Horrifying Details Movies Got Right

Movies are great and all, but there's a lot that goes on in them that can lead to a lot of eye-rolling and head shaking. Which means it's time to cue the music that makes everyone look like a bunch of jerks for being so quick to disbelieve.

Because, as it turns out, a lot of the implausible shit that goes on in films is totally plausible. We asked our readers to show you the best examples. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Michael Voll

Putting the slash into 'slasher flick, cutting someone's throat is always good for a spectacularg death. In real Ife, the severing of an artery is

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Entry by GordonHaid

In star Trek I, Khan uses a Ceti Eem to control Chekov... The larva wraps around the brain -causing pain, madness and then death. Earth's warm waters

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Entry by JasonGaston

The infamous scene in CABIN FEVER where Marcy shaves her legs only to discover that she is shaving off her skin actually happened to director Eli Roth

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Still think the ploT for '50 First Dates' is ridiculous? Due to two accidents, Michelle car Philpots suffers from anterograde amnesia, which she means

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IN THE TExas CHAINSAW MASSACRE LEATHERFACE WORE A MASK OF HUMAN SKIN AND HAD FURNITURE MADE OF HUMAN BODY PARTS/SKIN. THE INSPIRATTON CAME FROM EP G

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Entry by Kevin King

The 1969 film The Honeymoon Killers is based on the true story of Martha Beck 188S t and Raymond Fernandez, -1e SSle Ty a couple that would THE find a

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Entry by ErasmusPezdun

CRACKEDO CON THE AMPUTATION SCENE FROM THE FIRST SAW MOVIE IS TOO HORRIBLE TO IMAGINE EVER OCCURRING IN REAL LIFE. RIGHT? Barry Hepburn became frustra

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Entry by S Peter Davis

With no moisture and hardly any atmosphere, you'd imagine the killer storm that kicks off the events of THE MARTIAN is the product of science fiction

Daud disappears, somewhat slowly, into the sand during Lawrence of Arabia. (Note they had time to try extending a lifeline.) While no record of the re

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Entry by gicusudoru

Just a craniectomy Hannibal Lecter style contusion +bleeding The procedure involves dura the permanent removal of a portion of the skull in order to a

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

In 'Final Destination' movies, the characters dodge their own demise, only for Death to come back and finish the job months later. This happened to Je

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Entry by JohnSchatzi

Horrifying Details Movies Got Right

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Entry by JadeCampbell

Evil Procedures Perhaps taking inspiration from Dr. Scrivello, who tortured his patients in Little Shop of Horrors, and Dr. Crane, who dressed as a Sc

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Entry by TheRealKubo

The Exorcism of Emily Rose is based on a German girl named Anneliese Michel who claimed to have heard voices and reacted violently to religious object

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Entry by Kevin King

When Schindler's List was first released, many viewers and critics believed that Ralph Fiennes' character Amon Goeth was too evil to be true. The scen

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Entry by gicusudoru

CRACKEDcO COM REC 1791 O111990 Both Citizen X and Child 44. based on the investigation of the Soviet serial killer Andrei Chikatilo leave aside his tr

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

'Inglourious Basterds' actually happened, though people may agree that the real version may be a bit more terrifying. Meet the Nakam, a partisan group

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