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  • In one Soviet cartoon, Churilo Plenkovich (a relatively obscure bogatyr better known as a womanizer than a warrior) challenges to a duel some uneducated redneck who dared insult his clothing. The guy calmly answers "Sure, no problem. Just give me a second to break off a branch. Wouldn't want to rip off one of your buttons with a blade." Then, he grabs a nearby ancient oak and bends it in half - Churilo managed to challenge Ilya Muromets himself, who luckily was just trolling him.
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  • Ichabod and his Horse, probably the audience watching as well, get one of these in The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. After long build-up to the arrival of the Headless Horseman himself, a false alarm makes the two burst out in laughter, putting everyone's minds at ease. Then that damn cackling starts. Oh Crap Mode for everyone.
  • Aladdin:
    • Jafar gets one of these, just before getting sucked into a lamp after using his final wish to become a genie.
    • Jafar gets another just before Iago kicks his lamp into the lava in the sequel.
    • Aladdin has one himself when he and Abu are fleeing the collapsing Cave of Wonders via Magic Carpet.
      Aladdin: Abu, this is no time to panic! [sees they're about to fly into a wall] Start panicking!
    • Aladdin's face when Jafar transforms into a giant cobra, after calling the villain a "cowardly snake" beforehand.
  • The Queen of Hearts when Alice grows to giant size in Alice in Wonderland, not even having time to finish her catchphrase. Gets turned around when Alice suddenly realizes she's started shrinking back to normal size while she's in the middle of telling off the Queen of Hearts, and Alice is the one to have an Oh Crap moment.
  • The Aristocats:
    • When the kittens are playing train on the tracks and making whistle noises, only to hear a real train bearing down on them fast.
    • Edgar when he remembers that he left some of his possessions in the countryside and that they could be used to incriminate him.
    • Roquefort when Scat Cat and his gang are about to eat him.
  • Used by heroes and villains alike at various points in Barbie & The Diamond Castle, but Vain Sorceress Lydia ends up with one of these looks permanently etched on her face when she's turned to stone.
  • At the end of Batman: Assault on Arkham, Amanda Waller has one when she spots a sight on her going to her forehead, uttering "Mother F--" as Deadshot takes aim.
  • Batman: Under the Red Hood:
    • Batman's look of shock when he processes the audio of Red Hood's taunt, and discovers that the last word was "Bruce", indicating Red Hood knows Batman's identity.
    • Black Mask saying "Oh, hell," as his reaction to seeing the Red Hood aim a rocket launcher at him.
    • We also get a nice "Oh crap"-look from the Joker after the Red Hood captures him and the Joker sees him draw out a crowbar. The weapon Joker had used to kill Jason the first time.
    • Similarly, Red Hood says "crap" early in the final fight, when Batman attacks him with explosive pellets.
    • And later on in the final fight, Batman grabs a cigarette lighter out of his glove and proceeds to light it. Jason's eyes widen — just before Batman sets Jason's clothes on fire and soon proceeds to give Jason a real beating.
  • The Horned King in The Black Cauldron gets two. First, his expression of triumph becomes disbelief and denial when Gurgi's sacrifice breaks the Cauldron, causing his undead warriors to become lifeless again. Then Taran pushes the Horned King near the Cauldron, and the Horned King starts freaking out when the self-destructing Cauldron starts drawing him into it. He barely has time to let out a Big "NO!" before the Cauldron turns him into dust and sucks him into it right before it explodes.
  • The Book of Life
    • Manolo has a particularly gutwrenching one when he realizes that not only is Maria actually alive, but Xibalba had tricked him into committing suicide.
    • Joaquin gets one when Chakal knocks the Medal of Everlasting Life off of him. Cue the Curb-Stomp Battle.
  • Brave:
    • Queen Elinor gets several:
      • She gets one after an explosive argument with Merida, when she realizes that the bowstring of Merida's bow has just snapped in the fireplace. She barely manages to salvage the bow, before having a moment of My God, What Have I Done?.
