Got a case of the coronavirus doldrums? Shudder has the cure to all your social isolation woes. This Monday, the streaming service announced that they’re extending their standard week-long free trial period for new customers to a full month, extending a helping hand to all the horror fans who are hunkered down and practicing social distancing.
Shudder is the largest streaming platform dedicated solely to horror, suspense, and thrillers, making this a dream come true for stir-crazy scary movie lovers. And while these may be uncertain times, the long stretches inside provide an excellent opportunity to catch up on all of the horror movies and TV you’ve been meaning to see. From classic scary movies like Halloween and Texas Chain Saw Massacre to exclusive horror podcasts and shows and indie horror gems like Larry Fessenden's Wendigo, Shudder has got you covered when it comes to keeping things spooky. You can even lean into the quarantine madness with trapped-in films like The Void and Escape from New York.
To get started, simply create a new account on shudder.com and enter the promo code SHUTIN. You’ll instantly have access to Shudder’s extensive library. Plus, if you need help sifting through all the options available to you, Shudder is even tweeting out daily recommendations under the hashtag #ShudderShutIn.
Enjoy, horror fans—and stay safe.
Featured still from "Prevenge" via Gennaker