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Jinsai
05-13-2012, 11:55 PM
There's scenes in some movies that I think might have scarred me a bit. The first thing that I remember truly bothering me was the crunching sound that happened when Darth Vader psychically choked that guy in Star Wars. I think lately I've become fascinated with seeing some of the most fucked up stuff in film... still, there's some things that on some level I wish I had never seen.

1. The ending of Audition: This still bothers me to even think about it. Still, brilliant.

2. The home invasion scene in Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer: I saw this movie when I was too young, but that scene made me feel completely insane, and I walked away from the movie thinking "oh no, it's so easy to kill nice people." Forever fucked me up.

3. The worms in the ears in Star Trek 2: I have an ear touching phobia thing and I don't know where it came from... This is my best guess.

4. The muskrat killing in Cannibal Holocaust: none of the fake gore in the movie even comes close to touching how awful that shit is

5. The opening to Evil Dead Trap: A naked woman is tied to the wall and grotesquely tortured, nipples cut off, standard shit... then the knife slowly punctures her eyeball while she screams her head off. I almost walked out of the theater immediately after about five minutes. I guess I'm glad I stuck around to see how ridiculous the movie really is, but I remember thinking to myself "well, if that happens in the first five minutes, I have no desire to see any more of this bullshit."

6. The dude in the pressure chamber in License to Kill: When his head blows up like a balloon and exploded, I literally screamed and ran away crying. I was 9.

7. The frostbite scene in Men Behind the Sun: I don't like to think about this.

8. Cremmaster: I don't remember what it was, but it bothered the hell out of me. It was probably really weird.

frankie teardrop
05-14-2012, 12:06 AM
one comes to mind instantly, from a movie i hated:

the ending of fat girl.

others:
the final scene of sleepaway camp, an unexpected twist after a mostly silly slasher flick
the majority of antichrist (which i 'enjoyed')
the final scene of troll 2. obviously an awful movie, but as a child, the thought of mother turning into muck and eaten by goblins was fucking terrifying.
the rape scene in the original last house on the left.
the damn crab walk in the re-released version of the exorcist.
pretty much all of julien donkey boy (which i hated)
the ending of the brood.
zelda in pet sematary.

thevoid99
05-14-2012, 01:21 AM
Let's see,

Antichrist (well, the entire film was disturbing but one of my favorites).
Irreversible (that rape scene is just something I don't want to see again no matter how much I think it's a great film)
The ending in Audition (great movie but I will never want to see that again, scared the shit out of me)
The reveals in both Oldboy and Lady Vengeance

That's all I can think of for the moment.

Ryan
05-14-2012, 04:55 AM
Concisely: Martyrs.

EPICRAGE
05-14-2012, 07:08 AM
1. The ending of Audition: This still bothers me to even think about it. Still, brilliant.

The ending of Gozu!

Lutz
05-14-2012, 07:56 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6L9Y5S07E4

HiiiPoWeR XO
05-14-2012, 03:08 PM
Bathtub scene in August Underground's Mordum.

Those three movies made me question if I should watch horror movies anymore.

Jinsai
05-14-2012, 04:11 PM
Bathtub scene in August Underground's Mordum.

Those three movies made me question if I should watch horror movies anymore.

I just read a plot synopsis for Mordum. I've seen some fucked up stuff in my day, but I don't think I ever need to see this movie.

It sounds even worse than Carver... There's a scene in that movie where a guy is handcuffed to a rail in a bathroom, has a toilet full of maggots and shit emptied on his head, then has his testicle squished with a wrench.
Fuck that movie.

Frozen Beach
05-14-2012, 04:27 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdjWWSKfKsg
The psychological stuff disturbs me more than disgusting stuff.

dlb
05-14-2012, 04:56 PM
I used to freak out because of the opening credits of Home Alone. The music together with the lights going on at the house really got to me when I was little. Now I laugh about it.

aggroculture
05-14-2012, 06:06 PM
A Serbian Film was pretty fucked-up. Stupid, too.

Gozu was kind of ridiculous, but certainly Audition is up there: I had to lie down when I first saw it.

