- The plot twist, Angela decapitating someone, and the fact that she stood there, frozen and breathing heavily.
- The penultimate shot is one of the most terrifying images put to film. A blood-covered Angela/Peter is standing there, mouth wide open and growling like an animal while holding a knife, their male genitalia in view, and the dimly lit woods around them. What made this even creepier is that the actor is wearing an Off-Model mask of Angela's face, the mouth elongated. Many nightmares were had by the children of the 1980s.
- The scene where the aunt tells calmly that "Angela will be a lovely name for him" to Peter. Think about it: she's forcing her traumatized nephew into pretending he's his sister just because she already has a son.
- Judy's horrific death scene. She's held down with a pillow while Angela grasps a hot curling iron before shoving it into (most likely) her vagina. Only the shadows are shown, but you can hear her skin sizzling as the iron is pressed inside.
- Though he may have deserved it, Artie's burns (pictured), leaving him blind and unable to do anything but scream in wretched pain, can qualify.
- Billys death, in which hes stung to death by bees after the killer drops a beehive into the toilet stall hes using (after barring the stall door to prevent his escape), is skin-crawling as well. Extra points go to shot of his corpse, swarming with bees and very nasty stings.
- While she absolutely deserved it, Meg's death is extremely horrifying. Not just a standard shower ambush - Angela stabs her through the wall of the cubicle, carving up her spine while she howls in pain. We see the blood seeping through the wall cracks and all!
Nightmare Fuel / Sleepaway Camp