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The Best Horror Movie Remakes

Updated March 8, 2020 39.6k votes 3.7k voters 92.5k views69 items

List RulesHorror film reboots or remakes, including other languages & international versions. No sequels.

A list of the best horror movie remakes. Are you looking for newer versions of an old horror movie favorite? Browse through this list of the best horror movie remakes to see if a more recent and exciting version of an old favorite horror movie is available to watch. Ranked in order of most popular horror movie remake to least popular, you can easily see which horror movie remakes are considered the best. If your favorite horror movie remake is on the bottom of the list, you can vote for it to get it raised to the top. Then, everyone else can enjoy watching a great horror movie remake based on your voting.

If you don’t see a particularly good horror movie remake listed here, go ahead and add it to the list. You can also copy and paste from this list to make your own favorite list of horror movie remakes. An old-time favorite horror movie is “The Haunting” from the ‘60s. But the newer version with Owen Wilson gives this oldie an exciting twist, and is well worth watching.

So go ahead and browse through the list of horror movie remakes. You may spot a modern version of an old favorite horror movie that you didn’t know existed. Pick out a few new ones, and watch the old version and the remake all in the same night to compare the two versions of horror movies!
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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David
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    Dawn of the Dead

    Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell
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    The Ring

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette
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    Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    The Hills Have Eyes

    Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw
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    Evil Dead

    Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas
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    Cape Fear

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte
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    The Crazies

    Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant
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    House on Haunted Hill

    Ali Larter, Famke Janssen
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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey
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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum
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  • 14

    Child's Play

    Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza
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  • 15

    Night of the Living Dead

    Tony Todd, Bill Moseley
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    Thirteen Ghosts

    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub
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    Let Me In

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins
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    The Last House on the Left

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    I Spit on Your Grave

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    The Grudge

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    The Mummy

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
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    The Haunting

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson
    The Haunting is a 1999 remake of the 1963 horror film of the same name. Both films are based...  more

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    The Amityville Horror

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