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Weapon X
07-13-2010, 06:34 AM
My lame attempt at pulling off a WickerFan stunt. So what are some of your memorable ones?

Final Destination, The Omen, Dead Alive, Friday the 13th, Friday the 13th VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Freddy vs Jason, Deadly Friend, Re-Animator, Killer Klowns from Outer Space, The Company of Wolves, Deep Red, Wrong Turn are some which come to mind.

Any others?

TheWickerFan
07-13-2010, 07:15 AM
Hurray!! :D A Top list!!(My mind has burned out on list ideas for the moment)

One that immediately sprang to mind was Dario Argento's Traumahttp://dvdmedia.ign.com/dvd/image/article/873/873623/the-dario-argento-box-set-dvd-review-20080513000225588-000.jpg

Weapon X
07-13-2010, 08:01 AM
Trauma was a good one. Phenomena also had one at the beginning. Argento sure knew how to pull off a nicely filmed decapitation.

30 Days of Night is another. Didn't the original Dawn of the Dead have one too? Or was that Day of the Dead?

TheWickerFan
07-13-2010, 08:11 AM
Trauma was a good one. Phenomena also had one at the beginning. Argento sure knew how to pull off a nicely filmed decapitation.

30 Days of Night is another. Didn't the original Dawn of the Dead have one too? Or was that Day of the Dead?

Found this one from Dawn Of The Dead.http://www.hecklerspray.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/dawn-of-the-dead.jpg or maybe the helicopter scalping done on another zombie in Dawn Of The Dead.

Do head explosions count? If so, I'd like to include Scanners:http://mimg.ugo.com/200902/20530/scanners.jpg

Weapon X
07-13-2010, 08:25 AM
Pretty sure it was Day of the Dead then. A swarm of zombies pull the head off this soldier guy or something like that. Just googled it but couldn't find a pic.

Another one would be the climax of Underworld. Not exactly a complete decapitation but close. Did any of the Cube or Saw movies have one?

Just remembered - Sleepy Hollow. Plenty of onscreen and implied decapitations. How about High Tension? Speaking of implied decapitations - Seven.

urdevil
07-13-2010, 08:40 AM
A few more. Scanners, Final Destination 2? the fencing doing a job on a guy. Dead Snow. Cheers

Scanners mentioned already, I need more coffee

Weapon X
07-13-2010, 08:46 AM
Haven't watched Dead SNow yet. Any good?

Remembered some others- Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Halloween H20, Jeepers Creepers, Return of the Living Dead. Anyone know which was the first decapitation scene to be filmed in horror movies? Pretty sure it must be a classic one from the 60s or 70s.

newb
07-13-2010, 09:17 AM
I Drink Your Blood

http://www.doomsdaydvd.com/idyb5.jpg

Caligula

The Possession of Joel Delaney

TheWickerFan
07-13-2010, 09:18 AM
I remembered this nasty decapitating device from Machine Girl:http://www.horrorphile.net/images/the-machine-girl-kentaro-shimazu-1.jpg

Don't know if it's the first, but The Execution Of Mary Queen Of Scots (1895) must be pretty close.http://www-tc.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/specialfx2/images/1890execution.jpeg

Weapon X
07-13-2010, 10:47 AM
Is that actually a movie or a documentary?

Just remembered- didn't Intruder have a nice decapitation too?

AMICUS HORROR
07-13-2010, 11:13 AM
Pretty sure it was Day of the Dead then. A swarm of zombies pull the head off this soldier guy or something like that. Just googled it but couldn't find a pic.

I think it was this scene from day of the dead.
http://www.horror.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=46&pictureid=488

Weapon X
07-13-2010, 11:15 AM
No no I remember that one. They rip him into two pieces, not decapitate him. It was another I was referring to. Let me see if I can find it.

EDIT- http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5392847057855268868&hl=en#

AMICUS HORROR
07-13-2010, 11:21 AM
Gosh, I hope this is not in bad taste but a few Hollywood actors were decapitated in real life, Vic Morrow on the making of the Twilight Zone movie and a actress called Jane Mansfield, shocking stuff.

The Mothman
07-13-2010, 02:28 PM
good one involving a necklace at the end of Deep Red.

neverending
07-14-2010, 10:39 AM
Toolbox Murders (2004)

Well, a man's head is sawed in half... so the top half of the head comes off, but not the bottom...

Weapon X
07-14-2010, 10:43 AM
Haven't seen that yet. Any good?

TheWickerFan
07-14-2010, 11:07 AM
Audition (by piano wire)http://iloapp.top10films.co.uk/data/_gallery/public/4/1259849552_resized.jpg

neverending
07-14-2010, 11:09 AM
Haven't seen that yet. Any good?

It's worth a watch. Make sure you find an uncut version.

neverending
07-14-2010, 11:14 AM
I also just remembered Spirits of the Dead (1968).

It's an anthology of 3 updated Poe stories. In Fellini's Toby Dammit sequence, there is a decapitation that happens off screen, at the end.

The_Return
07-14-2010, 02:32 PM
Cant forget about House by the Cemetery:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_2bo9Yj7ni8I/Su8411AqpbI/AAAAAAAAAbc/VxoxK8COnlI/s400/hbtc_head.jpg

TheWickerFan
07-14-2010, 04:28 PM
Kill Bill Vol. 1:http://img.youtube.com/vi/prDCDmchtTg/0.jpg

nightmare_of _death
07-14-2010, 06:27 PM
It's from a Masters of Horror episode, which now reminds me I've been missing on Chiller :( and now that I'm moving wont be able to watch unless I find it online, but now I'm going off topic, back to the decapitation! http://www.mastersofhorror.nl/media/cigarette_burns04.jpg

trx1
07-16-2010, 07:32 AM
what about GHOST SHIP??

TheWickerFan
07-16-2010, 03:49 PM
Pumpkinhead:http://www.cinemademerde.com/Pumpkinhead_2-head.jpg

x006829
07-17-2010, 05:51 AM
this will forever be my favorite decapitation scene of all time. i know its not a horror movie, but just check it out. from tromeo and juliet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUC5VQ6Rv6A

and would u guys consider the end of riki-oh a decapitation scene? it was kind of like reverse decapitation, cuz the warden's body was turned into ground beef and he just left the head.

scouse mac
07-17-2010, 08:35 AM
Think this one could also go in the evisceration thread, the quality on the vid is poor but couldn't be arsed searching around :o

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Also, this one below is from Hatchet

http://media.photobucket.com/image/horror%20gifs/wonkalumps/Horror%20Movie%20Gifs/723446f2070d13e34.gif?o=94

Erika_Knight
07-17-2010, 08:05 PM
In Wrong turn there's a scene in which the characters are stuck high in the trees of a forest in which a girl hesitates to move because she's paralyzed with fear, then suddenly the mutant is behind the tree and slashes her with a machete. Epic.

Erika_Knight
07-17-2010, 08:05 PM
But I agree that the opening scene in Ghost Ship takes the cake out of the greatest beheading scenes.

ChrisSTC
07-18-2010, 05:35 PM
Halloween: Resurrection
Jason X
House on Haunted Hill
Freddy vs. Jason

some other Voorhees movies.