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Poll: Choose your phobia...

This is a list of the 15 most common phobias in the world (source:, represented by movies that are either specifically about the phobia, includes characters having one, or movies that could potentially trigger a phobia attack from someone suffering from it.

Which of these phobias do you dread the most? If you already have one of these phobias, you decide if you select that one, or you can choose which one you'd most fear getting as well or instead of the one you already have...

You can discuss this list here.

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Arachnophobia (1990)

    Arachnophobia: fear of spiders, a central theme in this movie.
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    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Ophidiophobia: fear of snakes, a phobia Indiana Jones suffers from... "Snakes... Why did it have to be snakes?"
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    Vertigo (1958)

    Acrophobia: fear of heights, often wrongly called Vertigo. John 'Scottie' Ferguson is forced to retire from the police after contracting this phobia.
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    The Seventh Seal (1957)

    Necrophobia: fear of death... You'd probably wouldn't want to play chess with Death personified on a beach. Then again, who would?
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    Cujo (1983)

    Cynophobia: fear of dogs... And meeting Cujo could likely give anyone such a fear.
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    Buried (2010)

    Claustrophobia: fear of confined spaces... Such as a coffin.
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    It (1990)

    Coulrophobia: fear of clowns; Pennywise can certainly help you understand why...
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    Child's Play (1988)

    Pediophobia: fear of dolls... Chucky wonders why?
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    Deep Red (1975)

    Hemophobia: fear of blood - the deepest red?
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    The Great Debaters (2007)

    Glossaphobia: fear of public speaking; this is probably not the after-curricular group for you...
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    Pitch Black (2000)

    Nyctophobia: fear of darkness. I wonder when they start offering eye operations of the type Riddick has undergone in this movie in real life?
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    Requiem for a Dream (2000)

    Trypanophobia: fear of needles, a phobia the characters of this movie would've been better of having...
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    Copycat (1995)

    Agoraphobia: fear of situations in which it may be difficult finding help, a phobia Helen Hudson suffers from in this film.
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    United 93 (2006)

    Pteromerhanophobia: fear of flying. The fate of United 93 shows some of the fearful things you could potentially experience in an airplane.
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    The Aviator (2004)

    Mysophobia: fear of germs, which Howard Hughes shows symptoms of having.

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