Controversial / Disturbing / Graphic

WARNING! View these films at your own risk, they are certainly not for everyone. As the title implies, these will fall into any of the three categories.
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1.
A Hole in My Heart (2004)
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In a decript apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. Issues of morality, reality TV and friendship are explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
2.
A Serbian Film (2010)
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An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film. (104 mins.)
 
3.
Aftermath (1994 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A short film wherein a man working in a morgue mutilates and defiles one of the corpses. He takes the heart home to his dog. (30 mins.)
Director: Nacho Cerdà
“ Part 2 of a trilogy written and directed by Nacho Cerdà.

Please watch without reading any plot or storyline first, but I DO advise you to take this film not being rated in the US and being banned in Australia seriously. The subject matter is controversial, but do not let that detract you from exploring this. With the controversy aside, this is quite possibly the best piece of cinematic art that I have ever seen. ” - grant-tom
 
4.
Antichrist (2009)
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A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. (108 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
5.
Banned! In America (1998 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
 
6.
Banned! In America II (1998 Documentary)
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(48 mins.)
 
7.
Banned! In America III (1999 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
 
8.
Banned! In America IV (1999 Documentary)
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Number four in the series focuses on much of the same as the previous entries, that being shocking incidents caught on tape...
Director: Nomo Ichi
 
9.
Banned! In America V: The Final Chapter (2000 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
 
10.
Begotten (1990)
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This gory and entirely visual film tells the surreal tale of the death and rebirth of gods. (72 mins.)
 
11.
Brush with Death, Volume 1 (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
(89 mins.)
 
12.
Cannibal (2006 Video)
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An internet advertisement placed by a man with a cannibalistic obsession brings yields a willing victim to serve up his own flesh in this dramatic account of the crime that shocked the world. (89 mins.)
Director: Marian Dora
 
13.
Cannibal Ferox (1981)
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Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge. (93 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
14.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
“ This has been dubbed "The Most Controversial Movie Ever Made". And there's no joking here. If you don't believe me, go read the trivia before anything. ” - grant-tom
 
15.
Cut and Run (1985)
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A reporter and her cameraman connect a surviving Jonestown leader and a TV exec's missing son to a drug war where jungle installations are being massacred by an army of natives and a skilled white assassin. (90 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
16.
Death Scenes (1989 Documentary)
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Various pics and footage of real death (86 mins.)
 
17.
Death Scenes 2 (1992 Documentary)
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Director: Nick Bougas
 
18.
Death Scenes 3 (1993 Documentary)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Nick Bougas
 
19.
Defenceless: A Blood Symphony (2004)
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A woman seeks revenge after being brutally attacked by dishonest land developers. (90 mins.)
Director: Mark Savage
 
20.
Executions (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
"Executions" is a documentary showing real footage of the many different methods humanity has used through-out history for capital punishment... (56 mins.)
 
21.
Faces of Death: Fact or Fiction? (1999 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
(54 mins.)
 
22.
Faces of Death (1978 Documentary)
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A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies The common factor is death by some means. (105 mins.)
 
23.
Faces of Death II (1981 Documentary)
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This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys... (85 mins.)
 
24.
Faces of Death III (1985 Documentary)
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The third installment of the Faces of Death series. (91 mins.)
 
25.
Faces of Death IV (1990 Documentary)
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Follows the same pattern of the other Faces of Death movies. In this one we see many staged and not... (90 mins.)
 
26.
Faces of Death V (1995 Documentary)
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The fifth entry in the Faces of Death series. (90 mins.)
 
27.
Faces of Death VI (1996 Documentary)
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Faces of Death VI is a direct-to-video compilation of the highlights of the earlier films in the Faces of Death series... (70 mins.)
 
28.
Felicia's Journey (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A lonely middle-aged catering manager spends all of his time studying tapes of an eccentric TV chef... (116 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
 
29.
Flesh Wounds: Seven Stories of the Saw (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A multi-storied look into the making of and long-lasting success of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE. (72 mins.)
 
30.
White Slave (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A young woman seeks vengeance and finds love when her parents are killed in the Amazon and she is taken prisoner by an indigenous tribe of headhunters. (90 mins.)
Director: Roy Garrett
 
31.
Funny Games (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
32.
Genesis (1998 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A sculptor is traumatized by the death of his wife in a car accident. He builds a sculpture in her memory... (30 mins.)
Director: Nacho Cerdà
“ Part 3 of a trilogy written and directed by Nacho Cerdà.

