Movies like Irreversible

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Irreversible (2002)
 7.3
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Irreversible (2002)
Original name: Irréversible
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring two criminals to help them find the rapist so that they can exact revenge. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.
Style: bleak, rough, surreal, non-linear, disturbing, tense, stylized, harsh, sexy, dark ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, anal rape, violence, sadism, brutality, strong sexual content, rape and revenge, violent, sexual cruelty, party, sexualized violence, cruelty, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, crimes, obsession, revenge, nihilism, rape victim, violence against women, justice, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to Irreversible

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, disturbing, realistic and rough films with plots about violence, brutality, murder, death, blood, rape and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Irreversible: Rape Me (2000), A Serbian Film (2010), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), I Stand Alone (1998), Malena (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rape Me (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road ...
Style: sexual, bleak, disturbing, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, violent sex, rape and revenge, explicit sex, nihilism, gang rape, rape, prostitute, rape revenge, murder, penetration, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
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100%
 5.0
 63K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, rough, macabre, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, pedophilia, insanity, sadism, violence, necrophilia, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, incest, murder, perversion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, cruelty, revenge, sadistic horror, sadism, murder, psychopath, justice, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 23K
I Stand Alone (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Butcher (known from Noe's short film Carne) has done some time in jail after beating up the guy who tried to seduce his teenage mentally-handicapped daughter. Now he wants to start a new life. He leaves his daughter in an institution and ...
Style: depressing, rough, psychological, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: nihilism, mistress, incest overtones, incest rape, character on the edge, social misfits, alienation, loneliness, insanity, anger, revenge, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.5
 100K
Malena (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: hot and sexy, teenage sex, older woman younger man relationship, jealousy, adultery, female nudity, first love, life is a bitch, punishment, sex trafficking, woman in danger, sexual attraction ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, sicily, mediterranean sea, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, rapist, vengeance, rape revenge, sexual humiliation, strong violent content, woman in danger, torture, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 10K
Ms .45 (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: rape, vigilantism, sexual abuse, halloween, female killer, vengeance, rape and revenge, killing spree, mute, revenge, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, corpse, roadblock, rapist, mind game, crimes, track down, woman in danger, life is a bitch, machismo, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: france, europe, paris france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: bleak, erotic, psychological, macabre, rough ...
Plot: sexual perversion, rape, sexual torture, deviant sex, perversion, sex, kidnapping, fascism, captivity, libertine, torture, obsession ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychedelic, bleak, cerebral ...
Plot: rape, insanity, gang, brutality, surrealism, nihilism, violence, psychopath, brainwashing, violence spree, sadism, distopia ...
Time: future, year 1995, 20th century, near future, 70s ...
Place: britain, europe, london, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 65K
Climax (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surprise ending, sexy, satirical ...
Plot: lsd, female nudity, dancing, death, party, group sex, locked in a room, murder, youth, little boy, paranoia, cocaine ...
Time: 90s, year 1996
Place: usa, new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.4
 561K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, brutal, twist ending, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: revenge, incest, father daughter incest, vengeance, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness, confined, brother sister incest, sin, torture, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1988, 2000s ...
Place: korea, asia, new york, south korea, seoul ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, rape, torture, sadist, cruelty, child molestation, nudity (full frontal - brief), helplessness, torment, controversy, sister ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 54K
Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, on the road, journalist, cross country, crimes, violence spree, partners, murderous pair, lovers on the run, hitchhiker, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 41K
Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, brutal, epic, disturbing ...
Plot: father daughter incest, sexual torture, church, brutality, rape, mute, obsession, pedophile, female protagonist, sign language, preacher, retribution ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 60K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, murder, teasing, family in danger, self defense, revenge, brutality, village life, vengeance, breaking point, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, cornwall, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 73K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, death, crimes, homeless, vigilantism, haunted by the past, revenge, violence, vigilante, disorder, life turned upside down, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 22K
Wonderland (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: heroin, murder, junkie, police investigation, crimes, addiction, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, estrangement, crime and punishment, violence, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, sacramento california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Straightheads (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is instant chemistry between Alice (Gillian Anderson), a businesswoman, and Adam (Danny Dyer), a younger working-class man who installs a security system in her London apartment. She takes him to a party in the country, and they end up making ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape and revenge, rape, murder, gang rape, gang, vengeance, psychopath, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, misogynist, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
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The War Zone (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, father daughter incest, incest rape, innocence lost, mature, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, rape of a minor, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
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Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, vengeance, woman in danger, life is a bitch, violence spree, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, death, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 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.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, massacre, violence, gang, rage, psychopath, yakuza, perversion, hitman, mob boss, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 9K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual abuse, murder, sadism, rape victim, psycho killer, teenage rape, hostage, rape, maniac, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984
Place: ussr, afghanistan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Dawn Rapists (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Crime drama centering on a gang of rapists, the aftermath of their crimes on the victims and the gang members being brought to justice.
Style: suspense
Plot: anal rape, forced sex, teenage rape, rape, gang, pregnant woman, kidnapping, violence against women, sexual humiliation, rape of a girl, captivity, robbery ...
Time: 70s, post world war two, year 1978
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, raped woman, sex slavery, addiction, vengeance, female killer, pimp, prostitute, revenge, female protagonist, rape and revenge, rape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, switzerland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 195K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 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 criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: neo noir, dark, surreal, enigmatic, art house ...
Plot: surrealism, mystery, sexual perversion, small town, hallucination, postmodernism, investigation, amateur detective, strong sexual content, woman in danger, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 23K
Cruising (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, gay, murder, police investigation, gays and lesbians, psychopath, undercover, s&m, working undercover, crimes, police detective, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 42K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, innocence lost, investigation, bullying, teenage life, youth, child sexual abuse, child rape, parents and children, pedophile, teenage girl, underage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, milwaukee wisconsin, cleveland ohio, chicago illinois ...
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30%
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, vengeance, life is a bitch, rape, violence, suicide, tough heroes, gangsters, dark hero, justice, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, sadism, violence, sexualized violence, torture, murder, violence against women, rage, family, kidnapping, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%