Morning Link: 5 Film Franchises That Need a Genre Change

Genre

Both are broadly classifiable as science fiction, but Alien is basically a horror flick and Aliens has all the conventions of a war film. That’s a pretty slick transition from one type of movie to another, especially since the switch was so immediate within the series.

So, if Star Wars can venture into the horror genre, what other movie franchises should attempt a genre jump?

Toying with this idea, the folks over at Spout decided to select 5 Film Franchises in need of a change.