Many people experience a special kind of fear during their life called phobia, which involves an over-fear of the phenomena that occur in Natural states are not too scary. Fortunately, different types of phobias can be controlled, and with psychotherapy, they can be significantly improved. So far, different types of phobias have been identified, each with its own unique name. Acrophobia, or fear of heights, is one of the most common.
It is interesting to note that it is the most common type of phobia in the UK after spiders, and 4% of Britons have this fear. Women are also more prone to acrophobia than men.
As usual, Hollywood uses this phobia as a golden opportunity, using acrophobic characters in many films to try to instill that feeling. Has an audience. In a series of cinematic phobia articles, BingMag Meg goes to films that use all sorts of phobias as the basis of their terrifying stories. In this section, we go to acrophobia or fear of heights.
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10- ( Vertigo )
- Release Year: 1958
- Director: Alfred Hitchcock
- Actors : James Stewart, Kim Novak, Henry Jones, Barbara Bell Gods, Tom Helmour
- IMDb Score: </8.3>
- Raton Tomitoz Score for the Movie: 94 out of 100
When We Think of Fear of Heights Movie Alfred Hitchcock dizziness is one of the first options that comes to mind. Dizziness is not only one of the greatest films in the history of cinema, but also one of the masterpieces of the legendary director's artistic career due to its unique terrifying moments.
It literally evokes the vertigo and sense of an acrophobic character. It becomes. Fearing heights, he resigns and becomes isolated. Until one of his old friends hires him to chase his wife, who is on the verge of suicide, and Scotty becomes involved in the life of this strange woman. Hitchcock's unique filmmaking makes it a far better work than the original source. In many moments of the film, the audience, who are not afraid of heights, also feel terror and apprehension with each of their cells; So if you are acrophobic, watch this grade movie.
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- Release year: 1977
- Director: Mel Brooks
- Cast: Mel Brooks, Medellin Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Howard Morris
- Score IMDb to movie: 6.7 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating to movie: 73 out of 100
High Anxiety is one of Mel Brooks' early films in which he introduces a character (played by Brooks himself) who suffers from acrophobia and, of course, calls this fear "high anxiety". Brooks, who had a special interest in Alfred Hitchcock, portrayed many of the clichs of Hitchcock's work, including Scotty Dizziness.
Dr. Richard Thorndike is a psychotherapist who is suddenly accused of murder, but This is just the beginning of his troubles and the situation is getting worse from where he is trying to acquit himself. Thorndike realizes that those around him are not what they seem, and in this predicament he has to deal with fear of heights or "high anxiety".
8- Cat's eyes (<//> Cat's Eye )
- Year of Release: 1985
- Director: Louis Teague
- Actors: Drew Barrymore, Kennedy Clark, Alan King, Robert Hayes, Kenneth McMillan
- IMDb Score: 6.3 Raton Tomitoz's 10 out of 10
- points for the film: Follows the independent who are
connected to each other by a cat. Acrophobia plays a major role in
the film, and part of the horror that the viewer conveys stems from
it. Walking on the edge of a concrete building. If he does not do
so, he will go to jail, and if he overcomes his fear of heights and
walks safely across the edge of the building, he can get his
It inspires well and people who suffer from this type of fear are probably terrified to watch it. In any case, if you are interested in Stephen King's work and his unique style, we suggest you watch this abandoned movie in your schedule.
7- Die Hard < Die Hard )
- Director: John McTirnan
- Actors: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Badelia , Reginald Well Johnson, Alexander Godunov
- IMDb rating for movie: 8.2 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 94 out of 100
Hardcore franchise is known as one of the most popular action movies of all time and has a full audience. . In each episode of the franchise, a police officer named John McLean (Bruce Willis) encounters a variety of terrorist incidents and must save his own life and the lives of innocent people trapped in these complex situations.
Part One Hard It is considered as one of the most popular action movies and in addition to the audience, it also met with positive reviews from critics. In this episode, John McLean is trapped in the Plaza Nakatomi Tower by a terrorist gang and must destroy the bad guys. Most action scenes take place at high altitudes, and as the fear of heights intensifies, more excitement is instilled in the audience. Even imagining this scene is annoying for people with this disorder; So if you suffer from acrophobia, do not worry about the first part of this franchise.
6- Beautiful woman ( Pretty Woman )
- Release year: 1990
- Director: Gary Marshall
- Actors: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Andrea Parker
- Score IMDb to movie: 7 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating to movie: 64 out of 100
The beautiful woman was considered one of the most deconstructive comedies-romantics of her time, and many years later many films were inspired by her. The story is about Edward Lewis (Richard Gere), the head of a large company and a lascivious man who accidentally meets a sex worker named Vivin Ward (Julia Roberts) and hires him for a week to play his partner. During this time, Edward becomes acquainted with Vivienne's personality dimensions and is gradually influenced.