      • She gets one as a bear when she realizes she's become one, especially when she looks at the mirror.
      • Another Bear!Elinor moment is when she sees she's lashing out as a permanent, feral bear, especially near the climax, after her husband, not realizing that the bear is his wife, spots her and Merida and attacks her.
    • Merida gets some of these moments too:
      • In the trailer, at the circle of standing stones, she senses Mor'du.
      • When she sees her furious mother marching towards her before she torches her prized bow.
      • She gets another when Mor'du is revealed as the eldest prince who destroyed the ancient kingdom.
      • Another one during this scene is when Mor'du is about to attack her.
      • When Mor'du shows up, after she defends Bear!Elinor from her husband.
      • Finally, she gets one when the second sunrise begins to show up.
    • Fergus gets one when he spots Merida and Bear!Elinor, whom he thinks is Mor'du, but has actually lapsed into a wild bear.
  • In A Bug's Life, Francis the ladybug is confronted by the two flies he'd been heckling earlier. They ask him to repeat what he said to their friend, "Thud." Francis's well-deserved "oh, crap" hits the instant he hears Thud land behind him.
    • The expression Flik gets when he realizes his "Warriors" are actually circus performers.
    • Flik gets a big one earlier when he accidentally ruins the grasshopper offering.
      Atta: What did you do?
      Flik: It was an accident?
    • Hopper gets one when he realizes the bird that Flik has lured him to is, in fact, real.
  • Near the end of Cats Don't Dance, Darla Dimple gets a huge one when she accidentally blurts out that she flooded the studio to frame the animals over the boom mike for her boss and all of Hollywood to hear.
  • Cinderella
    • The Glass Slipper has been destroyed, the Evil Step-Mom is just beginning to gloat, when Cinderella pulls the other slipper from her pocket. Closeup on the Step-Mom's face, and its near-perfect "Oh, Crap!"
    • Moments before this, the prince's servant has one when the slipper breaks. Even earlier, Cinderella has one when her stepsisters destroy her dress. And when she hears the clock strike midnight...
  • Pepita sets up a beautiful one for De la Cruz in Coco. That moment right between saving the falling Miguel and then going after the reason he needed saving is captured on the jumbotron for the audience to see.
  • The Curse of the Were-Rabbit:
    • When the were-rabbit starts to transform in the light of the moon, Gromit locks the door to the truck he's in.
    • Wallace when he accepts the truth that the were-rabbit is himself.
      Wallace: Ohhh, dear.
  • Despicable Me:
    • Vector when Gru storms his hide-out in order to get the girls back. "He... he punched my shark!"
    • An earlier scene had an obnoxious carny put on a horrified face when Gru's response to the carny making fun of Agnes is to take a Death Ray to his unwinnable target-shooting game.
    • When Vector looks up and sees the earth, realizing he's on the moon, he utters "Oh poop."
    • When the minions are playing, just before one falls down he also says "Oh poop."
  • Epic:
    • MK, when she realises it's not All Just a Dream:
      MK: ... Dad? I had the most messed-up dream. There were talking slugs, and teeny little soldiers and-
      Grub: Helloo!
      MK: Aw, man.
    • Bufo when he realizes the "idiot general" he insulted was Mandrake's son.
  • Fantasia:
    • Mickey Mouse in The Sorcerer's Apprentice when he sees that the broom he just chopped to bits has multiplied into hundreds of brooms. Note that his drooping hat stood right back up when he saw them.
    • The dinosaurs in the Rite of Spring segment when they see the Tyrannosaurus-Rex.
    • The Spring Sprite from Fantasia 2000's finale The Firebird Suite gets one of these after the titular Firebird awakens right in front of her.
  • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within: A very memorable Oh, Crap! when the Zeus Cannon overloads and falls apart, sending the spherical command bridge tumbling down the structure. General Hein, distracted by obsessed with firing the cannon, has only a few seconds to look back and out the viewport to see the gigantic mass bearing down on him, instants before it demolishes the module he's in.
