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Small But Interesting Details From Our Favorite Horror Movies That Made Us Say, 'Whoa' 

Erin Maxwell
June 25, 2020 3.7k votes 615 voters 21.3k views 20 items

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Films are filled to the brim with fun little facts and tasty tidbits that true movie aficionados always seem to enjoy. In horror films, this can include the inside scoop on creature creation, imaginative uses for CGI, hidden horrors in the background, or the filmmaking process itself. With that in mind, here are a few delightful details from favorite scary movies.

Carrie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Small But Interesting Details From Our Favorite Horror Movies That Made Us Say, 'Whoa'
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Posted by Redditor u/nedelbach:

Carrie (1976) - Brian De Palma based Carrie's posture and walk at the end of the film after Gustave Moreau's 1851 painting "The Study of Lady Macbeth."

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Get Out is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Small But Interesting Details From Our Favorite Horror Movies That Made Us Say, 'Whoa'
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Posted by Redditor u/LiteralAMHC:

Get Out (2016): In the scene where Rose stops a cop from seeing Chris’s ID, she is not doing it to stop Chris from being racially profiled, she just doesn’t want the cop to remember Chris’s name if he goes missing.
 

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It: Chapter Two is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Small But Interesting Details From Our Favorite Horror Movies That Made Us Say, 'Whoa'
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It 

Posted by Redditor u/DrAneurysm:

In It (2017), Pennywise changes the color of his eyes from yellow to blue, which are the same color as Bill's, to lure Georgie.

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A Nightmare on Elm Stree... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Small But Interesting Details From Our Favorite Horror Movies That Made Us Say, 'Whoa'
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Posted by Redditor u/stealthynotion:

In A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), the effect of blood rushing to the ceiling during Glen's (Johnny Depp) demise was achieved using an upside down set. It was actually spilling onto the floor. Director Wes Craven and DP Jacques Haitkin captured the scene strapped to the wall in race car seats.

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