“Good god almighty, that film scared me to death for real, it nearly killed me!” There’s a great possibility that you have said this quite a few times after exiting a movie theater. But you should consider yourself lucky for leaving the movie theater alive because for some people the final credits of the film truly are final, unfortunately they couldn’t walk out alive.
So Let’s Take A Look At 5 Movies That Killed Its Viewers For Real
1. The Conjuring 2 (2016)
The Conjuring 2, released in 2016 may have been excessively unnerving for one viewer in India. As per a June 17, 2016 report by the Times of India, an unidentified film viewer at a theater in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu passed away amid the climax of the film—and the story just gets more bizarre from that point.
The deceased filmgoer was a 65-year-old male who grumbled of chest pain during the movie and was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead. Then his body was remanded to another hospital where it never arrived.
2. Aliens (1986)
Aliens which was released in 1986 isn’t even the scariest film in the Aliens franchise however it proved to be deadly for an Indian student. Staying up all night watching a horror film marathon which included Blood, Ghost, and Atmakatha.
M. Prabhakar went to use the restroom. He came out screaming and shouting, and collapsed due to the shock, biting the dust soon after.
3. Avatar (2009)
James Cameron’s 3D CGI epic Avatar denoted a pivotal accomplishment in visual impacts, yet they shockingly turned out to be too much for a person in Taiwan.
An unidentified 42-year-old man felt sick and left the screening of Avatar. He was unconscious when he arrived the emergency room, it was because of an extreme stroke, and after 11 days he kicked the bucket. It was reported that the man had a background marked by hypertension, and the too much excitement from watching the movie caused his death.
4. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Without a doubt, a lot of people would rather die than watch Twilight! But on a serious note, how many people have actually killed themselves due to Twilight? One that we are aware of, and it’s truly a tragic story. 23-year-old Damian Anthony Smythe.
Damian sneaked into a screening of the film in New Zealand and was later found dead with a bottle of Whiskey lying next to him on the floor.
5. The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Two people have died during screenings of the controversial film directed by Mel Gibson.
During a screening of the film in Wichita, Kansas in 2004, Peggy Scott who was 56-year-old while watching the infamous crucifixion scene suffered a fatal heart attack that killed her.
Jose Geraldo Soares, a Brazilian pastor who was 43-year-old suffered the same fate as Peggy one month later while watching the film in the theater.