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Boogeymen of Horror

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Pinhead

From Clive Barkers "Hellraiser"
* Demon Guardian of Hell
* Sent to Earth to punish human sinners
* Devoted to the art of torture
* Hellraiser is Director Clive Barker's feature film debut.
* Hellraiser is based on the Novel "Hellbound Heart"
* Hellraiser cost less than $1 million dollars to make
* The film's original title was "Sadomasochists from beyond the grave"
* The female demon is Clive Barker's cousin.
* Doug Bradey, who plays Pinhead was Clive Barker's high school friend in England.
* it took nearly 6 hours each day to do Pinhead's Makeup
* The film had to be cut by 20 seconds to get an R Rating.

Pinhead killed 26 people.
Average listal rating (8 ratings) 9.1 IMDB Rating 0


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Freddy Kruger

From the "Nightmare on Elm Street"Series

*Bastard Son of 100 Maniacs.
*Burned alive by his Elm Street neighbors.
*Stalks you in your dreams.
*The "Nightmare" series has grossed $225 Million in the U.S. over 7 films.
*Craven based Freddy off a disfigured hobo that had terrified him in his youth.
*He claims to have named the character after a bully who bullied him in school.
*Robert Englund(freddy) is the only actor to play him in all seven films.
*The original Nightmare film was Johnny Depp's first feature film.
*The movie was banned in Finland and Censored in Germany.
*Over 500 gallons of fake blood were used while filming this movie.
*Freddy killed 31 people.



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Wishmaster

From "Wishmaster"

*Ancient evil ghoul.
*Grants the wishes of mortals but steals their souls.
*Takes on human appearances
*Wishmaster was a sleeper success in 1997 that spawned three sequels.
*The Wishmaster cast unites actors who have played other boogeymen such as "Jason, Candyman,Freddy and The Tall Man"
Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0


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Leatherface

From The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

*Cross-dressing chainsaw killer
*Based on the real life mass murderer Ed Gein.
*Makes his masks from the human skin of his victims.
*TTCM was produced on a budget of around $80,000 dollars.
*Rejected titles for the movie included "Leatherface & "Headcheese".
*The brand of Leatherface's chainsaw was covered with tape to avoid lawsuits.
Average listal rating (13 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0


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Ghostface

From Scream.

*Disturbed High School student.
*Stalks beautiful teenage girls.
*Inspired by Florida's "Gainsville Ripper".
*The Scream series grossed almost $300 Million in North America over three movies.
*Writer Kevin Williamson also wrote "I know what you did last summer".
*Drew Barrymore turned down the role played by Neve Campbell.
*It took Neve over an hour to wash off all the fake blood after shooting.
* Wes Craven has a cameo as the high school janitor wearing Freddy Krueger's trademark outfit.
Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0



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Leprechaun

From Leprechaun.

*2000 years old
*A Demonic Elf with evil magic powers
*Has razor sharp fangs and claws.
*Viciously kills to protect his pot of gold.
*A Favorite to cult movie fans Leprechaun spawned a popular comic book.
*it took 3 hours a day to apply Leprechaun prosthetics and makeup.
*Leprechaun killed 19 people.
Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0


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Chucky

From the "Child's Play" Series

*Demonic Doll Killer
*Possessed by the soul of a serial killer
*Needs a boy's body to become human again
*The original title was "Blood Buddy"
*Andy was designed by Kevin Yagher, Who also created the "Crypt Keeper" from "Tales from the crypt" He later married Catherine Hicks who plays Andy's mother in the movie.
*Chucky's design was a combination of Cabbage Patch Dolls and My Buddy Dolls.
*Actor Brad Dourif is the voice of Chucky
*Chucky is a nickname for Charles Lee Ray, the killer who possesses him.
*The name Charles Lee Ray comes from 3 real life serial killers Charles Manson, Lee Harvey & James Earl Ray.
*8 puppeteers were used to operate Chucky
* Chucky killed 24 people.


