I love top ten lists! I have, in fact, already published two top ten lists related to scary movies. “Psycho,” “Halloween,” “The Shining,” “Friday the 13th,” and “The Sixth Sense” are just five of my favorites, and they each appeared somewhere in the (thus far) top 20. My original lists are here and here.
It is a funny thing about horror movies, though. They seem rife not just for sequels but for remakes. Four of the five films mentioned above have been remade (with the original remaining superior in each instance). As I continued the list for this Halloween season with ten more scary movies, I noticed that four of those films have also been, or are currently being, remade. Additionally, one of them is the sequel to a film that was remade, while another one is a remake!
What else can be said, except to remark about the genre’s durability and profitability…and for me to share my list of ten more great scary movies: