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|| ''Ready or Not'' || ''Film/TheHunt2019'' || 2019 horror films in which a young woman is thrown into a HuntingTheMostDangerousGame scenario by a group of [[RichBitch depraved rich people]]. || ''Ready or Not'' is a BlackComedy take on the idea, in which the protagonist marries into a wealthy family who turns out to have selected her as a HumanSacrifice, and is set in the confines of a mansion. ''The Hunt'', meanwhile, comes from Creator/BlumhouseProductions and is more of a "social horror" film in the mold of that studio's ''Film/ThePurge'', with more focus given to the SlobsVersusSnobs dynamic of the villains seeing the [[WorkingClassHero working-class protagonists]] as less than human, and has multiple people beyond the heroine being hunted in a "game" preserve. || Too soon to call. However, it is likely at this point that ''Ready or Not'' will win by default, as Universal put ''The Hunt'' on TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment after a pair of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio [[TooSoon less than two months before its planned release]]. ||

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|| ''Ready or Not'' || ''Film/TheHunt2019'' ''The Hunt'' || 2019 horror films in which a young woman is thrown into a HuntingTheMostDangerousGame scenario by a group of [[RichBitch depraved rich people]]. || ''Ready or Not'' is a BlackComedy take on the idea, in which the protagonist marries into a wealthy family who turns out to have selected her as a HumanSacrifice, and is set in the confines of a mansion. ''The Hunt'', meanwhile, comes from Creator/BlumhouseProductions and is more of a "social horror" film in the mold of that studio's ''Film/ThePurge'', with more focus given to the SlobsVersusSnobs dynamic of the villains seeing the [[WorkingClassHero working-class protagonists]] as less than human, and has multiple people beyond the heroine being hunted in a "game" preserve. || Too soon to call. However, it is likely at this point that ''Ready or Not'' will win by default, as Universal put ''The Hunt'' on TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment after a pair of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio [[TooSoon less than two months before its planned release]]. ||


|| ''Ready or Not'' || ''Film/TheHunt2019'' || 2019 horror films in which a young woman is thrown into a HuntingTheMostDangerousGame scenario by a group of [[RichBitch depraved rich people]]. || ''Ready or Not'' is a BlackComedy take on the idea, in which the protagonist marries into a wealthy family who turns out to have selected her as a HumanSacrifice. ''The Hunt'', meanwhile, comes from Creator/BlumhouseProductions and is more of a "social horror" film in the mold of that studio's ''Film/ThePurge'', with more focus given to the SlobsVersusSnobs dynamic of the villains seeing the [[WorkingClassHero working-class protagonists]] as less than human. || Too soon to call. ||

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|| ''Ready or Not'' || ''Film/TheHunt2019'' || 2019 horror films in which a young woman is thrown into a HuntingTheMostDangerousGame scenario by a group of [[RichBitch depraved rich people]]. || ''Ready or Not'' is a BlackComedy take on the idea, in which the protagonist marries into a wealthy family who turns out to have selected her as a HumanSacrifice. HumanSacrifice, and is set in the confines of a mansion. ''The Hunt'', meanwhile, comes from Creator/BlumhouseProductions and is more of a "social horror" film in the mold of that studio's ''Film/ThePurge'', with more focus given to the SlobsVersusSnobs dynamic of the villains seeing the [[WorkingClassHero working-class protagonists]] as less than human.human, and has multiple people beyond the heroine being hunted in a "game" preserve. || Too soon to call. However, it is likely at this point that ''Ready or Not'' will win by default, as Universal put ''The Hunt'' on TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment after a pair of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio [[TooSoon less than two months before its planned release]]. ||


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|| ''Ready or Not'' || ''Film/TheHunt2019'' || 2019 horror films in which a young woman is thrown into a HuntingTheMostDangerousGame scenario by a group of [[RichBitch depraved rich people]]. || ''Ready or Not'' is a BlackComedy take on the idea, in which the protagonist marries into a wealthy family who turns out to have selected her as a HumanSacrifice. ''The Hunt'', meanwhile, comes from Creator/BlumhouseProductions and is more of a "social horror" film in the mold of that studio's ''Film/ThePurge'', with more focus given to the SlobsVersusSnobs dynamic of the villains seeing the [[WorkingClassHero working-class protagonists]] as less than human. || Too soon to call. ||


|| ''[[Film/{{Frankenstein1931}} Frankensein]]'' (1931) || ''[[Film/{{DrJekyllAndMrHyde1931}} Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde]]'' (1931) || Both films are horror films released in 1931 based on literary classics. They are both adaptations of stories with themes concerning the dangers of man playing God with science, leading to experiments that create disastrous results. || That was a big year for Universal Studios in general and charted the course for their horror legacy to come with not only the release of James Whale's ''Frankenstein'' but also Tod Browning's ''[[Film/{{Dracula1931}} Dracula]]'' starring Bela Lugosi.|| Both are held in high-esteem by film buffs generally speaking, but ''Frankenstein'' and [[Franchise/UniversalHorror Universal's films]] at large still remain more popular and well known with general audiences. ||

