It is time for the Shudder Content Guide for Dec. 2021. Another year comes to an end. The plague still rages, injustices still abound, fruitcakes are still a thing for some reason. But we also have Shudder.

We always have Shudder.

This December Shudder offers some fun, wintery treats in the form of originals, specials, and holiday favorites in the library. So, slap on your mittens, rev up the chainsaw and let’s carve through the ice and see what ol’ Saint Shudder has in store for us this month.

Shudder’s December Originals and Exclusives.

As always, here is our guide to the service as a whole. We’ll get into regional specifics in a bit.

The Advent Calendar *Holiday Special

New Film Premieres Thursday, December 2

Written and directed by Patrick Ridremont, Eva (Eugénie DerouandParis Police 1900), an ex-dancer, is now living in a wheelchair, unable to walk. When her friend Sophie (Honorine MagnierTomorrow is Ours) gives her an old wooden antique advent calendar before Christmas, she realizes each window contains a surprise that triggers repercussions in real life. Some of them are good, but most of them are bad, really bad. Now Eva will have to choose between getting rid of the calendar or walking again – even if it causes death and destruction to everyone she holds dear around her.

Death Valley

New Film Premieres Thursday, December 9

A group of battle-weary guns for hire are commissioned to rescue an imprisoned scientist from a secret Cold War bunker. Upon entering the facility, they find themselves in a fight for survival when they come under attack from a terrifying creature of unknown origin. Written and directed by Matthew Ninaber (PG: Psycho Goreman). Starring Jeremy Ninaber (Escape the Dark), Ethan Mitchell (Escape the Dark) and Kristen Kaster (If I Should Die).

Joe Bob Ruins Christmas

New Special Premieres Friday, December 17th

Here is the news, straight from Joe Bob Briggs.

Continuing Series

Shudder is also continuing Behind the Monsters and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula this month as well. Both series wrap this December.

Leaving Shudder

We have a list of films leaving Shudder in December thanks to the official Shudder subreddit. Catch these while you can.

  • 12.5 MARROWBONE (CA)
  • 12.7 PERFECT (US/CA/UK)
  • 12.14 SMOKE AND MIRRORS: THE STORY OF TOM SAVINI (US/CA/UK), CLASS OF 1984 (US/CA)
  • 12.17 RILLINGTON PLACE (US)
  • 12.29 ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE (UK), CUB (UK), LUZ (CA), THE NIGHTMARE (UK), WHEN ANIMALS DREAM (UK)
  • 12.30 COLD PREY (UK), HEATHERS (UK), HOUSE OF WAX (US, both versions), TAMMY & THE T-REX (US/CA), LEATHERFACE (US), MR. JONES (UK)
  • 12.31 SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT 3, 4 and 5 (US), JAILERS (US)
  • 1.3 PATCHWORK (US/CA)
  • 1.9 COLD SKIN (US/CA)

Regional Schedules

Here are the regional release schedules for Shudder’s various markets. We present the dates in their standard form for the region, and all originals and exclusives will be listed in bold.

Coming to Shudder CA in December 2021

Canada isn’t getting the short end of the stick this month as all originals will be available on Shudder this December, as well as a strong selection of films to enjoy. For this month’s selection, we suggest the Shudder original Death Valley.

Directed and written by Mattew Ninaber, the film stars Jeremy Ninaber, Ethan Mitchell, and Kristen Kaster.

Mercenaries with nothing to lose are hired to rescue a bioengineer imprisoned in a cold war bunker. Upon entering the ominous facility, they find themselves in a fight for their lives when they come under attack from an unknown and deadly creature.

Death Valley synopsis

Check out Death Valley on Shudder CA on December 9th.

12/1

Behind the Monsters: Pinhead

A Very Ghoul Log Christmas

To All A Good Night

A Christmas Horror Story

The Children

Brotherhood of the Wolf

Mill of the Stone Women

Pyewacket

12/2

The Advent Calendar

12/6

Fangs

Screams of a Winter Night

Devil Times 5

12/7

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 408

Switchblade Sisters

12/9

Death Valley

12/13

All the Colors of Giallo

Orgasmo

Knife of Ice

So Sweet So Perverse

A Quiet Place to KIll

12/14

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 409

Rose Plays Julie

12/17

Joe Bob Ruins Christmas – 9 PM ET

12/20

Etheria: Season 2

12/21

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula – Season Finale

Shudder CA Content Guide December 2021
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Coming to Shudder US in December 2021

The US has a large selection of films to watch, as is usually the case, but rather than focus on one of the major releases, I think spotlighting a documentary is in order. We suggest 2019’s All the Colors of Giallo.

