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The Ten Hardest Movies To Turn Off Once You Start Watching Them

February 24th, 2012 - 7:41 am
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5. Goodfellas

Once you start watching, it robs you of your time at gunpoint, then knocks your teeth out and kicks you downstairs, drops on top of you and jabs a fountain pen in your eye. The only movie I can think of that captures the sheer joy of being a violent sociopathic scumbag. Riveting.

6. Lawrence of Arabia

Probably the most intelligent entertaining movie ever made. Great acting, great cinematography, great storytelling, and a look into a man’s soul through big, sweeping action. You can almost turn it off during some of the long traveling-through-the-desert sequences… but not quite. And then you’re stuck.

7. Singin’ in the Rain

There’s just too much joy to turn it off. It’s like taking an anti-depressant. True hearts triumphing over the movie business — made by the movie business when the movie business actually was the movie business.

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