AMC Networks‘ Shudder has announced the highlights for next month. The Shudder September 2023 slate includes horror, thriller and supernatural titles.
The Shudder September 2023 highlights include Shudder Original films Perpetrator, Blood Flower, Elevator Game, The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster, and Nightmare.
New library films this month include The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Relic, Come True, The Hallow, Kill List, The Crescent, The Djinn, and The Vigil. You can learn more about each title below.
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SHUDDER SEPTEMBER 2023 HIGHLIGHTS
A look at the Shudder September 2023 premiere schedule.
Perpetrator (Shudder Original) – Premieres Friday, September 1 (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
Jonny Baptiste is a reckless teen sent to live with her estranged Aunt Hildie. On the event of her 18th birthday, she experiences a radical metamorphosis: a family spell that redefines her called Forevering. When several teen girls go missing at her new school, a mythically feral Jonny goes after the Perpetrator.
Written and directed by Jennifer Reeder (Knives and Skin, Night’s End) and starring Kiah McKirnan (Mare of Easttown), Christopher Lowell (My Best Friend’s Exorcism), Melanie Liburd (The Idol), Ireon Roach (Candyman ), and Alicia Silverstone (Clueless, Killing of a Sacred Deer).
Blood Flower (Shudder Original) – Premieres Friday, September 8 (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
A young apprentice healer tries to suppress his supernatural abilities so he can fit in with the other kids, but when a malicious spirit breaks out in his apartment, he decides to use his abilities while dark family secrets are revealed.
Directed by Dain Said and starring Idan Aedan, Eriza Allya and Amanda Ang.
Elevator Game (Shudder Premiere) – Premieres Friday, September 15 (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
Follows socially awkward teenager Ryan, who discovers that the night his sister disappeared she had played ‘The Elevator Game’ — a ritual conducted in an elevator, in which players attempt to travel to another dimension using a set of rules that can be found online. Ignoring warnings, he resolves to follow and find her.
Directed by Rebekah McKendry (Glorious) and starring Gino Anania (Skymed), Alec Carlos (Orphan: First Kill), Megan Best (Séance), Nazariy Demkowicz (Dark Harvest), Verity Marks (Toys of Terror), Madison MacIsaac and Samantha Halas.
The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster (Shudder and ALLBLK Premiere) – Premieres Friday, September 22 (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
Vicaria (Layla DeLeon Hayes, The Equalizer) is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal and sudden murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life.
Inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the dramatic thriller thematically challenges ideas of life and death following a family that, despite the terrors of systemic pressure, will survive and be reborn together again.
Directed by Bomani Story, the film also stars Denzel Whitaker (Black Panther) and Chad L. Coleman (The Walking Dead, The Orville).
Nightmare (Shudder Original) – Premieres Friday, September 29 (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
Mona and Robby are a young couple in love. Robby has just landed his dream job, and they’ve scored an amazing deal on a spacious, if run-down, flat.
Never mind that it requires quite a bit of renovation. Never mind the neighbors’ constant fighting, and screaming baby…
Never mind that Mona is suddenly plagued by night terrors which grow more intense every time she falls asleep… Robby is eager to start a family, despite Mona’s hesitation.
Eventually, Mona’s issues spiral dangerously out of control as she becomes convinced that she is being attacked by a mythical demon – the Mare – intent on possessing her unborn child. Directed by Kiersti Helen Rasmussen.
Repertory titles new to Shudder in September.
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 4
THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE – Directed by André Øvredal
A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman who was apparently harboring dark secrets.
RELIC – Directed by Natalie Erika James
A daughter, mother and grandmother are haunted by a manifestation of dementia that consumes their family’s home.
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 11
COME TRUE – Directed by Anthony Scott Burns
A teenage runaway takes part in a sleep study that becomes a nightmarish descent into the depths of her mind and frightening examination of the power of dreams.
THE HALLOW -Directed by Corin Hardy
A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 18
KILL LIST – Directed by Ben Wheatley
Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.
THE CRESCENT – Directed by Seth A. Smith
After an unexpected death in the family, a mother and son struggle to find spiritual healing at a beachfront summer home.
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 25
THE DJINN – Directed by David Charbonier and Justin Powell
A mute boy is trapped in his apartment with a sinister monster when he makes a wish to fulfill his heart’s greatest desire.
THE VIGIL – Directed by Keith Thomas
A man providing overnight watch to a deceased member of his former Orthodox Jewish community finds himself opposite a malevolent entity.