Shudder Announces Movie Mayhem; New Title Added Every Weekday in May


As you’ve probably noticed, we’re big fans of the streaming service Shudder here at Dread, and they have a pretty awesome promotion taking place during the upcoming month of May.  Shudder will be hosting “Movie Mayhem” and adding a new title to the platform every weekday starting May 2nd. Read on for the details!

From the Press Release:
Scream your way through May with a new horror movie every night! Shudder, the AMC-backed streaming service, has announced the release of a new film EVERY WEEKDAY for an entire month of curated “Movie Mayhem.”

Fresh off releasing a full list of new titles in April—including films found ONLY ON SHUDDER—the platform is now upping the ante as the ultimate destination for horror and genre fans. The films already announced for Movie Mayhem feature a full spectrum of horror programing with new American releases like We Are Still Here and The Midnight Swim sitting alongside foreign films such as the recent Mexico Barbaro and the undead classic Zombie.

Although most of Movie Mayhem’s releases are being kept a mystery, here’s a sneak peek of what’s coming:

MAY 2ND: We Are Still Here (2015)
Director: Ted Geoghegan. Cast includes: Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Lisa Marie

MAY 6TH: Zombie (1979)
Director: Lucio Fulci. Cast includes: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson

MAY 11TH: Mexico Barbaro (2014)
Directors: Isaac Ezban, Laurette Flores Bornn, Jorge Michel Grau, Ulises Guzman, Edgar Nito, Lex Ortega, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Aaron Soto. Cast includes: Dulce Alexa, Sara Camacho, Lorena Gonzalez

MAY 16TH: The Midnight Swim (2014)
Director: Sarah Adina Smith. Cast includes: Lindsay Burdge, Jennifer Lafleur, Aleksa Palladino

MAY 20TH: Society (1989)
Director: Brian Yuzna. Cast includes: Billy Warlock, Devin DeVasquez, Evan Richards

MAY 25TH: Night of the Demons (1988)
Director: Kevin Tenney. Cast includes: Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins

The remaining titles for “Movie Mayhem” will be announced throughout the month on Shudder’s Facebook and Twitter pages as well as

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New titles released in April include:

Nightmares (aka Stage Fright) (1980)
Director: John D. Lamond. Cast includes: Jenny Neumann, Nina Landis, Gary Sweet

Q – The Winged Serpent (1982)
Director: Larry Cohen. Cast includes: David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark

Trouble Every Day (2001)
Director: Claire Denis. Cast includes: Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Beatrice Dalle 

WNUF Halloween Special – ONLY ON SHUDDER (2013)
Directors: Chris LaMartina, James Branscome. Cast includes: Paul Fahrenkopf, Aaron Henkin, Nicolette le Faye

Monster A Go-Go – ONLY ON SHUDDER (1965)
Directors: Bill Rebane, Herschell Gordon Lewis. Cast includes: Philip Morton, June Travis, George Perry

Slime City – ONLY ON SHUDDER (1988)
Director: Greg Lamberson. Cast includes: Craig Sabin, Mary Huner, T.J. Merrick

Video Violence – ONLY ON SHUDDER (1987)
Director: Gary P. Cohen. Cast includes: Gary Schwartz, Chick Kaplan, Robin Leeds

Hypothermia – ONLY ON SHUDDER (2010)
Director: James Felix McKenney. Cast includes: Michael Rooker, Blanche baker, Benjamin Forster

Bitter Feast – ONLY ON SHUDDER (2010)
Director: Joe Maggio. Cast includes: James Le Gros, Joshua Leonard, Amy Seimetz

Atrocious – ONLY ON SHUDDER (2010)
Director: Fernando Barreda Luna. Cast includes: Cristian Valencia, Clara Moraleda, Chus Pereiro

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1988)
Director: David DeCoteau. Cast includes: Andras Jones, Linnea Quigley, Robin Stille

Shudder houses a variety of films that span all decades and sub-genres of horror in detailed collections created by lead curators Colin Geddes, a prominent film aficionado and historian, and Sam Zimmerman, writer and expert on anything horror.  Shudder’s growing library of curated horror is available ad-free and for unlimited viewing on Shudder’s website, mobile apps for iOS and Android, Chromecast, Apple TV, and the Roku platform with a free 14-day trial or $4.99 monthly/$49.99 yearly membership. To sign up or learn more, visit

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