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Watch the Gruesome, Urban Legend-Inspired Horror Short INCUBATOR!

A man wakes up in a seedy hotel bathtub full of ice with an incision going down his torso… yeah, you probably think you know this story already. But probably not this version! From the wonderfully warped mind of Jimmy Weber — director of 2014’s shocking self-cannibalism feature EAT — comes the equally disturbing earlier […]

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Find Out Why ILLUSION OF BIAS is One of the Creepiest Short Films Ever Made

In all my years of sifting through the sludge of the web wasteland, searching for rare flashes of macabre brilliance, I’ve seen shit nearly anyone would consider disturbing — for a wide range of reasons. I’m not talking about extreme gore sites that exploit our collective morbid fascination with death, violence and cruelty (I’ve seen […]

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The Beautiful Body Horror of HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME

Many works of surreal cinema bear equally baffling titles, but I can confidently say the title of Ben Aston’s 2014 short film HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME represents 100% truth in advertising. It’s also a pretty amazing work of “extremist drama” that’s more touching than you might expect. Adapted from a short story […]

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Blumhouse Intern Horror Short Challenge: Watch IT CAME FROM THE DRAIN

Each semester at Blumhouse Productions, we give our interns a challenge. They must create a horror short film using only a cell phone. They can add a soundtrack, but all the actually filming, editing, and audio work must be done entirely on a cell phone. Over the next few days, we will be sharing several […]

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Blumhouse Intern Horror Short Challenge: Watch RENT CONTROLLED

Each semester at Blumhouse Productions, we give our interns a challenge. They must create a horror short film using only a cell phone. They can add a soundtrack, but all the actual filming, editing, and audio work must be done entirely on a cell phone. Over the next few days, we will be sharing several of this […]

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Short Film THE EEL is a Journey Into Mind-Bending Tentacle Horror

It’s time once again to take a hard left turn on our journey through the world of extreme cinema and its many twisted forms… and they don’t make ‘em much twistier than Dominic Hailstone’s 2004 short THE EEL, which manages to conjure more nightmares per second than half a dozen full-length features combined. The five-minute […]

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Watch the Terrifying 2-Minute Horror Short Film MORDEO!

For today horror short, let’s journey deep into the woods with MORDEO. This frightening short is from our friends over at CRYPT TV and was directed by Ben Sottak who also helmed a prior short we featured on Blumhouse.com, FROM BELOW. Sottak’s most recent excursion into terror, MORDEO, focuses cannibalism and the gruesome consequences.    

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Horror Coffee Break! Check Out the Terrifying Short Film LANDSCAPE

For today’s horror short film, let’s take a look at LANDSCAPE, directed by Michael Evans. His previously horror short, 2AM: THE SMILING MAN, is a fan favorite on blumhouse.com, and LANDSCAPE packs that same level of tension and ambiguity throughout. Check it out below! An artist discovers that there is something sinister lurking in one […]

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Robert Morgan’s BOBBY YEAH May Be the Sickest Stop-Motion Film Ever Made

Happy Friday, fellow extremists! How about closing out your hectic work week with an adorable little piece of animation? Of course, your definitions of “adorable” may differ from mine… but in this case, it means a sticky, blood-smeared, hairy, screeching, slime-spurting epic of apocalyptic proportions. That is, the outrageously twisted (and award-winning) 2011 film BOBBY […]

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Horror Short Premiere: Frightening 4 Minute Film I SHOULD HAVE RUN

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to premiere the frightening new horror short I SHOULD HAVE RUN. Directed by talented newcomer Gabriela Staniszewska, I SHOULD HAVE RUN took the festival world by storm last year, winning multiple awards and gaining many accolades. The short looks at a woman who encounters a something strange on her evening walk home, but […]

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The Most Disturbing Thing You’ll Watch Today: DON’T HUG ME I’M SCARED

For today’s viral video flashback, we are traveling back to 2011 when a table full of weird puppets told us all to think more creatively. Then life got weird and scary. Oh dear god, make it stop!

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After This Chilling Short Film, You Will Never Get AWAY FROM IT ALL

Some of the best horror shorts are terrifying cautionary tales, often employing an extra macabre twist, in the mode of old-school horror comics. That’s the creepy vibe we’re feeling in AWAY FROM IT ALL, a moody short film that also happens to be the creation of frequent Blumhouse.com contributor and “Journalist of the Bizarre,” Stephen […]

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This Uncomfortably Friendly Animated Character is Seriously Creeping Out the Internet

Since we first launched this site, we’ve been proud to raise awareness for spooky, shocking and suspenseful shorts by talented filmmakers around the world — but the film HI STRANGER, created by artist-director Kirsten Lepore, may be the first short we’ve shared that doesn’t seem overtly scary. At first, anyway. Clocking in at less than […]

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Watch the Outrageously Gory “Safety Film” FORKLIFT DRIVER KLAUS!

Greetings, cinematic extremists! Time to put your plastic ponchos on, ‘cuz we’re gonna get messy again. I’ve had kind of a rough week, so instead of delving too deeply into the artistic, social and philosophical aspects of extreme horror today, I thought we’d have a little splatstick fun instead… and best of all, today’s entry isn’t […]

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What’s Under Your Sofa Right Now? Watch the Short DO WE PLAY and Find Out!

You’re never too old to play a little game of hide-and-seek, but this nightmarish three-minute horror film from award-winning filmmaker Tony Morales will make you more cautious about whom you choose to play with… assuming they haven’t already chosen you first. Once I saw stylish and spine-tingling DO WE PLAY, an entry in Spain’s 15th […]