*** 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.
*** The scene
** 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.''
** 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.
* The disturbingly calm John Doe alone qualifies as this, especially if you have read the GraphicNovel. To
* 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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