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The 250 Best Shudder Films, January 2023

A list of the 250 best films on Shudder in the United States (US) currently, ordered by a special algorithm combining critic and public ratings, along with their rating on The Filmaholic. Please note, in most cases you are required to have an active Shudder subscription to watch these films on this service.

Rank Poster Film Year Director(s) Runtime Rating
1

Halloween

1978 John Carpenter 1h 31m 8.6/10
2

Train to Busan

Also Known As: 부산행
2016 Yeon Sang-ho 1h 58m 8.05/10
3

Ringu

Also Known As: The Ring
1998 Hideo Nakata 1h 36m 7.6/10
4

Night of the Living Dead

1968 George A. Romero 1h 36m 7.45/10
5

Triangle

2009 Christopher Smith 1h 39m 7.45/10
6

Ginger Snaps

2000 John Fawcett 1h 48m 7.4/10
7

Housebound

2014 Gerard Johnstone 1h 47m 7.35/10
8

Deep Red

Also Known As: Profondo Rosso
1975 Dario Argento 2h 7m 7.3/10
9

Super Dark Times

2017 Kevin Phillips 1h 43m 7.3/10
10

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

1974 Tobe Hooper 1h 23m 7.25/10
11

The Wailing

Also Known As: 곡성
2016 Na Hong-jin 2h 36m 7.2/10
12

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

Also Known As: 곤지암
2018 Jung Bum-shik 1h 34m 7.15/10
13

A Tale of Two Sisters

Also Known As: 장화, 홍련
2003 Kim Jee-woon 1h 55m 7.1/10
14

Carnival of Souls

1962 Herk Harvey 1h 18m 7.1/10
15

Heathers

1989 Michael Lehmann 1h 43m 7.1/10
16

Brotherhood of the Wolf

Also Known As: Le Pacte des loups
2001 Christophe Gans 2h 17m 7/10
17

Clearcut

1991 Ryszard Bugajski 1h 40m 7/10
18

Hellraiser

1987 Clive Barker 1h 34m 7/10
19

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

1986 John McNaughton 1h 23m 7/10
20

Near Dark

1987 Kathryn Bigelow 1h 34m 7/10
21

A Bluebird In My Heart

Also Known As: Tu ne tueras point
2018 Jérémie Guez 1h 25m 6.95/10
22

Black Christmas

1974 Bob Clark 1h 38m 6.85/10
23

Re-Animator

1985 Stuart Gordon 1h 24m 6.85/10
24

The Stepfather

1987 Joseph Ruben 1h 29m 6.85/10
25

The Invitation

2015 Karyn Kusama 1h 40m 6.8/10
26

Better Watch Out

2016 Chris Peckover 1h 29m 6.75/10
27

Host

2020 Rob Savage 56m 6.75/10
28

The Sadness

Also Known As: 哭悲
2021 Robert Jabbaz 1h 39m 6.75/10
29

Vicious Fun

2020 Cody Calahan 1h 43m 6.75/10
30

Detention

Also Known As: 返校
2019 John Hsu 1h 42m 6.7/10
31

A Creepshow Animated Special

2020 Gregory Nicotero 46m 6.6/10
32

Borgman

2013 Alex van Warmerdam 1h 53m 6.6/10
33

Brain Damage

1988 Frank Henenlotter 1h 26m 6.6/10
34

Dream Home

Also Known As: 維多利亞壹號
2010 Pang Ho-cheung 1h 36m 6.6/10
35

Phantasm

1979 Don Coscarelli 1h 29m 6.6/10
36

Bloody Hell

2020 Alister Grierson 1h 34m 6.5/10
37

Cold Hell

Also Known As: Die Hölle – Inferno
2017 Stefan Ruzowitzky 1h 32m 6.5/10
