We are always interested to know the behind scene of any film or play or any stage performance, aren’t we? You may imagine the incidents. We are here to know you and display you some of behind scene some of the horror movies. Have you ever investigated what goes on after the cameras when the lights turn off, mainly in cinemas that terrify us and abnormal us out? However, just try to find out some spooky features from your preferred horror movies. Here are 20 Facts About Watching Horror Movies You May Not Know. Hope you will be wondered to discover the facts that you may not know.
Here Are 20 Facts About Watching Horror Movies You May Not Know
1. Interview with the Vampire The Vampire Chronicles
In the movie “Interview with the Vampire The Vampire Chronicles”, about all the artists playing vampire performances in the movie were required to hang upside down for at least 30 minutes before holding their makeup used.
That would force all the blood in their bodies to rush to their heads, producing the blood veins in their faces to bulge.
The makeup specialists would then trace over the swollen vessels creating the spooky, transparent-skinned look of a vampire.
Unluckily for the actors, they would have to repeat the process numerous times during the scenes, as the blood would immediately drain from their faces.
2. A Nightmare on Elm Street
According to Wes Craven, Robert Englund was not the initial choice to play Freddy Krueger in the horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Craven basically wanted a stuntman for the role, but upon testing various stuntmen, he understood he needed an actor.
That is how he finished up choosing Englund, who cut himself very bad the initial time he tried on the notorious Freddy glove.
This an incredible thing happens in the movie Candyman. Tony Todd, the protagonist in the movie, had to put original bees into his mouth while they were shooting the climax.
His only security was a mouth guard that kept him from becoming the bees go down his throat and suffocate him. Do you think to know the incidents that acting is an easy job?
4. Friday the 13th
The grand scene in the movie ‘Friday the 13th’ with the snake in the first movie of the legendary series was not originally in the script and it was an idea from actor Tom Savini.
After an offensive experience, he had in his own cottage during shooting film. The snake in the scene was original, as well as its onscreen death.
The role of Michael Myers was named after the European publisher of Carpenter’s earlier movie, Assault on Precinct 13, and supposedly, that was the director’s way of saying a kind of ominous ‘thank you’ for the movie’s impossible success throughout most of Europian’s countries.
6. 28 Days Later . . .
In the movie, 28 Days Later during the London scenes, police would seal the roads for around an hour usually at 4 a.m., and filming would start quickly.
The producers sensibly foretold that asking from the drivers, especially clubbers heading home after a long, wild night of drinking, either wait for an hour or find another route home might make most of them mad.
For that reason they hired several hot, sexy young ladies including Danny Boyle’s daughter, to make the basic requests.
7. Night of the Living Dead
The Macgruder zombie that still haunts all of us who viewed the movie as kids was not a professional actor but a random man that director Tom Savini found in a restaurant and progressed him with the role because he thought that he would make a magnificent zombie. Supposedly, the man was flattered and accepted to take the role in the movie. For the record, he showed up to all the performances as well.
8. Paranormal Activity
In the film, Paranormal Activity, Rumor has it that the almost unknown actors of the film were not given scripts but were only provided guidelines on how to perform and what to present in their scenes.
More interestingly, Steven Spielberg stated in an interview that he is a great fan of the film but had to stop watching it halfway through at a nighttime house screening as he was genuinely frightened by the experience. He stopped watching the movie the next day.
Surprisingly during the shooting of the movie ‘Poltergeist’, a scene scared Heather O’Rourke, that in which she had to hold on to the headboard while a winding mechanism blew toys into the closet behind her.
O’Rourke dropped apart during the shooting of the scene and Steven Spielberg stopped everything, took her in his arms, and said that she would not have to do the scene again. Keep in mind that O’Rourke was about seven years old during the film.
Those who have studied Robert Bloch’s novel apparently identify that the figure of Norman Bates was short, fertile, older, and very dislikable.
Alfred Hitchcock, however, desired to add his unique touch and determined to have him be young, attractive, and sensitive, thus giving birth to a totally changed person from the figure in the book and one of the most well-known figures in movie history.
Director James Wan took a huge risk when he accepted not to receive an ‘up front’ payroll for the movie but instead opted for a fair percentage of the film’s box office earnings.
The movie made over $100 million globally and it is considered one of the most successful horror movies of all time and allowed Wan to become at 27 one of the youngest and most-earning directors in movie history.
12. The Conjuring
When the film was announced in the Philippines, some cinemas had to engage Catholic clergymen to bless the watchers before presenting it. That happened because some people who had already seen the film had reported a ‘Negative Presence’ after watching the film.
The clergymen also presented religious and emotional help to the watchers. So the question is if a film creates so many obstacles and effects watchers so deeply, why watch it in the initial place?
13. The Evil Dead
The producers of The Evil Dead desired to obtain the most practical effects possible shooting the film and for that reason, they attempted some truly eerie material.
To start with they determined to shoot the movie in a real-life deserted cabin, while the initial script called for the figures to be smoking marijuana when they first listen to the tape.
14. The Exorcist
The bedroom set in the movie ‘The Exorcist‘ had to be kept at approximately ice-cold temperatures to take the genuine icy breath of the actors in the exorcism scenes.
Linda Blair, who was only in a gauzy nightgown, says to the day she cannot stand the remaining cold.
15. The Fog
In the final scene at the church in the movie “The Fog”, Nick has Andy hold back and hide. On the wall back Andy is a brick inscribed ‘H. Hawks,’ which some critics and supporters tried unsuccessfully to interpret and analyze when the film was first released.
16. The Omen
The initial conclusion had all three members of the Thorn family shot at the finish. However, after deep thinking and kindness studio head Alan Ladd, Jr. felt that this would be a shocking mistake simply because the devil is difficult to kill.
For that reason, he gave the movie’s director, Richard Donner, the extra funds required to shoot a more ‘hopeful’ end to the film where evil wins.
17. The Ring
Performing the film frame by frame, in the specific moment when Katie Embry is frightened to death at the opening of the movie, you may see all the pictures that seem on the video.
All image seems for just a fraction of a second. The effect is duplicated at the end of the film.
18. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
In the movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show‘, the set was not a very enjoyable experience for the crew since it had no heat and no bathrooms during shooting.
When Susan Sarandon attempted to talk about it with the studio heads, they told her that she was complaining too much and should compromise just like the rest of the actors.
19. The Shining
During an interview for Britain’s The 100 Greatest Scary Moments in the movie “The Shining”, Shelley Duvall revealed that because her role required her to be in a nearly steady state of excitement, she eventually ran out of tears from crying so much.
20. The Thing
You may strange to know that there are no female characters in the film “The Ring”. The only female appearance in the film is the voice of MacReady’s chess computer and the participants on the game show that Palmer watches.