  • In the Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children movie:
    • Kadaj finding out that Rufus Shinra has Jenova's head all along.
    • Kadaj, again, after he retrieves Jenova's head from Rufus, then looks up to see a ferociously determined Cloud on his motorcycle Fenrir charging directly toward him.
    • The look on Loz's face when he's kicked into his own now-sliced-in-half-and-about-to-explode motorcycle. In a minor subversion, he gets back in the fight seconds later.
    • Cloud has one of these moments when Sephiroth first appears, inches from Cloud's face.
      Sephiroth: Good to see you... Cloud.
    • Even the audience has one at that point. You can almost hear the collective "Fuck. Me." in your head.
    • Sephiroth displays a nice one when Cloud demonstrates his new and improved Omnislash.
    • The expression on Reno and Rude's faces when Bahamut SIN appears is priceless.
      Reno: Hello...
      Rude: Hell no.
  • Finding Nemo:
    • When Marlin and Dory discover that the light they're following is an anglerfish's lure: "Good feeling's gone."
    • Anchor and Chum when Bruce smells blood in the water: "INTERVENTION!!!"
    • When the whale approaches:
      Marlin: Just as well. He might be hungry.
      Dory: Don't be silly. Whales don't eat clownfish, they eat krill.
      Krill: Swim away!
      Dory: Oh, look, krill!
      Marlin: [realization] Move, Dory, MOVE!!
  • Frozen:
    • Elsa has several:
      • After Anna's Armor-Piercing Question, Elsa creates spikes around her when she says, "I said, ENOUGH!!!", nearly impaling her younger sister and revealing her secret powers in public — cue My God, What Have I Done?.
      • Her greatest one comes when her ice chandelier falling towards her. This moment is captured in the image at the top of the page.
    • Anna and Kristoff get one when Elsa creates giant Snowlem Marshmallow to expel them from her ice palace. Olaf, however, is glad to see a new "sibling" she has just created.
    • Anna has one of her own after Elsa reveals her ice powers at the coronation ball, and she has an even bigger one upon discovering that Hans never loved her at all and is intent on seizing control of the throne.
  • A Goofy Movie has one for PJ when he's leaving the principal's office, dreading his father's punishments, and one for Max when he and Goofy (oblivious) are about to fall off a waterfall. The earlier one is effective despite the fact that PJ is a Nervous Wreck, because he has noticeably different behavior from when the thing he's anticipating isn't inevitable.
  • Felicia, Ratigan's fat, spoiled cat in The Great Mouse Detective, has a double one herself. First, after Basil, Dawson, and Olivia rescue Queen Mousetoria from being fed to her, Felicia hears barking and turns around to find Toby coming after her. She screeches and runs for dear life. Second, after being chased by Toby for some time, Felicia climbs up on a wall, sneers at Toby (dogs can't climb very well), sticks her tail and her butt in the air, and leaps over to the other side of the wall, only to get attacked by guard dogs!
  • In Hercules:
    • Because of his clumsiness, Hercules causes accidents and makes a lot of mistakes in his battles. For instance, losing his sword.
    • Phil's face when the Hydra starts growing more heads.
      Phil: [sees the Hydra's corpse twitching] That doesn't sound good. [The Hydra gets back on its feet, grows three more heads and starts moving towards them] DEFINITELY NOT GOOD! [hands Herc his sword and runs]
    • The look on the Hydra's faces when Herc triggers the rock slide.
    • Pain and Panic do this frequently whenever they screw something up.
  • Hoodwinked!!:
    • Red Puckett:
      • Red gives a loud scream seconds before her speeding mine cart hits a dead-end on the tracks.
      • Red's reaction to the phone call she makes to Granny in Japeth's shack. Her wide-eyed look as she says, "Mr. Goat, my granny's in trouble! I've got to find a way around the mountain, fast!"
      • In the treehouse, Red hears a glass window being broken. She rushes over to her granny's store, and finds that someone has thrown a rock through the front window with a very threatening note on it. Also, the store owner next door is putting up a sign that says "Out of Business".
