Shudder presents, History of Evil. Set in a dystopian America, the near future is marred by war and corruption, resulting in the transformation of the nation into a theocratic police state. So, in response to this oppressive regime, ordinary citizens have united to form a group known as The Resistance.

Alegre Dyer, a member of this group, manages to escape from a political prison and successfully reunites with her husband Ron, and their daughter Daria. Fleeing from the relentless pursuit of the militia, the family seeks refuge in a secluded safe house. However, their respite is short-lived, as the dark history of the house begins to unravel, gradually consuming Ron’s psyche. His unwavering determination to protect his family is overshadowed by a malevolent force that threatens their safety, as well as their well-being.



History of Evil stars Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries/Star Trek: Strange New Worlds) and Jackie Cruz (Orange Is the New Black). The film is written as well as directed by Bo Mirhosseni.

You can find History of Evil streaming on Shudder on February 23, 2024!

In the near future, war and corruption have plagued America and turned it into a theocratic police state. Against the oppression, ordinary citizens have formed a group called The Resistance. One such member, Alegre Dyer, breaks out of political prison and reunites with her husband Ron and daughter Daria. On the run from the militia, the family takes shelter in a remote safe house. But their journey is far from over, as the house’s dark past begins to eat away at Ron, and his earnest desire to keep his family safe is overtaken by something much more sinister.

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