It’s funny how a simple change in tone and a few quick edits can turn a family movie into a terrifying nightmare.
Just type “movie trailer horror recut” into YouTube, and you’ll find a variety of popular movies that have been remixed to fit the horror genre. Films like Forrest Gump, Toy Story, and Dumb & Dumber suddenly become ominous thrillers.
So here are ten of my favorites, in no particular order.
He just wants his kids back.
“Why don’t you hire a murderer to watch the house?”
They are called killer whales, after all.
Sleepless In Seattle
Slash to the Future
A mad scientist. A time machine. What could go wrong?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for murder. Brought to you by Hawthorne Industries.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Because a recluse who lives in a chocolate factory with green-haired “Oompa Loompas” isn’t creepy enough.
Pixar tells a ghost story.
Hide your children.
Wait a second…