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Beyond the Box Office: Why Horror Remakes Are Anything but Horrible

Oct 18, 2013 | 3:20pm EDT

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)New Line

Why do horror remakes continually re-enter the marketplace? Because they average $27 million in DVD revenue to the studio alone —increasing the distributor’s return-on-investment to 81 percent—and that’s not accounting for the rest of the revenue gleaned way after the films have left their theatrical window. To read more and see the Top 10 remakes of the last 10 years chart, check it out at Studio System News!

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