Okay, since I got my first real horrifying experience off my chest before, I was wondering if anyone could help me identify two things from my childhood that have stayed with me for a while. Both have to do with “monster in disguise” type things.
I’m not sure if it was a movie or TV show, but the scene in question took place on a boat. They were trying to figure out why people have been disappearing on the boat, and one of the guys starts laughing, and a huge pair of fangs appear in his mouth. He confesses to eating the missing people. I switched the channel at this point, because the idea of people being killed and eaten freaked me out. I never found out what it was from, though, and I never saw it again. I do know the people seemed kind of like pirates or adventurers of some kind.
The other one was kind of a medieval sword and sorcery flick, and I think the scene took place in a dungeon. The heroine was trying to seduce her way out of being a prisoner, and she knees her antagonizer in the balls. There’s a sound like a piece of wood being struck, and the guy doesn’t even flinch. He says something like “Allow me to show you my true form!” in a weird garbled voice, and then he reaches up and splits his face in half. Again, it freaked me out, the channel was changed, and I never saw it again.
Sorry if those are vague, I was like 5 or 6 years-old at the time. But if anyone can help me, it’s definitely the kind people at kindertrauma!
UNK SEZ: I wish I knew what that first one was Melody! I’m curious to find out because I dig horror movies that take place on boats! The second one, is most certainly THE SWORD AND THE SORCERER (1982)! I just watched the scene again and your memory is spot on! We were just using images from that one to illustrate a post the other day so maybe that’s what dislodged your trauma! Does anybody out there think Melody’s vampire on a boat trauma sounds familiar? Make sure you let us know!