Six films that traumatised us as kids

These films still hold the power to terrorise and scar tykes and we have to wonder if the classification boards that passed them ever watched them all.

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Six films that traumatised us as kids
Six films that traumatised us as kids

Six films that traumatised us as kids

These films still hold the power to terrorise and scar tykes and we have to wonder if the classification boards that passed them ever watched them all.

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