13 Most Disturbing and Violent Movies
WARNING: DISTURBING and STRONG BLOODY VIOLENT IMAGES BELOW
- Kidnapped (2010) – Director Miguel Ángel Vivas: Three hooded Eastern-European criminals burst into a home in a Madrid gated community, holding the family hostage in its own home, and forcing the father to empty his credit cards.
- Das Experiment (2001) – Director Oliver Hirschbiegel: 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The prisoners are asked to follow seemingly mild rules, and the guards are told to retain order without using physical violence.
- Martyrs (2008) – Director Pascal Laugier: a fascinating character study of a girl, psychologically damaged as a child, who wants vengeance against the people who brutalized her in the past.
- Strange Circus (2005) – Director Sion Sono: The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear.
- The Woman (2011) – Director Lucky McKee: When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to civilize the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy.
- Wolf Creek (2005) – Director Greg McLean: We look at a serial killer through the eyes of a victim.
- Inside (À l’intérieur) (2007) – Director Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury: Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
- Ichi the Killer (2001) – Director Takashi Miike: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
- Saw Series (2004-2010) – Director James Wan: Two men wakes up in the secure lair of a killer who forces them to play a deadly game that will determine life or death.
- In My Skin (2002) – Director Marina de Van: A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.
- Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) – Director Pier Paolo Pasolini: Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to a hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
- A Serbian Film (2010) – Director Srdjan Spasojevic: Don’t watch this movie.
- Cannibal Holocaust (1980) – Director Ruggero Deodato: Don’t watch this movie.