horror movie to be a classified as a ‘Horror’ movie, is has to be, well,
‘horrific’. However, some film-makers love to push that envelope and create horror
so shocking, so vile, that the term ‘horrific’ becomes a grand understatement.
cinema goes back as far as the 1960s, with George A. Romero’s Night Of The
Living Dead being the first mainstream horror film to feature copious amounts
of gore, as well as copious amounts of terror. Since then, the niche market of
gory horror movies has flourished to this day, dominating the market in the1980s with the popularity of teen slasher movies.
However, in more recent
years, gore cinema has really forced the line of ‘tasteful’ thanks to the
advent of better and more realistic special effects, and the phenomenon of
people walking out of cinemas because of a gory film has become much more of a
is a list of some of the more grotesque scenes that exist in
horror media. Reader beware: these scenes shock, repulse, and, once seen,
cannot be unseen.