Mom Macabre

Mom Macabre

Fight or Fright. Shudder celebrates moms on either side of the horror divide.

The Babadook
The Babadook
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Amelia struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6 year-old Samuel – a son she finds difficult to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster called ‘The Babadook’ who he believes is coming to kill them.

Goodnight Mommy
Goodnight Mommy
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A pair of twins doubt their mother is who she says she is in this shocking international gem.

Virus :32
Virus :32
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A virus breaks out and a chilling massacre rages through the streets of Montevideo.

The Taking of Deborah Logan
The Taking of Deborah Logan
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A film crew documents a woman's struggle with Alzheimer's, only to discover something else at play.

Martyrs Lane
Martyrs Lane
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Leah, 10, has terrible nightmares. Her mother seems distant somehow, lost in her thoughts. A small, nightly visitor brings Leah comfort, but soon Leah will realise that her little visitor offers knowledge that might be very, very dangerous.

Son
Son
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When a young boy mysteriously falls ill, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying forces in her past.

Mother
Mother's Day
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Three young women are tormented by an insane matriarch and her depraved sons.

Shock
Shock
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A woman becomes convinced her son is possessed by his dead father’s spirit.

Lyle
Lyle
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Leah's grief over the death of her toddler turns to paranoia when she begins to suspect her neighbors are involved in a satanic pact.

Z
Z
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A couple is shaken when their eight-year-old son meets a creepy imaginary friend.

The Room
The Room
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In their new home, a young couple discover a secret room that grants their every wish. But some wishes can have dire consequences...

Gwen
Gwen
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In this stark folk horror, a young girl tries desperately to keep her home together as a growing darkness takes hold.

Still/Born
Still/Born
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A mom is convinced a demonic entity is out to harm her newborn son.

The Noonday Witch
The Noonday Witch
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A mythical witch comes for a widowed mother and her young daughter.

Prevenge
Prevenge
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A pregnant woman sets out to get revenge on seven strangers in this British black comedy-slasher.