Dedicated horror fans will probably know most of these, but the rest of you might learn something. Check out ten highlights from Buzzfeed’s list of 34:
The mask in Halloween is actually William Shatner’s face.
Psycho was the first movie to show a toilet flushing.
Robert De Niro and Robin Williams were both considered for Jack Nicholson’s role in The Shining.
And Jack Nicholson was considered for the part of Hannibal in Silence of the Lambs.
Tom Cruise was offered the lead in Edward Scissorhands, but he passed because he wanted a happier ending.
The movie Final Destination was based on a rejected X-Files script.
Leonardo DiCaprio was originally offered the role of Max Denninson in ‘Hocus Pocus,’ but he turned it down for ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?’
Scream was at one time called Scary Movie.
Nick Carter is actually in the movie Edward Scissorhands. He’s in a scene where Edward is being driven around town.
Saw was filmed in only 18 days.