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Small Details From Modern Horror Movies That Demand A Rewatch

June 25, 2021 385 votes 41 voters 1.7k views20 items

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Ever since the first black and white rubber beast stormed onto a screen to frighten an audience, filmmakers have been doing their best to scare the crap out of people. The horror genre is diverse and one of the most successful, but it's also one that's filled with cheesy camp, the likes of which aren't found anywhere but the worst of science-fiction.

As the genre evolved over the years, horror films adapted to offer up as much fright as possible, and modern additions have proven themselves to be far more detail-oriented than their predecessors. This makes them stand out, but it also requires more than one viewing, as it can be difficult to pick up on every little detail. This list takes a look at some of the best small details from modern horror movies that demand a rewatch, and some of them are absolutely fascinating.

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    Ed's Tie Matches Lorraine's Skirt In 'The Conjuring'

    From Redditor u/juanentersandma:

    In The Conjuring (2013), Ed’s tie matches Lorraine’s skirt... *In every scene.

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    The Pharmacy Is Stocked With Chips In 'A Quiet Place' For A Frightening Reason

    From Redditor u/rootin_t00tin_putin:

    In A Quiet Place, in the pharmacy scene, the shelves are mostly empty but the chip aisle is still full because no one wanted to risk making noise.

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    Jigsaw's Identity Is Revealed Much Earlier In 'Saw' Than Most People Realized

    From Redditor u/WooDadooDooRakeYohn:

    In Saw (2004), the Jigsaw killer’s identity is revealed early on when blueprints for the infamous reverse bear trap are seen on this cancer patients hospital desk

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    Symmetry Makes The 'Orphan' Poster Slightly Creepy...

    From Redditor u/RazorOfArtorias:

    Orphan (2009) - To create an uncanny feeling when looking at the poster they mirrored the picture of Esther..

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