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    24 Movies People Said They Loved But Can Never Watch Again

    So good, one viewing is all you need!

    Recently, reddit user u/thesilverpoets96 asked, "What is a great film you will never watch again?" and the responses had me taking notes. Here are some of the best movies you only need to watch once:

    1. Nightcrawler (2014)

    Open Road Films

    "Great movie, made me feel slightly sick after seeing it though. The acting was just too unsettling."

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    2. The Green Mile (1999)

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    "Can’t put myself through that kind of sadness again."

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    3. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

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    "That movie gutted me."

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    4. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

    MSNBC Films

    "Amazing documentary, but I could never watch it again."

    GoldenEmblem

    5. Uncut Gems (2019)

    A24

    "Once is enough."

    samthewisetarly

    "Adam Sandler and KG are really good in it, but man that movie is so chaotic"

    Sebcho01

    6. American History X (1998)

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    "I remember after I saw it, I said 'Wow, that was amazing and I never want to see it again.' Although, now it's been so long I barely remember it. Except for the curb stomping..."

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    7. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

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    "It's so beautiful but so real that it's heartbreaking."

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    8. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

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    "I loved it but would never watch it again if possible, the emotional drain I felt after seeing that movie was too real."

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    9. The Irishman (2019)

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    "It was good, but that shit didn't need to be four hours long."

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    10. Schindler's List (1993)

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    "It's one of the best movies I've watched and I'll never watch it again. First movie ever to make me cry as a 'cool' 16-year-old."

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    11. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

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    "It hits home in too many ways for me, I think."

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    12. The Lighthouse (2019)

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    "Great movie, but it really fucked me up for a couple of days. The scenes were stuck in my head and it disturbed me on a psychological level."

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    13. Marley & Me (2008)

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    "Not prepared to go through those feels again."

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    14. Parasite (2019)

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    "It was such a special experience the first time that I don’t want to go round two."

    Shaneaynay

    15. Manchester by the Sea (2016)

    Roadside Attractions / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "It broke my heart not once, but over and over within the span of two hours."

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    16. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

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    "I love war movies and military films, but it unsettles me. The depiction of the strain of being in the military and the pressure that caused Gomer to change like that? It's just too real."

    PumpkinPrincess31

    17. Mysterious Skin (2004)

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    "Great movie, never sitting through it again."

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    18. The Conjuring (2013)

    Warner Bros / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I saw it when I was 21 and I’m not ashamed to admit that I couldn’t sleep properly for at least two nights afterward."

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    19. Atonement (2007)

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    "It's like every terrible thing that could happen wrapped up into one depressing movie that leaves you feeling like justice is a bad joke."

    elmarro96

    20. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

    Gkids / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I watched it like 20 or so years ago, still can't do it again."

    IchEssEstrich

    21. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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    "That movie was amazing in its portrayal of classical conditioning...but I would never want to sit through it again. Not for a long time, at least."

    SamAnthaACE

    22. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

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    "The most immersive, intense war drama I’ve ever seen. I do not plan to see it ever again."

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    23. The Revenant (2015)

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    "A good movie with a fantastic beginning and end, but watching Leo crawl through snow again isn't appealing to me."

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    24. And Moonlight (2016)

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    "It's such a vivid art piece and beautifully told story that I absorbed everything. I only see myself rewatching to share with another person who hasn't seen it."

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    Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

    What's the best movie you've seen that you never want/need to see again? Share it in the comments below!

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