Shudder Essentials

Shudder Essentials

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

May
May
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Every connection May makes turns out deadly.

The Gate
The Gate
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Two boys accidentally dig up the gate to hell and summon an army of tiny demons.

The Descent
The Descent
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Six girlfriends are trapped in a cave with monstrous humanoid creatures in this modern horror essential.

Children of the Corn
Children of the Corn
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A couple must escape from a town of evil kids in this scary Stephen King adaptation.

Nosferatu, The Vampyre
Nosferatu, The Vampyre
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Werner Herzog’s 1979 remake stars the ghoulish German actor Klaus Kinski.

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

Ms. 45
Ms. 45
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A mute seamstress goes on a killing spree after being assaulted in Abel Ferrara’s classic.

Viy
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.

Horror Express
Horror Express
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Horror icons Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee race to stop a prehistoric vampire.

Messiah of Evil
Messiah of Evil
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A young woman heads to a mysterious seaside town in search of her father, in one of the great cult gems of 70s horror.

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
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What dark secrets does 13 year-old Rynn Jacobs hold? Jodie Foster stars in the classic chiller.

House on Haunted Hill
House on Haunted Hill
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William Castle's gimmick-laden horror thriller is a fairground fun house come to life.

City of the Dead
City of the Dead
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In this atmospheric classic, a professor (horror icon Christopher Lee) sends a student to Whitewood, Massachusetts, the site of 17th century witch burnings. Once there, she learns the satanic secrets that live on.

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

Frankenhooker
Frankenhooker
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An amateur scientist uses the bodies of dead hookers to revive his dead girlfriend.

The Stepfather
The Stepfather
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After murdering his entire family, a man marries a widow with a teenage daughter in another town and prepares to do it all over again in this classic thriller.

Day of the Beast
Day of the Beast
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A rogue priest goes on a twisted spree to prevent the apocalypse in this horror comedy essential.

Ring
Ring
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A group of teenage friends are found dead, their faces twisted in terror. Supposed victims of an urban legend about a cursed videotape.

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

Ginger Snaps
Ginger Snaps
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Two outcast sisters must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a werewolf.

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

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
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.

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