Go Back   I-Mockery Forum > I-Mockery Discussion Forums > Movies & Television
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Kitsa Kitsa is offline
teacup of sunshine
Kitsa's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: curator of the WTFbus museum
Old Nov 25th, 2008, 08:45 PM        Creepiest scenes vs. most cringeworthy scenes
I was looking at some other forum that was stupid and whose name I can't even remember. Someone had started a thread about creepiest scenes in a movie and people kept getting that mixed up with scenes that made them cringe (like the torture scenes in Casino). Their inability to separate the two was part of what made that forum stupid.

Anyway, both things are interesting.

What scenes do you find creepiest?

What scenes do you find most cringeworthy?


I think in terms of creepiness, two stand out bigtime for me: the baby cranking its head around in Trainspotting, and the Donald Sutherland scene in Invasion of the Bodysnatchers.

I don't cringe a lot. I found the fire extinguisher part in Irreversible hard to watch (but not the extended anal rape scene, for whatever reason). There were parts of Henry, Portrait of a Serial Killer that made me cringe. I didn't like the puppy-in-pillowcase scene in Suicide Circle. Or the curb scene in American History X.

What about you?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
pac-man pac-man is offline
Oozes machismo
pac-man's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The High Ground
Old Nov 25th, 2008, 09:38 PM       
Creepiest? I'd have to say the videotape from The Ring on my first viewing.

Cringeworthy... anytime Mr. Freeze opened his mouth in Batman & Robin.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
10,000 Volt Ghost 10,000 Volt Ghost is offline
SKATASTIC
10,000 Volt Ghost's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Buffalo, NY
Old Nov 25th, 2008, 09:45 PM       
Creepiest: Any scene in Nosferatu

Cringiest: In the re-release of The Exorcist when she comes down the stairs.
__________________
God speed you meddling kids.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Kitsa Kitsa is offline
teacup of sunshine
Kitsa's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: curator of the WTFbus museum
Old Nov 25th, 2008, 10:04 PM       
Oh, I forgot about the Exorcist.

The Exorcist messed me up bad, but not in the usual way. I had a brain tumor as a little kid in the late 70s, and the medical diagnostic sequence with the 70s-era equipment gave me some really visceral flashbacks

And the sudden frames of whatever that was in the demon makeup here and there (like in the dream sequence) scared the blue fuck outta me.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
HappyHamster HappyHamster is offline
Man Next Door
HappyHamster's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Old Nov 25th, 2008, 10:40 PM       
Creepiest scene I remember watching was in a movie called 'Empire of the Wolves' where the dead woman was at the morgue. What made it creepy was how calm the guy talked about all of her wounds, from the mutliations caused by rats, to the cuts on her face. He was so calm about it...Also a handful of scenes from 'The Deathmaker'.
Most cringeworthy scene was from 'The Fly', where you see Brundlefly's museum of his own body parts. Always makes me feel uneasy.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Tadao Tadao is offline
☆☆☆☆☆
Tadao's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Old Nov 25th, 2008, 11:58 PM       
Cringe worthy eh? I still have problems watching the one zombie movie (for the life of me I can't remember but you all will) were grandma eats the ear in the porridge.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Girl Drink Drunk Girl Drink Drunk is offline
Official forum judge
Girl Drink Drunk's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Canada
Old Nov 26th, 2008, 12:20 AM       
Dead Alive?
__________________
"Ignoring all the retarded anime shit and Guitar Woman fawning over a drawing to say that Toobin' is the best Tube similation since Virtual Bart."- Gadzooks
mockery.com/halloween/bag/costumequiz/default.php
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Tadao Tadao is offline
☆☆☆☆☆
Tadao's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Old Nov 26th, 2008, 12:21 AM       
That's the one
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Girl Drink Drunk Girl Drink Drunk is offline
Official forum judge
Girl Drink Drunk's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Canada
Old Nov 26th, 2008, 12:52 AM       
Baron Samedi falling in the casket full of snakes (in Live and Let Die) and that burly punk being thrown into the woodchipper in Rumble in the Bronx always made me cringe.
__________________
"Ignoring all the retarded anime shit and Guitar Woman fawning over a drawing to say that Toobin' is the best Tube similation since Virtual Bart."- Gadzooks
mockery.com/halloween/bag/costumequiz/default.php
Reply With Quote
  #10  
HappyHamster HappyHamster is offline
Man Next Door
HappyHamster's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Old Nov 26th, 2008, 12:59 AM       
This is kind of cringeworthy, at least to me, but also kind of funny.
I never got to see the movie, but I saw a clip from 'Sweet Home', where one of the characters' skin started to melt off slowly, and then BOOM, guy exploded.

