Movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
 6.0
 47K
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, erotic, psychological, bleak, rough, sexual, macabre, art house, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sex, captivity, kidnapping, fascism, rape, sexual relations, sexual perversion, sexual torture, obsession, violence spree, torture, confined, deadly, rough sex, crimes, libertine, life is a bitch, youth, atrocity, danger, brutality, psychopath, sexual cruelty, couples, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 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, murder, sadism, death, brutality, sexual abuse and male nudity mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom: The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977), Rape Me (2000), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975), In a Glass Cage (1986). 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: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: sexual abuse, woman in danger, burned alive, gory, concentration camp, captivity, exploitation, women in prison, holocaust, wartime life, war, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 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, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, prostitute, murder, sexual relations, rape, violence, revenge, on the road, sexual abuse, unsimulated sex, obsession, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, 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, suspense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, rape, revenge, serial killer, blood, slasher, gang, gang rape, hanging, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, germany, 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, sadism, necrophilia, gory, captivity, soldier, concentration camp, mind game, war, experiment, vengeance, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, darkness, war criminal, insanity, sadism, torture, nurse, murder, mind game, concentration camp, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 31K
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, epic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: lust, intrigue, brutality, assassination, ancient rome, unsimulated sex, sadism, betrayal, sexual relations, state affairs, violence, incest ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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: scatology, disturbing, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, sexual sadism, gore, brutality, torture, violence, rape, psychopath, mute, dehumanization, diarrhea, hell on earth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, crime, rape, kidnapping, revenge, life is a bitch, murder, gun, birthday, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 7K
Fear (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A killer is released from prison and breaks into a remote home to kill a woman, her handicapped son and her pretty daughter.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: maniac, mental illness, murder, serial killer, psychopath, danger, knife murder, gory, mentally unstable, violence spree, crime, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 105K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, violence, torture, guilt, isolation, insanity, confined, male nudity, sex, depression, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, masochism, nun, prostitution, obsession, lesbian sex, voyeur, rape, prison, perversion, sexual abuse, sexual relations ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: island, rapist, taboo sex, greek, sadism, greek island, sexual abuse, psychopath, serial killer, transvestism, gory, violence spree ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 23K
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, cannibalism, torture, confined, violence, cruelty, sadism, mad scientist, execution, life is a bitch, fascism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic, disturbing ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual relations, sadism, couples, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, sexual perversion, perversion, obsession, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 105K
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, tense, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, vengeance, brutality, revenge, violence, cruelty, crime, sexual cruelty, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: disturbing, scary, rough, banned film, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, torture, amazon rainforest, gory, survival, atrocity, cult, violence spree, brutality, rape, violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 51K
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: rough, disturbing, scary, brutal, macabre ...
Plot: rape, insanity, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, sadism, murder, incest, strong sexual content, pedophilia, gory, perversity, evil ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 14K
Visitor Q (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A father who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths. He proceeds to have sex with his daughter who is now a prostitute, and films his son being humiliated and hit by classmates. ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, surreal, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, psychopath, prostitute, rape, dysfunctional family, necrophilia, knife, heroin, obsession, marriage crisis, longing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 3K
Blind Beast (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind sculptor and his mother kidnap a young woman and use her as a model. In the darkness of an abandoned warehouse, she suffers at the hands of the artist, eventually losing both her sight and her mind as whips give way to knives and knives give ...
Style: serious, bleak, surreal, realistic, rough ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, crimes, destructive relationship, mental illness, fashion, danger, deadly, couples, s&m, dismemberment, nipples ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: prison, prison warden, violence spree, gory, sexploitation, sexual abuse, captivity, prison life, voyeurism, confined, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 13K
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, suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, rape, ghost, sexual abuse, single parent, good versus evil, serial killer, invisibility, vengeance, haunted, evil spirit, psychological thriller ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, epic, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: sadism, rape, sexual abuse, brutality, murder, cruelty, plantation, slave, slavery, captivity, death, racism ...
Time: 18th century, 1830s, 1960s, 19th century, 1850s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, memphis, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, serious, gloomy, rough, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, poverty, unemployment, violence, robbery, social misfits, criminal heroes, neo realism, crimes, dishonesty, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual relations, sexual perversion, sex, addiction, double penetration, lust, nymphomaniac, masochism, whip, strong sexual content, masturbation ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, murder, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, small town, in the woods, rapist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 47K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, sexual, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: obsession, sexuality, lust, hospital, sexual obsession, car accident, sadism, fetish, adultery, infidelity, pain, masochism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 3K
Salon Kitty (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. A girl ...
Style: serious, sexual, disturbing, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, forbidden love, anti semitism, prostitute, politics, dangerous attraction, eroticism, destructive relationship, sexual relations, nazism, political unrest, social decay ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, paris france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 20K
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, atmospheric, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, monster, infidelity, teacher, police, murder, domestic violence, breakdown, affair, gore, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, poland, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, torture, rape, cruelty, sadist, sister, suffering, victim, helplessness, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 11K
Nine Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, captivity, kidnapping, confined, crimes, deadly, survival, gory, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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