Celebs’ Horror Movie Pasts
November 1, 2012
2. Brad Pitt
Pitt played a high school student named Dwight Ingalls who became a murder suscpet in the 1989 horror film Cutting Class.
3. Michelle Williams
in 1995’s Species, Williams played the younger version of Natasha Henstridge’s Sil.
4. Freddie Prinze Jr.
In 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer, four teens hit a man with their car and dumped his body in the ocean. One year later, the friends — played by Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ryan Philippe — were haunted by the man they presumed to be dead.
5. Mila Kunis
A young Kunis starred in the 1995 Piranha remake about a killer fish terrorizing the Lost River Lake Resort.
6. George Clooney
The actor played a police officer in the 1987 horror/comedy film Return to Horror High.
7. Jennifer Connelly
Connelly played a young girl whose supernatural ability to communicate with insects helped her solve a string of murders in 1985’s Phenomena.
9. Jamie Lee Curtis
The original scream queen played Laurie Strode in 1978’s Halloween. In the film, Strode’s brother Michael Meyers went on a killing spree after escaping from a mental institution.
10. Katherine Heigl
The actress played a teenager named Jade in 1998’s Bride of Chucky.
11. Sissy Spacek
As the star of 1976’s Carrie, Spacek’s character wreaked havoc on prom night after a prank went too far.
12. Meg Ryan and Lori Loughlin
Long before Ryan and Loughlin starred in When Harry Met Sally and Full House, they appeared together onscreen in 1983’s Amityville 3-D.
13. Tom Hanks
Hanks had a small part in the 1980 flick He Knows You’re Alone, centered around a bride-to-be who is stalked by a serial killer.
14. Jennifer Aniston
In one of her first film roles, Aniston played terrorized teen Tory Reding in 1993’s Leprechaun.
15. Kevin Bacon
Bacon played camp counselor Jack Burrell in the 1980 slasher film Friday the 13th. The movie went on to become a box office success, spawning nearly a dozen sequels throughout the next two decades.
16. Patricia Arquette
The actress played Kristen Parker in 1987’s Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. After Freddy Krueger slashed Parker’s wrists in a dream, she was placed in a mental institution.
17. Paris Hilton
The socialite was the second character to be slain in 2005’s House of Wax remake.
Watts played Grace Rhodes in 1996’s Children of the Corn: The Gathering. The film also starred a young Mark Salling!
18. Sharon Stone
Stone played Lana Marcus in 1981’s Deadly Blessing. Set in Amish Country, the film focused on a woman whose husband was mysteriously killed by his own tractor.
19. Bette Midler
In 1993’s Hocus Pocus, Midler played one of three witches resurrected when a virgin boy lit a magical candle.
20. Chace Crawford
The Gossip Girl actor played a supernatural teen in 2006’s The Covenant. The film also starred Taylor Kitsch, Sebastian Stan and Jessica Lucas.
21. Eva Mendes and Jennifer Morrison
Morrison played a film student stalked by a fencing mask-clad psycho in the 2000 sequel Urban Legends: Final Cut. Mendes killed it as her totally doomed pal.
22. Josh Henderson
Long before he was cast in the Dallas remake, the actor appeared in the 2003 gross-out flick Leeches!
23. Josh Bowman
In the 2010 movie Prowl, Peter (Bowman) and his pals were transported to an abandoned meatpacking factory where bloodthirsty vampires awaited.
24. Julie Bowen
In the 1997 shockfest An American Werewolf in Paris, Bowen played a ditzy tourist who hooked up with the wrong guy only to be eaten by a werewolf.
25. Kirsten Dunst
Dunst shared an onscreen kiss with Brad Pitt (and scored a Golden Globe node!) for her role as scheming vampire Claudia in 1994’s Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.
26. Scarlett Johansson
The star appeared in the 2002 giant-spiders-run-amok flick Eight Legged Freaks.