ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Verses and vignettes: Some violent
lyrics and scenes
A Clockwork Orange - The lead character Alex de Large gets
involved in "ultraviolence," robbing a woman and killing her
by dropping a giant ceramic penis on her.
Aliens - In the film's climax, Lance Henriksen is gored by
the alien mother's tail. Yikes.
American History X - Contains the infamous curb scene where
Edward Norton's character Derek Vinyard gives a would-be carjacker
a "smiley" by smashing his face against the curb.
Black Hawk Down - In a pivotal scene, one character is attempting
to fend off literally hundreds of Somalians. He is struck by
bullet after bullet and basically picked apart.
Dead Presidents - On a patrol, one soldier steps on a land
mine. Pieces of him land by Chris Tucker.
Full Metal Jacket - The scene at Paris Island where a young
Vincent D'Onofrio shoots drill instructor R. Lee Ermey starts
the violence and it comes to a head when Matthew Modine shoots
a female sniper; she then begs him to kill her.
Kill Bill - The last half hour contains more violence than
many other action flicks combined as limb after limb is severed.
Natural Born Killers - Who isn't killed in this movie?
Reservoir Dogs - As Michael Madsen dances to Stealer's Wheel's "Stuck
in the Middle with You," he cuts the ear of a young patrolman.
Saving Private Ryan - The initial twenty minutes of the film
is strictly centred around an invasion soaked with blood, blood
and more blood.
Britney Spears: "Hit Me Baby One More Time" - self-explanatory
Dixie Chicks: "Goodbye Earl" - "We need a break/ Lets go out
to the lake Earl/ We'll pack a lunch, and stuff you in the
Eminem: "Kim" - "Don't you get it bitch, no one can hear you
/ Now shut the fuck up and get what's coming to you/ You were
supposed to love me/ Now bleed, bitch, bleed!"
Marilyn Manson: "Cake and Sodomy" - "White trash get down
on your knees/ Time for cake and sodomy."
Nine Inch Nails: "Big Man With a Gun" - "I am a big man and
I have a big gun/ Got me a big old dick and I like to have
fun/ Held against your forehead/ I'll make you suck it/ Maybe
I'll put a hole in your head/ You know, just for the fuck of
Ozzy Osbourne: "Suicide Solution" - "Wine is fine but whiskey's
quicker/ Suicide is slow with liquor/ Take a bottle and drown
your sorrows/ Then it floods away tomorrows."
Public Enemy: "Cop Killer" - "Cop killer, better you than
me/ Cop killer, fuck police brutality."