Classic horror movies have made lasting impressions on us throughout the years.
Who could really ever forget the Exorcist? It surely freaked out many people for a good while but did you know there are some pretty awesome things that happened behind the scenes of some of the most iconic horror films around?
These are some of the scariest characters ever created and it’s interesting to see them in such a vulnerable state when they’re not performing on screen. Who will ever forget Linda Blair in what was easily her most recognizable role — The Exorcist.
So every now and again, it’s fun to pull back the curtain and see what these frightening characters were like before they scared the crap out of us.
1. Linda Blair from The Exorcist
4. The Shining
5. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
6. Taking a break on the set of Aliens
7. The Shining
8. Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of Critters 3
9. Freddy Krueger stretching his face
11. Pet Sematary
12. Alfred Hitchcock grabs Janet Leigh’s face on the set of Psycho
13. The twin girls on the set of The Shining
15. King Kong vs. Godzilla
16. Drew Barrymore gets bloodied up during the filming of Scream
17. The Omen
18. Johnny Depp smoking and holding a super-soaker on the set of Sleepy Hollow
19. Silence Of The Lambs
20. Tim Curry on the set of IT
21. The Incredible Shrinking Man
22. Special effects artist, Tony Pantanella, gets a zombie ready on Night Of The Living Dead
23. Pennywise chillin’ on a porch
24. The Birds
25. Hannibal Lector eating a french fry
26. Steven Spielberg in the jaws of Jaws
27. Young Frankenstein
28. The Fly
29. Rosemary’s Baby
30. The Exorcist
32. Wes Craven shows Drew Barrymore a butcher knife on the set of Scream
34. The Gate
35. Freddy chillin’ with his walkman on the set of Nightmare On Elm Street
36. Child’s Play
38. Nick Castle as Michael Myers
40. 1941’s The Wolfman
Jason Voorhees on the set of Friday the 13th Part 3
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