Personally I was disturbed by the ending of There Will Be Blood, I didn't like that at all.

I remember I ran from the movie theater crying when Sean Connery gets killed in The Untouchables: I was around 10.

xmd 5a
05-14-2012, 07:11 PM
I've seen Men Behind the Sun and its pseudo-sequels, but I'm pretty sure THAT scene in Irreversible takes the cake.

Pillfred
05-14-2012, 08:26 PM
The rape and tub scenes of I Spit On Your Grave.
The part in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, where dude cuts the chunk out of his hand.

fillow
05-15-2012, 06:51 AM
No Country for Old Men. I loved it, but holy shit that villain was scary.

Cat Mom
05-15-2012, 08:18 AM
The rape scene in irreversible was horendous.

This was listed so many times, I got curious and watched it. I don't understand French and there were no subtitles in this clip so I had no idea he was ANALLY raping her. For 8 minutes. But I was thinking, meh, this is just typical gratuitous violent sex and then I kept wondering why she didn't get up and RUN after, but then we would have missed the truly disturbing "beat the living shit out of her and pound her face into the concrete" scene. Wtf.

Cat Mom
05-15-2012, 08:19 AM
Is it safe?
Ow this makes my teeth hurt.

I still can't watch that cop-torture scene in "Reservoir Dogs."

konstantin
05-15-2012, 11:47 AM
the cutting scene (bathtub) in The Piano Teacher

kdrcraig
05-15-2012, 12:01 PM
Concisely: Martyrs.

This, that movie is fucked.

Cat Mom
05-15-2012, 12:06 PM
When I was a kid, all that breath-holding and swimming in "The Poseidon Adventure" disturbed me a lot. Especially if you're trying to save Shelley Winters.



Edit: On second thought, what's most disturbing is how many actors potentially wrecked their careers with that flick:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-bTQuzJlX8

hellospaceboy
05-15-2012, 12:13 PM
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zelda in pet sematary.

That was my first thought when I read the title of this thread!!! I was a kid when I saw that movie, and Zelda scarred the shit out of me. She still does.
(trivial fact: the director wanted to make Zelda really disturbing, so they cast a boy to play the part. And it's not something you pick up on when you watch the movie, but it just throws the role off in a strange way. It's brilliant.)

-In Aliens, the first cocooned woman they find who is begging to be killed.

-The Exorcist: spider walk down the stairs, and most of the movie in general.

In a non-horror, more of a serious note:

-The ending of Dancer in the Dark

-The second half of the documentary Dear Zachary. Christ, it still haunts me.

henryeatscereal
05-15-2012, 01:06 PM
rape scenes in movies are the most disturbing by far...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj4LnfkdJDM&has_verified=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI7SG2eYUpU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXkqGVfm1mo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faML0QvVb2A

Cat Mom
05-15-2012, 01:11 PM
The group anal rape scene in "Leaving Las Vegas" is pretty disturbing. The cab driver who takes her home is even more disturbing.

Actually, Nick Cage's drinking in this movie was so disturbing, I swear I got a really bad hangover just watching him.

henryeatscereal
05-15-2012, 01:15 PM
I also forgot the rape scene in "Boys don't cry", hated the movie but gotta admit is pretty fuckin shocking

Reaps
05-15-2012, 01:48 PM
Any rape scene is shocking so i'll omit them on this list.

1. The hammer scene in 'Kill List'

2. The Fire Extinguisher scene in 'Irreversable'

3. The end of 'When The Wind Blows' (I know but i was young..)

4. The introduction of Jar Jar (The Phantom Menace)

5. The dog pound scene in 'The Thing'

6. The beginning of Alien3 ..and the realisation that all that i went through with the charaters of Aliens didn't count for shit.

hellospaceboy
05-16-2012, 02:16 AM
how could I forget Salo, 120 days of Sodom?! One of the most shocking movie experiences of my life.

Alexandros
05-16-2012, 04:14 AM
In Aliens, the first cocooned woman they find who is begging to be killed.

Oh shit, this! The first time I tried to watch Aliens (I don't think I had even managed Alien back then), that's were I stopped and didn't revisit the Alien franchise for years.

hobochic
05-16-2012, 04:56 AM
Yeah, that one time when the fascists force the kids to eat poo in Salo. Kinda disturbing.

Silly fascists.

mfte
05-16-2012, 07:55 AM
the first quarter of Bad Boy Bobby


KEn Park

Dra508
05-16-2012, 03:13 PM
Pulp Fiction - that scene in the cellar. I was not expecting that and sort of freaked.

henryeatscereal
05-16-2012, 03:22 PM
This movie is awesome and this scene pretty fuckin disturbing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yLlNjqxmk0

Jinsai
05-16-2012, 03:29 PM
-In Aliens, the first cocooned woman they find who is begging to be killed.

oh yeah, this really screwed me up. I remember very clearly sitting in a hotel room with the babysitter, and I was watching something with the Muppets on TV. I think she wanted to see what was on Spectravision (which back then they would have in some hotels, as like a pay per view service to watch movies that were still in the theaters, but you got a five minute preview before you had to pay). So she flips the channel, and it goes from Big Bird right to the woman cocooned on the wall screaming "KILL ME!!!!" before the thing pops out of her chest and they hit her with the flame thrower... and back to Big Bird. It took me a while to figure out what the hell happened there. At the time it just seemed like The Muppets got REALLY fucked up for a second.

NIN64
05-16-2012, 06:01 PM
The last 5 minutes of Requiem for a Dream... When I first saw it I swear that my friend and I were paralyzed through the credits. When we snapped out of it we asked each other what the fuck we just saw...

WorzelG
05-16-2012, 06:17 PM
It's not really a film, but my husband watched a series of programmes looking into the origin of horror creatures, like werewolves, frankenstein etc and there was one on vampires which I didn't think would bother me particularly. However it went into great documentary style detail into Vlad the Impaler and showed how ignorant I was of the reality of that situation. I honestly thought impaling was just sticking a spike in someone's chest and putting them up on it to die slowly, but the reality was much much worse, like sticking blunt sticks up anuses and vaginas and having them slowly slide down, and he did this to kids as well and just thousands of people. It was something I was much happier not knowing

Highly Psychological
05-16-2012, 07:57 PM
Any films to do with Schitzophrenia usually disturb me. I end up getting paranoid misdiagnosing myself. Fearing that im going insane.

Also.......MYSTERIOUS SKIN with Josepth Gordon Levitt, By Greg Araki. Now that is a disturbing film. A guy who thinks he has been abducted by aliens finds out his memories are just a blanket to cover up his repressed childhood sexual abuse from his school gym teacher.
Sounds depressing but its really good.

Gore is not scary. Gory movies do nothing for me. Agreed its all in the mind. But some brutal death sequences do scare me.

I found Hostel very disturbing. The whole approach of being lured by strangers i found creepy. And the whole sexual violence thing was deep.
The most disturbing aspect of it was that the slayings were so realistic, the people being butchered sound like they are really struggling.
The scene is Hostel 2 was the worst where she is hung upside down, the film was acctually banned in many countires due to how traumatic that scene was.

I didnt enjoy watching Hostel i thought the story was interesting but there was something flawed with it, and i came out at the end thinking Eli Roth was a complete massive twat. I still do.

Rossva
05-19-2012, 03:00 PM
Watch Eden Lake last night; the first film to disturb me in years.

especially the ending, holy fuck; what's up with that?!?

owinn
05-19-2012, 06:57 PM
Watch Eden Lake last night; the first film to disturb me in years.

especially the ending, holy fuck; what's up with that?!?

Agreed although there was a lot that annoyed the hell out of me in that movie to the point I thought Fassbender deserved whatever he got really.

The death of Lambert in Alien still freaks me out, not least because it's A) Off Screen and B) Implied that she she may have actually been raped by the alien creature.

The dogs in The Thing... that whole scene, the dog trying desperately to chew his way out of the holding pen to escape the monster is also haunting.

