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Remake Or Original: A Horror Poster Face-Off
Vote for your favourite horror artwork
It's a truism that horror remakes are rarely as good as their predecessors. However, in one area they occasionally surpass the original, and that's in their poster art. Since they're able to capitalise on the most eye-catching and iconic imagery of the films that everyone already knows, some of these remake promos are better than anything that the (superior) original film produced. But let's put it to the test: we've gathered some of the best posters for both originals and remakes, so that you can vote for your favourite...

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A Nightmare On Elm Street Original Poster
Remake Or Original: A Horror Poster Face-Off
A Nightmare On Elm Street

The original poster has that rather painterly, montage-y feel which doesn't work too badly. But for our money there's a lot to be said for the minimalist, shadowy Freddy Krueger silhouette that headlines the remake. Sure, the put-the-bad-guy-front-and-centre gimmick has been overused of late, but it's still remarkably effective in cases where your baddie is as recognisable as Freddy.

A Nightmare On Elm Street Remake Poster

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