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Questions tagged [wilhelm-scream]

Used when asking about the usage of the Wilhelm Scream in works of Science Fiction and Fantasy. The scream is a stock sound effect found in many films often used for people falling, when someone is shot or thrown from an explosion. Always use in conjunction with the work tag where appropriate.

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How many times has the Wilhelm scream been used in Star Wars films?

How many times in the Star Wars films (including SW stories) has the Wilhelm scream been used? I'm only asking about Episodes 1-8, Rogue One, and Solo.
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Why did the LOTR and Hobbit films use the “Wilhelm Scream” so much?

I was wondering if there was a reason the director (or people who choose sound effects) littered the LOTR and Hobbit films with so many "Wilhelm Screams"? It really ruined the movies for me, to a ...
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Was there a Wilhelm Scream in Rogue One?

I understand that it is difficult to prove a negative, but I did not notice a "Wilhelm Scream" in Rogue One. I remember it in (I believe) all three of the original trilogy and it felt somewhat amiss ...