Films for the Critically Insane IIby Vicious | last updated - 23 Apr 2012 | Public
More films that I considered to be strange, disturbing, bizarre, gruesome, and hard to watch...
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2. 964 Pinocchio (1991)
97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Pinocchio 964, lobotomised cyborg sex slave, is thrown out onto the street by his owners because of his inability to maintain an erection. He is befriended by a criminally insane, ... See full summary »
3. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
4. Yan yuk wan gui (1999)
88 min | Crime, Horror
A man who was abused by his mother as a child goes on a killing spree. He abducts numerous woman, tortures, beats and eventually kills them.
5. Krótki film o zabijaniu (1988)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama
The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, ... See full summary »
6. A Real Young Girl (1976)
Unrated | 89 min | Drama
Reluctantly, a sulky adolescent returns to her parents' house for yet another boring summer vacation, dabbling in desire and the art of desirability, eventually mixing reality with vision, caged fantasies with the fierce female sexuality.
Votes: 2,928 | Gross: $0.00M
7. Absurd (1981)
Unrated | 90 min | Horror
A priest comes to a small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own.
9. Aegri Somnia (2008)
95 min | Thriller
Edgar is living in the shadow of his wife's sudden death. Haunted by vivid hallucinations and a faceless city threatening to swallow him whole, Edgar's world begins to unravel as his ... See full summary »
11. Batalla en el cielo (2005)
Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A working-class man named Marcos and his wife kidnap a baby for ransom money, but it goes tragically wrong when the infant dies. In another world is Ana, the daughter of the general for ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,206 | Gross: $0.07M
12. Bazaar Bizarre (2004)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror
In 1988, Chris Bryson was found running down a Kansas City street naked, beaten, and bloody wearing nothing but a dog collar and a leash. He told police about Bob Berdella, a local business... See full summary »
18. Blue Velvet (1986)
R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Votes: 148,640 | Gross: $8.55M
19. Boy Meets Girl (1994)
93 min | Drama, Horror
A man meets a woman in a bar, the two go back to her flat and begin watching porno films. The man passes out and wakes to find himself strapped to a dentist chair. The woman, along with her accomplice begin to torture the man.
21. Hakujitsumu 2 (1987)
An artist and a young woman are in a dentist's waiting room. Though he is attracted to the woman, he says nothing to her. They are later in the same examining room. When he is given an ... See full summary »
22. Chekist (1992)
93 min | Drama
Srubov is a part of CHEKA, the secret police Lenin established after the Bolshevik Revolution. They arrest, interview for a minute, try in ten seconds, and execute intellectuals, ... See full summary »
23. ChickenHawk (1994)
55 min | Documentary, Crime
Members of the controversial group NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) discuss why their organization supports "boys and men who have or desire engagements in sexual or ... See full summary »
25. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 586,820 | Gross: $7.56M
27. Coleção de Humanos Mortos (2005)
21 min | Short, Horror
Inspired by 70s Horror movies and real crimes, Dead Human Collection is a bloodbath that follows a deranged Serial Killer and his sadistic habits.
28. Cries & Whispers (1972)
R | 91 min | Drama
When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
29. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)
99 min | Drama
Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one ... See full summary »
30. Kikuropusu (1987)
52 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A bizarre medical exam of a nude woman by several doctors and scientists reveal that their latest subject has committed suicide before giving birth to one of the mutant creatures they had ... See full summary »
32. Daniel and Ana (2009)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Daniel and Ana, brother and sister, best friends. Both are at pivotal, defining moments in their contented lives. Ana is about to be married, Daniel is a gregarious teenager discovering his... See full summary »
Votes: 1,112 | Gross: $0.00M
34. Dead Mate (1988)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
Cute waitress/hooker is romanced and wed to handsome stranger/funeral director. He, as well as most of the town prefer their women dead. She is the obvious candidate for that position, as ... See full summary »
37. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.
Votes: 8,906 | Gross: $30.58M
38. Dr. Caligari (1989)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido. The staff... See full summary »
42. Ori no naka no yôsei (1977)
70 min | Drama
During World War II, the tyrannical Judge Murayama uses his military power to imprison and torture innocent people. Suspected of helping an anti-government movement, the lovely Namiji ... See full summary »
43. Fando and Lis (1968)
93 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowsky's memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal.
44. Molina's Ferozz (2010)
70 min | Fantasy, Horror
A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.
48. Freaks (1932)
Unrated | 64 min | Drama, Horror
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.
50. Giallo a Venezia (1979)
91 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
In Venice a detective is on the trail of a killer who commits a double murder (a married couple) then more grisly killings occur. Sex, drugs, gore and perversions are ingredients of this sadistic and sleazy giallo.
51. Gods of the Plague (1970)
91 min | Crime, Drama
A man is released from prison and finds the society on the outside less than appealing. With several women as well as the police on his tail, he sets out to find an old friend.
52. Gozu (2003)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A yakuza enforcer is ordered to secretly drive his beloved colleague to be assassinated. But when the colleague unceremoniously disappears en route, the trip that follows is a twisted, surreal and horrifying experience.
Votes: 9,549 | Gross: $0.05M
53. Otesánek (2000)
132 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,150 | Gross: $0.12M
55. Guang Zhou sha ren wang: Ren pi ri ji (1995)
84 min | Horror, Thriller
Unable to satisfy his sexual desires with his wife, Bill regularly visits prostitutes. Afterwards, he ties up and tortures them in various ways before killing them. Bill believes that if ... See full summary »
56. H (2002)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He confesses to committing a series of particularly horrifying murders of exclusively female victims. He is imprisoned, awaiting ... See full summary »
57. H6: Diario de un asesino (2005)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Antonio Frau is a formerly convicted killer who, while having an active sex life with his buxom wife Francisca who also cheats on him with her older doctor, becomes a serial killer/rapist of women.
