Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movie Remakes  

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List Rules Horror 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter, written by Bill Lancaster, and starring Kurt Russell. The film's title refers to its primary antagonist: a ...more

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Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers This film is a 2004 American horror film directed by Zack Snyder in his feature film directorial debut. A remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film of the same name, it is written by James Gunn and ...more

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The Ring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox The Ring is a 2002 American psychological horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts. It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ring, which was based on the novel Ring ...more

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Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
willyboymcoy added Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez This film is a 2013 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Fede Alvarez. It is the fourth installment of the franchise, serving as both a reboot, a remake and as a loose ...more

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The Fly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg The Fly is a 1986 American science fiction horror film directed and co-written by David Cronenberg. Produced by Brooksfilms and distributed by 20th Century Fox, the film stars Jeff Goldblum, ...more

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The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 American horror film and remake of Wes Craven's 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes. Written by filmmaking partners Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur of the ...more

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The Crazies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell The Crazies is a 2010 American horror film directed by Breck Eisner, with a screenplay by Scott Kosar and Ray Wright. The film is a remake of the 1973 film of the same name by George A. Romero, ...more

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name; it is a reboot of the ...more

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Thirteen Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard Thirteen Ghosts is a 2001 American horror film directed by Steve Beck. It is a remake of the 1960 film 13 Ghosts by William Castle. It follows the remake of another one of Castle's films, House ...more

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel This film is a 2003 American horror film, and a remake of the 1974 horror film of the same name. It is a reboot of the franchise, marking its fifth installment, and was directed by Marcus Nispel ...more

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Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
willyboymcoy added Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more

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House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 American horror film, directed by William Malone and starring Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter and Jeffrey Combs. It also includes a cameo ...more

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Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
kenn added Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. It stars Gary Oldman as Count Dracula, Winona Ryder ...more

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Let Me In is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee Let Me In is a 2010 romantic horror film written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloë Grace Moretz. It is a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One ...more

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The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman The Grudge is a 2004 American horror film and the first installment in The Grudge franchise. It is a remake of the Japanese film Ju-on: The Grudge. The film was released in North America on ...more

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Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti Friday the 13th is a 2009 American slasher film written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, and directed by Marcus Nispel. The film is a reboot of the Friday the 13th film series, which began in ...more

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The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Sara Paxton, Aaron Paul, Monica Potter The Last House on the Left is a 2009 American film directed by Dennis Iliadis and written by Carl Ellsworth and Adam Alleca. It is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name, and stars Monica ...more

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Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette Fright Night is a 2011 American 3D comedy horror film directed by Craig Gillespie. A remake of Tom Holland's 1985 film of the same name, the film was adapted by Marti Noxon. The film premiered ...more

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A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Rooney Mara, Connie Britton, Katie Cassidy A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 2010 American slasher film directed by Samuel Bayer and written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer as a remake of Wes Craven's 1984 film of the same name, which ...more

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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer Carrie is a 2013 American supernatural horror film. It is the third film adaptation of Stephen King's 1974 novel of the same name, though Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Screen Gems, who produced the ...more

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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols The Amityville Horror is a 2005 American horror film directed by Andrew Douglas. It is a remake of the 1979 film of the same name which itself was based on the novel of the same name by Jay ...more

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I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard, Tracey Walter I Spit on Your Grave is a 2010 American rape and revenge horror film, and a remake of the controversial 1978 cult film Day of the Woman. It was directed by Steven R. Monroe, and stars Sarah ...more

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It is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
onechicagofire added Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård, Jeremy Ray Taylor It (also known as It: Chapter One) is a 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by Andy Muschietti, based on the 1986 novel by Stephen King. In the summer of 1989, a group of bullied ...more

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1978 science fiction thriller directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard Nimoy. ...more

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House of Wax is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki House of Wax is a 2005 American-Australian horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and stars Chad Michael Murray, Elisha Cuthbert, Brian Van Holt, Paris Hilton, Jared Padalecki, Jon Abrahams, ...more

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My Bloody Valentine 3D is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Megan Boone Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only ...more

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Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman Night of the Living Dead is a 1990 American horror film directed by Tom Savini and starring Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman and Tom Towles. It is a remake of George A. Romero's 1968 horror film of ...more

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Quarantine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones Quarantine is a 2008 American science fiction horror film directed by John Erick Dowdle and starring Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Columbus Short, Greg Germann, Steve Harris, Dania Ramirez, ...more

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The Blob is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Erika Eleniak, Shawnee Smith, Julie McCullough The Blob is a 1988 monster horror film written by Chuck Russell and Frank Darabont, and directed by Russell. It stars Kevin Dillon, Shawnee Smith, Donovan Leitch, Jeffrey DeMunn, Candy Clark and ...more

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Elijah Wood, America Olivo, Nora Arnezeder Maniac is a 2012 crime,horror and thriller film written by Alexandre Aja, C.A. Rosenberg and Gregory Levasseur and directed by Franck Khalfoun.

