77 Movies That Are Absolutely Fantastic, But Far Too Emotionally Exhausting To Ever Watch Again

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In several different posts over the course of 2021, we've asked our BuzzFeed Community to tell us about which movies they believe are absolute masterpieces, but are also too "emotionally traumatizing" to ever watch more than once.

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So — with that in mind and presented in no particular order — here are the most popular responses we received, all in one place for easy access. Ready? I sure hope so! Here we go:

1.Promising Young Woman (2020)

<div><p>"I just watched this two days ago and still can't get over it. I highly, highly recommend it, but I don't think I can watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyhv4b/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/LeoFoster18" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/LeoFoster18</a></p></div><span> © Focus Features / Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I just watched this two days ago and still can't get over it. I highly, highly recommend it, but I don't think I can watch it again."

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2.12 Years a Slave (2013)

<div><p>"Amazing movie, but I’ll never watch it again — especially knowing what happens to Solomon Northup in the end."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/murrays3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:murrays3" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">murrays3</a></p></div><span> Fox Searchlight / ©Fox Searchlight/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Amazing movie, but I’ll never watch it again — especially knowing what happens to Solomon Northup in the end."

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3.Oldboy (2003)

<div><p>"It was an absolutely phenomenal film that I can never watch again. Witnessing THAT twist ending was enough to give me permanent 0_0 face whenever I think about it!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ashleyoftheroses" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ashleyoftheroses" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ashleyoftheroses</a></p></div><span> Tartan Films / Tartan Films / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It was an absolutely phenomenal film that I can never watch again. Witnessing THAT twist ending was enough to give me permanent 0_0 face whenever I think about it!"

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4.Manchester by the Sea (2016)

<div><p>"All day."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyah6r/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/voe600" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/voe600</a></p></div><span> Roadside Attractions / ©Roadside Attractions/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"All day."

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5.A Clockwork Orange (1971)

<div><p>"It's very well made. Almost everything about that movie is incredible, but it’s so emotionally intense and has such a graphic subject matter that I’ll never watch it again. It’s one of those movies you see because it’s great, but, once you’ve seen it, you’re like, 'Okay, cool. Mark that one off the list,' and never touch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyygkdi/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/SomeGuyinaHood1e" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/SomeGuyinaHood1e</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's very well made. Almost everything about that movie is incredible, but it’s so emotionally intense and has such a graphic subject matter that I’ll never watch it again. It’s one of those movies you see because it’s great, but, once you’ve seen it, you’re like, 'Okay, cool. Mark that one off the list,' and never touch it again."

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6.The Passion of the Christ (2004)

<div><p>"This may be an unpopular opinion, but it just really traumatized me. I can't watch that movie again. <i>It</i> didn't scare me as much as that movie did."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/gabbier6" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:gabbier6" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">gabbier6</a></p></div><span> Newmarket Releasing / ©Newmarket Releasing/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"This may be an unpopular opinion, but it just really traumatized me. I can't watch that movie again. It didn't scare me as much as that movie did."

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7.Seven Pounds (2008)

<div><p>"That movie wrecked my heart and my soul. I was depressed for a week, but stupidly watched it again the next week. Absolutely still haunts me to this very day."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ltimmons5472" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ltimmons5472" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ltimmons5472</a></p></div><span> Columbia Pictures / ©Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"That movie wrecked my heart and my soul. I was depressed for a week, but stupidly watched it again the next week. Absolutely still haunts me to this very day."

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Columbia Pictures / ©Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

8.Bone Tomahawk (2015)

<div><p>"I’ve said this movie so many times for so many different posts on this website, but it really did fuck me up! It was great to see once, so cool what they did there, but I’ll never watch it again!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/rainaf4e29d925f" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:rainaf4e29d925f" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">rainaf4e29d925f</a></p></div><span> RLJ Entertainment</span>

"I’ve said this movie so many times for so many different posts on this website, but it really did fuck me up! It was great to see once, so cool what they did there, but I’ll never watch it again!"

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9.The Last King of Scotland (2006)

<div><p>"Great film, but Forest Whitaker was far too convincing for me."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/trilingualmom" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:trilingualmom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">trilingualmom</a></p></div><span> Fox Searchlight / ©Fox Searchlight/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Great film, but Forest Whitaker was far too convincing for me."

