AMC’s Shudder has announced its new additions for the end of April through May of 2020 and it looks like another great month for horror fans with a wide variety of releases covering multiple sub-genres including exclusives and original content.
Check out the full listing below, and let us know what you’ll be watching on Shudder!
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs—Briggs is joined by wrestling superstar Chris Jericho for the special premiere episode, and from what we’ve heard, it’s going to be one for the books! Look for new episodes following the premiere every Friday night throughout the month of May. The series will also be available on Shudder Canada and some episodes will be available on Shudder UK.
Wolf Creek Season 2–In the second season of the hit horror series, a group of international tourists embark on the Outback adventure of a lifetime, but a chance encounter with trigger-happy pig hunter Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) sets them on a journey none of them could have imagined. Jarratt has been playing Mick since the first Wolf Creek film and he just gets better at it all the time. The Shudder Exclusive series will be available for a full binge on April 30th and will also be on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.
Angst–Directed by Gerald Kargl, the film centers on a psychopath (Erwin Leder) who begins his hunt for fresh victims to torture and kill upon his release from prison. The film will also be available on Shudder Canada.
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Verson—A camera crew follows an up-and-coming slasher who wants nothing more than to join the ranks of Jason Voorhees and Michael Myers as he sets up his own mythology and trains to set out for his first kills. Directed by Scott Glosserman, the film boasts an impressive list of genre icons in cameo appearances throughout including Robert Englund and Zelda Rubinstein. The film will also be available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.
Satan’s Slave—While mourning the death of his mother, a troubled teen discovers a nightmare world of restless spirits, supernatural vengeance and occult terror. This Indonesian film was directed by Sisworo Gautama Putra. The film will also be available on Shudder Canada.
The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh—An unfaithful diplomat’s wife finds herself hunted by a razor-wielding sex maniac while simultaneously haunted by her own depraved desires. Directed by Sergio Martino. The Film will also be available on Shudder Canada.
Crave—Aiden craves a meaningful life where he can escape the hard streets of Detroit, fall in love with the perfect woman and save the world from evil. As his dark imagination starts to leak into reality, he meets a younger woman with her own dilemmas and desires. Estranged from her boyfriend, she explores an uncertain relationship with Aiden, who becomes increasingly emboldened to live out his vigilante fantasies. Directed by Charles de Lauzirika, the film stars Josh Lawson, Ron Perlman, Emma Lung, and Edward Furlong.
The Dybbuk—This 1960 television adaptation of Sholom Ansky’s play about a woman possessed by a demon of mythical Jewish folklore was directed by Sidney Lumet and stars Carol Lawrence, Theodore Bikel, Ludwig Donath, and Vincent Gardenia.
Tenebrae—When acclaimed New York crime writer Peter Neal flies to Rome to promote his latest novel, Tenebrae, his publicity tour is cut short by a series of murders that come straight out of the pages of his book. In order to solve the mystery, they will need to look to Neal’s novel to find out who is the real killer before the killer finds them. Tenebrae is based on director Dario Argento’s own experiences with an obsessed fan.
Z—A couple is shaken to the core when their eight-year-old son begins hanging out with a creepy and ominous imaginary friend. Directed by Brandon Christensen, the film stars Keegan Connor Tracy (Final Destination 2), Jett Klyne (The Boy), and Sean Rogerson (Grave Encounters) and will also be available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.
Devil’s Mile—A gang of ex-convicts take a dangerous and ill-advised detour after brutally kidnapping two young girls. As the captors speed away, events quickly turn out to be much more dangerous and sinister than they could have ever imagined.
Parasomnia—Unable to wake due to a rare sleep disorder, Laura resides in a psychiatric hospital. When a manipulative serial killer begins to take a sinister interest, a student attempts to save the “sleeping beauty” from falling into the murderer’s clutches.
Hellraiser—A puzzle box reveals a realm of sadistic monsters who torture Frank, the depraved man who unlocks it in this classic from horror legend Clive Barker. Escaping their wrath, what remains of Frank hides out in his attic until a chance encounter leads him to enlist his brother’s wife, with whom he had a passionate affair, to lure victims home so he can feed off their blood. Also available on Shudder Canada.
Hellobound: Hellraiser II—In the sequel to HELLRAISER, an occult-obsessed doctor calls forth the Cenobites. After the events of the first film, Kirsty is brought to a psych ward where no one believes her story. No one, of course, except Dr. Channard, who resurrects Julia so she can take him to the Cenobites. But when the gates open, Kirsty’s also drawn into the labyrinthine hellscape where horrors wait around every turn. Also available on Shudder Canada.
Monstrum—It’s the 16th Century. The plague has taken over and fear runs rampant in the streets. When rumors of a vicious beast roaming Mount Inwangsan—called “Monstrum” by terrified masses—begin to spread, fear turns into panic. In order to quell the rising panic, King Jungjong brings his most trusted general, Yoon-gyeom, back from retirement. Joined by his daughter Myeong, his right-hand man Seong-han, and royal court officer Heo, Yoon-gyeom sets out to find the mysterious creature. Is the creature, Monstrum, real? Or a figment of the fearful mass’ imagination? Will the people ever live in peace again? This Shudder Original will also be available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.
Goodnight Mommy—9-year-old twin brothers await their mother’s return home. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether this woman is actually who she says she is. Goodnight Mommy is directed by Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz.
I Know What You Did Last Summer—Feeling nostalgic? In this late 90s slasher gem, four friends cause a terrible accident killing a pedestrian. Scared and confused, they come to an uneasy decision to push the body off a pier. The four swear to take the secret to their graves, but that time may come a lot sooner than they think: A clever and vicious tormentor knows their secret and intends to make them pay for it. Freddie Prinze, Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Ryan Phillipe star.
The Dirties—Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn’t joking in this 2013 film from Matt Johnson who also stars in the film along with Owen Williams and Padraig Singal.
Blood Machines—Two space hunters are tracking down a machine trying to free itself. After taking it down, they witness a mystical phenomenon: the ghost of a young woman pulls itself out of the machine, as if the spaceship had a soul. Trying to understand the nature of this entity, they start chasing the woman through space. Inspired by the spirit of the 80’s films and music, Blood Machines is a 50-minute, 3-part sci-fi horror mind melter told in three chapters, scored by the synthwave artist Carpenter Brut and written/directed by Seth Ickerman.
Turbo Kid—In a post-apocalyptic future, a young solitary scavenger obsessed with comic books must face his fears and become a reluctant hero when he meets a mysterious girl.
Confessional—After two mysterious deaths at a college on the same night, seven students are blackmailed into revealing what they know inside a hidden confession booth. Their confessions unveil the truth—not just about the deaths, but about the confessional as well. Written by Jennifer Wolfe and directed by Brad T. Gottfred this Shudder Exclusive will also be available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.