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Candyman

From the "Candyman" Series.

*Sinister hook-wielding ghost.
*Appears when you say his name 5 times in a mirror
*Seeks a female companion to take to hell.
*Candyman was based on Clive Barker's short story "The Forbidden".
*Actor Tony Todd based his portrayal of the character on two other tragic figures The Phantom of the Opera and The Hunchback of Note Dame.
*The candyman killed 30 people.
Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0


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Simon

From "The Ugly"
*Scar-faced killer with telekinetic powers
*Possessed by the Uglies, demons who induce his murderous rages.
*Insatiable need to kill
*The Ugly was financed by the New Zealand Government.


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Fisherman

From "I know what you did last summer".

*Mysterious killer in black fishing gear
*Wields a deadly metal hook.
*Stalks the teens who left him for dead after a horrible car accident.
* Fisherman's hook is not a harmless movie prop -- it's made from sharpened forged steel.
Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0


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Camilla

From "The Guardian"

*Occupation: Nanny
*Possessed by the spirit of an ancient tree that feeds off the blood of your newborn baby.
*The tree is an elaborate electronic model operated by remote control
*The baby in this film was played by two sets of twins because child labor laws only allowed a few hours of filming of a small child at a time.
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The Dentist

From "The Dentist"
*Dr. Alan Feinstone , D.D.S
* Sadistically tortures his patients.
* Snaps in reaction to plaque, cavities... and his wife's adultery.
*Composer Alan Howarth wrote the musical score to the rhythm of a Dentist's drill.
*According to the American Dental Association some 40 million Americans have a fear of phobia of going to the dentist. (I am not American, I am Canadian, but I do have a phobia of the dentist!)


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The Tallman

From "Phantasm"

*Occupation: Mortician
*Transforms human corpses into zombie dwarves.
*Impales his enemies with killer flying spheres.
*The flying sphere became so popular that the sequel tagline is "The ball is back".
*The original sphere was constructed for approx.$800.
*The Tallman killed 79 people and 1 dog.

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0


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Blade

From "The Puppetmaster" Series.

*Leader of a gang of killer puppets.
*Obeys the sadistic will of the puppet master.
*One hand is a hook, the other is a knife.
*Blade is 1'9" tall.
*41% of Puppetmaster fans surveyed chose Blade as their favorite puppet.

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Norman Bates

From "Psycho"

*Caretaker of the Bates Motel.
*Likes to watch young blondes in the shower.
*Kills anyone that gets between him and his mother.
*Psycho made $15 million in 1960 when the average movie ticket was .75 cents.
*It was the #2 money making film in the year of it's release behind Ben-Hur.
*Anthony Perkins was paid $40,000 to play Norman Bates.
*Over 20 years later he played the same role in 3 psycho sequels.
*Perkins also directed Psycho III
*Psycho broke many different taboos in American Film History.
*It is believed to be the first feature film to show a toilet flushing.
Average listal rating (13 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0


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Jason Voorhees

From the "Friday the 13th" series!

*Original campground killer.
*Drowned as a child at Camp Crystal Lake
*Returns from the dead to avenge his mother's death.
"Friday the 13th" is the longest running horror franchise with ten installments.
*Jason's trademark hockey mask first appeared in the 3rd installment "Friday the 13th Part 3:3D"
*Kane Hodder has played Jason since part 7.
*Jason killed 191 people.


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Michael Myers

From the "Halloween" series.

* Committed at age 6 to an insane asylum after killing his sister.
*He escaped 15 years later.
*Halloween marks the feature film debut of Jamie Lee Curtis.
*The original title for this film was "The Babysitter Murders".
*The movie was shot over a 20 day period for an estimated $320,000.
*It ended up making over $50 million in the U.S
*Michael Myers' mask was from the movie "Devil's Rain" starring William Shatner.
*Michael Myers returns to terrorize 5 of the 6 Halloween Sequels.
*Michael Myers killed 75 people and 4 dogs.


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