Movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
 5.9
 53K
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Original name: Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
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, controversial, bleak, rough, erotic, psychological, macabre, art house, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual perversion, sexual torture, rape, sex, perversion, deviant sex, fascism, kidnapping, captivity, obsession, youth, rough sex, sexual relations, violence spree, torture, pubic hair, bdsm, sexual cruelty, confined, life is a bitch, deadly, libertine, anal rape, crimes, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america

Most similar movies to Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, disturbing, realistic and rough films with plots about violence, sadism, blood, torture, female nudity, sexual abuse and brutality mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom: The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977), Rape Me (2000), In a Glass Cage (1986), The Human Centipede II (2011), A Serbian Film (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lise Cohen is taken to a special prisoner-of-war camp for female Jews, a camp run as a bordello to entertain the German officers and troops going in to battle. The camp is run with an iron fist by Commandant Starker and his minion Alma. Starker ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, burned alive, women's prison, sexual perversion, female prisoner, woman in danger, life is a bitch, manipulations, danger, wartime life, holocaust, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.4
 17K
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, violent sex, prostitute, gang rape, murder, violence, rape, nihilism, obsession, sexual relations, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: pedophile, war criminal, sadism, serial killer, murder, torture, insanity, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, obsession, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: Crime, 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: sadistic, scatology, disturbing, banned film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual sadism, pervert, kidnapping, psychopath, sexual torture, torture, rapist, gore, brutality, sexual abuse, violence, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 56K
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, scary, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, pedophilia, violence, sadism, insanity, gory, strong sexual content, murder, incest, necrophilia, pornography ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cult film, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, cruelty, vengeance, sadistic horror, murder, psychopath, revenge, brutality, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ilsa is a warden at a Nazi death camp that conducts experiments on prisoners. Ilsa's goal is to prove that woman can withstand more pain and suffering than men and should be allowed to fight on the front lines
Style: erotic, rough, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual torture, captivity, sadism, necrophilia, world war two, sexual abuse, soldier, vengeance, sexploitation, prison life, gory, mind game ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, controversial, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: plantation, sexual abuse, racism, injustice, cruelty, captivity, slavery, rape, brutality, death, sadism, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 1850s, 19th century, 1830s, 20th century ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, virginia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 33K
Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: erotic, sexual, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: brutality, lust, sexual sadism, ancient rome, sexploitation, sadism, orgy, unsimulated sex, roman empire, explicit sex, intrigue, brother sister incest ...
Time: ancient world, 1st century, ancient history
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, banned film, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, amazon rainforest, torture, jungle, missing person, film within a film, atrocity, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, war crime, dangerous attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, lovers reunited, graphic violence, sexual perversion, hotel, eroticism, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, germany, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 81K
Martyrs (2008)
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, brutality, violence, kidnapping, torment, torture chamber, gory, suffering, cult, death, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Liechtenstein, West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, nun, masochism, dirty old man, murder, obsession, prostitution, voyeur, lesbian sex, prison, rape, perversion ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sadism, sexual cruelty, s&m, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, sexualized violence, obsession, domination, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: disturbing, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, murder, sexual humiliation, violence against women, violence spree, rape revenge, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 117K
Irreversible (2002)
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 ...
Style: non-linear, rough, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Plot: rape, violence, sexual abuse, anal rape, sexual perversion, sadism, brutality, sexual cruelty, strong sexual content, party, rape and revenge, anal sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 25K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: cannibalism, psychopath, torture, sadistic horror, sadism, survival, cruelty, confined, strong violent content, violence, human monster, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Island of Death (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island, spreading terror beyond anything the Islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that moves, be it a man, woman or an animal. But will they go ...
Style: disturbing, banned film, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, psychopath, serial killer, sexual abuse, rapist, sadism, anal rape, obsession, violence spree, mentally unstable, couples, captivity ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, banned film, cult film, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, slasher, abduction, revenge, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Siberia 1953: Ilsa is now working in a Gulag prison camp. Her mission is to "retrain the minds" of those who don't agree with the communists.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: gulag, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), humiliation, violence, sexual abuse, sexploitation, captivity, sexual relations, vengeance, sexual content, power relations ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: siberia, russia, canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, violence, sexualized violence, slasher, woman in danger, torture, sadism, violence against women, danger, murder, gory, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Human Centipede (2009)
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, offbeat, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, insanity, crimes, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, victim, surgeon, body horror, confined, violence, strong violent content, excrement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 6K
Grotesque (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life together and forces them into a game of torment that slowly ...
Style: disturbing, banned film, rough, brutal, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, psychopath, captivity, brutality, sadism, sexual torture, mysterious character, gory, deadly, strong sexual content, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 22K
The Woman (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, sadism, incestuous relationship, brutality, suffering, captivity, mysterious character, confined, unlikely criminals, small town, gory, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Beast in Heat (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a remote village in occupied Europe, the SS pursue their inhuman treatment of captured partisans in efforts to force them to betray their comrades.... while Fraulein Krast, a sadistic biologist, concentrates her efforts on the womenfolk with ...
Style: sexploitation film, rough, sadistic, macabre, psychotronic
Plot: sexual torture, cruelty, experiment, rape, murder, female prisoner, nazi occupation, pervert, mercilessness, exploitation, violence, brutality ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, disturbing, controversial, bleak, serious ...
Plot: masochism, pianist, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, fetish, bdsm, desire, teacher, overbearing parent, age difference, parents and children, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 14K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, demon rape, invisibility, supernatural, sexual humiliation, ghost, sexual abuse, single parent, good versus evil, woman in danger, serial killer, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 24K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: sexual, surreal, disturbing, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, infidelity, graphic violence, murder, police, breakdown, monster, gore, affair, teacher, domestic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bunny Game (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.
Style: banned film, sadistic, rough, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: sadism, violence, sexual cruelty, sadist, sexual torture, perversity, torture, prostitute, misogyny, human monster, mercilessness, captivity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: torture, extreme violence, world war two, human experiment, violence, sadism, brutality, execution, tortured to death, experiment, cruelty, death ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1930s, 30s
Place: japan, russia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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