Not So Scary: 9 Movie Monsters Taking an Unexpected 'Break'

RealClear Staff


Hey, burrowing deep into your nightmares is exhausting work! Even monsters need to take a time out every now and then.

1. Made in the Shade

Actor Roddy McDowell takes a juice break on the set of "Planet of the Apes" in 1968.

2. Lovely Day For a Stroll

The original Godzilla takes break with lead actress Momoko Kochi in 1954.

3. Water Break

Actor Robert Shaw relaxes next to the mechanical shark between set-ups during the filming of "Jaws" (1975).

4. Feeling Alien-ated

Wearing such a heavy suit, Bolaji Badejo had to take several breaks during the filming of "Alien" (1979).

5. What Nightmare?

Robert Englund sure had fun playing Freddy Krueger in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" movies. 

6. Intestinal Fortitude

Director Peter Jackson comforts an actor on the set of "Braindead" (1992). The actor's real body extends below the floor, and refreshment had to be brought to him during breaks.

7. Step Lightly

Godzilla, Part 2: A stuntman goes through rehearsal before wreaking havoc in Tokyo.

8. When You've Been Brought Back from the Dead, You Tend to Be a Little Hangry

Boris Karloff on the set of "Frankenstein" (1931).

9. Yes, I am a Mass Murderer, But I'm Still Concerned About the Problems in the Middle East

Kane Hodder catches up with the world by reading Time magazine while in his get-up as serial killer Jason Voorhees, whom he portrayed four times in the "Friday the 13th" movies. 



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