    • The Wolf
      • He's chasing Red's cloak, unaware that it's being flown by hummingbirds. But he doesn't know that until he grabs the cloak, at which point the camera pulls back and reveals that he's frozen in mid-air past the edge of a cliff. He remarks, deadpan, "OK. Not cool."
      • In the mine cart, when he realizes that Twitchy has lit a stick of dynamite. Up to Eleven after attempting to get rid of it only ignites the rest of the charges stored in back.
    • Kirk
      • "OH SCHNITZEL!" when a giant redwood tree he was trying to cut down starts to fall towards him. He has a Deer in the Headlights moment.
  • Horton Hears a Who! has the Mayor do a split-second but wildly stretched take once he realizes the stapler he was aiming at the portrait of the Council Chairman bounces off and flies back toward him... landing on his face... and staples anyway! In fact, many characters in this film have classic cartoon expressions by the nature of its original illustrator.
  • In How to Train Your Dragon, Stoick's face upon seeing the absolutely huge Green Death.
    "Odin, help us..."'
    • Hiccup also has one when Stoick confronts him about his friendship with Toothless, specifically when he accidentally gives him the idea to make Toothless guide him to the island of the Green Death.
  • From Hulk Vs., there are these: Two when dealing with the Hulk and dealing with Thor.
    • Sabretooth when Bruce hulks out.
      Sabretooth: Oh, no! *Screams Like a Little Girl*
    • The standard response to any Hulk-based rampage, "Hulk tear off talking-man's head!," got a very straight usage from Deadpool.
      "My head? Oh, Crap!."
    • Loki when Thor arrives at his sanctum.
      Thor: LOKI!! I would have words with you!
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame:
    • One of the gypsies at the beginning gets this expression when he realizes the person who captured them is Judge Claude Frollo.
    • Speaking of Frollo, he later gets this when the gargoyle he's holding on to comes to life in front of his face, just before it cracks and falls down with him to his Disney Villain Death. R.I.P., Tony Jay.
    • Right before this, he gets one when Quasimodo snaps, throws Frollo to the ground, and is standing over him holding a knife, and Frollo can't bully him anymore.
  • Scrat, the small rat-thing from Ice Age, has a lot of these, ranging from the collapsing ice-sheet to the piranhas to the T. rex.
    • In the first trailer, he tries to bury an acorn in the ice of a glacier. He gives possibly the funniest facial expression on this list as the ice dislodges and slowly starts to tip towards him.
    • Scrat is Oh, Crap! in adorable saber-toothed squirrel form.
  • The Incredibles:
    • Syndrome does it when Mr. Incredible tosses his car at him.
    • One of Syndrome's Mooks flashes one as well, just before his velocipod slams into the side of a mountain.
    • Another mook has this as well later in the film. They're all joking about the Omnidroid wrecking the city, and one pops a champagne bottle. Their expressions change real fast when it turns out Mr. Incredible caught the cork.
    • Not to mention Mr. Incredible's epic Oh, Crap! moment in the final battle when the Omnidroid sees him holding the remote. It's hard to resist shouting "SMAAAAAAAASH" when he gets stomped on.
      Mr. Incredible: Syndrome's remote!
      Omnidroid: [stomps]
    • Also Bob's reaction just after he loses his temper and throws Mr. Huph through the wall— he realizes he's just blown his superhero cover and he's going to get fired.
    • Bob had another reaction when a transmission of Helen requesting landing at Nomanisan plays and Syndrome orders missiles to be fired at the plane. It's a pretty sad example considering it's the beginning of the moment that he's convinced Syndrome has killed his family.
    • Syndrome as he violated the "NO CAPES" rule. The result is that he gets sucked into a jet engine and killed.
    • Bob gets one in the sequel right after the excitement of finding out Jack-Jack has powers wears off.
    • From the same sequence in the sequel, Jack-Jack's raccoon nemesis when Jack-Jack bursts into flames.