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When a Stranger Calls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson When a Stranger Calls is a 2006 American horror thriller film directed by Simon West and written by Jake Wade Wall. The film stars Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy and Clark Gregg. ...more

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The Wolfman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
JustinMiller added Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving The Wolfman is a 2010 American horror film directed by Joe Johnston. It is a remake of the 1941 film of the same name, and tells the story of Lawrence Talbot who returns to his eerie English ...more

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Poltergeist is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
RobMahoney added Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Rosemarie DeWitt Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by ...more

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
BryanK.Macklowe added Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Guillermo del Toro Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2010 American dark fantasy horror film written by Matthew Robbins and Guillermo del Toro, directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey and filmed at the Drusilla ...more

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Anthony Anderson, Denis O'Hare, Addison Timlin The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American horror film meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. The film is produced by Ryan Murphy of Ryan Murphy Productions and Jason Blum of ...more

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Black Christmas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Black Christmas is a 2006 Canadian-American slasher film written and directed by Glen Morgan and starring Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Oliver Hudson, Lacey ...more

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The Omen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow The Omen is a 2006 remake of Richard Donner's The Omen. Directed by John Moore and written by David Seltzer, the film stars Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, and Mia Farrow. It was released ...more

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The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson The Haunting is a 1999 remake of the 1963 horror film of the same name. Both films are based on the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, published in 1959. The Haunting was ...more

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Funny Games is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Heather D. Stoner added Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt Funny Games is a 2007 psychological thriller film written and directed by Michael Haneke, a remake of Haneke's 1997 Austrian film Funny Games. Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, and Brady ...more

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Prom Night is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added Idris Elba, Brittany Snow, Jana Kramer Prom Night is a 2008 American slasher film from Screen Gems directed by Nelson McCormick. The film is primarily a remake of the 1980 Canadian slasher film of the same name which starred scream ...more

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Jeepers Creepers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
DARYLEGEN added Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva Jeepers Creepers is a 2001 American horror film written and directed by Victor Salva. The film takes its name from the 1938 song "Jeepers Creepers", which is featured in the film.

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Sorority Row is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge Sorority Row is a 2009 American slasher film directed by Stewart Hendler and starring Briana Evigan, Leah Pipes, Rumer Willis, and Carrie Fisher. Based on the script for the 1983 horror film The ...more

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Nosferatu the Vampyre is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
DavidLomas added Isabelle Adjani, Klaus Kinski, Bruno Ganz Nosferatu the Vampyre is a 1979 West German art house vampire film written and directed by Werner Herzog. Its original German title is Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht. The film is set primarily in ...more

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Village of the Damned is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Christopher Reeve John Carpenter's Village of the Damned is a 1995 science fiction-horror film directed by John Carpenter. It is a remake of the 1960 film of the same name which is based on the novel The Midwich ...more

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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Laurence Olivier, Frank Langella, Donald Pleasence Dracula is a 1979 American/British horror film starring Frank Langella as Count Dracula, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. The film was directed by John Badham and the cinematography ...more

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Mother's Day is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Deborah Ann Woll, A. J. Cook, Jaime King Mother's Day is an American psychological horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. It is a loose remake of Charles Kaufman's 1980 film of the same name and was written by Scott Milam and ...more

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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
BryanK.Macklowe added Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough Dracula is a 1958 British horror film. It is the first in the series of Hammer Horror films inspired by the Bram Stoker novel Dracula. It was directed by Terence Fisher, and stars Christopher ...more

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Suspiria is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth Suspiria is a 2018 horror film directed by Luca Guadagnino, and a remake of the 1977 film. A young American aspiring dancer (Dakota Johnson) begins attending a prestigious dance academy, only to ...more

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Cat People is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole Cat People is a 1982 American erotic horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski. Jerry Bruckheimer served as executive producer. While the film has all the elements of a ...more

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The Fog is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling The Fog is a 2005 horror film directed by Rupert Wainwright and starring Tom Welling, Selma Blair and Maggie Grace. It is a remake of John Carpenter's 1980 film of the same name and was produced ...more