59. Häxan (1922)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Fantasy, Horror
Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe.
61. Header (2006)
89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
HEADER portrays the grueling psychological journey taken by ATF Agent Stewart Cummings. On the surface, Stewart struggles to solve a string of bizarre murders, but in secret, his life falls... See full summary »
62. Hell House (2001)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A look at the "Hell House" performed annually in October by the youth members of Trinity Church (Assemblies of God) in Cedar Hill, Texas (a Dallas suburb) - seen by over 10,000 visitors ... See full summary »
63. Ice from the Sun (1999)
Unrated | 120 min | Fantasy, Horror
An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the ... See full summary »
64. No moriré sola (2008)
86 min | Horror, Thriller
A violent thriller set in the outback of remote La Plata region, I'LL NEVER DIE ALONE (aka NO MORIRE SOLA) is a tough and pounding story of revenge for rape, mercilessly carried out by a ... See full summary »
65. In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama
This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he ... See full summary »
66. Koroshiya 1 (2001)
R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
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.
67. Tokugawa irezumi-shi: Seme jigoku (1969)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
High demand for tattooed geisha generates an entire industry for their "production". Europeans pay more for tattooed beauties. Against this background, and considering the gorgeous tattooed... See full summary »
68. Andrey Iskanov's Ingression (2010)
After his wife Lucy walks out on him, Alexander tries to seek solace in alcohol and drugs, but the pain just won't go away. He is given the address of a mysterious man who claims to have ... See full summary »
69. Ink (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A mysterious creature, known as Ink, steals a child's soul in hopes of using it as a bargaining chip to join the Incubi - the group of supernatural beings responsible for creating nightmares.
70. Przesluchanie (1982)
118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.
72. The Captives (2001 Video)
Unrated | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Sandy has stumbled onto a lair of torture and humiliation. She was abducted and brought to this pit of pain as the next intended victim. But Sandy overthrows her captor and kills him. Does ... See full summary »
73. I Was a Teenage Strangler (1997 Video)
Not Rated | 78 min | Horror
The Strange brothers, Winston and Myles, are having a party and they've invited all of the local slackers and freaks. But a masked man shows up and starts strangling people to death at every available opportunity.
76. Jungfrau am Abgrund (1990)
55 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Young girl becomes Alice in dreamland during menstruation. Wild dreams and nightmares about sexuality, vampirism, death, obsessions and other bizarre things.
79. Kinatay (2009)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young man tries to make some money so he can marry his girlfriend. He takes a job for $2,000 and then soon realizes that this job involves killing a woman.
80. King of the Ants (I) (2003)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young drifter discovers his true calling when he's hired by a mobster to stalk and kill a prominent accountant, and then decides to seek revenge when the stingy thugs try to kill him rather than pay him.
83. La petite mort (I) (2009)
76 min | Horror, Thriller
Three friends, Simon, Nina and Dodo, travel to Mallorca but their flight is delayed in Frankfurt. Accidentally they get mugged and wind up at a restaurant called "Maison de la Petite Mort",... See full summary »
84. La sentinelle (1992)
139 min | Thriller
Mathias, whose dead father was a diplomat in Germany, decides to study the forensic medicine in Paris. In the train, he has some troubles with the border police, and is insulted and ... See full summary »
Votes: 647 | Gross: $0.01M
88. Let the Punishment Fit the Child (1997)
22 min | Short, Fantasy
Two women are bonded by strange rituals; a blurred sense of blood relation portrayed through a game of domination, submission, voyeurism and cruel tenderness.
89. Liquid Memories (2010)
32 min | Animation, Short, Horror
On the night of a lunar eclipse a mysterious man finds a way to edit his own memories, by injecting secret fluids located in the brains of the recently deceased. While trying to erase his ... See full summary »
92. Mark of the Devil (1970)
R | 90 min | Drama, History, Horror
In 1700s Austria, a witch-hunter's apprentice has doubts about the righteousness of witch-hunting when he witnesses the brutality, the injustice, the falsehood, the torture and the arbitrary killing that go with the job.
93. Maruta 2: Laboratory of the Devil (1992)
96 min | Action, Drama, Horror
In the spring of 1945, Japan established a secret base, Unit 731 in Manchuria, where many innocent Chinese, Korean and Mongolian people were killed in grotesque experiments. An idealistic ... See full summary »
94. Hei tai yang 731 si wang lie che (1994)
93 min | Drama
During the shut down and destruction of the Japanese test camp Squadron 731 in Manchuria, a soldier becomes infected with a virus developed during the camp's testing and risks spreading it into Japan on the train ride home.
96. Meatball Machine (2005)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave "Necroborgs" will leave you dizzy and drained - in a good way.
97. Mécanix (2003)
70 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Mecanix tells the story of the last human beings who are forced to be the slaves of the strange creatures that rule this strange world.There is only one thing these beasts fear - the embryo... See full summary »
98. Men Behind the Sun 4 (1995)
91 min | Drama, History, War
In 1937, Japanese troops raid the Chinese city of Nanking to execute a planned massacre by subjecting over 300,000 helpless civilians to various tortures and atrocities before slaughtering them all.
99. Microcinema (2011 Video)
7 min | Short, Horror
Peter Martell is a highly educated well-to-do young man with a lot of free time on his hands. He spends this time watching snuff films. One day he makes the bold decision to cross the line ... See full summary »
100. Microscopic Liquid Subway to Oblivion (1970)
85 min | Drama
The use of dope is running rampant at a small college. Convinced the college's reputation is at stake, Professor Dr. John takes it upon himself to get the college's biggest user to go straight.