With his Munsters movie coming out in roughly a month, we thought we would explore the question –. What is the most profitable Rob Zombie horror movie? Along with being a super successful rocker, Zombie has also had an excellent filmmaking career. At the time of this writing, Rob Zombie’s net worth is $50 million; a lot of that worth comes from his movies, so we began wondering what his most profitable film has been.
In the past we have ranked all of the current Rob Zombie movies (from his worst to his best); now, we intend on doing a breakdown of each one of his movies and what they made. We will share the budget involved with each Rob Zombie movie, and then provide what the film made.
Of all of them, which one do you think is the most profitable Rob Zombie movie? Again, Rob Zombie’s net worth is a whopping $50 million (so his movies certainly have brought in a lot of cash).
*All financial information obtained is via each individual film’s Wikipedia page.
House of 1000 Corpses
Released in 2003, House of 1000 Corpses is Zombie’s filmmaking debut. Considered a cult classic within the horror movie fandom, the film follows a group of friends who accidentally stumble upon an insane red-neck family that is all into torture and mayhem
The House of 1000 Corpses budget was $7 million.
House of 1000 Corpses made: $16 million.
The Devil’s Rejects
Released in 2005, The Devil’s Rejects is a sequel to House of 1000 Corpses, and is considered by many Zombie fans his most beloved work. The film follows three characters associated with the murderous family who debuted in House, with them running away from the law.
The Devil’s Rejects budget was $7 million.
The Devil’s Rejects made: $20.9 million.
Released in 2007, Zombie takes on the classic 1978 slasher of the same name, presenting his own spin on the haunting masked murder known as Michael Myers (aka, The Shape).
The Rob Zombie Halloween budget was $15 million.
Rob Zombie’s Halloween made: $80.4 million.
Released in 2009, a direct sequel to Rob Zombie’s 2007 Halloween. The film follows a scarred Laurie Strode, who is left to confront the horrors of her family.
The Halloween II budget was $15 million.
Halloween II made: $39.4 million.
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto
Released in 2009, Rob Zombie’s animated debut features the titular El Superbeasto and a wild adventure of violence, sex, and debauchery.
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto budget was $10 million.
The film made: *Unfortunately, we have not been able to locate what the movie has made in terms of revenue.
The Lords of Salem
Released in 2014, Zombie dives into psychological and greater supernatural horror with The Lords of Salem. A disc-jockey comes across a mysterious vinyl that ends up slowly changing her overtime, with witches working behind the scenes striving to take control of her.
The Lords of Salem budget was $1.5 million.
The Lords of Salem made: $1.5 million.
Released in 2016, 31 makes for a wild and gruesome murder game, where a group of carnies are kidnapped and forced to survive a night where murderers hunt them down.
The 31 budget was $1.5 million.
31 made: $850,419.
3 From Hell
Released in 2019, 3 From Hell is a direct sequel to Zombie’s beloved The Devil’s Rejects. We learn that Baby and Otis have survived their encounter with the law, and when one thing leads to another, the two find themselves on the run again.
The 3 From Hell budget was $3 million.
3 From Hell made: $2.2 million.
Per this information, the most profitable Rob Zombie horror movie is that of Rob Zombie’s Halloween. With a budget of $15 million dollars, the movie ended up making $80.4 million (that’s a $65.4 million difference). Both Rob Zombie Halloween movies actually have done real well; among the Rob Zombie Halloween movies, Halloween II made $39.4 million (a $24.4 million dollar difference, when compared to its $15 million budget).
When you look at how much money has been made off of each Rob Zombie horror movie, you can start to see how Rob Zombie’s net worth is $50 million.
If you are curious to know what the best Rob Zombie movie is (at least, per The Pit), follow the link below to check out our ranking of Rob Zombie movies from best to worst. Recently, per his social media, Zombie spoke about the budget associated with his upcoming Munsters movie (and shared a little bit about his past movie budgets). How excited are you for the Rob Zombie Munsters movie?