WorzelG
05-20-2012, 05:46 AM
^^^
I was so annoyed by Lambert by then I wasn't actually that bothered, I was more upset at Parker's death (ha not that I'd be any better in that situation I would imagine)

Totally agree about The Thing.

Iran_Ed
05-20-2012, 09:54 AM
one comes to mind instantly, from a movie i hated:

the ending of fat girl.

The ending to Fat Girl is what actually made me like the movie. I think of that entire film as disturbing. The whole
twenty-two year old guy trying to take a fifteen year old's virginity, and the graphic detail which that is shown was just
unnerving to me. IFC ran a documentary on sex in films, and one of the people they interviewed referred to the movie as a horror film
and I completely agree. The middle of the movie drags on quite a bit, but the ending is so jarring I had to rewind it and watch it again to make sure
I saw what I actually saw. As the credits rolled I thought to myself this filmmaker is dangerous. I loved it.

I have 120 Days of Sodom, I was fine till the circle of shit.
I have both Irreversible and Audition but have yet to get the courage to watch them.

Sutekh
05-20-2012, 10:09 AM
Audition isnt that bad, the violence is pretty mild and tastefully shot. It has a levity that prevents it from being too gruelling

Men behind the sun is probably the most shocking thing i've seen, lilya 4 ever is brutally depressing.

Elke
05-20-2012, 10:49 AM
As a kid, I was completely traumatized by the following:
- Wrath of Khan: the ear worm (I still have nightmares about that)
- The Black Cauldron: Disney does skelettons
- The Dark Crystal (I don't know, I was just scared of the puppets I think)
- finding out what Soylent Green was

I think the most disturbing things, to me, that I've seen so far were:
- Irreversible: the rape scene, oddly enough because the scene that precedes it is a lot more gorish
- Signs: the home video (yes, I know nobody finds that movie scary, but it gave me nightmares)
- Antichrist: the scissors
- The Exorcism of Emily Rose: all the flashbacks, God!
- The Cove: the dolphin massacre
- The Mist: the end

WorzelG
05-20-2012, 11:08 AM
^^^^i read about the ending of The Mist and now I'm refusing to watch it

Elke
05-20-2012, 11:55 AM
You really should watch it, even if you already know the ending, if only for the cgi and the incredible mid-section of the movie. It's not a conventional horror movie, I can only think of one scene that's truly gore-ish, but the set-up, the characters, the build-up and then that ending... I thought it was a supberb movie.

WorzelG
05-20-2012, 01:33 PM
You really should watch it, even if you already know the ending, if only for the cgi and the incredible mid-section of the movie. It's not a conventional horror movie, I can only think of one scene that's truly gore-ish, but the set-up, the characters, the build-up and then that ending... I thought it was a supberb movie.

Well both my husband and I are into Stephen King so we probably will, I might just leave the room 10 mins before the end

vvdravenvv
05-20-2012, 07:26 PM
The scene in The Girl Next Door. If you've seen the movie, you know the one. Even more disturbing that it's based on a true story.

Alexandros
05-21-2012, 03:48 AM
The scene in The Girl Next Door. If you've seen the movie, you know the one. Even more disturbing that it's based on a true story.

Hmm...I guess you could call having sex with a pornstar as a teenager disturbing. I mean, who knows what sort of back-breaking maneuvers she tried on the poor boy.

Vertigo
05-21-2012, 06:51 AM
The bedroom scene at the end of Return Of The King. They probably had to employ jizzmoppers at multiplexes when that one aired in San Francisco.

Sutekh
05-21-2012, 06:56 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LSP7zFIWX0

frankie teardrop
05-21-2012, 12:07 PM
You really should watch it, even if you already know the ending, if only for the cgi and the incredible mid-section of the movie. It's not a conventional horror movie, I can only think of one scene that's truly gore-ish, but the set-up, the characters, the build-up and then that ending... I thought it was a supberb movie.

i'm not sure how that one got facepalmed, sorry about that. that said, the ending of the mist was superb, and outdid stephen king's original novella ending for sure. made a rather good creature flick even more powerful.

