Most Disturbing Movies I've Ever Seen

and Like the title says I'm just listing the most disturbing movies I've ever seen, not of all time or anything like that, just the ones that I've seen. Maybe there's a movie here that you don't find disturbing and that's cool, but it's my opinion.
I know some people reading this will wonder if I am recommending some of this movies or if I'm not. All of the movies on the list are watch at your own risk, but I guess if you see any compliments to the movie on the comments than yeah it's probably a recommendation, if on the other hand I make a negative comment about the film, I'm probably not recommending that film.
Honorable Mention: The Guinea Pig films
The reason I didn't put this movies on the list is because first I haven't seen all of them, only three (Flower of Flesh and Blood, Mermaid in a Manhole and Android of Notre Dame) and before watching them I watched the making of documentary they made and that kinda took me out of the movies.
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1.
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.)
“ A film in which 16 young men and women are subjected unbelievable horrors. Not only does the physical and to a certain extent emotional torture that the characters go through in this movie disturb me, but the humiliation that the actors and actresses had to go through while filming this movie is also pretty disturbing. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
2.
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.)
“ I don't think I've ever seen a film whose last shot has left me with such a lasting impression as this movie. The child violence in this movie and the fact that they got away with showing a lot of stuff is really what sets this one up above some of the others in this list. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
3.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ The ending is what makes this movie much more disturbing than the book. Malcolm McDowell's performance is one of the most memorable performances in any Kubrick film, it's up there with Jack Nicholson's in The Shining. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
4.
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
“ The movie itself I don't find so disturbing, and honestly if it wasn't for all the very real animal killings this movie wouldn't even be on this list. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
5.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ A girl gets possessed by the devil. The concept itself is still disturbing to this day, and though many have tried to emulate it, the original is still the best. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
6.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
“ Much more terrifying and realistic than any drug PSA could ever be. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
7.
Audition (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ The last fifteen minutes of this movie are literally unbearable. I would not recommend this to those with weak stomachs. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
8.
The Rapture (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A telephone operator living an empty, amoral life finds God and loses him again. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Tolkin
“ The last shot of this movie (and the decision the main character makes at the end) is so very bleak. I felt hollow after watching this movie. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
9.
El Topo (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A mysterious black-clad gunfighter wanders a mystical Western landscape encountering multiple bizarre characters. (125 mins.)
“ Some of the most eerie surrealistic imagery captured on celluloid. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
10.
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
“ Random violence, incest, rape, drug use, prostitution, lactation sex... yep, this movie has got it all. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
11.
Gozu (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Takashi Miike once again shows why he's the master. This movie is beautifully shot and has some of the best surrealist imagery I've ever seen. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
12.
Bug (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation. (102 mins.)
“ Michael Shannon's performance in this is one of the best of the decade in my opinion. I like that ending is open to interpretation. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
13.
Hard Candy (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a sex offender with pedophilia. (104 mins.)
Director: David Slade
“ I can't believe that David Slade, the same guy that directed this movie, also directed Twilight: Eclipse... Anyway, this is a really creepy movie that really caught me by surprise, I wasn't really expecting much when I rented this movie, but boy was I glad to be proven wrong. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
14.
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 movie isn't as disturbing as some of the films in this list, and to be honest it hasn't really aged well. But remove the pointless comic relief and the goofy music, and there's still a pretty unsettling film underneath it all that. Especially the rape scenes and the scene where the girls are killed. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
15.
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
“ The rape scene alone is enough to make me put this movie on the list. Again like Last House on the Left it hasn't really aged very well. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
16.
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
“ One of the best films of the decade. I felt very upset after I watched this movie (but in a good way). ” - sweetlittlepie
 
17.
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death. (113 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ What the hell is going on in this movie? I literally have no idea what's going on, but what a ride. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
18.
Antichrist (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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
“ Yeah, there's genital mutilation, that's probably all you need to know before deciding if you wanna watch this movie or not. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
19.
Videodrome (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When he acquires a different kind of programming for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality. (87 mins.)
“ Only Cronenberg could take a concept so absurd and make you believe it. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
20.
