On the recently released DVD of Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds,' a soldier falls from a building and, naturally, lets out a scream on the way down to the pavement. Sure, QT could have used the actor's real voice, but instead opted to employ the "Wilhelm Scream," an oft-used stock sound effect from 1951 that's appeared in over 140 movies, including 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, 'Team America: World Police,' 'Toy Story,' and 'Tropic Thunder.'

The name "Wilhelm" probably doesn't mean anything to you, but you've definitely heard the scream:
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