Best thriller movie visible crew/equipment of 1988

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Visible crew/equipment: In the first scene of the Christmas party when Takagi steps out of one the offices and greets a couple of his guests, the camera pans left to show the orchestra and other guests. A huge shadow of the camera and its operator is being shown on the back wall, then the stage light gets moved to light a different area and the shadow is gone. (00:02:20)

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the souls are coming out of Freddy's chest, in the first close-up on the bottom left of the screen you can see a man's hand holding a black stick to manuoever the little arms. It's real fast but noticable on standard play. (01:20:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the shot where Dirty Steve is on his horse, he asks, "Hey Dog, did you see the size of that chicken?", and then he fires his shotgun. You can see someone's hand come up to grab the reigns of the horse. (00:43:25)

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They Live picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Nada is escaping with Holly, you can see the reflection of the film crew on the car. (00:44:15)

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Halloween 4 picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Loomis looks out the window for Michael, you can clearly see the cameraman's reflection (best seen on the Limited Edition DVD).

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Pulse picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey smashes the garage door open by reversing the car into it, you can see fluorescent lighting reflected in the car windows. The garage does not have fluorescent lighting fitted inside it.

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Child's Play picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Karen Barclay has Chucky trapped in the fireplace, and she is sitting on the floor holding the door/cage thing, you can see the puppeteer's hand controlling the Chucky puppet. (01:14:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: Crew and cameras can be seen reflected in the silver sphere numerous times, especially as the sphere is embedded in the crematory henchman's hand and back. My personal favourite is when the silver sphere flies into the Tall Man's head, in a frontal shot you can see two crewmembers standing by a large grey camera, reflected in the silver ball. (01:25:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Carol-Anne is running away from Kane's voice in the garage, she ends up standing in a puddle, only to have hands pull her in seconds later. But when the camera moves down Carol-Anne's body to the puddle, you can see the platform the actress is standing on.

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The Dead Pool picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the radio control car chase scenes over the humpy streets, camera equipment is visible in the rear seat area of the lead car.

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Tequila Sunrise picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Mel Gibson is getting his red boat ready to put in the water, his friend comes out of his house to talk to him. You can see the camera crew reflected in his friend's sunglasses.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the middle of the film when we see Nico just after he has beaten up a load of bad guys in an alley. He gives chase to a guy who is fleeing on foot, now when the bad guy runs past a shop window on a street corner and Nico runs after him, in this shot there is a reflection of the camera crew on the back of a trailer. (00:45:20)

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Tiffany almost falls off of the ledge, you can briefly see a wire on her back.

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Missing in Action III picture

Visible crew/equipment: Near the ending when Braddock and the kids are about to escape and Braddock is killing off the rest soldiers in the camp, an explosion goes off by him which causes him to fly into the air and get injured. When he flies in the air, if you look at his feet you will see a chute/trampoline that launches him in the air.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Julia's attacker ties her up with the lamp cord, in two of the shots facing Julia the boom mic can be seen above her at the top of the screen.

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Midnight Run picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the desert, when the car knocks out Jack and stops, a boom mic is reflected on the driver's door.

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