AMC’s all horror/thriller streaming service, Shudder, is winding down their 61 Days of Halloween celebration, but that doesn’t mean they’re taking November off! They’ve got a whole host of Shudder originals and exclusive lined up throughout the month as well as a salute to Italian horror master Mario Bava.
Check out the entire list of releases below, and get ready for another awesome month of horror!
Shudder Schedule for November 2020
Emelie: As their parents head out for a date in the city, the three young Thompson children immediately take to their new babysitter Anna, who seems like a dream come true: she’s sweet, fun, and lets them do things that break all of their parents’ rules. But as the night creeps along and Anna’s interactions with them take on a more sinister tone, the kids slowly realize that their caretaker may not be who she claims to be. Soon it’s up to big brother Jacob to protect his siblings from the increasingly nefarious intentions of a very disturbed woman whose weapon is trust, and whose target is innocence. (Also available on Shudder Canada)
Salem’s Lot: Tobe Hooper’s classic adaptation of Stephen King’s vampire novel stars David Soul as novelist Ben Mears who returns to his hometown to confront the fears of his past only to find an entirely different threat waiting.
Urban Legend: Robert Englund, Alicia Witt, Jared Leto, Rebecca Gayheart, and Loretta Devine star in the 90s slasher hit about a killer stalking a college campus, using urban legends as their inspiration as they pick off a string of students one by one.
Blood Vessel: SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE. Somewhere in the North Atlantic, late 1945, a life raft adrift at sea, and in it, the survivors of a torpedoed hospital ship. With no food, water, or shelter, all seems lost until a seemingly abandoned German minesweeper drifts ominously towards them, giving them one last chance at survival—if they can survive the bloodthirsty monsters on board. Justin Dix directs the film starring Nathan Phillips (Wolf Creek), Alyssa Sutherland (Vikings), and Robert Taylor (Longmire). (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)
Blood and Flesh: The Reel and Ghastly Life of Al Adamson: “Horror Film Director Found Slain, Buried Under Floor,” screamed the 1995 headlines read ‘round the world. But the truth behind the wild life of Al Adamson—including the making of his low budget classics and his grisly death—reveals perhaps the most bizarre career in Hollywood history, as retold in this captivating documentary directed by David Gregory. (Also available on Shudder Canada)
Cherry Tree: Faith will do anything to save her father who is dying from leukemia, but she’s shocked when when her teacher approaches her with a Faustian deal. If Faith gets pregnant and hands the baby over for sacrifice, her father will be healed. There’s more to this deal than she imagined. Can she follow through? (Also available on Shudder Canada)
Lingering: SHUDDER ORIGINAL. Seeking support as the guardian of her younger brother, Yoo-mi returns to a small hotel run by a family friend. As bizarre incidents creep up in her mother’s old room, Yoo-mi will have to unravel the supernatural mystery and discover the truth before it’s too late. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder ANZ)
Saturday the 14th: In this horror comedy, John and Mary can’t believe their good fortune when they inherit the vast estate of John’s recently departed uncle. Sure, it’s a fixer-upper. But there’s nothing that can’t be taken care of with a fresh coat of paint, a little dusting…and maybe an exorcist! Monsters, mayhem, and mirth descend upon the house and only a mysterious book can save this everyday normal family from Saturday’s paranormal activity. (Also available on Shudder Canada)
Are We Not Cats?: After losing his job, girlfriend, and home in a single day, a desperate thirty-something accepts a delivery job upstate. There he stumbles upon Anya, a beguiling and mysterious young artist who shares his proclivity for eating human hair. While their shared obsession bonds these two loners together, it also takes them on a perverse and disturbing journey in one of the most exciting and singular American indies of recent years. (Also available on Shudder Canada)
Blood of Wolves: Rookie detective Shuichi Hioka is assigned to the East Kurehara precinct’s Second Investigation Division, which boasts the best arrest rate in the Hiroshima Prefectural Police. He and his new partner Shogo Ogami, a veteran detective rumored to be in cahoots with the mob, are tasked with investigating the disappearance of an employee of Kurehara Finance, a front company for the Kakomura-gumi organized crime group. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder ANZ)
Coherence: Eight friends at a dinner party experience mind-bending events as a rare astronomical event takes place.
Let the Corpses Tan: Belgian filmmakers Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani trade in the crushed velvet and creeping shadows of their giallo-worshiping first two films (Amer, The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears) for blistering sun, creaking leather and raining bullets in this glorious homage to 1970s Italian crime films. Based on a classic pulp novel by Jean-Patrick Manchette and featuring vintage music cues by Ennio Morricone, Let the Corpses Tan is a deliriously stylish, cinematic fever dream that will slamfire your senses like buckshot to the brain. (Also available on Shudder Canada)
Leap of Faith: SHUDDER ORIGINAL. A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, Leap of Faith explores the uncharted depths of William Friedkin’s mind’s eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped his life and filmography. The film marks the sixth feature documentary from Philippe (78/52, Memory: The Origins of Alien), continuing his thoughtful analysis of iconic genre films. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder ANZ)
November 23rd: The Mario Bava Collection (Also available on Shudder Canada)
A Bay of Blood: The murder of a wealthy countess, which was erroneously deemed suicide, triggers a chain reaction of brutal killings in the surrounding bay area, as several unscrupulous characters try to take over her large estate.
Black Sabbath: A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an escaped prisoner from her past; a Russian count in the early 1800s who stumbles upon a family in the countryside trying to destroy a particularly vicious line of vampires; and a 1900-era nurse who makes a fateful decision while preparing the corpse of one of her patients – an elderly medium who died during a seance.
Black Sunday: A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch’s beautiful look-alike descendant, with only the girl’s brother and a handsome doctor standing in her way.
The Girl Who Knew Too Much: A mystery novel-loving American tourist witnesses a murder in Rome, and soon finds herself and her suitor caught up in a series of killings. Also known as The Evil Eye.
Kill, Baby…Kill!: A Carpathian village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl, prompting a coroner and a medical student to uncover her secrets while a witch attempts to protect the villagers.
Lisa and the Devil: A tourist spends the night in a derelict Spanish villa seemingly held in the supernatural grip of an eccentric butler, who resembles a depiction of the Devil she had seen on an ancient fresco.
Shock: A couple is terrorized in their new house, haunted by the vengeful ghost of the woman’s former husband who possesses her young son.
The Whip and the Body: The ghost of a sadistic nobleman attempts to rekindle his romance with his terrorized, masochistic ex-lover, who is unwillingly affianced to his brother.
Porno: SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE. When five repressed teen employees at a local movie theatre in a small Christian town discover a mysterious old film hidden in its basement, they unleash an alluring demon that is determined to give them a sex education…written in blood.