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Fox Searchlight / ©Fox Searchlight/Courtesy Everett Collection

10.The Lovely Bones (2009)

<div><p>"Deeply unsettling at times and very sad at others. The movie actually made me go through the stages of grief <i>while</i> I was watching it. Highly, <i>highly</i> recommend, but I won’t watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ciara15237" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ciara15237" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ciara15237</a></p></div><span> Paramount / ©Paramount/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Deeply unsettling at times and very sad at others. The movie actually made me go through the stages of grief while I was watching it. Highly, highly recommend, but I won’t watch it again."

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11.A Star is Born (2018)

<div><p>"I can’t believe this wasn't on the original list! I'm happy I saw it once because Bradley Cooper was remarkable, but there are scenes from it that still haunt me and I don’t think I could watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/kelzee05" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:kelzee05" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">kelzee05</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Of Warner Bros. Pictures / ©Warner Bros / courtesy Everett Collection / Everett Collection</span>

"I can’t believe this wasn't on the original list! I'm happy I saw it once because Bradley Cooper was remarkable, but there are scenes from it that still haunt me and I don’t think I could watch it again."

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12.Just Mercy (2019)

<div><p>"It's such an important movie to watch, but I cried off and on the whole time. It’s so emotional, especially since it’s a true story and things like that do happen to Black people. A positive ending, but a total rollercoaster. I think about it all the time."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/lnicolek012" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lnicolek012" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lnicolek012</a></p></div><span> Jake Giles Netter / © Warner Bros. / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's such an important movie to watch, but I cried off and on the whole time. It’s so emotional, especially since it’s a true story and things like that do happen to Black people. A positive ending, but a total rollercoaster. I think about it all the time."

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13.Eden Lake (2008)

<div><p>"If you know, you know."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/spaced" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:spaced" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">spaced</a></p></div><span> Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"If you know, you know."

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14.The Neon Demon (2016)

&#x00201c;I was not prepared for it.

“I was not prepared for it."

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15.Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (2009)

<div><p>"I will never watch it again, and — now that I have children — I'm even more adamant about that."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/livlintern" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:livlintern" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">livlintern</a></p></div><span> Lions Gate / ©Lions Gate/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I will never watch it again, and — now that I have children — I'm even more adamant about that."

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16.Dancer in the Dark (2000)

<div><p>"It has an amazing performance by Björk, and it's brutally sad. I bought a copy of the DVD after seeing the movie because I loved it so much. I lent the disc to several friends and thought about it many times, but could just never summon the energy to watch it again myself."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyye33t/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/Trump_Card_Played" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/Trump_Card_Played</a></p></div><span> Zentropa Entertainments</span>

"It has an amazing performance by Björk, and it's brutally sad. I bought a copy of the DVD after seeing the movie because I loved it so much. I lent the disc to several friends and thought about it many times, but could just never summon the energy to watch it again myself."

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17.Funny Games (1997)

<div><p>"Those people were not 'funny' in the least, and it really fucked me up when they just moved on to the next house at the end."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/jasond42d4442c9" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jasond42d4442c9" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jasond42d4442c9</a></p></div><span> Attitude Films / Attitude Films/ Courtesy: Everett Collection.</span>

"Those people were not 'funny' in the least, and it really fucked me up when they just moved on to the next house at the end."

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Attitude Films / Attitude Films/ Courtesy: Everett Collection.

18.Marley and Me (2008)

<div><p>"As a lover of animals, I could never watch this again without bawling my eyes out. It physically hurt me to watch."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/h2creech" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:h2creech" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">h2creech</a></p></div><span> 20thcentfox / ©20thCentFox/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"As a lover of animals, I could never watch this again without bawling my eyes out. It physically hurt me to watch."

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20thcentfox / ©20thCentFox/Courtesy Everett Collection

19.Parasite (2019)

<div><p>"The garden party scene was wild, but — as much as I liked this movie — I can’t watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/shariffamawani" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:shariffamawani" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">shariffamawani</a></p></div><span> © Neon / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"The garden party scene was wild, but — as much as I liked this movie — I can’t watch it again."

