Shudder Essentials

Shudder Essentials

There are some movies you've got to see. These are Shudder Essentials.

The Shining
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Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall star in director Stanley Kubrick's disturbing adaptation of Stephen King's blockbuster horror novel.

Prince of Darkness
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John Carpenter directs this terrifying film about a group of scientists who unknowingly unleash Satan.

The Vault of Horror
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Five people trapped in an underground vault share stories of terror while awaiting their fate.

Next of Kin
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When a young woman inherits a creaky retirement home, she’ll find herself in a waking nightmare of murder, madness and a legacy of evil that may be inescapable

Viy
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In 19th century Russia, a seminary student is forced to spend three nights with the corpse of a beautiful young witch.

The Changeling
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In this haunted house essential, a composer moves to a secluded Victorian mansion inhabited by a paranormal entity.

Deep Red
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A teacher gets drawn into a serial killer's web in Dario Argento's iconic giallo.

The Old Dark House
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In this classic chiller, stranded travelers stumble upon a strange old house, and find themselves at the mercy of a highly eccentric family.

Halloween
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An escaped killer returns home in John Carpenter's classic.

Oldboy
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Locked up in a strange prison for 15 years, a man is freed and out for answers in this modern revenge classic.

Re-Animator
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This beloved ‘80s cult horror hit follows a student who brings the dead back to life.

Hellraiser
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A puzzle box reveals a realm of sadistic monsters led by a being named Pinhead.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
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A group of friends are terrorised by a chainsaw wielding madman and his depraved family in this legendary horror.

Blood and Black Lace
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A masked killer terrorizes a chic fashion house in Mario Bava's seminal giallo.

Demons
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A horror movie audience turns into bloodthirsty demons.

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

Pulse (Kairo)
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A strange website claims to offer visitors the chance to connect with the dead.

Black Christmas
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This horror classic about a killer stalking sorority girls on Xmas helped spawn the slasher genre.

Phantasm: Remastered
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Don Coscarelli’s beloved 1979 sci-fi horror classic returns in a new restoration.

Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer
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This controversial horror classic follows a serial killer and his partner-in-crime.

The Beyond
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In this gore classic, a woman inherits a hotel built over an entrance to Hell.

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