38

Hounds of Love

2016 Ben Young 1h 48m 6.5/10
39

Tenebrae

Also Known As: Tenebre
1982 Dario Argento 1h 41m 6.5/10
40

The Exorcist III

1990 William Peter Blatty 1h 50m 6.5/10
41

Extra Ordinary

2019 Mike Ahern Enda Loughman 1h 34m 6.45/10
42

Opera

1987 Dario Argento 1h 47m 6.45/10
43

Tigers Are Not Afraid

Also Known As: Vuelven
2017 Issa López 1h 23m 6.45/10
44

Anything for Jackson

2020 Justin G. Dyck 1h 36m 6.4/10
45

Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell

Also Known As: 地獄の血みどろマッスルビルダ
1995 Shinichi Fukazawa 1h 2m 6.4/10
46

Extraordinary Tales

2013 Raúl García 1h 13m 6.4/10
47

Ms .45

1981 Abel Ferrara 1h 21m 6.4/10
48

Phenomena

1985 Dario Argento 1h 56m 6.4/10
49

Tailgate

Also Known As: Bumperkleef
2019 Lodewijk Crijns 1h 26m 6.4/10
50

The Hills Have Eyes

1977 Wes Craven 1h 30m 6.4/10
51

Watcher

2022 Chloe Okuno 1h 36m 6.4/10
52

American Mary

2012 Jen Soska Sylvia Soska 1h 43m 6.35/10
53

Cheap Thrills

2013 E.L. Katz 1h 28m 6.35/10
54

Summer of 84

2018 François Simard Anouk Whissell Yoann-Karl Whissell 1h 45m 6.35/10
55

The Closet

Also Known As: 클로젯
2020 Kim Kwang-bin 1h 38m 6.35/10
56

A Field in England

2013 Ben Wheatley 1h 30m 6.3/10
57

Blood Quantum

2019 Jeff Barnaby 1h 36m 6.3/10
58

Children of the Corn

1984 Fritz Kiersch 1h 33m 6.3/10
59

Dance with the Devil

Also Known As: Perdita Durango
1997 Álex de la Iglesia 2h 6m 6.3/10
60

Dave Made a Maze

2017 Bill Watterson 1h 20m 6.3/10
61

Evil Dead Trap

Also Known As: 死霊の罠
1988 Toshiharu Ikeda 1h 42m 6.3/10
62

Eyes of Fire

1983 Avery Crounse 1h 30m 6.3/10
63

Satanic Panic

2019 Chelsea Stardust 1h 25m 6.3/10
64

Jamie Marks Is Dead

2014 Carter Smith 1h 40m 6.25/10
65

A Good Woman Is Hard to Find

2019 Abner Pastoll 1h 37m 6.2/10
66

Adoration

2019 Fabrice Du Welz 1h 38m 6.2/10
67

Color Out of Space

2019 Richard Stanley 1h 51m 6.2/10
68

Mayhem

2017 Joe Lynch 1h 30m 6.2/10
69

Revenge

Also Known As: La Vengeance
2017 Coralie Fargeat 1h 48m 6.2/10
70

The Amusement Park

1975 George A. Romero 54m 6.2/10
71

Yummy

2019 Lars Damoiseaux 1h 36m 6.2/10
72

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

1988 Dwight H. Little 1h 28m 6.15/10
73

The Advent Calendar

Also Known As: Le Calendrier
2021 Patrick Ridremont 1h 41m 6.15/10
74

The House of the Devil

2009 Ti West 1h 35m 6.15/10
75

A Ghost Waits

2020 Adam Stovall 1h 20m 6.1/10
76

All About Evil

2010 Joshua Grannell 1h 38m 6.1/10
77

Bastards

Also Known As: Les Salauds
2013 Claire Denis 1h 40m 6.1/10
78

Bloody Oranges

Also Known As: Oranges sanguines
2021 Jean-Christophe Meurisse 1h 42m 6.1/10
79

Body Bags

1993 John Carpenter Tobe Hooper Larry Sulkis 1h 31m 6.1/10
80

One Missed Call

Also Known As: 着信アリ
2003 Takashi Miike 1h 52m 6.1/10
81

