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-->'''''[[MadnessMantra OH GOD GET THIS THING OFF OF ME! GET THIS THING OFF OF ME! GET THIS THING OFF OF ME!]]'''''\\

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-->'''''[[MadnessMantra ---->'''''[[MadnessMantra OH GOD GET THIS THING OFF OF ME! GET THIS THING OFF OF ME! GET THIS THING OFF OF ME!]]'''''\\


** The most infamous: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8m69o_1PoQ Sloth]], forced to be bedridden and starved '''FOR A YEAR.''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he coughs]]'''''.

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** The most infamous: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8m69o_1PoQ Sloth]], forced to be bedridden and starved '''FOR A YEAR.''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he coughs]]'''''.gasps for air]]'''''.


He made me do it! He - he put that thing on me...! He made me wear it!... He told me to fuck her, and... and I did! I fucked her! He had a gun in my mouth! '''''The fucking gun was in my throat! FUCK!''''' Oh God, oh God... please help me. Help me. Please help me.

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He made me do it! He - he put that thing on me...! He A-A-And he made me wear it!... He told me to fuck her, and... and I did! I fucked her! Oh, God! Oh, God! Oh, God! He had a gun in my mouth! '''''The fucking gun was in my throat! FUCK!''''' Oh God, oh God... please help me. Help me. Please help me.


He - he put that thing on me...! He made me wear it!... He told me to fuck her, and... and I did! I fucked her! He had a gun in my mouth! '''''The fucking gun was in my throat! FUCK!''''' Oh God, oh God... please help me. Help me. Please help me.

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He made me do it! He - he put that thing on me...! He made me wear it!... He told me to fuck her, and... and I did! I fucked her! He had a gun in my mouth! '''''The fucking gun was in my throat! FUCK!''''' Oh God, oh God... please help me. Help me. Please help me.


** The most infamous: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8m69o_1PoQ Sloth]], forced to be bedridden and starved '''FOR A YEAR.''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he moves]]'''''.

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** The most infamous: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8m69o_1PoQ Sloth]], forced to be bedridden and starved '''FOR A YEAR.''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he moves]]'''''.coughs]]'''''.

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***One of the most horrifying, haunting things about Victor’s murder is that it is an extremely slow, torturous death that occurs in a crowded apartment complex and nobody notices because he’s forcefully gagged most of the time.[[note]]While he’s not shown to be wearing a gag it’s likely John Doe left him gagged while he was away and removed it for the photos he took showing Victor’s decline in excruciating detail. The gag would’ve eventually become redundant as his condition continued to decline and so eventually John would’ve removed it for good.[[/note]] The entire time he was surrounded by potentially hundreds of people who could’ve been able to rescue him if he was able to just scream for help.


** Just the way he screams "'''''DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!'''''" after he enters the police station is chilling.

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** Just the way he screams "'''''DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!'''''" after he enters following his entering the police station is chilling.


*** [[SarcasmMode Here's a nice bedtime story.]] The actor who played "Sloth" (that's right, '''''an actual human being''''', not some animatronic dummy created by the special effects department) weighed 96 pounds at his audition. Creator/DavidFincher jokingly said that if he lost ten pounds he had the role. Later on, when the actor was on set for the first time, he admitted to [[CompletelyMissingThePoint only losing six]]. ''And he was in full makeup when he admitted so.''

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*** [[SarcasmMode Here's a nice bedtime story.]] The actor who played "Sloth" (that's right, '''''an actual human being''''', not some animatronic dummy created by the special effects department) weighed 96 pounds at his audition. Creator/DavidFincher jokingly said that if he lost ten pounds he had the role. Later on, when the actor was on set for the first time, he admitted to [[CompletelyMissingThePoint only losing six]].six. ''And he was in full makeup when he admitted so.''



*** Eagle-eyed viewers might notice [[SarcasmMode a particularly lovely detail]] about Sloth: HIS LEFT HAND IS MISSING. Granted, it was because Doe took it as part of his plan and NOT because it had [[BodyHorror rotted away somehow]], but still...

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*** Eagle-eyed viewers might notice [[SarcasmMode a particularly lovely detail]] particular detail about Sloth: HIS LEFT HAND IS MISSING. Granted, it was because Doe took it as part of his plan and NOT because it had [[BodyHorror rotted away somehow]], but still...


*** The man's traumatized confession is truly terrifying in that NothingIsScarier kinda way. Even scarier is how Creator/LelandOrser prepared for the role that almost rivals that of the Sloth actor: he didn't sleep for a few days, in order to give himself an authentically traumatized appearance, and practiced rapidly breathing in and out so he could hyperventilate on cue. The result is truly nightmarish.

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*** The man's traumatized confession is truly terrifying in that a NothingIsScarier kinda kind of way. Even scarier is how Creator/LelandOrser prepared for the role that almost rivals that of the Sloth actor: he didn't sleep for a few days, in order to give himself an authentically traumatized appearance, and practiced rapidly breathing in and out so he could hyperventilate on cue. The result is truly nightmarish.



