The Best Horror Movies Streaming On Shudder

Nobody gets me like Shudder does. No other streamer understands that horror is a year-round sport. However, this beloved app knows better and gifts genre fans classic titles alongside new indie films 365. Instead of hitting pause on the nightmare fuel, they are ramping up and celebrating “Halfway to Halloween”. This April is a great example of why Shudder is worth the investment. The app is adding new titles like Baghead and Infested while ensuring the youth also sees movies like The Changeling and Drag Me To Hell. This month’s programming feels like a care package, and I am excited to get into these cool titles. 

See for yourself what Shudder is adding to the lineup this month.

Everything coming to Shudder this April


Directed by Alberto Corredor 

Streaming On Shudder April 5 


A young woman inherits a run-down pub and discovers a dark secret within its basement – Baghead – a shape-shifting creature that will let you speak to lost loved ones, but not without consequence. Starring Freya Allan, Jeremy Irvine, Ruby Barker, Ned Dennehy, Saffron Burrows, and Peter Mullan.

Late Night With The Devil

Directed by Colin Cairnes and Cameron Cairnes 

Streaming On Shudder April 19 


October 31, 1977. Johnny Carson’s rival Jack Delroy hosts a syndicated late-night talk show ‘Night Owls’ that has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country. A year after the tragic death of Jack’s wife, ratings have plummeted. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other, unaware that he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America. Starring David Dastmalchian (Oppenheimer) and Laura Gordon (Reckoning). 


Directed by Sébastien Vanicek 

Streaming On Shudder April 26 


Director Sébastien Vanicek makes his feature film debut with a story that follows Kaleb, who is about to turn 30 and has never been lonelier. He’s fighting with his sister over a matter of inheritance and has cut ties with his best friend. Fascinated by exotic animals, he finds a venomous spider in a bazaar and brings it back to his flat. It only takes a moment for it to escape and reproduce, turning the whole place into a dreadful web trap. Starring Théo Christine (Suprêmes), Finnegan Oldfield (Final Cut), Jérôme Niel (Smoking Causes Coughing), Sofia Lesaffre (Les Misérables), and Lisa Nyarko. 


The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs Shudder Original Series 

Season 6 Episodes Continue Biweekly LIVE Premieres on Shudder TV
Friday, April 12; Debuts on-demand Sunday, April 14
Friday, April 26; Debuts on-demand Sunday, April 28


The supersized sixth season continues with all-new episodes debuting biweekly. 


**Repertory Titles New to Shudder** 

April 1 

Mute Witness 

A mute makeup artist working on a slasher movie being shot in Moscow is locked in the studio after hours. While there, she witnesses a brutal murder and must escape capture.  

The Gates 

A serial killer has been sentenced to death by an electric chair in London in the 1890s, but in his final hours, he puts a curse on the prison he is in, and all of those in it.  

Drag Me to Hell 

A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.  

Ghost Stories (2017) 

After receiving a file with details of three unexplained cases of apparitions, skeptical professor Phillip Goodman embarks on a terrifying trip.  

The Rental 

Two couples rent a vacation home for what should be a celebratory weekend getaway. 

At the Devil’s Door 

A real estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there.  

The Wind 

A plainswoman faces the harshness and isolation of the untamed lad in the Western frontier of the late 1800s. 

Summoning Sylvia 

A gay bachelor party turns spooky when sinister spirits are suddenly summoned.  


A legendary psychopathic murderer stalks a summer camp.  

*The Last Drive-In: Joe Bob’s Dinners of Death: Madman episode is also available 


A wicked sorcerer tries to sacrifice a group of people inside his house with the intention of using their vitality to keep his wife alive.  

*The Last Drive-In: Joe Bob’s Dinners of Death: Spookies episode also available 


Five grisly tales from a kid’s comic book about a murdered father rising from his grave, a bizarre meteor, a vengeful husband, a mysterious crate’s occupant, and a plague of cockroaches.  

April 4 


In an ordinary abandoned house – on what could be your ordinary street – a gang of desperate criminals have found something – or it has found them.  

Wake Wood 

The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.  


A couple’s replacement babysitter turns out to be more than they bargained for when she subjects their kids to a series of twisted activities.  

April 8 

Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things 

Two estranged siblings go to their late scientist father’s farmhouse to make sense of his incomplete work. They soon discover an evil entity, buried in time and space for millions of years, has been released and begun wreaking havoc.  

The Third Saturday in October 

When a psycho goes on a murderous rampage after surviving a botched execution, only two survivors of his initial attack can stop him.  

The Third Saturday in October Part V 

Follow an implacable killer as he stalks and butchers the occupants of houses across the stretch of one lone country road while the residents prepare to watch a yearly college football bout.  

April 15 

The Tunnel 

An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story, it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them.  

The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness 

On the 10th anniversary of the Australian found footage film The Tunnel, this documentary delves into the filmmakers’ endeavors to challenge how films are financed and distributed, and the lasting impact The Tunnel had internationally.  

April 22 

The House of the Devil (2009)  

In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.  

*The Last Drive-In: Joe Bob’s Dinners of Death: The House of the Devil episode also available 

The Innkeepers 

During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel’s haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.  

The Changeling (1980)  

After the death of his wife and daughter in a car crash, a music professor staying in a long-vacant Seattle mansion is dragged into a decades-old mystery by an inexplicable presence in the mansion’s attic.  

*The Last Drive-In: Joe Bob’s Dinners of Death: The Changeling episode also available

Final Cut (aka Death Games) 

A reporter and his girlfriend follow around a famous actor/entrepreneur and discover some dirt on him to be made public.  

13th Floor 

As a child, a girl witnessed her father electrocute a young boy. When she grows into an adult, the ghost of the murdered boy appears to her, and together they set out to expose the crimes of her father.

I imagine I will have to schedule a few Shudder Saturdays this month to get through this list. I love that for me. Let me know which titles you are most excited to watch on the streamer this month at @misssharai



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