Call Now! Shudder Launches “Halloween Hotline” for Personalized Horror Movie Recommendations

Happy Halloween, Dread Central readers! If you’re wondering what to watch tonight, Shudder has you covered!

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, offers the best, hand-selected collection of horror movies around. But sometimes you need a little extra help picking exactly which great slasher, ghost story, giallo or monster movie to watch next. In celebration of Halloween, Shudder’s head curator, Samuel Zimmerman, will be offering callers his live, personalized picks for their perfect Halloween night/weekend viewing.

All movie lovers from around the world are invited to call Sam on the Shudder Hotline at (201) 305-9178 today from 3-4 pm ET and tell him about their mood or taste. From that information, Sam will use his horror knowledge to pick a film from Shudder’s vast library custom-suited for them. 

Call volume is expected to be high, so if you get a busy signal please keep trying. We can’t promise every call will be answered, but Sam will get to as many as he can during the hour. While the recommendations are provided for free, please note that normal phone and long-distance charges may apply.

If you’re not already a Shudder member, sign up for a 7-day, risk-free trial at—or get a full year of Shudder for an amazing 31% off at until midnight Pacific Time on October 31. (31% off offer not available to current Shudder members or to those who sign up via other platforms. Offer subject Shudder Terms and Conditions and the Halloween 2019 Offer Terms and Conditions. Please see links for details.)

Are you a Shudder subscriber? Will you be calling Samuel Zimmerman for a movie recommendation? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.

Written by Josh Millican

Josh Millican is the Editor in Chief at Dread Central.

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