Directed by Federico Caddeo, the documentary is described as “A celebration of the genre with interviews by many contributors and gialli filmmakers.” Such talents discussed include Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava, and Barbara Bouchet.

Catch All the Colors of Giallo on Shudder US on December 13th.

12/1

Behind the Monsters: Pinhead

A Very Ghoul Log Christmas

House of Wax (1953)

House of Wax (2005)

Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out

Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation

Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toymaker

To All A Good Night

Brotherhood of the Wolf

Mill of the Stone Women

12/2

The Advent Calendar

12/6

Fangs

Screams of a Winter Night

Devil Times Five

12/7

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 408

Switchblade Sisters

12/9

Death Valley

Hail to the Deadites

12/13

All the Colors of Giallo

Orgasmo

Knife of Ice

So Sweet So Perverse

A Quiet Place to KIll

12/14

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 409

Rose Plays Julie

My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To

12/17

Joe Bob Ruins Christmas – 9 PM ET

12/20

Etheria: Season 2

12/21

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula – Season Finale

Shudder US Content Guide December 2021
Courtesy of Shudder

Coming to Shudder UKI in December 2021

It can sometimes be a rare treat that Shudder UKI also gets the same originals as the US and Canada. That is why this time around we suggest checking out The Advent Calendar.

From Shudder: Written and directed by Patrick Ridremont, Eva (Eugénie DerouandParis Police 1900), an ex-dancer, is now living in a wheelchair, unable to walk. When her friend Sophie (Honorine MagnierTomorrow is Ours) gives her an old wooden antique advent calendar before Christmas, she realizes each window contains a surprise that triggers repercussions in real life. Some of them are good, but most of them are bad, really bad. Now Eva will have to choose between getting rid of the calendar or walking again – even if it causes death and destruction to everyone she holds dear around her.

Catch The Advent Calendar on Shudder UKI on December 12th.

1/12

Behind the Monsters: Pinhead

A Very Ghoul Log Christmas

Mill of the Stone Women

Pyewacket

2/12

The Advent Calendar

Silent Night Deadly Night

Silent Night Deadly Night Part 2

Silent Night (2012)

6/12

Screams of a Winter Night

Devil Times Five

The White Reindeer

John Dies at the End

The Terror: Season 1

7/12

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 408

Spider Baby

Switchblade Sisters

9/12

Death Valley

13/12

The Isle

Antibirth

Birth of the Living Dead

14/12

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 409

My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To

15/12

Deadly Games

20/12

Etheria: Season 2

Gwen

Blood Punch

21/12

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula – Season Finale

Shudder UKI Content Guide December 2021
Courtesy of Shudder

Coming to Shudder ANZ in December 2021

Looking for something to watch in the ANZ region? Why not try Deadwax?

This series is “A mind-bending neo-noir set in the obsessive world of vinyl collecting. Etta Pryce, a vinyl tracker, is hired by a rich collector to hunt a legendary rare record that has driven its owners mad and killed anyone that has dared to play it.”

Why not close out the year with a Deadwax marathon beginning on December 21st?

1/12

Behind the Monsters: Pinhead

A Very Ghoul Log Christmas

2/12

The Advent Calendar

3/12

Silent Night Deadly Night

Silent Night Deadly Night Part 2

7/12

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 408

Screams of a Winter Night

Devil Times Five

9/12

Death Valley

14/12

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Ep. 409

What Lies Below

16/12

Deadly Games

21/12

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula – Season Finale

Etheria: Season 2

Deadwax

Black Water

Shudder ANZ Content Guide December 2021
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While the assembly isn’t as large as it has been over the past few months, Shudder still has a lot to share with viewers. Do you have a favorite in your region? What do you think of our selections? Let us know in the comments.

About the Author

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

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