Film and TV

The Top 10 Horror Film Scenes That Messed Us Up for Life (NSFW)

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10. The Fly - The vomit scene David Cronenberg's films could inhabit this entire list, but this one's special. In the horrifying, tragic end sequence, Jeff Goldblum, who's nearly made the transition into full human-fly mode, vomits caustic acid onto Bearded Guy's hand. It dissolves as the man screams--and we watch. Hours of cartoons to cancel out fear: 4

9. Se7en - the "Sloth" victim scene Many, many, MANY films have tried to live up to Se7en. Few have come close. Maybe that's because the film is an never-ending string of deeply, deeply disturbed moments. One of them? Oh, how about when Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman enter the degraded apartment of a man who's been bound to a bed for a year. The fucked up part comes when SWAT Team member John C. McGinley whispers, "you got what you deserved," AND THE GUY WHO YOU THOUGHT WAS DEAD COUGHS AND LOOKS INSANE. Hours of cartoons to cancel out fear: 0. Happiness is gone, like our innocence.

8. Shaun of the Dead - David dies scene Yes, this is comedy. But it's cleverly masked in a pretty-damn-scary movie. Take this clip, where the horrible David (after solidifying his need to die by shooting Shaun's mum) gets ripped apart by zombies. Alive. Hours of cartoons you'll need to watch after: 30

7. House of the Devil - Samantha's friend dies scene *Spoiler alert* There's a moment, nearly a quarter of the way into House of the Devil--a film whose title indicates the protagonist, Samantha's house-sitting gig is really going to go shitty. Samantha's friend Megan (Greta Gerwig) pulls over to smoke a cigarette, and she's pissed because she just dropped her friend off at a very, very creepy place to babysit. Suddenly, a man approaches. He offers Samantha's friend a light. Then, he asks "You're not the babysitter?" She says "no." Then, he blows her face off in one of the most abrupt, shocking gunshots ever put to the screen. Hours of cartoons you'll need to watch after: 8

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