If horror movies are to be believed, it’s only a matter of time before your house is invaded by some maniac or gang of wrong ‘uns. Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) has the good sense to set her house up with a load of booby traps, setting her nemesis Freddy Kruger (Robert Englund) on fire, before catching him with a swift one to the family jewels courtesy of a spring-loaded sledge hammer. To be fair, she knew Freddy was coming – but to be completely safe, it’s best to get the house booby trapped in preparation for potential intruders.
Dependent on your point of view, some of the scariest movies ever made may have just gotten a whole lot scarier. Artists website Design Crowd hit upon the brilliant, hilarious and yet horrifying idea of calling upon contributors worldwide to photoshop images of Donald Trump into classic horror movie images - and the results, funnily enough, are brilliant, hilarious and yet horrifying. - What’s On The Big Screen This Halloween - Cast of Scream, Then & Now - Ellen Page To Star In Flatliners Remake Above, courtesy of designer Madeli, we can of course see what the most famous moment in ‘The Shining’ might be like with Trump in the place of Jack Nicholson: “Here’s Donny,” anyone? Below, Omee shows us how ‘Scream’ would have looked with Trump being the one asking if we like scary movies: See Why shows us Trump getting hairy in ‘An American Werewolf In London:’ Enzzok gives us Trump as Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the Lambs:’ That same artist also puts Trump in place of the titular beast of ‘Alien³:’ Continuing on an ‘Alien’ theme, Senja adds a whole new level to Ripley’s nightmare sequence in ‘Aliens:’ Digging further back into film history, the scene with the little girl by the river in ‘Frankenstein’ suddenly seems even more sinister thanks to B74Design: Whilst Creative Shots Studio put him in the small shoes of Damien in ‘The Omen.’ CreArt pits him against Freddy Krueger: Jkrebs04 makes us ponder whether we need a bigger boat: And, perhaps the funniest of all, iMagications puts Trump in ‘The Grudge.’
The horror movie about horror movies– it was a clever meta twist that re-invigorated a stagnate genre. While mainstream horror cinema was quickly running out of things for Jason and Freddy to do, Wes Craven’s “Scream” came along at just the right time. Just four years ago, “Scream 4″ was released.
Horror movie maestro Wes Craven died on Sunday. He was 76. Craven, best known for creating the hugely famous and influential Scream and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises, passed away in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer. Craven's family announced the news in a statement released to ET, sharing that the legendary director "was surrounded by love, in the presence of his family" when he died. WATCH: 'Nightmare' Stars Return To Elm St. "One of the most prolific filmmakers of all time, Craven was also a nature lover and committed bird conservationist, serving as a long-time member of the Audubon California Board of Directors," the family's statement continued. "He was born in Cleveland, OH on August 2nd, 1939. Craven was a longtime summer resident of Martha’s Vineyard where he moved permanently 3 years ago before returning to Los Angeles for work and health reasons." When A Nightmare on Elm Street hit theaters in 1984, the world was introduced to the murderous dream monster Freddy Krueger, one of Craven's most iconic horror creations, which revitalized teen slasher genre and went one to change the face of horror for years. FLASHBACK: ‘Scream 3’ Turns 15! On Set With the Cast in 1999 Craven is also responsible for scary movie classics Scream, The Hills Have Eyes and The People Under the Stairs -- among many others. The beloved filmmaker is survived by his wife, Iya Lubunka, his son Johnathan Craven, his daughter Jessica Craven, his stepdaughter Nina Tarnawsky, and his three grandchildren. WATCH: Huge Stars Who Started Off in Horror Movies