Lord Voldemort starts a Wizarding War in pursuit of Harry Potter. Hans Gruber executes hostages in Nakatomi Plaza. Thanos ends half of existence with the snap of a finger. These villains are all truly evil, but that's not all they have in common. Fans have picked up on some incredible small details that make them even more cold-blooded. In 2017's It, Pennywise doesn't just hide in the sewers. In one scene, he makes a sneaky appearance in a wall mural. The Lion King's Scar isn't just untrustworthy because of his plans to take over Pride Rock. He's also the only lion to bare his claws at all times. Some details are hiding in plain sight, just like the Xenomorph from Alien, who can be seen lurking in a scene that you probably haven't noticed before!
There's more to these sinister characters than meets the eye. Check out this list of small details fans noticed about cold-blooded movie villains, and don't forget to vote up your favorites!
From Redditor u/jmsalvatore7:
It (2017) - In the “suck the wound” scene Pennywise appears underneath the car in the Bradley Gang mural. I’ve seen this movie countless times and just noticed this last night.Chilling detail?
From Redditor u/PharaohSteve:
In The Dark Knight Rises, during their first fight in the sewer, Bane gives away that he isn't the child that escaped The Pit by telling Batman "I didn’t see the light until I was already a man..."Chilling detail?
In the Harry Potter films, Voldemort’s robes faded in color every time a Horcrux was destroyed, to give the impression he was slowly fading away.Chilling detail?
From a Redditor:
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) - Darth Vader's skeleton is briefly visible from several different angles when struck by the Emperor's lightning. Many artificial components are visible, including his mechanical right arm, a respirator, and at least 3 replacement vertebrae.Chilling detail?