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    Default I just saw the most terrifying movie of my life.

    I've seen one hell of a lot of movies. And since I've moved to LA, the number has inreased exponentially. Screening movies at people's houses is a social event here, and one I really enjoy.

    Every couple of months 2 friends organize a "horror night" and invite folks over for a double feature of classic and notable recent accomplishments in the genre.

    During this series, we've seen some really great films: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Wicker Man, The Shining, Alien, The Exorcist, Evil Dead 2, Jaws, Sean of the Dead, Wolf Creek, Haloween, Psycho ... I know I'm missing some big ones, but needless to say, the list is very, very long.


    Anyway, I'm not going to talk about it, I'm not going to give you a review. I'll just say this:

    The Descent is the most terrifying movie I have ever seen.

    Period.
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    It's a good one; though when I watched it on DVD it didn't have the same impact as it did when I saw it in theaters. I think I'm just numb to a lot of this kind of thing any more. But I do enjoy and acknowledge the quality of this horror flick.

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    Yes, it was nice.. love movies like that! But the most terrifying movie you have ever seen? Boy, you are in trouble now... You are only on LEVEL 2!!There are 5 LEVELS of such movies... 5 LEVELS of what i call Scare Factor... The Descent is LEVEL 2... so you have a big way to go! Try these: (in no particular order)

    Example of Normal newbie horror movies: LEVEL 1
    1. "The Psycho"
    2. "The shining"
    3. "The Boogey Man"
    4. "The Fog"

    Similar newer movies like the descent: LEVEL 2
    1. "Jeepers Creepers"
    2. "Jeepers Creepers 2"
    3. "The Grudge series"
    4. "The Ring series"
    5. "Texas chansaw massacre"

    If you want to be really frightened:LEVEL 3
    1. "Suspiria" by Dario Argento
    2. "High Tension" by Alexandre Aja
    3. "Event Horizon" by Paul Anderson
    4. "The Hills Have Eyes" by Alexandre Aja
    5. "Black Christmas" by Bob Clark
    6. "The last house on the left"
    7. "Guinea Pig"
    8. "august underground mordum"

    If you want to be grossed out or puke:LEVEL 4
    1. "Cannibal Ferox" by Rugero Deodato
    2. "Koroshiya aka. Ichi the killer" by Takashi Miike
    3. "Braindead aka. Dead Alive" by Peter Jackson
    4. "Bad Taste" by Peter Jackson
    5. "Zombie" by Ugo Bologna
    6. "The last house on the left" by Wes Craven
    7. "Maniac" by William Lustig



    THE most terrifying movies EVER: (video captions of REAL deaths / accidents! really gruesome and not something that everybody can see.)LEVEL 5
    1. "Faces of Death 1"
    2. "Faces of Death 2"
    3. "Faces of Death 3"
    4. "Traces of Death"



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    Yes, it was nice.. love movies like that! But the most terrifying movie you have ever seen? Boy, you are in trouble now... You are only on LEVEL 2!!There are 5 LEVELS of such movies... 5 LEVELS of what i call Scare Factor... The Descent is LEVEL 2... so you have a big way to go! Try these: (in no particular order)

    Example of Normal newbie horror movies: LEVEL 1
    1. "The Psycho"
    2. "The shining"
    3. "The Boogey Man"
    4. "The Fog"

    Similar newer movies like the descent: LEVEL 2
    1. "Jeepers Creepers"
    2. "Jeepers Creepers 2"
    3. "The Grudge series"
    4. "The Ring series"
    5. "Texas chansaw massacre"

    If you want to be really frightened:LEVEL 3
    1. "Suspiria" by Dario Argento
    2. "High Tension" by Alexandre Aja
    3. "Event Horizon" by Paul Anderson
    4. "The Hills Have Eyes" by Alexandre Aja
    5. "Black Christmas" by Bob Clark
    6. "The last house on the left"
    7. "Guinea Pig"
    8. "august underground mordum"