BlueCalx
05-21-2012, 12:26 PM
The end of The Grifters. Old-school, noir disturbing, not shock-value Serbian Film​ disturbing.

Elke
05-21-2012, 02:39 PM
The scene in The Girl Next Door. If you've seen the movie, you know the one. Even more disturbing that it's based on a true story.

Okay, because I wanted to know what you were talking about I read the wiki for the movie. And then I read the wiki for the true story. And now I just want to curl up in a ball and cry a little.

sentient02970
05-21-2012, 03:01 PM
i'm not sure how that one got facepalmed, sorry about that. that said, the ending of the mist was superb, and outdid stephen king's original novella ending for sure. made a rather good creature flick even more powerful.

Yes I recall even King's first reaction to that ending was "damn, wish I had thought of that!"

miss k bee
05-21-2012, 07:09 PM
I have not seen the film but want to read the book. Just reading about the true story the book and film was based creeped me out.



The scene in The Girl Next Door. If you've seen the movie, you know the one. Even more disturbing that it's based on a true story.



The Mist is a fantastic film one of the best horror films.

carpenoctem
05-21-2012, 09:59 PM
Yes I recall even King's first reaction to that ending was "damn, wish I had thought of that!"

It's hard to say for me if it improves on the original story's ending, which was depressing in an entirely different way - more of a hollow, defeated sort of downer ending, rather than the sick, insane hell that the movie offered up. I refuse to watch this movie now because of the ending. I've lost my ability to cope with that kind of thing I guess. Or maybe I never should have had that ability to begin with.

Ruined
05-21-2012, 10:25 PM
Jason Patric's description of his best sexual experience in "Your Friends and Neighbors":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=762w2aNYBk0

henryeatscereal
05-22-2012, 03:48 PM
The Cult-Orgy scene in Eyes Wide Shut, specially when the "chanting" begins

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_lxHkFGQPc90/S522vU4cD9I/AAAAAAAAA3k/1F4TzN6JzHw/s400/ews_522.jpg

Jinsai
05-23-2012, 06:02 PM
Okay, because I wanted to know what you were talking about I read the wiki for the movie. And then I read the wiki for the true story. And now I just want to curl up in a ball and cry a little.

Well, just don't read the book then. Compared to how disturbing and unnerving that novel is, the film adaptation is a farce.

They also made a movie based on the real story starring Ellen Page and Catherine Keener called An American Crime. It debuted on Showtime, but I think it turned out to be way more fucked up than they expected it to be, so it basically only aired a couple times and then went straight to dvd. It's a much better film than The Girl Next Door, but it's really draining and it'll fuck up your day.

All that said, I'd actually call the book The Girl Next Door a very good book. It's very upsetting and authentically disturbing, but it's also really fascinating and well written. It moves beyond being a blatant exploitation piece, and in some ways it's a general mediation on the loss of innocence. I'd recommend it if you can deal with reading something that will probably make you feel terrible.

sentient02970
05-23-2012, 09:58 PM
http://youtu.be/cSNIK4ivuUw

Iran_Ed
05-24-2012, 12:46 AM
The Cult-Orgy scene in Eyes Wide Shut, specially when the "chanting" begins

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_lxHkFGQPc90/S522vU4cD9I/AAAAAAAAA3k/1F4TzN6JzHw/s400/ews_522.jpg

Yeah the orgy scene has always creeped me out, but the whole movie just fucks me up even more than The Shining. The fact that all of the masked attendants are high ranking officials in New York City, and know who Tom Cruise's character is, where he lives, who his family is and so on. He stumped into their secret world, and they could potentially use their influence to make his life a living hell. Now that I think about it reminds me of Rosemary's Baby. Who can he turn to, he doesn't who's a friend or enemy.

leo3375
05-24-2012, 01:54 AM
The X-Files. "Home." 'Nuff said.

henryeatscereal
05-24-2012, 09:53 AM
Yeah the orgy scene has always creeped me out, but the whole movie just fucks me up even more than The Shining. The fact that all of the masked attendants are high ranking officials in New York City, and know who Tom Cruise's character is, where he lives, who his family is and so on. He stumped into their secret world, and they could potentially use their influence to make his life a living hell. Now that I think about it reminds me of Rosemary's Baby. Who can he turn to, he doesn't who's a friend or enemy.
It is a disturbing movie altogether, even the fact that Tom Cruise almost gets AIDS, or that we never know if the girls that saves him was killed by the cult...

