Jump scares have become a Hollywood staple over recent years, and moviegoers are becoming more and more hardened to the abrupt occurrence of something disturbing.
Naturally, the horror genre is the main culprit of setting up as many of these moments as possible - after all, scaring people is their bread and butter - but these moments have made appearances in almost every genre imaginable.
Sometimes, the best way to elicit an emotional response from your audience is to do something that they could never have predicted, and what better way to do that than to put sudden violence in a children's movie? Or unceremoniously kill off a character without any warning? After all, keeping us on our toes is the name of the game.
While these scenes are all disturbing for different reasons, they have each earned their place on this list by merit of taking the audience completely unawares, and that only ever serves to make them all the more unsettling.
Here are 10 movie scenes that came out of nowhere to disturb us so intensely that we may never fully recover.