  • The other three emotions have this reaction in Inside Out after Joy and Sadness get sucked up the memory tube. Anger puts it best:
    Anger: ...Can I say that curse word now?
  • From The Iron Giant:
    Gen. Rogard: That missile is targeted to the giant's current position! WHERE'S THE GIANT, MANSLEY?
    (Mansley turns around to see the giant standing a hundred feet behind him.)
    Mansley: Oooh...
  • The vultures after Shere Khan joins in on their little musical number in The Jungle Book.
  • Many characters in Kung Fu Panda have these, since martial arts sequences are the highlight.
    • By far the most epic would definitely be the one worn by Tai Lung when he realises that, yes, Po knows the Wu Xi finger hold. Skadoosh.
    • Close second also goes to Tai Lung in his battle against Po. In that split-second before Po's ass comes down on his face. Third to Shifu, when he realizes he's really stuck with Po. Complete with Eye Twitch.
    • "Tai Lung is free!" Pretty much everyone in that scene gets this look at least once. Except Tai Lung of course. Vachir gets it twice: first when Tai Lung breaks free of his restraints, which causes him to shout, "OH NO!", and the second time when Tai Lung is about to take him out with some dynamite.
    • Happens to the entire heroic cast during the final battle of Kung Fu Panda 2 when they notice that Lord Shen has a lit cannon pointed straight at them. Then happens to Shen himself when Po learns how to redirect cannonfire.
    • The heroes get another before that when they find out that Shen has a lot more then one cannon and has fired all of them their way.
    • Earlier, during the rickshaw chase, the Wolf Boss gets this expression when he turns around to see Po about to slam into him, complete with a terrified scream.
  • The Lion King (1994):
    • Simba gets a very effective one of these moments just as he sees the wildebeest stampede heading right for him. This moment provides the image for the main page.
    • The hyena trio has cornered Simba, Nala, and Zazu in the elephant graveyard with intention of eating them. Simba plants his feet, arches his back, takes a deep breath, and delivers...a cute little-boy roar. The hyenas smirk and dare him to try that again. Simba takes another deep breath as the hyenas grin, and...A THUNDEROUS LION'S ROAR splits the air. The hyenas have just enough time to make a Mass "Oh, Crap!" face before Mufasa's paw slams them into the ground.
    • When Nala hunts Pumbaa, and later Timon, in the jungle, she pauses with a look of shock Simba suddenly lunges at her out of nowhere, clearly not expecting to see another lion or that it would attack her. Though this only lasts for a second, and as soon as Simba tackles her and has her on the ground, she quickly breaks free from his grasp and starts fighting back.
    • The hyenas get another oh crap moment later on when Pumbaa gets angry after being called a pig, and charges at them tusks down.
    • Mufasa himself gets an Oh, Crap! when he realizes Scar, whom he trusted implicitly, is going to push him off the cliff.
    • Near the end, Scar gets his own moment when, right after slapping Sarabi to the ground, he notices a rather angry looking Simba above them, watching the whole thing.
      • Part of this was because at first, he thought he was seeing Mufasa (so did several others watching). He was afraid Mufasa had come back to life for revenge.
        Sarabi: If you were half the king Mufasa was, you would never—!
        Scar: [shoves Sarabi down] I'm ten times the king Mufasa was! [suddenly sees Simba nearby] Mufasa? No! You're dead!
    • Then Scar brings one out of the hyenas, with an aside Death Glare upon realising they hadn't finished Simba off.
      Scar: I'm a little surprised to see you... (sotto voce) alive.
      Hyenas: (Big Gulp)
    • Scar gets a major one when he realizes that the hyenas have turned on him after having overheard him call them the enemy and shift the blame for Mufasa's death onto them.
  • In The Lion King 1½, Timon and Pumbaa get one when they end up wandering into the "Be Prepared" number, eyes wide as they exit stage right.
  • The Little Mermaid (1989)
    • Ariel has one when King Triton discovers her grotto and comes out of the shadows. She has an even bigger one when she blurts out "I love him!". She and Sebastian (and most likely the audience as well) knew things were going to get really ugly.
