10 Tiny Horror Movie Details That Give Away Character Secrets

Ten points if you noticed any of these ghoulish giveaways.

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The world of horror movies has played host to some of the greatest characters in cinema history over the years. Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Chucky, Arnold from Troll 2. All of them classics in their own right.

Fans of these characters and others might think they know all there is to know about some of the most iconic personas, but there's always more lurking beneath the surface. Although, considering these ten hints were in the films starring these characters, perhaps not that far.

All of the characters you're about to see have traits or secrets that were hinted at long before they were actually revealed. Don't feel too bad about missing them though, because they were so subtle that you'd need several magnifying glasses to spot them.

Or, at the very least, a copy of the production script.

Viewers may not have been able to see these clues the first time around, but the fact they were hiding in plain sight only adds more incentive to watch some of these great films again and again and again.

Not that any of you will need much convincing to do that.

10. Moreau’s Blowhole - The Island Of Doctor Moreau

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Originally a novel by H. G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau is a classic sci-fi tale about a mad scientist who fuses human beings and animals together to form bizarre hybrids.

It's that Treehouse of Horror segment on The Simpsons where Marge turns into a sexy puma.

The story has been filmed a few times over the years, but the one we're talking about is the 1996 adaptation starring legendary nutter Marlon Brando in the title role.

This was one of the Godfather star's final films and he clearly wanted to make an impact on it. He suggested multiple strange changes be made to story, including one that would fundamentally change his character's story.

Brando wanted it to be revealed that Moreau was himself a hybrid by showing him with a dolphin's blowhole on top of his head. Why did he want this? No idea, but even when the director said no, he still worked the idea into his performance.

Throughout the movie, Brando's Moreau is never seen without a hat. This had to be a decision on Brando's part, in an effort to preserve his own insane head canon - literally.

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