The Nightshifter

Also Known As: Morto Não Fala
2018 Dennison Ramalho 1h 50m 6.1/10
82

House

1985 Steve Miner 1h 33m 6.05/10
83

The Dark and the Wicked

2020 Bryan Bertino 1h 35m 6.05/10
84

The Taking of Deborah Logan

2014 Adam Robitel 1h 30m 6.05/10
85

A Blade in the Dark

Also Known As: La casa con la scala nel buio
1983 Lamberto Bava 1h 50m 6/10
86

Belzebuth

2017 Emilio Portes 1h 54m 6/10
87

Blue Sunshine

1977 Jeff Lieberman 1h 29m 6/10
88

Countess Dracula

1971 Peter Sasdy 1h 33m 6/10
89

Creepshow 2

1987 Michael Gornick 1h 32m 6/10
90

Dark Waters

1993 Mariano Baino 1h 32m 6/10
91

DeadTectives

2018 Tony West 1h 32m 6/10
92

Fade to Black

1980 Vernon Zimmerman 1h 42m 6/10
93

Flux Gourmet

2022 Peter Strickland 1h 52m 6/10
94

Hellraiser II

1988 Tony Randel 1h 37m 6/10
95

Nightbreed

1990 Clive Barker 1h 42m 6/10
96

Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead

1994 Don Coscarelli 1h 31m 6/10
97

Maniac Cop 2

1990 William Lustig 1h 30m 5.95/10
98

Piranha

1978 Joe Dante 1h 34m 5.95/10
99

The McPherson Tape

1989 Dean Alioto 1h 3m 5.95/10
100

The Void

2016 Jeremy Gillespie Steven Kostanski 1h 30m 5.95/10
101

What Josiah Saw

2021 Vincent Grashaw 2h 5.95/10
102

Death Line

1972 Gary Sherman 1h 27m 5.9/10
103

Dogs Don't Wear Pants

Also Known As: Koirat eivät käytä housuja
2019 J.-P. Valkeapää 1h 45m 5.9/10
104

Evolution

Also Known As: Évolution
2015 Lucile Hadžihalilović 1h 21m 5.9/10
105

Zombie Flesh Eaters

Also Known As: Zombi 2
1979 Lucio Fulci 1h 31m 5.9/10
106

Demons

Also Known As: Dèmoni
1985 Lamberto Bava 1h 29m 5.85/10
107

The Boy Behind The Door

2020 David Charbonier Justin Powell 1h 28m 5.85/10
108

1BR

2019 David Marmor 1h 30m 5.8/10
109

A Christmas Horror Story

2015 Brett Sullivan Steven Hoban Grant Harvey 1h 39m 5.8/10
110

Bad Moon

1996 Eric Red 1h 20m 5.8/10
111

Cannibal Holocaust

1980 Ruggero Deodato 1h 35m 5.8/10
112

Dead & Buried

1981 Gary Sherman 1h 34m 5.8/10
113

Elvira's Haunted Hills

2001 Sam Irvin 1h 30m 5.8/10
114

StageFright

Also Known As: Deliria, StageFright: Aquarius
1987 Michele Soavi 1h 30m 5.8/10
115

Superhost

2021 Brandon Christensen 1h 23m 5.8/10
116

The Slumber Party Massacre

1982 Amy Holden Jones 1h 17m 5.8/10
117

House II: The Second Story

1987 Ethan Wiley 1h 28m 5.75/10
118

Lifechanger

2018 Justin McConnell 1h 24m 5.75/10
119

The Machine

2013 Caradog W. James 1h 31m 5.75/10
120

The Power

2021 Corinna Faith 1h 33m 5.75/10
121

The Room

2019 Christian Volckman 1h 40m 5.75/10
122

Vigilante

1982 William Lustig 1h 30m 5.75/10
123

Z

2019 Brandon Christensen 1h 23m 5.75/10
124

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

Also Known As: Night Warning, The Evil Protege, Thrilled to Death
1981 William Asher 1h 36m 5.7/10
125

