Welcome back, readers, for the second installment in our “From Streams to Screams” series that celebrates all the awesome genre offerings that are currently available on various platforms out there—from the free services (Tubi TV and Vudu) to those that require a membership (Shudder, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Netflix).

Last time, we celebrated all the vamp-tastic and lycanthropic entertainment you could possible want to get you in the mood for Halloween, and today, we’re raising our knives (and other weaponry) to all the great slashers, serial killer-centric films, and twisty thrillers that you can stream right now.


Slumber Party Massacre (Available on Amazon Prime, Shudder & Tubi TV)

In this cult horror classic, a maniac on the loose takes his weapon of choice, a huge power drill, to a gathering of unsuspecting young women.

Slumber Party Massacre II (Available on Amazon Prime, Shudder & Tubi TV)

A teenage girl and her friends find themselves terrorized by a psychotic rock star who has a weaponized guitar fitted with a drill bit.

My Bloody Valentine (1981) (Available on Hulu & Amazon Prime)

A crazed miner returns from deep within the bowels of a dark tunnel with a pick in his hand and revenge in his heart.

You’re Next (Available on Tubi TV)

A family anniversary getaway turns bloody when a group of masked intruders attack, but one victim refuses to go down without a fight.

Amsterdamned (Available on Shudder)

Down in the murky depths of Amsterdam’s famous canals lurks a murderous predator.

Black Christmas (1974) (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

Sorority sisters are as good as dead when they're stalked by a psychopathic stranger over the Christmas holiday in this influential slasher.

Hatchet (Available on Tubi TV)

A local horror story of a man murdered by his father is proven true when a bunch of tourists encounter the ghost while on a boat in a Louisiana swamp.

Scream (Available on Netflix)

Creepy phone stalker. Lunatic killer with a ghost face. Everyone’s a suspect. But you’ve never seen horror like this.

Scream 2 (Available on Netflix)

The survivors from the first film go to college. Guess who tags along with them. Murder can really mess up your GPA.

Scream 3 (Available on Netflix)

Stalked by a psychopath in a ghost mask… again. Will the third time be the charm for this killer?

Scream 4 (Available on Netflix)

It’s been 10 years since the killing stopped. It should be safe now. Ten years. That’s enough time… right?

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (Available on Tubi TV)

When an American writer in Italy witnesses an attempted murder, a serial killer begins stalking him, drawing him deep into the police investigation.

Halloween (1978) (Available on Shudder)

An escaped killer returns home in John Carpenter’s classic.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (Available on Shudder)

Ten years after his original massacre, Michael Myers returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween.

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (Available on Shudder)

One year following the events of Halloween 4, Michael Myers returns to Haddonfield with a vengeance.

P2 (Available on Hulu)

A woman who is the last to leave her office on Christmas Eve must rely on her wits to survive when she is trapped in a parking garage with a deranged security guard.

Alice, Sweet Alice (Available on Tubi TV)

After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect.

Creep (Available on Netflix)

When a cash strapped videographer takes a job in a remote mountain town, he finds that the client has some unsettling ideas in mind.

Creep 2 (Available on Netflix)

A video artist finds the perfect character for a sensational piece, but the subject of her dreams reveals his insidious side.

Motel Hell (Available on Amazon Prime & Vudu & Tubi TV)

A sheriff discovers that his siblings kidnap their motel guests and then grind up their flesh in order to make their famous sausages.

Lake Bodom (Available on Shudder)

Four teens get some scary surprises when they camp out at the site of a grisly massacre.

The Cell (Available on Netflix)

A psychotherapist uses an experimental technique to step inside the unstable psyche of a comatose serial killer in an attempt to save his last victim.

See No Evil (Available on Tubi TV)

A disfigured, dangerous psychopath is bent on taking out hideous vengeance on some terrified delinquent teens in this heart-stopping horror-thriller.

See No Evil 2 (Available on Tubi TV)

Amy's friends surprise her on her birthday, but the surprise is on them when the corpse of Jacob Goodnight returns to resume his murderous rampage.

Stagefright (Available on Shudder & Amazon Prime)

A serial killer stalks the cast of a play based on his gruesome murders.

No One Lives (Available on Vudu)

The tables unexpectedly turn when a ruthless gang inadvertently kidnaps a seasoned killer who is determined that no one lives.

Prom Night (1980) (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

A masked killer stalks the teenagers responsible for the accidental death of a little girl at the high-school prom six years earlier.

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

A prom queen's tortured spirit rises to get revenge against the boyfriend responsible for her fiery death. He's now the high-school principal.

New Year’s Evil (Available on Amazon Prime)

Lonely women wanting to celebrate New Year's Eve become easy prey for a maniacal murdering misogynist whose New Year's resolution is to kill women at every stroke of midnight.

