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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
The Thing Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Dawn of the Dead Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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688 305
The Ring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Ring Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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587 253
The Fly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Fly Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

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601 292
Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
willyboymcoy added Evil Dead Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez

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559 267
The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Hills Have Eyes Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

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430 241
The Crazies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Crazies Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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491 301
Thirteen Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Thirteen Ghosts Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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526 365
Halloween is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Halloween Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris

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369 299
House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
House on Haunted Hill Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush

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457 287
Let Me In is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Let Me In Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

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437 341
The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Grudge Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman

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532 290
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel

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412 196
Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
willyboymcoy added Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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414 335
Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Friday the 13th Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti

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329 119
Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
kenn added Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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392 257
The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Last House on the Left Sara Paxton, Aaron Paul, Monica Potter

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310 322
Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Fright Night Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

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336 474
A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
A Nightmare on Elm Street Rooney Mara, Connie Britton, Katie Cassidy

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330 248
I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
I Spit on Your Grave Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard, Tracey Walter

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472 386
Carrie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Carrie Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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293 231
Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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362 246
The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Amityville Horror Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols

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275 270
My Bloody Valentine 3D is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
My Bloody Valentine 3D Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Megan Boone

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308 222
Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Night of the Living Dead Tony Todd, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman

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318 358
House of Wax is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
House of Wax Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki

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300 247
Quarantine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Quarantine Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones

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158 225
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Maniac Elijah Wood, America Olivo, Nora Arnezeder

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205 239
The Blob is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Blob Erika Eleniak, Shawnee Smith, Julie McCullough

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173 273
When a Stranger Calls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
When a Stranger Calls Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

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186 318
The Omen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Omen Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow

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55 66
The Town That Dreaded Sundown is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Anthony Anderson, Denis O'Hare, Addison Timlin

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129 274
Black Christmas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added Black Christmas Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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143 154
Poltergeist is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
RobMahoney added Poltergeist Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Rosemarie DeWitt

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205 260
The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Haunting Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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73 104
Funny Games is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Heather D. Stoner added Funny Games (U.S.) Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

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97 136
The Wolfman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
JustinMiller added The Wolfman Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

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75 123
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
BryanK.Macklowe added Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Guillermo del Toro

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132 286
Prom Night is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added Prom Night Idris Elba, Brittany Snow, Jana Kramer

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44 81
Sorority Row is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Sorority Row Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge

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154 217
Village of the Damned is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added Village of the Damned Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Christopher Reeve

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80 111
Nosferatu the Vampyre is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
DavidLomas added Nosferatu the Vampyre Isabelle Adjani, Klaus Kinski, Bruno Ganz

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168 187
Dracula is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Dracula Laurence Olivier, Frank Langella, Donald Pleasence

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Cat People is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Cat People Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole

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29 68
Mother's Day is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Mother's Day Deborah Ann Woll, A. J. Cook, Jaime King

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87 88
Dracula is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
BryanK.Macklowe added Dracula Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough

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74 130
The Eye is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
StacyWolfe added The Eye Jessica Alba, Chloë Grace Moretz, Parker Posey

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157 330
The Fog is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
The Fog Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, Tom Welling

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46 108
Toolbox Murders is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
Toolbox Murders Juliet Landau, Sheri Moon Zombie, Rance Howard

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21 72
We Are What We Are is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Horror Movie Remakes
We Are What We Are Kelly McGillis, Odeya Rush, Kassie DePaiva