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The Best Supernatural Thriller Movies On Shudder

Updated October 12, 2020 159 votes 21 voters 1.3k views30 items

List RulesOnly 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.

  • 1
    The Changeling
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    5

    The Changeling

    George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas

    Released1980

    Directed byPeter Medak

    The Changeling is a 1980 Canadian/American horror film directed by Peter Medak. Its plot... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Hellraiser
    15
    4

    Hellraiser

    Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson

    Released1987

    Directed byClive Barker

    Hellraiser is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based upon his... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Hellbound: Hellraiser II
    10
    2

    Hellbound: Hellraiser II

    Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence

    Released1988

    Directed byTony Randel

    Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a 1988 British-American horror film directed by Tony Randel. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Mimic
    10
    2

    The Mimic

    Yum Jung-ah, Park Hyuk-kwon

    Released2017

    Directed byHuh Jung

    The Mimic is a 2017 South Korean horror-thriller film written and directed by Huh Jung. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    The Void
    8
    5

    The Void

    Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh

    Released2016

    Directed bySteven Kostanski, Jeremy Gillespie

    The Void is a 2016 Canadian horror film directed by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Demons
    5
    5

    Demons

    Lamberto Bava, Michele Soavi

    Released1985

    Directed byLamberto Bava

    Demons is a 1985 Italian horror film directed by Lamberto Bava and produced by Dario Argento,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Creepshow 2
    2
    0

    Creepshow 2

    Stephen King, George Kennedy

    Released1987

    Directed byMichael Gornick

    Creepshow 2 is a 1987 American live-action/animated horror comedy anthology film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Ganja & Hess
    1
    0

    Ganja & Hess

    Duane Jones, Leonard Jackson

    Released1973

    Directed byBill Gunn

    Ganja & Hess is a 1973 horror film directed by Bill Gunn and stars Marlene Clark and Duane... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Re-Animator
    5
    5

    Re-Animator

    Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs

    Released1985

    Directed byStuart Gordon

    Re-Animator is a 1985 American science fiction horror comedy film loosely based on the H. P.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Season of the Witch
    1
    0

    Season of the Witch

    Ann Muffly, Raymond Laine

    Released1973

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

    Season of the Witch (originally released as Hungry Wives) is a 1973 American drama film... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    The Echo
    1
    0

    The Echo

    Kevin Durand, Amelia Warner

    Released2008

    Directed byYam Laranas

    The Echo is a 2008 American horror film that is a remake of the Filipino film Sigaw. Yam... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Wake Wood
    2
    9

    Wake Wood

    Timothy Spall, Aidan Gillen

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Keating

    Wake Wood is a 2011 British/Irish supernatural horror film set in Northern Ireland. A UK and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Awakening
    0
    0

    The Awakening

    Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton

    Released2011

    Directed byNick Murphy

    The Awakening is a 2011 British horror film directed and co-written by Nick Murphy, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    V/H/S
    1
    0

    V/H/S

    Joe Swanberg, Adam Wingard

    Released2012

    Directed byJoe Swanberg, Adam Wingard, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez

    V/H/S is a 2012 American anthology horror film. It features a series of found-footage shorts... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    All Cheerleaders Die
    2
    2

    All Cheerleaders Die

    Bonnie McKee, Jesse Hlubik

    Released2001

    Directed byDick Sivertson, Lucky McKee

    All Cheerleaders Die is a 2001 film written and directed by Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson.
  • 16
    V/H/S/2
    1
    0

    V/H/S/2

    Adam Wingard, Mindy Robinson

    Released2013

    Directed byGregg Hale, Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett, Eduardo Sánchez, Gareth Evans

    V/H/S/2 is a 2013 American anthology horror film. It features a series of found-footage... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
    2
    2

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò

    Released2014

    Directed byAna Lily Amirpour

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a 2014 American vampire western film directed by Ana Lily... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Starry Eyes
    2
    0

    Starry Eyes

    Amanda Fuller, Nick Simmons

    Released2014

    Directed byDennis Widmyer, Kevin Kolsch

    Starry Eyes is a 2014 horror film directed and written by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    The Canal
    5
    0

    The Canal

    Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Steve Oram

    Released2014

    Directed byIvan Kavanagh

    The Canal is a 2014 Irish horror film that was directed and written by Ivan Kavanagh. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Let Us Prey
    0
    2

    Let Us Prey

    Liam Cunningham, Bryan Larkin

    Released2014

    Directed byBrian O'Malley

    Let Us Prey is a 2014 horror film written by David Cairns and Fiona Watson and directed by...
  • 21
    Still/Born
    2
    0

    Still/Born

    Christie Burke, Jesse Moss

    Released2017

    Directed byBrandon Christensen

    Still/Born is 2017 Canadian horror thriller film directed by Brandon Christensen. A new... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    The Lift
    2
    5

    The Lift

    Huub Stapel, Willeke van Ammelrooy

    Released1985

    Directed byDick Maas

    The Lift (a.k.a. De Lift) is a 1983 Dutch science-fiction horror film directed and written by... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Hell House LLC
    2
    0

    Hell House LLC

    Kristin Michelle Taylor, Theodore Bouloukos

    Released2015

    Directed byStephen Cognetti

    Hell House LLC is a 2015 American found footage horror film written and directed by Stephen... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Let Her Out
    1
    0

    Let Her Out

    Alanna LeVierge, Nina Kiri

    Directed byCody Calahan

    Let Her Out is a 2016 horror film directed by Cody Calahan. After a tragic accident, Helen...
  • 25
    Christmas Presence
    2
    0

    Christmas Presence

    Charlotte Atkinson, Elsie Bennett

    Released2018

    Directed byJames Edward Cook

    Christmas Presence is a 2018 British comedy horror film directed by James Edward Cook. A... more on Wikipedia