Hello, readers! Welcome to another installment of our ongoing streaming series, From Streams to Screams, where we rundown all the great horror and sci-fi offerings across a variety of streaming platforms that should undoubtedly get you in the Halloween mood. Today, we’re celebrating all the great monster movies that are currently available on Shudder, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Netflix, Vudu, and Tubi TV that feature all sorts of creatures—from the traditional monsters to entities that come from outer space to those already here on Earth, there’s sure to be something on this list for every kind of monster movie fan out there.

Happy Streaming, everyone!

The Monster Squad (Available on Amazon Prime & Hulu)

A group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from monsters.

Leviathan (Available on Tubi TV)

An underwater exploration team is trapped five miles beneath the ocean's surface with a creature that cannot die and exists only to kill.

Ghoulies (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

When a college student inherits an old mansion he finds he has also inherited its residents--a bunch of slimy, hairy, fanged creatures who'll do anything for him... even kill.

Ghoulies II (Available on Amazon Prime & Vudu & Tubi TV)

When taken by a priest to exterminate them, the ghoulies managed to escape to a carnival and decided to reside in "Satan's Den." At first, the carnival began to become a successful business once again with their presence, but they begin to start dining on the guests.

Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College (Available on Vudu)

The wise-cracking little demons are back in their third outrageous misadventure. This time the devilish little pets are in a head-on crash course through the halls of learning. The campus will never be the same!

Swamp Thing (Available on Tubi TV) 

When a madman and scientist on a mission to wipe out world hunger clash in the lab, a violent reaction occurs, and a horrific creature is unleashed.

The Return of Swamp Thing (Available on Amazon Prime)

Muck-encrusted plant-man falls in love with Dr. Arcane's sexy daughter and must rescue her from her father's nefarious plans. Heather Locklear stars as the vegetarian plant-lover in this super-hero comic book adaptation.

The Golem (Available on Netflix)

As sickness spreads throughout the countryside, an infertile woman conjures a living child out of clay and sets it loose on her enemies.

Splinter (Available on Tubi TV)

In a derelict gas station, a young couple and an escaped convict fight to survive a parasitic monster that turns people into porcupine-like zombies.

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (Available on Amazon Prime)

Ever since he watched monsters brutally slaughter his family during a childhood camping trip, local plumber Jack Brooks (Trevor Matthews) has had major anger management issues.

Creature (1985) (Available on Tubi TV)

Scientists reach a remote planet only to find their rivals got there first, and are dead. Now, the creature that killed them hunts the new arrivals.

Boar (Available on Shudder)

A monster-sized boar terrorizes the outskirts of a rural Australian town.

Slithis (Available on Tubi TV)

When radiation leaks into the ocean, a flesh-eating monster rises from the depths to wreak havoc on the bohemian enclave of Venice, California.

Possum (Available on Amazon Prime)

A disgraced children's puppeteer must confront his sinister stepfather and a hideous puppet he keeps hidden in a brown leather bag in order to escape the dark horrors of his past.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) (Available on Hulu)

In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.

The Gate (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

The removal of an old tree in Glen's backyard reveals a large and mysterious hole which leads to The Gate - an underground chamber of terrifying demonic evil.

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (Available on Amazon Prime & Vudu & Tubi TV)

Finally the truth about clowns is out! Beneath their sinister grins and wildly patterned clothes are clever killers from out of this world turning people into cotton candy! Luckily, the town's teen citizenry decides to fight back and teach the cosmic bozos a lesson. But these klowns are no klutzes, turning popcorn, peanuts and caramel corn into playful but deadly weapons of madcap destruction and mayhem!

The Monster (Available on Netflix)

A troubled mother-daughter relationship faces the ultimate test when the duo’s broken-down car leaves them trapped within reach of a vicious creature.

Slugs (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

It all began in a sleepy Midwestern community, a place that had never known evil... until now. But years ago, in a stillness beneath the waters, something sinister happened, and now its deadly spawn are emerging from the depths into the light. What are these hungry, mutated creatures after? Multiplying at an incredible pace, can these slimy monsters be stopped?

Eaten Alive (Available on Tubi TV)

A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills those who upset him or his business and feeds their bodies to a large crocodile he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel. That's gotta hurt his Yelp rating.