Slaughter High (Available on Tubi TV)

A student horribly disfigured by a prank comes back to haunt his high-school tormentors in a class reunion that turns into a bloodbath.

The Clovehitch Killer (Available on Hulu)

A picture-perfect family is shattered when the work of a serial killer hits too close to home. Dylan McDermott stars in this chilling portrait of all-American evil.

Better Watch Out (Available on Shudder)

In this fresh and gleefully twisted spin on home-invasion horror, babysitter Ashley (Olivia DeJonge) must defend her young charges (Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould) when intruders break into the house one snowy night – or so she thinks.

Sleepaway Camp (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

Following the death of her family, Angela is sent to a camp for the summer. After her arrival, brutal accidents begin to kill the other campers.

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

As campers learn of the grisly murders that terrorized their beloved Camp Arawak six years ago, their carefree days at summer camp come to an end.

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (Available on Amazon Prime & Vudu & Tubi TV)

Psycho killer Angela Baker is eager to return to what she does best: slaughtering teenagers. Lucky for her, camp is back in session.

Final Exam (Available on Tubi TV)

College upper classmen play a prank involving a phony terrorist attack, but a maniac with a knife is hell bent on making class dismissed forever.

Tragedy Girls (Available on Hulu)

Best friends Sadie and McKayla are on a mission to boost their social media fandom as amateur crime reporters hot on the trail of a deranged local serial killer. After they manage to capture the killer and secretly hold him hostage, they realize the best way to up get scoops on future victims would be to, you know, murder people themselves. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national stardom? Will they get caught? Will their accounts get verified?

Hell Night (Available on Shudder)

One dark night 12 years ago, madman Raymond Garth butchered his wife and children in their creepy mansion before killing himself. Tonight, a group of fraternity and sorority pledges must spend the night in Garth Manor on the anniversary of the killings.

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (Available on Netflix)

During a weekend excursion to a secluded ranch, an unwelcome visitor begins picking off the randy admirers of teenage temptress Mandy Lane.

Blood and Black Lace (Available on Shudder)

A masked killer terrorizes a chic fashion house in Mario Bava’s seminal giallo.

Tourist Trap (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

A group of friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by a man who uses his telekinetic powers to control the museum’s mannequins.

The Mutilator (Available on Shudder)

A homicidal hunter lures his estranged son home, then starts killing his friends.

Child’s Play (1988) (Available on Hulu)

Introducing Chucky, America's favorite homicidal doll! In his debut film, the bloodthirsty serial-killer-turned-toy seeks revenge on the people responsible for his death - and gets a young boy accused of the crimes!

Cult of Chucky (Available on Netflix)

Following a string of murders in the asylum where she’s confined, Nica Pierce begins to wonder whether Chucky is real after all.

Opera (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

When a young opera singer takes over the leading role in an avant-garde presentation of Verdi's Macbeth, she triggers the madness of a crazed fan who repeatedly forces the diva to watch the brutal murders of her friends. Will the woman's recurring nightmare hold the key to the identity of this psychopath or does an even more horrific evil lay waiting in the wings?

Maniac (1980) (Available on Shudder)

A twisted psychopath displays his victims’ scalps on mannequins in his apartment.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Available on Shudder)

A group of friends are terrorized by a chainsaw wielding madman and his deprave family in this legendary horror.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

Chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface targets a pretty radio DJ, as Ranger Enright, still seeking revenge for the murder of his family, hunts him down.

Blood Rage (Available on Amazon Prime)

During their childhoods, Todd is institutionalized for a murder while his twin goes free. 10 years later, on Thanksgiving, Todd escapes and a killing spree begins in his neighborhood.

Tenebrae (Available on Shudder)

A razor-wielding psycho stalks a horror writer in one of Dario Argento’s most celebrated gialli.

Mountaintop Motel Massacre (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

A remote motel has the best views and fresh air, but its owner is a psychotic lady on a bloody rampage of her guests, from butcher knives to roaches.

Santa’s Slay (Available on Vudu)

It turns out that Santa Claus (Bill Goldberg) is not really the sweet old fellow that we all know and love. In fact, he's a devil and the only thing that's kept his bad side in check was a bet he lost with an angel. After 1000 years of playing nice, the bet is up and Santa is about to open up a can of holiday Whoop-Ass! The only glimmer of hope comes from an old man (Robert Culp) with a secret his grandson (Douglas Smith) and his girlfriend (Emilie de Ravin).

Bloody Birthday (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

Three cute suburban kids born under a solar eclipse are actually homicidal evil brats who are killing off the adults in their town by shocking means.

The Midnight Meat Train (Available on Hulu)

Photographer Bradley Cooper journeys to the dark side after snapping a serial killer at work on a subway train.

