May offers another fresh batch of horror on Shudder across the world. This month there are several major premiere and exclusives as well as some old favorites returning to your watch-list. What should you keep an eye out for this month? Check our schedule for each region along with our selection.

So, let’s get spooky, shall we? Shudder Originals and Exclusives will be in bold. Dates will be regionally formatted.

Shudder Canada

May promises some fun Shudder exclusives for Canada. The highlight for Shudder Canada for the month of May is Psycho Goreman.

Psycho Goeman Poster

Psycho Goreman is a 2020 Canadian horror/sci-fi comedy that follows a pair of sibling who resurrect an ancient evil. But they have fun with it, though. The film is written and directed by Steven Kostanksi. It stars Nita-Josee Hanna, Owen Myre, Steven Vlahos, and Matt Ninaber. The film looks like a real blast and a perfect addition to Shudder’s library of exclusives. Enjoy, Canada. You’ve earned it. Stream in on May 20th.

5/1

12 Ghosts (1960)

Curse of the Demons (1858)

5/7

Fried Barry

The Last Drive-In ep. 304

5/10

The Funeral Home

Sator

5/13

The Reckoning

5/14

The Last Drive-In ep. 305

5/17

Found

5/18

Def by Temptation

5/20

Psycho Goreman

5/21

The Last Drive-In ep. 306

5/24

The Machine

Werewolf

The Windmill

5/27

Skull: The Mask

5/28

The Last Drive-In ep. 307

5/31

Spookies

Shudder Content Guide Canada
Courtesy of the Shudder Canada Twitter account

Shudder US

Shudder US again sweeps the most content category between the regions. Our selection for US Shudder subscribers this month is Skull: The Mask.

Skull: The Mask Poster

Nothing like a gory slasher for the American markets, right? Well, this Portuguese slasher is a surprising but exciting addition to the Shudder library. Skull: The Mask (aka Skull: A Máscara de Anhangá) is a 2020 Brazilian-American slasher that is written and directed by Armando Fonseca and Kapel Furman. The film follows a detective (Natallia Rodrigues) who investigates a pre-Columbian god who is cutting a swath of bloody sacrifices throughout San Paolo.

Enjoy the gore when Skull: The Mask streams on Shudder’s US catalogue on May 27th.

5/1

The Wicker Man (1973)

House on Haunted Hill (1959)

House on Haunted Hill (1999)

13 Ghosts (1960)

Curse of the Demons (1958)

5/4

Frankenhooker

5/7

Fried Barry

The Last Drive-In ep. 304

5/10

Climate of the Hunter

The Funeral Home

Sator

5/13

The Reckoning

Trickster

5/14

The Last Drive-In ep. 305

5/17

American Mary

Found

Time Lapse

5/18

Black Roses

Def by Temptation

5/20

Psycho Goreman

5/21

The Last Drive-In ep. 306

5/24

The Machine

Werewolf

The Windmill

5/27

Skull: The Mask

5/28

The Last Drive-In ep. 307

5/31

Spookies

Shudder Content Guide US
Courtesy of the Shudder Twitter account

Shudder UK

Shudder UK offers a number of exclusives, and our selection for Shudder fans in the UK is Relic.

Relic Poster

Relic is a 2020 horror film directed by Erika James and adapted from a screenplay by James and Christian White. The film follows a mother and daughter as they investigate the strange disappearance of the family matriarch, Edna, only to discover something rotten may be going on at the estate where Edna spends her final days. Relic stars Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, and Bella Heathcote.

The film can be streamed on Shudder UK on May 11th.

3/5

Blood on Satan’s Claw

The Witchfinder General

7/5

Fried Barry

10/5

The Funeral Home

11/5

Relic

13/5

The Reckoning

17/5

Curse of the Crimson Altar

I Trapped the Devil

18/5

Black Roses

Def by Temptation

20/5

Psycho Goreman

24/5

Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors

The Whip and the Body

27/5

Skull: The Mask

31/5

The Asphyx

The Sorcerers

Shudder Content Guide UK
Courtesy of the Shudder UK Twitter account

Shudder ANZ

Shudder ANZ carries most of the Shudder exclusives as the other regions this month, so our selection is Fried Barry.

Fried Barry poster

Fried Barry is a 2020 South African horror film written and directed by Ryan Kruger. based on Kruger’s earlier short film the film follows a drug-addict whose body is taken for a joyride by an alien entity across Cape Town. The film stars Gary Green, Bianka Hartenstein, Sean Cameron Michael, and Chanelle de Jager.

You can stream Fried Barry on Shudder ANZ right now.

7/5

Fried Barry

11/5

Climate of the Hunter

The Funeral Home

Stake Land

13/5

The Reckoning

18/5

Long Weekend

19/5

Black Roses

Def by Temptation

20/5

Psycho Goreman

25/5

Death Ship

Death Warmed Up

27/5

Skull: The Mask

Shudder ANZ Content guide
Courtesy of the Shudder ANZ Twitter account

So, what do you think about the additions to Shudder this month? How about our selections? Do we have great taste or do you think we missed the mark? See you later this month with a Shudder news roundup!

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David Davis is a writer, cartoonist, and educator in Southern California with an M.A. in literature and writing studies.

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