    If you want to be grossed out or puke:LEVEL 4
    1. "Cannibal Ferox" by Rugero Deodato
    2. "Koroshiya aka. Ichi the killer" by Takashi Miike
    3. "Braindead aka. Dead Alive" by Peter Jackson
    4. "Bad Taste" by Peter Jackson
    5. "Zombie" by Ugo Bologna
    6. "The last house on the left" by Wes Craven
    7. "Maniac" by William Lustig



    THE most terrifying movies EVER: (video captions of REAL deaths / accidents! really gruesome and not something that everybody can see.)LEVEL 5
    1. "Faces of Death 1"
    2. "Faces of Death 2"
    3. "Faces of Death 3"



    GOOD LUCK!
    i think there is one movie you overlooked for level 3... Jesus Camp. that movie scared the crap out of me
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    i think there is one movie you overlooked for level 3... Jesus Camp. that movie scared the crap out of me
    Yea i know, it scared me to! Hahah

    These movies i mentioned are only examples in no particular order... there are alot more!

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    Default Re: I just saw the most terrifying movie of my life.

    faces of death, faces of death.... faces of death faces of death... man i hate this thread. i just remembered the theme song for faces of death 1 all over again. i'd have to go through therapy to get this out of my head. i doubt some of footages on faces of death though. they seem fake or too nasty to be true but still, it's a good movie to watch if you're really into gore and the shock factor.

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    An Inconvenient Truth scared me.

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    faces of death, faces of death.... faces of death faces of death... man i hate this thread. i just remembered the theme song for faces of death 1 all over again. i'd have to go through therapy to get this out of my head. i doubt some of footages on faces of death though. they seem fake or too nasty to be true but still, it's a good movie to watch if you're really into gore and the shock factor.
    lol, sorry! But you see... even the slightest mention of a "level 5" movie can freak out some!

    I have seen those movies out of my big curiosity and as a horror fan i thought like "how bad could it be!?". I can tolerate reality, am i afraid of reality? No, but man i felt weird afterwards.... You have to be strong mentally to watch these movies, you need to have an almost ice cold mentality... it will not kill you, but the images you have seen will haunt you for a time just because you were not strong enough to see it or it was your first time....

    It is a TEST, a test of your mentality... if you have good mentality and preparation before you watch it you will feel actually MUCH stronger mentally afterwards, thats how i felt... It actually gave strength to my personality, it changed how i view the world and gave me a more serious attitude to life, to my life and others.

    It also prepares your mentality to how you will approach someone who gets injured, badly injured or even killed or even if it happens to you... should you Panic? should you Faint? Or should you be strong and concentrate your mind on how to help the person the best way?

    Those are very powerfull flicks...

    Reality can only make you stronger and there is no escape... because someday it will happen to you. The only thing we can do is prepare ourselves and approach it....

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    I never saw the Descent because I had heard a lot of "meh" reviews for it from friends. I seriously doubt it would have scared me, though. I'm like a rock when it comes to horror flicks. I love seeing them with people who squirm, though.

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    faces of death, faces of death.... faces of death faces of death... man i hate this thread. i just remembered the theme song for faces of death 1 all over again. i'd have to go through therapy to get this out of my head. i doubt some of footages on faces of death though. they seem fake or too nasty to be true but still, it's a good movie to watch if you're really into gore and the shock factor.
    There are some real ones, mixed with some fake ones.

    Faces of Death is pretty disturbing when you can spot the real ones. No other horror flick even comes close.

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    An Inconvenient Truth scared me.


    Yes, THAT is the scariest movie i've ever seen.


    And BTW, just because Psyco is'nt gory, does'nt mean it's not scarier than a movie like Saw.
    That'll do.

