The Gut-wrenching Scream And Fall Into Distance is a stock sound clip of a man screaming for 6 seconds. Like the Wilhelm scream, it is a cinematic in-joke, but not as popular.
Lon Bender is considered to have screamed the infamous yell, since he worked on The Ninth Configuration and The Princess Bride which both featured the scream.
It is also in the Australian NutriGrain adverts; whenever a person (usually a male) finishes a bowl of the cereal he would give the sound effect in a deeper-than-usual pitch.
List of movies featuring the Gut-wrenching Scream Edit
- The Ninth Configuration (1980) At the end of the bar brawl, when Stanley the biker charges through a wall, killing himself.
- The Princess Bride (1987) When Westley recieves the "Ultimate Suffering", he screams this sound clip in an unintelligable, distorted and elongated fashion.
- Beethoven's 2nd (1993) Taylor, when his lakehouse breaks apart and he falls into the lake.
- Serial Mom (1994) A guy in a red shirt discovers Carl Padgett's body in the rest room.
- Broken Arrow (1995) Sgt. Kelly is kicked out of the boxcar and takes a really big plummet to his demise in the river below.
- The Basketball Diaries (1995) When the drug dealer is backed off a roof and falls to his death.
- Face/Off (1997) While escaping from prison Nick Cage shoots a guard in the leg and he reacts in pain.
- The Medallion (2003) Two times: First, when the baddie grabs the medallion under Jackie Chan's shirt, he lets out the scream and later the medallion itself emits the scream.
- Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) Deleted scene:- An elderly security guard lunges at Dick during the toy store robbery and emits a Gut-wrenching scream and does so later when Dick sends him crashing through the window.
- The Cutter (2005) Chuck Norris throws a man through a window to his death.
- Bee Movie (2006)
- Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) When Harold and Kumar attack the two Klansmen in the distance, the yell is heard faintly.
- Ouran High School Host Club (2008) When Hunny kicks Yabu in the face after he intrudes on Haruhi after she removes her top.
- Soul Eater (2011) When Soul thinks his technician Maka had died in the fight against Asura.
- Horror City (2013) When Jason Krueger kills two men, one screaming the scream, the other a Wilhelm scream.
List of video games Edit
Half Life 2 During any zomie's leaping attack they let out the Gut Wrenching Scream And Fall Into Distance in a high pitch.
Star Wars: Dark Forces Whenever Kyle jumps or trips off a cliff, the scream is heard.
Starcraft Terra When you click on the academy