On Topic: I think Kubrick never fails to disappoint as far as disturbing scenes go, talking about the Shinning i find this scene very disturbing:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_z7g1x2VVCiY/S8yJM17uahI/AAAAAAAAEf0/uD5atYcWkzc/s1600/the+shining+bathroom.jpg

Jinsai
05-24-2012, 03:15 PM
I'm hoping you guys saw the uncensored version of Eyes Wide Shut. I was so furious when I first saw that in the theaters and they threw in all those cheap looking CG people to cover up the shots. It went beyond disrespectful and insulting, it just flat out ruined an amazing sequence.

henryeatscereal
05-24-2012, 03:29 PM
I'm hoping you guys saw the uncensored version of Eyes Wide Shut. I was so furious when I first saw that in the theaters and they threw in all those cheap looking CG people to cover up the shots. It went beyond disrespectful and insulting, it just flat out ruined an amazing sequence.
Im region 4, so i got the uncensored cut, i buy a lot of Region 1 DVDs/Blu Rays but this one i bought without censorship, i can't believe it was censored in the US!

Nyx
05-24-2012, 04:08 PM
The Day of the Locust.. The scene with the kid. I don't remember the movie anymore, but that scene has stuck with me ever since first seeing it many many years ago. First half of this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pp14CdBci0

WorzelG
05-25-2012, 08:08 AM
Seeing Donald Sutherland in that reminded me of the ending of the 70's version of Invasion of the Bodysnatchers, that scared the crap out of me and I wasn't even young when I watched it

Reznor2112
05-25-2012, 07:33 PM
The last 20 mins of SHAME fucking intense...

Jinsai
05-26-2012, 01:29 AM
Seeing Donald Sutherland in that reminded me of the ending of the 70's version of Invasion of the Bodysnatchers, that scared the crap out of me and I wasn't even young when I watched it

Yeah... that moment sent such visceral chills up my spine.
Ugh, I just watched it again, same reaction. So intense.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nFXIPdseQA

maybe THE most distressing ten seconds of cinema ever... if you've watched the rest of the movie.

By the way, that kid in the Day of the Locust movie grew up to play Rorschach in Watchmen, and he also played Freddy in that abysmal reboot of Nightmare on Elm Street.

S. Chonson
05-26-2012, 01:51 AM
The Human Centipede 2's laxative scene.

Jinsai
05-26-2012, 03:00 AM
The Human Centipede 2's laxative scene.

I'm actually watching this right now, and I'm a little over an hour in, and I'm really just bored to tears.

EDIT... I'm hopefully almost done. This movie SUCKS!

Iran_Ed
05-26-2012, 10:47 AM
I have never even seen Phantasm, but the Tall Man has always creeped me out. I saw bits and pieces of The Serpent and the Rainbow when I was little. The fear that movie put into me was unreal.

sentient02970
05-26-2012, 11:47 AM
Pretty much everything in Angel Heart.

henryeatscereal
05-26-2012, 01:53 PM
I have never even seen Phantasm, but the Tall Man has always creeped me out. I saw bits and pieces of The Serpent and the Rainbow when I was little. The fear that movie put into me was unreal.
Oh man, Phantasm was a fuckin classic, disturbing alright, the spheres he used were scary as shit!

