AMC Networks’ Shudder has announced the movie and TV highlights for next month. The Shudder July 2021 lineup includes horror, thriller and supernatural titles.
The Shudder July 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 ORIGINALS/EXCLUSIVE MOVIES
Son – Premieres July 8 **A Shudder Original Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)
In Son, after a mysterious group breaks into Laura’s home and attempts to abduct her eight-year-old son, David, the two of them flee town in search of safety. But soon after the failed kidnapping, David becomes extremely ill, suffering from increasing psychosis and convulsions. Following her maternal instincts, Laura commits unspeakable acts to keep him alive, but soon she must decide how far she is willing to go to save her son.
Written and directed by Ivan Kavanagh (The Canal, Never Grow Old), Son stars Andi Matichack (Halloween franchise, Assimilate), Emile Hirsch (The Autopsy of Jane Doe), and Luke David Blumm (The King of Staten Island).
The Call – Premieres July 15 **A Shudder Exclusive Film
(Available on Shudder US and Shudder CA)
Four Friends. One Phone Call. 60 Seconds to Stay Alive. In the fall of 1987, a group of small-town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple after a tragic accident. Needing only to make a single phone call, the request seems ordinary until they realize that this call could change their life…or end it. This simple task quickly spirals into terror as their worst nightmares become reality.
Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr. Starring Lin Shaye (Insidious franchise) and Tobin Bell (Saw franchise).
Kandisha – Premieres July 22 **A Shudder Original Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)
It is summer break and best friends Amélie, Bintou and Morjana hang together with other neighborhood teens. Nightly, they have fun sharing scary stories and urban legends. But when Amélie is assaulted by her ex, she remembers the story of Kandisha, a powerful and vengeful demon. Afraid and upset, Amélie summons her. The next day, her ex is found dead. The legend is true and now Kandisha is on a killing spree— and it’s up to the three girls to break the curse.
Directed by Inside and Livid duo Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo. Starring Mathilde Lamusse, Samarcande Saadi and Suzy Bemba.
The Boy Behind the Door – Premieres July 29 **A Shudder Original Film
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)
In The Boy Behind the Door, a night of unimaginable terror awaits twelve-year-old Bobby and his best friend, Kevin, 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. Even worse is the arrival of another stranger, whose mysterious arrangement with the kidnapper may spell certain doom for Kevin. With no means of calling for help and miles of dark country in every direction, Bobby embarks on a rescue mission, determined to get himself and Kevin out alive… or die trying.
Written and directed by David Charbonier and Justin Powell (The Djinn). Starring Lonnie Chavis (This Is Us), Ezra Dewey (The Djinn), Kristin Bauer van Straten (True Blood), Scott Michael Foster (Crazy Ex- Girlfriend) and Micah Hauptman (Homeland).
SHUDDER JULY 2021 SCHEDULE
AVAILABLE JULY 1
Manhunter (Available on Shudder US)
Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial killer dubbed “the Tooth Fairy” by the media.
Near Dark (Available on Shudder US)
A small-town farmer’s son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is bitten by a beautiful drifter.
Burnt Offerings (Available on Shudder US)
A family moves into a large old mansion in the countryside which seems to have a mysterious and sinister power over its new residents.
Creepshow (1982) (Available on Shudder US)
An anthology which tells five terrifying tales inspired by the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.
Thirteen Ghosts (2001) (Available on Shudder US)
When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things, dies, he leaves house and fortune to his nephew and his family. While they’re inside, they find they are not alone.
AVAILABLE JULY 6
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (Available on Shudder US)
13-year-old Rynn Jacobs (Jodie Foster) lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life when introduced to Frank Hallet (Martin Sheen.)
Terror Train (Available on Shudder US)
Three years after a prank went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year’s Eve party aboard a moving train.
Death Ship (Available on Shudder US)
A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern-day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a World War II Nazi torture vessel.
AVAILABLE JULY 7
Pledge Night (Available on Shudder US)
A college fraternity in the middle of hazing their new pledges during “hell week” incur the wrath of a long-deceased pledge who died during a hazing gone wrong 20 years ago.
Sorority House Massacre (Available on Shudder US)
College student Beth and her sorority sisters are stalked by an escaped psychopathic killer who shares a strange telepathic link with her.
Day of the Dead (Available on Shudder US)
As the world is overrun by zombies, a small group of scientists and military personnel dwelling in an underground bunker in Florida must determine whether they should educate, eliminate, or escape the undead horde.
Horsehead (Available on Shudder US)
Since childhood Jessica has been haunted by recurring nightmares that she doesn’t understand, and they worsened after going to her grandmother’s funeral. After returning to her family home and becoming ill she sees her dead grandmother in a nightmare. She explores her nightmares through lucid dreaming to investigate the mystery that haunts her family home.
AVAILABLE JULY 12
Messiah of Evil (Available on Shudder US)
A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult.
Carnival of Souls (Available on Shudder US)
After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival.
Piranha (1978) (Available on Shudder US)
When flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort’s rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Straight Edge Kegger (Available on Shudder US)
A young punk and a houseful of drunks square off against the gang of militant straight edgers that he’s abandoned.
AVAILABLE JULY 13
White Girl (Available on Shudder US)
Beth, a fifteen-year-old white girl, is seemingly lost. Over the course of an evening on the streets of East London, her interactions with the city’s dwellers take darker turns, but who is the real monster?
Separation (Available on Shudder US)
A young girl finds solace in her artist father and the ghost of her dead mother.
AVAILABLE JULY 16
Everly (Available on Shudder US)
An action/thriller centered on a kidnapped woman who faces down hitmen sent by a mob boss/her captor while trying to protect her family from his wrath.
AVAILABLE JULY 19
She’s Allergic to Cats (Available on Shudder US)
A lonely dog groomer searches for love but his true passion is making weird video art that nobody understands.
Here Comes Hell (Available on Shudder US)
A 1930’s dinner party descends into carnage, gore and demonic possession in Here Comes Hell, a genre-clashing horror comedy.
Vigilante (Available on Shudder US)
After his wife and son are brutalized by thugs and a corrupt criminal justice system puts the perpetrators back on the street, a New York City factory worker turns vigilante to find some measure of bloody justice.
AVAILABLE JULY 20
Mass Hysteria (Available on Shudder US)
A group of Salem witch trial reenactors find themselves at the center of a modern-day witch hunt.
ROT (Available on Shudder US)
A grad student breaks up with her boyfriend to focus on her thesis, not realizing something has infected him and that he’s going to wreak havoc on her life.
AVAILABLE JULY 26
Etheria: The Series
From post-apocalyptic westerns to demented comedies to terrifying horror and gore, Etheria serves up the perfect blend of mind-bending and panic-inducing excitement from the best emerging women genre directors in the world. Each episode showcases a vision of the fantastic in this new anthology series created to introduce amazing directors to devoted genre fans.
They Remain (Available on Shudder US)
Two scientists who share a romantic history are tasked with investigating unnatural animal behavior on the site of a Manson Family-style cult’s compound.
Der Bunker (Available on Shudder US)
A young student seeks quiet and solitude to focus on an important work but ends up as the teacher of a peculiar boy who is home-schooled by his parents in an isolated bunker mansion.
AVAILABLE JULY 27
Adoration (Available on Shudder US)
12-year-old Paul meets a young teen patient, Gloria, at the private psychiatric hospital in the woods where his mother works and quickly becomes infatuated with her. She convinces him to help her escape from the hospital but as they go on their journey Gloria’s dangerous unpredictability starts to show.