My Official 'To Watch' List

An ever-growing list of movies I intend to watch at some point. Mostly gore, horror, disturbing films purely for my personal reference.
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Dumplings (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian... (91 mins.)
Director: Fruit Chan
“ It just sounds hilarious. Abortions in dumplings? Can't wait. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
2.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts. (84 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ This has been on my 'to watch' list for ages, never got around to watching it. I'd be interested to see the re-make, too. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
3.
Melancholia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (135 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ I'm always excited to watch Lars von Trier's films and with Charlotte Gainsbourg (Antichrist, I'm Not There) and Kirsten Dunst starring along with the plot line, should be a good one! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
4.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Sadomasochistic gang members and psychopathic killers? Yesssss. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
5.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Meir Zarchi
“ Not sure why I haven't already watched this, but I will. And the re-make. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
6.
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.)
“ Maybe for when I'm feeling particularly angst-y, looks like it could be a little brutal. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
7.
Pink Flamingos (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive". (93 mins.)
Director: John Waters
“ Just to see what all the fuss is about. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
8.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
“ This one had completely slipped my mind! Looks like a good viewing. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
9.
Un Chien Andalou (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery. (16 mins.)
Director: Louis Bunuel
“ A friend at work who studied film recommended this to me, sounds very interesting. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
10.
Cabin Fever (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals. (93 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ One of Eli Roth's most renound films, supposedly. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
11.
The Funhouse (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask. (96 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ I love 80's horror flicks, this looks so good! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
12.
See the Dead (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Sarah awakens to a dead world. As she struggles with her emotional traumas, she must survive the advance of nightmarish ghouls. (15 mins.)
“ A short film with a good review. Can't remember where I first saw this advertised, but I'm still interested. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
13.
The Gay Bed and Breakfast of Terror (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Helen and Luella are just another typical God-fearing mother and daughter who happen to bake Mincemeat... (110 mins.)
Director: Jaymes Thompson
“ Sounds... Interesting. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
14.
Shadow (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When a young soldier leaves for a mountain biking excursion, he meets the girl of his dreams as well as a group of violent locals who want to see them dead at any cost. (77 mins.)
“ Typical horror, could be a bore, could be great! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
15.
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness. (102 mins.)
Director: Udayan Prasad
“ Looks like a real cute love story. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
16.
They Might Be Giants (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a Manhattan psychiatric hospital a man, convinced he is Sherlock Holmes, is treated by a female doctor who happens to be named Watson. (98 mins.)
Director: Anthony Harvey
“ Highly rated, seems like a good viewing. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
17.
Doghouse (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A group of men, heading to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce, soon discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake West
“ Loved Danny Dyer in Pimp and Human Traffic, this looks pretty fun. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
18.
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman. (110 mins.)
Director: Jake Scott
“ So I kinda have a thing for Kristen Stewart. SHUT UP YOU. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
19.
What Just Happened (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer who's having a rough time trying to get his new picture made. (104 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
“ I don't know why but I enjoy movies about people trying to make movies. And I love Robert De Niro. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
20.
Seventh Moon (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Melissa and Yul, Americans honeymooning in China, come across the exotic 'Hungry Ghost' festival. When night falls... (87 mins.)
“ A hungry ghost festival? Ok. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
21.
Labor Pains (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months. (89 mins.)
Director: Lara Shapiro
“ Looks terrible, but I can't pass up an opportunity to watch Lindsey Lohan fail at life. Just kidding, that's kind of mean. Not. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
22.
XII (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there. (81 mins.)
“ This was on a really old 'to watch' list, guess there was a reason I put it on there. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
23.
Pontypool (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
“ "Shut up or die." Best tagline evar! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
24.
The Basketball Diaries (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction. (102 mins.)
Director: Scott Kalvert
“ A young DiCaprio addicted to drugs. Gimmeeeee ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
25.
Christiane F. (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F... (138 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Edel
“ A recommendation from a friend. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
26.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Another recommendation from a friend. Also, 8.5? Woah, keen. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
27.
Visitor Q (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures. (84 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Seems like an odd one, but I've been told to give it a go. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
28.
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' friend's daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant. (129 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ This, along with 'Sympathy for Lady Vengeance'. Looks like they're doing a re-make this year sometime. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
29.
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Two low-life punks invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everyone hostage and subject them to various forms of torture and mayhem. (91 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
“ This movie looks really good, also a part two being released this year! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
30.
Bully (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much. (108 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ Another Larry Clarke flick, can't wait! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
31.
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
“ This was recommended to me, doesn't look that great but I shall give it a go. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
32.
The Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
“ A pre-80's cannibal movie, heck yessss. Even with the mediocre rating. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
33.
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
“ Aka: Flowers of the Flesh and Blood. Charlie Sheen thought this was a real snuff film and sent it over to the FBI. LOL. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
34.
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
“ The main actor appears in Irreversible, and has a pretty high rating. Should be a good one. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
35.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ Supposedly a classic. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
36.
Men Behind the Sun (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons. (105 mins.)
Director: T.F. Mous
“ Sounds like a fluffy cloud of rainbows and fun. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
37.
The Last House on Dead End Street (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films. (78 mins.)
Director: Victor Janos
“ Another pre-80's horror flick. ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
38.
Once Were Warriors (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts. (102 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ Meant to be a classic, fantastic film. Shall see what all the fuss is about! ” - helterskelter-751-223094
 
39.
Battle Royale (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ I started watching this a while ago, but never finished it. If I don't put it up here, I know I'll forget about it. ” - helterskelter-751-223094