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20.Coco (2017)

<div><p>"This one might be an odd choice to be on here. It's a colorful and beautiful movie. I am Latina, so it was nice to see the representation — but Grandma Coco? Oof. It reminded me too much of my own late grandmother and I cried so hard."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/preistessofsass" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:preistessofsass" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">preistessofsass</a></p></div><span> © Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures /Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"This one might be an odd choice to be on here. It's a colorful and beautiful movie. I am Latina, so it was nice to see the representation — but Grandma Coco? Oof. It reminded me too much of my own late grandmother and I cried so hard."

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21.Sophie’s Choice (1982)

<div><p>"I can’t even think about it without getting upset."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/christine61390" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:christine61390" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">christine61390</a></p></div><span> Universal Pictures</span>

"I can’t even think about it without getting upset."

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22.Hereditary (2018)

<div><p>"The emotional dinner scene did it for me. Toni Collette’s anguish over her daughter’s death was too much to handle. I watched the movie shortly after my mom died and it was just too raw."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/okokimono" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:okokimono" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">okokimono</a></p></div><span> Reid Chavis / Everett Collection / Everett Collection</span>

"The emotional dinner scene did it for me. Toni Collette’s anguish over her daughter’s death was too much to handle. I watched the movie shortly after my mom died and it was just too raw."

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23.Prisoners (2013)

<div><p>"That movie with Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal — oof."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/merrifieldgiorgio" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:merrifieldgiorgio" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">merrifieldgiorgio</a></p></div><span> Warner Bros / ©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"That movie with Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal — oof."

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24.Still Alice (2014)

<div><p>"I saw it for the first time a few weeks ago. It was so raw and real. I can see why Julianne Moore won the Oscar, but it left me with such a deep sadness that I know I’ll never watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/jilll40e854a89" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jilll40e854a89" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jilll40e854a89</a></p></div><span> Sony Pictures / ©Sony Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I saw it for the first time a few weeks ago. It was so raw and real. I can see why Julianne Moore won the Oscar, but it left me with such a deep sadness that I know I’ll never watch it again."

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Sony Pictures / ©Sony Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

25.The Paperboy (2012)

<div><p>"John Cusack will never be same to me."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/serenak4cd31813e" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:serenak4cd31813e" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">serenak4cd31813e</a></p></div><span> Millennium Entertainment / Millennium Entertainment/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"John Cusack will never be same to me."

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Millennium Entertainment / Millennium Entertainment/Courtesy Everett Collection

26.Django Unchained (2012)

<div><p>"The heavy usage of the N-word, the dog fights, the men who fight to the death, the slavery aspect...it absolutely traumatized me. I’m a Black woman who saw it with my ex (who was white and INSISTED on us seeing it). Yeah, no."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/melaniebee" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:melaniebee" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">melaniebee</a></p></div><span> Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"The heavy usage of the N-word, the dog fights, the men who fight to the death, the slavery aspect...it absolutely traumatized me. I’m a Black woman who saw it with my ex (who was white and INSISTED on us seeing it). Yeah, no."

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Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection

27.Joker (2019)

<div><p>"It was so good, but I almost had an anxiety attack in the theater and can’t bring myself to watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/marileib" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:marileib" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">marileib</a></p></div><span> Niko Tavernise / © Warner Bros. / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It was so good, but I almost had an anxiety attack in the theater and can’t bring myself to watch it again."

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28.The Father (2020)

<div><p>"It was absolutely brilliant...maybe TOO brilliant, because I don't want to watch it ever again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/adeledazeem" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:adeledazeem" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">adeledazeem</a></p></div><span> © Sony Pictures Classics / Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It was absolutely brilliant...maybe TOO brilliant, because I don't want to watch it ever again."

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29.Mother! (2017)

<div><p>"It's a trippy, weird movie, but really good!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/cherylkeswani" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:cherylkeswani" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">cherylkeswani</a></p></div><span> © Paramount Pictures /Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's a trippy, weird movie, but really good!"

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30.Room (2015)

<div><p>"Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay were both phenomenal, but it was an emotionally exhausting experience!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/tessmarin" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:tessmarin" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">tessmarin</a></p></div><span> ©A24 / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay were both phenomenal, but it was an emotionally exhausting experience!"