    • Ariel gets another one when she her father signs Ursula's contract and he gets turned into a polyp.
    • And a bit before that, Sebastian when he accidentally reveals that Ariel has fallen in love with a human to the king.
      Sebastian: I tried to stop her, sir! She wouldn't listen! I told her to stay away from humans! I told her humans were bad! They are bad, they are—
      Triton: Humans!? WHAT ABOUT HUMANS?!
      Sebastian: Humans? (chuckes nervously) Who said anything about humans?
    • Everyone too when Ursula becomes a One-Winged Angel.
    • Which in quick succession is followed by an Oh Crap moment for Ursula, once she realizes that the extremely sharp and pointy bowsprit of a ship which she happened to pull up from the sea floor is headed right for her midsection, steered by the love interest of the mermaid she's trying to annihilate.
  • Madagascar: Alex and Marty's Big Damn Reunion turns sour when Alex goes from being relieved to see Marty again to being angry at him for getting them stranded. Marty notices his old friends angry reactions and runs away with a shout of "Oh, shhh-ugar honey iced tea!" as he tries to flee.
  • The movies of Madeline:
    • In Madeline: Lost in Paris, Madeline gets this upon her discovery that she is being lead to somewhere unfamiliar to her. Chloe later gets one when Madame LaCroque cuts Madeline's hair for trying to escape.
    • My Fair Madeline has some:
      • Madeline gets one when the thieves try to steal a painting in My Fair Madeline. Cue a chase which leads to the first part's ending which involves her getting reprimanded.
      • Madeline gets another, more subtle one where she is arrested for stealing the crown (which she did NOT do; she was trying to save it), leading to a Downer Ending for the penultimate section of the movie.
  • In The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit has one when Gopher shows Pooh some honey. He promptly rushes out to put a stop to it before Gopher is able to self-sabotage his own excavation of the front door.
    Rabbit: HONEY!? Oh, no!
  • In Monsters, Inc., Mike Wazowski gets one when Roz asks about his paperwork (not finished), and he doesn't have time to complete it before his date.
    • It helps that Mike is almost entirely (wide) eye and (slack with horror) mouth.
    • Also Sulley taking notes from Chuck Jones when he thinks Boo has ended up in a trash compactor.
    • Sully when he realizes he scared Boo by accident.
    • Also, this happens to George Sanderson whenever he is discovered to have a "23-19" (the presence of a human sock) on him and must be forcibly decontaminated (full-body shave and scrub). The second time is priceless:
      Employee: 23-19!! 23-19!!
      (CDA decontamination teams burst out of the bathroom stalls)
      George: (nonchalantly) Oh, dear.
      • George's assistant gets a very satisfying one when George decides he's fed up with the little twerp, and 23-19s him into the human world.
  • Monsters vs. Aliens has a slew of these moments, for both the good guys and the bad guys. The best is a string of Oh, Crap! moments for Gallaxhar when, after he imprisons Ginormica in a force-field cage, she (1) pries her way out, then (2) busts through a series of thick doors he tries to seal her behind, and, when he finally races through air vents too small for her to enter, (3) keeps punching holes in the vents that nearly squash him.
  • Mulan
    • The soldiers have one when they realize just how big the Hun army is, then Shan-Yu has one when he realizes that even though Mulan missed him, she hit exactly what she meant to hit.
    • The Chinese soldier patrolling the Great Wall during the film's introduction. His facial expressions when the Huns start to scale the walls and his first sighting of Shan Yu says it all.
    • Shan Yu gets one when he realizes that Mulan just triggered a catastrophic avalanche.
    • Shan Yu gets another one when Mulan launches him into a tower containing what seems to be half the fireworks in the country.
    • The soldiers get one, when they find the mountain village has been utterly destroyed and that the Imperial Army led by Shang's father has been wiped out along with it.
    • Mulan gets one when Shang enters her tent after she's bandaged up and she realizes that he knows she's a woman.