Last edited by HappyHamster : Nov 26th, 2008 at 02:11 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Dimnos Dimnos is offline
LOVES the tubal ligation!
Dimnos's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Baseball Town, TX
Old Dec 1st, 2008, 05:25 PM       
Creepiest would have to be in Shallow Grave when the one roommate starts hiding out in the attic and drills small holes in the ceiling so he can look down into the apartment and see what everyone is doing. Or maybe the part when they are in the woods chopping up the dead roommate.

Cringeworthy would be the scene in Gangster #1 when he is beating that guy to death in his house that goes on for what feels like half an hour. Its not so bad at first but it just keeps going.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Esuohlim View Post
Exactly. Life's too short to not be ejaculating as often as possible
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Girl Drink Drunk Girl Drink Drunk is offline
Official forum judge
Girl Drink Drunk's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Canada
Old Dec 1st, 2008, 11:21 PM       
The nazi flesh-melting scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
__________________
"Ignoring all the retarded anime shit and Guitar Woman fawning over a drawing to say that Toobin' is the best Tube similation since Virtual Bart."- Gadzooks
mockery.com/halloween/bag/costumequiz/default.php
Reply With Quote
  #13  
HappyHamster HappyHamster is offline
Man Next Door
HappyHamster's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Old Dec 1st, 2008, 11:23 PM       
Forcing a diabetic to eat a giant lolipop in order to kill someone in 'Big Nothing'. Its creepy because it isnt the same "axe to the face" bit. (but it was also funny...damn )
Reply With Quote
  #14  
J. Tithonus Pednaud J. Tithonus Pednaud is offline
Ringmonster
J. Tithonus Pednaud's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Old Dec 1st, 2008, 11:35 PM       
Creepiest? The final scene in Sleepaway camp really creeped me out. The look on the face, the sound, the twist...all of it.

Cringeworthy used to be the shit-eating in Pink Flamingos but I recently saw a French film called irreversible. It features a 10 minute graphic and highly disturbing rape scene that actually made me sick to my stomach.

Oh, honorable mention goes to Pretty Baby. A really good film, but a 12 year old nude sexually active Brooke Shields always makes watching the thing awkward to say the least.
__________________
The Human Marvels
'Presented for your edification and enlightenment Human Marvels await your intimate and learned inspection.'
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Mockery Mockery is offline
Pickled Patriarch
Mockery's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 1969
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 01:08 AM       
Pednaud, you just saw Irreversible for the first time? Wow... yeah, that one definitely had me reeling. Fucked up beyond belief in many ways.

Creepiest: I still maintain that Prince of Darkness is the creepiest I've ever seen. Dark Night of the Scarecrow always creeped me out a lot too.

Cringeworthy: as a few have stated, Irreversible would have to be at the top of my list. Also, it's not a good date movie.
__________________
Talent, vigor, drive...
You'll eat peanut butter the rest of your life.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Asila Asila is offline
GET OUT
Asila's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Black Books
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 01:19 AM       
Creepy: Most of Event Horizon. Maybe I'm a pussy, but "I am home" :fade to black freaks me out everytime

Cringeworthy: I'm a pussy, yeah? Sweeney Todd, when he slowly slits the throat of the italian barber. UUUURGH
__________________
I'm about to stop playing "Who Should I Kill First" in my head, and go with what feels natural.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Zomboid Zomboid is offline
The Wolf
Zomboid's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Give me the coffee and no one gets hurt! LOL
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 01:54 AM       
Creepiest - The twins in the hallway in the shining. That was the first thing to ever permanently scar me, and maaaaan, it scarred me badly for a while.

