Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is the only film during this part of the countdown with no clips shown from it; only stills are shown.
This part of the countdown does not feature a film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Virginia Madsen was hypnotized for her role in Candyman whenever she was supposed to be in the title character's presence.
Clive Barker's dentist's assistant will say, "Candyman" into the mirror to get her children to go to bed.
Duel was Steven Spielberg's first horror movie.
Lance Henriksen recounts a story from filming Near Dark, in which Bill Paxton played a prank on a man coming off a train. Paxton had his full makeup on for the scene after which his head has been split open.
House of Wax introducedVincent Price into the horror genre; after that, he was a main staple for that type of film.
House of Wax was one of Charles Bronson's first movies.
In Psychology, what Jennifer Jason Leigh suffers from in Single White Female is called an As If personality.
For his role in The Phantom of the Opera, Lon Chaney Jr. wrapped piano wire around his head to give his nose a more skeletal appearance.
For The Phantom of the Opera, Lon Chaney Jr. built several different masks that would look slightly different so that he could give the impression that he was emoting through the mask.
Guillermo del Toro: Fear is an incredibly useful feeling to have.
Ashley Laurence: I think the most successful horror films use all of our senses against us.
Dennis Paoli: Horror is very close to humor.
Keiko Agena: I love old, Hollywood screams because they're half singing and half screaming.
Dennis Paoli: The family in which we live, that happened to us - and horror films are about what happens to us.
Stephen King: We live in a society that - to some extent - lives by the gun.
John Landis: It was always weird to me that the wolf man would kill people by strangling them.
Tony Todd: (On his character in Candyman) I saw him as a tragic, romantic figure.
Eli Roth: (On the kids' trip to Willy Wonka's factory) It punishes the kids for doing things that kids do.
Stuart Gordon: (On Willy Wonka) It was written by Roald Dahl, who wrote some of the scariest stories ever.
Krista Allen: (On Them!) Every time I see an ant now, I get very scared. I won't even go on a picnic.
Danielle Nicolet: (On Emmet Walsh's character in Blood Simple) He put me off of sweaty, Southern, overweight men for life.
Eli Roth: (On The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan) He tells you what you're going to see and then builds the suspense from there.
John Landis: (On The Black Cat) Everything about that movie's sick.
Debbie Matenopoulos: (On Marathon Man) You must fear creepy, Nazi dentists.
Robert Englund: (On The Tenant) That movie is just so disorienting.
Lance Henriksen: (On Near Dark) I got the script and I read it...and I just couldn't believe it.
Stuart Gordon: (On The Wolf Man) He's a very sad character.
John Landis: (On The Wolf Man) What the hell country is this?!
Guillermo del Toro: (On The Devil's Backbone) I tried to put in...how unsafe it is to be a child.
Hilarie Burton: (On Cujo) Big dogs? Scary. Big dogs with Rabies? Scarier.
Ralis Kahn: (On Demons) It's kind of a rock and roll horror film.
Danielle Nicolet: I'm claustrophobic, and when I saw The Vanishing, I literally couldn't breathe.
Leland Orser: (On Fatal Attraction) It changed that perception of one-night stands - literally, scared the pants onto men.
Jennifer Tilly: (On Fatal Attraction) It's a fantasy movie for women who've been rejected.
Melinda Clarke: (On Fatal Attraction) Just when you think it's done, it's not!
Eli Roth is dressed differently during this part of the countdown than he is dressed in the first part of the countdown; it is possible that his interview took place over multiple sessions.
During his interview, Lombardo Boyar is wearing a Ramones t-shirt. The Ramones are a band that were popular during the 1980s.
Faith Sallie: (On Blood Simple) "Every character in that movie is like Rasputin!"
She is referring to a Russian man, who is famous for having survived several attempts on his life.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
During his interview, Andrew Bryniarski is wearing a Texas Chainsaw Massacrehat. While it is a horror film - and thus fits with the subject of the interview - this is also because he was involved with the remake of the film.