The 100 Worst Ways to Die (As Seen in Movies)

9. Willingly letting hungry lions rip you apart

As Seen In: The Happening (2008)

Some millionaire with cash to burn should host a contest in which competitors have to watch M. Night Shyamalan's cinematic travesty The Happening without reacting. Those who successfully make it through the 91 minutes of wooden acting (Mark Wahlberg's performance alone is a study in stillness) and horribly staged thrills without laughing or wincing would be awarded checks with multiple zeroes.

Chances are, though, that each player will show some emotion once the film's most effective sequence hits. The Happening's premise is that Mother Nature hates mankind and is emitting a toxin that causes people to commit suicide; in this particular case, a zookeeper voluntarily feeds himself to a bunch of lions (as the protagonists watch via a news broadcast), and it's truly horrific.

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