Reznor2112
05-26-2012, 03:00 PM
SCARED the fuck out of me when I was a 5 year old seeing this for the first time.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcHmWLYmwgo

marodi
05-26-2012, 03:43 PM
I saw The Wizard of Oz for the first time, on TV, when I was 6 years old. This part scared the hell out of me (starting at 2 minutes):


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhQySxqSANU

In more recent years, this is a scene still bothers me to this day:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_5sQyHnbY4

When I went to see The Blair Witch Project in theater, I kept thinking while watching the movie "this isn't as scary as everyone said". Then the ending came... and gave me nightmares for a week. I'm still having trouble watching it:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzzO77xtSeI

I don't know what it was about seeing the guy in the corner that scared the shit out of me (and yes, I know *why* he's there) but whatever it was, it worked!

henryeatscereal
05-27-2012, 01:54 PM
When I went to see The Blair Witch Project in theater, I kept thinking while watching the movie "this isn't as scary as everyone said". Then the ending came... and gave me nightmares for a week. I'm still having trouble watching it...
I don't know what it was about seeing the guy in the corner that scared the shit out of me (and yes, I know *why* he's there) but whatever it was, it worked!
Im glad you brought this up, i saw it on the theater too and it was fuckin' disturbing, couldn't sleep for at least a week!, im glad they went with this ending instead of the one with the "giant stick figure!

WorzelG
05-28-2012, 06:12 PM
The TV scene from the original The Ring.

In my opinion the remake ruined it, because they didn't realise it was the other-worldliness of Sadako that created the fear, not just a little girl with an evil look on her face.
(too scared to put a link in now as I'm about to go to bed in the dark)

Frozen Beach
05-28-2012, 10:57 PM
Watching Eraserhead while wearing headphones might be one of the most disturbing things I've ever experienced. That atmosphere... It takes you over. Makes you feel like Henry.

Iran_Ed
05-29-2012, 12:18 PM
Watching Eraserhead while wearing headphones might be one of the most disturbing things I've ever experienced. That atmosphere... It takes you over. Makes you feel like Henry.

I watched Eraserhead for the first time last year. I kept waiting for something to jump out and say boo. I wanted something to jump out and say boo so it could defuse the tension.

thevoid99
05-29-2012, 03:20 PM
I saw Eraserhead a few years ago on a late Halloween night. Fucked me up. The whole film was disturbing but absolutely brilliant. Lynch was clearly creating something new.

Collin
05-31-2012, 01:45 PM
Those two scenes in Antichrist. If you've seen the movie, you know what i'm talking about.
Goddamn.

thevoid99
06-05-2012, 09:54 PM
I just saw Nicolas Winding Refn's Bleeder and while it's more of a dramatic film about adulthood. There is a scene that is absolutely disturbing. It involves a dude being tied with his hands up in the air as his girlfriend's brother pays a guy $90 and a pack of cigarette to shoot his HIV-positive blood into a syringe so he can inject it into his sister's boyfriend. That is fucked up!!!

Iran_Ed
07-18-2012, 03:41 PM
the majority of antichrist (which i 'enjoyed')

I just watched this for the first time thanks to the Barnes and noble Criterion sale. I'm impressed.

WorzelG
09-03-2012, 09:59 AM
I was bought the original 'the vanishing' ages ago and I can't bring myself to watch it as I know how disturbing it's going to be

Sutekh
09-03-2012, 11:34 AM
The TV scene from the original The Ring.

In my opinion the remake ruined it, because they didn't realise it was the other-worldliness of Sadako that created the fear, not just a little girl with an evil look on her face.
(too scared to put a link in now as I'm about to go to bed in the dark)

The noises are the scariest thing about ring... When she sees the polaroid of her warped face... Urgh

The remake didn't understand what was good about the original

Jinsai
04-30-2013, 11:02 PM
have any of you guys seen a horror movie called I Saw the Devil? A friend recommended a long string of Korean horror movies for me to check out, saying I should "start with that one, and then work my way into the more messed up stuff."

Umm.... if the other movies on this guy's list are significantly more fucked up than this, I'm not sure I can handle them... and I thought I'd seen some pretty fucked up movies.

Pillfred
04-30-2013, 11:32 PM
have any of you guys seen a horror movie called I Saw the Devil? A friend recommended a long string of Korean horror movies for me to check out, saying I should "start with that one, and then work my way into the more messed up stuff."

