NIGHTMARE Trailer Does Exactly What It Says On The Box

The new Norwegian horror movie kicks off Shudder's annual FearFest.

By Angel Melanson · @HorrorGirlProbs · September 13, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT

Shudder is gearing up for their annual FearFest, and we have a brand new trailer for their upcoming thriller Nightmare, from writer/director Kjersti Helen Raasmussen (The Tunnel). The film will make its exclusive streaming debut on Friday, September 29 on Shudder, kicking off this season's celebration. The Norwegian language film with English subtitles will also be available to stream on AMC+. Here's the official synopsis.

In Nightmare, Mona and Robby are a young couple in love. Robby has just landed his dream job, and they’ve scored an amazing deal on a spacious, if run-down, flat. Never mind that it requires quite a bit of renovation. Never mind the neighbors’ constant fighting, and screaming baby... Never mind that Mona is suddenly plagued by night terrors which grow more intense every time she falls asleep… Robby is eager to start a family, despite Mona’s hesitation. Eventually, Mona’s issues spiral dangerously out of control as she becomes convinced that she is being attacked by a mythical demon – the Mare – intent on possessing her unborn child.

Now let's have a look at the first official Nightmare trailer, sure to inspire exactly what it says on the box.

Okay, we are sufficiently creeped out! Are you awake? We'd love to sit down with a pairing of this and Rosemary's Baby, it feels like it would fit quite nicely within a block of Mommy-to-be-or-not-to-be horror. Also, does it still count as cheating if it's a doppelganger version of your boyfriend, but you thought it was your actual boyfriend? Nightmare is a Shudder Original Film exclusively streaming on Friday, September 29.