Cringeworthy - Probably something from Salo. Some of the shit-eating scenes were pretty bad, but so were some of the rapes. Fucking hell, that whole movie is just a really good way to feel disgusted for a good while.
__________________

That was very funny. Well done.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
ZeldaQueen ZeldaQueen is offline
Insane Writer
ZeldaQueen's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: On the border of my Outer Circle of Thought
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 01:36 PM       
Creepiest - In the original movie, "The Haunting", when Elenor is in the dark and thinks that she is holding Theodora's hand while she hears children crying. When the lights come on, Theodora wasn't holding her hand at all.

Cringeworthy - In the remake of "The Haunting" (it had a different name, but I can't remember it now), when Owen Wilson's character is thrown into the fireplace by the ghost and his head is knocked off by the flue.
__________________
"I refuse to prove that I exist," says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing." "But," says Man, "The Babel fish proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own arguments, you don't." "Oh dear," says God, "I hadn't thought of that," and promptly vanished in a puff of logic.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
LordSappington LordSappington is offline
Token Bleeding Heart
LordSappington's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Intermission in the THIRD DIMENSION
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 11:10 PM       
Creepiest scene: I can't for the life of me remember what it was, but I was watching something, and there was a doll staring into a little girl's room through the window. Just staring. Ugh.

Most cringeworthy: In Cloverfield, when that chick exploded. I was cringing, and laughing my ass off at the same time. It's an awkward sensation.
She was my favorite character.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Esuohlim View Post
You are what they call a deficient human being
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Tadao Tadao is offline
☆☆☆☆☆
Tadao's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 11:17 PM       
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordSappington View Post
Creepiest scene: I can't for the life of me remember what it was, but I was watching something, and there was a doll staring into a little girl's room through the window. Just staring. Ugh.
That might have been Amityville Horror
Reply With Quote
  #21  
ZeldaQueen ZeldaQueen is offline
Insane Writer
ZeldaQueen's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: On the border of my Outer Circle of Thought
Old Dec 2nd, 2008, 11:57 PM       
I read about a movie called "Dolly Dearest" where a girl gets a possessed doll. Maybe that was it?

Or, I believe that there's an evil female doll later in the "Chuckie" series.
__________________
"I refuse to prove that I exist," says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing." "But," says Man, "The Babel fish proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own arguments, you don't." "Oh dear," says God, "I hadn't thought of that," and promptly vanished in a puff of logic.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Tadao Tadao is offline
☆☆☆☆☆
Tadao's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Old Dec 3rd, 2008, 12:03 AM       
Oh wait, it was staring at the girl through a window, I think Amityville had it on a rocking chair. NVM
Reply With Quote
  #23  
There's A Bat There's A Bat is offline
crawling
There's A Bat's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: on my neck
Old Dec 3rd, 2008, 05:46 AM       
Not sure about creepiest, but the most cringeworthy scene for me is definitely the scene in Cannibal Holocaust where they kill the turtle.. Namely because... it's real. For some reason i'm totally desensitized to humans getting slashed, impaled, and disemboweled, but I can't stand seeing it happen to animals.
__________________
and it's a big one.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
ZeldaQueen ZeldaQueen is offline
Insane Writer
ZeldaQueen's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: On the border of my Outer Circle of Thought
Old Dec 3rd, 2008, 09:08 AM       
That reminds me of another scene in a movie that I haven't actually watched, but I read about it.

It's a movie Nicholas Cage is in where his character is crazy to the point of being violent and dangerous. For some reason, the character thinks he's turning into a vampire and at one point in the movie, Cage grabs and eats a live cochroach for the film. Supposedly he had to do it three times, as the scene took three takes.
__________________
"I refuse to prove that I exist," says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing." "But," says Man, "The Babel fish proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own arguments, you don't." "Oh dear," says God, "I hadn't thought of that," and promptly vanished in a puff of logic.
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Kitsa Kitsa is offline
teacup of sunshine
Kitsa's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: curator of the WTFbus museum
Old Dec 5th, 2008, 08:53 AM       
Speaking of Amityville Horror, I don't like scenes where they just have two red eyes staring out of the darkness. I think they did that in Mothman Prophecies too. The mothman stuff in general creeps me out because my grandparents live very near there. And I didn't like the bridge collapse scene where you could see the car headlights shining up through the water- that almost made me sick.

When I was a kid, that wolf's eyes in Neverending Story creeped me out, and (20 year old spoilers)

...

Artex dying...also freaked me out and made me feel sick.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

   


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:35 PM.


© 2008 I-Mockery.com
Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.