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31.Les Misérables (2012)

<div><p>"I had to turn it off the second Gavroche died. The way they shot that scene was horrible, it really showed the pain everyone felt. It could also partly be that my mom wouldn't let me see this until I turned 16, but I really loved the soundtrack, so I basically grew up listening to the characters while having no idea that most of them died. I haven't watched it in years, but I can still remember all of the deaths."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/lunalovegood987" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lunalovegood987" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lunalovegood987</a></p></div><span> Universal / ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I had to turn it off the second Gavroche died. The way they shot that scene was horrible, it really showed the pain everyone felt. It could also partly be that my mom wouldn't let me see this until I turned 16, but I really loved the soundtrack, so I basically grew up listening to the characters while having no idea that most of them died. I haven't watched it in years, but I can still remember all of the deaths."

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32.Black Swan (2010)

<div><p>"It's so good, but it tripped me out too much."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/jryingling" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jryingling" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jryingling</a></p></div><span> Fox Searchlight / ©Fox Searchlight/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's so good, but it tripped me out too much."

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33.Tusk (2014)

<div><p>"Everyone I've ever known who's seen this movie has had a visceral reaction to it, whether it be total disgust, violent anger, or whatever else. I personally think it's one of the must-see movies for those who want to get into B-movie horror, but I would be very concerned if you wanted to watch that shit multiple times."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/p1nkl3m0n4d3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:p1nkl3m0n4d3" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">p1nkl3m0n4d3</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Everyone I've ever known who's seen this movie has had a visceral reaction to it, whether it be total disgust, violent anger, or whatever else. I personally think it's one of the must-see movies for those who want to get into B-movie horror, but I would be very concerned if you wanted to watch that shit multiple times."

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34.Glory (1989)

<div><p>"We watched it in class when I was 12. My teacher wanted us to understand that racism was (and still is) just as pervasive in the North as it is in the South. I’m 26 now, and I haven’t seen it since. I’ll NEVER forget how much that movie gutted me, but it's SO important to see."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/sierrao44a157429" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:sierrao44a157429" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">sierrao44a157429</a></p></div><span> Tristar Pictures / ©TriStar Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"We watched it in class when I was 12. My teacher wanted us to understand that racism was (and still is) just as pervasive in the North as it is in the South. I’m 26 now, and I haven’t seen it since. I’ll NEVER forget how much that movie gutted me, but it's SO important to see."

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35.The Imitation Game (2014)

<div><p>"Incredible movie, great performances, but a heartbreaking ending."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/christig2" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:christig2" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">christig2</a></p></div><span> Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Coll / Everett Collection</span>

"Incredible movie, great performances, but a heartbreaking ending."

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36.The Strangers (2008)

<div><p>"The one with Liv Tyler. The mind games and the torture were a genuine nightmare!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ladyheather1229" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ladyheather1229" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ladyheather1229</a></p></div><span> Universal / ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"The one with Liv Tyler. The mind games and the torture were a genuine nightmare!"

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Universal / ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection

37.Kids (1995)

<div><p>"That movie bothered me. I hated to think that’s what teens were actually doing."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/jenniferw486be321c" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jenniferw486be321c" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jenniferw486be321c</a></p></div><span> Shining Excalibur Pictures / ©Shining Excalibur Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"That movie bothered me. I hated to think that’s what teens were actually doing."

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Shining Excalibur Pictures / ©Shining Excalibur Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

38.The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

<div><p>"This one REALLY got me."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/vvinter" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:vvinter" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">vvinter</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"This one REALLY got me."

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39.Million Dollar Baby (2004)

<div><p>"I saw it once. It was very well-made, but it also made me sick and I don't think I could ever watch it again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/dianaelenac" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:dianaelenac" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">dianaelenac</a></p></div><span> Warner Bros / ©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I saw it once. It was very well-made, but it also made me sick and I don't think I could ever watch it again."

dianaelenac

Warner Bros / ©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett Collection

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

<div><p>"Hands down."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy54en/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/swanyMcswan" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/swanyMcswan</a></p></div><span> Oscilloscope Pictures / Oscilloscope Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Hands down."

u/swanyMcswan

Oscilloscope Pictures / Oscilloscope Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

41.Nocturnal Animals (2016)

<div><p>"It's a good movie, but I can't watch it again because of that highway scene."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy7iff/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/JohnnyJayce" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/JohnnyJayce</a></p></div><span> Focus Features / ©Focus Features/courtesy Everett Collect / Everett Collection</span>

