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How do you feel about paying money to face your biggest fears? Are you a fan of gore? Guts? How about torture ranging from psychological mind games to physically being caged like a wild animal? The United States is home to extreme haunted houses that make us question whether or not the entertainment is legal. Some facilities permit touching visitors, throwing bags over their heads, they'll even tie you up. Sounds a lot like S&M, though being grabbed by strangers in zombie-like fashion sounds far from pleasurable—unless you're into that sort of thing. Many of the attractions require visitors to sign waivers and to undergo the terror alone.
We've rounded up 12 of the most extreme haunted attractions that will have you begging for mercy. Read on... if you dare.