When movies are edited and whittled down for maximum impact and pacing, great scenes are inevitably excised in the name of continuity. While most cuts are deemed absolutely necessary, some can be especially cruel. Our friends at Looper have assembled some truly outstanding scenes that never made it into the films they were shot for.
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Check out extra character development in Saw III, Henry Bowers’ additional crimes in IT: Chapter 1, gore and exposition in 2013’s Evil Dead, a heartbreaking monolog in Don’t Breathe, and an entire subplot from The Ring. Tell us in the comments section which scenes you found most intriguing!
Official Synopsis: When it comes to genres, horror is one of the hardest to get right. The smallest detail can break the spell filmmakers rely on to suck viewers in and get them invested in the scenes that’ll fuel nightmares later. It’s all about timing and balance, so it’s no surprise a lot of otherwise good scenes can get the axe. Sometimes, those lost scenes are awesome. Whether they give new insight into a character or hint at a sequel, they’re worth revisiting.
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