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Horror experts are choosing the movies that are not categorized as horror but still managed to terrify them.
These unfeeling denizens of horror may also be shivering under the covers as they talk about movies that outsiders wouldn’t expect to be scary. Redditor Funny-Ad-7411 started the conversation by listing several non-horror scream inducers, including documentaries. lost paradise Y Dear Zachary. Although the subtitle of the first film, The Robin Hood Hills Child Murdersgives you an idea of the horror, the second, Letter to a son about his fatherit doesn’t, which is probably why it caught so many viewers off guard.
“I put this up thinking I’d half watch while folding clothes,” the OP wrote about Dear Zachary. “Oh no, they pulled me and I cried until I couldn’t breathe.” “I was sad for a damn week,” seconded irishbulldog80. “It had the biggest effect on me of anything I’ve ever seen. Powerfully harmful.” Although we, and practically everyone else Zachary-stans, I don’t want to spoil the movie, HeftyPegasus737 offered an important tidbit: “I rarely hate people I’ve never met, but this one did.”
Several others added their “Oh dears” on Dear Zachary:
Particular-Courage77 chose an even more amazing non-horror horror: return to ozthe unofficial sequel to The Wizard of Oz. “I’m a kid from the ’80s,” the Reddit user prefaced, “and without a doubt, a lot of kids of that generation got confused by the ‘kids movie’. return to oz.” Many others agreed:
Another non-horror that horrifies people, especially those who have dealt with addictions, is Requiem for a Dream:
Hundreds of others have been cited:
Check them out if you dare!