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The Top 20 Most Gruesome Horror Movies That Will Haunt Your Dreams
Horror movies are known for their ability to leave a lasting impression on viewers, often containing intense or disturbing scenes that can have both temporary and potentially long-term effects on us. For those seeking out such an experience, we have compiled a list of 20 horror movie recommendations that are so graphic and violent that they have been banned in some countries. These movies contain scenes of heavy violence and brutality that will stay with you long after the credits have rolled. Brace yourself for an unforgettable journey into the dark world of horror cinema.
20. Martyrs (2016)
Summary: The film tells the story of a young woman who was kidnapped and tortured as a child. The young woman seeking revenge drags her and a friend who have been subjected to child abuse like herself into a terrible and deep swamp of perversion. After escaping from the slaughterhouse, she continues to bear the traces of the events she experienced in the orphanage where she was placed. At the orphanage, Lucie, who is friends only with Anna, thinks that the wounds that appear on her body at certain times were made by a creature.
Starring: Troian Bellisario, Bailey Noble, Kate Burton
Director: Kevin Goetz, Michael Goetz
19. A Serbian Movie (2010)
Summary: Milos is a retired porn movie star. While leading a 'normal' life with his family, one day Lejla, one of his former coworkers, comes up with an offer. There is too much money in the 'art film project' that Milos wants to take part in that he cannot refuse; but on the other hand, the back side and details of this business are kept as a secret...
Starring: Srdjan Todorovic, Sergej Trifunovic, Jelena Gavrilovic
Director: Srdjan Spasojevic
18. High Tension (2003)
Summary: Two friends named Alex and Marie go to Marie's house in a deserted place in order to study for their exams in a more comfortable place and get some rest. As soon as they get home, they go to bed. Soon after, there is a knock on the door and a psychopathic serial killer barges in and starts killing those in the house. Marie witnesses all this, and hides while the killer looks into her room. But the killer finds Alex and handcuffs her. Marie promises to help Alex and tries to save their lives by hiding from the killer. Will Marie be able to survive this difficult struggle with her friend? Is everything as it seems, I wonder? With its high tension and high blood pressure, this production, which attracted attention by the festivals, received great acclaim.
Starring: Cécile de France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon
Director: Alexandre Aja
17. Aftermath (1994)
Summary: All the scenes of this 30-minute short film take place in the morgue. In this film, where there is no dialogue, you will watch scenes of the autopsy and the doctor who performed the autopsy getting close to the bodies for 30 minutes...
Starring: Pep Tosar, Xevi Collellmir, Jordi Tarrida
Director: Nacho Cerdà
16. Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Summary: Booby spent the 35 years he lived in a basement that was locked by his mother again because his mother thought the air outside was toxic. But when his father, whom he has not seen for years, returns, he learns the facts of life and meets the outside world for the first time.
Starring: Nicholas Hope, Claire Benito, Ralph Cotterill
Director: Rolf De Heer
15. Hush (2016)
Summary: Maddie, a deaf woman, settles into a house located in the forest to live alone. She is quite happy trying to finish the book she is working on in this house. But one day, a message that comes to her while she is at the computer turns everything upside down. There is a photo of her current state in the message. Thinking that someone is watching her from outside the house, Maddie soon encounters the masked killer. Maddie has to put up a tough fight to try to get rid of the masked man who is trying to break into the house.
Starring: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco
Director: Mike Flanagan
14. The Green Inferno (2013)
Summary: Eli Roth, who plans to tell a group of activist students about their test with a cannibal tribe they encountered in the Amazon jungle with a humorous language and a sufficient amount of bloodbath, aims to make a Cannibal Holocaust parody out of it.
Starring: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns (V)
Director: Eli Roth
13. The Last House on the Left (1972)
Summary: Mari and Phyllis, who are just seventeen years old, set out to go to a concert of a band they are fans of. Girls who are cut off by a group of murderers are killed by being subjected to torture, rape and all kinds of violence for an entire night. The murderers, who took refuge in a house while fleeing after killing the girls, are unaware that they have come to the beginning of the end for themselves as well. The owners of the house where they took refuge are Mari's parents. Parents who are unaware of the disaster that has befallen their daughters will be bound by a terrifying passion for revenge as soon as they realize the terrible murder committed by the young people who have taken refuge in their homes.
Starring: Sandra Cassel, Lucy Grantham, David Hess
Director: Wes Craven
12. The Grudge (2004)
Summary: Karen comes to Tokyo from America because of the conference she attended and works in social services here. Assigned to take care of a bedridden person, strange noises begin to be heard in the house where Karen is staying to nurse. Faced with an evil spirit who has come to the upper floor of the house to take revenge, Karen first starts looking for a remedy to break the spell in order not to become a victim.
Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall
Director: Takashi Shimizu
11. The Neon Demon (2016)
Summary: Sixteen-year-old model candidate Jesse comes to Los Angeles hoping to become a successful model. Aspiring photographer Dean takes photos for his portfolio and falls in love with a young girl. Jesse befriends lesbian makeup artist Ruby at a party, followed by jealous models Gigi and Sarah. Meanwhile, the agency sees Jesse Decently with a 'something' that makes her different and sends her to professional photographer Jack. Jesse attracts the attention of the industry and makes a successful start to her career. However, Ruby, Gigi and Sarah will do whatever it takes to get this 'thing' for themselves.
Starring: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Bella Heathcote
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
10. The House That Jack Built (2018)
Summary: The story follows the twelve years of Jack, an extremely intelligent serial killer, and the murders that really developed the madman inside him. The film is about the murders committed by a serial killer for 12 years. Jack is a quiet, seemingly harmless architect who is trying to build his dream house. One day he kills someone during a nervous breakdown and discovers that he is enjoying it. It is a film about the transformation of a silent architect into a serial killer.
