Shudder is nothing if not a goldmine of content, with basically something to watch for everyone, and today we are making a list of the best 8 new movies on Shudder in December 2022 that you can watch right now. The movies in this list are not ranked and we have also not included documentaries, because this list only has movies on it.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (Dec. 1)
Synopsis: Can your nightmares be fatal? In this classic of the horror film genre that launched a movie franchise, a hideously scarred man who was murdered by a lynch mob returns years later in the terrifying nightmares of his killers’ teenaged children … And the dreaming teenagers are starting to die in their sleep
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (Dec. 1)
Synopsis: Freddy Krueger invades the minds of a new group of teens … and the nightmares begin again. When local teenagers start dying, only Nancy Thompson knows the truth. Now a doctor at the local psychiatric hospital, she is the lone survivor of one of Freddy’s previous killing sprees. Now, it’s a fight against her co-workers’ disbelief and a race against time to stop Freddy before he kills again.
Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (Dec. 1)
Synopsis: Ten years after writer and director Wes Craven brought his personal nightmares to the movie screen as Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street, the horrifying child killer returns. And he’s stepping out of his celluloid world to haunt the life of the actress who first defeated him on film in the terrifying Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.
A Wounded Fawn (Dec. 1)
Synopsis: A Wounded Fawn follows the story of Meredith Tanning, a local museum curator who is dipping her toe back into the dating pool, only to be targeted by a charming serial killer. When a fateful romantic getaway between the two becomes a tense game of cat and mouse, both must confront the madness within him.
Christmas Bloody Christmas (Dec. 9)
Synopsis: It’s Christmas Eve and fiery record store owner Tori Tooms just wants to get drunk and party until the robotic Santa Claus at a nearby toy store goes haywire and makes her night more than a little complicated. Santa Claus begins a rampant killing spree through the neon-drenched snowscape against a backdrop of drugs, sex, metal, and violence, ultimately forcing Tori into a blood-splattered battle for survival against the ruthless heavy metal Saint Nick himself.
The Apology (Dec. 16)
Synopsis: Twenty years after the disappearance of her daughter, recovering alcoholic Darlene Hagan (Anna Gunn) is preparing to host her family’s Christmas celebration again with the help of her friend and neighbor, Gretchen (Janeane Garofalo). Late Christmas Eve, Darlene’s estranged ex-brother-in-law, Jack (Linus Roache) arrives unannounced, bearing nostalgic gifts and a heavy secret. Soon, Darlene finds herself caught between reason and ruthless instinct. Trapped together by a dangerous storm, a battle of wits escalates to a violent game of revenge.
Scare Package II: Rad Chad’s Revenge (Dec. 22)
Scare Package (Synopsis): Chad, the owner of Rad Chad’s Horror Emporium, recounts a series of bone-chilling, blood-splattered tales to illustrate the rules of the horror genre to his newest employee.
Burial (Dec. 29)
Synopsis: In the last days of WWII, a band of Allied soldiers trafficking Hitler’s remains out of Germany are ambushed by Nazi Wehrwolf fighters.