are you afraid to go to sleep after some movies?

@lorelai (1560)
Italy
February 2, 2008 8:30am CST
Last night I saw a movie about a couple who's son died when he was 8. After his funeral a scientist approaches the parents and offers them to impregnate the mother with the dna of their dead son. The new son is ok until the age of death of first son when he starts behaving strangely. They take him to the scientist and after some time father finds out that the scientist had added parts of gens from his dead son who burnt their house and killed his mother and that those genes rule over his son. So the boy has night mares tries to kill his mother and sees frightening stuff while he is possessed by this other boy. I checked all the closets when I went to bed and for a while I was awake watching shades on the wall. Now it sounds crazy but last night... Do you feel the same after some movies?
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28 responses
• India
2 Feb 08
This type of thing also happened to me as when i watched "THE GRUDGE" at the night and right after watching the movie i went to sleep and was not able to sleep for about an hour.As i was seeing that there is a black spot in the ground and then i was seeing that hair was growing from the sealing and all that.These things were coming to my mind when i had my eyes open but when i shut my eyes it was making me here the freaking sound which was there in the movie. It was the freakiest night i ever had and will not forget for years.........................
@brimia (6588)
• United States
2 Feb 08
Yes, I get scared after watching some movies and sometimes even the commercials for scary movies. I have to turn on all the lights while watching and on my way to bed...then I have to try to think of other things and hope I don't have nightmares.
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@brimia (6588)
• United States
2 Feb 08
Yes, I get scared after watching some movies and sometimes even the commercials for scary movies. I have to turn on all the lights and once I go to bed I have to try to think of other things.
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@polachicago (19143)
• United States
2 Feb 08
I made my choice not to watch movies like this. I can stop watching any movie. This is the main reason I watch all movies at home.
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@aesopm (306)
• Indonesia
2 Feb 08
to cope this you have to remember God and pray to God. It can cure this problem.
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@rachy577 (100)
2 Feb 08
It isn't quite the same thing, but I can agree with you to some extent about not being able to go to sleep straight away after seeing a thought-provoking movie. For example, I went to see Lions for Lambs (I think that's what it was called!), which I not only really enjoyed, but stayed awake thinking about the message; that people need to be, particularly today, more engaged in politics and more open to action.
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@fossesor (268)
• Philippines
5 Mar 08
not at all creepy movies, but sometimes I don't close the lights in my room for me to sleep
@angelface23 (2502)
• United States
7 Feb 08
I got like that with Saw IV. That crap is just too real to me. I guess I feel like that could happen to me. I couldnt sleep and when I did fall asleep I had nightmares about it.
@angelface23 (2502)
• United States
7 Feb 08
yeah. We just watched Saw IV last week and it scared the crap out of me. It was just really grotesque and I couldn't sleep. When I did go to sleep I had nightmares about it. It's weird cause when I was little, like 5 and 6 I would stay up and watch Freddy and Jason movies with my step brother before bed and I was always fine.
@chanfrado (1166)
• Portugal
7 Feb 08
no I never had sleeping problems after whatching a movie, even when I was a kid!
@jcj_111776 (3221)
• Philippines
7 Feb 08
hello again lorelai. I saw that movie. And it was creepy alright. The only movie that I saw that really kept me awake until the wee hours of the morning, was "The Ring", Japanese version. Even after the movie, my imagination was running wild! I was so afraid to close my eyes only to be awakened by the creepy ghost, coming out of our TV!That was the way she comes out, to kill her victims. One look at her and they die in a very grotesque way! When I was a child, I was so afraid of Freddy Krueger!lol! But even if I was horrified of him, I made sure I watched all the series of Nightmare on Elm Street. Now, in this movie, I was terrified to go to sleep. Because Freddy Krueger kills his victims while they are dreaming.
@JJ4Ever (4704)
• United States
7 Feb 08
I'm the same way as you. I like scary movies at night, but I have to watch them with at least one person, and I also have trouble sleeping if there isn't someone nearby. I share a bedroom with my sister when she's home from college, but usually I have my own room the majority of the time. I have to be careful what I watch or I'll be freaked out for several days afterwards! The funny thing is that it can be bright and sunny out the next day, and I'll still be scared something is going to jump out and get me! We're pathetic, aren't we? (LOL) Thanks for sharing your experience so I can feel a little better about my scary-movie experiences!
@mouse27 (1156)
• Canada
4 Feb 08
i've always been able to sleep after any type of movie except for when i was a kid. i remember watching the little shop of horrors at my older brothers 9th birthday i was only 8 years old and when i tried to cover my eyes for the scary parts my brother took the blanket away and held my arms down and made me watch them i had nightmares for weeks about this man eating plant
@suspenseful (40326)
• Canada
3 Feb 08
I have several movies where I will not watch after nine at night because I have these vivid dreams, Poltergeist and Halloween being two of them. Also any where the person's undergoes a horrific transformation and I am not talking about the Black and White version of Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde. The movie you described would not have scared me, but anything in which there were a definite evil entity would have terrified me.
@Ohara_1983 (4122)
• Kuwait
3 Feb 08
ha ha ha ha i though im the one only who feels those scary thing, even you it really wierd right, but what we will do it came from our mine,but still we are watching those kind of movie, i dont know why he he he
@megumiart (3782)
• United States
3 Feb 08
Yes! I do all the time, especially after watching alien invasion movies. It sounds silly, but one of my worst fears is aliens. Just ast night, I watched War of the Worlds [the newer one with Tom Cruise], and I couldn't get to sleep for hours. xD
• United States
3 Feb 08
Yes. I have that feeling after every time I watch horror films. That's why I don't watch them.
@oriental (1051)
• Uruguay
3 Feb 08
I don't get afraid after seeing terror movies on TV at night, but I'm not sure if I wouldn't after watching the one you told us. :)
• Canada
3 Feb 08
I rented the movie Seven I think it was called, only because it had Morgan Freeman who is one of my favorite actors. I won't give away the ending but I couldn't go to bed for like 3 hours after it. I went next door, came home ,checked my locks 3 times, really disturbed me.
@secretbear (19472)
• Philippines
3 Feb 08
hi lorelai! ^__^ what's the title of that movie! that sounds so interesting and creepy! i wanna watch that! LOL i don't get paranoid like that after watching a creepy, horror, grim movie like that. because those kinds of movies are the ones that i like watching. ^__^;; i would actually be happy if i really got scared by the movie because it would only mean that i enjoyed it. however, there were a few times that i dreamed of the movie i watched and it would become a nightmare. but it didn't make me stop from watching those kinds of movies. ^__^