Movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

If you like "Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom" you are looking for erotic, psychological and bleak movies about / with captivity, kidnapping, fascism, sexual relations, obsession, violence spree and sexual perversion themes of Drama, Horror and War genre shot in Italy or France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
 6.0
 46K
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: erotic, psychological, bleak, rough, sexual, macabre, art house, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, kidnapping, fascism, sexual relations, obsession, violence spree, sexual perversion, confined, deadly, crimes, sex, youth, atrocity, danger, life is a bitch, torture, rape, rough sex, sexual torture, libertine, psychopath, sexual cruelty, couples, brutality, 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, realistic, disturbing and rough films with plots about murder, violence, rape, sexual abuse, deadly, life is a bitch and death mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom: Rape Me (2000), The Gestapo's Last Orgy (1977), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975), Caligula (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, sexual relations, rape, murder, sexual abuse, violence, crime, revenge, crimes, gang, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: sexual abuse, woman in danger, burned alive, gory, concentration camp, captivity, women in prison, exploitation, holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: 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, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, rape, revenge, serial killer, vengeance, blood, slasher, gang, gang rape, hanging, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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, sexual, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: captivity, sexual abuse, sadism, necrophilia, gory, soldier, concentration camp, war, mind game, experiment, vengeance, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
deadly movies
9339
crimes movies
11713
sex movies
sex
7919
erotic movies
1602
 5.3
 30K
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: sexual, erotic, epic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: lust, intrigue, unsimulated sex, sexual relations, assassination, royal family, prostitute, brutality, rise and fall, sexuality, betrayal, infidelity ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century
Place: italy
⇓ 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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, nurse, torture, sadism, war criminal, darkness, insanity, murder, mind game, concentration camp, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 102K
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, bleak, disturbing, scary, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, isolation, confined, violence, torture, guilt, strong sexual content, sex, brutality, depression, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 6K
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: knife murder, murder, mental illness, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, danger, mentally unstable, gory, violence spree, crime, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, captivity, kidnapping, confined, crimes, deadly, survival, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Men Behind the Sun 4 (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre, also called Men Behind the Sun 4, is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Mou Tun Fei and is in many ways considered to be a follow up to the 1987 shockumentary film, Men Behind the Sun. The movie depicts the events ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, bayonet, gore, massacre, rape, gory, survival, captivity, chinese woman, war, chaos and mayhem, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan
⇓ 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, serious, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: masochism, nun, perversion, prostitute, sexual abuse, sexual relations, power relations, master and servant, obsession, prostitution, prison, rape ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, erotic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual relations, couples, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, sexual perversion, sadism, obsession, destructive relationship, gays and lesbians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 14K
Chained (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A serial killer kidnaps a young boy after murdering his mother, then raises him to be his accomplice. After years in captivity, the boy must choose between escaping or following in his captor's bloody footprints.
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: captivity, serial killer, crimes, confined, escape attempt, taxi driver, psychopath, slavery, kidnapping, slave, chained, isolated house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Human Centipede II (2011)
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: scatology, disturbing, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: sexual sadism, kidnapping, gore, brutality, torture, violence, rape, psychopath, violent death, apartment, suffering, evil man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: surreal, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, crimes, destructive relationship, mental illness, fashion, danger, deadly, couples, s&m, dismemberment, sense of touch ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 6K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: sexual abuse, kidnapping, murder, sexual perversion, hostages, crimes, rape, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, kidnapped girl, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
⇓ 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, greek island, taboo sex, sadism, greek, rapist, sexual abuse, psychopath, serial killer, transvestism, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, robbery, violence, unemployment, social misfits, criminal heroes, sexual abuse, neo realism, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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: rape, sadism, sexual abuse, murder, death, brutality, captivity, slavery, slave, plantation, cruelty, racism ...
Time: 18th century, 1960s, 20th century, 1850s, 19th century ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, memphis, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 80K
Funny Games (2007)
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: psychological, scary, rough, brutal, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, hostages, danger, serial killer, torture, murder, family, neighbor, savagery, mind game, home invasion, bad guy wins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 123 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, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual relations, sex addict, sex, sexual perversion, erection, addiction, double penetration, urination, nymphomaniac, bondage, whip, masochism ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, obsession, psychopath, danger, sexual abuse, mermaid, bondage, gory, ship, violence spree ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 71K
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, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: torment, child abuse, torture, kidnapping, suffering, gory, torture chamber, brutality, afterlife, vengeance, missing person, violence ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, serious, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, crime, life is a bitch, serial killer, rape, kidnapping, revenge, crimes, murder, marijuana, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 23K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
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: suspenseful, rough, macabre, scary, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, cannibalism, mad scientist, confined, cruelty, violence, sadism, death, torture, corpse, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: prison, sexploitation, prison warden, gory, violence spree, sexual abuse, captivity, prison life, voyeurism, confined, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Seasoning House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, captivity, kidnapping, confined, danger, life is a bitch, isolation, dehumanization, rapist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, brutal, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, torture, amazon rainforest, gory, survival, atrocity, strong sexual content, cult, violence spree, brutality, rape ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: mad scientist, physical appearance, rape, sexual perversion, isolation, gender bending, surgery, vengeance, plastic surgery, insanity, betrayal, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, 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: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, juvenile delinquency, violence spree, crimes, mentally unstable, vengeance, strong sexual content, lovers on the run, love affair, teenage life, kids in trouble ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future, 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%