About

Welcome to the Graveyard Shift — where night owls come together to enjoy some of the best horror movies ever made. From the legends of frights to unknown gems to new classics, every month the Alamo Drafthouse will pick out a favorite from the vault for your enjoyment.

Founded in 2011, Graveyard Shift has been Houston's monthly source for horror screenings for over half a decade. Beginning May 2017, though, Graveyard Shift went weekly!

Tickets are $7, or $10 for double features. Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/groupsgraveyardshifthouston

Every Friday night, Houston horror hounds will be treated to a new or classic scary film. Screenings will also include giveaways, surprises and more! Attendees will receive a passport that can be stamped at the weekly screenings - the more films you attend, the more stamps you get. The more stamps you get, the more prizes you earn. 

Five stamps = A free popcorn
Ten stamps = A free movie ticket
Twenty stamps = A pint glass
Thirty stamps = A t-shirt
Forty stamps = A chance to program a title
Fifty stamps = Free admission to Graveyard Shift for a year
A hundred stamps = Free admission to Graveyard Shift for life

For a list of alll past screenings in this series, click here

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Screening Lineup

  • Fri, May 17 at 9 PM

    CREEPSHOW and TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE


    Writer Stephen King, director George Romero conjure up five shocking yarns, each in the style of '50s horror comics in CREEPSHOW. TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE continues the fun with four ghoulish fables.

  • Fri, May 24 at 9 PM

    DESTROY ALL DRAFTHOUSES


    Join us for a screening of the original GODZILLA in time for its 65th anniversary, plus a super secret mystery GODZILLA sequel that we can't announce but can promise will delivery the kaiju carnage.

  • Fri, May 31 at 9 PM

    NEAR DARK and GINGER SNAPS


    Guest host Stephen Graham Jones (author of the superb werewolf novel MONGRELS, among other novels) curated this double feature showcasing redneck vamps and teen lycanthropes.

  • Fri, June 7 at 9 PM

    EATEN ALIVE! and THE NEW YORK RIPPER


    Two savage horror films guaranteed to make you gag. EATEN ALIVE! is a 1980 cannibal gut muncher from Umberto Lenzi and THE NEW YORK RIPPER sees Lucio Fulci unleash a deranged slasher on the Big Apple.

  • Fri, June 14 at 9 PM

    TERRORVISION and STAY TUNED


    Two tales of television terror! TERRORVISION is the Charles Band produced story of an alien living in a TV set. STAY TUNED sees John Ritter and Pam Dawber sucked into a TV from hell!

  • Fri, June 21 at 10 PM

    PSYCHO COP RETURNS


    With Writer/director Adam Rifkin in attendance! Robert R. Shafer stars as a supernaturally charged cop from hell who slaughters office bros at a stag party in this over-the-top horror/comedy.

  • Fri, June 28 at 9 PM

    DEATH SPA and CHOPPING MALL


    A vengeful ghost haunts a computer-powered health spa in DEATH SPA. Teens are slaughtered by robots during an after hours trip to the mall in CHOPPING MALL. Two totally tubular '80s horror classics.