Sometimes movies can go too far. Whether that is an explicit sex scene, gratuitous violence or excessive swearing, there are numerous examples of cinema pushing the envelope to see what they can get away with.
Now I’m not here as a moral malcontent, each to their own. This is about those scenes which are like watching a brutal car crash, you know you shouldn’t look but you can’t take your eyes off of it.
A lot of the time, you can just switch the movie off, relax, chill and forget about what you have just witnessed. However occasionally, you’ll come across a scene which sticks by you and haunts your very soul. Until you remember it’s just a movie of course, which is when you generally man up and get on with your life.
The fact still remains that sometimes you can’t help but feel a bit dirty, a bit exposed after a certain type of cinematic moment has passed. To quote the late great Hunter S. Thompson,”The Edge… There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over”.
Here are ten movies that went over that edge…
***WARNING*** THE VIDEOS INCLUDED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE AS NOT SAFE FOR WORK AS YOU CAN GET ***WARNING***
This article was first posted on October 24, 2012