** Just the way he screams "'''''DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!'''''" when he goes into the police station is chilling.
*** The scene is even worse on repeat viewings, as we see John Doe covered in blood and we know what he just got done doing to poor Tracy.

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** Just the way he screams "'''''DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!'''''" when after he goes into enters the police station is chilling.
*** The scene is gets even worse on repeat viewings, as we see John Doe covered in blood and we know what he just got done doing to poor Tracy.Tracy...



* The opening credits sequence is incredibly unnerving all on its own. The way it's filmed combined with the [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic music]] gives us a very clear idea of what it's like to be inside the mind of someone like John Doe and, boy, it is not a pleasant experience.

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* The opening credits sequence is incredibly unnerving all on its own. The way it's filmed combined with the [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic music]] gives us a very clear idea of what it's like to be inside the mind of someone like John Doe and, boy, it is not ''not'' a pleasant experience.


*** The man's traumatized confession is truly terrifying in that NothingIsScarier kinda way.

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*** The man's traumatized confession is truly terrifying in that NothingIsScarier kinda way. Even scarier is how Creator/LelandOrser prepared for the role that almost rivals that of the Sloth actor: he didn't sleep for a few days, in order to give himself an authentically traumatized appearance, and practiced rapidly breathing in and out so he could hyperventilate on cue. The result is truly nightmarish.
-->'''''[[MadnessMantra OH GOD GET THIS THING OFF OF ME! GET THIS THING OFF OF ME! GET THIS THING OFF OF ME!]]'''''\\
He - he put that thing on me...! He made me wear it!... He told me to fuck her, and... and I did! I fucked her! He had a gun in my mouth! '''''The fucking gun was in my throat! FUCK!''''' Oh God, oh God... please help me. Help me. Please help me.


** The most famous: Sloth, forced to be bedridden and starved '''FOR A YEAR.''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he moves]]'''''.

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** The most famous: Sloth, infamous: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8m69o_1PoQ Sloth]], forced to be bedridden and starved '''FOR A YEAR.''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he moves]]'''''.



***[[EnforcedMethodActing The SWAT-team actors were not told about the sloth victim still being alive.. so their reaction is genuine.]]



** Just the way he screams "DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!" when he goes into the police station is chilling.

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** Just the way he screams "DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!" "'''''DETECTIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!'''''" when he goes into the police station is chilling.


* Every single one of the bizarre "seven deadly sins" murders is so extreme, horrifying and painful that it's barely imaginable.
** The most famous: Sloth, forced to be bedridden and starved '''''FOR A YEAR.''''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse...
--> "[[OhCrap He's alive!]] He's alive! ''[[AndIMustScream The cocksucker's alive!]]"''
** [[SarcasmMode Here's a nice bedtime story.]] The actor who played "Sloth" (that's right, '''''an actual human being''''', not some animatronic dummy created by the special effects department) weighed 96 pounds at his audition. Creator/DavidFincher jokingly said that if he lost ten pounds he had the role. Later on, when the actor was on set for the first time, he admitted to [[CompletelyMissingThePoint only losing six]]. ''And he was in full makeup when he admitted so.''

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* Every single one of [[CruelAndUnusualDeath the bizarre bizarre, extreme, horrifically painful "seven deadly sins" murders is so extreme, horrifying murders]]. They all, to some twisted extent, embody exemplary uses of GoryDiscretionShot and painful that it's barely imaginable.
NothingIsScarier, creating some of modern film's most disturbing visuals -- with most of the events and implications existing in our head.
** The most famous: Sloth, forced to be bedridden and starved '''''FOR '''FOR A YEAR.''''' ''' The stench of putrefaction was hidden by dozens upon dozens of pine tree air fresheners. And just when you thought things couldn't get worse...
-->
worse, in one of the most iconic {{Jump Scare}}s of all time, '''''[[SpringLoadedCorpse he moves]]'''''.
--->
"[[OhCrap He's alive!]] He's alive! ''[[AndIMustScream The cocksucker's alive!]]"''
** *** [[SarcasmMode Here's a nice bedtime story.]] The actor who played "Sloth" (that's right, '''''an actual human being''''', not some animatronic dummy created by the special effects department) weighed 96 pounds at his audition. Creator/DavidFincher jokingly said that if he lost ten pounds he had the role. Later on, when the actor was on set for the first time, he admitted to [[CompletelyMissingThePoint only losing six]]. ''And he was in full makeup when he admitted so.''



** Eagle-eyed viewers might notice [[SarcasmMode a particularly lovely detail]] about Sloth: HIS LEFT HAND IS MISSING. Granted, it was because Doe took it as part of his plan and NOT because it had [[BodyHorror rotted away somehow]], but still...

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** *** Eagle-eyed viewers might notice [[SarcasmMode a particularly lovely detail]] about Sloth: HIS LEFT HAND IS MISSING. Granted, it was because Doe took it as part of his plan and NOT because it had [[BodyHorror rotted away somehow]], but still...still...
*** The small glimpse we see at the photos John Doe took of Sloth to log his condition's decline. The physical deterioration implied between the last picture and the first, and the fact that the emaciated shell of a human that Sloth becomes was once just another person is horrifying.