Demons 2

Also Known As: Demoni 2... L'incubo ritorna
1986 Lamberto Bava 1h 31m 5.7/10
126

Evilspeak

1981 Eric Weston 1h 33m 5.7/10
127

See for Me

2021 Randall Okita 1h 32m 5.7/10
128

Intruder

Also Known As: Night Crew, Night Crew: The Final Checkout, Nerve Endings
1989 Scott Spiegel 1h 28m 5.65/10
129

Christmas Evil

1980 Lewis Jackson 1h 40m 5.6/10
130

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II

Also Known As: Prom Night 2
1987 Bruce Pittman 1h 37m 5.6/10
131

Random Acts of Violence

2019 Jay Baruchel 1h 20m 5.6/10
132

The House by the Cemetery

Also Known As: Quella villa accanto al cimitero
1981 Lucio Fulci 1h 27m 5.6/10
133

Amsterdamned

1988 Dick Maas 1h 45m 5.55/10
134

Boar

2017 Chris Sun 1h 36m 5.55/10
135

The Prowler

1981 Joseph Zito 1h 29m 5.55/10
136

Alison's Birthday

1981 Ian Coughlan 1h 37m 5.5/10
137

Alligator

1980 Lewis Teague 1h 31m 5.5/10
138

Dead Shack

2017 Peter Ricq 1h 25m 5.5/10
139

Eaten Alive

1976 Tobe Hooper 1h 31m 5.5/10
140

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

1989 Dominique Othenin-Girard 1h 36m 5.5/10
141

Lucky

2020 Natasha Kermani 1h 23m 5.5/10
142

Open 24 Hours

2018 Padraig Reynolds 1h 42m 5.5/10
143

Pieces

Also Known As: Mil Gritos Tiene la Noche
1982 Juan Piquer Simón 1h 25m 5.5/10
144