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    Yes, it was nice.. love movies like that! But the most terrifying movie you have ever seen? Boy, you are in trouble now... You are only on LEVEL 2!!There are 5 LEVELS of such movies... 5 LEVELS of what i call Scare Factor... The Descent is LEVEL 2... so you have a big way to go! Try these: (in no particular order)

    Example of Normal newbie horror movies: LEVEL 1
    1. "The Psycho"
    2. "The shining"
    3. "The Boogey Man"
    4. "The Fog"

    Similar newer movies like the descent: LEVEL 2
    1. "Jeepers Creepers"
    2. "Jeepers Creepers 2"
    3. "The Grudge series"
    4. "The Ring series"
    5. "Texas chansaw massacre"

    If you want to be really frightened:LEVEL 3
    1. "Suspiria" by Dario Argento
    2. "High Tension" by Alexandre Aja
    3. "Event Horizon" by Paul Anderson
    4. "The Hills Have Eyes" by Alexandre Aja
    5. "Black Christmas" by Bob Clark
    6. "The last house on the left"
    7. "Guinea Pig"
    8. "august underground mordum"

    If you want to be grossed out or puke:LEVEL 4
    1. "Cannibal Ferox" by Rugero Deodato
    2. "Koroshiya aka. Ichi the killer" by Takashi Miike
    3. "Braindead aka. Dead Alive" by Peter Jackson
    4. "Bad Taste" by Peter Jackson
    5. "Zombie" by Ugo Bologna
    6. "The last house on the left" by Wes Craven
    7. "Maniac" by William Lustig



    THE most terrifying movies EVER: (video captions of REAL deaths / accidents! really gruesome and not something that everybody can see.)LEVEL 5
    1. "Faces of Death 1"
    2. "Faces of Death 2"
    3. "Faces of Death 3"
    4. "Traces of Death"



    GOOD LUCK!
    Jeepers Creepers 1 & 2 didn't even make me flinch.

    I was slightly startled by the girl in the closet in the first Ring, because I was totally not expecting it. And it's hard to catch me off guard in these movies. Ring 2 was a joke.

    TCM was solid, but not really scary.

    Event Horizon was meh.

    The Hills Have Eyes is okay. The remake is better.

    Dead Alive is great. Just a gory bloodfest of madness. Kind of reminds me of the end of Cabin Fever.

    Zombie's pretty gruesome.

    I've heard a lot of nasty things about Cannibal Ferox. It's banned in many countries.

    Faces/Traces of Death are the kings, though, I'll grant you that. Strange that they're turning it into an actual movie, which will render it completely pointless.

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    Ok I don't get these faces of death movies. They sound just really gory am I correct? I don't get how they can get away with putting peoples actual deaths on film. More importantly how was the camera present in the first place? Do they have to get like the family's approval or what? Also is it just being able to get over the gore is there like actual horror stuff like things that startle you that sort of thing. Could someone give me a decent rundown of what these are all about because I am trying to decide whether to see them or not. I might be asking more questions after this respone as well.

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    I haven't seen any of the FOD movies but there are plenty of cameras around lots of times when someone dies. We all know from Cops that a lot of police officers have cameras. It wouldn't suprise me if some EMT/paramedic services do. Peck would know better than me but it would seem that in some cases having a camera where a physician could see a patient in real-time might be helpful (in some cases it wouldn't - you have to rely on the person at the scene). And of course if there's a situation where a rescue takes some time TV cameras show up pretty quickly. I have no desire to watch those - I've seen a few of people die, a couple rather gruesomely and doubt I'd find anything entertaining about it.

