34 Spine-Chilling Horror Movie Facts Every Movie Enthusiast Should Know

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26The Omen

In the movie ‘The Omen’, the baboon attack on the car in the zoo sequence was accomplished by placing a baboon in the car with Lee Remick. At first, zookeepers used a baby baboon, but the other baboons didn't seem to care. Then they put the alpha baboon in the car, and the rest of them went ape. The terror on Remick's face wasn't acting.


27. Nosferatu was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula. A court ruling ordered that all copies be destroyed, but one print managed to survive and the film became known as an "influential masterpiece of cinema."


28. In the movie, ‘I Still Know What You Did Last Summer’ the main character gets a Bahamas weekend trip by winning a Radio Contest to answer “What is the capital of Brazil?” Her answer was Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s capital is not Rio de Janeiro. It is Brasília.


29. The famous head explosion gif, that came from the 1981 movie Scanners, was made by shooting a gelatin cast of Louie Del Grande filled with latex scraps and leftover burgers in the back of the head with a shotgun.


30. In 1991, actor Charlie Sheen contacted the FBI after watching a Japanese Horror Film (Guinea Pig), convinced that the movie depicted footage of an actual murder. After an investigation, the filmmakers were forced to prove that the gore shown in the movie had all been created using special effects.


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31Dawn of The Dead

In the Dawn of The Dead movies, the zombies with missing limbs were played by actual amputees.


32. The marketing firm for '28 Weeks Later' as part of a viral marketing campaign, sprayed graffiti warnings around UK cities featuring 'ragevirus.com'. However, they forgot to buy the domain, having to fork out for it later.


33. During the filming of "World War Z", the Hungarian Anti-Terrorism Unit raided a warehouse full of prop guns for the film. The guns were all found to be fully functional and had been flown in under false pretenses for the movie.


34. The movie “Silence of the Lambs” was a sequel to a smaller movie named “Manhunter.”

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