Netflix horror has viewers 'sick to their stomach' over disturbing scene

Viewers have taken to social media after watching a Netflix horror which has saw some fans "nearly pass out" and others left "terrified" at one particularly disturbing scene.

Gerald’s Game was released back in 2017, based on the 1992 novel by legendary horror author Stephen King. Although it's not a new release, horror fans are rediscovering the spine-tingling film and took to social media to air their thoughts.

Over in the Facebook Bangers group, viewers shared their thoughts on the horror according to the Daily Star. One person wrote: "Loved it - seen it 3x lol. Can be uncomfortable in certain scenes but worth a watch.”

Someone else said: “Be careful. The big climactic scene made me sick to my stomach. I had to take a break before I could come back and finish watching it," as another wrote: “Good movie, even better book!”

Others pointed out that of course the film was "good" as it was written by Stephen King, as others took to Twitter to also share their thoughts saying it was a "terrifying" watch for them.

Some viewers were forced to pause watching over the terrifying scene -Credit:Netflix

One person wrote: “Okay, I genuinely nearly just passed out. #GeraldsGame has been on pause for ten minutes. A film has never affected me like that before.”

The film, directed by Mike Flanagan, stars Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood “as a married couple who arrive at an isolated house for a holiday” when her husband dies of a heart attack and she is left handcuffed to the bed with no way to escape.

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It's not the only one of King's books to be adapted into films - with others including Carrie, It, Pet Sematary and Children of the Corn. Gerald’s Game appears to have made quite a stir and received many positive reviews and has a rating of 91% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Stephen King himself reportedly branded the project as “hypnotic, horrifying and terrific” after watching a rough cut of the film. The author has been described as the “king of horror” following is debut novel Carrie, which was released in 1974.

Elsewhere, Stephen's other works saw inspiration drawn for The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. He has also written a non-fiction piece titled On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.

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