Blue Velvet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ I still think this movie is David Lynch's best film and the late Dennis Hopper gave a really creepy performance. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
21.
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
“ Martyrs is one of the reasons the French are kicking our asses in the horror film department. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
22.
The Strangers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
“ Compared to other films on this list some of you may not find this film that disturbing, but what really got me about this movie was the idea itself. That someone can come to your house and kill you just because as one of the masked murders in the movie infamously puts it "you were home." ” - sweetlittlepie
 
23.
Begotten (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
This gory and entirely visual film tells the surreal tale of the death and rebirth of gods. (72 mins.)
“ This movie is kinda of a mixture between Eraserhead and El Topo sort of, if that makes any sense. It uses surrealistic imagery very well. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
24.
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.)
“ A satire about violence that can seem like an allegory of how people emulate the violence around them (the media, their environment, etc). ” - sweetlittlepie
 
25.
Gummo (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives. (89 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
“ This movie is really confusing. I feel like the director knows what's going on, but doesn't want to let us in on it. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
26.
Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Bubby has spent thirty years trapped in the same small room, tricked by his mother. One day, he manages to escape, and, deranged and naive in equal measures, his adventure into the modern and nihilistic life begins. (114 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
“ If the idea of a mother locking her son in their home and sexually abusing him for thirty years doesn't get you I don't know what will. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
27.
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. (30 mins.)
Director: Nacho Cerdà
“ This was a tough sit for me. Just because there's no dialogue, no music, no sugar coating what's taking place on the screen. It's just a guy (a coroner to be exact) basically having his way with a corpse. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
28.
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
“ I really think Takashi Miike is brilliant. There's a lot of his movies on his list. What can I say, the guy really knows how to make disturbing flicks. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
29.
Sweet Movie (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The intercut story of two women: a nearly-mute beauty queen who descends into withdrawal and madness... (98 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
“ In which a lot of weird, gross stuff happens... A lot. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
30.
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
“ That rape scene, which feels like an eternity, has to be one of the toughest, if not the toughest thing I've had to sit through. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
31.
Shivers (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact. (87 mins.)
“ Whenever I talk about this movie and try to explain it to a friend I always say it's like a zombie movie except instead of the zombies trying to kill you they wanna rape you. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
32.
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
“ Michael Rooker gives a really great performance in this movie. Though I think that maybe his performance was so good that he's still getting typecast to this day. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
33.
The Devils (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Oliver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave are both great. If your squemish when it comes to blasphemous imagery than stay away from this movie. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
34.
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
“ This movie is really really bad. The concept is horrifying, but the movie itself is kinda of laughable. But for concept alone I put it on this list. Also haven't seen the sequel and don't really have an interest in watching it either. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
35.
A Serbian Film (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
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.)
“ Newborn porn... 'nuff said. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
36.
Nekromantik (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him. (75 mins.)
“ If you think Aftermath doesn't explore the concept of necrophilia enough then check this movie out. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
37.
The Girl Next Door (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime. (91 mins.)
“ Very hard to sit through especially when you take into account that it's based on a true story. Still it's a very well made film that really catches the feel of the novel. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
38.
Happiness (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection. (134 mins.)
Director: Todd Solondz
“ A black comedy that goes there. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
39.
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
“ As much as I like the remake, the original is still the best. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
40.
Eraserhead (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. (89 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ It's a cult classic for a reason. It's got some really creepy visuals and interesting ideas, but most people just remember it for the weird mutant baby. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
41.
Funny Games (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ It's basically a shot by shot remake of the original, but Michael Pitt's performance is probably the main reason why I decided to include this movie on the list along with the original. If you don't like reading subtitles then I recommend you just skip on through to this one, you're not really gonna miss anything. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
42.
Threads (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. (112 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ A TV movie that is actually really affecting. This movie is so good that I think it deserved to be released theatrically. It shows a realistic post nuclear war world. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
43.
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.)
“ When I first saw this movie I thought it was just a hateful movie. The things that happen to the family in this movie are just awful, and that last shot is one of the bleakest endings I've ever seen in a any movie of any genre. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
44.
Inside (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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.)
