Everyone has a movie that freaks them out. For some, it's the horror genre that does it – and for a good reason. Horror movies are designed to do just that: scare the living daylights out of you. Whether it's an iconic scene, a shocking twist, or simply the overall suspense and Atmosphere, horror movies leave a lasting impression on us.

When a horror movie is done well, the scares don't just come from what's on the screen. Clever clues and foreshadowing can plant the seeds of terror long before the first jump scare. In this blog post, we'll take a look at some famous examples of the suspenseful movie-making technique. 

Clever clues and foreshadowing can make or break a horror movie. When done well, they set up the suspense and help keep viewers on the edge of their seats. But when done poorly, they can be painfully obvious and take away from the scare factor. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best (and worst) examples of clever clues and foreshadowing in horror movies. Stay spooked!

Be sure to keep an eye out for them the next time you watch your favorite horror flick!

READY Or NOT LEBAIL'S GAMBIT ID Take I FAMILY RITUAL I ID PLAYERS CRACKED.co There's a shot of various board games at the beginning of the movie, each with their own significance. Family Ritual and Secret Council are obvious ones, but it's the bottom one titled Sunrise that foreshadows what Grace will have to do to activate the curse.

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A QUIET Place In the opening scene we see a traffic light- with focus on the red - knocked over in a town that doesn't show much else destruction. This is a clue to what happens later when Evelyn needs to send an SOS and she switches on the red lights, unknowingly luring the monster.. CRACKED.COM

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