15 horror movies that shocked their actors


MidsmarJacques Reynor He said, “There was a psychological burden that made this movie emphatic” for his role as Christian in the popular horror film — particularly the nudity and sex scene towards the end of the movie, which he said he couldn’t tackle until afterward. “It’s been a tough week after it ended, you know?” He said, stressing that he had to really focus on his mental health throughout filming so that he would feel okay while filming the scenes. “He really sat on my back.” he is Immediately I got on the plane after that and decided to take a knock because of the experience.

he is also said It was difficult to film the scene in a bear suit just before his character died. “It’s dark and disconcerting to see all these people around you making it look like they’re going to kill you in a horrible way. There’s nothing you can do while you’re paralyzed, you know? It was heavy,” he said.

Plus, it was hard to watch Florence Pugh (whom she got close to during filming) “live in this character’s pain and trauma for so long,” Raynor He said, He then agreed with the interviewer that the actors could suffer “emotional and physical harm” on set. “People don’t even think about it. I think a lot of people think, Oh, it’s just a movie. Only you will do it. It’s not real. … It’s real when you’re there.”


Will Poulter, who also appears in the movie, had nightmares after watching it. “I had the worst night of sleep of my life the next night,” he said He said. “The terrible, terrible, complete nightmares. … [The film] Quite annoying. And it’s this kind of unpleasant feeling that I think lasts longer than fear. Fear has a very limited life. This idea that humans are capable of what you see in it Midsmar It’s kind of the most annoying thing to me about it…Despite reading the script and even though being in it and filming it, and I supposedly know what to expect, I’m still pretty caught off guard.”


Property Actress Isabelle Adjani He suffered a mental breakdown After watching a final body segment, a heavy horror movie about a couple’s breakup turns to blood, according to film director Andrzej Żuławski. It was reported that Żuławski “hypnotized the performers and put them in a state of fugue before filming some scenes”, according to Rolling Stone, and Adjani herself performed the role “with a level of devotion approaching religious devotion”. Adjani apparently said It took years of therapy to recover from the role, which included a filmed abortion scene.


And the other star of the movie, Sam Neill, Call Property “The most extreme movie I’ve ever made, in every possible respect,” Sulawsky said. And I think I just escaped from that movie without it touching my mind,” he continued.


hereditary Superstar Alex Wolff Deputy said His brilliance in the movie caused him post-traumatic stress disorder. “When I started talking about it, all these flashes with all this annoying nonsense I’ve been through somehow came back in a deluge. It kept me up at night, getting so used to emotional masochism that I’m just trying to take every negative feeling I can draw from. I’ve imposed it. on myself instead of reversing what you’d normally do in life, which is sit on the fireplace until it starts burning, and you jump right in,” he said.

“I had to do the exact opposite and absorb the pain and let it burn,” Wolff continued. “It’s a reverse emotional thing. It’s hard to describe it eloquently; it’s just a feeling. I don’t think you can go through something like that and not have some kind of PTSD afterwards.”


sociological patientJanet Lee stayed Forever from the famous shower scene in which her character, Marion Crane, is stabbed to death by Norman Bates. In fact, she stopped showering altogether, opting to shower instead.

And if that’s not possible, “I make sure the doors and windows of the house are closed. I also leave the bathroom door open and the shower curtain open. I always face the door, and watch, no matter where the shower head is,” he told me.


the birdsTippi Hedren said that in the scene where her character was viciously attacked by birds, she was told that the mechanical birds were does not workSo director Alfred Hitchcock used Live Birds instead. For five days, Hedren said, live birds (which had been trained to peck) were thrown at them and even tied to them. When one almost clicks her eye, she broke down I had to spend a week in bed due to exhaustion.

“She was brutal, ugly, and relentless” Heron He said. “I was never afraid, I was confused and in some form of shock, and I kept telling myself over and over again, ‘I’m not going to let it break me.'” When Hitchcock called the word “cut” the last time Hedron said, “I sat there on the floor, unable to move, and began to cry from sheer exhaustion. Minutes passed before I looked up to discover that everyone had left me there in the middle of that vast silent, exhausted voice. Completely, empty, alone.”


the shiningShelley Duval describe it Her experience filming the classic horror movie, set in a remote empty hotel, is “almost unbearable.” During filming, she says, “She was already in poor health because the pressure of the role was too great. Stanley [Kubrick] He pushed me and pushed me more than I had ever paid before. It’s the hardest role I’ve ever had to play.”

