Shudder Essentials

Shudder Essentials

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

The Exorcist
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William Friedkin directs one of the most horrifying movies ever made.

Friday the 13th
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It all starts with this seminal slasher.

Friday the 13th Part 2
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Baghead Jason stalks camp counselors in the sequel that birthed an iconic killer.

Friday the 13th Part 4: The Final Chapter
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Jason returns to Crystal Lake in franchise favorite, The Final Chapter.

Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives
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He's Back (The Man Behind the Mask) in series great, Jason Lives.

The Fog
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Ghosts of shipwrecked sailors return to a seaside village on the 100-year anniversary of their deaths.

Escape from New York
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In John Carpenter's bleak, alternate future, Manhattan Island has become the nation’s only maximum security prison.

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

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.

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.

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.

A Tale of Two Sisters
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In this Korean horror classic, scary things happen after two sisters are reunited.

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

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