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23 Movie Moments That Scarred You For Life As A Child

WTF were the writers/animators/our parents thinking??

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4. Veruca Salt falling down the egg chute: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

That's not to say that a lot of this movie wasn't terrifying, but of all the possible child homicides, Veruca's was the spookiest simply because of that echo at the end of her song as she fell further and further down...

5. The acid-fueled boat ride Willy Wonka takes the children on: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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Willy Wonka gets two separate points because A CHICKEN GETS ITS HEAD CHOPPED OFF in this scene like soooo casually. Kids love that (and drugs)!

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9. The death of a cartoon shoe via "dip": Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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Brilliant movie but why, WHY the scene where we watch a bubbly lil cartoon slowly melt to death? Who watched that, nodded, and said, "Good, perfect for children!"?

10. Quasimodo being tortured :The Hunchback of Notre Dame

How do you get away with a villain whose main motivation is driven by poorly concealed lust? Just throw in a nice scene where the protagonist is tied down and pelted with vegetables. The kids won't even notice the lyrics of "Hellfire" until they're like, 16!

11. Large Marge: Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

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Tim Burton decided to go all out for his feature debut as a director, and the children of America have been paying the price ever since.

13. E.T. getting sick and going to the hospital: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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You have been spared the GIF, but here's this creepy one of him looking like he's drowning, nbd.

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14. Don Bluth movies in general - All Dogs Go To Heaven, A Troll In Central Park, The Land Before Time

Like, it's good that this guy made movies so there were alternatives to Disney, but there's no way you weren't made uncomfortable by at least three of his movies (like dogs dying in All Dogs Go to Heaven, Littlefoot's mom in front of his eyes in The Land Before Time, or the Queen from A Troll in Central Park).

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22. The Oogie Boogie Man: The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Particularly when Jack tears him apart at the seams and bugs fall into a vat of acid screeching, "My bugs, my bugs!"

What other movie moments made you majorly wig out? Add yours below!

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