Return to Horror High (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

In 1982, Crippen High School was the scene of a series of brutal murders. The killer was never caught. Now, a low-budget film crew that includes an ill-fated leading man (George Clooney), the pretentious director (Scott Jacoby), a lecherous producer (Alex Rocco) and numerous nubile actresses have all returned to Crippen High to film the story of what actually happened. But when members of the production are stalked and slaughtered one-by-one, it appears that the depraved maniac is back. Who will survive the massacre? And what will be left of their careers?

The Hills Run Red (Available on Vudu)

Three friends embark on a journey through rural America. The object of their obsession? A copy of an obscure horror film from the early 1980s. As the trio get closer and closer to finding the truth about the film they realize that what they are searching for is far more twisted than any work of theatrical fiction...

Dead & Buried (Available on Shudder)

Unsuspecting visitors to a small town are being murdered by groups of locals.

Stuck (2008) (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

A woman's life spirals out of control after committing a hit and run.

Road Games (2015) (Available on Hulu)

Nothing is what it seems in this terrifying thriller when a serial killer plays a game of cat and mouse with an unwitting hitchhiker who gets in the wrong car in France.

Deep Red (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

A writer teams up with a musician to solve a string of grisly murders, but they are soon in over their heads when danger creeps into their own lives.

The Initiation (1984) (Available on Tubi TV)

After a sorority ceremony uncovers a long-buried family secret, four young women are about to discover a terrifying nightmare they'll never forget.

Blood Harvest (Available on Shudder)

Legendary weirdo musician Tiny Tim plays a creepy clown in this sick ‘80s slasher from low-budget schlockmeister Bill Rebane.

The Cat o’ Nine Tails (Available on Tubi TV)

A blind puzzle-maker with a young niece and a newspaper reporter become amateur sleuths, when a break-in occurs at a secretive genetics institute.

Dressed to Kill (Available on Vudu)

In Brian De Palma's homage to Hitchcock, a psycho-killer stalks two New York City women--one a frustrated housewife, the other a street-smart hooker who teams up with the first woman's son to trap the murderer.

Prevenge (Available on Shudder)

A pregnant woman sets out to get revenge on seven strangers in this British black comedy-slasher.

Maniac Cop 2 (Available on Amazon Prime & Tubi TV)

A formerly heroic cop returns from the dead and joins forces with a psychotic serial killer to destroy his enemies and settle scores.

Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence (Available on Tubi TV)

A young female cop is framed for murder. She falls in love with the Maniac Cop, who seeks out justice for her, no matter the cost.

Christmas Evil (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

As he watches everyone around him mock the spirit of the holiday season, a seemingly ordinary man snaps and develops a murderous rage.

Mother’s Day (2010) (Available on Vudu & Tubi TV)

When her sons break into a home and take the owners and their guests hostage, a mother teaches them all what real torture is all about.

Jack’s Back (Available on Tubi TV)

A serial killer in Los Angeles celebrates Jack the Ripper's 100th birthday by committing similar murders and only one has a chance of stopping him.

Dude Bro Party Massacre III (Available on Shudder)

A young bro infiltrates a fraternity after the serial killer Motherface murders his twin brother.

The Dentist (Available on Tubi TV)

When a dentist discovers that his wife is cheating on him, he goes insane, torturing and killing anyone who upsets him, even his patients.

Pieces (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

Young co-eds are being cut up by a chainsaw killer on a college campus and the killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from their body parts.

Trick or Treats (Available on Tubi TV)

A baby sitter who is watching over a prank-happy child on Halloween night learns that the boy’s deranged father has escaped from an asylum.

The Editor (Available on Tubi TV)

A film editor gets embroiled in a string of murders.

Intruder (Available on Tubi TV)

With a murderous, sadistic maniac loose in their grocery store, a group of employees band together to stay alive and expose the killer.

Psychopaths (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

Indie-horror festival favorite about the reign of terror spread by a group of psychopaths over the course of a violent night full of bloody havoc.

Madman (Available on Shudder & Tubi TV)

At a summer camp for youths, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.

Sorority House Massacre (Available on Tubi TV)

A college student and her sorority sisters are stalked by an escaped psychopathic killer who shares a strange bond of telepathy with her.


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  • Heather Wixson
    About the Author - Heather Wixson

    After falling in love with the horror genre at a very early age, Heather Wixson has spent the last decade carving out a name for herself in the genre world as a both a journalist and as a proponent of independent horror cinema. Wixson is currently the Managing Editor for DailyDead.com, and was previously a featured writer at DreadCentral.com and TerrorTube.com where her online career began; she’s also been a contributor at FEARnet as well as a panelist for several of their online programs.

    Wixson recently finished her first book, Monster Squad: Celebrating the Artists Behind Cinema's Most Memorable Creatures, and is currently working on her second upcoming book project on special effects artists as well.

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