5 Foods Ruined Forever Thanks to Horror Films

Food has been used as a gag reflex in horror movies for decades. Which of us hasn't squirmed when Jane brings Blanche her "lunch" in 1962's What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, felt sick during the force-feeding spaghetti scene in the 2003's, Se7en, or shivered during Hannibal Lecter's description of eating the liver of a census taker in 1991's The Silence of the Lambs?

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Thankfully, most "food" in scary movies tends to be outrageous enough (human flesh) or humorous enough (killer tomatoes) to not interfere with our daily eating habits. Others, like the five listed here, are so familiar that seeing them in a horrifying light can ruin them for us forever. Thanks, Hollywood.

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Laura Hahnefeld
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