With so many streaming services out there, it’s easy for things to get lost in the endless queues. But now that we all have a lot of time on our hands to explore new titles, I want to call attention to my favorite streaming service: Shudder. As AMC’s premiere streaming service for horror, action, thriller, and supernatural titles, Shudder has some of the best that genre film has to offer up.
From many of Takashi Miike’s films, including his iconic Audition, to original television series like Creepshow, there is a lot to love about the platform. But my favorite thing about the platform is the Shudder Exclusive titles. From foreign films to small horror darlings, there is a lot to love.
A legend covert soldier with a mysterious past now decides to once again unleash his beast inside of him to stand up for what he cares about.
A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life – and her tips – when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
Director: Christian Volckman
Writer(s): Sabrina B. Karine (collaboration), Eric Forestier (adaptation/dialogue/screenplay), Christian Volckman (screenplay/original idea)
Starring: Olga Kurylenko, Kevin Janssens, Joshua Wilson
Matt and Kate buy an isolated house. While moving, they discover a strange room that grants them an unlimited number of material wishes. But, since Kate has had two miscarriages, what they miss the most is a child.
The vengeful spirits of the Ring and Grudge series face off.
A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiraling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles.
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.
A medieval warrior’s gruesome collection of heads is missing only one – the monster that killed his daughter years ago. Essentially, it’s if Skyrim were a movie.
The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.
When strange events occur in a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, a doctor specializing in the paranormal, her colleague, and an ex-police officer decide to investigate further.
Shudder’s list of movies, TV series, and podcasts keeps growing for the better. While there are some horror gems on other platforms, Shudder offers up a variety of films that don’t only embrace horror but showcase action and fantasy from other countries that some may not have seen otherwise! If you’re a genre fan, Shudder is for you, and if you just got your subscription, start with these Shudder Exclusive titles.
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Kate is co-founder, EIC, and CCO of BWT. She’s also a Certified Rotten Tomatoes Critic, host, and creator of our flagship podcast, But Why Tho? and Did You Have To?. She also manages all PR relationships for comics, manga, film, TV, and anime. She has an MA in Cultural Anthropology and Religious Studies focusing on how pop culture impacts society.