How the Horror Genre Turns a Profit with Low Budgets
Horror movies are famous for having low budgets, but there are some movies that have been produced with a larger budget than usual. In this article, we will explore some of the most expensive horror movies ever made, and rank them based on their budget.
First on the list is The Ring, a horror movie released in 2002. The movie tells the story of an urban legend about a videotape that kills anyone who watches it after seven days. The movie had a budget of $48 million and grossed over $249 million worldwide.
The next movie on the list is Sleepy Hollow, a Tim Burton movie that stars Johnny Depp as Ichabod Crane. The movie had an original budget of $30 million, but when they couldn’t find a suitable filming location in the United States, they moved the production to England. The budget then increased to $70 million. The movie grossed over $209 million worldwide.
Signs is the third movie on the list, directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The movie had a budget of $72 million and grossed over $408 million worldwide. The movie tells the story of crop circles appearing around a farmhouse, and a family trying to figure out what is causing them.
Alien: Resurrection is the fourth most expensive horror movie ever made, with a budget of $75 million. The movie tells the story of a human/alien hybrid clone of Ellen Ripley, who helps a crew of space pirates stop the aliens from reaching Earth. The movie grossed over $161 million at the global box office.
It Chapter Two is the fifth most expensive horror movie ever made, with a budget of $79 million. The movie is the sequel to the 2017 hit movie It and follows the story of the grown-up members of the Losers Club returning to Derry to defeat Pennywise. The movie grossed over $473 million worldwide.
The Haunting is the sixth most expensive horror movie ever made, with a budget of $80 million. The movie is a remake of a 1963 horror movie and follows a team of paranormal experts who investigate a haunted house. The movie grossed over $177 million globally.
In conclusion, while horror movies are usually made with low budgets, there are some movies that are exceptions to the rule. These movies were able to use their large budgets to create some truly terrifying experiences for audiences around the world.