24 Behind The Scenes (Horrifying) Stories

Films can be pretty grueling work. And as we've documented in the past, directors can go to insane extremes to achieve the shot they want. Sometimes, though, in the process of dialing up the intensity, filmmakers can go way too far.

We asked you to bring us the most nightmarish stories that happened behind the scenes of our favorite movies. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by gingerninja90

In the original Die Hard, Bruce Willis permanently lost two thirds of his hearing in his left ear during this scene, which required him to shoot extra

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Entry by mightyzamfir

While warming It took an hour up between to drive to the scenes in The nearest Eagle, a staffer hospital, where accidently he was finally poured admin

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Entry by gingerninja90

CON WHilst FILMING THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST Jan Michelini (Assistant Director) was struck by lightning twice Jim Caviezel (Jesus) was struck by light

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Entry by Matt Lovell

Actor Vic Morrow, better known as the dickish coach in Bad News Bears and the dickish slave rustler in Roots lost his life while playing a dickish big

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Entry by dritjon

IN 2005, WHILE FILMING SYRiANA, GEORGE CLOONEY SUFFERED A SPINAL INJURY WHILE PEREORMING A STUNT IN THIS SCENE WHEN HE FELL OFF HIS CHAIR, CLOONEY INJ

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Entry by Beheldemai

In several of his gangster movies, JAMES CAGNEY would be shot at with real bullets... Because nobody had invented squibs yet. Squibs fake the effect o

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED.COM DURING A PRACTICE ROUND FOR THE FILMING OF ROCKY I, STALLONE REQUESTED DOLPH LUNDGREN TO REALLY 'GO AT IT' LIKE HOW NORMAL BOXERS DO. FOR

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Entry by Pedgerow

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Entry by BRWombat

As part of Griff's gang in 1989's Back to the Future Part II, stuntwoman Cheryl Wheeler Duncan and her hoverboard were sent on a flying rlg with three

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Entry by dritjon

For THE SCENE IN TRANSFORMERS WHERE SCORPONOK BURSTS OUT OF THE SAND RIGHT ON THE HEELS OF THE SOLDIERS, THE EFFECT WAS ACHIEVED BY DETONATING A PRIME

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Entry by gingerninja90

When shootinge a scene for 1972 film Last House on the Left actor Marc Schaffer grabbed his CO -star dangled her offthe side of a cliff and threatened

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Entry by Camuell

On top of budget overflows and Kate Winslet chipping her elbow bone and nearly drowning, possibly the craziest thing to happen on the set of James Cam

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Entry by dritjon

24 Behind The Scenes (Horrifying) Stories

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Entry by MLady

IN AN ALREADY TROUBLE SO/ME PRODUCTION RIFE WITH REBELLIOUS CREW MEMBERS, A DRUNK AND DEPRESSED MARTIN SHEEN, ACTUAL CORPSES ON SET, AND MARLON BRANDO

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The erroneous belief that lemmings commit mass suicide by jumping off cliffs into the sea was perpetuated by Disney's Oscar- winning 1958 documenta

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Entry by JasonGaston

To get child star, Jackie Cooper, to cry for his role in Skippy, director Norman Taurog and Cooper's own grandmother had his dog dragged away and pret

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Entry by Camuell

The latex wonv by Iim Carrey in Ron Howard's The Grinch Made their eveytual Oscar for Best Makep-up a cinch But Not everything about this was somethin

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Entry by dritjon

GRACK DAVID HOLMES WA THE STUNT DOUBLE FOR DANIEL RADCLIFFE JINCE THE FIRST HARRY POTTER THUS BECOMING BEST FRIENDS SINCE YOUNG AGE BUT TRAGEDY STRUCK

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Entry by gingerninja90

BUDDY EBSEN, THE ORIGINAL TIN MAN IN THE WIZARD OF OZ SPENT NONTHS IN THE HOSPITAL RElOveRING FRon A SEVERE CASE OF ALUMINIUM DUST COATING HIS LUNGS g

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Entry by Beheldemai

CANNIBAL CRAGKEDe During the making of HOLOCAUST one of the lead actors, Carl Gabriel Yorke was secretly terrified that he was going to be really murd

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Entry by elendirl

24 Behind The Scenes (Horrifying) Stories

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Entry by rubyanjel07

CRAGKED.GOM In A Clockwork Orange, Malcolm McDowell (who played the lead roll, Alex DeLarge) had to endure wearing lid locks for the movie's famous to

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Entry by dritjon

CRACKED.COM WHILE FILMING THIS SCENE FOR Now You SEE Me, ACTRESS ISLA FISHER WAS STUCK UNDERWATER FOR ALMOST THREE MINUTES. THE RELEASE CHAIN GOT ST

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Entry by mkad

Jack O'Halloran played the villain, Non, in the first two Superman movies, and Mister O'Halloran was, as he's since written about, kinda super-connect

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