"It's a good movie, but I can't watch it again because of that highway scene."

u/JohnnyJayce

Focus Features / ©Focus Features/courtesy Everett Collect / Everett Collection

42.Buried (2010)

<div><p>"I saw this movie ONCE and never again. It was emotionally draining and the ending was insane. Every time I think about it, I get super anxious."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/denisse" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:denisse" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">denisse</a></p></div><span> Lions Gate / ©Lions Gate/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I saw this movie ONCE and never again. It was emotionally draining and the ending was insane. Every time I think about it, I get super anxious."

denisse

Lions Gate / ©Lions Gate/Courtesy Everett Collection

43.A Single Man (2009)

<div><p>"Colin Firth gave a searing, devastating performance — he’s so good, I can’t see it again. I was emotionally drained at the end."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephanies4bcc536a5" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:stephanies4bcc536a5" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">stephanies4bcc536a5</a></p></div><span> Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Colin Firth gave a searing, devastating performance — he’s so good, I can’t see it again. I was emotionally drained at the end."

stephanies4bcc536a5

Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection

44.Hotel Rwanda (2004)

<div><p>"Great movie, would recommend it to everyone, but once was enough for me."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/jaida" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jaida" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jaida</a></p></div><span> United Artists / ©United Artists/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"Great movie, would recommend it to everyone, but once was enough for me."

jaida

United Artists / ©United Artists/Courtesy Everett Collection

45.The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

<div><p>"I had to watch it in history class in eighth grade, and....well, it's a beautiful film, but I can't watch it again or I'd never finish it due to tears."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ivoryd97" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ivoryd97" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ivoryd97</a></p></div><span> Miramax / ©Miramax/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I had to watch it in history class in eighth grade, and....well, it's a beautiful film, but I can't watch it again or I'd never finish it due to tears."

ivoryd97

Miramax / ©Miramax/Courtesy Everett Collection

46.Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

<div><p>"I'm never, EVER, going to watch that shit again. It's from Studio Ghibli, the same company who did <i>Spirited Away</i>. It's an absolute masterpiece, for sure, but don't expect to find happy little creatures in it."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy58gb/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/V02D" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/V02D</a></p></div><span> © Gkids /Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I'm never, EVER, going to watch that shit again. It's from Studio Ghibli, the same company who did Spirited Away. It's an absolute masterpiece, for sure, but don't expect to find happy little creatures in it."

u/V02D

© Gkids /Courtesy Everett Collection

47.The Perfection (2019)

<div><p>"It's on Netflix and it FUCKED me up. I was not expecting anything that happened and it was full-on gross and disturbing at some points. I would never watch it again, but it was too wild not to watch once!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/abbeyp4ce88581e" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:abbeyp4ce88581e" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">abbeyp4ce88581e</a></p></div><span> © Netflix / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's on Netflix and it FUCKED me up. I was not expecting anything that happened and it was full-on gross and disturbing at some points. I would never watch it again, but it was too wild not to watch once!"

abbeyp4ce88581e

© Netflix / courtesy Everett Collection

48.Full Metal Jacket (1987)

<div><p>"I watched the very first bit of it when I was in officer training and thought it was a comedy. A few months later, I sat down and watched the whole thing...it's not a comedy."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyc3io/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/Titanomicon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/Titanomicon</a></p></div><span> Warner Bros / ©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I watched the very first bit of it when I was in officer training and thought it was a comedy. A few months later, I sat down and watched the whole thing...it's not a comedy."

u/Titanomicon

Warner Bros / ©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett Collection

49.Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

<div><p>"I thought I was going in to see a cool fantasy flick. Instead, it turned out to be a movie dealing with trauma, abuse, and coping mechanisms. It's still a great film, but so gut-wrenching."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyeeow/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/JDazzleGM" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/JDazzleGM</a></p></div><span> Picturehouse / ©Picturehouse/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I thought I was going in to see a cool fantasy flick. Instead, it turned out to be a movie dealing with trauma, abuse, and coping mechanisms. It's still a great film, but so gut-wrenching."

u/JDazzleGM

Picturehouse / ©Picturehouse/Courtesy Everett Collection

50.Alpha Dog (2006)

