95% of People Can't Name These Movies That Go Bump in the Night! Can You?

By: Jody Mabry

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Scary movies not only send chills down your spine and impulsive screams, but they also lend to the expression "things that go bump in the night." Whether those "things" actually exist or not, these are the movies that fill your mind with terrifying creativity. How many of these scary movies can you name?

The original "Saw" movie was filmed with no rehearsal time and completed in just eighteen days!

Leonardo DiCaprio was Christopher Nolan's choice to play the Riddler. However, he was shot down by David Goyer and focus was placed on the Bane character. DeCaprio was unable to join his fellow cast members from "Inception" in the "Dark Knight" trilogy.

The rights for this movie were taken up for free. Dino De Laurentiis gave up the rights since his movie "Manhunter" bombed in 1986. "Silence of the Lambs" made about $272 million.

Kevin Spacey insisted on not receiving any sort of credit before the movie. His name and face did not appear in any of the advertising nor in the opening credits. He felt this kept the suspense of the movie because he thought if people saw his name, they would know who the killer was. This was a gutsy move, not to advertise a well-known actor, but it worked out well.

"Shutter Island" is debatable in meaning, especially the ending. But this confusion seemed to work in favor of the film. Martin Scorsese said that people would have to see the film more than once to understand it, and therefore produce twice the income.

The pig carcasses in Saw III were fake, made with foam and latex. However, the maggots inside - those were real!

This movie is actually believed to be cursed by many due to a string of strange occurrences, accidents, and deaths revolving around the production of this film.

The famous line "Here's Johnny" was improvised line by Jack Nicholson. In addition to that, he also wrote an entire scene in the movie.

Psycho was actually the first American film to show a toilet on screen, as well as have the sound of it flushing.

Director John Carpenter originally wanted to title his film "The Babysitter Murders" but by the suggestion of the producer the name was changed to "Halloween". This was due to the belief that story would be emphasized if it surrounded a certain spooky holiday.

For Polish director Roman Polanski, Rosemary's Baby was his debut into American films.

After its box office debut, the film tanked in ratings. It was disliked by audiences and critics alike.

Babadook was actually director, Jennifer Kent's first time directing...ever. She never attended film school nor did she have any prior knowledge or experience in the film industry.

In the original film from 1974, director Tobe Hooper pursued a PG rating! Though this was before PG-13 rating existed...but still PG?? Can you imagine!

This entire film was shot in just 8 short days.

In the script called for the actors to be smoking marijuana. Instead of perhaps using a prop, the actors actually smoked marijuana. They attempted to shoot the scene with stoned actors but then had to reshoot due to their "uncontrollable behavior".

"Saw V" sees veteran production team member David Hackl make his debut as a director. It's also the only "Saw movie he directed.

For the opening scene, the filmmakers made a deliberate attempt to do nothing short of confuse the heck out of the audience. They wanted the audience to believe that by mistake they had walked into the wrong movie.

When you think of the Halloween store ghostfaced mask you think of Scream...or at least most do. Producer Bob Weinstein originally hated the mask, even shot with other masks to find one he liked better. But in the end, he came around to liking the now iconic Scream mask.

Film creator Wes Craven said Freddy's character concept was inspired by a childhood bully by the name Fred Kreuger.

A wife and husband attempt help a family who is plagued by violent paranormal activity in their home. The Conjuring made a whopping total of 137 million dollars at the box office.

Throughout this entire film the word 'vampire' is only said once.

In the original film, where the zombies are shown eating bodies in the burnt out truck, the actors were actually gnawing on roast ham covered in chocolate sauce. Gross!

The actor who played the character Damien was actually cast due to the fact when prompted by the director to act out a demanding part of the role by attacking the director, the little 4 year old did just that and went straight for the directors balls. That ballsy move got him the part...pun intended.

Real skeletons were used in the movie to increase the spook factor. Though the staff and crew became so unsettled by them they actually had an exorcism performed on set.

