“There are some things that you see, and you can’t unsee them,” explains Joaquin Phoenix to Nicolas Cage in the 1998 film 8mm, and you can’t help but think he’s leading him down a dark alley to see a midnight screening of Seven. Ostensibly a clichéd police procedural – a retiring detective on his last case breaks in his hotshot new partner – Seven, er, proceeds to scare the living daylights out of you.

Director: David Fincher

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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