6 underrated horror movies streaming on Shudder that every horror fan should watch

Caveat - Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Original
Caveat - Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Original / Shudder

If you're looking for some pretty solid horror content, one of the go-to places is the AMC-owned premium streaming service Shudder. It offers a great selection of horror movies, series, and specials that every horror fan would enjoy.

Most people will gravitate towards the popular horror titles on the platform, but let's not forget about all the underrated movies. These horror films deserve love and attention, too, and I'd even argue that some are better than the popular ones.

Are you ready to broaden your horizons and discover some hidden gems? If so, you must continue reading because we shared a list of six underrated horror movies currently streaming on Shudder that may have slipped past your radar.

Caveat (2020)

Caveat offers a unique take on the horror genre. It's a thought-provoking and eerie horror film following an amnesiac drifter named Isaac, who starts experiencing strange and unsettling occurrences after accepting a job to look after a psychologically troubled woman in a secluded mansion on a remote island. As he learns the house's dark history and more about the woman he's watching over, he soon finds himself on a fight for survival. The trailer is provided above.

Host (2020)

During a COVID-19 lockdown in London, a group of friends get together for their weekly Zoom call. On this particular call, they decide to hold a virtual seance and invite a medium to guide them through the process. But what should've been a fun experience goes terribly wrong when they accidentally summon a demonic presence that begins attacking each member of the group in their homes.

One Cut of the Dead (2019)

One Cut of the Dead is a Japanese comedy-horror film following a director and his crew who, while shooting a low-budget zombie film in an abandoned warehouse, find themselves attacked by real zombies, creating chaos and panic.

Sissy (2022)

Sissy is a horror-thriller film centering around a successful social media influencer named Cecilia/Sissy who, after reconnecting with her childhood best friend, is invited to her bachelorette party. But this is where things get rocky. Sissy's high school bully will be in attendance at the party as well, and Sissy still isn't quite over the bullying she endured as a kid. While she does try to keep her cool for her best friend's sake, she's eventually driven to madness and wants revenge.

Deadstream (2022)

Deadstream follows a disgraced content creator named Shawn, who loses much of his fanbase after being involved in a serious controversy. In an effort to resurrect his career and win back his followers, he decides to livestream himself, spending the night at an abandoned haunted house where several people mysteriously died. But then he goes and accidentally awakens an evil spirit residing in the house, ultimately putting his life in danger.

Mandy (2018)

Set in the Pacific Northwest in 1983, the story centers around a devoted couple, Red and Mandy, whose quiet life is disrupted when a hippie cult and a demonic biker gang invade their pine-scented haven. After Mandy is brutally murdered, Red transforms into a relentless avenger hellbent on taking down those who were responsible.

You can stream all of the horror movies listed above right now on Shudder.

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