“ What made this movie really disturbing for me is the fact that before seeing this movie I heard of a similar case on the news, I don't know if the movie is based on it, or if it's just a coincidence, but it just makes this movie that much more unsettling. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
45.
An American Crime (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s. (98 mins.)
Director: Tommy O'Haver
“ Like The Girl Next Door, but perhaps to a lesser extent, this movie is tough to sit through. What makes this movie so tough to stomach is the fact that it was based on a true crime. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
46.
Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal. (67 mins.)
“ A movie about a metal fetishist. Before watching this movie I didn't even know those existed. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
47.
August Underground's Mordum (2003 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Two friends bring along a newcomer to go on a killing spree. (77 mins.)
Director: Cruise, Killjoy
“ This movie is up there with A Serbian Film in terms of truly despicable I wished I had never watched it category. Watch at your own risk. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
48.
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.)
“ I know some people don't think this movie is scary and though I wasn't very scared while watching it, something about it just stuck with me. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
49.
The Holy Mountain (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment. (114 mins.)
“ Alejandro Jodorowsky is another one of those directors that I think lives for the sole purpose of thinking up ways to make increasingly more disturbing movies. Take in mind that this is the same guy who made Santa Sangre and El Topo, which are also on this list. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
50.
Wedding Trough (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A mad farmer falls in love with his pig and has mutant piglets with it. When the "piglets" prefer their mother over him, he hangs them all and the sow kills herself. (80 mins.)
Director: Thierry Zéno
“ Also known as Vase de Noces. This movie is perhaps infamous because of the fact that the main character has "relations" with a pig, a sow to be more accurate. Not to mention it gives birth to piglets later in the movie which he proceeds to kill by hanging them. Yep, beastiality and animal killings all in one. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
51.
The Skin I Live In (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. (120 mins.)
“ Almodovar is like the Spanish version of David Lynch. He just really knows how to get under your skin. (No pun intended) His movies always hit a core with me, though maybe calling him the Spanish David Lynch is off, maybe he deserves more comparison to Cronenberg because of his versatility. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
52.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (105 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Again, not as disturbing as other films on this list, but there's one scene that ever since I first saw this movie has stuck with me. If you've already seen this movie you know which scene I'm talking about. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
53.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ I like the fact that this isn't a gory movie and yet when I think of it for some reason it just feels really gruesome. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
54.
Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An ordinary teenage boy discovers his family is part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Yuzna
“ The shunting scene. That's the stuff I see in my nightmares, also a horrible horrible way to die. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
55.
Elephant (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. (81 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ I'm not gonna lie I thought this movie was kinda of slow. And I'm not a big fan of Gus Van Sant, some of his movies are alright, but then he does pretentious dribble like Gerry and he loses me completely. But this movie's saving grace are the final minutes and that whole sequence where the shooters are stalking the school and shooting everything in sight. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
56.
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness. (96 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ Harvey Keitel can do no wrong in my eyes and 1992 was his year. Not only did he appear in Resevoir Dogs, but he was in Bad Lieutenant where I personally think he gave the performance of his career. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
57.
In My Skin (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident. (93 mins.)
Director: Marina de Van
“ I notice while making this list that there's a lot of French movies on it. I think the French are leading the horror game right now. The US ruled for a while, then the Italians, then it was all about J-horror, and now the French and the Spanish are the ones making really good horror films. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
58.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. (76 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
“ This is a classic. Even to this day this movie contains some of the most beautiful and haunting imagery captured on film. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
59.
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.)
“ This is one of those movies that has a ridiculous premise, but somehow it manages to work. It also has a weird almost dreamy quality to it that I really like. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
60.
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
“ Gaspar Noe is just one of those directors that I think just lives to think up ways to disturb people. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
61.
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
“ Even though I now it's fake for some reason it still gets me. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
62.
August Underground's Penance (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
The third film in the series. This time a couple go on a killing spree in their local area. (84 mins.)
Director: Fred Vogel
“ The last of the August Underground movies. I still think the worst one is Mordum, but this one is pretty stomach clenching too. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
63.
Altered States (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. (102 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Really trippy. William Hurt gives a great performance. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
64.
Dead Ringers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. (116 mins.)
