Remy the Mouse, Harry Potter, Thor, Bella Swan. Do these names ring a bell? Aren’t these characters from the imaginary world of movies that you could connect to instantly? Amazing impact indeed. Forget about the movie, it is the characters that stay with us forever. Some prove to be inspirations, some references and some – well we’d just die to live their lives (Oxymoron alert!).When it comes to horror flicks – aren’t we sometimes just too scared of finding a Boogeyman under the bed at night or seeing a Bloody Mary reflection in the mirror? A negative impact – one that can scar us for life. (Literally!) Here’s listing 10 horror movie characters that not only proved to be the star of the film but managed to scare us to death:
10) Damien Thorn (The Omen)
An innocent vessel around which bad things just happen to occur. Poor soul doesn’t even know about his evil ancestry. It’s funny how his innocence overshadows everything.
9) Michael Myers (Halloween)
A killer with a white mask. The Godfather for all the serial-killers that were to follow. Give this ‘Boogeyman’ a butcher knife and see an unstoppable-ruthless force unravel.
8) Jack Torrance (The Shining)
What happens when a supernatural force tries to work upon your weaknesses and turns you into a psychopath? – Jack Nicholson gives you the best possible visual answer.
7) Leatherface (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre)
Just the mention of the title is enough to give you chills. I would rather not die at the hands of this character – hooks, chain-saw, hammer and the like.
6) Dracula (Horror of Dracula)
Unlike modern day blood-sucking, romance-driven vampires, this tale brings out the original red-eyed, blood-thirsty and outrageous Dracula.
5) Chucky (Child’s Play)
A serial-killer’s soul in a Doll. Those innocent purchases at the toy-shop need a second look after this.
4) Norman Bates (Psycho)
‘Madness’- A small word for this hotel-owner. Well ‘Split-Personality’ could define him better, giving a new meaning to possessiveness, jealousy and killing. If you like to watch a movie that don't let you sleep at night then you should go with this one.
3) Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams (The Evil Dead)
A legend. His character evolved from a worthless pawn to a fearless survivor. But does he really know what he’s doing?
2) Hannibal Lecter (The Silence Of The Lambs)
Perhaps the creepiest, sickest of the top ten horror movie characters is that of a psychiatrist turned cannibal and serial-killer. Besides this honor, Anthony Hopkins also earned a well deserved Oscar Award for Best Actor which speaks volumes.
1) Freddy Krueger (Nightmare on Elm Street)
“A terrifying monster operating in dreamscape? Okay! I am not going to sleep ever in my life.” Such is the effect.
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