10 Intriguing Facts About Your Favorite Horror Films
10 Intriguing Facts About
Your Favorite Horror Films.
was initially going
to direct and star
in 'Silence of the Lambs.'.
Freddy Krueger actor, Robert Englund,
wasn't director Wes Craven's first choice.
Craven initially wanted to use a stunt man for the role.
The first horror movie to
be nominated for a Best Picture
Academy Award was 'The Exorcist.'.
Stanley Kubrick may have typed
500 pages of "All work and no play
makes Jack a dull boy," for the
famous scene in 'The Shining.'.
'Child's Play' was based on the
true story of a family who believed a
voodoo curse had been placed on one
of their children's toys, 'Robert the Doll.'.
For 'The Craft,' producers hired
an actual witch associated with the
Wiccan organization Covenant of
the Goddess, as a consultant.
'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,'
'Silence of the Lambs' and 'Psycho'
were all inspired by the same serial killer, Ed Gein.
'Paranormal Activity' is one of
the most profitable horror flicks of
The film has grossed $193 million.
It's initial budget was a mere $15,000.
'Scream' was initially titled 'Scary Movie.'
Producers changed the title after hearing
Michael Jackson's "Scream" on the radio.
Steven Spielberg came up with
the ending for 'Jaws' to be more of a crowd-pleaser.
The initial ending had the shark being killed by a harpoon