** Greed; just imagine that you have to decide what part of your body is more disposable to pay the deed of one pound of flesh. '''And, then, having to cut it off yourself!'''
** Lust was by far the most horrid, her genitals repeatedly mutilated with a bladed strap-on until she bled to death. It doesn't matter that none of it was really onscreen. The man that was forced to do the deal was understandably traumatized.
** The man's tramatic confession is truly terrifying in that NothingIsScarier kinda way.
* The disturbingly calm John Doe alone qualifies as this, especially if you have read the GraphicNovel. To avoid identification, he removed not just his fingerprints but his teeth.

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** Greed; just imagine that you have to decide what part of your body is more disposable to pay the deed of one pound of flesh. '''And, then, having flesh, ''and then you have to cut it off yourself!'''
yourself!''
** Lust was by far is a stiff contender for the most horrid, disturbing death, her genitals repeatedly mutilated with a bladed strap-on until she bled to death. It doesn't matter that none of it was really onscreen. onscreen.
*** Even worse is how it took place inside a club lit only in red with abrasively loud, sexy-in-a-depraved-sort-of-way music blasting in the background. It wouldn't be a stretch to call it a close equivalent to hell on Earth.
***
The man man's traumatized confession is truly terrifying in that was forced to do the deal was understandably traumatized.NothingIsScarier kinda way.
** It's a testament to the sheer atmosphere of the film that even the murder given the least screen time nevertheless succeeds in being immensely disturbing in its own right. The man's tramatic confession Pride victim has her nose forcefully chopped off, at which point she is truly given the choice of calling a hospital or [[DrivenToSuicide killing herself]]. Guess which one she picks.
* Everything about John Doe. A sadistic, [[CreepyMonotone disturbingly]] [[DissonantSerenity calm]] monster who [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse is thoroughly average in appearance]], who wants to cleanse the world of what he sees as sin based on a [[InsaneTrollLogic completely incomprehensible belief system]], who shows absolutely no mercy or [[LackOfEmpathy empathy]] towards his victims or anyone else and who is [[KnightTemplar genuinely convinced that he's doing it for a good cause]]. There's a very good reason he's considered such a
terrifying in that NothingIsScarier kinda way.
* The disturbingly calm John Doe alone qualifies as this, especially if you have read the GraphicNovel. To
monster despite never being shown killing anyone on screen.
** His habit of ''cutting off his own fingerprints'' to
avoid identification, he removed not just his fingerprints but his teeth.identification.



* It's testament to the sheer atmosphere of the film that even the murder given the least screen time nevertheless succeeds in being immensely disturbing in its own right. The Pride victim has her nose forcefully chopped off, at which point she is given the choice of calling a hospital or [[DrivenToSuicide killing herself]]. Guess which one she picks.
* The last twenty or so minutes; a very disturbing end to a very disturbing film. Especially when it is revealed that Tracy was pregnant.

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* It's testament to the sheer atmosphere of the film that even the murder given the least screen time nevertheless succeeds in being immensely disturbing in its own right. The Pride victim has her nose forcefully chopped off, at which point she is given the choice of calling a hospital or [[DrivenToSuicide killing herself]]. Guess which one she picks.
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[[DownerEnding The last twenty or so minutes; minutes]]; a very disturbing end to a very disturbing film. Especially when it is revealed that Tracy was pregnant.film.



** "Become vengeance, David. Become Wrath."

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** "Become vengeance, David. Become Become...Wrath."



* Everything about John Doe. A sadistic monster who [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse is thoroughly average in appearance]], who wants to cleanse the world of what he sees as sin based on a [[InsaneTrollLogic completely incomprehensible belief system]], who shows absolutely no mercy or [[LackOfEmpathy empathy]] towards his victims or anyone else and who is [[KnightTemplar genuinely convinced that he's doing it for a good cause]]. There's a very good reason he's considered such a terrifying monster despite never being shown killing anyone on screen.



* Honorable mention goes to Creator/LelandOrser's performance as the forced rapist of the Lust victim. He forwent sleep for a few days, and would breathe in and out rapidly so as to make his hyperventilation as freakout look as realistic as possible. Jesus, talk about insane dedication right there.


** The man's tramatic confession is truly terrifying in NothingIsScarier kinda way.

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** The man's tramatic confession is truly terrifying in that NothingIsScarier kinda way.

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** The man's tramatic confession is truly terrifying in NothingIsScarier kinda way.


* The opening credits sequence is incredibly unnerving all on it's own. The way it's filmed combined with the [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic music]] gives us a very clear idea of what it's like to be inside the mind of someone like John Doe and, boy, it is not a pleasant experience.

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* The opening credits sequence is incredibly unnerving all on it's its own. The way it's filmed combined with the [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic music]] gives us a very clear idea of what it's like to be inside the mind of someone like John Doe and, boy, it is not a pleasant experience.

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