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Vile VOD: New-To-Streaming Genre Titles From Shudder, Redbox, Crackle, and More

Saturday, September 2, 2023 | News, Vile VOD

List Curated by GRACE DETWILER

Spooky season is upon us! As we head into fall, check out these On-Demand horror/sci-fi/thriller films streaming this month. Among the highlights: Norway’s Good Boy, Stephen King documentary King on Screen, and classics and new titles from Redbox and Crackle. 

Available on digital September 29, 2023.

Starring Josh Hutcherson, Greg Germann, Lovie Simone, Bevin Bru, Sammi Rotibi, Morgan Freeman
Written by Macon Blair and Rusty Cundieff
Directed by Rusty Cundieff
The Avenue 

Genre & Synopsis: Sci-Fi/Thriller. Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby) star in this heart-racing action thriller. When a tech blogger discovers a time-altering device, he unleashes its power to rewrite the past and seek revenge against the ruthless corporate empire that destroyed his family. But his actions soon trigger a terrifying chain of events, propelling him into a pulse-pounding battle for survival where every second counts.



Available on demand and digital September 22, 2023. 

Starring AnnaLynne McCord, Dean Cain, Natasha Henstridge, and James Russo
Written by John Spare
Directed by Tommy Stovall
Stonecutter Media

Genre & Synopsis: Horror/Drama. Eve Sullivan (McCord) is arrested for committing a heinous crime. Shackled in a police station breakroom, she is questioned by psychoanalyst Dr. Donald Thomas (Cain), who is tasked with determining her fitness to stand trial. In a contentious interview, Dr. Thomas persuades Eve to recount her troubling past as she slowly turns the tables, coaxing him into revealing secrets of his own and showing him they may be more alike than he thinks.  



Available to stream on Shudder on September 15, 2023.

Starring Gino Anania, Verity Marks, Alec Carlos, Nazariy Demkowicz, Madison MacIsaac, Liam Stewart-Kanigan, Megan Best
Written by Travis Seppala
Directed by Rebekah McKendry

Genre & Synopsis: Horror. Based on the online phenomenon of the same name, ELEVATOR GAME follows socially awkward teenager Ryan, who ingratiates himself into a group of recent high school graduates that run an online web series debunking urban legends. But Ryan has a secret: His sister disappeared months earlier, and he believes they – and a dangerous online challenge called ‘The Elevator Game’ – were responsible. To play the game, you must ride the elevator in a specific sequence, invoking a supernatural creature called ‘The 5th Floor Woman’. In an attempt to gain more information as to the whereabouts of his sister, Ryan persuades the group to play the game once more, and risk unleashing the most fearsome consequences imaginable.



Available on demand and digital September 8, 2023.

Starring Gard Løkke, Katrine Lovise Øpstad Fredriksen, Amalie Willoch Njaastad, Nicolai Narvesen Lied
Written and Directed by Viljar Bøe
Saban Films

Genre & Synopsis: Thriller. A bold and original thriller from up-and coming director Viljar Bøe.  Sigrid thinks she’s met her perfect match with the charming and handsome Christian, but there is one catch- he lives with a man who acts like his pet dog. Trying to be open-minded, Sigrid continues the relationship but soon notices an insidious under-tone to Christian. Maybe ‘puppy play’ isn’t as innocent as it seems.



Available on demand on September 8, 2023.

Starring Frank Darabont, Mick Garris, Mike Flanagan, Tom Holland, Vincenzo Natali, Greg Nicotero, Mark L. Lester, Dee Wallace, Tim Curry and James Caan
Directed by Daphné Baiwir
Dark Star Pictures 

Genre & Synopsis: Horror/Documentary. 1976, Brian de Palma directs Carrie, the first novel by Stephen King. Since then, more than 50 directors have adapted the master of horror’s books, in more than 80 films and series, making him the most adapted author alive in the world . What’s so fascinating about him that filmmakers cannot stop adapting his works? KING ON SCREEN reunites the filmmakers that have adapted Stephen King’s books for cinema and TV, including Frank Darabont (Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, The Walking Dead), Tom Holland (The Langoliers, Chucky), Mick Garris (The Stand, Sleepwalkers) and Taylor Hackford (Dolores Claiborne, Ray). It is a movie made for the fans and with the fans, led by an international ambition.