The Last Winter

2006 Larry Fessenden 1h 41m 5.5/10
145

Caveat

2020 Damian McCarthy 1h 28m 5.45/10
146

Prom Night

1980 Paul Lynch 1h 32m 5.45/10
147

They Look Like People

2015 Perry Blackshear 1h 20m 5.45/10
148

Antropophagus

1980 Joe D'Amato 1h 32m 5.4/10
149

Blood Glacier

Also Known As: Blutgletscher
2013 Marvin Kren 1h 38m 5.4/10
150

Cemetery of Terror

Also Known As: Cementerio del terror
1985 Rubén Galindo Jr. 1h 31m 5.4/10
151

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

1981 Frank De Felitta 1h 36m 5.4/10
152

Downrange

2017 Ryûhei Kitamura 1h 30m 5.4/10
153

The Last Matinee

Also Known As: Al morir la matinée
2020 Maximiliano Contenti 1h 28m 5.4/10
154

Son

2021 Ivan Kavanagh 1h 38m 5.35/10
155

After Midnight

2019 Jeremy Gardner Christian Stella 1h 23m 5.3/10
156

Blood Vessel

2019 Justin Dix 1h 33m 5.3/10
157

Fried Barry

2020 Ryan Kruger 1h 39m 5.3/10
158

Glorious

2022 Rebekah McKendry 1h 19m 5.3/10
159

Motherly

2021 Craig David Wallace 1h 30m 5.3/10
160

Party Hard Die Young

Also Known As: The Last Party of Your Life
2018 Dominik Hartl 1h 30m 5.3/10
161

3 from Hell

2019 Rob Zombie 1h 55m 5.25/10
162

Gwen

2018 William McGregor 1h 24m 5.25/10
163

Phantasm IV: Oblivion

1998 Don Coscarelli 1h 30m 5.25/10
164

The Woman

2011 Lucky McKee 1h 42m 5.25/10
165

Broadcast Signal Intrusion

2021 Jacob Gentry 1h 44m 5.2/10
166

Dark Glasses

Also Known As: Occhiali neri
2022 Dario Argento 1h 26m 5.2/10
167

Edge of the Axe

Also Known As: A Beira do Machado
1988 José Ramón Larraz 1h 30m 5.2/10
168

Hunted

2020 Vincent Paronnaud 1h 27m 5.15/10
169

Seance

2021 Simon Barrett 1h 32m 5.15/10
170

The Beach House

2019 Jeffrey A. Brown 1h 28m 5.15/10
171

The Cellar

2022 Brendan Muldowney 1h 34m 5.15/10
172

The Furies

2019 Tony D'Aquino 1h 22m 5.15/10
173

Beyond the Door III

1989 Jeff Kwitny 1h 34m 5.1/10
174

Black Roses

1988 John Fasano 1h 30m 5.1/10
175

Eat Brains Love

2019 Rodman Flender 1h 27m 5.1/10
176

Everly

2014 Joe Lynch 1h 30m 5.1/10
177

Frankenhooker

1990 Frank Henenlotter 1h 25m 5.1/10
178

Ruin Me

2017 Preston DeFrancis 1h 27m 5.1/10
179

The Toolbox Murders

1978 Dennis Donnelly 1h 33m 5.1/10
180

Frankenstein

2015 Bernard Rose 1h 29m 5.05/10
181

Tourist Trap

1979 David Schmoeller 1h 30m 5.05/10
182

Castle Freak

1995 Stuart Gordon 1h 35m 5/10
183

Dead Heat

1988 Mark Goldblatt 1h 26m 5/10
184

Demon Wind

1990 Charles Philip Moore 1h 36m 5/10
185

Evil Dead Trap 2: Hideki

Also Known As: ヒデキ : 死霊の罠二
1992 Izo Hashimoto 1h 37m 5/10
186

Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence

1992 William Lustig Joel Soisson 1h 25m 5/10
187

Spookies

1986 Genie Joseph Thomas Doran Brendan Faulkner 1h 25m 5/10
188

The Twin

Also Known As: Paha Kaksonen
2022 Taneli Mustonen 1h 49m 5/10
189

Autopsy

Also Known As: Macchie solari, The Victim, The Magician
1975 Armando Crispino 1h 40m 4.95/10
190

All the Creatures Were Stirring

2018 Rebekah McKendry David Ian McKendry 1h 20m 4.9/10
191

Await Further Instructions

2018 Johnny Kevorkian 1h 31m 4.9/10
192

City of the Living Dead

Also Known As: Paura nella città dei morti viventi
1980 Lucio Fulci 1h 33m 4.9/10
193

