What scared you the most the last time you watched a horror movie? We'd bet money on the menacing demeanor of famous villains like Freddy Kreuger, Jason Vorhees, and Michael Myers. It may surprise you to see, however, that the faces behind these ghastly ghouls are just ordinary people that bear little or no resemblance to the sheer terror their characters embody.


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See each remarkable transformation below, and vote for the stares that spooked you to the bone.

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#1 Valak - Bonnie Aarons (The Conjuring 2, 2016)

Valak - Bonnie Aarons (The Conjuring 2, 2016)

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John L 1 month ago

She's the Perfect Wicked Witch character.

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#2 Pennywise - Tim Curry (It, 1990)

Pennywise - Tim Curry (It, 1990)

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Hope Floats 1 month ago

Brilliant character and from what I've seen,much better then the new version about to be released.....

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#3 Samara - Daveigh Chase (The Ring, 2002)

Samara - Daveigh Chase (The Ring, 2002)

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Natasha Forchione 1 month ago

Wow, what a transformation!

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#4 Pale Man - Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth, 2006)

Pale Man - Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth, 2006)

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antoniosoda 1 month ago

One of the best movies ever made...

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#5 Kayako - Takako Fuji (The Grudge, 2004)

Kayako - Takako Fuji (The Grudge, 2004)

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Seth Gecko 1 month ago

I wonder if she ever crawls down the stairs just to freak people out.

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#6 Toshio - Yuya Ozeki (Ju-On, 2002)

Toshio - Yuya Ozeki (Ju-On, 2002)

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-- 1 month ago

ahh kewt child

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#7 Alien - Bolaji Badejo (Alien, 1979)

Alien - Bolaji Badejo (Alien, 1979)

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Anna Brandigi 1 month ago

Alien looks like a stapler

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#8 Freddy Krueger - Robert Englund (A Nightmare On Elm Street, 1984)

Freddy Krueger - Robert Englund (A Nightmare On Elm Street, 1984)

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#9 Regan Macneil - Linda Blair (The Exorcist, 1973)

Regan Macneil - Linda Blair (The Exorcist, 1973)

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Stephen Vozoff 1 month ago

Not a lot of surprise here ... seeing as she appears in the movie without makeup ...

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#10 Bride In Black - Tom Fitzpatrick (Insidious: Chapter 2, 2013)

Bride In Black - Tom Fitzpatrick (Insidious: Chapter 2, 2013)

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veronica vaudeville 1 month ago

I didn't know a man played that role!!!

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