37 Fascinating Horror Movie Facts That You Probably Didn't Know

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1. Evil Dead's Remake? Sequel? Requel? 

Evil Dead II (1987)

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2. Carrie's High School Heritage

Carrie (1976)

3. Innovative Bathroom Plumbing in Psycho

Psycho (1960)

4. A Vampire's Gentle Kiss

Let the RIght One In (2008)

5. Tight FIlming Schedule for Blair Witch

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

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6. Final Destination 3's Not-So-Final Shot

Final Destination 3 (2006)

7. From Saving Lives to Terrorizing them: Breaking Down Doors in The Shining

The Shining (1980)

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8. Blood Elevator? Kubrick Out

9. Deep Thoughts in Nightmare on Elm Street

Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

10. The Deep-Rooted Fear of Freddy Krueger

Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

11. The Numbers Behind Paranormal Activity's Cheap Trip to Success

Paranormal Activity (2009)

12. No Actors Were Disarmed in the Making of The Thing

The Thing (1982)

13. The Thing's Nearly Happy Ending

The Thing (1982)

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14. Genuine Surprise in Alien

Alien (1979)

15. 'Who' Supplied the Lights? 

Alien (1979)

16. Giger's Ghastly Alien Prop

Alien (1979)

17. Poltergeist's Skeleton Stew

Poltergeist (1982)

18. Ancient Mythology in The Exorcist

The Exorcist (1973)

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19. Nosferatu: Undead, Unyielding, Unblinking

Nosferatu (1922)

20. A Condemnation, In Any Other Genre

The Witch (2016)

21. Another Potential Classic

Nosferatu (????)

22. Gremlins: Crazy Energetic, Crazy Expressive, and Crazy Expensive. 

Gremlins (1984)

23. A Sympathetic Monster, and A Horrific Society

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

24. Silent Hill's Murderous, Dancing Nurses

Silent Hill (2006)

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25. Video Game or Film, a Work of Passion

Silent Hill (2006)

26. It Follows' Nightmarish Inspiration

It Follows (2015)

27. Saw's (In)Competent Surgeon

Saw (2004)

28. Hereditary's Characters Were Dolls In a Playhouse

Hereditary (2018)

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29. "Beep Beep"

It (2017)

30. Spielberg Doubted the Jaws Theme

Jaws (1975)

31. "Where No Masked Murderer Has Gone Before" 

Halloween (1978)

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32. American Werewolf in London's Scratched Full Frontal Scene

AN American Werewolf in London (1981)

33. Ringu's Bizarre Walk

Ringu (1998)

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34. Young Frankenstein: Too Funny for the Cast & Crew

Young Frankenstein (1974)

35. Zombie Lovers Playing Zombies in Land of the Dead

Land of the Dead (2005)

36. Candyman's Deal that Tasted Sweet as Honey

Candyman (1992)

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37. Horror Legend and Future Author in Creepshow

Creepshow (1982)