Top 5 Horror Films Shockingly Not Rebooted Yet

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4. The Burning

When The Burning was released in 1981 during the height of the slasher film craze, it didn’t get the attention it deserved. With so many similar films like Halloween and Friday the 13th already in the spotlight, the debut film from Miramax was largely overlooked upon its premiere. Perhaps that’s why there had never been any attempts at a sequel, and subsequently, a reboot.

However, the film has since gained a cult following. It even boasts an impressive 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Maybe not enough people saw it, but everyone who did seemed to love it. Considering these high ratings and the fact that it has a strong fanbase decades past its release, you’ve got to wonder why Hollywood hasn’t taken another look at it yet.

The Burning was directed by Tony Maylam, directed by Harvey Weinstein, featured the FX of Tom Savini, and was even the debut film of Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander. The movie focused on the real-life urban legend of a New York boogeyman called Cropsey. Presented as a former summer camp employee who’d been horribly disfigured in a prank gone wrong while on the job, Cropsey seeks vengeance upon being released from the hospital by murdering teenagers at a nearby summer camp.

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