Top 20 Horror Remakes That Slap and Tickle My Fancy

Remakes, re-imaginings, re-boots. They're a dime a dozen these days. Tinseltown churning them out faster than you can say, "Giveussomethingoriginalferchrissake!" Of course, most of them have been entirely unnecessary, yet some have been surprisingly memorable, and a clutch of them even eat the original for breakfast.

There are rules, and there are exceptions to the rule. My basic school of thought has always been, if the original had a great premise but lacked the necessary budget (production design, special effects), or had a terrible cast and performances, then a remake is welcomed. However, some of the remakes on this list I deemed unnecessary when I first heard about them, and I had to bite my tongue when I saw just…

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  • The Thing

    1

  • The Fly

    2

  • Evil Dead

    3

  • Dawn of the Dead

    4

  • Nosferatu the Vampyre

    5

  • Cat People

    6

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    7

  • Maniac

    8

  • Quarantine

    9

  • The Hills Have Eyes

    10

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    11

  • Dracula

    12

  • Black Christmas

    13

  • Piranha 3D

    14

  • Funny Games

    15

  • I Spit on Your Grave

    16

  • Fright Night

    17

  • Body Snatchers

    18

  • Let Me In

    19

  • The Crazies

    20