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The Best Mature Movies on Shudder

Finding a good Mature movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Mature movies of all time streaming on Shudder.

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1. Oldboy

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8.4/10
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91/100
Released: 2003Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Shudder & 2 others).

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2. Dogtooth

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2009
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence 'the sea' refers to a large armchair and 'zombies' are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the uber-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Shudder, The Criterion Channel & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Hellraiser

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7.0/10
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78/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, ConTV & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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7.0/10
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78/100
Released: 2014
Horror, Drama

What it's about: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

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7.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Ichi the Killer

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7.0/10
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74/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hiyah & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Stranger by the Lake

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 2013
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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8. Tetsuo: The Iron Man

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1989
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A "metal fetishist", driven mad by the maggots wriggling in the wound he's made to embed metal into his flesh, runs out into the night and is accidentally run down by a Japanese businessman and his girlfriend. The pair dispose of the corpse in hopes of quietly moving on with their lives. However, the businessman soon finds that he is now plagued by a vicious curse that transforms his flesh into iron.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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9. Liquid Sky

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6.2/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Science-Fiction, LGBTQ

What it's about: Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human pheromones created in the brain during orgasm preferable to heroin, and the model's casual sex partners begin to disappear. This increasingly bizarre scenario is observed by a lonely woman in the building across the street, a German scientist who is following the aliens, and an equally androgynous, drug-addicted male model.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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10. Hellbound: Hellraiser II

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6.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must follow him to save her father and witness the power struggles among the newly damned.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, ConTV & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. The Cat o' Nine Tails

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6.7/10
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68/100
Released: 1971
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms, Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Shudder & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

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6.6/10
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67/100
Released: 1988Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample assets, all hell busts out & breaks loose.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, ConTV & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. Brain Damage

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6.6/10
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67/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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14. Society

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6.5/10
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67/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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15. Twins of Evil

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66/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Horror

What it's about: While dabbling in Satanism, Count Karstein resurrects Mircalla Karnstein who initiates him into vampirism. As a rash of deaths afflicts the village, Gustav the head of Puritan group leads his men to seek out and destroy the pestilence. One of his twin nieces has become inflicted with the witchcraft but Gustav's zeal and venom has trapped the innocent Maria, threatening her with a tortuous execution, whilst Frieda remains free to continue her orgy of evil.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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16. The Canal

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5.9/10
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66/100
Released: 2014
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A man who suspects his wife is cheating on him begins having nightmarish visions of an evil presence that he believes inhabits his house.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Shudder & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. The Baby

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6.1/10
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64/100
Released: 1973Rated: PG
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. The problem is, the baby is twenty-one years old.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

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18. Castle Freak

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5.9/10
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63/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: John has inherited a castle in Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle--an abused child left to die in the basement who has now become the castle freak and is out to wreak havoc.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Full Moon & Shudder) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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19. Double Lover

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6.2/10
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62/100
Released: 2017
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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20. The Horseman

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Released: 2008Rated: R
Crime, Independent

What it's about: A tender drama unfolds between a grieving father and a troubled teenage girl as they drive northbound along the quiet outback roads of Australia. What she doesn't know is that between stops, he is leaving behind a bloody trail of bodies in a revenge motivated killing spree.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Bloody Birthday

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58/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and innocent facades. A boy and his teenage sister become endangered when they stumble onto the bloody truth.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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22. Dogs Don't Wear Pants

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7.0/10
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57/100
Released: 2019
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: Juha has lost his wife in an accident. Years after, he still feels numb and unable to connect with people. Meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes everything.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).

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23. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable

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7.0/10
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52/100
Released: 1973
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Following her successful prison break, Scorpion begins this third episode in the series hiding out in a brothel. Her prostitute friend tries to keep her identity secret, but the brothel's madam discovers that Scorpion is the ex-girlfriend of the vice officer who killed her lover.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Open Windows

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Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Nick is excited to discover that he's won a dinner date with his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. But when Jill refuses to honor the contest, he receives an offer he can't refuse: the ability to view Jill secretly via computer. Nick begins watching the unknowing star on her webcam, not realizing that this decision will put both himself and Jill at risk as they enter a terrifying world of cat-and-mouse where nothing-and no one-are as they seem.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (ConTV, Shudder & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. Bloodsucking Freaks

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51/100
Released: 1976
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Sardu, master of the Theatre of the Macabre, and his assistant Ralphus run a show in which, under the guise of 'magic', they torture and murder people in front of their audience. But what the punters see as a trick is actually real.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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26. Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

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51/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: While doing undercover work in a mental hospital, Emanuelle discovers a girl who seems to have been raised by a tribe of amazonian cannibals. Intrigued, Emanuelle and friends travel deep into the Amazon jungle, where they find that the supposedly extinct tribe of cannibals is still very much alive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).

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27. Another Evil

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5.5/10
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50/100
Released: 2017
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: After encountering a ghost in his family's vacation home, Dan and his wife Mary hire an "industrial-grade exorcist" named Os to get rid of the beings.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

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Released: 1988Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: When three college guys get caught spying on a sorority ritual, they're forced to accompany the pledges on their next assignment: stealing a trophy from a bowling alley. But the token they pinch has a devilish imp who makes their lives a living hell.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Full Moon & Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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29. Slaughter Hotel

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Released: 1971Rated: R
Horror, LGBTQ

What it's about: A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).