Hopefully you guys enjoy this random collection of crazy horror movie facts I’ve thrown together!

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Poltergeist

So much has happened behind the scenes of the Poltergeist trilogy that it is said there is a Poltergeist curse. In the six years it took for the trilogy to be completed, five people attached to the film died:

  • Dominique Dunne, the oldest sister in the first movie, was murdered by her boyfriend.
  • Heather O’Rouke – main character Carol Ann in the trilogy – died of septic shock as a result of an obstructed bowel.
  • Julian Beck, who played Kane in Poltergeist II, died of stomach cancer.
  • Louis Perryman – Beck from the first movie – was murdered.
  • Will Sampson – The Medicine Man in Poltergeist II, died of kidney failure.

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project” was filmed in 8 days and edited in 8 months. Thanks to this extremely quick turn around the movie cost only $22,000 to make. After it was released though, it made over $240 million, an incredible profit.

Halloween

The mask in ‘Halloween’ is actually William Shatner’s face. The production crew bought the cheapest mask they could find at a Halloween store, which happened to be William Shatner. They spray-painted it white.

The mask in 'Halloween' is actually William Shatner's face. The production crew bought the cheapest mask they could find at a Halloween store, which happened to be William Shatner. They spray-painted it white.

The original title for Halloween was ‘The Babysitter Murders’ but the production crew wanted the movie to all take place in one night due to costs etc.

The original title for 'Halloween' was:

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The movies were loosely based on famous serial killer Ed Gein. The original working title for the movie was ‘Head Cheese’.

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