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls:
    • Twilight and Spike when Pinkie correctly guesses that she's a pony princess from an alternate world who's come to get a crown with a magical element embedded in it.
    • An earlier one done by the rest of the Mane Six when they cannot go with Twilight to the human world under circumstances.
    • The students when they witness Sunset's transformation.
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks:
    • Twice done by Sunset. Once when she witnesses Rainbow about to transform onstage, and again when the girls minus Twilight argue and she sees their negative energy being absorbed.
    • The Dazzlings when they see the Rainbooms' alicorn flying through the air, and an even bigger one when they realize they lost their powers and can no longer sing.
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games:
    • Sunset when the portal to Equestria is closed.
    • The Wondercolts and Shadowbolts witnissing Human!Twilight transform from absorbing the Equestrian magic.
  • Great one from Hydia in the G1 My Little Pony movie when the Flutter Ponies show up. The look on her face, coupled with her VA's delivery of these two words: "My Smooze..." reveals that no, this isn't even going to be a close thing. The Smooze, this unstoppable, ever-expanding horrific evil sludge... is completely screwed. All thanks to magical horses with butterfly wings.
  • My Little Pony: The Movie (2017):
    • When Twilight delivers her Wham Line towards Pinkie Pie, she realizes her mistake but it was already too late.
    • Twilight's reaction following Tempest's tragic backstory, followed by an even bigger one when she sees more of the Storm King's army heading for Canterlot.
    • The Storm King's reaction to Tempest blocking his last Obsidian Orb and charging at him, thus spreading the effects to him as well while he's clinging to the edge of a balcony, has this trope written all over it.
    • In Tempest's flashback, this is her filly self's reaction to the Ursa Minor waking up, although it briefly switches to defiance just before the Ursa tears her horn off.
    • On a more humorous note, this is obviously what's going through Princess Skystar's head when she's told that she is grounded.
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas:
  • Oliver & Company: Loan shark Skyes gets one before catching the train.
  • Pinocchio
    • Jiminy Cricket has this moment when he finds out the true purpose of Pleasure Island.
      Jiminy: Boys? So that's what...PINOCCHIO!!!
    • Also Pinocchio himself when he first encounters Monstro the whale.
    • Lampwick when he realizes he's turning into a donkey. "I'VE BEEN DOUBLE-CROSSED!!!"
  • The Princess and the Frog:
    • Dr. Facilier lets out a deliciously desperate "FRIENDS!" and looks like he just crapped his pants when the evil spirits decide that he's failed them for the last time and decide to just harvest his soul.
      • Moments before that, Tiana does this when attempts to smash Facilier’s necklace only for the shadow to catch it.
    • And earlier, after Naveen and Tiana turn into frogs and end up out in the bayou, bickering all the way. Naveen then pauses mid argument and asks, "Why are those logs moving?" Tiana quickly realizes said logs are actually alligators.
  • The Rescuers Down Under:
    • Cody gets a spectacular one as he falls off a cliff after freeing Marahute. Thankfully, she catches him.
    • Also the scene where McLeach escapes from the crocodiles to apparent safety. Then he looks up and sees his sidekick mournfully waving good-bye to him from the shore. He turns around and sees that he's about to go over a huge waterfall, and starts desperately trying to paddle away, but all to no avail, and he goes over shouting a Big "NO!" as he falls.
  • Robin Hood gets cornered by the Sheriff of Nottingham wielding a fiery torch in Robin Hood.
  • Shark Tale: Oscar has a huge one when Lenny tells him that his father is Don Lino.
    • Sykes also gets one once he finally discovers the truth behind Oscar's lie, particularly after he had previously yelled at Lino over the phone to shut up.
  • The title character from Sintel when she realizes that the dragon she just killed was the one she wanted to save in the first place.
  • Prince Phillip in Sleeping Beauty gets one when Maleficent transforms into a dragon.
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Near the end of "The Silly Song", Dopey gets one while he's on top of a Totem Pole Trench with Sneezy who is about to sneeze.
