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

  • Fri, July 19 at 9 PM

    FROM DUSK TILL DAWN and THE FACULTY


    From the minds of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez come two creature features. Vampires meet gangsters in FROM DUSK TILL DAWN. A high school is the setting for an alien invasion in THE FACULTY.

  • Fri, July 26 at 9 PM

    SLEEPAWAY CAMP and THE BURNING


    Head out to summer camp for this double bill of slashing, dashing and dead teens. Cropsy is on the prowl in THE BURNING and something's afoot at Camp Arawak in SLEEPAWAY CAMP.

  • Fri, August 2 at 9 PM

    SUPER SECRET DOUBLE FEATURE


    We're pairing a cult classic horror film from one of the genre's top directors with a sneak preview of an upcoming thriller set for release later this fall. Get ready for a wild, unpredictable night.

  • Fri, August 9 at 9 PM

    THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE and TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2


    The saw is family at this double bill of Tobe Hooper-directed depravity. Leatherface is looking for some volunteers to help stock their kitchen. Who will survive and what will be left of them?

  • Sun, August 11 at 9 PM

    THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974)


    Violent, confrontational, and shockingly realistic, director Tobe Hooper’s THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE terrified audiences in a way previously never thought possible. See it on the big screen!

  • Fri, August 16 at 9 PM

    SATANIC PANIC and THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL


    Don't miss this advance screening of the new Fangoria-produced horror comedy SATANIC PANIC alongside a 10th anniversary screening of THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL. Cast and crew will be in attendance!

  • Fri, September 13 at 9 PM

    PAUL TREMBLAY'S SUPER SECRET DOUBLE FEATURE


    Join acclaimed horror author Paul Tremblay (A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS) for a super secret double feature. Tremblay has curated two tales of terror for Houston audiences, guaranteed to shock and surprise.