<div><p>"It would be sad enough if it were fiction, but the fact that it was based on real events makes it so hard to stomach."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/me98765" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:me98765" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">me98765</a></p></div><span> New Line Cinema / ©New Line Cinema/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It would be sad enough if it were fiction, but the fact that it was based on real events makes it so hard to stomach."

me98765

New Line Cinema / ©New Line Cinema/Courtesy Everett Collection

51.The Pianist (2002)

<div><p>"I can't bring myself to watch it again. The anger and hopelessness I felt for that man and those people is beyond comparison."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyybe2s/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/VibinWithDoggo" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/VibinWithDoggo</a></p></div><span> Focus Features / ©Focus Features/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I can't bring myself to watch it again. The anger and hopelessness I felt for that man and those people is beyond comparison."

u/VibinWithDoggo

Focus Features / ©Focus Features/Courtesy Everett Collection

52.Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

<div><p>"Nicolas Cage is amazing in it (he won an Oscar for it), but, as a recovered alcoholic, that film hit WAY too close to home. Good film, though."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy5bfa/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/Kryodamus" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/Kryodamus</a></p></div><span> (c) United Artists/ Courtesy: Everett Collection</span>

"Nicolas Cage is amazing in it (he won an Oscar for it), but, as a recovered alcoholic, that film hit WAY too close to home. Good film, though."

u/Kryodamus

(c) United Artists/ Courtesy: Everett Collection

53.Moonlight (2016)

<div><p>"It was so realistic to my life that it made me uncomfortable."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy2xgc/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/Cold_Dishwater" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/Cold_Dishwater</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Everett Collection / Everett Collection / Everett Collection</span>

"It was so realistic to my life that it made me uncomfortable."

u/Cold_Dishwater

Courtesy Everett Collection / Everett Collection / Everett Collection

54.We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

<div><p>"That was a truly visceral experience."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy5gy3/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/crackosaurusrex" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/crackosaurusrex</a></p></div><span> Oscilloscope Pictures / Oscilloscope Pictures / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"That was a truly visceral experience."

u/crackosaurusrex

Oscilloscope Pictures / Oscilloscope Pictures / courtesy Everett Collection

55.Requiem for a Dream (2000)

<div><p>"That ending montage made me physically ill. It's the only movie that's ever done that to me."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy6wad/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/huazzy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/huazzy</a></p></div><span> Artisan Entertainment / ©Artisan Entertainment/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"That ending montage made me physically ill. It's the only movie that's ever done that to me."

u/huazzy

Artisan Entertainment / ©Artisan Entertainment/Courtesy Everett Collection

56.What Dreams May Come (1998)

<div><p>"It's the most beautiful movie, and I think everyone should watch it at least once, but I haven't been able to bring myself to watch it since Robin Williams died. I actually haven't watched <i>anything</i> he's in since he died."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyaptd/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/Leather_Mango" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/Leather_Mango</a></p></div><span> Polygram Filmed Entertainment / ©Polygram Filmed Entertainment/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's the most beautiful movie, and I think everyone should watch it at least once, but I haven't been able to bring myself to watch it since Robin Williams died. I actually haven't watched anything he's in since he died."

u/Leather_Mango

Polygram Filmed Entertainment / ©Polygram Filmed Entertainment/Courtesy Everett Collection

57.Steel Magnolias (1989)

<div><p>"I can't even think about Sally Field's breakdown without tearing up — especially now that I have kids."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyjf69/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/evelynnross" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/evelynnross</a></p></div><span> Tristar Pictures / ©TriStar Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I can't even think about Sally Field's breakdown without tearing up — especially now that I have kids."

u/evelynnross

Tristar Pictures / ©TriStar Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

58.Nightcrawler (2014)

<div><p>"It's an incredible movie, but I'll never watch it again. Jake Gyllenhaal plays a sociopath a little too well; so much so that I struggle to watch him in other things now."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyiuid/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/lowerrr" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/lowerrr</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's an incredible movie, but I'll never watch it again. Jake Gyllenhaal plays a sociopath a little too well; so much so that I struggle to watch him in other things now."

u/lowerrr

Courtesy Everett Collection

59.Melancholia (2011)