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|| ''[[Film/{{Frankenstein1931}} Frankensein]]'' (1931) || ''[[Film/{{DrJekyllAndMrHyde1931}} Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde]]'' (1931) || Both films are horror films released in 1931 based on literary classics. They are both adaptations of stories with themes concerning the dangers of man playing God with science, leading to experiments that create disastrous results. || That was a big year for Universal Studios in general and charted the course for their horror legacy to come with not only the release of James Whale's Creator/JamesWhale's ''Frankenstein'' but also Tod Browning's ''[[Film/{{Dracula1931}} Dracula]]'' starring Bela Lugosi.|| Both are held in high-esteem by film buffs generally speaking, but ''Frankenstein'' and [[Franchise/UniversalHorror Universal's films]] at large still remain more popular and well known with general audiences. ||


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|| ''Franchise/{{Scream}}'' series (1996) || ''Film/IKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer'' series (1997) || Late '90s {{slasher movie}} series created by Kevin Williamson that were rooted in [[PostModernism post-modern]], {{genre savvy}} takes on the horror genre. || ''IKWYDLS''[[note]]God, that's a mouthful of an acronym.[[/note]] was adapted from a novel by Creator/LoisDuncan, while ''Scream'' had the star power of Creator/WesCraven (the maker of ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984'') behind it. || ''Scream'' had a far greater and longer-lasting impact that is still felt in the horror genre, and made a ton more money to boot and had three sequels. ''IKWYDLS'', while also successful, is often seen as a [[FollowTheLeader copycat]], only got two sequels (one of which went DirectToVideo), and is today remembered mainly for Creator/JenniferLoveHewitt's [[{{Fanservice}} tight tank top]] and for Creator/SarahMichelleGellar. ||

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|| ''Franchise/{{Scream}}'' ''Film/{{Scream}}'' series (1996) || ''Film/IKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer'' series (1997) || Late '90s {{slasher movie}} series created by Kevin Williamson that were rooted in [[PostModernism post-modern]], {{genre savvy}} takes on the horror genre. || ''IKWYDLS''[[note]]God, that's a mouthful of an acronym.[[/note]] was adapted from a novel by Creator/LoisDuncan, while ''Scream'' had the star power of Creator/WesCraven (the maker of ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984'') behind it. || ''Scream'' had a far greater and longer-lasting impact that is still felt in the horror genre, and made a ton more money to boot and had three sequels. ''IKWYDLS'', while also successful, is often seen as a [[FollowTheLeader copycat]], only got two sequels (one of which went DirectToVideo), and is today remembered mainly for Creator/JenniferLoveHewitt's [[{{Fanservice}} tight tank top]] and for Creator/SarahMichelleGellar. ||


|| ''Film/Mother2017'' (2017) || ''Film/{{Suspiria|2018}}'' (2018) || Divisive, female-centric horror films (with emphasis on {{body horror}} and the {{supernatural|fiction}}) directed by auterish filmmakers (Creator/DarrenAronofsky & Creator/LucaGuadagnino) that star young actresses best known for prior [[Film/TheHungerGames franchise]] [[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey roles]] (Creator/JenniferLawrence & Creator/DakotaJohnson). ||''mother!'' is an original property, while ''Suspiria'' is a remake of [[Film/{{Suspiria}} the 1977 film of the same name]]. || Hard to say. ''mother!'' has a slightly higher score on Rotten Tomatoes than ''Suspiria'' (69% to 62%), but ''Suspiria'' boasts a far better audience score (73% to ''mother!'''s 50%) and carries some goodwill from its source material.||

