SHOCK looks at 10 ways that the STAR WARS saga ties in to horror.
It’s a safe bet that if you’re a horror hound like us you’re also a pretty big STAR WARS buff. The whole beauty of George Lucas’s expansive universe is that it contains thousands upon thousands of creatures that could each have a whole sci-fi horror movie built around them. Also, Darth Vader? A psychotic mass murderer who can choke people with his mind? Totally sounds like a David Cronenberg character!
While there are some spine-tingling aspects to the Star Wars universe, did you know there are actual hard and specific connections to the horror world in these movies? With STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS arriving digitally on April 1 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on April 5, there’s no better time to make a closer examination (autopsy?) of these terrifying connections!
Whether it’s a tribute to a classic genre movie or actors and directors who have delved into the gore zone, we have compiled a list of the 10 Biggest Horror Movie Ties to Star Wars, which you can find in the gallery below!