<div><p>"It's really disturbing. I don't think I've ever really gotten over it."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyz25nm/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/haliella" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/haliella</a></p></div><span> Magnolia Pictures / ©Magnolia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's really disturbing. I don't think I've ever really gotten over it."

u/haliella

Magnolia Pictures / ©Magnolia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

60.The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

<div><p>"That scene where they're sleeping in the bathroom was hard."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyc9q2/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/edgarpickle" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/edgarpickle</a></p></div><span> Columbia Pictures / ©Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"That scene where they're sleeping in the bathroom was hard."

u/edgarpickle

Columbia Pictures / ©Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

61.The Road (2009)

<div><p>"I watched it when it first came out and loved it, but I can’t put myself through it again. It’s so heartbreaking."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyye6ba/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/Chemical_Robot" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/Chemical_Robot</a></p></div><span> Dimension Films / ©Dimension Films/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I watched it when it first came out and loved it, but I can’t put myself through it again. It’s so heartbreaking."

u/Chemical_Robot

Dimension Films / ©Dimension Films/Courtesy Everett Collection

62.Jojo Rabbit (2019)

<div><p>"It made me cry, and that's VERY rare for me."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyhiid/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/ComfortableSea4645" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/ComfortableSea4645</a></p></div><span> Larry Horricks / TM & copyright © Fox Searchlight Pictures. All rights reserved. / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It made me cry, and that's VERY rare for me."

u/ComfortableSea4645

Larry Horricks / TM & copyright © Fox Searchlight Pictures. All rights reserved. / courtesy Everett Collection

63.Schindler's List (1993)

<div><p>"It's a beautiful, well done movie, but it is textbook emotionally exhaustive and traumatic. I actually had to take a break about halfway through because I'd cried so long and so hard that I had a headache from the dehydration. I'm getting misty-eyed just thinking about it!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/lokisankle" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lokisankle" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lokisankle</a></p></div><span> Universal / ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's a beautiful, well done movie, but it is textbook emotionally exhaustive and traumatic. I actually had to take a break about halfway through because I'd cried so long and so hard that I had a headache from the dehydration. I'm getting misty-eyed just thinking about it!"

lokisankle

Universal / ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection

64.Midsommar (2019)

<div><p>"I got really invested in it when I was watching it for the first time, and I've had a fear of cults since I was a kid. I don't find the film scary at all, but, by the end of it, I was just completely frozen."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy3fli/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/killtoryscum" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/killtoryscum</a></p></div><span> © A24 / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I got really invested in it when I was watching it for the first time, and I've had a fear of cults since I was a kid. I don't find the film scary at all, but, by the end of it, I was just completely frozen."

u/killtoryscum

© A24 / courtesy Everett Collection

65.Sorry to Bother You (2018)

<div><p>"There are no words to describe that movie."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyqlfv/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/TheEliteB3aver" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/TheEliteB3aver</a></p></div><span> Annapurna Pictures / Everett Collection / Everett Collection</span>

"There are no words to describe that movie."

u/TheEliteB3aver

Annapurna Pictures / Everett Collection / Everett Collection

66.Dead Poets Society (1989)

<div><p>"It hit me HARD, mate!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy9k3x/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/DarkSorceress_007" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/DarkSorceress_007</a></p></div><span> ©Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It hit me HARD, mate!"

u/DarkSorceress_007

©Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

67.Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

<div><p>"It's one of the best movies I have ever seen, but leaves you with a lot of phantoms."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyyggiw/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/littleliongirless" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/littleliongirless</a></p></div><span> Fox Searchlight / ©Fox Searchlight/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It's one of the best movies I have ever seen, but leaves you with a lot of phantoms."

u/littleliongirless

Fox Searchlight / ©Fox Searchlight/Courtesy Everett Collection

68.Brokeback Mountain (2005)

<div><p>"It was such a beautiful film, so very emotional — it just broke me. I watched it once in the movie theater and then never again."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyzmkgb/?context=3&utm_medium=web2x&utm_source=reddit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/makikoigami" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/makikoigami</a></p></div><span> Focus Films / ©Focus Films/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It was such a beautiful film, so very emotional — it just broke me. I watched it once in the movie theater and then never again."

u/makikoigami

Focus Films / ©Focus Films/Courtesy Everett Collection

69.No Country For Old Men (2007)

