Fantastic Fest

Fantastic Fest

Since 2005, the Alamo Drafthouse's Fantastic Fest has been the brightest, most mayhem-fueled celebration of genre film in the U.S. It introduces adventurous audiences to the best contemporary horror and fantastic film, as well as some carefully-selected cult treasures. Below, find an outstanding selection of Shudder's library that first made an important stop in Austin, Texas, and have your very own Fantastic Fest at home.

Chaos Reigns on Shudder, as we celebrate favorites that have played at renowned genre celebration Fantastic Fest in years past.

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl
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A young woman caring for her sick aunt is pushed into bad behavior by a seductive new friend.

Dearest Sister
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A Laotian woman is sent to care for a blind cousin who's been having scary supernatural visitations.

Sadako vs. Kayako
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The vengeful spirits of the Ring and Ju-on series face off.

The Stylist
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A hairstylist has some very disturbing plans for her final appointment of the day.

I Want You Inside Me
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An introverted teenager loses her virginity and her boyfriend in one fell orgasm, in this short horror-comedy.

Follow
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Quinn's world crashes when his girlfriend gives him an early Christmas present.

Sensoria
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In a new apartment, a grieving woman quickly realizes that she's not as alone as she thought she was.

Der Bunker
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A student becomes entangled in the bizarre dramas of his landlord's family.

Coherence
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In this mind-bending sci-fi thriller, 8 friends at a dinner party start experiencing strange and mysterious events on the night a comet is passing close to Earth.

A Field in England
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A group of English Civil War soldiers are captured by an alchemist and fall victim to violent and nightmarish forces.

Lost Soul
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The bizarre true story behind the reviled 1996 adaptation of the H.G. Wells classic.

From The Dark
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A young couple are terrorized by a mysterious creature that thrives on darkness.

Alleluia
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A con artist and his girlfriend seduce and murder a series of lonely widows.

Shrew's Nest
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In 1950s Spain, an agoraphobic woman becomes unhinged and imprisons an injured man in her apartment.

The Treatment
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A cop is drawn into a disturbing case of abduction that bears similarities to his younger brother’s disappearance as a child.

Nothing Bad Can Happen
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A young Christian has his faith tested in horrific ways after he’s taken in by a cruel sadist.

Sleep Tight
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A deranged doorman becomes obsessed with making a woman's life hell.

ABCs of Death
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26 directors contributed grisly death-themed shorts for this hit horror anthology.

We Need to Talk About Kevin
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A mother struggles to understand how her scary son became a school shooter.

A Horrible Way to Die
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An escaped serial killer starts hunting for the ex-girlfriend who put him away.

Troll Hunter
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A group of young investigative journalists meet a man who claims to be a troll hunter.

Beyond The Black Rainbow
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A woman must break free from a strange institution run by a creepy self-help guru.

The House of the Devil
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A man lures a babysitter to a house with an unusually large sum of money.

Let The Right One In
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A bullied boy befriends, then falls for a vampire girl in this recent horror hit.

Dead Girl
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When two teens find a chained-up dead girl, they do things they'll soon regret.

Timecrimes
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A man finds himself stuck in a terrifying time loop after witnessing a murder.

Severance
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A weapons company's staff are stalked during a team-building retreat.

The Host
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In this crossover Korean horror hit, a giant mutant sea monster terrorizes Seoul.

Wake in Fright
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A man on vacation stops off in a rural town filled with strange characters and becomes unable to leave.