I was in high school when the miniseries came out and I was obsessed with it. It also has major, major issues that make it hard to rewatch. A mixed bag to be sure.
It still has a lot of cornball moments and characters—Shawnee Smith’s Julie Lowry was way too grating, and Corin Nemec’s Harold Lauder… Read more
Not even a mention of James Herbert’s David Ash? Though I have to admit that, while I enjoyed the books (save for the last one which I have not read yet), I was not a fan of the movie made from the first novel.
Good list. The Warrens were a couple of paranormal hucksters IRL, but those movies were entertaining.
Your choice of ranking by “their success” is an interesting one, because I’d throw Mike Flanagan’s Oculus onto this list just because of the overall intelligence and critical thinking of its characters, and how… Read more
I love the first one, am lukewarm to the 2018 and H20 (even tho it’s now retconned and easily dismissible), and somewhat enjoyed the first Zombie effort. All of the other ones to me are straight up unwatchable garbage. And I’m a guy who owns every Friday the 13th, so I obviously have a tolerance for terrible movies… Read more
Also, there is this very handy chronological guide depending on which order you want to watch them.