The Greatest Horror Movie Remakes That’ll Fill Anyone With Fright

Horror is a genre that has some of the most devoted audiences. While there are certain films that will always remain an iconic part of horror movie history, it can be nice to see some of them remade several years later. Film remakes such as It, Suspiria, and Halloween have stayed true to the original story but were retold in a creative and entertaining way. If you want to find some of the best horror movie remakes, then read on.

Special Effects Meant Everything In The Thing

Kurt Russell played the lead role in the 1982 science fiction horror film, The Thing. This was a remake of 1951’s The Thing from Another World and focused on a group of American researchers in Antarctica who find a mysterious parasite and extraterrestrial creature.

Kurt Russell in the thing
The Turman-Foster Company/Universal Pictures
The Turman-Foster Company/Universal Pictures

The filmmakers spent 10 percent of their budget on special effects in order to make The Thing look both creepy and life-like. Paste Magazine said, “Every frame is a visual puzzle, as John Carpenter’s camera drifts over empty hallways, open door frames and cloaked figures in the arctic air.”