Halloween is the time to celebrate the fiendish creatures and horrifying beasts that haunt our nightmares … but Hollywood doesn’t always play along. Sure, you can find plenty of horrible monsters to chill your blood, but you’ll also that archetypical fiends have gotten softer as time goes by. First, they’re fearsome. Then, they get funny. And finally, they turn into love interests — even though they should be consuming hearts, not breaking them.
Vampires, werewolves, witches and even zombies have gotten the extreme makeover treatment courtesy of Hollywood. See how the monsters that used to be nightmare fodder morphed into creatures that inspire very different sorts of dreams.