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Summertime Scares are on The Way on Shudder in June 2021!

by Waylon Jordan

Summer is looming and so is the horror as Shudder prepares to roll new and exciting films to their slate in June 2021! From Exclusives and Originals to popcorn classics, the all horror/thriller streamer has something for everyone!

June will also see continuing episodes of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs. We will also see the return of their Queer Horror curated collection which will debut on June 2nd for Pride Month featuring new titles alongside previously available films including  Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker, Night Breed, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection, Mohawk, Spiral, Lyle, Scream, Queen!, Hellraiser, Tammy and the T-Rex, The Quiet Room, Stranger by the Lake, Knife+Heart, The Ranger, Lizzie, The Old Dark House, All Cheerleaders Die, Better Watch Out, Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl, and Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama.

Take a look at the full schedule below, and let us know what you’ll be watching in the comments!

Shudder Release Schedule for June 2021

June 1st:

Ginger Snaps: Unleashed: In this sequel to 2000’s Ginger Snaps, Ginger’s sister Brigitte, now a werewolf herself, must try to find a cure for her blood lust before the next full moon while hiding out in a rehab clinic from a relentless werewolf.

Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning: Set in 19th Century Canada, this prequel to Ginger Snaps focuses on Brigette and her sister Ginger who take refuge in a Traders’ Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves.

An American Werewolf in LondonTwo American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists in this classic horror comedy from John Landis.

Eve’s Bayou: Samuel L. Jackson leads an incredible star-studded cast in this film from writer/director Kasi Lemmons (Candyman). What did Eve see and how will it haunt her? Husband, father and womanizer, Louis Batiste, is the head of an affluent family, but it’s the women who rule this gothic world of secrets, lies and mystic forces.

Burn, Witch, Burn!: When a college professor discovers his wife has been practicing witchcraft for years, he forces her to destroy all of her magical trappings despite her warnings that she’s been using them to protect him. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

June 2nd:

Islands: This 23 minute erotic thriller from Yann Gonzalez (Knife+Heart) is an intense journey through a maze of love and lust. The film is featured in Shudder’s Queer Horror Collection.

Terror, Sisters!: Today is a day unlike any before. Today is the day Kalthoum and their girlfriends imagine their revenge. Directed by Alexis Langlois. The film is part of the Queer Horror Collection.

Der Samurai: Set in a small German village, a bloody game of cat-and-mouse ensues between a young, straight-shooting police officer and a cross-dressing villain with a large sword and a predilection for beheadings. The film is part of the Queer Horror Collection.

Thirst: The drug addict Hulda is arrested accused of murdering her brother. After she is let go because of insufficient evidence, she meets Hjörtur, a thousand-year-old gay vampire. Together they have to fight a cult while being investigated by a rogue detective. The film will be featured in the Queer Horror Collection. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

Rift: Two men in a secluded cabin are haunted by the dead relationship in this Icelandic film from Erlingur Thoroddsen. The film is part of the Queer Horror Collection. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

June 3rd:

Caveat: A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. Lone drifter Isaac accepts a job to look after his landlord’s niece, Olga, for a few days in an isolated house on a remote island. It seems like easy money, but there’s a catch: he must wear a leather harness and chain that restricts his movements to certain rooms. Once Olga’s uncle Barrett leaves the two of them alone, a game of cat and mouse ensues as Olga displays increasingly erratic behavior as a trapped Isaac makes a series of horrific discoveries in the house. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

June 7th:

Night of the Living Dead: A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a
horde of flesh-eating ghouls that are ravaging the East Coast of the United States in this classic from George Romero. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

Reunion: A pregnant woman returns to her recently deceased grandparents’ old family home to spend time with her estranged mother. What begins as a tenuous reunion slowly turns terrifying. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

Beyond the Door III: An introverted American student travels to Yugoslavia as part of a school trip to witness an ancient pagan ritual with a deadly secret. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

June 8th:

The Amusement Park: A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE. Recently discovered and restored 46 years after its completion by the George A. Romero Foundation and produced by Suzanne Desrocher-Romero, director George A. Romero’s The Amusement Park stars Martin’s Lincoln Maazel as an elderly man who finds himself disoriented and increasingly isolated as the pains, tragedies and humiliations of aging in America are manifested through roller coasters and chaotic crowds. Commissioned by the Lutheran Society, the film is perhaps Romero’s wildest and most imaginative movie, an allegory about the nightmarish realities of growing older, and is an alluring snapshot of the filmmaker’s early artistic capacity and style and would go on to inform his ensuing filmography. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

June 14th:

Monstrous: A young woman goes searching for answers after her friend mysteriously vanishes in Whitehall, New York, an Adirondack town known for its Bigfoot sightings. She quickly learns that an evil more sinister than she could ever imagine is hiding in the woods. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

The Retreat: A man finds himself alone and lost after a horrifying encounter with a monster during a backpacking trip into the Adirondack High Peaks. Now, he must fight for his life, and sanity, as he battles the evil Native American legend, The Wendigo. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

Evilspeak: An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer. The film stars Clint Howard. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

June 15th:

The Conspiracy: A documentary about conspiracy theories takes a horrific turn after the filmmakers uncover an ancient and dangerous secret society.

Housebound: A young woman is forced to return to her childhood home after being placed under house arrest, where she suspects that something evil may be lurking. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

The Similars: On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight people waiting in a remote bus station for a bus heading to Mexico City start experiencing a strange phenomenon. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

June 17th:

Superdeep: A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. The Kola Superdeep borehole is the largest Russian secret facility. In 1984, at the depth of more than 7 miles below the surface, unexplained sounds were recorded, resembling the screams and moans of numerous people. Since these events, the object has been closed. A small research team of scientists and military personnel had gone down below the surface to find out the secret that the world’s deepest borehole was hiding. What they have found poses the greatest threat that humanity has ever faced. Now the future of the world is in their hands. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

June 21st:

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. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

Homewrecker: Two women befriend each other, but one becomes obsessed with the other. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

The Antenna: In a dystopian Turkey, the government begins installing new television antennas at homes throughout the country. Mehmet, a superintendent at a crumbling apartment complex, must supervise the installation of the new antenna. When the broadcast it transmits begins to menace the residents of the apartment complex, Mehmet must seek out the spiteful entity. (Also available on Shudder ANZ)

June 24th:

An Unquiet Grave: A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. A year after losing his wife in a car crash, Jamie convinces her sister, Ava, to return with him to the site of the accident and help him perform a strange ritual. But as the night wears on, it becomes clear that he has darker intentions. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

June 29th:

Vicious Fun: A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. Joel, a caustic 1980’s film critic for a national horror magazine, finds himself unwittingly trapped in a self-help group for serial killers. With no other choice, Joel attempts to blend in with his homicidal surroundings or risk becoming the next victim. (Available in all Shudder Territories)

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