Between the chill of winter and the fiery passion of Valentine’s Day, Shudder’s keeping things interesting this February. Their lineup includes more exciting originals, a Valentine’s themed Last Drive In special, a few vintage classics, and a collection of movies honoring the late and great Boris Karloff.
Check out the full lineup:
February 1 – The Boris Karloff Collection
In conjunction with the Shudder exclusive documentary Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Mask, the following titles are available on Shudder: The Black Cat, Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, House of Frankenstein, The Mummy, and Son of Frankenstein, along with The Old Dark House and Black Sabbath
February 3 – Slapface
After the death of his mother, Lucas, a loner who lives in a rundown home with his brother Tom, regularly seeks solace in the nearby woods. With his only “friends” being a group of female bullies, he keeps to himself most of the time. But, after a strange encounter with an inhuman monster, Lucas begins to withdraw from others. When the two reach a tentative trust, a bizarre friendship is born, and Lucas is swept up in a series of primal adventures.
February 10 – All The Moons
North of Spain, at the end of the 19th century, during the final throes of the last Carlist war, a little girl is rescued from an orphanage by a mysterious woman after it’s destroyed by a bomb. Wounded and close to death, the girl believes the woman is an angel coming to take her to Heaven. Soon, however, she discovers that this strange being has given her the gift of eternal life by turning her into a vampire.
February 11 – Joe Bob’s Heartbreak Trailer Park
This Valentine’s themed Last Drive In special will feature a special guest, and a double feature of horror movies highlighting the heartbreak around the beloved holiday.
February 17 – They Live in the Grey
While investigating a child abuse case, a young social worker discovers that a supernatural entity is tormenting the family. To save the parents from losing custody of their child, she must confront her fears and use her clairvoyance to stop the malevolent force.
February 19 – A Discovery of Witches – Series Finale
In the final season of A Discovery of Witches, Matthew (Matthew Goode) and Diana (Teresa Palmer) return from their trip to 1590 to find tragedy at Sept-Tours. They must find the missing pages from the Book of Life and the Book itself before it’s too late. Their enemies are gearing up against them, and a monster from Matthew’s past who has been lying in wait will return for revenge. A Discovery of Witches Season 3 is based on the “The Book of Life” novel from Deborah Harkness’s bestselling All Souls trilogy and is the third and final installment.
February 24 – Hellbender
16-year-old Izzy leads an isolated life on a lonely mountaintop. All she’s learned is from her protective mom and the wilderness that swallows them. It’s a gentle, quiet existence — except for when Izzy and Mom bang out loud songs for their band, H6LLB6ND6R. Izzy dreams of a live gig, but her mother thinks she’s too sick and mustn’t be around others. Questioning her illness and starved for companionship, Izzy sneaks down the mountain where she befriends brazen Amber. Izzy is in heaven until a cruel drinking game with a live worm unleashes a new kind of hunger.
New Additions to Shudder Library
Tales from the Hood
A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.
Tales from the Hood 2
A sequel to the cult classic reunites executive producer Spike Lee and writer/directors Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott for this horror-comedy starring David Keith.
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as The Collector.
Tales from the Crypt: Bordello of Blood
The Crypt Keeper returns to tell the story of a funeral parlor that moonlights as a vampire bordello.
In the small town of Cherry Falls, a psychotic murderer is killing off the virgins of the local high school.
Queen of the Damned
In this loose sequel to Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles the vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the equally beautiful and monstrous Queen of all vampires.
Cut off from civilization, a single mother puts her children on high alert when they bring home a young girl caked in clay. She tells of spirits and spirit hunters, but these are not mere superstitions. As more strangers show up on her doorstep, she quickly finds another reason to fear the forest. Malaysia’s official submission to the 2021 Academy Awards.
An ex-soldier, homeless in London, is offered a place to stay at a decaying house inhabited by a young woman and her dying mother. As he starts to fall for her, he cannot ignore his suspicion that something sinister is going on.
After viewing a strangely familiar video, Enid, a film sensor, sets out to solve the past mystery of her sister’s disappearance, embarking on a quest that dissolves the line between fiction and reality.
A professor struggling to save his marriage and career uncovers a society of witches.
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act.
Battle Royale II
Three years after the failure of the last Battle Royale program, a second act is forged, and a class of students is sent to an island with one objective: to kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.
Scientists working in the Austrian Alps discover that a glacier is leaking a liquid that appears to be affecting local wildlife.
The Last Winter
An oil company drilling in the Arctic triggers something very scary during an expedition in director Larry Fessenden’s eco-horror film, which stars Ron Perlman (Nightmare Alley), Connie Britton (American Horror Story) and James Le Gros (Hunters).
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Jesus and Jose Maria are siblings living in a closed-off world constructed of strange games and relentless madness. When their half-sister Magdalena returns home to inquire about her share of their inheritance, a strange and bloody affair ensues.