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|| ''Film/Mother2017'' ''[[Film/Mother2017 mother!]]'' (2017) || ''Film/{{Suspiria|2018}}'' (2018) || Divisive, female-centric horror films (with emphasis on {{body horror}} and the {{supernatural|fiction}}) directed by auterish filmmakers (Creator/DarrenAronofsky & Creator/LucaGuadagnino) that star young actresses best known for prior [[Film/TheHungerGames franchise]] [[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey roles]] (Creator/JenniferLawrence & Creator/DakotaJohnson). ||''mother!'' is an original property, while ''Suspiria'' is a remake of [[Film/{{Suspiria}} [[Film/Suspiria1977 the 1977 film of the same name]]. || Hard to say. ''mother!'' has a slightly higher score on Rotten Tomatoes than ''Suspiria'' (69% to 62%), but ''Suspiria'' boasts a far better audience score (73% to ''mother!'''s 50%) and carries some goodwill from its source material.||


|| ''Film/TheDark'' (2005) || ''Film/SilentHill'' (2006) || Supernatural horror about a mother searching for her daughter and comes across the identical ghost of a little girl who wants to take her daughter's place. Mother has to search a mysterious "Otherworld" to find her daughter, aided by her husband, who is played by Creator/SeanBean in both. || Both films feature religious cults, an Otherworld, missing daughters and a Mama Bear as the main protagonist. In the video game ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'', it's a PapaWolf, but the director thought it the female spin was more believable. || Despite being [[VideoGameMoviesSuck a video-game adaptation]], ''Silent Hill'' found some success with franchise fans, newcomers and even a few critics, and received a sequel. Of course, they didn't have to do all that well to beat ''The Dark'', which basically no one noticed. (''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'', for what it's worth, has a 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.) ||

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|| ''Film/TheDark'' ''Film/{{The Dark|2005}}'' (2005) || ''Film/SilentHill'' (2006) || Supernatural horror about a mother searching for her daughter and comes across the identical ghost of a little girl who wants to take her daughter's place. Mother has to search a mysterious "Otherworld" to find her daughter, aided by her husband, who is played by Creator/SeanBean in both. || Both films feature religious cults, an Otherworld, missing daughters and a Mama Bear as the main protagonist. In the video game ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'', it's a PapaWolf, but the director thought it the female spin was more believable. || Despite being [[VideoGameMoviesSuck a video-game adaptation]], ''Silent Hill'' found some success with franchise fans, newcomers and even a few critics, and received a sequel. Of course, they didn't have to do all that well to beat ''The Dark'', which basically no one noticed. (''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'', for what it's worth, has a 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.) ||


|| ''Film/TheDark2005'' || ''Film/SilentHill'' (2006) || Supernatural horror about a mother searching for her daughter and comes across the identical ghost of a little girl who wants to take her daughter's place. Mother has to search a mysterious "Otherworld" to find her daughter, aided by her husband, who is played by Creator/SeanBean in both. || Both films feature religious cults, an Otherworld, missing daughters and a Mama Bear as the main protagonist. In the video game ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'', it's a PapaWolf, but the director thought it the female spin was more believable. || Despite being [[VideoGameMoviesSuck a video-game adaptation]], ''Silent Hill'' found some success with franchise fans, newcomers and even a few critics, and received a sequel. Of course, they didn't have to do all that well to beat ''The Dark'', which basically no one noticed. (''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'', for what it's worth, has a 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.) ||

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|| ''Film/TheDark2005'' ''Film/TheDark'' (2005) || ''Film/SilentHill'' (2006) || Supernatural horror about a mother searching for her daughter and comes across the identical ghost of a little girl who wants to take her daughter's place. Mother has to search a mysterious "Otherworld" to find her daughter, aided by her husband, who is played by Creator/SeanBean in both. || Both films feature religious cults, an Otherworld, missing daughters and a Mama Bear as the main protagonist. In the video game ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'', it's a PapaWolf, but the director thought it the female spin was more believable. || Despite being [[VideoGameMoviesSuck a video-game adaptation]], ''Silent Hill'' found some success with franchise fans, newcomers and even a few critics, and received a sequel. Of course, they didn't have to do all that well to beat ''The Dark'', which basically no one noticed. (''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'', for what it's worth, has a 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.) ||


|| ''Film/TheDark'' (2005) || ''Film/SilentHill'' (2006) || Supernatural horror about a mother searching for her daughter and comes across the identical ghost of a little girl who wants to take her daughter's place. Mother has to search a mysterious "Otherworld" to find her daughter, aided by her husband, who is played by Creator/SeanBean in both. || Both films feature religious cults, an Otherworld, missing daughters and a Mama Bear as the main protagonist. In the video game ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'', it's a PapaWolf, but the director thought it the female spin was more believable. || Despite being [[VideoGameMoviesSuck a video-game adaptation]], ''Silent Hill'' found some success with franchise fans, newcomers and even a few critics, and received a sequel. Of course, they didn't have to do all that well to beat ''The Dark'', which basically no one noticed. (''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'', for what it's worth, has a 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.) ||