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut has every kid at South Park Elementary, especially Kyle, have this moment when they see the subject of Cartman's incredibly vulgar "The Villain Sucks" Song, "Kyle's Mom is a Bitch", coming up right behind him as the song is really getting good. Cartman is the last to get this moment when he turns around and actually sees that Sheila has heard everything.
    Cartman: Aw, fuck.
    • The boys do this when they find out Cartman forgot to disable the alarm and they have been detected by the army. Kyle even spouts "Oh shit!"
  • Merlin as a squirrel has one in The Sword in the Stone, when he realizes a heavyset female squirrel has her eyes on him.
  • Tarzan
    • Jane when she sees a army of angry baboons ready to attack her for making their child cry.
    • Tarzan, while introducing his human friends to his ape family, sees Terk and Tantor running into the scene...with Kerchak right behind them.
  • In The Tigger Movie when the avalanche is about to start.
    Piglet: Is that a rumbly in your tumbly, Pooh?
    Pooh: I don't think so, Piglet.
  • Toy Story:
    • Mr. Potato Head does it right before a flying RC slams into him.
    • As does Woody when Buzz explains that revenge is something that isn't encouraged on his planet... then clarifies that they're not ''on'' his planet.
    • As does the cast, when they hear the new puppy barking at the end.
    • "Wait a minute. I just lit a rocket. Rockets explode!"
    • Woody was in Oh Crap mode from the moment he and Buzz were thrown into Sid's backpack to the moment he finally convinces Buzz to escape with him, then he gets it back briefly when the milk crate with a full tool box on it is about to land on him.
    • Buzz gets one as he learns the hard way that no, he really can't fly.
    • In Toy Story 3, Buzz gets an inkling that things are not all as they seem in the Caterpillar room when all the resident toys go hide. Once the stampede of preschoolers enters, he immediately deploys his canopy to weather the ensuing roughness.
  • Thrust in The Transformers: The Movie. He's in the way of Optimus Prime's Foe-Tossing Charge... and his look of utter terror is reflected on Prime's grille!
    • The look on Galvatron's face as Unicron transforms into the single biggest robot the franchise will see until Primus shows up.
    • Add to the pot Spike and Bumblebee's Precision F-Strike when Unicron survives the Detonation Moon.
      Spike: "Oh, shit! What are we gonna do now?" (cue Bumblebee and Spike staring in stunned silence)
    • The movie presents the Constructicons' combination as a fearsome prospect, which is reflected in Kup's awed, clearly worried whisper when he sees their distinctive transformations.
  • The Efrafan warriors have an Oh Hraka moment when the dog charges over the hilltop to maul them at the conclusion of Watership Down.
  • In the DTV Wonder Woman (2009) movie, she gets an "Oh Crap" moment during the climactic final battle with Ares... saying "Oh Crap."
    • The setup is what makes it awesome. When we first meet Steve Trevor, he uses the expression, and the Amazons decide it's proof of how vulgar men still are. Diana gives him a death glare every time he uses it. Then, when... well, we won't spoil it for you... Diana can only stare and go, "Oh, crap."
    • Ares gets one when his second to final scene echoes his own son's death, as the killer of his son's daughter (say that ten times fast) Wonder Woman LOBS his head off in exactly the same way.
  • Wreck-It Ralph:
    • Ralph goes to try playing Hero's Duty. He's all excited as the game warms up... And when the door opens to reveal the clouds of deadly Cybugs, his face drops to a priceless Oh, Crap!.
      Ralph: Sweet Mother Hubbard...
    • Near the end, Cybug!Turbo gains control of himself just long enough to do this as he's pulled into the beacon. Dying as Yourself is NOT always a good thing.
  • Zootopia
    • Nick does an impressively understated version of this when Judy threatens to have him arrested for tax evasion if he doesn't help with her investigation.
    • When Nick reveals exactly why Mister Big has it out for him ("I may have sold him a very expensive wool rug that was made from the fur of a skunk...'s butt"), Judy looks horrified and mutters "Oh, sweet cheese and crackers..."

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