Stream Eli Roth's History of Horror Episode 2 Now: Celebrate Movie Monsters From King Kong to Pennywise

“Horror is a big tent, with room for a circus full of attractions: outrageous slashers, apocalyptic comedies, cringe-inducing body horror. But many of us first came to the genre for the monsters,” says Eli Roth in the latest episode of Eli Roth’s History of Horror. Monsters in horror take many shapes -- from colossal city destroyers to small, insidious aliens, and every possible mutation in between.

In the latest episode, Eli Roth is joined by some of the biggest names in movies to break down the legacy of cinematic monsters. Quentin Tarantino, Andy and Barbara Muschietti, Jack Black, Bill Hader, and more dissect some of the most iconic monsters in movie history  -- and how they represent the fears of their audiences made flesh.

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From King Kong to Alien to It and more, go inside the making of these films with the people who brought them to life. Because not only are monsters a key piece of movie history, but the history of monster movies is also the history of the evolution of special effects technology. Discover how monster movies have changed the cinematic landscape, and explore what new onscreen monsters might take center stage based on society’s current fears.  

Click here to watch the latest episode on, on the AMC apps for mobile and devices, and AMC+, the company’s premium subscription bundle (currently available to Comcast Xfinity, DISH and Sling TV customers).

Eli Roth chats with in this Q&A about what fans can expect from the latest season, the scariest movie he’s recently seen, who he would interview for the show if he had a time machine, and more.

Want even more horror movies? AMC’s annual horror movie spectacular, FearFest is underway now, all through October until Halloween. Check the on-air schedule here, and see what’s streaming here on, the AMC apps and AMC+.

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