Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the most anxiety-inducing movie moments. Here are some of the most nerve-wracking of all time!
WARNING: This post contains mentions of domestic violence, pedophilia, and kidnapping.
In the beginning of Scream, when Casey gets a call from Ghostface:
In Star Wars: Rogue One, when Darth Vader massacres the crew as they try to get the Death Star plans to Leia:
In The Lovely Bones, when Susie’s sister runs from Susie’s killer:
In The Hunger Games, when all the tributes run towards the cornucopia:
In Get Out, when Chris is asking Rose for the keys and her family surrounds him:
In The Color Purple, when Celie is about to kill Mister and Shug is running to stop her:
In Parasite, when the Kim family is hiding under the Park family’s coffee table:
In Room, when Jack crawls out of the rug and escapes Old Nick:
In Now You See Me, when Henley is trying to escape the tank:
In Argo, when the Revolutionary Guards try to stop the plane from taking off:
In The Sound of Music, when they’re behind the gravestones hiding from the Nazis:
In Matilda, when Matilda and Miss Honey are trying to escape from Trunchbull’s house:
In Mission: Impossible – Fallout, when Benji, Julia, and Luther are trying to disarm the bomb:
In Jurassic Park, when the raptors get into the kitchen:
In Silence of The Lambs, when Buffalo Bill uses his night vision goggles to follow Clarice:
In Searching, when Margot’s location is revealed and you don’t know whether or not she’s alive:
In Back to the Future, when Doc is hanging from the clock tower:
In Alien, when the alien is about to burst from Kane’s chest:
In Die Hard, when McClane jumps off the roof:
In Requiem For A Dream, when Sarah Goldfarb hallucinates a game show in her home:
In Hamilton, when the ensemble starts counting during Philip’s duel:
The opening scene of The Invisible Man, when Cecelia is running away from her abusive boyfriend:
Basically everything after the ship starts sinking in Titanic, but especially when Jack and Rose are trying to get through a gate and the man helping them drops the keys:
In Inglorious Basterds, when Hicox gives himself away with a hand gesture at the underground tavern:
In Spotlight, when the Boston Globe reporters learn that their estimate of the priests involved in the scandal is wrong:
The ending of Free Solo, when Alex Honnold finishes his climb up El Capitan:
And finally, all of Uncut Gems:
Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.
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