    As for being scary, most of the pure horror flicks don't do it for me. They've turned into gorefests for the most part. Lost the whole art of building suspense and acting on it. And a lot of them ignore the whole sense of being the person in danger. That's what made Blair Witch so effective - you heard this girl breathing, watched snot run out of her nose, etc. The first Alien used this very effectively, particularly the scene where Weaver's in the shuttle putting on her suit. The Descent was fairly decent for a horror flick but I sure wouldn't rate it on any top ten most scary list of mine.
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    Yup much of faces of death's real death footages are candid camera gone bad pretty much. Or like news camera footages. I think it's banned here in America, I haven't seen it here. But there's tons of bootlegs all over the world of it. I saw it back when I was around 15, 10 years ago living in a third world country. IT REALLY WOKE ME UP. You know how as a kid you could be a real knucklehead and get into riots and stupid stuff like that especially if it prevalent in the society you live in. Well after seeing death first hand like only an upclose camera can provide in violence related situations, it really knocks some sense into you on how stupid people can get and the price you pay for stupidity. Maybe similar to the effect of the Vietnam war being televised. If you really get to see the death itself instead of just hearing it from the news or reading it in the papers, it really hits you harder and can knock some serious sense into you and like 31 said can make you stronger. It made me value life more and made me a bit cautious too in a sense.

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    Oh, wonderful memories of the FOD series....NOT!

    Some pretty sick stuff there, but once again the proverbial accident where you can't turn away.

    Let's see, here are a couple of lifes lessons you learn from watching the FOD films. The Autobahn has some hellish accidents. If you like to sky dive be sure you do not land in a gator park. And if you're a thief and break into someone's junkyard please beware of the German Shephard dogs.

    On creepy movies the Exorcist was always the one that bothered me because you know there is evil in the world.

    Others mentioned Dead Alive which is one of my favorite Gore Comedies.

    High Tension was the last movie that caught me off guard enough that I said hey that was fun.

    Cannibal Holocaust is a soft porn movie with the excuse to kill animals. It's reputation for being sick and twisted is pretty dead on.
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    Shawn of the Dead scared the crap out of me.



    NOT!
    Dumbest movie ever.

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    I never really understood the concept of horror and disgust as an equality.

    When I hear of horror movies - i think about movies that should make me jump up from my seat or atleast scare me...

    but nowadays all these so called horror flicks have turned into a butcher shop....

    As far as scary movies go...I thought Scream did a good job of that - atleast when I saw it the first time it managed to catch me off guard with those random appearances....

    And in regards to The Descent - watched it at 1am with friends hoping it would be a fright fest...but all I got out of it was seeing bunch of Gollum look a likes dying...

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    Ok I don't get these faces of death movies. They sound just really gory am I correct? I don't get how they can get away with putting peoples actual deaths on film. More importantly how was the camera present in the first place? Do they have to get like the family's approval or what? Also is it just being able to get over the gore is there like actual horror stuff like things that startle you that sort of thing. Could someone give me a decent rundown of what these are all about because I am trying to decide whether to see them or not. I might be asking more questions after this respone as well.
    Think about it, you are in a way asking me exactly the same questions:

    1. How will i react and do i dare to see some human / humans get amputated body parts, get executed, get beheaded, get stabbed, bleed to death, eaten to death, burned to death, blown into pieces etc... in reality? Its like that, that is what you have think about and ask yourself, because it is the real thing but caught on a videotape...

    This is not like a Movie, more like a "Bloopers" show, in this case "Death Bloopers" where a narrator / a man talks us thru and shows millions of discusting deaths and so on... while listening almost entire time to some sick Death Metal music, hehe.

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    Shawn of the Dead scared the crap out of me.



    NOT!
    Dumbest movie ever.
    It's not supposed to be very scary, it's a parody.

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    Shawn of the Dead scared the crap out of me.



    NOT!
    Dumbest movie ever.
    No. BioDome was the dumbest 20 minutes of moviedom ever. That's as much as we could stomach.

    I compare the FOD to the SAW series. They are just gory, not frightening. Two different catagories all together in my book.

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    No. BioDome was the dumbest 20 minutes of moviedom ever. That's as much as we could stomach.

    I compare the FOD to the SAW series. They are just gory, not frightening. Two different catagories all together in my book.
    Nope. Nail Gun Massacre is the all time worst movie ever made. Not a doubt about it in my mind.

    FOD is NOTHING like Saw.

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    Gremlins made me **** myself.

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    Gremlins made me **** myself.
    That movie scared the crap out of me when I was little and caught it on TV.

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