James Franco
and director Danny Boyle's new film, '127 Hours,' has been grabbing a lot of buzz recently, but not exactly for the reasons they might have wanted: Some viewers have been so disturbed at the movie's climactic amputation scene that they have fainted from shock. But while widespread reports of physical illness at showings of '127 Hours' isn't (necessarily) the best PR for a movie, things could be a lot worse.

After all, nobody's actually died watching '127 Hours.' Yet.

That can't be said for some of the shocking films from Hollywood's past, however, which got us to thinking: What other movies have become infamous for making audiences physically ill? Franco and Boyle can take some consolation from the results, as many of these were huge box office hits and have since becomes classics of the cinema. But be warned: Read this list at your own peril.
127 Hours
R2010
Based on 38 critics

Mountaineer Aron Ralston must make an agonizing choice after his arm becomes pinned by a boulder. Read More

Freaks
Not Yet Rated1932
In Theaters on February 20th, 1932

Sideshow performers punish a heartless acrobat (Olga Baclanova). Read More

The Passion of the Christ
R2004
Based on 43 critics

Jesus (Jim Caviezel) endures the agony of his final 12 hours. Read More

Avatar
PG-132009
Based on 35 critics

A former Marine (Sam Worthington) falls in love with a native (Zoe Saldana) of a lush alien world. Read More

Yellow Submarine
G1996
In Theaters on October 2nd, 1996

The Beatles take a musical trip to Pepperland to stop the green-toothed Blue Meanies. Read More

The Exorcist: Director's Cut
R1973
Based on 24 critics

An actress calls upon priests to try to end the demonic possession of her 12-year-old daughter. Read More

Psycho
R1960
In Theaters on June 16th, 1960

A woman (Janet Leigh) stops at a motel run by mad Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins). Read More

The Blair Witch Project
R1999
Based on 33 critics

Filmmakers (Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard) seek clues about a legendary witch. Read More

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