The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time – Martyrs (2008)

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To most, cinema is a form of escapism from an increasingly complicated society. Teleporting an audience to another realm to make them laugh, cry or think about the complexities of humanity is a hard feat in 2019. While most people enjoy Hollywood Blockbusters like Black Panther or Deadpool, cinema’s darker side is generally forgotten or given a shallow reputation. Film...

The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time – Kill List (2011)

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Kill List (2011) Dir: Ben Wheatley After returning from Ukraine, Jay a British soldier joins an old friend as contract killers. Jay’s troubled past surfaces and spins out of control as shadowy employers raise the stakes of each hit. Combining realistic violence and murder with a non-pretentious, arthouse realism style captures a texture, mood and story I couldn’t have ever...

The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time – Begotten (1990)

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Begotten (1990) Dir: E. Elias Merhige This experimental horror film was initially intended to be a theatre production, written produced and directed by Avant-garde artist Edmund Elias Merhige. Development for the film began in 1984 and wasn’t released until 1990 at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Upon release, Begotten was banned in Singapore due to its graphic and disturbing content....

The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time – Seul Contre Tous (1998)

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Seul Contre Tous / I Stand Alone / One Against All (1998) Dir: Gaspar Noé While Argentinian-born Noé was traveling to France for the first time, upon landing his father turned to him and said “They eat horses here” which is unheard of in Argentina. Noé then decided that a horse meat butcher would make a great character in a film,...

The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time – Un Chien Andalou (1929)

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Un Chien Andalou (1929) Dir: Luis Buñel  & Salvaor Dalí The idea for this surrealist nightmare began when Buñel was working as an assistant director for French filmmaker, film theorist, literary critic and novelist Jean Epstein in France. While out for dinner with Epstein and legendary artist Salvador Dalí, Buñel told Salvador about a dream in which a cloud sliced...

The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time – Tideland (2005)

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Tideland (2005) Dir: Terry Gilliam  This early 2000’s gem is quite over looked, probably because it was so poorly received and had such a limited release. Gilliam, the genius behind classics films such as Brazil, Time Bandits and The Holy Grail explores blurred lines and childhood trauma from a very surreal and noir fairy-tale esque angle in this Canadian-British made...

The Most Disturbing Movies Of All Time: Men Behind The Sun (1988)

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From the depths of Kong Kong’s exploitation film history comes Men Behind The Sun (Hei Tai Yang 731), a “holy shit this actually happened” account of one of history’s most brutal and sadistic war crimes, Unit 731, brought to the screen in 1988 by T.F. Mous. It’s estimated that 250,000 men, women, and children were experimented on and eventually killed either...

The Most Disturbing Films Of All Time: Threads (1984)

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Inspired by the leaked “Protect and Survive” films, in 1984 a BBC films team set out to create a relentlessly accurate vision of an atomic bomb landing on Sheffield. By accurate, we mean there’s no Will Smith to save us, no precocious teens with powers they’re only beginning to understand, none of that. What there is in Threads, the 1984 UK Post-Nuclear...

The Most Disturbing Movies List

The Most Disturbing Movies on this list all prove that a movie can still be considered artistic or poignant...even if it’s on the extreme side.

To most, cinema is a form of escapism from an increasingly complicated society. Teleporting an audience to another realm to make them laugh, cry or think about the complexities of humanity is a hard feat in 2020. While most people enjoy Hollywood blockbusters like “The Avengers”, cinema’s darker side is generally forgotten or given a shallow reputation. Film is a...

The Most Disturbing Movies List

The Most Disturbing Movies on this list all prove that a movie can still be considered artistic or poignant...even if it’s on the extreme side.

To most, cinema is a form of escapism from an increasingly complicated...
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