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Scary movies are orchestrated to pluck at our nerve endings. But what might be scarier are movies that have been cursed themselves.
What does cursed exactly mean? Did a black specter really hover over "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955), "Superman" (1978), or "The Dark Knight" (2008) because of actors' premature deaths or life-altering injuries? Or aren't on-set accidents — such as the heartrendingly shocking decapitations in "Twilight Zone: The Movie" (1983) or the shooting in "The Crow" (1994) — be exactly that: accidents? And isn't it more than a coincidence that horror movies get the most (publicized) hexes?
Maybe. Sure, you can be skeptical. But be they mysterious forces, publicity stunts, or just life (and gruesome death) getting in the way, sometimes there are just some bad vibes you'd rather avoid — except on the big screen. Here is a list of some famously plagued films (in chronological order) — so decide for yourself. (Don't forget to share, below, your intel on afflictedRead More »from From ‘Wizard of Oz’ to ‘Troy’: Ten Cursed Films