Horror Movies Face Scary Box-Office Numbers
Horror movies aren't faring well at the box office, but that doesn't mean the genre is dying.By Kaileen Gaul | October 28, 2015
People aren't flocking to theaters to get spooked by R-rated movies as much as they used to. (Video via Warner Bros. / "The Conjuring")
Back in the '80s, '90s and even 2000s, releasing an R-rated horror film was a surefire way to do well at the box office.
With the exception of one remake, not a single movie from the past few years has made Box Office Mojo's list of the 20 highest-grossing slasher films.