Before summer symbolically ends with the beginning of September, Shudder has another awesome lineup to keep summer in full swing. The horror streamer’s highlights for this August include new originals/exclusives, and a ton more great collections and horror content! Here is the full lineup:
August 1 – Allegoria
A group of artists’ inner demons become actual demons that they must do external battle with. Directorial debut of Powerman 5000 lead singer Spider One!
August 4 – What Josiah Saw
After experiencing horrific visions, a family deals with the haunted past of an old farmhouse, complete with sins of the past returning. Starring Robert Patrick, Scott Haze, Nick Stahl, and Kelli Garner.
August 18 – Glorious
A distraught young man who just went through a breakup finds himself with a mysterious stranger in a bathroom stall that pulls him into a deadly game. Starring JK Simmons.
August 18 – The Innocents
During the Nordic summer, several children realize they have superpowers. But things go from fun to dark and terrifying…
August 23 – So Vam
A young aspiring drag queen is kidnapped by a vampire and resurrected by a gang of rebellious vampires who target bigots and abusers. Feature film debut of Alice Maio Mackay, a trans teen filmmaker from Australia.
August 26 – Watcher
A serial killer stalks a young actress in Europe, starring Maika Monroe.
George A. Romero Collection
With the success of Shudder’s Creepshow series, it seems only fitting that the original film (written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero) is coming to Shudder on August 1. Other Romero classics being added include: Land of the Dead, Monkey Shines, The Crazies, and Season of the Witch.
Stephen King Collection
Along with the original Creepshow, other Stephen King based films available on August 1 include: Carrie, Misery, Salem’s Lot, Firestarter, Firestarter: Rekindled, Cat’s Eye, and Needful Things.
Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989)
The demonic forces that were lurking in the infamous Amityville house for over 300 years escape to a remote California mansion by inhabiting a lamp. The evil latches onto a little girl living in the home by taking on the form of her dead father. When it completely possesses her, it’s up to a young priest to perform an exorcism and attempt to lift the curse from the desperate family.
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Photographer Keyes Terry is given an old mirror from a homeless person. He gifts the mirror to a friend, but what he doesn’t know is that demonic forces project grisly deaths upon the mirror’s surface. Soon, these projections begin transpiring in the real world, proving to be portrayals of the real fates of Keyes’s loved ones.
Amityville: Dollhouse (1996)
A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamouse haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has inhabited their lives. The house might be miniature, but the evil is full-sized.
The Oracle (1985)
Young Jenny Jorgens begins communicating with the ghost of a murdered embezzler named William Graham. Her disbelieving husband Ray thinks that she’s gone insane. Jenny is eventually enlisted by Graham’s spirit to avenge his asphyxiation.
Vanessa Lutz (Reese Witherspoon), a teenage delinquent, runs away from her prostitute mother and perverted stepfather to go live with her grandmother. While on her way, she meets Bob Wolverton (Kiefer Sutherland), a charming yet sadistic serial killer. Fearing for her life, she attempts to kill Bob, but Bob makes himself appear the victim and Vanessa is sent to jail. Now she must escape and clear her name before he can strike again.
When a vengeful couple invades her home, a single mother is forced to do whatever it takes to defend her daughter.
A therapist loses her grip on reality when a ten-year-old boy claims he can control her future.
Alone With You (2021)
As a young woman painstakingly prepares a romantic homecoming for her girlfriend, their apartment begins to feel more like a tomb when voices, shadows, and hallucinations reveal a truth she has been unwilling to face.
Four childhood friends are reunited when one of them surfaces after twenty years, forcing them to confront a creature straight out of a spine-chilling Moroccan legend.
Bloody Oranges (2021)
A retired couple enters a dance contest, a corrupt politician, a girl eager to lose her virginity, and a young laywer obsessed with social status – a seemingly benign look into the daily lives goes haywire in this shocking black comedy. seeking vengeance for the death of its mate.
100 Monsters (1968)
In the first of a trilogy of yokai (Japanese supernatural spirits) films written by Tetsuro Yoshia and released in the late 60s, a greedy slumlord’s attempts to forcefully evict his tenants invite the wrath of the titular yokai when a cleansing ritual is botched, with terrifying results.
Spook Warfare (1968)
In the second Yokai film, an evil Babylonian vampire is inadvertently awoke by treasure hunters, and a brave samurai teams with the yokai to defeat the bloodthirsty demon.
Along with Ghosts (1969)
In the last of the trilogy, the yokai are roused to defend a young girl on the run from deadly yakuza
Snake Girl and the Silver Haired Witch (1968)
Noriaki Yuasa, director of the much-beloved Gamera series, adapts the works of horror manga pioneer Kazuo Umezu. A young girl named Sayuri is reunited with her estranged family after years in an orphanage – but trouble lurks within the walls of the large family home. Her mother is an amnesiac after a car accident six months earlier, her sullen sister is confined to the attic and a young housemaid dies inexplicably of a heart attack just before Sayuri arrives… is it all connected to her father’s work studying venomous snakes? And is the fanged, serpentine figure that haunts Sayuri’s dreams the same one spying on her through holes in the wall?
What are you most looking forward to watching on Shudder in August? Let us know in the comments!
For more horror news, reviews, rankings, and other fun horror/Halloween content, follow Halloween Year-Round on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube!
You can also shop Halloween Year-Round merchandise on Redbubble and support us on Patreon!