This was the first of the "Saw" movies to feature a morgue scene, when an autopsy is performed on John Kramer. He actually died in "Saw III."

When this particular film came out in 1922 it was actually banned in Sweden due to "excessive horror" until 1972.

The symbol that was used for this film is actually the international symbol for blood borne bio-hazard.

Due it being far too much of a hassle to film in caves, production designer Simon Bowles created multiple cave sets at Pinewood Studio.

Suspiria was the first Italian film where they put to use the new invention of the Steadicam.

The disease that the children in the movie have is actually an extremely rare disease called xeroderma pigmentosum or XP for short. Only around a thousand people in the whole world are known to have it.

When Ash dissected the dead facehugger, they used shellfish like oysters as well as a sheep's kidney to recreate realistic organs.

The needle pit trap contained over 120,000 syringes, each of which had the needle replaced with fiber for safety. It took four days and four people to do this!

In the remake in 2002, the videotape that is marked 'COPY' is actually the VHS of the original movie.

The movie 'Carrie' was the first novel written by Stephen King to be adapted into a film.

After the premiere concluded at the Odeon Leicester Square in London as the audience left the theater they were further spooked by the sounds of birds screeching and flapping coming from hidden speakers in the trees. Just in case the movie wasn't scary enough...

The zombie makeup was so ornate and grotesque that it supposedly made some of the cast physically ill to look at it.

In the box office, this film brought in a mind blowing $672,806,292.

The film's writer C. Robert Cargill was inspired to create this script after experiencing a nightmare after viewing the 2002 horror remake 'The Ring'.

This movie was originally planned to be released in two parts, but after "Saw VI" performed below expectations at the box office, the team decided to make it into one final movie. However, a new "Saw" movie is scheduled for release in late 2017!

For this film 25 GALLONS of fake blood was used!

In the 1973 film, the actor Christopher Lee agreed to appear in the film without being paid for it.

It took a total of six long hours to apply the prosthetic Cenobite makeup on the actor Doug Bradley.

The carousel trap in this movie runs for around eight minutes and is the longest trap scene in the franchise. It was originally going to be even more complex, with ten victims tied to the carousel.

The British horror-comedy Shaun of the Dead (2004) is inspired by an episode of Spaced, wherein Simon Pegg hallucinates he is fighting off a zombie invasion. The film cast features a number of British comedians, comic actors, and sitcom stars. The film has earned more than $30 million since its release and was named by Total Film Magazine to be the 49th greatest British film of all time.

Evil Dead 2 has a cult following and was followed by a third film installment, Army of Darkness (1992), as well as a television series called Ash vs. Evil Dead in 2015. Evil Dead 2 was a comedy horror film with many slapstick jokes. The writers for the film use visual humor throughout the movie, including a scene where the main character gets his hand stuck under a pile of books; on the top of the books is a novel titled A Farewell to Arms (Haha). Finally, Evil Dead 2 scored an impressive 98% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Zombi 2's plot centers around a Caribbean island afflicted by a voodoo curse, causing its dead inhabitants to rise again and attack the living. Filmed in Italy, New York, and Santo Domingo, Zombi 2 was produced with a fairly modest budget. Released in 1979 in Italy and to English theaters in 1980, Zombi 2 went on to make a huge profit worldwide.

Filmed in Berlin and Rome, Demons (1985) had seven sequels after its original release. The film centers around a group of people lured into a cinema called the Metropol. The original PlayStation game, Silent Hill (1999), paid homage to Demons by naming a theater the Metropol, after the one in the movie.

In this thriller, a virus that spreads through the transmission of language infects an Ontario town. Pontypool (2008) is based on the novel Pontypool Changes Everything (1995), written by Tony Burgess. Burgess also wrote the screenplay for the film. The film was nominated for a Genie Award for its adaptation.

REC (2007) was shot in Barcelona using the found footage or "shaky cam" filming method. The horror film was remade in 2008 in the United States as the film Quarantine.

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