The Exorcist III – 9/1
A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

Devil’s Revenge – 9/1
A down-on-his-luck archaeologist returns from a cave expedition that contains a cursed relic that’s also a portal to Hell. He discovers that the only way to stop the curse on his family is to go back to the cave and destroy the relic.

The Last Exorcist – 9/1
After every priest trained in exorcisms dies in a terror attack, Joan Campbell must battle a demon from her past that, this time, possesses her sister.

Hell Baby – 9/1
An expectant couple moves into a haunted fixer-upper in New Orleans. Things spiral out of control and only the Vatican’s elite exorcism team can save them, or can they?

Shadowbuilder – 9/1
An evil Archbishop of the Catholic Church summons a demon to try and destroy the world. The summoners are killed, but the demon escapes to hunt down its needed victim. The intended victim is a child who has the potential to become a saint.

V/H/S/2 – 9/1
Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his abandoned house and find another collection of mysterious VHS tapes. In viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be terrifying motives behind the student’s disappearance.

Pernicious – 9/1
It was supposed to be an adventure of a lifetime as three young girls spend the summer in Thailand. But their adventure quickly becomes a nightmare when the trio unleashes the spirit of a murdered child with only one thing on her mind – revenge.

The Voices – 9/1
A young woman seeks sanctuary at a remote family home, where she struggles to cope with her sister’s paranoid schizophrenia and her own sanity before it tears them apart.

Hollar Creek Canyon – 9/1
A group of friends embark on a camping adventure to an idyllic location in the mountains. The horror begins as, one-by-one, they become the prey of Holler Creek Canyon’s newest resident. The question is- it it man or beast?

Temple – 9/1
Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.

Portals – 9/1
A sci-fi anthology from four iconic horror directors, tied together by a single event-the appearance of cosmic portals around the world. While many flee from them, the real terror sets in when others are drawn into these mysterious voids…

The Harbinger – 9/1
Daniel and Theresa Snyder move their troubled young daughter Rosalie to a quaint Midwestern town. Soon after they arrive, neighbors begin to die. The townspeople suspect Rosalie and shun the Snyder family. Fearing something evil followed them, the tormented parents seek the advice of a Native American seer who tells them that only death can save Rosalie. When more people die and a detective starts looking into the mysterious deaths, the Snyders must do whatever it takes to protect their family.

Devoured – 9/1
A Latina immigrant mother, tormented by malevolent forces living within the walls of an old New York City restaurant where she works, struggles to escape and return to her son before the evil drives her completely mad.



Let The Right One – 9/12
Oscar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl who turns out to be a vampire.

Tucker and Dale vs. Evil – 9/12
Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of college kids camping near the duo’s West Virginian cabin. As the body count accidentally climbs so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair, who believe that the kids are on some sort of suicide pact. Preconceptions and misunderstandings abound as horror and hilarity occupy the screen side by side.

The Eyes of My Mother – 9/1
In a secluded farmhouse, a lonely surgeon’s daughter unfazed by death is consumed by her darkest impulses leading to unique encounters.

Survival of the Dead – 9/1
On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.

House of Shadows – 9/1
A woman visits the mysterious house she has inherited, hoping to learn more about the deaths of her mother and late sister. Haunted by ghosts, she must uncover the truth behind the curse of the house, or become the next victim.

And Soon The Darkness – 9/1
A couple of American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split, and one goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.

Cell – 9/1
When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

Nightbreed – 9/1
A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of friendly monsters are hiding from humanity. Meanwhile, a sadistic serial killer is looking for a patsy.

Hostile – 9/1
Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange, disturbing creatures that only come out at nighttime.

Train to Busan – 9/1
While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Beyond Re-Animator – 9/1
After 13 years in prison, the mad scientist from Re-Animator (1985) gets a new chance to experiment with the arrival of a young prison doctor, who secretly hopes to learn to reanimate dead people. Good intentions turn to horror.

Midnight Meat Train – 9/1
A photographer’s obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways.

Carnival of Souls – 9/1
Mary Henry sole survivor of a fatal car accident, moves to a new job, but is haunted by visions of a fiendish man, and strangely drawn to the deserted carnival at the edge of town.


Grace Detwiler
Rue Morgue's Online Assistant Editor - Grace Detwiler (@finalgirlgrace) is a freelance film journalist and law student. Her original work can be found on her blog, FinalGirlGrace, as well as in Rue Morgue's print and online publications.