Here's 5 Videos Telling The Most Terrifying Legends About 5 Terrifying Movies

Poltergeist

Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper and co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg.

The Lead Character of the first three Poltergeist movies died aged 12.

The actress who played the older sister was killed by here boyfriend just before the start of production for Poltergeist 2.

A lead in Poltergeist 2 died 1 year after the movies release. Watch the details...

 

 

The Omen

The Omen film series is a horror film franchise created in the 1970s. The story was originally written by David Seltzer, who chose not to continue the series after the first novel.

An animal handler in The Omen was killed by a tiger the the day after filming.

After the film was released, the special effects director was involved in a car crash which killed his girlfriend. She was decapitated in a way that was identical to a death in the film. Allegedly, a sign by the wreckage read Ommen 66km. The creepiest thing? It happened on Friday 13 August, 1976.

 

The Exorcist

The set of The Exorcist  burned down and ended up delaying the film for six weeks.

Jack McGowran, who portrayed alcoholic director Denning Burke, died suddenly just one week after he completed his role in the film.

The location trip to Iraq was pushed from spring, when the weather is milder, to summer, the hottest part of the year, which meant that half the crew were struck down with sunstroke or dysentery.

Both a night-watchman died and a special effects expert died during the making of the film.

Things got so bad that the director asked a Jesuit priest to exorcise the set; however, he decided to bless it instead. There were no other disturbances after that.

In LA, it was estimated that every screening of the film prompted four blackouts and six cases of vomiting – and many people leaving the film halfway through.

In New York, several people suffered heart attacks during the film, it has been claimed, and one woman had a miscarriage.

 

Rosemary's Baby

In Roman Polanski's first American film, adapted from Ira Levin's horror bestseller, a young wife comes to believe that her offspring is not of this world.

 

William Castle, the producer, received a letter while making Rosemary’s Baby which read: “Bastard. Believer of Witchcraft. Worshipper at the Shrine of Satanism. My prediction is you will slowly rot during a long and painful illness which you have brought upon yourself.”

Shortly after, he collapsed and he required immediate surgery. However, the condition was persistent and returned over several months: During one admission, Castle was heard to scream: “Rosemary, for god’s sake, drop the knife!”

Krzysztof Komeda, the composer of the film’s score,  died in hospital from a haematoma of the brain in a way which eerily resembled Hutch’s death in the film.

At the time Mia Farrow was married to Frank Sinatra. Frank demanded Mia to leave the set, forget about the movie and be with him. Mia refused which let to their divorce.


The Crow

Based on the graphic novel by James O'Barr, this fantasy follows Eric Draven (Brandon Lee), a rock musician who is murdered along with his fiancée Shelly (Sofia Shinas) by a group of marauding thugs who terrorize the decaying city in which they live.

On The Crow’s first day of shooting, a crew member had to be hospitalised after his crane ran into a power cable and he suffered burns over 90% of his body.

A construction driver drove a screwdriver through his own hand; a set sculptor drove his car through the props room and completely destroyed it; and most of the set was destroyed by a storm.

The movie's lead, Bruce Lee's son Brandon Lee, was shot dead during the shoot. A metal tip from a fake bullet had been lodged in the prop gun that they were using for the scene, which lodged in his abdomen.

When Bruce Lee died in 1973 after shooting a film called Game of Death. In the film, he played an actor who is shot after gangsters replace a fake bullet with a live one, in circumstances similar to those of his son’s death 20 years later.