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    "Titanic" Gave Me Recurring Nightmares For Years, And 25 Other Times Kids Were Terrified By Classic Movies

    "It's like watching a nightmare unfold in front of you."

    As a parent, it must be hard to decide when to let your kids watch certain movies, and when to introduce them to the concepts of tragedy, violence, and jeopardy.

    Well, sometimes these "introductions" don't go very well and kids end up terrified! We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community about the films that scarred them for life — here are 26 of the best responses:

    1. E.T. The Extraterrestrial

    Here's E.T.'s sudden bush appearance:

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    2. The Princess Bride

    Here's that scary torture scene:

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    3. Titanic

    Here's the infamous sinking scene:

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    4. Jumanji

    Witness the monkey transformation here:

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    5. Mulan

    6. Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

    That face-melt moment:

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    7. Superman III

    Here's that zombie-robot scene:

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    8. Speed

    The elevator scene:

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    9. West Side Story

    Here's that distressing moment:

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    10. Gremlins

    11. Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    Take a look at that happy little carton shoe scene, but know you won't ever be the same again:

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    12. The Witches

    13. Bridge to Terabithia

    14. Jurassic Park

    15. Watership Down

    Here's the scene that's "like watching a nightmare":

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    16. Saving Private Ryan

    Here is that shocking scene:

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    17. The Day After Tomorrow

    18. The Passion of the Christ

    Here's Judas seeing a demon:

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    19. The Mummy

    Here are the flesh-eating scarab beetles from The Mummy:

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    20. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Check out the ritual heart removal scene here:

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    21. The Lord of the Rings

    Here's Gollum chowing down on some fish:

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    22. The Nightmare Before Christmas

    This is Oogie Boogie FYI:

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    23. A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    24. Independence Day

    Check out that scene from Independence Day:

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    25. Apocalypse Now

    26. Face/Off

    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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