Panos, a city doctor, relocates to a remote Greek village to offer his services to the underserved community. It’s love at first sight when he sees Danae, who lives in isolation and with a mysterious skin condition. Determined to cure her, Panos will soon discover Danae is not the helpless princess he thought she was, and time is of the essence for both.
At her new job in a rundown children’s hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random mysterious acts.
City of the Living Dead
A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
An American expatriate in Rome witnesses an attempted murder that is connected to an ongoing killing spree in the city, and despite himself and his girlfriend being targeted by the killer, he conducts his own investigation.
Whiton University unravels the night a star-athlete is murdered, kicking off a spree of social media slaying that force students to uncover the truth behind the school’s hidden secrets and the horrifying meaning of an exclamation point.
I Blame Society
A struggling filmmaker senses her peers are losing faith in her ability to succeed, so she decides to prove herself by finishing her last abandoned film… and committing the perfect murder. Writer/director Gillian Wallace Horvat, nominated for this year’s “Someone to Watch” Independent Spirit Award, stars along with Keith Poulson (Her Smell) and Chase Williamson (Scare Package).
After suffering a traumatic incident, Molly (Cecilia Milocco) moves into a new apartment to begin her path to recovery, but it’s not long after her arrival that a series of persistent knocks and screams begin to wake her up at night. Molly’s new life begins to unravel as the screams intensify and no one else in the building believes or is willing to help her.
A delusional CEO (Demi Moore) takes her staff of misfits on a disastrous team building retreat led by an overeager guide (Ed Helms). When catastrophe strikes and the food runs out, mandatory office bonding becomes a lot more… appetizing.
I Am a Ghost
Emily, a troubled spirit, haunts her own house every day, wondering why she can’t leave. With help from a clairvoyant hired to rid the home of ghosts, Emily is forced into a “patient/therapist” relationship, uncovering disturbing mysteries about her past that may help her move on to the “next place.”
Janey is sent to a silent meditation retreat, in the woods, for rehabilitation, only to realize that the men who run it are brainwashing women, and if she breaks the rules, she’ll discover what lurks beyond the trees.
A young man in a personal tailspin flees to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark secret.
Eat Brains Love
A laugh-out-loud funny, romantic, zombie road trip movie filled with heart and brains.
A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parents’ imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand-year-old witch, who is posing as the woman next door.
Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned and hellish compound and forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.
In a remote Alpine village in the 15th century lives a marked woman. The scapegoat of ancient superstitions and monstrous misogyny, this self-styled witch begins to assert her otherworldly birthright. This atmospheric debut feature from Lukas Feigelfeld is a haunting pagan death trip and a startling vision of psychedelic horror.
A Night of Horror
A collection of strange and terrifying shorts from Australia’s long running A Night of Horror International Film Festival.
XX is an all-female helmed horror anthology featuring four dark tales written and directed by fiercely talented women: Annie Clark (St. Vincent), Karyn Kusama (The Invitation), Roxanne Benjamin (Body at Brighton Rock) and Jovanka Vuckovic (Riot Girls), featuring a cast that includes Natalie Brown, Melanie Lynskey, Breeda Wool and Christina Kirk.
Dawn of the Beast
A group of graduate students get more than they bargained for while searching for the legendary Bigfoot. Not only is he real, but there’s something far more lurking in the shadows.
Roman returns to the land he just inherited from his grandfather. After he decides to sell the vast desolate property, a local police officer warns him that his late grandfather was a local crime lord, and his men will never let go of the land.
1962 Taiwan, during the time of the White Terror. Fang wakes up at her desk, but school has changed. As she wanders through the sinister corridors and other dilapidated rooms in search of her teacher, she meets Wei (Tse Jing-Hua). Together, they must confront the ghosts and deformed monsters that have taken over their alma mater, to find out what happened there.
Come to Daddy
A man in his thirties travels to a remote cabin to reconnect with his estranged father.
Evan values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and his newborn son learns that the hard way. But when it comes to violent tendencies, it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.|
An otherworldly journey through a Europe in decline – a collection of darkly humorous, fantasy tales about ill-fated characters and doomed fortune.
Fin, a lone teen from a broken family, gets caught up in the wrong crowd of delinquent kids in this chilling horror film filled with white-knuckle suspense.
ABCs of Death 2
Another 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.
Across the River
An ethologist works in the remote woods trapping animals and mounting cameras on them to monitor their behavior. The resulting recordings lead him to an isolated village, the site of an ancient curse, where he gets trapped due to heavy rain that raises the level of the river and floods his only way out.
The lone survivor of an enigmatic spaceship incident hasn’t returned home alone – hiding inside his body is a dangerous creature.
Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find a collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance.
A Los Angeles police chase sends a fame-obsessed man on a wild ride to save his girlfriend from a cybernetic terror.
All of these are streaming on Shudder in February! Which one are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments!