Movies like Irreversible

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Irreversible (2002)
 7.4
 115K
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: non-linear, rough, disturbing, tense, bleak, stylized, surreal, harsh, dark, offbeat ...
Plot: rape, violence, sexual abuse, anal rape, sexual perversion, sadism, brutality, strong sexual content, sexual cruelty, party, rape and revenge, anal sex, cruelty, danger, woman in danger, vengeance, crimes, crime, obsession, revenge, injury, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, nihilism, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe

Most similar movies to Irreversible

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and disturbing films with plots about violence, brutality, crimes, vengeance, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) and blood mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Irreversible: I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Rape Me (2000), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), A Serbian Film (2010), Straw Dogs (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: banned film, rough, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, cruelty, vengeance, murder, psychopath, revenge, brutality, danger, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, england, europe, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 16K
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, controversial, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, rape and revenge, prostitute, murder, violence, rape, nihilism, obsession, sexual relations, on the road, violent sex, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, vengeance, gang rape, rapist, murder, violence spree, violence against women, torture, woman in danger, sexual humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 55K
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, banned film, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: rape, pedophilia, sexual abuse, violence, strong sexual content, sadism, insanity, incest, murder, necrophilia, gory, pornography ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 55K
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, psychological, tense, disturbing, cult film ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, rape, lust, family in danger, self defense, revenge, brutality, village life, vengeance, breaking point, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 492K
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: psychological, twist ending, bleak, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, revenge, losing-it hero, mind game, vengeance, confined, loneliness, sin, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister incest, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 2003, 20th century ...
Place: korea, asia, south korea, new york, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, roadblock, corpse, rapist, mind game, crime, crimes, track down, danger, woman in danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 20K
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: disturbing, bleak, gloomy, rough, psychological ...
Plot: nihilism, mistress, violence, revenge, starting over, butcher, pornography, character on the edge, graphic violence, misfit, society, suffering ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
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: banned film, bleak, rough, controversial, psychological ...
Plot: sexual torture, sexual perversion, rape, sex, deviant sex, kidnapping, torture, fascism, perversion, captivity, youth, sexual relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, torture, rape, cruelty, sadist, child molestation, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, sister, suffering, suburbs ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, banned film, atmospheric, controversial, bleak ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, brainwashing, violence spree, violence, psychopath, social misfits, sadism, violent, freedom ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, near future, 1990s ...
Place: britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 298
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, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, danger, vengeance, life is a bitch, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 7K
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, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual perversion, sexual abuse, kidnapping, murder, sadism, rape victim, sexual torture, hostage, rape, teenage rape, kidnapped girl, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1984
Place: russia, soviet union, afghanistan, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 8K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: rape, vigilantism, sexual abuse, halloween, female killer, vengeance, mute, killing spree, revenge, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 18K
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, police investigation, s&m, murder, gays and lesbians, psychopath, gay, undercover, working undercover, crime, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 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, tense, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, crimes, tough heroes, life is a bitch, rape, violence, suicide, gangsters, dark hero, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 173K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: 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: dark, surreal, post modern, cult film, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, surrealism, mystery, small town, sexual perversion, investigation, amateur detective, postmodernism, strong sexual content, woman in danger, hallucination, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 43K
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: disturbing, atmospheric, surprise ending, sexy, satirical ...
Plot: lsd, female nudity, dancing, death, party, locked in a room, desperation, murder, youth, little boy, lesbian, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 40K
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, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, youth, investigation, parents and children, family in crisis, child rape, manipulation, teenage life, internet, school, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 63K
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, violence, death, revenge, crimes, vigilantism, homeless, haunted by the past, deadly, vigilante, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 103K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, revenge, murder, psychopath, vengeance, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, mercilessness, crime and punishment, extreme violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 108K
Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: psychological, twist ending, mind bending, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, heist, crimes, dishonesty, neo noir, mind control, memory loss, manipulation, amnesia, art theft, cons and scams, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 2K
Freeze Me (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the others are on their way. He behaves like her long-lost lover ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, woman in danger, rape victim, fear, gang rape, rape, murder, rape and revenge, rape revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.6
 70K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger, rape, deception, dishonesty, adultery, disorder, crime, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 34K
Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, teenage rape, teenage sex, rivalry, gay slur, vengeance, youth, teenage life, bully, crimes, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, human monster, prostitute, slasher, mind game, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, amateur detective, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 7K
Closure (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, disturbing, psychological, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gang rape, rape and revenge, rape, murder, gang, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, haunted by the past, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 16K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 21K
Wonderland (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, non-linear ...
Plot: murder, junkie, heroin, police investigation, violence, porn star, crime, crimes, addiction, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, estrangement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, united states, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: killer, sadism, murder, small town, neo noir, psychopath, deputy, sheriff, crimes, danger, mad, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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