Douglas Cheek with Peter Stein as the director of photography and William Bilowit as production designer. The ...more
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Seoul Station is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung, Lee Joon
Seoul Station is a 2016 South Korean animated zombie film written and directed by Yeon Sang-ho. Taking place in and around Seoul station, a young runaway woman (Shim Eun-kyung) must try to ...more
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The Host is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho
The Host is a 2006 South Korean monster film. The movie concerns a monster taking a man's daughter, and his attempts to rescue her. According to the director, his inspiration came from a local ...more
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Cold Skin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Cold Skin David Oakes, Aura Garrido, Ray Stevenson
Cold Skin is a 2017 French-Spanish sci-fi horror film directed by Xavier Gens and based on the novel by Albert Sánchez Piñol. In 1914, a young man (David Oakes) arrives at a remote ...more
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Nightbreed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley, Charles Haid
Nightbreed is a 1990 American dark fantasy film written and directed by Clive Barker, based on his 1988 novella Cabal. The film features Craig Sheffer as Aaron Boone, an unstable mental patient ...more
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Willow Creek is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Peter Jason, Bryce Johnson, Alexie Gilmore
Willow Creek is a 2013 independent found footage film about a couple interested in Bigfoot lore, written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait. The film was premiered at the 2013 Independent Film ...more
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Splinter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Shea Whigham
Splinter is a 2008 horror film directed by Toby Wilkins. It had a limited theatrical release on October 31, 2008 and stars Shea Whigham, Paulo Costanzo, and Jill Wagner. It was filmed near ...more
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Big Man Japan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Ryunosuke Kamiki, UA, Itsuji Itao
Big Man Japan is a 2007 Japanese film written and directed by and starring Hitoshi Matsumoto. It was well received by critics in the U.S., after many months of showings at various festivals and ...more
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Q: The Winged Serpent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine
Q (a.k.a. The Winged Serpent and Q: The Winged Serpent) is a 1982 monster film written, produced and directed by Larry Cohen. The Aztec god Quetzalcoatl, a winged, dragon-like, female lizard, ...more
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Cat People is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole
Cat People is a 1982 American horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski. Jerry Bruckheimer served as executive producer. While the film has all the elements of a horror ...more
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Late Phases is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Tina Louise, Erin Cummings, Tom Noonan
Late Phases is a 2014 horror drama film by Adrián García Bogliano and his first feature film in the English language. The film had its world premiere on March 9, 2014 at South by ...more
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Digging Up the Marrow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Ray Wise, Adam Green, Will Barratt
Digging Up the Marrow is a 2013 documentary film written and directed by Adam Green. Adam Green being his documentary featuring monsters and is surprised when William Dekker (Ray Wise), a ...more
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Zombie Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Ian McCulloch, Donald O'Brien, Walter Patriarca
Zombie Holocaust, also known as Zombie 3 and Doctor Butcher, M.D., is a 1980 Italian zombie film directed by Marino Girolami.
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Burial Ground is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Burial Ground Karin Well, Gianluigi Chirizzi, Simone Mattioli
Burial Ground (also known as Nights of Terror, Zombi Horror, The Zombie Dead) is a 1981 Italian grindhouse zombie movie directed by Andrea Bianchi. A professor, studying an Etruscan crypt near a ...more
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The House by the Cemetery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
The House by the Cemetery Katherine MacColl, Paolo Malco, Ania Pieroni
The House by the Cemetery is a 1981 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. A series of murders take place in a New England home – a home which happens to be hiding a gruesome secret within ...more
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Day of the Animals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Leslie Nielsen, Christopher George, Michael Ansara
Day of the Animals is a 1977 American horror film thriller directed by William Girdler and based on a story written by Edward L. Montoro. Premiering on May 13, 1977, the movie reunited stars ...more
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Mon Mon Mon Monsters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Deng Yu-kai, Kent Tsai, Carolyn Chen
Mon Mon Mon Monsters is a 2017 Taiwanese horror-comedy film written, directed and co-produced by Giddens Ko. Unjustly accused of stealing money, Lin Shu-wei (Deng Yu-kai) is assigned to do ...more
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Last Ones Out is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Last Ones Out Greg Kriek, Tuks Tad Lungu, Christia Visser
Last Ones Out is a 2016 South African adventure film directed by Howard Fyvie. A skeptical American man is stranded in the middle of a zombie-infected Africa and must trust the help of three ...more
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Evil: In the Time of Heroes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Billy Zane, Argyris Thanassoulas, Andreas Kontopoulos
Evil: In the Time of Heroes is a 2009 Greek zombie horror film starring Billy Zane.
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Chawz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Monster Movies On Shudder
Chawz Uhm Tae-woong, Jung Yu-mi, Yoon Je-moon
Chaw is a 2009 South Korean film about a mutant killer pig wreaking havoc on a small mountain town, and the ragtag team of five who set out to stop the beast. The feature subverts the monster ...more