Movies like Martyrs

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Martyrs (2008)
 7.1
 70K
Martyrs
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, serious, bloody, brutal, suspenseful, realistic, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: brutality, torture, gory, suffering, violence, torment, vengeance, child abuse, afterlife, cult, insanity, torture chamber, life & death, friendship between women, revenge, kidnapping, french, gore, plot twist, blood, murder, violent, splatter, death, visceral ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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Three... Extremes
Horror
Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
118 min.
 7.0
Saw
Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
103 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, bloody, serious and brutal films with plots about blood, splatter, torture, brutality, gory, violence and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Martyrs: Inside (2007), The Human Centipede (2009), Three... Extremes (2004), Funny Games (2007), The Human Centipede II (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inside
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, gore, murder, french, violence, brutality, blood, death, hospital, splatter, mysterious character, violent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Human Centipede
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, brutality, experiment gone awry, body horror, insanity, excrement, confined, violence, victim, crimes, exploitation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Three... Extremes
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: “Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: gory, cannibalism, vengeance, murder, torture, blood, guilt, splatter, storytelling, visceral, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, korea, south korea
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    User:   68%
 
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Funny Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, scary, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, family, hostages, torture, murder, danger, gory, surveillance, home invasion, psychological torture, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   75%
 
The Human Centipede II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, macabre, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, gory, gore, brutality, kidnapping, torture, violence, rape, sexual abuse, psychopath, pornography, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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    User:   100%
 
 6.9
 17K
The Beyond
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: hotel, gory, zombie, gore, blood, violence, slasher, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, murder, brutality ...
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I Spit on Your Grave 2
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, rape, brutality, woman in danger, torture, female protagonist, sexual abuse, conspiracy theory, justice, danger, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
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    User:   100%
 
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Two Evil Eyes
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: gory, vengeance, zombie, murder, violence, supernatural, greed, death, revenge, gore, blood, hypnosis ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
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System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
House of 1000 Corpses
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, rough, bloody, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, cannibalism, murder, violence, torture, insanity, urban legend, evil doctor, violent, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
Hostel: Part III
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, kidnapping, murder, gore, confined, splatter, torture, revenge, brutality, pornography, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
 21K
The Brood
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, vengeance, psychiatry, divorce, serial killer, child abuse, blood, mental illness, doctors and patients, mutant, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kindergarten, canada
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System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
The House by the Cemetery
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, gory, zombie, slasher, serial killer, gore, supernatural, vengeance, mad scientist, blood, murder, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Two Thousand Maniacs!
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, macabre, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, small town, gore, slasher, vengeance, zombie, murder, blood, violence, revenge, splatter, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
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 7.6
 338K
Saw
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: torture, survival, serial killer, gory, mind game, insanity, violence, slasher, murder, game of death, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
 20K
Sleepaway Camp
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, gory, violence, mental illness, halloween, insanity, summer camp, death, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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    User:   65%
 
 5.2
 48K
A Serbian Film
Genre: Crime, 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: macabre, rough, brutal, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, brutality, murder, pornography, rape, gory, insanity, strong sexual content, perversity, sadism, torture, incest ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 67K
Eden Lake
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, bad ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, chase, murder, gang, brutality, revenge, forest, teenagers, torture, insanity, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 19K
American Mary
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young med student struggling with her tuition fees is drawn into the shady world of underground body modification.
Style: disturbing, scary, sexy, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, revenge, gory, brutality, plastic surgery, serial killer, doctors, amputation, rape, nightclub, physical appearance, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
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Saw II
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, torture, survival, insanity, blood, violence, slasher, brutality, death, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
 5.1
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Blood Feast
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, zombie, murder, vengeance, investigation, gore, cannibalism, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
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System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
 6.2
 160K
Saw III
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate ...
Style: psychological, scary, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, torture, violence, gore, mentor, brutality, blood, terminal illness, insanity, slasher, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
Tales from the Crypt
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, vengeance, supernatural, murder, revenge, blood, verbal byplay, ghost, death, splatter, blindness, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
The Stendhal Syndrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, art, gory, murder, sexual abuse, brutality, obsession, vengeance, memory loss, violence, insanity, rape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, florence, italy, rome italy
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System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
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Saw IV
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gory, torture, blood, violence, gore, vengeance, slasher, brutality, master criminal, revenge, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
The House of the Devil
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, cult, supernatural, sacrifice, devil, blood, ghost, splatter, gore, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
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System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 4.9
 39K
Halloween II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, violence, insanity, serial killer, brutality, blood, gore, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
 6.4
 50K
The Collector
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
 6.1
 31K
Maniac
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, brutal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, insanity, gore, murder, loneliness, obsession, slasher, violence, brutality, splatter, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
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System:   52%
    User:   100%
 

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Wolf Creek
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, australian, brutality, torture, violence, murder, on the road, splatter, chase, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, texas, sydney australia, mine
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System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gore, gory, murder, violence, blood, torture, cannibalism, family, brutality, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, campus
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System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
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