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What’s new on Shudder: February 2021’s best new originals, exclusives, and movies

Because it's only eight months til Halloween


Colette Bennett


Posted on Aug 4, 2020   Updated on Feb 12, 2021, 3:10 pm CST

Every month horror fans ask themselves “what’s new on Shudder?” That’s because Shudder is the world’s leading horror based streaming service. Packed full of zombies, serial killers, and vampires, Shudder is your one stop shop for screams.

Every month they debut a mix of cutting edge new originals, classic movies, and ghoulish TV series. It’s a lot to keep track of. That’s why we break down the best of the best every month to help you get started. Ready scream? Here are the new movies and shows you’ll find on Shudder.

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  • Best new originals: After Midnight, Last Drive-In: Joe Bob Put a Spell On You, Shook
  • New classics on Shudder: Basket Case, One Missed Call
  • Best new shows: Discovery of Witches

Best new exclusives and originals on Shudder: February 2021

After Midnight (2020)

After 10 years of a seemingly fairy tale romance with his wife Abby, Hank awakens one day to find her gone. Left with only a strange cryptic note, Hank’s concept of life begins to fall apart. As he picks up the pieces another problem arises, a ferocious monster that haunts his property. This love sick tale of terror is perfect for a lonely Valentines day.

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The Last Drive-In: Joe Bob Put a Spell On You

Joe Bob Briggs, king of the drive-in, is back with his first ever Valentine’s day special. Join Joe Bob and co-host Darcy the Mailgirl for a love struck double feature of unimaginable horror. Why is it unimaginable? Because we don’t know will be showing until it starts. The show premieres live on Friday, February 12, and available on-demand starting, February 14.


Shook (2021)

Shudder’s latest in-house production is Shook a blood soaked tale of social media obsession. Written and directed by Jennifer Harrington, Shook follows an influencer who finds herself the subject of online harassment that moves into real life. The red-band trailer makes this look like a nasty piece of work, so make sure to tune in for the Feb 18. premiere.

New Classics on Shudder: February 2021

Basket Case (1982)

Frank Henenlotter’s classic gorefest about the bond between two brothers is coming to Shudder. Some people go to New York to make it. Duane Bradley came to New York City with his deformed twin brother in a wicker basket. Out to get back at the doctors who separated them as children, the duo unleash a torrent of death on the Big Apple. Funny, sharp, and scary, Basket Case is a delight.

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One Missed Call (2003)

Takashi Miike took a break from soaking the screen with blood for this incredible 2003 ghost story. One Missed Call follows a group of Japanese teens who begin to die three days after receiving disturbing voice mails. Each message is a call from themselves, screaming in the future. Racing against time to stop a vengeful ghost, the teens must solve the mystery before becoming its next victims.

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Best New Shows on Shudder: February 2021

The Discovery of Witches Season 2

Back for its second season, this adaptation of Deborah Harkness’ All Souls trilogy returns with more spooky magical conflicts. At the beginning of the season Matthew and Diana have traveled back to Elizabethan London, hiding in the past from their enemies. With the help of a powerful witch, Diana hopes to control her powers. But evil lurks around every corner in this brilliant episodic series.

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Everything coming to Shudder in February 2021

February 1

  • Audrey Rose
  • The Queen Of Black Magic (1981)
  • Vampire’s Kiss

February 2

  • Head Count

February 4

  • A Nightmare Wakes

February 6

  • A Discovery Of Witches

February 8

  • Night Tide
  • Whispering Corridors
  • Memento Mori
  • Wishing Stairs

February 9

  • Carmilla
  • The Strange Color Of Your Body’s Tears

February 11

  • After Midnight

February 12

  • Joe Bob Put A Spell On You

February 15

  • Basket Case
  • The Ninth Configuration
  • Outcast

February 18

  • Shook

February 22

  • One Missed Call
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Psychomania

February 25

  • The Dark And The Wicked
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*First Published: Aug 4, 2020, 10:57 am CDT