“ Another Cronenberg classic. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
65.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ This is a movie that didn't need a remake. Stick with the original. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
66.
Lost Highway (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ A real mind twister. If you're a Lynch fan you'll probably like this one. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
67.
The Brood (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders. (92 mins.)
“ Fetus licking... Cronenberg knows how to push peoples buttons. I still think he makes good movies, but I just wished he would go back to horror once in a while. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
68.
Inland Empire (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal. (180 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Effectively made. It has all the makings of a Lynch classic. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
69.
Black Swan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
“ Another movie people might scoff at when reading this list, but this movie got me. The ending really got me. And I'd been lying if I said it didn't affect me at all. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
70.
Spiral (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals. (90 mins.)
Director: Higuchinsky
“ One of those J-horror films that actually scared me just because of how bizarre it is. Sure Ringu and Ju-on are scary, but they didn't disturb me. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
71.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters. (136 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ The ending of this movie and the fact that it's based on a true story is one of the reasons it's on this list. If anyone is interested in this movie watch it it's really good. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
72.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (137 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Mia Farrow's performance and that ending just elevates this movie beyond just horror. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
73.
Dogtooth (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
“ If you're not into gore and find the psychological stuff more disturbing this is one that will get you. Just a really unsettling movie. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
74.
Caché (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch. (117 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Really creepy. Like Dogtooth it's a psychological movie. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
75.
Possession (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister. (124 mins.)
“ Isabelle Adjani's perfomance is great. And the "abortion" scene it's one of the most memorable parts of the movie. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
76.
Freaks (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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. (64 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ Another classic. For the fact that none of the stuff on screen was faked this movie belongs on this list. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
77.
The Vanishing (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
“ Another bleak, yet effective ending. This movie has one of the best villains in any thriller/horror movie just for method of killing alone. Also I recommend staying away from the Hollywood remake. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
78.
Kids (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins. (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ A movie that deals with teenage sex and sexually transmitted diseases in a realist manner. This is also what makes the movie really disturbing. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
79.
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Another movie that is more disturbing because it's based on a true story. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
80.
Three... Extremes (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
“ I like all the segments of this movie and I think they all work, but my favorite and the reason why I put this movie on the list is the one I have found most people think it's the weakest of the three, "Box" by Takashi Miike. Like I said I liked all the segments, but this is the one that left me scratching my head (in a good way). I think it just affected me on a deeper level than the other ones. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
81.
Vulgar (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A man who performs as a children's birthday party clown tries to piece his life back together after being gang-raped. (87 mins.)
Director: Bryan Johnson
“ A clown gets gang raped... 'nuff said. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
82.
Ex Drummer (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them. (90 mins.)
Director: Koen Mortier
“ This movie is really unsettling, but like The Iron Cage I really liked it. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
83.
Naked Lunch (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa. (115 mins.)
“ A good adaptation of an unadaptable book. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
84.
Dogville (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away... (178 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
“ When you watch this movie you feel really bad for Nicole Kidman's character. The things she is subjected to are horrible. It's one of those movies that makes you question whether there's any real good people in the world. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
85.
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
“ Just weird... gross and weird. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
86.
The Seventh Continent (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ This movie is not only disturbing in it's subject matter, it's really depressing, too. But it's a very good film and definitely worth the watch. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
87.
August Underground (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Two serial killers go on a murdering rampage as one films the outcome from behind a video camera. (70 mins.)
Director: Fred Vogel
“ The first and probably most tame of the August Underground movies, still don't let that fool you, it's pretty messed up. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
88.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series... (60 mins.)
“ Imprint by Takashi Miike has gotta be one of the most disturbing tv movies ever made. It was so disturbing it didn't air on showtime, a cable network, but I did get to see it on Chiller uncut. ” - sweetlittlepie
 
89.
Compliance (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A normal Friday service at a fast food restaurant becomes interrupted by a police officer who claims an employee stole from a customer, but something more sinister is going on. (90 mins.)
Director: Craig Zobel
“ This movie is unsettling, and even more so when you read about the case it was based on. The fact that the movie is actually very factual and most of the stuff you see on the screen really happened in real life is all the more disturbing. ” - sweetlittlepie