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What If Star Wars was a Horror Movie?

by Rand Einfeldt 3 months ago in pop culture

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In my last post, I asked the question "What If... Marvel Characters and Weaponry Were Replaced By Horror Movie Icons?" So I decided to ask yet another question.

What would happen if all the Star Wars characters were replaced by horror movie icons?

So here are 20 things that would change if the Star Wars franchise was a horror movie:

1- The Movie would be called: Star Horrors!

2- Yoda would be replaced by either Chucky from the Child's Play franchise, or Stripe from the Gremlins franchise.

3- Mace Windu would be replaced by Candyman from the movie with the same name.

I find it very fitting cuz both characters lost their hand.

4- Luke Skywalker would be replaced by Ash from Evil Dead.

Yet another character who lost their hand but both characters are good guys in horror movies when you think about it.

It would actually be cool to see a lightsaber version of a chainsaw hand. Groovy indeed!

5- Darth Maul would be replaced by Pinhead from The Hellraiser franchise.

Think about it Darth Maul has spikes protruding out of his head. Pinhead has pins sticking inside his whole face and head. They both look very similar.

6- Palpatine would be replaced by Jigsaw from the Saw franchise.

In their own way, they are both puppet masters pulling the strings, and making their victims do things for them.

7- Young Anakin Skywalker would be replaced by Damian Thorn from The Omen.

Both were orphans and also became a problem in the government, or the empire.

Anakin eventually gets burned to a crisp. So he could also be replaced by Freddy Krueger.

8- The Jawas would be replaced by the mutants from the Wrong Turn franchise.

They both collect things, so why not?

9- The Ewoks would be replaced by the mogwai creatures from the Gremlins franchise.

Ironically both creatures are basically cannibals when you think about it.

10- Chewbacca would be replaced by either your typical werewolf from your nostalgic vintage Wolfman movies, or a towering Sasquatch about to rip you in two.

Fun fact, there's a comic book where Han and Chewie crashland on earth where Indiana Jones is exploring North America. Chewie is later mistaken as Bigfoot in the story.

11- Count Dooku would be replaced by Count Dracula.

This does make you wonder if he was called Count Dooku for a reason. I mean Count Dracula and Count Dooku. Both are Counts. More than a coincidence, wouldn't you say?

12- The Exogorth would be replaced by the killer white shark, nicknamed Bruce, from the movie Jaws.

If you don't know what an Exogorth is, it's that giant sandstorm-like creature that lives on that big meteor, that our Star Wars heroes are hiding in.

13- Jabba the Hutt would be replaced by The Blob from The Blob movie.

They are both unstoppable gluttonous creatures.

14- Princess Leah would be replaced by Carrie White from the Carrie movie.

I find this ironic because Princess Leia is played by Carrie Fisher.

15- Greedo would be replaced by The Fly from said movie in 1958.

It does make you wonder if The Fly inspired the creature design for Greedo.

16- The Stormtroopers could be replaced by the zombies from Night of the Living Dead.

The only problem with this scenario is that they are harder to kill. Stormtroopers are easier to kill than zombies. One blaster to their armor, they're dead. But with a zombie, you just aim at the head, you should be fine.

17- Han Solo would be replaced by Hannibal Lecter.

The names are pretty similar. Instead of being frozen in carbonite, he's strapped to a dolly and his face is covered by the iconic Tiger Mask.

18- General Grievous would be replaced by Slenderman.

Both are slender and have multiple appendages.

19- Boba Fett would be replaced by Michael Myers.

Both strong silent types, and rarely take their masks off.

20- Wilhuff Tarkin would be replaced by Vincent Price from all his horror movies.

He just has a menacing presence, and a voice that makes you think that you're safe, but in reality, you're doomed once you hear him utter words.

What do you think? Would this be a cool take on a classic? Let me know in the comments below!

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Rand Einfeldt
Rand Einfeldt
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Rand Einfeldt

I'm an inspiring story teller! When it comes to movies, books, music, you name it! I want to write about it, and give my own opinion on how they effect the human society that is constantly absorbed in nostalgic pop-culture!

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