- Shrek's roar. Especially when taken in context. Video here.
- Dragon's first impression can be rather frightening, with her sheer ferociousness doubled with all the skeletal corpses scattered around her castle.
- Some of the film's technical goofs, which include things like Fiona without a face. Just a pair of floating eyeballs and a mouth. These were considered so terrifying that it was supposedly the reason why they were left off of the film's Blu-ray release.
- Sadly, this means children aren't getting to see Extremely Fluffy Donkey goofs (every bit of his fuzz sticks straight out from his body to a length of about four feet... talk about Nightmare Fuel Retardant!
Nightmare Fuel / Shrek
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