Starring: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman
Director: Lars von Trier
9. Signs (2002)
Summary: A widowed ex-priest who lives with his children and brother on a farm in Pennsylvania finds mysterious October crop circles in his fields, which becomes a sign that more frightening events are about to happen. It is a film about the life of the former priest Hess, who lost his faith after the bad events he experienced, which became frightening together with the sign he found in his field.
Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
8. Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (1975)
Summary: Full of sadism, sexual perversion and unimaginably horrible tortures, this film tells about the years of Italy after Mussolini in 1943. Four men recognized as fascists Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Quintavalle, Aldo Valetti make a list of their victims. They kidnap nine boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 and bring them to an area. All of them are asked for full loyalty to their 'masters'. And they are subjected to many forms of torture, including sexual abuse, for 4 months (120 days).
Starring: Paolo Bonacelli, Caterina Boratto, Laura Betti
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
7. The Human Centipede (2009)
Summary: In the film, we witness the realization of an idea by Dr. Hieter with a diseased brain that would make even Nazi doctors jealous, the idea of making a man-made centipede by connecting people with their excretory systems.
This film, which Roger Ebert finds too bad to comment on, offers a disgusting audience for viewers with a firm stomach. Two young American girls go on a European vacation. During a trip in Germany, their car breaks down, it's dark and they need help. Young girls stranded in the middle of a forest face a villa. In the morning, young girls who find themselves in an old cellar encounter a Japanese tourist they have never met. The person who will host them in the cell where they are trapped is Dr. Hieter, a former surgeon. The doctor, known for his success in separating Siamese twins in his time, will try to experiment his own sick dreams on three prisoners.
Starring: Akihiro Kitamura, Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams
Director: Tom Six
6. The Entity (1982)
Summary: Carla Moran is a single mother living alone, and one day she is raped by an unseen force. The woman who thinks this is a nightmare, as a result, takes refuge in a friend's house, taking her children with her. The woman, who is still being followed by the entity, loses control while driving in traffic and comes face to face with death. After these events, Carla, who was insisted by her friend Cindy to see a psychologist, listened to her friend's words, met Dr. Sneiderman and accepted the treatment. During this treatment, the conditions that are already mysterious will become more and more mysterious.
Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe
Director: Sidney J. Furie
5. Faces Of Death (1978)
Summary: In this film, which has been banned in 43 countries, an unnamed patient undergoes open-heart surgery on an operating table. The film progresses over the titles, images of fresh and decomposed cadavers, and footage of a complete organ harvesting process in which a patient's heart is taken. After being cleansed, pathologist Francis B. Gröss expresses to the viewer that he became interested in the transitional periods of life and death thanks to a recurring dream. He shows that this dream is a dream with grotesque deaths, but it is not a nightmare, as his experiences as a surgeon allow him to accept events as they are.
Starring: Adolf Hitler, Thomas Noguchi
Director: John Alan Schwartz
4. I Spit On Your Grave (1978)
Summary: In the film, which received great reactions when it was shown, and was even banned from screening in some countries, promising young writer Jennifer Hills rents a club outside the city in order to write her first novel. The arrival of this attractive and free-spirited young woman in town attracts the attention of Johnny, the gas station manager, and Stanley and Andy, whose only job is to kill time at this gas station. Jennifer meets Matthew, who has mental problems, after the gift she receives from him, they soon become friends. However, Matthew is a close friend of the other three men and tells them anything about Jennifer. In a short time, Jennifer will be subjected to deadly harassment, and then she will be thrown into a revenge game for her death.
Starring: Anthony Nichols, Gunther Kleemann, Camille Keaton
Director: Meir Zarchi
3. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Summary: The film is about the investigation of a film crew that disappeared after going to South America for a shoot. The professor, who is investigating the incident, learns that the film crew has upset the locals living in the vicinity and in return they have encountered their cannibal faces. Moreover, he has to get this information from the remaining videotapes! As an interesting detail, let's add that the director was arrested after the Italian premiere of the film and released only after proving that he did not harm the actors.
Starring: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi Was The Perry Pirkane
Director: Ruggero Deodato
2. Nekromantik (1988)
Summary: The film Necromantic tells the story of a man who has an interest in the dead. Rob Schmadthe works for a company that cleans crime scenes after accidents. He secretly takes small pieces from the bodies at the crime scene and takes them home. His girlfriend Betty, who is a necrophile like himself, is quite pleased with the body parts he brought. Rob starts taking more risks and taking the bodies home whole. But Rob's dismissal causes an argument between the lovers. Abandoned by Betty because he no longer brings a body home, Rob's life begins to become increasingly strange.
Starring: Daktari Lorenz, Béatrice Manowski, Harald Lundt
Director: Jörg Buttgereit
1. The Seasonal House (2012)
Summary: In Serbia, which is living in the suffering of the war period, the people are in a mixture of fear and anger. Many values have been unintentionally corrupted by the results of the war. The film about this period shows a different situation. It tells about the lives of little girls who were raped, beaten and sold to everyone for money during the war. In particular, the suffering of these girls, who were sold to soldiers fighting for money, has been very well conveyed to the audience. Such a difficult situation is felt by those who watch. One of them, a girl, is assigned to take care of these orphaned girls, some deaf and some dumb, in the house where they are imprisoned. This girl, who plans to escape from there with the events she witnessed and what she experienced, then changes her plans. She decides to run away and return later to avenge what was done to these innocent girls…
Starring: Rosie Day, Sean Pertwee, Kevin Howarth
Director: Paul Hyett
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