We live in a digital age where it’s simply much cheaper and more practical for a movie studio to use CGI. Not every use of computer-generated imagery is bad, but the worst CGI moments in horror movies are cringeworthy and completely absurd at the same time. Which films are the biggest culprits? Here are the worst CGI effects in horror films.
Horror films are meant to be scary. If a movie’s effects are so bad that the audience is laughing, then it goes against the whole entire concept of horror. Scare fans went crazy in 2003 at the prospect of seeing two of the genre’s biggest baddies Freddy Krueger and Jason Vorhees square off in Freddy vs. Jason. The excitement turned into disappointment largely due to one horrific CGI scene which featured Freddy Krueger as a weed-puffing caterpillar.
Is Caterpillar Freddy the most offensive of the CGI scenes used in scary movie history? Or do one of these other culprits take the prize for the worst CGI effects in horror films? Make your voice heard and vote up all the horror movies worst computer-generated effects.
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