Wile intended as a continuation from 'Aftermath', it's not directly connected. This doesn't contain level of gore or controversy as depicted in 'Aftermath'. ” - grant-tom
 
33.
Grotesque (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs... (73 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
34.
High Tension (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror. (91 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
 
35.
I Stand Alone (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A horse meat butcher's life and mind begins to breakdown as he lashes out against various factions of society while attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter. (93 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
 
36.
Images of Death: Highway of Blood (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
This mondo/shockumentary is mostly a collection of clips from driver's educational films and has at least one scene lifted from "Faces of Death". (80 mins.)
Director: Rick Masters
 
37.
In a Glass Cage (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In Spain, the former Nazi doctor Klaus tries to commit suicide jumping off the roof of his manor. However... (110 mins.)
 
38.
In My Skin (2002)
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A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident. (93 mins.)
Director: Marina de Van
 
39.
Inside (2007)
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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. (82 mins.)
 
40.
Irreversible (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. (97 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
 
41.
Kidnapped (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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. (85 mins.)
 
42.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
 
43.
Martyrs (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
 
44.
Mondo cane (1962 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence. (108 mins.)
 
45.
Mondo pazzo (1963 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The official sequel to the original shockumentary, presenting new and bizarre behavior from around the world, including cruelty, graphic gore, and strange rituals. (102 mins.)
 
46.
Rape Me (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Two young women, marginalised by society, go on a destructive tour of sex and violence. Breaking norms and killing men - and shattering the complacency of polite cinema audiences. (77 mins.)
 
47.
Repulsion (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence. (105 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
48.
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture. (116 mins.)
 
49.
Santa Sangre (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his armless mother - the leader of a strange religious cult -, and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes "her arms". (123 mins.)
 
50.
Seed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
After a seemingly undead man is bound and buried alive, he digs himself back to the surface and seeks bloody vengeance on those who caused him his suffering. (90 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
51.
7 Days (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A doctor seeks revenge by kidnapping, torturing and killing the man who raped and murdered his young daughter. (105 mins.)
Director: Daniel Grou
 
52.
Shock-X-Treme, Vol. 1, - Snuff Video (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Hosted by a leather masked individual with a distorted voice named z.187 this shockumentary takes a look at real life death and violence caught on film. (80 mins.)
 
53.
Singapore Sling (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man searching for his long-lost lover is kidnapped by her killers, an insane, mother-daughter duo, and they force him to commit various sexual atrocities with them. (111 mins.)
 
54.
Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
The gruesome tapestry of psychological manifestations of a nineteen year old bulimic runaway stripper-turned prostitute as she descends into a hellish pit of satanic nightmares and hallucinations. (71 mins.)
 
55.
Ginî piggu 2: Chiniku no hana (1985 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A woman walking home late at night is attacked by an unknown assailant who knocks her out with chloroform... (42 mins.)
Director: Hideshi Hino
 
56.
Snuff 102 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Why being moral... If we can be anonymous. (105 mins.)
Director: Mariano Peralta
 
57.
Suicide (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A website offers people to have their suicides filmed. (84 mins.)
 
58.
Taxidermia (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer. (91 mins.)
Director: György Pálfi
 
59.
The Awakening (1990 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A high school student falls asleep while sitting in class. When he wakes up, all time is frozen, except for him. (8 mins.)
“ Part 1 of a trilogy written and directed by Nacho Cerdà.

I have yet to watch this as it was not as readily available for viewing as parts 2 and 3. ” - grant-tom
 
60.
The Best of Banned and Death Faces (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
(58 mins.)
 
61.
Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death. (80 mins.)
 
62.
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede, created by stitching their mouths to each others' rectums. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Six
 
63.
The Many Faces of Death (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
I likes watching these movies (82 mins.)
 
64.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 2 (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
65.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 3 (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
(91 mins.)
 
66.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 4 (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
(81 mins.)
 
67.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 5 (1995 Documentary)
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68.
 
69.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 7 (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
(91 mins.)
 
70.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 8 (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Stars: Matt Petri
 
71.
Calvaire (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A singer's car breaks down deep in the woods. (88 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Du Welz
 
72.
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work. (86 mins.)
 
73.
The Worst of Faces of Death (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Includes many disturbing highlights from the first three Faces of Death films, such as animal slaughtering, executions, and more. (60 mins.)
 
74.
Traces of Death (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Traces of Death is a collection of archive film and borrowed stock footage. In its opening you see the death of a woman named Maritza Martin... (78 mins.)
 
75.
Traces of Death II (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
The second installation to the bizarre shockumentary series Traces of Death. (90 mins.)
 
76.
Traces of Death III (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
The third installment in the Traces of Death shockumentary series. (85 mins.)
 
77.
Traces of Death IV: Resurrected (1996 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Real-life death footage presented as a gross-out 'shockumentary'. (66 mins.)
 
78.
Traces of Death V: Back in Action (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
The fifth sequel of the self-proclamed "first true shockumentary" series, dealing mostly with real life graphic violence and its aftermath caught on video. (92 mins.)