Umm.... if the other movies on this guy's list are significantly more fucked up than this, I'm not sure I can handle them... and I thought I'd seen some pretty fucked up movies.

I have and i agree it was rather intense. I told a girl i work with about and she said i fucked up her whole night after watching it.


I was bought the original 'the vanishing' ages ago and I can't bring myself to watch it as I know how disturbing it's going to be

Its not all that bad. Better than the US version, a bit creepier but it shouldn't ruin your day.

henryeatscereal
05-01-2013, 12:39 AM
Not so much a "disturbing scene" but i think this trailer is a great combo of disturbing music/imagery...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2S2g-lHJyY

The Reason Being
05-01-2013, 02:40 PM
This scene made me feel weird for a few nights after seeing it and im not even really sure why..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH8ynu0jRvY

But she shut the door, man!

ambergris
05-01-2013, 02:52 PM
I think the one scene that scared me the most when I was a child was the one in Ghostbusters II, when they were in the subway tunnel, then there was the ghost subway running through Winston and then suddenly, they were surrounded by a group of undead (or whatever they were, I watched the movie about ten times and always looked away after the first time).

Jinsai
05-15-2013, 05:17 AM
I just watched the full uncensored version of A Serbian Film. I thought it was stupid.... and I hate everyone involved in the making of it.

elevenism
07-07-2013, 01:22 PM
1. This i find to be high art. Lynch is SO good at creating tension.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zmu71H_6UAA

2. I saw this as a child and it STILL fucks me up!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AbjTFWJwfY

3. And good god, THIS shit.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkqJg1IfWz8

It takes a LOT to scare me, but those last two...i got a visceral reaction looking at the clips just now.

4.ALL of S&Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p1IzWE62Qc

I made a thread for S&Man (pronounced Sandman,) but i guess NO ONE here has seen it. It's DEFINITELY worth it. It's gimmicky, but the gimmick is EXTREMELY well done, and subtle enough to really work.

5. Pretty much all of 3 Extremes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-lnf01j7kw

6. This is the most disturbing thing ive EVER seen.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOVK_iQvvsw

onthewall2983
07-07-2013, 03:53 PM
I don't care much for horror films with few exceptions. I watched Videodrome, and although it disturbed me and I found a lot of the ideas in it pretty well ahead of it's time I was put off by the gore quite a bit. Same with Scanners. Cronenberg had disturbing down to a science then. The Dead Zone seems pretty PG in comparison, but in anyone else's canon it would be pretty out there. I have no problem saying I like more of David's recent and less shocking fare, especially A History Of Violence. Thrillers are as close to horror I can feel comfortable with. None of the Alien movies for example, register with me much as horror films. The gore is rather understated (except in the fourth, which was pretty over the top, well with everything else) and saved for only the most tense moments. The first is a thriller, the 2nd a (fucking great) action film, the third a drama about loss and isolation, and the fourth is well...a horror film.

This is such a cliche but the most disturbing movie I've ever seen and also really enjoyed was Marathon Man. A few scenes in particular (other than the legendary "is it safe" sequence) scared the hell out of me. It's probably the best pure thriller I've seen considering I've not really seen anything that proceeded it like Hitchcock. Dustin has been able to bring emote real terror in his performances, like a male equivalent of a great scream queen. It's not thriller nor horror, but the bathtub scene in Rain Man is also a good example of this. I have yet to see the original Straw Dogs though.

Fixer808
07-07-2013, 07:28 PM
Straw Dogs is a great movie, and I was actually surprised to enjoy the remake. They changed it enough that it was almost a completely different movie. And I read Marathon Man ages ago, both the book and movie are excellent.

theburningreptile
07-07-2013, 07:52 PM
The character of Pumpkinhead in the Pumpkinhead films has gotten under my skin since childhood. Also when I saw Eraserhead for the first time the baby disturbed me/made me depressed. Other than that I haven't been disturbed by too much.

henryeatscereal
07-07-2013, 08:11 PM
The original Straw Dogs is brutal, not visually bur psychologically...