Don't Panic

1987 Rubén Galindo Jr. 1h 30m 4.9/10
194

Terror Train

1980 Roger Spottiswoode 1h 37m 4.9/10
195

Warning: Do Not Play

Also Known As: Amjeon
2019 Kim Jin-won 1h 26m 4.9/10
196

Hell Night

1981 Tom DeSimone 1h 41m 4.85/10
197

Mandrake

2022 Lynne Davison 1h 25m 4.85/10
198

A Banquet

2021 Ruth Paxton 1h 37m 4.8/10
199

Bloodthirsty

2020 Amelia Moses 1h 22m 4.8/10
200

Death Ship

1980 Alvin Rakoff 1h 31m 4.8/10
201

Def by Temptation

1990 James Bond III 1h 35m 4.8/10
202

A Wounded Fawn

2022 Travis Stevens 1h 31m 4.75/10
203

The Addiction

1995 Abel Ferrara 1h 22m 4.75/10
204

The Call

2020 Timothy Woodward Jr. 1h 37m 4.73/10
205

Burial

2022 Ben Parker 1h 35m 4.7/10
206

Head Count

2018 Elle Callahan 1h 30m 4.7/10
207

Phantasm: Ravager

Also Known As: Phantasm V
2016 David Hartman 1h 27m 4.7/10
208

V/H/S/94

2021 Simon Barrett Timo Tjahjanto Jennifer Reeder Chloe Okuno Ryan Prows 1h 41m 4.7/10
209

Slaughterhouse

1987 Rick Roessler 1h 25m 4.65/10
210

The Seed

2021 Sam Walker 1h 31m 4.65/10
211

Demonia

1990 Lucio Fulci 1h 25m 4.6/10
212

Don't Open Till Christmas

1984 Edmund Purdom 1h 26m 4.6/10
213

Chopping Mall

1986 Jim Wynorski 1h 17m 4.55/10
214

Grave Encounters 2

2012 John Poliquin 1h 35m 4.55/10
215

The Ranger

2018 Jenn Wexler 1h 20m 4.55/10
216

Amityville 1992: It's About Time

1992 Tony Randel 1h 35m 4.5/10
217

Fender Bender

2016 Mark Pavia 1h 31m 4.45/10
218

The Apology

2022 Alison Star Locke 1h 31m 4.45/10
219

Allegoria

2022 Spider One 1h 10m 4.4/10
220

Amityville: A New Generation

1993 John Murlowski 1h 30m 4.4/10
221

Amityville: The Evil Escapes

1989 Sandor Stern 1h 35m 4.4/10
222

Dead & Beautiful

2021 David Verbeek 1h 38m 4.4/10
223

The Isle

2018 Matthew Butler-Hart 1h 36m 4.4/10
224

Beyond the Door

Also Known As: Chi sei?, The Devil Within Her
1974 Ovidio G. Assonitis Robert Barrett 1h 49m 4.35/10
225

Confessional

2019 Brad T. Gottfred 1h 24m 4.35/10
226

Pledge Night

Also Known As: A Hazing in Hell
1990 Paul Ziller 1h 26m 4.35/10
227

The Dark

2018 Justin P. Lange 1h 35m 4.35/10
228

Corporate Animals

2019 Patrick Brice 1h 26m 4.3/10
229

Sorority House Massacre

1986 Carol Frank 1h 30m 4.25/10
230

The Banishing

2020 Christopher Smith 1h 37m 4.25/10
231

Ænigma

Also Known As: Aenigma
1987 Lucio Fulci 1h 30m 4.25/10
232

Amityville: Dollhouse

1996 Steve White 1h 33m 4.2/10
233

Alligator 2: The Mutation

1991 Jon Hess 1h 32m 4.15/10
234

Slaughterhouse Rock

1987 Dimitri Logothetis 1h 30m 4.15/10
235

Sissy

2022 Kane Senes Hannah Barlow 1h 42m 4.1/10
236

Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge

1989 Richard Friedman 1h 31m 4/10
237

Offseason

2021 Mickey Keating 1h 23m 3.9/10
238

Deadstream

2022 Joseph Winter Vanessa Winter 1h 27m 3.8/10
239

Puppet Master

1989 David Schmoeller 1h 28m 3.8/10
240

Uncle Sam

1996 William Lustig 1h 29m 3.75/10
241

The Dead Pit

1989 Brett Leonard 1h 35m 3.65/10
242

Uninvited

1987 Greydon Clark 1h 30m 3.65/10
243

Violation

2020 Dusty Mancinelli Madeleine Sims-Fewer 1h 47m 3.65/10
244

Christmas Bloody Christmas

2022 Joe Begos 1h 27m 3.6/10
245

Fatal Exam

1990 Jack Snyder 1h 52m 3.6/10
246

Trick or Treats

1982 Gary Graver 1h 31m 3.45/10
247

Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2

1987 Lee Harry 1h 28m 3.4/10
248

13 Cameras

2015 Victor Zarcoff 1h 27m 3.38/10
249

The Long Night

2022 Rich Ragsdale 1h 31m 3.35/10
250

Revealer

2022 Luke Boyce 1h 26m 2.75/10