Shudder Essentials

Shudder Essentials

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

The Lost Boys
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Sleep all day, party all night with this 80s vampire classic.

Season of the Witch
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George Romero's tale of a suburban housewife, witchcraft, and the dark, shocking results.

Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
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An odd drifter possesses the last of seven ancient keys that hold the power to protect humanity from the ultimate evil.

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.

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

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.

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.

Night of the Living Dead
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George Romero's original zombie classic introduced viewers to a new type of terror.