<div><p>"I remember sitting in the theater when the credits rolled — not one person got up and left until they were done, then everyone left in utter silence. I'd never seen that phenomenon before. In the cab ride home, I turned to my husband and said, 'What the fuck did we just watch?' We didn't even talk about the movie that night, that's how it impacted us. The next morning over coffee, I turned to him and said, 'I think that was the best movie I've ever seen, and I never want to see it again.'"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/jmboyd65" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jmboyd65" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jmboyd65</a></p></div><span> Miramax / ©Miramax/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I remember sitting in the theater when the credits rolled — not one person got up and left until they were done, then everyone left in utter silence. I'd never seen that phenomenon before. In the cab ride home, I turned to my husband and said, 'What the fuck did we just watch?' We didn't even talk about the movie that night, that's how it impacted us. The next morning over coffee, I turned to him and said, 'I think that was the best movie I've ever seen, and I never want to see it again.'"

jmboyd65

Miramax / ©Miramax/Courtesy Everett Collection

70.The Game (1997)

<div><p>"I loved it, but I also wanted to shoot everyone at the end."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/nhtjzc/what_movie_is_so_good_youd_recommend_it_to_all/gyy9i1c/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=web2x&context=3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:u/1-LegInDaGrave" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">u/1-LegInDaGrave</a></p></div><span> Polygram Filmed Entertainment / ©Polygram Filmed Entertainment / Everett Collection</span>

"I loved it, but I also wanted to shoot everyone at the end."

u/1-LegInDaGrave

Polygram Filmed Entertainment / ©Polygram Filmed Entertainment / Everett Collection

71.Foxes (1980)

<div><p>"A harsh reality coming-of-age movie. My mother made me watch it when I was young and it stuck with me ever since, and is more relatable and understandable as time passes."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/chamomilecowgirl" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:chamomilecowgirl" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">chamomilecowgirl</a></p></div><span> United Artists / ©United Artists/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"A harsh reality coming-of-age movie. My mother made me watch it when I was young and it stuck with me ever since, and is more relatable and understandable as time passes."

chamomilecowgirl

United Artists / ©United Artists/Courtesy Everett Collection

72.I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

<div><p>"*Shudders*"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/mallmoth" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:mallmoth" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">mallmoth</a></p></div><span> Mary Cybulski / © Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"*Shudders*"

mallmoth

Mary Cybulski / © Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

73.House of Sand and Fog (2003)

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Dreamworks / ©DreamWorks/Courtesy Everett Collection

74.Old Yeller (1957)

<div><p>"I know this is a old one, but my parents played it for me and my brother when we were young kids (didn't realize how sad it would be). It still makes me sad thinking about it."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/lehagstrom" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lehagstrom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lehagstrom</a></p></div><span> Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"I know this is a old one, but my parents played it for me and my brother when we were young kids (didn't realize how sad it would be). It still makes me sad thinking about it."

lehagstrom

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75.Hound Dog (2007)

<div><p>"With Dakota Fanning. Beyond disturbing. It breaks my heart."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/smehigan" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:smehigan" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">smehigan</a></p></div><span> Empire Film Group / Everett Collection / Everett Collection</span>

"With Dakota Fanning. Beyond disturbing. It breaks my heart."

smehigan

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76.Blue Valentine (2010)

<div><p>"It destroyed me. To see them at the beginning of their relationship really loving and caring for each other, then life happened and it eventually all just fell apart. Too real and believable. Just heartbreaking."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/mariat4e50d731d" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:mariat4e50d731d" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">mariat4e50d731d</a></p></div><span> Weinstein Company / ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"It destroyed me. To see them at the beginning of their relationship really loving and caring for each other, then life happened and it eventually all just fell apart. Too real and believable. Just heartbreaking."

mariat4e50d731d

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77.And finally: Uncut Gems (2019)

<div><p>"So chaotic and anxiety inducing."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ldogalicious" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ldogalicious" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ldogalicious</a></p></div><span> © A24 / courtesy Everett Collection</span>

"So chaotic and anxiety inducing."

ldogalicious

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Now it's your turn! What's a movie that's so good, you'd recommend that everyone watch it once, but you couldn't ever personally bring yourself to watch it again? Share your pick(s) in the comments below!

NOTE: Some responses were edited for length and/or clarity.