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Poll: Big Directors Who Directed Disturbing Movies

Sometimes a director creates a really disturbing but artful movie. And it turns out to be extremely graphic. Often the action is told in such a twisty way that it's mind-blowing.

What of these disturbing movies from well-known directors below is your pick? - Pick his movie from the images below. It's OK if you just know a few of them. You can pick the one that looks the most interesting to you.)

(Only movies rated 6/10 or above, released 1960 or after)

Discuss here.

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Ellen Burstyn in Requiem for a Dream (2000)

    'Requiem for a Dream' by Darren Aronofsky
  2. Vote!

    Barbara Leigh-Hunt in Frenzy (1972)

    'Frenzy' by Alfred Hitchcock, suggested by nikolayyeriomin, ElMaruecan & dgranger
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    Michael J. Anderson and Joseph Kearney in Mulholland Drive (2001)

    'Mulholland Drive' by David Lynch, suggested by Jen
  4. Vote!

    Paz de la Huerta in Enter the Void (2009)

    'Enter the Void' by Gaspar Noé, suggested by magicthe
  5. Vote!

    Peter Weller in Naked Lunch (1991)

    'Naked Lunch' by David Cronenberg, suggested by Jen
  6. Vote!

    Choi Min-sik in Oldboy (2003)

    'Oldboy' by Chan-wook Park, suggested by Jen
  7. Vote!

    Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)

    'The Shining' by Stanley Kubrick
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    Natalie Portman in Black Swan (2010)

    'Black Swan' by Darren Aronofsky
  9. Vote!

    Brian Sergent in Meet the Feebles (1989)

    'Meet the Feebles' by Peter Jackson, suggested by Nikolay Yeriomin
  10. Vote!

    Jan Cornet in The Skin I Live In (2011)

    'The Skin I Live In' by Pedro Almodóvar, suggested by albstein
  11. Vote!

    Edward Norton in Fight Club (1999)

    'Fight Club' by David Fincher
  12. Vote!

    Jack Fisk in Eraserhead (1977)

    'Eraserhead' by David Lynch, suggested by rubyfruit76
  13. Vote!

    Sean Penn and Jon Voight in U Turn (1997)

    'U Turn' by Oliver Stone
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    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Adrienne Corri, and Patrick Magee in A Clockwork Orange (1971)

    'A Clockwork Orange' by Stanley Kubrick
  15. Vote!

    James Woods in Videodrome (1983)

    'Videodrome' of David Cronenberg, suggested by Jen
  16. Vote!

    Kirsten Dunst in Melancholia (2011)

    'Melancholia' by Lars von Trier, suggested by Jen
  17. Vote!

    Dennis Hopper and Isabella Rossellini in Blue Velvet (1986)

    'Blue Velvet' by David Lynch, suggested by Jen
  18. Vote!

    Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Spacey in Se7en (1995)

    'Se7en' by David Fincher
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    Sean Gullette in Pi (1998)

    'Pi' by Darren Aronofsky
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    Dressed to Kill (1980)

    'Dressed to Kill' by Brian De Palma
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    Karlheinz Böhm and Michael Powell in Peeping Tom (1960)

    'Peeping Tom' by Michael Powell, suggested by Steve Crook
  22. Vote!

    Bonnie Aarons and Vera Farmiga in The Conjuring 2 (2016)

    'The Conjuring 2', by James Wan
  23. Vote!

    Doug Jones in Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

    'Pan's Labyrinth' by Guillermo del Toro, suggested by dgranger
  24. Vote!

    Rose McGowan in Death Proof (2007)

    'Death Proof' by Quentin Tarantino
  25. Vote!

    Jennifer Lawrence in Mother! (2017)

    'Mother!' by Darren Aronofsky
  26. Vote!

    Choi Min-sik in I Saw the Devil (2010)

    'I Saw the Devil' by Jee-woon Kim, suggested by albstein
  27. Vote!

    Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

    'The Killing of a Sacred Dear' by Yorgos Lanthimos, suggested by albstein
  28. Vote!

    Tadanobu Asano in Ichi the Killer (2001)

    'Ichi the Killer' by Takashi Miike, suggested by Jen & groovy-vic
  29. Vote!

    Juliette Lewis in Natural Born Killers (1994)

    'Natural Born Killers' by Oliver Stone
  30. Vote!

    Dead Alive (1992)

    'Dead Alive' by Peter Jackson
  31. Vote!

    Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey in Heavenly Creatures (1994)

    'Heavenly Creatures' by Peter Jackson, suggested by nikolayyeriomin
  32. Vote!

    Charlotte Gainsbourg in Antichrist (2009)

    'Antichrist' by Lars von Trier, suggested by Jen
  33. Vote!

    Eihi Shiina in Audition (1999)

    'Audition' by Takashi Miike, suggested by Jen & groovy-vic
  34. Vote!

    Monica Bellucci as Alex, in the Gaspar Noé film IRREVERSIBLE.

    'Irreversibel' by Gaspar Noé, suggested by magicthe
  35. Vote!

    Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta in Pulp Fiction (1994)

    'Pulp Fiction' by Quentin Tarantino

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