Movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
 5.8
 60K
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Original name: Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
Genre: Drama
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: erotic, psychological, macabre, art house, disturbing, sexy, bleak, sexual, surreal, rough ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, rape, sex, sexual perversion, sexual torture, kidnapping, bdsm, libertine, sexual abuse, obsession, perversion, fascism, captivity, brutality, sexual cruelty, sadism, deviant sex, strong violent content, sexual relations, atrocity, violence spree, confined, masturbation, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century, 40s
Place: italy, europe, latin america

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

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, controversial, serious and realistic films with plots about sexual abuse, violence, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, murder and female nudity mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom: Rape Me (2000), Caligula (1979), The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977), A Serbian Film (2010), The Woman (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
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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: disturbing, sexual, erotic, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, rape and revenge, explicit sex, violent sex, sex, rape, nihilism, misandry, prostitute, murder, penetration, depravity ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.3
 36K
Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
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, sexy, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: explicit sex, ancient rome, sexploitation, incest, brutality, sex orgy, lust, sex, sexual sadism, brother sister incest, sadism, ancient world ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
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: macabre, disturbing, sadistic, scary, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, pervert, psychopath, sexual sadism, bad guy wins, brutality, sexual torture, serial killer, sexual abuse, sadism, mad scientist, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 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: disturbing, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: female prisoner, group sex, lesbian sex, sexual perversion, eating human flesh, sex orgy, world war two, incestuous sex, female nudity, strangulation, humiliation, cannibal ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 5.0
 64K
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: disturbing, brutal, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, torture, insanity, incest, perversion, pedophilia, sadism, murder, sexual perversion, necrophilia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 24K
The Woman (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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: disturbing, twists and turns, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, incestuous relationship, sadism, sexual abuse, sexual sadism, captivity, suffering, sexual assault, sexploitation, revenge, brutality, erotica ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, sexy, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: plantation, racism, exploitation, slavery, sadism, sexual abuse, time travel, graphic violence, racial injustice, immorality, sexual cruelty, moral corruption ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 20th century, 1830s, 70s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, virginia, memphis
⇓ 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: disturbing, bleak, psychological, sexy, art house ...
Plot: pedophile, sadism, serial killer, war criminal, torture, insanity, murder, child rape, isolation, sexual abuse, pedophilia, gay ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.3
 134K
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: bleak, disturbing, art house, rough, surreal ...
Plot: rape, violence, sexual abuse, revenge, violent, brutality, sexual perversion, rape and revenge, vengeance, anal rape, sadism, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female prisoner, sexploitation, world war two, rape, nazi, women's prison, sexual torture, sadism, captivity, prison, sexual abuse, women in prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, disturbing, scary, macabre, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, amazon rainforest, rape, jungle, cannibal, torture, african tribe, sexual abuse, found footage, male nudity, exploitation, revenge ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york, south america, latin america, north america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
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, erotic, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: s&m, eroticism, dangerous attraction, bdsm, world war two, nazi, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, nudity (full frontal - brief), war crime, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1940s, year 1957, 70s ...
Place: vienna, frankfurt germany, hungary, germany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Twilight Portrait (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marina, an upper-crust social worker with a doting husband and an enviable downtown apartment, is suddenly transformed into a bizarre twilight version of herself when she is raped by three policemen.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexy, serious, rough ...
Plot: rape, oral sex, sexual humiliation, injustice, couples, vengeance, love affair, best friends, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 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, erotic, sexual, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sex, sexualized violence, sadism, s&m, sexual cruelty, erotica, dangerous attraction, sexual sadism, bondage ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 32K
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: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, monster, surrealism, hysteria, occult, serial killer, existentialism, sex, bdsm, insanity, supernatural power, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, poland, east germany ...
⇓ 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, psychological, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape and revenge, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, rape, strong violent content, serial killer, rape revenge, woman in danger, rapist, murder, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: rough, psychological, disturbing, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, revenge, vengeance, sexual abuse, cruelty, brutality, kidnapping, sexual humiliation, sadistic horror, sadism, justice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: 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: disturbing, sexy, suspense, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: nun, sexual abuse, masochism, perversion, sexual relations, strong sexual content, sexploitation, erotica, prostitution, voyeur, prison, obsession ...
Time: 1780s, 18th century, 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: disturbing, sadistic, rough, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: sadism, torture, sexual cruelty, violence, prostitute, perversity, sexual torture, misogyny, sadist, mercilessness, captivity, torturer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, sexy, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gulag, exploitation, sexual perversion, sexual sadism, prison, women in prison, torture, violence, erotica, lesbian sex, woman with a gun, graduate ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century
Place: siberia, russia, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, teenage girl, internet, missing person, deathtrap, rape, teenage life, missing child, rape of a minor, party girl, bullying, best friends ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: macabre, sadistic, disturbing, art house, rough ...
Plot: feces, male rape, degradation, sexual cruelty, brutality, mental illness, sexual sadism, sexual perversion, deviant sex, perversion, murder, all male cast ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 30K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, coming of age, underage sex, explicit sex, incest, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage sex, youth, older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, erection, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, neorealism, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: poverty, prostitute, unemployment, prostitution, pimp, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, japan, tokyo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences.
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexual, experimental, sexy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, rape and revenge, juvenile delinquency, mentally unstable, crimes, vengeance, violence spree, exploitation, surrealism, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexy, tense, surreal ...
Plot: bdsm, sex, femdom, sexual relations, sexual abuse, prostitute, gangsters, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue, downfall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, california, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, disturbing, art house ...
Plot: obsession, sex, explicit sex, bdsm, sex scene, passion, geisha, erotica, unsimulated sex, female nudity, group sex, sensuality ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 20th century, year 1936
Place: japan, asia, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 12K
Fat Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday, Elena meets a young Italian student who is determined to seduce her. Anais is forced to watch in silence, conspiring with the lovers, ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, erotic, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, rape, virgin, virginity, innocence lost, sexual abuse, rape victim, sex, first time, manipulation, fat girl, rapist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south of france, paris france, rome italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, gay, sexual abuse, homosexual rape, child molestation, pedophilia, male rape, homosexual, coming of age, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, man boy relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1991 ...
Place: kansas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 10K
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, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, sexual abuse, murder, sadism, rape victim, sexual perversion, rape, psycho killer, teenage rape, crimes, sexual torture, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 90s, 20th century
Place: ussr, afghanistan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%