Small But Interesting Details Film Fans Shared About 2021 Horror Movies

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Vote up the most fascinating details about 2021 scary movies.

For the past year, folks on Reddit have been sharing interesting tidbits about 2021 horror movies, including behind-the-scenes moments, small details, and random trivia regarding favorite scary movies of the year.

From the latest chapter in the Saw franchise to Malignant, here are a few fascinating facts about the nail-biters of 2021.


  • Release Date: November 19, 2021

    From Redditor u/AceOfHeartz77:

    Jason Reitman, the director of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, is the son of director Ivan Reitman, who made the original Ghostbusters movies.

    Jason can be seen in Ghostbusters 2 saying to the Ghostbusters, "You know my dad says you guys are full of crap."

    47 votes
  • Release date: May 28, 2021

    From Redditor u/VictorBlimpmuscle:

    In A Quiet Place Part II [(2021)], Brody’s Pizzeria is shown as one of the businesses in the town. This was included by writer/director John Krasinski as a deliberate nod to Jaws.

    63 votes
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    74 VOTES

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

    From Redditor u/dcaodds:

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021), police officer rolled Ed down the stairs. That's because the film is set in 1981, and the Americans Disabilities Act wasn't enacted until 1990. This act requires all buildings to have wheelchair ramp.

    74 votes
  • 4
    45 VOTES

    Candyman

    Release Date: August 27, 2021

    From Redditor u/RealJohnGillman:

    In Candyman (2021), Anthony McCoy's full name is spoken aloud five times over the course of the movie. The fifth time is the moment he becomes the new Candyman, who is typically summoned when a person's name is spoken aloud five times.

    45 votes
  • Release Date: June 4, 2021

    From Redditor u/rasta4eye:

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) pays homage to The Exorcist (1973) with a similarly styled scene when the preist first arrives at the house, including the shape of the iconic street lamp.

    41 votes
  • No One Gets Out Alive
    Photo: Netflix / Reddit

    Release Date: September 29, 2021

    From Redditor u/Kaos99:

    There’s a reference to The Ritual (2017) in the movie No One Gets Out Alive (2021). Both are directed by David Bruckner.

    36 votes