Believe me, don’t read this alone in the dark.
Horror movies are made to be terrifying. However, sometimes the real horror happens behind the scenes.
Here are 15 of the scariest paranormal encounters cast and crew said they’ve experienced on horror movie sets:
The first time the cast of Annabelle comes home were all together on set, the lights went out and they didn’t come back on until the cast asked, “Annabelle, are you there?”
The twilight zone was already supposed to place a curse on its stars leading to mysterious deaths, and it culminated when a helicopter crash on the set of the film adaptation killed actor Vic Morrow and two child actors.
During filming Conspiracy, actress Vera Farmiga began to see a mysterious trio of claw marks everywhere, from his computer screen to his own thigh.
According to urban legend, the spirit of Heather o’rourke, the child actor who played in Fighting spirit, haunted the whole of Ghost.
Film for The Exorcist was closed for six weeks after everything in the MacNeil family home burned down – except for the room possessed by Regan’s demon.
An accidental fire in the processing laboratory destroyed 13,500 feet of The omen remake of the film, including the scene which reveals the identity of the antichrist.
During filming The devil’s house, the cast and crew stayed at the supposedly haunted Yankee Pedlar Inn, and they “would go and shoot this satanic horror movie nearby, but the strangest things would happen at the hotel.”
On the set of Annabelle comes home, a piano bench moved by itself around the replica of the Warrens’ Artifact Room.
During filming Conspiracy, Vera Farmiga woke up several times between 3 and 4 a.m. – Witch’s Time – which is also the time the movie’s witch died.
While filming a scene for The nun in a Romanian castle, director Corin Hardy walked into a room to get away from the camera and saw two mysterious figures.
Actress Laura Harrington “always felt like someone was going to die” on the set of Maximum Overdrive, a fear that was compounded by the near-death experiences of several crew members as well as the hurricane that struck during production.
A series of inexplicable events, such as exploding lights in important scenes and gusts of wind in a room with closed doors, on the set of The possession led actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan to believe in the supernatural.
2013 movie Return to Babylon was shot on a silent film from the cinema age, and the actors’ faces appeared to periodically turn into demons as the scenes were replayed.
A few weeks of filming Conspiracy, actor Joey King woke up covered in unexplained bruises, which also happened to his character’s mother in the film.
And finally, while The Lords of Salem was shooting in the allegedly haunted Linda Vista Community Hospital, a buzzer kept ringing in a patient’s room, despite there being no patients there.
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