Founded in 2015, subscription-based VOD platform SHUDDER has been a crucial part of the modern horror conversation. Offering 100s of horror and thriller titles, including a catalogue of original films and series, the service is essential for anyone looking for blood-soaked thrills and chills. But for those of us who generally avoid the world of streaming in favour of good old-fashioned physical home media, the lovely folks at Acorn have been releasing some of the platform’s finest original films on DVD and Blu-ray. Whether you’re after quiet, understated, supernatural chills, or loud, ultraviolent mayhem, there’s something for all kinds of horror fans.
Here’s a look at the incredible slate so far, with more titles to follow in the coming months. With Halloween just over a month away, start your SHUDDER collection today with some of these incredible, chilling modern classics.
THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR (2020)
A night of unimaginable terror awaits a twelve-year-old Bobby and his best friend when they are abducted on their way home from school. Managing to escape his confines, Bobby navigates the dark halls, praying his presence goes unnoticed as he avoids his captor at every turn.
THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR IS AVAILABLE NOW
Two travel vloggers check into a vacation rental with a host that will do anything for a good review…
SUPERHOST IS AVAILABLE NOW
JAKOB’S WIFE (2021)
Anne is married to a small-town minister and feels like her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past 30 years. After a chance encounter with “The Master,” she discovers bite marks on her neck, a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder than ever.
JAKOB’S WIFE IS AVAILABLE NOW
Camille Meadows is the new girl at the prestigious Edelvine Academy for Girls. Soon after her arrival, six girls invite her to join them in a late-night ritual, calling forth the spirit of a dead former student who reportedly haunts their halls. But before morning, one of the girls is dead, leaving the others wondering what they may have awakened.
SEANCE IS AVAILABLE NOW
PSYCHO GOREMAN (2020)
Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord who was entombed on Earth millions of years ago after a failed attempt to destroy the universe. They nickname the evil creature Psycho Goreman (or PG for short) and use the magical amulet they discovered to force him to obey their childish whims.
THE DARK AND THE WICKED (2020)
On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.
You can read our full review of THE DARK AND THE WICKED here.
THE DARK AND THE WICKED IS AVAILABLE NOW
SCARE ME (2020)
During a power outage, two strangers tell scary stories. The more Fred and Fanny commit to their tales, the more the stories come to life in their Catskills cabin. The horrors of reality manifest when Fred confronts his ultimate fear.
SCARE ME IS AVAILABLE NOW
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (2017)
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID IS AVAILABLE NOW
RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE (2019)
A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.
RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE IS AVAILABLE NOW
After losing his family in an extremely tragic way, Detective Ritter must investigate a massacre at a school perpetrated by a student. What seemed like a pretty clear case becomes much denser when a priest of the Vatican appears with another point of view…
BELZEBUTH IS AVAILABLE NOW
When strange events occur in a neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, a doctor specializing in the paranormal, her colleague, and an ex-police officer decide to investigate further.
TERRIFIED IS AVAILABLE NOW
THE POWER (2021)
A young nurse is forced to work the night shift in a crumbling hospital as striking miners switch off the power across Britain. But inside the walls lurks a terrifying presence that threatens to consume her and everyone around her.
You can read our full review of THE POWER here.
THE POWER IS AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 27 2021
A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust, she embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge.
VIOLATION IS AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 27 2021
With more titles to come and Halloween fast approaching, there’s no time like now to start your SHUDDER collection.
All of the above titles are now available on digital, DVD and Blu-ray from Acorn Media International