We’re a week into October, and that means leaves are starting to fall, the smell of autumn is in the air, and horror movie marathons are on TV almost every night. When you’re watching your favorite horror films, it’s safe to say you’re likely not thinking too much about windows. Windows are more of an “in the background” element of movies, but they can portray a more powerful statement than you’d expect. Since it’s nearing Halloween, we’re showcasing some iconic windows in horror movies. After this blog post, we bet you’ll notice windows a lot more during scary scenes.

Secret Window’s Scenic View Turns Deadly

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Secret Window is a psychological thriller about an author (Johnny Depp) who is being harassed by a man, saying that Depp stole his work and is looking for revenge. The window overlooks a quaint secret garden in the back yard. Not only is the word window part of the movie title, you come to find out the window’s view involves a disturbing twist.

Check out more windows in horror movies over at Window Depot’s corporate blog