Tell Us Now: 20 Scarring Movies From Your Childhood

We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “What is a movie moment that scared you as a child that isn't actually scary?” We were surprised to hear that many of you had similar scenes scarred into your developing brains. Here are the top 20…

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TELL US NOW. WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? Beth H. says, Judge Doom's transformation scarred me for life. I know it wouldn't be scary to me as an adult, but still haven't watched the movie since childhood on principle.

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TELL US NOW. LABYRINTH Haley H. tells US of a fear of the Fireys, They could be completely cut out of the movie and the plot wouldn't change. Even the song gives me terror! I hear those first notes and I go into a full panic. And I'm 28 and

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TELL US NOW. THE SANDLOT Mateo S. shares a fear, This is so embarrassing but 'The Beast' from The Sandlot. I didn't understand as a kid how silly and fun those scenes were supposed So be, I was just terrified of being eaten by some sort of werewolf-type creature. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. YELLOW SUBMARINE Dan K. tells US they were frightened of the Beatles' movie as a kid. Every minute of it. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. THE HOBBIT (1977) Sharon G. says, Gollum absolutely terrified me! Even now, SOOOO creepy. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. LOOK WHO'S TALKING TOO Lasha B. tells Us, The talking toilet scene in Look Who's Talking TERRIFIED me when I was little. My aunt had the same blue seat cover, and I'd try my best to never go to the bathroom there.

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TELL US NOW. PINOCCHIO Norman M. was scared of the scene when Lampwick transforms into a donkey, saying, The reaction of shock and fear from both boys and the moment we see his hands turn into hooves and the silhouette transformation as he screams for his mum... that scared the

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TELL US NOW. THE WIZARD OF OZ Mike L. tells US, When Dorthy was captured by the Witch of the West and only had the sand in the hourglass left to live, scared me to the core of my being. I just knew Dorthy was done for. I think I

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TELL US NOW. POLTERGEIST Nikki S. shares a fear of the tree scene, There was a tree outside my bedroom window, and 0 would be terrified during a storm. Especially strong storms. I would run to my parents' room in hysterics. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. THE SECRET OF NIMH Marguerite R. shares, That dang owl in The Secret of NIMH scared the bejesus out of me. Even though he ended up being nice, I never really liked him.

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TELL US NOW. THE TERMINATOR Seth M. tells US about being scared of the scene in The Terminator where he cuts his eye out with a razor to reveal the red cyborg eye. Nothing terrifying about it as an adult, but as a 5 year old kid who has awoken

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TELL US NOW. RETURN TO OZ Abbey M. tells US I still can't watch the scene where the witch removes her head and has a roomful of other heads. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. MARS ATTACKS! Renee E. shares a fear of Lisa Marie, saying, The way she walked like she was floating then crept up behind Martin Short and then she bites off his finger and spits it into the fish tank and pulls off her mask to reveal she's

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TELL US NOW. JAWS Tony F. tells US, Was convinced for weeks that the shark was going to swim up my loo and bite my arse.

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TELL US NOW. HOME ALONE Tiffany C. tells US, The furnace in the basement still scares me some 20 something odd years later.

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TELL US NOW. GHOSTBUSTERS PUFT STAY Rhiannon J. shares, Was I scared of the ghost in the library? Nope. Was I scared of the hands ripping through the chair to grab Dana? Nope! I was TERRIFIED of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

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TELL US NOW. E.T. Valerie S. shares, That friendly alien scared the crap out of me. Especially the scene where he's wearing a blonde wig. To this day I just can't.

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TELL US NOW. DUMBO Joseph B. was scared by the drinking sequence in the film, saying, Something about a drunk baby elephant terrified me as a kid.

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TELL US NOW. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND BHNO Noah U. shares a childhood fear of the long-limbed alien, The aliens are totally benevolent, but the body proportions just really freaked me out. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. THE BRAVE LITTLE TOASTER Brenna M. shares, I have no idea why, but I was terrified of toasters and wouldn't use them for years afterwards.