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28th Mar '16 2:50:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* When the evil alien first appears in ''SpeciesTheAwakening'', she's disguised as a nun.

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* When the evil alien first appears in ''SpeciesTheAwakening'', ''Film/SpeciesTheAwakening'', she's disguised as a nun.
24th Feb '16 9:23:33 PM DoctorCooper
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[[AC:{{RealLife}}]]
* Anyone who's studied in Catholic school will have met one. Perhaps not vampire-like spooky, but the SadisticTeacher hall monitor type spooky certainly.
5th Feb '16 12:33:41 PM sl1m
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* ''Film/MarketaLazarova'': The nuns are seen [[MindScrew carrying doves into their church]] and may or may not be able to influence events through shared chanting.
1st Nov '15 8:41:37 AM HeraldAlberich
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* ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'': The Penguin (With the extremely-intimidating name of Mother Stigmata) does not walk, [[GhostlyGlide she glides]]. Doors open and close without her touching them. Of course, this is all PlayedForLaughs.

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* ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'': The Penguin (With (with the extremely-intimidating extremely intimidating name of Mother Stigmata) does not walk, [[GhostlyGlide she glides]]. Doors open and close without her touching them. Of course, this is all PlayedForLaughs.



* In Creator/AlfredHitchcock's ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'', the gliding dark spectre which [[spoiler:prompts Kim Novak to jump to her death]] turns out to be -- a spooky nun.

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* In Creator/AlfredHitchcock's ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'', the gliding dark spectre which [[spoiler:prompts Kim Novak to jump to her death]] turns out to be -- a be--a spooky nun.



* And yet another parody, sort of - the Satanist, gas-mask wearing "Little Sisters of Belial" in ''Webcomic/ScaryGoRound''.

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* And yet another parody, sort of - the of--the Satanist, gas-mask wearing "Little Sisters of Belial" in ''Webcomic/ScaryGoRound''.
27th Oct '15 8:59:03 AM Chabal2
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** A much spookier example, the Sisters of Silence. As the name implies, they take a vow of silence once their noviciate is over (using sign language with each other), but their most distinguishing feature is that they're all blanks (their very presence nullifies any psychic activity around them). Depending on the level of AntiMagic they exhibit, their effect on any normal people they're near can range from UncannyValley to full-on HumanoidAbomination. They're used to crew the Black Ships, the Inquisitorial fleets that ferry (sometimes kidnap) young humans with psychic ability to Terra before they can be corrupted by Chaos.
21st Sep '15 11:24:32 AM StFan
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* WarrenEllis's ''{{Fell}}'' features a recurring character that is a crazy nun wearing a NixonMask. Creator/BenTemplesmith's artwork certainly works well for [[NightmareFuel the spooky factor]].

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* WarrenEllis's ''{{Fell}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Fell}}'' features a recurring character that is a crazy nun wearing a NixonMask. Creator/BenTemplesmith's artwork certainly works well for [[NightmareFuel the spooky factor]].
29th Apr '15 5:05:28 AM erforce
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* ''TheBluesBrothers'': The Penguin (With the extremely-intimidating name of Mother Stigmata) does not walk, [[GhostlyGlide she glides]]. Doors open and close without her touching them. Of course, this is all PlayedForLaughs.
* ''TheOmen'': The nun at the hospital seems quite sinister, as she tells Gregory Peck that she can't give him any information. She then rises silently up the [[FauxSymbolism paternoster]] lift.[[note]]Paternosters had been discontinued long before the time of film, but this particular one [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paternoster#United_Kingdom still]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paternoster#United_Kingdom exists]] in the Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex. According to the [=DVD=] commentary, they just happened to find it in the shooting location and decided to ThrowItIn because of this trope[[/note]].

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* ''TheBluesBrothers'': ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'': The Penguin (With the extremely-intimidating name of Mother Stigmata) does not walk, [[GhostlyGlide she glides]]. Doors open and close without her touching them. Of course, this is all PlayedForLaughs.
* ''TheOmen'': ''Film/TheOmen1976'': The nun at the hospital seems quite sinister, as she tells Gregory Peck that she can't give him any information. She then rises silently up the [[FauxSymbolism paternoster]] lift.[[note]]Paternosters had been discontinued long before the time of film, but this particular one [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paternoster#United_Kingdom still]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paternoster#United_Kingdom exists]] in the Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex. According to the [=DVD=] commentary, they just happened to find it in the shooting location and decided to ThrowItIn because of this trope[[/note]].
26th Feb '15 1:57:48 PM TheUnsquished
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* And yet another parody, sort of - the Satanist, gas-mask wearing "Little Sisters of Belial" in ''ScaryGoRound''.
* There's something a little off about Sister Edith in ''SilentHillPromise''.

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* And yet another parody, sort of - the Satanist, gas-mask wearing "Little Sisters of Belial" in ''ScaryGoRound''.
''Webcomic/ScaryGoRound''.
* There's something a little off about Sister Edith in ''SilentHillPromise''.
''Webcomic/SilentHillPromise''.
24th Dec '14 10:12:49 AM LizardBite
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* Despite being a nun in a horror game, Sister Agnes from ''VideoGame/CastleRed'' is an aversion, being one of the friendliest characters in the game. She lives up to this trope a bit more in the [[BadEnd E Ending]], aptly named "Lost and Damned."
17th Nov '14 7:28:43 PM Gergich42
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* ''Series/JackTaylor'': In the episode "The Magdalen Martyrs," one of his clients have asked him to trace the identity of a nun who had abused her charges physically and psychologically at a Magdalene laundry, one of whom included the client's mother, and as we find out later, [[spoiler:Jack's mother]]. The nun was so terrifying that all the girls called her "[[NamesToRunAwayFrom Lucifer]]".
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