Small Details About Movie Monsters That Fans Noticed

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Vote up the coolest details about movie monsters.

Most of the time, movie monsters become more iconic than the movies that debut them. Movie buffs are now turning to Reddit to point out some movie monster details that many moviegoers missed upon initial release.

Some of these details may feel more shocking than others. However, all of them contain the power to make viewers see these films in a different light, even if it's just ever so slightly. 


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    Scars From A Previous Installment Of The Franchise In 'Jurassic World'

    From Redditor u/OldGreggsGotA:

    The T-rex from Jurassic World still has the scars from the ending of the original Jurassic Park.

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    The Origins Of The Design Of 'Alien'

    From Redditor u/trodrig21:

    While working on the concept for the creature in Alien (1979), Dan O'Bannon suggested to Ridley Scott he hire H. R. Giger, a Swiss surrealist, after showing to Scott a copy of Giger's book Necronomicon, they chose "Necronom IV" from 1976 as the basis of the Alien's design.

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    A 7'2" Actor Donned The 'Alien' Suit

    From Redditor u/BlackmanAndRobbin88:

    Bolaji Badejo, the 7'2" actor who played the title role in the movie Alien in 1979.

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    24 VOTES

    Cooked Animal Organs In 'Alien'

    From Redditor u/ZeVenomousViper:

    The chestburster scene in Alien (1979) only had a handful of takes because the animal organs used in the scene started cooking under the set lighting, creating a revolting stench on set.

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    Hiding In Plain Sight In 'Alien'

    From Redditor u/SFritzon:

    As Brett goes to look for the cat in Alien (1979), there's a brief shot of the alien hiding amongst the chains in plain sight - but because no one really knew what the creature looked like, it just appeared as another piece of equipment on the ship.

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    Early Creature Appearance In 'The Descent'

    From Redditor u/InteriorEmotion

    In The Descent, shortly after they go underground, a cave monster is briefly visible before vanishing. This is the first hint that our explorers aren’t alone…