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|| ''Film/TheDark'' (2005) ''Film/TheDark2005'' || ''Film/SilentHill'' (2006) || Supernatural horror about a mother searching for her daughter and comes across the identical ghost of a little girl who wants to take her daughter's place. Mother has to search a mysterious "Otherworld" to find her daughter, aided by her husband, who is played by Creator/SeanBean in both. || Both films feature religious cults, an Otherworld, missing daughters and a Mama Bear as the main protagonist. In the video game ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'', it's a PapaWolf, but the director thought it the female spin was more believable. || Despite being [[VideoGameMoviesSuck a video-game adaptation]], ''Silent Hill'' found some success with franchise fans, newcomers and even a few critics, and received a sequel. Of course, they didn't have to do all that well to beat ''The Dark'', which basically no one noticed. (''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'', for what it's worth, has a 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.) ||

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|| ''Film/Mother2017'' (2017) || ''Film/{{Suspiria|2018}}'' (2018) || Divisive, female-centric horror films (with emphasis on {{body horror}} and the {{supernatural|fiction}}) directed by auterish filmmakers (Creator/DarrenAronofsky & Creator/LucaGuadagnino) that star young actresses best known for prior [[Film/TheHungerGames franchise]] [[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey roles]] (Creator/JenniferLawrence & Creator/DakotaJohnson). ||''mother!'' is an original property, while ''Suspiria'' is a remake of [[Film/{{Suspiria}} the 1977 film of the same name]]. || Hard to say. ''mother!'' has a slightly higher score on Rotten Tomatoes than ''Suspiria'' (69% to 62%), but ''Suspiria'' boasts a far better audience score (73% to ''mother!'''s 50%) and carries some goodwill from its source material.||


However, this box office calculus changed with the release of ''{{Film/Halloween2018}}'', whose nearly record-setting opening weekend (second best for a horror film ever) catapulted the series ahead of both ''Nightmare'' and ''Friday''. In addition, widespread critical acclaim for the movie makes ''Halloween'' the only franchise of the four to have two certified fresh movies on Rotten Tomatoes. One can only hope that the film's monster success will reignite the slasher wars.||

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However, this box office calculus changed with the release of ''{{Film/Halloween2018}}'', whose nearly record-setting October opening weekend (second best for a horror film ever) catapulted the series ahead of both ''Nightmare'' and ''Friday''. In addition, widespread critical acclaim for the movie makes ''Halloween'' the only franchise of the four to have two certified fresh movies on Rotten Tomatoes. One can only hope that the film's monster success will reignite the slasher wars.||


Commercially, while ''Friday'' had the most sequels before it was remade, the series stands about neck-and-neck with the ''Nightmare'' series in terms of box office, with the ''Halloween'' films collectively in third and the ''Texas Chainsaw'' series in a distant fourth. All four films have been remade; the ''Film/{{Halloween|2007}}'' remake received [[Film/HalloweenII2009 a sequel]], and the ''[[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacre2003 Texas Chainsaw]]'' remake [[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacreTheBeginning a prequel]], while neither the ''Film/{{Friday|The13th2009}}'' nor ''[[Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet2010 Nightmare]]'' remakes were stand-alone, but both those respective follow-ups disappointed at the box office. As for the question of "who would win in a fight", that will likely never be settled, even after ''Film/FreddyVsJason''. ||

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Commercially, while ''Friday'' had the most sequels before it was remade, the series stands about neck-and-neck with the ''Nightmare'' series in terms of box office, with the ''Halloween'' films collectively in third and the ''Texas Chainsaw'' series in a distant fourth. All four films have been remade; the ''Film/{{Halloween|2007}}'' remake received [[Film/HalloweenII2009 a sequel]], and the ''[[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacre2003 Texas Chainsaw]]'' remake [[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacreTheBeginning a prequel]], while neither the ''Film/{{Friday|The13th2009}}'' nor ''[[Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet2010 Nightmare]]'' remakes were stand-alone, but both those respective follow-ups disappointed at the box office. As for the question of "who would win in a fight", that will likely never be settled, even after ''Film/FreddyVsJason''. \\
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However, this box office calculus changed with the release of ''{{Film/Halloween2018}}'', whose nearly record-setting opening weekend (second best for a horror film ever) catapulted the series ahead of both ''Nightmare'' and ''Friday''. In addition, widespread critical acclaim for the movie makes ''Halloween'' the only franchise of the four to have two certified fresh movies on Rotten Tomatoes. One can only hope that the film's monster success will reignite the slasher wars.
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