Movie Remakes

Franchise Remakes, Ranked

A movie remake is a movie that is based on an earlier work and tells the same, or a very similar, story.

Select a level of creepiness and up to three decades. See how the movies rank from best to worst.

A film franchise, or movie franchise (also referred to as a film series or movie series) is a collection of related films in succession that share the same universe, or are marketed as a series. A movie franchise is a collection of films related by copyright. Sequels, prequels, remakes, re-imaginings, spin-offs and public domain films are common examples of franchised films.

These are lists of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison
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1986
A scientist in love gradually turns into a fly after experimenting with a teleportation method he discovered.
1987
A man fights demons inhabiting a remote cottage from which he cannot escape.
1981
Teenagers partying in a cabin in the woods become possessed by demons.
2013
Tricked into a week-end of rehab in a remote cabin by her friends, a girl in withdrawal believes she is surrounded by demons.
1991
An ex-convict takes his revenge on the lawyer who defended him.
1982
In Antarctica, a group of scientists comes in contact with a hostile alien parasite that lurks inside their camp.
1986
A nerdy florist develops a relationship with a talking plant that grows when it is fed human blood.
2016
Four women found a ghost hunting company.
2005
A group of teens stranded in a village near a strange wax museum realize their lives are in danger.
1978
A group of friends suspect that the human race is being replaced by alien duplicates.
1999
Six strangers are invited by a rich couple to spend the night in a supposedly haunted asylum in exchange for a million dollars.
2019
A doctor and his family relocate to a rural town, next to a haunted cemetery.
2004
Strangers take refuge in a mall during a zombie outbreak.
2017
A team of scientists exploring an uncharted island are attacked by a variety of giant monsters.
1999
An adventurer on an archaeological trip accidentally awakens a mummy.
1993
A family moves into a military town they suspect is being invaded by an alien parasite.
2013
A man imprisoned for twenty years then set free seeks answers and revenge.
2019
A woman gives her son a social robot for his birthday, unaware that its security protocols have been tampered with.
2018
Puppets gathered for auction at a convention are magically animated and kill everyone.
2003
A troubled man discovers he shares a psychic link with rats and uses them in a revenge plot.
Masters of Terror 2020: Stuart Gordon's Filmography

This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in Stuart Gordon’s filmography. The movies are ranked.

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Apocalyptic Diseases

Two popular subgenres converge. Film critic Steve Hutchison covers 50 excellent apocalyptic disease films and ranks them mathematically. A synopsis, five ratings, and a review are provided for each film. How many have you seen?

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Apocalyptic Films

Included in this book are 50 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent apocalyptic films.

Apocalyptic films depict destruction, violence, fear, famine, and the terror that precede the end of civilization.

Each book in the Subgenres of Terror 2020 collection contains a ranked thematic watchlist.

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Disease Films

Included in this book are 50 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent disease films.

Disease films depict infections, viruses, contagion, sickness, and disabilities.

Each book in the Subgenres of Terror 2020 collection contains a ranked thematic watchlist.