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Shudder August 2021 Schedule Announced

AMC Networks’ Shudder has announced the movie and TV highlights for next month. The Shudder August 2021 lineup includes horror, thriller and supernatural titles.

The Shudder August 2021 schedule slate continues the streaming service’s “Summer of Chills” with a new movie premiere every week, plus new additions to Shudder‘s growing library, including genre classics and recent fan favorites.

Shudder August 2021 Schedule Announced

SHUDDER ORIGINALS/EXCLUSIVE MOVIES

Slasher: Flesh & Blood – Premieres August 12, New Episodes Every Thursday
(Available on Shudder US and ANZ)

A wealthy but dysfunctional family gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. Nothing is what it seems, and no one is safe as the tension – and body count – ratchets up.

Starring David Cronenberg (The Fly, Videodrome) alongside cast members from previous installments of the Slasher franchise in brand new roles, including Paula Brancati (Dark Oracle), Jefferson Brown (Carrie), Patrice
Goodman (Sunnyside), Sabrina Grdevich (A.I. Artificial Intelligence), and Christopher Jacot (Going the Distance). New to the franchise are Rachael Crawford (Heartland), Jeananne Goossen (The Walking Dead),
Sydney Meyer (Departure) and Alex Ozerov (The Americans).

Shudder August 2021

Teddy – Premieres August 5 **A Shudder Original Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)

Twentysomething Teddy lives in a foster home and works as a temp in a massage parlor. Rebecca, his girlfriend, will soon graduate. A scorching hot summer begins. But Teddy is scratched by a beast in the woods: the wolf that local angry farmers have been hunting for months. As weeks go by, animal impulses soon start to overcome the young man.

Directed by Ludovic Boukherma and Zoran Boukherma. Starring Anthony Bajon (The Prayer), Ludovic Torrent, Christine Gautier, Noémie Lvovsky, Guillaume Mattera, Jean-Paul Fabre, Alexis Orlandini, Gérard Pau and Jean-Michel Ricart.

Bleed With Me – Premieres August 10 **A Shudder Original Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)

Rowan, a vulnerable outsider, is thrilled when the seemingly perfect Emily invites her on a winter getaway to an isolated cabin in the woods. Trust soon turns to paranoia when Rowan wakes up with mysterious incisions on her arm. Haunted by dream-like visions, Rowan starts to suspect that her friend is drugging her and stealing her blood. She’s paralyzed by the fear of losing Emily, but she must fight back before she loses her mind. Bleed With Me is a psychological horror that juxtaposes tenderness and violence in an investigation of female intimacy and dangerous codependency.

Directed by Amelia Moses. Starring Lee Marshall, Lauren Beatty and Aris Tyros.

Jakob’s Wife – Premieres August 19 **A Shudder Exclusive Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)

Anne is in her late 50s and feels like her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past thirty years. Through a chance encounter with a stranger, she discovers a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder than before. However, these changes come with a toll on her marriage and a heavy body count.

Directed by Travis Stevens (Girl on the Third Floor). Starring horror icons Barbara Crampton (You’re Next) and Larry Fessenden (The Dead Don’t Die), Bonnie Aarons (The Nun), Nyisha Bell, Mark Kelly, Sarah Lind, Robert Rusler, and Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk).

Mosquito State – Premieres August 26 ** A Shudder Exclusive Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)

August 2007. Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns: His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.

Directed by Filip Jan Rymsza. Co-written by Rymsza and Mario Zermeno. Starring Beau Knapp (The Good Lord Bird), Charlotte Vega (Wrong Turn), Jack Kesy (Claws) and Olivier Martinez (Texas Rising).

SHUDDER AUGUST 2021 SCHEDULE

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1

Dolls (Available on Shudder US)
A dysfunctional family of three stop by a mansion during a storm. The travelers’ young daughter discovers that the mansion’s elderly owners are magical toy makers that have a haunted collection of dolls.

Pumpkinhead (Available on Shudder US)
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

Witchfinder General (aka The Conqueror Worm) (Available on Shudder US)
Starring horror icon Vincent Price, a young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch-hunter when the latter terrorizes his fiancée and kills her uncle.

Dead Calm (Available on Shudder US)
After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife, Rae, are spending some time isolated at sea when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 3

Good Manners (Available on Shudder US)
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans. For more contemporary werewolf films, check out the Shudder Original Teddy and Bloodthirsty, both coming to Shudder this August.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 9

The Dead Pit (Available on Shudder US)
A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake that cracks the seal to the Dead Pit, freeing the evil doctor to continue his work.

Bloodthirsty (Available on Shudder US)
Directed by Amelia Moses, Grey is an indie singer who is having visions that she is a wolf. When she gets an invitation to work with notorious music producer Vaughn Daniels at his remote studio in the woods, she begins to find out who she really is. For more contemporary werewolf films, check out the Shudder Original Teddy, also directed by Amelia Moses, and Good Manners, both coming to Shudder this August.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 16

A Field in England (Available on Shudder US)
From director Ben Wheatley (In the Earth), during the Civil War in 17th century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field.

Borgman (Available on Shudder US)
A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 17

Dave Made A Maze (Available on Shudder US)
Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps and critters of his own creation.

Anguish (Available on Shudder US)
A controlling mother uses telepathic powers to send her middle-aged son on a killing spree.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 23

Cheap Thrills (Available on Shudder US)
A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar.

Nothing Bad Can Happen (Available on Shudder US)
Inspired by horrifying true events, Tore, a young lost soul involved with an underground Christian punk movement, falls in with a dysfunctional family who test his seemingly unwavering faith.


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