The 50 Most Hard-To-Watch Scenes in Movie History

44. Thumbsucker

Movie: Cape Fear (1991)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Nick Nolte, Robert De Niro, Juliette Lewis, Jessica Lange

In an effort to get back at the lawyer who had him wrongly imprisoned, newly freed convicted rapist Max Cady (Robert De Niro) targets his lawyer's family, including his teenage daughter, Danielle (Juliette Lewis).

Posing as her new drama teacher, Cady seduces the girl in her high school auditorium, as groping her face and making her suck his thumb before practically devouring her lips. Watching a creepy Cady manipulate an entirely naive girl is enough to make your blood boil. TA

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