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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Lineup

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  • Fri, March 20 at 10 PM

    THE OLD DARK HOUSE


    Boris Karloff stars in this still-shocking gem from James Whale, the director of FRANKENSTEIN. Stranded travelers stumble upon an old house seeking shelter but find a strange and eccentric family.

  • Fri, March 27 at 7:30 PM

    John Carpenter's THE APOCALYPSE TRILOGY


    Join us for an evening celebrating the unofficial trilogy encompassing three of director John Carpenter's films - 1982's THE THING, 1987's PRINCE OF DARKNESS and 1994's IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS.

  • Fri,, April 3 at 9 PM

    GHOST KILLERS VS BLOODY MARY and MUTANT BLAST


    Two Portuguese-language horror comedies. GKvBM follows a group of miscreant hoaxers who find themselves up against a real ghost. A super solder and a slacker must combat zombies in MUTANT BLAST.

  • Fri, April 10 at 9 PM

    PUMPKINHEAD and PUMPKINHEAD II: BLOOD WINGS


    A bloodthirsty demon is resurrected for gruesome vengeance in this double feature of scare fests. The first film stars Lance Henriksen and is directed by Stan Winston. The sequel ups the danger!

  • Fri, April 17 at 9 PM

    CUTTING CLASS and DETENTION


    Head back to school with a double bill dedicated to killer curriculum. Brad Pitt stars in an early role in CUTTING CLASS, an '80s slasher gem. DETENTION is a a genre mash-up that will melt your brain.