Waxwork (Available on Amazon Prime & Vudu)

An evil magician creates a wax display of monsters and murderers and invites a group of college students to view the collection. When the kids are trapped in the deadly displays, they discover the wax models are more than they appear to be.

Squirm (Available on Tubi TV)

A storm causes some power lines to break and touch the ground, drawing millions of man eating worms out of the earth, and into town where they quickly start munching on the locals.

Castle Freak (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

An American family inherits an italian castle which houses a bloodthirsty monster.

Pumpkinhead (Available on Amazon Prime & Hulu)

When a group of rambunctious teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Henriksen) seeks the magic of a backwoods witch to bring the child back. But when she tells him the child's death is irrevocable, his grief develops into an all-consuming desire...for revenge! Defying superstition, he and the witch invoke 'the pumpkinhead a monstrously clawed and fanged demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed's bloodlust. But as the invincible creature wreaks its slow, unspeakable tortures on the teens, Ed confronts a horrifying secret about his connection to the beast and realizes that he must find a way to stop its deadly mission before he becomes one with it forever!

Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (Available on Amazon Prime & Hulu)

When five thrill-seeking teenagers unwittingly resurrect a demon from his grave, nobody is safe from the hideous creature's grisly rampage of revenge. But this monster is different -- inside dwells the soul of a little boy named Tommy who was brutally murdered years ago. Can one man save the town from this terrifying fiend without destroying the innocent boy he befriended as a child?

The Terror Within (Available on Tubi TV)

When a chemical warfare leaves the world barren and filled with mutated monsters, a band of survivors in a underground complex battles one of the creatures who was able to break in.

Humanoids from the Deep (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

Half man, half fish terrorize a small fishing village in this Roger Corman shocker.

C.H.U.D. (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

Beneath the streets of New York city, there are hundreds of miles of subterranean tunnels unfit for anything human, unauthorized for anything experimental and unlikely to come to the surface... until now. Something horrible is loose in the sewers of Manhattan, and the city's homeless population has begun to mutate into 'Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers.'

C.H.U.D. 2: Bud the Chud (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

When a trio of friends snooping at the school science lab discover a corpse and accidentally let it roll away, they need a replacement fast. They find one at the local hospital, but this is no ordinary corpse, this is "Bud the Chud," a cannibalistic humanoid underground dweller - out on a killing spree.

Grabbers (Available on Hulu)

In this comic sci-fi thriller, the inhabitants of a small island discover they must get drunk in order to survive an invasion of bloodsucking aliens.

Ticks (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

A group of troubled teenagers is led by social workers on a California wilderness retreat, not knowing that the woods they are camping in have become infested by mutated, blood-sucking ticks.

Hobgoblins (Available on Vudu) 

The movie lampooned by Mystery Science Theatre 3000, this is Gremlins as seen through the campy eyes of John Waters. Filled with garish lightling, raunchy phone sex, possesed strippers and bargain basement puppets!

Hobgoblins 2 (Available on Vudu)

25 years later and poor old McGreedy has been locked away in a mental hospital for his insane ravings about the evil Hobgoblins. Kevin and his friends think they are free from any further puppet attacks, but the trouble has just begun.

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (Available on Amazon Prime)

A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated tomatoes that KILL!

Digging up the Marrow (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

Filmmaker Adam Green goes searching for creatures in this meta monster movie.

Frogs (Available on Amazon Prime)

A revenge-of-nature film along the lines of Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds' sees thousands of frogs, snakes, turtles and lizards attack a deep south plantation owner and his family on the owner's birthday.


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  • Heather Wixson
    About the Author - Heather Wixson

    Heather A. Wixson was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, until she followed her dreams and moved to Los Angeles in 2009. A 14-year veteran in the world of horror entertainment journalism, Wixson fell in love with genre films at a very early age, and has spent more than a decade as a writer and supporter of preserving the history of horror and science fiction cinema. Throughout her career, Wixson has contributed to several notable websites, including Fangoria, Dread Central, Terror Tube, and FEARnet, and she currently serves as the Managing Editor for Daily Dead, which has been her home since 2013. She's also written for both Fangoria Magazine & ReMind Magazine, and her latest book project, Monsters, Makeup & Effects: Volume One will be released on October 20, 2021.