Edward Lewis is introduced as an acrophobic character at the beginning of the film, but due to his interest in Vivienne, he changes many characteristics that One of them is the fear of heights. In one of the scenes in the film, he is forced to use the high path built to escape his fire to save his mistress. That fear can be overcome.
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- Release year: 1991
- Director: Rachel Talali
- Actors: Robert England, Lisa Zane, Sean Greenblatt, Leslie Dean
- IMDb rating to movie: 4.9 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz rating to movie: > 22 out of 100
Freddie Krueger is the main villain in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie series and is considered one of the most popular movie villains. His fame is so great that in addition to this horror franchise, he also appeared in several Mortal Kombat films.
Freddy was first introduced to the audience in 1984 in the first part of Nightmare on Elm Street. He was a mentally ill man who had a special interest in torturing and killing children and was burned at the stake by their families. He has since attacked innocent children as a vicious creature and brutally murdered them.
"Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare In the franchise, it is a nightmare on Elm Street. The story is about a teenager named John Doe who suffers from acrophobia and in his nightmares he sees a person riding a broom. Because of these nightmares, John is taken to a mental hospital, where he encounters other teenagers who have nightmares like him and have to deal with this evil creature.
John's nightmares are full of moments for acrophobics Is extremely frightening. However, the last episode could not attract the attention of the audience due to a completely clichd story and was accompanied by extremely negative reactions from critics.
4- Cliffhanger </</strong> strong> )
- year of publication : 1993
- Director: Renny Harlin
- Actors: Sylvester Stallone, John Lisgo, Michael Rocker, Jenin Turner, Rex Lane
- IMDb rating for movie: 6.4 out of 10
Rock Climber is one of Sylvester Stallone's most abandoned films and one of his best role-playing films. Even reading the title of the film, we can see that we are dealing with a work that creates excitement through high altitude. The story is about thieves whose plane crashes in the mountains and the mountain rescuers are taken hostage to transfer the banknotes. ; So if you have acrophobia, it may be difficult for you to bear the two-hour film that takes place all over the rocks.
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- Release year: 2001
- Director: Cameron Crowe
- Cast: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee, Nova Taylor
- IMDb rating for movie: 6.9 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 42 out of 100
Vanilla Sky is actually adapted from the Spanish film Open Your Eyes and relatively The main source has a more complex narrative, which is why it may be a little difficult for the impatient audience to watch. Cameron Crowe spends a lot of time exploring the complex dimensions of the film's main character, and acrophobia is mentioned as one of the disorders that can be caused by an unpleasant accident.
David (Tom Cruise), the wealthy director of Big Publishing has a dream life with his mistress Julie (Cameron Diaz). Until he meets Sophia (Penelope Cruz). This acquaintance changes his personal life and relationships, and eventually you have to deal with the various psychological problems he suffers from.
2- Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol ( Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol )
- Release Year: 2011
- Director: Win/Win
- Actors: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Peg, Paula Patton, Michael Nickwist, Vladimir Mashkov
- IMDb rating for the film: 7.4 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 93 out of 100
Mission Impossible is one of the most popular action and spy movies in the genre. It counts and tells the story of IMF agents who have to take part in various espionage missions. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is one of the most famous spies in the organization who can do almost anything and is the first choice for difficult and high-risk missions.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Part 4 of this The franchise and the story of the IMF being accused of sabotage in the Kremlin. The members of this group have to complete a complex and secret mission to prove their innocence and, of course, save the world.
One of the most famous scenes in the film is where Tom Cruise hangs from the Burj Khalifa and tries to save himself from this situation. Give. This sequence was filmed with an IMAX camera and the audience feels right next to the main character and understands his fear, apprehension and of course his nausea. This sequence is a great example of the proper use of acrophobic excitement in a strong storyline.
1- The Walk )
- Release year: 2015
- Director: Robert Zamkis
- Actors: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, Charlotte L Ben
- IMDb rating for movies: 7.3 out of 10
- Raton Tomitoz's rating for the film: 83 out of 100
and finally Bandaz is a work that injects the fear and excitement of height into the viewer. The film is inspired by a true story and is an adaptation of James Marsh's documentary "Man on Wire." He restrained them at an altitude of more than 1,000 feet. The filming of the opener is such that you feel like you are on a thin strap next to Philip and you have to travel this horrible distance!
In any case, this film is full of excitement and adrenaline, even for ordinary people. Is; So if you have acrophobia, do not watch the lock.
- Source: screenrant