The tension was so bad, her hair started falling out in clumps. You can see this in Vivian Kubrick’s documentary make glitter. When Duvall showed him to film director Stanley Kubrick, he turned away and told crew members, “Don’t sympathize with Shelley.” in Greetings to Kubrick, Actor Jack Nicholson admitted that Kubrick was a completely different director with Duvall, honoring and then showing a clip of Kubrick angry at Duvall on set, and Duvall said, “He can do some pretty tough things while filming.”

She had a Kubrick baseball bat scene performance 127 times, during which she realized the depth of her husband’s madness as he faced her, and it was like that mentioned That Kubrick also refused to be praised for her work and purposely isolated her from the crew, but this has not been confirmed.


He. SheBill Skarsgard comparison You play the iconic horror villain Pennywise to be in a devastating relationship. He was happy to ditch the clown after filming, but also described that he came home afterward and had “weird, vivid dreams” every night.


and costar James McAvoy He said He, too, had frequent clown nightmares after the shooting: “The only thing I can really remember is that I was lying on my side in bed and he was with me in bed. He gently strokes my back and says, ‘Wake up, James, wake up.’ And I was just terrified, And pretend to sleep. I just thought, I must pretend to be asleep, I must pretend to be asleep. I’ve had a lot of nightmares about Pennywise, but that’s the exact thing I can remember.”


HalloweenKyle Richards was only eight years old when she appeared as Lindsay in the movie, which introduced horror icon Michael Myers to the world. For Richards, it wasn’t filming the movie, but seeing herself in it that had a negative effect: “I had no idea what I was up for. Seeing it first put together was a very different movie. It was really scary, and I really slept with my mom until I reached puberty.” 15 years later. I was terrified.” He said.

“I think that’s what sealed the deal for me to get out of horror movies. Having seen myself in it, I always thought that someone was hiding behind the curtains or outside the windows or under my bed, so I’d just sleep holding my mom’s arm all night,” Richards said.


suspenseDakota Johnson He said Starring as Susie, a dancer at a mysterious German dance school who turns out to be run by witches, “it bothered me so much that I had to go to therapy.” She described the harsh shooting conditions in an abandoned mountaintop hotel.

she Later said“I find sometimes when I’m working on a project—and I have no shame in this—I’m a very porous person and I take in a lot of people’s feelings. When you sometimes work with dark matter, it can stay with you, and then talk to a really nice person about it afterwards that longer.” A really great way to move on from the project.”


black Swan’Photo by Natalie Portman He said I was physically and emotionally drained after filming the psychological horror movie: “It was the first time I understood how you can immerse yourself in a role that can lead you to some degree.”

She also said, about her weight loss and preparing for the role, “There were some nights I thought I was going to die.” Later, I did admit She “maybe she should have gone to rehab” after filming because that’s when she started shooting oxyou have “spent”.


The last house on the leftSandra Peabody (who was named Sandra Cassel at the time) was horribly abused by her male actors in a heavy-handed rape and torture thriller about a kidnapped teen, according to the documentary. The crime of the celluloid century and the book Wes Craven, the last house on the left. Mark Schaeffler admitted to He threatens to throw her off a cliff in an attempt to provoke her scene (although in 2018, he advertiser were not in real danger), and David Hess Alleged threat For actually assaulting her in a rape scene.

Several actors and crew members, including Hess himself, talked about how they thought she was afraid he might actually hurt her, and how all of her reactions were genuine. It doesn’t look like Peabody ever tackled any of this, but she quit making movies after two years and Moved to work behind the scenes As Producer, Agent and Acting Trainer.


And finally, let’s finish with a TV example: american horror storyEvan Peters played many villains and scary characters in his time on the show, and he did called him “It’s really hard to do that,” she said, “It hurts my soul and Evan as a person. There’s this huge amount of anger that he has called out from me.”

“It’s really stressful,” Peters said of filming scary and disturbing content. “It’s really mentally draining, and you never want to go to those places in your life.” “And so you have to go out there to watch the scenes, and you end up somehow incorporating it into your life. You’re in a crowd and you find yourself screaming and you’re like, what the hell? This is not what I am. I’m fighting hard to fight that.”

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