What’s On Shudder: June 2022

Don’t have Shudder? Maybe June’s line-up will convince you. Plans start at under $5 a month and you can get the first week free when you visit Shudder.

Click on any of the links to see an in-depth article on the movie.

June 1

What Keeps You Alive: A couple discovers that must battle one another on their first anniversary.

Eye of the Cat: A young man starts thinking of murder after his wealthy aunt announces that she intends to leave her fortune to her cats.

Daughters of Darkness: The Eurohorror classic comes to Shudder in a film that redefined what female vampire movies could be.

Poltergeist: Tobe Hooper’s horror classic is here to make you afraid of trees, TV sets, the suburbs, swimming pools and toy clowns all over again.

Mary, Mary Bloody Mary Mary: A beautiful American artist living in Mexico is obsessed with drinking blood while avoid John Carradine, who may be her father.

In the Mouth of Madness: A John Carpenter film in much need of people talking more about it, filled with nightmarish images and true fright.

The films of Eloy de la Iglesia: Celebrate Pride with a curated collection of more than two dozen must-see LGBTQ+ horror and thriller features, series, and documentaries showcasing queer themes, characters, and creators. The Iglesia movies are added this month and include Cannibal ManEl PicoEl Pico 2Navajeros and No One Heard the Scream.

June 2

Alligator: Twelve years after a kid flushes an alligator down the toilet, Robert Forster must battle the mutated and gigantic critter.

Alligator II: The Mutation: Steve Railsback, Dee Wallace, Richard Lynch, Kane Hodder and another big and bad gator.

June 6

Backcountry: There’s a reason why I don’t go into the woods. Movies like this.

A Lonely Place to Die: Shudder doubles up on movies that will keep me inside all summer.

Hellbenders: A demon tries to escape the gates of Hell, which just so happens to be in New York City.

The Incident: It used to be a great job doing security in a mental institution but when the power goes out, well…

Crystal Eyes: I’m super excited that this modern giallo is on Shudder, as it’s one I’ve been trying to hunt down. Look for a review ASAP.

The Demons of Dorothy: Dorothy seeks comfort in her favorite TV show, which may be sending literal demons to bedevil her.

The Wild Boys: Five boys (all played by actresses) in need of punishment are sent to an island that transforms their minds and bodies.

June 10

Offseason: After getting a mysterious letter that her mother’s grave site has been vandalized, Marie (Jocelin Donahue, The House of the Devil) gets trapped on the island and stuck in a strange place unlike the hometown she remembered.

June 13

The Clovehitch Killer: A really well-made BTK movie that explores what it’s like to be the son of a serial killer.

Demonic: When teen ghost hunters get in over their heads, a cop and a psychologist have to figure out exactly what happened.

Open 24 Hours: After setting her serial killer boyfriend on fire, a paranoid delusional woman gets a job at an all-night gas station. Grab some Slim Jims!

Repression: The ten-year-old patient of a therapist claims he can see and control her future through his art.

All About Evil: The new Severin release, starring Natasha Lyonne, is on Shudder too. A shy and nerdy librarian inherits her father’s beloved but failing old movie house, The Victoria. To save the family business, she must embrace her inner serial killer when she starts filming a series of gruesome shorts.

June 16

Mad God: Prepare to be changed. This is one of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time, the results of thirty years of hard work from stop-motion animator and special effects supervisor Phil Tippett.

June 20

The Freakmaker: Well, I know one movie Joe Bob will be showing in July! Mutant plants and real sideshow workers? You know it.

Sea Fever: I can think of no fate worse than being stuck on a ship with people who hate you.

We Summon the Darkness: After a metal festival, a party gets out of hand and someone is the killer. I had a blast with this one and am super excited for more people to see it.

Slumber Party Massacre: The power drill — and the murders it causes — are back!

Double the William Girdler, as Shudder will also add Grizzly and Day of the Animals.

June 23

Revealer: A stripper and a religious protester are trapped together in a peep show booth and must survive the apocalypse in 1980s Chicago. Written by comic authors Tim Seeley and Michael Moreci.

June 30

The Long Night: New York transplant Grace (Scout Taylor-Compton) returns to her childhood home with her boyfriend (Nolan Gerard Funk) to investigate a promising lead on her disappeared family and finds a cult waiting.

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