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Coming to Shudder | December 2023

On 26 November 2023

Here we are, in the last month of the year. Some might say “finally”, while others might say “not already”. But no matter what you think, December will begin in just a few days. 

Of course, December also means Christmas movies. And Shudder is no exception. Although… let’s just say we’re not talking about classic Christmas movies. 

The coming month won’t bring much in the way of new releases, but both feature films look pretty promising. And when it comes to resurrections, Shudder is letting its hair down.

Let’s take a closer look.

The Premieres

It’s A Wonderful Knife (Tyler MacIntyre) | Starting December 1st 

A spin on the Christmas classic, the horror film centers on Winnie Carruther (Jane Widdop,), who saves her town from a psychotic killer on Christmas Eve. A year later, her life is  less than wonderful — but when she wishes she’d never been born, she finds herself in a nightmare  parallel universe and discovers that without her, things could be much, much worse. Now, the killer is  back, and she must team up with the town misfit to identify the killer and get back to her own reality.  


Also starring Joel McHale (Community) and Justin Long (Barbarian).

The Sacrifice Game (Jennifer Wexler) | Starting December 8

It’s bad enough that boarding school students Samantha and Clara can’t go home for the holidays, but  things take a deadly turn when a gang of cult killers arrives on their doorstep – just in time for Christmas.  


Starring Mena Massoud (Aladdin), Olivia Scott Welch (Lucky Hank, The Fear Street Trilogy), Gus  Kenworthy (American Horror Story) and Chloë Levine (The Ranger). 

Shudder Original Series 

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula | New episodes every Tuesday

Horror’s new icons The Boulet Brothers are on the hunt to find the world’s next drag monster superstar  in this brand new, star-studded fifth season of their hit reality competition show. With new competitors,  their challenges, special effects makeup, costumes, and performances, it promises to be truly terrifying  and out-of-this-world. 


Shudder Resurrected

The Children (Tom Shankland) | Starting December 1st 

A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to  turn on their parents.  

Black Christmas (2006) (Glen Morgan) | Starting December 1st 

Black Christmas

On Christmas Eve, an escaped maniac returns to his childhood home, which is now a sorority house,  and begins to murder sorority sisters one by one. 

P2 (Franck Khalfoun) | Starting December 1st 

A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas  Eve.  

Night of the Comet (Thom Eberhardt) | Starting December 1st 

A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls fighting against cannibal zombies  and a sinister group of scientists.  

To All A Good Night (David Hess) | Starting December 1st 

A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus  costume. 

Wendigo | Starting December 11

When George and Kim arrive at their cabin, they soon find that a dark and intimidating presence  seems to have taken over the cottage. After a shopkeeper tells Miles about the legend of Wendigo,  a beast who is half-man, half-deer, and can change itself at will, the child begins to wonder if the  creature might have something to do with his family’s sudden misfortune.  

Devil’s Pass (Renny Harlin) | Starting December 11

A group of students go to the location of the infamous Dyatlov pass incident to make a documentary,  but things take a turn for the worse as the secret of what happened there is revealed.  

I Trapped the Devil (Josh Lobo) | Starting December 11 

A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but  things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.  

Bay of Blood (Mario Bava) | Starting December 15

The murder of a wealthy countess triggers a chain reaction of brutal killings in the surrounding bay  area, as several unscrupulous characters try to seize her large estate.

Baron Blood (Mario Bava) | Starting December 15

A young man, visiting the castle of a murderous ancestor in Austria, accidentally brings his dead  relative back to life – searching for new victims. 

Black Sunday (Mario Bava) | Starting December 15

Kill baby kill

A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to  possess the body of the witch’s beautiful look-alike descendant.  

Kill, Baby… Kill! (Mario Bava) | Starting December 15

A Carpathian village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl, prompting a coroner and  medical student to uncover her secrets while a witch attempts to protect the villagers.  

Lisa and The Devil (Mario Bava) | Starting December 15

A tourist spends the night in a derelict Spanish villa seemingly held in the supernatural grip of an  eccentric butler, who resembles a depiction of the Devil she had seen on an old fresco. 

The Evil Eye (1963) (Mario Bava) | Starting December 15

A mystery novel-loving American tourist witnesses a murder in Rome and soon finds herself and her  suitor caught up in a series of killings.  

The Gingerdead Man (Charles Band) | Starting December 18

An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer – this real-life  cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair.  

Barbarians (Charles Dorfman) | Starting December 25

A dinner party in a country house that sees four friends come together for a birthday celebration, ut  as the night progresses secrets emerge and unsettling events begin to unfold around them.  

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