Remakes are usually terrible, I don’t even think there’s been a movie as good as or even better than the original. Sequels are the same but at least there will always be Aliens the sequel, which was arguably a lot better than Alien, the original. With remakes though, there’s a lot of pressure to relive something the same way, minus the elements of novelty and surprise – it’s really almost impossible. Still, people keep comparing remakes to their previous counterparts and nitpick even the smallest details.
We here like to keep an open mind about remakes, especially ones which had previously set the bar so high. Getting into these movies in our list, it would be advised to completely forget what the original was about and keep an open mind, just to have really managed expectations. You’ll see that these remakes aren’t really bad at all, some were even really good. Here’s our list for Decent suspense horror remakes of the 2000s.