Disturbing Images From The Dark Side Of The Entertainment Industry

By Sophia Maddox | July 10, 2023

Britt Ekland as the mysterious Willow in "The Wicker Man" (1973)

We've got something for every ghoul and boy in this assortment of 60 of the most bone-chilling images from pop culture, sure to whip you into a spooky frenzy -- click on, if you dare. Proceed with caution -- you don't want to be the first dude who goes out to investigate the ruckus in the barn, but you don't want to be the Final Girl either, if you know what we mean. Ready, set -- boo.

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A girl has gone missing on Summerisle, an isolated island community off the coast of Scotland. When police sergeant Howie (played by Edward Woodward) comes to visit, he finds the locals unhelpful in his investigation, and unconcerned about the missing girl. And then there's Willow (Britt Ekland), the gorgeous innkeeper's daughter, who of course catches our gumshoe's eye -- and gets under his skin. At night, as he mulls over the case alone in his room, he hears her singing from the other side of the wall. She's over there doing a creepy naked dance, of course, to disrupt his snooping. Howie prays to his god, but this is Summerisle, home of The Wicker Man -- the "old gods" are in charge here.

Sharon Tate is the belle of the ball in "The Fearless Vampire Killers" (1967)

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The Fearless Vampire Killers was the last film Roman Polanski made before he came to America and directed Rosemary's Baby. But it's useful to know the full title: The Fearless Vampire Killers, or Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck. So yes, it's a horror-comedy, and it's the only film in which Polanski directed Sharon Tate. (Polanski would later marry the promising young actress, who was then famously killed by the cult followers of Charles Manson.) Tate, wearing a fiery red wig, is an attractive target for the vampires in the film. With danger looming she seems oddly more concerned with attending a fancy-dress ball they're hosting than her own safety. You have to admit, it is an awfully pretty dress, it would be a shame if she didn't get to wear it...