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The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder  

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List Rules Only Supernatural Thriller movies found on the Shudder streaming service.

If you’re into films about ghosts, demons, or other odd phenomena; then you must be a fan of paranormal cinema. This list of supernatural thriller movies on Shudder features a plethora of different haunting spirits and terrorizing screams. But which are the best supernatural thriller movies on Shudder?

Shudder specializes in horror. For only a few bucks a month, subscribers are treated to both original movies and celebrated cinema favorites. In the supernatural department, Shudder has a few soul-stirring original entries like Christmas Presence, The Witch in the Window, and Satan’s Slaves. The streaming service also has several of what can easily be considered the top supernatural films ever made like Clive Barker’s Hellraiser and Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy.

Also on this impressive movie list are supernatural films from around the world, like A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, which is the very first Iranian vampire western ever. Interested in seeing Jennifer Connelly’s first starring role, then check out 1985’s Phenomena. How about the movie that started it all? Most of these films were directly inspired by F.W. Murnau’s 1922 cinema classic Nosferatu.

Which are the best supernatural thriller films on Shudder? That’s up to you to decide. Vote up your favorites.

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The Changeling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse
The Changeling is a 1980 Canadian/American horror film directed by Peter Medak and starring George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere. The story is based upon events that writer Russell Hunter said ...more
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Nosferatu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released ...more
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Hellbound: Hellraiser II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham
Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a 1988 British-American horror film directed by Tony Randel. It draws heavily upon, and was made by much of the same cast and crew as its precursor, Hellraiser.
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The Mimic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Yum Jung-ah, Park Hyuk-kwon
The Mimic is a 2017 South Korean horror-thriller film written and directed by Huh Jung. A woman whose son is missing takes in a young girl she finds near Mt. Jang – a mysterious mountain where ...more
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Hellraiser is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence
Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based upon his own novella The Hellbound Heart. The film spawned a series of sequels.
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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Terry Farrell, Paula Marshall, Doug Bradley
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth is a 1992 American-Canadian horror film and third installment in the Hellraiser series, directed by Anthony Hickox and starring Doug Bradley, Terry Farrell, Paula ...more
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The Void is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh, Daniel Fathers
The Void is a 2016 Canadian horror film directed by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. A group of people who have been trapped in a hospital by a gathering of hooded cultists soon discovers ...more
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Rabid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Marilyn Chambers, Joe Silver, Susan Roman
Rabid is a 1977 Canadian drama horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg. It features Marilyn Chambers in the lead role, supported by Howard Ryshpan, Joe Silver and Robert A. ...more
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Don't Look Now is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Don't Look Now Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Leopoldo Trieste
Don't Look Now is a 1973 independent British-Italian film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is a thriller adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star ...more
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Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman
Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more
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The Canal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Steve Oram, Rupert Evans
The Canal is a 2014 Irish horror film that was directed and written by Ivan Kavanagh. The film had its world premiere on April 18, 2014 at the Tribeca Film Festival, and stars Rupert Evans as a ...more
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The Witch in the Window is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Arija Bareikis, Alex Draper, Charlie Tacker
The Witch in the Window is a 2018 American horror drama film directed by Andy Mitton. When Simon brings his twelve year-old son, Finn, to rural Vermont to help flip an old farmhouse, they ...more
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Starry Eyes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Amanda Fuller, Nick Simmons, Pat Healy
Starry Eyes is a 2014 horror film directed and written by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. The film had its world premiere on March 8, 2014 at South by Southwest and features Alex Essoe as ...more
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Still/Born is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Still/Born Christie Burke, Jesse Moss, Rebecca Olson
Still/Born is 2017 Canadian horror thriller film directed by Brandon Christensen. A new mother, Mary (Christie Burke) gives birth to twins but only one of them lives and Mary suspects that a ...more
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Christmas Presence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Charlotte Atkinson, Elsie Bennett, Lorna Brown
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.
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Demons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Lamberto Bava, Michele Soavi, Urbano Barberini
Demons is a 1985 Italian horror film directed by Lamberto Bava and produced by Dario Argento, starring Urbano Barberini and Natasha Hovey. The screenplay was written by Bava, Argento, Franco ...more
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Re-Animator is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, David Gale
Re-Animator is a 1985 American science fiction horror comedy film loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft episodic novella "Herbert West–Reanimator." Directed by Stuart Gordon, it was the ...more
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The Exorcist III is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott, Brad Dourif
The Exorcist III is a 1989 American supernatural horror film written and directed by William Peter Blatty. It is the third installment of The Exorcist series and a film adaptation of Blatty's ...more
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Dust Devil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Dust Devil Robert Burke, Chelsea Field, Zakes Mokae
Dust Devil is a 1992 horror film written and directed by Richard Stanley. A woman, while on the run from her abusive husband, encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.
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Dead & Buried is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Robert Englund, Jack Albertson, Barry Corbin
This film is a 1981 horror film directed by Gary Sherman, starring Melody Anderson and James Farentino. With a screenplay written by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett, the movie was initially ...more
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All Cheerleaders Die is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Bonnie McKee, Jesse Hlubik, Jennifer Grant
All Cheerleaders Die is a 2001 film written and directed by Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson.
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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Nig... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a 2014 American vampire western film directed by Ana Lily Amirpour. Arash (Arash Marandi) is caring for his addict father and being harrassed by a drug dealer ...more
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Terrified is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Maximiliano Ghione, Norberto Gonzalo, Elvira Onetto
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 ...more
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Satan's Slaves is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Tara Basro, Bront Palarae, Ayu Laksmi
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
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The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder
Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West
The Awakening is a 2011 British horror film directed and co-written by Nick Murphy, starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Imelda Staunton.